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BenQ X500i

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SKU: P5851

Gaming and home cinema model with dedicated short throw lens and ultra fast 4.16ms input lag (1080p) and 16ms (4K). Android TV.

  • 2200 Lumens Brightness (LED / DLP)
  • 4K UHD Resolution – 16:9 Aspect Ratio
  • Lens Ratio 0.69-0.83 : 1
  • 2 Years Collect, Repair and Return warranty
  • 2 Years or 20,000 Hours (Whichever Comes First) LED warranty

£1,249.00 Excl. VAT

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The BenQ X500i Projector offers an immersive and realistic gaming experience. With its 4K HDR 4LED technology, it delivers enhanced contrast and true-to-life colors, bringing game worlds to life with stunning detail.

The X500i is also designed with convenience in mind. Its short-throw design and high brightness of 2200 ANSI lumens make it perfect for smaller rooms or bedrooms. Additionally, the projector offers a throw ratio of 0.69~0.83 and 1.2x zoom, allowing you to easily customize screen sizes to fit various spaces without the need for complicated installation.

The X500i projector also features BenQ’s Auto Game Mode which effortlessly identifies Xbox, PlayStation, and Switch console inputs, instantly recalling your previous game mode settings for a tailor-made gaming experience.

Onboard Android TV (via supplied Android TV dongle) offers a vast online media library, enabling you to indulge in true 4K content streaming from platforms like Netflix. Enjoy your favorite movies and shows in 4K with just a click in the intuitive interface.

Overall, the BenQ X500i Projector offers a compelling value proposition for gamers looking for an immersive gaming experience. Its advanced features, such as low input lag times, HDR tone mapping, vibrant colors, and precise audio placement, set it apart from competing products. Considering its price, specs, and features, the X500i stands as a strong contender in the gaming projector market.

Manufacturer Overview

BenQ Immersive Gaming Projectors – X500i | 4K HDR 4LED Short Throw Console Gaming Projector

Get Awed by Details
Immerse yourself in meticulously enhanced contrast and true-to-life colours within expansive game worlds. Experience more AAA open-world in-game detail and 4K HDR viewing for total immersion and heart-pounding, awe-inspiring realism.

Reveal Unseen Depths
With HDR tone mapping and SSI Dynamic Black technology, simply adjust light intensity* and adapt brightness to the images, and intricate details emerge from the shadows.
(*Activated in Dynamic mode)

Vivid Cinematic Colours
With 4LED high brightness, vibrant hues, and 84% of the DCI-P3 colour space, the X500i is ready to get you enveloped in vivid cinematic colours of gaming universes.

Spatial Audio for Precision Gaming
Sense every in-game shift through pinpoint sound placement, from explosive blasts to tranquil moments.
– BenQ CinematicSound for gaming symmetrical placement
– Other gaming projectors’ audio placement
Step into a new dimension of gaming audio with BenQ’s CinematicSound technology. Utilising MAXXAudio DPS dynamic enhancement and a symmetrical speaker placement design, it crafts a lifelike 3D audio realm, immersing you in every game.

Transform into a Game Battlefield
Effortlessly transform your bedroom or small living room into a gaming space with the X500i immersive gaming projector. Featuring 2200 ANSI lumen high brightness and a short-throw design suitable for dimly lit compact rooms, X500i is perfect for projecting large images even in compact spaces.

Confined Space, Flexible Projection
With a throw ratio of 0.69~0.83 and 1.2x zoom, you can customise screen sizes to fit various spaces effortlessly and project a captivating 95” screen from just 1.44m for expansive entertainment viewing. All without the hassles of complicated installation.

Digital Zoom
Embrace a wider view and effortlessly resize the projected image thanks to digital zoom. All-encompassing gaming is now showing right in front of you without any blind spots or view-compromised angles.
*Note: digital zoom may impact input lag.

Tailored for Every Game Type
Customised visual and audio tuning for different game genres delivers better gaming experiences and enhanced sensory immersion.

