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Benq GP10 Projector

£567.55
£472.00 £95.55 cheaper than yesterday
10000:1 WXGA (1280x800) 36dB Nov 2012
Contrast Ratio (typical) Projector Native Resolution 3D Noise Level Release Date £44.71 Electricity cost over 5 years
Four industry awards
Very low running costs
Unacceptable noise level
10 Reviews + 4 Awards
f1cd.ru Recommended techradar.com/au/ Recommended Techradar Recommended Expert Reviews Budget Buy
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Reviews

Four Industry Awards

This Benq multimedia projector has received four awards from experts in projectors.

This data projector received a "Recommended" award from review websites Techradar, Techradar.com/au/ and F1cd.ru all of whom concluded that this 10000:1 contrast ratio projector was good.

The expert at one other expert review site said that this projector was great for its price. This data projector received a "Budget Buy" award from Expert Reviews.

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Average Expert Reviews

Based on seven expert reviews from sites including Trusted Reviews, Expert Reviews, Techradar and techmagnifier.com the average expert rating of this 10000:1 contrast ratio projector is 76 out of 100.

Good Brand

We checked 1,989 expert and user reviews (including 163 verified purchases) for Benq projectors and found that on average Benq has good ratings compared to other brands. We also found that Benq has good ratings specifically for its 10000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors. 96% of those that bought a Benq projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Energy

Very Low Running Costs

Based on typical energy prices we estimate that the 1 year running cost of the GP10 is only £45, which is in the cheapest 9% of all 160 projectors of a comparable type and age.

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Price

Good Value for Money

Expert review site Expert Reviews highlighted in their review that this Benq projector provided a good bang for your buck.

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Design

Robust

One customer reckoned that this projector was well made. Five years ago Chip.com.my wrote “The BenQ GP10 is certainly built for the comforts of your room” and gave it a rating of 4 stars.

Good Picture Quality

Three customers reckoned that this projector was good quality. Gadgetshow.channel5.com said in their Benq GP10 review “Good Picture quality”. Expertreviews.co.uk mentioned “Has good image quality and range of connection ports.” and rated this projector 7 stars. Gadgetshow.channel5.com also wrote “We're pleased with its brightness and sharp quality” in their review.

Nice Design

One person who reviewed the Benq GP10 reckoned that it was well designed.

Easy to Use and Setup

Two owners said in their reviews that it was easy to use. Gadgetshow.channel5.com said in their review of this projector “Easy to use and setup”. Five years ago expert review site Chip.com.my said “It's small and extremely easy to use and, best of all” in their review of the Benq GP10 and gave it a score of 6 stars.

One customer concluded that the product had a good interface. Gadgetshow.channel5.com mentioned “Easy to Install, Even easier User Interface” however they only rated the product 18.8 out of 100.

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Good Sharpness

Two customers who reviewed it mentioned that it had a sharp image. Gadgetshow.channel5.com wrote “Good sharpness” in their review of this projector. Two owners who reviewed it reckoned that it had good picture quality.

Twin 3W Speakers

Three owners who reviewed this projector thought it had good sound quality. Gadgetshow.channel5.com mentioned in their Benq GP10 review “Twin 3W speakers”. Gadgetshow.channel5.com also wrote “Its built-in speakers are a n” in their review. Techradar.com/au/ said in their review of this projector “Sound from the built-in 3W speakers SRS surround sound is fine for presentations” and gave this projector a score of 6 stars.

Poor 3D Picture Quality

One person reckoned that it did not have a good 3D picture quality. Expertreviews.co.uk wrote “Limited 3D capability”.


Weight & Dimensions

Compact Design

Three people mentioned in their reviews that this projector was compact. Gadgetshow.channel5.com wrote “BenQ promises that its compact G 10 is ideal for throwing up a large image at close-range” although they rated it 18.8 out of 100. Gadgetshow.channel5.com also said “Compact design” in their review. Gadgetshow.channel5.com also said “A compact LED-based projector that's designed to throw out a huge image at a short distance, making it perfect for p” in their review.

One person considered that it was thin. Expertreviews.co.uk mentioned on expert review site Expert Reviews “Measuring a slim 62x220x177mm and weighing just 1.5kg, this portable DLP projector is easy to carry in or out of the home” in their review of this projector.

