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Benq MW705 Projector

£459.01
13000:1 WXGA (1280x800) 31dB Oct 2015
Contrast Ratio (typical) Projector Native Resolution 3D Noise Level Release Date £115.86 Electricity cost over 5 years
Expert reviews are average
Easy to use
Does not have good colour saturation
6 Reviews
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Reviews

Expert Reviews Are Average

This Benq projector received an expert rating of 70 out of 100 from PC Mag.

Benq Has Good Reviews for Its Multimedia Projectors

We checked 1,984 owner and expert reviews (including 65 verified purchases) for Benq projectors and found that on average Benq has good reviews compared to other brands. We also found that Benq has good reviews specifically within its 13000:1 contrast ratio projectors range. 95% of those that bought a Benq projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Power

Does Not Have a Good Battery Life

One Benq MW705 reviewer who reviewed this projector said that it did not have a good battery life. Pc Mag wrote on PC Mag last year “Crap battery life”.


Does Not Have Good Colour Saturation

One Benq MW705 reviewer concluded that it did not have good colour saturation. Pc Mag said in their Benq MW705 review “With data images, some colors are a little dark” . One customer wrote that it did not have clear images. Bevin wrote “This projector had no issue projecting a crisp, clear image w/ hardly any color loss” in their review of the Benq MW705.

Inferior Sound Quality

One customer who bought it wrote that it did not have good sound quality.

Good At Displaying Standard Definition TV

One Benq MW705 reviewer mentioned that the Benq MW705 was good at displaying standard definition TV. Pc Mag said “Buona qualit costruttiva, Android 6.0 Marshmallow, espansione micro SD” .


Weight & Dimensions

Good Size

One person who reviewed the product thought it was a good size. Amazon Customer said in their Benq MW705 review “Love the landscape proportions!”.


Design

Easy to Use

One Benq MW705 reviewer reckoned that this projector was easy to setup. Bevin scored the Benq MW705 8 stars and wrote on Amazon in April last year “Super easy to set-up” in their Benq MW705 review. One Benq MW705 owner who purchased this projector thought it was easy to use.

Good Quality

One customer who purchased this projector considered that it was good quality. Pc Mag wrote in their review of this projector on PC Mag “Near-excellent image quality for data images”.

Well Designed

Two people mentioned in their reviews that the product was well designed. Pc Mag mentioned on PC Mag “Hardy design” in their review of this projector. One Benq MW705 owner who reviewed it thought it was smooth. Pc Mag said “Smooth performer”.

Ceiling Mountable

The Benq MW705 is ceiling mountable, as are most of the other 13000:1 contrast ratio projectors that have been around for around the same time as this data projector.

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Other

Released Over a Year Ago

This Benq projector has been on the market since October 2015.


Video

Supports Full HD

The Benq MW705 supports full HD, unlike most of the other projectors of this spec and age which do not support full HD.

There are a number of other multimedia projectors which support full HD currently available which you might want to consider including the Benq TW529 which is cheaper; or the Benq MX631ST (£501.74) which has better reviews.

We compared this projector to all the other projectors with a full HD and we think the Benq MW571 (£519.02) is also worth considering.

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Multimedia

Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Benq MW705 has a built-in speaker(s). Most of the other comparable spec projectors that were launched around the same time as this data projector also have a built-in speaker(s).

Other data projectors with a built-in speaker(s) currently available that you might want to look at include a cheaper projector such as the Benq MW529 (£345.95) or you might consider a higher rated projector such as the Benq MX631ST (£501.74).

We compared this projector to all the other projectors with a built-in speaker(s) and we think the Benq MW571 (£519.02) is also worth considering.

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Projector

Very Bright Projector Brightness

Projectors of this type and age have projector brightnesses of between 3,000 ANSI lumens and 4,000 ANSI lumens. At 4,000 ANSI lumens, the Benq MW705 has a quite bright projector brightness compared to most of the other similar spec multimedia projectors that have been around for around the same time as this projector.

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WXGA (1280x800) Resolution

The highest resolution of the Benq MW705 is WXGA (1280x800). That's 30% more resolution than the most frequently found projector native resolution of XGA (1024x768).

This data projector's resolution (WXGA (1280x800)) is actually the best resolution across all 13000:1 contrast ratio projectors that have been on the market for more than a year.

The worst resolution amongst similar types of data projector is SVGA (800x600).

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Ports & Interfaces

Does Not Have a DVI Port

Like most of the other data projectors of a comparable age and spec to this projector, the Benq MW705 does not have a DVI port.

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Packaging Content

Has a Carrying Case

The Benq MW705 has a carrying case. Most of the other multimedia projectors of this spec and age also have a carrying case.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The Benq MW705 has a handheld remote control. Most of the other multimedia projectors of this age and spec also have a handheld remote control.

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Performance

Has an On Screen Display (OSD)

The Benq MW705 has an On Screen Display (OSD), as do most of the other projectors of a comparable spec and age to this multimedia projector.

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Quite Quiet Noise Level

The Benq MW705 has a fairly quiet noise level (only 31 decibels) compared to most of the other multimedia projectors that have been on the market for a similar time to this data projector. The noise levels of similar spec data projectors that are a comparable age to this projector range from 28dB to 38dB.

If you don't mind having a louder noise level then you might want to consider the Benq MW632ST (£534) (33dB).

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Energy

High Running Costs

The MW705 has an average 1 year running cost of £116 based on typical energy prices and usage levels, which is in the most expensive 4% of all 26 projectors of this age and type.


Lamps

Quite Short Service Life of Lamp

With a service life of lamp of only 3,000 hours, the Benq MW705 has one of the shorter service life of lamps amongst 13000:1 contrast ratio projectors of this age. The shortest service life of lamp of multimedia projectors of a similar age and spec to this data projector is 2,000h and the longest is 5,000h.

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Product Identifiers

Barcodes 00840046033170, 04718755060496, 04718755063718, 08032976103920

Benq MW705 Review Sources

To prepare this Benq MW705 review we compared this projector to 2,071 other models. For each projector that we compared, we collated thousands of pieces of information including technical specs, reviews, and prices. In total we analysed 326,513 product attributes, 14,250 projector reviews and 2,764,700 historical projector prices from 169 projector retailers. We then picked out the standout features of this projector compared to the other models as well as any areas where this projector is lacking.

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