BenQ GP500 projector with 1,500 ANSI lumens brightness has just arrived
The BenQ GP500 projector has been launched in the UK and EU. You can now buy the gadget in the UK, where it retails for £1,699 at the BenQ store or the higher price of £1,901.22 at Amazon. In the EU, you can buy the device for €1,799 directly from the company. The projector is also available in the US for US$1,799 at the company’s online store and Amazon.
Revealed at CES 2023, the GP500 can throw images up to 150-in (~381 cm) wide from 3.3 to 4.3 m (~10.9 to 14.1 ft) away, thanks to a 1.0 to 1.3 throw ratio. An LED light source provides up to 1,500 ANSI lumens brightness and is expected to last up to 30,000 hours in ECO mode. The 4K DLP device allows 1.3X zoom, covers 90% of the DCI-P3 color gamut and supports HDR10 and HLG. Built-in Android TV lets you watch content from popular services such as Prime Video, Hulu and YouTube. Alternatively, you can cast content from a mobile device via Google Chromecast or Apple AirPlay.
Plus, you can physically connect gadgets to the GP500 via HDMI ARC and USB-A ports. An integrated 20 W sound system provides a 360˚ audio experience, or you can connect your own speakers via a 5.1 channel audio out port. You can control the BenQ projector with Google Assistant voice commands and quickly perfect the image with autofocus, screen fit and object avoidance tools. The gadget measures 260 x 266.5 x 182.5 mm (~10.2 x 10.5 x 7.2-in).