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Benq MX525

£280.53
£249.99 £30.54 cheaper than 10 days ago
A great value for money and fairly highly rated 13000:1 1024 x 768 projector
13000:1 XGA (1024x768) Yes 33dB Mar 2015
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Benq MX525 Review

Representing excellent value for money and with very good reviews, we have ranked the Benq MX525 number 650 across all projectors.
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2 Years Old
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£91 Over 1 Year
Overall Score
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Why Has it Scored 69?

It has brilliant user reviews but average expert reviews. 100% of buyers recommended this multimedia projector to others. Sony data projectors also have excellent reviews in general.
This projector is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer multimedia projectors with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest data projectors 2017.
This Benq projector has running costs of £91 over 1 year, which are typical compared to the other 1,758 projectors that we have compared it to.
Customers report it is fairly priced.
The MX525 has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
1024 x 768 resolution
Has a built-in speaker(s)
Only 1,080 video mode
Does not support full HD

Should You Buy it Now?

Our unique forecasting algorithm looks at historic price trends and predicts the most likely price change over the next 2 weeks. You may want to consider buying now before the price goes up. The price has dropped from £280.53 to £249.99 in the last 10 days. You may want to consider buying now before the price goes back up.
There is a 90% chance that the price will go up. However the future is never certain and there remains a chance that the price will actually go down. Get Price Alerts.

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Benq MX525 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Expert Reviews Are Average

This data projector received a rating of 70 out of 100 from data projector expert review site PC Mag.

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User Reviews Are Excellent

The average user rating of this projector is terrific based on 16 user reviews. Over 87% of reviewers gave this 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

Seven owners who reviewed this projector said that it was good value for money.

Benq Has Very Good Reviews for Its Data Projectors

We checked 2,098 user and expert reviews (including 275 verified purchases) for Benq multimedia projectors and found that on average Benq has very good ratings compared to other brands. We also found that Benq has very good ratings specifically for its data projectors. 94% of those that bought a Benq data projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Users Report Good Product Quality

Four owners who bought the Benq MX525 concluded that it was good quality.


Value For Money

Low-Priced

We think this projector represents good value compared to other data projectors. The price range of data projectors is from £106 to £17,495.

Price Has Gone Down by £31 (11%)

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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 £249.99 was the cheapest. The cheapest price that we could find overseas was in the United States where the price is $662.49 (£862.69).

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Features

Only 1,080 Video Mode

This multimedia projector supports a 1080|1080 supported video modes, which is the most commonly supported supported video modes on data projectors.

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Does Not Support Full HD

The Benq MX525 does not support full HD, although it is worth noting that most of the other projectors also do not support full HD.

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Average Projector Brightness

The Benq MX525 has a relatively standard projector brightness (3,200 ANSI lumens) compared to most of the other data projectors.

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Average Noise Level

With a noise level of 33 decibels, the Benq MX525 has a pretty standard noise level compared to most of the other projectors.

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1024 X 768 Resolution

The Benq MX525 has a maximum resolution of 1024 x 768. That's over three times the resolution of a 280 x 800 multimedia projector, which is the most frequently found resolution. In addition, this Benq data projector has a projector native resolution of XGA (1024x768). Across all data projectors the best resolution is DCI 4K (4096 x 2160) and the worst is 280 x 800.

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Quite Small Bulb Power

With a bulb power of only 190 Watts, the Benq MX525 has one of the smaller bulb powers amongst data projectors of this age. The smallest bulb power of data projectors is 3.5W and the biggest is 3,000W.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Benq MX525 has a built-in speaker(s). Most of the other projectors also have a built-in speaker(s).

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Age

Released Over Two Years Ago

This projector has been on the market since March 2015.


Running Costs

Average Running Costs

Based on average energy prices and usage levels we estimate that the 1 year running cost of the MX525 is £91, which is typical compared to the other 1,758 multimedia projectors.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers benq 9hjcg7714e, benq 9hjcg7713e, benq mx525a
Barcodes 02100000269976, 04718755053320, 05054484731184, 05054565491662

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