Eindhoven, the Netherlands, November 8, 2012 – BenQ, an internationally renowned provider of digital lifestyle innovations and global DLP® projector leader unveiled today its latest creation, a brand new product aiming to turn every room in the house into an instant audiovisual retreat where families can enjoy each other's company spontaneously: the GP10 Ultra-Lite LED projector. For home users seeking hassle-free, big-screen enjoyment, the tiny 1.5kg GP10 is packed with a great deal of handy features and capabilities to deliver astonishing picture quality and color performance for a perfect family day in with movies, photos, games and home videos, as well as multimedia education resources. These features include a highly power-efficient LED projection technology, 720p HD-ready short-throw projection, 3D-ready support, 550 ANSI lumen brightness, optional detachable DVD player, HDMI multimedia connectivity, multiple format support, Wireless Display, SD card slot, USB Reader and two built-in 3W stereo speakers with SRS.
An incredible family joy generator, the GP10 is the full package deal for boundless home entertainment. Light and compact at 1.5kg and capable of projecting a big 40”" 720p HD-quality picture in one meter, this Ultra-Lite LED projector will fit perfectly in just about any room of the house, even the attic or tree house. It is LED-powered with an enhanced 550 ANSI lumen brightness, 10,000:1 contrast ratio and 100% NTSC wide color gamut performance – which means, movie enthusiasts and game lovers can expect an extra pleasing visual experience filled with vividly clear details and true-to-life hues. Another advantage of utilizing LEDs as a light source is that it's highly energy efficient. Put the GP10 under the Eco Mode and get up to 30,000 hours of lighting life – without changing the projector lamp. That's over a decade of big-screen enjoyment by an average of five hours of use per day.
Unlike standard home projectors, the GP10 doesn't require a full home theater setup in every room. Designed with two built-in 3W SRS-powered stereo speakers and a detachable DVD player*, the GP10 is a handy choice for all sorts of family activities, from weekly movie nights to everyday bedtime stories. There is also the option of streaming HD-quality content from your PC or Mac via Wireless Display or playing up to 2G of pre-stored videos and photos with USB File Transfer. These features make it practically effortless to set up the GP10 wherever you please.
Last but not least, to provide a comprehensive home entertainment experience, the GP10 is equipped with versatile multimedia connectivity to support DVD players, TV receivers, PCs, tablet PCs, gaming consoles and Apple devices. You can also do away with the wiring hassles entirely by saving movies, photos and music files on your USB flash drive and projecting them with the USB Reader feature. There is even a built-in SD card slot to let you share photos instantly through your SD card. Needless to say, the GP10 truly has everything you can think of for the whole family to have big-time fun together wherever and whenever they want.
"We are very enthusiastic about introducing our first ultra-lite LED projector, the GP10, to our customers. Unlike regular home projectors which may have to be ceiling mounted or set up with speaker systems, the GP10 can be carried around the house and used in every room freely," said Peter Chen, EVP and General Manager of BenQ Technology Product Center. "We developed and built this incredible device with the hope of sending out a very simple message that families can have fun together at any time right at home, and we are looking forward to hearing many good things about the GP10 from our users."
The BenQ GP10 will be available for the worldwide market in November. For more information, please visit www.BenQ.eu.
*Available as optional purchase