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ZTE's Spro Plus smart projector runs on Android and lasers (pictures)

Featuring a 8.4-inch 2K display and powered by Android 6.0 Marshmallow, ZTE's smart projector can also double up as a tablet.

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ZTE's Spro Plus is the next iteration of the Chinese company's line of smart projectors and this model features an 8.4-inch 2K display and runs Android 6.0 Marshmallow. It's on show here in Barcelona at Mobile World Congress.

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The projector also doubles up as a tablet if need be, but the large touchscreen makes it easy to select the videos you want to project.

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The Spro Plus has a USB and HDMI port, so you can attach a video camera for use as a video conferencing device.

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The projector's bulb is protected by a cover that slides away to the side when you're using it.

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The power button is located on the opposite side of the bulb.

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When in use, the 8.4-inch display will automatically turn off after a while.

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At the bottom is a stand that folds away when not in use.

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The projected image has a 720p resolution. It's pretty bright and viewable even in a lit room.

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The ZTE Spro Plus has a USB port, HDMI and a 3.5mm audio jack hidden under the cover.

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While it's somewhat heavier than most tablets of its size, it's still quite portable.

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