Benq MW526E
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Benq MW526E

A very highly rated 13000:1 280 x 800 multimedia projector with not bad features and very low price
13000:1 WXGA (1280x800) Yes 33dB Apr 2015
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Benq MW526 Review

With excellent reviews and representing value for money, we have ranked the Benq MW526 number 44 across all projectors.
13 Reviews
Good Features
2 Years Old
£85 Over 1 Year
Overall Score

Why Has it Scored 81?

It has very good user reviews with 100% of buyers recommending this multimedia projector to others. Sony projectors also have excellent reviews in general.
This projector is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer projectors with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest projectors 2017.
This Benq projector has running costs of £85 over 1 year, which puts it typical compared to the other 1,763 projectors that we have compared it to.
Customers report it is easy to use, it is fairly priced and product quality.
The MW526 has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Has a built-in speaker
Supports full HD
Only 1,080 video mode
Only 280 x 800 resolution

Should You Buy it Now?

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Benq MW526 In-Depth Analysis


Good Owner Reviews

On average, MW526 owners rated this multimedia projector 88%. 7 reviewers (84% of all reviewers) gave this multimedia projector either 4 or 5 stars and 100% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others.

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Benq Has Very Good Reviews for Its Multimedia Projectors

Based on 2,105 user and expert reviews (including 276 verified purchases), Benq has very good reviews for its data projectors. 94% of those that bought a Benq projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Users Report That it is Easy to Use

Two people who bought it reckoned that it was easy to use.

Customers Report That it is Fairly Priced

Five people who reviewed it reckoned that it was good value for money.

Users Report Excellent Product Quality

Three owners concluded that the Benq MW526 was good quality.

Value For Money

Excellent Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews but average features and is over 6 months old. However at £385.57 it is cheaper than 83% of projectors.

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Cheaper in the United Kingdom Than Overseas

We checked 22 other countries for prices for the Benq MW526 and the United Kingdom price of £385.57 was the cheapest. The cheapest price that we could find overseas was in the United States where the price is $937.49 (£1,220.24).

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The Benq MW526 has a built-in speaker. 76% of multimedia projectors also have a built-in speaker.

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Average Noise Level

The Benq MW526's noise level of 33dB is fairly standard compared to most other data projectors. It is in the loudest 40% of all projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Only 1,080 Video Mode

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Average Projector Brightness

The Benq MW526's projector brightness of 3,200 ANSI lumens is relatively standard compared to most other projectors. It is in the brightest 46% of all multimedia projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Supports Full HD

The Benq MW526 supports full HD. 64% of projectors do not support full HD.

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Has a 3D Glasses Included

The Benq MW526 has a 3D glasses included, unlike 97% of projectors which do not have a 3D glasses included.

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Only 280 X 800 Resolution

The Benq MW526 has a 280 x 800 projector native resolution which is higher than the WXGA (1280x800) resolution found on most projectors.

The best resolution amongst similar types of data projector is DCI 4K (4096 x 2160).

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Released Over Two Years Ago

Benq released the MW526 in April 2015.

Running Costs

OK Running Costs

The average 1 year running cost of the MW526 is £85 based on fine energy prices and usage levels, which is typical compared to the other 1,763 projectors.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

benq 9hjch7713e, benq mw526e, benq mw526a


00471875505585, 04718755053337, 04718755055850, 04718755056390

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