Sony today entered the Portable Mobile Projector market with the new MP-CL1. The handheld projector uses a laser light source to deliver HD (1920 x 720pixels) resolution images with high contrast (80,000:1) for accurate colour rendition.
The pocket-sized mobile projector can display a screen size of up to 120 inches at a distance of 3.45 metres. Being a perfect match for home and mobile entertainment, business presentations, the projector comes with a built-in speaker. It also serves the purpose of displaying content from smartphones or tablets.
The MP-CL1 has a number of connection options. Besides
connecting to a source via HDMI, it is able to interface with a smartphone or tablet device via MHL. At the same time, its built-inScreen Mirroring function allows you to wirelessly mirror content from a smartphone, tabletdevice or PC via Wi-Fi.
“Using Sony’s Laser Beam Scanning (LBS) technology, this processing system allows the MPCL1 to project images at HD resolution and enables focus-free projection as well as seamless viewing, even on uneven surfaces,â€ Sony claimed.
Sony further added, “With the addition of auto focus, the projector can keep constant, uninterrupted focus at various distances without the need for manual adjustments. Thanks to LBS, images projected will not have residual lag, including videos with action scenes.”
The unit also provides manual Key Stone Correction to maintain screen uniformity, both vertically and horizontally, despite angled surfaces.
This portable projector has an aluminum body with a matte finish. It features a built-in 3400mAh battery that allows up to 120 minutes of HD resolution playback. The MP-CL1 also includes a HDMI to Mini-HDMI adapter, Micro-USB cable and a detachable two-way stand.
The Sony MP-CL1 has a price tag of Rs 26,990. However we found it listed on Amazon.in for as high as Rs 42,850.