Wednesday, May 22, 2019

The BenQ GV1 - A Versatile & Stylish Portable Projector With Wi-Fi And Bluetooth Speaker

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The BenQ GV1 - A Versatile & Stylish Portable Projector With Wi-Fi & Bluetooth Speaker

Our family loves new technology – especially home theater! We consider ourselves techies and are early adopters of high-end home theater product. We live in Oregon and love outdoor living, spending time with family and friends and entertaining with the BenQ GV1 Portable Projector.

Portable projectors are great for scenarios where you don’t need a full-blown, complicated projection system. Whether you’re looking to entertain the kids before bedtime, watch your favorite football matches during an evening BBQ in the garden, or otherwise – here is a gadget you can transport easily between rooms or homes and set up with little hassle.

The BenQ GV1 has a maximum brightness of 200 lumens when plugged into a power source, but drops to much lower brightness when running on battery. Its native resolution is 480p, but is capable of resolutions from 640x480 all the way to 1920x1080. The GV1 runs a modified version of Android, which sports the Apitode app market rather than the official Google Play store.

Setting up the GV1 is actually quite easy – just power it on, set up the WiFi, and you’ll almost instantly be able to stream to it via Apple AirPlay. If you’re on Android, you’ll be able to use Google Cast to do the same, and there’s no fiddling about on the projector to switch between either streaming method, which is a relief.

The BenQ GV1 - A Versatile & Stylish Portable Projector With Wi-Fi & Bluetooth Speaker

The GV1 looks more like a portable speaker than a projector, and that’s totally intentional. The speaker grille elegantly meets the top projection part, separated by a bright yellow band. The actual projector can tilt upwards up to 15 degrees, and the entire unit can also fit onto a standard camera tripod mount. 


On the top you’ve got four buttons – two for adjusting volume, and one button to turn the unit on. There’s also a button that toggles the GV1 between being a projector and just a Bluetooth speaker. There’s a manual focus ring to the side too, while the GV1’s auto-keystone ensures that you always have a well-aligned image.

At the back are two ports, one for a power adapter and a USB-C port for connecting a device such as a compatible smartphone or laptop (BenQ includes a USB-C to USB-C cable with the projector). You can also connect a USB-C card reader to project content such as photos or videos off a memory card or USB drive.

Model Highlights

  • Palm-sized design with convenient tilt hinge and auto keystone correction
  • Wire-free connectivity with dual-band Wi-Fi (2.4G/5G) and direct hotspot
  • Built-in Smart TV Apps for video streaming and gaming fun

The BenQ GV1 - A Versatile & Stylish Portable Projector With Wi-Fi & Bluetooth Speaker
Learn more about the BenQ GV1 portable projector and their other products by visiting their website and following on Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube

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28 comments:

  1. Oh that is so so cool. I love that the picture is crisp. I will check it out. Thanks.

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  2. I need to get one of these! I have a few friends that have something similar, and now that they are so affordable and easy to use I think I may have to grab one myself!

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  3. I haven't seen nor heard of this. My husband would love this. We just upgraded our TV a couple months ago and got a sound bar. He's loving it so far.

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  4. Wow! How cool! I had no idea there's this kind of small projector. I'll have to check it out!

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  5. This is so cool. My kids would love this for our summer movies that we do..

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  6. My husband and I have been looking to purchase a projection system. This is the perfect size and I love that it is portable.

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  7. I love the fact that it is easy to set up and use, and also the size is perfect to take it on the go too.

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  8. I love the fact that it is easy to set up and use, and also the size is perfect to take it on the go too.

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  9. I like that this is Wire-free and so bright.

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  10. I would love to use the BenQ GV1 for movie nights this summer.

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  11. This thing looks really cool! I love the idea of a projector.

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  12. This would be great for family night!

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  13. The picture quality and clarity looks good.

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  14. This is perfect and much less expensive than an outdoor tv.

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  15. To be honest, I have never seen anything like this as far as so portable! This would be such an awesome little gift for my spouse. He would absolutely love it! I love that this device has so many uses and could be used to entertain so many! starla.batesATyahoo.com

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  16. this is so awesome much cooler then a tv

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  17. So nice to have one of these to use during travel or sharing stuff with others in all sorts of places. This has a lot of great features: speaker, tilt, run on battery or power

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  18. OMG! I think this would be so awesome. My hubby doesn't have the greatest eyes and this would help him a lot to be able to see it clear on a bigger screen.

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  19. This looks amazing. We'd have a lot of fun with it.

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  20. I teach a class at church and this would be great for a powerpoint presentation

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  21. This would be perfect for the kids.

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  22. I've been wanting to get one of these!!

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  23. I like that it's easy to set-up and uses Google cast.

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  24. I'd love to win this. I didn't know that a portable projector could be so small.

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  25. This would be amazing for the whole family.

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  27. This would be great for family night!

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