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Amazon has never shied away from making strange gadgets that require a bit of explanation, but the new Amazon Glow might take the prize for the strangest in several years. It’s a videoconferencing device that also has a tabletop projector built into it. The idea is that younger children get quickly bored with video chats and wander off, leaving their remote relative staring at an empty screen. So the Amazon Glow can project games, books, or puzzles onto a table that kids and their parents (or grandparents) can play together.

Amazon Glow will cost $299.99 when it’s released widely, but for now, anybody who wants one will need to apply to an invite-only program (and get an introductory price of $249.99). It comes with a year of the Amazon Kids Plus content service, has a two-year warranty against all breaks and spills, and also comes with a set of interactive tangram shapes kids can use to solve puzzles. The first units should ship in mid-October and only in the US to start.

Setting up the Amazon Glow will probably be the first challenge for parents. It has Amazon’s characteristically good parental controls, so to get the device going, parents will log in and set up a list of trusted people their child can call with it.

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But it also has the added challenge of not being the only device they’ll need to set up. On the other end of each call, the parent or grandparent will need to install a custom Amazon Glow app on their tablet — it works with iPads and Android tablets, with Amazon’s own Fire tablets coming soon. It can also work with phones, but it’s not ideal on those.

So a parent will theoretically need to learn how to set up the Glow, teach their child the basics (Amazon says it’s targeted to children between three and nine), then finally teach their own parents or relatives how the tablet apps work.

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The Glow itself is designed to sit on an indoor table — preferably not too close to a brightly lit window. It has an eight-inch inch screen for video chat, and it projects a second 19-inch screen down on a flat white mat that comes with the device (and which Amazon promises is relatively easy to clean). A kid can call their relative by tapping a speed dial button on the front-facing screen, and from there, it works like any other video chat app.

But this video chat app has a shared display — what the kid sees projected on the table is mirrored on the remote iPad. That display can be home to several different activities; there are books, games, puzzles, and some basic learning apps. All of it is within Amazon’s Kids Plus ecosystem, and it’s not clear how much the Glow can do once the included one-year subscription expires. (Normally, Kids Plus costs $2.99 a month.)

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Some of the interactions seem really neat. Books are animated with cartoon characters from Frozen, Toy Story and other Disney films, and other activities feature SpongeBob SquarePants, Dora the Explorer, Sesame Street, and more. You can solve puzzles together. There are drawing apps, too — the projector can track a child’s hand using infrared sensors so they can tap or draw on the mat. It also has another camera pointed down so a kid can put in a toy and scan it, turning it into a little object they can incorporate into their drawing.

Games include standards like chess, checkers, Go Fish, and memory match, and Amazon says you can scale up and down the difficulty level, which could help it accommodate older and younger kids. You can also replace the pieces in some games: dragons, pirates, or dinosaurs instead of checkers, for example.

It is possible to just plop your kid down in front of a Glow and let them play with it themselves, but we had to explicitly ask Amazon if this was possible several times before they’d cop to it. The intention here really is to only have it be used for more engaging video calls, even though it’s easy to see similarities between the Glow’s games and other tablet-based game / learning systems like Osmo.

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Amazon will similarly sell add-on packs for the Glow, and the company uses the included tangrams as an example of what to expect. When a child puts the shapes together to form a shark, for example, it will animate on the projected display and swim around.

The Amazon Glow can only call tablets right now; it can’t communicate with another Glow. Both the child and the adult on the other end of the call have control over the screen. There’s also a physical privacy shutter switch on the right side: pull it down, and it disables the microphones and covers the video chat camera.

Amazon says that it began development on the Glow before the pandemic began, but it sure seems like a gadget designed for the current moment — a time when it’s much harder for families to get together in the same space. Some Verge parents have had difficulty getting our own kids to stay engaged with grandparents in video chats, so we’re curious if they might warm up to what Amazon is offering.

Correction, 3:15PM ET: The Amazon Glow projects a 19-inch screen, but its mat is 22 inches, not 19 inches. Also, while Amazon initially told us the device would have screentime limits, the company now says those aren’t currently available.

