Acer X112H vs Benq MS527
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Acer X112HvsBenq MS527

Acer X112H

77

Overall Score

77

Overall Score

Acer X112H

£200.00
Our Verdict:
A cheap and breathtakingly quiet SVGA 15000:1 contrast ratio projector, with OK running costs and good features
89
Value for Money
Very Good
75
Features
Good Features
71
Age
3 Years Old
54
Running Costs
£1,700 Over 5 Years
77
Overall Score
Very Good
27dB 800 X 600 (SVGA) 15000:1 Yes Jan 2015
Noise Level Projector Native Resolution Contrast Ratio 3D Release Date
Noise Level 27dB
Projector Native Resolution 800 X 600 (SVGA)
Contrast Ratio 15000:1
3D Yes
Release Date Jan 2015
Benq MS527

86

Overall Score

86

Overall Score

Benq MS527

£278.80
Our Verdict:
A stunningly good value for money and positively reviewed moderate noise level SVGA projector, with very low running costs and good features
95
Reviews
3 Reviews
97
Value for Money
Excellent
70
Features
Good Features
76
Age
2 Years Old
85
Running Costs
£54 Over 5 Years
86
Overall Score
Excellent
33dB 800 X 600 (SVGA) 13000:1 Yes Jan 2016
Noise Level Projector Native Resolution Contrast Ratio 3D Release Date
Noise Level 33dB
Projector Native Resolution 800 X 600 (SVGA)
Contrast Ratio 13000:1
3D Yes
Release Date Jan 2016
Acer X112H

77

Overall Score

77

Overall Score

Acer X112H

£200.00
Our Verdict:
A cheap and breathtakingly quiet SVGA 15000:1 contrast ratio projector, with OK running costs and good features
89
Value for Money
Very Good
75
Features
Good Features
71
Age
3 Years Old
54
Running Costs
£1,700 Over 5 Years
77
Overall Score
Very Good
27dB 800 X 600 (SVGA) 15000:1 Yes Jan 2015
Noise Level Projector Native Resolution Contrast Ratio 3D Release Date
Noise Level 27dB
Projector Native Resolution 800 X 600 (SVGA)
Contrast Ratio 15000:1
3D Yes
Release Date Jan 2015
Benq MS527

86

Overall Score

86

Overall Score

Benq MS527

£278.80
Our Verdict:
A stunningly good value for money and positively reviewed moderate noise level SVGA projector, with very low running costs and good features
95
Reviews
3 Reviews
97
Value for Money
Excellent
70
Features
Good Features
76
Age
2 Years Old
85
Running Costs
£54 Over 5 Years
86
Overall Score
Excellent
33dB 800 X 600 (SVGA) 13000:1 Yes Jan 2016
Noise Level Projector Native Resolution Contrast Ratio 3D Release Date
Noise Level 33dB
Projector Native Resolution 800 X 600 (SVGA)
Contrast Ratio 13000:1
3D Yes
Release Date Jan 2016

Top Prices

Acer X112H Benq MS527
eBay
Acer X112H DLP 3D Projector, SVGA, 3000 lm, 13000/1, HDMI (Brand new, unopened)
£200.00
Go to Store
1 Price from 1 Store | £200.00
BT Business Direct
BenQ MS527 3300 Lumens DLP Projector SVGA
£278.80
Go to Store
Cleverboxes
£283.00
Go to Store
Box
£285.37
Go to Store
Cherrywood AV
£286.80
Go to Store
Projectorshop24
£293.86
Go to Store
The Tech Warehouse
Benq MS527 DLP Projector - 4_3, 1524 - 7620Mm (60 - 300"), AC, 13000_1, DLP, 1. (Brand new, unopened) - on
£297.19
Go to Store
MoreFrom
9H.JFA77.13E BenQ MS527 DLP, SVGA, 3300 AL, High Contrast Ratio 13,000:1, 10000 (Brand new, unopened) - on
£302.59
Go to Store
Amazon UK
Benq MS527
£305.44
Go to Store
zippytom
BENQ MS527 Projector 9H.JFA77.13E 3300 Lumens SVGA Resolution DLP Technology Ult (Brand new, unopened) - on
£355.15
Go to Store
eBay
BenQ MS527 Projector SVGA 3200 ANSI Lumens 13000-1 Contrast Ratio (Brand new, unopened)
£359.00
Go to Store
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Reasons For

Acer X112H Benq MS527
4 Reasons For
6dB Quieter Noise Level
The Acer X112H has a noise level of 27dB, whereas the Benq MS527 is a 33dB projector (6dB louder).

