Benq SP870 vs Infocus IN5312A

Benq SP870
Infocus IN5312A

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Reasons For

3 Reasons For
500h longer service life of lamp Edit
The Benq SP870 is a 2,000h lamp service life projector, whereas the Infocus IN5312A is only a 1,500h lamp service life projector (500h shorter).
Two more component video (YPbPr/YCbCr) ins Edit
The number of component video (YPbPr/YCbCr) ins on the Benq SP870 is three, but the Infocus IN5312A only has one component video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in.
3.7kg lighter Edit
The Benq SP870 has a weight of 4.9kg, however the Infocus IN5312A is an 8.6kg heavy projector (3.7kg heavier).
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Brighter projector brightness Edit
Infocus IN5312A is 6,000 ANSI lumens brightness, but the Benq SP870 is only a 5,000 ANSI lumens brightness projector (1,000 ANSI lumens dimmer).
500h longer service life of lamp (economic mode) Edit
The Infocus IN5312A is a 3,500h service life of lamp in economic mode projector, whereas the Benq SP870 is only a 3,000h service life of lamp in economic mode projector (500h shorter).
One more USB 2.0 ports quantity Edit
The Infocus IN5312A is a two USB 2.0 ports quantity projector, whereas the Benq SP870 only has one USB 2.0 ports quantity.
Three VGA (D-Sub) ports quantitys Edit
The Infocus IN5312A has three VGA (D-Sub) ports quantitys, however the Benq SP870 only has one VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity.
Ethernet LAN Edit
The Infocus IN5312A has an ethernet LAN, however the Benq SP870 does not have an ethernet LAN.
Quieter noise level Edit
The Infocus IN5312A is a 34dB noise level projector. That's 2dB quieter than the Benq SP870 (34dB). 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.

2dB quieter noise level (economic mode) Edit
The Infocus IN5312A has a noise level (economic mode) of 31dB, however the Benq SP870 is a 33dB noise level (in economic mode) projector (2dB louder).
2W higher RMS rated power Edit
The Infocus IN5312A has an RMS rated power of 6W, however the Benq SP870 is only a 4W RMS rated power projector (2W lower).

Reasons Against

10 Reasons Against
20% dimmer projector brightness Edit
The Benq SP870 has a projector brightness of 5,000 ANSI lumens, however the Infocus IN5312A is a 6,000 ANSI lumens brightness projector (1,000 ANSI lumens brighter).
Shorter service life of lamp (economic mode) Edit
Benq SP870 is only 3,000h service life of lamp in economic mode, but the Infocus IN5312A is a 3,500h service life of lamp in economic mode projector (500h longer).
One less USB 2.0 ports quantity Edit
The number of USB 2.0 ports quantitys on the Benq SP870 is one, but the Infocus IN5312A only has two USB 2.0 ports quantitys.
Only one VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity Edit
The Benq SP870 is a one VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity projector, whereas the Infocus IN5312A only has three VGA (D-Sub) ports quantitys.
Does not have an ethernet LAN Edit
The Benq SP870 does not have an ethernet LAN, however the Infocus IN5312A has an ethernet LAN.
6% louder noise level Edit
The Benq SP870 is a 36dB noise level projector. That's 2dB louder than the Infocus IN5312A (34dB). 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.

A bit louder noise level (economic mode) Edit
The Benq SP870 is a 33dB noise level (in economic mode) projector, whereas the Infocus IN5312A is a 31dB noise level (in economic mode) projector (2dB quieter).
A lot lower RMS rated power Edit
The Benq SP870 has an RMS rated power of 4W, whereas the Infocus IN5312A is a 6W RMS rated power projector (2W higher).
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Older by over one year
The Benq SP870 is 23 months older than the Infocus IN5312A.
3 Reasons Against
500h shorter service life of lamp Edit
The Infocus IN5312A has a service life of lamp of 1,500h, however the Benq SP870 is a 2,000h lamp service life projector (500h longer).
Two less component video (YPbPr/YCbCr) ins Edit
The Infocus IN5312A is a one component video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in projector, whereas the Benq SP870 only has three component video (YPbPr/YCbCr) ins.
A lot heavier Edit
Infocus IN5312A is 8.6kg heavy, but the Benq SP870 is a 4.9kg heavy projector (3.7kg lighter).