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Here at the Strategist UK, we like to think of ourselves as obsessive (in the best way) about the stuff we buy, but as much as we’d like to, we can’t try everything. Which is why we have People’s Choice, in which we find the best-reviewed products and single out the most convincing ones. (You can learn more about our rating system and how we pick each item here.)

And while we’ve covered all sorts of technology before — including earphones, microwaves, and slow cookers — here, we’ve rounded up the best home projectors for everyone, as praised by the most enthusiastic reviewers on Amazon.

Elephas’s projector is the best rated overall with the highest number of reviews (71 percent of which are five stars). One in six reviews spoke highly of the picture quality — customers said they were blown away by the sharpness, particularly given the low price. But while the projector’s quality is described as being HD 1080p, several customers wrote that this isn’t technically accurate. According to one, the native resolution is 800 by 400 pixels (making it more like a standard-definitionprojector) — meaning that even if the input signal is at HD/1080, it will never be able to project at this quality.

Despite that, customers mentioned watching everything from Test Cricket to photo slideshows on this projector, both indoors and outdoors. Three hundred ninety-nine reviewers added that it was excellent value for money, including a customer who initially bought this as a “trial run” before shelling out for a £300 model (and ended up keeping the Elephas instead). Four hundred eighty-four reviewers also described it as easy to set up, with instructions provided in a user manual. The device comes with an HDMI cable, a three-way audio/video cable, and a power cable. Though the built-in speakers were described as “far from cinema quality” by several reviewers, 492 customers wrote positive reviews about the sound. But 137 customers recommended buying external speakers, especially if using this outside.

Epson’s projector is notable for being the most expensive in our roundup, but reviewers were impressed by the picture; one in three reviews mentioned the excellent image quality. One reviewer said it was like having a 120-inch 4K TV mounted on his wall, while another said both Netflix and YouTube looked remarkable when using this projector. The projector comes with both a floor mount and a wall mount, and it offers 3,000 lumens (the bare minimum for being used outside, according to reviewers). One customer bought this instead of a 4k television and said it was so good he didn’t think he’d ever go back to watching anything on a TV again. Set-up was also favourably written about by several customers, including one who called it intuitive.

This is the brightest projector featured, offering 5,500 lumens (the measurement of emitted light), making it particularly well suited for outdoor projections, according to reviewers. Sixty-three percent of reviews were five stars, with one customer calling this perfect for screening films in his back garden, particularly as the picture quality was sharp even during daylight hours. Eight hundred fifty-nine reviewers mentioned how impressed they were with the picture quality, while 202 reviewers specifically recommended it for movie nights. These included a family of campers, who noted that the picture was excellent even when the projector was aimed at a simple white sheet. During lockdown, one customer said they used this to host socially distanced screenings outdoors for their neighbours. The projector comes with an HDMI cable and a remote, which one reviewer said was particularly good at adjusting the settings, as it includes options to revert and flip the image (which is useful for back-projecting or if you want to screw the projector into the ceiling).

Anker’s Nebula projector is the size of a drinks can, but comes highly rated by customers looking for a more transportable model. One in five customers wrote about the strong picture quality, despite the fact it isn’t HD or 4K, which was described as crisp and sharp in several reviews. Though one reviewer mentioned it was incapable of projecting large blocks of text, it was cited for being an excellent projector for movies or TV shows. One review mentions the battery life as being so good that you can watch a whole movie on this projector without needing to charge it (Anker specifically says it can run for four hours without a charge). It features an HDMI port, making it compatible with Chromecast, an HDMI cable, or Apple TV, and has Android built in to it, meaning apps like Netflix and Prime Video can be downloaded and played from it, much like a Firestick. And the sound quality was noted in 26 reviews — one reviewer said that this projector’s built-in speaker could fill a medium-size room no problem.

According to reviewers, the most crucial thing to look for in a projector for gaming is a low input lag. This projector by BenQ has 76 percent five-star reviews, and the lag was either low or nonexistent according to the gamers who used it (one reviewer claimed it was one of the top five items he had purchased in his entire life). According to one gamer, playing a PS5 on this projector was as seamless as playing on a TV thanks to the minimal lag, with shooter games benefitting particularly from this. An XBox player said this was the ideal projector for anyone wanting to play their games on a larger scale. Nearly one in ten customers called the picture quality excellent, while the brightness and sound quality were also well reviewed. One reviewer in particular called the sound quality “tremendous,” comparing it to a Bose soundbar.

