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Should You Buy a Benq Projector?

Matthew
Updated 17 February 2020
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Benq is one of the most popular projector brands as well as being well known for its PC monitors, digital cameras and camcorders.

We've collated all the key information on Benq projectors in this handy guide. We've analysed over 20,000 user and expert reviews and 680+ awards from hundreds of different review sites on over 2,600 projectors to impartially compare each projector brand.

Benq are recognised for their wide selection of premium and award winning projectors. Their projectors start at $309 for the MS504 which has a noise level of 33dB, is a projector that has a 13000:1 contrast ratio and a projector that has a resolution of 800 x 600 (SVGA) and go up to $7,999 for the LK970 which has a noise level of 37dB, is a projector that has a very high contrast ratio and a projector that has a resolution of 4096 x 2400 (4K). The average price of a new Benq projector is $1,459.

Benq are recognised for their wide selection of premium and award winning projectors.

Is Benq the Best Projector Brand?

So are Benq projectors any good? We give every projector a Kagoo Score by analysing its specs, reviews and prices and comparing this to its competitors. By aggregating this data across all projectors we are able to impartially rank all the projector brands.

Benq is ranked the No. 4 best projector brand.

Our detailed analysis taking into account all of the above factors found that Benq is the 4th best projector brand out there.

#1
Japan
95%
95%
3,596 reviews
#2
Taiwan
94%
94%
2,818 reviews
#3
Japan
93%
93%
576 reviews
#4
Taiwan
91%
91%
4,626 reviews
#5
Taiwan
90%
90%
743 reviews
#6
Taiwan
86%
86%
957 reviews
#7
83%
83%
163 reviews
#8
LG
South Korea
81%
81%
688 reviews
#9
NEC
Japan
81%
81%
80 reviews
#10
Asus
Taiwan
80%
80%
258 reviews
#11
United States
80%
80%
194 reviews
#12
78%
78%
38 reviews
#13
Taiwan
75%
75%
154 reviews
#14
Gigabyte
74%
74%
332 reviews
#15
3M
69%
69%
108 reviews
#16
Netherlands
68%
68%
111 reviews
#17
Irulu
68%
68%
5 reviews
#18
Japan
67%
67%
40 reviews
#19
Japan
67%
67%
1 review
#20
Anker
65%
65%
54 reviews
#21
AAXA Technologies
65%
65%
0 reviews
#22
Japan
65%
65%
0 reviews
#23
XGIMI
65%
65%
24 reviews
#24
DBPower
65%
65%
17 reviews
#25
ZTE
64%
64%
2 reviews
#26
Pyle Pro
64%
64%
19 reviews
#27
UO
62%
62%
21 reviews
#28
Nebula
62%
62%
6 reviews
#29
Pyle
60%
60%
7 reviews
#30
Christie
58%
58%
0 reviews
#31
Kodak
58%
58%
0 reviews
#32
57%
57%
0 reviews
#33
Xiaomi
55%
55%
1 review
#34
55%
55%
0 reviews
#35
54%
54%
0 reviews

Let's look at how Benq projectors compare to the other projector brands across each of the key facets that make up the Kagoo Score.

Reviews Value for Money Features Popularity Selection Running Costs
All projector Brands
Benq Projectors

There's a wide selection of Benq projectors available compared to other projector brands, with over 60 Benq projectors currently on the market in the US. Benq also have better reviews than the typical projector brand, with the average rating of a Benq projector being 80%.

The average review score for a Benq projector is 80%.

When it comes to energy efficiency the average annual running cost of Benq projector is $18 (based on a person typically using a projector for 5 hours per week), which makes them more efficient than most other projector brands.

However Benq projectors tend to be more expensive than most other projector brands making them a less popular choice with consumers.

No. Of Projectors
Average Price
$1,208
$0 $500 $1,000 $1,500 $2,000 $2,500 $3,000 $3,500 $4,000 $4,500 $22,999
Price Distribution of All Projectors
No. Of Projectors
Average Price
$1,459
$0 $500 $1,000 $1,500 $2,000 $2,500 $3,000 $3,500 $4,000 $4,500 $17,999
Price Distribution of Benq Projectors

What Do the Benq Projector Reviews Say?

We've added up all the reviews for every Benq projector to work out the average distribution of reviews for Benq and then compared this to the other projector brands.

Benq logo

Expert Reviews

5 stars
166
4 stars
219
3 stars
49
2 stars
4
1 star
0
Benq logo

User Reviews

5 stars
2,686
4 stars
599
3 stars
221
2 stars
142
1 star
230
Benq has a higher proportion of 4 and 5 star expert reviews for its projectors than most other brands. However the proportion of 4 and 5 star user reviews are actually lower.

