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Here are a few of the battery-powered portable projectors we've recently reviewed.

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Battery-powered PJs

They're small, portable and battery powered. They can let you watch TV and movies just about anywhere. There are some limitations, however. 

Check out what they are in Portable projectors can create big images anywhere. Is one right for you?.

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Streamer

Most portable PJs, including the Anker Nebula Solar Portable, have built-in streaming capabilities. 

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Pivot

The little foot pivots out to tilt the projector upwards, letting you place it closer to whatever you're using as a screen.

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CD stack

The LG CineBeam PH30N is about the size of a stack of CD cases. Does anyone remember CD cases?

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Handheld

Almost palm-sized.

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Anker Nebula

The Anker Nebula Mars II Pro is our current favorite. Small, but bright and its speaker plays loud.

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Speakers

Like most portable PJs, this one can double as a Bluetooth speaker.

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Lens cover

Cleverly, there's a cover for the lens that doubles as the on-off switch.

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M2

The Viewsonic M2 can run on an attached USB-C battery pack.

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Kickstand

The M2's integrated kickstand lets you get it close to the screen.

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Smiles

Some, like this BenQ GV-1, are better looking than others.

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Domo-kun says arigato

Domo likes the BenQ. We weren't as enthusiastic.

Find out all about portable projectors in Portable projectors can create big images anywhere. Is one right for you?.

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