The noise level of the projector is the amount of noise that the projector makes (caused by the cooling fan inside the projector) when it is running.

A lower noise level means that the projector will be quieter when it is running. This means that you will be able to appreciate the quieter parts of films better without the background noise of the projector running.

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Longer Service Life of Lamp
Acer X112H is 6,000h lamp service life. That's 1,500h longer than the Benq MS527 (4,500h).

This indicates how long the lamp in the projector will last before it needs to be replaced, measured in hours.

A longer life lamp means you'll need to replace it far less frequently, saving you money.

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Full HD
The Acer X112H supports full HD, but the Benq MS527 does not support full HD.

Full HD projectors can display full HD content such as films and HD TV.

Full HD projectors can display full HD content such as films and HD TV.

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£79 Cheaper
The Acer X112H is £78.80 cheaper than the Benq MS527.
6 Reasons For
Brighter Projector Brightness
The Benq MS527 is a 3,300 ANSI lumens brightness projector. That's 300 ANSI lumens brighter than the Acer X112H (3,000 ANSI lumens).

This is how bright the bulb in the projector is, measured in 'lumens'.

A brighter bulb means that the projector will be seen clearer, and can project to surfaces father away without appearing too dark.

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Built-In Speaker
The Benq MS527 has a built-in speaker, but the Acer X112H does not have a built-in speaker.

A projector with built in speakers is able to play sound as well as display images.

Built in speakers mean that you don't need a separate amplifier to play sound with the projector image.

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More Shops Are Selling it
A greater number of stores increases the price competition amongst retailers for this projector and also increases the chances of the product remaining in stock.
Cheaper to Run by £1,600 Over Five Years
The Benq MS527 only costs £54 to run over five years however the Acer X112H costs £1,654 to run (2957% more).
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User Reviews Are Significantly Better
The average user review score of the Benq MS527 is 100%, whereas the average rating of the Acer X112H is 50% (based on 2 reviews).
Better Brand
Benq projectors have an average rating of 86.6%, but Acer has an average rating of 80.9%.

Reasons Against

Acer X112H Benq MS527
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Reviews & Awards

Average User Rating

The Benq MS527 has better user reviews than the Acer X112H. The average user reviews score for the Benq MS527 is 100% based on 3 reviews, where as the average score for the Acer X112H is 50% based on 2 reviews.
Acer X112H Benq MS527
5 stars
0 reviews
4 stars
1 review
3 stars
0 reviews
2 stars
0 reviews
1 star
1 review
Best
5 stars
3 reviews
4 stars
0 reviews
3 stars
0 reviews
2 stars
0 reviews
1 star
0 reviews

Average Brand Rating

Benq has a better average brand rating than Acer. The average brand rating for Benq is 86.56% based on 2,773 reviews, where as the average brand rating for Acer is 80.92% based on 1,639 reviews.
Acer X112H Benq MS527
Acer

81

81

Based on 1,639 reviews
Benq

87

87

Based on 2,773 reviews

Date Released

Acer X112H Benq MS527
37 months old 25 months old Best

Key Features

Noise Level

The noise level of the projector is the amount of noise that the projector makes (caused by the cooling fan inside the projector) when it is running.

A lower noise level means that the projector will be quieter when it is running. This means that you will be able to appreciate the quieter parts of films better without the background noise of the projector running.

Projector Brightness

This is how bright the bulb in the projector is, measured in 'lumens'.

A brighter bulb means that the projector will be seen clearer, and can project to surfaces father away without appearing too dark.

Service Life Of Lamp

This indicates how long the lamp in the projector will last before it needs to be replaced, measured in hours.

A longer life lamp means you'll need to replace it far less frequently, saving you money.

Full HD

Full HD projectors can display full HD content such as films and HD TV.

Full HD projectors can display full HD content such as films and HD TV.

Acer X112H Benq MS527
Best
Yes
No

Built-in Speaker

A projector with built in speakers is able to play sound as well as display images.

Built in speakers mean that you don't need a separate amplifier to play sound with the projector image.

Acer X112H Benq MS527
Best
No
Yes

Energy Efficiency

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Projector running costs calculated based on an average of 5 hours of use per week. The running cost comprises the electricity cost when using the projector and the electricity standby cost. Compare all energy saving projectors.

