The 5 Best Home Projectors Under $200

Author: Sean

Whether it’s spending more time outdoors watching movies during the spring and summer or taking autumn and winter to create that indoor movie night, using a projector to create that movie theatre experience is enjoyable.

Creating a home theatre using a projector makes the family room a cosy hangout spot where you and the kids can enjoy shows and movies from your smartphone or tablet on a big screen. There are many home theatre projectors available today that can project full HD resolution on large screens, including home theatre projectors that also offer features such as audio surround sound, voice control, and wireless connectivity.

People who watch movies at home probably watch a lot more movies than they used to. The Internet, Netflix, and digital devices are just a few of the reasons why.

Watching movies on a big screen at home is always fun and it doesn’t have to be expensive. Consider investing in a home projector so you can enjoy movies on the big screen when you want to. To help you with your shopping list, we’ve created a short roundup of some of the best products that are available for under $200.

IT doesn’t have to be an expensive build to create that enjoyable experience of a projector in your home. Here are the top 5 picks of under $200 projectors I think will create a great experience in your home theatre.


Xiaoya Outdoor Projector

Xiaoya Outdoor Projector

The first projector on the list is the Xiaoya projector.

A movie projector can provide family and friends with a great experience outdoors. Many of the projectors have a remote control and a digital interface, so you can adjust the volume and picture, as well as control the power. However, it’s important to note that a normal projector can’t be used outdoors. If you want to use a projector outdoors, you need to get a specially made projector. The projector should have an indefinite power supply so it can be used at any time.

Today’s movies are mostly movies projected on the screen. For video projection, the screen is usually black. Watching a movie projector at home is a bit difficult, not to mention watching a movie projector be a good movie. But a projector is a more practical and easier way to watch a movie. Xiaoyu projector is a light and practical projector with a wide range of applications. With a built-in two HiFi speakers. You will experience powerful, clear sound without any extra noise.

CiBest Mini Projector

The CiBest mini projector with its Superior Movie Experience is one of the best home video projectors on the market at its price. It still supports up to 1080P, has a 2000:1 contrast ratio, and provides an incredibly lifelike image for videos and movies.

Enjoy your happy time with your family or friend with the project on the wall, on the ceiling, in your living room, or even on the go! Meanwhile, the diffused reflection technology will soften the projector light and protect your eyes.

This is a fantastic projector that allows you to connect it to all of your electronics. That’s right, no more need for plugging and unplugging. This projector works with all of your products, whether it’s a TV stick, laptop, table, Blue-ray DVD player, TF card, USB flash drive and other portable media devices.

AuKing Mini Projector 2021 Model

Want to have a home cinema experience without spending thousands of dollars on a movie projector, speakers, and equipment? Here’s an upgraded mini projector that will bring you a 35% brighter image than similar projectors in the market. It’s equipped with a 2000:1 contrast ratio, supported 1080p resolution, so no matter what you try to watch it will still look clear.

The mini projector has a full HD 1080p resolution, with a 32″ to 170″ projection display size. The projector’s brightness is up to 2200 Lm, and the projector has a smart IR remote for easy operation. The projector has a built-in speaker providing excellent loud sound quality.

This projector comes with some excellent features which are not available in other models. A powerful cooling system cools the heat of the lamp efficiently, extending the bulb’s life to 55,000 hours, which means it is estimated that you can use it for more than 15 years. It also reduces the noise of the cooling fan. So you can keep your worries at bay with this product.

This is a great projector for the price and with an updated model for 2021 it’s a great fit for starting your home entertainments room.

Meer Portable Pico Mini LED Projector

Would you like to enjoy movies and games anywhere and anytime? This pocket-size projector is just for you! It’s just as light as your smartphone but powerful. It’s portable enough to bring everywhere and powerful enough to present anything with brightness and clarity.

Bring the visual fun and interaction with you and your loved ones anywhere and everywhere with the power of a projector and a power bank. This projector is very portable but does not have its own battery so it requires a power source for it to work. The great thing is that this can run from a 5v-2A power bank so you can use it with any portable battery that meets these specifics. I find portable battery packs I use to charge phones fit the bill.

Due to its portable size, this projector is a great accessory when you’re travelling, hiking or camping. It’s also popular with children.

BIGASUO [2021 Upgrade] HD Bluetooth Projector Built in DVD Player

The first, most obvious difference and bonus of this projector is the built-in DVD player. You can set up and use the built-in DVD player without having to attach any other external device. This doesn’t mean that you can’t though…

For the best picture quality, it is most important to pick a projector with a high resolution. This projector with native 720P resolution (1280 x720) and 8000:1 contrast ratio. Using high-quality coated lenses, this projector is assured of being able to reproduce colors more vividly. For the best sound quality, this projector also has a super deep decoding ability with a high-definition display screen. It ensures a better picture quality and can immerse you with its shock.

With a built-in 2 powerful speakers and a powerful stereo sound system, this projector provides a cinema-quality HIFI experience. You can use the built-in Bluetooth to connect with your speaker wirelessly and enjoy movies with your friends and family. The brightness of this projector means you can enjoy your movies in a max screen size of 200 inches – even in a brightly lit room.

It has HDMI, AV, VGA, Micro SD Card ports. This means it can connect to most devices, like Laptops, PCs, USB Flash Drive, and even the Playstation. It has a DVD function too, so it can play CDs or DVDs. It can also play CD or DVD-R. There’s also a VCD and SVCD supported. 


These are just 5 projectors I feel would fit in anyones budget under $200 and provide a great home cinema experience.

Definitely go for a 1080p projector for the best picture quality but if you’re looking for a smaller model for travel or your kids, I’d definitely recommend the Meer Portable Pico Mini LED Projector.

The 5 projectors above are the top 5 projectors on Amazon at the time of writing that I feel are the best. I would suggest using this list as a starting point for what to look out for when buying a projector, but of course, it is entirely subjective and opinion-based. Do your own research and do not buy a projector without first researching the features that matter to you. If you want to know more about how to choose a projector, check out my previous article.

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