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Benq W1350 Projector

£1,059.99
10000:1 1080p (1920x1080) 34dB Jan 2015
Contrast Ratio (typical) Projector Native Resolution 3D Noise Level Release Date £109.45 Electricity cost over 5 years
Six industry awards
Good 3D picture quality
Good product quality
17 Reviews + 6 Awards
Digital Versus 5 Star 01net.com 5 Star ljudochbild.se Recommended lydogbillede.dk Especially Recommended 5 Star
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Reviews

Six Industry Awards

Amongst projectors of this spec and age, this data projector is one of the most awarded by experts in data projectors.

The authors at websites Lydogbilde.no and F1cd.ru both endorse this 10000:1 contrast ratio projector and have given it their "Recommended" award.

The author at one more expert review site concluded that this projector was very good. This Benq projector received an "Especially Recommended 5 Star" award from Lydogbillede.dk.

The authors at three more expert review sites all thought that this 10000:1 contrast ratio projector was good. This data projector received a "5 Star" award from both Digital Versus and 01net.com and it received a "Recommended" award from Ljudochbild.se.

Expert Reviews Are Good

This 10000:1 contrast ratio projector has an average expert rating of 82 out of 100 based on fifteen expert reviews from sites including Trusted Reviews, Expert Reviews, Techradar and Digital Versus.

Good Brand

Based on 1,984 owner and expert reviews (including 154 verified purchases), Benq has good ratings for its data projectors. Benq also has good ratings specifically within its 10000:1 contrast ratio projectors range compared to other brands. 96% of those that bought a Benq projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Good High Def TV

Six customers who purchased the Benq W1350 reckoned that it was good at displaying high definition TV. Techradar.com wrote on expert review site Techradar two years ago “That said, its video processing is good, producing excellent Full HD detail and almost spot-on colours that lack only contrast”.

Good Picture Quality

A few people said in their reviews that this projector had good picture quality.

Several customers mentioned that the Benq W1350 had good colour saturation. Last year Ryan Tech Reviews wrote on Amazon “Again the colours were nice and bright without being oversaturated”. Ryan Tech Reviews also mentioned “There are plenty of connection options and the out of the box colours are very good, with some tuning the colours should be even better”.

One person who purchased the product mentioned that it had a good contrast ratio. Techradar mentioned “Good contrast ratio”.

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Good 3D Picture Quality

A few Benq W1350 reviewers thought the product had a good 3D picture quality. Trustedreviews.com mentioned in their review of the Benq W1350 “What is the BenQ W1350? BenQ's latest home entertainment projector is a full HD, 3D DLP model available for as little as £790 online” and rated it 4 stars. Two years ago expert review site Techradar.com mentioned “The Full HD, 3D and bright-enough-for-daylight-use BenQ W1350 is clearly aimed at those who want extra”.

Good Sound Quality

One person who reviewed it concluded that it had good sound quality.

Good Remote Control

One Benq W1350 reviewer who bought this projector considered that it had a good remote control.


Price

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A Bit Expensive

One customer who bought it concluded that it was not good value for money. Gadgetshow.channel5.com wrote in their review of this projector “The W1350, aims to provide you with a home cinema in a box with full HD and 3D powers for under the price of a hefty TV” however they still gave the product a score of 80 out of 100.


Design

Good Product Quality

Some customers who reviewed it concluded that it was good quality. Ryan Tech Reviews said on Amazon “It features lens-shift, full HD picture quality, 3D content support” in his review of this projector and rated it as very good. Ryan Tech Reviews also wrote “It was remarked that the internal 10w speaker (although not fantastic for home entertainment) was of much better quality than the speakers of other projectors in the market”. Two years ago Techradar mentioned “Great 3D picture quality” and gave the Benq W1350 a rating of 80 out of 100.

Nice Design

One Benq W1350 owner mentioned that it was good looking. Trustedreviews.com gave this projector a score of 4 stars and wrote in their review of this projector on Trusted Reviews “The W1350 is capable of producing beautifully rich, clean and bright pictures”.

One person thought the product was smooth. Techradar wrote “Smooth, clean 3D” in their Benq W1350 review. One customer who reviewed it considered that it was a good design. Techradar said in their review of the Benq W1350 “Attractive design”.

