Benq SH915 vs Infocus IN3138

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Benq SH915
Infocus IN3138

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Reasons For

3 Reasons For
Four USB 2.0 ports Edit
The Benq SH915 is a four USB 2.0 port projector, whereas the Infocus IN3138 only has one USB 2.0 port.
7% quieter noise level in economy mode Edit
The Benq SH915 has a noise level in economy mode of 33dBdB. That's 2dB quieter than the Infocus IN3138 (35dBdB).
User reviews are slightly better
Based on 1 review, the Benq SH915 has an average user review score of 100%, but the Infocus IN3138 has an average rating of 97% (based on 6 reviews).
8 Reasons For
25% longer service life of lamp in economic mode Edit
The Infocus IN3138 has a service life of lamp in economic mode of 4,000hh, however the Benq SH915 is only a 3,500hh service life of lamp in economic mode projector (1h shorter).
Three VGA (D-Sub) ports Edit
The number of VGA (D-Sub) ports on the Infocus IN3138 is three, but the Benq SH915 only has two VGA (D-Sub) ports.
3% quieter noise level Edit
The Infocus IN3138 is a 37dBdB noise level projector. That's 1dB quieter than the Benq SH915 (37dBdB). 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.

4% lower power consumption in economy mode Edit
Infocus IN3138 is 290WW power consumption (in economy mode). That's 10W lower than the Benq SH915 (290WW).
0.6g lighter Edit
The Infocus IN3138 is a 3.1kgg heavy projector, whereas the Benq SH915 is a 3.7kgg heavy projector (0.6g heavier).
75mm narrower Edit
The Infocus IN3138 has a width of 285mmmm, however the Benq SH915 is a 360mmmm wide projector (75mm wider).
Cheaper by $400
The Infocus IN3138 is $400.07 cheaper than the Benq SH915.
2 shops are selling it
A greater number of sellers increases the price competition amongst retailers for the product and also increases the chances of this projector remaining in stock.

Reasons Against

9 Reasons Against
34% 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 1h shorter than the Infocus IN3138 (4,000hh).
One less VGA (D-Sub) port Edit
The Benq SH915 has two VGA (D-Sub) ports, however the Infocus IN3138 only has three VGA (D-Sub) ports.
1dB louder noise level Edit
The Benq SH915 has a noise level of 38dBdB, but the Infocus IN3138 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.

10W higher power consumption in economy mode Edit
The Benq SH915 has a power consumption in economy mode of 300WW, however the Infocus IN3138 is a 290WW power consumption (in economy mode) projector (10W lower).
Heavier Edit
Benq SH915 is 3.7kgg heavy. That's 0.6g heavier than the Infocus IN3138 (3.1kgg).
75mm wider Edit
The Benq SH915 is a 360mmmm wide projector. That's 75mm wider than the Infocus IN3138 (285mmmm).
$400 more expensive
The Benq SH915 is more expensive than the Infocus IN3138 by $400.07.
Not as many stockists
Only 2 sellers sells the Benq SH915, however 4 stores sell the Infocus IN3138. Read more
Smaller numbers of retailers reduces the chances of this projector remaining in stock and also reduces the price competition amongst retailers for the product.
Ten months older
The Benq SH915 is older than the Infocus IN3138 by ten months.
3 Reasons Against
Three less USB 2.0 ports Edit
The Infocus IN3138 has one USB 2.0 port, however the Benq SH915 only has four USB 2.0 ports.
A bit louder noise level in economy mode Edit
Infocus IN3138 is 35dBdB noise level (in economic mode), but the Benq SH915 is a 33dBdB noise level (in economic mode) projector (2dB quieter).
User review Rating is a little Worse
The average user rating of the Infocus IN3138 is 97%, whereas the average user rating of the Benq SH915 is 100% (based on 1 review).

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Date Released

35 months Ago 26 months Ago

Projector

Contrast Ratio
 11000:1
BEST
 11000:1
Native Projector Resolution
 1080p (1920x1080)
 1080p (1920x1080)
Projector Brightness
4,000 ANSI lumens 4,000 ANSI lumens
Vertical Keystone Correction
- 30 - 30 ± 40
Matrix Size
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.65"
Uniformity
Unknown - Click to provide data 80%
Minimum Vertical Synchronization
Unknown - Click to provide data 43kHz
Maximum Horizontal Synchronization
Unknown - Click to provide data 90kHz
Maximum Vertical Synchronization
Unknown - Click to provide data 85kHz
Minimum Horizontal Synchronization
Unknown - Click to provide data 15kHz
Brightness in Economy Mode
Unknown - Click to provide data 3,000 ANSI lumens
Number of Colours
1.07M Unknown - Click to provide data
Zoom Ratio
 1.5:1
 1.5:1
Projection Distance
1.398 - 2.09 1.2 - 10
Supported Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
Compatible Screen Size
26 - 300 25.9 - 299
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
3,500h 4,000h
BEST
Lamp Power
310W Unknown - Click to provide data
Lamp Service Life
3,500h
BEST
3,000h

