If you have decided or making up mind to buy a portable projector for your home then you have landed at the right place.
You can use it for converting any surface into a mini theater to watch movies, gaming or just watching images and videos with your family and friends.
Just keep a few things in mind before choosing the best projector which suits your need, like
- Technology used(LCD,TFT,LED,etc)
- Projection size
- Aspect ratio
- Throw distance
- Brightness and contrast
- Input and connectivity ports
- Output formats
- Operating system
Based on the above parameters I have reviewed a few Projectors for specific purposes.
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- Best Projector for Home Theater
- #1. EGATE i9 LED HD Projector (Black) HD 1920 x 1080 – 120-inch Display
- #2. UNIC UC46 Portable 1080P 800×480 Resolution WiFi LED Projector
- #3. BenQ MS531P DLP Home Projector
- #4. Punnkk P5 800Lumens Mini LED 3D Projector Home Cinema Theater Supports 1080P Video (White)
- #5. Myra® TouYinGer X7 Led Projector 1800 Lumens, 800*600 HDMI USB VGA TV Home Cinema, Support Red & Blue 3D Format
- #6. WOXAN PORTABLE projector 2000 lumens led Portable projector with HDMI / AV / VGA / USB / TV
- Best Projector for Gaming
- Best 4k Projector 2018
- #9. AODIN Android 7.1 2200 Lumens 4K Smart Mini DLP LED Home Cinema Projector TouchPad Dual Wifi Bluetooth HDMI Miracast 2GB RAM 16 GB ROM 8000mAH Battery
- #10. AODIN Electropolis AodinM18 Ultra 4K LED 3D Dlp Projector 1500 Ansi Lumens 300 Inches Home Cinema 1280X800 Native Support (Aodin-M18TTL)
The Egate i9 LED projector is a European designed and ISO 9001:2008 certified. It’s also a CRISIL rated company with BIS certification.
This is a projector made with Indians customers in mind. Its heat, dust and fluctuation proof, considering the hot climate, dust and power fluctuation. It can display HD quality picture up to 120″ converting your living room into a mini theater.
The native resolution is up to 800X480p and also supports HD resolution up to 1920X1080 with more than 16k colors and 1000:1 contrast ratio.
There are various predesigned picture and movie mode you can choose from apart from the manual customization of brightness, contrast and color mode.
You can connect almost all of your devices like laptop, MP3 player, cameras, gaming console, etc. with high-speed connectivity ports available like USB, HDMI, VGA, AV and mSD.You can also connect pen drive or HDD up to 1TB.
The best part is you have an option of plug and play directly from the pen drive without the need of PC/laptop. This projector supports all the essential video and audio output formats.
The Green technology ‘Lifelong LED’ has a working life of 20 years approx. And the combination of LED lamp and high-quality LCD gives true color representation like widescreen LCD but at a very lower cost. Plus this projector uses 5 piece glass lens to give you crystal clear clarity.
Talking about the sound then it has built-in stereo speakers, but it’s advisable to use external speakers for the best experience.
This projector comes with Indian warranty and 1800+ locations for warranty support via FedEx. There’s a pickup and drop service for the faulty product.
- ISO 9001:2008, CRISIL & BIS certified.
- Heat, Dust & fluctuation proof.
- Predesigned Picture & movie mode
- Green technology ‘Life-long LED’(20 years life)
- Plug & play feature.
- Built-in speakers have low sound, need to use external speakers
- Warranty issues on some pin codes
This Wiki projector by UNIC is handy and portable and convenient for home theater, projecting screens or presentations in schools and office.
It has a projection size of 34-130″ from a projection distance of 1.07-3.8meters. The display is superior TFT LCD color output with a dynamic range of 16.7 million colors, with a native resolution of 800X480p up to 1080p with 16:9 aspect ratio. It has a brightness of 1200 lumens.
This projector has various connectivity ports & gives output in all essential video and audio formats.
It needs a power supply of 100-240V at 50/60HZ and has a power consumption of 55W (Max).
The LED lamp has a life of approx. 20000 hours. The projector also has multi-chip coated optical glass lens with keystone correction ad lens adjustment mode.
- Handy & portable
- Superior TFT LCD color output
- 16.7 million colors with 1080p resolution
- LED lamp with 20000 hours life.
- Multi-chip coated an optical glass len
- Keystone correction ad lens adjustment mode
- Heating issues
- Wifi connectivity issues sometimes.
