Benq MX723 vs Ricoh PJ WX4241N

Benq MX723
Ricoh PJ WX4241N

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Reasons For

12 Reasons For
Brighter projector brightness Edit
Benq MX723 is 3,700 ANSI lumens brightness. That's 400 ANSI lumens brighter than the Ricoh PJ WX4241N (3,300 ANSI lumens).
1,070M higher number of colours Edit
The Benq MX723 is a 1,070M colour projector, whereas the Ricoh PJ WX4241N is only a unknownM colour projector (1,070M lower).
Bigger lamp power Edit
The Benq MX723 is a 260W lamp power projector. That's 10W bigger than the Ricoh PJ WX4241N (250W).
Vastly bigger offset Edit
The Benq MX723 is a 130% offset projector. That's 130% bigger than the Ricoh PJ WX4241N (unknown%).
Two USB 2.0 ports Edit
The Benq MX723 is a two USB 2.0 port projector, whereas the Ricoh PJ WX4241N only has one USB 2.0 port.
One more HDMI port Edit
The Benq MX723 is a two HDMI port projector, whereas the Ricoh PJ WX4241N only has one HDMI port.
One more VGA (D-Sub) port Edit
The Benq MX723 has two VGA (D-Sub) ports, however the Ricoh PJ WX4241N only has one VGA (D-Sub) port.
Marginally quieter noise level Edit
The Benq MX723 has a noise level of 35dB, but the Ricoh PJ WX4241N is a 38dB noise level projector (3dB louder). 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.

Lighter Edit
Benq MX723 is 2.6kg heavy. That's 500g lighter than the Ricoh PJ WX4241N (3.1kg).
£234 cheaper
The Benq MX723 costs £593.45, whereas the Ricoh PJ WX4241N is £827.53.
Available from 5 shops
The more stores stock this projector, the greater competition amongst stores to keep prices low.
£0.44 cheaper to run
The Benq MX723 only costs £103.04 to run over five years whereas the Ricoh PJ WX4241N costs £103.48 to run (0% more). Read more
3 Reasons For
Longer lamp service life Edit
The Ricoh PJ WX4241N is a 3,500h lamp service life projector. That's 1,500h longer than the Benq MX723 (3,500h).
Quieter noise level in economy mode Edit
Ricoh PJ WX4241N is 32dB noise level (in economic mode). That's 1dB quieter than the Benq MX723 (32dB).
11% narrower Edit
The Ricoh PJ WX4241N has a width of 297mm. That's 30.3mm narrower than the Benq MX723 (297mm).

Reasons Against

4 Reasons Against
Shorter lamp service life Edit
The Benq MX723 is a 2,000h lamp service life projector. That's 1,500h shorter than the Ricoh PJ WX4241N (3,500h).
Louder noise level in economy mode Edit
The Benq MX723 has a noise level in economy mode of 33dB. That's 1dB louder than the Ricoh PJ WX4241N (32dB).
10% wider Edit
The Benq MX723 is a 327.3mm wide projector. That's 30.3mm wider than the Ricoh PJ WX4241N (297mm).
Two months older
The Benq MX723 is older than the Ricoh PJ WX4241N by two months.
10 Reasons Against
400 ANSI lumens dimmer projector brightness Edit
The Ricoh PJ WX4241N is a 3,300 ANSI lumens brightness projector. That's 400 ANSI lumens dimmer than the Benq MX723 (3,300 ANSI lumens).
Smaller lamp power Edit
The Ricoh PJ WX4241N is a 250W lamp power projector. That's 10W smaller than the Benq MX723 (250W).
Only one USB 2.0 port Edit
The Ricoh PJ WX4241N has one USB 2.0 port, however the Benq MX723 only has two USB 2.0 ports.
One less HDMI port Edit
The Ricoh PJ WX4241N has one HDMI port, however the Benq MX723 only has two HDMI ports.
One less VGA (D-Sub) port Edit
The number of VGA (D-Sub) ports on the Ricoh PJ WX4241N is one, but the Benq MX723 only has two VGA (D-Sub) ports.
Slightly louder noise level Edit
The Ricoh PJ WX4241N has a noise level of 38dB, whereas the Benq MX723 is a 35dB noise level projector (3dB 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.

500g heavier Edit
The Ricoh PJ WX4241N is a 3.1kg heavy projector. That's 500g heavier than the Benq MX723 (3.1kg).
£234 more expensive
The Ricoh PJ WX4241N is more expensive than the Benq MX723 by £234.08.
Fewer sellers
Only 1 store sell the Ricoh PJ WX4241N, but 6 shops sell the Benq MX723. Read more
The smaller the number of stores that stock this projector, the lower the competition amongst stores to keep prices low.
More expensive to run over five years by 0%
Over five years the running costs of the Ricoh PJ WX4241N are £103.48 which is £0.44 more than the Benq MX723. Show assumptions.

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Date Released

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Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ 99.35
Electricity cost - standby £ 3.69
Total running cost £ 103.04
Purchase price £ 593.45
Total cost of ownership £ 696.49
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Electricity cost - switched on £ 101.27
Electricity cost - standby £ 2.21
Total running cost £ 103.48
Purchase price £ 827.53
Total cost of ownership £ 931.01
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Energy Efficiency Class

No data No data

Environmental Impact

0.51T
Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.51 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
13
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
0.51T
Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.51 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
13
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.

