Benq HT2050
Benq HT2050
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Benq HT2050 Highly Rated
An award winning 15000:1 1920 x 1080 multimedia projector with adequate features
15000:1 1080p (1920x1080) Yes 29dB Feb 2016
Contrast Ratio (typical) Projector Native Resolution 3D Noise Level Release Date

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Benq HT2050 Review

With excellent reviews and at under 2 years old, we have scored the Benq HT2050 as follows for Summary.
14 Reviews + 1 Award
Average Features
18 Months Old
£117 Over 1 Year
Overall Score

Why Has it Scored 56?

It has great expert reviews and great user reviews with 100% of buyers recommending this projector to others. This projector has received an industry award from Sony projectors also have excellent reviews in general.
At over a year old this projector is slightly out of date, and newer multimedia projectors with more up to date technology are available. View the latest multimedia projectors 2017.
It has running costs of £117 over 1 year, which puts it typical compared to the other 1,763 projectors that we have compared it to.
This Benq projector has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Quite quiet noise level
Has a 3D glasses included
Only 1,080 video mode
Quite dim projector brightness

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Benq HT2050 In-Depth Analysis


One Industry Award

The editor of one expert review site decided that this projector was very good. This was from who gave it an "Highly Rated".

Expert Reviews Are Good

Based on three expert reviews from sites including, and this projector has an average expert rating of 87 out of 100. This means that multimedia projector experts think this Benq multimedia projector is one of the better projectors.

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Excellent User Reviews

The average user rating of this projector is 90% based on 11 user reviews. 6 reviewers (90% of all reviewers) gave this projector either 4 or 5 stars and 100% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others.

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Very Good Brand

We checked 2,105 user and expert reviews (including 276 verified purchases) for Benq 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.


Quite Quiet Noise Level

Projectors have noise levels of between 10dB and 93dB, and the average noise level is 34dB. The noise level of the Benq HT2050 of only 29dB is in the quietest 11% of all projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Only 1,080 Video Mode

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Has a 3D Glasses Included

The Benq HT2050 has a 3D glasses included, which is unusual. 97% of projectors do not have a 3D glasses included.

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Supports Full HD

The Benq HT2050 supports full HD, unlike 64% of projectors which do not support full HD.

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Quite Dim Projector Brightness

The projector brightness of the Benq HT2050 of only 2,200 ANSI lumens is fairly dim compared to most other projectors. It is in the dimmest 15% of all projectors when ordered by this feature. Across all the multimedia projectors the projector brightnesses range from 12 ANSI lumens to 85,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,700 ANSI lumens.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The Benq HT2050 has a built-in speaker. 76% of projectors also have a built-in speaker.

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Has a Mounting Brackets Included

The Benq HT2050 has a mounting brackets included, unlike 97% of projectors which do not have a mounting brackets included.

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Quite Short Service Life of Lamp

The Benq HT2050's service life of lamp of only 500h is very short compared to most other projectors. It is in the shortest 1% of all projectors when ranked 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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1920 X 1080 Resolution

The Benq HT2050 has a 1920 x 1080 projector native resolution which is higher than most projectors. Most projectors have a WXGA (1280x800) resolution. This multimedia projector also has a projector native resolution of 1080p (1920x1080). The best resolution of all projectors is DCI 4K (4096 x 2160) and the worst is 280 x 800.

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Released 18 Months Ago

Benq released the HT2050 in February 2016.

Running Costs

Average Running Costs

The average 1 year running cost of the HT2050 is £117 based on passable energy prices and usage levels, which is typical compared to the other 1,763 projectors.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers visipax 15k1, benq ht2050
Barcodes 00779184060789, 00840046033019, 04544438054861

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