BenQ TK850 4K HDR-PRO Projector Review

BenQ TK850 Projector Review

BenQ TK850 projector is a one-of-its-kind projector, specially made for movies, gaming and live sports. The BenQ TK850 provides incredible 4K UHD picture quality day and night at a reasonable price. It combines the right ingredients in the right price package, which allows it to outperform its competitors.

The BenQ TK850 weighs 9.3 pounds, it is a user-friendly portable projector with great features and specs. In this article, we are going to review TK850’s every feature, so you can decide if the projector fits to your requirement or not.

Key Features:

  • True 4k resolution
  • Immersive gaming and sports experience
  • DLP technology
  • HDR adaptive brightness
  • Dynamic iris

BenQ TK850 Projector Review – Featured Analysis

TK850 comes loaded with great features for this price range. It has brilliant color accuracy, sharp images, 4k resolution, good contrast and solid black level. Let’s see if these features work as they are mentioned or not.

Image Quality:

When it comes to choosing the projector, the image should be clear, sharp and detailed. BenQ TK850 has 8.3 million pixels, which gives projector more clarity and sharp defined details. Crystal lens array provides further sharpness, color, clarity and quality by allowing the right level of light penetration.

Most of the budget or standard projectors in the market lack good color quality. To have a good cinematic experience, one must have a projector with calibrated color accurate technology which will provide you with excellent color, good contrast and solid black levels.

BenQ TK850 provides the best contrast with the deepest dark with strong and natural colors and realistic skin tones.

TK850 delivers a wide range of colors, it also exceeds the color spectrum from what you get with Rec.709.

It has intense 3000 lumens brightness with HDR adaptive brightness, it expands contrast range for better and realistic image quality. 

BenQ TK850 Installation and set-up

BenQ TK850 is fairly easy to use, it is easy to set up. TK850 is a short throw projector. The throw ratio of this projector is at 1.13-1.47. For those who don’t know, throw ratio is defined as throw distance upon image width. So, if you want a 120” projection, the projection distance must be from 118” to 153”.

You can easily get started with your projector under 4 minutes. Just plug in your source via USB or HDMI and start watching your favorite shows right away.

TK850 does not support built-in apps like Netflix or YouTube. But, if you have any other source like set-up box or 4k player, then you can watch anything on your projector.

Zoom in/out function

BenQ TK850 supports zoom in/out function. This function allows you to zoom in or out your picture without affecting the quality of the picture. This allows for the projector to enlarge the screen without moving its position.

However, with these great specs, BenQ TK850 lacks horizontal lens shift. It has only vertical lens shift (+10%) and vertical keystone (+/-30%).

BenQ TK850 Gaming Experience

BenQ provides immersive gaming experience. Gaming on a 100” screen, whether inside your home or outside in your backyard, will definitely improve your gaming experience.

Low latency is considered top priority, when you are looking for a gaming projector. It is a good choice for casual or console gaming. But for hardcore gaming like first shooting games, you’ll need an ultra-low latency.

10-watt chamber speaker with deeper resonant bass and stellar sound quality will improve sound quality. However, the sound quality of TK850 is better than most of the standard projector, but it is still recommended to use external speakers for better sound quality.

Combined with dedicated sports mode, incredible 4k quality and low input lag will make your gaming smoother and faster.

Bottom Line:

BenQ TK850 is a good option for people, who are looking for a 4K projector with high-quality picture combined with color accuracy. It has best HDR implementation. Quick power-on, menu responsiveness and handshaking of all source-types makes it easier to use.

If you are looking for a projector for gaming purpose, then this projector will be perfect for anyone at this price range. However, if you’re a hardcore gamer, then you’ll need a projector with ultra-low latency. But at this price range TK850 is best for casual gaming. However, if you’re a movie lover, then you should go for BenQ W2700 (HT3550).

BenQ’s compact design and light weight, makes it easier to carry and travel. So, if you’re planning to go for camping, trekking or vacation, then this projector will definitely make your time more memorable.