Aiptek MobileCinema A50P


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Aiptek MobileCinema A50P

Aiptek MobileCinema A50P
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An award winning but 5 year old VGA 1000:1 contrast ratio projector, with an Editor's Choice award from one expert review website and an additional award from another expert site
640 X 480 (VGA) 1000:1 No 20,000h Sep 2012
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Aiptek MobileCinema A50P Review

With excellent reviews, we have ranked the Aiptek MobileCinema A50P number 33 in battery powered projectors.
16 Reviews + 2 Awards
Value for Money
Average Features
5 Years Old
Overall Score

Why Has it Scored 65?

It has very good expert reviews but average user reviews. 67% of buyers recommended this projector to others. This projector has received two awards including a "Designed for Digital" from and an "Editor's Choice" from Looking across the entire Epson data projector range, the average reviews for all Epson projectors are also excellent.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer data projectors with better features are available. However this Aiptek projector has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest projectors 2018.
Customers report inferior sound quality.
The MobileCinema A50P has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Longer than average service life of lamp
Has a built-in speaker
Mobile cinema a50p is the perfect gadget for your MHL
Enabled mobile device. the compact projector is simply connected via MHL
Or micro HDMI
Port and projects all your media content on a screen size of up to 150 cm (60"). it doesn t matter which device you connect
It is immediately ready to start. whether laptop, games console or digital camera
Connect the a50p via HDMI and you have started your own private cinema. the DLP chip, known from great cinema projectors, provides rich colors and bold contrasts. thus, mobile cinema a50p is not only an ultra compact projector but also a powerful battery pack what makes this gadget unique
Only 640 x 480 (VGA) resolution
Lower than average contrast ratio (typical)

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Reviews Summary

Two Industry Awards

Two expert review sites thought that this projector was very good. The editor of review site decided that this data projector was well designed and gave it a "Designed for Digital" award and it received an "Editor's Choice" award from review website

Good Expert Reviews

On average, based on three expert reviews from sites including, and the average expert rating of this multimedia projector is 87 out of 100. If all the data projectors are ranked by average expert review score then this projector is in the top 15%.

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Average User Reviews

This Aiptek projector has an average user rating of 69 out of 100 based on 13 user reviews. 67% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others.

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Users Report Inferior Sound Quality

Two people wrote in their reviews that this projector did not have good sound quality.

  • When tried to move projector it was loosing connection way to easy, - problems with audio (cracking noise) Sending this product back to seller…
  • The internal speaker (and lack of audio out) is terrible…

Aiptek Has Very Good Reviews for Its Multimedia Projectors

We calculated the average ratings for all Aiptek projectors and found that Aiptek had very good ratings. 67% of those that bought a Aiptek multimedia projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Value for Money

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Cheaper in the United Kingdom Than Overseas

We checked 22 other countries for prices for the Aiptek MobileCinema A50P and the United Kingdom price of £193.48 was the cheapest.

The cheapest price that we could find overseas was in the United States where the price is $194.00 (£269.56).

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Released Over Five Years Ago

This data projector was released in September 2012.

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Only 640 X 480 (VGA) Resolution

The MobileCinema A50P has a 640 x 480 (VGA) projector native resolution which is higher than most projectors. Most data projectors have a 1280 x 800 resolution. Across all multimedia projectors the resolution ranges from 640 x 360 (nHD) (worst) to 4096 x 2400 (4K) (best).

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Lower Than Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The contrast ratio (typical) of multimedia projectors range from 1.5 to 2,500,000, and the average contrast ratio (typical) is 27,000. The MobileCinema A50P's contrast ratio (typical) of only 1,000 is very low compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is lower than 96% of all projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Longer Than Average Service Life of Lamp

The service life of lamp of the MobileCinema A50P of 20,000h is longer than 92% of all multimedia projectors when sorted by this feature. The shortest service life of lamp of data projectors is 200h, the longest is 50,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 7,000h.

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Does Not Have a Handheld Remote Control

The MobileCinema A50P does not have a handheld remote control. 81% of data projectors do have a handheld remote control.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The MobileCinema A50P has a built-in speaker, as do 76% of multimedia projectors.

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Has a Carrying Case

The MobileCinema A50P has a carrying case. 82% of projectors do not have a carrying case.

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Does Not Support Full HD

The MobileCinema A50P does not support full HD. 63% of projectors also do not support full HD.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

projectors a50p, aiptek a50p


04719851877193, 05008820139417, 08859056166039

Aiptek MobileCinema A50P


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