|30dB||1280 X 800||100000:1||No||Aug 2016|
|Noise Level||Projector Native Resolution||Contrast Ratio||3D||Release Date|
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Benq I500 Review
|18 Months Old|
|£17 Over 5 Years|
Why Has it Scored 83?
It has good expert reviews with an average expert rating of 80%. Epson data projectors also have excellent reviews in general.
At over a year old this data projector is slightly out of date, and newer projectors with more up to date technology are available. View the latest data projectors 2018.
This projector has running costs of only £17 over 5 years, which puts it in the cheapest 3% of all 2,022 multimedia projectors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving projectors.
It has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
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Benq I500 In-Depth Analysis
Good Expert Reviews
This multimedia projector received a score of 80% from expert review site PC Mag.
Benq Has Very Good Multimedia Projector Reviews
We checked 2,379 user and expert 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
Exceptional Value for Money
The product has excellent reviews, good features and is less than 18 months old. At £478.18 it is in the cheapest 25% of projectors.
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Cheaper in the United Kingdom Than Overseas
We checked 22 other countries for prices for the Benq i500 and the United Kingdom price of £478.18 was the cheapest.
The cheapest price that we could find overseas was in the United States where the price is $499.99 (£689.39).
Running Costs Are Very Low
The i500 is one of the cheapest to run projectors that we have looked at for 5 year running costs. Based on average energy prices, we estimate the 5 year running cost of the i500 is only £17.
Released 18 Months Ago
Benq released the i500 in August 2016.
1280 X 800 Resolution
This projector has a projector native resolution of 1280 x 800, which is the most frequently found resolution on projectors.
Quieter Than Average Noise Level
The average noise level of all multimedia projectors is 34dB, with the quietest being 20dB and the loudest being 93dB. The Benq i500's noise level of only 30dB is quieter than 80% of all projectors when ranked by this feature.
Higher Than Average Contrast Ratio (typical)
The Benq i500's contrast ratio (typical) of 100,000 is higher than average when compared to most other data projectors. It is in the highest 5% of all projectors when sorted by this feature. Across all the multimedia projectors the contrast ratio (typical) range from 1.5 to 2,500,000, and the average contrast ratio (typical) is 27,000.
Dimmer Than Average Projector Brightness
Across all the projectors the projector brightnesses range from 100 ANSI lumens to 85,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,700 ANSI lumens. The projector brightness of the Benq i500 of only 500 ANSI lumens is very dim compared to most other projectors. It is in the dimmest 4% of all data projectors when sorted by this feature.
Has a Built-In Speaker
The Benq i500 has a built-in speaker, as do 77% of projectors.
Longer Than Average Service Life of Lamp
The service life of lamps of projectors range from 200h to 50,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 7,000h. The Benq i500's service life of lamp of 20,000h is longer than average when compared to most other projectors. It is in the longest 10% of all projectors when ordered by this feature.
Has a Handheld Remote Control
The Benq i500 has a handheld remote control. 81% of projectors also have a handheld remote control.
Supports AVI, MPEG1 and 2 More Video Formats Supported
The Benq i500 has a greater number of supported video formats than most projectors. The most commonly supported video formats supported is VC-1, but this video formats supported is not supported by this projector. The video formats supported AVI, MPG, MPEG1 and XVID are also supported by this multimedia projector.
Has a Zoom Capability
The Benq i500 has a zoom capability, unlike 91% of projectors which do not have a zoom capability.
Does Not Support Full HD
The Benq i500 does not support full HD, although this is within the context that 63% of projectors also do not support full HD.