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The best home projectors for gaming and movies on any budget

An underrated option when looking at a main screen in 2021 is one of the best home projectors. It'll give you options on screen size that can safely eclipse those that TV offers and are perfect for those who have always fancied a home cinema experience. After all, and as good as they are, there's only so much the best gaming monitors and the best gaming TVs can offer - particularly before getting crazy expensive. One of the best projectors will get you enjoying your favorite films and games large enough to truly get immersed in them, while also offering the ability to host unparalleled movie, sports or game nights where everyone can actually see. If that sound's like it's for you, then it might be time to embrace the world of the best projectors for gaming, film, and TV. 

And if you’re used to struggling with that ancient blurry projector in a work meeting room, you’ll be blown away by how far picture quality has come in recent years on the best projectors. And in terms of value, some projectors will even give the best 4K TVs under $500 a run for their money too. There’s a lot of choice out there now, and even if you’ve mastered what to look for in terms of monitor or screen specifications you could be forgiven for being daunted by the extra things you need to consider in a projector. 

So this guide is going to walk through some of the best projectors out there at the moment, across a number of price points. While there are some decent projectors at lower price points, you’ll need to have some good curtains to keep the sun out during the day for these. You’ll also need to think about the surface you’re projecting onto, you might need a screen for the perfect picture but with high-end units, you’d be hard-pressed to notice any issues if you’re projecting onto a white wall. Though in all honesty, you are best served to peruse the best projector screen and best outdoor projector screen markets to ensure you have the right gear for your projected images.

The key things to keep an eye out are lumens (essentially brightness, the higher this is the better the picture will be when the lights are on) and throw distance (how far away from the surface you’re projecting on the unit needs to be to give a big enough picture). So whether you’re looking to get your first projector or are looking for a top-of-the-line upgrade, there’s something for everyone here in our take on the best projectors going. In no particular order, here we go...

Oh, and to round out your research ensure you check out the best 4K projectors, best outdoor projectors, best portable projectors, and best projectors for PS5 and Xbox Series X.

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BenQ TH671ST

Outstanding short throw unit with minimal input lag

Specifications

Resolution: 1080p, Full HD (1920x1080)

Brightness: 3,000 ANSI Lumens

Contrast: 10,000:1

Light Source Wattage: 240w

Clear Image Size (diagonal): 60"-120"

Throw ratio: 0.69-0.83 (100" @ 1.5m) (Short)

Features: Game mode with very low input lag, color background settings, short throw

Reasons to buy

+Short throw for narrow spaces+Trusted manufacturer+Short input lag

Reasons to avoid

-Less suitable placed further back from projection surface

One of the first things which could put you off getting a projector is a room too narrow for it. But short throw projectors give wall-filling pictures even in tight spaces. The BenQ TH671ST can give you a 100-inch projection size at just 1.5 meters from the surface, so you can turn your cozy living room into a full cinema experience. It’s great for portability: you can take it to a new environment, place it on a table in the middle of the room and deliver huge images. The unit is also very quick to set up and even has modes which take into account some wall colors and adjust the picture accordingly. The built-in speakers are passable if there’s no option of plugging into a sound system.

The TH671ST has truly been designed with gamers in mind. While any of its picture modes offer great response times, the game mode not only gives stunning color but boasts a lag time of just 1.4ms, in line with the top gaming monitors. It’s not the best for placing further away from a projection surface, so if you are set on having your unit far from the image then you’re better off with a standard throw, but only because the image would be too big! 

