Sony has announced the ultra-portable MP-CD1 Pocket Sized Projector

Posted on Oct 25 2018 - 5:12pm by Brian Atkinson

Sony’s cutting-edge projector may be simplest slightly large than a phone, however the new Sony MP-CD1 Mobile Projector can project as much as a one hundred twenty-inch display. Introduced at the Consumer Electronics Show, the portable projector is being toted as a device for viewing whatever from business meetings to family movie night.

Sony MP-CD1 Pocket Sized Projector Design

The MP-CD1 looks plenty like a back-to-fundamentals remodel for Sony’s pocket-sized projector. It measures up at 3.2 x .6 x 5.9 in (83 × 16 × 150 mm), barely large than the CL1A, and it weighs in at 9.9 ounces (280 g), barely heavier than the CL1A. perhaps the most placing contrast among the two fashions is within the newer CD1’s disappointing display resolution of only 854 × 480 whilst the older CL1A should show 1920 x 720.

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Sony MP-CD1 Pocket Sized Projector Features

The brand new CD1 has a bigger 5,000-mAh battery however nonetheless best guarantees two hours of viewing on a full charge. This addition of more power however no extra projection time is most in all likelihood accounted for by way of the new projection system. Replacing the CL1A’s Laser Beam Scanning (LBS) gadget, the CD1 incorporates DLP tech, in particular the Texas Instruments Intellibright layout reportedly imparting a brightness relative to ANSI a 105 lumens

The projector makes use of an HDMI connection to project from a number of special devices consisting of laptops, gaming platforms, media streaming devices and smartphones. A sold-separately add-on that connects to the HDMI port additionally adds wireless functionality. The device charge thru a USB port whilst an audio jack allows for adding audio system or headphones to permit audio.

Sony MP-CD1 Pocket Sized Projector Price

While the incorporation of DLP technology brings this pico into line with many others on the market, there isn’t a huge amount going for this particular model, especially at the $400 price point. Ultimately, this appears to be an uninspiring addition to Sony’s projector range.