BenQ launches a 4K and HDR gaming projector

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Renowned brand BenQ is launching the X3000i projector, which is not only focused on video and movie projection, it is also gaming ready. Let’s see why.

BenQ launches a 4K and HDR gaming projector

BenQ has released a quirky new protector that seems to be geared towards gamers.

The projector is used is a 4LED DLP, designed to offer low input lag. This projector can deliver a 4K resolution image with a 60Hz refresh rate. However, users can adjust the 1080p resolution to increase the refresh rate to 240Hz with a response time of 8ms, or a higher refresh rate. refresh rate of 120 Hz with a response time of 4 ms.

The projector has three HDMI 2.0b ports, of which the third is occupied by an HDMI dongle that adds “Smart” functions with the Android 10 operating system. The rest of the connectivity consists of a USB Type-A 2.0 port, plus another RS232 port, and a DC 12 V jack. We have a 3.5 mm audio connection and an optical S/PDIF output.

BenQ X3000i has a 1.3x zoom option and the projection size reaches 120 inches with a distance of three meters. The maximum brightness is 3,000 lumens and the contrast ratio is 500,000:1. We have HDR compatibility, and they ensure 100% compatibility with the DCI-P3 color standard.The projector has a total weight of 6 kilograms, and consumes about 330W of power.The projector has a total weight of 6 kg, and consumes about 330W of power.


Projection System

Projection SystemDLP
DMD size0.65″ ECD


Brightness (ANSI lumens)3000
Native Resolution4K UHD (3840×2160)
Native Aspect Ratio16:9
Contrast Ratio (FOFO)(w/ Lightsource Dimming),500,000:1
Display Color30-bit (1.07 billion colors)
Light Source4LED
Light Source Lifea. Normal 20000 hrs,b. ECO 30000 hrs,c. SmartEco 20000 hrs


Throw Ratio1.15 ~ 1.50
Zoom Ratio1.3x
LensF/# = 1.8 – 2.25 mm, f = 17.02 – 22.21 mm
Projection Offset (Full-Height)110%
Keystone Adjustment2D, (Auto) Vertical ± 30 degrees; Horizontal ± 30 degrees


Input Lag(Fast Mode),16 ms (4K@60Hz),4 ms (1080p@240Hz),8 ms (1080p@120Hz)
Resolution SupportVGA (640 x 480) to 4K UHD (3840 x 2160)
Horizontal Frequency15K~135KHz
Vertical Scan Rate23~240Hz

I/O Interface

HDMI in(x3),HDMI-1 (2.0b/HDCP2.2),HDMI-2 (2.0b/HDCP2.2),HDMI-Internal (2.0b/HDCP2.2)
USB Type A(x1),USB Type A-1 (2.0/Power Supply2.5A/Service)
RS232 in (DB-9pin)(x1)
DC 12V Trigger (3.5mm Jack)(x1)


Speaker(x2),5W Chamber
Audio out (3.5mm Mini Jack)(x1)
HDMI Audio ReturnYes, eARC, Dolby Atmos
Audio out (S/PDIF)Multi-Channel, RAW


Power SupplyAC 100 to 240 V, 50/60 Hz
Typical Power Consumption (110V)330W
Stand-by Power Consumption<0.5W
Acoustic Noise (Typ./Eco.)(dB)32/28 dBA
Operating Temperature0~40℃


Android TV dongle(Standard),QS01
Remote Control w/ BatteryRCI068
Power Cord (by region)x1 (1.8M)
User Manual CD1 (27L)
3D Glasses(Optional),DGD5
Quick Start Guide(x1) 21L
Warranty Card (by region)Yes
Lens coverYes

Smart System

Built-in OSYes, Android 10.0
BluetoothYes, Bluetooth 4.2
Wi-Fi Standard802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4G/5G)
Wireless ProjectionGoogle Cast

Dimension & Weight

Dimensions (WxHxD) (mm)272 x 197 x 259mm (w/o Adjustment Feet)
Net Weight (akg)6.4 kg
Dimensions (WxHXD) (inch)10.7 x 7.8 x 10.2 inch (w/o Adjustment Feet)
Net Weight (lb)14.1lbs