The Best 5 Portable Projectors

Nothing matches the experience of playing video games and watching HD movies as they’re projected on your living room wall. Normal projectors are big and heavy and you want to put it aside as soon as you’re done using them. Cutting-edge technology has allowed projectors to get smaller and lighter, and the new models are the size of a laptop or even smartphone, and ones that even fits in your (large) pocket. This portability allows you to set one up outside for summer movie nights, or bring it to a friend’s house for some gaming.


Beam can turn any surface into a big smart screen, allowing you to do whatever you want. Screw Beam into any existing light socket or use the included power cable to place it on a flat surface. You can place beam above your dining table and play some games with your buddies. Use it in the kitchen to help you cook that delicious recipe, and the great thing is that it runs any app available.  Beam is always on and connected with the Internet. You can set it up to start any app you want the moment you need it. Watch a movie on Netflix, Amazon or YouTube, check your Facebook or Instagram notifications or even listen to music with your favorite music app. Beam is designed in a way that it becomes a part of your interior. The most interesting feature is you can tell Beam to do what you want it to do when something you define happens. Like: Play a YouTube movie to wake you up or update you with the latest news and weather forecast of the day. Beam is the smart projector that fits in any light socket and you can easily connect any smart device with it.

It is priced at $199.00 and can be purchased from

JmGO P2 Portable Projector

Introducing the JmGO P2 – a revolutionary new smart portable theater that will change the way you see the world forever. Experience your media the way it was meant to, with eye-popping color, vivid detail and rich sound whether you’re at home or on the go. It is a very cool tubular shaped projector, with speakers on both the ends and projector lens right on the front. It has a little reset button, HDMI input, USB input and power and hidden little on and off button too.

JmGO P2 gives you the power to project your business in a whole new light with built-in USB and HDMI ports even miracast support. You can share your documents with a handful or even hundreds of people with next-level graphics that are sure to amaze. JmGO features sleek refined looks that are as comfortable at home as they are in the boardroom and its compact design means you never have to be without a perfect picture again. Stay connected while you live unplugged with Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, miracast and airplay connectivity. The projector allows you to watch movies or access your work on the go in places you never dreamed were possible, and its magnetic stand makes sure you always have the perfect viewing angle. Take control with apps that allow you to control your movies with your phone or tablet with HiFi stereo speakers and 180 widescreen projection. Its user interface provides an entirely new way to interact with your content, and the new longer battery means you can take it even farther without ever having worry about an outlet. In the office or on the road the view is the perfect accessory to make all the things you love.

JmGO P2 is awesome because if you have one of the newer Xboxes of one of the newer PS4, you’re going to get a much better quality when you’re using this projector. There are two controllers in the box, one controller is a regular up/down left/right that can be used to navigate the menu and the other controller comes with a dongle so you can plug the USB dongle and then when you’re using the other controller it’s the gyroscope, which means when you aim the controller at the screen you have a mouse pointer on the screen which is a really cool feature to have.

It is priced at $549.00 and can be purchased from

Sony MP-CL 1A Projector

Sony’s Pico projector redefines social sharing by allowing you to display your video and image content in beautiful HD wherever you go – at the club, in the classroom or even outside. It is a pocket-sized laser projector that delivers HD (1920×720) quality images. You can project your favorite movies, TV shows and even games using HDMI connectivity. Wireless connection is also possible for compatible devices via Wi-Fi.  It has its own speaker but you can also connect external speakers through wired and Bluetooth options. To set it up, simply turn on the power, select your choice of connection and use its stand to prop up the projector. The auto- focus feature allows the Sony Pico Projector to automatically focus your picture regardless of throw distance. It can project images from 40 inches at short throw and upto 120 inches when pulled back. With focus free technology the movies will appear in focus even when projected on curved or uneven surfaces. The MP-CL 1A is small enough to slide inside a pocket and is just a bit taller than the Xperia XA1 with its 5 inch display. Every Pico comes with a Lens Cover/Product Stand, Carrying Pouch and USB Cable.

This portable and easy to use projector is priced at $279.00 and can be purchased from

Dashbon Flicks

It is a Bluetooth boombox but it is also a projector which makes it an all-in-one battery-operated solution if you want to have a backyard movie night or superbowl up on the garage door. It was a Kickstarter project but you can now order one yourself. The question is how well does it perform, how good does it sound and how bright is the picture that’s what we’re going to answer for you here. One of the most impressive things about the Flicks is its connectivity. You’ll see there’s an HDMI port right up front and you can connect nearly anything with that, including a Roku streaming stick, a fire TV stick or a chromecast. The USB port feature in the projector not only charges various devices but it allows you to power those streaming sticks so you can throw pretty much any streaming service up on this projector in your backyard so long as you have Wi-Fi. There is an auxiliary input with a 3.5 millimeter jack in case you need it and there’s a headphone output which you can use as a line out for another speaker system if you wanted to. To focus the projector you’ve got a pretty slim amount adjustment on the front where you just turn the round dial to kind of sharpen things up. Onboard controls are pretty simple although you do have separate power buttons for movie mode where it actually activates the projector or just Bluetooth speaker mode where all you’re going to do is play music .This is also how you would make any adjustments to the brightness contrast and volume of the speaker itself. Flicks also comes with a simple card style remote which will let you power on the projector or adjust the volume of the Bluetooth speaker. As for sound quality, not sure if any other projector that sounds anywhere near as good as this does, that’s because it’s actually a Bluetooth speaker – a fully-fledged Bluetooth speaker.  It’s definitely more than enough to get the job done for a backyard movie party.

It is priced at $709.00 and can be purchased from

UO Smart Beam Laser

UO Smart Beam Laser is world’s One and Only FDA-Registered Class 1 Eye-safe Laser Projector and 2016 CES Innovative Product Award Winner. Portable 2 inch cube projects up to 150 inch HD screen in complete dark area. UO Smart Beam Laser is compatible with variety of devices such as Android, iOS, smartphone, tablet, laptop, computer, media player, game console, action camera, etc. You can experience the newest laser technology in any place on any surface and can connect your device with UO smart beam laser wirelessly using miracast and DLNA technology. You can watch vivid color with crisp images indoors such as a classroom or outdoors. It’s especially good for camping, parties or any business presentation. You can enjoy movies or shows even on the ceiling in your own room. Enjoy focus free screen with laser technology. Automatic focusing is ensured by the accuracy of laser beams as a bright light source. The UO Smart Beam Laser includes a high capacity Li-Po 4200 mAh battery that can operate for approximately two hours on a full charge. It will operate while plugged in as well, but the battery takes approximately 4 hours to fully charge. You can tear a UO smart beam laser anywhere turning every imagination into a fun reality.

It is priced at $329.00 and can be purchased from


To conclude, all 5 of these mini portable projectors have their pros and cons. It all depends on your personal preference, but you should do some more research and take a good look at any of the 5 products that were reviewed.

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