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...
This Vivitek multimedia projector received a rating of 80% from projector expert review website 01net.com.
Very Low Running Costs
The Qumi Q6 is one of the most economic to run projectors of this type and age that we have analysed for 1 year running costs. Based on typical usage levels and energy prices, we estimate the 1 year running cost of the Qumi Q6 is only £25.
One Vivitek Qumi Q6 reviewer reckoned that the product was easy to carry around. J&m said in their review of this projector on Amazon this year “It is light weight and very easy to carry”.
One person reckoned that it was good in terms of USB connections. J&m scored it very highly and said in their review of the Vivitek Qumi Q6 on Amazon “Here’s plenty of USB options”.
One Vivitek Qumi Q6 owner who purchased this projector concluded that it was well made. In December J&m said “The LED aspect is the solid state light source, no lamps to change” in their Vivitek Qumi Q6 review.
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Good 3D Picture Quality
One customer reckoned that it had a good 3D picture quality. J&m wrote in their review on Amazon this month “The Q7 is 3D compatible.” and gave it a very good review score.
Vivitek Has Good Projector Reviews
We calculated the average ratings for all Vivitek projectors and also specifically for Vivitek multimedia projectors and found that in both cases Vivitek had good ratings.
The Qumi Q6 supports wi-Fi. Most of the other projectors of a similar age and spec to the Qumi Q6 do not support wi-Fi.
The Qumi Q6 supports 3D. Most of the other multimedia projectors that have been around for more than a year also support 3D.
It may also be worth also looking at one of the other projectors which support 3D currently available including because of it's better review score, the Viewsonic PJD5255[plb_2831063_price].
Has a Built-In Speaker(s)
The Qumi Q6 has a built-in speaker(s). Most of the other data projectors of this type and age also have a built-in speaker(s).
There are a number of other data projectors with a built-in speaker(s) currently available which you might want to consider including because of it's better review score, the Viewsonic PJD5255[plb_2831063_price].
1600 X 1200 (UXGA) Supported Graphics Resolutions
The highest resolution supported by the Vivitek Qumi Q6 is 1600 x 1200 (UXGA). That's over six times the resolution of the most common supported graphics resolutions of 640 x 480 (VGA). This data projector also supports a supported graphics resolutions of 1280 x 800. The resolution of all multimedia projectors that are a comparable age to the Qumi Q6 ranges from 640 x 480 (VGA) (worst) to 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA) (best).
Very Long Service Life of Lamp
The shortest service life of lamp of projectors of this age and spec is 2,000h and the longest is 30,000h. When compared to other multimedia projectors that were released one year ago that we have checked, the service life of lamp of the Qumi Q6 of 30,000 hours is one of the longest.
Two HDMI Ports Quantitys
The Vivitek Qumi Q6 has more HDMI ports quantitys than most of the multimedia projectors that have been available for more than a year. Most of the multimedia projectors of this spec and age only have one HDMI ports quantity, however this multimedia projector has two HDMI ports quantitys.
The Vivitek Qumi Q6 is fairly light (only 475 grams) compared to most of the other projectors of a similar age and type to the Qumi Q6. Multimedia projectors that have been available for around the same time as the Qumi Q6 have weights of between 9.7g and 18kg, and the average weight is 4.3kg.
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Does Not Support Full HD
The Qumi Q6 does not support full HD. Most of the other projectors that have been around for around the same time as the Qumi Q6 also do not support full HD.
Very Dim Projector Brightness
At only 800 ANSI lumens, the Qumi Q6 has a quite dim projector brightness compared to most of the other multimedia projectors that are a similar age to the Qumi Q6. The projector brightnesss of data projectors of this age and spec range from 37 ANSI lumens to 8,200 ANSI lumens.
Only One USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
The Vivitek Qumi Q6 is a one USB 2.0 ports quantity data projector. Most of the other multimedia projectors that have been on the market for around the same time as the Qumi Q6 have one USB 2.0 ports quantity.
Only One Number of Built-In Speakers
The Qumi Q6 is a one number of built-in speakers projector. Most of the other projectors of this type and age have one number of built-in speakers.
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Released Over a Year Ago
This data projector has been on the market for over a year.
WXGA (1280x800) Projector Native Resolution
This projector has a projector native resolution of WXGA (1280x800), which is the most commonly found projector native resolution on multimedia projectors that came out around the same time as it.
Average Noise Level
At 34 decibels, the Qumi Q6 has a fairly typical noise level compared to most of the other multimedia projectors of a comparable age and type to the Qumi Q6.
It may also be worth considering one of the other 34dB noise level projectors currently available including because of it's better review score, the Viewsonic PJD5255[plb_2831063_price].
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Projector Native Resolution
800 ANSI lumens
Keystone Correction, Vertical
-45 - 33
Contrast Ratio (dynamic)
-45 - 33
1 - 3
Supported Aspect Ratios
Screen Size Compatibility
30 - 90
Native Aspect Ratio
Service Life of Lamp
Supported Graphics Resolutions
1280 x 800, 1600 x 1200 (UXGA)
Supported Video Modes
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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Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.12 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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