BenQ archive

  • BenQ adds two projectors to DLP line-up
    Home Cinema

    BenQ adds two projectors to DLP line-up

    By 13 August 2008

    BenQ has added two new DLP projectors to its range. The MP623 and the MP624 are clamed to be the "ideal solution for the cross-over between data and video projection". They offer HDMI 1.3 connectivity and a BrilliantColor system which adjusts to deliver...

  • BenQ E72 mobile phone review
    Phones 2.5 out of 5

    BenQ E72 mobile phone review

    By 11 August 2008

    When you think of smartphones, and particularly Windows Mobile 6 smartphones, the image of a slightly bulky touchscreen device comes to mind. BenQ think they have an alternative in their slim smartphone, the E72. The E72 is available as part of the BT...

  • BenQ W5000 projector review
    Home Cinema 4.5 out of 5

    BenQ W5000 projector review

    By 8 August 2008

    When the BenQ W5000 arrived all boxed up, you can’t help thinking it must be mighty precious to afford so much packaging. But this £1500 projector is also 9.6kg and 492 x 180 x 420mm so there isn’t much in the box apart from this monster. But it...

  • BenQ E72 launches on BT Fusion
    Phones

    BenQ E72 launches on BT Fusion

    By 25 June 2008

    BenQ has unveiled the E72 ,a smartphone that works on both mobile and Wi-Fi networks. Claimed to be one of the slimmest Windows Mobile 6 devices currently available, it will launch exclusively in the UK on BT Fusion. The Windows Mobile 6 software offers...

  • BenQ T850 camera sports iPhone-esque controls
    Cameras

    BenQ T850 camera sports iPhone-esque controls

    By 29 May 2008

    BenQ has launched what it says is the World’s slimmest 8 megapixel camera, hoping that the current trend of thin televisions is going to make it over to the digital camera world. The new camera, which is just 14mm thick will be called the BenQ T850...

  • BenQ launches W20000 and W5000 projectors
    Home Cinema

    BenQ launches W20000 and W5000 projectors

    By 23 April 2008

    BenQ has expanded its full 1080p HD projector lineup with the introduction of two new "cinema class" projectors, the W20000 and W5000. Featuring BenQ's "Senseye" technology, Texas Instruments' 1080p DLP DMD chipset, and HQV video processor at a 20000:1...

  • BenQ E2000WA monitor review
    Online 3.5 out of 5

    BenQ E2000WA monitor review

    By 7 April 2008

    Whether you're using a monitor for your desktop PC or because you want to improve your laptop screen's real estate when you're at your desk, you need to make sure you get a good monitor. Can the BenQ E2000WA perform? We get working at a desk to find out....

  • BenQ V2400W - the world's slimmest 24-inch monitor
    Online

    BenQ V2400W - the world's slimmest 24-inch monitor

    By 17 March 2008

    BenQ has launched its V2400W "premium" LCD display in Taiwan with the claim that it's the world's slimmest 24-inch widescreen monitor. And - according the the company - it will "create a new lifestyle trend in computer hardware design that targets the...

  • CES 2008: BenQ shows off MID prototype
    Online

    CES 2008: BenQ shows off MID prototype

    By 6 January 2008

    BenQ might have pulled out of the mobile phone market last year, but that hasn't stopped the company showing its prototype Mobile Internet Device (MID) at CES in Las Vegas. The new device, which looks like a direct competitor to the Nokia N700 and N800...

  • iPhone-clones invasion coming in 2008
    Phones

    iPhone-clones invasion coming in 2008

    By 12 October 2007

    DigiTimes is reporting that not only are Taiwan-based manufacturers planning a raft of iPhone-esque products, but more well-known phone brands are planning to hop on the iPhone bandwagon in 2008. The sites reports: "Taiwan-based handset makers such as...

  • Sanyo Xacti HD700 720p pocket-sized camcorder
    Cameras

    Sanyo Xacti HD700 720p pocket-sized camcorder

    By 27 September 2007

    Sanyo has launched the Xacti HD700, a pocket-sized, 720p high-definition digital camcorder, and, as is becoming de rigeur, it's the world's smallest and lightest. The little brother of the previously launched HD100, the HD700 is capable of recording both...

  • Toshiba announces gigashot A and K series camcorders
    Cameras

    Toshiba announces gigashot A and K series camcorders

    By 25 September 2007

    Toshiba has announced the forthcoming launch of the new gigashot A and K series of camcorders in Japan. The gigashot k series offers 720p video with an 80GB hard disk drive, but the gigashot A series is range to look to. The A100F model offers a shock-mounted,...

