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Benq HT3050

Benq HT3050
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projectorcentral.com Highly Rated
The most economical battery powered projector around
29dB 1920 X 1080 (1080p) 15000:1 Yes Feb 2016
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Benq HT3050 Review

With excellent reviews and features, we have ranked the Benq HT3050 number 30 in battery powered projectors and number 399 in 3D projectors.
94
Reviews
5 Reviews + 1 Award
82
Features
Fully-Featured
80
Age
2 Years Old
72
Running Costs
£76 Over 5 Years
75
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 75?

It has great expert reviews and exceptional user reviews with an average overall rating of 89%. This projector has received an industry award from Projectorcentral.com. Epson data projectors also have excellent reviews in general.
At over a year old this projector is slightly out of date, and newer data projectors with more up to date technology are available. View the latest projectors 2018.
It has running costs of £76 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 2,022 projectors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving data projectors.
This Benq projector has some great features:
1920 x 1080 (1080p) resolution
All-Glass optics for best-in-class image quality
Timeless image quality:
Accurate
Long lasting picture quality with colorifc DLP projection technology
BeQ DLP projectors
Wireless FHD kit (optional)
One-Stop home entertainment without wires
Project onto any wall color surface
Step-by-Step setup guide
Intuitive user interface
Side projection with 2d keystone
Vertical lens shift flexibility
Big zoom for big pictures in any space
100 image from just 8.4
Larger than life shorter throw projection
BeQ smarteco :
Quieter than average noise level
Hardware design
Higher than average contrast ratio (typical)
Has a built-in speaker
Rec. 709 cinematic color
Cinematic color as big as life in your own living room
Breathtaking motion picture quality
How our projectors are designed for rec. 709
Software optimization
Class-Leading high fill factor :
Production line quality control
Crisper, sharper full HD 1080p
Hollywood magic in your house
Independent 3d color control for all 6 primary colors
ISFcccCertification
High contrast, razor-sharp image
Razor-Sharp image clarity

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Benq HT3050 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

One Industry Award

One expert review site thought that this projector was very good. This was from Projectorcentral.com who gave it an "Highly Rated".

Good Expert Reviews

Based on two expert reviews from sites including projectorcentral.com and soundandvision.com this multimedia projector has an average expert rating of 86%. Experts think this data projector is one of the better projectors.

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Benq Projectors Have Very Good Reviews

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

Running Costs

Running Costs Are OK

Based on typical energy prices and usage levels we estimate that the 5 year running cost of the HT3050 is £76, which is typical compared to the other 2,022 data projectors.

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Age

Released Over Two Years Ago

This multimedia projector has been on the market since February 2016.

Features

1920 X 1080 (1080p) Resolution

The Benq HT3050 has a 1920 x 1080 (1080p) projector native resolution which is higher than most projectors. Most projectors have a 1280 x 800 resolution. Projectors resolutions range from 640 x 360 (nHD) (worst) to 4096 x 2400 (4K) (best).

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Quieter Than Average Noise Level

Projectors have noise levels of between 20dB and 93dB, and the average noise level is 34dB. The noise level of the Benq HT3050 of only 29dB is in the quietest 14% of all data projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Higher Than Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The Benq HT3050's contrast ratio (typical) of 15,000 is in the highest 31% of all multimedia projectors when ranked by this feature. The contrast ratio (typical) of multimedia projectors range from 1.5 to 2,500,000, and the average contrast ratio (typical) is 27,000.

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Dimmer Than Average Projector Brightness

The projector brightness of the Benq HT3050 of only 2,000 ANSI lumens is dimmer than average when compared to most other projectors. It is dimmer than 90% of all projectors when sorted by this feature. Projectors have projector brightnesses of between 100 ANSI lumens and 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 HT3050 has a built-in speaker, as do 77% of projectors.

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Supports 3D

The Benq HT3050 supports 3D. 60% of projectors do not support 3D.

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Very Short Service Life of Lamp

The service life of lamp of the Benq HT3050 of only 3,500h is shorter than average when compared to most other projectors. It is shorter than 70% of all projectors when ordered by this feature. Across all the projectors the service life of lamps range from 200h to 50,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 7,000h.

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Average Bulb Power

The bulb power of the Benq HT3050 of 240W is pretty typical compared to most other data projectors. It is in the biggest 60% of all data projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Has a 3D Glasses Included

The Benq HT3050 has a 3D glasses included, which is unusual. 97% of projectors do not have a 3D glasses included.

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Does Not Support Full HD

The Benq HT3050 does not support full HD. 63% of projectors also do not support full HD.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

benq ht3050

Barcodes:

00840046033453

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