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Benq MX720

A Classic 13000:1 XGA (1024x768) Projector
13000:1 XGA (1024x768) Yes 33dB Mar 2013
Contrast Ratio (typical) Projector Native Resolution 3D Noise Level Release Date

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Benq MX720 Review

With excellent reviews but good features, we have ranked the Benq MX720 number 360 across all projectors.
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4 Years Old
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£124 Over 1 Year
Overall Score
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Average

Why Has it Scored 62?

It has good expert reviews and fantastic user reviews with an average overall rating of 87%.
This projector is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer projectors with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest data projectors 2017.
This Benq projector has running costs of £124 over 1 year, which are in the most expensive 8% of all 80 latest projectors that we have compared it to.
The MX720 has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Has an On Screen Display (OSD)
Quite big bulb power
Does not support full HD
Does not have a DVI port

Benq MX720 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Expert Reviews Are Good

The average expert rating of this data projector is 80 out of 100 based on two expert reviews from sites including PC Mag and IT Reviews.com. Experts are not sure about this Benq data projector.

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Benq Has Good Reviews for Its Projectors

Based on 2,078 expert and owner reviews (including 72 verified purchases), Benq has good reviews for its projectors. Benq also has good reviews specifically within its 13000:1 contrast ratio projectors range. 95% of those that bought a Benq multimedia projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Features

Has an On Screen Display (OSD)

The Benq MX720 has an On Screen Display (OSD), as do most of the other 13000:1 contrast ratio projectors that have been around for around the same time as this data projector.

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Does Not Support Full HD

The Benq MX720 does not support full HD, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other 13000:1 contrast ratio projectors that were launched around the same time as this data projector also do not support full HD.

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Quite Big Bulb Power

With a bulb power of 240 Watts, the Benq MX720 has a quite big bulb power compared to most of the other 13000:1 contrast ratio projectors that came out around the same time as this data projector. The average bulb power of 13000:1 contrast ratio projectors that are a similar age to this multimedia projector is 210W.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The Benq MX720 has a handheld remote control. Most of the other 13000:1 contrast ratio projectors that are a similar age to this data projector also have a handheld remote control.

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Does Not Have a DVI Port

The Benq MX720 does not have a DVI port. Most of the other 13000:1 contrast ratio projectors that have been available for around the same time as this data projector also do not have a DVI port.

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Ceiling Mountable

The Benq MX720 is ceiling mountable. Most of the other new projectors also are ceiling mountable.

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Quite Short Service Life of Lamp

Recently released similar spec data projectors have service life of lamps of between 2,000h and 20,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 4,500h. With a service life of lamp of only 3,500 hours, the Benq MX720 has a quite short service life of lamp compared to most of the other similar age 13000:1 contrast ratio projectors.

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Has an Ethernet LAN

The Benq MX720 has an Ethernet LAN. Most of the other multimedia projectors that were launched around the same time as this projector do not have an Ethernet LAN.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Benq MX720 has a built-in speaker(s). Most of the other new 13000:1 contrast ratio projectors also have a built-in speaker(s).

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3D-Ready

The Benq MX720 is 3D-ready, as are most of the other multimedia projectors that are a comparable age to this data projector.

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XGA (1024x768) Resolution

This multimedia projector has a projector native resolution of XGA (1024x768), which is typical of many comparable spec projectors that have been on the market for a similar time to it.

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Average Noise Level

With a noise level of 33 decibels, the Benq MX720 has a pretty typical noise level compared to most of the other new projectors.

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Quite Bright Projector Brightness

At 3,500 ANSI lumens, the Benq MX720 has a fairly bright projector brightness compared to most of the other latest 13000:1 contrast ratio projectors. The average projector brightness of projectors of this age and type is 3,000 ANSI lumens.

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Has a Zoom Capability

The Benq MX720 has a zoom capability, unlike most of the other new 13000:1 contrast ratio projectors which do not have a zoom capability.

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Age

Released Over Four Years Ago

It was March 2013 when this projector was released.


Running Costs

High Running Costs

The MX720 has an average running cost of £124 over 1 year based on average energy prices, which makes it one of the less economic to run latest projectors.

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Benq MX720 Review Sources

To prepare this Benq MX720 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 330,531 product attributes, 16,056 projector reviews and 2,527,000 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

Barcodes 00009310844830, 00033584164462, 00088021280045, 00163121204570, 00172302797336, 00740617068818, 00840046024970, 04718755035661, 08400460249704

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