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The Twenty Smallest Portable SVGA Projectors
December 1, 1999,
December 1, 1999
The mobile presenter market is the hottest niche in the digital projector industry. Vendors have been hard at work to reduce the size, weight, and cost of projectors, and increase their light output at the same time.
Lightweight projectors for the mobile presentation market fall into two categories of resolution-SVGA (800 x 600), and XGA (1,024 x 768). This report focuses on the twenty smallest and lightest SVGA products. A similar report examining the smallest and lightest XGA products will be published shortly.
SVGA projectors are excellent for most sales and training presentations in which there are not a lot of small details in the material presented. Images that consist of bar graphs, pie charts, bullet items, and so forth are presented very effectively on SVGA machines. The big advantage of SVGA projectors, as a class, is that they are much less expensive than their XGA counterparts.
As of December 1, 1999, the twenty lightest and smallest SVGA machines that are either announced and scheduled to commence shipping or currently in production are the following:
The Originals and the Private Labels
Within this list of twenty products, there are actually twelve unique projector products. Each of the remaining eight are one of the twelve being remarketed under a different label. The original manufacturers that have set up private label remarketing agreements are these: