The Qumi Q6 is a feature-rich multimedia pocket projector. Weighing in at just 475 grams and with a super-thin 34mm profile, business travellers and home entertainment enthusiast will find the LED...
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One Industry Award
01net.com gave this multimedia projector a "4 Star" award.
Good Expert Reviews
This projector received a rating of 80 out of 100 from expert review site 01net.com.
A Top Selling Multimedia Projector
According to Amazon sales data, the Qumi Q6 is a popular choice amongst customers who purchased projectors in the last 3 months.
One Vivitek Qumi Q6 reviewer reckoned that the product was easy to carry around. J&m said in their review of this projector on Amazon this year “It is light weight and very easy to carry”.
One person reckoned that it was good in terms of USB connections. J&m scored it very highly and said in their review of the Vivitek Qumi Q6 on Amazon “Here’s plenty of USB options”.
One Vivitek Qumi Q6 owner who purchased this projector concluded that it was well made. In December J&m said “The LED aspect is the solid state light source, no lamps to change” in their Vivitek Qumi Q6 review.
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Good 3D Picture Quality
One customer reckoned that it had a good 3D picture quality. J&m wrote in their review on Amazon this month “The Q7 is 3D compatible.” and gave it a very good review score.
Vivitek Has Good Reviews for Its Projectors
Vivitek is one of the superior projector manufacturers according to average reviews from users and experts, and Vivitek also has good reviews for its data projectors.
The Qumi Q6 supports wi-Fi. Most of the other similar spec projectors that are a comparable age to the Qumi Q6 do not support wi-Fi.
Has a Built-In Speaker(s)
The Qumi Q6 has a built-in speaker(s), as do most of the other data projectors that were released around the same time as the Qumi Q6.
Other projectors which also have a built-in speaker(s) that you might want to consider include the Vivitek Q7 Lite[plb_2729937_price].
The Vivitek Qumi Q6 supports 3D, as do most of the other comparable spec projectors that have been around for a similar time to the Qumi Q6.
We compared all the other projectors which also support 3D to this projector and we think the Vivitek Q7 Lite[plb_2729937_price] is also worth considering.
1600 X 1200 (UXGA) Supported Graphics Resolutions
The Vivitek Qumi Q6 supports a maximum resolution of 1600 x 1200 (UXGA). That's over six times the resolution of a 640 x 480 (VGA) projector, which is the most frequently found resolution supported by data projectors that have been on the market for more than a year. In addition, this projector supports a supported graphics resolutions of 1280 x 800. Across all data projectors that were released one year ago the resolution ranges from 640 x 480 (VGA) (worst) to 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA) (best).
Very Long Service Life of Lamp
Across all the multimedia projectors of a comparable spec and age to the Qumi Q6 the service life of lamps range from 2,000h to 30,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 7,300h. When compared to other data projectors that were released one year ago that we have assessed, the Vivitek Qumi Q6's service life of lamp of 30,000 hours is one of the longest.
Two HDMI Ports Quantitys
The Qumi Q6 is a two HDMI ports quantity multimedia projector.
Across all the data projectors that have been around for a similar time to the Qumi Q6 the weights range from 9.7g to 18kg, and the average weight is 4.3kg. At only 475 grams, the Vivitek Qumi Q6 is fairly light compared to most of the other data projectors that have been around for around the same time as the Qumi Q6.
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Does Not Support Full HD
Like most of the other data projectors of this age and spec, the Qumi Q6 does not support full HD.
Quite Dim Projector Brightness
The dimmest projector brightness of data projectors that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Qumi Q6 is 37 ANSI lumens, the brightest is 8,200 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,400 ANSI lumens. The Qumi Q6 has one of the dimmer projector brightnesss (only 800 ANSI lumens) amongst data projectors of this age.
Very Low RMS Rated Power
The Qumi Q6 has one of the lower RMS rated powers (only 2 Watts) amongst projectors of this age. The lowest RMS rated power of projectors of a comparable spec and age to the Qumi Q6 is 1.5W, the highest is 20W, and the average RMS rated power is 7W.
Only One USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
The Vivitek Qumi Q6 is a one USB 2.0 ports quantity data projector. Most of the other data projectors of this age and spec have one USB 2.0 ports quantity.
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Only One Number of Built-In Speakers
The Qumi Q6 is a one number of built-in speakers data projector. Most of the other data projectors that are a comparable age to the Qumi Q6 have one number of built-in speakers.
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Released Over a Year Ago
It was over a year ago when Vivitek released the Qumi Q6.
WXGA (1280x800) Projector Native Resolution
This projector has a projector native resolution of WXGA (1280x800), which is typical of many projectors of a comparable type and age to it.
Average Noise Level
The Vivitek Qumi Q6 has a relatively typical noise level (34 decibels) compared to most of the other data projectors that have been available for a similar time to the Qumi Q6.
If you would consider a multimedia projector with a louder noise level then you might want to look at the Vivitek Q7 Lite[plb_2729937_price] (38dB).
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Projector Native Resolution
800 ANSI lumens
Keystone Correction, Vertical
-45 - 33
Contrast Ratio (dynamic)
-45 - 33
1 - 3
Supported Aspect Ratios
Screen Size Compatibility
30 - 90
Native Aspect Ratio
Service Life of Lamp
Supported Graphics Resolutions
1280 x 800, 1600 x 1200 (UXGA)
Supported Video Modes
1280 x 800, 1600 x 1200 (UXGA)
Analog Signal Format System
NTSC, NTSC, NTSC 4.43, PAL, PAL, PAL 60, PAL, PAL B, PAL, PAL G, PAL, PAL H, PAL, PAL I, PAL, PAL M, PAL, PAL N, SECAM, SECAM B, SECAM, SECAM D, SECAM, SECAM G, SECAM, SECAM K, SECAM, SECAM K, SECAM K1, SECAM, SECAM L
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