Since Samsung released the Galaxy Beam 2 which is basically a smartphone and pico-projector combined in one device a lot of our readers are wondering if there are other Android-powered projectors out in the market today. There are in fact a few and one model called the Zeco CX5 caught our attention. Unlike the Galaxy Beam 2 the Zeco Cx5 is a dedicated projector that won’t fit in your pocket. It does however have its own 13,000 mAh built-in battery which allows consumers to use it outdoors even when there isn’t any power source available.
- SoC: Rockchip RK3188 quad core processor 1.6 GHz with Mali-400MP4 GPU
- Memory: 1GB RAM
- Storage: 4GB NAND flash, micro SD slot
- Optical parameters: LED DLP, 0.45″ DMD, Shutter 3D, 750 ANSI Lumens, 2000:1 Contrast Ratio. Resolution: WXGA (1280 x 800). Lamp life: 30,000 hours
- Projection parameters: Fixed focus, 1.15:1 throw ratio, 1 to 7.5 m distance, 40 to 300″ size. Aspect ratio: 4:3, 16:9, 16:10
- Audio/Video inputs: HDMI, DLP-link?, 3.5 mm jack for AV (composite + stereo audio), and VGA
- Audio output: 3.5mm earphone jack
- 3D Video playback: DLP link shutter 3D, support for 3D Blu-ray
- Connectivity: Wi-Fi and Bluetooth 4.0 with high gain external Antenna
- USB: 1x USB host port (specs say 2), 1x USB OTG port
- Miscellaneous: IR receiver, (Firmware) Update button
- Power: DC jack (5V) , 13,000 mAh battery to 2 to 3 hours use.
- Dimensions: 219×171×72mm
- Weight – 1.15 to 1.4kg
The Zeco CX5 is an Android powered video projector able to handle resolutions of up to Full HD 1080P. It’s best used when playing games or watching movies and is able to project amazing images on a screen as large as 300 inches.
Since it comes with a 750 ANSI Lumens rating it will be able to project great images even in well-lit conditions. Its LED lamp has a rated lifespan of 30,000 hours which means it’s going to take quite some time before it needs replacement.
The Zeco CX5 is now available over at online retailer Aliexpress and is priced at $798. If you are looking for an Android-based projector that offers great performance then this model is one of the best choices available.