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In that light, I'm pleased to announce that the Optoma HD81 projector picks up our Hot Product Award. More on why the HD81 won our award, in the Summary section, although I'll start here by saying that the HD81 not only offers more than just an extremely sharp image. It produces extremely good color accuracy, and enough control of the image processing to please even the most enthusiastic tweakers out there, let alone, satisfy the average consumer.
There are some individual issues with the Optoma HD81, that we will point out in the review, however, all considered, Optoma has produced what, in many ways, may be the best under $10,000 selling priced 1080p projector yet, despite heavy competition from BenQ's W10000 (probably the closest contest), and Mitsubishi's HC5000, both which sell for less.