The light projected by the device is brighter, i.e. it has a higher ANSI lumens measurement.
Panasonic PT-DZ20K: 20000cd/m²
3. audio output power
Audio output power is based on the number of speakers and their power in watts. High audio output power results in loud, clear sounds.
1 x 10W
Optoma EH501: 2 x 15W
4. has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.
53% have it
Elmo BOXi T-350: 17mm
A bigger variety of brand lenses means that you have more options and can find one that suits your needs.
Sony VPL-VW60: 11
7. maximum projection size
The maximum size of image that a device can project without compromising quality.
InFocus IN5544: 603"
8. audio input ports
More audio input ports mean that more audio devices such as microphones and keyboards can be connected at once.
BenQ LW61ST: 4
9. can be controlled remotely
A remote control allows you to control the device remotely. The remote control can be included or optional.
85% have it
1024 x 768px
Sony VPL-VW350ES: 4096 x 2160px
Celluon PicoPro: 12.7mm
12. has a VGA connector
VGA connector is a widespread connector and is found on many video cards, computer monitors, and some television sets.
84% have it
Celluon PicoPro: 147.48cm³
Celluon PicoPro: 181g
15. audible noise
Audible noise is the noise that a device produces while in operation. Reduced audible noise improves quality.
Dream Vision Yunzi 1: 19dB
16. lamp life
This shows the lifespan of the light source. Beamers need to have their lamps (light source) replaced every now and then.
Vivitek Qumi Q7: 30000h
17. composite ports
The more composite ports a device has, the more devices can be simultaneously connected, such as video game consoles and set-top boxes.
NEC NC1200C: 4
18. screen size
The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
Panasonic PT-DW740S: 600"
19. has manual focus
This allows to manually set the focus.
71% have it
20. zoom ratio
Projector zoom allows you to increase or decrease the size of the projected image without moving the projector. Bigger zoom ratio provides more flexibility. The most common zoom ratio among today's projectors is 1.2. With a 1.2 zoom ratio you can vary the image size by 20% by simply adjusting the zoom lens.
Epson PowerLite Pro Cinema 6030UB: 2.1:1
21. component ports
The more component ports a device has, the more devices can be simultaneously connected, such as video game consoles and set-top boxes.
BenQ MS504: 6
22. power consumption operation
How much power the device consumes when it's switched on.
JVC DLA-X30: 0.8W
23. power consumption on standby
How much power the device consumes when shut down but still plugged in.
Panasonic PT-AE8000U: 0.08W
24. optical zoom
The zoom range is the ratio between the longest and shortest focal lengths. A higher zoom range means that the lens is more versatile.