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Acer unveils free standing, any angle C250i wireless portable projector

next@acer at IFA Berlin 2019
Posted: September 7, 2019 at 8:48 pm   /   by   /   comments (0)

At the next@acer 2019 global press conference in IFA 2019 in Berlin, Acer has introduced a new Full HD portable LED projector – the Acer C250i, alongside with new PL1 series laser projectors.

Acer C250i

The Acer C250i is a free-standing Full HD projector that supports multi-angle projection, thanks to its unique twisted roll design. Content from a smartphone or computer can be broadcasted on wall, ceiling or any surface without a stand or tripod.

Acer Projector C250i at IFA 2019

In addition to that, the portable LED wireless projector supports the world’s first auto-portrait mode that automatically switches to portrait mode for content viewing.

The C250i requires no time warming up and features an LED module that lasts up to 30,000 hours, a wide colour gamut that is 100% NTSC-compatible, 300 ANSI lumens brightness, and a 5,000:1 contrast ratio.

Other features include built-in Bluetooth speakers, a standard HDMI port, a USB Type-C port, a USB Type-A port, and battery life of up to 5 hours from a single charge.

PL1 Series

In addition to C250i portable projector, the Taiwanese tech company also announced the PL1 series 4,000 lumen-laser projectors, including the PL1520i, PL1320W and PL1220 models.

Acer Projector PL1520i at IFA 2019

The IP6X-rated laser projector is designed for 24/7, low-maintenance operation with a laser module that lasts up to 30,000 hours. It supports 360-degree and portrait projection as well as 4-corner keystone image adjustment.

The Acer CastMaster Touch is a touch-controlled wireless presentation system that works seamlessly with the PL1 series. It is plug and play and can be controlled by touch gestures and features low latency of less than 100ms for responsive images. Moreover, signals can be switched between presenters in 0.1 seconds

Availability and Pricing

The Acer C250i will be available in January 2020 in EMEA starting at EUR 539; in North America starting at USD 489; in China starting at RMB 3,299.

The Acer PL1520i will be available in November in EMEA starting at EUR 1,499; in North America starting at USD 1,299; in China starting at RMB 12,999.

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