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Benq W1060

72

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Benq W1060

Benq W1060
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An award winning and fully featured moderate noise level 1080p projector, with low running costs
31dB 1920 X 1080 (1080p) 5000:1 No Jul 2012
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Benq W1060 Review

With excellent reviews and features, we have scored the Benq W1060 as follows:
89
Reviews
17 Reviews + 1 Award
84
Features
Fully-Featured
59
Age
5 Years Old
78
Running Costs
£69 Over 5 Years
72
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 72?

It has good expert reviews with an average expert rating of 78%, based on 17 reviews. This projector has received a "Value for Money" award from Expert Reviews. Epson data projectors also have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer projectors with better features are available. However this Benq projector has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest data projectors 2018.
The W1060 has running costs of £69 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.
It has some great features:
1920 x 1080 (1080p) resolution
Quieter than average noise level
Has a built-in speaker
Has a handheld remote control
Full HD 1080p magnificence
2000 ANSI lumen high brightness
5,000:1 ultra high contrast ratio
Dual HDMI 1.3 interface
Built-in 10w big speaker
6,000-Hour long lamp life

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Benq W1060 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

One Industry Award

The writer at one expert review site concluded that this multimedia projector provided a good bang for your buck. This was from Expert Reviews who gave it an "Budget Buy".

Average Expert Reviews

17 experts from sites including Trusted Reviews, Expert Reviews, Techradar and hifitest.de have rated this multimedia projector on average 78%.

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Benq Has Very Good Projector Reviews

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

Running Costs

Running Costs Are OK

The W1060 has an average running cost of £69 over 5 years based on average energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 2,022 projectors.

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Age

Released Over Five Years Ago

This Benq data projector was released in July 2012.

Features

1920 X 1080 (1080p) Resolution

The Benq W1060 has a 1920 x 1080 (1080p) projector native resolution which is higher than the 1280 x 800 resolution found on most projectors. Data projectors resolutions range from 640 x 360 (nHD) (worst) to 4096 x 2400 (4K) (best).

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Quieter Than Average Noise Level

The noise level of the Benq W1060 of only 31dB is quieter than average when compared to most other projectors. It is in the quietest 21% of all projectors when sorted by this feature. Across all the multimedia projectors the noise levels range from 20dB to 93dB, and the average noise level is 34dB.

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Very Low Contrast Ratio (typical)

The average contrast ratio (typical) of all multimedia projectors is 27,000, with the lowest being 1.5 and the highest being 2,500,000. The Benq W1060's contrast ratio (typical) of only 5,000 is lower than average when compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is in the lowest 34% of all projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Dimmer Than Average Projector Brightness

Multimedia projectors have projector brightnesses of between 100 ANSI lumens and 85,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,700 ANSI lumens. The projector brightness of the Benq W1060 of only 2,000 ANSI lumens is dimmer than average when compared to most other projectors. It is in the dimmest 10% of all projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The Benq W1060 has a built-in speaker, as do 77% of data projectors.

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Average Service Life of Lamp

The service life of lamp of the Benq W1060 of 4,500h is relatively typical compared to most other projectors. It is longer than 47% of all data projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The Benq W1060 has a handheld remote control. 81% of projectors also have a handheld remote control.

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Smaller Than Average Bulb Power

The bulb powers of multimedia projectors range from 15W to 840W, and the average bulb power is 250W. The bulb power of the Benq W1060 of only 190W is in the smallest 10% of all data projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Has a Carrying Case

The Benq W1060 has a carrying case, which is unusual. 82% of projectors do not have a carrying case.

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Supports Full HD

The Benq W1060 supports full HD, unlike 63% of projectors which do not support full HD.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

benq 9hj577727a

Barcodes:

00777786917135, 00840046022457, 00840046022464

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