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Benq W3000 Projector

£1,199.00
10000:1 1080p (1920x1080) 33dB 2,000 ANSI Lumens Oct 2015
Contrast Ratio (typical) Projector Native Resolution Noise Level Projector Brightness Release Date
Four industry awards
Good 3D picture quality
Reasonably priced
12 Reviews + 4 Awards
Les Numeriques.com 5 Star 01net.com 4 Star Trusted Reviews Recommended audiovideohd.fr Editor's Choice
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Reviews

Four Industry Awards

This Benq projector has received four awards from expert review sites.

Two expert review sites both thought that this 10000:1 contrast ratio projector was good. This projector received a "Recommended" award from review site Trusted Reviews, confirming their endorsement and it received an "Editor's Choice" award from review website Audiovideohd.fr.

This projector received a "4 Star" award from 01net.com and it received a "5 Star" award from Les Numeriques.com.

Good Expert Reviews

Based on eleven expert reviews from sites including Trusted Reviews, audiovision.de, Chip.de and audiovideohd.fr the average expert rating of this projector is 84%.

Benq Has Good Multimedia Projector Reviews

We checked 1,984 user and expert reviews (including 154 verified purchases) for Benq multimedia projectors and found that on average Benq has good ratings. We also found that Benq has good ratings specifically for its 10000:1 contrast ratio projectors. 96% of those that bought a Benq projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Price

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Reasonably Priced

One customer who purchased it said that it was good value for money. Expert website Whathifi.com said “It's a great way to supersize your screen at a relatively affordable price” in their review of this projector.


Good 3D Picture Quality

One Benq W3000 owner who bought this projector concluded that it had a good 3D picture quality.

Good Picture Quality

One customer who purchased it wrote that it had good colour saturation. Expert review site Avforums.com said in their review of this projector “It promises new technologies to help it achieve the goal of showing the full colours available in Rec.709 HD” .

Good Sound Quality

Two people mentioned in their reviews that it had good sound quality. Whathifi.com wrote in their review of this projector “Powerful sound”. Last year expert website Timesofindia.indiatimes.com mentioned “The clear audio output is an added bonus” and rated this projector 6 stars.


Other

Released Over a Year Ago

It was October 2015 when Benq released the W3000.


Design

Easy to Use

One Benq W3000 reviewer who purchased it reckoned that it was easy to handle. Expert website Timesofindia.indiatimes.com scored the product 6 stars and said in their review of the Benq W3000 “The 3D capable projector handles 2D projection equally well”.


Video

Supports Full HD

The Benq W3000 supports full HD, as do most of the other comparable spec projectors that have been on the market for a similar time to this data projector.

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Multimedia

Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Benq W3000 has a built-in speaker(s), as do most of the other 10000:1 contrast ratio projectors that have been around for a similar time to this multimedia projector.

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Projector

Quite Dim Projector Brightness

When compared to other comparable spec multimedia projectors that were launched more than a year ago that we have assessed, the Benq W3000's projector brightness of only 2,000 ANSI lumens is one of the dimmest. Projectors that are a similar age to this data projector have projector brightnesses of between 600 ANSI lumens and 16,000 ANSI lumens.

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1080p (1920x1080) Resolution

The Benq W3000 has a maximum resolution of 1080p (1920x1080). That's over two times the resolution of the most common projector native resolution of WXGA (1280x800). The best resolution of all projectors of a similar age and type to this projector is WUXGA (1920x1200) and the worst is XGA (1024x768).

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Performance

Average Noise Level

The Benq W3000 has a pretty standard noise level (33 decibels) compared to most of the other 10000:1 contrast ratio projectors that have been on the market for around the same time as this projector.

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Has an On Screen Display (OSD)

The Benq W3000 has an On Screen Display (OSD), as do most of the other data projectors that have been available for a similar time to this multimedia projector.

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Packaging Content

Has a 3D Glasses Included

The Benq W3000 has a 3D glasses included, as do most of the other projectors of a comparable spec and age to this multimedia projector.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The Benq W3000 has a handheld remote control. Most of the other 10000:1 contrast ratio projectors that came out more than a year ago also have a handheld remote control.

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Lamps

Quite Short Service Life of Lamp

Projectors of this spec and age have service life of lamps of between 1,500h and 30,000h. With a service life of lamp of only 2,000 hours, the Benq W3000's service life of lamp is one of the shortest amongst projectors that came out around the same time as this projector.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers benq w30001080p, benq 9hjef7727e
Barcodes 04718755060526, 05057103008261

Benq W3000 Review Sources

To prepare this Benq W3000 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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