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BenQ SP870 5000 Lumen XGA DLP Projector (Brand new, unopened)
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Benq SP870 Review
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|$130 Over 1 Year|
Why Has it Scored 35?
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 $130 over 1 year, which are in the most expensive 14% of all 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
Has a DVI port
Very short service life of lamp
Does not support full HD
Benq SP870 Video Reviews
Benq SP870 In-Depth Analysis
Very Good Brand
Based on 2,072 expert and owner reviews (including 270 verified purchases), Benq has very good reviews for its projectors. Benq also 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 think this data projector has an average price compared to other multimedia projectors. The price range of multimedia projectors is from $149 to $24,000.
Cheaper Price Found in the United Kingdom
We found a cheaper price for the Benq SP870 of £838.80 ($838.80) in the United Kingdom. That's a saving of $511.19.
Average Noise Level
With a noise level of 36 decibels, the Benq SP870 has a relatively typical noise level compared to most of the other projectors.
1024 X 768 Resolution
The Benq SP870 has a maximum resolution of 1024 x 768. That's over three times the resolution of the most common projector native resolution of 280 x 800. In addition, this projector has a projector native resolution of XGA (1024x768). The worst resolution of all projectors is 280 x 800 and the best is DCI 4K (4096 x 2160).
Has a DVI Port
The Benq SP870 has a DVI port. Most of the other projectors do not have a DVI port.
Very Short Service Life of Lamp
The Benq SP870 has a quite short service life of lamp (only 2,000 hours) compared to most of the other multimedia projectors. The shortest service life of lamp of multimedia projectors is 20h and the longest is 40,000h.
Fairly Big Bulb Power
At 360 Watts, the Benq SP870 has a quite big bulb power compared to most of the other projectors. Projectors have bulb powers of between 3.5W and 3,000W.
Does Not Support Full HD
The Benq SP870 does not support full HD. Most of the other data projectors also do not support full HD.
Has a Built-In Speaker(s)
The Benq SP870 has a built-in speaker(s), as do most of the other projectors.
Quite Bright Projector Brightness
Projectors have projector brightnesses of between 12 ANSI lumens and 85,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,700 ANSI lumens. The Benq SP870 has one of the brighter projector brightnesses (5,000 ANSI lumens) amongst projectors of this age.
Released Over Five Years Ago
It was July 2012 when Benq released the SP870.
Running Costs Are Very High
The SP870 is in the most expensive 14% of all 1,756 multimedia projectors that we have analysed for running costs. Based on average usage levels and energy prices, we estimate the SP870 will cost $130 over 1 year to run.