Published On: March 19, 2024

BenQ W5800 Projector Set to Grace Home Cinemas in the US this May

Published On: March 19, 2024
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BenQ W5800 Projector Set to Grace Home Cinemas in the US this May

Prepare to elevate your home cinema experience as the highly anticipated BenQ W5800 4K Laser Projector could make its debut in the US this spring.

BenQ W5800 Projector Set to Grace Home Cinemas in the US this May

By Author: Nemanja Grbic
With over 9 years of experience in journalism, Nemanja Grbic is a reputable news press release writer and journalist in the home theater industry. His sharp journalistic acumen delivers accurate and engaging news, featured in prominent AV publications.

Home entertainment enthusiasts in the US will have something to look forward to as BenQ's latest offering, the W5800 4K Laser Projector, is poised to hit the US market in May, according to Projector Screen. Following its successful launch in India and high anticipation, this flagship projector is anticipated to make waves among cinephiles and tech aficionados alike.

Boasting an impressive array of features, the BenQ W5800 promises to deliver stunning visuals with its 4K UHD resolution and laser light source, capable of producing up to 2,600 lumens of brightness. This ensures vibrant and lifelike images, even in rooms with ambient light, setting it apart from its competitors.

One of the main features of the W5800 is its ability to maintain a high level of brightness even after calibration, a rare feat in the projector market. With competitors often experiencing a significant drop in lumens post-calibration, the W5800's resilience ensures optimal viewing conditions without the need for complete darkness, making it ideal for any home cinema setup.

Front view of the BenQ W5800 Projector.

The projector's versatility shines through with its ability to project images ranging from 100 inches up to an immersive 200 inches, providing users with a truly cinematic experience in the comfort of their homes. Additionally, the 1.6x optical motorized zoom lens and ±50% vertical and ±21% horizontal lens shift offer flexibility in installation, ensuring a perfectly aligned image with minimal effort.

Color accuracy is paramount in reproducing true-to-life images, and the W5800 excels in this aspect, covering 100% of the DCI-P3 and Rec.709 color gamuts. This, coupled with advanced HDR-PRO technology and Filmmaker Mode, guarantees an unparalleled viewing experience, allowing users to enjoy content as intended by directors.

Connectivity options abound with the inclusion of dual HDMI 2.0b ports, USB-Type A, and SPDIF, providing seamless integration with various entertainment devices such as gaming consoles and streaming devices. However, some may find the absence of a third HDMI port a minor drawback.

Rear view of the BenQ W5800 Projector showing inputs and connectivity options.

Designed with both form and functionality in mind, the W5800 features a sleek black body with an anti-dust vertical louver design, ensuring efficient cooling and minimal noise emission between 27dB to 30dB, preserving the immersive experience without distractions.

BenQ W5800 Technical Specifications:

  • Projector Resolution: 4K
  • Lumens: 2600
  • Projector Type: Standard Throw
  • Light Source: Laser
  • Contrast Ratio: 2,000,000:1
  • Chipset: DLP
  • Aspect Ratio: 16:9 (HD)
  • Throw Ratio: 1.52 - 2.45 (D: W)
  • Native Resolution: 3840x2160
  • Lens Shift: Horizontal & Vertical
  • 3D Support: Full HD 3D
  • Built-In Speaker: No
  • Warranty: 3 Year

The BenQ W5800 is reportedly set to make its US debut this May with the expected price at $5999, offering home theater enthusiasts an unparalleled cinematic experience. While the projector initially launched in India for Rs 6,50,000 ($7,850), US consumers can expect exclusive pricing when purchasing from ProjectorScreen.com.

Stay tuned for more updates as the BenQ W5800 prepares to make its debut in the US market this spring.

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