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Benq TH681+

£458.32
A very cheap 12000:1 1920 x 1080 projector with alright features and low running costs
12000:1 1080p (1920x1080) Yes 33dB Aug 2015
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Benq TH681+ Review

Representing excellent value for money and with reviews, we have ranked the Benq TH681+ number 54 across all projectors.
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261 Reviews
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Excellent
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Average Features
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2 Years Old
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£91 Over 1 Year
Overall Score
79
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 80?

It has good expert reviews and very good user reviews with an average overall rating of 82%, based on 261 reviews. Sony projectors also have excellent reviews in general.
At over a year old this multimedia projector is slightly out of date, and newer data projectors with more up to date technology are available. View the latest projectors 2017.
This projector has running costs of £91 over 1 year, which puts it typical compared to the other 1,763 projectors that we have compared it to.
Customers report it is reasonably priced, excellent product quality and that it is easy to use. However they also report unacceptable noise level.
It has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Has a built-in speaker
Supports full HD
Only 1,080 video mode

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Benq TH681+ In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Expert Reviews Are Average

On average, based on eight expert reviews from sites including Digital Versus, audiovideohd.fr, Les Numeriques.com and hifitest.de this data projector has an overall expert rating of 78%.

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Owner Reviews Are Excellent

Based on 253 owner reviews the average owner rating of this multimedia projector is 90 out of 100. Over 71% of reviewers gave this projector the highest possible rating of 5 stars.

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Customers Report That it is Reasonably Priced

29 owners who reviewed it reckoned that it was good value for money.

Customers Report Great Product Quality

22 people mentioned in their reviews that the Benq TH681+ was good quality.

Customers Report That it is Easy to Use

Six owners who purchased it wrote that it was easy to setup, five owners mentioned in their reviews that it was easy to use and three people who purchased this projector reckoned that it was easy to use the menus.

Users Report Unacceptable Noise Level

Seven people said in their reviews that the product was noisy.

  • The sound the projector makes is noticeable when nothing else is making noise and when its been on for a while it does get a little nosier when the fan speeds up…
    Supanova (Amazon) - November 2015
  • Loud enough so in edge cases can be used even for movies or console gaming - Great throw ratio…
    Phil UK (Amazon) - December 2015
  • Some reviews mentioned it was noisy, perhaps if you using it for a presentation.
  • The resolution is excellent, plays very well even in bright daylight, no noise as well! Great image on action movies…
  • Picture is excellent, problem is that the fan is noisy…
    Tom (Amazon) - May 2016
  • Like a lot of projectors, this is VERY noisy…
    BluePie (Amazon) - October 2014
  • The image quality is not bad at all and it is really quiet…
    Dmitirjs (Amazon) - January 2015
  • When any movie or game is running, we cant hear the noise…
    Alex (Amazon) - May 2015
  • When the room is silent we can hear it.
    Alex (Amazon) - May 2015
  • The fan noise is barely audible…

Customers Report Good Picture Quality

11 customers who reviewed the product reckoned that it had good picture quality, two customers who reviewed this projector reckoned that it was good for watching movies and two people who bought it wrote that it had good colour saturation.

Customers Report Excellent Design

Five owners wrote in their reviews that it was good looking.

Very Good Brand

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

Customers Report Superior Technical Features

Two people said in their reviews that the product had good features.

Users Report That it is Robust

Three people said in their reviews that this projector was well made.

Customers Report Good Sound Quality

Four owners who reviewed it agreed that it had good sound quality.


Value For Money

Excellent Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews and is under 2 years old but has mediocre features. However at £458.32 it is cheaper than 75% of projectors.

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Features

Only 1,080 Video Mode

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Supports Full HD

The Benq TH681+ supports full HD. 64% of projectors do not support full HD.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The Benq TH681+ has a built-in speaker. 76% of projectors also have a built-in speaker.

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Average Projector Brightness

The Benq TH681+'s projector brightness of 3,200 ANSI lumens is relatively average compared to most other data projectors. It is in the brightest 49% of all projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Average Noise Level

The noise level of the Benq TH681+ of 33dB is pretty typical compared to most other projectors. It is in the loudest 34% of all projectors when ranked by this feature.

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1920 X 1080 Resolution

The Benq TH681+ has a 1920 x 1080 projector native resolution which is higher than most projectors. Most projectors have a WXGA (1280x800) resolution. In addition, this multimedia projector has a projector native resolution of 1080p (1920x1080). The worst resolution of all data projectors is 280 x 800 and the best is DCI 4K (4096 x 2160).

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Age

Released Over Two Years Ago

Benq released the TH681+ in August 2015.


Running Costs

Average Running Costs

The TH681+ has an average running cost of £91 over 1 year based on alright energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 1,763 projectors.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers benq benq1080pprojectora99nn, acer 9hjc37713e
Barcodes 04718755023347, 05026686162110

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