IMAX has set high standards which has put a lot of pressure on competitors to create and improve their own product/s. In fact, one of their competitors, Regal has launched their own similar product, Regal Premium Experience or more commonly known as RPX theater in 2010. They have bigger screen than their standard regal cinema. Its sound has been improved as well.
When trying to research about the technology behind these theaters, manufacturers often become vague when it comes to providing information on their site. Though this is the case, do not worry as through this article, we shall provide you a better idea about RPX theaters. We shall feature its functions and what this theater offers.
What Does a RPX Theater Offer?
RPX’s screen comes with measurement of forty feet vertically and sixty feet horizontally which is bigger compared to other average theater screen. Though compared to the IMAX screen, RPX is a bit smaller.
With Regal’s Premium Large format, we could say that we are highly impressed. For its audio, RPX uses 7.1 Dolby Atmos or 11.1 Auro sound system. They are equipped with eight 21 inch subwoofers for thei, you were able to find useful information about RPX. Let us know what you think and do not forget to leave us a comment. r 2010 version. It also has been claimed that there are built in speakers on the theater chairs which provides you a more enjoyable and exciting watching experience.
As for RPX’s seats, they have been upgrade to leather chairs which could be reclined. They are very comfortable especially when you are watching in a room that has air conditioning. Just imagine watching a three-hour movie in a very warm weather while sitting on a leather seat.
When watching on RPX, you will be able to watch two dimensional movies as RealD three-dimensional films.
Is the Regal Premium Experience Worth It?
One way to know if the Regal Premium Experience is worth investing in is by looking at the ticket price and comparing it to its competitors.
The RPX ticket for adults would cost about 18.50 to 21 USD. IMAX on the other hand has an average price of 19.60 USD. Cinemark XD has 12.15 average price and Dolby Cinema has 17 to 20 average price. Though it is difficult to say that it is a good investment, this would depend where you live and if you have multiple options.
If you live in a small town which has only one theater and where it is located is quite far from you, for sure, it would be worthwhile to purchase expensive tickets.
However, upon comparing Regal Premium Experience with its competitor, IMAX, Regal Premium Experience falls short by a wide margin. For one, their screen is not as large as IMAX. Moreover, its sound quality is fifty-fifty depending on which theater you would be going to. Their leather chairs are squeaky. Though that is the case, their price is reasonable and is a bit lower compared to their competitor, IMAX.
If you will be watching a 3D film, then, you might choose RPX due to its removed seating and the immersion of the screen reaching out to its audience. Though that is the case, keep in mind, that, you will have to pay a higher price for it.
If you would want to save money and have more options available, it is not recommended to go to RPX theater. However, if you would want to have a comfortable smooth leather recliner seat while watching your favorite movie and you would not mind spending more, then the Regal format is amazing. We hope that through this article