Philips has unveiled a new range of compact budget projectors for the US and Europe, with far more premium features than ever before for the Nupix projector range.
The Neopix Easy 2+, Prime 2 and Ultra 2 are the successors to the Easy, Prime and Ultra LCD models released last year – and with the cheaper Easy 2+ models retailing at just $ 149 / € 149, a much lower price to get Is an obstacle. This is a low cost beamer in your home.
The new models add a lot of premium features that were previously only seen in Philips’ premium Picopix range.
Both the Easy 2+ and Prime 2 models offer HD resolution (720p, 80-inch Max projection), while the high-end Ultra 2 Packs support Full HD (1080p, 65-inch Max projection). Do. Both the Prime and Ultra models pack pre-loaded apps into the new Smart TV operating system, as well as Blu-ray Bluetooth tooth connectivity and “Wi-Fi Dial Band for maximum speed”. Both projectors support four-correction correction and digital zoom for custom placement on the screen or wall.
Easy 2+ is missing from the new Smart OS – meaning you have to connect the content source via USB, MicroSD or HDMI – but the brightness has doubled the number of lumens as a really easy model. There’s also a 3.5mm headphone jack for connecting external speakers. It can project images up to 65 inches.
The Prime 2 retails at $ 199 / € 199, while the Ultra 2 retails at a slightly higher price of $ 329 / € 329. All three new models are available from November 2020.
Get what you pay for
These NeoPiX projectors do not have the premium features of the best projectors. There’s no 4K capability for one, and there’s definitely nothing like HDR. However, if you’re looking for a quick and easy AV solution for your home, or a gift that won’t cost the land, the Neopix range may just be what you’re after.
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