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Benq Joybee GP2

alaTest has collected and analyzed 79 reviews of Benq Joybee GP2. The average rating for this product is 3.8/5, compared to an average rating of 4.2/5 for other products in the same category for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the design and price. The image quality and size are also appreciated. There are some less positive reviews about the reliability and noise.

usability, size, image quality, price, design

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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 Joybee GP2 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 92/100 = Excellent quality.

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Consumer review (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Benq Joybee GP2

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 1 user review of Benq Joybee GP2 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 products in the same category on Amazon.co.uk. People are impressed by the price.

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

Nov, 2019

Consumer review (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Benq Joybee GP2

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 34 user reviews of Benq Joybee GP2 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 3.5/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.2/5 for other products in the same category on Amazon.com. Reviewers really like the design and price. The image quality and size are also appreciated. There are some mixed reviews about the noise. Some have doubts about the reliability.

usability, size, image quality, price, design

reliability

74% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

Nov, 2019

Expert review by : Derek Fung (cnet.com)

BenQ Joybee GP2

 

The Joybee GP2 makes a good case for itself, if you need a projector that's affordable, has a good mind for business and is acceptable for casual use.

Highly portable. Decent image quality. Optional battery pack.

Blown out highlights. Tinny speakers.

The Joybee GP2 makes a good case for itself if you need a projector that's affordable, has a good mind for business and is acceptable for casual use.

May, 2012

Expert review by : Tony Hoffman (pcmag.com)

BenQ Joybee GP2

 

The BenQ Joybee GP2 is a likable palmtop projector that can show input from a computer, iPhone, video source, SD Card, USB memory key, or its own internal memory.

Highly portable. Reasonably loud audio. LED light source with 20,000-hour lifetime. iPhone dock. Shows photos, presentations, and video from USB memory key. HDMI port.

Quality problems with both data and video images.

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Feb, 2012

Expert review by (pcmag.com)

BenQ Joybee GP2 Mini-Projector

 

In terms of connections, the GP2 adds a little something for everybody. In addition to the iPhone dock, there's a mini-HDMI port, a USB type A port that fits a thumb drive, and a USB mini-B port for connecting to a computer, and an SD memory-card slot....

Highly portable. Reasonably loud audio. LED light source with 20,000-hour lifetime. iPhone dock. Shows photos, presentations, and video from USB memory key. HDMI port

Quality problems with both data and video images

The BenQ Joybee GP2 is a versatile palmtop projector that packs an iPhone dock and has a solid suite of connectivity choices.

Expert review by : Tom Andry (audioholics.com)

BenQ Joybee GP2 Mini Projector Preview

 

Almost every complaint we had with the BenQ Joybee GP1 was addressed with the Joybee GP2. If you thought the BenQ GP1 sounded like a good deal, for $50 more, the Joybee GP2 is an absolute steal.

Nov, 2011

Expert review by : Hafeez Sim (hardwarezone.com)

BenQ Joybee GP2 Mini Projector - Compact HD-Ready Projection

 

The BenQ Joybee GP2 is an ultra portable mini projector which weighs about 565g, and, like the GP1, sports a dual-color design, with a black top above a white body. How will this mini projector fare? We find out.

Oct, 2012

Expert review by : thinkdigit.com (thinkdigit.com)

BenQ Joybee GP2 Review

 

For a portable projector, the BenQ Joybee GP2 is an excellent package. We liked the overall performance, the USB port for direct media playback and the additional dock for an iPhone or iPod Touch. The fact that you can use it off battery power means it...

Good video reproduction quality, HD content looks brilliant, Plays most media formats off a USB / SD card, iOS device dock is a value add for some users, On-screen UI that works, Surprisingly punchy speakers

Lack of crispness with SD content, Black levels are not very deep, Shift to mini HDMI is weird, Heats up quickly

May, 2012

Expert review by (projectorcentral.com)

BenQ Joybee GP2 Review

 

At 200 ANSI lumens with a native 1280x800 DLP chip and a street price of under $550, the 1 ? pound Joybee GP2 pocket projector has a broader mix of features than any of its competitors.

Expert review by (goodgearguide.com.au)

BenQ Joybee GP2 portable projector

 

BenQ's Joybee GP2 is an all-round enhancement of the Joybee GP1 that debuted in 2009, with improvements to brightness, contrast and resolution while a...

Small size ; Comprehensive inputs ; Detachable battery

Low brightness levels ; Fan can get loud ; Some contrast shortfalls

Mar, 2012

Expert review by : Campbell Simpson (goodgearguide.com.au)

BenQ Joybee GP2 portable projector

 

This miniature projector trades brightness for portability

Small size ; Comprehensive inputs ; Detachable battery

Low brightness levels ; Fan can get loud ; Some contrast shortfalls

BenQ's Joybee GP2 has a clear list of positives and a clear list of negatives. If you're the kind of person that can overlook some image quality problems in exchange for portability and connectivity -- a travelling executive or salesperson, maybe --...

Mar, 2012

Recommended!

Expert review by : Ardjuna Seghers (trustedreviews.com)

BenQ Joybee GP2

 

A vesatile HD LED projector that fits in the palm of your hand yet gives you 160 inches of screen space.

A 160in TV in your (coat) pocket ; Long-life LED ; Excellent connectivity ; Local media playback

Noisy ; Poor remote ; Limited media playback ; Only available through Apple store

Jan, 2012

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