Benq W1110 vs Epson EB-U04
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Benq W1110vsEpson EB-U04

Benq W1110

80

Overall Score

80

Overall Score

Benq W1110

£788.01
Our Verdict:
A fully featured and multi award winning quiet 1080p projector, with alright running costs but representing only moderate value for money
92
Reviews
17 Reviews + 5 Awards
69
Value for Money
Good
86
Features
Fully-Featured
76
Age
2 Years Old
65
Running Costs
£85 Over 5 Years
80
Overall Score
Excellent
29dB 1920 X 1080 (1080p) 15000:1 Yes Sep 2015
Noise Level Projector Native Resolution Contrast Ratio 3D Release Date
Noise Level 29dB
Projector Native Resolution 1920 X 1080 (1080p)
Contrast Ratio 15000:1
3D Yes
Release Date Sep 2015
Epson EB-U04

85

Overall Score

85

Overall Score

Epson EB-U04

£499.99
Our Verdict:
A low cost and very economical to run moderate noise level WUXGA projector, with an industry award and very good features
86
Reviews
8 Reviews + 1 Award
95
Value for Money
Excellent
80
Features
Fully-Featured
74
Age
2 Years Old
89
Running Costs
£49 Over 5 Years
85
Overall Score
Excellent
37dB 1920 X 1200 (WUXGA) 15000:1 No Sep 2015
Noise Level Projector Native Resolution Contrast Ratio 3D Release Date
Noise Level 37dB
Projector Native Resolution 1920 X 1200 (WUXGA)
Contrast Ratio 15000:1
3D No
Release Date Sep 2015
Benq W1110

80

Overall Score

80

Overall Score

Benq W1110

£788.01
Our Verdict:
A fully featured and multi award winning quiet 1080p projector, with alright running costs but representing only moderate value for money
92
Reviews
17 Reviews + 5 Awards
69
Value for Money
Good
86
Features
Fully-Featured
76
Age
2 Years Old
65
Running Costs
£85 Over 5 Years
80
Overall Score
Excellent
29dB 1920 X 1080 (1080p) 15000:1 Yes Sep 2015
Noise Level Projector Native Resolution Contrast Ratio 3D Release Date
Noise Level 29dB
Projector Native Resolution 1920 X 1080 (1080p)
Contrast Ratio 15000:1
3D Yes
Release Date Sep 2015
Epson EB-U04

85

Overall Score

85

Overall Score

Epson EB-U04

£499.99
Our Verdict:
A low cost and very economical to run moderate noise level WUXGA projector, with an industry award and very good features
86
Reviews
8 Reviews + 1 Award
95
Value for Money
Excellent
80
Features
Fully-Featured
74
Age
2 Years Old
89
Running Costs
£49 Over 5 Years
85
Overall Score
Excellent
37dB 1920 X 1200 (WUXGA) 15000:1 No Sep 2015
Noise Level Projector Native Resolution Contrast Ratio 3D Release Date
Noise Level 37dB
Projector Native Resolution 1920 X 1200 (WUXGA)
Contrast Ratio 15000:1
3D No
Release Date Sep 2015

Top Prices

Benq W1110 Epson EB-U04
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£679.99
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BenQ W1110 3D FULL HD HOME THEATRE CINEMA PROJECTOR + 2 GLASSES - FREE DELIVERY (Brand new, unopened) - on
£788.01
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£796.67
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BENQ W1110 + 2x 3D GLASSES DLP FULL HD 1080P HOME CINEMA PROJECTOR SHORT THROW (Brand new, unopened) - on
£825.56
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£499.99
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£520.23
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Reasons For

Benq W1110 Epson EB-U04
6 Reasons For
Quieter Noise Level
The Benq W1110 is a 29dB projector. That's 8dB quieter than the Epson EB-U04 (37dB).

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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17% Bigger Bulb Power
The Benq W1110 has a bulb power of 240W, however the Epson EB-U04 is only a 200W lamp power projector (40W smaller).

This denotes how powerful the bulb in the projector is, measured in watts (W).

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

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3D
The Benq W1110 supports 3D, however the Epson EB-U04 does not support 3D.

3D compatible projectors are able to display 3D content. Most projectors will require you to wear special glasses in order to view the 3D effect.

A 3D projector allows you to view the huge range of 3D films and content that is now available.

