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BenQ HT8050
Home Theater Projector Review
Evan Powell — Aug 10, 2017
Our Review
 Specs    $8,925  
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BenQ's first 4K home theater projector
BenQ MH530FHD
Home Theater New Product Announcement
M. David Stone — Jul 12, 2017
Our Review
 Specs    $549  
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BenQ's new low priced 1080p Home Theater Projector at just $549
BenQ HT8050
Home Theater New Product Announcement
M. David Stone — Feb 15, 2017
Our Review
 Specs    $8,925  
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A new 4K home theater projector featuring the new 4K DLP chip and THX Certification is about to commence shipment.
BenQ HT2150ST
Home Video Projector Review
Evan Powell — Oct 12, 2016
2016 Editor's Choice
 Specs    $999  
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BenQ hits it out of the park -- wins Editor's Choice Award ...
BenQ MH530
Home Video Projector Review
M. David Stone — Jul 20, 2016
2016 Highly Rated
 Specs    $3,799  
Bright, portable 1080p for home or classroom at a very low price...
BenQ TH670
Home Video Projector Review
Marc Davidson — May 4, 2016
2016 Highly Rated
 Specs    $564  
BenQ's versatile 1080p offering for $599...
BenQ MH741
Conference Room Projector Review
M. David Stone — Mar 11, 2016
Our Review
 Specs    $862  
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BenQ's new 4000-lumen 1080p business projector...
BenQ HT4050
Home Theater Projector Review
Evan Powell — Nov 20, 2015
2015 Highly Rated
 Specs    $1,332  
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The most elegant and refined of the new BenQ home theater projectors...
  Sub-$1000 Home Theater Shootout
Projector Shoot-Out
Evan Powell — Nov 13, 2015
  A five-way shootout between the BenQ HT3050, HT 2050, Epson HC 2040, Optoma HD28DSE and Viewsonic PJD7835HD ...
    Epson Home Cinema 2040
Specs  $766   Get E-Z Quote
    Optoma HD28DSE
Specs  $1,351   Get E-Z Quote
    BenQ HT3050
Specs  $999   Get E-Z Quote
    BenQ HT2050
Specs  $749   Get E-Z Quote
    ViewSonic PJD7835HD
Specs  MSRP: $809  
BenQ HT3050
Home Theater Projector Review
Evan Powell — Oct 30, 2015
2015 Highly Rated
 Specs    $999  
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The two latest sub-$1000 home theater projectors from BenQ...
BenQ HC1200
Home Theater Projector Review
Bill Livolsi — Feb 10, 2015
2015 Highly Rated
 Specs    $849  
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A business/conference projector optimized for color rather than brightness...
  Best Projectors under $1000
Projector Shoot-Out
Bill Livolsi — Nov 13, 2014
  What's the best 1080p projector under $1000? Find out here.
    ViewSonic PJD7820HD
Specs  MSRP: $639  
    Epson Home Cinema 2030
Specs  MSRP: $699  
    InFocus IN8606HD
Specs  MSRP: $699  
    Optoma HD26
Specs  MSRP: $1,299  
    BenQ HT1075
Specs  MSRP: $1,199  
BenQ HT1075
Home Theater Projector Review
Bill Livolsi — Sep 17, 2014
2014 Highly Rated
 Specs    $625  
This year's update of the BenQ W1070 brings some new features to the same best-in-class performance to create a dynamite projector that costs about a thousand bucks.
  LG PF85U vs. BenQ 1070
Projector Shoot-Out
Bill Livolsi — Apr 25, 2014
  The LG PF85U is an affordable LED-based home video projector, but how does it fare against the lamp-based BenQ W1070?
    BenQ W1070
Specs  MSRP: $1,099  
    LG PF85U
Specs  MSRP: $1,299  
BenQ W7500
Home Theater Projector Review
Bill Livolsi — Mar 10, 2014
2014 Highly Rated
 Specs    $2,200  
A high performance 1080p projector with a tack-sharp image that brings home the Big Screen experience...
  Shootout Review: BenQ W1500 vs. BenQ W1070
Projector Shoot-Out
Bill Livolsi — Oct 18, 2013
  The differences between the BenQ W1500 and BenQ W1070 are examined in this head to head comparison...
    BenQ W1070
Specs  MSRP: $1,099  
    BenQ W1500
Specs  MSRP: $1,999  
BenQ W770ST
Home Video Projector Review
Bill Livolsi — Oct 8, 2013
Our Review
 Specs    $799  
An inexpensive living room 720p video projector that offers solid image quality for under $800...
