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Benq MW526A Review
|Value for Money||
|17 Months Old|
|£91 Over 1 Year|
Why Has it Scored 74?
Sony projectors 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At over a year old this projector is slightly out of date, and newer data projectors with more up to date technology are available.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 2017.
It has running costs of £91 over 1 year, which puts it typical compared to the other 1,763 multimedia projectors that we have compared it to.
This projector has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Features noise reduction
Has a 3D glasses included
Only 280 x 800 resolution
Quite small bulb power
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Benq MW526A In-Depth Analysis
Benq Has Very Good Reviews for Its Multimedia Projectors
We checked 2,105 expert and user reviews (including 276 verified purchases) for Benq multimedia projectors and found that on average Benq has very good reviews compared to other manufacturers. 94% of those that bought a Benq multimedia projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.
Value For Money
Excellent Value for Money
The product is less than 18 months old but has average features but at £348.10 it is cheaper than 86% of projectors.
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Cheaper in the United Kingdom Than Overseas
We checked 22 other countries for prices for the Benq MW526A and the United Kingdom price of £348.10 was the cheapest. The cheapest price that we could find overseas was in the United States where the price is $394.04 (£512.88).
Average Projector Brightness
The Benq MW526A's projector brightness of 3,300 ANSI lumens is fairly average compared to most other projectors. It is in the brightest 56% of all projectors when ordered by this feature.
Features Noise Reduction
The Benq MW526A features noise reduction, unlike 97% of projectors which do not feature noise reduction.
Only 280 X 800 Resolution
The Benq MW526A has a 280 x 800 projector native resolution which is higher than most multimedia projectors. Most data projectors have a WXGA (1280x800) resolution.
The best resolution amongst comparable types of data projector is DCI 4K (4096 x 2160).
Has a 3D Glasses Included
The Benq MW526A has a 3D glasses included, which is unusual. 97% of multimedia projectors do not have a 3D glasses included.
Quite Small Bulb Power
The smallest bulb power of projectors is 3.5W, the biggest is 4,200W, and the average bulb power is 260W. The Benq MW526A's bulb power of only 190W is quite small compared to most other projectors. It is in the smallest 13% of all multimedia projectors when ranked by this feature.
Has a Carrying Case
The Benq MW526A has a carrying case, which is unusual. 81% of projectors do not have a carrying case.
Only 1,080 Video Mode
Has a Built-In Speaker
The Benq MW526A has a built-in speaker. 76% of data projectors also have a built-in speaker.
Average Noise Level
The noise level of the Benq MW526A of 33dB is fairly typical compared to most other projectors. It is in the loudest 38% of all multimedia projectors when sorted by this feature.
The Benq MW526A is 3D-ready, which is unusual. 85% of data projectors are not 3D-ready.
Released 17 Months Ago
Benq released the MW526A in March 2016.
Average Running Costs
The MW526A is typical compared to the other 1,763 multimedia projectors that we have analysed for 1 year running costs. Based on alright energy prices, we estimate the 1 year running cost of the MW526A is £91.