New Optoma UHD50 4K-Friendly Projector Hits the Market

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Optoma's new UHD50 4K-friendly DLP projector, first announced at CES, is now available on the market for $1,499. The UHD50 is rated at 2,400 lumens with a contrast ratio of 500,000:1. It features two HDMI 2.0a inputs, vertical lens shift, and a 1.3x zoom, and it supports HDR10 and DCI-P3 color. Optoma has also introduced the HD143X and HD27e 1080p projectors, both priced well under $1,000. More details are available in the press release below.

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Optoma is launching the Optoma UHD50, a state-of-the-art, high-quality 4K UHD home theater projector, which is the newest addition to Optoma's 4K projector portfolio--a market segment that the company leads in global sales. First announced at CES this past January, the Optoma UHD50 is designed with the latest TI DLP technology and integrates modern technology innovations in color and 4K resolution for market-leading performance at just $1,499.

Adding to its line of revolutionary and affordable 4K resolution projectors, the Optoma UHD50 features 2,400 lumens and a 500,000:1 contrast ratio to produce razor-sharp images with exceptional clarity and vibrancy. The projector also touts an RGBRGB color wheel and HDR10 with Rec.2020/DCI-P3 Wide Color Gamut compatibility, guaranteeing life-like, vibrant color for cinematic experiences at home. With vertical lens shift and a 1.3X zoom for easy installation, the Optoma UHD50 delivers an incredible 4K UHD image of up to 300 inches. The Optoma UHD50 also features two HDMI 2.0 inputs with HDCP 2.2 support, which allows for superior 4K UHD device and content compatibility with HDR at 60-Hz refresh rates for unmatched image smoothness.

Features of the Optoma UHD50 include:
Resolution: 3480 x 2160 4K UHD
Brightness: 2,400 ANSI lumens
Contrast Ratio: 500,000:1
HDR10 with WCG (Wide Color Gamut)
Color Wheel: RGBRGB six-segment color wheel
Lens Shift: 15% vertical
Connectivity: Two HDMI 2.0 ports with HDCP 2.2 support
Price: $1,499 estimated street price

"Continuing our success with the launch of the Optoma UHD60 and UHD65 and Optoma ProScene UHZ65 4K projectors this past fall, Optoma is once again putting the industry's most innovative and cutting-edge 4K technologies into the hands of consumers with the UHD50," said Brian Soto, head of product management at Optoma Technology. "As leaders in the ultra-high-definition home theater market, we're happy to introduce the next generation of 4K resolution projectors to continue providing our customers cinema-quality viewing experiences at incredibly accessible prices."

The Optoma UHD50 is powered by a revolutionary Texas Instruments 4K UHD DLP chipset, a market-leading, high-performance video processing technology that produces 8.3 million distinct pixels on screen.

The Optoma UHD50 is available for purchase at Amazon, BestBuy.com and Fry's Electronics for an estimated street price of $1,499. 

Optoma Announces Successors to Popular HD142X and HD27
Optoma is also unveiling the HD143X and HD27e, the next iterations of the award-winning HD142X and HD27, which have consistently ranked as two of the top-selling consumer projectors in the market according to PMA Research. The Optoma HD143X delivers incredible high-definition and contrast for stunning, large-screen high-definition viewing experiences at a consumer-friendly price of just $549. Priced at $649, the Optoma HD27e produces amazing images with eye-popping colors and detailed blacks with an improved 3,400 lumens of brightness and longer lamp life.

With the addition of the HD143X and HD27e, Optoma continues to show its dedication as a leader in the consumer projection space to providing amazing, high-quality home entertainment products at affordable prices. The Optoma HD143X and HD27e are currently available for purchase through authorized dealers including Amazon, Best Buy, B&H Photo and Fry's Electronics. 

Additional Resources
• For more information, visit www.optomausa.com/.
Optoma UHD65 DLP Projector Reviewed at HomeTheaterReview.com.

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