  • Chewing gum sized camcorder launched
    Cameras

    Chewing gum sized camcorder launched

    By 24 September 2007

    Next time someone offers you some chewing gum they might be actually recording video of you. Called the Micro-Camcorder, the super compact video/audio camcorder is smaller and lighter than a disposable cigarette lighter. This Micro Camcorder records Hi-Resolution...

  • BenQ T800 digital camera announced
    Cameras

    BenQ T800 digital camera announced

    By 24 September 2007

    BenQ has launched the BenQ T800, an upgrade to the T700 and what it is claiming is the world's slimmest 8 megapixel camera. The camera, which will come with a 3-inch touchscreen display will feature a PENTAX lens, super shake-free mode and high ISO options...

  • BenQ launches three home cinema projectors
    Home Cinema

    BenQ launches three home cinema projectors

    By 1 August 2007

    BenQ has launched three new High Definition Home Cinema Projectors in the UK. The W10000, W9000 and W500 projectors have been released at "exceptionally aggressive price points". The W500 (£699) is a three LCD system 720p home cinema projector that can...

  • Samsung introduces small, fast sports camcorder
    Cameras

    Samsung introduces small, fast sports camcorder

    By 8 June 2007

    Samsung's small, fits-in-the-palm-of-your-hand VM-X300 can record DVD-quality MPEG4 videos in 720 x 480 resolution and at 30fps to SD card. Designed for active, or extreme sports-type users, the camcorder can be operates one-handed and has a fast start...

  • BenQ launches world's slimmest 7MP camera in the UK
    Cameras

    BenQ launches world's slimmest 7MP camera in the UK

    By 7 June 2007

    BenQ today announces the launch of two pocket-friendly (both in terms of price and of size) digital cameras, the X725 and T700 into the UK market, just in time to capture the summer. The T700, an elegant 7-megapixel model, the first touch screen digital...

  • Smirnoff launch booze fuelled photography competition
    Cameras

    Smirnoff launch booze fuelled photography competition

    By 27 April 2007

    Thinking that cameras and plenty of vodka go together, Smirnoff has launched a photography competition entitled "Rare Character" to promote its Smirnoff Black vodka label. The basic rules are that you've got to find a "Rare Character" and take a picture...

  • Flash memory vending machine at Gatwick
    Cameras

    Flash memory vending machine at Gatwick

    By 11 April 2007

    Travelling used to require you stocking up on magazines, film for the camera and suntan lotion, however Kingston Technology is hoping you'll add memory cards to that list instead of film with the installation of a memory card vending machine at Gatwick...

  • BenQ MP721c business projector launched
    Home Cinema

    BenQ MP721c business projector launched

    By 2 April 2007

    BenQ has launched a new Business focused projector that offers a 2200 ANSI lumens lamp it says will "ensures that even small text and detailed graphics will appear clear and crisp". The company is also boasting a quiet running noise level of just 24dB...

  • CES 2007: BenQ unveils four new projectors at CES
    Home Cinema

    CES 2007: BenQ unveils four new projectors at CES

    By 5 January 2007

    BenQ has upgraded its digital projector line and has added four new models to the range. The MP721, MP721C, MP611, and MP611C feature similar specifications, but each offers something different so that you can choose the one that suits your needs –...

  • BenQ unveils world's slimmest camera, the X720
    Cameras

    BenQ unveils world's slimmest camera, the X720

    By 17 October 2006

    BenQ has unveiled what its calling the world's slimmest 7-megapixel camera, the X720. A quick bit of research shows that this 12.5mm does look to beat the other anorexic models by about 3.5mm. Its slim size is its best selling point, as its other features...

  • BenQ adds entry-level model, the E720
    Cameras

    BenQ adds entry-level model, the E720

    By 12 October 2006

    BenQ has rolled out another camera, the E720. This particular model features a 7MP sensor, a 3x optical zoom, and a Pentax-brand lens. On the back is a 2.5-inch display. It incorporates a “shake free” mode for steady shooting, as well as 13 Scene...

  • BenQ launches new 22-inch widescreen LCD
    Online

    BenQ launches new 22-inch widescreen LCD

    By 11 September 2006

    BenQ has launched a new 22-inch widescreen LCD monitor that has a 5ms response time, which the company claims is the fastest for monitors of this size. The FP222W boasts 1680 x 1050 WSXGA+ resolution in a 4:3 aspect ratio, so that it’s easy to view...

  • BenQ launches C1000 10MP camera
    Cameras

    BenQ launches C1000 10MP camera

    By 4 September 2006

    BenQ’s latest camera is a 10MP whopper called the C1000, and takes over from the previous C800. The C1000 features a 3x optical zoom and a 2.4-inch TFT LCD screen on the rear. It’s major selling point, apart from the high resolution, is a range of...