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BenQ W1070

alaTest has collected and analyzed 1973 reviews of BenQ W1070. The average rating for this product is 4.6/5, compared to an average rating of 4.2/5 for other products in the same category for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the size and noise. The usability and price are also mentioned favorably, but views are divided on the reliability.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other products in the same category the BenQ W1070 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 95/100 = Excellent quality.

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Consumer review (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for BenQ W1070

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 70 user reviews of BenQ W1070 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.6/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.3/5 for other products in the same category on Amazon.co.uk. Reviewers are impressed by the size and usability. The noise and price also get good feedback, whereas opinions are divided on the black level.

image quality, price, noise, usability, size

97% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: BenQ W1070 Full HD 1080P 2000 Lumens 3D Home Entertainment ProjectorBenQ W1070 Full HD 1080P 2000 Lumens 3D Home Entertainment Projector

Sep, 2018

Consumer review (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for BenQ W1070

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 1150 user reviews of BenQ W1070 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.6/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.2/5 for other products in the same category on Amazon.com. Comments about the size and noise are on the whole positive. The usability and price also get good opinions.

image quality, price, usability, noise, size

95% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: BenQ W1070 1080P 3D Home Theater Projector (White)BenQ W1070 1080P 3D Home Theater Projector (White)

Sep, 2018

Recommended!

Expert review by : John Archer (trustedreviews.com)

BenQ W1070

 

A full HD projector for £700 that amazingly doesn't suck for movies

Amazingly cheap ; Good 2D and 3D picture quality ; Vertical image shift

No backlight on remote ; Pictures look a touch noisy ; Very limited optical zoom

Once we'd managed to work round its setup limitations and figured out how to avoid a couple of initial picture niggles, we were left with pictures from the BenQ W1070 that comfortably surpassed our expectations, making it just the latest entry on a...

Dec, 2012

Expert review by (t3.com)

BenQ W1070 review

 

The BenQ W1070 1080P projector is an all-round entertainer

Outstanding value ; Massive 1080p images ; Brighter than Brian Cox

No 3D glasses provided ; Fan noise is high ; Not the deepest blacks

Mar, 2013

Expert review by (whathifi.com)

BenQ W1070

 

The sharp and clear picture impresses, but lack of subtlety in dark scenes and motion issues hamper this budget offering

Clear, bright images ; Compact ; Good contrast levels with deep blacks and punchy whites

Takes time to set up ; lacks subtlety with dark scenes ; Motion could be better ; 3D glasses extra

hcc best buy

Expert review by : John Archer (homecinemachoice.com)

BenQ W1070 review

 

The BenQ W1070 wears its chief attraction right out there on its price tag. For despite being a 3D-capable projector claiming decent-looking contrast ratio and brightness figures of 10,000:1 and 2,000 ANSI Lumens respectively, it costs a penny under...

Exceptional value; strong out of the box picture performance; ISF certified

Pictures are a touch noisy; dark 3D scenes lack a little depth; no 3D glasses included for free

May, 2013

Techradar Recommended 2015

Expert review by : Jamie Carter (techradar.com)

BenQ W1070+ projector review

 

A bargain Full HD beamer for your home cinema

Colour & contrast ; Clean, detailed Full HD ; Bright enough for daylight ; Built-in speakers ; Red backlit remote

Judder ; Lacks convenient lens shift ; 3D specs cost extra ; Wireless kit costs extra

This bright, compact, and cute DLP projector uses its Full HD resolution well in a great value performance that even includes a backlit remote for blackout viewing. 3D and wireless HD cost extra.

Sep, 2015

Expert review by : Robin Morris (techadvisor.co.uk)

BenQ W1070 review

 

With images better suited to home cinema than PC output, the BenQ W1070 is a very well priced model that looks great and works well. You'll need to spend some time grappling with its controls, and we'd recommend using SmartEco on a regular basis. For...

Aug, 2013

Expert review by : Katharine Byrne (expertreviews.co.uk)

BenQ W1070 review

 

You won't find a projector capable of such excellent picture quality in 2D and 3D footage for less

May, 2013

Expert review by : Ty Pendlebury (cnet.co.uk)

BenQ W1070 projector throws impressive pictures for a small price tag

 

If you want a big image for little money then few come close to what the BenQ W1070 projector can offer.

The ; offers very good picture quality for the price, including respectable black levels and excellent color accuracy. 3D playback is excellent.

No 3D glasses are included, and they cost $99 each. Low-level shadow detail is crushed. With the 3D upgrades, the Epson 3020 could be a better option.

If you want a huge, good-looking image for a little money, few come close to the BenQ W1070 projector.

Mar, 2013

Expert review by : M. David Stone (pcmag.com)

BenQ W1070

 

The BenQ W1070 3D home entertainment projector is bright enough to stand up to the typical light in a family room.

