Projectors are important in any situation that negates the need for a computer monitor or a TV screen. You can use them to show slideshow presentations (especially in a corporate or academic setting) and also set them up before starting a home movie screening, among others.

Gone are the days of big and bulky projectors. Improvements in technology over the years have enabled many brands to develop smaller-sized projectors that deliver the same quality as those of older, bigger ones. Besides being small and portable enough to let you bring them anywhere you go, these projectors also have various features, ranging from wireless connection to Wi-Fi connection. Best of all, they are all easy to set up, be they wired or wireless.

Check out the 5 best portable projectors of 2020:

1. Vankyo Leisure 3
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The Vankyo Leisure 3 brings an amazing viewing experience at home, thanks to its MStar Advanced Color Engine, which supports 1920x1080 resolution. Featuring two built-in speakers, it is equipped with a cooling system powered by heat dispersion and noise suppression technology which cuts fan sound by half. The projector also has HDMI ports that allow you to connect it with your iPhone or Android phone.

2. Epson PowerLite 1795F
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The Epson Powerlite 1795F is as thin as a laptop, weighing just 4 pounds. It brings out full high-definition performance, delivering 1080p resolution for sharp, widescreen images, and operates in two modes: Color Brightness mode for more accurate and vivid color and White Brightness mode for use in dimly-lit rooms. Ideal for business presentations, the projector allows you to connect with your laptop, tablet or phone wirelessly.

3. Vamvo L4200 Mini Home Projector
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The Vamvo L4200 Mini Projector is equipped with HDMI, USB, audio and AV ports that allow it to easily connect not only with your phone, but also game consoles such as the PS4, XBox One or Wii U. It has a 49- to 200-inch projection size with a distance of 4.9 to 15 feet, and also comes with a sleek carrying case.

4. Apeman NM4 Mini Portable Projector
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The Apeman NM4 DLP Portable Projector brings a full cinematic experience at your home, all in a lightweight, pocket-sized package. The built-in battery allows it to double as a power bank for charging compatible devices. The projector also comes with an HDMI port that allows you to connect it to a laptop, smartphone, tablet and other devices.

5. Anker Nebula Capsule
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A Red Dot Design Award-winning projector, the Anker Nebula Capsule lets you take the epic scale of the cinema almost anywhere, thanks to its portable soda-can-sized design. It is equipped with a powerful 360-degree speaker for pumped out sound in all directions. This Android 7.1-powered speaker also lets you run some streaming and media apps flawlessly.