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Robust

One customer wrote in their reviews that it was well made.

Easy to Use

One Benq W1350 reviewer concluded that the Benq W1350 was easy to use the menus. Ryan Tech Reviews wrote “There are 9 buttons for menu navigation and a power button on the top of the projector” in his review.


Weight & Dimensions

Good Size

One customer who purchased the Benq W1350 wrote that it was a good weight. Ryan Tech Reviews said “The remote has a solid weight to it and is of much build quality than remotes which run off a single flat cell battery”. One customer who reviewed it reckoned that it was compact. Two years ago Expertreviews.co.uk rated it 80 out of 100 and mentioned “A versatile compact projector with great image quality.” in their review of this projector.


Features

Good Technical Features

One customer who purchased the product reckoned that it had good features.


Smart TV

Good Connectivity

One customer thought it was good in terms of connectivity. Ryan Tech Reviews said in March last year “There rear of the projector includes a great selection of connectivity ports” in his review of this projector and gave it a rating of 5 stars.


Audio

Unacceptable Noise Level

One customer said in their reviews that the product was noisy. Techradar mentioned in their review of this projector “Runs rather noisily” .


Energy

Running Costs Are OK

Based on typical energy prices we estimate that the W1350 will cost £110 over 1 year to run, which is typical compared to the other 161 projectors of a similar age and type.


Other

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was January 2015 when Benq released the W1350.


Video

Supports Full HD

The Benq W1350 supports full HD. Most of the other projectors of this age and type do not support full HD.

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Multimedia

Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Benq W1350 has a built-in speaker(s), as do most of the other 10000:1 contrast ratio projectors that have been around for a comparable time to this projector.

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Projector

Quite Dim Projector Brightness

At only 2,500 ANSI lumens, the Benq W1350 has a quite dim projector brightness compared to most of the other multimedia projectors of this type and age. The dimmest projector brightness of comparable spec multimedia projectors that were launched around the same time as this multimedia projector is 300 ANSI lumens and the brightest is 20,000 ANSI lumens.

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1080p (1920x1080) Resolution

The highest resolution of the Benq W1350 is 1080p (1920x1080). That's over two times the resolution of a WXGA (1280x800) multimedia projector, which is the most frequently found resolution. Across all multimedia projectors that are a comparable age to this multimedia projector the best resolution is WUXGA (1920x1200) and the worst is SVGA (800x600).

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Performance

Average Noise Level

With a noise level of 34 decibels, the Benq W1350 has a fairly standard noise level compared to most of the other 10000:1 contrast ratio projectors that are a similar age to this projector.

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Has an On Screen Display (OSD)

The Benq W1350 has an On Screen Display (OSD). Most of the other comparable spec data projectors that have been available for more than two years also have an On Screen Display (OSD).

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Ports & Interfaces

Does Not Have a DVI Port

The Benq W1350 does not have a DVI port. Most of the other data projectors of a similar age and type to this projector also do not have a DVI port.

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Packaging Content

Has a Handheld Remote Control

The Benq W1350 has a handheld remote control, as do most of the other 10000:1 contrast ratio projectors that are a comparable age to this projector.

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Lamps

Quite Short Service Life of Lamp

The average service life of lamp of projectors of a similar spec and age to this projector is 6,400h. At only 2,000 hours, the Benq W1350 has a very short service life of lamp compared to most of the other projectors of this age and type.

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Fairly Big Bulb Power

The average bulb power of 10000:1 contrast ratio projectors that have been available for around the same time as this projector is 240W, and the bulb powers range from 15W to 840W. At 260 Watts, the Benq W1350 has a fairly big bulb power compared to most of the other similar spec data projectors that were released more than two years ago.

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Product Identifiers

Barcodes 04718755054471

Benq W1350 Review Sources

To prepare this Benq W1350 review we compared this projector to 2,071 other models. For each projector that we compared, we collated thousands of pieces of information including technical specs, reviews, and prices. In total we analysed 328,171 product attributes, 14,282 projector reviews and 3,049,700 historical projector prices from 169 projector retailers. We then picked out the standout features of this projector compared to the other models as well as any areas where this projector is lacking.

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