Click to enlarge. SO close
Upon close inspection: Skin tones are very good. There is a very slight, almost paleness to faces [like Gandalf's below], due to the touch less redof the Epson Home Cinema 8100, from The Dark Knight than there should be. When viewing, the projector doesn't really feel like it's a little thin on red, as the image has a good bit of contrast, and a lot of punch.
Bottom LIne: Even the least of the projectors these days does a pretty good job. If I had to be pinned down as to which three of these 10 projectors had the best looking skin tones, overall, I think I'd have to go with the Panasonic, the Mitsubishi HC3800 and the Sharp XV-Z15000.
Click to enlarge, so close.The Epson Home Cinema 8100, from The Dark Knight