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Benq SP870 vs Infocus IN5312A

Benq SP870 vs Infocus IN5312A

Benq SP870
Infocus IN5312A

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Reasons For

2 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).
Cheaper by $835
The Benq SP870 costs $835 less than the Infocus IN5312A.
4 Reasons For
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).
3D Edit
The Infocus IN5312A supports 3D, whereas the Benq SP870 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 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.

Reasons Against

3 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).
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.

Older by over one year
The Benq SP870 is 23 months older than the Infocus IN5312A.
2 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).
More expensive by $835
The Infocus IN5312A is $835 more expensive than the Benq SP870.

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Date Released

59 months Ago 36 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on $ 128.20
Electricity cost - standby $ -
Total running cost $ 128.20
Purchase price $ 1,349.99
Total cost of ownership $ 1,478.19
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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).
21
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
BEST
Keystone Correction, Vertical
Unknown - Click to provide data -40 - 40
Projector Brightness (economic Mode)
Unknown - Click to provide data 5,400 ANSI lumens
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
Native Aspect Ratio
 4:3
 4:3
Projection Technology
 DLP
 DLP
Colours
 16.78 million colours
 16.78 million colours

Lamps

Service Life of Lamp (economic Mode)
3,000h 3,500h
BEST
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
 3D
 3D
BEST
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 Port
1 1
BNC Input Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 5
DVI Port
 DVI port
 DVI port
S-Video Inputs
1 1
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in
3
BEST
1
DisplayPort
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 Port
1 2
BEST
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
HDMI Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
VGA (D-Sub) Port
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
BEST
Built-In Speaker
2 2

Design

Form Factor
 Desktop
 Desktop
Colour
 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
 60
 50
 60
AC Input Voltage
 100
 100 - 240
 100
 100 - 240

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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