BenQ TK710 & TK710STi: Affordable 4K Laser Projectors for Gaming & Home Theater

BenQ TK710 & TK710STi: Affordable 4K Laser Projectors for Gaming & Home Theater

By: CE Critic

BenQ, a well-established name in the projection market, is expanding its offerings for casual gamers and home theater enthusiasts with the TK710 and TK710STi projectors. These new models boast impressive specifications and features at a competitive price point, promising a compelling alternative to traditional TVs for big-screen entertainment.

Key Specifications & Features:

  • Bright & Vivid Images: 3,200 ANSI lumens brightness ensures excellent visibility in various lighting conditions.
  • 4K Resolution: Enjoy stunning detail and clarity with true 4K UHD resolution (3840 x 2160) achieved through pixel-shifting technology.
  • HDR10 Support: Experience enhanced contrast and a wider range of colors for a more immersive viewing experience.
  • Laser Light Source: The laser-powered light engine offers a long lifespan of up to 20,000 hours, minimizing maintenance concerns.
  • Gaming-Optimized:
    • Low Input Lag: 16.7ms (4K/60Hz) and 4.2ms (1080p/240Hz) for responsive gaming.
    • Dedicated Game Modes: Specialized picture modes for RPGs and FPS games.
  • Wide Color Gamut: 95% coverage of the Rec. 709 color space ensures accurate and vibrant colors.
  • Flexible Installation:
    • TK710: 1.15-1.5 throw ratio with 1.3x zoom, ±10% vertical lens shift.
    • TK710STi: 0.69-0.83 short-throw ratio with 1.2x zoom.
  • Android TV Dongle (TK710STi Only): Stream content from popular services like Netflix directly from the projector.

TK710 vs. TK710STi: Choosing the Right Fit

The TK710 and TK710STi share many similarities but cater to different needs:

  • TK710: Better suited for larger rooms due to its longer throw distance. Offers lens shift for greater installation flexibility.
  • TK710STi: Ideal for smaller spaces with its short-throw capability. Includes the Android TV dongle for convenient streaming.

Price & Availability:

  • TK710: $1,799 USD
  • TK710STi: $1,999 USD

Both projectors are available for purchase from BenQ's online store and select retailers.

Target Audience: Casual Gamers & Home Theater Enthusiasts

BenQ positions the TK710 and TK710STi as projectors for "casual gamers" and home theater enthusiasts who want a big-screen experience without breaking the bank. While they may not have all the bells and whistles of high-end gaming projectors (e.g., lack of HDMI 2.1), their performance and features make them a solid choice for those who prioritize value and immersive visuals.


The BenQ TK710 and TK710STi bring 4K laser projection to a wider audience, offering impressive brightness, color accuracy, and gaming capabilities at a relatively affordable price. Whether you're looking to upgrade your gaming setup or create a home theater experience, these projectors are worth considering. We look forward to the reviews and CE Critic Score.