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Benq MH680 vs Benq W1080

Benq MH680 vs Benq W1080

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Benq MH680
Benq W1080

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Reasons For

4 Reasons For
800 ANSI lumens brighter projector brightness Edit
The Benq MH680 is a 3,000 ANSI lumens brightness projector, whereas the Benq W1080 is only a 2,200 ANSI lumens brightness projector (800 ANSI lumens dimmer).
Longer service life of lamp Edit
Benq MH680 is 4,000h lamp service life, but the Benq W1080 is only a 3,500h lamp service life projector (500h shorter).
Cheaper to run by $21.18
Over five years the Benq MH680 is $21.18 cheaper to run than the Benq W1080. Read more
Better user reviews
The average user review score of the Benq MH680 is 92%, whereas the average rating of the Benq W1080 is 83% (based on 125 reviews).
4 Reasons For
Bigger bulb power Edit
Benq W1080 is 240W lamp power. That's 30W bigger than the Benq MH680 (240W).
A bit quieter noise level Edit
The Benq W1080 has a noise level of 31dB, however the Benq MH680 is a 33dB noise level projector (2dB 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.

Two more awards
The Benq W1080 has 6 awards, whereas the Benq MH680 has 4 awards.
Expert reviews are moderately better
The Benq W1080 has an average expert review score of 81%, however the Benq MH680 has an average rating of 80% (based on 8 reviews).

Reasons Against

4 Reasons Against
15% smaller bulb power Edit
The Benq MH680 has a bulb power of 210W, however the Benq W1080 is a 240W lamp power projector (30W bigger).
Louder noise level Edit
The Benq MH680 is a 33dB noise level projector. That's 2dB louder than the Benq W1080 (31dB). 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.

Two less awards
The Benq MH680 has only received 4 awards, but the Benq W1080 has received 6 awards.
Expert review Rating is a bit Worse
The average expert rating of the Benq MH680 is 80%, whereas the average expert rating of the Benq W1080 is 81% (based on 42 reviews).
5 Reasons Against
Dimmer projector brightness Edit
The Benq W1080 has a projector brightness of 2,200 ANSI lumens. That's 800 ANSI lumens dimmer than the Benq MH680 (2,200 ANSI lumens).
500h shorter service life of lamp Edit
The Benq W1080 is a 3,500h lamp service life projector. That's 500h shorter than the Benq MH680 (3,500h).
Six months older
The Benq W1080 is older than the Benq MH680 by six months.
More expensive to run over five years by 30%
The Benq W1080 costs $91.94 to run which is $21.18 more to run than the Benq MH680 over five years. Show assumptions.
Lower user review Score
The Benq W1080's average user rating is 83%, however the Benq MH680's is 92% (based on 12 reviews).

Awards

4 Awards
chip.com.my: Outstanding
f1cd.ru: Recommended
techno-labs.com: Editor's Choice
technolabs.net: Editor's Choice
6 Awards
Digital Versus: 5 Star
hardware.info: Bronze Award
Les Numeriques.com: 5 Star
projectorcentral.com: Highly Rated
projectorreviews.com.au: Recommended
Trusted Reviews: Recommended

Average Expert Rating

Average User Rating

Date Released

27 months Ago 33 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on $ 67.87
Electricity cost - standby $ 2.89
Total running cost $ 70.76
Electricity cost - switched on $ 89.04
Electricity cost - standby $ 2.90
Total running cost $ 91.94

Energy Efficiency Class

No data No data

Environmental Impact

0.45T
Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.45 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
11
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
0.58T
Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.58 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
15
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.

Projector

Contrast Ratio (typical)
 10000:1
 10000:1
Projector Native Resolution
 1080p (1920x1080)
 1080p (1920x1080)
Projector Brightness
3,000 ANSI lumens
BEST
2,200 ANSI lumens
Keystone Correction, Horizontal
Unknown - Click to provide data -20 - 20
Keystone Correction, Vertical
-40 - 40 -20 - 20
Zoom Ratio
 1.3:1
BEST
 1.3:1
Supported Aspect Ratios
 16:9
 16:9
Screen Size Compatibility
45 - 300 38 - 300
Native Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
Projection Technology
 DLP
 DLP
Colours
 1.073 billion colours
 1.073 billion colours