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BenQ X1300i

A great projector truly aimed at gamers

Specifications

Resolution: Full HD, 1080p

Brightness: 3000 ANSI Lumen

Contrast: 500,000:1

Light Source Wattage: 3W (LED)

Clear Image Size (diagonal): 60"~150"

Throw ratio: 1.3~1.56; 100" @ 2.87m (100" @ 9.4ft)

Features: Game mode with very low input lag, color background settings, short throw

Reasons to buy

+8ms input lag, 120Hz refresh rate +Three gaming modes for different genres +Excellent image quality

Reasons to avoid

-1080p picture at a 4K price -Need to self install included Android dongle

A home projector for gaming if ever there was one, the X1300i offers input lag of a mere 8ms and a refresh rate of up to 120Hz, in line with good gaming monitors and far ahead of the vast majority of standard projectors. The trade-off is that this is pricy for a 1080p projector and cost in line with many 4K units, but if your focus is a projector that is optimised for gaming then this will meet your needs more than practically any other unit currently available. 

Instead of the usual one-game mode, the X1300i has three – for RPG, FPS, and sports games. So if you’re playing games in lush landscapes, dark corridors teeming with enemies, or on the football pitch (British or American version) you can find a picture mode perfect for you – and custom audio profiles to bring out the sounds you want to focus on for each. They’re also great for watching video – for instance, sport mode is great for the greens of a pitch and the contrasting kits. 

It’s much taller than most projectors – although this means its footprint on a shelf is small. There’s also an odd practical annoyance: rather than being integrated, the Android interface is included on a dongle that needs to be installed. You’ll only need to do it once but it is annoying. And there is the usual issue of Netflix and other apps not being approved for use on this and requiring another media source. 

If you’re looking for a home projector and plan to mostly use it for gaming, especially quite seriously gaming, this just became the standard to beat. 

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Epson Home Cinema 1060 / Epson EH-TW650

The ideal first projector with good picture and brand name recognition

Specifications

Resolution: Full HD 1080p, 1920 x 1080, 16:9

Brightness: 3,100 Lumens

Contrast: 15,000:1

Light Source Wattage: 240w

Clear Image Size (diagonal): 1.35m-1.64m (60-inch screen)

Throw ratio: 1.02-1.23:1 (short to standard)

Features: Vertical and horizontal keystoning

Reasons to buy

+Affordable, great value projector+Offers vertical and horizontal keystoning

Reasons to avoid

-Fiddly remote with no backlighting-Slower input lag

A solid entry-level projector from a recognized and trusted name, the EH-TW650 gives good HD quality pictures that are watchable even with ambient light. It’s simple to set up and gives good pre-set modes to give a great picture straight away. Its game mode will cut input lag to 25ms - fine for most but not the best even at this price. It will struggle slightly with darker images, but no more than other affordable projectors.

There are some minor niggles but easy enough to get past, especially at the price. Manual zoom and focus are standard here, but manual keystoning is a surprise - although it’s one of the few projectors which offers both manual and vertical keystoning. Once it’s been set up and behind your sofa you won’t notice this though. However, you might then get frustrated with the remote, which has small buttons (and too many of them) and no backlight - which might be an issue when you’re going to do most of your watching in the dark.

As a note: the double-header of a product name is due to two different product names in the UK and US; so it might vary depending on your location.

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Optoma HD143X

Great entry level unit for games or film

Specifications

Resolution: 1080p, Full HD (1920x1080)

Brightness: 3,200 Lumens

Contrast: 23,000:1

Light Source Wattage: 240w

Clear Image Size (diagonal): 0.71m-7.65m (28"-301")

Throw ratio: 1.47-1.62 (Standard)

Features: 3D sync, backlit remote

Reasons to buy

+Good all-rounder+3D functions+Short input lag

Reasons to avoid

-Lack of back leg adjustment-No lens cap

The Optoma HD143X is one of the cheaper units which can be used in a lighter room. It won’t give an impeccable gaming picture while the sun blazes in through a patio window, but if you do want to casually watch something mid-afternoon without drawing the curtains you’ll get by well enough if you use its bright mode. However, when it’s dark the unit gives great quality images in any configuration. It’s easy to set up with a spin of its manual zoom and focus dials, plus a good range of color and brightness settings out of the box. The backlit remote is easy to use in the dark too.

Lag times are slightly slower than some of the more expensive units but still perfectly usable and only the most detail-obsessed gamers will notice the difference, as the enhanced gaming mode can take this down to around 16ms. There are a few practical issues with the HD143 - the lack of a back adjustable leg and lens cap. But this is nothing insurmountable for a very solid unit which gives a great picture.

