Benq MX720
Benq MX720
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Benq MX720

A classic 13000:1 1024 x 768 projector with passable features
13000:1 XGA (1024x768) Yes 33dB Mar 2013
Contrast Ratio (typical) Projector Native Resolution 3D Noise Level Release Date

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Benq MX720 Review

With excellent reviews but average features, we have scored the Benq MX720 as follows for Summary.
3 Reviews
Average Features
4 Years Old
£124 Over 1 Year
Overall Score

Why Has it Scored 47?

It has not bad expert reviews and exceptional user reviews with an average overall rating of 87%. Sony 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 projectors 2017.
This Benq projector has running costs of £124 over 1 year, which puts it typical compared to the other 1,763 multimedia projectors that we have compared it to.
The MX720 has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Has a zoom capability
Does not support full HD
Only 1,080 video mode

Benq MX720 In-Depth Analysis


Expert Reviews Are Good

On average, based on two expert reviews from sites including PC Mag and IT the average expert rating of this projector is 80%.

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Benq Has Very Good Reviews for Its Projectors

Based on 2,105 owner and expert reviews (including 276 verified purchases), Benq has very good reviews for its multimedia projectors. 94% of those that bought a Benq projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Does Not Support Full HD

The Benq MX720 does not support full HD, although it is worth noting that 64% of projectors also do not support full HD.

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Average Noise Level

The Benq MX720's noise level of 33dB is relatively standard compared to most other projectors. It is in the loudest 33% of all projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Only 1,080 Video Mode

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Not Energy Star Certified

Like most other projectors, the Benq MX720 is not Energy Star certified. 99% of projectors are not Energy Star certified.

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1024 X 768 Resolution

The Benq MX720 has a 1024 x 768 projector native resolution which is higher than most projectors. Most projectors have a WXGA (1280x800) resolution. This multimedia projector also has a projector native resolution of XGA (1024x768).

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The Benq MX720 is 3D-ready. 85% of projectors are not 3D-ready.

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Has a Zoom Capability

The Benq MX720 has a zoom capability, unlike 91% of projectors which do not have a zoom capability.

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Average Projector Brightness

The Benq MX720's projector brightness of 3,500 ANSI lumens is relatively typical compared to most other projectors. It is in the brightest 62% of all data projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The Benq MX720 has a built-in speaker. 76% of multimedia projectors also have a built-in speaker.

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Released Over Four Years Ago

Benq released the MX720 in March 2013.

Running Costs

OK Running Costs

Based on fine energy prices and usage levels we estimate that the 1 year running cost of the MX720 is £124, which is typical compared to the other 1,763 projectors.

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Product Identifiers

Barcodes 00009310844830, 00033584164462, 00088021280045, 00163121204570, 00172302797336, 00740617068818, 00840046024970, 04718755035661, 08400460249704
Cheaper to run by £41.66
Longer service life of lamp
Quieter noise level
1 ANSI lumens dimmer projector brightness