These 4 projectors will bring you the theatre experience home. We all miss the smell of overpriced popcorn and the timeless feel of a big screen movie experience. The days of jam packed theaters and larger than life movies coming to life, all seem ages away. Don’t fret, for you can now recreate this experience, from the comfort of your own living room! Bump up movie nights to a never seen before scale, the future of home entertainment is here.
Without the hassle of long winding setting up of traditional TVs, let alone the behemoth space requirements for the television sets, smart projectors trump and shine bright.
All you need is a projector, snacks and a comfy surface to crash on. We’ve got you covered in the projector area, researching the top 5 projectors amongst the ever expanding array of choices, to elevate your viewing experience.
1. Epson EH-TW750
If you’re looking for a 300 inch display to blow your mind at a cost that is exponentially lower than a large screen TV, Epson has the projector for you. Weighing 2.7 kg, it is modestly built, favouring practicality over frills and looks. It offers both 2D and 3D options for movies and gaming as well.
It comes with a promised long product life, with a 2 year warranty pack. Priced at ₹88,999/-, the resolution is sharp, with a contrast ratio of 5000:1. It’s 3 LCD technology offers respite from the rainbow effect, priming for good picture quality. It also offers Miracast support for wireless screen projection and a manual optical zoom for flexible positioning.
2. XGIMI MOGO Pro
The MOGO Pro is a product for the ones who prefer their entertainment a class apart and above. This is the only all in one smart plug in play home theatre system that comes with a Google Assist. It boasts of the world’s first Android TV Projector, with built-in, Harman/ Karman dual speakers.
The speakers offer crisp sound quality, with the additional options of Bluetooth connectivity available as well. It’s revolutionary DLP technology offers a resolution of 1920×1080 (Full HD), 225% clearer than other projectors in this league. It works with Google Play Store for Android TV, with over 5000+ native apps, along with being compatible with Switch, PlayStation and Xbox, all at a price of ₹66,600/-. Additional features include high battery capacity and multiple angle viewing options.
3. Nebula Mars II
This petite little projector is the perfect backpack addition and travel companion. Offering 720p quality, it doubles up as a Bluetooth speaker as well. The built in battery promises a 3.5 hour running time, for uninterrupted cinema viewing.
The highlight of this product is definitely it’s compactness and subsequent portability, which makes up for the slightly dimmer picture quality. The audio quality is surprisingly lovely for it’s small size and ₹52,000/- price. The default App player is Aptoide, instead of the usual Google Play Store or Android TV.
4. BenQ TH 585
With a clean, streamlined exterior, the TH 585 is the next add-on to your living room. With high resolution, crisp imaging this product promises a good time. At ₹65,000/-, the keystone corrections are good resorts for manual adjustments required to set the screen *just* right. It offers low latency, with 16ms low input lag with decent colour accuracy and sharp motion. It’s a great option for gaming enthusiasts for smooth play time. Additionally, it comes with an Amazon Fire Stick, for added entertainment.