Benq 720P vs Epson PowerLite Home Cinema 2000

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Benq 720P
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Reasons For

9 Reasons For
29% brighter projector brightness Edit
The Benq 720P has a projector brightness of 2,500 ANSI lumens. That's 700 ANSI lumens brighter than the Epson PowerLite Home Cinema 2000 (1,800 ANSI lumens).
8% longer service life of lamp (economic mode) Edit
Benq 720P is 6,500h service life of lamp in economic mode. That's 500h longer than the Epson PowerLite Home Cinema 2000 (6,000h).
5% bigger bulb power Edit
Benq 720P is 210W lamp power. That's 10W bigger than the Epson PowerLite Home Cinema 2000 (200W).
3dB quieter noise level Edit
The Benq 720P has a noise level of 34dB, however the Epson PowerLite Home Cinema 2000 is a 37dB noise level projector (3dB louder). 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.

80% higher RMS rated power Edit
The Benq 720P is a 10W RMS rated power projector. That's 8W higher than the Epson PowerLite Home Cinema 2000 (2W).
Lighter Edit
The Benq 720P has a weight of 2.7kg. That's 202g lighter than the Epson PowerLite Home Cinema 2000 (2.9kg).
Handheld remote control Edit
The Benq 720P has a handheld remote control, however the Epson PowerLite Home Cinema 2000 does not.
Available from 4 shops
A greater number of retailers increases the chances of this projector remaining in stock and also increases the price competition amongst retailers for the product.
2% cheaper to run
The Benq 720P is $1.13 cheaper to run than the Epson PowerLite Home Cinema 2000 over five years. Read more
6 Reasons For
1,000h longer service life of lamp Edit
The Epson PowerLite Home Cinema 2000 is a 5,000h lamp service life projector, whereas the Benq 720P is only a 4,000h lamp service life projector (1,000h shorter).
Full HD Edit
The Epson PowerLite Home Cinema 2000 supports full HD, whereas the Benq 720P does not support full HD. Read more

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.

One more audio (L,R) in Edit
The number of audio (L,R) ins on the Epson PowerLite Home Cinema 2000 is two, but the Benq 720P only has one audio (L,R) in.
Cable lock slot Edit
The Epson PowerLite Home Cinema 2000 has a cable lock slot, whereas the Benq 720P does not have a cable lock slot.
Cheaper by $41
The Epson PowerLite Home Cinema 2000 costs $41.45 less than the Benq 720P.
Better user reviews
The average user review score of the Epson PowerLite Home Cinema 2000 is 97%, however the average rating of the Benq 720P is 89% (based on 64 reviews).

Reasons Against

7 Reasons Against
1,000h shorter service life of lamp Edit
The Benq 720P is a 4,000h lamp service life projector. That's 1,000h shorter than the Epson PowerLite Home Cinema 2000 (5,000h).
Does not support full HD Edit
The Benq 720P does not support full HD, however the Epson PowerLite Home Cinema 2000 supports full HD. Read more

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.

Only one audio (L,R) in Edit
The number of audio (L,R) ins on the Benq 720P is one, but the Epson PowerLite Home Cinema 2000 only has two audio (L,R) ins.
Does not have a cable lock slot Edit
The Benq 720P does not have a cable lock slot, however the Epson PowerLite Home Cinema 2000 has a cable lock slot.
$41 more expensive
The Benq 720P is more expensive than the Epson PowerLite Home Cinema 2000 by $41.45.
Five months older
The Benq 720P is older than the Epson PowerLite Home Cinema 2000 by five months.
Lower user review Score
The Benq 720P's average user rating is 89%, however the Epson PowerLite Home Cinema 2000's is 97% (based on 23 reviews).
9 Reasons Against
700 ANSI lumens dimmer projector brightness Edit
The Epson PowerLite Home Cinema 2000 has a projector brightness of 1,800 ANSI lumens, however the Benq 720P is a 2,500 ANSI lumens brightness projector (700 ANSI lumens brighter).
500h shorter service life of lamp (economic mode) Edit
Epson PowerLite Home Cinema 2000 is only 6,000h service life of lamp in economic mode, but the Benq 720P is a 6,500h service life of lamp in economic mode projector (500h longer).
10W smaller bulb power Edit
Epson PowerLite Home Cinema 2000 is only 200W lamp power, but the Benq 720P is a 210W lamp power projector (10W bigger).
Louder noise level Edit
The Epson PowerLite Home Cinema 2000 is a 37dB noise level projector. That's 3dB louder than the Benq 720P (37dB). 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.

