Benq TH682 vs Benq W1080

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Benq TH682
Benq W1080

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Reasons For

9 Reasons For
Brighter projector brightness Edit
Benq TH682 is 3,000 ANSI lumens brightness. That's 800 ANSI lumens brighter than the Benq W1080 (2,200 ANSI lumens).
Longer service life of lamp in economic mode Edit
The Benq TH682 is an 8,000h service life of lamp in economic mode projector. That's 3,000h longer than the Benq W1080 (5,000h).
13% longer lamp service life Edit
The Benq TH682 is a 4,000h lamp service life projector. That's 500h longer than the Benq W1080 (3,500h).
One more VGA (D-Sub) port Edit
The Benq TH682 has two VGA (D-Sub) ports, however the Benq W1080 only has one VGA (D-Sub) port.
2% lighter Edit
Benq TH682 is 2.8kg heavy. That's 50g lighter than the Benq W1080 (2.9kg).
£48 cheaper
The Benq TH682 costs £700.60, whereas the Benq W1080 is £749.00.
£23.40 cheaper to run
The Benq TH682 only costs £93.42 to run over five years whereas the Benq W1080 costs £116.82 to run (25% more). Read more
Expert reviews are moderately better
The Benq TH682 has an average expert review score of 84%, but the Benq W1080 has an average rating of 81% (based on 42 reviews).
User reviews are a lot better
The Benq TH682 has an average user review score of 100%, but the Benq W1080 has an average rating of 83% (based on 125 reviews).
5 Reasons For
Bigger lamp power Edit
The Benq W1080 has a lamp power of 240W, but the Benq TH682 is only a 210W lamp power projector (30W smaller).
One more USB 2.0 port Edit
The number of USB 2.0 ports on the Benq W1080 is two, but the Benq TH682 only has one USB 2.0 port.
Two HDMI ports Edit
The number of HDMI ports on the Benq W1080 is two, but the Benq TH682 only has one HDMI port.
Quieter noise level Edit
The Benq W1080 is a 31dB noise level projector. That's 1dB quieter than the Benq TH682 (31dB). Read more

The noise level of the projector is the amount of noise that the projector makes (caused by the cooling fan inside the projector) when it is running.

A lower noise level means that the projector will be quieter when it is running. This means that you will be able to appreciate the quieter parts of films better without the background noise of the projector running.

1 shops are selling it
A greater number of shops increases the chances of the product remaining in stock and also increases the price competition amongst retailers for this projector.

Reasons Against

5 Reasons Against
30W smaller lamp power Edit
The Benq TH682 is a 210W lamp power projector. That's 30W smaller than the Benq W1080 (240W).
Only one USB 2.0 port Edit
The Benq TH682 is a one USB 2.0 port projector, whereas the Benq W1080 only has two USB 2.0 ports.
One less HDMI port Edit
The Benq TH682 is a one HDMI port projector, whereas the Benq W1080 only has two HDMI ports.
A bit louder noise level Edit
The Benq TH682 has a noise level of 32dB, but the Benq W1080 is a 31dB noise level projector (1dB quieter). Read more

The noise level of the projector is the amount of noise that the projector makes (caused by the cooling fan inside the projector) when it is running.

A lower noise level means that the projector will be quieter when it is running. This means that you will be able to appreciate the quieter parts of films better without the background noise of the projector running.

Not as many stockists
Only 9 stores sells the Benq TH682, however 10 shops sell the Benq W1080. Read more
Smaller numbers of stores reduces the chances of this projector remaining in stock and also reduces the price competition amongst retailers for the product.
9 Reasons Against
800 ANSI lumens dimmer projector brightness Edit
The Benq W1080 has a projector brightness of 2,200 ANSI lumens, however the Benq TH682 is a 3,000 ANSI lumens brightness projector (800 ANSI lumens brighter).
3,000h shorter service life of lamp in economic mode Edit
The Benq W1080 has a service life of lamp in economic mode of 5,000h, but the Benq TH682 is an 8,000h service life of lamp in economic mode projector (3,000h longer).
500h shorter lamp service life Edit
The Benq W1080 has a lamp service life of 3,500h, whereas the Benq TH682 is a 4,000h lamp service life projector (500h longer).
Only one VGA (D-Sub) port Edit
The Benq W1080 is a one VGA (D-Sub) port projector, whereas the Benq TH682 only has two VGA (D-Sub) ports.
A little heavier Edit
The Benq W1080 has a weight of 2.9kg, however the Benq TH682 is a 2.8kg heavy projector (50g lighter).
More expensive by £48
The Benq W1080 is £48.40 more expensive than the Benq TH682.
Higher running costs over five years by £23.40
The Benq W1080 costs £116.82 to run which is £23.40 more to run than the Benq TH682 over five years. Show assumptions.
Expert review Rating is moderately Worse
The Benq W1080's average expert score is 81%, however the Benq TH682's is 84% (based on 3 reviews).
User review Rating is considerably Worse
The Benq W1080's average user score is 83%, however the Benq TH682's is 100% (based on 1 review).

Awards

No awards found 6 Awards
Digital Versus: 5 Star
hardware.info: Bronze Award
Les Numeriques.com: 5 Star
projectorcentral.com: Highly Rated
projectorreviews.com.au: Recommended
Trusted Reviews: Recommended

Average Expert Rating

Average User Rating

Date Released

28 months Ago 28 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ 89.73
Electricity cost - standby £ 3.69
Total running cost £ 93.42
Purchase price £ 700.60
Total cost of ownership £ 794.02
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Electricity cost - switched on £ 113.13
Electricity cost - standby £ 3.69
Total running cost £ 116.82
Purchase price £ 749.00
Total cost of ownership £ 865.82
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Energy Efficiency Class

No data No data

Environmental Impact

0.46T
Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.46 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
12
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
0.58T
Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.58 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
15
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.