Over 88% of expert reviews and 85% of user reviews for Benq projectors are 4 stars or higher. This compares to 84% and 88% respectively across all Projector brands.

Purchasers of Benq projectors frequently mentioned that the product was easy to use, carefully designed and solidly made. Their projectors have also won 120+ awards.

In the table below we compare the average review score given to Benq projectors by some of the most popular technology review sites against their reviews for other projector brands. The best review score from each review source is highlighted in green.

Average Review Score Benq Optoma Epson Acer Sony
PC Mag logo
71%
40 reviews
71%
21 reviews
78%
38 reviews
68%
17 reviews
80%
1 review
Lydogbilde.no logo
81%
23 reviews
67%
9 reviews
67%
5 reviews
67%
6 reviews
85%
29 reviews
projectorcentral.com logo
93%
18 reviews
95%
20 reviews
96%
15 reviews
87%
12 reviews
95%
7 reviews
Techradar logo
78%
12 reviews
80%
18 reviews
83%
11 reviews
70%
2 reviews
85%
8 reviews
hifitest.de logo
83%
18 reviews
82%
18 reviews
85%
2 reviews
79%
7 reviews
85%
6 reviews
Trusted Reviews logo
78%
15 reviews
79%
14 reviews
70%
3 reviews
77%
9 reviews
91%
9 reviews
avforums.com logo
74%
15 reviews
74%
10 reviews
75%
2 reviews
67%
3 reviews
86%
10 reviews
IT Reviews.com logo
64%
14 reviews
62%
9 reviews
75%
8 reviews
60%
3 reviews
benchmark.pl logo
89%
8 reviews
87%
15 reviews
89%
3 reviews
88%
4 reviews
100%
1 review
Expert Reviews logo
72%
10 reviews
92%
5 reviews
80%
5 reviews
67%
6 reviews
95%
4 reviews
whathifi.com logo
80%
7 reviews
83%
8 reviews
90%
4 reviews
60%
1 review
96%
9 reviews
Les Numeriques.com logo
87%
9 reviews
73%
8 reviews
70%
2 reviews
63%
7 reviews
100%
2 reviews
01net.com logo
82%
9 reviews
64%
5 reviews
71%
2 reviews
63%
6 reviews
78%
5 reviews
homecinemachoice.com logo
83%
4 reviews
82%
5 reviews
83%
3 reviews
80%
5 reviews
93%
9 reviews
audiovision.de logo
72%
7 reviews
76%
4 reviews
70%
1 review
72%
5 reviews
89%
5 reviews
audiovideohd.fr logo
83%
7 reviews
77%
6 reviews
85%
2 reviews
78%
6 reviews
90%
1 review
altomdata.dk logo
78%
6 reviews
83%
3 reviews
87%
3 reviews
82%
6 reviews
80%
3 reviews
soundandvision.com logo
70%
4 reviews
73%
2 reviews
77%
4 reviews
73%
1 review
83%
9 reviews
CNET.com logo
80%
2 reviews
73%
14 reviews
77%
4 reviews
lite-magazin.de logo
98%
13 reviews
97%
3 reviews
Other Expert Sites
69%
186 reviews
71%
86 reviews
70%
90 reviews
72%
106 reviews
74%
74 reviews
Average
79%
425 reviews
78%
268 reviews
79%
217 reviews
73%
215 reviews
87%
196 reviews

How Many Industry Awards Have Benq Projectors Received?

After checking thousands of expert review websites we found 129 industry awards for Benq projectors. This means that Benq has more awards for its projectors than any other brand. The table below compares the number of awards received by Benq to other popular projector brands. The largest number of awards provided by each review source is highlighted in green.

Benq has more awards for its projectors than any other brand.

Compare all award winning projectors

Number of Awards Benq Optoma Epson Acer Sony
projectorreviews.com logo
5
5
25
2
14
projectorcentral.com logo
10
13
14
6
6
avforums.com logo
8
6
2
10
Trusted Reviews logo
5
7
3
2
8
Lydogbilde.no logo
13
3
8
audiovision.de logo
5
4
1
6
5
homecinemachoice.com logo
3
5
3
2
7
PC Mag logo
3
15
1
soundandvision.com logo
2
1
3
1
8
altomdata.dk logo
3
2
3
5
1
Techradar logo
4
6
4
01net.com logo
5
1
1
3
3
Expert Reviews logo
2
4
2
1
4
ddworld.cz logo
7
4
1
benchmark.pl logo
1
8
1
2
insideci.co.uk logo
2
7
f1cd.ru logo
9
Les Numeriques.com logo
4
1
2
Digital Versus logo
3
1
3
lite-magazin.de logo
4
1
Other Expert Sites
36
10
30
11
10
Total
129
79
109
43
102

How Reliable Are Benq Projectors?

