Indian family and friends are always up for gathering. For any event like birthday party, marriage, engagement or any other event, they prefer to enjoy with family-friends. Not only festivals, but since India has huge cricket fan base, they also watch big cricket matches like T-20 world cup, champions trophy, world cup matches together. In such gathering, if you have projector at home, you can enjoy it more. Like you can show your childhood pictures on big screen with help of projector at your birthday party (or your friend) or you can watch big cricket matches at home on projector.
The new age of projector which uses latest technology comes with HD picture quality. Below we have listed some of the top selling projectors in India which you can use it for home use or for office use (for presentation).
Compare Best Projectors for Home Use in India 2017
|Rank||Product Name||Resolution||Latest Price in India|
|#01||Epson EB-S31 Home Projector||720p|
|#02||Sony VPL-DX 102 Projector||720p|
|#03||Egate P513 LED Projector||1080p|
|#04||DELL 1220 DATA PROJECTOR||720p|
|#05||UNIC 1200 lm LED Corded Portable Projector||1080p|
|#06||Sony Pico MPCL1 Mobile Projector||720p|
|#07||Portronics Pico POR-318||720p|
|#08||Acer C120 DLP LED 100 ANSI||720p|
|#09||Egate i9 LED Projector||480p|
|#10||UNIC UC40+ Projector||480p|
As you can see, above there are different price group and different features of projects are available and listed in comparison table. But since there are many good options available, we have prepared a buying guide which will help you to select the best among all.
How to select the Best Projector in India?
Below are some of the criterias which you need to look for while buying new projector;
Screen Size: – Some projectors support 40 inch screen while some projectors vision can be expanded up to 80 inches. If you want to watch TV/matches or movies on garden or open space, you might need to consider screen size, while for home use, while wall is best option.
HD resolution :- if you have observed, most of the old age projectors had poor resolution but the new age projectors which has latest technology used can also support HD resolution.
Connectivity: – how will you stream data to projector? There should be multiple option available for connectivity. Like using HDMI port, USB port, VGA, AVI and other connection option should be supported by your projector. Using HDMI port, you can connect your LED TV to projector or your DSLR camera can also be connected with projector using USB port.
Sound: – you need to attach external speakers to get sound with projector video streaming. But for that your projector, again should be supported for better audio output.
DLP, LED or LCD projector? :- There are many type of projectors available in market, like DLP (digital light processing) which are latest kind of technology (and costly as well) which gives you clear picture on projector screen. While LCD projector uses liquid crystal display and LED projectors which use tiny light emitting diodes. LED and LCD projectors are cheap and have minimum noise that too gives clear projection for short distance and more clarity; you should go with DLP projector.
These are the points you should look for while buying your new projector. But now we are going to answer one of the most asked questions, how much distance is required, let’s check the answer.
Which is best projection size and distance to watch movies on projector?
Well, the one line answer is that you should watch the projector image from double of screen size distance. So, if you are watching the projector on 40 inch screen size, you should watch it from 80 inch of distance. The most ideal projector distance is 100 inches (8.3 ft). You also need to calculate the distance between screen and projector, for which you can use throwdistancecalculator.com website. It will show you exact answer for distance measure via calculating the model size.
Reviews of Best Projector for Home Use in India 2017
Below we have reviewed some of the best projectors which you can use for home use. Do check out the reviews, specification, features and latest price of the projector in India.
#1 Epson EB-S31 Home Projector
In home projector category, this projector is best, uses advance technology, good connectivity option, good resolution and comes from high profile brand. It has HD resolution, you surely going to get best video/picture quality which you are expecting. It supports upto 3.2k lumens, which surely gives you better picture quality, and clarity as well.
You can also connect up to 50 device “wireless” and stream video over projector. And at one time, you can project up to 4 screens using this projector. Split screen, HDMI connectivity option is good to get multiple view from multiple source. You can project screen on multiple pc as well, it supports multiple pc connectivity.
If you are worried for the lamp quality, it has one of the high quality projector lamp which has 10000 hours of capacity in eco mode. You can adjust the colors, brightness, contrast and all other option for better viewing. Epson has given 1 year of warranty on this projector.
