The Qumi Q6 is a feature-rich multimedia pocket projector. Weighing in at just 475 grams and with a super-thin 34mm profile, business travellers and home entertainment enthusiast will find the LED...
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17 Reasons For
Good Expert Reviews
This projector received an expert rating of 80 out of 100 from 01net.com.
One Industry Award
The expert at one expert review site decided that this Vivitek multimedia projector was good. This multimedia projector received a "4 Star" award from 01net.com.
Very Low Running Costs
The Qumi Q6 is in the cheapest 4% of all 51 latest multimedia projectors that we have looked at for 1 year running costs. Based on average energy prices and usage levels, we estimate the 1 year running cost of the Qumi Q6 is only £25.
One Vivitek Qumi Q6 reviewer wrote in their reviews that it was easy to carry around. J&m wrote on Amazon this month “It is light weight and very easy to carry”.
One customer concluded that it was good in terms of USB connections. J&m said “Here’s plenty of USB options” in their review of this projectors.
One person said in their reviews that it was well made. A few weeks ago J&m gave it a score of 99 out of 100 and mentioned on Amazon “The LED aspect is the solid state light source, no lamps to change”.
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Good 3D Picture Quality
One person who purchased it concluded that it had a good 3D picture quality. J&m wrote in their Vivitek Qumi Q6 review this month “The Q7 is 3D compatible.” and rated the product 5 stars.
Vivitek Has Good Data Projector Reviews
We calculated the average ratings for all Vivitek data projectors and specifically for Vivitek multimedia projectors and found that in both cases Vivitek had good ratings compared to other brands.
50Hz AC Input Frequency
This projector has a 50 - 60Hz AC input frequency, which is typical of many multimedia projectors that have been available for around the same time as it.
Supports WiFi Connectivity
Unlike most of the other comparable spec multimedia projectors that came out in the last year which do not support WiFi connectivity, the Qumi Q6 supports WiFi connectivity.
Has a Built-In Speaker
The Qumi Q6 has a built-in speaker. Most of the other multimedia projectors that were launched in the last year also have a built-in speaker.
Supports 3D Image Projection
Like most of the other similar spec projectors that have been around for a comparable time to the Qumi Q6, the Qumi Q6 supports 3D image projection.
1600 X 1200 (UXGA) Graphics Resolution
The highest resolution supported by the Qumi Q6 is 1600 x 1200 (UXGA). That's over six times the resolution of a 640 x 480 (VGA) projector, which is the most frequently found resolution supported by recently released multimedia projectors. Across all multimedia projectors that are a similar age to the Qumi Q6 the resolution ranges from 640 x 480 (VGA) to 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA).
Very Long Lamp Service Life
The lamp service life of the Qumi Q6 of 30,000 hours is one of the longest amongst multimedia projectors that have been around for around the same time as the Qumi Q6. The lamp service lives of recently released data projectors range from 1,500h to 30,000h, and the average lamp service life is 7,600h.
Very Low Power Consumption During PowerSave
The power consumption during PowerSave of new multimedia projectors range from 0.4W to 480W, and the average power consumption during PowerSave is 280W. At only 52 Watts, the Qumi Q6 has a fairly low power consumption during PowerSave compared to most of the other similar spec multimedia projectors that are a comparable age to the Qumi Q6.
The Qumi Q6 is very narrow (only 165 millimeters) compared to most of the other multimedia projectors that have been available for around the same time as the Qumi Q6. The narrowest projector that came out in the last 12 months is 140mm wide, the widest is 590mm, and the average width is 380mm.
At only 475 grams, the Vivitek Qumi Q6 is quite light compared to most of the other recently released data projectors. The weights of recently released multimedia projectors range from 2.7g to 28kg, and the average weight is 7.2kg.
3 Reasons Against
Does Not Support Full HD Projection
Most new comparable spec projectors do not support Full HD projection. The Qumi Q6 is no exception to this as it too does not support Full HD projection.
Very Dim Projector Brightness
With a projector brightness of only 800 ANSI lumens, the Vivitek Qumi Q6 has a fairly dim projector brightness compared to most of the other multimedia projectors that have been available for the last year. The dimmest projector brightness of multimedia projectors that were released around the same time as the Qumi Q6 is 37 ANSI lumens, the brightest is 8,200 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,900 ANSI lumens.
Very Low RMS Rated Power
Across all the multimedia projectors that have been around for a similar time to the Qumi Q6 the RMS rated power range from 1W to 20W, and the average RMS rated power is 7.9W. The Qumi Q6 has one of the lower RMS rated power (only 2 Watts) amongst multimedia projectors of this age.
4 Other reasons to consider the Vivitek Qumi Q6
Released Ten Months Ago
This projector has been on the market for ten months.
Price Has Recently Dropped by £10.97
In the last month the price of the Qumi Q6 has dropped by £10.97.
WXGA (1280x800) Native Projector Resolution
The highest resolution of the Vivitek Qumi Q6 is WXGA (1280x800). That's 51% less resolution than the most frequently found native projector resolution of 1080p (1920x1080).
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Average Noise Level
The Qumi Q6 has a relatively typical noise level (34 decibels) compared to most of the other projectors that have been available for a comparable time to the Qumi Q6.
Native Projector Resolution
800 ANSI lumens
Vertical Keystone Correction
-45 - 33
1 - 3
Supported Aspect Ratio
Compatible Screen Size
30 - 90
Native Aspect Ratio
Lamp Service Life
3D Image Projection
1280 x 800, 1600 x 1200 (UXGA)
Analog Signal Format System
NTSC, NTSC, NTSC 4.43, PAL, PAL, PAL 60, PAL, PAL B, PAL, PAL G, PAL, PAL H, PAL, PAL I, PAL, PAL M, PAL, PAL N, SECAM, SECAM B, SECAM, SECAM D, SECAM, SECAM G, SECAM, SECAM K, SECAM, SECAM K, SECAM K1, SECAM, SECAM L
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