Benq W1060
Benq W1060
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Benq W1060

Expert Reviews Budget Buy
An award winning and cheap to run 5000:1 1920 x 1080 multimedia projector
5000:1 1080p (1920x1080) No 31dB Jul 2012
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Benq W1060 Review

With excellent reviews but low running costs, we have ranked the Benq W1060 number 296 across all projectors.
17 Reviews + 1 Award
Not Currently for Sale
Good Features
5 Years Old
£94 Over 1 Year
Overall Score

Why Has it Scored 44?

It has not bad expert reviews with an average expert rating of 76%, based on 17 reviews. This projector has received a "Value for Money" award from Expert Reviews. Sony projectors also have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer projectors with better features are available. However this Benq projector has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest multimedia projectors 2017.
The W1060 has running costs of £94 over 1 year, which are typical compared to the other 1,756 data projectors that we have compared it to.
It has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Has a built-in speaker(s)
Quite quiet noise level
Only 1,080 video mode
Quite dim projector brightness

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Benq W1060 In-Depth Analysis


One Industry Award

This data projector received a "Value for Money" award from review website Expert Reviews who thought that this multimedia projector provided a good bang for your buck.

Average Expert Reviews

Based on 17 expert reviews from sites including Trusted Reviews, Expert Reviews, Techradar and the average expert rating of this data projector is 76%.

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Benq Has Very Good Multimedia Projector Reviews

Based on 2,072 expert and user 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 data projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Benq W1060 has a built-in speaker(s), as do most of the other multimedia projectors.

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Quite Quiet Noise Level

At only 31 decibels, the Benq W1060 has a fairly quiet noise level compared to most of the other projectors. Across all the projectors the noise levels range from 10dB to 93dB, and the average noise level is 34dB.

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Supports Full HD

The Benq W1060 supports full HD, which is unusual. Most of the other data projectors do not support full HD.

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Only 1,080 Video Mode

This multimedia projector supports a 1080|1080 supported video modes, which is typical of many projectors.

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Quite Dim Projector Brightness

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. With a projector brightness of only 2,000 ANSI lumens, the Benq W1060 has a fairly dim projector brightness compared to most of the other data projectors.

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1920 X 1080 Resolution

The Benq W1060 has a maximum resolution of 1920 x 1080. That's over nine times the resolution of a 280 x 800 data projector, which is the most common resolution. In addition, this data projector has a projector native resolution of 1080p (1920x1080). The best resolution of all projectors is DCI 4K (4096 x 2160) and the worst is 280 x 800.

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Has a Carrying Case

The Benq W1060 has a carrying case, as do most of the other projectors.

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Quite Small Bulb Power

The average bulb power of data projectors is 250W, and the bulb powers range from 3.5W to 3,000W. With a bulb power of only 190 Watts, the Benq W1060 has a quite small bulb power compared to most of the other projectors.

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Released Over Five Years Ago

This Benq multimedia projector has been on the market since July 2012.

Running Costs

OK Running Costs

The W1060 has an average running cost of £94 over 1 year based on average energy prices and usage levels, which is typical compared to the other 1,756 projectors.

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Benq W1060 Review Sources

To prepare this Benq W1060 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 330,666 product attributes, 16,140 projector reviews and 2,427,600 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 00840046022464