Benq CH100
Benq CH100
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Benq CH100

A stunningly economical to run 100000:1 1920 x 1080 projector with alright features and OK reviews
100000:1 1080p (1920x1080) No 30dB Aug 2016
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Benq CH100 Review

With very low running costs and at under 1 year old, we have scored the Benq CH100 as follows for Summary.
1 Review
Average Features
12 Months Old
£44 Over 1 Year
Overall Score

Why Has it Scored 49?

It has below average expert reviews with an average expert rating of 60%. Sony projectors have excellent reviews in general.
With it being less than a year since it was released by Benq, this projector features some of the latest projector technology. View the latest data projectors 2017.
This projector has running costs of only £44 over 1 year, which puts it in the cheapest 6% of all 1,763 projectors that we have compared it to.
It has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Quite quiet noise level
Quite long service life of lamp
Very dim projector brightness
Only 1,080 video mode

Benq CH100 In-Depth Analysis


Poor Expert Reviews

Projector expert review site PC Mag scored this projector 60 out of 100. The expert review sites aren't convinced by this data projector.

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Very Good Brand

Based on 2,105 expert and owner reviews (including 276 verified purchases), Benq has very good reviews for its data projectors. 94% of those that bought a Benq projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Very Dim Projector Brightness

The projector brightness of the Benq CH100 of only 1,000 ANSI lumens is quite dim compared to most other projectors. It is in the dimmest 8% of all multimedia projectors when ordered by this feature. The projector brightnesses of projectors range from 12 ANSI lumens to 85,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,700 ANSI lumens.

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Quite Long Service Life of Lamp

The service life of lamp of the Benq CH100 of 20,000h is in the longest 8% of all projectors when ordered by this feature. Across all the projectors the service life of lamps range from 20h to 40,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 6,800h.

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Quite Quiet Noise Level

The noise level of the Benq CH100 of only 30dB is in the quietest 18% of all projectors when ranked by this feature. The quietest noise level of projectors is 10dB, the loudest is 93dB, and the average noise level is 34dB.

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Only 1,080 Video Mode

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Supports Full HD

The Benq CH100 supports full HD, unlike 64% of multimedia projectors which do not support full HD.

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1920 X 1080 Resolution

The Benq CH100 has a higher resolution than most data projectors. This data projector has a 1920 x 1080 resolution, whereas most projectors have a WXGA (1280x800) resolution. This Benq projector also has a projector native resolution of 1080p (1920x1080). The resolution of all projectors ranges from 280 x 800 (worst) to DCI 4K (4096 x 2160) (best).

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The Benq CH100 has a built-in speaker. 76% of projectors also have a built-in speaker.

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Has a Carrying Case

The Benq CH100 has a carrying case, unlike 81% of projectors which do not have a carrying case.

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Released 12 Months Ago

Benq released the CH100 in August 2016.

Running Costs

Running Costs Are Very Low

The average running cost of the CH100 is only £44 over 1 year based on adequate energy prices, which makes it one of the most economic to run projectors.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers benq 9hjf17719e, part 1920x1080, benq p242789p
Barcodes 04718755062209

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