Benq I500 Review
|Value for Money||
|$20 Over 1 Year|
Why Has it Scored 49?
It has not bad expert reviews with an average expert rating of 80%.
With it being less than a year since it was released by Benq, this data projector features some of the latest data projector technology. View the latest data projectors 2017.
This projector has running costs of only $20 over 1 year, which are in the cheapest 3% of all 1,756 projectors that we have compared it to.
It has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Quite quiet noise level
Supports AVI, MPEG and 3 more video formats supported
Quite dim projector brightness
Does not support full HD
Should You Buy it Now?
|$699.00||Go to Store|
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Benq I500 In-Depth Analysis
Good Expert Reviews
This Benq projector received an expert rating of 80 out of 100 from PC Mag.
Very Good Brand
We checked 2,072 expert and owner reviews (including 270 verified purchases) for Benq projectors and found that on average Benq has very good reviews. We also found that Benq has very good reviews specifically within its projectors range. 94% of those that bought a Benq projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.
Value For Money
We checked 618 multimedia projectors and they range in price from $149 to $24,000. We think that this projector has an average price compared to other multimedia projectors.
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Quite Quiet Noise Level
At only 30 decibels, the Benq i500 has a fairly quiet noise level compared to most of the other projectors. The average noise level of projectors is 34dB, and the noise levels range from 10dB to 93dB.
Supports AVI, MPEG and 3 More Video Formats Supported
The Benq i500 has a greater number of supported video formats than most projectors. This multimedia projector supports an MPEG video formats supported, which is the most commonly supported video formats supported supported by projectors. The video formats supported "AVI", "MPG", "MPEG1" and "XVID" are also supported by this projector.
Quite Dim Projector Brightness
Across all the data projectors the projector brightnesses range from 12 ANSI lumens to 85,000 ANSI lumens. With a projector brightness of only 500 ANSI lumens, the Benq i500 has a fairly dim projector brightness compared to most of the other projectors.
Does Not Support Full HD
The Benq i500 does not support full HD, although keep in mind that most of the other projectors also do not support full HD.
Only 1,080 Video Mode
This projector supports 1 and 080 supported video modes, which is the most frequently supported supported video modes on projectors.
Fairly Long Service Life of Lamp
The Benq i500 has one of the longer service life of lamps (20,000 hours) amongst projectors of this age. The service life of lamps of projectors range from 20h to 40,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 6,700h.
Has a Built-In Speaker(s)
The Benq i500 has a built-in speaker(s), as do most of the other multimedia projectors.
Only 280 X 800 Resolution
This data projector has a projector native resolution of WXGA (1280x800)|280 x 800, which is the most commonly found projector native resolution on projectors.
Released 11 Months Ago
This multimedia projector has been on the market since August 2016.
Very Low Running Costs
The average running cost of the i500 is only $20 over 1 year based on average energy prices, which is in the cheapest 3% of all 1,756 projectors.