BenQ W1500
Home Theater Projector Review
Bill Livolsi — Aug 19, 2013
2013 Highly Rated
 Specs    $1,999  
The BenQ W1500 is a feature-rich, do-it-all 3D home theater projector that won't break the bank.
BenQ W1080ST
Home Video Projector Review
Bill Livolsi — May 7, 2013
2013 Highly Rated
 Specs    $1,299  
The W1080ST is an excellent short throw 1080p home video projector that is well worth the money...
BenQ MW519
Conference Room Projector Review
Marc Davidson — Apr 9, 2013
Our Review
 Specs    $549  
BenQ's very low priced 1280x800 projector, the MW519 offers a 2800-lumen brightness rating and moderately good portability...
BenQ MS517
Conference Room Projector Review
Marc Davidson — Apr 9, 2013
2013 Highly Rated
 Specs    $549  
With it's eye-catching low price, at $339 street, and 2800 lumens, the BenQ MS517 classroom/business projector delivers lots of lumens per dollar...
BenQ W1070
Home Video Projector Review
Bill Livolsi — Feb 9, 2013
2013 Highly Rated
 Specs    $1,099  
A great little home video projector with 1080p resolution and 3D that makes it easy to just plug and play...
  Interactive Classroom Projector Shootout
Projector Shoot-Out
Marc Davidson — Jan 18, 2013
  Six interactive classroom projectors tested and compared head to head...
    Dell S500wi
Specs  MSRP: $1,089  
    BenQ MW860USTi
Specs  MSRP: $2,499  
    Epson BrightLink 485Wi
Specs  MSRP: $2,099  
    Sony SW535C
Specs  MSRP: $3,050  
    Dell S320wi
Specs  MSRP: $1,049  
    SMART 40wi
Specs  Price: n/a  
BenQ LX60ST
Conference Room Projector Review
Marc Davidson — Aug 13, 2012
Our Review
 Specs    $2,299  
The BenQ LX60ST's laser-based, BlueCore light engine is most interesting and most unusual...
BenQ EP5920
Home Video Projector Review
Bill Livolsi — Jul 19, 2012
2012 Highly Rated
 Specs    $799  
As a general-purpose projector for home video and games, the EP5920 can really shine.
BenQ Joybee GP2
Pocket Projector Review
Allan Abbott — Apr 30, 2012
Our Review
 Specs    $699  
At 200 ANSI lumens with a native 1280x800 DLP chip and a street price of under $550, the 1 ΒΌ pound Joybee GP2 pocket projector has a broader mix of features than any of its competitors.
BenQ SH910
Conference Room Projector Review
Allan Abbott — Apr 12, 2012
2012 Editor's Choice
 Specs    $3,499  
Couple the BenQ SH910's 20-watt audio output with excellent data and video images, and you have a value package that is hard to match in a conference room projector
  Shootout: BenQ SH910 vs Optoma TH1060P
Projector Shoot-Out
Allan Abbott — Apr 9, 2012
  A 1080p shootout between the BenQ SH910 and Optoma TH1060P conference room projectors...
    Optoma TH1060P
Specs  MSRP: $2,699  
    BenQ SH910
Specs  MSRP: $3,499  
BenQ W7000
Home Theater Projector Review
Bill Livolsi — Feb 13, 2012
2012 Highly Rated
 Specs    $1,990  
A great projector for a home theater, living room, or game room, and at $2499 it won't break the bank, either.
BenQ MX613ST
Conference Room Projector Review
Allan Abbott — Oct 5, 2011
2011 Highly Rated
 Specs    $899  
Aggressive pricing and a low cost to maintain gets the BenQ MX613ST short throw classroom projector our highest rating for performance and value.
  1080p SHOOTOUT - Eight 1080p Projectors under $1500
Projector Shoot-Out
Bill Livolsi — Jun 10, 2011
  Over the past few weeks, we've been looking at the cream of the crop, the best of the best--eight 1080p projectors available for less than $1500 that are sure to knock your socks off.
    Optoma HD20
Specs  MSRP: $1,799  
    Mitsubishi HC4000
Specs  MSRP: $1,995  
    Epson Home Cinema 8350
Specs  MSRP: $1,099  
    Vivitek H1081
Specs  MSRP: $1,299  
    ViewSonic Pro8200
Specs  MSRP: $899  
    BenQ W1100
Specs  MSRP: $1,299  
    BenQ W1200
Specs  MSRP: $1,499  
    Acer H7531D
Specs  MSRP: $1,029  
BenQ W1200
Home Theater Projector Review
Bill Livolsi — May 4, 2011
2011 Highly Rated
 Specs    $1,499  
Despite some quirks, the W1100 and W1200 are excellent 1080p home theater projectors for $1299 and $1499.