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Anker Nebula Capsule

Tiny battery powered projector with wireless connectivity

Specifications

Resolution: 854x480

Brightness: 100 ANSI Lumens

Contrast: 400:1

Clear Image Size (diagonal): 20”–100”

Throw ratio: 1.3:1 (Short to standard)

Features: Four hour battery life, Android 7.1 OS, Bluetooth and wifi connectivity, pocket sized

Reasons to buy

+Excellent portability+Fun little unit for ease of use+Good value

Reasons to avoid

-Low image quality (not HD)-Not full Android OS

This is true portability. The cute Nebula Capsule is about the size of a soft drink can and just as welcome on a summer day in the park (remember doing that?). You can plonk it down anywhere and almost instantly turn any surface into a screen. It will display well even in the light as long as it’s close enough to the surface. You won’t get the truly huge or high definition pictures you’d see with dedicated home units, but this tiny unit still packs a punch. If you’re using it with a console or dedicated media player you can run from HDMI, but you can also use your smartphone to cast or screen mirror for truly wireless video for up to four hours on the battery.

The unit has a heavily modified Android operating system and runs a number of apps, although not the full range you might hope for. The sound is decent enough and truly 360. It isn’t a perfect unit, and the need it meets is quite a specific one. But if you want true portability, the Nebula can provide great fun anywhere. 

There is a Nebula Capsule II which is a newer, flashier model, which is reflected in the price tag - around double that of the 'regular' Capsule. Until that price tumbles, we feel confident recommending the first one still given the value it offers still.

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Optoma UHD65

Fantastic ultra high definition picture without the 4K price tag

Specifications

Resolution: 4K UHD (3840x2160)

Brightness: 2,200 Lumens

Contrast: 1,200,000:1

Light Source Wattage: 240w

Clear Image Size (diagonal): 0.67m ~ 7.68m (26.45" ~ 302.2") diagonal

Throw Ratio: 1.39:1 - 2.22:1 (Standard)

Features: upscaling to ultra high definition, Pure Motion smoothing

Reasons to buy

+Close to 4K images +Reasonable price point+Upscales lower definition images

Reasons to avoid

-Needs experimenting to find ideal display modes-Issues with displaying darker tones

This is essentially the entry-level for ultra high definition images. It’s a fraction of the cost of a true 4K unit but can give excellent picture quality from a 4K input or if upscaling from lower-quality sources. It is easy to set up, but you may find you need to try out a few different settings if you’re upscaling to smooth out the image at first. Zoom and focus are done manually, but once you’ve got this set up you won’t need to think about it again and it helps to keep the price lower.

The unit gives stunning images with a great depth of color, although if you’re being picky you may still notice that darker games or scenes lack the detail of brighter colors - as is so often the case with HD projectors or even TV screens. But that’s not to say you’ll have to put away any Arkham game and only play Mario Kart, and for the picture quality it’s a quibble not a dealbreaker.

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Epson Home Cinema 5050UB / Epson EH-TW9400

4K excellence in a projector

Specifications

Resolution: 4K 'Pro' UHD (3840x2160)

Brightness: 2,600 Lumens

Contrast: 1,200,000:1

Light Source Wattage: 250w

Clear Image Size (diagonal): 3m-6.3m (100 inch screen)

Throw Ratio: 1.35 - 2.84:1 (Standard)

Features: Motorized zoom and focus controls, image shifting

Reasons to buy

+4K upscaling+Vertical and horizontal image shifting

Reasons to avoid

-Can run loud-Costly

The entry-level projectors here give great HD picture quality, but there’s a huge gulf in price between these and full 4K picture. The Optoma UHD65 starts to bridge that gap, but the Epson EH-TW9400 is as close to 4K quality as you can get without a native 4K chip. Running a 4K source will give astonishing picture quality, which will stand up in a room with natural light. The lens can move the image vertically and horizontally, making it more flexible in where it can be positioned than cheaper units, which will simply project at wherever they’re pointed.

