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Benq MW853UST

£1,261.00
A 3 year old 10000:1 280 x 800 data projector with alright reviews and satisfactory features
10000:1 WXGA (1280x800) No 33dB Sep 2014
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Benq MW853 Review

With low running costs and average reviews, we have ranked the Benq MW853 number 880 across all projectors.
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1 Review
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Poor
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Average Features
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2 Years Old
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£97 Over 1 Year
Overall Score
47
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 48?

It has ok expert reviews with an average expert rating of 70%. Sony projectors have excellent reviews in general.
This projector is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better multimedia projectors are available. View the latest projectors 2017.
It has running costs of £97 over 1 year, which puts it typical compared to the other 1,763 data projectors that we have compared it to.
This Benq projector has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
HD-Ready
Has a built-in speaker
Only 1,080 video mode
Does not support full HD

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Benq MW853 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Expert Reviews Are Average

Expert review site PC Mag scored this data projector 70 out of 100.

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Benq Has Very Good Projector Reviews

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 compared to other manufacturers. 94% of those that bought a Benq projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Value For Money

Mediocre Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews but average features and is over 6 months old, and at £1,261.00 it is more expensive than 71% of projectors.

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Features

HD-Ready

The Benq MW853 is HD-Ready. 79% of projectors are not HD-Ready.

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Average Projector Brightness

The projector brightness of the Benq MW853 of 3,200 ANSI lumens is relatively average compared to most other projectors. It is in the brightest 53% of all projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Only 1,080 Video Mode

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Average Noise Level

The Benq MW853's noise level of 33dB is pretty average compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is in the loudest 39% of all projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Does Not Support Full HD

The Benq MW853 does not support full HD. 64% of projectors also do not support full HD.

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Only 280 X 800 Resolution

The Benq MW853 has a 280 x 800 projector native resolution which is higher than most projectors. Most data projectors have a WXGA (1280x800) resolution.

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

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The Benq MW853 has a built-in speaker. 76% of projectors also have a built-in speaker.

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Has a Mounting Brackets Included

The Benq MW853 has a mounting brackets included, which is unusual. 97% of projectors do not have a mounting brackets included.

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Age

Released Over Two Years Ago

This multimedia projector was released in September 2014.


Running Costs

Running Costs Are OK

Based on passable energy prices and usage levels we estimate that the MW853 will cost £97 over 1 year to run, which is typical compared to the other 1,763 projectors.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers generic mw853ust, benq mw853ust
Barcodes 00080479681665, 04718755051715, 04718755055027

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