Lens System

Optical Zoom
Unknown - Click to provide data 1.5x
Throw Ratio
 1.39 - 2.09:1
 1.39 - 2.09:1
Digital Zoom
Unknown - Click to provide data 1.22x
Offset
130% 15%
BEST
Aperture Range
2.42 - 2.97 Unknown - Click to provide data
Focal Length Range
20.7 - 31.05 Unknown - Click to provide data
Focus Mode
 Manual
 Manual

Video

Graphics Resolution
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 1600 x 1200 (UXGA)
 640 x 480 (VGA)
 1280 x 1024 (SXGA)
 1024 x 768 (XGA)
 800 x 600 (SVGA)
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 1600 x 1200 (UXGA)
 640 x 480 (VGA)
 1280 x 1024 (SXGA)
 1024 x 768 (XGA)
 800 x 600 (SVGA)
Video Processing
Unknown - Click to provide data 30 bit
Analog Signal Format System
 PAL
 SECAM
 NTSC
 PAL B
 PAL G
 PAL H
 PAL I
 PAL M
 PAL N
 NTSC 4.43
 PAL 60
 PAL
 SECAM
 NTSC
 PAL B
 PAL G
 PAL H
 PAL I
 PAL M
 PAL N
 NTSC 4.43
 PAL 60
3D Format
 Side by side
 Top and bottom
 Frame packing
 Side by side
 Top and bottom
 Frame packing

Ports & Interfaces

RS-232 Port
1 1
S-Video Input
1 1
Serial Interface Type
 RS-232
 RS-232
DisplayPort
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Headphone Output
1 1
Audio in Port
1 1
Composite Video in Port
1 1
USB Connector Type
 USB Type-A
 USB Type-B
 Mini-USB B
 USB Type-A
 USB Type-B
 Mini-USB B
USB 2.0 Port
4
BEST
1
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Port
1 1
HDMI Port
2 2
VGA (D-Sub) Port
2 3
BEST
HDMI Port
 Full-size
 Full-size

Storage

Optical Disc Player
 Not included
 Not included

Performance

Noise Level
38dB 37dB
BEST
Noise Level in Economy Mode
33dB
BEST
35dB
Horizontal Scan Range
15 - 102 30 - 90
Vertical Scan Range
23 - 120 43 - 85
On Screen Display Language
 RUS
 ENG
 FRE
 DEU
 POR
 ESP
 CHI (TR)
 CHI (SIMPL)
 RUS
 ENG
 FRE
 DEU
 POR
 ESP
 CHI (TR)
 CHI (SIMPL)
Preset Mode
 sRGB
 3D
 Cinema
 Custom
 Dynamic
 Presentation
BEST
 sRGB
 3D
 Cinema
 Custom
 Dynamic
 Presentation

Multimedia

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

Design

Cable Lock Slot Type
 Kensington
 Kensington
Form Factor
 Desktop
 Desktop
Colour
 Black
 Black
Product Type
 Desktop projector
 Desktop projector

Power

Power Source
 AC
 AC
Power Consumption On Standby
0.5W 0.5W
Typical Power Consumption
370W 340W
BEST
Power Consumption in Economy Mode
300W 290W
BEST
Power Consumption During PowerSave
300W Unknown - Click to provide data
Maximum Power Consumption
Unknown - Click to provide data 340W
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

Certificates

Certification
Unknown - Click to provide data FCC, UL/cUL, CE+, TUV-GS, CU-PCT, PSB

Weight & Dimensions

Packaging Weight
Unknown - Click to provide data 4.7kg
Packaging Height
Unknown - Click to provide data 392mm
Packaging Depth
Unknown - Click to provide data 208mm
Packaging Width
Unknown - Click to provide data 369mm
Weight
3.7kg 3.1kg
BEST
Height
115mm
BEST
261mm
Depth
260mm 122mm
BEST
Width
360mm 285mm
BEST

Packaging Content

Remote Control Type
 IR
 IR
Cable Included
 VGA
 AC
 VGA
 AC

Other Features

MHL to HDMI + Mini USB Cable
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Package Weight
Unknown - Click to provide data 4.65
Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
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