Weighing in at only 1.4 pounds, the Qumi is the first LED pocket projector to be 3D-ready via Texas Instruments DLP Link technology and Pico chipset. The Qumi's touch sensitive button controls and...
On average, based on five expert reviews from sites including Trusted Reviews, PC Advisor.co.uk, digitalliving.ch and maclife.de the average expert rating of this multimedia projector is 83 out of 100. The projector expert review sites think this data projector is one of the better 2500:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that were released more than two years ago.
Very Low Running Costs
The Qumi Q2 is in the cheapest 5% of all 41 2500:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that have been on the market for more than two years that we have looked at for running costs. Based on typical usage levels and energy prices, we estimate the Qumi Q2 will cost only £31 over 1 year to run.
Acceptable Noise Level
One Vivitek Qumi Q2 owner who reviewed the product concluded that it was quiet.
Good Technical Features
One Vivitek Qumi Q2 owner who bought the product concluded that it had good features. Trustedreviews.com mentioned in their review on expert website Trusted Reviews “Although we've been exceptionally impressed by the Qumi's features and performance, there's been a silent elephant sat in the room that we can't just ignore, much as we'd like to”.
Vivitek Has Good Reviews for Its Projectors
We checked the expert and user reviews of hundreds of projectors to determine an average rating for each projector manufacturer. On average projectors made by Vivitek have good ratings from owners and experts.
Supports 3D Image Projection
Unlike most of the other comparable spec projectors that came out more than two years ago which do not support 3D image projection, the Qumi Q2 supports 3D image projection.
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Has a Built-In Speaker
Like most of the other comparable spec multimedia projectors that came out around the same time as the Qumi Q2, the Qumi Q2 has a built-in speaker.
1600 X 1200 (UXGA) Graphics Resolution
This projector supports a graphics resolution of 1024 x 768 (XGA)|1280 x 1024 (SXGA)|1280 x 720 (HD 720)|1280 x 800 (WXGA)|1600 x 1200 (UXGA)|640 x 480 (VGA)|800 x 600 (SVGA), which is the most frequently supported graphics resolution on projectors of a comparable age and spec to it.
WXGA (1280x800) Native Projector Resolution
The Qumi Q2 has a maximum resolution of WXGA (1280x800). That's 30% more resolution than the most frequently found native projector resolution of XGA (1024x768). The best resolution of all 2500:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that are a comparable age to the Qumi Q2 is WUXGA (1920x1200) and the worst is XGA (1024x768).
Very Long Lamp Service Life
With a lamp service life of 30,000 hours, the Vivitek Qumi Q2 has one of the longest lamp service lives amongst 2500:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors of this age. The lamp service lives of similar spec projectors that have been around for around the same time as the Qumi Q2 range from 1,500h to 30,000h.
Very High Number of Colours
The average number of colours of similar spec projectors that have been on the market for more than two years is 500M, and the numbers of colours range from 1M to 1,100M. At 1,070 million, the Qumi Q2 has a very high number of colours compared to most of the other multimedia projectors of a comparable spec and age to the Qumi Q2.
The Qumi Q2 is quite light (only 490 grams) compared to most of the other data projectors of a comparable age and spec to the Qumi Q2. The weights of 2500:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that have been available for a similar time to the Qumi Q2 range from 470g to 47kg, and the average weight is 7.3kg.
Across all the 2500:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that have been on the market for more than two years the widths range from 150mm to 650mm. At only 162 millimeters, the Vivitek Qumi Q2 is fairly narrow compared to most of the other multimedia projectors of this age and spec.
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Does Not Support Full HD Projection
The Qumi Q2 does not support Full HD projection. Most of the other projectors of this type and age also do not support Full HD projection.
Does Not Support WiFi Connectivity
The Qumi Q2 does not support WiFi connectivity. Most of the other projectors of this type and age also do not support WiFi connectivity.
Only Supports One Image Format
The number of supported image formats on the Qumi Q2 is more than most multimedia projectors of this type and age. The most commonly supported image format is BMP, but this image format is not supported by this multimedia projector. The image formats JPG are also supported by this projector.
Quite Small Matrix Size
Comparable spec data projectors that have been available for more than two years have matrix sizes of between 0.45" and 1.8". The Qumi Q2 has a fairly small matrix size (only 0.45 inches) compared to most of the other projectors that were released more than two years ago.
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Released Over Three Years Ago
It was over three years ago when this projector was released.
Average Projector Brightness
At 3,000 ANSI lumens, the Vivitek Qumi Q2 has a pretty average projector brightness compared to most of the other 2500:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that have been around for a similar time to the Qumi Q2.
Average Noise Level
With a noise level of 32 decibels, the Vivitek Qumi Q2 has a fairly average noise level compared to most of the other 2500:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that have been on the market for more than two years.
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Native Projector Resolution
300 ANSI lumens
1 - 3
Supported Aspect Ratio
Compatible Screen Size
30 - 90
Native Aspect Ratio
Lamp Service Life
3D Image Projection
Full HD Projection
Analog Signal Format System
NTSC, NTSC M, PAL, PAL B, PAL, PAL D, PAL, PAL G, PAL, PAL H, PAL, PAL I, PAL, PAL M, PAL, PAL N, SECAM, SECAM, SECAM B, SECAM, SECAM D, SECAM, SECAM G, SECAM, SECAM K, SECAM, SECAM K, SECAM K1, SECAM, SECAM L
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