Irvine, Calif. -
recently introduced a pair of new home-theater FullHD Brilliant Color DLP projectors.
The BenQ W1200 ($1,499 suggested retail) and W1100 ($1,299) are billed as extensions to the company's home-theater projector line, offering a strong value.
Both units feature 1080p HD resolution; SRS WOW HD technology with 20-watt speakers; and are equipped with a 15-pin, D-sub PC input, component, composite and S-Video inputs and dual HDMI ports. Both models also offer 3D color-management technology and a 1.5:1 zoom ratio.
The W1200 produces 1800 ANSI lumens of brightness output and a 5,000:1 contrast ratio, while the W100 produces 2000 ANSI lumens of brightness and a 4500:1 contrast ratio.
The W1200 will be available in March, and the W1100 will be available in February.
Additionally, BenQ introduced its new Zowie XL2410T LED LCD video gaming monitor. BenQ developed the monitor in tandem with Zowie Gear, a manufacturer of high-end professional gaming gear, and "Counter-Strike" video game experts -- Emil "HeatoN" Christensen and Abdisamad "SpawN" Mohamed for the unleashing of BenQ's latest LED gaming monitor.
The collaboration marked the first time BenQ has consulted professional gamers in the design of a display device for competitive gaming.