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Benq HT3050
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Benq HT3050 Projector

projectorcentral.com Highly Rated
15000:1 1080p (1920x1080) 29dB Feb 2016
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The BeQ Colorific HT3050 elevates the home cinema experience to a whole new level, thanks to BeQ technology that achieves the Rec. 709 cinematic color reproduction, delivering the exact color... More
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Review BenQ HT3050 1080p 3D DLP Home Theater Projector
BenQ HT3050 3D DLP Projector Review

13 Reasons For

One Industry Award

The editor of one expert review site wrote that this multimedia projector was good. Projectorcentral.com gave this Benq projector a "Highly Rated" award.

Expert Reviews Are Excellent

This data projector received an expert rating of 100 out of 100 from projectorcentral.com. This puts this projector in the top 1% of all the latest similar spec data projectors when ranked by average expert review score.

Benq Data Projectors Have Good Reviews

We calculated the average reviews for all Benq projectors and also specifically for Benq battery powered projectors and found that in both cases Benq had good reviews compared to other brands.

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One Benq HT3050 owner reckoned that it was well made. Projectorcentral.com said in their Benq HT3050 review “The HT3050 and HT2050 are built on the same platform.” and scored this projector very highly.

Supports 3D Image Projection

The Benq HT3050 supports 3D image projection, unlike most of the other battery powered projectors that have been available for the last year which do not support 3D image projection.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The Benq HT3050 has a built-in speaker, as do most of the other recently released battery powered projectors.

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1080p (1920x1080) Native Projector Resolution

This data projector has a native projector resolution of 1080p (1920x1080), which is typical of many new projectors.

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1920 X 1200 (WUXGA) Graphics Resolution

The highest resolution supported by the Benq HT3050 is 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA). That's 31% more resolution than the most frequently found graphics resolution of 1680 x 1050 (WSXGA+). In addition, this data projector supports a graphics resolution of 640 x 480 (VGA). Across all comparable spec multimedia projectors that have been on the market for the last year the worst resolution is 640 x 350 and the best is 3840 x 2160.

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Very High RMS Rated Power

Across all the battery powered projectors that have been on the market for a similar time to the HT3050 the RMS rated power range from 1W to 20W, and the average RMS rated power is 3.7W. When compared to other battery powered projectors that came out around the same time as the HT3050 that we have checked the RMS rated power of, the Benq HT3050's RMS rated power of 20 Watts is one of the highest.

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Two HDMI Ports

Most of the other battery powered projectors that were released around the same time as the HT3050 only have one HDMI port, however the Benq HT3050 has two HDMI ports.

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Two USB 2.0 Ports

The Benq HT3050 has more USB 2.0 ports than most of the new comparable spec projectors. Most of the battery powered projectors that are a comparable age to the HT3050 only have one USB 2.0 port, however this Benq multimedia projector has two USB 2.0 ports.

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Very Quiet Noise Level

The Benq HT3050 has a quite quiet noise level (only 29 decibels) compared to most of the other projectors that were released in the last year. The quietest noise level of battery powered projectors that were released around the same time as the HT3050 is 28dB and the loudest is 41dB.

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Fairly Bright Projector Brightness

At 2,000 ANSI lumens, the Benq HT3050 has a fairly bright projector brightness compared to most of the other new projectors. The projector brightness of projectors that have been around for a similar time to the HT3050 range from 65 ANSI lumens to 3,500 ANSI lumens.

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6 Reasons Against

Does Not Support Full HD Projection

Like most of the other recently released data projectors, the Benq HT3050 does not support Full HD projection.

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Does Not Support WiFi Connectivity

Most latest battery powered projectors do not support WiFi connectivity. The Benq HT3050 is no exception to this as it too does not support WiFi connectivity.

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Very Short Lamp Service Life

New projectors have lamp service lives of between 3,000h and 30,000h, and the average lamp service life is 21,000h. At only 3,500 hours, the Benq HT3050 has a quite short lamp service life compared to most of the other comparable spec projectors that were launched around the same time as the HT3050.

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Very Short Service Life of Lamp in Economic Mode

The Benq HT3050 has a quite short service life of lamp in economic mode (only 5,000 hours) compared to most of the other battery powered projectors that have been on the market for a similar time to the HT3050. Comparable spec projectors that came out around the same time as the HT3050 have service life of lamp in economic mode of between 5,000h and 30,000h.

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Very Heavy

At 3.6 kilograms, the Benq HT3050 is very heavy compared to most of the other battery powered projectors that have been available for around the same time as the HT3050. New similar spec data projectors have weights of between 130g and 3.6kg.

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Very Wide

The widths of battery powered projectors that were launched in the last year range from 62mm to 390mm, and the average width is 160mm. With a width of 380.5 millimeters, the Benq HT3050 is very wide compared to most of the other battery powered projectors that have been on the market for around the same time as the HT3050.

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1 Other reason to consider the Benq HT3050

Price Has Recently Dropped by £14.24

In the last week the price of the HT3050 has dropped by £14.24.

Specification

Projector
Contrast Ratio
Native Projector Resolution
Projector Brightness
Horizontal Keystone Correction
Vertical Keystone Correction
Number of Colours
Zoom Ratio
Compatible Screen Size
Native Aspect Ratio
Projection Technology
Supported Number of Colours Display
Lamps
Service Life of Lamp in Economic Mode
Lamp Power
Lamp Service Life
Lens System
Throw Ratio
Offset
Vertical Lens Shift Range
Horizontal Lens Shift Range
Aperture Range
Focal Length Range
Video
3D Image Projection
Graphics Resolution
Video Mode
Analog Signal Format System
Ports & Interfaces
RS-232 Port
Component Video in Port
PC Audio Input
PC Audio Output
D-Sub PC in Port
Composite Video in Port
USB 2.0 Port
HDMI Port
VGA (D-Sub) Port
Remote (IR) Output
Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
Performance
Noise Level
Horizontal Scan Range
Vertical Scan Range
On Screen Display Language
On Screen Display
Multimedia
Built-In Speaker
RMS Rated Power
Built-In Speaker
Design
Ceiling Mountable
Colour
Power
Power Source
AC Adapter Frequency
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Input Frequency
AC Input Voltage
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Content
3D Glasses Included

1 Award

projectorcentral.com Highly Rated

Expert Reviews

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30 October 2015

Projectorcentral.com

The HT3050 and HT2050 are built on the same platform, but they each have unique characteristics, as follows:1. The HT3050 Cinema mode is more carefully calibrated to target Rec 709 standards while... Read more…

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