Find a Projector Projector Forums Login


Top 10

Where to Buy


News & Articles

ViewSonic M1 Mini Projector

WVGA Home Video Projector
Calculate Throw Distance

From ViewSonic — The ViewSonic M1 Mini is a pocket-sized ultra-portable LED projector that delivers big-screen entertainment in nearly any location. Featuring a built-in battery with power bank compatibility, the M1 Mini delivers true portability and hours of entertainment without the need for a power cord. Lightweight and measuring only 4" x 4", this tiny projector is perfect for entertainment on the go. The M1 also includes swappable panels in three different colors - gray, yellow, and teal - so you can change the look of the projector to suit your style.

  • Built-in USB Type-A reader port
  • Automatic vertical keystone correction
  • 3D Blu-ray ready HDMI input
  • Built-in JBL speaker
  • 120 LED lumens, 50 ANSI lumens
  • 120,000:1 dynamic contrast ratio
  • Built-in battery with Power Bank Compatibility

ViewSonic M1 Mini Projector Specifications

Projector Central's Ratings & Awards
Projector Central Award
ProjectorCentral Best of the Year 2019

Our Best of the Year Award honorees are culled from all products reviewed or evaluated in a given year and recognize unusual innovation, performance, build quality, or value. Read More

We have Reviewed this Projector!

Projector Central's team has done a thorough review of the ViewSonic M1 Mini projector. Read Review

Ease of Use

Street Price
November 2019
3 Years
User Reviews
Review this Projector
Switch to Metric
50 ANSI Lumens
Aspect Ratio
16:9 (WVGA)
Dynamic Contrast
Display Type
0.20" DLP x 1
Color Processing
Input Lag
Video Modes
720p, 1080i, 1080p/60, 1080p/24, 1080p/25, 1080p/30, 1080p/50, 576i, 576p, 480p, 480i
Data Modes
MAX 1920x1080
3D Modes
Full HD 3D

Lamp Type
Lamp Life
30,000 hours

Included Lens
Fixed focal length , manual focus
Optional Lenses
Lens Shift
Throw Distance
2.7' - 8.9'  Calculate Throw Distance
Image Size
30.00" - 100.00"
Throw Ratio
Projector Placement
For a
diagonal screen, place the projector lens 8'-11" from the screen.
Digital Zoom
Digital Keystone
Vertical only

Projector Size
1.10" x 4.30" x 4.10"
0.7 lbs
Internal Speakers
2.0 Watts Mono
10 Watts 100V - 240V
Battery Life
2 Hours
Connection Panel
HDMI 1.4
USB x 2

Full HD 3D

Compare to the Competition


Similar Projectors

ViewSonic M1 Mini Plus
  • Resolution: 854x480 DLP
  • Brightness: 50 ANSI Lumens
  • Light Source: LED
  • Throw Distance: 8'-9"
  • at Image Size: 100 "
Jun 2020 Model
ViewSonic M1 Mini
  • Resolution: 854x480 DLP
  • Brightness: 50 ANSI Lumens
  • Light Source: LED
  • Throw Distance: 8'-11"
  • at Image Size: 100 "
Nov 2019 Model

ANSI LUMENS  is the most commonly accepted industry standard brightness measurement. The ANSI lumen rating measures the brightest white that a projector can produce by averaging nine light meter measurements taken across the projected image.

Manufacturer Cited Brightness:

BUYER BEWARE   Either this projector's brightness specification does not cite an industry-accepted unit of measurement, or according to our calculations it seems unlikely that this projector is capable of producing the manufacturer's cited brightness specification.

Manufacturer Cited Brightness: