Projector Test 2021 - Leaderboards from the experts

These are our picks for the best projectors for 2021. To help you make your choice before purchasing, our projector experts have tested the best projectors and put together clear top-5 lists. With these projector rankings you will quickly find the right projector for home cinema, school or business. Top projectors with brand new features from manufacturers like Epson, Acer, BenQ and many more are waiting for you!






The best projectors under £500

Cheap projector: What should I go for?! Bargains can be found under £500, You can find an HD image, 3D and many other features.

Platz 1

Acer P1355W

Acer P1355W
  • Real 3D via HDMI
  • HD ready resolution
  • MHL
  • 5V DC Out
  • not Full HD
Product
Platz 2

ViewSonic PX701HD

ViewSonic PJD7720HD
  • Full-HD
  • 3D via HDMI
  • low input lag
  • 2 HDMI inputs
    Product
    Platz 3

    LG PF50KS

    LG PF50KS
    • HD ready
    • Real 3D via HDMI
    • 10 watt speaker
    • 1.1x zoom
    Product
    Platz 4

    Optoma H185X

    Optoma W341
    • HD ready
    • Real 3D via HDMI
    • 2 HDMI inputs
    • No bag included
    Product
    Platz 5

    Acer H5385BDi

    Acer H5385BDi
    • HD ready
    • Real 3D via HDMI
    • Wall color mode
    • Only 1 x HDMI on the back
    Product


    The best projectors under £1,000

    Projectors under £1,000 with Full HD picture quality and gaming features. Top quality both for home cinema and for video game session

    Platz 1

    Epson EH-TW5820

    Epson EH-TW5820
    • vert. Lens-Shift
    • 1,6facher Zoom
    • H & V Keystone-Korrektur
    • Zwischenbildberechnung
    • Super Resolution
    • Android-TV
    • only vert. Lens-Shift
    Product
    Platz 2

    Optoma UHD42

    Optoma UHD42
    • HDR / HLG compatible
    • Gaming Modus
    • 240 Hz Smooth Motion
    • ISF ccc
    • 1.1x zoom only
    Product
    Platz 3

    Optoma HD29HLV

    Optoma HD29HLV
    • HDR compatible
    • Gaming mode
    • Real 3D via HDMI
    • no lens shift
    Product
    Platz 4

    LG HF60LS Largo 2.0

    LG HF60LS Largo 2.0
    • Durable LED light source
    • USB File Viewer
    • Miracast
    • Intel WiDi
    • Bluetooth audio transmission
    • only 1400 lumens
    Product
    Platz 5

    Acer H6541BDi

    Acer H6541BDi
    • Real 3D via HDMI
    • HDMI connection with MHL
    • ISF ccc
    • Vertical keystone correction
    • Soccer modul
    • 3 Watt Speaker
    Product


    The best home cinema projector 2021

    Here are our home cinema winners with lens shift, full HD, frame interpolation and good optical zoom. You can also find some 4K UHD projectors.

    Platz 1

    Sony VPL-VW270ES

    Sony VPL-VW270ES
    • 4K Enhancement
    • Frame interpolation
    • HDR 10 compatible
    • mot. H & V lens shift
    • High price level
    Product
    Platz 2

    Epson EH-TW7100

    Epson EH-TW7100
    • 3LCD technology
    • 4K enhancement
    • Lens shift
    • Intermediate image calculation
    • No true 4K panel
    Product
    Platz 3

    BenQ W5700/h3>

    BenQ W5700
    • 4K UHD
    • HDR compatible
    • Rec. 709 support
    • RGBRGB colour wheel
    • ISF ccc certified
    • Frame interpolation
    • Only 15% vertical lens shift

    Product

    Platz 4

    Optoma UHD38

    Optoma UHD38
    • 4K resolution
    • HDR compatible
    • 4.000 lumens
    • 1.1x zoom only
    Product
    Platz 5

    Epson EH-TW6700W

    Epson EH-TW6700W
    • Full HD resolution
    • Wireless HD transmission
    • vert. & horiz. Lens Shift
    • Frame interpolation
    • 3D
    • No 4K enhancement
    Product


    The best Business projector 2021

    These projectors have all the features that make up a business projector: high mobility, good image resolution or WLAN capability. Some offer Miracast and MHL features.

    Platz 1

    Epson EB-1795F

    Epson EB-1795F
    • Full HD resolution
    • WLAN
    • Miracast
    • weighs only 1.8 kg
    • gesture control
    • Can be loud in bright mode
    Product
    Platz 2

    Acer P5630

    Acer P5630
    • WUXGA resolution
    • Real 3D via HDMI
    • MHL
    • 16 watt speaker
    • only 1 x HDMI on the back
    Product
    Platz 3

    Panasonic PT-VZ580

    Panasonic PT-VZ580
    • WUXGA resolution
    • vert. Lens shift
    • 1.6x zoom
    • Crestron & AMX compatible
    • Only Horizontal Lens shift
    Product
    Platz 4

    Optoma WU470

    Optoma WU470
    • WUXGA resolution
    • MHL
    • 1.5x zoom
    • no lens shift
    Product
    Platz 5

    Epson EB-2247U

    Epson EB-2247U
    • WUXGA resolution
    • WLAN
    • Miracast
    • H & V Keystone Correction
    • MHL
    • Split-Screen
    • Can be loud in bright mode
    Product


    The best education projector 2021

    These education projectors ensure effective teaching. High-intensity projectors with high image resolution, numerous connections from VGA to HDMI and DisplayPort.

    Platz 1

    Epson EB-2247U

    Epson EB-2247U
    • WUXGA resolution
    • 1.6x zoom
    • 16 watt speaker
    • WLAN / Miracast
    • MHL
    • No bag included
    Product
    Platz 2

    Epson EB-2265U

     Epson EB-2265U
    • WUXGA resolution
    • 16 watt speaker
    • H & V Keystone Correction
    • Gesture control
    • Wi-Fi & Miracast
    • a bit heavy at 4.8 kg
    Product
    Platz 3

    Acer P5530

    Acer P5530
    • Full HD resolution
    • Real 3D via HDMI
    • H & V Keystone Correction
    • 5V DC USB port
    • MHL
    • only 20 ° Keystone correction
    Product
    Platz 4

    Optoma EH335

    Optoma EH335
    • Full HD resolution
    • 2 x HDMI
    • 10 watt speaker
    • MHL
    • 1.1x zoom only
    Product
    Platz 5

    NEC ME382U

    NEC ME382U
    • WUXGA respöitopm/li>
    • 10 watt speaker
    • 2 x HDMI
    • 1,6 Zoom
    • No bag included
    Product


    The best HD Projector 2021

    A good home cinema entry with WXGA resolution and multimedia features. Suitable for image formats 16: 9 and 16:10. And for football fans, they are just as well suited.

    Platz 1

    Acer P1355W

    Acer P1355W
    • HD ready
    • 3D via HDMI
    • MHL
    • 5V DC Out USB
    • Limited connections
    Product
    Platz 2

    Epson EB-W49

    Epson EB-W49
    • HD ready
    • cheap replacement bulb
    • 2 HDMI inputs
    • H & V Keystone Correction
    • Split screen function
    • WLAN only optional
    Product
    Platz 3

    Epson EB-FH06

    Epson EB-FH06
    • 3LCD technology
    • Full HD
    • Keystone Correction
    • 2 watt speaker
    Product
    Platz 4

    Optoma HD28e

    Optoma HD28e
    • HD ready
    • Rec 709 compatible
    • Real 3D via HDMI
    • 5V DC Out USB
    Product
    Platz 5

    ViewSonic PX701HD

    ViewSonic PX700HD
    • Full-HD
    • 3D via HDMI
    • low input lag
    • 2 HDMI inputs
    • 2 watt speaker
    Product


    The best 4K Projector 2021

    4K projectors offer phenomenal image quality: Quadruple Full HD resolution paired with HDR make every living room a true high-end home cinema.

    Platz 1

    Acer M550

    Sony VPL-VW550ES
    • 4K-UHD resolution
    • Frame interpolation
    • HDR compatible
    • Rec. 2020 compatible
    • vert. Lens shift
    • 1.6x zoom
    Product
    Platz 2

    Epson EH-TW7400

    Epson EH-TW7400
    • 4K Enhancement
    • Frame interpolation
    • Super Resolution
    • HDR compatible
    • Reality Creation
    • mot. H & V Lens-Shift
    • not a real 4K panel
    Product
    Platz 3

    BenQ W2700

    BenQ W2700
    • HDR compatible
    • Frame interpolation
    • Real 4K UHD
    • vert. Lens shift
    • only 15% vertical lens shift
    Product
    Platz 4

    Optoma UHD35

    Optoma UHD35
    • Real 4K UHD
    • HDR compatible
    • Rec. 709 support
    • only 15% vertical lens shift
    Products
    Platz 5

    BenQ W1720

    BenQ W1720
    • Real 4K UHD
    • HDR compatible
    • Rec 709 compatible
    • only a 1.2x zoom
    Product


    The best short throw projector 2021

    Project from the shortest distance: This is possible with the short throw projectors. The space-saving solution is ideal for both classrooms and home cinema.

    Platz 1

    Epson EB-1480Fi

    Epson EB-1480Fi
    • Ultra short throw lens
    • long-life laser light source
    • WUXGA resolution
    • interactive
    • high price
    Product
    Platz 2

    NEC UM352Wi Multi-Touch

    NEC UM352Wi Multi-Touch
    • Ultra short throw lens
    • Multi-touch interactivity
    • Multi-pen interactivity
    • Miracast
    • 20 watt speaker
    • WLAN only optional
    Product
    Platz 3

    Optoma HZ40UST

    Optoma HZ40UST
    • Ultra short throw lens
    • Long life laser LED light source
    • Direct On / Off
    • 2 HDMI inputs
    • 3D - capable
    • Wall bracket optional
    Product
    Platz 4

    Epson EB-695Wi

    Epson EB-695Wi
    • Ultra short throw lens
    • Interactive
    • 16 watt speaker
    • Split-Screen
    • HD ready
    • WLAN only optional
    Product
    Platz 5

    LG HF65LS Adagio 2.0

    LG HF65LS Adagio 2.0
    • Ultra Short throw lens
    • Durable LED light source
    • Screen Share
    • Stereo speakers
    • only 1000 lumens
    Product




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