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Benq MX525

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Benq MX525

£280.53
Benq MX525
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A positively reviewed and low cost moderate noise level XGA projector, with very low running costs and good features
33dB 1024 X 768 (XGA) 13000:1 Yes Mar 2015
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BenQ MX525 3200 Lumens 3D XGA Projector with HDMI
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£320.86
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Benq MX525 Review

Representing excellent value for money and with reviews, we have ranked the Benq MX525 number 103 in 3D projectors and number 124 across all projectors.
86
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42 Reviews
98
Value for Money
Excellent
75
Features
Good Features
70
Age
2 Years Old
85
Running Costs
£54 Over 5 Years
84
Overall Score
Excellent

Why Has it Scored 84?

It has fantastic user reviews but ok expert reviews. 100% of buyers recommended this projector to others. Epson data projectors also have excellent reviews in general.
This projector is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer data projectors with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest projectors 2018.
This Benq projector has running costs of £54 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 2,022 data projectors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving data projectors.
Customers report it is reasonably priced.
The MX525 has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Has a built-in speaker
Supports 3D
Only 1024 x 768 (XGA) resolution
Smaller than average bulb power

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Benq MX525 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Average Expert Reviews

Expert review site PC Mag scored this projector 70%.

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Excellent User Reviews

Users have rated this multimedia projector as marvellous on average. Over 88% of reviewers gave this multimedia projector either 4 or 5 stars and 100% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others.

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Customers Report That it is Fairly Priced

Eight people who reviewed the Benq MX525 thought it was good value for money.

Benq Has Very Good Reviews for Its Projectors

We checked 2,379 expert and owner reviews (including 316 verified purchases) for Benq multimedia projectors and found that on average Benq has very good reviews. 94% of those that bought a Benq data projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Customers Report Great Product Quality

Four customers wrote in their reviews that the product was good quality.

Value For Money

Good Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews but average features and is over 6 months old. However at £280.53 it is cheaper than 94% of projectors.

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Cheaper in the United Kingdom Than Overseas

We checked 22 other countries for prices for the Benq MX525 and the United Kingdom price of £280.53 was the cheapest.

The cheapest price that we could find overseas was in the United States where the price is $499.99 (£693.54).

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Running Costs

OK Running Costs

Based on average energy prices and usage levels we estimate that the 5 year running cost of the MX525 is £54, which is typical compared to the other 2,022 projectors.

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Age

Released Over Two Years Ago

This data projector was released in March 2015.

Features

Only 1024 X 768 (XGA) Resolution

The Benq MX525 has a 1024 x 768 (XGA) projector native resolution which is higher than most projectors. Most projectors have a 1280 x 800 resolution. The best resolution of all projectors is 4096 x 2400 (4K) and the worst is 640 x 360 (nHD).

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Average Noise Level

The noise level of the Benq MX525 of 33dB is pretty typical compared to most other projectors. It is louder than 58% of all projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The contrast ratio (typical) of the Benq MX525 of 13,000 is relatively typical compared to most other projectors. It is higher than 38% of all multimedia projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Average Projector Brightness

The Benq MX525's projector brightness of 3,200 ANSI lumens is pretty standard compared to most other projectors. It is in the brightest 46% of all data projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Supports 3D

The Benq MX525 supports 3D, which is unusual. 60% of projectors do not support 3D.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The Benq MX525 has a built-in speaker. 77% of projectors also have a built-in speaker.

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Average Service Life of Lamp

The Benq MX525's service life of lamp of 4,500h is relatively typical compared to most other projectors. It is longer than 47% of all projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The Benq MX525 has a handheld remote control. 81% of projectors also have a handheld remote control.

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Smaller Than Average Bulb Power

The average bulb power of all projectors is 250W, with the smallest being 15W and the biggest being 840W. The Benq MX525's bulb power of only 190W is smaller than average when compared to most other projectors. It is in the smallest 6% of all projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Does Not Support Full HD

The Benq MX525 does not support full HD. 63% of projectors also do not support full HD.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

benq 9hjcg7713e

Barcodes:

00840046030773, 02100000269976, 04718755053320, 05054484731184, 05054565491662, 08400460307732

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