Optoma launches high-brightness £1600 4K UHD projector with Alexa voice control

Home cinema

Film buffs, TV and sports fans can now get brighter imagery, coupled with the same high-end specifications as the popular UHD51A, with the launch of Optoma’s UHD51ALVe 4K Ultra HD smart home projector.

Featuring Alexa voice control, 4K crystal clear detail and 3200 lumens, this projector is billed as the ideal solution for big screen viewing any time of day.

In addition to Alexa support allowing you to adjust the volume, switch inputs, launch content and more, the UHD51ALVe comes equipped with a 4K UHD media player that can play content directly from a USB memory stick. It also features PureMotion frame-interpolation technology- advanced processing which eliminates motion blur or image judder, even in high-speed action films or fast-paced sports.

The projector can display true 3D content from almost any 3D source, including 3D Blu-ray players, 3D broadcasting and the latest generation games consoles.

Set-up is simple, claims Optoma, with vertical lens shift for fuss free positioning and a host of connection options such as two HDMI 2.0 ports. The compact UHD51ALVe with sleek black casing is also lightweight and easy to move around.  Packed with the latest technology and features, it boasts High Dynamic Range (HDR) compatibility, HDCP 2.2 support and includes stereo speakers.

With full 8.3 million on-screen pixels, the new model delivers razor sharp, vivid images capable of showing four times more detail than standard HD.

Thanks to an enhanced colour wheel and multiple modes and settings to choose from, users have the freedom to select the best setting for the content. Each mode has been fine-tuned by Optoma’s expert colour team to ensure superior colour performance. 

Kishan Mistry, Senior Product Manager at Optoma EMEA, said: “As the number one brand for 4K UHD projectors worldwide, we’re excited to build on the success of the UHD51A with this higher brightness model. This extra brightness for lights on viewing, great image quality and built-in smart home features make this a truly compelling entertainment solution.”

UHD51ALVe key features

  • 4K UHD resolution and HDR compatible
  • Voice control – Alexa supported device*
  • Amazing Colour – Rec.709 HDTV standard for accurate colour
  • Lights on viewing – 3200 ANSI lumens
  • Feature packed – wireless enabled and built-in media player
  • Fluid viewing – PureMotion frame interpolation processing
  • Digital connectivity – 2x HDMI and HDCP 2.2 support
  • Easy set-up and operation – vertical lens shift
  • Powerful sound – built-in stereo speakers
  • Full 3D



Resolution 4K UHD
Lamp life 15,000 hours
Weight 5.22kg
Contrast ratio 500,000:1
Brightness 3200 ANSI lumens
Throw ratio 1.21 – 1.59:1
Lens shift Vertical: +10%
Screen sizes 0.87 – 7.68m (34.1″ – 302.4″) diagonal 16:9
Built-in speakers 2x 5W
3D Full 3D
Dimensions 392 x 281 x 118mm (w x d x h)
Connectivity 2x HDMI, VGA, Audio in, Audio out, S/PDIF out

12V trigger, RJ45, RS232

USB-A power, USB wireless, USB reader, USB service


Chris Price
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