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Portable Projector Market Size - By Technology (Digital Light Processing (DLP), Liquid Crystal Display (LCD), Liquid Crystal on Silicon (Locos)), By Connectivity (Wired, Wireless), By Projector Screen Size, By End Use, By Distribution Channel & Forecast, 2024 – 2032

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  • Published Date: Mar 2024
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Portable Projector Market Size

Portable Projector Market was valued at USD 1.7 billion in 2023 and is anticipated to register a CAGR of 6.8% between 2024 and 2032, due to digitalization in the education sector. As universities, colleges and classrooms worldwide are moving towards digital learning environments, the demand for versatile and portable projection solutions has skyrocketed. Portable projectors have become a convenient tool for educators, facilitating dynamic and interactive teaching methods that engage students and enhance learning outcomes.

Portable Projector Market

The rising popularity of home entertainment is fueling demand for portable projectors. With more people creating home theater setups, portable projectors offer a flexible and cost-effective way of experiencing movies, gaming, and streaming content. Additionally, increasing purchasing power of the customers have led to invest in technologies that enhance leisure experiences. Consumers opting for features such as high resolution and easy connectivity in portable projectors, which offer versatility and convenience for experiencing high-quality entertainment both indoors and outdoors. Therefore, manufacturers are responding to this trend by introducing innovative products tailored to meet the preferences and lifestyle choices of affluent consumers.

As technology advances, consumers are offered with new options for showing content, such as smart TVs, tablets, and smartphones, which provide ease and high-quality pictures without the need for additional equipment. Furthermore, in corporate offices and educational institutions, installed projectors are frequently preferred due to their durability and dependability. To survive in this competitive landscape, portable projector manufacturers must innovate and upgrade their product range to provide unique features such as increased portability, wireless connectivity, and compatibility with a wide range of devices, to fulfill consumers' changing needs and differentiate themselves in the market.

Portable Projector Market Trends

As technology progresses, users expect sharper and clearer images for presentations, movies, or games. Projectors with Full HD (1080p) or 4K resolution offer high image quality with more detailed pictures, vibrant colors, and improved clarity, making the viewing experience more immersive. This trend is especially noticeable in-home entertainment setups, where individuals want to enjoy movies with lifelike visuals. Additionally, high-resolution projectors are crucial for professional purposes like business presentations or digital design work, where having precise and detailed images is essential. Manufacturers are emphasizing towards developing of portable projectors with higher resolutions to meet the needs of users across various industries and entertainment preferences.

Portable Projector Market Analysis

Global Portable Projector Market Size, By Technology, 2021 – 2032 (USD Billion)

Based on the technology type, the digital light processing (DLP) technology accounted for over 64% of the market share in 2023 and expected to reach 65.40% by 2032. DLP projectors utilize microscopic mirrors to reflect light and produce images, offering advantages such as high contrast ratios, fast response times, and relatively compact designs. projectors often have lower maintenance requirements since they do not suffer from issues like image degradation over time, commonly associated with LCD projectors. Overall, the combination of superior image quality, fast performance, portability, and reliability has propelled DLP technology to the forefront of the portable projector market.

Portable Projector Market Revenue Share (%), By Projector Screen Size, (2023)

Based on the projector screen size, the 50-200 inches segment dominated the market in 2023 and was valued at around USD 900 million in 2023. Consumers are drawn to projectors within this size range due to their combination of portability and screen size, offering convenience and an excellent viewing experience. These projectors are ideal for presentations, home movie theatres, and outdoor gatherings.

Based on end use, the home entertainment segment is expected to grow at of 7.1% CAGR through 2032 and is set reach USD 1 billion by 2032. As streaming services become more popular and people demand immersive viewing experiences, many are turning to portable projectors to craft their own home theaters.

Based on distribution channel, the offline segment comprises of different retailing platform such as specialty stores and mega retail stores, which dominated the market with a total share of over 75% in the year 2023. This is attributed to the increasing consumer preference for shopping through different retailing platform that provides satisfactory and overall value-added services. Robust growth in the expansion of offline channel due to growing retailing culture and consumers having stronger relationships with retail channels.

North America Portable Projector Market Size, 2021 – 2032, (USD Million)

North America region dominated 30% share of the portable projector market in 2023. North America boasts a highly developed technology infrastructure and a robust consumer electronics market, facilitating widespread adoption of portable projectors for both personal and professional use. The region is home to several leading manufacturers and innovators in the field of portable projectors, driving continuous advancements in product features, performance, and affordability. Moreover, the prevalence of mobile lifestyles and the increasing demand for flexible, on-the-go presentation solutions further fuel the popularity of portable projectors in North America. Its strong economy and high disposable income levels also contribute to the willingness of consumers and businesses to invest in cutting-edge projection technology.

