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Benq HT3050
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Benq HT3050 Projector

projectorcentral.com Highly Rated
15000:1 1080p (1920x1080) 29dB Feb 2016
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The BeQ Colorific HT3050 elevates the home cinema experience to a whole new level, thanks to BeQ technology that achieves the Rec. 709 cinematic color reproduction, delivering the exact color... More
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13 Reasons For

One Industry Award

The expert at one expert review site wrote that this data projector was good. Projectorcentral.com gave this projector a "Highly Rated" award.

Expert Reviews Are Excellent

This data projector received a rating of 100 out of 100 from projector expert review site projectorcentral.com. If all the battery powered projectors that have been on the market for the last year are ranked by average expert review score then this Benq data projector is in the top 1%.

Benq Has Good Projector Reviews

On average Benq battery powered projectors have good ratings as do all projectors manufactured by Benq.

Robust

One Benq HT3050 owner who reviewed the Benq HT3050 thought it was well made. Expert website Projectorcentral.com said “The HT3050 and HT2050 are built on the same platform.”.

Supports 3D

The Benq HT3050 supports 3D. Most of the other latest battery powered projectors do not support 3D.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Benq HT3050 has a built-in speaker(s), as do most of the other data projectors that came out in the last 12 months.

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1080p (1920x1080) Projector Native Resolution

The highest resolution of the Benq HT3050 is 1080p (1920x1080). That's over two times the resolution of the most common projector native resolution of XGA (1024x768). The worst resolution of all recently released projectors is WVGA (854x480) and the best is DCI 4K (4096 x 2160).

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1920 X 1200 (WUXGA) Supported Graphics Resolutions

The highest resolution supported by the Benq HT3050 is 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA). That's 20% more resolution than the most frequently found supported graphics resolutions of 1600 x 1200 (UXGA). In addition, this Benq multimedia projector supports a supported graphics resolutions of 640 x 480 (VGA). Across all multimedia projectors that came out around the same time as the HT3050 the best resolution is 4096 x 2160 and the worst is 640 x 350.

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Quite High RMS Rated Power

At 20 Watts, the Benq HT3050 has a quite high RMS rated power compared to most of the other battery powered projectors that have been available for the last year. The average RMS rated power of battery powered projectors that came out around the same time as the HT3050 is 5.5W.

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Two HDMI Ports Quantitys

Most new projectors have between one and two HDMI ports quantitys, including the Benq HT3050 which has two HDMI ports quantitys.

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Two USB 2.0 Ports Quantitys

The Benq HT3050 is a two USB 2.0 ports quantity data projector. Most of the other data projectors that came out around the same time as the HT3050 only have one USB 2.0 ports quantity.

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Very Quiet Noise Level

The Benq HT3050 has a quite quiet noise level (only 29 decibels) compared to most of the other projectors that have been around for a comparable time to the HT3050. The average noise level of latest similar spec projectors is 32dB, and the noise levels range from 29dB to 41dB.

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Fairly Bright Projector Brightness

The Benq HT3050 has one of the brighter projector brightnesss (2,000 ANSI lumens) amongst battery powered projectors of this age. The dimmest projector brightness of battery powered projectors that were released around the same time as the HT3050 is 40 ANSI lumens and the brightest is 3,500 ANSI lumens.

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7 Reasons Against

Price Has Recently Increased by £50.27

The price of the HT3050 has increased by £50.27 in the last 38 days.

Does Not Support Full HD

Like most of the other multimedia projectors that were released around the same time as the HT3050, the Benq HT3050 does not support full HD.

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Does Not Support Wi-Fi

Like most of the other similar spec projectors that were released in the last year, the Benq HT3050 does not support wi-Fi.

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Expensive

We think this multimedia projector looks expensive compared to other recently released battery powered projectors. The cheapeast battery powered projector that has been on the market for the last year that we found costs £226 and the most expensive costs £931.

Very Short Service Life of Lamp

Across all the recently released battery powered projectors the service life of lamps range from 3,000h to 30,000h. The Benq HT3050 has a quite short service life of lamp (only 3,500 hours) compared to most of the other comparable spec data projectors that are a similar age to the HT3050.

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Very Short Service Life of Lamp (economic Mode)

With a service life of lamp (economic mode) of only 5,000 hours, the Benq HT3050 has one of the shorter service life of lamp (economic mode)s amongst comparable spec multimedia projectors of this age. Projectors that have been available for around the same time as the HT3050 have service life of lamp (economic mode)s of between 5,000h and 30,000h.

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Heavy

With a weight of 3.6 kilograms, the Benq HT3050 is one of the heavier battery powered projectors that have been available for the last year amongst battery powered projectors of this age. The average weight of latest similar spec multimedia projectors is 1.4kg.

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1 Other reason to consider the Benq HT3050

Released Twelve Months Ago

Benq released the HT3050 twelve months ago.

Specification

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Contrast Ratio (typical)
Projector Native Resolution
Projector Brightness
Keystone Correction, Horizontal
Keystone Correction, Vertical
Number of Colours
Zoom Ratio
Screen Size Compatibility
Native Aspect Ratio
Projection Technology
Number of Colours
Lamps
Service Life of Lamp (economic Mode)
Bulb Power
Service Life of Lamp
Lens System
Throw Ratio
Offset
Vertical Lens Shift Range
Horizontal Lens Shift Range
Aperture Range (F-F)
Focal Length Range (f-F)
Video
3D
Supported Graphics Resolutions
Supported Video Modes
Analog Signal Format System
Ports & Interfaces
RS-232 Ports
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in
PC Audio in
PC Audio Out
PC in (D-Sub)
Composite Video in
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
HDMI Ports Quantity
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
Remote (IR) Output
Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
Performance
Noise Level
Horizontal Scan Range
Vertical Scan Range
On Screen Display (OSD) Languages
On Screen Display (OSD)
Multimedia
Built-In Speaker(s)
RMS Rated Power
Number of Built-In Speakers
Design
Ceiling Mountable
Colour of Product
Power
Power Source
AC Adapter Frequency
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Input Frequency
AC Input Voltage
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Content
3D Glasses Included

1 Award

projectorcentral.com Highly Rated

Expert Reviews

(1)
30 October 2015

Projectorcentral.com

The HT3050 and HT2050 are built on the same platform, but they each have unique characteristics, as follows:1. The HT3050 Cinema mode is more carefully calibrated to target Rec 709 standards while... Read more…

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