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I have noticed that projector central recently did some laser TV reviews, and there is a brand xgimi aura. I don't know much about this brand before, but as of now, it seems to be the best laser TV. (for some newcomers)

Because, in terms of price, it ranks sixth, but in terms of ratings, it ranks fourth.

I don't know if my understanding is correct.

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Not sure how you are looking at pricing.

The XGimi at $2,500 is the second least expensive model in the showdown.

But, while it represents a very good value, it would be tough for me not to simply pony up $500 more and get the Formovie at $3,000. Not only do you get the 3-laser tech, but you get a very well balanced overall model.

I think the Formovie really stands out. It has received a ton of positive praise online and in other forums, and the price of $3,000 is less than many of the single laser models out there.

I certainly am a person who shops by price, but $3,000 and $2,500 are pretty small differences overall.

There is certainly a little bit more insight on the Projector Screen website which is worth reading...
https://www.projectorscreen.com/blog/2022-laser-tv-showdown-ultra-short-throw-projector-shootout

I expect we may see some insight on other places like YouTube and elsewhere in the upcoming days/weeks. But, no question, that if I were buying right now, the Formovie would be way up on my list of considerations.
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If the pursuit of better results, three-color laser TV must be the first choice. But $500 is a lot of money, isn't it? You can even use the money to add a portable projector to your bedroom.
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Quote (vencent on Aug 9, 2022 11:49 PM):
If the pursuit of better results, three-color laser TV must be the first choice. But $500 is a lot of money, isn't it? You can even use the money to add a portable projector to your bedroom.

It's a 20% increase in cost, but the quality of the Formovie is considered to be one of the best, and it represents a clear value over the rest.

Is $500 really a lot when you consider the jump in overall quality? Maybe. But, I think for most people, when you are already considering $2,500, then the extra $500 is not that much of a serious consideration.

Because projectors generally need decent sound systems to make them far more immersive, that's a cost. The screen is a cost. It's not like you drop $2,500 or $3,000 and are getting a completely amazing home theater surround sound system. You have to drop more anyway. Typically, 50% of your budget should go towards the audio.

I certainly don't consider $500 in savings, at this price point, to be worth it for a drop in overall quality.
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