Benq MX618ST
Benq MX618ST
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Benq MX618ST

A 4 year old 1300:1 1024 x 768 data projector with satisfactory reviews and adequate features
1300:1 XGA (1024x768) Yes 33dB Feb 2013
Contrast Ratio (typical) Projector Native Resolution 3D Noise Level Release Date

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Benq MX618ST Review

With low running costs and good reviews, we have scored the Benq MX618ST as follows for Summary.
2 Reviews
Average Features
4 Years Old
£92 Over 1 Year
Overall Score

Why Has it Scored 40?

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 data projectors are available. View the latest 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.
This Benq projector has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Has a carrying case
Has a built-in speaker
Does not support full HD
Only 1,080 video mode

Benq MX618ST In-Depth Analysis


Average Expert Reviews

Based on two expert reviews from sites including PC Mag and the average expert rating of this projector is 70 out of 100.

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Benq Projectors Have Very Good Reviews

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


Does Not Support Full HD

The Benq MX618ST does not support full HD. 64% of multimedia projectors also do not support full HD.

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Average Projector Brightness

The projector brightness of the MX618ST of 2,800 ANSI lumens is pretty average compared to most other projectors. It is in the brightest 28% of all projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Has a Carrying Case

The MX618ST has a carrying case, unlike 81% of projectors which do not have a carrying case.

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Only 1,080 Video Mode

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1024 X 768 Resolution

The MX618ST has a 1024 x 768 projector native resolution which is higher than most projectors. Most data projectors have a WXGA (1280x800) resolution. This data projector also has a projector native resolution of XGA (1024x768).

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Average Noise Level

The noise level of the Benq MX618ST of 33dB is fairly typical compared to most other projectors. It is in the loudest 33% of all projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The MX618ST has a built-in speaker. 76% of projectors also have a built-in speaker.

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Has a Built-In Display

The Benq MX618ST has a built-in display. 96% of projectors do not have a built-in display.

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Released Over Four Years Ago

This Benq projector has been on the market since February 2013.

Running Costs

Running Costs Are OK

The MX618ST has an average 1 year running cost of £92 based on average energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 1,763 projectors.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers benq mx618st
Barcodes 00172302796759, 00840046026523, 04718755035685, 04718755039867, 08400460265230
96% brighter projector brightness
90% longer service life of lamp
18% quieter noise level
Quieter noise level
Higher running costs over five years by £8.01
Brighter projector brightness
Bigger bulb power
More expensive to run over five years by 26%
Expert reviews are a lot better
Bigger bulb power
Shorter service life of lamp
11dB quieter noise level
5% bigger bulb power
Four months older