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Benq MS500+ Review
|Value for Money||
|Not Currently for Sale|
|Missing Some Features|
|5 Years Old|
|£101 Over 1 Year|
Why Has it Scored 16?
Sony projectors have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better projectors are available. View the latest projectors 2017.
This projector has running costs of £101 over 1 year, which are typical compared to the other 1,756 projectors that we have compared it to.
It is missing some features:
Quite dim projector brightness
Does not support full HD
Only 1,080 video mode
Benq MS500+ Video Reviews
Benq MS500+ In-Depth Analysis
Benq Has Very Good Reviews for Its Projectors
We checked 2,072 expert and owner reviews (including 270 verified purchases) for Benq data projectors and found that on average Benq has very good ratings compared to other manufacturers. We also found that Benq has very good ratings specifically within its projectors range. 94% of those that bought a Benq projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.
800 X 600 Resolution
The Benq MS500+ has a maximum resolution of 800 x 600. That's over two times the resolution of a 280 x 800 projector, which is the most common resolution. This projector also has a projector native resolution of SVGA (800x600).
Quite Dim Projector Brightness
With a projector brightness of only 2,700 ANSI lumens, the Benq MS500+ has one of the dimmer projector brightnesses amongst projectors of this age. The dimmest projector brightness of data projectors is 12 ANSI lumens, the brightest is 85,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,700 ANSI lumens.
Quite Quiet Noise Level
With a noise level of only 31 decibels, the Benq MS500+ has one of the quieter noise levels amongst projectors of this age. The average noise level of multimedia projectors is 34dB.
Does Not Support Full HD
The Benq MS500+ does not support full HD, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other projectors also do not support full HD.
Only 1,080 Video Mode
This projector supports a 1080|1080 supported video modes, which is the most frequently supported supported video modes on projectors.
Has a Built-In Speaker(s)
The Benq MS500+ has a built-in speaker(s). Most of the other projectors also have a built-in speaker(s).
Released Over Five Years Ago
It was August 2012 when this Benq projector was released.
OK Running Costs
The MS500+ has an average 1 year running cost of £101 based on typical usage levels and energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 1,756 projectors.
Benq MS500+ Review Sources
To prepare this Benq MS500+ 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 331,148 product attributes, 16,148 projector reviews and 2,462,900 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.