Optoma’s UHD30 is awith compatibility and impressive . Detail is as good as you’d expect from 4K on a huge screen, with every wrinkle in every face bigger than life. This projector also does an excellent job creating accurate colors, with green grass and blue skies far more realistic than many less expensive projectors. So far, so good, but a couple of issues make it tough to recommend spending extra to get this projector’s extra pixels.
- 4K resolution
- Accurate color
- Blisteringly bright
- Banding and noise with HDR
- Mediocre contrast ratio
First off the UHD30 has a mediocre contrast ratio, which is far less than the best sub-$1,000 projectors like my . Its image lacks the punch you’d hope for given the rest of its performance. There’s also noticeable banding with HDR video, which isn’t a deal-breaker but does detract from the overall picture quality.
Does the UHD30 look good? Yes. The real question is whether it looks good enough to be worth the extra money over the HT2050A. To that I’d say no. Don’t get me wrong, the 4K resolution is awesome, but beyond that the