Oxford, United Kingdom, 14 November 2017 – BenQ, the global No.1 DLP projector brand, announced today the CineHome W1700 DLP projector, bringing 4K UHD HDR home cinema to all audiences at an attractive price point. Remarkably, the budget-friendly W1700 comes fully loaded with true 8.3 megapixel Ultra-High-Definition 4K resolution, CinematicColor™ accuracy, and projection-optimized HDR, for stunning true-to-life image quality.
“The W1700 brings home the magic of big-screen 4K digital cinema to the broader audience,” said Conway Lee, President of BenQ Corporation. “Now anyone can enjoy spectacular 4K movie nights, complete with advanced audiovisual enhancement and HDR, at an amazing value.”
Stunning 4K Visuals Brought to Life
Producing 8.3 million distinct pixels for true 4K UHD performance, the W1700 utilizes revolutionary 0.47” single-DMD DLP technology to minimize the projector’s sleek, compact profile, convenient for households, and pure 4K-optimized optical system for ultimate image precision and color accuracy without artifacts.
The W1700’s pristine 4K video quality is supercharged by High Dynamic Range (HDR) support*, offering greater brightness and contrast range with auto image optimization, to bring out every lifelike detail for cinematic enjoyment. The W1700 delivers breathtaking realism to the living room big screen. Furthermore, full support for the latest HDCP 2.2 copy protection lets users enjoy all the fast-growing choices for 4K content.
*HDR function supports HDR 10 content.
Advanced CinematicColor™ Accuracy and Audiovisual Enhancement
Evoking genuine emotions by preserving authentic cinematic colors, the W1700 employs exclusive BenQ CinematicColor™ technology and RGBRGB color wheel to meet the film industry’s highest standard of color accuracy. With over 96% coverage of the Rec. 709 color gamut with precise Delta E<3 performance, the W1700 faithfully reproduces exactly what filmmakers intended.
The W1700’s astounding audiovisual performance is further enhanced by proprietary CinemaMaster Video+ and CinemaMaster Audio+ technology. Even modest spaces are turned into world-class cinema auditoriums with the motion-adaptive edge pixel enhancement, sophisticated color algorithms, and beautiful skin tone rendition, as well as dramatic audio processing for resonant bass and soaring high notes.
Contemporary Lifestyle Design and Easy Setup
Blending beautiful aesthetics with flawless function, the W1700’s lightweight design, sleek profile, and compact footprint blend perfectly into any décor. Comprehensively equipped with auto keystone correction and 1.2X zoom to accommodate any space, the W1700 can be set up without complicated installation hassles to host 4K movie nights in a snap.
Simple and modern, the W1700 easily becomes a smart projector by connecting an HDMI dongle, such as BenQ QCast/QCast Mirror, Google Chromecast or Amazon Fire TV Stick, to instantly stream TV shows, movies, sports, and even video games onto the big screen.
Powered by ultimately durable Digital Light Processing, the 2015 Academy Award of Merit Oscar® winning technology used in 90% of the world’s digital cinemas, the W1700 delivers long-lasting picture quality with precise colors and razor-sharp clarity without maintenance or degradation.
The W1700, true 4K UHD HDR Home Cinema Projector, will be available in Europe in early January 2018 with an MSRP of €1,599 incl. VAT.
For more information, please contact:
BenQ UK Ltd.
3 Staplehurst Office Centre
Oxfordshire OX25 3QU
To find out more about BenQ projectors, please visit BenQ.co.uk.
About BenQ Corporation
Founded on the corporate vision of “Bringing Enjoyment ‘N’ 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 $25+ 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 ‘N’ 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., BenQ Dialysis Technology Corp., Daxin Materials Corp., Dazzo Technology Corp., Darwin Precisions Corp., Lextar Electronics Corp., LILY Medical Corp. and Raydium Semiconductor Corp..