BenQ HT4550i, HT3560 and TK860i projector pricing now available
BenQ has officially announced three new projectors for the US market, the HT4550i, HT3560 and TK860i. All models feature BenQ’s HDR-PRO technology, with support for HDR10+ and HLG formats and HDR Tone Mapping. The projectors also have a Local Contrast Enhancement algorithm for a detailed image. Plus, CinematicColor powers the 4K gadgets to ensure coverage of the BT.2020 color space, and the devices have integrated Android TV with Netflix.
The BenQ HT4550i was unveiled at CES as a projector designed for professional screening rooms. The 4K LED device covers 100% of the DCI-P3 color gamut and has up to 3,200 ANSI lumens brightness thanks to its 4LED light source. Ports on the device include HDMI, Ethernet and USB, and you can perfect the set-up with vertical and horizontal lens shift. The BenQ HT3560 is also a 4K projector though it has a lower maximum brightness of 2,200 ANSI lumens, making it suitable for darker spaces. This model covers 100% Rec. 709 and 95% DCI-P3 color spaces.
The TK860i was unveiled in Europe last month as a 4K Cinematic projector with a peak brightness of 3,300 ANSI lumens and 98% coverage of Rec. 709. The BenQ HT4550i, HT3560 and TK860i will launch in the US in late May, retailing for US$2,999. US$1,699 and US$1,799, respectively. It is unclear when the HT4550i and HT3560 will launch in Europe and how much they will cost; the TK860i will launch alongside the W2710i in May. Also recently announced by the company was the V5000i ultra short throw gaming projector, arriving this July.