BenQ Launches X3100i 4LED Projector

The BenQ X3100i is a 4LED projector that provides 4K UHD visuals (3,840 x 2,160). It has a 1.15-1.5:1 throw ratio, allowing it to project a display of up to 150 diagonal inches from a distance of 12.4 feet. You can get a feel for what this projector may have to offer by looking at an in-depth analysis of the BenQ x3000i.

The X3100i produces 3,300 ANSI lumens, an increase from the 3,000 lumens of its predecessor, the X3000i. In eco mode, the projector offers up to 30,000 hours of service life. It also projects HDR visuals with SSI Dynamic Black and tone mapping. It supports 100% of the DCI-P3 color gamut and 95% of Rec.709. The projector also includes HDR10 support with additional tone mapping and contrast features.

The X3100i is targeted at gaming and offers an input latency of 4.16 milliseconds at 1080p/240 Hz, 8.3 milliseconds at 2K/120 Hz, and 16.7 milliseconds at 4K/60 Hz. BenQ has provided several gaming modes for different game genres. The projector includes an auto mode for Xbox, PlayStation, and Switch. An additional targeting feature for FPS games is also available. It also has two 5W spatial audio speakers. For external sound systems, it offers 3.5-mm and S/PDIF audio outputs.

For installation, the projector includes auto horizontal/vertical keystone correction and a vertical lens shift ranging from 40-60%. It has three HDMI 2.0b ports and a USB Type A port. The X3100i runs on Android 11 and includes an Android TV dongle. Users can access various entertainment and gaming apps over 802.11ac dual-band Wi-Fi. AirPlay, Miracast, and Google Cast are available for content sharing from mobile devices.

The product measures 10.7 x 8.4 x 10.2 inches and weighs 15 lb (6.8 kg). It is listed on BenQ’s official online store for $2,399. A universal ceiling mount for the projector is also available for purchase.