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Benq SW916 Review
|Value for Money||
|$108 Over 1 Year|
Why Has it Scored 32?
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better projectors are available. View the latest data projectors 2017.
This projector has running costs of $108 over 1 year, which are typical compared to the other 1,756 projectors that we have compared it to.
It has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Has a carrying case
Quite big bulb power
Only 280 x 800 resolution
Fairly loud noise level
Benq SW916 In-Depth Analysis
One Industry Award
The editor of one expert review site concluded that they would endorse this data projector. This projector received a "Recommended" award from F1cd.ru.
Benq Has Very Good Reviews for Its Projectors
Based on 2,072 owner and expert 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 projector has an average price compared to other projectors. The price range of projectors is from $149 to $24,000.
Cheaper in the United States Than Overseas
We checked 22 other countries for prices for the Benq SW916 and the United States price of $1,399.00 was the cheapest. The cheapest price that we could find overseas was in the United Kingdom where the price is £1,781.60 ($1,781.60).
Only 280 X 800 Resolution
This multimedia projector has a projector native resolution of WXGA (1280x800)|280 x 800, which is typical of many projectors.
Has a Carrying Case
The Benq SW916 has a carrying case, as do most of the other data projectors.
Fairly Loud Noise Level
The quietest noise level of projectors is 10dB and the loudest is 93dB. With a noise level of 42 decibels, the Benq SW916 has one of the loudest noise levels amongst projectors of this age.
Does Not Support Full HD
The Benq SW916 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.
Quite Big Bulb Power
The smallest bulb power of projectors is 3.5W, the biggest is 3,000W, and the average bulb power is 250W. At 350 Watts, the Benq SW916 has a quite big bulb power compared to most of the other projectors.
Has a Built-In Speaker(s)
The Benq SW916 has a built-in speaker(s), as do most of the other projectors.
Quite Bright Projector Brightness
With a projector brightness of 5,000 ANSI lumens, the Benq SW916 has a fairly bright projector brightness compared to most of the other multimedia projectors. The average projector brightness of projectors is 3,700 ANSI lumens, and the projector brightnesses range from 12 ANSI lumens to 85,000 ANSI lumens.
Released Over Three Years Ago
This data projector has been on the market since February 2014.
Running Costs Are Average
Based on typical energy prices and usage levels we estimate that the SW916 will cost $108 over 1 year to run, which is typical compared to the other 1,756 multimedia projectors.