|38dB||1920 X 1080 (1080p)||11000:1||Yes||Nov 2014|
|Noise Level||Projector Native Resolution||Contrast Ratio||3D||Release Date|
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Benq HC1200 Review
|5 Reviews + 1 Award|
|3 Years Old|
|£72 Over 5 Years|
Why Has it Scored 72?
It has very good expert reviews but below average user reviews. 50% of buyers recommended this data projector to others. This projector has received an industry award from Projectorcentral.com. Epson data 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 data projectors 2018.
The HC1200 has running costs of £72 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 2,022 projectors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving multimedia projectors.
It has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
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One Industry Award
One expert review site thought that this multimedia projector was very good. This was from Projectorcentral.com who gave it an "Highly Rated".
Good Expert Reviews
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 reviews compared to other brands. 94% of those that bought a Benq projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.
Value For Money
Disappointing Value for Money
The product has excellent reviews but average features and is over 6 months old, and at £2,076.33 it is more expensive than 84% of projectors.
Price Has Gone Down by £107 (5%)
The price has dropped from £2,177.61 to £2,076.33 in the last 61 days.to be notified when the price changes.
Cheaper in the United Kingdom Than Overseas
We checked 22 other countries for prices for the Benq HC1200 and the United Kingdom price of £2,076.33 was the cheapest.
The cheapest price that we could find overseas was in the United States where the price is $1,566.79 (£2,172.98).
Running Costs Are Average
The HC1200 has an average running cost of £72 over 5 years based on typical energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 2,022 projectors.
Released Over Three Years Ago
Benq released the HC1200 in November 2014.
1920 X 1080 (1080p) Resolution
The Benq HC1200 has a higher resolution than most data projectors. This multimedia projector has a 1920 x 1080 (1080p) resolution, whereas most projectors have a 1280 x 800 resolution. The best resolution of all projectors is 4096 x 2400 (4K) and the worst is 640 x 360 (nHD).
Louder Than Average Noise Level
The noise levels of projectors range from 20dB to 93dB, and the average noise level is 34dB. The Benq HC1200's noise level of 38dB is in the loudest 17% of all data projectors when ranked by this feature.
Average Contrast Ratio (typical)
The contrast ratio (typical) of the Benq HC1200 of 11,000 is pretty average compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is in the highest 61% of all data projectors when ranked by this feature.
Dimmer Than Average Projector Brightness
The projector brightnesses of projectors range from 100 ANSI lumens to 85,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,700 ANSI lumens. The Benq HC1200's projector brightness of only 3,000 ANSI lumens is in the dimmest 26% of all projectors when ordered by this feature.
Has a Built-In Speaker
The Benq HC1200 has a built-in speaker, as do 77% of projectors.
The Benq HC1200 supports 3D. 60% of projectors do not support 3D.
Shorter Than Average Service Life of Lamp
The service life of lamp of the Benq HC1200 of only 2,000h is in the shortest 4% of all projectors when ordered 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.
Has a Handheld Remote Control
The Benq HC1200 has a handheld remote control. 81% of projectors also have a handheld remote control.
Bigger Than Average Bulb Power
The average bulb power of all projectors is 250W, with the smallest being 15W and the biggest being 840W. The bulb power of the Benq HC1200 of 310W is in the biggest 16% of all data projectors when ordered by this feature.
Has a Carrying Case
The Benq HC1200 has a carrying case, which is unusual. 82% of projectors do not have a carrying case.
Supports Full HD
The Benq HC1200 supports full HD, which is unusual. 63% of projectors do not support full HD.