It’s an incredibly solid unit, with a stronger build than the cheaper units and a very elegant design. It will need a solid base or bracket, as it weighs in at 11kg (nearly four times many of these other units), and does run loud if using its modes for prime video quality. It’s expensive, but you would struggle to get a sharper picture without going for a full 4K price tag.

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BenQ TK850

An incredibly bright HDR projector

Specifications

Resolution: 4K UHD (3840x2160)

Brightness: 3,000 lumens

Contrast: 30,000:1

Light Source Wattage: 245W

Clear Image Size (diagonal): 101.6cm ~ 508cm (40" ~ 200")

Throw Ratio: 1.13 - 1.47 (100" @ 8.2 feet/ 2.5 m; Standard))

Features: Motion enhancer, CinemaMaster audio and video, Sports Modes

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If you're looking to up your lackluster home theater game, you may want to consider buying a projector. But don't just go for any ol' cheap-o model: Consider the award-winning Optoma CinemaX P2. This thing is the projector to end all projectors–and right now, you can get it for $330 off at Amazon.

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The sleek and compact Optoma CinemaX P2 brings, well, cinema-quality projection to your living room, backyard, or anywhere else you want to stream. With vivid brightness and contrast, cinematic color quality, and instant autofocus, this projector's crisp, true 4K picture rivals even the most impressive smart TVs. The Optoma CinemaX P2 also features an ultra-short throw, meaning you can place it just inches away from the projection screen and still get an undistorted 10-foot display.

The impressive device comes with two built-in full-range speakers for booming sound, and an Enhanced Gaming Mode that will convert any self-professed gaming nerd. Plus, the projector is easily controlled through your smartphone and compatible with most voice assistants for easy hands-free handling.

The Optoma CinemaX P2 normally retails for $3,299. However, with Amazon's current sale, you can scoop up the top-rated projector for $2,969.

Sure, it's still a pretty steep price tag, but a full 10% off is worth considering if you're ready to take the projector plunge. After all, this techy wonder is top-rated—and award-winning—for a reason. Movie nights will never be the same.

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Advances in television technology over the past decade have made it easier than ever to build a top-notch home theater setup. If you’re a cinephile looking to improve your home movie-watching experience, you’ll want to upgrade to a short throw projector.

Flat-screen TVs come pretty large these days, but if you want one that’s the size of a movie theater screen, chances are it’ll cost as much as an entry-level luxury sedan. A short throw projector, though, can create a sharp image much larger than your TV, and doesn’t need much room to do it, unlike a traditional projector. In fact, some models only need a foot of space to throw up a cineplex-style image on an empty wall or pull-down screen. For someone who doesn’t have an auditorium-size living room—which is most of us—it’s the easiest way to watch a movie at home and get a theater-like experience.

If you’re serious about movies, or just want to watch your favorite show or the big game on a huge screen, it’s time to invest in a short throw projector. Here are some of the best currently available on Amazon.

1. WEMAX Nova Short Throw Laser Projector

Engineered with a slew of advanced features including voice control functionality, build-in 5K apps, WiFi, this next-level projector gives you an elevated viewing experience like never before. Plus, thanks to the 150-inch screen size, the device’s 4K resolution, and its HDR 10 image support, you can ensure that picture is going to be crystal-clear too.

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WEMAX Nova Short Throw Laser Projector: $2,699.99

2. Optoma GT1080HDR Short Throw Gaming Projector

Optoma’s short throw projector is the perfect addition to any home entertainment system. Movies and television shows look great on it, but so do video games. That’s because of its ultra-fast 120Hz rate which ensures your image will never lag behind the game, something other projectors can’t promise. It also features a wide variety of ports, including multiple HDMI ports, so it’ll work with nearly any device you want to connect it to.

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Optoma GT1080HDR Short Throw Gaming Projector: $799.00

3. LG HF65LA Ultra Short Throw Projector

Even by short throw projector standards, LG’s device is impressive. Place it 4 inches from the wall and it can produce a 60-inch image. Move it back another 11 inches and it can produce a 100-inch image. That image, no matter how big it is, will be really crisp too, thanks to the projector’s 1920 x 1080 resolution. And it should last for a while, too: The brand claims the device has a 30,000-hour battery life.

