Benq GP10
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Benq GP10

£472.00 Recommended Recommended Techradar Recommended Expert Reviews Budget Buy
A phenomenally economical to run 10000:1 280 x 800 projector with average features but a price that represents fine value for money
10000:1 WXGA (1280x800) Yes 36dB Nov 2012
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Benq GP10 Review

With very low running costs and very good reviews, we have ranked the Benq GP10 number 570 across all projectors.
9 Reviews + 4 Awards
Average Features
4 Years Old
£45 Over 1 Year
Overall Score

Why Has it Scored 59?

It has good expert reviews but below average user reviews with an average overall rating of 73%. This projector has received four awards including a "Recommended" award from Techradar plus two other sites and a "Value for Money" award from Expert Reviews. Sony projectors also have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer data projectors with better features are available. However this Benq projector has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest projectors 2017.
The GP10 has running costs of only £45 over 1 year, which puts it in the cheapest 6% of all 1,763 multimedia projectors that we have compared it to.
Customers report superior product quality.
It has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Quite long service life of lamp
Has a built-in speaker
Does not support full HD
Very dim projector brightness

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Benq GP10 In-Depth Analysis


Four Industry Awards

Amongst projectors, this data projector is one of the most highly awarded.

Three expert review sites all concluded that they would endorse this projector. This was from Techradar, and who gave it an "Recommended".

The writer at one more expert review site decided that this Benq projector provided a good bang for your buck. This was from Expert Reviews who gave it an "Budget Buy".

Expert Reviews Are Average

The average expert rating of this projector is 76 out of 100 based on seven expert reviews from sites including Trusted Reviews, Expert Reviews, Techradar and

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Benq Projectors Have Very Good Reviews

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

Users Report Superior Product Quality

Three owners who bought the Benq GP10 considered that it was good quality.

Users Report That it is Fairly Priced

Two people mentioned in their reviews that it was good value for money.

  • Not many projectors this size and price immediately announce themselves as home projectors. December 2012
  • They can always be converted into those which works on it! There are some low cost project…

Value For Money

Good Value for Money

Expert Reviews highlighted in their review that this multimedia projector was great for its price.

Mediocre Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews but mediocre features and is over 6 months old. However at [price] it is cheaper than 73% of projectors.


Quite Long Service Life of Lamp

The service life of lamp of the Benq GP10 of 20,000h is fairly long compared to most other projectors. It is in the longest 13% of all projectors when ordered by this feature. Projectors have service life of lamps of between 20h and 40,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 6,800h.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The Benq GP10 has a built-in speaker. 76% of projectors also have a built-in speaker.

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Does Not Support Full HD

Like most other projectors, the Benq GP10 does not support full HD. 64% of multimedia projectors do not support full HD.

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Very Dim Projector Brightness

The Benq GP10's projector brightness of only 550 ANSI lumens is in the dimmest 6% of all multimedia projectors when sorted by this feature. The projector brightnesses of multimedia 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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Supports AVI, DAT and 7 More Video Formats Supported

The Benq GP10 has a greater number of supported video formats than most multimedia projectors. The most frequently supported video formats supported is MP4, but this video formats supported is not supported by this data projector. The video formats supported AVI, M-JPEG, DIVX, MPG, MPEG, MPEG1, MKV, DAT and XVID are also supported by this projector.

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The Benq GP10 is HD-Ready. 79% of projectors are not HD-Ready.

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Only 280 X 800 Resolution

The Benq GP10 has a 280 x 800 projector native resolution which is higher than most projectors. Most projectors have a WXGA (1280x800) resolution.

A DCI 4K (4096 x 2160) resolution is the best resolution amongst similar types of data projector.

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Average Noise Level

The Benq GP10's noise level of 36dB is relatively typical compared to most other projectors. It is in the loudest 63% of all projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Not Energy Star Certified

The Benq GP10 is not Energy Star certified. 99% of projectors are also not Energy Star certified.

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Only 1,080 Video Mode

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Has a Card Reader Integrated

The Benq GP10 has a card reader integrated. 95% of projectors do not have a card reader integrated.

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Has a Carrying Case

The Benq GP10 has a carrying case. 81% of projectors do not have a carrying case.

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Released Over Four Years Ago

Benq released the GP10 in November 2012.

Running Costs

Very Low Running Costs

The GP10 has an average 1 year running cost of only £45 based on alright energy prices, which is in the cheapest 6% of all 1,763 projectors.

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Product Identifiers

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

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