Here are the best Mini Projectors of 2022

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Thanks to the incredible downsizing of projectors over the last years, mini projectors are now possible. In the past, you had to plan ahead and book moving tools to help you transport your projector from one venue to another. Now, you can whip out one from your pockets or carry-on bag and present data or video anywhere at any time. This is especially cool for family hangouts, watching movies with friends, or even small-scale business presentations.

The best mini projectors are often available in different sizes, brightness ranges, screencasting distances, and styles. For some, you have multiple setup and mounting options. While others are a bit more restrictive to one option. This is why we’ve spent time highlighting some of our favorite models available on Amazon in this post. Keep reading to find out more.

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1. DB Power Native Projector

Key Specifications

  • Triple mounting options
  • 8500 Lumen Brightness
  • 4-Point keystone correction and Zoom function
  • Triple hardware interface
  • 1080P resolution
  • 100000 hours of lamp life
  • Compatible with smartphones, DVDs, TV, and Laptops

Price: $289.99

The DBPower WiFi movie projector is the first projector that can play Microsoft Office and Adobe PDF files directly from your USB. With a native 1920x1080p resolution, 3 times of pixels than other 720p projectors, it’s the most cost-effective 1080p projector. It is suitable for home entertainment, backyard games, and home parties.

This wireless mini projector uses a WiFi smartphone sync system that allows you to easily connect and project your iOS and Android device via WiFi. The hardware interface offers a VGA, USB Type C, and HDMI option. When setting up you can choose to use the wall, ceiling, or tripod mount.  This mini projector also supports both local and online upgrade methods. 

2. GROVIEW JQ818C WiFi Projector 

Key Specifications

  • Native 1080P resolution
  • Dual stereo speakers and Bluetooth 5.0 function
  • 25% Zoom function and 300’ inch display
  • 9500 Lumen brightness
  • 5 Hardware interface
  • Compatible with laptops, PS5, Tv, DVD, PCs, and Smartphones
  • 3 mounting options

Price: $249.99

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This WiFi projector enables synchronize smartphone screens with a 5G/2.4G dual-band WiFi. When on 5G WiFi, you get a lag-free streaming experience. It even supports 4K videos if you’re connecting a laptop or 4K TV to it. With options like an AV port, Bluetooth, USB, HDMI and a 3.5mm audio jack, the hardware interface offers a more seamless connection based on your preferred choice. You can also choose to mount this projector via a ceiling, tripod, or table mount.

This portable projector has built-in 5W HiFi stereo speakers with an SRS sound system, for an enjoyable experience. It offers up to a 300” display so it’s convenient for your movie or cinematic experience. 

3.  DBPOWER RD821 HD Video Projector

Key Specifications

  • 5 Hardware interface
  • 7000 Lumen
  • 200” screen and built-in speakers
  • Tabletop mount option
  • iOS/Android Sync Screen Supported
  • Compatible with smartphones, laptops, PC, DVDs, and TV

Price: $119.99

This mini projector offers two options for you to mirror your phone. You can either connect the projector with your home WiFi in the settings menu or you can directly connect your phone with the WiFi of the projector. It has a 1280x720P aspect ratio which can shrink image size from 100% to 50%. The mirror display unfortunately doesn’t support protected videos like Netflix, Amazon, etc because of copyright issues.

It also comes with built-in 3W dual stereo speakers with an SRS sound system that offers a great auditory experience without external speakers. This projector is equipped with a cooling system and noise suppression to improve the sound. There’s only one tabletop mount option. Also, the hardware interface offers a VGA, USB, HDMI, 3.5mm audio jack, and a USB 2.0 option for play.

4. BenQ GV30 Portable Smart Projector

Key Specifications

  • 4 Hardware Interface
  • Double mounting options
  • Autofocus and vertical keystone
  • 135-degree projection angle
  • Chromecast and Airplay
  • 42 Watts

Price: $599.99

With a 720p HD Resolution and 300 ANSI Lumens with Android TV, this portable smart projector offers a clear cinematic experience. You have access to an adjustable 135-degree projection angle, autofocus, and vertical keystone. Unfortunately, Netflix is not natively available on this device so you have to install the BenQ Apps manager in order to access Netflix. This projector also comes with a Google-certified Android TV, Airplay, and  Chromecast wireless casting for iOS, macOS, Android, and PC devices. There are four hardware interface options you can connect to – USB Type C, HDMI, 3.5mm Audio, and an 802.11 ac. Finally, its speakers offer an extra bass for auditory pleasure. 

