Fremont, Calif., March 1, 2018 – Optoma, a world-leading manufacturer of video and audio products, today 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 6 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. For more information on Optoma and its products please visit: https://www.optomausa.com/.
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. For more information, please visit www.optomausa.com.
About Optoma Technology
Optoma Technology is a world-leading designer and manufacturer of award-winning video and audio products for home entertainment and theater, ProAV and business. With a focus on premium quality and functional style, products are designed with the end-user experience in mind. Optoma and NuForce products deliver stunning crystal clear images and exceptional sound with ultimate reliability. Optoma Technology is part of The Optoma Group, which has continental headquarters in the U.S., Europe, and Asia. For more information, please visit: www.optomausa.com.
Optoma is a world leading designer and manufacturer of projection and sound products for business, education, professional audio/video and home entertainment.
Optoma’s projection products combine superior image processing technologies with exceptional engineering and innovation to deliver stunning crystal clear images with ultimate reliability.
Optoma projectors use DLP® technology, pioneered by Texas Instruments. This uses millions of mirrors to produce high quality imagery which does not suffer colour degradation over time, as sometimes experienced in other projector technologies.
The Optoma NuForce sound range is designed for people that care about audio. They are built from premium quality components to deliver sleek design and exceptional sound.
The Optoma Group has continental headquarters in Europe, the USA and Asia; whilst Optoma Europe, based in London, covers Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA). Local services are delivered from regional offices in France, Germany, Norway, Spain and the Netherlands and sales representatives in the Czech Republic, Dubai, Italy, Poland, Russia, Romania and Saudi Arabia. www.optoma.com