Game Modes with Lowest Input Lag
Ultra-fast 4.16ms low input lag in Game modes conveys your sight, hearing, and thoughts into action with zero delay.
– RPG Mode
Dive into cinematic realism with deep bass
– SPG Mode
Amplified excitement with true colours and clear vocals
– FPS Mode
Detect threats fast with enhanced dark detail and clear audio

Auto Game Mode for All Consoles
BenQ’s Auto Game Mode effortlessly identifies Xbox, PlayStation, and Switch console inputs, instantly recalling your previous game mode settings for a tailor-made gaming experience.

Precision Enhanced with FPS Crosshair
The FPS Crosshair feature projects a targeting reticle onto the screen, empowering players to swiftly and accurately lock onto adversaries in ever-challenging battles.

BenQ SettingXchange
Download expert projector image settings for top games and experience gameplay through the eyes of pros thanks to ready-made celebrity profiles. Share your projector image settings with fellow gamers to help them level their experiences, or import theirs. Experiment and find your best profile with this intuitive utility!

Game Bigger and Brighter
Enjoy superior 4LED colour volume, high contrast, optimised saturation, and enduring colours with long 10+ year LED light source life.
Brighter day and night – 12% brightness output boost over 3LED
Stunning, vibrant colour – 25% bolder colours vs. lamp projectors
Longer life, less waste – Up to 30,000-hour life span and no lamp replacement

Expand Your Gaming Universe
BenQ helps you game on your terms. Whether on PS5/PS4, Switch, or Xbox Series X, dual HDMI 2.0b universal connectivity has you covered.
(HDMI 2.0b 4K@60Hz / 1080p@120Hz compatible)
Plus, eARC enables 7.1-channel and Dolby Atmos audio, passing unaltered full-resolution signals to your sound system via a single HDMI cable.

Google-Licensed Android TV for Ultimate Streaming
Powered by Google-licensed Android, the X3100i offers a vast online media library, enabling you to indulge in true 4K content streaming from platforms like Netflix. Enjoy your favorite movies and shows in 4K with just a click in the intuitive interface.

Technical Specifications

Image

Number of colours
1.07 billion colours
Colour gamut
84%
Projector native resolution
2160p (3840×2160)
Native aspect ratio
16:9
Contrast ratio (typical)
600000:1

Zoom ratio
1.2:1
Zoom capability
Yes
Keystone correction, vertical
±30°
Keystone correction, horizontal
±30°
Projection technology
DLP
Projector brightness
2200 ANSI lumens
Smart projector
No

Lamps

Light source type
LED
Service life of light source
20000 h
Service life of light source (economic mode)
30000 h

Lens system

Focal length range
10.2~12.24 mm
Aperture range (F-F)
2.53 – 2.73
Throw ratio
0.69-0.83
Offset
102.50%

Video

Full HD
Yes
3D
No
Built-in speaker(s)
Yes
Number of built-in speakers
10
RMS rated power
2 W

HDMI ports quantity

HDMI ports quantity
2

USB 2.0 ports quantity

USB 2.0 ports quantity
1
Serial interface type
RS-232
PC Audio out
Yes
DVI port
No
S/PDIF out port
Yes

Network

Smart TV
Yes
Ethernet LAN
No
Wi-Fi
Yes
Wi-Fi standards
802.11a, 802.11b, 802.11g, Wi-Fi 4 (802.11n), Wi-Fi 5 (802.11ac)
Bluetooth
Yes

Bluetooth version

Bluetooth version
5

Storage

Card reader integrated
No

Technical details

Operating system installed
Android
Product colour
Black, White

Performance

Operating system version
11

Features

Interactive
No
High Dynamic Range (HDR) supported
Yes
AirPlay
Yes

Design

Product type
Short throw projector

Power

AC input voltage
100-240 V
AC input frequency
50/60 Hz
Power consumption (typical)
236 W
Power consumption (standby)
0.5 W

Weight & dimensions

Weight
3.6 kg
Width
366 mm
Depth
118 mm
Height
244 mm

Packaging content

Remote control included
Yes
Batteries included
Yes

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Throw Distance:
450 cm
Diagonal:
181 - 382 cm
Width:
158 - 333 cm
Height:
89 - 187 cm

Where can I position the projector?

To achieve an image with 382 cm diagonal size, place the projector anywhere between 449.49 to 945.59 cm from the screen.

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