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Benq SU964 Review
|Value for Money||
|2 Years Old|
|£305 Over 1 Year|
Why Has it Scored 37?
It has below average expert reviews with an average expert rating of 60%. Sony data projectors have excellent reviews in general.
This projector is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better projectors are available. View the latest projectors 2017.
It has running costs of £305 over 1 year, which are in the most expensive 5% of all 1,758 data projectors that we have compared it to.
This Benq projector has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Fairly big bulb power
Supports full HD
Very short service life of lamp
Fairly loud noise level
Should You Buy it Now?
Benq SU964 In-Depth Analysis
Poor Expert Reviews
Expert review website PC Mag scored this data projector 60%. Experts don't rate this multimedia projector very highly.
Benq Data Projectors Have Very Good Reviews
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 reviews compared to other manufacturers. We also found that Benq has very good reviews specifically within its data projectors range. 94% of those that bought a Benq multimedia projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.
Value For Money
Data projectors range in price from £106 to £17,495. We think that this data projector looks expensive compared to other data projectors.
Price Has Gone Up by £369 (7%)
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Cheaper in the United Kingdom Than Overseas
We checked 22 other countries for prices for the Benq SU964 and the United Kingdom price of £4,999.00 was the cheapest. The cheapest price that we could find overseas was in the United States where the price is $4,499.99 (£5,859.89).
Fairly Big Bulb Power
The smallest bulb power of data projectors is 3.5W and the biggest is 3,000W. The Benq SU964 has one of the bigger bulb powers (350 Watts) amongst data projectors of this age.
Supports Full HD
The Benq SU964 supports full HD, unlike most of the other data projectors which do not support full HD.
Very Short Service Life of Lamp
The service life of lamps of multimedia projectors range from 20h to 40,000h. At only 2,000 hours, the Benq SU964 has a quite short service life of lamp compared to most of the other multimedia projectors.
Fairly Loud Noise Level
The noise levels of multimedia projectors range from 10dB to 93dB, and the average noise level is 34dB. At 44 decibels, the Benq SU964 has a very loud noise level compared to most of the other projectors.
Only 1,080 Video Mode
This projector supports a 1080|1080 supported video modes, which is typical of many data projectors.
WUXGA (1920x1200) Resolution
The Benq SU964 has a maximum resolution of WUXGA (1920x1200). That's over 10 times the resolution of the most common projector native resolution of 280 x 800. The worst resolution of all projectors is 280 x 800 and the best is DCI 4K (4096 x 2160).
Has a Built-In Speaker(s)
The Benq SU964 has a built-in speaker(s). Most of the other projectors also have a built-in speaker(s).
Fairly Bright Projector Brightness
With a projector brightness of 6,500 ANSI lumens, the Benq SU964 has one of the brighter projector brightnesses amongst multimedia projectors of this age. Data projectors have projector brightnesses of between 12 ANSI lumens and 85,000 ANSI lumens.
Released Over Two Years Ago
It was April 2015 when Benq released the SU964.
Running Costs Are High
Based on typical energy prices we estimate that the 1 year running cost of the SU964 is £305, which is in the most expensive 5% of all 1,758 projectors.