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Benq SH915 vs Philips PPX3614

Benq SH915 vs Philips PPX3614

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Benq SH915
Philips PPX3614

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Reasons For

5 Reasons For
Brighter projector brightness Edit
The Benq SH915 has a projector brightness of 4,000 ANSI lumens. That's 3,860 ANSI lumens brighter than the Philips PPX3614 (140 ANSI lumens).
3D Edit
The Benq SH915 supports 3D, but the Philips PPX3614 does not support 3D. Read more

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.

Ethernet LAN Edit
The Benq SH915 has an Ethernet LAN, whereas the Philips PPX3614 does not have an Ethernet LAN.
Available from 2 shops
A greater number of stores increases the chances of this projector remaining in stock and also increases the price competition amongst retailers for the product.
User reviews are vastly better
The Benq SH915 has an average user review score of 80%, however the Philips PPX3614 has an average rating of 40% (based on 8 reviews).
4 Reasons For
Hugely longer service life of lamp Edit
Philips PPX3614 is 30,000h lamp service life, but the Benq SH915 is only a 3,500h lamp service life projector (26,500h shorter).
Card reader integrated Edit
The Philips PPX3614 has a card reader integrated, however the Benq SH915 does not.
6dB quieter noise level Edit
The Philips PPX3614 is a 32dB noise level projector. That's 6dB quieter than the Benq SH915 (32dB). 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.

Cheaper by $720
The Philips PPX3614 is $720.01 cheaper than the Benq SH915.

Reasons Against

4 Reasons Against
Eight times shorter service life of lamp Edit
The Benq SH915 is a 3,500h lamp service life projector. That's 26,500h shorter than the Philips PPX3614 (30,000h).
16% louder noise level Edit
The Benq SH915 has a noise level of 38dB, however the Philips PPX3614 is a 32dB noise level projector (6dB 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.

$720 more expensive
The Benq SH915 is more expensive than the Philips PPX3614 by $720.01.
Nine months older
The Benq SH915 is older than the Philips PPX3614 by nine months.
3 Reasons Against
Dimmer projector brightness Edit
The Philips PPX3614 is a 140 ANSI lumens brightness projector, whereas the Benq SH915 is a 4,000 ANSI lumens brightness projector (3,860 ANSI lumens brighter).
Fewer sellers
The Philips PPX3614 is only stocked by 1 seller, but the Benq SH915 is stocked by 3 stores. Read more
The fewer the number of sellers that stock the product, the lower the competition amongst sellers to keep prices low.
User review Rating is significantly Worse
The average user rating of the Philips PPX3614 is only 40%, whereas the average user rating of the Benq SH915 is 80% (based on 2 reviews).

Average Expert Rating

No reviews found

Average User Rating

Date Released

40 months Ago 31 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on $ 93.01
Electricity cost - standby $ 2.89
Total running cost $ 95.90
Purchase price $ 1,445.00
Total cost of ownership $ 1,540.90
Details
Electricity cost - switched on $ -
Electricity cost - standby $ -
Total running cost $ -

Energy Efficiency Class

No data No data

Environmental Impact

0.61T
Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.61 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
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Projector

Contrast Ratio (typical)
 11000:1
BEST
 11000:1
Projector Native Resolution
 1080p (1920x1080)
BEST
 1080p (1920x1080)
Projector Brightness
4,000 ANSI lumens
BEST
140 ANSI lumens
Keystone Correction, Vertical
- 30 - 30 Unknown - Click to provide data
Zoom Ratio
 1.5:1
BEST
 1.5:1
Projection Distance
1.398 - 2.09 0.5 - 5
Supported Aspect Ratios
 16:9
 16:9
Screen Size Compatibility
26 - 300 12 - 120
Native Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
Projection Technology
 DLP
 DLP
Colours
 1.073 billion colours
 1.073 billion colours

Lamps

Lamp
1lamp(s) Unknown - Click to provide data
Service Life of Lamp (economic Mode)
3,500h Unknown - Click to provide data
Bulb Power
310W Unknown - Click to provide data
Service Life of Lamp
3,500h 30,000h
BEST

Lens System

Throw Ratio
 1.39 - 2.09:1
 1.39 - 2.09:1
Offset
130% Unknown - Click to provide data
Aperture Range (F-F)
2.42 - 2.97 Unknown - Click to provide data
Focal Length Range (f-F)
20.7 - 31.05 Unknown - Click to provide data
Focus
 Auto
 Auto

Video

3D
 3D
BEST
 3D
Supported Graphics Resolutions
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 1600 x 1200 (UXGA)
 640 x 480 (VGA)
BEST
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 1600 x 1200 (UXGA)
 640 x 480 (VGA)
Full HD
 Full HD
 Full HD
Analog Signal Format System
 PAL
 SECAM
 NTSC
 PAL
 SECAM
 NTSC
Supported 3D Formats
 Side by side
 Top and bottom
 Frame packing
 Side by side
 Top and bottom
 Frame packing

