Benq MW727 vs Benq SH915

Benq MW727
Benq SH915

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Reasons For

8 Reasons For
200 ANSI lumens brighter projector brightness Edit
Benq MW727 is 4,200 ANSI lumens brightness, but the Benq SH915 is only a 4,000 ANSI lumens brightness projector (200 ANSI lumens dimmer).
2,500h longer service life of lamp (economic mode) Edit
The Benq MW727 is a 6,000h service life of lamp in economic mode projector, whereas the Benq SH915 is only a 3,500h service life of lamp in economic mode projector (2,500h shorter).
Three VGA (D-Sub) ports quantitys Edit
The Benq MW727 has three VGA (D-Sub) ports quantitys, however the Benq SH915 only has two VGA (D-Sub) ports quantitys.
Quieter noise level Edit
The Benq MW727 is a 37dB noise level projector. That's 1dB quieter than the Benq SH915 (38dB). 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.

5W higher RMS rated power Edit
The Benq MW727 has an RMS rated power of 10W, however the Benq SH915 is only a 5W RMS rated power projector (5W lower).
Lighter Edit
Benq MW727 is 3.3kg heavy, but the Benq SH915 is a 3.7kg heavy projector (400g heavier).
Cheaper by $767
The Benq MW727 costs $717.99, whereas the Benq SH915 is $1,484.99.
7 shops are selling it
The more shops stock the product, the greater competition amongst shops to keep prices low.
7 Reasons For
Bigger bulb power Edit
The Benq SH915 has a bulb power of 310W. That's 30W bigger than the Benq MW727 (310W).
Longer service life of lamp Edit
Benq SH915 is 3,500h lamp service life. That's 500h longer than the Benq MW727 (3,500h).
Bigger offset Edit
The Benq SH915 is a 130% offset projector. That's 7% bigger than the Benq MW727 (130%).
Full HD Edit
The Benq SH915 supports full HD, but the Benq MW727 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.

Four USB 2.0 ports quantitys Edit
The Benq SH915 has four USB 2.0 ports quantitys, however the Benq MW727 only has two USB 2.0 ports quantitys.
Quieter noise level (economic mode) Edit
Benq SH915 is 33dB noise level (in economic mode). That's 1dB quieter than the Benq MW727 (33dB).
Slightly lower power consumption (economy mode) Edit
Benq SH915 is 300W power consumption (in economy mode), but the Benq MW727 is a 310W power consumption (in economy mode) projector (10W higher).

Reasons Against

7 Reasons Against
30W smaller bulb power Edit
The Benq MW727 is a 280W lamp power projector, whereas the Benq SH915 is a 310W lamp power projector (30W bigger).
17% shorter service life of lamp Edit
The Benq MW727 has a service life of lamp of 3,000h, however the Benq SH915 is a 3,500h lamp service life projector (500h longer).
7% smaller offset Edit
The Benq MW727 has an offset of 123%, however the Benq SH915 is a 130% offset projector (7% bigger).
Does not support full HD Edit
The Benq MW727 does not support full HD, but the Benq SH915 does. 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.

Two less USB 2.0 ports quantitys Edit
The Benq MW727 is a two USB 2.0 ports quantity projector, whereas the Benq SH915 only has four USB 2.0 ports quantitys.
1dB louder noise level (economic mode) Edit
The Benq MW727 has a noise level (economic mode) of 34dB, however the Benq SH915 is a 33dB noise level (in economic mode) projector (1dB quieter).
Higher power consumption (economy mode) Edit
The Benq MW727 has a power consumption (economy mode) of 310W. That's 10W higher than the Benq SH915 (300W).
9 Reasons Against
Dimmer projector brightness Edit
The Benq SH915 is a 4,000 ANSI lumens brightness projector. That's 200 ANSI lumens dimmer than the Benq MW727 (4,000 ANSI lumens).
Shorter service life of lamp (economic mode) Edit
The Benq SH915 has a service life of lamp (economic mode) of 3,500h. That's 2,500h shorter than the Benq MW727 (3,500h).
One less VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity Edit
The number of VGA (D-Sub) ports quantitys on the Benq SH915 is two, but the Benq MW727 only has three VGA (D-Sub) ports quantitys.
A bit louder noise level Edit
The Benq SH915 has a noise level of 38dB, whereas the Benq MW727 is a 37dB 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.

Lower RMS rated power Edit
The Benq SH915 is a 5W RMS rated power projector. That's 5W lower than the Benq MW727 (5W).
400g heavier Edit
The Benq SH915 is a 3.7kg heavy projector. That's 400g heavier than the Benq MW727 (3.7kg).
$767 more expensive
The Benq SH915 is more expensive than the Benq MW727 by $767.
Fewer sellers
Only 2 shops sells the Benq SH915, but 9 retailers 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.
Over one year older
The Benq SH915 is older than the Benq MW727 by 14 months.

Average User Rating

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Date Released

23 months Ago 36 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on $ 88.12
Electricity cost - standby $ 2.74
Total running cost $ 90.86
Purchase price $ 717.99
Total cost of ownership $ 808.85
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Electricity cost - switched on $ 88.12
Electricity cost - standby $ 2.74
Total running cost $ 90.86
Purchase price $ 1,484.99
Total cost of ownership $ 1,575.85
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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).
16
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
0.61T
Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.61 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
16
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.

Projector

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

Lamps

Lamps Quantity
1 1
Service Life of Lamp (economic Mode)
6,000h
BEST
3,500h
Bulb Power
280W 310W
BEST
Service Life of Lamp
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 (F-F)
2.59 - 2.91 2.42 - 2.97
Focal Length Range (f-F)
16.87 - 21.87 20.7 - 31.05

Video

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

Ports & Interfaces

RS-232 Ports
1 1
DVI Port
 DVI port
 DVI port
S-Video Inputs Quantity
1 1
Microphone in
 Microphone in
 Microphone in
Headphone Outputs
1 1
Audio (L,R) in
1 1
Composite Video in
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 Ports Quantity
2 4
BEST
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
1 1
HDMI Ports Quantity
2 2
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
3
BEST
2

Networking

Ethernet LAN
 Ethernet LAN
 Ethernet LAN

Storage

Optical Disc Player Type
 Not included
 Not included
Card Reader Integrated
 Card reader integrated
Unknown - Click to provide data

Performance

Noise Level
37dB
BEST
38dB
Noise Level (economic Mode)
34dB 33dB
BEST
Horizontal Scan Range
15 - 102 15 - 102
Vertical Scan Range
23 - 120 23 - 120
On Screen Display (OSD) Languages
 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
On Screen Display (OSD)
 On Screen Display (OSD)
 On Screen Display (OSD)
Preset Modes
 sRGB
 Cinema
 Custom
 Dynamic
 Presentation
 3D
 sRGB
 Cinema
 Custom
 Dynamic
 Presentation
 3D
HDCP
 HDCP
Unknown - Click to provide data

Multimedia

Built-In Speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
RMS Rated Power
10W
BEST
5W
Number of Built-In Speakers
1 1

Design

Colour of Product
 White
 Black
 White
 Black
LED Indicators
 LED indicators
 LED indicators
Product Type
 Portable projector
 Desktop projector
 Portable projector
 Desktop projector

Display

Built-In Display
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Built-in display

Power

Power Source
 AC
 AC
Power Consumption (standby)
0.5W 0.5W
Power Consumption (typical)
370W 370W
Power Consumption (economy Mode)
310W 300W
BEST
Power Consumption (PowerSave)
Unknown - Click to provide data 300W
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
102mm 115mm
Depth
216.3mm 260mm
Width
314.2mm 360mm

Packaging Content

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