Anchor sub-brand Nebula has just announced its first portable 4K laser projector packed with features. The new Nebula Cosmos Laser 4k brings laser technology and much higher light output to your living room, backyard or other places where you want a movie night.
While Anker makes some of our favorite portable projectors, like the soda can size Nebula Capsule a few years back, this latest model kicks things up a notch in every aspect. From light output, specifications, features and a high price to start.
Nebula Cosmos 4K Laser runs Android TV 10, comes with a built-in 30W speaker setup and supports dozens of popular streaming services and apps for casual movie nights on the go. Perhaps the most notable upgrade here is the laser projection, which can project a 4K video at 2400 ANSI lumens, which is higher than its non-portable Cosmos Max from last year. With so much light output, you can easily enjoy entertainment without being in a dark room or waiting for sunset for a streaming session in the backyard.
The company calls it “the world’s most compact 4K laser theater” device. And as you can see in the image above, Anker’s latest Nebula projector packs a serious punch into a small package. It runs Android 10, supports HDR10, Dolby Audio and hassle-free autofocus, so you do not have to move it forward or backward to get the image in focus.
The Nebula Cosmos Laser 4K projector automatically supports Keystone correction, making setup a breeze without putting it on a tripod or being perfectly centered. When you combine Keystone correction, autofocus and the two integrated 10-watt and dual 5-watt speakers on each side for excellent sound, spontaneous movie nights should only take a few minutes to set up.
While this is certainly not the first 4K laser projector or the first portable projector from Nebula, combining all of this into one device should make this a compelling option for customers.
That said, there is no integrated battery like some of Nebula’s previous protectors, so it’s not 100% portable as you still need a power source. Additionally, while running Android TV 10, in order to run select apps like Netflix HD to take advantage of 4K, it requires Anker’s streaming dongle to connect to the back.
The Nebula Cosmos Laser will be available for pre-order later this month for $ 2,199, with a release date sometime mid-March. The company will also offer a 1080p variant at a price of $ 1,599 for those interested.