|2000:1||XGA (1024x768)||No||36dB||Jul 2012|
|Contrast Ratio (typical)||Projector Native Resolution||3D||Noise Level||Release Date|
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Benq SP870 Review
|Value for Money||
|Missing Some Features|
|5 Years Old|
|£164 Over 1 Year|
Why Has it Scored 32?
Sony projectors have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better multimedia projectors are available. View the latest projectors 2017.
This projector has running costs of £164 over 1 year, which puts it in the most expensive 14% of all 1,763 projectors that we have compared it to.
It is missing some features:
Very short service life of lamp
Does not support full HD
Benq SP870 Video Reviews
Benq SP870 In-Depth Analysis
Benq Has Very Good Reviews for Its Projectors
We checked 2,105 expert and user reviews (including 276 verified purchases) for Benq projectors and found that on average Benq has very good reviews. 94% of those that bought a Benq projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.
Value For Money
Mediocre Value for Money
The product has mediocre features and is over 6 months old and at £838.80 it is more expensive than 55% of projectors.
Cheaper in the United Kingdom Than Overseas
We checked 22 other countries for prices for the Benq SP870 and the United Kingdom price of £838.80 was the cheapest. The cheapest price that we could find overseas was in the United States where the price is $1,349.99 (£1,758.63).
Has a DVI Port
The Benq SP870 has a DVI port. 88% of projectors do not have a DVI port.
Has a Built-In Speaker
The Benq SP870 has a built-in speaker. 76% of data projectors also have a built-in speaker.
1024 X 768 Resolution
The Benq SP870 has a 1024 x 768 projector native resolution which is higher than the WXGA (1280x800) resolution found on most projectors. In addition, this Benq multimedia projector has a projector native resolution of XGA (1024x768).
Fairly Big Bulb Power
The Benq SP870's bulb power of 360W is in the biggest 11% of all projectors when sorted by this feature. The bulb powers of projectors range from 3.5W to 4,200W, and the average bulb power is 260W.
Very Short Service Life of Lamp
Across all the projectors the service life of lamps range from 20h to 40,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 6,800h. The service life of lamp of the Benq SP870 of only 2,000h is in the shortest 9% of all data projectors when ranked by this feature.
Quite Bright Projector Brightness
The dimmest projector brightness of projectors is 12 ANSI lumens, the brightest is 85,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,700 ANSI lumens. The projector brightness of the Benq SP870 of 5,000 ANSI lumens is in the brightest 21% of all projectors when sorted by this feature.
Does Not Support Full HD
Like most other data projectors, the Benq SP870 does not support full HD. 64% of projectors do not support full HD.
Average Noise Level
The noise level of the Benq SP870 of 36dB is relatively typical compared to most other projectors. It is in the loudest 61% of all data projectors when sorted by this feature.
Released Over Five Years Ago
This Benq projector was released in July 2012.
Running Costs Are Very High
Based on adequate usage levels and energy prices we estimate that the 1 year running cost of the SP870 is £164, which makes it one of the most expensive to run projectors.