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Top 6 Highest Quality yet Affordable HD Projectors for Home and Business 2016

Updated on February 24, 2016

Choose the best portable projector

Best HD ready projectors for office and home use reviewed and compared including portable projectors to carry around. Buying options up to 40% discount. Choose the best from the list...

BenQ MW663 vs Optoma GT760 vs InFocus IN3118HD vs Optoma ML750 vs BenQ GP20 vs In Focus IN3128HD

BenQ MW663 3000 Lumen WXGA SmartEco 3D DLP Projector
BenQ MW663 3000 Lumen WXGA SmartEco 3D DLP Projector
BenQ MW663 3000 Lumen WXGA SmartEco 3D DLP Projector
BenQ MW663 3000 Lumen WXGA SmartEco 3D DLP Projector

#1 BenQ MW663 3000 Lumen WXGA SmartEco 3D DLP Projector

The BenQ MW663 with its 2.75 pounds is a handheld projector. The easily portable projector is ideal for the office and classroom, and with a WXGA resolution of 1280 x 800 pixels the projector works well with any modern laptop. You get angled projection through the vertical keystone correction. The projector only consumes 30% power when no source is detected when it is on during SmartEco Mode. Of course there are connections such as HDMI and VGA (both input and output).

Pros

  • 3000 ANSI lumens: for day time use.
  • Always a straight projection with keystone correction.
  • Open images directly from a USB storage device.

Downsides

  • No HDMI cable included.

Pictures | Detailed Specs | User Reviews

BenQ MW663 3000 Lumen WXGA SmartEco 3D DLP Projector
BenQ MW663 3000 Lumen WXGA SmartEco 3D DLP Projector

Price: $781.33

A review: "Super resolution, lightweight, user friendly, great bargain, nice packaging, super value!"

 

#2 Optoma GT760 720p 3400 Lumen Full 3D DLP Gaming Projector with HDMI ready for PS4 and Xbox One

Optoma GT760 720p 3400 Lumen Full 3D DLP Gaming Projector with HDMI ready for PS4 and Xbox One
Optoma GT760 720p 3400 Lumen Full 3D DLP Gaming Projector with HDMI ready for PS4 and Xbox One
Optoma GT760 720p 3400 Lumen Full 3D DLP Gaming Projector with HDMI ready for PS4 and Xbox One
Optoma GT760 720p 3400 Lumen Full 3D DLP Gaming Projector with HDMI ready for PS4 and Xbox One

Optoma GT760

The Optoma GT760 adds an extra dimension to movies and games as it displays games from the Sony PS3 and Microsoft Xbox 360 directly. The biggest advantage of this projector compared to other projectors in this class is its brightness of 3400 ANSI lumens. Day or night, shady or open does not matter anymore. Enjoy the games in full throttle. The GT760 due to its short throw capability is able to project an image of 80-inch size from 1 meter, you need no big room for enjoying the marvelous display.

Pros

  • 3400 ANSI lumens. Lights on entertainment.
  • Short throw of 1 meter for 80’’ image.
  • Vertical Keystone Correction: projecting at an angle.

Downsides

  • 1280 x 800 WXGA resolution, Not full HD.

Pictures | Detailed Specs | User Reviews and 55% OFF

#3 InFocus IN3118HD 3600 Lumens 1080p DLP Projector

InFocus IN3118HD 3600 Lumens 1080p DLP Projector
InFocus IN3118HD 3600 Lumens 1080p DLP Projector
InFocus IN3118HD 3600 Lumens 1080p DLP Projector
InFocus IN3118HD 3600 Lumens 1080p DLP Projector

InFocus IN3118HD 3600 Lumens 1080p DLP Projector

Today more and more companies want high quality display and high quality presentations instead of a standard 4:3 projector. InFocus jump right into this hole with IN3118HD, 1080p Full HD projector with 3600 ANSI lumens so that it is also ideal for day time use. This is a versatile projector aimed at business and educational use which is also evident from the number of connections on the back. With two HDMI ports, various other audio and video connections you can connect multiple sources at the IN3118HD.

Pros

  • Large amount of connections for a variety of sources.
  • Comes with a carrying bag for portable use.
  • Razor-sharp HD images: suitable for daytime use.

Downsides

  • 35dB is not the quietest projector.

Pictures | Detailed Specs | User Reviews

InFocus IN3118HD 3600 Lumens 1080p DLP Projector
InFocus IN3118HD 3600 Lumens 1080p DLP Projector

Price: $1,375.99

A review: "Bright enough to be viewed with moderate ambient lighting without colors appearing washed out."

 

#4 Optoma ML750 WXGA 700 Lumen 3D Ready Portable DLP LED Projector with HDMI

Optoma ML750
Optoma ML750
Optoma ML750
Optoma ML750

Optoma ML750

The Optoma ML750 is a complete pico projector with built-in media player so you do not need a computer to project. Whether its photographs, videos or documents, simply put files on a USB stick or memory card, connect it to the ML750 and you are ready to use. Both Office and PDF files can be displayed, and in terms of video formats, AVI, MOV and MKV are recognized. With 700 ANSI lumens images are pretty clear even if there is light in the room, but the brightness is still much higher than comparable models.

Pros

  • Built-in media player for office, PDF and multimedia.
  • The LED lamp lasts up to 20,000 hours.
  • Keystone correction for projection from a corner.

Downsides

  • The 1W speaker is not sufficient for a large audience.

Pictures | Detailed Specs | User Reviews and 52% OFF

Optoma ML750 WXGA 700 Lumen 3D Ready Portable DLP LED Projector with MHL Enabled HDMI Port
Optoma ML750 WXGA 700 Lumen 3D Ready Portable DLP LED Projector with MHL Enabled HDMI Port

Price: $522.17

A review: "Very small and light (easy to carry in my laptop bag)."

 

#5 BenQ GP20 Ultra-Lite LED 700 Lumen Projector

BenQ GP20 Ultra-Lite LED 700 Lumen Projector
BenQ GP20 Ultra-Lite LED 700 Lumen Projector
BenQ GP20 Ultra-Lite LED 700 Lumen Projector
BenQ GP20 Ultra-Lite LED 700 Lumen Projector

BenQ GP20

The compact BenQ GP20 is a versatile business projector at hand that shows presentations from inbuilt memory, but is also capable of projecting movies in HD Ready resolution. You can connect to PC or Laptop via Wi-Fi using the included Wi-Fi dongle. The brightness of the BenQ GP20 even allows you to watch a movie without having to completely shut the room. Office and PDF files can be shown without PC via USB. The high contrast ratio enables projection of detailed text and visuals. There are plenty of video inputs on the BenQ GP20. The HDMI input is even suitable for an MHL connection which means you can connect to a smart phone.

Pros

  • Office and PDF reader: open these files without a PC.
  • Vertical Keystone Correction: projecting at an angle.
  • Wireless projection from PC or Apple products.

Downsides

  • Not suitable for wireless projection of Android products.

Pictures | Detailed Specs | User Reviews and 24% OFF

#6 In Focus IN3128HD DLP Projector

In Focus IN3128HD DLP Projector
In Focus IN3128HD DLP Projector

InFocus IN3128HD Full HD

Features same as that of InFocus IN3118HD.

Pros

  • High brightness of 4000 ANSI lumens.
  • Plays content from USB.
  • Integrated speakers with 20W total output.
  • Vertical keystone correction of 40 degrees.
  • Ample amount of connections available.
  • Suitable for private, business and educational purposes.

Downsides

  • Wireless connection only with optional receiver.
  • Contains no lens shift function.

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