BenQ MX812ST
Conference Room Projector Review
Jeff Janas — Jan 19, 2011
Our Review
 Specs    $2,499  
The BenQ MX812ST is the company's latest short throw model, providing a better image than most short throw projectors, and a host of other features...
BenQ MP780 ST
Conference Room Projector Review
Marc Davidson — Jan 11, 2011
Our Review
 Specs    $1,599  
The BenQ MP780ST interactive projector earns its claim to individuality with its balance of resolution, brightness and price.
BenQ W1000+
Home Theater Projector Review
Bill Livolsi — Nov 4, 2010
Our Review
 Specs    $1,499  
If you were looking at the W1000 for your own theater but thought you needed a little something extra to push you over the edge, this might be the upgrade you've been waiting for.
BenQ SP890
Conference Room Projector Review
Bill Livolsi — Jun 24, 2010
2010 Highly Rated
 Specs    $3,999  
If you need a bright, high-contrast 1080p projector for data or photography, the SP890 comes highly recommended.
BenQ W600
Home Theater Projector Review
Bill Livolsi — Mar 10, 2010
Our Review
 Specs    $899  
For those who just want to put a bright, high-contrast, high-definition picture on the screen, the W600 is another solid option.
BenQ W1000
Home Theater Projector Review
Bill Livolsi — Mar 3, 2010
Our Review
 Specs    $1,299  
The BenQ W1000, another 1080p home theater projector for under $1,000. Great picture at a bargain price.
BenQ MP776 ST
Conference Room Projector Review
Jeffrey Janas — Feb 5, 2010
Our Review
 Specs    $2,499  
The BenQ MP776ST short throw projector includes many features that set it apart from most projectors in this class.
BenQ MP772 ST
Conference Room Projector Review
Allan Abbott — Jan 20, 2010
Our Review
 Specs    $899  
The BenQ MP772ST short-throw projector is bright, versatile, and especially effective when you want to have your projector close to the screen.
BenQ W6000
Home Theater Projector Review
Bill Livolsi — Sep 18, 2009
Our Review
 Specs    $2,499  
This ugly duckling is actually a swan.
BenQ GP1
Pocket Projector Review
Bill Livolsi — Jul 31, 2009
Our Review
 Specs    $499  
BenQ's Joybee GP1 is an economical pocket projector that is suitable for a mini-theater or a game room and the long life of its LED lamp technology gives it a low cost of ownership.
BenQ MP522ST
Portable Projector Review
Bill Livolsi — Jun 17, 2009
Our Review
 Specs    $799  
The BenQ MP522ST has a lot going for it - it is bright, sharp, and able to put a big picture on screen from a short distance, but it has some limitations.
  Five Popular 1080p Home Theater Projectors
Projector Shoot-Out
Evan Powell — Aug 1, 2008
  This group of five 1080p models delivers great values in high resolution for not a lot of money. Each has its own set of features, price, and value proposition.
    Panasonic AE2000
Specs  MSRP: $3,499  
    Sanyo PLV-Z2000
Specs  MSRP: $2,495  
    Epson PowerLite Home Cinema 1080UB
Specs  MSRP: $2,799  
    BenQ W5000
Specs  MSRP: $4,999  
    Mitsubishi HC5500
Specs  MSRP: $4,995  
BenQ W20000
Home Theater Projector Review
Bill Livolsi — Apr 18, 2008
2008 Highly Rated
 Specs    $7,999  
The W20000 offers most of the performance of higher-end models without the bank-breaking price tag.
BenQ W5000
Home Theater Projector Review
Evan Powell — Feb 20, 2008
2008 Highly Rated
 Specs    $4,999  
This 1080p single-chip DLP projector delivers an extremely sharp, high contrast image, though it has a greater amount of digital noise than other, similar projectors on the market.
BenQ W500
Home Theater Projector Review
Bill Livolsi — Nov 30, 2007
Our Review
 Specs    $1,199  
High lumen output and first-rate image processing circuitry make the W500 a great budget option for video games, sporting events, and HDTV watching.
  Recap of 1080p Projector Reviews
Projector Shoot-Out
Evan Powell — Apr 17, 2007
  A summary of reviews of 1080p projectors from Fall 2006 to April 2007, with several updates. Summaries include highlights and limitations of each model, and relevant comparative notes.