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Four More Awards
The Benq W1110 has 5 awards from expert review sites, but the Epson EB-U04 has 1 award.
Slightly Better Expert Reviews
Based on 11 expert reviews, the Benq W1110 has an average review score of 79%, whereas the Epson EB-U04 has an average rating of 76% (based on 11 reviews).
Better Trusted Reviews Review Score
Trusted Reviews's Benq W1110 review gave it a score of 80%, but the Epson EB-U04 only has a rating of 60% from the same site.
6 Reasons For
800 ANSI Lumens Brighter Projector Brightness
Epson EB-U04 is 3,000 ANSI lumens brightness, but the Benq W1110 is only a 2,200 ANSI lumens brightness projector (800 ANSI lumens dimmer).

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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1,500h Longer Service Life of Lamp
The Epson EB-U04 has a service life of lamp of 5,000h, however the Benq W1110 is only a 3,500h lamp service life projector (1,500h shorter).

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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Cheaper by £288
The Epson EB-U04 costs £499.99, whereas the Benq W1110 is £788.01.
More Shops Are Selling it
The more shops stock the product, the greater competition amongst shops to keep prices low.
£35 Cheaper to Run Over Five Years
Over five years the Epson EB-U04 is £35 cheaper to run than the Benq W1110.
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Better Brand
Epson projectors have an average rating of 90.4%, however Benq has an average rating of 86.6%.

Reviews & Awards

Awards

The Benq W1110 has more awards than the Epson EB-U04. The Benq W1110 has 5 awards, where as the Epson EB-U04 has 1 award. Compare all award winning projectors.
Benq W1110 Epson EB-U04
5 Awards Best
audiovideohd.fr: Editor's Choice avforums.com: Recommended ddworld.cz: Recommended Award hardware.info: Excellent tecnogeekies.com: Gold
1 Award
conowego.pl: Recommended

Average Expert Rating

The Benq W1110 has better expert reviews than the Epson EB-U04. The average expert reviews score for the Benq W1110 is 79% based on 11 reviews, where as the average score for the Epson EB-U04 is 76% based on 11 reviews.
Benq W1110 Epson EB-U04
Best
5 stars
1 review
4 stars
6 reviews
3 stars
0 reviews
2 stars
0 reviews
1 star
0 reviews
5 stars
3 reviews
4 stars
3 reviews
3 stars
2 reviews
2 stars
0 reviews
1 star
0 reviews

Average User Rating

Benq W1110 Epson EB-U04
Best
5 stars
9 reviews
4 stars
0 reviews
3 stars
1 review
2 stars
0 reviews
1 star
0 reviews
No reviews found

Average Brand Rating

Epson has a better average brand rating than Benq. The average brand rating for Epson is 90.35% based on 2,859 reviews, where as the average brand rating for Benq is 86.56% based on 2,773 reviews.
Benq W1110 Epson EB-U04
Benq

87

87

Based on 2,773 reviews
Epson

90

90

Based on 2,859 reviews

Trusted Reviews Review Score

Benq W1110 Epson EB-U04
Best
Trusted Reviews logo
What is the BenQ W1110? The £659 W1110 is BenQ's latest affordable home-entertainment projector. As usual with BenQ, it uses a single-chip DLP projection engine, which in this case is aided and abetted by a six-speed, six-segment colour wheel and a ...
Low price
Very watchable picture
Plenty of connection options
Colour uniformity issues
Bit of a struggle to set up
BenQ W1110 ? Sound Quality The W1110's audio falls comfortably short of that of its W2000 sibling. The soundstage is much more contained and constrained, feeling locked more closely to the projector's body. Which isn't a great thing considering that ...
Dec 2015
Trusted Reviews logo
What is the Epson EB-U04? The EB-U04 is an LCD projector with a Full HD resolution that's on sale for the budget price of £548.99. Epson pitches it as a projector that can be used for either home entertainment or office presentations. Epson EB-U04 ?...
Good price
Ships with a carry case
Sharp and bright
Unimpressive blacklevel response
Patchy colour temperature
Various running noise issues
Epson EB-U04 ? Sound Quality While the EB-U04 joins most budget projectors these days in carrying an on-board audio system, it's one of the weakest ones I've heard for a while. The single mono speaker firing out of the projector's rear muffles, disto...
Dec 2015

Date Released

Benq W1110 Epson EB-U04
29 months old 29 months old

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.

Bulb Power

This denotes how powerful the bulb in the projector is, measured in watts (W).

A more powerful 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.

3D

3D compatible projectors are able to display 3D content. Most projectors will require you to wear special glasses in order to view the 3D effect.

A 3D projector allows you to view the huge range of 3D films and content that is now available.

