Benq W703D
Benq W703D
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Benq W703D

Trusted Reviews Recommended
An economical to run 10000:1 1280 x 720 data projector with average reviews and adequate features
10000:1 WXGA (1280x720) Yes 31dB Dec 2012
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Benq W703D Review

With low running costs but good reviews,
7 Reviews + 1 Award
Average Features
4 Years Old
£88 Over 1 Year
Overall Score

Why Has it Scored 42?

It has average expert reviews and below average user reviews with an average overall rating of 63%. This projector has received a "Recommended" award from Trusted Reviews. Sony projectors have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better projectors are available. View the latest data projectors 2017.
This Benq projector has running costs of £88 over 1 year, which puts it typical compared to the other 1,763 data projectors that we have compared it to.
The W703D has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
1280 x 720 resolution
Has a built-in speaker
Does not support full HD
Quite small bulb power

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Benq W703D In-Depth Analysis


One Industry Award

Review website Trusted Reviews concluded that they would recommend this projector and gave it their "Recommended" award.

Average Expert Reviews

This Benq projector has an average expert rating of 68% based on five expert reviews from sites including Trusted Reviews, Expert Reviews, Techradar and

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Benq Has Very Good Reviews for Its Multimedia Projectors

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


1280 X 720 Resolution

The Benq W703D has a 1280 x 720 projector native resolution which is higher than the WXGA (1280x800) resolution found on most projectors. This projector also has a projector native resolution of WXGA (1280x720). Data projectors resolutions range from 280 x 800 (worst) to DCI 4K (4096 x 2160) (best).

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The Benq W703D has a built-in speaker. 76% of projectors also have a built-in speaker.

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Has a Zoom Capability

The Benq W703D has a zoom capability. 91% of data projectors do not have a zoom capability.

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Does Not Support Full HD

The Benq W703D does not support full HD. 64% of projectors also do not support full HD.

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Has a Carrying Case

The Benq W703D has a carrying case, unlike 81% of projectors which do not have a carrying case.

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Quite Small Bulb Power

The average bulb power of all data projectors is 260W, with the smallest being 3.5W and the biggest being 4,200W. The Benq W703D's bulb power of only 190W is in the smallest 11% of all data projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Quite Dim Projector Brightness

Across all the projectors the projector brightnesses range from 12 ANSI lumens to 85,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,700 ANSI lumens. The Benq W703D's projector brightness of only 2,200 ANSI lumens is fairly dim compared to most other projectors. It is in the dimmest 15% of all projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Only 1,080 Video Mode

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The Benq W703D is 3D-ready, unlike 85% of data projectors which are not 3D-ready.

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Quite Quiet Noise Level

The quietest noise level of projectors is 10dB, the loudest is 93dB, and the average noise level is 34dB. The noise level of the Benq W703D of only 31dB is quite quiet compared to most other projectors. It is in the quietest 25% of all projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Released Over Four Years Ago

This projector has been on the market since December 2012.

Running Costs

Running Costs Are Average

The W703D is typical compared to the other 1,763 projectors that we have looked at for running costs. Based on satisfactory energy prices and usage levels, we estimate the W703D will cost £88 over 1 year to run.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers benq 9hj667727e, benq w703d
Barcodes 04718755033674, 04718755044687
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User reviews are hugely better
Louder noise level
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Dimmer projector brightness
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14% louder noise level
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Shorter service life of lamp
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Expert reviews are appreciably better
2h shorter service life of lamp