Benq W1300
Benq W1300
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Benq W1300

Digital Versus 5 Star Trusted Reviews Recommended Hot Product Recommended
A multi award winning and cheap to run 10000:1 1920 x 1080 multimedia projector
10000:1 1080p (1920x1080) Yes 33dB Aug 2013
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Benq W1300 Review

235 Reviews + 10 Awards
Not Currently for Sale
Good Features
$77 Over 1 Year
Overall Score

Why Has it Scored 43?

It has great expert reviews and great user reviews with an average overall rating of 100%, based on 235 reviews.
This projector is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer data projectors with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest projectors 2017.
This Benq projector has running costs of $77 over 1 year, which are typical compared to the other 1,756 projectors that we have compared it to.
The W1300 has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
1920 x 1080 resolution
Has a 3D glasses included
Only 1,080 video mode
Quite dim projector brightness

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Benq W1300 In-Depth Analysis


10 Industry Awards

This Benq projector has received 10 awards from experts.

Websites Trusted Reviews and both endorse this projector and have given it their "Recommended" award.

The writer at review website IT said that this Benq multimedia projector was a sensible purchase and gave it their "Best Buy" award.

The writers at three other expert review sites all concluded that this data projector was very good. This Benq data projector received a "5 Star" award from Digital Versus, it received a "Highly Rated" award from and it received a "Hot Product" award from

The writers at three other expert review sites all thought that this Benq data projector was very good. This multimedia projector received a "5 Star" award from Les, it received a "Best in Test 5 Star" award from and gave it a "Best in Test" award.

The writer at one more expert review site concluded that this data projector was very good. This projector received a "Best in Test 5 Star" award from

Good Expert Reviews

Based on 26 expert reviews from sites including Trusted Reviews, Expert Reviews, Digital Versus and PC this multimedia projector has an average expert rating of 84 out of 100.

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User Reviews Are Good

Users have rated this projector on average 88%. Over 86% of reviewers gave this projector either 4 or 5 stars.

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Great Product Quality

16 people who purchased it thought it was good quality.

Easy to Use

Five customers who purchased it concluded that it was easy to use, four people reckoned that the product was easy to setup and four owners who bought the product reckoned that it was easy to use the menus.

Very Good Brand

We checked 2,072 expert and user reviews (including 270 verified purchases) for Benq multimedia projectors and found that on average Benq has very good reviews compared to other manufacturers. We also found that Benq 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.

Nice Design

Three customers agreed that it was good looking.

Good Sound Quality

Eight owners thought the product had good sound quality.

Good Picture Quality

Five people wrote in their reviews that it had good picture quality.

Fairly Priced

Six customers mentioned in their reviews that the Benq W1300 was good value for money.

  • This is a quality product at a bargain price don't think just buy!
    River__s (Amazon) - February 2015
  • If you are thinking of saving a few pounds with the cheap option, don't bother, this projector is easily as good as the one in the pub across the road…
  • If you're after an expensive item like a projector go to a shop, speak to someone behind a counter and buy from them; any come back and they should be easier to deal with than either of these!
  • Really very clear at a good price to come good…
  • Real value for money…
  • Excellent buy ! Beautiful picture's ! Best projector in this price range, big screen entertainment for very little money 5 *****…
  • Fantastic Projector at an excellent price…
  • They could repair it at my cost and claim through my house insurance…

Acceptable Noise Level

Six people thought the Benq W1300 was quiet.


1920 X 1080 Resolution

The highest resolution of the Benq W1300 is 1920 x 1080. That's over nine times the resolution of a 280 x 800 multimedia projector, which is the most common resolution. In addition, this multimedia projector has a projector native resolution of 1080p (1920x1080). The worst resolution of all data projectors is 280 x 800 and the best is DCI 4K (4096 x 2160).

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Average Noise Level

With a noise level of 33 decibels, the Benq W1300 has a relatively average noise level compared to most of the other multimedia projectors.

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Has a 3D Glasses Included

The Benq W1300 has a 3D glasses included, as do most of the other projectors.

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Supports Full HD

The Benq W1300 supports full HD, unlike most of the other projectors which 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 typical of many projectors.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Benq W1300 has a built-in speaker(s), as do most of the other data projectors.

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Quite Dim Projector Brightness

The Benq W1300 has a fairly dim projector brightness (only 2,000 ANSI lumens) compared to most of the other data projectors. The average projector brightness of projectors is 3,700 ANSI lumens.

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Released Over Three Years Ago

This Benq multimedia projector was released in August 2013.

Running Costs

OK Running Costs

The W1300 is typical compared to the other 1,756 multimedia projectors that we have assessed for running costs. Based on typical energy prices and usage levels, we estimate the W1300 will cost $77 over 1 year to run.

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Product Identifiers

Barcodes 04718755046216, 04718755046803