Benq SP870 vs Benq SP920P

Benq SP870
Benq SP920P

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Reasons For

6 Reasons For
28% bigger bulb power Edit
Benq SP870 is 360W lamp power. That's 100W bigger than the Benq SP920P (260W).
1dB quieter noise level Edit
The Benq SP870 has a noise level of 36dB, however the Benq SP920P is a 37dB noise level projector (1dB 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.

4% quieter noise level (economic mode) Edit
The Benq SP870 is a 33dB noise level (in economic mode) projector. That's 1dB quieter than the Benq SP920P (34dB).
2x lighter Edit
The Benq SP870 has a weight of 4.9kg. That's 5.5kg lighter than the Benq SP920P (10.4kg).
$1,975 cheaper
The Benq SP870 costs $1,975.01 less than the Benq SP920P.
42% cheaper to run
The Benq SP870 is $86.93 cheaper to run than the Benq SP920P over five years. Read more
2 Reasons For
Brighter projector brightness Edit
Benq SP920P is 6,000 ANSI lumens brightness, but the Benq SP870 is only a 5,000 ANSI lumens brightness projector (1,000 ANSI lumens dimmer).
Vastly higher RMS rated power Edit
The Benq SP920P has an RMS rated power of 10W, however the Benq SP870 is only a 4W RMS rated power projector (6W lower).

Reasons Against

3 Reasons Against
20% dimmer projector brightness Edit
The Benq SP870 has a projector brightness of 5,000 ANSI lumens. That's 1,000 ANSI lumens dimmer than the Benq SP920P (6,000 ANSI lumens).
6W lower RMS rated power Edit
The Benq SP870 is a 4W RMS rated power projector. That's 6W lower than the Benq SP920P (10W).
Seven months older
The Benq SP870 is older than the Benq SP920P by seven months.
6 Reasons Against
A lot smaller bulb power Edit
The Benq SP920P is a 260W lamp power projector, whereas the Benq SP870 is a 360W lamp power projector (100W bigger).
3% louder noise level Edit
The Benq SP920P is a 37dB noise level projector. That's 1dB louder than the Benq SP870 (37dB). 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 SP920P has a noise level (economic mode) of 34dB, however the Benq SP870 is a 33dB noise level (in economic mode) projector (1dB quieter).
5.5kg heavier Edit
Benq SP920P is 10.4kg heavy, but the Benq SP870 is a 4.9kg heavy projector (5.5kg lighter).
More expensive by $1,975
The Benq SP920P is $1,975.01 more expensive than the Benq SP870.
$86.93 more expensive to run over five years
Over five years the running costs of the Benq SP920P are $208.40 which is $86.93 more than the Benq SP870. Show assumptions.

Date Released

56 months Ago 49 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on $ 121.47
Electricity cost - standby $ -
Total running cost $ 121.47
Purchase price $ 1,349.99
Total cost of ownership $ 1,471.46
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Electricity cost - switched on $ 181.01
Electricity cost - standby $ 27.39
Total running cost $ 208.40
Purchase price $ 3,325.00
Total cost of ownership $ 3,533.40
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Energy Efficiency Class

No data No data

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.
1.4T
Running this projector over 5 years will generate 1.4 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
36
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.

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
Number of Colours
16.7M Unknown - Click to provide data
Zoom Ratio
 1.15:1
 1.15:1
Supported Aspect Ratios
 16:9
 4:3
 16:9
 4:3
Screen Size Compatibility
40 - 300 31 - 300
Projection Technology
 DLP
 DLP
Number of Colours
 16.78 million colours
 16.78 million colours

Lamps

Lamps Quantity
Unknown - Click to provide data 2
Service Life of Lamp (economic Mode)
3,000h 3,000h
Bulb Power
360W
BEST
260W
Service Life of Lamp
2,000h 2,000h

Lens System

Aperture Range (F-F)
2.4 - 2.7 2.4 - 2.55
Focal Length Range (f-F)
38.87 - 46.63 23.88 - 27.46

Video

3D
Unknown - Click to provide data
 3D
Supported Graphics Resolutions
 1600 x 1200 (UXGA)
 640 x 480 (VGA)
 1600 x 1200 (UXGA)
 640 x 480 (VGA)
BEST
Full HD
 Full HD
 Full HD
Analog Signal Format System
 PAL
 SECAM
 NTSC
 PAL
 SECAM
 NTSC

Ports & Interfaces

RS-232 Ports
1 1
DVI Port
 DVI port
 DVI port
S-Video Inputs Quantity
1 1
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in
3 3
Serial Interface Type
 RS-232
 RS-232
Headphone Outputs
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Audio (L,R) in
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Composite Video in
1 1
USB Connector Type
 Mini-USB B
 Mini-USB B
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
1 1
HDMI Ports Quantity
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
1 1

Networking

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

Storage

Card Reader Integrated
 Card reader integrated
Unknown - Click to provide data

Performance

Noise Level
36dB
BEST
37dB
Noise Level (economic Mode)
33dB
BEST
34dB
Horizontal Scan Range
31 - 93 31 - 82
Vertical Scan Range
45 - 85 48 - 85
On Screen Display (OSD) Languages
 DUT
 CZE
 THA
 RUS
 ENG
 FRE
 DEU
 ITA
 JPN
 POL
 POR
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 KOR
 CHI (TR)
 CHI (SIMPL)
 DUT
 CZE
 THA
 RUS
 ENG
 FRE
 DEU
 ITA
 JPN
 POL
 POR
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 KOR
 CHI (TR)
 CHI (SIMPL)
On Screen Display (OSD)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 On Screen Display (OSD)
Preset Modes
 sRGB
 Cinema
 Dynamic
 Presentation
 sRGB
 Cinema
 Dynamic
 Presentation
BEST
HDCP
 HDCP
 HDCP

Multimedia

Built-In Speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
RMS Rated Power
4W 10W
BEST
Number of Built-In Speakers
2 2

Design

Ceiling Mountable
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Ceiling mountable
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 (standby)
Unknown - Click to provide data 5W
Power Consumption (typical)
510W
BEST
760W
Auto Power Off
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Auto power off
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

Weight & Dimensions

Package Weight
Unknown - Click to provide data 12kg
Weight
4.9kg
BEST
10.4kg
Height
115mm 167mm
Depth
277mm 355mm
Width
375mm 443mm

Packaging Content

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

Other Features

Aspect Ratio
 4:3
 16:9
 4:3
 16:9
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