BenQ Preps HT2550 4K Projector with HDR for Under $2,000

Posted Thu Nov 16, 2017 at 06:40 AM PST by
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The value-priced 4K projector includes high dynamic range support.

BenQ has announced the upcoming release of its latest Ultra HD projector model. The CineHome HT2550 DLP projector is set to launch in January in North America for under $2,000.

"Homeowners today want to replicate the magic of the big-screen 4K digital cinema at home," said Lars Yoder, President, BenQ America Corp. "The HT2550 makes that possible, delivering striking 4K resolution for spectacular movie nights. Engineered with advanced audio and video enhancements and HDR capabilities, it’s an incredible value for the finest home cinema experience."

The projector uses 0.47" single-DMD-chip DLP technology to provide a 4K UHD 3840 x 2160 resolution with 8.3 million distinct pixels. In addition, the unit features BenQ's CinematicColor technology and a RGBRGB color wheel to produce over 96% coverage of the Rec. 709 color gamut. Brightness is rated for 2200 ANSI Lumens‎ and the contrast ratio is listed as 10000:1‎. HDR10 capabilities with auto image optimization are included as well. Likewise, the device utilizes motion-adaptive edge pixel enhancement, sophisticated color algorithms, accurate flesh tone rendition, and proprietary CinemaMaster Video+ and CinemaMaster Audio+ 2 technologies. HDCP 2.2 compliancy, auto keystone correction, and 1.2X big zoom are all integrated as well.

Here's a full rundown of key features per BenQ:

- 4K UHD 8.3M Pixel resolution
- Hyper-Realistic Video Quality with Projector-Optimized HDR
- BenQ CinematicColor™ Technology for supreme colors
- >96% Rec.709 with Optimized RGBRGB Color Wheel
- Auto Vertical Keystone Correction

And in addition to the new HT2550 DLP 4K projector, BenQ also recently launched its LK970 4K Laser Projector with 5,000 ANSI lumens of brightness for an MSRP of $12,999, and its budget-friendly HT1070A HD Projector for an MSRP of $649..

Source: BenQ

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