We checked over 20,000 reviews to find comments about the reliability of Benq projectors. over 170 of these reviews mention reliability of which 86% were positive. Therefore the vast majority of Benq projector owners and reviewers thought the product was reliable.

86% of reviewers think Benq projectors are reliable.

So, most people think that Benq projectors are good quality. Now let's take a look at some of the reviews for Benq projectors that mention reliability:

RELIABLE

That's not to say the built in ones are bad
videogamesuncovered.com
the BenQ MH733 is sturdy all around
projectorreviews.com
The BenQ TK800 4K HDR projector is an immensely well made
hitechcentury.com
the BenQ GP10 is certainly built for the comforts of your room
chip.com.my
has a built in 10w speaker
amazon.co.uk
Even has a built in speaker
Amazon
like the size of the projector it can be ported easily even tough my installation is permanent
Amazon.com

NOT RELIABLE

I could see that it IS NOT built to last
Amazon.com
it is not rugged for a lot of rough travel
Amazon

What is the Best Mid-Range Benq Projector?

Benq W2000W

$2,169.70
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Benq W2000W
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Benq W2000W
29dB
2,000 ANSI Lumens
BRIGHTNESS
3,500h
LAMP SERVICE
LIFE
240W
LAMP POWER
$70
OVER 5 YEARS

A great mid range choice, priced at $2,169.70 is the Benq W2000W, which has a Kagoo Score of 76.

Features We Love:
1920 x 1080 (Full HD) resolution
Quieter than average noise level (29dB)
High contrast ratio (15000:1)
Supports 3D
Built-in speaker

Multiple reviews mentioned that this projector has outstanding picture quality and it's very good-looking, and easy to setup. It's a very economical to run and multi award winning 1080p quiet projector, with a very good spec. It has a built-in speaker and a handheld remote control and supports 3D and full HD.

95
Reviews
64 Reviews + 16 Awards
80
Features
Fully-Featured
65
Value for Money
Good
81
Running Costs
$70 Over 5 Years
76
Kagoo Score
Very Good

Multiple reviews mentioned that Benq W2000W has great expert reviews and fantastic user reviews with an average overall rating of 91%, based on 64 reviews.

Trusted Reviews Recommended
Techradar Recommended
homecinemacentral.com.au Gold Award
EISA.eu EISA Best Product
homecinemachoice.com Recommended
chip.com.my Outstanding
avforums.com Best Buy
audiovideohd.fr Editor's Choice
01net.com 5 Star
Les Numeriques.com 5 Star
lydogbillede.dk Best in Test 6 Star
benchmark.pl Good Product
ljudochbild.se Best in Test
ddworld.cz Recommended Award
audiovision.de Recommended
Lydogbilde.no Best in Test
Test BenQ W2000 : le meilleur vidéoprojecteur du moment !
Test BenQ W2000 : le meilleur vidéoprojecteur du moment !
Benq W2000 DLP Projektor im Bildtest
Benq W2000 DLP Projektor im Bildtest
BenQ W2000 DLP Projector Review
BenQ W2000 DLP Projector Review
Projektor Benq W2000 - ?wietny nast?pca W1070 test/omówienie/recenzja
Projektor Benq W2000 - ?wietny nast?pca W1070 test/omówienie/recenzja
Review!! BenQ W2000 DLP Projector
Review!! BenQ W2000 DLP Projector
Installation et test Vidéoprojecteur BenQ w2000 sur écran motorisé Duronic
Installation et test Vidéoprojecteur BenQ w2000 sur écran motorisé Duronic
BenQ W2000 Home Projector Review
BenQ W2000 Home Projector Review
Benq w2000 and yamaha rxv 781  Dolby atmos test demo .  Pacific rim movie .
Benq w2000 and yamaha rxv 781 Dolby atmos test demo . Pacific rim movie .
EISA review: Beste projector - BenQ W2000
EISA review: Beste projector - BenQ W2000
Benq W2000+ vs Xgimi H1 Projector comparison
Benq W2000+ vs Xgimi H1 Projector comparison
Benq w2000+ teste match de foot
Benq w2000+ teste match de foot
Acer DLP 3D Glasses (E4W) and Benq W2000 projector 3D setup
Acer DLP 3D Glasses (E4W) and Benq W2000 projector 3D setup
Benq w2000 and yamaha rxv 781 test . In action .Dolby atmos.
Benq w2000 and yamaha rxv 781 test . In action .Dolby atmos.
Benq W2000 - test i recenzja - zdobywca nagrody EISA  - Technikarium
Benq W2000 - test i recenzja - zdobywca nagrody EISA - Technikarium
Test BenQ W2000+ (BenQ W2000 Plus)
Test BenQ W2000+ (BenQ W2000 Plus)
Test BenQ W2000+
Test BenQ W2000+
Test BenQ W2000 En Eaux Troubles
Test BenQ W2000 En Eaux Troubles
Test BenQ W2000 Transformers The Last Night
Test BenQ W2000 Transformers The Last Night
Test BenQ W2000 Cars
Test BenQ W2000 Cars
Test BenQ W2000 Alita
Test BenQ W2000 Alita
BenQ W2000 review
BenQ W2000 review
BenQ W2000 Living Room Projector | Review | Spece | Price
BenQ W2000 Living Room Projector | Review | Spece | Price
Benq W2000+ vs Epson EH TW5300 Projector comparison
Benq W2000+ vs Epson EH TW5300 Projector comparison
BenQ W2000 Home Projector | Review | Spece | Price
BenQ W2000 Home Projector | Review | Spece | Price
BenQ W2000 projector test footage
BenQ W2000 projector test footage

