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Aiptek MobileCinema i55
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Aiptek MobileCinema I55 Projector

1000:1 VGA (640x480) 50 ANSI Lumens Dec 2013
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MobileCinema i55 is the perfect gadget for your iPhone 5 and 5S. The compact projector is just like a second skin put on your iPhone and projects all kinds of media onto a screen size of up to 150... More
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9 Reasons For

Good Size

One person concluded that the product was a good weight. Marc Messer wrote in his Aiptek MobileCinema i55 review on Amazon “Light weight and perfect for our use” and rated it 5 stars.

Acceptable Noise Level

One Aiptek MobileCinema i55 owner said in their reviews that the Aiptek MobileCinema i55 was quiet. Aeo wrote “In addition it doesn't come with the required lightning to hdmi cable, which is really is quiet silly” in their review of this projector.

Robust

One Aiptek MobileCinema i55 reviewer who reviewed the Aiptek MobileCinema i55 thought it was strong and durable. Marc Messer rated the product 5 stars and he mentioned “Could be a little more sturdy around stand”.

Good Sound Quality

One person who reviewed the Aiptek MobileCinema i55 concluded that it had good sound quality. Aeo said on Amazon “It is also a bit awkward to connect it to louder speakers- the projector has its own audio conversion when you plug it in”.

Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The MobileCinema i55 has a built-in speaker(s). Most of the other comparable spec multimedia projectors that have been available for around the same time as the MobileCinema i55 also have a built-in speaker(s).

Alternative data projectors with a built-in speaker(s) currently available which you might also want to look at include because of it's better review score, the Benq GP2, or the Philips PPX2340/CN.

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Two HDMI Ports Quantitys

Most of the other battery powered projectors that have been available for around the same time as the MobileCinema i55 only have one HDMI ports quantity, however the MobileCinema i55 has two HDMI ports quantitys.

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Two USB 2.0 Ports Quantitys

The Aiptek MobileCinema i55 is a two USB 2.0 ports quantity data projector. Most of the other projectors of a comparable age and type to the MobileCinema i55 only have one USB 2.0 ports quantity.

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Quite Big Battery Capacity

With a battery capacity of 3,000 milliamperes * hour, the Aiptek MobileCinema i55 has a fairly big battery capacity compared to most of the other comparable spec multimedia projectors that have been on the market for more than two years. Battery powered projectors that were launched around the same time as the MobileCinema i55 have battery capacitys of between 1,800mAh and 3,000mAh.

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Very Light

The average weight of projectors that have been around for a comparable time to the MobileCinema i55 is 740g, and the weights range from 90g to 9.7kg. At only 160 grams, the MobileCinema i55 is quite light compared to most of the other battery powered projectors that were launched around the same time as the MobileCinema i55.

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6 Reasons Against

Owner Reviews Are Poor

On average, based on 21 owner reviews the average owner rating of this battery powered projector is 57%. If all the similar spec multimedia projectors that have been around for more than two years are ranked by average owner review score then this data projector is in the bottom 17%.

Aiptek Only Has Unexceptional Projector Reviews

Aiptek has ok ratings for its battery powered projectors, however it has unexceptional average ratings when measured across its entire multimedia projector range.

Poor Product Quality

One Aiptek MobileCinema i55 owner wrote in their reviews that the Aiptek MobileCinema i55 was not good quality. Aeo said in their review of the Aiptek MobileCinema i55 “The only problems are that it really isn't too bright (the best quality is obtained at night-time)” but even so they still gave the product a score of 4 stars.

Does Not Support 3D

Like most of the other similar spec multimedia projectors that have been around for a comparable time to the MobileCinema i55, the MobileCinema i55 does not support 3D.

There are a number of other projectors which also support 3D that you might want to look at including the Optoma DH1009 which is also higher rated.

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Does Not Support Full HD

Most projectors that have been available for more than two years do not support full HD. The Aiptek MobileCinema i55 is no exception to this as it too does not support full HD.

We compared this projector to all the other data projectors with a full HD and we think the Philips PPX3410/CN, or the Optoma DH1009 which also has a higher rating is also worth considering.

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Does Not Support Wi-Fi

The MobileCinema i55 does not support wi-Fi. Most of the other comparable spec projectors that were launched around the same time as the MobileCinema i55 also do not support wi-Fi.

We compared all the other data projectors which also support wi-Fi to this data projector and we think the PPX3610, or the PPX3610/CN both from Philips or the Aiptek PocketCinema V150W which is also higher rated is also worth considering.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Aiptek MobileCinema i55

Released Over Three Years Ago

It was over three years ago when Aiptek released the MobileCinema i55.

Average Battery Life (max)

At 2 hours, the Aiptek MobileCinema i55 has a fairly standard battery life (max) compared to most of the other data projectors of a similar age and type to the MobileCinema i55.

We compared this projector to all the other 2h maximum battery life data projectors and we think the PPX2230/EU, the PPX2495/F7, and the PPX2340/CN all from Philips which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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VGA (640x480) Projector Native Resolution

The Aiptek MobileCinema i55 has a maximum resolution of VGA (640x480). That's 25% less resolution than a WVGA (854x480) projector, which is the most frequently found resolution.

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Average Projector Brightness

The MobileCinema i55 has a pretty typical projector brightness (50 ANSI lumens) compared to most of the other battery powered projectors that were released more than two years ago.

Other 50 ANSI lumens brightness data projectors currently available that you might want to consider include because of it's better review score, the AAXA Technologies P3 Pico, or the Aiptek PocketCinema V60.

If you would prefer a brighter projector brightness then you might also want to consider the PPX3410/CN (60 ANSI lumens), or the PPX3610/CN (100 ANSI lumens) both from Philips or the Aiptek MobileCinema i60 (70 ANSI lumens) which also has a higher rating.

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User Reviews

(7)
Reviewed 23 February 2015 by Kelly Ann Victoria Hull
(Verified Purchase)

This projector does what it says it can do I have tested it and the picture is very clear would recommend.

Reviewed 4 November 2014 by Jermaine Adnerson | 2 Comments
(Verified Purchase)

Bloody awful.

Reviewed 7 October 2014 by AEO
(Verified Purchase)

This product is amazing, simply by virtue of its practicality. It's small, discrete and the picture is really good when adjusted properly. The only problems are that it really isn't too bright... Read more…

Reviewed 1 October 2014 by Mohammad Chowdury
(Verified Purchase)

It's good but not Britishness much. ok.

Reviewed 11 February 2014 by Marc Messer
(Verified Purchase)

Pros:
Light weight and perfect for our use.
cons:
Should include the cable required instead of separate purchase.
Could be a little more sturdy around stand.

Reviewed 29 January 2014 by Franz - Josef Norrenbrock
(Verified Purchase)

I like:
- Good Performance
- small and light
- battery, additional charging iPhone

I deslike:
- Colour-only white
- not enough Equipment (eg cable with... Read more…

Reviewed 5 December 2013 by Kamal | 3 Comments
(Verified Purchase)

Specifically just bought this for use with an iPhone 5 - Guess what, the cable connector shown in the picture is not supplied and not sure what cable will suit? Somewhere it then says the cable is... Read more…

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Electricity cost when switched on $1.82
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Total running cost over 5 years $1.82
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Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.012 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 1 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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