Benq W1400
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Benq W1400

£599.95 Recommended
An award winning 10000:1 1920 x 1080 projector with good features but a price that represents alright value for money
10000:1 1080p (1920x1080) Yes 33dB Nov 2013
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Benq W1400 Review

With excellent reviews but representing good value for money, we have ranked the Benq W1400 number 363 across all projectors.
194 Reviews + 1 Award
Good Features
3 Years Old
£131 Over 1 Year
Overall Score

Why Has it Scored 67?

It has very good expert reviews and very good user reviews with an average overall rating of 85%, based on 194 reviews. This projector has received a "Recommended" award from Sony projectors also have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer data projectors with better features are available. However this Benq projector has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest projectors 2017.
The W1400 has running costs of £131 over 1 year, which puts it typical compared to the other 1,763 data projectors that we have compared it to.
Customers report good product quality, that it is easy to use and excellent design.
It has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Has a carrying case
Has a built-in speaker
Only 1,080 video mode
Quite dim projector brightness

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Benq W1400 In-Depth Analysis


One Industry Award

This multimedia projector was given a "Recommended" award by review site who thought that this projector was very good.

Expert Reviews Are Good

On average, based on six expert reviews from sites including Trusted Reviews, Expert Reviews, and this data projector has an overall expert rating of 82%.

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Owner Reviews Are Good

Users have rated this projector on average 88%. Over 87% of reviewers gave this projector either 4 or 5 stars.

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Customers Report Good Product Quality

18 customers wrote in their reviews that the product was good quality.

Users Report That it is Easy to Use

Five owners wrote in their reviews that the Benq W1400 was easy to use, four customers mentioned in their reviews that the product was easy to setup and three people concluded that it was easy to use the menus.

Benq Has Very Good Data Projector Reviews

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

Users Report Nice Design

Two owners who bought the product considered that it was good looking.

Customers Report That it is Robust

Two people who reviewed this projector reckoned that it was well made.

Customers Report Good Picture Quality

Six people said in their reviews that the product had good picture quality.

Users Report Good Sound Quality

Eight people who reviewed this projector considered that it had good sound quality.

Customers Report That it is Fairly Priced

Six owners who purchased this projector thought it was good value for money.

  • Not quite willing to pay premium price… October 2014
  • 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
  • This is a quality product at a bargain price don't think just buy!
    River__s (Amazon) - February 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…

Users Report Acceptable Noise Level

Six people who purchased the Benq W1400 concluded that it was quiet.

Value For Money

Good Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews but average features and is over 6 months old. However at £599.95 it is cheaper than 60% of projectors.


Has a Carrying Case

The Benq W1400 has a carrying case, unlike 81% of projectors which do not have a carrying case.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The Benq W1400 has a built-in speaker. 76% of projectors also have a built-in speaker.

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Only 1,080 Video Mode

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Quite Dim Projector Brightness

The Benq W1400's projector brightness of only 2,200 ANSI lumens is in the dimmest 14% of all data projectors when ordered by this feature. The dimmest projector brightness of projectors is 12 ANSI lumens, the brightest is 85,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,700 ANSI lumens.

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Average Noise Level

The Benq W1400's noise level of 33dB is pretty typical compared to most other projectors. It is in the loudest 36% of all projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Supports Full HD

The Benq W1400 supports full HD, which is unusual. 64% of projectors do not support full HD.

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1920 X 1080 Resolution

The Benq W1400 has a 1920 x 1080 projector native resolution which is higher than most projectors. Most projectors have a WXGA (1280x800) resolution. In addition, this projector has a projector native resolution of 1080p (1920x1080). Across all projectors the best resolution is DCI 4K (4096 x 2160) and the worst is 280 x 800.

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Has a 3D Glasses Included

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

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Released Over Three Years Ago

This Benq multimedia projector was released in November 2013.

Running Costs

Average Running Costs

The W1400 has an average running cost of £131 over 1 year based on fine energy prices and usage levels, which is typical compared to the other 1,763 data projectors.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers benq 9hj7p7717e, benq weight
Barcodes 04718755037559, 04718755050916, 05054230640951

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