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Benq GP10

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A Good Value for Money 10000:1 WXGA (1280x800) Data Projector
10000:1 WXGA (1280x800) Yes 36dB Nov 2012
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Benq GP10 Review

Representing excellent value for money and with low running costs, we have ranked the Benq GP10 number 336 across all projectors.
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9 Reviews + 4 Awards
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Very Good
40
9 Great Features
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4 Years Old
77
£45 Over 1 Year
Overall Score
60
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 60?

It has good expert reviews but below average user reviews with an average overall rating of 75%. This projector has received four awards including a "Recommended" award from Techradar and two other sites and a "Value for Money" award from Expert Reviews.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer data projectors with better features are available. However this Benq projector has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest projectors 2017.
The GP10 has running costs of only £45 over 1 year, which are in the cheapest 9% of all 180 latest 10000:1 contrast ratio projectors that we have compared it to.
It is missing some features:
Quite dim projector brightness
Does not have a DVI port
Does not support full HD
Not Energy Star certified

Benq GP10 Video Reviews


Benq GP10 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Four Industry Awards

This projector is one of the most awarded of all the recently released 10000:1 contrast ratio projectors.

This multimedia projector was given a "Recommended" award by review websites Techradar, Techradar.com/au/ and F1cd.ru all of whom thought that this projector was very good.

The expert at review site Expert Reviews said that this Benq projector was good value for money and gave it their "Value for Money" award.

Expert Reviews Are Average

On average, based on seven expert reviews from sites including Trusted Reviews, Expert Reviews, Techradar and techmagnifier.com this 10000:1 contrast ratio data projector has an overall expert rating of 76%.

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Benq Has Good Reviews for Its Multimedia Projectors

Based on 2,078 user and expert reviews (including 165 verified purchases), Benq has good ratings for its projectors. Benq also has good ratings specifically within its 10000:1 contrast ratio projectors range compared to other brands. 96% of those that bought a Benq projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Good Product Quality

Three owners who reviewed this projector thought it was good quality.

Reasonably Priced

Two owners considered that the product was good value for money.

  • Not many projectors this size and price immediately announce themselves as home projectors.
    Chip.com.my December 2012
  • They can always be converted into those which works on it! There are some low cost project…

Features

Has a Carrying Case

The Benq GP10 has a carrying case. Most of the other comparable spec projectors that have been available for a similar time to this multimedia projector also have a carrying case.

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Quite Dim Projector Brightness

The average projector brightness of new data projectors is 3,500 ANSI lumens, and the projector brightnesses range from 300 ANSI lumens to 20,000 ANSI lumens. When compared to other comparable spec multimedia projectors that have been on the market for a similar time to this projector that we have checked the projector brightness of, the Benq GP10's projector brightness of only 550 ANSI lumens is one of the dimmest.

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Supports AVI, DAT and 7 More Video Formats Supported

The Benq GP10 has a greater number of supported video formats than most recently released similar spec data projectors. This Benq multimedia projector supports an AVI video formats supported, which is the most commonly supported video formats supported supported by data projectors that were released around the same time as this data projector. The video formats supported "DAT", "DIVX", "M-JPEG", "MKV", "MPEG", "MPEG1", "MPG" and "XVID" are also supported by this multimedia projector.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The Benq GP10 has a handheld remote control, as do most of the other latest 10000:1 contrast ratio projectors.

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HD-Ready

The Benq GP10 is HD-Ready, as are most of the other 10000:1 contrast ratio projectors that have been available for a similar time to this projector.

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Quite Long Service Life of Lamp

10000:1 contrast ratio projectors that were released around the same time as this projector have service life of lamps of between 500h and 30,000h. With a service life of lamp of 20,000 hours, the Benq GP10 has one of the longer service life of lamps amongst 10000:1 contrast ratio projectors of this age.

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Does Not Have a DVI Port

The Benq GP10 does not have a DVI port. Most of the other 10000:1 contrast ratio projectors that were launched around the same time as this projector also do not have a DVI port.

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Has an On Screen Display (OSD)

The Benq GP10 has an On Screen Display (OSD), as do most of the other latest 10000:1 contrast ratio projectors.

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Does Not Support Full HD

The Benq GP10 does not support full HD, although this is within the context that most of the other similar spec data projectors that have been around for around the same time as this projector also do not support full HD.

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Has a Card Reader Integrated

The Benq GP10 has a card reader integrated, unlike most of the other new 10000:1 contrast ratio projectors which do not have a card reader integrated.

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WXGA (1280x800) Resolution

This projector has a projector native resolution of WXGA (1280x800), which is typical of many latest 10000:1 contrast ratio projectors.

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Average Noise Level

With a noise level of 36 decibels, the Benq GP10 has a relatively standard noise level compared to most of the other data projectors that have been around for around the same time as this projector.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Benq GP10 has a built-in speaker(s). Most of the other recently released data projectors also have a built-in speaker(s).

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Not Energy Star Certified

The Benq GP10 is not Energy Star certified, although this is within the context that most of the other projectors that have been on the market for a similar time to this multimedia projector are also not Energy Star certified.

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Age

Released Over Four Years Ago

Benq released the GP10 in November 2012.


Running Costs

Very Low Running Costs

The GP10 has an average running cost of only £45 over 1 year based on typical energy prices and usage levels, which is in the cheapest 9% of all 180 latest 10000:1 contrast ratio projectors.

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Benq GP10 Review Sources

To prepare this Benq GP10 review we compared this projector to 100 other models. For each projector that we compared, we collated thousands of pieces of information including technical specs, reviews, and prices. In total we analysed 330,284 product attributes, 16,046 projector reviews and 2,351,700 historical projector prices from 169 projector retailers. We then picked out the standout features of this projector compared to the other models as well as any areas where this projector is lacking.

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers benq 9hj3f7719e, benq 1280x800
Barcodes 00840046028329, 04718755031717, 08400460283296

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