In today’s era, projectors have gained immense popularity, revolutionizing our home entertainment experience. Gone are the days when we had to leave the comfort of our homes to enjoy a seamless viewing experience. Now, thanks to projectors, we can indulge in delightful activities like relishing delicious food, engaging in karaoke sessions, and playing games with friends, all while hosting a delightful party without stepping foot outside. The convenience they offer is truly remarkable.
For families with young children, projectors prove to be a safer alternative to televisions. Parents are often concerned about the risk of broken TV screens, which may seem like a trivial matter, but when it comes to the safety of our little ones, even the smallest accidents can turn into major incidents. Projectors, on the other hand, eliminate such risk considerations. With no fragile screens involved, they provide a worry-free viewing solution for families with children. Therefore, I highly recommend opting for a projector as the ideal viewing device for such households.
Recently, I had the pleasure of experiencing the new 1080p Android TV Projector D2 Pro from ETOE. This remarkable projector boasts a high-transmittance coating lens, utilizing LEDs as its light source. With a brightness of 400 ANSI, it delivers vibrant visuals, while its impressive light source life of over 50,000 hours ensures long-lasting performance to meet my viewing needs.
About ETOE Brand
ETOE is a brand that has quickly made a name for itself in the world of projectors. With their innovative and high-quality products, they have garnered a loyal following among consumers. The brand offers a diverse range of projectors, catering to both home and business needs. The E3 Pro, E1, and D1 models have all received rave reviews and have become popular choices for customers. The latest addition to their lineup, the ETOE D2 Pro smart projector, has generated a great deal of excitement.
Now, let’s delve into the details and experience of this ETOE D2 Pro Smart Projector.
The packaging of the ETOE D2 Pro Smart Projector is very solid. The white & Red hard box has a product picture and brand logo on the front with Android TV Apps icons, also, Netflix is fully supported. On the left side of the box is the main selling point of the Smart Projector. The overall packaging design exudes simplicity, catering to the aesthetic preferences of young consumers.
After opening the package, apart from the D2 Pro Projector itself, there is an additional box dedicated to accessories. This accessory box includes essential items such as a remote control, an AC Power Cord, a Power Adapter, and a detailed product manual.
First of all, look at the appearance design, you can see that the first impression of the ETOE D2 Pro smart projector is that it is compact and small. The weight is less than 1KG, and it is packed into a 10.5mm×13.5mm×14.5mm box. The size makes ETOE D2 Pro so harmonious in any corner of the house. It adopts a vertical and exquisite body design, and it also has a metal mesh texture. The quality is high, and at the same time, the compact body is suitable for multiple scenes and can be placed in any position at will.
The front of the ETOE D2 Pro is very “open”, and the shape of the big eyes is very pleasing. In order to ensure more reliable performance of the projector, the ETOE D2 Pro uses an optically coated glass lens, compared to other commonly used resin lenses for projection, it is not easy to scratch, has high-temperature resistance, and has longer life. With the exposed design of the ETOE D2 Pro smart projector lens, will dust enter the projection interior and cause black spots on the screen after later use? For this point, the ETOE D2 Pro smart projector has already thought of it. It adopts the fully enclosed internal circulation thermal light machine technology, which can completely avoid the influence of dust on the optical path and solve the problem of dust entry, thereby prolonging the life and using it for a longer time.
The lens is a key component of a projector, and the quality determines the picture quality. With a high-quality lens, the concept of 1080P physical resolution is meaningful. Therefore, in terms of image quality, ETOE D2 Pro projectors have the necessary conditions for high-definition highlights. ETOE D2 Pro lens adopts a high-transmittance coating process, which has good light transmittance and color reproduction advantages, supplemented by a large-size lens group, the projected image can effectively reduce vignetting and distortion, and the edge sharpness can reach an ideal level.
The material should be genuine leather, which is very soft on the hand. In addition to the leather hand strap on the top, there is also a power button, which can be turned on and off by a long press. As for the focusing method, the manual method is adopted, and the focus can be adjusted only through the dial. In the actual measurement, the focus is still quite fast. Of course, it would be better if there is an automatic focus.
In terms of interfaces, the ETOE D2 Pro projector is equipped with a USB interface, an HDMI input, and a 3.5mm headphone jack. which are sufficient for connecting other devices.
With good performance matching, there must be a powerful cooling system to cooperate. For this reason, the ETOE D2 Pro smart projector has a built-in silent fan, which not only dissipates heat quickly but also has a very low sound, even if people watch movies late at night. Worried that it will affect heat dissipation and quietness.
Another reason for liking portable smart projectors is that there are built-in speakers, which greatly simplifies the process of building and easily meets the needs of watching dramas and movies. Therefore, in order to allow users to obtain better listening enjoyment, the ETOE D2 Pro projector is equipped with 3Wx2 left and right channel speakers, and the 360º omnidirectional channel experience is good. Although it cannot be compared with independent speakers, it is enough to meet the needs of watching movies and listening.
