This projector is HD capable, but its native resolution is 720p (1080i). The LED stays cool, so the fans don't stay on very long after the bulb is turned off. However, they are pretty loud, so I replaced them with quiet fans. Overall the picture quality and brightness is good enough that the room doesn't have to be dark to watch TV. I don't have a theater room, but I can...
“NOTE: This review is comparing the LG to other projectors released in 2010. Obviously there are better options available today if you are buying new. When this projector was released in 2010, it was one of the best budget options for owners with large screens or lit media rooms. It is a 3 chip LCoS capable of 900 lumens in 'best' mode and 1400 lumens in 'bright' mode after calibration (these...” --Greg_R