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XGIMI Horizon Pro Review

The XGMI Horizon Pro is a compact and portable 4K projector that’s incredibly easy to set up. It’s basically an all-in-one entertainment system. Even the onboard speakers will keep up with the stunning image quality. But, before you spend your money on the smart projector it’s a good idea to know exactly what you are getting. (>>> Check on Amazon)

XGIMI Horizon Pro Review of Specifications:

 XGIMI Horizon Pro
Resolution1920x1080
Contrast RatioNo data
Brightness (Lumens)2,200 ANSI
Throw Distance2.6' - 26.2
Screen size30" - 300"
Internal Speakers8.0 Watts × 2
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Image Quality

The Horizon Pro is a true 4K projector that’s also compatible with HDR content. With 8.3 million pixels with every frame, images are crisp and clear with full details. You see onscreen images the way the director intended.

When it comes to the lumens rating, it is a little low. The LED light source produces 2,200 lumens, but it also comes with brightness technology. Combined with HDR10 support, you won’t have to worry about ambient light interfering with image clarity. The picture stays bright and crisp even in sunlight.

Gaming Quality

Avid gamers aren’t going to be excited over the input lag. The fast refresh rate prevents blurry frames, but latency speeds in 4K resolution are too slow for most casual gamers.

The Horizon Pro does come with a dedicated gaming mode. It drops input lag around 35ms, but it’s still too slow for most single-shooter games. You also lose some image resolution in gaming mode.

Pros

  • Native 4K resolution
  • HRD10 and HLG technology
  • Built-in 8W speakers
  • Automatic image alignment
  • 3D capabilities

Cons

  • The input lag is too slow for most gamers

Audio Quality

Get ready to be impressed with the onboard speakers. They may not be powerful enough to replace an external setup, but they work great if you don’t have outside speakers.

The projector comes with dual 8W Harmon Kardon speakers. Dialogue and music are crisp and clear, and with eight watts of power, you can fill the room with sound. The onboard speakers are a bonus when you take the projector outside.

Connectivity

You can easily connect all of your external devices. The Horizon Pro is Wi-Fi and Bluetooth enabled. You are ready to start streaming content as soon as you take the projector out of the box. It also comes with plenty of connections on the back panel.

There are two USB and HDMI ports. You can also use a LAN cable. Want to use your headphones? It’s not a problem, there is an audio port. The projector also comes with built-in Chromecast. You can stream content to the project from your mobile devices.

Ease of Installation and Set-Up

XGIMI Horizon Pro

Setting up a 4K projector can seem daunting, but the Horizon Pro makes it easy. Even first-time projector users won’t have a problem. The projector is lightweight, a little over 6lbs. It also has a compact size, so it will easily fit on a shelf or table. Thanks to the automatic keystone correction, you don’t have to worry about image alignment. The smart technology even compensates for objects in the way.

It also comes with an Android TV 10.0 interface. It is user-friendly and intuitive. The included remote makes operating the projector a breeze. There are also buttons on the projector’s front panel if you misplace the remote.

Consumer Impressions

The primary downside consumers are mentioning is the slow latency speed. Some have also noted problems with streaming apps, but overall consumers are impressed with the smart projector. They mention its easy installation, portability, and stunning 4K picture. Consumers also like the built-in Harmon Kardon speakers.

Conclusion

The XGMI Horizon Pro is an affordable smart 4K projector that comes with everything you expect. It is a breeze to install, even at an angle, and it is even easier to use. Image clarity is exceptional, and the onboard speakers are more than adequate. Best of all, the projector is portable. You can have movie nights almost anywhere you choose. (>>> Check current price on Amazon)