Benq MW727 vs Benq SH915

Benq MW727
Benq SH915

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Newegg UK
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Reasons For

6 Reasons For
3h longer service life of lamp in economic mode Edit
The Benq MW727 has a service life of lamp in economic mode of 6,000hh, whereas the Benq SH915 is only a 3,500hh service life of lamp in economic mode projector (3h shorter).
Three VGA (D-Sub) ports Edit
The Benq MW727 has three VGA (D-Sub) ports, however the Benq SH915 only has two VGA (D-Sub) ports.
Quieter noise level Edit
The Benq MW727 is a 37dBdB noise level projector. That's 1dB quieter than the Benq SH915 (38dBdB). Read more

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.

Lighter Edit
Benq MW727 is 3.3kgg heavy, but the Benq SH915 is a 3.7kgg heavy projector (0.4g heavier).
45.8mm narrower Edit
The Benq MW727 is a 314.2mmmm wide projector, whereas the Benq SH915 is a 360mmmm wide projector (45.8mm wider).
2 shops are selling it
The more shops stock the product, the greater competition amongst shops to keep prices low.
7 Reasons For
0.07M higher number of colours Edit
The Benq SH915 has a number of colours of 1.07MM, however the Benq MW727 is only a 1,070MM colour projector (0.07M lower).
Bigger lamp power Edit
The Benq SH915 is a 310WW lamp power projector. That's 30W bigger than the Benq MW727 (310WW).
Bigger offset Edit
The Benq SH915 is a 130%% offset projector. That's 7% bigger than the Benq MW727 (130%%).
Four USB 2.0 ports Edit
The Benq SH915 has four USB 2.0 ports, however the Benq MW727 only has two USB 2.0 ports.
Quieter noise level in economy mode Edit
Benq SH915 is 33dBdB noise level (in economic mode). That's 1dB quieter than the Benq MW727 (33dBdB).
Slightly lower power consumption in economy mode Edit
Benq SH915 is 300WW power consumption (in economy mode), but the Benq MW727 is a 310WW power consumption (in economy mode) projector (10W higher).
$252 cheaper
The Benq SH915 is $251.99 cheaper than the Benq MW727.

Reasons Against

7 Reasons Against
8% lower number of colours Edit
The Benq MW727 is a 1,070MM colour projector. That's 0.07M lower than the Benq SH915 (1.07MM).
30W smaller lamp power Edit
The Benq MW727 has a lamp power of 280WW, whereas the Benq SH915 is a 310WW lamp power projector (30W bigger).
7% smaller offset Edit
The Benq MW727 has an offset of 123%%, however the Benq SH915 is a 130%% offset projector (7% bigger).
Two less USB 2.0 ports Edit
The Benq MW727 is a two USB 2.0 port projector, whereas the Benq SH915 only has four USB 2.0 ports.
1dB louder noise level in economy mode Edit
The Benq MW727 has a noise level in economy mode of 34dBdB, however the Benq SH915 is a 33dBdB noise level (in economic mode) projector (1dB quieter).
Higher power consumption in economy mode Edit
The Benq MW727 has a power consumption in economy mode of 310WW. That's 10W higher than the Benq SH915 (300WW).
More expensive by $252
The Benq MW727 is $251.99 more expensive than the Benq SH915.
7 Reasons Against
Significantly shorter service life of lamp in economic mode Edit
The Benq SH915 is a 3,500hh service life of lamp in economic mode projector. That's 3h shorter than the Benq MW727 (3,500hh).
One less VGA (D-Sub) port Edit
The number of VGA (D-Sub) ports on the Benq SH915 is two, but the Benq MW727 only has three VGA (D-Sub) ports.
A bit louder noise level Edit
The Benq SH915 has a noise level of 38dBdB, whereas the Benq MW727 is a 37dBdB noise level projector (1dB quieter). Read more

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.

0.4g heavier Edit
The Benq SH915 is a 3.7kgg heavy projector. That's 0.4g heavier than the Benq MW727 (3.7kgg).
13% wider Edit
The Benq SH915 has a width of 360mmmm. That's 45.8mm wider than the Benq MW727 (360mmmm).
Fewer sellers
Only 2 retailers sells the Benq SH915, but 4 stores sell the Benq MW727. Read more
The smaller the number of stores that stock this projector, the lower the competition amongst stores to keep prices low.
Ten months older
The Benq SH915 is older than the Benq MW727 by ten months.

