Benq CH100
Benq CH100
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Benq CH100

A cheap to run and fully featured 100000:1 1920 x 1080 projector
100000:1 1080p (1920x1080) No 30dB Aug 2016
Contrast Ratio (typical) Projector Native Resolution 3D Noise Level Release Date

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Benq CH100 Review

With very low running costs but mediocre features,
1 Review
Not Currently for Sale
Good Features
$35 Over 1 Year
Overall Score

Why Has it Scored 31?

It has below average expert reviews with an average expert rating of 60%.
With it being less than a year since it was released by Benq, this projector features some of the latest projector technology. View the latest multimedia projectors 2017.
This projector has running costs of only $35 over 1 year, which are in the cheapest 6% of all 1,756 data projectors that we have compared it to.
It has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Has a carrying case
Quite quiet noise level
Very dim projector brightness
Only 1,080 video mode

Benq CH100 In-Depth Analysis


Benq Has Very Good Projector Reviews

Based on 2,072 expert and user reviews (including 270 verified purchases), Benq has very good ratings for its projectors. Benq also has very good ratings specifically within its projectors range compared to other manufacturers. 94% of those that bought a Benq projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Has a Carrying Case

The Benq CH100 has a carrying case, as do most of the other data projectors.

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Quite Quiet Noise Level

Across all the multimedia projectors the noise levels range from 10dB to 93dB, and the average noise level is 34dB. With a noise level of only 30 decibels, the Benq CH100 has a quite quiet noise level compared to most of the other projectors.

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Very Dim Projector Brightness

The Benq CH100 has a quite dim projector brightness (only 1,000 ANSI lumen) compared to most of the other projectors. The dimmest projector brightness of multimedia projectors is 12 ANSI lumens, the brightest is 85,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,700 ANSI lumens.

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Supports Full HD

The Benq CH100 supports full HD, which is unusual. Most of the other projectors do not support full HD.

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Only 1,080 Video Mode

This multimedia projector supports a 1080|1080 supported video modes, which is the most commonly supported supported video modes on projectors.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Benq CH100 has a built-in speaker(s). Most of the other projectors also have a built-in speaker(s).

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Quite Long Service Life of Lamp

The Benq CH100 has one of the longer service life of lamps (20,000 hours) amongst projectors of this age. Across all the data projectors the service life of lamps range from 20h to 40,000h.

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1920 X 1080 Resolution

The Benq CH100 has a maximum resolution of 1920 x 1080. That's over nine times the resolution of a 280 x 800 projector, which is the most common resolution. In addition, this data projector has a projector native resolution of 1080p (1920x1080). The best resolution of all multimedia projectors is DCI 4K (4096 x 2160) and the worst is 280 x 800.

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Released 11 Months Ago

This projector has been on the market since August 2016.

Running Costs

Running Costs Are Very Low

The average running cost of the CH100 is only $35 over 1 year based on average energy prices, which makes it one of the most economic to run multimedia projectors.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers benq 9hjf17719e, part 1920x1080, benq p242789p
Barcodes 04718755062209
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