Has Sony Made the Future Of Portable Projectors?

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Projectors have always seemed to be a product that everyone always wants but no one ever seems to actually have. Sony is on a mission to change that. 

They recently were kind enough to send us their Portable Ultra Short Throw Projector, a tiny projector from their Life Space UX range that can beam whatever you like onto a surface from a very short distance.


The small, battery-powered device lasts 2 hours on a single charge while beaming an auto-focused 720p image between 22 and 80 inches.

Streaming is simple, you simply set the projector up at a position of your choice, log into it via the accompanying app, and stream via the wireless hub that connects to your PC or TV. Although the setup is simple, it doesn't work flawlessly 100% of the time, so set it up with patience in mind. It works through Bluetooth Low Energy, so you can automatically play media from a device whenever they are close. 


Outputting 720p should be just about manageable for all you pixel freaks out there, however, you will need to do all you can to make the room as dark as possible to get the best experience out of it. Just like most projectors, unless the room is pitch black, the visibility drastically goes down.

Something that may put you off the Portable Ultra Short Throw Projector is the price, this thing will set you back $999.99, which in this day and age, is certainly more expensive than arguably better projectors you can buy right now. If you want to find out more about the projector, or just Sony's Life Space UX range in general, head here.