Benq MW721
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Benq MW721

A 4 year old 13000:1 280 x 800 projector with good features and satisfactory reviews
13000:1 WXGA (1280x800) No 33dB Apr 2013
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Benq MW721 Review

With good features and average reviews, we have ranked the Benq MW721 number 933 across all projectors.
2 Reviews
Good Features
4 Years Old
£124 Over 1 Year
Overall Score

Why Has it Scored 43?

It has below average expert reviews with an average expert rating of 60%. Sony projectors have excellent reviews in general.
This projector is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better data projectors are available. View the latest projectors 2017.
It has running costs of £124 over 1 year, which puts it typical compared to the other 1,763 projectors that we have compared it to.
Customers report good picture quality.
This Benq projector has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Features noise reduction
Does not support full HD
Only 1,080 video mode

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Benq MW721 In-Depth Analysis


Poor Expert Reviews

This multimedia projector has an average expert rating of 60 out of 100 based on two expert reviews from sites including PC Mag and IT If all the projectors are ranked by average expert review score then this data projector is in the bottom 13%.

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Benq Has Very Good Reviews for Its Projectors

We checked 2,105 owner and expert reviews (including 276 verified purchases) for Benq projectors and found that on average Benq has very good ratings. 94% of those that bought a Benq projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Users Report Good Picture Quality

Two people who reviewed this projector reckoned that it had good picture quality.

Users Report Superior Product Quality

Two owners mentioned in their reviews that the product was good quality.



The Benq MW721 is HD-Ready. 79% of projectors are not HD-Ready.

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Average Noise Level

The Benq MW721's noise level of 33dB is pretty standard compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is in the loudest 38% of all projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Does Not Support Full HD

The Benq MW721 does not support full HD. 64% of projectors also do not support full HD.

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Average Projector Brightness

The projector brightness of the Benq MW721 of 3,500 ANSI lumens is relatively typical compared to most other projectors. It is in the brightest 65% of all projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Features Noise Reduction

The Benq MW721 features noise reduction, which is unusual. 97% of data projectors do not feature noise reduction.

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Has a Zoom Capability

The Benq MW721 has a zoom capability, which is unusual. 91% of projectors do not have a zoom capability.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The Benq MW721 has a built-in speaker. 76% of projectors also have a built-in speaker.

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Only 1,080 Video Mode

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Has a Carrying Case

The Benq MW721 has a carrying case. 81% of projectors do not have a carrying case.

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Only 280 X 800 Resolution

The Benq MW721 has a 280 x 800 projector native resolution which is higher than most data projectors. Most projectors have a WXGA (1280x800) resolution.

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

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Released Over Four Years Ago

Benq released the MW721 in April 2013.

Running Costs

Running Costs Are OK

The average running cost of the MW721 is £124 over 1 year based on satisfactory usage levels and energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 1,763 projectors.

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Product Identifiers

Barcodes 00045555961772, 00617407380521, 00840046024963, 04718755035647, 08400460249636

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