Four times lower RMS rated power Edit
The Epson PowerLite Home Cinema 2000 has an RMS rated power of 2W, whereas the Benq 720P is a 10W RMS rated power projector (8W higher).
Marginally heavier Edit
The Epson PowerLite Home Cinema 2000 has a weight of 2.9kg, however the Benq 720P is a 2.7kg heavy projector (202g lighter).
Does not have a handheld remote control Edit
The Epson PowerLite Home Cinema 2000 does not have a handheld remote control, but the Benq 720P does.
Less retailers
The Epson PowerLite Home Cinema 2000 is only stocked by 2 shops, whereas the Benq 720P is stocked by 6 shops. Read more
Fewer numbers of shops reduces the price competition amongst retailers for the product and also reduces the chances of this projector remaining in stock.
Higher running costs over five years by $1.13
Over five years the running costs of the Epson PowerLite Home Cinema 2000 are $69.37 which is $1.13 more than the Benq 720P. Show assumptions.

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Date Released

46 months Ago 41 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on $ 65.50
Electricity cost - standby $ 2.74
Total running cost $ 68.24
Purchase price $ 391.45
Total cost of ownership $ 459.69
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Electricity cost - switched on $ 67.40
Electricity cost - standby $ 1.97
Total running cost $ 69.37
Purchase price $ 350.00
Total cost of ownership $ 419.37
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Energy Efficiency Class

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Environmental Impact

0.46T
Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.46 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
12
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
0.46T
Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.46 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
12
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.

Projector

Contrast Ratio (typical)
 13000:1
 13000:1
Projector Native Resolution
 1080p (1920x1080)
 1080p (1920x1080)
BEST
Projector Brightness
2,500 ANSI lumens
BEST
1,800 ANSI lumens
Keystone Correction, Horizontal
Unknown - Click to provide data 30
Maximum Digital Resolution
 1600 x 1200
BEST
 1600 x 1200
Keystone Correction, Vertical
-40 - 40 30
Number of Colours
1,070M Unknown - Click to provide data
Zoom Ratio
 1.2:1
 1.2:1
Projection Distance
Unknown - Click to provide data 2 - 6
Supported Aspect Ratios
 16:9
 16:10
 4:3
 16:9
 16:10
 4:3
Screen Size Compatibility
36 - 300 34 - 328
Projection Technology
 DLP
 DLP
Number of Colours
 1.073 billion colours
 1.073 billion colours

Lamps

Lamps Quantity
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Service Life of Lamp (economic Mode)
6,500h
BEST
6,000h
Lamp Type
 UHE
 UHE
Bulb Power
210W
BEST
200W
Service Life of Lamp
4,000h 5,000h
BEST

Lens System

Optical Zoom
Unknown - Click to provide data 1.2x
Offset
115% Unknown - Click to provide data
Aperture Range (F-F)
2.6 - 2.78 1.58 - 1.72
Focal Length Range (f-F)
10.2 - 12.24 16.9 - 20.28
Focus
 Manual
 Manual

Video

3D
 3D
 3D
Supported Graphics Resolutions
 1600 x 1200 (UXGA)
 1280 x 720 (HD 720)
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 1600 x 1200 (UXGA)
 1280 x 720 (HD 720)
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
BEST
Full HD
 Full HD
 Full HD
BEST
Video Processing
Unknown - Click to provide data 10 bit
HD-Ready
 HD-Ready
Unknown - Click to provide data
Analog Signal Format System
 PAL
 SECAM
 NTSC
 PAL M
 PAL N
 NTSC 4.43
 PAL 60
 PAL
 SECAM
 NTSC
 PAL M
 PAL N
 NTSC 4.43
 PAL 60

