Opinions on Projector Choices - Please
I am just looking for some opinions and factoids or reasons for the said opinion.
I currently have an Optoma HD142x, which I do not like very much. I am looking at replacing it as I thought my Viewsonic PJD7820HD was better and was disappointed with the 142x.
I am trying to find a better, higher quality projector.
I don't think I care about 4k all that much, but it never hurts to be ahead of the game with new tech so long as it's working as it should. If a dedicated/full/real 1080p would be better than 4k trickery, then I may prefer 1080p over 4k.
That being said I am trying to decide between:
BenQ HT2150ST - My fear is the lumens won't make for great daylight viewing as we have lots of ambient light during the day which isn't usually an issue but I always have 3k+ lumens. I know lumens are the end all be all, but 2200-2400 seems too low on paper, so if anyone could chime in on daylight viewing it might help relieve the fear(s). I couldn't find much during my searching for images or videos of daylight viewing
BenQ HT4050 - Just read a couple of mentions on this implying it is a good projector so it is on the list
Optoma UHD50 - lots of good reviews and recommendations and 4k
Optoma HD39DARBEE - really wish I would have gone with this over the 142x, but was trying to save money. The darbee's still sound good and I am leaning this way for now.
I am somewhat hesitant to jump right back onto Optoma's wagon since the 142x has been a let down for me, but there are just so many good reviews for the darbee and uhd50.
I use my projector with my Xbox for watching movies/shows/youtube and gaming (We hook up vr to the screen and also play the Xbox). This is in a well lit livingroom whether day or night, and in the day there is quite a bit of ambient light, but this isn't usually a big issue as it's still plenty viewable.
Any other suggestions are welcome too. I am looking to spend no more than $1500, so if you think there are better options to consider, please let me know (and also pick one of those listed, please).
All input is welcome and appreciated.