LG HF65LA Ultra Short Throw Projector

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4. BenQ TH671ST Short Throw Projector

BenQ’s short throw projector isn’t the most powerful device on this list, but it is a solid performer in nearly every other way. It produces a bright, crisp and color-correct 1080p image as large as 150 inches (though you’ll need 12.3 feet of space to get a picture that big). It can also be used for gaming, thanks to a fast refresh rate that all but eliminates input lag, making it a strong all-around choice for someone who’s looking for a starter projector.

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BenQ TH671ST Short Throw Projector: $780.61

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Head over to Amazon right now and you’ll find some truly spectacular early Black Friday TV deals. Prices start at just $159.99 for the #1 best-selling smart TV on Amazon’s entire website. Can you believe that? It’s the Insignia 32-inch Smart Fire TV Edition HDTV, and it’s a terrific TV. You can also snag a TCL 40-inch HDTV & soundbar bundle with 48,000 5-star ratings for just $379. Or, if you’re looking for something bigger, we’ve got just the thing. The Samsung 75-inch Q80A QLED 4K TV has a massive $802 discount right now. Plus, you can use the coupon code B6PXLX23DQL9 to get a $400 Amazon credit with your purchase! Those deals are all impressive indeed. But don’t forget about the amazing home theater projector deals out there ahead of Black Friday!

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4K TV deals are great, but try these instead

Yes, there are of course some incredible TV deals right now at Amazon. Examples include:

If you’re shopping for a tiny model to go in your kitchen or a guest bedroom, a TV is obviously the way to go. But anyone looking to upgrade a TV in your living, basement, or home theater should think about going with a projector instead. Why get locked into a certain size when home theater projectors are so versatile? They offer way more value than you’ll ever get out of a TV, and there are three home theater projector deals on Amazon right now that you should definitely check out.

Incredible home theater projector deals

Prices start at just $199.99 for the YABER Pro V7 portable home theater projector. It used to retail for $600, so this is a truly massive discount. In fact, it’s such a great deal that it’s hard to believe it’s not a mistake!

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If you’re looking for a true TV replacement, check out the Optoma UHD38 True 4K projector. This popular $1,600 model includes impressive features like a 240Hz refresh rate and enhanced gaming mode. It also sports 4,000 lumens of brightness and a 1,000,000:1 contrast ratio. You won’t believe how impressive the picture is with this home theater projector!

Pick one up from Amazon while it’s discounted and you’ll only pay $1,399.00. That’s $200 off the retail price and it matches this year’s best deal.

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Looking for a more affordable option that’s still impressive? The $1,000 Optoma HD39HDR projector with HDR is down to $799 right now. And if you really want the best of the best, you need to check out the Optoma CinemaX P2 ultra short throw 4K laser projector. This projector is an absolute beast, capable of beaming an image up to 120 inches in size despite being positioned right next to your wall. You’ll get 3,000 lumens of brightness, an insane 2,000,000:1 contrast ratio, and all the bells and whistles you can think of. This model has a slight discount, but you’ll need to hurry because it’s almost sold out

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Don’t forget a projector screen

Of note, you’ll probably want a good projector screen to go with any of these models. Believe it or not, you can get a 120-inch screen today for just $19.95! The P-Jing anti-crease 120-inch projector screen is currently on sale at its lowest price ever. Don’t miss this deal.

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As more and more gamers get their hands on the newest gaming consoles, the next step is to ensure their setup can take advantage of the units’ full power. And while gaming monitors and gaming televisions are an excellent way to harness this power, a gaming projector is also an equally compelling candidate. If you don’t want to hang a TV but still want to have a massive screen, a gaming projector might be worth it.

As with all TVs and monitors, you’ll want to ensure your gaming projector is capable of outputting images in a big, bright, sharp, and vivid quality, so pay attention to projectors that feature high contrast ratios, HDR, 4K output, low input lag, and more. These factors will make your gaming experience even better.

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To make this process even easier for you, we’ve rounded up eight of the best gaming projectors available right now to take your gaming experience up a notch. Our selections can be found below.

