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Overall Score

Benq MX850

A cheap to run and fully featured 13000:1 1024 x 768 data projector
13000:1 XGA (1024x768) Yes 33dB Jan 2014
Contrast Ratio (typical) Projector Native Resolution 3D Noise Level Release Date
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Benq MX850 Review

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Not Currently for Sale
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Good Features
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$85 Over 1 Year
Overall Score
29
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 29?

It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better data projectors are available. View the latest multimedia projectors 2017.
This projector has running costs of $85 over 1 year, which are typical compared to the other 1,756 multimedia projectors that we have compared it to.
It has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
1024 x 768 resolution
HD-Ready
Does not support full HD
Only 1,080 video mode

Benq MX850 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Benq Has Very Good Reviews for Its Projectors

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


Features

1024 X 768 Resolution

The highest resolution of the Benq MX850 is 1024 x 768. That's over three times the resolution of a 280 x 800 projector, which is the most frequently found resolution. This projector also has a projector native resolution of XGA (1024x768). The best resolution of all projectors is DCI 4K (4096 x 2160) and the worst is 280 x 800.

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Average Noise Level

With a noise level of 33 decibels, the Benq MX850 has a relatively standard noise level compared to most of the other projectors.

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HD-Ready

The Benq MX850 is HD-Ready. Most of the other projectors also are HD-Ready.

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3D-Ready

The Benq MX850 is 3D-ready, as are most of the other projectors.

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Does Not Support Full HD

The Benq MX850 does not support full HD, although this is within the context that most of the other projectors also do not support full HD.

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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.

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Quite Dim Projector Brightness

The Benq MX850 has a fairly dim projector brightness (only 2,500 ANSI lumens) compared to most of the other projectors. The projector brightnesses of projectors range from 12 ANSI lumens to 85,000 ANSI lumens.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Benq MX850 has a built-in speaker(s). Most of the other data projectors also have a built-in speaker(s).

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Has a Mounting Brackets Included

The Benq MX850 has a mounting brackets included. Most of the other projectors also have a mounting brackets included.

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Age

Released Over Three Years Ago

It was January 2014 when Benq released the MX850.


Running Costs

Average Running Costs

Based on average energy prices and usage levels we estimate that the MX850 will cost $85 over 1 year to run, which is typical compared to the other 1,756 multimedia projectors.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers benq mx850ust
Barcodes 00840046022297, 00840046025649

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