Philips Projection has announced the availability of the PicoPix MaxTV mini portable projector with 1080p resolution and a 120-inch screen size. Priced at $899.99, the small device includes built-in Android TV access, as well as 2.1 integrated speakers promising “a truly immersive cinematic experience, indoors and out”. The company also says that the unit supports HDR10 and TI DLP Cinema technology producing a super-bright image, primed for movies, TV and gaming.
The PicoPix MaxTV does not appear to scrimp on media streaming capabilities either, with Netflix, Amazon Prime and Disney+ onboard, and control options via Google Assistant and Chromecast. The projector supports a claimed four-hour battery life. AI-driven auto focus, auto keystone correction (vertical +45 degree), multiple image correction, four-corner correction, and a light sensor for adaptive brightness in different situations all add to the picture manipulation credentials.
The built-in 2×12 watt speakers include DSP and “bass-rich vibrations” making the small projector a convenient portable audio system with a potential for ten hours of non-stop music. This party-friendly feature can be used even when the projector is switched off, care of the Bluetooth 5.0 BoomBox mode. Connectivity is optimized for notebooks, smartphones and gaming consoles. Gaming enthusiasts, meanwhile, can enjoy low 16ms input lag and a 60Hz refresh rate. There are also the requisite HDMI and USB-C video inputs and, of course, the ability to play media via USB due to the the built-in player.
The Philips mini-beamer comes with HDMI and USB-C video cables, as well as an international charger. For more information, visit the Philips projector page here.
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