5. View Sonic PA503S SVGA Projector

Key Specifications

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  • 3800 Lumens
  • Ceiling mount
  • Triple hardware interface
  • 260 Watts
  • 15000 hours of lamp life

Price: $329.99

Being one of the most versatile projectors in the market, you can use this in schools and for your small business needs. It can project about 120 inches from 15 feet and 8 inches in 3800 lumens. Thanks to the triple hardware interface consisting of a VGA, serial interface, and HDMI, you can easily set up this projector. Simply plug and play whatever you need to project. It also supports most media players, PCs, Macs, and mobile devices. Included in the box are the projector, power, and VGA cable along with the remote control. 

6. GODEE 2022 Projector

Key Specifications

  • 4 Hardware interface
  • 9500 lumens
  • 3 watts
  • Tabletop mount
  • 1080p resolution and cooling system
  • Compatible with major multi-media devices

Price: $169.99

An improvement to previous GooDee projectors, this version primarily focuses on an enhanced brightness for viewing in outdoor spaces. It offers a 1080p full HD resolution along with a newer cooling system, improved fan design, and quieter noise. GoDee also made improvements to the sound system as there’s now an updated Hi-Fi stereo with an SRS sound system.  Easily connect your devices with any of the four hardware interfaces – HDMI, VGA, USB, and 3.5mm audio jack. 

This mini projector is compatible with major multi-media devices like a Firestick, PC, Chromecast, TV, Xbox, iPhone, Android phones and so much more. Enjoy the view with a 44’-230’ screen size and a 10ft optimal distance.

7. CiBest Upgraded 2022 Mini Projector

Key Specifications

  • 7500 Lumen brightness
  • Wall mount
  • Four hardware interface
  • Compatible with multiple devices
  • 1080p resolution

Price: $89.99

Perfect for both indoor and outdoor viewing experiences, this CiBest projector supports up to 1080p image resolution. It also comes with diffuse reflection technology to protect your eyes during prolonged viewing. Projection size ranges from 30’ to 200’ from a distance of anywhere between 2.62ft to 14.8ft. This model offers a great sound effect via its built-in speakers. At the moment you can connect most multi-media devices using any of the available four hardware interface options – VGA, USB, HDMI, and a 3.5mm audio jack. 

It’s compatible with Firestick, PC, laptops, tablets, USB flash drives, PS4, Xbox, iPad, iPhone, Android devices and so many others. Unfortunately, this projector is not recommended for business presentations. 

8. KODAK Luma 150 Ultra Mini Pocket Pico Projector

Key Specifications

  • Built-in rechargeable battery and speakers
  • 1080p image resolution
  • Compatible with iPhones and Androids
  • Wall mount
  • 60 Ansi Lumen
  • 5 watts
  • Triple hardware interface

Price: $142.99

Looking for a small gift idea? Then this Kodak pocket projector should be on your list. With this device, you can replay family pictures and games in 4K (entirely supported). It comes with a built-in speaker and it’s designed to project items on-demand. This is why it’s powered by a rechargeable battery that can last for about 2.5 hours. You can project by either using an HDMI or cable or using the mirroring option via Airplay and Miracast.

Unfortunately, you cannot mirror copyrighted content from streaming sites like Netflix, and Hulu. You can, however, view content from these sites by using an external device like Firestick or Roku. 

9. Auking M8-F Mini Projector

Key Specifications

  • Tabletop mount
  • Triple hardware interface
  • 50 watts
  • 1080p video resolution
  • Up to 55000 hours of lamp life
  • Big screen with built-in speakers

Price: $99.99

Perfect for a home cinema, this mini projector supports up to 1080p image resolution that brings you a clearer view. It has a 32 – 170 inch projection size with a 1m to 5m projection distance. The built-in speaker offers a good sound quality however, you can always connect an external speaker if you need a very high need for sound quality. Like the Kodak projector, you cannot mirror copyrighted content from streaming sites like Netflix, and Hulu. However, there’s a variety of hardware interfaces- VGA, USB, and HDMI for connecting phones and other streaming devices. 

10. Fatork Mini DLP Projector

Key Specifications

  • Triple hardware interface
  • 220 watts
  • 7500 brightness lumen
  • Clarity and short focal distance
  • Automatic keystone correction
  • Wireless 5G connection
  • Triple mounting options
  • 1080P resolution

Price: $289.99

Clearer than LCD projectors, this particular device is recommended for projecting in dark environments. With it, you can project up anywhere between 10 – 100’ at a distance of 1.64ft to 9.85ft. This projector has a built-in rechargeable battery for 2.5 hours after a charge. It also supports 2.4G and 5G WiFi.  The Fatorik projector has a dustproof lens and it can connect to smartphones, iPads, Laptops, video games, etc. Connect using any of the three hardware interfaces – USB, HDMI, and 3.5mm audio. You can also mount this mini-projector using a tripod, table, or ceiling mount. 

We hope this list has helped you make an informed decision in picking out the best mini projectors for your needs. Do share this post with your friends and family who might need this. 

Disclaimer: We might get a commission for some of the products we recommend here, but this doesn’t affect our editorial policy.

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