- BenQ W11000H with Ultimate THX HD Display Certified 4K UHD Home Cinema Projector with HDR
- BenQ W1700 True 4K UHD HDR Cinema Projector for Modern Family Entertainment
A global leader in DLP projectors, BenQ, has launched two new models in the 4K UHD HDR Projector model, the Cinehome Series W1700 4K HDR home cinema projector and the CinePro Series W11000H, the ultimate digital home cinema flagship featuring projector-optimized HDR, and true 8.3 million-pixel 4K UHD performance. Distinguished by prestigious THX Certification, W11000H guarantees the precise experience of attending a commercial digital cinema. The move comes in its ongoing project to release an entire lineup to revolutionize and popularize the 4K Home Cinema projectors as an integral part of everyone’s home cinema viewing experience.
BenQ’s projectors have earned the distinct position of being consistent top performers with it occupying the top slot in DLP Projectors for 8 years running. The feat can be further appreciated if we take into account that DLP has a dominant presence in all IMAX theatres around the world. BenQ DLP projectors featuring CinematicColor™ Technology, a sophisticated color engine that meets the film industry’s highest standards of cinematic color accuracy, to bring the same level of sophistication with its true 4K UHD Resolution and enhanced HDR Performance that gives you a cinema-like an experience in the comfort of your home.
The launch saw experts like Ms. Reim El Houmi, Founder of Ti22 Films who spoke on the importance of cinematic color accuracy that matters to the movie industry and Mr. Kevin Sebastian, Tech Journalist and Filmmaker in the UAE who shared his personal experience with W1700 and its features.
“BenQ’s W11000H and W1700 4K HDR home cinema projector are an extension of our leadership in digital cinema technology and a step towards of transforming home viewing experience with our 4K UHD technology,” said Manish Bakshi, Managing Director of BenQ Middle East & Turkey. He further added, “Now, everyone can have a theatre-like experience with enhanced audiovisuals and the brilliance of HDR in their homes.”
4K HDR Visual Quality for Ultimate Realistic Home-Cinema Viewing
BenQ W11000H and W1700 4K HDR home cinema projector add projector-optimized High Dynamic Range (HDR 10) support to the 4K UHD visual quality for a higher brightness and contrast range that gives an unparalleled viewing experience. The models also provide lifelike visuals with its auto HDR optimization with natural HDR color and tone mapping. The result is a digital cinema experience that transports you to a different world with every minute detail visible and enhanced.
Harnessing the advanced DLP 4K UHD DMD with XPR technology, W11000H and W1700 produce 3840 x 2160 distinct pixels for true 8.3-million pixel 4K UHD resolution. Single-DMD DLP technology ensures absolute image integrity and color accuracy without artifacts that can be introduced by panel alignment issues, especially critical at 4K with much finer pixels than 1080p.
Transforming vision to brilliant visuals through CinematicColor™ technology
BenQ’s W11000H and W1700 4K UHD HDR projectors are equipped with the exclusive BenQ CinematicColor™ technology and RGBRGB color wheel to deliver authentic color reproduction of the filmmaker’s vision in the comfort of your home. CinematicColor™ Technology starts at the origin of light, where BenQ utilizes new leading-edge light sources with strict waveform analysis for perfect color temperature. Controlling this light with ultimate precision, BenQ projectors’ optomechanical structure is sealed with special heat-resistant matte black paint to eliminate light overflow and achieve superb ANSI contrast performance for deeply detailed images. Utilizing reference wavelengths at the nanometer level, BenQ engineers painstakingly pursued the ideal balance of color accuracy and brightness in formulating the precise combinations of wheel angle and coatings for the RGBRGB color wheel, achieving the perfect color performance of CinematicColor™ Technology.
Assured Cinematic Performance with THX Certification with W11000H
The W11000H 4K UHD HDR home cinema projector is best suited to the AV enthusiast or the professional user with its professional highly optimized 4K optical system and enhanced HDR quality that lends an ethereal quality to its visual display. W11000H passed the THX Certification can offer supreme overall image performance and THX Mode, pre-calibrated by THX engineers for the most accurate out-of-box picture quality with precise gamma, ideal color temperature, enhanced uniformity, an astounding 50,000:1 dynamic contrast performance possible to replicate authentic cinematic content as filmmakers originally intended. W11000H’s CinemaMaster™ image processing technology improves vivid color reproduction, flesh tone correction, and advanced digital color and luminance noise reduction. W11000H is also ISFccc calibration ready, enabling professional in-home custom calibration. Combining cutting-edge technology with convenience, the projector is designed with a front-facing ventilation, has an unobstructed port architecture with extra space to accommodate thick high-quality cables and HDMI / power cable locking to hold them securely in place. And to fit perfectly into any home cinema, W11000H features H/V lens shift and 1.5X big zoom for precisely custom installations.
4K Movie nights in your personal theatre with W1700
The W1700 4K UHD HDR home cinema projector has been designed keeping in mind the home user and is perfect in turning the living room into your own personal theatre in 4K resolution. The projector blends in perfectly with the surrounding with its sleek and compact design. With no complicated installation process, it is ready to deliver a delightful cinematic experience at a moment’s notice. To provide a seamless viewing experience, it is also equipped with auto keystone correction and 1.2X big zoom. Ingenious in technology but simple in design, it can be connected through an HDMI dongle such as Google Chromecast or Amazon Fire TV Stick to instantly stream TV shows, movies, sports, and even video games onto the smart 4K projector.
W11000H Priced at AED 20000, it promises to pave a new way of viewing things, quite literally. Also, you can take W1700 home cinema projector at MSRP USD$ 1,699 (AED 6240) and have a personal theatre at your disposal.