  

1. LG HF85LA Gaming Projector

BEST OVERALL

Thanks to its short-throw projection, the LG HF85LA gaming projector will fill out your gaming room nicely thanks to its ability to deliver a large image in a small space by simply placing it a few inches away from your wall. The ability to add a Bluetooth speaker to the projector means you can boost your audio experience to ensure you’re getting quality sound. The 1500 ANSI lumens projection ensures a decidedly vivid and HD picture (no 4K output here, sadly). Still, the laser lamp helps to provide a highly detailed image that will last for years and years without needing to be replaced.

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2. Anker Nebula Capsule II Gaming Projector

BEST VALUE

If you want a projector for your gaming experience but don’t have a lot of funds, Anker’s Nebula Capsule II gaming projector is a fantastic value pick. While the HD output tops out around 720p (which may be a dealbreaker for some), it’s excellent for those who want to pair a Nintendo Switch with a projector. The 100-inch image provides a wide viewing space, while the 200 ANSI lumens allows for a bright and vivid picture for all of your favorite games.

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3. Epson EF-100 Gaming Projector

BEST ALL AROUND

If you’re looking for a projector you can use for more than just gaming, the Epson EF-100 is a great multi-use choice. With 150-inches worth of projection space, you’ll get a bright and rich image, even if the light happens to be on while you’re using it. The built-in Android TV functionality allows you to connect to smart apps to stream Netflix, Hulu, and other shows. Additionally, the included speaker does a pretty good job of sound output, but it’s pretty easy to connect another audio device of your choosing, should you so desire.

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4. BenQ TK850 Gaming Projector

BEST FOR HDR

One of the (many) benefits of new gaming consoles like the PlayStation 5 or the Xbox Series X is their capacity to render games in High Dynamic Range, otherwise known as HDR. HDR refers to the range of light and dark tones in your image and a device’s ability to render that range effectively. The BenQ TK850 will make sure you can take full advantage of the HDR output of both systems, which means your game image will look spectacular, especially once you pair it with the 4K UHD image quality.

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5. Optoma CinemaX P2 Gaming Projector

BEST HIGH-END

Looking to really splurge on your setup? Optoma’s CinemaX P2 gaming projector is the top-of-the-line option. With a staggering 3000 lumens and a 4K UHD output, your images (whether from your favorite game or maybe your favorite movie) will shine in unparalleled quality. The integrated soundbar produces an impressive sound, making it so you don’t have to worry about getting something to pair with the unit itself. Plus, the short-throw capacity means you can place it on top of the media console and have it project onto your wall with ease.

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6. Epson EpiqVision Ultra Gaming Projector

BEST FOR SMALL SPACES

Those who want a massive image in a small space but who also don’t want to skimp on features should check out the EqiqVision gaming projector from Epson. Capable of rendering your images in 4K HDR, the Epson is another short-throw projector, but our pick for the best short throw on this list. With a projection of up to 120″, you’ll get plenty of bang for your buck when it comes to screen size. The unit comes with a custom-designed Yamaha speaker built-in, making it a great all-in-one unit for apartments or tiny game rooms.

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7. Optoma GT1080HDR Gaming Projector

 

BEST MID-LEVEL

For those with a slightly higher budget to spend on a gaming projector will want to check out the Optoma GT1080HDR gaming projector. While it doesn’t have a 4K output, it does offer a full HD 1080p image quality that’s bolstered by HDR to provide a more vivid picture than what you’d typically get from a full HD device. Additionally, the 3800 lumens make it so the image quality itself is vivid and bright. Oh, and the two HDMI outputs make it easy to have multiple devices attached to the projector at the same time in case you want to game on different consoles.

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8. BenQ HT3550i Gaming Projector

BEST 4K

Looking to make sure your new gaming console has a screen that can utilize its high resolution? The BenQ HT3500i gaming projector outputs all its images in a stunning 4K resolution, so you’ll have a more clear and vivid picture when you’re gaming. This image is further improved by a 30,000:1 contrast ratio, making it so all the little details of the gaming world you’re exploring pop nicely. Plus, the 2,000 lumens output provides a bright display no matter the lighting condition.

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