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Benq W700+ Projector

720p (1280x720) 31dB 2,300 ANSI Lumens Apr 2013
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10 Reasons For

Average Expert Reviews

Three experts from sites including hifitest.de, avforums.com and firstpost.com have rated this data projector on average 77%.

Benq Has Good Projector Reviews

On average Benq multimedia projectors have good ratings compared to other brands as do all data projectors built by Benq.

Good 3D Picture Quality

One customer who reviewed it thought it had a good 3D picture quality. Avforums.com said three years ago “Impressive 3D performance” in their Benq W700+ review but in spite of that rated it 60 out of 100.

Easy to Use

One person who reviewed the Benq W700+ reckoned that it was easy to handle. Avforums.com wrote in their Benq W700+ review “Very good motion handling”.

Excellent Owner Reviews

The average owner rating of this multimedia projector is marvellous based on 11 owner reviews.

Supports 3D Image Projection

Unlike most of the other multimedia projectors that were launched more than two years ago which do not support 3D image projection, the Benq W700+ supports 3D image projection.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The Benq W700+ has a built-in speaker, unlike most of the other multimedia projectors of a comparable age and type to the W700+ which do not have a built-in speaker.

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1600 X 1200 (UXGA) Graphics Resolution

The Benq W700+ supports a maximum resolution of 1600 x 1200 (UXGA). That's over six times the resolution of a 640 x 480 (VGA) data projector, which is the most common resolution supported by multimedia projectors that have been on the market for around the same time as the W700+. The worst resolution of all projectors that were released more than two years ago is 640 x 480 (VGA) and the best is 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA).

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Very Big Offset

The Benq W700+ has one of the biggest offsets (136 percent) amongst multimedia projectors of this age. Across all the projectors of a comparable age and spec to the W700+ the offsets range from 0.03% to 140%.

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Two Audio in Ports

Most data projectors of this age and type have between one and three audio in ports, including the Benq W700+ which has two audio in ports.

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6 Reasons Against

Inferior Picture Quality

One Benq W700+ reviewer who reviewed the Benq W700+ wrote that it did not have good picture quality. Avforums.com wrote three years ago “Limited shadow detail” in their review.

Unacceptable Noise Level

One Benq W700+ owner wrote in their reviews that it was not noisy. Avforums.com said “Fans and colour wheel are noisy”.

Does Not Support Full HD Projection

The Benq W700+ does not support Full HD projection, although keep in mind that most of the other multimedia projectors that are a comparable age to the W700+ also do not support Full HD projection.

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Does Not Support WiFi Connectivity

Like most of the other multimedia projectors that came out more than two years ago, the Benq W700+ does not support WiFi connectivity.

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Quite Small Lamp Power

The average lamp power of multimedia projectors of a similar spec and age to the W700+ is 250W, and the lamp power range from 20W to 420W. With a lamp power of only 190 Watts, the Benq W700+ has one of the smaller lamp power amongst multimedia projectors of this age.

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Very Low Number of Colours

The Benq W700+ has one of the lower numbers of colours (only 1.07 million) amongst comparable spec projectors of this age. Data projectors of this age and spec have numbers of colours of between 1M and 1,100M.

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5 Other reasons to consider the Benq W700+

OK Running Costs

The W700+ has an average 1 year running cost of £91 based on typical energy prices and usage levels, which is typical compared to the other 66 projectors of a similar type and age.


Released Over Three Years Ago

This data projector was released over three years ago.

720p (1280x720) Native Projector Resolution

The highest resolution of the Benq W700+ is 720p (1280x720). That's 10% less resolution than a WXGA (1280x800) multimedia projector, which is the most frequently found resolution.

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Average Noise Level

At 31 decibels, the Benq W700+ has a fairly typical noise level compared to most of the other similar spec projectors that were released more than two years ago.

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Average Projector Brightness

The Benq W700+ has a pretty typical projector brightness (2,300 ANSI lumens) compared to most of the other multimedia projectors of a comparable type and age to the W700+.

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Expert Reviews


It never ceases to amaze us how far your hard earned money will stretch in terms of consumer electronics these days. It seems the life cycle of a new format lasts a matter of months before finding... Read more…

Excellent greyscale outofthebox
Very good motion handling
Impressive 3D performance
Good video processing
Bright images
Lower resolution
Poor blacks
Limited shadow detail
Some noise in the image
Rainbow artefacts

The BenQ W700 sells at a market operating price of Rs. 52,000. The projector is mainly designed for home use and with a price point as such we get back to the debate of whether one should pick up...

Gerade einmal 700 Euro sind heute notwendig, um einen flexibel einsetzbaren, ausreichend hellen und überraschend heimkinotauglichen Projektor zu erwerben, der wirklich die komplette Familie...

User Reviews

Reviewed 6 2013 by Johnnara
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Well out of the box it is a nice projector the image is crisp but there are many limitations. You cannot really correct the distance throw it is really limited also there is no image correction... Read more…

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Great projector! bright enough even with the light on. easy to set up, great colour, nice look. It's the best projector you can get in this price range. (Buy from amazon warehouse deal, like new... Read more…

Reviewed 11 2012 by SB
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O.M.G !!!! what a machine !! i was blown away with the quality of picture just on a white wall.this is my first projector and iam over the moon with it ,iam running a panasonic blu ray and... Read more…

Reviewed 26 2013 by Amie mcginnigle
(Verified Purchase)

Absolutely fantastic, would not go for any other projector, the picture is amazing. We are using it in a domestic home and its spot on. thankyou :)...

Reviewed 7 2013 by Mr. A. Wilkinson
(Verified Purchase)

This is a fantastic machine! I've never owned a projector before and the price can vary so greatly on these things, that making a decision on which to chose can be pretty daunting. I believe that... Read more…

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Total running cost over 5 years £90.69
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Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.45 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 12 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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