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BenQ W1200

alaTest has collected and analyzed 69 reviews of BenQ W1200. The average rating for this product is 4.1/5, compared to an average rating of 4.2/5 for other Projectors for all reviews. People are impressed by the design and size. The usability and price are also appreciated. The black level and noise get negative views.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Projectors the BenQ W1200 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 90/100 = Excellent quality.

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Consumer review by: (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for BenQ W1200

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 2 user reviews of BenQ W1200 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.3/5 for other Projectors on Amazon.co.uk. Reviewers really like the noise. The usability is also appreciated.

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100% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: BenQ W1200 DLP ProjectorBenQ W1200 DLP Projector

Dec, 2016

Consumer review by: (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for BenQ W1200

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 9 user reviews of BenQ W1200 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 3.9/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.2/5 for other Projectors on Amazon.com. Comments about the size and design are generally positive. The usability and price are also appreciated.

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78% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: BenQ W1200 300-Inch 1080p Front Projector - WhiteBenQ W1200 300-Inch 1080p Front Projector - White

Dec, 2016

Expert review by: Chris Eberle (hometheaterhifi.com)

BenQ W1200 DLP Projector

 

With a steady flow of new models hitting the market since the CEDIA Expo, I’ve had plenty of projectors passing through my theater of late. When I got the opportunity to review the BenQ W1200, I realized it was my first time evaluating a product from...

Jan, 2012

Expert review by: AVguide (avguide.com)

BenQ W1200 ISF-Certified DLP Projector (TPV 104)

 
Jul, 2011

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Expert review by: Anthony Arrigo (projectorreviews.com)

BenQ W1200

 

For a family room type environment, it's also great that the W1200 has plenty of lumens. Though we clocked only 1400 and change out of BenQ's claimed 1800, and our preferred bright mode was down around 1200 lumens, that still is a lot better than most...

Bright entry level home projector with sufficient lumens to double as a portable business projector ; Definitely has that famous DLP look - with deep rich saturated colors ; Capable of screens up to 130" and maybe even larger depending on room etc ;...

Could be a bit quieter at full power, though it is quieter than most other low cost DLP's but noisier than the LCD projectors ; Worse, the projector has a variable fan level - it will speed up or slow down every so often. Many will notice when it...

Other than the BenQ W1200 looking a lot like many other projectors (though it has a touch more style than many), most typical is the documentation: Not a lot of depth, or advice on why to use certain settings

Jun, 2011

Expert review by: (projectorcentral.com)

BenQ W1200 Review

 

Despite some quirks, the W1100 and W1200 are excellent 1080p home theater projectors for $1299 and $1499.

Expert review by: Rossi Fernandes (tech.firstpost.com)

BenQ W1200 review

 

When it comes to home theatre setups, the standard choice is either a high-definition LCD or Plasma TV. With them, come budget constraints. For example, LCD TVs above the 42 and 46-inch size are extremely expensive in comparison to their smaller...

The BenQ W1200 isn't the ultimate of projectors out there. The full 1080p resolution does add a bit more to the detail, but you absolutely must use 1080p video on it to take advantage of it.

Oct, 2011

Expert review by: Rossi Fernandes (tech.firstpost.com)

BenQ W1200 review - Tech2

 

When it comes to home theatre setups, the standard choice is either a high-definition LCD or Plasma TV. With them, come budget constraints. LCD TVs for

The BenQ W1200 – a 'homely' looking projector

Oct, 2011

Expert review by: What Hi-Fi? (whathifi.com)

BenQ W1200 review

 

Best projector up to £1500, Awards 2012.BenQ rewrites the rules for budget projectors with the W1200

Build quality and spec ; fine picture, with excellent contrasts and heroic levels of detail

No vertical lens shift, so it’s not ideal for using on a coffee table ; motion processing can occasionally look unnatural

Best projector up to £1500, Awards 2012. A brilliantly accomplished performer and a must-see projector

Oct, 2011

Expert review by: (expertreviews.co.uk)

BenQ W1200 review

 

First impressions of the W1200, BenQ's latest home cinema projector, are good; it's compact, quiet and stylish. The glossy white and silver plastic chassis is easy on the eye and the projector is small enough to fit on a shelf. Like most projectors...

A great DLP projector with plenty of display options, but it costs more than the equivalent LCD competition

Jun, 2011

Recommended!

Expert review by: John Archer (trustedreviews.com)

BenQ W1200

 

Although it may be a touch aggressive for some tastes, BenQ's new £1,200 projector offers a heck of a lot for its money.

Pictures are very sharp and clean ; Colours are intense but believable ; Good price for what's on offer

Black levels could be deeper ; Fan noise can distract ; No vertical image shift

The W1200 does its best to turn us against it with its uneven fan noise, slightly flimsy build quality and worst of all its missing vertical image shift. But ultimately, no matter how much we tried to stay upset with it, the exceptional sharpness,...

Apr, 2011

Expert review by: Steve May (reghardware.co.uk)

BenQ W1200 HD DLP projector

 

Review BenQ's W1200 Full HD projector is shocking. Shockingly good that is. I've seen plenty of inexpensive single chip DLP projectors over the past few years, and while I've admired their functionality I've never hankered after a single one....

Overall, the W1200 presents a great argument for not spending an arm and a leg on a high-end home cinema projector. Bizarrely, I’m going to advocate you spend even less. The W1200 has a lookalike sibling which lacks frame interpolation and is £200...

May, 2011
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