While some prefer a large screen TV, home theater projectors manage to offer an experience much more similar to a cinema. They are also quite easy to store and can save living room space because they project the image on a clear wall. Out of all the models only 10 managed to stand out. Here are the top 10 best home theater projectors in 2021.
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10. Fugetek FG-637
The Fugetek GF-637 is one of the more affordable home theater projectors. It has a modest resolution of 800×840 but it is able to display 1080p content by downscaling. The model comes with a high performance long lasting lamp that can go for up to 50,000 hours and it has built-in stereo speakers. In terms of connectivity the model supports VGA, HDMI and RCA inputs.
9. Taotaole Mini Projector
Taotaole is the most affordable mini projector on the market making it a decent pick for the ones with a limited budget. The model has a native resolution of 800 by 480 pixels and offers brightness of 800 lumens. It supports multiple connectivity options and offers a life span of about 20,000 hours. The model is mostly recommended to watching media files such as movies.
8. EUG LED Portable Home Theater Projector
The EUG mini projector is quite decent when it comes to watching movies at home due to its high resolution and high brightness. It supports a native resolution of 1280 by 800 and supports VGA, HMI and S-Video inputs. The model comes with a long life lamp that can last up to 50,000 hours and has a contrast ratio of 5000:1 making up for crisp clear images even in not so dark rooms.
7. Acer H5380BD Home Theater Projector
Acer has been making projectors for quite a few years and recently the entered the home theater niche. Their H5380B model comes with a native 720p resolution that delivers a true cinematic experience and excellent image quality due to its high contrast and luminosity. The model comes with all the standard inputs and a remote making it both easy to use and convenient.
6. Epson Home Cinema 730HD
Epson 730HD is a great projector that offers a 720p viewing experience and excellent image quality. The model has a brightness of 3000 lumens and due to its widescreen format it can deliver an experience similar to a cinema. Its high performance lamp and project images of up to 300 inches in diagonal without losing too much image quality.
5. Epson Home Cinema 2030
The Epson Home cinema is one of the more expensive projectors but it offers the best image quality possible. It offers a native 1080p full HD resolution and can display images of up to 300 inches without losing image quality. The model offers a brightness of 2000 lumens and has excellent contrast that makes up for clear colors and crisp clear image quality.
4. EUG HDMI Portable 1080p Widescreen LED LCD Projector
EUG’s portable projector offers an excellent value for money ratio. It is one of the most affordable 1080p projectors on the market and it is extremely compact. The model has 25 levels of digital zoom and a brightness of 3500 lumens which delivers excellent image quality. The contrast is limited to 3200:1 and offers a native 16:9 aspect ratio.
3. BenQ W1070 1080P 3D Home Theater Projector
The BenQ W1070 is an excellent projector that supports widescreen full HD resolution and it is full 3D ready. It is one of the few models that is capable of running 3D movies and comes with a high performance lamp. The model includes a 180 day or 500 hours warranty and it can display crisp images even in rooms that are not so dark.
2. Optoma HD25-LV 3D Home Theater Projector
The Optoma HD25 is one of the premium models that comes with all the features required to deliver a cinema experience at home. It supports full HD 3D movies and can deliver crisp clear images with vivid colors and excellent sharpness. The model can be used to watch movies and even play games due to its image quality and high quality lamp.
1. BenQ MH630 3D Home Theater Projector
BenQ MH630 is probably the most affordable full HD 3D projector. The model supports a native 1920 by 1080 pixels resolution and offers and astonishing contrast ratio of 10,000:1 which enables the most vivid colors possible for a projector. It can display crisp clear images that recommend it for gaming and watching 3D movies.
There market is far from being short on home theater projectors. What is disappointing is the number of poor quality models that are sold extremely cheap. Our top 10 list focused on models from established brands and while they can seem a bit expensive they are below market average yet deliver excellent resolutions and great crisp images with vivid colors and superior sharpness.