It's alright from viewing distance if it's a movie. The issue is when I'm using it as a monitor; Then it just looks terrible for high detail PC games.
I went ahead and requested another projector, it'll be here on monday. Then I'll do a side by side and see which one is better, and go with that option.
As someone who just graduated with a liberal arts degree, $1100 is A LOT of money, and I'm not interested in settling for a product that's not as good as it could be. I've got the time to do as many returns as it takes... ( ._.)