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Benq GH700

f1cd.ru Recommended
A venerable 16 megapixel 21 times zoom factor camera
Bridge Camera 16MP 21x No Mar 2012
Camera Type Megapixel Optical Zoom Image Stabilizer Release Date

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Benq GH700 Review

With good reviews and average features, we have ranked the Benq GH700 number 853 across all digital cameras.
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6 Reviews + 1 Award
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5 Years Old
Overall Score
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Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 47?

It has average expert reviews with an average expert rating of 62%. This digital camera has received a "Recommended" award from F1cd.ru.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better digital cameras are available. View the latest cameras 2017.
This Benq digital camera has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Supports PictBridge
1920 x 1080 pixels video resolution
Very small maximum aperture number
Heavy

Benq GH700 Video Reviews


Benq GH700 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

One Industry Award

This camera received a "Recommended" award from review website F1cd.ru who said that this Benq digital camera was very good.

Poor Expert Reviews

Based on six expert reviews from sites including Trusted Reviews, muycomputer.com, Magnus.de and pcworld.pl this medium megapixel digital camera has an average expert rating of 62 out of 100. That puts this digital camera in the bottom 16% of all the recently released medium megapixel digital cameras.

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Benq Only Has Poor Camera Reviews

Benq is one of the lower rated camera manufacturers according to average expert and user reviews, and Benq also has poor reviews for its medium megapixel digital cameras.


Features

Supports PictBridge

The Benq GH700 supports PictBridge, as do most of the other recently released comparable spec cameras.

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Average Display Diagonal

The Benq GH700 has a pretty average display diagonal (3 inches) compared to most of the other medium megapixel digital cameras that were released around the same time as this digital camera.

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16 Megapixels Megapixel

This is a 16 megapixels digital camera.

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Very Small Maximum Aperture Number

The maximum aperture numbers of cameras that came out around the same time as this camera range from 2.7 to 130. The Benq GH700 has a quite small maximum aperture number (only 5.8) compared to most of the other cameras that are a similar age to this digital camera.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

The highest video resolution of the Benq GH700 is 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's over two times the video resolution of the most frequently found maximum video resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels.

This digital camera's video resolution (1920 x 1080 pixels) is in fact the best video resolution across all medium megapixel digital cameras that are a similar age to this camera.

Across comparable types of digital camera the worst video resolution is 640 x 480 pixels.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

The Benq GH700 supports a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's over six times the video resolution of the most frequently found video resolutions of 640 x 480 pixels (which is also supported by this camera). In addition, this digital camera support a video resolutions of 320 x 240 pixels and 1280 x 720 pixels. A video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels is equivalent to Full HD video. You will require a Full HD TV or better to appreciate this level of detail.

This camera's video resolution (1920 x 1080 pixels) is actually the best supported video resolution amongst all medium megapixel digital cameras that came out around the same time as this digital camera.

A 320 x 120 pixels video resolutions is the worst supported video resolution amongst similar types of camera.

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Has a Batteries Included

The Benq GH700 has a batteries included, as do most of the other medium megapixel digital cameras that have been available for a comparable time to this digital camera.

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400 Battery Life (CIPA Standard)

The Benq GH700 is a digital camera that takes 400 shots battery life (CIPA standard). Most of the other comparable spec cameras that were launched around the same time as this digital camera take between 120 and 1,499 battery life (CIPA standard).

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Has a USB 2.0 Port

The Benq GH700 has a USB 2.0 port, as do most of the other recently released cameras.

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Fairly Long Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The average maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) of new cameras is 340mm. With a maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) of 525 millimeters, the Benq GH700 has a fairly long maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) compared to most of the other digital cameras of a similar age and spec to this camera.

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Fairly Big Internal Memory

At 85 megabytes, the Benq GH700 has a fairly big internal memory compared to most of the other new medium megapixel digital cameras. Across all the medium megapixel digital cameras that have been around for around the same time as this digital camera the internal memory range from 8MB to 8.2GB.

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Supports 160, 200 and 9 More ISO Sensitivities

The Benq GH700 has a greater number of ISO speeds than most new medium megapixel digital cameras. This Benq digital camera supports a 160 ISO sensitivity, which is the most frequently supported ISO sensitivity supported by recently released digital cameras. The ISO sensitivities "200", "400", "800", "1600", "3200" and "6400" are also supported by this Benq camera.

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Has a Hand Strap

The Benq GH700 has a hand strap. Most of the other latest medium megapixel digital cameras also have a hand strap.

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Has a Built-In Flash

The Benq GH700 has a built-in flash, as do most of the other medium megapixel digital cameras that are a similar age to this digital camera.

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Features Voice Recording

The Benq GH700 features voice recording. Most of the other new medium megapixel digital cameras also feature voice recording.

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Supports Video Capability

The Benq GH700 supports video capability. Most of the other latest similar spec cameras also support video capability.

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Fairly Big Optical Zoom

The smallest optical zoom of medium megapixel digital cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to this digital camera is 0.34x and the biggest is 81x. At 21 times zoom factor, the Benq GH700 has a quite big optical zoom compared to most of the other similar age digital cameras.

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Average Digital Zoom

At 5 times zoom factor, the Benq GH700 has a pretty average digital zoom compared to most of the other latest medium megapixel digital cameras.

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Heavy

With a weight of 370 grams, the Benq GH700 is quite heavy compared to most of the other recently released similar spec digital cameras. The weights of comparable spec digital cameras that were launched around the same time as this camera range from 59g to 1.3kg.

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1/2.3"" Optical Sensor Size

This digital camera has a 1/2.3" optical sensor size, which is typical of many medium megapixel digital cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as it. 6.17 x 4.55mm.

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Has an HDMI Port

The Benq GH700 has an HDMI port, as do most of the other medium megapixel digital cameras that are a comparable age to this camera.

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Has a Battery Charger Included

The Benq GH700 has a battery charger included, as do most of the other latest medium megapixel digital cameras.

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Has an AC Adapter Included

The Benq GH700 has an AC adapter included, as do most of the other digital cameras that have been available for around the same time as this camera.

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Supports Full HD Video

The Benq GH700 supports Full HD video, as do most of the other medium megapixel digital cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to this digital camera.

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Age

Released Over Five Years Ago

It was March 2012 when Benq released the GH700.


Benq GH700 Review Sources

To prepare this Benq GH700 review we compared this digital camera to 100 other models. For each digital camera that we compared, we collated thousands of pieces of information including technical specs, reviews, and prices. In total we analysed 303,734 product attributes, 187,173 digital camera reviews and 2,339,300 historical digital camera prices from 0 digital camera retailers. We then picked out the standout features of this digital camera compared to the other models as well as any areas where this digital camera is lacking.

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers benq 9ha27018aa
Barcodes 00840046024390, 00840046024437, 04718755034640

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