At Projector Reviews, we test hundreds of projectors each year and often are asked what our favorite projectors are. Here you will find a list of the best projectors we have reviewed this year, broken out by category. Click into a category to find our lists of projectors we thought were some of the best in that category.
There is no defined starting price for a “good” projector it really depends on your needs and application. Things such as brightness, resolution, and smart features all impact the overall price of the projector. The good news is brighter, higher-resolution, smart projectors are becoming more and more affordable.
Is a projector better than a TV?
Projectors can deliver a far larger and more immersive image than a traditional flat-panel TV. While flat-panel TVs are getting larger, they can still not match the value per inch of a projector.
What is the main use of a projector?
Projectors can be utilized in a variety of ways including home entertainment, retail displays, business and education applications, and large venues such as houses of worship or concerts halls. They are a great solution to project imagery or content to a large group or immerse yourself in your favorite TV, movie, or broadcast content.
What different types of projectors are there?
Projectors are typically categorized by application, for example home entertainment, business, education, and large venue. Within home entertainment, there are several types of projectors based on your use case so whether you are into gaming, outdoor entertainment, or home theater there is a projector for you.
What are the advantages and disadvantages of a projector?
The advantages are the large, immersive image you can’t get affordably from any other display solution. One disadvantage is that a projector’s picture quality can be impacted by the amount of ambient light in the viewing space. Brighter projectors and ambient light rejecting screens have helped minimize this disadvantage.
Is a projector better for your eyes?
There are several articles available that discuss the theories that the way the light is generated by a projector is less harsh on the human eye.
Do you need a screen with a projector?
While a screen is not required, a screen will definitely improve the picture quality of the projected image. It provides a flat, even surface which can reduce image distortion. In addition, there are different screen materials available to maximize a projector’s brightness capability and reject unwanted ambient light.