Benq W1110 Epson EB-U04
Best
Yes
No

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.
Benq W1110
Benq
W1110
11 trees 0.42 tonnes CO2
Epson EB-U04
Epson
EB-U04
6 trees 0.24 tonnes CO2 (Best)

Specification

 
 
 
Performance Benq W1110 Epson EB-U04
Noise Level 29dB
BEST
37dB
Noise Level (economic Mode) 27dB
BEST
28dB
Horizontal Scan Range Unknown - Click to provide data
Vertical Scan Range Unknown - Click to provide data
 
 
 
Projector Benq W1110 Epson EB-U04
Projector Native Resolution
1920 x 1200 (WUXGA)
 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA)
1920 x 1200 (WUXGA)
 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA)
Contrast Ratio
15000:1
 15000:1
15000:1
 15000:1
Projector Brightness 2,200 ANSI Lumens 3,000 ANSI Lumens
BEST
Keystone Correction, Horizontal
Keystone Correction, Vertical
Matrix Size Unknown - Click to provide data 0.67"
Maximum Horizontal Synchronization 102kHz Unknown - Click to provide data
Maximum Vertical Synchronization 144kHz Unknown - Click to provide data
Colour Light Output Unknown - Click to provide data 3,000 ANSI Lumens
White Light Output Unknown - Click to provide data 3,000 ANSI Lumens
Projector Brightness (economic Mode) Unknown - Click to provide data 2,100 ANSI Lumens
Colours Unknown - Click to provide data 1.07M
Zoom Ratio
1.3:1
 1.3:1
1.3:1
 1.3:1
Projection Distance (tele) Unknown - Click to provide data
Projection Distance (wide) Unknown - Click to provide data
Projection Distance Unknown - Click to provide data
Screen Size Compatibility
 
 
 
Lamps Benq W1110 Epson EB-U04
Lamp 1lamp(s) 1lamp(s)
Service Life of Lamp (economic Mode) 6,000h
BEST
10,000h
Bulb Power 240W
BEST
200W
Service Life of Lamp 3,500h 5,000h
BEST
 
 
 
Lens System Benq W1110 Epson EB-U04
Optical Zoom 1.3x
BEST
1.2x
Offset 105%
BEST
10%
Vertical Lens Shift Range Unknown - Click to provide data
Aperture Range (F-F)
Focal Length Range (f-F)
 
 
 
Video Benq W1110 Epson EB-U04
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)
Video Colour Modes
sRGB Dynamic
Theatre Photo
Presentation
 sRGB
 Dynamic
 Theatre
 Photo
 Presentation
sRGB Dynamic
Theatre Photo
Presentation
 sRGB
 Dynamic
 Theatre
 Photo
 Presentation
Video Processing Unknown - Click to provide data 10 Bit
 
 
 
Ports & Interfaces Benq W1110 Epson EB-U04
RS-232 Port 1 1
S-Video Inputs 1 1
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in 1 1
Headphone Outputs 1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Audio (L,R) in 1 1
Composite Video in 1 1
USB 2.0 Port 2 2
HDMI Port 2 2
VGA (D-Sub) Port 1 1
 
 
 
Storage Benq W1110 Epson EB-U04
Optical Disc Player Type
Not included
 Not included
Not included
 Not included
 
 
 
Multimedia Benq W1110 Epson EB-U04
RMS Rated Power 10W 10W
Built-In Speaker 1 1
 
 
 
Display Benq W1110 Epson EB-U04
Display Diagonal 59.84"
BEST
29.92"
 
 
 
Power Benq W1110 Epson EB-U04
Power Consumption (standby) 0.5W 0.26W
BEST
Power Consumption (typical) 353W 277W
BEST
Power Consumption (economy Mode) Unknown - Click to provide data 207W
AC Adapter Input Voltage
 
 
 
Operational Conditions Benq W1110 Epson EB-U04
Storage Relative Humidity (H-H) Unknown - Click to provide data
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Storage Temperature (T-T) Unknown - Click to provide data
Operating Temperature (T-T)
 
 
 
Weight & Dimensions Benq W1110 Epson EB-U04
Weight 3.3kg 2.6kg
BEST
Height 121.7mm 77mm
Depth 277mm 244mm
Width 380.5mm 297mm
 
 
 
Packaging Content Benq W1110 Epson EB-U04
Bundled Software Unknown - Click to provide data
Cables Included
AC
 AC
AC
 AC
 
 
 
Other Features Benq W1110 Epson EB-U04
Mini USB Port Unknown - Click to provide data
Lens Shift Unknown - Click to provide data
Analogue Video Signal Unknown - Click to provide data
Panel Brightness 2,200 Cd/m² Unknown - Click to provide data
USB Port 1 1
Security Features
USB Version Unknown - Click to provide data 2

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