Ports & Interfaces

RS-232 Ports
1 1
DVI Port
 DVI port
 DVI port
S-Video Inputs Quantity
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Serial Interface Type
 RS-232
 RS-232
DC-In Jack
Unknown - Click to provide data
 DC-in jack
Audio (L,R) in
1 2
BEST
Composite Video in
1 1
USB Connector Type
 Mini-USB B
 USB Type-A
 Mini-USB B
 USB Type-A
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
1 1
HDMI Ports Quantity
2 2
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
1 1
AC (power) in
 AC (power) in
Unknown - Click to provide data

Networking

Wi-Fi
 Wi-Fi
 Wi-Fi
Bluetooth
 Bluetooth
Unknown - Click to provide data
Ethernet LAN
 Ethernet LAN
 Ethernet LAN

Storage

Compatible Memory Cards
 Not supported
 Not supported
Card Reader Integrated
 Card reader integrated
Unknown - Click to provide data

Performance

Noise Level
34dB
BEST
37dB
Noise Level (economic Mode)
30dB Unknown - Click to provide data
Horizontal Scan Range
15 - 102 Unknown - Click to provide data
Vertical Scan Range
23 - 120 Unknown - Click to provide data
On Screen Display (OSD) Languages
 DAN
 DUT
 ARA
 GRE
 BUL
 CZE
 THA
 NOR
 RUS
 ENG
 FIN
 FRE
 DEU
 ITA
 JPN
 POR
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 HUN
 KOR
 RUM
 CHI (TR)
 CHI (SIMPL)
 DAN
 DUT
 ARA
 GRE
 BUL
 CZE
 THA
 NOR
 RUS
 ENG
 FIN
 FRE
 DEU
 ITA
 JPN
 POR
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 HUN
 KOR
 RUM
 CHI (TR)
 CHI (SIMPL)
On Screen Display (OSD)
 On Screen Display (OSD)
Unknown - Click to provide data
Preset Modes
 Cinema
 Dynamic
 Standard
 Cinema
 Dynamic
 Standard

Multimedia

Built-In Speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
TV Tuner Integrated
 TV tuner integrated
Unknown - Click to provide data
RMS Rated Power
10W
BEST
2W
Number of Built-In Speakers
1 1

Design

Cable Lock Slot
 Cable lock slot
 Cable lock slot
BEST
Cable Lock Slot Type
 Kensington
 Kensington
Ceiling Mountable
 Ceiling mountable
 Ceiling mountable
Form Factor
 Desktop
 Desktop
Colour of Product
 Black
 Grey
 White
 Black
 Grey
 White
Product Type
 Desktop projector
 Desktop projector

Display

Built-In Display
 Built-in display
 Built-in display

Power

Power Source
 AC
 AC
Power Consumption (standby)
0.5W 0.36W
BEST
Power Consumption (typical)
275W
BEST
283W
Power Consumption (PowerSave)
Unknown - Click to provide data 234W
AC Adapter Frequency
 50
 50
AC Adapter Input Voltage
100 - 240 Unknown - Click to provide data
Voltage Tolerance
Unknown - Click to provide data 10%
AC Input Frequency
 50
 50/60
 60
 50
 50/60
 60
AC Input Voltage
 100 - 240
 100
 100 - 240
 100

Operational Conditions

Operating Temperature (T-T)
Unknown - Click to provide data 5 - 35

Weight & Dimensions

Weight
2.7kg
BEST
2.9kg
Height
113.8mm 107.9mm
Depth
253.4mm 246.8mm
Width
324.7mm 296.9mm

Packaging Content

Carrying Case
 Carrying case
Unknown - Click to provide data
Manual
 Manual
Unknown - Click to provide data
Handheld Remote Control
 Handheld remote control
BEST
 Handheld remote control
Batteries Included
 Batteries included
Unknown - Click to provide data
Warranty Card
 Warranty card
Unknown - Click to provide data
AC Adapter Included
Unknown - Click to provide data
 AC adapter included
Cables Included
 VGA
 AC
BEST
 VGA
 AC

Other Features

Audio Input
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Audio Output
 Audio output
Unknown - Click to provide data
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