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Benq W710ST Projector

10000:1 720p (1280x720) 31dB Jul 2012
Contrast Ratio (typical) Projector Native Resolution 3D Noise Level Release Date $81.08 Electricity cost over 5 years
One industry award
Easy to use
Good remote control
4 Reviews + 1 Award 4 Star

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One Industry Award

The expert at one expert review site wrote that this multimedia projector was good. gave this Benq projector a "4 Star" award.

Average Expert Reviews

Based on three expert reviews from sites including, and the average expert rating of this multimedia projector is 73%.

Benq Has Good Reviews for Its Projectors

Based on 1,989 owner and expert reviews (including 163 verified purchases), Benq has good ratings for its projectors. Benq also has good ratings specifically for its 10000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors. 96% of those that bought a Benq multimedia projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Easy to Use

Two owners who reviewed it reckoned that it was easy to use the menus. Lpetra said in their review of this projector on Amazon “Short throw lens, great led like colors, user friendly menus, zoom lens, backlit remote, plenty of connections including an audio out”. Lpetra also said “So I settled for the BenQ w710, even though the projector is 720p the image is vibrant and sharp using the preset theater, living room, or bright settings” in their review.

Ceiling Mountable

The Benq W710ST is ceiling mountable. Most of the other projectors of a similar age and spec to this multimedia projector also are ceiling mountable.

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Good Remote Control

One owner wrote that it had a good remote control.

Good Picture Quality

One person who purchased it reckoned that it had good colour saturation.

Good 3D Picture Quality

One owner who bought the product reckoned that it had a good 3D picture quality. Lpetra mentioned “Oh yeah it is also 3d ready” and rated the product 5 stars.


Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Benq W710ST has a built-in speaker(s). Most of the other data projectors of a similar type and age to this multimedia projector also have a built-in speaker(s).

We compared all the other multimedia projectors with a built-in speaker(s) to this data projector and we think the Epson EB-W18 which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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Has an On Screen Display (OSD)

The Benq W710ST has an On Screen Display (OSD), as do most of the other data projectors of this spec and age.

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Very Quiet Noise Level

Multimedia projectors of a similar spec and age to this projector have noise levels of between 28dB and 49dB. The Benq W710ST has one of the quieter noise levels (only 31 decibels) amongst similar spec projectors of this age.

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Packaging Content

Has a Handheld Remote Control

The Benq W710ST has a handheld remote control, as do most of the other similar spec projectors that have been on the market for more than two years.

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Does Not Support Full HD

The Benq W710ST does not support full HD, although it is worth noting that most of the other data projectors of a similar age and spec to this projector also do not support full HD.

It is worth considering alternative projectors which also support full HD including the Benq W1500, the NEC NP-M282 ($599.00), or the Epson 1985WU ($1,920.66) which also has a higher rating.

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Quite Dim Projector Brightness

Across all the 10000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that have been around for a similar time to this projector the projector brightnesses range from 300 ANSI lumens to 20,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,400 ANSI lumens. At only 2,500 ANSI lumens, the Benq W710ST has a quite dim projector brightness compared to most of the other projectors of this type and age.

If you are looking for a multimedia projector with a brighter projector brightness then you might also want to consider the Epson PowerLite X27 ($419.99) (2,700 ANSI lumens).

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720p (1280x720) Resolution

The highest resolution of the Benq W710ST is 720p (1280x720). That's 56% less resolution than a 1080p (1920x1080) data projector, which is the most frequently found resolution.

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Ports & Interfaces

Does Not Have a DVI Port

Like most of the other data projectors of a similar age and type to this projector, the Benq W710ST does not have a DVI port.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers benq w710st
Barcodes 00840046022464

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