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BenQ unveils W1200 Full HD projector for £1149

BenQ W1200

BenQ is expanding its range of home cinema projectors with this, the £1149 W1200 Full HD model.

Using Texas Instruments' DLP technology, the W1200 incorporates Frame Interpolation technology to reduce motion blur and judder, adjustable colour management and 20W SRS WOW HD surround sound.

Claimed contrast ratio is 5000:1, brightness is 1800 ANSI lumens and there's 10-bit video processing.

A pair of built-in speakers make the W1200 a plug'n'play home cinema solution.

When setting the projector up, owners can either make colour adjustments themselves or get the Imaging Science Foundation (ISF) to calibrate it professionally.

The BenQ W1200 will be available in the UK from May 2011, along with the new £899 W1100.

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Andy Clough

Andy is Global Brand Director of What Hi-Fi? and has been a technology journalist for 30 years. During that time he has covered everything from VHS and Betamax, MiniDisc and DCC to CDi, Laserdisc and 3D TV, and any number of other formats that have come and gone. He loves nothing better than a good old format war. Andy edited several hi-fi and home cinema magazines before relaunching whathifi.com in 2008 and helping turn it into the global success it is today. When not listening to music or watching TV, he spends far too much of his time reading about cars he can't afford to buy.