Ports & Interfaces

RS-232 Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
DVI Port
 DVI port
 DVI port
S-Video Inputs
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
DC-In Jack
Unknown - Click to provide data
 DC-in jack
Microphone in
 Microphone in
Unknown - Click to provide data
Headphone Outputs
1 1
Audio (L,R) in
1 1
Composite Video in
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 Unknown - Click to provide data
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
HDMI Port
2
BEST
1
VGA (D-Sub) Port
2
BEST
1

Networking

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

Storage

Compatible Memory Cards
 SD
 SDHC
 SDXC
 SD
 SDHC
 SDXC
Optical Disc Player Type
 Not included
 Not included
Card Reader Integrated
 Card reader integrated
 Card reader integrated
BEST
Internal Storage Capacity
Unknown - Click to provide data 4GB

Performance

Noise Level
38dB 32dB
BEST
Noise Level (economic Mode)
33dB 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)
 On Screen Display (OSD)
 On Screen Display (OSD)
Preset Modes
 sRGB
 3D
 Cinema
 Custom
 Dynamic
 Presentation
BEST
 sRGB
 3D
 Cinema
 Custom
 Dynamic
 Presentation
HDCP
Unknown - Click to provide data
 HDCP

Multimedia

Built-In Speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
Audio Formats Supported
Unknown - Click to provide data FLAC,MP3,OGG,WAV
Image Formats Supported
 JPG
 PNG
 GIF
 BMP
 JPG
 PNG
 GIF
 BMP
BEST
Video Formats Supported
 MP4
 AVI
 FLV
 3GP
 MOV
 M-JPEG
 MPEG
 MPEG4
 H.263
 H.264
 MKV
 XVID
 VP8
 WEBM
 MP4
 AVI
 FLV
 3GP
 MOV
 M-JPEG
 MPEG
 MPEG4
 H.263
 H.264
 MKV
 XVID
 VP8
 WEBM
BEST
TV Tuner Integrated
Unknown - Click to provide data
 TV tuner integrated
RMS Rated Power
5W
BEST
1W
Built-In Speaker
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Document Formats Supported
 DOC
 DOCX
 PDF
 PPT
 PPTX
 XLS
 XLSX
 XLX
 DOC
 DOCX
 PDF
 PPT
 PPTX
 XLS
 XLSX
 XLX
TV Tuner Type
 DVB-T
 DVB-T

Design

Form Factor
 Portable
 Portable
Colour
 Black
 Black
LED Indicators
 LED indicators
Unknown - Click to provide data
Product Type
 Desktop projector
 Portable projector
 Desktop projector
 Portable projector

Display

Display Diagonal
Unknown - Click to provide data 30"
Built-In Display
 Built-in display
 Built-in display

Power

Power Source
 AC
 Battery
 AC
 Battery
Power Consumption (standby)
0.5W Unknown - Click to provide data
Power Consumption (typical)
370W Unknown - Click to provide data
Power Consumption (economy Mode)
300W Unknown - Click to provide data
Power Consumption (PowerSave)
300W Unknown - Click to provide data
AC Adapter Frequency
 50
 60
 50/60
 50
 60
 50/60
AC Adapter Input Voltage
Unknown - Click to provide data 110 - 240
AC Input Frequency
 50
 60
 50
 60
AC Input Voltage
 100
 100 - 240
 110 - 240
 100
 100 - 240
 110 - 240

Battery

Battery Capacity
Unknown - Click to provide data 1,800mAh

Operational Conditions

Storage Temperature (T-T)
Unknown - Click to provide data -25 - 60
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Unknown - Click to provide data 5 - 35

Weight & Dimensions

Package Weight
Unknown - Click to provide data 1.1kg
Package Height
Unknown - Click to provide data 80mm
Package Depth
Unknown - Click to provide data 190mm
Package Width
Unknown - Click to provide data 190mm
Weight
3.7kg 284g
BEST
Height
115mm 31.5mm
Depth
260mm 105mm
Width
360mm 105mm

Packaging Content

Carrying Case
 Carrying case
 Carrying case
Manual
 Manual
Unknown - Click to provide data
User Guide
 User guide
Unknown - Click to provide data
Remote Control Type
 IR
 IR
Handheld Remote Control
 Handheld remote control
 Handheld remote control
Batteries Included
 Batteries included
Unknown - Click to provide data
Quick Start Guide
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Quick start guide
Warranty Card
 Warranty card
Unknown - Click to provide data
AC Adapter Included
 AC adapter included
 AC adapter included
Cables Included
 VGA
 USB
 HDMI
 VGA
 USB
 HDMI

Other Features

Package Dimensions (WxDxH)
Unknown - Click to provide data 190 x 190 x 80
Weight (without Accesories)
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.28g
Built-In Touchpad
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Built-in touchpad

Technical Details

Frequency Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 48.25 - 863.25
Supported TV Bands
 UHF
 VHF
 UHF
 VHF
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