Featuring HD and Wireless Capability, the Qumi Q5 represents the next generation of Vivitek’s series of HD LED pocket projectors. The Qumi Q5 is bright and lightweight with has a brightness level up to 500 lumens and weighs only 1.1 pounds. It has DLP® Pico hipset and BrilliantColorTM technologies from Texas Instruments and comes with wireless capability. The Qumi’s portable sleek design and connectivity options can be used with a variety of portable devices, including (but not limited to) smart phones, laptops, netbooks and tablets, digital and video cameras. Versatile and portable, the Vivitek Qumi Q5 is an ideal device for displaying digital content at home and work.
- Native WXGA native resolution, HD 720p compatible resolution
- Up to 500 lumens of brightness and 10,000:1 contrast
- Estimated 30,000 hours of operation
- 4GB built-in memory and USB port for memory expansion to display content without a PC
- 3D-Ready via DLP Link.
- Connectivity options include: HDMI, Universal I/O for VGA, AV mini-jack, mini-jack audio-outDimensions (W x H x D) 6.3” x 1.3” x 4.0” (162 x 32 x 102 mm)
- Only 1.1 pounds and available in blue, red, yellow, black or white finish
Online reviews on Amazon and Best Buy have been extremely positive. Several reviewers have commented on the Qumi Q5’s easy set-up, portability and overall value for its price point. As for the current cost of the Qumi Q5, reviewers have noted that it’s actually a good deal given the quality, construction and capabilities of the device. Notably, it’s the first pocket projector to be 3D-ready via DLP Link™ so you can play 3D content from compatible devices (not included). Specific selling points: With a lamp-free projector, users can forget about paying as much as $400+ for an expensive lamp replacement. With solid state illumination, a lamp-free DLP projector can operate for 10,000+ hours with practically no loss of light output. Users will save thousands of dollars through the life of just one projector and virtually eliminate maintenance time and expenses. Compared to other products: It features a brightness level up to 500 lumens and weighs only 1.1 lbs.
Cost: It’s currently sold at BestBuy.com and available at Amazon.com for a little over $400.
In addition to business project presentations, the Qumi Q5 LED DLP Pocket Projector can also be used in your home theater and is designed for multiple uses both at home and at work. Due to its small size & portability, you can even take it camping to remote areas and watch movies by the campfire. If you plan to use it for entertainment purposes, we suggest using it in combination with an external speaker. All in all, based on what we’ve read and seen, the Qumi Q5 is a powerful easily portable device with multiple uses suitable for both work and play.