Lamps

Lamp Power (economic Mode)
Unknown - Click to provide data 5,000W
Lamp
1lamp(s) Unknown - Click to provide data
Service Life of Lamp (economic Mode)
6,500h
BEST
5,000h
Bulb Power
210W 240W
BEST
Service Life of Lamp
4,000h
BEST
3,500h

Lens System

Offset
110%
BEST
105%
Aperture Range (F-F)
2.59 - 2.87 2.6 - 2.78
Focal Length Range (f-F)
16.88 - 21.88 10.2 - 12.24

Video

3D
 3D
 3D
Supported Graphics Resolutions
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 1600 x 1200 (UXGA)
 640 x 480 (VGA)
 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA)
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 1600 x 1200 (UXGA)
 640 x 480 (VGA)
 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA)
BEST
Full HD
 Full HD
 Full HD
Video Colour Modes
 sRGB
 Cinema
 Dynamic
 Presentation
BEST
 sRGB
 Cinema
 Dynamic
 Presentation
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 Port
1 1
DVI Port
 DVI port
 DVI port
AUX in
 AUX in
Unknown - Click to provide data
S-Video Inputs
1 1
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Progressive Scan Output
 Progressive scan output
Unknown - Click to provide data
PC Audio in
 PC Audio in
 PC Audio in
Serial Interface Type
 RS-232
 RS-232
PC Audio Out
 PC Audio out
 PC Audio out
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) Out
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Audio (L,R) in
1 1
Composite Video in
1 1
USB Connector Type
 USB Type-A
 Mini-USB B
 USB Type-A
 Mini-USB B
USB 2.0 Port
2 2
HDMI Port
1 2
BEST
VGA (D-Sub) Port
3
BEST
1
HDMI Connector Type
 Full-size
 Full-size

Networking

Wi-Fi
 Wi-Fi
 Wi-Fi
Bluetooth
 Bluetooth
 Bluetooth
Ethernet LAN
 Ethernet LAN
 Ethernet LAN

Storage

Optical Disc Player Type
 Not included
 Not included
Card Reader Integrated
 Card reader integrated
 Card reader integrated

Performance

Noise Level
33dB 31dB
BEST
Operating Systems Supported (Mac)
 Operating systems supported (Mac)
Unknown - Click to provide data
Operating Systems Supported (Windows)
 Operating systems supported (Windows)
Unknown - Click to provide data
Noise Level (economic Mode)
28dB 28dB
Horizontal Scan Range
15 - 102 15 - 102
Vertical Scan Range
23 - 120 23 - 120
On Screen Display (OSD) Languages
 DAN
 DUT
 ARA
 GRE
 BUL
 CZE
 THA
 NOR
 RUS
 ENG
 FIN
 FRE
 DEU
 ITA
 JPN
 POL
 POR
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 HUN
 KOR
 RUM
 CHI (TR)
 CHI (SIMPL)
 CRO
 IND
 DAN
 DUT
 ARA
 GRE
 BUL
 CZE
 THA
 NOR
 RUS
 ENG
 FIN
 FRE
 DEU
 ITA
 JPN
 POL
 POR
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 HUN
 KOR
 RUM
 CHI (TR)
 CHI (SIMPL)
 CRO
 IND
On Screen Display (OSD)
 On Screen Display (OSD)
 On Screen Display (OSD)
Preset Modes
 sRGB
 3D
 Cinema
 Custom
 Dynamic
 Presentation
 Standard
BEST
 sRGB
 3D
 Cinema
 Custom
 Dynamic
 Presentation
 Standard

Multimedia

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

Design

Colour
 Black
 White
 Grey
 Black
 White
 Grey
LED Indicators
 LED indicators
Unknown - Click to provide data
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 0.5W
Power Consumption (typical)
270W
BEST
353W
Power Consumption (economy Mode)
220W Unknown - Click to provide data
Power Consumption (PowerSave)
220W Unknown - Click to provide data
AC Input Frequency
 50
 60
 50
 60
AC Input Voltage
 100
 100 - 240
 100
 100 - 240

Weight & Dimensions

Weight
2.8kg
BEST
2.9kg
Height
104.7mm 104mm
Depth
244.12mm 244mm
Width
311.81mm 312mm

Packaging Content

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
 Quick start guide
Warranty Card
 Warranty card
 Warranty card
Cables Included
 VGA
 AC
 VGA
 AC

Other Features

Built-In Touchpad
 Built-in touchpad
Unknown - Click to provide data
Feedback