- Good HD resolution, better viewing.
- Multiple sources can be connected
- 10k hours lamp life.
- Wireless connectivity
- Many accessories are not covered in warranty.
#2 Sony VPL-DX 102 Projector
Another projector from Sony, which is known brand in technology device manufacturing and Sony VPL DX 102 has best quality projector. It is WXGA type of projector and screen LCD picture on the projector screen. It gives you long distance projector and many other benefits, do check out.
For better viewing of video or match, you can cover up to 25 ft of distance and project the picture on big screen as much as possible. It gives 1024 x 768 pixels of resolution which is fully HD resolution. And the aspect ratio is quite high, 4:3, and the contrast ratio is 3000:1.
It has power saving function, which enhance your lamp life and reduce your energy bill as well. The lamp of Sony VPL DX 102 projector has 10000 hrs of life. It requires 220 watts of power and just of 2.5kg of weight.
- Long distance viewing support.
- Hd resolution
- Long lamp life.
- HDMI, USB support.
- No carry bag, you need to buy it separately.
#3 Egate P513 LED Projector
Egate is another new projector provider which has advance technology used, provides high resolution picture quality and multiple connectivity options. Egate P513 provides connectivity options like 2 HDMI ports, 2 USB ports, VGA and AV ports. It also provides audio output.
It supports up to 1920 X 1080 full HD support and 1280 X 800 native resolutions. It has 2000:1 high contrast ratio and brightness with 3600 lumens. ANSI at 600, 1080i and 1080p resolution and provides 15 degree focusing.
You can protect it from 1m to 5 meter distance, and LED lamp has life of 40000 hrs (which is longest life). It can support up to 40 inch & 210 inches projection size. It’s good for outdoor usage as well; it works with heat, dust, and fluctuation proof as well. It’s quite light weight with 2.9kg of weight as well.
- 40000hrs of lamp life.
- Full HD support
- 210 inches up to projection size.
- Not up to the LED picture quality.
- 1280X800 is original native is 800X600.
#4 DELL 1220 DATA PROJECTOR
Dell is known brand in projector, has good resolution quality and good features. You can protect it from distance of 10 meter. You can easily project long distance picture and use it in outdoor as well. Its a good projector with low price and 3D capability.
Dell 1220 has 1 HDMI support and no USB support (Which is disappointing as well). It gives native resolution of 800 X 600. It supports aspect ratio of 4:3, and screen size support up to 252 inches. For better clarity it supports 2700 lumens, which gives minimum noise.
Its light weight project of 2.4 kg of weight, and you can project 3D picture as well. You can use RCA connector for composite video use VGA cable as well.
- Can watch from distance 10 meter
- 800 X 600 native resolution
- Screen size support up to 252 inches
- 3D enable
- Only 1 HDMI support and zero USB ports.
#5 UNIC 1200 lm LED Corded Portable Projector
UNIC is known (especially in India) for producing cheap rate projector with average price. With native resolution of 800 X 600 and contrast 800:1. It supports 1 HDMI port, 2 USB port and SD card slot for better connectivity.
It also supports 3.5mm jack for headphone support. You can also connect via 3 in 1 audio and video port. It also supports android 4.2 version and windows 8.1 system. You can also connecting hard disk connecting and U-disk.
For game lovers, you can connect this projector with game consoles of PS3 and PS4. It supports maximum resolution of 1080p. 1200 lumens of image brightness, with 130 inches of screen width support. 1 year of warranty also provided by UNIC.
- It supports 1 HDMI, 2 USB, 2 USB supports and SD slot
- 1080p of full HD resolution.
- 5mm jack for headphone.
- Low priced.
- Only 130 inches screen size
- Low native rate support and brightness.
Conclusion: – These are the projectors which you can use it for home and watch cricket matches, or use it in family gathering. We have listed some of the best projectors from different price category and with latest features. Apart from good projector picture quality, you need better projector screen as well. Buy a good projector screen and view great pictures on projector.
After much research our editor has recommended Epson EB-S31 projector, which has more connectivity option, wireless connectivity option and good lens life too. We have reviewed all the projectors and found Epson EB-S31 has good picture quality.