Modern tech has brought many things into the home that used to be way too expensive to even consider. One of those things is projectors, which you used to only be able to access in places like movie theaters. But nowadays projectors are easily utilized in home theater setups, with even some of the best projectors on the market being more affordable than most people realize. This is especially true when you factor in some of the projector deals taking place right now. Whether you’re on a budget or looking to build one of the more impressive home theaters on the block, there’s plenty of projector deals to choose from.
- RCA 480P LCD projector — $59, was $79
- Vankyo Leisure 3 mini projector — $80, was $100
- Elephas mini projector for smartphones — $80, was $200
- Yaber Buffalo Pro U10 LCD projector — $170, was $230
- Epson EpiqVision Flex CO-FH02 smart portable projector — $550, was $630
- ViewSonic PX701HDH projector — $552, was $610
- Samsung Freestyle projector — $600, was $800
- Epson Pro EX9240 LCD wireless projector — $750, was $850
- Xgimi Horizon wireless projector — $900, was $1,099
- Samsung Premier smart laser projector — $3,000, was $3,500
The RCA 480p LCD projector is proof that pretty much anyone can bring the movie theater experience into their home. This is one of the most affordable projectors you’ll find, and while it doesn’t boast HD resolution, it can still produce a very watchable image. It’s great for improvised movie nights or for providing some background entertainment at parties and other gatherings. It projects onto any flat surface and delivers a screen size that ranges from 30 inches all the way up to 130 inches for an immersive viewing experience.
This projector makes a nice way to get things going with your home theater. It has great visual performance with an advanced color engine that produces amazing colors, clear details, and reliability. You can easily transform a wall or ceiling into a projection screen with this setup, with this projector’s image capable of reaching up to 170 inches across. You can use this projector for playing videos, movies, TV shows, photo sharing, and even sports events. It sets up easily on a tabletop or on the floor, and you can easily move it from room to room to suit your needs.
If you’re looking for a projector that’s about as portable as it gets, look no further than this Elephas mini projector. It works with devices running iOS, Android, or Windows, and despite its small size, it’s capable of producing an HD image. It comes with a carry bag and tripod so you can set up for a movie almost anywhere. It has a built-in HiFi speaker that provides excellent sound quality without the need for external speakers, and it’s equipped with multiple ports that allow it to connect to a variety of devices, including laptops, PCs, TV sticks, and Blu-Ray players.
The Yaber Buffalo LCD projector is a small but powerful option for your home theater, wherever you may want that to be. It weight less than five pounds and can easily go from the office to the backyard to the yoga studio without any fuss. This is a Full HD 1080p projector that produces a really good image. It utilizes Yaber’s smart engine technology, and it even has a built-in stereo surround speaker. You can pair this with other Bluetooth speakers or even connect your smartphone to the projector and playback music and other audio straight through the projector.
Some fierce competition for many of the best portable projectors is the Epson EpiqVision Flex Full HD 1080p Portable Projector can display great full HD 1080p pictures up to 300 inches. It has 3,000 lumens of color and white brightness in a variety of different lighting situations. It also offers advanced 3-chip 3LCD technology so it can display 100% of the RGB color signal for every frame, ensuring great color accuracy. There’s also automatic scene-based color correction so you get a clear and natural picture, no matter what you’re watching. Built-in is a bass reflex speaker along with Chromecast so you can easily cast content from your other devices, while there’s also HDMI connectivity. Suiting the portable nature, you can easily fit the Epson EpiqVision Flex Full HD 1080p Portable Projector into a backpack too to take it whenever you need to go.
While this is a good all-around projector that produces a high quality Full HD image, it also makes a great option if you want to do your gaming on a big screen. The ViewSonic PX701HDH has a reduced input latency that provides faster frame-by-frame action, which is exactly the sort of thing you should be looking for in a projector if you’re a gamer. Non-gamers will appreciate the image quality of this projector. It has exclusive color technology that offers a wide color gamut for beautiful image production no matter what you feel like watching. It supports most media players, gaming consoles, PCs, Macs, and mobile devices.
The Samsung Freestyle projector is designed for indoor use or outdoor use in later, darker hours of the day. The projector optimizes screen size, auto-focuses, and levels the image even when inadvertently pointed on an angle. It comes in at Full HD 1080p resolution and offers 360-degree sound that provides an immersive and cinematic audio experience. It’s compatible with external batteries and even has all of the perks of a Samsung smart TV built into its interface. This means you can access streaming apps, playlists, and voice assistants without needing any kind of secondary external devices.
The Epson Pro EX9240 Full HD Wireless Projector offers a full HD resolution along with True 3-Chip 3LCD technology so that 100% of the RGB color signal is conveyed for every frame so you get great color accuracy and color brightness. A built-in picture skew sensor also helps by automatically analyzing the picture and instantly correcting the vertical keystone to help square the image. There’s also dynamic contrast ratio of up to 16,000:1 to ensure crisp and rich detail levels. Designed with presentations in mind, there’s also a built-in 16W speaker, wireless connectivity along with two HDMI ports, and easy image adjustments and controls like 1-1.6x optical zoom and horizontal slider and auto vertical correction.
The Xgimi Horizon is one of the better projectors you’ll come across when it comes to image quality. A lot of projectors lose image quality through the projecting process, but this 1080p projector does its best to keep the image as good on the screen as it is coming out of the projection lens. It utilizes intelligent screen adaptation technology to do so, and it also includes dual 8-watt Harman Kardon speakers that can fill the room with sound. This is a good option if you’re hoping to build a cinema-like atmosphere with your home theater, as it can move around easily but also find a home and stay there with connection ports for all sorts of peripherals.
If you’re looking for a premium projector that promises a big theater experience, the Samsung Premier smart laser projector is the one that belongs in your home. It’s capable of producing a high quality image in 4K resolution, and its cutting-edge laser technology delivers a cinema-like picture. This model produces a 120-inch image and it’s powered by Tizen, which brings built-in access to all sorts of content, including your favorite streaming services. It also has 2.2-channel audio built right into the projector with 30 watts of power, which allow it to produce sound to match its impressive 4K image.
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