Mini projector or portable projectors are becoming popular and selling like hot cakes. Previously, projectors were used only by companies and educational institutes during a presentation on a topic. Individuals could not even think of buying projectors because they were expensive, bulky and quite difficult to setup.
But ever since mini projectors hit the market, they became a must-have gadget just like smartphones. They are very lightweight and affordable. They are so convenient to carry that people started naming them as pocket projectors.
Uses – Mini projectors are no different in use as traditional projectors. You can project it on the walls and enjoy any movie, video, slideshow and even give presentations. Students use it very often to read from tutorial presentation slides.
Setting it up is as easy as it can get. You just have to project in it the right direction, connect your device and enjoy watching anything you want.
Some projectors come with remote control and provide HD quality video with several functionalities to make user experience supreme.
Here are the best Mini Projectors you should consider before buying one –
ICodis CB-100s Mini Projector – This is one of the bestselling mini projectors of them all. Going by its features and reviews, it is simply the best projector that you should buy. It comes with built-in Android OS. Picture quality is impressive with 800 x 480 pixels. You can project a picture or video up to 120 inches on the wall.
It has a built-in speaker of 8W. It contains Micro SD, USB and HDMI ports. It is very slim and has a touch pad on the top to control everything. You can stream videos from Netflix, YouTube, and other video streaming platforms. The lamp life is 30,000 hours which is better than most others. It costs around $222.
ViewSonic PJD5134 SVGA DLP Projector – It has excellent sound and supreme video quality. You can even watch 3D movies with the 3D blue-ray player. It syncs with your computer automatically. But it has 10,000 hours of lamp life which is a little disappointing. It comes with VGA cable and remote control. It also costs around $250.
UO Smart Beam LB-UH6CB Mini-Projector – It is a feature-rich portable projector that you can hold in your palm. It has a resolution of 720 pixels. The picture quality is sharp and weighs merely 1 pound. You can connect it to your smartphone, tablet or laptop wirelessly. The battery life is strong as well to last throughout a movie. But the sound quality is not so great.
LG PB60G Micro-Portable LED Projector – It is one of the best mini projectors to have in your home. It provides crystal clear picture quality with a resolution of 1280 x 800 pixels. You can play videos or presentations directly using your pen drive without using a computer. But it is quite expensive and costs around $700.
Dell M115HD – Just like iCodis CB-100s mini-projector, it too has 30,000 hours of LED bulb life. You can integrate headphone jack and enjoy your videos silently. There are multiple add-ons which make it a cool mini-projector to buy. You can connect your DVD player, digital camera, and even your gaming console. It comes with 1 GB internal memory and built-in speakers. It costs around $380 and weights around 0.8 pounds.
AAXA KP-101-01 – It has many color variants and has a size of a smartphone. It is one of the cheapest mini projectors with a price tag of $120. It has plug ’n’ play USB setup. It can project up to a size of 45 inches. Picture quality is decent, but brightness is not that great. The battery lasts up to 80 hours.
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