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BenQ's CineHome HT2550, the First Affordable True 4K UHD HDR Home Cinema Projector, Is Now Available
COSTA MESA, Calif. — Jan. 5, 2018 — BenQ America Corp., an internationally renowned provider of visual display solutions, today announced the availability of the CineHome HT2550 DLP® projector, offering movie aficionados 4K UHD HDR cinematic quality right at home at an incredible value of $1,499 retail.
Stunning 4K Comes to Life
Producing 8.3 million distinct pixels for true 4K UHD performance, BenQ's CineHome HT2550 is the first projector to use the latest 0.47" single-DMD-chip TI DLP® technology. With over 96% coverage of the Rec. 709 color gamut with precise Delta E<3 performance, it faithfully reproduces exactly what filmmakers intended. In addition, it employs exclusive BenQ CinematicColor™ technology and a RGBRGB color wheel to meet the film industry's highest standards for color accuracy.
Advanced Technology for Uncompromising Entertainment
The CineHome HT2550's pristine 4K video quality is supercharged by high dynamic range (HDR10) support, offering greater brightness and contrast with auto image optimization and accurate flesh tone mapping to bring pictures to life. Its performance is further improved by motion-adaptive edge pixel enhancement, sophisticated color algorithms, and proprietary CinemaMaster Video+ and CinemaMaster Audio+ 2 technologies for the ultimate home entertainment experience. With full support for the latest HDCP 2.2 copy protection, it allows users to enjoy all of the fast-growing choices for 4K content.
Contemporary Design and Easy Setup to Fit Any Space
Blending beautiful aesthetics with flawless function, the CineHome HT2550 projector is lightweight, sleek and compact to blend perfectly into any décor. It's designed to set up fast with auto keystone correction and powerful 1.2X big zoom, overcoming any installation hassles with ease. In addition, the CineHome HT2550 quickly becomes a smart projector by simply connecting an HDMI dongle, such as Google Chromecast, Roku, or Amazon Fire TV Stick, to instantly stream TV shows, movies, sports and even video games to the big screen.
The BenQ CineHome HT2550 retails for $1,499 and is now available in North America for pre-order exclusively via Amazon until Jan. 14 and at BenQ Direct. Additional availability starts Jan. 15 from Best Buy U.S., Best Buy Canada ($1,999 CAD).
Additional information on the BenQ CineHome HT2550 is available at http://www.benq.us/product/projector/HT2550.
About BenQ America Corp.
The BenQ digital lifestyle brand stands for "Bringing Enjoyment and Quality to Life," fusing lifestyle with technology, ease of use with productivity and aesthetic design with purpose-built engineering. It is this mantra that has made BenQ the No. 1-selling projector brand powered by TI DLP® technology in The Americas(1). BenQ offers an extensive line of visual display and presentation solutions that incorporate the latest technologies. The company delivers a broad range of CinematicColor™ projectors, ZOWIE eSports gear and monitors, interactive large-format displays, mobile audio products, cloud consumer products and lifestyle lighting for any application and market — education, home, gaming, enterprise, government, house of worship, digital signage, A/V and IT — with cutting-edge models that lead the industry in performance, reliability, environmental sustainability and aesthetics. Whether it's interactive projectors or digital whiteboards for conference rooms or classrooms, high brightness projectors for auditoriums or houses of worship, short-throw projectors for schools, 4K UHD projectors for home cinema, interactive flat panel displays for collaboration or digital signage screens for public spaces, BenQ continues to defy the limits of digital displays. The company's products are available across North America through leading value-added distributors, resellers and retailers. More information is available at www.BenQ.us.
(1) Based upon CY2016 data from the Quarterly Projector Shipment and Forecast Report from PMA Research
About BenQ Corporation
Founded on the corporate vision of "Bringing Enjoyment and Quality to Life," BenQ Corporation is a world-leading human technology and solutions provider aiming to elevate and enrich every aspect of consumers' lives. To realize this vision, the company focuses on the aspects that matter most to people today — lifestyle, business, healthcare and education — with the hope of providing people with the means to live better, increase efficiency, feel healthier and enhance learning. Such means include a delightful, broad portfolio of people-driven products and embedded technologies spanning digital projectors, monitors, interactive large-format displays, audio products, cloud consumer products, mobile communications and lifestyle lighting. Because it matters.
About BenQ Group
The BenQ Group is a $22+ billion powerhouse comprised of nearly 20 independent companies operating in over 30 countries across numerous industries with a combined workforce of over 100,000 employees. Each Group member is a recognized leader in its own field, contributing to the BenQ Group's vast resources, broad R&D and distinct strategic strengths. By leveraging each company's vertical specialization to create true scale across horizontal markets, the BenQ Group controls a highly efficient value chain with the unrivaled ability to deliver critical components and world-class solutions in the following industries: TFT-LCD, green energy, fine chemicals and advanced materials, lighting, IC design, precision components, system integration, branded business and service. The Group is committed to profitable and sustainable businesses that share its long-standing vision of Bringing Enjoyment and Quality to Life. The BenQ Group companies are: BenQ Corporation, AU Optronics Corporation (world's top manufacturer of large-size TFT-LCD panels), Qisda Corporation, Darfon Electronics Corporation, BenQ ESCO Corp., BenQ Materials Corp., BenQ Guru Corp., BenQ Medical Center, BenQ Medical Technology Corp., BenQ AB DentCare Corp., Daxin Materials Corp., Dazzo Technology Corp., Forhouse Corp., Lextar Electronics Corp., LILY Medical Corp. and Raydium Semiconductor Corp.
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