We continue with the news of CES 2022 and this time it is the firm ViewSonic which announced its proposals for this season, among which are two more than interesting compact projectors with an all-terrain orientation.

These are the X1 and X2 Smart, two models with native Full HD resolution (1920×1080) and designed both for users looking for a cheap home theater model and for gamers who want to enjoy their entertainment. favorite titles on giant screen.

ViewSonic X1 and X2 Smart, technical specifications

ViewSonic X1 Smart

ViewSonic X2 Smart

Kind of team

long focal length projector

short throw projector

Lighting system

LED 30,000 hours

LED 30,000 hours


Full HD (1920×1080)

Full HD (1920×1080)

Light power

3,100 lumens

3,100 lumens


Harman Kardon

Harman Kardon

Optical zoom




two HDMI 2.0 ports, one USB-C, WiFi and two USB A as well as a 3.5mm audio input and output jack

two HDMI 2.0 ports, one USB-C, WiFi and two USB A as well as a 3.5mm audio input and output jack


999 dollars

$ 1,099

Although the manufacturer has yet to comment on all of the specifications in full, we do know that the two models will have similar characteristics, although the X1 will be of the conventional type while the X2 is a short throw model for those who do not. do not have any. long rooms where to locate them.

Both have an LED-based light generation system with an average lifespan of 30,000 hours and almost instantaneous ignition, while providing a luminous flux of 3,100 lumens.

The X1 goes up to a 1.3X optical zoom while the X2 reduces this figure to a value of 1.2X, counting the two models with vertical and horizontal lens shift to finish adjusting the image on the screen that we have. , which can be up to 100 inches.

Both projectors will feature Cinema SuperColor + technology which improves color reproduction covering 125% of the REC.709 color space and will be well served by connectors with two HDMI 2.0 ports, USB-C and two USB A, as well only one 3.5mm audio jack input and output.

They will come with a Harmon Kardon sound system, 16GB of storage and WiFi to be able to access live streaming content playback using their own Aptoide smart TV system, also giving us the ability to download and upload. use the ViewSonic vCastSender mobile application with which to mirror the phone’s screen to the projector.

Pricing and availability

The new ViewSonic X1 and X2 Smart projectors will go on sale in April 2022 for a price of $ 999 and $ 1,099 respectively.

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