Xgimi’s new Horizon Projectors boast a premium design and can be used night & day


Horizon

Xgimi has today unveiled its new Horizon and Horizon Pro models that bring a hassle-free cinematic experience to the home. Offering an all-in-one entertainment solution with visual, audio, and the Android TV platform built-in, the Horizon series of home projectors also feature a premium design that blends into the home and can project images up to 300-inches in 1080P or 4K resolution.

Both models offer similar specifications, with the base Horizon projector capable of 1080P and the Horizon Pro able to put out a crisp 4K image. With 2000 and 2200ANSI lumens respectively, the Horizon projectors are bright enough to be used during the night or day. Xgimi’s patented X-VUE image technology adopts the 120Hz motion compensation technology that works with the brands’ MEMC (Motion Estimation, Motion Compensation) to significantly increase the clarity and fidelity of dynamic images.

The Xgimi Horizon series LED has a projected lifespan of 30,000 hours, so there’s no need to worry about bulb replacement anytime soon. The Fast Boot feature will get the Xgimi Horizon projector ready to play in just 4 seconds, with a perfect image displayed 6 seconds later.

The Automatic Keystone Correction and integrated AI-powered image-sensing algorithm automatically identify and avoid obstacles in the projection area, and is able to identify the screen area and adjust the image accordingly, even if it’s turned on its side. This means that users won’t be faced with spending ages fiddling with settings and placement to achieve a good experience. Thanks to the partnership with Harman Kardon, the Horizon series boasts 16W speakers with full-range bass performance.

There’s no need to attach a media streaming device such as a Fire Stick or the Chromecast with Google TV because the full Android TV experience is baked into both Horizon projectors, giving access to more than 5,000 apps on the Play Store.

Horizon Horizon Pro
Display technique DLP DLP
Display chip 0.47″ DMD RGB-LED 0.47″ DMD RGB-LED
Specialty 3D 3D
Luminance 2000ANSI lumens 2200ANSI lumens
Standard resolution 1920×1080 3840 x 2160 (4K)
Lens  High Transparency Coated Glass Lens  High Transparency Coated Glass Lens 
Compatible resolution 2K/4K  1080P/2K
Throw Ratio 1.2:1 1.2:1
Keystone correction Auto Keystone Correction For Both Vertical and Horizontal Auto Keystone Correction For Both Vertical and Horizontal
Projection method Forward/backward/ hang ceiling Forward/backward/ hang ceiling
RAM 2GB  2GB 
Storage 16GB 32GB
Speaker 2 X 8W 2 X 8W
System Android TV 10.0 Android TV 10.0
Mirroring display Airplay/ DLNA/ XGIMI Assistant  Airplay/ DLNA/ XGIMI Assistant 
Input ports DC x 1
HDMI x 2 (ARC Support)
USB 2.0 x 1
USB 3.0 x 1
LAN x 1
DC x 1
HDMI x 2 (ARC Support) USB 2.0 x 1
USB 3.0 x 1
LAN x 1
Output port Headphone x 1
SPDIF x 1
Headphone x 1
SPDIF x 1
WiFi Dual-band 2.4/5GHz, 802.11a/b/g/n/ac Dual-band 2.4/5GHz, 802.11a/b/g/n/ac
Bluetooth Bluetooth 4.0 Bluetooth 4.0
Noise < 30dB  < 30dB 
Power dissipation 100W-135W 100W-135W
Power AC100-240V, 50/60Hz AC100-240V, 50/60Hz
Size 201 x 201 x 135mm 201 x 201 x 135mm
Product weight 2.5kg 2.5kg
Power plug x1 x1
Charger x1 x1
Bluetooth Remote Control x1 x1
Manual x1 x1
Warranty Card x1 x1

The Xgimi Horizon will retail for $1,099 / £1,099 and the Xgimi Horizon Pro for $1,699 / £1,699 from May via XGIMI and major retailers including Amazon. You can also grab a handy $100 off coupon by completing the Horizon quiz on Xgimi’s website.
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