    Optoma HD81
Specs  MSRP: $9,999  
    Mitsubishi HC5000
Specs  MSRP: $4,995  
    Panasonic AE1000
Specs  MSRP: $5,999  
    Sony VW50
Specs  MSRP: $3,499  
    BenQ W10000
Specs  MSRP: $6,999  
    Epson PL Pro Cinema 1080
Specs  MSRP: $3,499  
    JVC DLA-RS1U
Specs  MSRP: $5,495  
    Epson PL Home Cinema 1080
Specs  MSRP: $2,299  
BenQ W10000
Home Theater Projector Review
Bill Livolsi — Jan 17, 2007
Our Review
 Specs    $6,999  
BenQ PE8720
Home Theater Projector Review
Bill Livolsi — Jan 19, 2006
2006 Highly Rated
 Specs    $2,999  
  Shootout: Six Hot $700 SVGA Projectors
Projector Shoot-Out
Bill Livolsi — Jan 3, 2006
    InFocus X2
Specs  MSRP: $549  
    Epson PowerLite S3
Specs  MSRP: $1,749  
    Mitsubishi SD110U
Specs  MSRP: $995  
    Microtek MS4
Specs  MSRP: $569  
    BenQ MP610
Specs  MSRP: $779  
    Optoma EP716
Specs  MSRP: $1,099  
  Review: Panasonic AE900U vs. BenQ PE7700 Shootout
Projector Shoot-Out
Bill Livolsi — Oct 26, 2005
    BenQ PE7700
Specs  MSRP: $2,499  
    Panasonic AE900
Specs  MSRP: $3,199  
  Battle of the Budget Projectors
Projector Shoot-Out
Evan Powell and Bill Livolsi — Jun 16, 2005
 
    InFocus SP 4805
Specs  MSRP: $799  
    Toshiba TACP TDP-MT200
Specs  MSRP: $1,799  
    NEC HT410
Specs  MSRP: $795  
    BenQ PE5120
Specs  MSRP: $1,299  
    Mitsubishi HC100U ColorView
Specs  MSRP: $1,795  
    Optoma H31
Specs  MSRP: $1,099  
    Optoma H27
Specs  MSRP: $1,199  
BenQ PE7700
Home Theater Projector Review
Bill Livolsi — Apr 29, 2005
2005 Highly Rated
 Specs    $2,499  
BenQ PE5120
Home Theater Projector Review
Evan Powell — Dec 9, 2004
2004 Highly Rated
 Specs    $1,299  
BenQ PE8700
Home Theater Projector Review
Evan Powell — Jul 29, 2004
2004 Highly Rated
 Specs    $7,995  
  Review of HD2+ DLP Projectors
Projector Shoot-Out
Evan Powell — Jul 29, 2004
    BenQ PE8700
Specs  MSRP: $7,995  
    Toshiba TACP TDP-MT800
Specs  MSRP: $8,999  
    Optoma H77
Specs  MSRP: $8,999  
BenQ PB6200
Home Theater Projector Review
Evan Powell — Mar 24, 2004
2004 Highly Rated
 Specs    $1,795  
  Business and Pleasure Mobile Projector Shootout
Projector Shoot-Out
David Colin — Mar 4, 2004
    Mitsubishi XD50U Mini-Mits
Specs  MSRP: $3,995  
    BenQ PB2220
Specs  MSRP: $2,395  
    Philips bCool XG1
Specs  MSRP: $3,150  
    HP mp3130
Specs  MSRP: $2,499  
    NEC LT170
Specs  MSRP: $2,450  
BenQ PE8700
Home Theater Projector Review
Evan Powell — Sep 29, 2003
2003 Highly Rated
 Specs    $7,995  
The PE8700 is a projector designed from top to bottom with dedicated home theater in mind as its intended market.
  A Flurry of New Projectors for the Mobile Presenter
Projector Shoot-Out
Evan Powell — Jan 25, 2002
    ViewSonic PJ500
Specs  MSRP: $999  
    Epson 51c
Specs  MSRP: $2,899  
    Epson PowerLite 71c
Specs  MSRP: $3,599  
    ViewSonic PJ550
Specs  MSRP: $1,759  
    Dukane 8747
Specs  MSRP: $5,995  
    Canon S1
Specs  MSRP: $2,999  
    Boxlight SP-9t
Specs  MSRP: $2,999  
    BenQ SL705S
Specs  MSRP: $1,395  
    BenQ SL705X
Specs  MSRP: $1,995