Benq MW821ST
Benq MW821ST
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Benq MW821ST

An inferior value for money 13000:1 280 x 800 projector with passable features
13000:1 WXGA (1280x800) Yes 33dB Sep 2012
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Benq MW821ST Review

With low running costs and mediocre features,
Average Features
4 Years Old
£104 Over 1 Year
Overall Score

Why Has it Scored 42?

Sony projectors have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better projectors are available. View the latest projectors 2017.
This projector has running costs of £104 over 1 year, which puts it typical compared to the other 1,763 multimedia projectors that we have compared it to.
It has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Has a built-in speaker
Features noise reduction
Only 1,080 video mode
Only 280 x 800 resolution

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Benq MW821ST In-Depth Analysis


Benq Has Very Good Reviews for Its Projectors

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

Value For Money


Has a Built-In Speaker

The MW821ST has a built-in speaker, as do 76% of projectors.

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Average Projector Brightness

The projector brightness of the MW821ST of 3,000 ANSI lumens is relatively typical compared to most other projectors. It is in the brightest 40% of all projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Only 1,080 Video Mode

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Only 280 X 800 Resolution

The Benq MW821ST has a higher resolution than most projectors. This data projector has a 280 x 800 resolution, whereas most projectors have a WXGA (1280x800) resolution.

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

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Does Not Support Full HD

Like most other projectors, the MW821ST does not support full HD. 64% of projectors do not support full HD.

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Features Noise Reduction

The MW821ST features noise reduction, which is unusual. 97% of multimedia projectors do not feature noise reduction.

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Average Noise Level

The noise level of the MW821ST of 33dB is fairly standard compared to most other projectors. It is in the loudest 38% of all multimedia projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Released Over Four Years Ago

Benq released the MW821ST in September 2012.

Running Costs

Running Costs Are Average

The MW821ST is typical compared to the other 1,763 projectors that we have assessed for 1 year running costs. Based on fine usage levels and energy prices, we estimate the 1 year running cost of the MW821ST is £104.

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Product Identifiers

Barcodes 00163120650521, 00840046026479, 08400460264790

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