Environmental Impact

We have calculated the amount of CO2 that will be generated by running each of these projectors for 5 years. We have then converted that into the number of tree seedlings that you would need to plant and grow for 10 years in order to offset that amount of CO2.
Acer X112H
Acer
X112H
210 trees 8.2 tonnes CO2
Benq MS527
Benq
MS527
7 trees 0.27 tonnes CO2 (Best)

Specification

 
 
 
Performance Acer X112H Benq MS527
Noise Level 27dB
BEST
33dB
Noise Level (economic Mode) 27dB
BEST
28dB
Horizontal Scan Range Unknown - Click to provide data
Vertical Scan Range Unknown - Click to provide data
 
 
 
Projector Acer X112H Benq MS527
Projector Native Resolution
800 x 600 (SVGA)
 800 x 600 (SVGA)
800 x 600 (SVGA)
 800 x 600 (SVGA)
Contrast Ratio
15000:1
 15000:1
15000:1
 15000:1
Projector Brightness 3,000 ANSI Lumens 3,300 ANSI Lumens
BEST
Maximum Digital Resolution
1920 x 1200
 1920 x 1200
1920 x 1200
 1920 x 1200
Keystone Correction, Vertical
Minimum Vertical Synchronization 0.02kHz Unknown - Click to provide data
Maximum Horizontal Synchronization 100kHz Unknown - Click to provide data
Maximum Vertical Synchronization 0.12kHz Unknown - Click to provide data
Minimum Horizontal Synchronization 15kHz Unknown - Click to provide data
Colours 1,070M 1,070M
Zoom Ratio
1.1:1
 1.1:1
1.1:1
 1.1:1
Projection Distance Unknown - Click to provide data
Screen Size Compatibility
 
 
 
Lamps Acer X112H Benq MS527
Lamp Power (economic Mode) 7,000W Unknown - Click to provide data
Lamp 1lamp(s) 1lamp(s)
Service Life of Lamp (economic Mode) 7,000h
BEST
10,000h
Bulb Power 190W 190W
Service Life of Lamp 6,000h
BEST
4,500h
 
 
 
Lens System Acer X112H Benq MS527
Optical Zoom 1.1x Unknown - Click to provide data
Digital Zoom 2x Unknown - Click to provide data
Offset Unknown - Click to provide data 120%
Aperture Range (F-F)
Focal Length Range (f-F)
 
 
 
Video Acer X112H Benq MS527
Supported Graphics Resolutions
1920 x 1200 (WUXGA) 640 x 480 (VGA)
 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA)
 640 x 480 (VGA)
1920 x 1200 (WUXGA) 640 x 480 (VGA)
 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA)
 640 x 480 (VGA)
 
 
 
Ports & Interfaces Acer X112H Benq MS527
RS-232 Port Unknown - Click to provide data 1
S-Video Inputs Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Headphone Outputs Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Composite Video in 1 1
USB 2.0 Port 1 1
HDMI Port 1 1
VGA (D-Sub) Port 1 3
BEST
 
 
 
Storage Acer X112H Benq MS527
Optical Disc Player Type
Not included
 Not included
Not included
 Not included
 
 
 
Multimedia Acer X112H Benq MS527
RMS Rated Power Unknown - Click to provide data 2W
Built-In Speaker Unknown - Click to provide data 1
 
 
 
Power Acer X112H Benq MS527
Power Consumption (standby) Unknown - Click to provide data 0.5W
Power Consumption (typical) 240W
BEST
270W
Power Consumption (economy Mode) 215W
BEST
220W
Power Consumption (PowerSave) 215W Unknown - Click to provide data
AC Adapter Input Voltage
 
 
 
Operational Conditions Acer X112H Benq MS527
Operating Altitude Unknown - Click to provide data
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H) Unknown - Click to provide data
Operating Temperature (T-T) Unknown - Click to provide data
 
 
 
Weight & Dimensions Acer X112H Benq MS527
Weight 2.3kg 1.9kg
BEST
Height Unknown - Click to provide data 95mm
Depth Unknown - Click to provide data 222mm
Width Unknown - Click to provide data 283mm
 
 
 
Packaging Content Acer X112H Benq MS527
Cables Included
AC VGA
 AC
 VGA
AC VGA
 AC
 VGA

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