8 Best projectors under 300 dollars

Projectors can be used at homes as alternatives to televisions or at offices/schools/hospitals, etc to show presentations, educational videos, etc. They are available for purchase at various prices. Cheaper projectors have lower quality lamps compared to expensive ones. They may also support lower resolutions. For better projections (good picture/video quality) or better durability, you must purchase a mid-range or expensive projector only (if your budget allows you to do so). Below, we’ve shared the best mid-range projectors you can buy for below 300 USD:

Best projectors under $300

ViewSonic PA503S

viewsonic pa503s

ViewSonic is one of the top manufacturers of projectors, monitors, etc. PA503S is its highest-rated projector below 300 dollars. It is a 3800 lumens projector that can create projections having a height of up to 10 feet. Its lamp can last for up to 15000 hours when you use the projector mostly in the Eco power-saving mode. PA503S supports Blu Ray and 3D content. It has a built-in 2-watt speaker. ViewSonic had introduced three models of PA503S projector in 2017- SVGA, WXGA, XGA. The design of each projector is the same, but the resolution they support is different. PA503S weighs around 7 lbs.


yaber y30

Y30 is a 7000-lumen projector under 300 dollars that supports 4K, 1080p resolutions. It requires 50-watt power and sports 3-watt stereo surround sound speakers. The YABER Y30 projector contains three fans to cool the lamp and other parts. Does the projector heat up? Yes, the projector may heat up if it is active for more than 30 minutes. Y30 can create projections of 45 inch to 200-inch height, and it supports the zoom/mirroring function. The Adopt Color Matching algorithm powers it.

VANKYO Performance V630W

vankyo performance v630w

The V630W projector by VANKYO supports 6800 Lux brightness and 5.0/2.4 GHz WiFi technology. VANKYO V630W supports 10000:1 contrast ratios and 1920 x 1080 pixel resolutions. According to VANKYO, V630W’s projections can be 46 to 300 inches in height. V630W can create a clear projection from a distance of up to 30 feet. It lets users zoom the videos/presentations and employs the 50-degree 4D keystone correction function to produce good quality projections.


epson ex3260 - projector under 300

If you’re looking for a projector under 300 dollars from a good brand, EX3260 is the best device you can get. EPSON is one of the leading manufacturers of printers, scanners, projectors, etc. Its EX3260 projector supports SVGA resolution and contains a 3300-lumen lamp. Its weight is 3.6 kilograms. EX3260 is powered by Epson’s “easy setup” function so that the users can quickly get the projector in action. According to EPSON, EX3260’s lamp can last for 416 days, aka 10000 hours.


yaber y31 - projectors under 300 dollars

Y31 is a successor to Yaber 30. This projector costs under 300 dollars, and it has a one-click function to adjust the keystone and brightness. It supports full high-definition and 4K resolutions. Like Y30, the Y31 projector features a 3-watt HiFi/stereo speaker. It supports 50 to 300-inch projections, 10000:1 contrast ratio, zoom (up to 25%). Y31’s weight is 5.7 lbs only. A 7500 lumens lamp powers it.

WiMiUs S1

wimius s1

The S1 projector by WiMiUs is an excellent alternative to YABER Y30, Y31, EPSON EX3260, and ViewSonic PA503S. It contains a 7500L lamp, and it supports keystone correction of up to 50-degree. S1 sports 10-watt speakers, and its projection can perfectly fit into a 100-inch to a 300-inch screen. The WiMiUs projector below 300 dollars supports a 60-hertz refresh rate, 4K, and full high-definition videos.

Anker Nebula Capsule

anker nebula capsule

The Anker Nebula Capsule projector can convert a room of your house into a mini home theater with its unique capabilities. It can produce 100-inch projections and has the Android 7.1 operating system and content from popular OTT applications such as HULU, Netflix, etc. What’s special about Anker Nebular Capsule? You can control it with an app after connecting the projector with the smartphone. This projector contains a 360-degree 5-watt speaker. It supports 1280 x 720 pixel resolution, 16:9 aspect ratio, etc. Its weight is 1.03 lbs.

Fangor F-802

Fangor F-802

The F-802 projector features a 5G WiFi system and Bluetooth 5.0 chip to support wireless connectivity. It produces 60 to 250-inch projections and supports 4K/FHD resolution. This projector by Fangor has two stereo speakers and has a dedicated cooling system to cool down the overheated parts. It comes with an 8500 lumens lamp and supports contrast ratios of 10000:1. It also includes a noise reduction system. You can hang F-802 on a ceiling, place it on a table, or connect it with a tripod. F-802 comes with remote control, lens cleaning kit, AV cable, and weighs 4.36 kilograms.

The projectors under 300 dollars we’ve shared above have HDMI, USB, AV, and VGA ports. They carry a warranty of 3 years.

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