BenQ's new TH685 projector has an input lag of just 8ms

BenQ TH685 Projector
BenQ TH685 Projector (Image credit: BenQ)

What you need to know

  • BenQ announced the TH685 projector today.
  • It has an input lag of 8.3ms to help deliver smooth gameplay.
  • It's available for around $799 at Best Buy, B&H, and is available at several other major retailers.

BenQ announced the TH685 console gaming projector today. The project is designed with minimal latency and a quick refresh rate to ensure smooth gameplay on projections of up to 150-inches. It also has a Game Picture Mode which increases the projection's contrast to show details clearly. The projector is available through Best Buy, B&H, and other major retailers starting at $799. You can read the complete specs of the projector on BenQ's website.

The 1080p projector supports HDR and has an 8.3ms response time at 120Hz. It can reach a brightness of 3500 lumens on a lamp that lasts up to 15,000 hours. It also has a 1.3x zoom, enabling flexible throw distances.

The projector can be used for enjoying media, such as streaming devices and Blu-ray players, but BenQ focuses on the projector's capabilities that make it a good choice for gaming.

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