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BenQ Launches GS1 - Portable, Cable Free LED Projector For Outdoor Leisure

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Oxford, England, July,18th, 2016 – BenQ, the global provider of digital lifestyle innovations, announces a new outdoor entertainment solution that will transform outside entertainment at night into an experience that you’ll never forget. GS1 will soon become the outdoor leisure gear you won’t leave home without! 

Lee Conway, CEO and President, BenQ Corporation commented, “ As camping and outdoor holidays continue to grow in popularity, families are searching for new activities that help them spend quality time together. The GS1is the ideal solution, delivering portable entertainment that’s suitable for all ages. We are delighted to launch this new outdoor projector, it’s small enough to fit into any space ensuring it will part of your essential camping kit.”  

Rewrite the Rules

Streaming online content like movies, music and videos in seconds has never been simpler, you can also use the Phone App and share content direct from your phone; GS1 is a plug and play, palm-sized portable LED projector with built-in USB readers. You’ll be the envy of other campers, hassle free and with no cables you can just sit back, relax and enjoy some well-earned downtime. Stream audio to your Bluetooth speakers and listen to truly memorable audio that’s just like a night at the movies. GS1 has a 3-hour battery more than enough to last the evening. When you need more battery life just swap it out and enjoy the rest of your evening – this cable free solution is perfect for outdoor entertaining. 

Impress Your Friends. Entertain in Seconds 

Wherever you set up camp, with a simple one touch button, GS1 will power up in just 3 seconds– so you can expand your world and entertain friends in style! The hassle free GS1 portable projector features an intuitive user interface with inputs that enable multimedia entertainment and online streaming. Auto keystone adjusts the image to suit the screen – whether it’s your tent, caravan or motorhome. The first time you use it, GS1’s set-up wizard makes it simple for non-technical users to get started and it will save your settings automatically, so the next time you use it you are ready to go! Wherever you set up, the feet can be manually adjusted to suit the height of your temporary screen- the GS1 is ready to go wherever you are.

Outdoor Camping Gear Designed to Cope with Every Day Family Life 

GS1 has a standard rubber case, perfect for families who need a little more protection. Even if it’s accidentally knocked onto the floor, the GS1with its optional case is Drop proof, which means it will even survive a fall of 60cm. What if a drink gets spilt? There’s no need to worry because GS1’s rubberized case is also IPX1 Splash Proof. Unlike other projectors, the GS1 emits low heat making it safe enough for inquisitive children to touch without hurting their hands. 

So Small You’ll Never Leave Home Without It

Packing for a camping holiday can be stressful when space is at a premium. The GS1 (13.9cm x 14.6cm) is small enough to fit into any car trunk or caravan cupboard. Compact but powerful, the GS1 and battery weighs just 1kg and fits into the palm of your hand. With one of the shortest lens, GS1 can project 60” screen at just one meter so you won’t upset your neighbors taking up additional space. 

Enjoy a Movie Experience That’s Out of This World

Even in low light, the GS1 will project against your tent, caravan or motorhome and delivers superb image quality every time. GS1 has several picture modes: Camping is the default which is brighter than Movie mode to take into account the light outdoors at night. In addition, there is Vivid mode so when you get home you can use this palm sized projector again and again and adjust the mode with one touch to suit you.

MSRP: £499 inc VAT

Please visit www.BenQ.co.uk for more information.

About BenQ Corporation

Founded on the corporate vision of “Bringing Enjoyment ‘N’ Quality to Life”, BenQ Corporation is a world-leading human technology and solutions provider aiming to elevate and enrich every aspect of consumers’ lives. To realize this vision, the company focuses on the aspects that matter most to people today – lifestyle, business, healthcare and education – with the hope of providing people with the means to live better, increase efficiency, feel healthier and enhance learning. Such means include a delightful broad portfolio of people-driven products and embedded technologies spanning digital projectors, monitors, interactive large-format displays, audio products, cloud consumer products, mobile communications and lifestyle lighting. Because it matters.   

About BenQ Group

The BenQ Group is a $22+ billion powerhouse comprised of nearly 20 independent companies operating in over 30 countries across numerous industries with a combined workforce of over 100,000 employees.  Each Group member is a recognized leader in its own field, contributing to the BenQ Group’s vast resources, broad R&D, and distinct strategic strengths.  By leveraging each company’s vertical specialization to create true scale across horizontal markets, the BenQ Group controls a highly efficient value chain with the unrivaled ability to deliver critical components and world-class solutions in the following industries: TFT-LCD, green energy, fine chemicals and advanced materials, lighting, IC design, precision components, system integration, branded business, and service.  The Group is committed to profitable and sustainable businesses that share its long-standing vision of Bringing Enjoyment ‘N’ Quality to Life.

The BenQ Group companies are:  BenQ Corporation, AU Optronics Corporation (world’s top manufacturer of large-size TFT-LCD panels), Qisda Corporation, Darfon Electronics Corporation, BenQ ESCO Corp., BenQ Materials Corp., BenQ Guru Corp., BenQ Medical Center, BenQ Medical Technology Corp., BenQ AB DentCare Corp., Daxin Materials Corp., Dazzo Technology Corp., Darwin Precisions Corp., Lextar Electronics Corp., LILY Medical Corp. and Raydium Semiconductor Corp..