Projector

Contrast Ratio
 13000:1
 13000:1
Native Projector Resolution
 WXGA (1280x800)
 WXGA (1280x800)
BEST
Projector Brightness
3,700 ANSI lumens
BEST
3,300 ANSI lumens
Horizontal Keystone Correction
-30 - 30 Unknown - Click to provide data
Vertical Keystone Correction
-30 - 30 Unknown - Click to provide data
Number of Colours
1,070M Unknown - Click to provide data
Zoom Ratio
 1.6:1
BEST
 1.6:1
Projection Distance
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.61 - 4.3
Supported Aspect Ratio
 16:10
 16:10
Compatible Screen Size
60 - 300 60 - 400
Projection Technology
 DLP
 DLP
Supported Number of Colours Display
 1.073 billion colours
 1.073 billion colours

Lamps

Lamp
1 1
Service Life of Lamp in Economic Mode
5,000h 5,000h
Lamp Power
260W
BEST
250W
Lamp Service Life
2,000h 3,500h
BEST

Lens System

Offset
130% Unknown - Click to provide data
Aperture Range
2.5 - 3.12 Unknown - Click to provide data
Focal Length Range
16 - 25.46 0 - 6.96
Focus Mode
 Manual
 Manual

Video

3D Image Projection
 3D image projection
 3D image projection
Graphics Resolution
 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA)
 1024 x 768 (XGA)
 640 x 480 (VGA)
BEST
 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA)
 1024 x 768 (XGA)
 640 x 480 (VGA)
Full HD Projection
 Full HD projection
 Full HD projection
3D-Ready
Unknown - Click to provide data
 3D-ready
Analog Signal Format System
 PAL
 SECAM
 NTSC
 PAL M
 PAL N
 NTSC 4.43
 PAL 60
 PAL
 SECAM
 NTSC
 PAL M
 PAL N
 NTSC 4.43
 PAL 60

Ports & Interfaces

RS-232 Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
DVI Port
 DVI port
Unknown - Click to provide data
S-Video Input
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Serial Interface Type
 RS-232
 RS-232
D-Sub PC in Port
Unknown - Click to provide data
 D-Sub PC in port
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
1 1
Composite Video in Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
USB Connector Type
 USB Type-A
 Mini-USB B
 USB Type-A
 Mini-USB B
USB 2.0 Port
2
BEST
1
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Port
1 1
HDMI Port
2
BEST
1
VGA (D-Sub) Port
2
BEST
1
AC Power in
 AC power in
Unknown - Click to provide data

Networking

WiFi Connectivity
Unknown - Click to provide data
 WiFi connectivity
WiFi Standard
 IEEE 802.11a
 IEEE 802.11b
 IEEE 802.11g
 IEEE 802.11n
 IEEE 802.11a
 IEEE 802.11b
 IEEE 802.11g
 IEEE 802.11n
Ethernet LAN Data Transfer Rate
 1000
 100
 10
 1000
 100
 10
BEST
Ethernet LAN Connection
 Ethernet LAN connection
 Ethernet LAN connection

Storage

Optical Disc Player
 Not included
 Not included
Integrated Card Reader
 Integrated card reader
 Integrated card reader

Performance

Noise Level
35dB
BEST
38dB
Windows Operating System
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Windows operating system
Noise Level in Economy Mode
33dB 32dB
BEST
Horizontal Scan Range
15 - 102 15 - 100
Vertical Scan Range
23 - 120 23 - 85
On Screen Display Language
 DAN
 ARA
 BUL
 THA
 NOR
 RUS
 ENG
 FIN
 FRE
 DEU
 ITA
 JPN
 POL
 POR
 SWE
 TUR
 HUN
 KOR
 RUM
 CHI (TR)
 CHI (SIMPL)
 IND
 DAN
 ARA
 BUL
 THA
 NOR
 RUS
 ENG
 FIN
 FRE
 DEU
 ITA
 JPN
 POL
 POR
 SWE
 TUR
 HUN
 KOR
 RUM
 CHI (TR)
 CHI (SIMPL)
 IND
On Screen Display
 On screen display
Unknown - Click to provide data
Preset Mode
 sRGB
 Cinema
 Custom
 Dynamic
 Presentation
BEST
 sRGB
 Cinema
 Custom
 Dynamic
 Presentation
Password Protection
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Password protection

Multimedia

Built-In Speaker
 Built-in speaker
 Built-in speaker
Image Format
 JPG
 JPG
BEST
Video Format
 MPEG
 MPEG2
 MPEG4
 MPEG
 MPEG2
 MPEG4
BEST
RMS Rated Power
10W 10W
Built-In Speaker
1 1

Design

Cable Lock Slot
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Cable lock slot
Cable Lock Slot Type
 Kensington
 Kensington
Form Factor
 Portable
 Portable
Colour
 Black
 White
 Black
 White
LED Indicator
 LED indicator
Unknown - Click to provide data
Product Type
 Portable projector
 Desktop projector
 Portable 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 0.3W
BEST
Typical Power Consumption
310W
BEST
316W
Power Consumption in Economy Mode
270W Unknown - Click to provide data
Power Consumption During PowerSave
Unknown - Click to provide data 209W
AC Adapter Frequency
 50
 60
 50/60
 50
 60
 50/60
AC Adapter Input Voltage
100 - 240 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 Storage Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 15 - 80
Relative Humidity Operational Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 30 - 70
Storage Temperature Range
Unknown - Click to provide data -10 - 50
Operating Temperature Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 5 - 35

Weight & Dimensions

Weight
2.6kg
BEST
3.1kg
Height
136.7mm 100mm
BEST
Depth
232.8mm
BEST
235mm
Width
327.3mm 297mm
BEST

Packaging Content

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