The Formovie X5 sets a new standard in projector technology with its innovative features and advanced specifications. Utilizing the smaller DMD 0.47 chip from Texas Instruments (DLP471TPFQQ), this projector delivers exceptional visual performance. Its native 1920x1080 resolution enables the display of all the components of a 4K UHD image (3840x2160) separately, achieving a level of detail that surpasses expectations without the human eye perceiving the operation.
To enhance the viewing experience, the X5 incorporates frame interpolation, effectively reducing judder and ensuring smooth video playback. This projector is also compatible with 4K HDR10/HLG content, providing vibrant and lifelike colors. It should be noted that HDR compatibility extends only to static metadata.
Featuring a high-power light source, the X5 employs an ALPD laser with a phosphor wheel. While the brand claims an impressive brightness of 4200 Ansi lumens, it is worth considering the industry-standard Ansi lumens for accurate measurement, disregarding the CVIA Lumens debate initiated by Chinese manufacturers in the past, which led to legal disputes with Epson.
With a throw ratio of 1.27:1, the X5 offers versatility in projector placement. It can be positioned further away from the screen compared to ultra-short-throw projectors, providing more flexibility in setting up the viewing environment.
The Formovie X5 also introduces the FengOS 3.0 interface, a proprietary software developed in China. This all-in-one configuration not only integrates built-in speakers but also offers advanced smart TV functions. While some of these features are primarily designed for the Asian market and may have limited international use, the media player functionality remains universally applicable and useful.
In terms of audio quality, the X5 stands out as the second laser DLP projector resulting from a collaboration with Denon. Building upon the success of the Fengmi S5, which featured exceptional audio performance thanks to the partnership with the renowned Japanese brand specializing in audiophile and home cinema products, the X5 continues to deliver impressive sound reproduction.
The Formovie X5 represents a significant leap forward in projector technology, combining outstanding visual capabilities, advanced features, and an immersive audio experience. Whether for home cinema enthusiasts or professional settings, this projector is poised to redefine the standards of visual excellence.
- Portable Home 4K Laser Projector
- 2450 Lumens
- Chinese OS