Inexpensive. Works directly with HDMI 1.4a devices like Blu-ray players and cable TV for full 1080p 3D. Built-in speaker.

Shows rainbow artifacts unusually often. Doesn't work with 120Hz DLP-link glasses for 3D; works with 144Hz glasses only.

Anyone who sees rainbow artifacts easily, or worries that someone else may be bothered by them, is well advised to stay away from the BenQ W1070 and focus on LCD projectors, like the 2D Epson PowerLite Home Cinema 8350 or the more expensive 3D Editors'...

Mar, 2013

Expert review by : Ty Pendlebury (cnet.com)

BenQ W1070 projector throws impressive pictures for a small price tag

 

If you want a big image for little money then few come close to what the BenQ W1070 projector can offer.

The ; offers very good picture quality for the price, including respectable black levels and excellent color accuracy. 3D playback is excellent.

No 3D glasses are included, and they cost $99 each. Low-level shadow detail is crushed. With the 3D upgrades, the Epson 3020 could be a better option.

If you want a huge, good-looking image for a little money, few come close to the BenQ W1070 projector.

Mar, 2013

Product Specifications

Design

Colour of product:Grey / White
Form factor:Desktop
LED indicators: Yes
Product Type:Desktop projector

Display

Built-in Display: No

Lamps

Bulb power:240
Lamps quantity:1
Service life of lamp:3500
Service life of lamp (economic mode):5000 / 6000

Lens System

Aperture range (F-F):16.88 - 21.88 / 2.59 - 2.87
Focal length range (f-f):16.9 - 21.9 / 2.59 - 2.87
Horizontal lens shift range:110 - 130
Offset:110
Throw ratio:1.15 - 1.5 / 1.15 - 1.5:1
Vertical lens shift range:110 - 130

Multimedia

Built-in speaker(s): Yes
Number of built-in speakers:1
RMS rated power:10

Networking

Ethernet LAN: No
Wi-Fi:No / Yes

Packaging Content

Batteries included: Yes
Cables included:AC, VGA
Handheld remote control: Yes
Manual: Yes
Quick start guide: Yes
Remote control type:iR
Warranty card: Yes

Performance

HDCP: No
Horizontal scan range:15 - 102 / 31 - 102
Noise Level:31 / 32 / 33
Noise level (economic mode):28 / 30
On Screen Display (OSD): Yes
On Screen Display (OSD) languages:ARA, BUL, CHI (SIMPL), CHI (TR), CZE, DAN, DEU, DUT, ENG, ESP, EST, FIN, FRE, GRE, HEB, HUN, ITA, JPN, KOR, LAV, LIT, NOR, POL, POR, RUM, RUS, SCR, SER, SLK, SLV, SWE, THA, TUR, UKR
Preset modes:3D, Cinema, Custom, Dynamic, Standard
Vertical scan range:23 - 120

Ports & interfaces

Audio (L,R) in:1
Component video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in:1
Composite Video In:1 / 2
DVI port: No
HDMI ports quantity:2
Microphone in: Yes
PC Audio in: Yes
PC Audio out: Yes
RS-232 ports:1
S-Video inputs quantity:1
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1 / 2
USB connector type:Mini-USB B / Mini-USB B, USB Type-A
VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity:1

Power

AC adapter frequency:50/60
AC adapter input voltage:100 - 240
AC input frequency:50 - 60
AC input voltage:100 - 240
Power Consumption (Standby):0.5
Power consumption (typical):353 / 359
Power Source:AC

Projector

Contrast ratio (typical):10000:1
Horizontal synchronization (max):102
Horizontal synchronization (min):15
Keystone correction, horizontal:-30 - 30 / -40 - 40
Keystone correction, vertical:- 30 - 30 / -40 - 40 / ± 20
Native Aspect Ratio:16:9
Number of Colours:1.073 billion colours
Projection distance:1.16 - 7.73
Projection Technology:DLP
Projector brightness:2000 / 2200
Projector native resolution:1080p (1920x1080)
Screen size compatibility:1016 - 5969
Vertical synchronization (max):120
Vertical synchronization (min):23
Zoom ratio:1.3:1

Storage

Card reader integrated: No
Optical disc player type:Not included

Video

3D: Yes
Analog signal format system:NTSC, PAL, SECAM
Full HD: Yes
Supported graphics resolutions:1920 x 1080 (HD 1080), 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA) / 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA)
Supported video modes:1080i, 1080p, 480i, 480p, 576i, 576p, 720p

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:10.4 / 24.4
Height :10.4 / 10.9 / 24.4
Package weight:3.95
Weight:2.65 / 2.75
Width:31.2