Philips PicoPix pico projectors officially outed

Projector trio the latest way to watch your flicks on the ceiling

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Philips PicoPix pico projectors officially outed

Portable pico projectors the latest new tech to fall off the Philips conveyor belt.

Philips has joined the likes of Optoma and Aiptek by unveiling its first series of pico projectors.

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The PicoPix range which includes the 1020, 1230 and 1430, were first spotted on a Philips Flickr account by Engadget en Espanol, and have since been confirmed as the company's first foray into the pico projector market.

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Image quality is said to be 20 to 30 lumens depending on which of the three models you have, with a resolution of 800 x 600 and a contrast of 400:1.

The 1230 and 1430 models have an integrated battery which will give you 2.5 hours playback, but the 1020 is the only model which can also be powered via USB.from your PC.

In the additional features department, the 1230 sports stereo loudspeakers, while the 1430 has an integrated MP4 player, stereo loudspeakers and an SD card slot.

For the eco-conscious of you, the entire range use low energy energy consumption LED bulbs which are said to have a lifespan of up to 20,000 hours.

The PicoPix 1020 is priced at €199( £166) , the 1230 at €269 (£224), and the 1430 at €299 (£249). All three PicoPix pico projectors are expected to be available in October this year.

Link: Engadget