Optoma Cinema Pro vs Optoma UHD38

Optoma Cinema Pro and Optoma UHD38 are both 4K projectors with DLP display technology. What are the differences between the two projectors?

Regarding brightness, Optoma Cinema Pro has 3,000 lumens while Optoma UHD38 has 4,000 lumens. That is to say, Optoma UHD38 is brighter.

In terms of throw ratio, Optoma UHD38 has a longer throw than Optoma Cinema Pro.

As for usage scenarios, Optoma Cinema Pro is positioned as the home theater projector while Optoma UHD38 is positioned as a gaming projector.

Product Name

Optoma Cinema Pro

Optoma UHD38

Product Image Optoma Cinema Pro Optoma UHD38
Price $1,449.00
Our Rating 8.3 8.5
Brand Optoma Optoma
Category projector projector

Optical Parameters

Optoma Cinema ProOptoma UHD38
Brand Brand Optoma Optoma
Brand Model Brand Model Optoma Cinema Pro Optoma UHD38
Brightness (ANSI lumens) Brightness (ANSI lumens) 3000 lumens 4,000 Lumens
Display Chip Display Chip 0.47" DLP x 1
Display Technology Display Technology DLP
Standard Resolution Standard Resolution 4K (3840*2160)
Maximum Supported Resolution Maximum Supported Resolution 3840x2160
Image Contrast Ratio Image Contrast Ratio 500000:1 1,000,000:1
Throw Ratio Throw Ratio 1.21-1.59:1
1.50:1 - 1.66:1 (D:W)
Keystone Correction Keystone Correction Horizontal/vertical+/-40°
Lamp Life Lamp Life 4,000 hours / 15,000 hours (Eco)
Lamp Type Lamp Type 240W Metal Halide bulb

Focus technology Focus technology Manual focus
manual focus

Projection Parameters

Optoma Cinema ProOptoma UHD38
Product type Product type Home projector Home theater
Operating System Operating System Mema dynamic processing system
Image Size Image Size,projector1 30-300 inches 33" ~ 300"
Screen ratio Screen ratio 16:9
Screen color Screen color Rec.709 color gamut, 6-segment full-color wheel
3D Stereoscopic film is a type of film that was first introduced in Hollywood on May 24, 1953 when stereoscopic films appeared. Full HD 3D
Sound System Sound System 10.0 Watts Mono


Optoma Cinema ProOptoma UHD38
I/O Connection Ports Connection Ports 2xHDMI 2.0 (HDCP2.2)
1×VGA In
1×Audio In
1×Audio Out
1×SPDIF out
1×USB 2.0
1×USB 3.0
1×USB A(Service)
Inputs 2 x HDMI 2.0, 1 x VGA (YPbPr/RGB), 1 x Audio 3.5mm
Outputs 1 x Audio 3.5mm, 1 x S/PDIF, 1 x USB-A power 1.5A
Control 1 x RS232, 1 x 12V trigger


Optoma Cinema ProOptoma UHD38
Size(HxWxD) Size(HxWxD) 396×281×118mm 12.4" x 10.63" x 4.65"
Power Usage Power Usage 355w, standby power: < 0.5 w 202W~305W
Noise Level Noise Level 25dB 26dB
Machine weight Machine weight 3.97kg
Accessories Accessories power cord   x1
Remote control   x1
User manual CD   x1
HDMI cable   x1
Quick use card   x1
Insurance card   x1
AC power cord
Remote control
2x AAA batteries
Basic user manual
Warranty Warranty 3 years
1 Year
other other USB flash disk direct reading function, HDR high dynamic range imaging, brilliant color optimization technology, gamma curve
4.20ms input lag at 1080P, 16ms at 4K