6
This content is rated TV-MA, and is for viewers 18 years or older. Are you of age?
Sorry, you are not old enough to view this content.

CES 2014: Screeneo is a short-throw projector that won't break the bank

About Video Transcript

CES 2014: Screeneo is a short-throw projector that won't break the bank

1:58 /

Philips shows off a short-throw projector that can be placed up to 4 inches away from the wall.

Hey, guys. I'm Sharon Vaknin at CES 2014 taking a first look at the Philips Screenio. Now this is Philips' first short-throw projector. And what that means is that the projector doesn't have to be mounted somewhere across the room. It can be as close as 4 inches to the wall you're projecting on and that screen can go from 50 inches to 100 inches depending on how far away it is. So it's very flexible. What's also unique about this guy is that it uses an LED light engine. So instead of using the traditional bulb that you might have to change after awhile, you don't ever have to replace those LEDs, and Philips claims that it'll give you a nicer, crisper picture. The projector runs full version of Android which gives you access to a sweet of apps including YouTube and other video streaming services as well as DLNA, so sharing files over the same network, and the Miracast, which works with other Android devices. It's also got Bluetooth, of course Wi-Fi, and a bunch of inputs including HDMI, auxiliary and SD card slot and, of course, USB. What's surprising is that built-in is a Dolby Digital 2.1 speaker system. Now usually, if you buy a projector, you'll wanna add on your own audio system. But we took this guy for a spin and I have to say it sounds awesome. Finally, you can't ignore the design. This projector looks really good and it includes this handy-carrying strap so you can take it from place to place and maybe have a little movie viewing party. We don't have an exact release state for the Screenio. But we do know that it will be $799 and it's coming out in summer of 2014. For CNET.com, I'm Sharon Vaknin at CES 2014.

New releases

Samsung's premium-looking gas range costs less
2:06 March 28, 2015
The $1,699 Samsung Gas Range with True Convection, model number NX58F5700, has a lot to love at a reasonable price.
Play video
PicoBrew's automated beer maker too pricey for most home brewers.
6:28 March 28, 2015
We're cloudy on the benefits of the PicoBrew Zymatic, especially for $2,000.
Play video
Meerkat or Periscope? Which is better?
1:54 March 27, 2015
With Twitter's Periscope hitting the scene, we had to see how it measures up to Meerkat.
Play video
Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge: What's the difference?
2:30 March 27, 2015
Paralyzed by choice? CNET's Jessica Dolcourt helps you decide if you can really be happy with the base model S6, or if the S6 Edge's...
Play video
2016 Kia Sorento
5:28 March 27, 2015
CNET Senior Editor Wayne Cunningham test-drives the new 2016 Kia Sorento Limited Trim model and checks the tech on this comfortable,...
Play video
Mercedes F 015: Car of the future (CNET On Cars, Episode 62)
20:50 March 27, 2015
Mercedes asks what shall we do when driving ends, the new safety tech that must be on your new-car shopping list, and the Top 5 affordable...
Play video
Imagine a 10TB Solid State Drive
2:58 March 27, 2015
Could a 10TB Solid State Drive be in our near future? Amazon fluffs up their cloud service, Lyft goes social and Tim Cook gives ba...
Play video
It shoots. It scores.
2:53 March 27, 2015
Mirrorless Samsung NX1 takes on dSLRs for action photography.
Play video