Optoma PK320 Pico Projector Review
Great peak brightness is offset by an inaccurate color gamut.
We saw some of the usual loss of detail in motion. Faces became slightly blurry, and tight lines melded together. We noticed some colors trailing, leaving remnants of the past frame on the screen, but really none of these defects were strong enough to warrant scribal spite.
The artifacting deficits were much the same as those recorded in the smoothness section. We saw the usual warping of rectangular objects and the inclusion of jagged edges on moving pictures. These are results of a slow processor unable to correspond the motion of an object with the refresh rate of the projector, thereby moving the object in parts, rather than the entirety of the object at the same time. Again, what we saw here was no better or worse than the usual display or projector.
The Optoma Pico PK320 can show 720p and 1080i video through the HDMI connection. You can only get 720p out of the VGA connection as the resolution max through the VGA is 1280 x 800.
We tested the 720p through the VGA cable and found the resolution performance lacking. All of the high density moire patterns banded together, text was blurry and only readable at higher font sizes, and many of our high contrast patterns were not properly rendered.
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