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Price

Reasonably Priced

Four owners reckoned that this projector was good value for money. Five years ago expert website Chip.com.my said in their review of the Benq GP10 “Not many projectors this size and price immediately announce themselves as home projectors.”. Four years ago expert review site Trustedreviews.com said in their Benq GP10 review “There's much to admire in the sharpness, brightness and colour response BenQ has managed to get out of such an affordable and small projector as the GP10”. Expert website Techmagnifier.com gave this projector a score of 7 stars and mentioned “They can always be converted into those which works on it! There are some low cost project”.


Smart TV

Flexible Connectivity

Two owners who reviewed the Benq GP10 thought it was good in terms of connectivity. Gadgetshow.channel5.com mentioned three years ago “Flexible connectivity”. Gadgetshow.channel5.com also said “Lots of connectivity options” in their review.


Multimedia

Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Benq GP10 has a built-in speaker(s). Most of the other projectors of a similar type and age to this projector also have a built-in speaker(s).

We compared this projector to all the other projectors with a built-in speaker(s) and we think because of it's better review score, the Optoma ML550 (£446.06) is also worth considering.

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Supports Nine Video Formats Supported

The Benq GP10 has a greater number of supported video formats than most 10000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that have been around for more than two years. This data projector supports an AVI video formats supported, which is the most frequently supported video formats supported supported by comparable spec multimedia projectors that were launched around the same time as this projector. The video formats supported "DAT", "DIVX", "M-JPEG", "MKV", "MPEG", "MPEG1", "MPG" and "XVID" are also supported by this projector.

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Projector

WXGA (1280x800) Resolution

This data projector has a projector native resolution of WXGA (1280x800), which is typical of many 10000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that were released around the same time as it.

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Quite Dim Projector Brightness

Across all the projectors of a similar type and age to this projector the projector brightnesses range from 300 ANSI lumens to 20,000 ANSI lumens. The Benq GP10 has one of the dimmer projector brightnesses (only 550 ANSI lumens) amongst projectors of this age.

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Storage

Has a Card Reader Integrated

The Benq GP10 has a card reader integrated, unlike most of the other projectors of this age and type which do not have a card reader integrated.

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Performance

Has an On Screen Display (OSD)

The Benq GP10 has an On Screen Display (OSD), as do most of the other data projectors of this type and age.

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Average Noise Level

The Benq GP10 has a relatively standard noise level (36 decibels) compared to most of the other multimedia projectors of a comparable age and type to this multimedia projector.

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Video

HD-Ready

The Benq GP10 is HD-Ready, as are most of the other data projectors of this type and age.

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Does Not Support Full HD

The Benq GP10 does not support full HD, although this is within the context that most of the other 10000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that have been on the market for around the same time as this multimedia projector also do not support full HD.

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Lamps

Fairly Long Service Life of Lamp

Across all the 10000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that were released around the same time as this projector the service life of lamps range from 500h to 30,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 6,400h. The Benq GP10 has one of the longer service life of lamps (20,000 hours) amongst multimedia projectors of this age.

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Packaging Content

Has a Carrying Case

The Benq GP10 has a carrying case, as do most of the other 10000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that have been on the market for a similar time to this projector.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The Benq GP10 has a handheld remote control, as do most of the other multimedia projectors that are a comparable age to this data projector.

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Audio

It Runs a Bit Noisily

Three people who reviewed the product considered that it was noisy. Gadgetshow.channel5.com wrote “The G 10 is particularly loud” in their review of this projector. Gadgetshow.channel5.com also mentioned “It runs a bit noisily” in their review.

Techradar.com wrote four years ago “Versatile images and surprisingly loud speakers make this an everyman small projector as at home on a coffee table for”.

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Unacceptable Noise Level

Three people who reviewed the product considered that it was noisy. Gadgetshow.channel5.com wrote “The G 10 is particularly loud” in their review of this projector. Gadgetshow.channel5.com also mentioned “It runs a bit noisily” in their review. Techradar.com wrote four years ago “Versatile images and surprisingly loud speakers make this an everyman small projector as at home on a coffee table for”.


Certificates

Not Energy Star Certified

The Benq GP10 is not Energy Star certified. Most of the other 10000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that have been on the market for more than two years are also not Energy Star certified.

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Ports & Interfaces

Does Not Have a DVI Port

The Benq GP10 does not have a DVI port, although this is within the context that most of the other 10000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that have been available for more than two years also do not have a DVI port.

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Other

Released Over Four Years Ago

This projector was released in April 2017.

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers benq 9hj3f7719e, benq 1280x800
Barcodes 00840046028329, 04718755031717, 08400460283296

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