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Benq GP30

73

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Benq GP30

£1,999.00
£624.73 £1,374 cheaper than 19 days ago
Benq GP30
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ddworld.cz Price-Performance
An astoundingly economical to run and award winning moderate noise level 1280 x 800 resolution projector, with good features but representing only middle of the road value for money
36dB 1280 X 800 10000:1 Yes Oct 2014
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BenQ GP30 3D 1280 x 800 Pixels 900 ANSI Lumens WXGA DLP Projector
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Benq GP30 Review

With very low running costs and excellent reviews, we have ranked the Benq GP30 number 497 in 3D projectors and number 864 across all projectors.
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Reviews
1 Review + 1 Award
58
Value for Money
Average
78
Features
Good Features
70
Age
3 Years Old
97
Running Costs
£17 Over 5 Years
73
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 73?

It has good expert reviews with an average expert rating of 80%. This projector has received a "Value for Money" award from Ddworld.cz. Epson data projectors also have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better projectors are available. View the latest projectors 2018.
This Benq projector has running costs of only £17 over 5 years, which puts it in the cheapest 3% of all 2,022 projectors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving multimedia projectors.
The GP30 has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
1280 x 800 resolution
HDMI interface
Razor-Sharp clarity with ultra-readability
Timeless image quality:
Auto keystone to correct all misshaped image projections
Quick auto search
Auto blank for safe use around young children
Convenient and easy to use with an exclusively designed user-friendly interface
Crisp, clear cinematic picture quality and optimal energy efficiency with LED projection technology
Untethered control with wireless display
Longer than average service life of lamp
Unparalleled multimedia connectivity
Plug 'N play, enjoy big screen fun with your android/iphone/ipad devices
Two built-in srs-powered 3w speakers
Short-throw projection technology
With the gp30, the perfect family getaway could be found in just about any corner!
EcoFACTS label
Does not support full HD
Very dim projector brightness

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. You may want to consider buying now before the price goes up. The price has dropped from £1,999 to £624.73 in the last 19 days. You may want to consider buying now before the price goes back up.
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Benq GP30 Video Reviews

Benq GP30 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

One Industry Award

The writer at one expert review site decided that this multimedia projector was good value for money. This was from Ddworld.cz who gave it an "Price-Performance".

Good Expert Reviews

Expert review site hifitest.de scored this projector 80%.

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Benq Projectors Have Very Good Reviews

We checked 2,379 expert and owner reviews (including 316 verified purchases) for Benq projectors and found that on average Benq has very good ratings compared to other manufacturers. 94% of those that bought a Benq projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Value For Money

Good Value for Money

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

Disappointing Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews but average features and is over 6 months old, and at [price] it is in the most expensive 17% of projectors.

Price Has Gone Down by £1,374 (69%)

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Running Costs

Running Costs Are Very Low

Based on average usage levels and energy prices we estimate that the GP30 will cost only £17 over 5 years to run, which makes it one of the most economic to run projectors.

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Age

Released Over Three Years Ago

This projector was released in October 2014.

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 GP30 of 36dB is pretty standard compared to most other data projectors. It is louder than 37% of all projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The Benq GP30's contrast ratio (typical) of 10,000 is relatively average compared to most other data projectors. It is in the highest 55% of all multimedia projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Very Dim Projector Brightness

The Benq GP30's projector brightness of only 900 ANSI lumens is in the dimmest 6% of all projectors when ordered by this feature. The average projector brightness of all multimedia projectors is 3,700 ANSI lumens, with the dimmest being 100 ANSI lumens and the brightest being 85,000 ANSI lumens.

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Longer Than Average Service Life of Lamp

The Benq GP30's service life of lamp of 20,000h is in the longest 10% of all multimedia projectors when sorted by this feature. The service life of lamps of projectors range from 200h to 50,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 7,000h.

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Supports 3D

The Benq GP30 supports 3D. 60% of projectors do not support 3D.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The Benq GP30 has a built-in speaker, as do 77% of projectors.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The Benq GP30 has a handheld remote control, as do 81% of projectors.

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Has a Card Reader Integrated

The Benq GP30 has a card reader integrated. 96% of projectors do not have a card reader integrated.

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Supports AVI, DAT and 3 More Video Formats Supported

The number of supported video formats on the Benq GP30 is more than most projectors. The most commonly supported video formats supported is VC-1, but this video formats supported is not supported by this data projector. The video formats supported AVI, MPEG, MPEG1, DAT and XVID are also supported by this multimedia projector.

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Has a Carrying Case

The Benq GP30 has a carrying case. 82% of projectors do not have a carrying case.

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Does Not Support Full HD

The Benq GP30 does not support full HD. 63% of multimedia projectors also do not support full HD.

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Supports Wi-Fi

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

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

benq 9hjck7719e, benq 132728, benq gp30

Barcodes:

04718755053429

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