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Benq W1300

£773.95
Benq W1300
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A multi award winning and fully featured moderate noise level 1080p projector, with low running costs but representing only average value for money
33dB 1920 X 1080 (1080p) 10000:1 Yes Aug 2013
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Benq W1300 Review

With excellent reviews and features, we have ranked the Benq W1300 number 389 in 3D projectors and number 665 across all projectors.
93
Reviews
235 Reviews + 10 Awards
60
Value for Money
Good
83
Features
Fully-Featured
61
Age
4 Years Old
76
Running Costs
£70 Over 5 Years
76
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 76?

It has great expert reviews and very good user reviews with an average overall rating of 88%, based on 235 reviews. This projector has received 10 awards including a "Recommended" award from Avforums.com plus one other site and a "Best Buy" award from IT Reviews.com. Epson data projectors also have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer multimedia 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 W1300 has running costs of £70 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 multimedia projectors.
Customers report good product quality, that it is easy to use and design.
It has some great features:
1920 x 1080 (1080p) resolution
Has a built-in speaker
Supports 3D
Has a handheld remote control
Big screen entertainment in your living room!
Briliant image performance
REC. 709 color gamut colors that are true to your eyes
DarkChip3 DLP technology enhanced contrast performance
ISFccc certification
Blu-ray full HD 3d & NVIDIA 3dtv support
Easy setup
Big zoom for optimal range in any space
Built-in speakers
SmartEco
EcoFACTS label

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Benq W1300 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

10 Industry Awards

This multimedia projector has received 10 awards from expert review sites.

The experts at review websites Avforums.com and Trusted Reviews both recommend this Benq data projector and have given it their "Recommended" award.

The expert at one more expert review site said that this multimedia projector was a sensible purchase. This was from IT Reviews.com who gave it an "Best Buy".

Three more expert review sites all decided that this data projector was very good. This multimedia projector received a "Best in Test 5 Star" award from both Lydogbillede.dk and Lydogbilde.no and it received a "Best in Test" award from Ljudochbild.se.

The authors at three other expert review sites all decided that this multimedia projector was very good. This projector received a "5 Star" award from both Digital Versus and Les Numeriques.com and Projectorreviews.com gave it a "Hot Product" award.

One other expert review site concluded that this projector was very good. This was from Projectorcentral.com who gave it an "Highly Rated".

Good Expert Reviews

Based on 26 expert reviews from sites including Trusted Reviews, Expert Reviews, Digital Versus and PC Advisor.co.uk the average expert rating of this projector is 84%.

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Good Owner Reviews

On average, W1300 owners rated this projector 88%. Over 86% of reviewers gave this projector either 4 or 5 stars.

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Customers Report Good Product Quality

16 people considered that it was good quality.

Customers Report That it is Easy to Use

Five owners who bought the product reckoned that it was easy to use, four customers said in their reviews that it was easy to use the menus and four customers who purchased the product said that it was easy to setup.

Benq Has Very Good Multimedia Projector Reviews

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

Customers Report Nice Design

Three owners reckoned that the product was good looking.

Users Report Good Sound Quality

Eight owners who purchased this projector considered that it had good sound quality.

Users Report Good Picture Quality

Five customers who bought it considered that it had good picture quality.

Customers Report That it is Reasonably Priced

Six customers who purchased the product thought it was good value for money.

  • This is a quality product at a bargain price don't think just buy!
    River__s (Amazon) - February 2015
  • If you are thinking of saving a few pounds with the cheap option, don't bother, this projector is easily as good as the one in the pub across the road…
  • Real value for money…
  • Excellent buy ! Beautiful picture's ! Best projector in this price range, big screen entertainment for very little money 5 *****…
  • Really very clear at a good price to come good…
  • Fantastic Projector at an excellent price…
  • If you're after an expensive item like a projector go to a shop, speak to someone behind a counter and buy from them; any come back and they should be easier to deal with than either of these!
  • They could repair it at my cost and claim through my house insurance…

Users Report Acceptable Noise Level

Six customers mentioned in their reviews that this projector was quiet.

Value For Money

Disappointing Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews and good features but is over 6 months old, and at £773.95 it is in the most expensive 48% of projectors.

Running Costs

Running Costs Are OK

Based on average energy prices and usage levels we estimate that the W1300 will cost £70 over 5 years to run, which is typical compared to the other 2,022 projectors.

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Age

Released Over Four Years Ago

This data projector has been on the market since August 2013.

Features

1920 X 1080 (1080p) Resolution

The Benq W1300 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 projectors is 640 x 360 (nHD) and the best is 4096 x 2400 (4K).

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Average Noise Level

The noise level of the Benq W1300 of 33dB is pretty standard compared to most other projectors. It is in the loudest 37% of all projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The Benq W1300's contrast ratio (typical) of 10,000 is fairly standard compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is higher than 43% of all projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Dimmer Than Average Projector Brightness

The average projector brightness of all data projectors is 3,700 ANSI lumens, with the dimmest being 100 ANSI lumens and the brightest being 85,000 ANSI lumens. The projector brightness of the Benq W1300 of only 2,000 ANSI lumens is dimmer than 90% of all projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The Benq W1300 has a built-in speaker. 77% of projectors also have a built-in speaker.

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Very Short Service Life of Lamp

The service life of lamp of the Benq W1300 of only 3,500h is shorter than average when compared to most other projectors. It is in the shortest 29% of all projectors when ordered by this feature. The service life of lamps of projectors range from 200h to 50,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 7,000h.

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Supports 3D

The Benq W1300 supports 3D. 60% of projectors do not support 3D.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The Benq W1300 has a handheld remote control, as do 81% of projectors.

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Average Bulb Power

The bulb power of the Benq W1300 of 240W is fairly standard compared to most other projectors. It is bigger than 44% of all projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Supports Full HD

The Benq W1300 supports full HD. 63% of projectors do not support full HD.

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Has a 3D Glasses Included

The Benq W1300 has a 3D glasses included. 97% of projectors do not have a 3D glasses included.

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Product Identifiers

Barcodes:

04718755046216, 04718755046803

Benq W1300

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