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Benq SW921

$1,249.00
Benq SW921
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A top-rated and good value for money moderate noise level 1280 x 800 resolution multimedia projector, with great features and low running costs
36dB 1280 X 800 5000:1 Yes Sep 2015
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Benq SW921 Review

With excellent reviews and representing value for money, we have ranked the Benq SW921 number 339 across all projectors.
89
Reviews
1 Review
88
Value for Money
Very Good
84
Features
Fully-Featured
76
Running Costs
$94 Over 5 Years
84
Overall Score
Excellent

Why Has it Scored 84?

It has good expert reviews with an average expert rating of 80%.
This projector is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better projectors are available. View the latest projectors 2018.
It has running costs of $94 over 5 years, which puts it in the most expensive 15% of all 2,027 projectors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving projectors.
This Benq projector has some great features:
1280 x 800 resolution
Brighter than average projector brightness
Supports 3D
Has a built-in speaker
Breathtaking clarity and brightness in business projection
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Benq SW921 In-Depth Analysis

Value For Money

Good Value for Money

Whilst the product is in the most expensive 68% of data projectors, it has excellent reviews but mediocre features and at $1,249.00 we think it represents good value for money overall.

Cheaper Price Found in the United Kingdom

We found a cheaper price for the Benq SW921 of £1,192.38 ($1,192.38) in the United Kingdom. That's a saving of $56.62.

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Running Costs

Running Costs Are Very High

Based on average usage levels and energy prices we estimate that the SW921 will cost $94 over 5 years to run, which makes it one of the most expensive to run multimedia projectors.

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Features

1280 X 800 Resolution

This data projector has a projector native resolution of 1280 x 800, which is the most frequently found resolution on data projectors.

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Louder Than Average Noise Level

The noise level of the Benq SW921 of 36dB is in the loudest 35% of all projectors when ordered by this feature. The average noise level of all data projectors is 34dB, with the quietest being 20dB and the loudest being 93dB.

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Very Low Contrast Ratio (typical)

The lowest contrast ratio (typical) of multimedia projectors is 1.5, the highest is 2,500,000, and the average contrast ratio (typical) is 27,000. The Benq SW921's contrast ratio (typical) of only 5,000 is lower than average when compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is lower than 65% of all multimedia projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Brighter Than Average Projector Brightness

The Benq SW921's projector brightness of 5,000 ANSI lumens is brighter than average when compared to most other projectors. It is in the brightest 18% of all data projectors when ranked by this feature. The dimmest projector brightness of multimedia projectors is 100 ANSI lumens, the brightest is 85,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,700 ANSI lumens.

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Supports 3D

The Benq SW921 supports 3D, which is unusual. 59% of data projectors do not support 3D.

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Shorter Than Average Service Life of Lamp

The service life of lamps of data projectors range from 200h to 50,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 7,000h. The service life of lamp of the Benq SW921 of only 2,000h is in the shortest 5% of all projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The Benq SW921 has a built-in speaker, as do 76% of projectors.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The Benq SW921 has a handheld remote control. 80% of data projectors also have a handheld remote control.

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Bigger Than Average Bulb Power

The average bulb power of all data projectors is 250W, with the smallest being 15W and the biggest being 840W. The bulb power of the Benq SW921 of 370W is bigger than average when compared to most other projectors. It is in the biggest 8% of all multimedia projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Does Not Support Full HD

The Benq SW921 does not support full HD. 63% of data projectors also do not support full HD.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

benq 9hjdr7715e, benq 1280x800, benq p236651p

Barcodes:

04718755058011, 05057103007417

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