Projector

Contrast Ratio
 10000:1
 10000:1
Native Projector Resolution
 1080p (1920x1080)
 1080p (1920x1080)
Projector Brightness
3,000 ANSI lumens
BEST
2,200 ANSI lumens
Horizontal Keystone Correction
Unknown - Click to provide data -20 - 20
Vertical Keystone Correction
-40 - 40 -20 - 20
Zoom Ratio
 1.2:1
 1.2:1
BEST
Compatible Screen Size
60 - 300 38 - 300
Projection Technology
 DLP
 DLP
Supported Number of Colours Display
 1.073 billion colours
 1.073 billion colours

Lamps

Lamp
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Service Life of Lamp in Economic Mode
8,000h
BEST
5,000h
Lamp Power
210W 240W
BEST
Lamp Service Life
4,000h
BEST
3,500h

Lens System

Throw Ratio
 0.69 - 0.76:1
 0.69 - 0.76:1
Offset
105% 105%
Aperture Range
2.6 - 2.7 2.6 - 2.78
Focal Length Range
10.2 - 11.22 10.2 - 12.24

Video

3D Image Projection
 3D image projection
Unknown - Click to provide data
Graphics Resolution
 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA)
 640 x 480 (VGA)
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA)
 640 x 480 (VGA)
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
Full HD Projection
 Full HD projection
 Full HD projection
Analog Signal Format System
 PAL
 SECAM
 NTSC
 PAL
 SECAM
 NTSC
3D Format
 Side by side
 Top and bottom
 Frame packing
 Frame Sequential
 Side by side
 Top and bottom
 Frame packing
 Frame Sequential

Ports & Interfaces

RS-232 Port
1 1
DVI Port
 DVI port
Unknown - Click to provide data
S-Video Input
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Component Video in Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Serial Interface Type
 RS-232
 RS-232
DC-In Jack
Unknown - Click to provide data
 DC-in jack
Microphone Input
 Microphone input
Unknown - Click to provide data
Headphone Output
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Audio Out Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Audio in Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Composite Video in Port
1 1
USB Connector Type
 Mini-USB B
 USB Type-A
 Mini-USB B
 USB Type-A
USB 2.0 Port
1 2
BEST
HDMI Port
1 2
BEST
VGA (D-Sub) Port
2
BEST
1
HDMI Port
 Full-size
 Full-size

Networking

Ethernet LAN Connection
 Ethernet LAN connection
 Ethernet LAN connection

Storage

Optical Disc Player
 Not included
 Not included
Integrated Card Reader
 Integrated card reader
Unknown - Click to provide data

Performance

Noise Level
32dB 31dB
BEST
Noise Level in Economy Mode
28dB 28dB
Horizontal Scan Range
31 - 102 15 - 102
Vertical Scan Range
23 - 120 23 - 120
On Screen Display Language
 DAN
 DUT
 ARA
 GRE
 BUL
 CZE
 THA
 NOR
 RUS
 ENG
 FIN
 FRE
 DEU
 ITA
 JPN
 POL
 POR
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 HUN
 KOR
 RUM
 CHI (TR)
 CHI (SIMPL)
 CRO
 IND
 DAN
 DUT
 ARA
 GRE
 BUL
 CZE
 THA
 NOR
 RUS
 ENG
 FIN
 FRE
 DEU
 ITA
 JPN
 POL
 POR
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 HUN
 KOR
 RUM
 CHI (TR)
 CHI (SIMPL)
 CRO
 IND
On Screen Display
 On screen display
 On screen display
Preset Mode
 sRGB
 3D
 Cinema
 Custom
 Dynamic
 Presentation
BEST
 sRGB
 3D
 Cinema
 Custom
 Dynamic
 Presentation

Multimedia

Built-In Speaker
 Built-in speaker
 Built-in speaker
RMS Rated Power
10W 10W
Built-In Speaker
1 1

Design

Colour
 Black
 White
 Grey
 Black
 White
 Grey
LED Indicator
 LED indicator
Unknown - Click to provide data
Product Type
 Desktop projector
 Desktop projector

Display

Built-In Display
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Built-in display

Power

Power Source
 AC
 AC
Power Consumption On Standby
0.5W 0.5W
Typical Power Consumption
280W
BEST
353W
Power Consumption in Economy Mode
230W Unknown - Click to provide data
Maximum Power Consumption
315W Unknown - Click to provide data
AC Input Frequency
 50
 50/60
 60
 50
 50/60
 60
AC Input Voltage
 100 - 240
 100
 100 - 240
 100

Operational Conditions

Relative Humidity Operational Range
20 - 80 Unknown - Click to provide data
Operating Temperature Range
0 - 40 Unknown - Click to provide data

Weight & Dimensions

Weight
2.8kg
BEST
2.9kg
Height
105mm 104mm
Depth
248mm 244mm
Width
312mm 312mm

Packaging Content

Manual
 Manual
 Manual
User Guide
Unknown - Click to provide data
 User guide
Remote Control Type
 IR
 IR
Handheld Remote Control
 Handheld remote control
 Handheld remote control
Battery Included
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Battery included
Quick Start Guide
 Quick start guide
Unknown - Click to provide data
Warranty Card
 Warranty card
 Warranty card
Cable Included
 VGA
 AC
 VGA
 AC
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