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Date Released

56 months Ago 32 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on $ 121.47
Electricity cost - standby $ -
Total running cost $ 121.47
Electricity cost - switched on $ -
Electricity cost - standby $ -
Total running cost $ -

Energy Efficiency Class

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Environmental Impact

0.81T
Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.81 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)
 2000:1
 2000:1
Projector Native Resolution
 XGA (1024x768)
 XGA (1024x768)
Projector Brightness
5,000 ANSI lumens 6,000 ANSI lumens
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Keystone Correction, Vertical
Unknown - Click to provide data -40 - 40
Projector Brightness (economic Mode)
Unknown - Click to provide data 5,400 ANSI lumens
Number of Colours
16.7M Unknown - Click to provide data
Zoom Ratio
 1.15:1
BEST
 1.15:1
Supported Aspect Ratios
 4:3
 4:3
Screen Size Compatibility
40 - 300 Unknown - Click to provide data
Projection Technology
 DLP
 DLP
Number of Colours
 16.78 million colours
 16.78 million colours

Lamps

Service Life of Lamp (economic Mode)
3,000h 3,500h
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Bulb Power
360W Unknown - Click to provide data
Service Life of Lamp
2,000h
BEST
1,500h

Lens System

Vertical Lens Shift Range
Unknown - Click to provide data -40 - 0
Aperture Range (F-F)
2.4 - 2.7 Unknown - Click to provide data
Focal Length Range (f-F)
38.87 - 46.63 Unknown - Click to provide data

Video

3D
Unknown - Click to provide data
 3D
Full HD
 Full HD
 Full HD
HD-Ready
Unknown - Click to provide data
 HD-Ready
Analog Signal Format System
 PAL
 SECAM
 NTSC
 PAL
 SECAM
 NTSC

Ports & Interfaces

RS-232 Ports
1 1
BNC Input Ports
Unknown - Click to provide data 5
DVI Port
 DVI port
 DVI port
S-Video Inputs Quantity
1 1
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in
3
BEST
1
DisplayPorts Quantity
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Headphone Outputs
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Composite Video in
1 1
USB Connector Type
 Mini-USB B
 Mini-USB B
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
1 2
BEST
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
HDMI Ports Quantity
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
1 3
BEST

Networking

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

Storage

Card Reader Integrated
 Card reader integrated
 Card reader integrated

Performance

Noise Level
36dB 34dB
BEST
Noise Level (economic Mode)
33dB 31dB
BEST
Horizontal Scan Range
31 - 93 Unknown - Click to provide data
Vertical Scan Range
45 - 85 Unknown - Click to provide data
HDCP
 HDCP
Unknown - Click to provide data

Multimedia

Built-In Speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
RMS Rated Power
4W 6W
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Number of Built-In Speakers
2 2

Design

Form Factor
 Desktop
 Desktop
Colour of Product
 Black
 Black
Product Type
 Desktop projector
 Desktop projector

Display

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

Power

Power Source
 AC
 AC
Power Consumption (typical)
510W Unknown - Click to provide data
AC Adapter Frequency
 50
 60
 50/60
 50
 60
 50/60
AC Adapter Input Voltage
100 - 240 Unknown - Click to provide data
AC Input Frequency
 50
 50/60
 60
 50
 50/60
 60
AC Input Voltage
 100 - 240
 100
 100 - 240
 100

Certificates

Certification
Unknown - Click to provide data UL, c-UL, FCC, CE

Weight & Dimensions

Package Weight
Unknown - Click to provide data 9.5kg
Package Height
Unknown - Click to provide data 420mm
Package Depth
Unknown - Click to provide data 197mm
Package Width
Unknown - Click to provide data 560mm
Weight
4.9kg
BEST
8.6kg
Height
115mm 338mm
Depth
277mm 175mm
Width
375mm 430mm

Packaging Content

Manual
 Manual
Unknown - Click to provide data
Handheld Remote Control
 Handheld remote control
Unknown - Click to provide data
Quick Start Guide
 Quick start guide
Unknown - Click to provide data
Cables Included
 VGA
BEST
 VGA

Other Features

Aspect Ratio
 4:3
 16:9
 4:3
 16:9
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