The cheapest price that we could find for the W2000W in the US is $2,169.70 but in total we found only 1 price for it.

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What is the Best High End Benq Projector?

Benq MH760

$1,182.82
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Benq MH760
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Benq MH760
1080P
RESOLUTION
36dB
5,000 ANSI Lumens
BRIGHTNESS
2,000h
LAMP SERVICE
LIFE
370W
LAMP POWER
$131
OVER 5 YEARS

If you're looking for a high end Benq projector then the Benq MH760 takes some beating. It has a Kagoo Score of 77, but is a bit more expensive at $1,182.82.

Features We Love:
1920 x 1080 (Full HD) resolution
Bright projector brightness (5,000 ANSI lumens)
Built-in speaker
Handheld remote control
Supports full HD

A fully featured and positively reviewed 1080p average noise level multimedia projector, with a fair price and low running costs. It has a built-in speaker, a handheld remote control and a Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL) and supports full HD. Our review analysis indicates that this multimedia projector has good picture quality and a good display.

94
Reviews
4 Reviews
81
Features
Fully-Featured
70
Value for Money
Good
71
Running Costs
$130 Over 5 Years
77
Kagoo Score
Very Good

Our review analysis indicates that Benq MH760 has very good user reviews with 100% of buyers recommending this data projector to others.

The cheapest price that we could find for the MH760 in the US is $1,182.82 and in total we found 3 prices for it.

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What is the Best Budget Choice Benq Projector?

Benq MW535A

$429.00
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Benq MW535A
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Benq MW535A
WXGA
RESOLUTION
32dB
3,600 ANSI Lumens
BRIGHTNESS
5,000h
LAMP SERVICE
LIFE
210W
LAMP POWER
$51
OVER 5 YEARS

At only $429 and with a Kagoo Score of 84 the Benq MW535A makes a great budget choice.

Features We Love:
High contrast ratio (15000:1)
Quieter than average noise level (32dB)
Long service life of lamp (5,000h)
Supports 3D
Built-in speaker

Customers report that this data projector has good picture quality, a good display but has bad sound quality. It's an astonishingly highly rated and sensationally economical to run WXGA average noise level data projector, with a cheap price and a very good spec. It has a built-in speaker and a handheld remote control, supports 3D and is ceiling mountable.

95
Reviews
19 Reviews
84
Features
Fully-Featured
76
Popularity
Quite Popular
84
Value for Money
Very Good
96
Running Costs
$51 Over 5 Years
84
Kagoo Score
Excellent

Our review analysis indicates that Benq MW535A has very good user reviews with an average user rating of 88%, based on 18 reviews.

The cheapest price that we could find for the MW535A in the US is $429.00 but in total we found only 2 prices for it.

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In This Guide
Should You Buy a Benq Projector?
Is Benq the Best Projector Brand?
What Do the Benq Projector Reviews Say?
How Many Industry Awards Have Benq Projectors Received?
How Reliable Are Benq Projectors?
What is the Best Mid-Range Benq Projector?
What is the Best High End Benq Projector?
What is the Best Budget Choice Benq Projector?

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