Projectors for a big-screen gaming experience

By Afrah Khan | Published on 19 Sep 2020
Projectors for a big-screen gaming experience

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Right now, 4K and 8K monitors have been hogging the limelight, but TVs offer a static viewing area, which is not suitable for everyone. If you’re looking for more immersive viewing experience, then investing in a good quality projector might be a good idea as they offer a variable viewing area along with a lot of portability. These projectors can be ideal for an immersive gaming experience, as they allow you a view of a much larger area. To improve your gaming experience, here's a list of projectors you can consider buying. Note that these are curated based on their availability on Amazon as well as listed features.

BenQ W1050 Home Theater 3D Projector

BenQ is one of the best projector manufacturers out there, and this one illustrates why. The BenQ W1050 is a 1080p projector with 2200 ANSI lumen high brightness and a contrast ratio of 15000:1. You can enjoy 3D content from your BluRay player, PC or gaming console via the HDMI port present on the projector. The projector can display a 100-inch image at a distance of mere 3-ms and has a 2W speaker as well. When it comes to connectivity, BenQ has made sure to include all the necessary ports that it requires like two HDMI ports, a USB Mini-B port, an audio in, an audio out and an RS-232 port. You can control the projector wirelessly using the remote or the physical buttons present on top of the projector. It weighs 2.560kg and doesn’t take up much space.

Epson EH-TW650 Home Projector (White)

If you’re looking for a 1080p projector that can project a 100-inch screen on a flat surface, then do check this one out. The Epson EH-TW65550 has a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, a colour brightness of 3100 lumens and a contrast ratio of 15000:1, which should result in bright and accurate image quality while you play your favourite video games.  It has all the essential ports to fulfil your gaming or binge-watching needs like dual HDMI ports, AVI ports, two HDMI ports, one VGA port, a USB port and a USB-B port. It has a 2W monaural speaker, which should be handy in case you are planning to use it in a small enclosed space. The remote bundled with the projector can be used to control it wirelessly, or you can use the physical control buttons if the remote runs out of battery. The projector measures 25.2 x 9.2 x 30.2cm and weighs 2.7kg so you can carry it around from room to room or for outings, according to your requirement.

BenQ MH550 1080p Business Projector

BenQ designs and manufactures such great products that another one of their projectors had to be added to the list. The BenQ MH550 can project up to a display size of 120-inch, has a brightness of 3500 lumens and a contrast ratio of 20000:1 resulting in a bright, clear and accurate gaming experience, according to the brand. BenQ has packed it with all the essential ports like two HDMI ports, two VGA ports, a USB Mini-B port, an audio-in port and an audio out port to make sure it can be easily connected to all your devices. The company claims that it has a lamp life of up to 15000 hours and the SmartEco power-saving technology helps in extending its lifetime while saving money on the electricity bills. BenQ has packed all of this in a shell that measures 29.6 x 22.1 x 12cm and weighs 2.3kg.

XGIMI H1 Smart WiFi Bluetooth Wireless Video Projector

If you’re looking for a good quality portable projector that offers a good viewing and aural experience, then you should check this one out. The XGIMI H1 is a 1080p smart projector that runs on an Android OS and a brightness of 900 lumens. It can display up to 300-inch and comes with a 45mm Harman Kardon speaker unit for the best movie-watching/gaming experience. You can connect a variety of devices, thanks to the tons of ports available at the back, like a 3.5mm jack, a USB 3.0 port, a USB 2.0 port, an ethernet port and dual HDMI ports. This quality projector from XGIMI weighs 2.1kg and measures 20 x 20 x 12.8cm, which makes it easy to carry around on fun outings with friends and family where you can enjoy gaming marathons.

Afrah Khan

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