July 2012, Sydney Australia
: BenQ remain ranked at the top of the world’s DLP segment – the No.1 projector brand globally – and is ranked within the top three in eleven countries including Australia, New Zealand and Thailand according to the latest 2012 FutureSource Consulting Report (Q1).
While BenQ is used to holding the No.1 ranking for DLP projection worldwide, they’re celebrating the acquisition of the top spot in India and Indonesia – markets they describe as ‘emerging’ in this quarter’s findings.
In Australia, BenQ is ranked in third position in both the Institutional (Education) and Home Display segments for DLP projection, but holds the number two position in the Asia Pacific region* – their market share growing from 9.8 to 13.2% this quarter.
Said Chee F. Chung, general manager for BenQ Australia, “As a projector specialist, BenQ designs the most suitable products to meet the needs of each market and different areas. This is especially the case in education.
“This year, BenQ have provided projectors for many education projects in different countries including Indonesia, India, the Philippines, Bangladesh, Saudi Arabia and Taiwan.
“The success of the unique SmartEco™ power saving technology incorporated into our DLP projectors is a key to our continuing success in this market and we feel the introduction of the BlueCore engine light source short-throw projectors this year will strengthen our success internationally,” said Chung.
The BenQ LX60ST and LW61ST laser projectors are an economical and environmentally friendly choice for education and home theatre set-up. These new projectors have no lamp and are manufactured totally free of mercury. They are the first projectors in the world to feature BlueCore technology – employing laser light to achieve optimised energy efficiency, projection performance and instant readiness. Also incorporating BenQ’s unique SmartEco™ Advanced technology they reduce light source power consumption by up to 90% to provide an overall significantly reduced total cost to projector ownership.
With an 80,000:1 contrast ratio and WXGA resolution, BenQ’s new laser projectors are ideal for home, office or the school environment.
RRP: LX60ST - $2599 RRP: LW61ST - $2999
For further information visit www.BenQ.com.au
Ends… *BenQ’s definition of Asia Pacific includes all Asia Pacific countries except China and Hong Kong. Middle Eastern and African territories are included in this definition.
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Images available on request. About BenQ Corporation
BenQ Corporation, a leading provider of networked digital lifestyle devices, is a multi-faceted company with strengths in product design, visual technology and mobile technology. BenQ offers unrivalled breadth and depth of products and integrated technologies across platforms through the brand promise of “Bringing Enjoyment and Quality to Life,” including digital projector, LCD monitors, laptop PCs, Netbooks, All-in-One PCs, LCD displays, digital cameras, storage devices, mobile phones, storage media and human interface devices such as mice and keyboards. 2008 revenues of BenQ Corporation exceeded US$1.54 billion. About BenQ Group
The BenQ Group is currently comprised of 12 companies that operate independently while sharing resources and leveraging synergies among them. The BenQ Group companies include BenQ Corporation, AU Optronics Corporation (world’s top 3 manufacturers of large-size TFT-LCD panels), Qisda Corporation, Darfon Electronics Corporation, Daxon Technology Inc., Daxin Materials Corp., BenQ Guru Software Co., BenQ Hospital, Darwin Precisions, Ltd, Raydium Semiconductor Corporation, Cando Corporation and Wellypower Co., Ltd. 2008 revenues of BenQ Group exceeded US$19 billion dollars.