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Benq GP3

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Benq GP3

Benq GP3
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f1cd.ru Recommended ddworld.cz Recommended Award
A remarkably economical to run and award winning moderate noise level 1280 x 800 resolution projector, with very good features
33dB 1280 X 800 10000:1 No Oct 2013
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Benq GP3 Review

With very low running costs and excellent reviews, we have scored the Benq GP3 as follows:
93
Reviews
4 Reviews + 1 Award
82
Features
Fully-Featured
65
Age
5 Years Old
97
Running Costs
£14 Over 5 Years
76
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 76?

It has good expert reviews and outstanding user reviews with an average overall rating of 84%. This projector has received two awards including a "Recommended" award from F1cd.ru plus one other site. Epson projectors also have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer projectors with better features are available. However this Benq projector has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest projectors 2018.
The GP3 has running costs of only £14 over 5 years, which puts it in the cheapest 3% of all 2,026 data projectors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving multimedia projectors.
It has some great features:
1280 x 800 resolution
New UI control
40 big picture at a short distance
Enlighten any small space with big & brilliant pictures
2W x2 speakers with SRS WOW HD
Get carried away with portable projection
A palm-sized projector that super sizes fun
PC-Less sharing - do more with less
Music playback in standby mode
Plug 'N play for instant sharing
Has a built-in speaker
PC display
Stream to me
Wireless sharing options that simplify everything
Free to be with beq joybee gp3
Free to share anytime, anywhere
Has a handheld remote control
Longer than average service life of lamp
New color & finish

Benq GP3 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Two Industry Awards

This Benq data projector received a "Recommended" award from both review websites F1cd.ru and Ddworld.cz, both of which said that this Benq projector was very good.

Average Expert Reviews

Based on three expert reviews from sites including parentesis.com, macworld.fr and macworld.com.au the average expert rating of this multimedia projector is 75 out of 100.

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Benq Projectors Have Very Good Reviews

We checked 2,342 user and expert reviews (including 312 verified purchases) for Benq multimedia projectors and found that on average Benq has very good ratings compared to other brands. 94% of those that bought a Benq projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Running Costs

Very Low Running Costs

Based on average usage levels and energy prices we estimate that the 5 year running cost of the GP3 is only £14, which is in the cheapest 3% of all 2,026 projectors.

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Age

Released Over Five Years Ago

This projector has been on the market since March 2013.

Features

1280 X 800 Resolution

This projector has a projector native resolution of 1280 x 800, which is typical of many projectors.

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Average Noise Level

The noise level of the Benq GP3 of 33dB is relatively standard compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is in the loudest 42% of all projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The Benq GP3's contrast ratio (typical) of 10,000 is fairly average compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is higher than 43% of all multimedia projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Dimmer Than Average Projector Brightness

The dimmest projector brightness of projectors is 100 ANSI lumens, the brightest is 85,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,700 ANSI lumens. The Benq GP3's projector brightness of only 300 ANSI lumens is in the dimmest 2% of all multimedia projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The Benq GP3 has a built-in speaker. 76% of projectors also have a built-in speaker.

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Longer Than Average Service Life of Lamp

The service life of lamp of the Benq GP3 of 20,000h is longer than average when compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is longer than 85% of all projectors when ordered by this feature. Across all the projectors the service life of lamps range from 200h to 50,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 7,000h.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The Benq GP3 has a handheld remote control, as do 80% of projectors.

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HD-Ready

The Benq GP3 is HD-Ready, which is unusual. 80% of data projectors are not HD-Ready.

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Has a Carrying Case

The Benq GP3 has a carrying case. 82% of projectors do not have a carrying case.

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Does Not Support Full HD

The Benq GP3 does not support full HD. 63% of data projectors also do not support full HD.

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Has a Card Reader Integrated

The Benq GP3 has a card reader integrated, unlike 96% of multimedia projectors which do not have a card reader integrated.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

benq 9hj8h7739e

Barcodes:

04718755040030

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