You can always trust Sony to turn out gadgets that are both cutting edge and stylish. The Sony Portable Ultra Short Throw Projector you see here is one such example that embodies the aforementioned qualities. Look wise, the product pretty much speaks for itself and as for the tech, this 2 lbs 1 oz (930g), 3 1/4″ × 5 1/4″ × 5 1/4″ (80 × 131 × 131 mm) device packs a SXRD three primary colors LCD shutter projection system, that throws out anything from 22-inch to 80-inch (50 to 203 cm) image at HD 720p quality on any flat surface of your choosing.
In many ways, Sony Portable Ultra Short Throw Projector is a high-tech future tech, relying on smartphone or tablet for control with an app and boast features like contactless turn on, and thanks to the in-built Bluetooth LE, even turning on or off depending on the proximity of the smartphone to the projector. Being a portable, it naturally gets its own battery, which is good for up to 2 hours use per charge while built-in dual 0.98” Bass Reflex speaker and xLOUD technology lets you turn up the volume without loss of quality, thus negating the need for additional speakers.
Apart from projecting video, the app can be preset to dish out information like time, weather, and image galleries. Sony Portable Ultra Short Throw Projector comes with a HDMI/wireless unit that allows it to be hooked with any HDMI equipment as well as streaming content wirelessly from a smartphone or tablet. Finally, the perforated body you see on the device helps it to stay cool, allowing for a lower fan noise, so it won’t intrude your multimedia experience.
Wait, actually, there are more. The unit also features a 4GB built-in storage, MIMO compatiblity, motor-driven autofocus, laser diode light source, and HDMi out connector with passthrough, and IR blaster connector. With the features and specs it has to offer, it is hard not to be impressed by the Sony Portable Ultra Short Throw Projector, and while so, it does require a pretty hefty investment of $999 before you can awesome, shadow-free, uninterrupted viewing.
If you are keen, you can pick up the Sony Portable Ultra Short Throw Projector from Abt, B&H, Cozy Stylish Chic and MoMA Design Store.
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