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Hundreds of projector reviews for home theater, business and classroom projectors, including reviews of all the latest 4K projectors. Let our reviewers tell you what's hot and what's not in projectors made for your particular needs.

 
  • $1,399

    Home Theater

    2020 Highly RecommendedA short-throw lens, bright long-life laser light source, 120 Hz refresh rate and 16.4 ms input lag in the Optoma GT1090HDR make for a winning combination.

  • Home Theater

    The Sony VPL-VW715ES replaces the VPL-VW695ES and continues the company's legacy of excellent lamp-based 4K projectors with updates that include a powerful new processor and dynamic HDR enhancement.

  • Home Theater

    2020 Editor's ChoiceOptoma's CinemaX P2 4K laser UST projector builds on the success of last year's Editor's Choice-winning CinemaX P1 by adding features and modest performance improvements while dropping the price by $500.

  • Optoma UHD50X
    4K Home Theater Projector
  • Conference Room

    The Sony VPL-PHZ12, a replacement for the popular VPL-PHZ10, is a strong choice for a wide range of applications including business settings, museum exhibits, sports bars, or even high ambient light viewing at home.

  • Conference Room

    A sealed, IPX5-rated laser light engine requiring no filter changes or replacements sets BenQ's 4,000-lumen LH710 apart from its competition.

  • Portable

    ViewSonic's M2 handily lives up to its promise as a capable portable for business road warriors or TV and movie watchers on the go.

  • $12,000

    Conference Room

    The Fujifilm has a unique dual-axis rotating lens that allows for a wide variety of placement options. It's more expensive than others in its lumen class, but its flexibility is unmatched.

  • Conference Room

    LG's ProBeam BU50NST is a compact laser projector that blasts out a highly watchable 5,000 lumens with 4K/UHD resolution, making it a strong contender for ambient-light business applications.

  • Conference Room

    Although it's missing some education features like interactive pens and Wi-Fi connectivity, the LED-driven NEC UM383WL is a high-value solid-state UST projector with good brightness and sharp images.

  • Large Venue

    The Panasonic PT-MZ16KL is a 16,000 lumen 3LCD projector with excellent out-of-the-box image quality and quiet operation suitable for higher education, business, and house of worship installations.

    Viewsonic
  • Conference Room

    The Maxell MP-JW4001 laser projector's combination of features and small form factor make it solid choice for classrooms and conference rooms.

  • Portable

    Elite Projector's first projector, the MosicGO, comes as an all-in-one bundle including an Elite Screens Yard Master 2 projection screen. With the battery powered Sport model, it's all you need for a backyard movie.

  • Large Venue

    Christie's 10,000-lumen DHD1075-GS delivers amazing image quality and many flexible options for different installation scenarios.

  • Home Video

    The LG CineBeam PH30N is a bright-for-its-size projector that is highly portable and delivers overall good performance for its product type.

  • Projector Comparison

    Our shootout reveals that the BenQ TK850 and Optoma UHD52ALV each deliver better image quality than the other in different conditions—it just depends on whether you're watching SDR or HDR, and the screen material.

  • Home Theater

    2020 Highly RecommendedOptoma's new gaming projector successfully implements 240Hz refresh rate to lower input lag and smooth motion, and also serves well for movies and TV.

  • Conference Room

    Epson's new flagship UST classroom projector delivers a wealth of sophisticated features in one bright, laser-driven package.

  • Home Theater

    2020 Editor's ChoiceThe Optoma CinemaX P1 isn't the least expensive 4K UST laser projector, but it lands firmly in a value-rich sweet spot between price and performance.

  • Home Theater

    Projection Expo 2020 Best of ShowThe affordable VA-LT002 ultra-short-throw laser projector from newcomer VAVA makes good pictures and sound, but also suffers from some rookie mistakes.

  • Home Theater

    2020 Highly RecommendedOut of the box, the Optoma UHD52ALV offers accurate enough color for all those but the most critical. And at $1,799, it's an easy recommendation for it's intended use-case: a family room with ambient light.

  • Projector Comparison

    The BenQ HT5550 offers a noticeable performance boost and more flexible placement than the HT3550, but the price difference makes the HT3550 a better bang for your buck.

  • Conference Room

    With its attractive $560 price tag, 3,800 lumens of brightness, and a 15,000-hour long-life lamp, the MC382W is a great choice for classrooms.

  • Projector Comparison

    The BenQ HT3550 and TK850 are nearly identical, but the differences in brightness and color accuracy make one better for dark theaters and the other a great choice for living rooms.

  • Home Theater

    2020 Highly RecommendedBenQ's TK850 is nearly identical to its HT3550 home theater projector, but it successfully trades off a bit of color accuracy and gamut for significantly higher brightness suitable for lights-on, family-room viewing.

  • Conference Room

    With its 5,500 lumen brightness, low-maintenance costs, and $2,100 price, the InFocus INL3148HD offers excellent value for boardrooms and classrooms.

  • Home Theater

    Infocomm Best of Show 2019ViewSonic's LS700-4K is an unusually affordable 4K laser projector marketed for both home theater and commercial use, but it proved a better fit for the business segment in our tests.

  • Conference Room

    The BenQ EH600 might be a little more expensive than its competition, but with the extra price comes an ingenious new approach to business projection.

  • Home Theater

    Philips returns to the home projector market with the Screeneo S6 lifestyle projector.

  • Home Video

    Best of the Year 2019Priced at just $169, ViewSonic's M1 Mini pico projector is an excellent and inexpensive portable solution for presentations, gaming on the road, or showing off pictures and videos to friends.

  • Conference Room Road Test

    At just $1,249, Optoma's 4,000-lumen ZH403 is a solid, affordable choice for a laser-driven classroom or conference room projector.

  • Large Venue Road Test

    The NEC PX1005QL is a highly flexible, 10,000-lumen powerhouse that fits a wide range of large-venue environments.

  • MSRP: $31,995

    Large Venue

    With its ability to pump out 14,000 or more ANSI lumens from a standard 15-amp wall outlet, Christie's D16HD-HS brings super-high brightness to places no projector has gone before.

  • Projector Comparison

    We compare features and image quality on two closely competitive under-$3K projectors

  • Conference Room Road Test

    With 5,000 laser-driven lumens, Optoma's ZK507W fills demanding large-venue, education, and business applications that require 4K UHD resolution.

  • Home Theater

    LG's new LED lifestyle projector is a bigscreen smart TV that goes anywhere you do.

  • Conference Room

    With 4,500 lumens of brightness, a low-maintenance laser light engine and a compact, 15-pound chassis, Vivitek's DH3660Z is a flexible general purpose projector.

  • Home Theater

    Best of the Year 2019The Optoma UHL55 LED projector delivers 4K on the go in a stylish, easy-to-tote package.

  • Home Theater

    2019 Editor's ChoiceWith its stunning native 4K resolution, superb contrast, and automated HDR tone-mapping, the JVC DLA-NX7 reaffirms JVC's place near the pinnacle of home theater projection.