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Benq SH915

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Benq SH915

Benq SH915
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An economical to run and fully featured moderate noise level 1080p projector
38dB 1920 X 1080 (1080p) 11000:1 Yes Jan 2015
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Benq SH915 Review

With excellent features and low running costs, we have ranked the Benq SH915 number 716 in 3D projectors.
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Features
Fully-Featured
73
Age
3 Years Old
75
Running Costs
£72 Over 5 Years
70
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 70?

It has below average user reviews with an average user rating of 60%. Epson data projectors have excellent reviews in general.
This projector is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better multimedia projectors are available. View the latest projectors 2018.
It has running costs of £72 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.
This Benq projector has some great features:
1920 x 1080 (1080p) resolution
Brighter than average projector brightness
Has a built-in speaker
Supports 3D

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Benq SH915 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Benq Has Very Good Projector Reviews

Based on 2,379 expert and user reviews (including 316 verified purchases), Benq has very good reviews for its projectors. 94% of those that bought a Benq projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Running Costs

OK Running Costs

Based on average usage levels and energy prices we estimate that the SH915 will cost £72 over 5 years to run, which is typical compared to the other 2,022 projectors.

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Age

Released Over Three Years Ago

This projector has been on the market since January 2015.

Features

1920 X 1080 (1080p) Resolution

The Benq SH915 has a 1920 x 1080 (1080p) projector native resolution which is higher than the 1280 x 800 resolution found on most projectors. The worst resolution of all data projectors is 640 x 360 (nHD) and the best is 4096 x 2400 (4K).

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Louder Than Average Noise Level

The Benq SH915's noise level of 38dB is louder than 84% of all projectors when ranked by this feature. Projectors have noise levels of between 20dB and 93dB, and the average noise level is 34dB.

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Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The contrast ratio (typical) of the Benq SH915 of 11,000 is relatively standard compared to most other projectors. It is higher than 39% of all multimedia projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Brighter Than Average Projector Brightness

Across all the projectors the projector brightnesses range from 100 ANSI lumens to 85,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,700 ANSI lumens. The Benq SH915's projector brightness of 4,000 ANSI lumens is in the brightest 30% of all projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The Benq SH915 has a built-in speaker. 77% of projectors also have a built-in speaker.

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Supports 3D

The Benq SH915 supports 3D, unlike 60% of projectors which do not support 3D.

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Very Short Service Life of Lamp

The average service life of lamp of all projectors is 7,000h, with the shortest being 200h and the longest being 50,000h. The Benq SH915's service life of lamp of only 2,500h is shorter than average when compared to most other projectors. It is shorter than 91% of all projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The Benq SH915 has a handheld remote control, as do 81% of projectors.

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Bigger Than Average Bulb Power

Projectors have bulb powers of between 15W and 840W, and the average bulb power is 250W. The Benq SH915's bulb power of 310W is bigger than average when compared to most other projectors. It is in the biggest 15% of all projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Has a Carrying Case

The Benq SH915 has a carrying case, unlike 82% of projectors which do not have a carrying case.

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Supports Full HD

The Benq SH915 supports full HD, which is unusual. 63% of data projectors do not support full HD.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

benq 1920x1080

Barcodes:

00799916418039, 00840046028886, 04718755047725

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