CEDIA 2022 starts later this week but our coverage continues with this new projector announcement from Optoma. Expanding on its popular CinemaX line-up of projectors, Optoma today announced availability of the new CinemaX D2 series featuring the CinemaX D2 and CinemaX D2 Smart models.

We expected to see USTs from Optoma this week and it is clear that they are focusing on the affordable 4K and gaming segments with these two new UST projectors.

Featuring 3,000 lumens and a 1,800,000:1 contrast ratio, the Optoma CinemaX D2 projectors delivers an immersive big-screen experience with an ultra short throw glass lens that casts up to 100-inch images from less than a foot away from the screen, making it ideal for even the smallest of spaces.

Optoma CinemaX D2 4K Laser Projectos

With the CinemaX D2 Smart, people can access 400,000+ movies, TV shows, and live sports, and also play music and games across streaming services.

Leveraging customer feedback on its award-winning CinemaX P2 projector, Optoma designed the CinemaX D2 and CinemaX D2 Smart projectors to produce rich details and deliver realistic picture quality for premium home entertainment viewing.

Addressing a wide variety of gaming content needs, the CinemaX D2 projectors are equipped with Enhanced Gaming Mode, enabling gaming enthusiasts to experience blur-free visuals and low lag gaming with a 16ms response time in 4K at 60Hz and 4ms in 1080P at 240Hz for a competitive gaming advantage. 

Utilizing Texas Instruments’ DLP® technology and Optoma’s DuraCore laser technology, the Optoma CinemaX D2 Series projectors deliver a big-screen experiences with an ultra short throw glass lens that casts up to 100-inch images from less than a foot away from the projection surface.

The Optoma CinemaX D2 projectors also feature eARC (Enhanced Audio Return Channel) audio with support for Dolby Atmos pass through, as well as RS-232 connectivity and three HDMI 2.0 inputs. 

Optoma CinemaX D2 4K Laser Projector Rear

“Consumers are looking for a flexible and simple to use home entertainment TV replacement to enjoy all their content, movies and TV programs in any space, especially smaller rooms, or move from room to room. Since Optoma introduced its first ultra short throw model in 2019, we received valuable feedback from our customers and incorporated these enhancements in our new CinemaX D2 Series to continue to deliver the best true 4K UHD home cinematic experience at attractive price points,” said Maria Repole, Head of Marketing Communications, Optoma. 

The CinemaX D2 projectors also feature 3,000 lumens, a 1,800,000:1 contrast ratio, and HDR and HLG compatibility in a sleek, compact design, available in a black or white chassis, along with one remote control for the projector, which also activates the smart apps.

Optoma D2 Real Panel Closeup

Optoma CinemaX D2 Series Features:

  • Resolution: 4K UHD (3,840 x 2,160) 
  • Lumens: 3,000 lumens 
  • Contrast: 1,800,000:1 
  • Android TV™ dongle / Streaming apps (CinemaX D2 Smart only) 
  • Color: REC.709, DCI-P3 wide color gamut 
  • Easy setup with geometry correction – 3×3 warping function 
  • HDR10 compatible 
  • Built-in Enhanced Gaming Mode with 16ms response time in 4K at 60Hz and 4ms in 1080P at 240Hz 
  • RS-232 connectivity  
  • I/O: Three HDMI 2.0 ports, eARC (HDMI 2), Dolby Atmos pass through 

Price & Availability

  • Optoma CinemaX D2 – $2,499 USD / $3,349 CAD
  • Optoma CinemaX D2 Smart – $2,699 USD / $3,599 CAD

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