BenQ EH600 Smart Business Projector Review

BenQ describes the EH600 as the World’s first Android based smart projector designed specifically for business applications. It is a Full HD (1,920 x1,080) DLP projector capable of 3,500 lumens rated brightness. Its SmartEco mode delivers an extended lamp life of 15,000 hours reducing cost of ownership as well as energy consumption.

What makes the EH600 really standout is its suite of smart features designed to make meetings more productive. You can wirelessly project content like JPEGs, PDFs, and documents from mobile devices (iOS/Android) or laptops (Mac/PC). This feature eliminates the need for cables as well as the need to find the right dongle during meetings.

In addition, through the WPS Office app, you can present Microsoft Word, Excel, or PowerPoint directly from a USB drive or the projector’s built-in storage along with a built-in FireFox browser allows users to surf the Internet during your meetings.

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BenQ EH600 Specs
Price$999
TechnologyDLP
Native Resolution1920x1080
Brightness (Manufacturer Claim)3500
Contrast6000:1
Zoom Lens Ratio1.1:1
Lens ShiftNo
Lamp Life5,000 hours (15,000 hours Smart ECO)
Weight5.5lb
Warranty3 years

Overview

The BENQ EH600 is a business class DLP projector that offers Full HD (1,920 x 1,080) resolution and is rated to deliver 3,500 lumens light output. In ECO mode the lamp is rated for up to 15,000 hours in Smart ECO mode. BenQ is promoting the EH600 as the “World’s First Android Based Business Projector” and for a current list price of $999, it provides a wealth of business focused features.

BenQ also offers a DLP, WXGA (1280 x 800) resolution, short throw projector with smart capabilities called the EW800ST the same retail price. BenQ EH600 is targeted toward meetings room while EW800ST which Nikki just reviewed is more focused toward classroom applications.

These features include wireless projection capabilities, a built-in FireFox web browser, and the ability to present Microsoft Office files via USB or internal storage. You can wirelessly project from your smart phone, tablet, or laptop in a few easy steps regardless of whether you have a PC, Mac/iOS, or Android device.

While there are several business projectors that ship with an external Android smart dongle the EH600 has the Android OS built-in, in fact it even has 16GB of internal memory. The projector also ships with a Wireless Dongle (WDR02U) for wireless connectivity.  Firmware updates can be done “Over-the-air” to ensure the EH600 is always up to date.

The EH600 is an excellent solution for businesses looking for a compact smart projector that offers high brightness and low cost of ownership with up to 15,000 hour lamp life (smart ECO mode).

Highlights

  • 3,500 lumens
  • $999 List Price
  • Lamp life of up to 15,000 hours (Smart ECO mode)
  • Full HD Resolution (1920 x1080)
  • DLP Projection Technology
  • 6,000:1 Dynamic Contrast Ratio
  • Built-in Android OS with internal 16gb memory
  • Wireless display & mirroring capabilities (Mac/iOS/Android, or PC)
  • Display Microsoft Office documents from USB or internal memory
  • Built-in FireFox browser
  • Over-The-Air firmware updates
  • Bluetooth Audio
  • Mono 2-Watt speaker

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