Portable Projector Market Share

Global Company Market Share Analysis (%) (2023)

The market is moderately fragmented due to presence of several brands operating in the market in the form of local, regional, and global players. The key players operating in the portable projector industry are Anker Innovations, BenQ, Optoma, Xiaomi corporation, ViewSonic corporation, LG electronics, and Epson America among the others. The mentioned key players all together comprises a market share of 25-30 % in 2023. The global players are involving in launching new technologically advanced products to remain competitive in the market. To reach broader consumer audience manufacturers are also involving in strategic activities such as mergers and acquisitions, collaborations.

Portable Projector Market Companies

Major players operating in the portable projector industry include:

  • AAXA Technologies Inc.
  • Acer Inc.
  • Anker Innovations Limited
  • Asustek Computer Inc.
  • BenQ Corporation
  • Epson America Inc.
  • LG Electronics Inc.
  • Optoma Corporation
  • Philips International B.V.
  • RIF6, LLC
  • Seiko Epson Corporation
  • Sony Corporation
  • VANKYO Technology Co., Ltd.
  • ViewSonic Corporation
  • Xiaomi Corporation

Portable Projector Industry News

  • In December 2023, Cin ionic launched a partnership with Sony Marketing Inc. to bring laser projection to the Japanese movie theater sector. Toho cinemas is one of the largest theatres in Japan with more than 705 screens in 75 locations.
  • In September 2023, Xiaomi launched the Redmi Projector 2 and the Projector 2 Pro at a launch event in China. The Redmi Projector 2 includes brightness of up to 180CVIA lumens. It delivers a 1080P resolution, a projection ratio of 1.2:1, image size of 100-inch and comes equipped with dual built-in speakers. And the Redmi Projector 2 Pro is equipped with a professional customized TOF laser sensing module, along with a high-definition camera and AI intelligent algorithm, enabling swift and precise image adjustments.
  • In January 2023, LG Electronics USA recently released and announced the instant availability of its new CineBeam Smart Portable Projector, which joins the brand's extensive portfolio of premium CineBeam models. The CineBeam Smart Portable Projector, which weighs 2.2 pounds, is intended to give a convenient home entertainment experience.

This portable projector market research report includes in-depth coverage of the industry, with estimates & forecast in terms of revenue (USD Billion) and volume (Thousand units) from 2018 to 2032, for the following segments:

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Market, by Technology

  • Digital Light Processing (DLP)
  • Liquid Crystal Display (LCD)
  • Liquid Crystal on Silicon (Locos)
  • Others (LED, Laser, etc.)

Market, by Projector Screen Size

  • Below 50 Inches
  • 50 - 200 Inches
  • Above 200 Inches

Market, by Connectivity

  • Wired
  • Wireless

Market, by End Use

  • Home entertainment
  • Educational institutions
  • Business professionals
  • Gaming
  • Event organizers
  • Media production / content House
  • Others (lounges, clubs, sports center etc.)

Market, by Distribution channel

  • Online
    • E-Commerce
    • Company websites
  • Offline
    • Specialty stores
    • Mega Retail Stores
    • Others

The above information is provided for the following regions and countries:

  • North America
    • U.S.
    • Canada
  • Europe
    • Germany
    • UK
    • France
    • Italy
    • Spain
    • Rest of Europe
  • Asia Pacific
    • China
    • Japan
    • India
    • South Korea
    • Australia
    • Malaysia
    • Indonesia
    • Rest of Asia Pacific 
  • Latin America
    • Brazil
    • Mexico
    • Rest of Latin America 
  • MEA
    • UAE
    • Saudi Arabia
    • South Africa
    • Rest of MEA


Authors: Avinash Singh, Sunita Singh

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

The market size of portable projector was reached USD 1.7 billion in 2023 and is anticipated to register a CAGR of 6.8% between 2024 and 2032, due to digitalization in the education sector.

The offline segment accounted for over 75% share of the portable projector market in 2023, attributed to the increasing consumer preference for shopping through different retail platforms that provide satisfactory and overall value-added services.

North America portable projector market will hold over 30% revenue share by 2032, backed by the prevalence of mobile lifestyles and the increasing demand for flexible, on-the-go presentation solutions.

AAXA Technologies Inc., Acer Inc., Anker Innovations Limited, Asustek Computer Inc., BenQ Corporation, Epson America Inc., LG Electronics Inc., Optoma Corporatio, Philips International B.V., RIF6, LLC, Seiko Epson Corporation, Sony Corporation, VANKYO Technology Co., Ltd., ViewSonic Corporation, and Xiaomi Corporation.

Portable Projector Market Scope

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  • Base Year: 2023
  • Companies covered: 15
  • Tables & Figures: 128
  • Countries covered: 23
  • Pages: 310
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