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Benq W710ST Projector

10000:1 720p (1280x720) 31dB Jul 2012
Contrast Ratio (typical) Projector Native Resolution 3D Noise Level Release Date £103.51 Electricity cost over 5 years
One industry award
Easy to use
Does not support full HD
4 Reviews + 1 Award 4 Star

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One Industry Award

One expert review site said that this multimedia projector was good. gave this projector a "4 Star" award.

Average Expert Reviews

Based on three expert reviews from sites including, and this multimedia projector has an average expert rating of 73 out of 100.

Benq Has Good Reviews for Its Projectors

Based on 1,984 owner and expert reviews (including 154 verified purchases), Benq has good ratings for its 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 data projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Average Running Costs

The W710ST is typical compared to the other 161 comparable spec projectors that were launched more than two years ago that we have assessed for running costs. Based on average usage levels and energy prices, we estimate the W710ST will cost £104 over 1 year to run.


Easy to Use

Two owners considered that it was easy to use the menus. Lpetra scored it 5 stars out of 5 and said on expert website Amazon “Short throw lens, great led like colors, user friendly menus, zoom lens, backlit remote, plenty of connections including an audio out”. They also mentioned “So I settled for the BenQ w710, even though the projector is 720p the image is vibrant and sharp using the preset theater, living room, or bright settings” in their review.

Ceiling Mountable

The Benq W710ST is ceiling mountable, as are most of the other comparable spec multimedia projectors that have been on the market for more than two years.

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Released Over Four Years Ago

Benq released the W710ST in July 2012.


Does Not Support Full HD

The Benq W710ST does not support full HD, although this is within the context that most of the other data projectors that have been available for more than two years also do not support full HD.

Alternative projectors which also support full HD that you might want to consider include the NEC NP-M282, the Benq W1500, or the Epson 1980WU.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Benq W710ST has a built-in speaker(s). Most of the other multimedia projectors of this age and spec also have a built-in speaker(s).

We compared all the other data projectors with a built-in speaker(s) to this multimedia projector and we think because of its better review score, the Epson EB-W18 is also worth considering.

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Quite Dim Projector Brightness

At only 2,500 ANSI lumens, the Benq W710ST has a fairly dim projector brightness compared to most of the other comparable spec projectors that are a similar age to this projector. The dimmest projector brightness of multimedia projectors of a comparable spec and age to this projector is 300 ANSI lumens and the brightest is 20,000 ANSI lumens.

If you are looking for a data projector with a brighter projector brightness then you might want to consider the Epson PowerLite X27 (£350.08) (2,700 ANSI lumens).

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720p (1280x720) Resolution

The highest resolution of the Benq W710ST is 720p (1280x720). That's 56% less resolution than a 1080p (1920x1080) multimedia projector, which is the most frequently found resolution.

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Has an On Screen Display (OSD)

The Benq W710ST has an On Screen Display (OSD), as do most of the other comparable spec multimedia projectors that have been available for around the same time as this projector.

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Very Quiet Noise Level

The average noise level of 10000:1 contrast ratio projectors that have been available for around the same time as this projector is 36dB. The Benq W710ST has one of the quieter noise levels (only 31 decibels) amongst 10000:1 contrast ratio projectors of this age.

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Ports & Interfaces

Does Not Have a DVI Port

Like most of the other projectors of this type and age, the Benq W710ST does not have a DVI port.

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Packaging Content

Has a Handheld Remote Control

The Benq W710ST has a handheld remote control. Most of the other 10000:1 contrast ratio projectors that are a comparable age to this projector also have a handheld remote control.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers benq w710st
Barcodes 00840046022464

Benq W710ST Review Sources

To prepare this Benq W710ST 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 326,513 product attributes, 14,250 projector reviews and 2,764,700 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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16% Louder Noise Level in Economy Mode
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