At the bottom, in addition to two non-slip foot pads, there is also a conventional 1/4 screw hole in the middle, so there is no problem whether it is a tripod or hoisting.
Due to the relatively compact size of the body, the power adapter can only be installed externally, which is about the same size as a notebook adapter, and the output power is 19V-3A. However, the cable that comes with the adapter is relatively long, and the wall mounting distance is sufficient.
Let’s take a look at the remote control, ETOE D2 Pro smart projector is equipped with a Bluetooth remote control with a simple button layout, and some dedicated function buttons are reserved for easy operation. What’s interesting is that the battery compartment on the back of the remote control adopts a sliding cover structure, which is very integrated. The daily operation is also extremely simple.
In addition to these physical parameters, the hardware configuration of the ETOE D2 Pro projector is also very powerful. It is equipped with an Amlogic processor and a large memory of 2GB RAM + 8G ROM. It is still safe to run some conventional software and watch high-definition videos. right. By the way, the ETOE D2 Pro projector is not only a true 1080P full HD projector but also supports 4K decoding and playback. It can be seen that the performance is really good.
Android TV 10.0 OS
After powering up the “ETOE D2 Pro Smart Projector,” you’ll immediately notice its integrated Android TV 10.0 system, boasting an impressive library of over 5,000 applications. With the standard Android TV operating system at its core, this device comes equipped with a built-in Chromecast feature, allowing for seamless streaming of popular applications like YouTube, Amazon Prime, and, notably, Netflix, without the need for third-party software. This sets the projector apart as one of the few Android TV projectors that effortlessly supports Netflix right out of the box.
To begin your immersive experience, simply connect the projector to your home Wi-Fi and log in to your Google account. This will enable the device to access the internet and grant you access to the captivating realm of Android TV. The user interface is designed with user-friendliness in mind, presenting you with intuitive options to either directly select the desired content or navigate to the Google Play store to download additional streaming platforms to suit your preferences.
Indeed, the ETOE D2 Pro Smart Projector offers a selection of pre-installed applications, encompassing the most popular choices, and grants you the freedom to expand your options further by downloading other apps from the vast Play Store, including an array of games. While it may not deliver a high-end gaming experience, it is certainly compatible with casual games and can be effortlessly paired with a Bluetooth controller, supporting compatibility with most modern models.
Moreover, the D2 Pro smart projector boasts an inbuilt Google Assistant, empowering you to access content effortlessly using voice commands. With a simple press of the Google Assistant button on the remote control, you can query the projector and indulge in a hands-free entertainment experience.
Additionally, the D2 Pro smart projector featuring Android TV seamlessly integrates the Google Chromecast functionality. By effortlessly connecting your smartphone to the projector via Chromecast! you can effortlessly stream both audio and video content or even mirror your entire mobile screen without encountering any hindrances. For professionals seeking a convenient solution for presentations! the D2 Pro smart projector simplifies the process, ensuring seamless and hassle-free projections.
To enjoy the screen projection feature, all you need to do is ensure that both the D2 Pro smart projector and your smartphone are connected to the same network environment. Once accomplished, activating the screen projection function on your mobile device allows you to unlock a world of endless possibilities.
In terms of picture quality, the ETOE D2 Pro has a 1080p (1080×1920) physical resolution! along with support for 4K hard decoding and 400 ANSI lumens. As the core hardware of projection, its light source life can reach 50,000 hours. Before showing the real picture quality, let’s talk about the projection size first. It supports 75%~100% electronic zoom. Simply put, it can directly project a large screen of 200 inches. According to the general family use, 100 inches is almost the same. If It has a larger area projection when going out, the 200-inch is also very cool. Ok, back to the actual image quality.
The ETOE D2 Pro projector supports electronic four-point keystone correction! and even side projection can be easily adjusted to a horizontal screen.
First, let’s take a set of real shots with the lights turned off. From the above pictures, we can see that the D2 Pro smart projector performs very well in image quality. Not only the image quality is clear and the colors are bright, but also the layering is very rich. Especially in the details of the processing is more accurate in place. In addition, regarding the details of the picture, there will be no out-of-focus or out-of-focus situations! and there is no trace of blur at the edges. The performance with the lights off is very satisfactory.
It works great with the lights off, but how about with the lights on? For this reason, we also took a group of photos. From the above, it can be seen that it is still clearly visible when the lights are turned on. Although it is not better than turning off the lights, it is not a problem for daily viewing. Overall, I am quite satisfied.
After more than a week of experience, ETOE D2 Pro is definitely very reliable for me! with a very affordable price, a small body, an easy-to-operate system, and 1080 full HD picture quality! and a remarkable picture quality performance made this mini projector immediately become my favorite in the bedroom.
I think ETOE D2 Pro is a smart projector with an affordable price and good cost performance. If you have a limited budget and want to buy a smart projector with high resolution and good experience! you can try ETOE D2 Pro, although ETOE is a new brand! I believe it will not let you down.