BenQ TB228 vs BenQ LW890USTD: Which is Better?

BenQ TB228 and BenQ LW890USTD are both DLP projectors. Both of them adopt white as the main color and have WXGA (1280*800) resolution. But their light source and throw are totally different.

Check the side-by-side comparison below and see their differences.

Product Name

BenQ TB228


Product Image BenQ TB228 BenQ LW890USTD
Our Rating 7.0 7.5
Brand BenQ BenQ
Category projector projector

Optical Parameters

BenQ TB228BenQ LW890USTD
Brand Brand BenQ BenQ
Brand Model Brand Model BenQ TB228 BenQ LW890USTD
Brightness (ANSI lumens) Brightness (ANSI lumens) 4200 ANSI lumens
Display Technology Display Technology DLP DLP technology
Standard Resolution Standard Resolution WXGA(1280*800) 1280*800
Maximum Supported Resolution Maximum Supported Resolution WUXGA(1920*1200) 1920*1200
Image Contrast Ratio Image Contrast Ratio 15000:1 100000:1
Throw Ratio Throw Ratio 1.55-1.86 0.24:1
Keystone Correction Keystone Correction Vertical: ± 40 degrees Vertical & horizontal ±20°
Lamp Life Lamp Life Normal mode: 5000 hours, economic mode: 10000 hours, intelligent power saving mode: 15000 hours 30000 hours
Lamp Type Lamp Type Lamp laser

Projection Parameters

BenQ TB228BenQ LW890USTD
Product type Product type Commercial projector Educational projector
Image Size Image Size,projector1 30-300 inches
Screen ratio Screen ratio 16:10 16:10
Screen color Screen color HSG color management, wall color correction


BenQ TB228BenQ LW890USTD
I/O Connection Ports Connection Ports
Monitor out (D-sub 15pin) ×1
HDMI(v1.4a) ×2
Audio in (Mini Jack) ×1
Audio out (Mini Jack) ×1
Speaker 2W x1
USB (Type Mini B) ×1
RS-232(DB-9pin) ×1
Audio L/R input x 1
Audio output x 1
HDMI 1.4 (a) x 1
Audio input x 1
The MHL (2.1) x 1
LAN (RJ45) x 1
RS232 (DB-9pin) x 1
USB (Type A) x 1
USB (Type Mini B) x 1
Speaker 10W x 1
Infrared receiver X 2


BenQ TB228BenQ LW890USTD
Size(HxWxD) Size(HxWxD) 332.4 x 99x 241.3 164×400×502 mm
Power Usage Power Usage 252W, standby power: < 0.5W 368W
Noise Level Noise Level Normal mode: 32dB, economic mode: 29dB
Machine weight Machine weight 2.41kg 9.25kg
Accessories Accessories Remote control/battery
Power cable (by region)
VGA line
Warranty card (by region)
Quick Start Guide
Remote control   x1
power cord   x1
quick start guide   x1
User manual CD   x1
warranty card   x1
Lens cap   x1
Warranty Warranty 2 years 2 years
other other User memory, fast restart, set automatic shutdown, fast cooling, high altitude mode, energy-saving screen, direct startup, fast automatic search, VGA signal startup, HDMI signal startup, 3D ready, 3D (hdmi1.4a), digital zoom, key version locking, HDTV adaptation, subtitle machine, diversified audio output, top-level design of lamp door cover, safety latch, intelligent power-saving smarteco