//Xgimi launches its brightest projector yet, hides another inside a ceiling lamp

Xgimi launches its brightest projector yet, hides another inside a ceiling lamp

It’s a ceiling light, it’s a speaker, it’s a projector, it’s the Xgimi Aladdin. | Image: Xgimi

Xgimi has two new projectors for the US, its brightest ever 4K smart projector and a 3-in-1 unit that’s also a ceiling light and Bluetooth speaker. Both long-throw projectors run Google TV.

Xgimi says its 4K Horizon Max can produce 3,100 ISO Lumens from its “Dual Light 2.0” laser and LED hybrid light source. It’s worth noting, however, that Xgimi has admitted to overstating brightness scores by as much as 27 percent in the past — something it corrected only after facing a lawsuit from Epson.

Its brightness, coupled with the projector’s reported contrast (2000:1), DTS audio support, and color accuracy earned the Horizon Max an IMAX Enhanced certification. That means it can play IMAX Enhanced content from Disney Plus and other streaming…

Continue reading…