The benQ MS531P DLP projector is a projector with good built quality and has dual HDMI inputs for multiplatform digital connectivity, thus has a low cost of ownership and low maintenance.
It has a 1920 X 1080 full-HD resolution and a native SVGA resolution of 800 X 600 with 3300 ASNI Lumen brightness.
You get up to 100” of full HD projection from 3 meters throw distance, with a high native contrast ratio of 15000:1. There are predefined 3 dedicated picture modes, sports mode, vivid TV mode, and cinema mode.
This projector comes with D-Sub x 2 (Computer-in), D-Sub x 1 (Monitor-out), HDMI x 2, audio-in x 1 and audio-out x 1, 1 x USB type mini-B, IR receiver on the front and RS232 (DB-9 pin)
- Dual HDMI & VGA ports
- 1920 X 1080p full HD projection
- 3 Predefined dedicated picture modes.
- Built-in speakers are not loud enough
- Can be used only for office and not as a home theater.
This Punnkk P5 Mini LED 3D projector is great for home entertainment purpose.
The projection size is 49 to 80 inches from a throw distance of 1.2 to 2 meters. And you can easily toggle between 16:9 and 4:3 aspect ratio.
It supports a Native resolution of 800 X 480p and up to full HD resolution of 1080p with a brightness of 800 Lumens and contrast ratio of 1000:1.
It has various connectivity ports and can easily be connected to any device like laptop, notebook, tablet, DVD, WII, XBOX MP5, digital camera or Mobile phone.
As the size of the projector is small, the power consumption is very less. The LED lamp is this projector is of very good quality and has a life of above 20,000 hours. It also has 3 pieces of glass lenses which are far better than cheap plastic lens.
The projector comes with Complete sealing design and high-efficiency cooling channel which can remarkably enhance its stability and lifetime, also protecting it from heat and dust. The Punnkk P5 mini LED 3D projector comes with 2 years warranty.
- Compact with less power consumption
- 3D quality projection.
- LED lamp with working life of 20000 hours
- 3 piece good quality glass lenses
- Heat & dust proof.
- 2 years warranty
- Not suitable for presentation & office work.
- Also, the projection is not clear during daylight.
#5. Myra® TouYinGer X7 Led Projector 1800 Lumens, 800*600 HDMI USB VGA TV Home Cinema, Support Red & Blue 3D Format
The Myra TouYinGer X7 LED projector is best for home cinema experience even in 3D format. It uses TFT-LCD+LED technology. You can easily mount it on a rear ceiling mount and tabletop mount.
It supports red-blue 3D glasses optical resolution of 800 X 600dpi and also comes with 2 red & blue 3D glasses.
This projector has a projection screen size of 37 to 130 inches with the best result up to 80 inches.
It supports a native 800 X 600 resolution of 720p to 1080p with a contrast ratio of 1000:1 and 1800 Lumens brightness. It also supports 16.7k display colors.
The Myra TouYinger X7 LED projector has multiple connectivity ports and gives output in all essential video & audio. The projector needs a power supply of AC110V~ 240V 50Hz\60Hz. The LED lamp used is of good quality and has a life of 20000 hours.
The Myra claims to be the only projector in the industry to give full comprehensive 1-year warranty.
- 3D home cinema experience (Supports 3D glasses optical resolution)
- TFT+LCD+LED technology
- Comes with 2 free red & blue 3D glasses
- 16.7k display colors
- LED lamp had a working life of 20000 hours
- Only projector in the industry to give 1-year full comprehensive warranty
- AC3 audio not supported
- Best result up to 80 inches only
The Woxan portable projector is easily compatible with your PC for Windows or Mac and supports TFT+LCD technology
The projector has a projection size of 50 to 140 inches. It has native resolution of 800 X 480p and supports till 720 X 1080p with contrast ratio of 1000:1 and 2000 Lumen brightness. It has a changeable aspect ratio of 4:3 to 16:9.
It supports keystone technology of 15-degree physical correction. There are various connectivity ports and supports various video, audio and image formats.
The projector has a power consumption of 120W. And features 3 piece glass lens which is of good quality.
- TFT+LCD technology
- Supports keystone technology
- Features 3 piece glass lens of good quality
The iT_Hub – K1 – smart lite projector is sleek, stylish and super light and weighs only 620gms. And it works on Android operating system and DLP with LED technology.
It is capable of projecting screens as small as 10 inches to as big as 300 inches enough to convert your home to a mini theater and also supports a maximum resolution of full HD 1080p. You can enjoy wire-free projection with the built-in battery for upto 90-120 minutes.
