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How To Mirror Your Mobile Device To Your Smart Projector With Bluetooth

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Projectors have always been very simple devices that were essentially plug-and-play. Over time projectors have begun to evolve; 4K Projectors, DLP Projectors, LED Projectors, and Smart Projectors. With the advancing of technology, Bluetooth has been an essential tool to many people, and with Smart Projectors wireless screen mirroring is possible! This guide will assist you on how you can screen mirror your mobile device to your projector via Bluetooth, regardless if you have an Android device or an Apple device.

Connecting With the Projector’s Onboard Screen Mirroring

Most if not all Smart Projectors these days run off an Android Operating System. Depending on the type of projector you have will determine what apps or settings you will need.

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Step 1. Ensure both projector and mobile device are on the same exact wifi network.

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Step 2. After connecting both devices to the same network, you will want to turn on Bluetooth on your mobile device.

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Step 2a. For Android devices, you will see this option in the settings menu of your device

Step 2b. For Apple devices, you can do this under the Bluetooth option in the settings menu as well.

Step 3. After Bluetooth has been enabled on your mobile device, you should now be able to start a search of all other Bluetooth devices in the vicinity where the option for your projector should appear, for Apple devices, you can use the Airplay/Screen Mirroring option to find your projector!

Wireless Screen Mirroring with Non-Smart Projectors

Let’s say you do not have a smart projector, there are definitely workarounds for cases like this! Wireless mirroring dongles are an innovative way for you to be able to mirror wirelessly to your devices!

Google Chrome Cast

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The Google Chrome Cast is an HDMI input wireless dongle that allows you to stream and screen mirror with compatible devices!

Apple TV

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The Apple TV is Apple’s similar device to allow screen mirroring via Airplay with all Apple devices including Macbooks, Mac Desktops, iPads, and iPhones! Connecting your Apple TV to your projector will take it to another level!

We hope that this helped if you had any issues figuring out how to wireless screen mirror with your smart projector! Comment down below if you have any other questions, till next time!

Top 5 Gaming Projector For All Types of Users

Gaming has come a long way over the last few decades. From old school Nintendo 64 to the latest PlayStation 5, there are many ways to game with the right kind of equipment. Gaming has become more portable with more games coming out on iPhone and Android, allowing gamers to experience gaming anywhere they go. With the increase in Cloud Streaming services like Google Stadia, gamers are able to stream games online through a Cloud server. Big projector companies like Optima, Epson, BenQ, etc.. have improved the specifications of projectors, allowing for faster connection, smoother gameplay, and more importantly, the best overall experience. Here is a list of the Top 5 gaming projectors available for different types of needs and budget. 

1. Optoma UHD38 – Best Gaming Projector($1399)

The Optoma UHD38 is the best overall 4K gaming projector, capable of delivering lightning-fast input lag as low as 4.2ms and a high refresh rate of 240Hz. High refresh and low input lag is the best combination for gamers that are looking for competitive games while still enjoying the overall experience of a Home Entertainment System. For those with the newest consoles like the Xbox Series X and PlayStation 5, the projector is perfect for 1080p 120Hz or 4K UHD 60Hz game play with the blur-free visuals and outstanding smoothness. This 4K projector also has High Dynamic Range (HDR), HLG compatibility, and an 8-segment color wheel to produce vivid color depth, crystal clear detail, and brilliant contrast for TV and movie fans. 

2. BenQ HT2050A – Best Budget Gaming Projector ($749)

If you are looking for a budget gaming projector, The BenQ HT2050A is a good projector to look at. At the price of $750, the HT2050A can get as low as 16ms of input lag, which is impressive for any display that’s not also offering a high refresh rate. The projector also has 2200 Lumens brightness, offers excellent color accuracy, contrast, a solid black level, and three-dimensionality for 2D video. 

3. BenQ X1300i – Best Gaming Projector for PS5 and Xbox Series X ($1299)

The BenQ X1300i is 1080P and  4K HDR READY with 3000 ANSI lumen brightness. For the gamers, the BenQ X1300i presents Game Mode FPS, RPG, and SPG, which fine-tunes audio and images at the same time. Game mode allows for Low latency of 8.3ms@1080p/120Hz with huge, bright, sharp images and equalized audio. This powerful projector is compatible with major consoles like Sony PlayStation 4/5, Nintendo Switch, and Xbox Series X, Google stadia, and many more. The BenQ X1300i is a smart projector that comes with Google-certified Android TV and Google Play store, allowing users up to 5,000+ of the latest Android apps, movies, shows, live sports, games, and music.

4. Epson EF-100 – Best Smart Projector($899)

For gamers that like to play games from the App Store or Google Play Store, the Epson EF-100 is powered by Google’s Android TV, so  all your favorite streaming apps such as Netflix, YouTube, Hulu, WatchESPN, and games are all available to play directly from your projector. You can connect your smartphone easily with the smart features that the Epson EF-100 offers. The Epson EF-100 projector also offers true, 3-Chip Projector Design, an advanced 3LCD technology  that displays 100 percent of the RGB color signal for every frame without any “rainbowing” or “color brightness” issues, according to Epson’s website. 

5. Anker Nebula Capsule II – Best Portable Gaming Projector($579)

This projector is ideal for use in low-light environments.using cutting-edge DLP technology that creates a stunning 720p 200-ANSI-lumen image. Powered by Android TV 9.0, the Anker Nebula easily connects with your smart devices to provide over 5,000 streaming apps and games. The Premium speakers produce pulse-pounding clarity for all to hear, perfect for casual and light gaming.