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Date Released

26 months Ago 35 months Ago

Projector

Contrast Ratio
 11000:1
 11000:1
Native Projector Resolution
 1080p (1920x1080)
 1080p (1920x1080)
BEST
Projector Brightness
4,200 ANSI lumens
BEST
4,000 ANSI lumens
Horizontal Keystone Correction
-30 - 30 Unknown - Click to provide data
Vertical Keystone Correction
- 30 - 30 - 30 - 30
Number of Colours
1,070M 1.07M
BEST
Zoom Ratio
 1.5:1
 1.5:1
BEST
Projection Distance
Unknown - Click to provide data 1.398 - 2.09
Supported Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
Compatible Screen Size
50 - 300 26 - 300
Projection Technology
 DLP
 DLP
Supported Number of Colours Display
 1.073 billion colours
 1.073 billion colours

Lamps

Lamp
1 1
Service Life of Lamp in Economic Mode
6,000h
BEST
3,500h
Lamp Power
280W 310W
BEST
Lamp Service Life
3,000h 3,500h
BEST

Lens System

Throw Ratio
 1.2 - 1.57:1
BEST
 1.2 - 1.57:1
Offset
123% 130%
BEST
Aperture Range
2.59 - 2.91 2.42 - 2.97
Focal Length Range
16.87 - 21.87 20.7 - 31.05

Video

Graphics Resolution
 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA)
 1280 x 800 (WXGA)
 1280 x 800
 640 x 480 (VGA)
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 1600 x 1200 (UXGA)
BEST
 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA)
 1280 x 800 (WXGA)
 1280 x 800
 640 x 480 (VGA)
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 1600 x 1200 (UXGA)
Analog Signal Format System
 PAL
 SECAM
 NTSC
 PAL
 SECAM
 NTSC
3D Format
 Side by side
 Top and bottom
 Frame packing
 Frame Sequential
 Side by side
 Top and bottom
 Frame packing
 Frame Sequential

Ports & Interfaces

RS-232 Port
1 1
S-Video Input
1 1
Headphone Output
1 1
Audio in Port
1 1
Composite Video in Port
1 1
USB Connector Type
 USB Type-A
 Mini-USB B
 USB Type-B
 USB Type-A
 Mini-USB B
 USB Type-B
USB 2.0 Port
2 4
BEST
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Port
1 1
HDMI Port
2 2
VGA (D-Sub) Port
3
BEST
2

Storage

Optical Disc Player
 Not included
 Not included

Performance

Noise Level
37dB
BEST
38dB
Noise Level in Economy Mode
34dB 33dB
BEST
Horizontal Scan Range
15 - 102 15 - 102
Vertical Scan Range
23 - 120 23 - 120
On Screen Display Language
 DUT
 ARA
 GRE
 THA
 NOR
 RUS
 ENG
 FIN
 FRE
 DEU
 ITA
 JPN
 POL
 POR
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 HUN
 KOR
 RUM
 CHI (TR)
 CHI (SIMPL)
 IND
 DUT
 ARA
 GRE
 THA
 NOR
 RUS
 ENG
 FIN
 FRE
 DEU
 ITA
 JPN
 POL
 POR
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 HUN
 KOR
 RUM
 CHI (TR)
 CHI (SIMPL)
 IND
Preset Mode
 sRGB
 3D
 Cinema
 Custom
 Dynamic
 Presentation
 sRGB
 3D
 Cinema
 Custom
 Dynamic
 Presentation

Multimedia

RMS Rated Power
10W 5W
BEST
Built-In Speaker
1 1

Design

Form Factor
 Portable
 Desktop
 Portable
 Desktop
Colour
 White
 Black
 White
 Black
Product Type
 Portable projector
 Desktop projector
 Portable projector
 Desktop projector

Power

Power Source
 AC
 AC
Power Consumption On Standby
0.5W 0.5W
Typical Power Consumption
370W 370W
Power Consumption in Economy Mode
310W 300W
BEST
Power Consumption During PowerSave
Unknown - Click to provide data 300W
AC Adapter Frequency
 50
 60
 50/60
 50
 60
 50/60
AC Adapter Input Voltage
100 - 240 100 - 240
AC Input Frequency
 50
 50/60
 60
 50
 50/60
 60
AC Input Voltage
 100 - 240
 100
 100 - 240
 100

Weight & Dimensions

Weight
3.3kg
BEST
3.7kg
Height
116mm 115mm
BEST
Depth
216.3mm
BEST
260mm
Width
314.2mm
BEST
360mm

Packaging Content

Remote Control Type
 IR
 IR
Cable Included
 VGA
 VGA
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