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72

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Benq GP30

£718.79
An astonishingly economical to run 10000:1 280 x 800 data projector with good features and very good user reviews
10000:1 WXGA (1280x800) Yes 36dB Oct 2014
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Benq GP30 Review

With very low running costs and representing excellent value for money, we have ranked the Benq GP30 number 195 across all projectors.
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Why Has it Scored 73?

It has good expert reviews with an average expert rating of 80%. Sony projectors also have excellent reviews in general.
This projector is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better projectors are available. View the latest data projectors 2017.
It has running costs of only £31 over 1 year, which puts it in the cheapest 5% of all 1,763 data projectors that we have compared it to.
This Benq projector has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Has a card reader integrated
Supports AVI, DAT and 3 more video formats supported
Very dim projector brightness
Does not support full HD

Should You Buy it Now?

Our unique forecasting algorithm looks at historic price trends and predicts the most likely price change over the next 2 weeks. There was a cheaper price of £599 at The Office Supplies Supermarket 19 days ago. We predict that the price will go down again.
There is a 71% chance that the price will go down. However the future is never certain and there remains a chance that the price will actually go up. Get Price Alerts.
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Benq GP30 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Good Expert Reviews

Expert review site hifitest.de scored this Benq projector 80 out of 100.

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Benq Has Very Good Reviews for Its Multimedia Projectors

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


Value For Money

Excellent Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews but average features and is over 6 months old. However at £718.79 it is cheaper than 50% of projectors.

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Features

Has a Card Reader Integrated

The Benq GP30 has a card reader integrated, which is unusual. 95% of data projectors do not have a card reader integrated.

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Supports AVI, DAT and 3 More Video Formats Supported

The Benq GP30 has a greater number of supported video formats than most projectors. The most frequently supported video formats supported is MP4, but this video formats supported is not supported by this Benq multimedia projector. The video formats supported AVI, MPEG, MPEG1, DAT and XVID are also supported by this data projector.

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Very Dim Projector Brightness

The average projector brightness of all projectors is 3,700 ANSI lumens, with the dimmest being 12 ANSI lumens and the brightest being 85,000 ANSI lumens. The projector brightness of the Benq GP30 of only 900 ANSI lumens is in the dimmest 8% of all projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Has a Carrying Case

The Benq GP30 has a carrying case, unlike 81% of projectors which do not have a carrying case.

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Does Not Support Full HD

Like most other projectors, the Benq GP30 does not support full HD. 64% of projectors do not support full HD.

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Quite Long Service Life of Lamp

The service life of lamps of projectors range from 20h to 40,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 6,800h. The service life of lamp of the Benq GP30 of 20,000h is in the longest 6% of all multimedia projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Only 1,080 Video Mode

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Only 280 X 800 Resolution

The Benq GP30 has a 280 x 800 projector native resolution which is higher than most multimedia projectors. Most projectors have a WXGA (1280x800) resolution.

The best resolution across comparable types of data projector is DCI 4K (4096 x 2160).

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Supports Wi-Fi

The Benq GP30 supports Wi-Fi, unlike 90% of multimedia projectors which do not support Wi-Fi.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The Benq GP30 has a built-in speaker, as do 76% of projectors.

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Average Noise Level

The noise level of the Benq GP30 of 36dB is pretty standard compared to most other projectors. It is in the loudest 67% of all projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Age

Released Over Two Years Ago

This projector was released in October 2014.


Running Costs

Running Costs Are Very Low

Based on adequate energy prices and usage levels we estimate that the GP30 will cost only £31 over 1 year to run, which makes it one of the most economic to run projectors.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers benq nbsp132728, benq 132728, benq gp30
Barcodes 04718755053429

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