Benq MX503
Benq MX503
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Benq MX503

A 5 year old 13000:1 1024 x 768 multimedia projector with passable features
13000:1 XGA (1024x768) Yes 30dB Sep 2012
Contrast Ratio (typical) Projector Native Resolution 3D Noise Level Release Date

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Benq MX503 Review

With low running costs and mediocre features, we have scored the Benq MX503 as follows for Summary.
Average Features
5 Years Old
£92 Over 1 Year
Overall Score

Why Has it Scored 35?

It has terrific user reviews with an average user rating of 100%. Sony projectors also 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 multimedia projectors 2017.
It has running costs of £92 over 1 year, which puts it typical compared to the other 1,763 data projectors that we have compared it to.
Customers report product quality.
This Benq projector has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Has a zoom capability
Quite dim projector brightness
Quite small bulb power

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Benq MX503 In-Depth Analysis


Benq Has Very Good Data Projector Reviews

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

Users Report Good Product Quality

Two people who reviewed it thought it was good quality.


Has a Zoom Capability

The Benq MX503 has a zoom capability. 91% of projectors do not have a zoom capability.

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Quite Dim Projector Brightness

Across all the projectors the projector brightnesses range from 12 ANSI lumens to 85,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,700 ANSI lumens. The projector brightness of the Benq MX503 of only 2,700 ANSI lumens is in the dimmest 25% of all data projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Quite Small Bulb Power

Across all the projectors the bulb powers range from 3.5W to 4,200W, and the average bulb power is 260W. The Benq MX503's bulb power of only 190W is in the smallest 13% of all projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Does Not Support Full HD

The Benq MX503 does not support full HD, although this is within the context that 64% of data projectors also do not support full HD.

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The Benq MX503 is 3D-ready, unlike 85% of projectors which are not 3D-ready.

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1024 X 768 Resolution

The Benq MX503 has a 1024 x 768 projector native resolution which is higher than most projectors. Most projectors have a WXGA (1280x800) resolution. In addition, this projector has a projector native resolution of XGA (1024x768).

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Only 1,080 Video Mode

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The Benq MX503 has a built-in speaker, as do 76% of projectors.

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Quite Quiet Noise Level

Across all the projectors the noise levels range from 10dB to 93dB, and the average noise level is 34dB. The Benq MX503's noise level of only 30dB is in the quietest 19% of all projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Released Over Five Years Ago

This Benq projector has been on the market since September 2012.

Running Costs

OK Running Costs

The average 1 year running cost of the MX503 is £92 based on passable usage levels and energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 1,763 projectors.

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Product Identifiers

Barcodes 00001910140558, 00100177421704, 00151902974279, 00163120857036, 00168141609121, 00172302796476, 00840046024734, 04718755035265