How to Choose the Best Portable Mini Projector for You

How to Choose the Best Portable Mini Projector for You

Current mini projectors have reduced in size and improved in performance. These projectors are compact handheld devices and are notable for gaming, movie nights, small businesses and education. They are cost-effective for fun outdoor activities. We can look for Resolution, Image Contrast Ratio, Display Technology and Connectivity Technology to find the best suited mini projector tailored for our needs.

Connectivity Technology

The projector needs to have an HDMI input which is a universal connection available today. There are various inputs available in the projector that allows it to be connected to VGA, USB(external hard disk), DVD player, AV(Headset), TV BOX, Fire Stick, XBOX, PS4 and MHL(smartphone). Wireless connectivity will be preferable if you choose to stream from Wi-Fi. In that case check for the availability of in-built video apps. Choose the best projector by matching your needs with the faculties of a mini projector.

Display Technology


  • bright and sharp image quality
  • lower costs
  • bulkier
  • requires constant maintenance
  • energy-efficient with wide range of colors
  • higher cost comparatively
  • small and space-saving
  • lasts long with no maintenance

Image Contrast Ratio

A mini projector with a 2000:1 image contrast ratio refers to the ratio of brightness of the white image to the black image. The higher the contrast, the better is the details of the image with various shades of color giving the user better color differentiation.


Resolution is defined as a number of pixels on the horizontal axis to the vertical axis. For better user experience choose the projector with higher resolution. The standard resolution for mini projectors is Full HD(1080P) generally used in digital television, Blu-Ray and online videos.

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