Conclusion: This is our third review of a $999 projector. This BenQ W1000 shares a lot of “projector” with the Vivitek H1080FD, but they are different enough, to have some different traits. All three are single chip DLP’s but after that, there’s a reasonable amount of difference. One thing I really love about the BenQ is its brightness! That’s because when brightness is important, the BenQ W1000 has a distinct advantage over the Vivitek, and even more compared to the Optoma!
Pros: Brightest of the low cost 1080p projectors – great for family rooms, bonus rooms, where some light is present, Good color, very satisfactory for most folks (though definitely not a purist’s projector), Built in speaker – ideal for quick setup or taking outside, when you don’t need “big sound”. Speaker does a respectable job, though no low bass, Perfectly suitable as a portable business projector, with sufficient brightness, sound, other features, Lamp life very good 3...
Cons: Brightest of the low cost 1080p projectors – great for family rooms, bonus rooms, where some light is present, Good color, very satisfactory for most folks (though definitely not a purist’s projector), Built in speaker – ideal for quick setup or taking outside, when you don’t need “big sound”. Speaker does a respectable job, though no low bass, Perfectly suitable as a portable business projector, with sufficient brightness, sound, other features, Lamp life very good 3...
BenQ's budget home theatre projector has good detail levels and reasonable colour reproduction
Good Gear Guide.au
5 August 2013
Summary: The BenQ W1000 home theatre projector has a 1080p Full HD resolution and displays plenty of fine image detail, but it struggles when it comes to displaying dark or light areas of video. It is affordable and portable, so it is a good option for budget-conscious buyers, but there are more competent home theatre projectors available.
Pros: Low price, portable, reasonable brightness for a home theatre projector
Excerpt: Projector Reviews W1000 Full High Definition DLP Home Theatre Projector Review As one of the big players is the projector market BenQ have surprised everyone with the release of a budget Full HD projector which offers quite a few decent features at a good price. It does not offer the large zoom lens and lens shift you will see in the higher end Epson home theatre models but if you can centre the unit it works out just under $1k cheaper.
Conclusion: A very good value home cinema projector with enough brightness and business clout to make it in the boardroom, BenQ's perfectly portable W1000 could just be the perfect bridge product. Although slightly let down by a less-than-flexible set-up, a modicum of blur and a lack of exceptional detail from Blu-ray, the W1000 is an excellent all-rounder high on contrast and colour that justifies its comparatively small price tag.
Pros: Good contrast, decent sound, realistic colours
Excerpt: Benq's W1000 is a compact and quiet DLP projector with an attractively understated design and a 1080p resolution. It has composite, component, S-video and two HDMI inputs. Its slim white chassis won't take over a room, whether you ceiling mount it or place it on a shelf. Like the company's cheaper W600, it doesn't have a lens cap, although its recessed lens should help protect it from dust and scratches.
Excerpt: 16.01.2010 08:54 Uhr | Neu | 0 Benq kann billig: Der W1000 bietet beste Bildqualität zum Sparpreis. BenQ W1000 [Quelle: BenQ] Vor einem Jahr war ein Projektor mit voller HD-Aufl ösung für um die 1.000 Euro noch ein Wunschtraum, mittlerweile genießen Sparfüchse eine beachtliche Auswahl in der neuen Einsteigerklasse. Jüngster Vertreter: Benqs W1000.