The best part of this projector are the built-in features like Android OS, Wifi, Bluetooth, Active 3D Shutter, Office File (ppt, docx, pdf, xlsx), Miracast, Airplay, YouTube, Netflix, Stereo Speakers.
You can easily connect with it your laptop or mobile but you won’t need it because of the wifi feature. It supports almost all audio, video, and image formats which are supported by Android OS.
Due to light weight and built-in lithium-ion battery power supply, the power consumption is very low. The projector supports warranty(parts + labor) of 2 years.
- Highly portable & lightweight(only 620gm)
- DLP+LED technology
- Built-in battery
- Android OS with Built-in features like Wifi, Bluetooth, Office files, Miracast, Airplay, Youtube, Netflix.
- Need external speakers because built-in speakers are average.
- Projects upto 300″ but in diagonal.
The digital galaxy DG787 Mini Pico Home theater projector is small, light-weight and portable. It weighs only 499g and is compact enough to come on your palm.
It has a good native resolution with a brightness of 300 Lumen and aspect ratio 16:9. You can’t expect much in this price range but this projector serves the purpose. The picture quality is still good even in a dimly lit room.
There are connectivity options like VGA & HDMI. It can’t be connected to iPhone & the cooling fan is little noisy. Overall it is good for personal movie watching or gaming.
- Compact & lightweight (only 499gm).
- Not suitable for PPT presentations.
- Less connectivity options
- Picture is occasionally blurry if the video has fast-moving scenes.
- Noisy cooling fan.
#9. AODIN Android 7.1 2200 Lumens 4K Smart Mini DLP LED Home Cinema Projector TouchPad Dual Wifi Bluetooth HDMI Miracast 2GB RAM 16 GB ROM 8000mAH Battery
The AODIN android 7.1 smart projector is an amazing 4K smart LED projector.
The projection size of this projector is from 40″ to 300″ with a 4K ultra HD resolution, contrast ratio of 20000:1 and 2200 lumens brightness.
The updated android 7.1.2 with 2GB DDR3 RAM, 16GB eMMC ROM, and built-in 4K decoding chip gives your 4K ultra HD results. The projector has a built-in responsive multi-touchpad screen and deep UV layer surface that make it very smooth and beautiful.
The connectivity of this projector is great like Wifi, bluetooth, USB, HDMI, etc. and It can synchronize with media from your phone or laptop. It has advanced bluetooth 4.0 chipset so that you can pair your bluetooth speakers, headsets or gamepads.
There’s an in-built 8000 mAh lithium-ion battery which easily gives 1.5 hours of playtime. And it supports almost all formats supported by Android OS. And there’s also a 1 years warranty against any manufacturing defects.
- Projection size from 40″ to 300″ with 4K Ultra HD resolution.
- DLP+LED technology
- Updated Android 7.1.2
- 2GB RAM, 16GB memory & 4K decoding chip
- Built-in multi-touchpad
- Deep UV layer surface
- Connectivity options like Wifi, Bluetooth, USB, HDMI, etc
- Built-in 8000mAh lithium-ion battery
- Advanced 4.0 Bluetooth chipset
#10. AODIN Electropolis AodinM18 Ultra 4K LED 3D Dlp Projector 1500 Ansi Lumens 300 Inches Home Cinema 1280X800 Native Support (Aodin-M18TTL)
The AODIN Electropolis MI8 projector is capable of turning any surface into 300″ mini home theater.
This projector can project a 300″ display has native resolution of 1280 X 720p and supports upto 2k & 4K Ultra HD, with a contrast ratio of 4000:1, 3500 lumens brightness.
It has android 6.0 operating system with 1 GB DDR3 RAM and 16 GB eMMC storage.
It also supports various connectivity ports like USB 3.0/2.0, Bluetooth, Wifi with 2.4G/5G high speed. There is a built-in Google play store from which the user can easily download desired apps and games.
This projector is portable yet powerful. It comes with built-in 12,000mAh Li-Poly Batteries, you can carry it anywhere and use it whenever you want.
There are also two 3W dual speakers with Passive Bass Diaphragm that gives good sound.
The projector is backed by a 1-year warranty against any manufacturing defect.
- 4K ultra HD resolution
- Built-in google play store
- Built-in two 3W speakers with Passive Bass Diaphragm
So after analyzing these many projectors, I have chosen a few best Projectors as follow