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Benq W1400

£899.95
Benq W1400
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A fully featured and award winning moderate noise level 1080p data projector, with satisfactory running costs and a fair price
33dB 1920 X 1080 (1080p) 10000:1 Yes Nov 2013
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Benq W1400 Review

With excellent reviews and features, we have ranked the Benq W1400 number 91 in best selling projectors, number 301 in 3D projectors and number 477 across all projectors.
92
Reviews
230 Reviews + 1 Award
74
Value for Money
Good
83
Features
Fully-Featured
62
Age
4 Years Old
63
Running Costs
£95 Over 5 Years
78
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 78?

It has great expert reviews and great user reviews with an average overall rating of 85%, based on 230 reviews. This projector has received a "Recommended" award from Avforums.com. 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 projectors 2018.
The W1400 has running costs of £95 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 2,022 multimedia projectors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving data projectors.
Customers report good product quality, that it is easy to use and design.
It has some great features:
1920 x 1080 (1080p) resolution
2D to 3d conversion
SmartEco
ISFccc certification
Rec. 709 color gamut
Brilliant color performance
Enhanced contrast performance
Frame interpolation
Blu-ray full HD 3d support
Supports 3D
Brilliant image performance
Short-throw, big entertainment
Big zoom for optimal range in any space
Built-in 2 x10w big speakers
Big screen entertainment in your living room!
Has a handheld remote control
Has a built-in speaker
EcoFACTS label

Should You Buy it Now?

Our unique forecasting algorithm looks at historic price trends and predicts the most likely price change over the next 2 weeks. There was a cheaper price of £549.99 on eBay 20 days ago. We predict that the price will go down again.
There is a 71% chance that the price will go down. However the future is never certain and there remains a chance that the price will actually go up. Get Price Alerts.

Benq W1400 Video Reviews

Benq W1400 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

One Industry Award

The writer at review website Avforums.com endorse this projector and have given it their "Recommended" award.

Good Expert Reviews

On average, based on six expert reviews from sites including Trusted Reviews, Expert Reviews, avforums.com and e15.cz the average expert rating of this data projector is 82%.

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Good User Reviews

People who bought this projector rated this projector 88 out of 100 on average. Over 87% of reviewers gave this projector either 4 or 5 stars.

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Users Report Superior Product Quality

18 people who purchased it agreed that it was good quality.

Customers Report That it is Easy to Use

Five people reckoned that the product was easy to use, four customers who reviewed the product agreed that it was easy to setup and three customers concluded that the product was easy to use the menus.

Benq Has Very Good Projector Reviews

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

Customers Report Excellent Design

Two owners who reviewed it agreed that it was good looking.

Users Report That it is Robust

Two owners who reviewed the Benq W1400 reckoned that it was well made.

Users Report Good Picture Quality

Six owners wrote in their reviews that it had good picture quality.

Users Report Good Sound Quality

Eight owners who purchased it wrote that it had good sound quality.

Users Report That it is Fairly Priced

Six customers mentioned in their reviews that it was good value for money.

  • Not quite willing to pay premium price…
    Whathifi.com October 2014
  • 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…
    Dan Wooller (Amazon) - January 2015
  • They could repair it at my cost and claim through my house insurance…
  • 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!
  • Really very clear at a good price to come good…
  • Excellent buy ! Beautiful picture's ! Best projector in this price range, big screen entertainment for very little money 5 *****…
  • Real value for money…
  • Fantastic Projector at an excellent price…

Customers Report Acceptable Noise Level

Six customers mentioned in their reviews that the Benq W1400 was quiet.

Value For Money

Alright Value for Money

Whilst the product is more expensive than 59% of projectors, it has excellent reviews and good features but is over 6 months old. At £899.95 we think it represents good value for money overall.

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Running Costs

Running Costs Are Average

The W1400 has an average running cost of £95 over 5 years based on average energy prices and usage levels, which is typical compared to the other 2,022 projectors.

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Age

Released Over Four Years Ago

This multimedia projector has been on the market since November 2013.

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Features

1920 X 1080 (1080p) Resolution

The Benq W1400 has a 1920 x 1080 (1080p) projector native resolution which is higher than the 1280 x 800 resolution found on most projectors. The best resolution of all projectors is 4096 x 2400 (4K) and the worst is 640 x 360 (nHD).

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Average Noise Level

The noise level of the Benq W1400 of 33dB is pretty average compared to most other projectors. It is in the loudest 40% of all projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The contrast ratio (typical) of the Benq W1400 of 10,000 is fairly typical compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is in the highest 52% of all multimedia projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Dimmer Than Average Projector Brightness

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 Benq W1400's projector brightness of only 2,200 ANSI lumens is dimmer than average when compared to most other data projectors. It is in the dimmest 14% of all projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Supports 3D

The Benq W1400 supports 3D, which is unusual. 60% of data projectors do not support 3D.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The Benq W1400 has a built-in speaker, as do 77% of data projectors.

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Very Short Service Life of Lamp

The shortest service life of lamp of multimedia projectors is 200h, the longest is 50,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 7,000h. The Benq W1400's service life of lamp of only 3,500h is shorter than average when compared to most other projectors. It is in the shortest 33% of all projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The Benq W1400 has a handheld remote control. 81% of projectors also have a handheld remote control.

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Average Bulb Power

The Benq W1400's bulb power of 240W is relatively typical compared to most other projectors. It is bigger than 40% of all projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Has a Carrying Case

The Benq W1400 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 W1400 supports full HD, unlike 63% of projectors which do not support full HD.

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Has a 3D Glasses Included

The Benq W1400 has a 3D glasses included, which is unusual. 97% of projectors do not have a 3D glasses included.

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Not Energy Star Certified

The Benq W1400 is not Energy Star certified, although it is worth keeping in mind that 99% of multimedia projectors are also not Energy Star certified.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

benq 9hj7p7717e

Barcodes:

04718755037559, 04718755050916, 05053959351810, 05054230640951, 05054533515222, 05054629371435

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£46 Cheaper
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£50 Cheaper
53% cheaper to run over five years
A lot longer service life of lamp
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