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BenQ W1500

alaTest has collected and analyzed 80 reviews of BenQ W1500. The average rating for this product is 4.1/5, compared to an average rating of 4.2/5 for other products in the same category for all reviews. Comments about the size and design are on the whole positive. The reliability and image quality also get good opinions, but comments are divided on the noise. There are some negative reviews about the black level and price.

usability, image quality, reliability, design, size

price, black level

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other products in the same category the BenQ W1500 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 92/100 = Excellent quality.

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Consumer review (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for BenQ W1500

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 35 user reviews of BenQ W1500 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.5/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.2/5 for other products in the same category on Amazon.com.

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

Nov, 2019

Expert review by : Caleb Denison (digitaltrends.com)

BenQ W1500 review

 

Wireless HDMI included ; Vertical lens shift ; Short throw for big image at short distance ; Flexible placement ; Excellent brightness

Loss of shadow detail ; Set up of wireless HDMI is a hassle ; Some rainbow effect for sensitive viewers

At the end of the day, we tend to prefer Epson’s Powerlite Cinema 3020e projector, even if it is a good $600 more expensive. With that said, the BenQ W1500 is an great projector in its own right, and its included wireless HDMI connectivity, once set...

Expert review by : Ty Pendlebury (cnet.com)

BenQ details wireless W1500 projector

 

BenQ has introduced its W1500 projector, which features wireless streaming from WHDI devices and an emphasis on color performance.

Nov, 2013

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

BenQ W1500

 

The BenQ W1500 3D home entertainment projector is easily bright enough to stand up to moderate ambient light in a family room.

Works directly with HDMI 1.4a devices like Blu-ray players for full 1080p 3D. Wireless HD connection.

Shows rainbow artifacts, although much less often than with many DLP projectors. Hard to focus eyes with some 3D scenes.

If you can't stand seeing any rainbow artifacts, ever, you'll need to ignore this—and virtually every other—DLP projector in favor of LCD models like the Epson PowerLite Home Cinema 750HD or Epson 3020e. If you, and no one you watch with, sees the...

Oct, 2013

Expert review by : Clint DeBoer (audioholics.com)

BenQ W1500 WHDMI Projector Video Review

 

Review: The BenQ W1500 wireless DLP projector can be had for less than $1600 and it comes with WHDI built right in, and an HDMI dongle that lets you send video wirelessly from any HDMI output.

Dec, 2013

Expert review by : Tom Andry (audioholics.com)

BenQ W1500 Wireless Projector Preview

 

The $2300 BenQ W1500 HD projector has a ton of features. With a wireless high definition streaming solution, 3D, ISF certification, 6000 hour lamp life, and much more, there is a lot to like here.

Aug, 2013

Expert review by : BigPictureBigSound (bigpicturebigsound.com)

BenQ W1500 1080p 3D DLP Wireless HDMI Projector Review

 

Very good test bench performance (in Cinema mode), Long lamp life (3,500 hours in Standard lamp mode, 5,000 hours in Economic mode), Excellent 2D as well as 3D performance, Glitch-free wireless HDMI

Limited vertical lens shift range, Many remote control button labels are hard to discern, Some noticeable off-axis light leakage

Compared to BenQ's entry level 1080p 3D DLP projector (the W1070, which goes for $899 at the BenQ US web store and on Amazon ), the W1500 provides two upgrades. The wireless HDMI is obviously the key differentiator, and will appeal to those that don't...

May, 2014

Expert review by (electronichouse.com)

Hands On: BenQ W1500 Wireless 3D Home Projector

 

An easy to use home theater or home entertainment projector with a wireless twist.

The doorbell and smart home hub connects to over 1,000 existing devices with Wi-Fi and Zigbee.

Jan, 2014

Expert review by : Projector reviews (projectorreviews.com)

Expert Review

 

Here’s the very bottom line:   The BenQ W1500 earns our Special Interest Award.  Understand,  terms of picture quality, brightness and several other areas, the W1500 does deserve a Hot Product award, but it comes up short in one area that makes this...

Dec, 2013

Expert review by : Trusted Reviews (trustedreviews.com)

BenQ W1500

 

This BenQ mid-ranger is OK with 2D, but its 3D is just plain weird. Find out why...

Excellent motion handling, Good colour performance, Decent wireless video system

Black level response could be better, Rather limited zoom and vertical image shift, Weird 3D

May, 2013

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

BenQ W1500 review

 

This BenQ projector has the bonus of wireless connectivity, but is the picture up to scratch?

Clear picture ; Realistic colours ; Decent contrast ; Wireless connectivity ; Compact, portable unit ; Good remote ; Easy set-up

Class leaders are punchier and more insightful

A competitive, well-featured product that’s definitely worth considering

Mar, 2015
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