Ultra Short Throw Projector

Hisense Announces PX3-Pro: A Tech-Forward UST Laser Cinema Projector

Hisense Announces PX3-Pro: A Tech-Forward UST Laser Cinema Projector

By: CE Critic


Hisense, an increasingly prominent player in the home entertainment market, has unveiled its latest ultra-short-throw (UST) projector – the Hisense PX3-Pro Laser Cinema. This premium model arrives as a follow-up to the well-received PX1-Pro (with its impressive 89% CE Critic Score) and promises to redefine the home viewing experience with cutting-edge features and a focus on the demands of gamers and home theater enthusiasts.

Ultra-Short Throw Technology: A Brief Overview

Ultra-short-throw projectors have soared in popularity over the last five years. Unlike traditional projectors, USTs can be placed inches from the screen, eliminating the need for ceiling mounts or complex wiring. This makes setup a breeze, especially in smaller spaces, and removes obstacles like ceiling fans from interfering with the image.

Key Specifications: Built for Performance

  • Resolution: 4K Ultra HD (with Pixel Shifting technology)
  • Brightness: 3,000 ANSI lumens (increased output compared to its predecessors)
  • Color: 110% BT.2020 color gamut (expanded for richer, more vibrant visuals)
  • Throw Ratio: Ultra-short throw (project up to a 150-inch image from inches away)
  • Contrast Ratio: 3,000:1 (native)
  • HDR: Dolby Vision, HDR10+, IMAX Enhanced
  • Sound: Built-in 50-watt Harman Kardon speakers with Dolby Atmos support
  • Smart Platform: Google TV (access to streaming, apps, and more)
  • 3D Support: Polarized 3D
  • Gaming: High refresh rates (specifics to be announced)
  • Connectivity: Three HDMI 2.1 inputs (one eARC), Digital Optical output

Enhanced Experience

  • "Pro AI Algorithms": Real-time image processing optimizes brightness, contrast, and reduces noise.
  • Expanded Image Size: Projects images from 80 to 150 inches for maximum impact.
  • Refined Audio: Upgraded built-in Harman Kardon sound system promises cinematic audio without the need for external speakers.

The Gamer and Home Theater Advantage

The Hisense PX3-Pro boasts several key advantages for both gaming and home theater enthusiasts:

  • High Brightness: Delivers a powerful image even in moderately lit rooms.
  • High Refresh Rates: Ensure smoother visuals in fast-paced games or sports content.
  • Wide Color Gamut: Creates a more immersive and realistic viewing experience.
  • Immersive Sound: Dolby Atmos support adds depth and realism to soundtracks and game audio.

Pricing and Availability

The Hisense PX3-Pro Laser Cinema projector is slated for release in Q3 2024 with an MSRP of $3,500. It will be available at select retailers.

The Takeaway

The Hisense PX3-Pro aims to deliver a compelling package of features, combining performance, versatility, and smart technology. Building on the success of its predecessors, it appears poised to appeal to serious home theater enthusiasts and gamers seeking a cutting-edge, big-screen experience. We eagerly await its arrival to put this promising projector through its paces.