Benq CH100 Review
|18 Months Old|
|£32 Over 5 Years|
Why Has it Scored 73?
It has below average expert reviews with an average expert rating of 60%. Epson data projectors have excellent reviews in general.
At over a year old this projector is slightly out of date, and newer multimedia projectors with more up to date technology are available. View the latest data projectors 2018.
This projector has running costs of only £32 over 5 years, which puts it in the cheapest 7% of all 2,022 multimedia projectors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving projectors.
It has some great features:
Should You Buy it Now?
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Poor Expert Reviews
This projector received an expert rating of 60% from PC Mag. This puts this data projector in the bottom 8% of all the projectors when ranked by average expert review score.
Benq Projectors Have Very Good Reviews
Based on 2,379 user and expert reviews (including 316 verified purchases), Benq has very good reviews for its projectors. 94% of those that bought a Benq projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.
Value for Money
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Cheaper in the United Kingdom Than Overseas
We checked 22 other countries for prices for the Benq CH100 and the United Kingdom price of £995.89 was the cheapest.
The cheapest price that we could find overseas was in the United States where the price is $899.00 (£1,246.82).
Very Low Running Costs
The CH100 is one of the most economic to run projectors that we have analysed for running costs. Based on typical usage levels and energy prices, we estimate the CH100 will cost only £32 over 5 years to run.
Released 18 Months Ago
Benq released the CH100 in August 2016.
1920 X 1080 (1080p) Resolution
The Benq CH100 has a higher resolution than most projectors. This multimedia projector has a 1920 x 1080 (1080p) resolution, whereas most data projectors have a 1280 x 800 resolution. Across all projectors the worst resolution is 640 x 360 (nHD) and the best is 4096 x 2400 (4K).
Quieter Than Average Noise Level
The noise level of the Benq CH100 of only 30dB is in the quietest 18% of all data projectors when ordered by this feature. Across all the projectors the noise levels range from 20dB to 93dB, and the average noise level is 34dB.
Higher Than Average Contrast Ratio (typical)
The contrast ratio (typical) of multimedia projectors range from 1.5 to 2,500,000, and the average contrast ratio (typical) is 27,000. The contrast ratio (typical) of the Benq CH100 of 100,000 is in the highest 5% of all multimedia projectors when ordered by this feature.
Very Dim Projector Brightness
The projector brightnesses of data projectors range from 100 ANSI lumens to 85,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,700 ANSI lumens. The projector brightness of the Benq CH100 of only 1,000 ANSI lumens is dimmer than 93% of all projectors when ranked by this feature.
Longer Than Average Service Life of Lamp
The Benq CH100's service life of lamp of 20,000h is longer than 91% of all projectors when ordered by this feature. The shortest service life of lamp of data projectors is 200h, the longest is 50,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 7,000h.
Has a Built-In Speaker
The Benq CH100 has a built-in speaker, as do 77% of data projectors.
Has a Handheld Remote Control
The Benq CH100 has a handheld remote control, as do 81% of projectors.
Supports Full HD
The Benq CH100 supports full HD. 63% of projectors do not support full HD.
Has a Carrying Case
The Benq CH100 has a carrying case, which is unusual. 82% of projectors do not have a carrying case.