Updated March 15, 2019 by Karen Bennett

The 7 Best LED Projectors

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This wiki has been updated 9 times since it was first published in February of 2019. Since they feature energy-efficient bulbs, LED projectors have a longer lifespan and a safer, lower heat output than those equipped with conventional lamps. Plus, they tend to have a smaller footprint, so they’re a cinch to take along in your bag to the office, classroom, or a family gathering. Here we rank models for display resolution, brightness, variety of inputs, and price. When users buy our independently chosen editorial picks, we may earn commissions to help fund the Wiki. Skip to the best led projector on Amazon.

7. ViewSonic M1

6. Vankyo Leisure 510

5. DracoLight Mini Portable

4. Dr. J Professional L8

3. Optoma Short Throw

2. WiMiUS P18

1. Anker Nebula Mars Lite

Editor's Notes

March 13, 2019:

LED projectors offer more color depth and light intensity than their traditional DLP (digital light processing) counterparts. As such, their display won’t disappear when light enters the room. And, LED lighting can have a lifetime of at least 10,000 hours of use. The Anker Nebula Mars Lite made top spot on our list, thanks to its long battery life and high image equality, at a reasonable price. It’s hard to go wrong with the WiMiUS model featured here, as it consistently delivers quality picture and sound, and it’s warrantied for a generous 3 years. While it’s doesn’t deliver the highest contrast quality, the ViewSonic is lauded for its sleek, simple design, and it can be angled for watching your movies on the ceiling – something your kids are certain to love. LED bulbs tend to be small in size, so these projectors have small footprints, in turn. Since this makes them conveniently portable, you’ll appreciate the models that come with handy carrying bags, including the Vankkyo Leisure and Optoma Short Throw.


Karen Bennett
Last updated on March 15, 2019 by Karen Bennett

Karen Bennett lives in Chicago with her family, and when she’s not writing, she can usually be found practicing yoga or cheering on her kids at soccer games. She holds a master’s.degree in journalism and a bachelor’s in English, and her writing has been published in various local newspapers, as well as “The Cheat Sheet,” “Illinois Legal Times,” and “USA Today.” She has also written search engine news page headlines and worked as a product manager for a digital marketing company. Her expertise is in literature, nonfiction, textbooks, home products, kids' games and toys, hardware, teaching accessories, and art materials.


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