The Best Portable Projectors
  • 2022-04-27

The Best Portable Projectors

A number of portable projectors have begun to appear on the market in response to increasing demand. They are far more convenient and enjoyable to take outside or share with friends because they are small and lightweight compared to their standard full-size counterparts. Most of these projectors have wireless streaming capabilities, which makes them suitable for watching movies and TV shows. Choosing a portable projector to purchase is a simple process if you are familiar with what you need.

What to look for in a portable projector


Not only is portability essential for traveling or moving around with your projector, but it also makes setup and installation easier. It's critical to ensure that it's lightweight, small, but still produces high-quality images. It is also easier to experiment with various screen sizes, lengths, and rooms to see what works best.

Color Reproduction

Examine natural flesh tones including color depth, as well as how colors appear in the darkest and brightest parts of the image. You should also look at the extent of color continuity from different inputs, and become familiar with the various picture settings available on your projector. Look closely because everybody's color vision and what is appealing to them differs slightly.

The screen

Screens are available in a variety of sizes, fabrics, and costs. The projector, the viewing position, the volume of ambient light in a room, as well as the distance between the projector and the screen all have an influence on the screen.

The brightness

Portable projectors are widely used in improvised environments where it is not entirely possible to monitor the ambient light. As a result, ensuring that your image retains its brightness is critical. Single-panel LCD projectors cannot compare to DLP mini projectors due to the relatively low transmittance.

Here are the best portable projectors in 2021

  1. DBPOWER Native 1080P Portable Mini Video Projector

This projector uses LCD display technology and bright LED light. It has 8500 lumen high brightness and a high contrast that offers over 60% and higher sharpness and brightness compared to other 1080p portable projectors in the market. It is also the most cost effective 1080p projector, with 3 times the resolution of a 720p projector and a native resolution of 1920×1080p. The biggest feature of this projector is that it has an innovative 4-point correction that adjusts the 4 corners of a picture separately. It is more user friendly, convenient and practical. 

The DBPOWER Native 1080P Portable Mini Video Projector uses the latest Wi-Fi screen technology that 3ssily connects to your phone when you connect to your Wi-Fi.  It is the first projector that can play Adobe PDF and Microsoft Office files directly from your USB stick. The projector supports both online upgrade and local upgrade methods. It offers a useful life of 100000 hours maximum since it uses the most recent sarcoma technology to minimize lamp power consumption. 

What we liked about it:

  • Latest Wi-Fi screen sync technology
  • Native 1080p resolution
  • 4 point keystone correction
  • Easy upgrade system
  1. FANGOR Wi-Fi Portable Projector

The FANGOR Wi-Fi Portable Projector can play high definition videos of up to 1080p. It uses advanced LED light source and LCD imaging technology, with a brightness of up to 6000L. The resolution of the projector starts at 720p and can go up to 1080p which makes it possible for you to see details in 200" large display.  It is compatible with TV Stick/ PS4/ HDMI/ AV (DVD) through USB, HDMI and AV ports. You can also connect to your phone screen using a USB/Wi-Fi cable without the need for a HDMI adapter. 

This projector has an excellent design. It has a small size appearance that is both innovative and that offers a functional design. It also has a 360° stereo omnidirectional speaker to pump sound in all directions.  The projector has a Bluetooth function which only supports only audio devices.

What we liked about it:

  • Multiple connections
  • Excellent design
  • 360° stereo speaker
  • Bluetooth function
  1. APEMAN M4 Mini Portable Projector

This portable projector uses the latest DLP technology to provide 50% sharper images and 70% more brightness. It supports full HD 1080p video with a contrast ratio of 2000:1. Within a distance of 1-4m, you get a real display screen of 30-100". It has a built-in battery that goes for up to 1.5-2 hours after you have fully charged it, and has a long lamp lifetime of up to 45000 hours. You can also use it as a power bank.

The APEMAN M4 Mini Portable Projector is as lightweight as a phone. It has a weight of 0.44 lbs and a size of 3.86×3.86×0.85 inches which means you can easily move around with it. This projector is more ideal for entertainment rather than for teaching or business presentations. This projector offers extensive connectivity and can connect to a tablet, DVD, camera, laptop, PS3/4, and TV box through a HDMI port.

What we liked about it:

  • Lightweight
  • Extensive connectivity
  • Long lamp life
  • Latest DLP technology
  1. BIGASUO 2021 Native 1080P Projector

The BIGASUO 2021 Native 1080P Projector utilizes the latest full screen technology and native 1920×1080p resolution to ensure that all corners are clear and without blur. The projector has dual 5W stereo speakers that give you a theater-like experience. It has a Bluetooth function that allows you to connect the sound without the need for a headset. You get an excellent watching experience from the 230 inches screen and the 7000L brightness. 

This projector allows for multiple devices connection. It is equipped with AV, HDMI and USB ports and can connect easily to Laptops, TVs, USB drives and Xbox. You get a big clear screen for both indoor and outdoor activities. The projector also supports digital zoom where you can use remote control to adjust picture size from 70% to 100%. It adopts a stable wired screen sync technology that allows both iOS and Android devices to connect to the projector. 

What we liked about it:

  • Digital zoom
  • Stereo surround sound
  • Multiple devices connection
  • 1080p full HD