At the CES conference, with many other tech gadgets, Acer introduces its C250i portable LED projector. It has been designed to take content from your smartphone and throw it on a wall “anywhere, anytime.” Besides that, this projector can auto rotate the thrown image, if the video on your smartphone is in portrait mode. Thus, you can watch it without huge black blocks on either side. It allows users directly project portrait video chatting or live-streaming sessions. It utilizes the full projection surface without black bars on the side.

For the connectivity, the Acer C250i also features a standard HDMI port for connecting and viewing content on a laptop or desktop computer.

Acer C250i Portable Projector

On the other hand, about its sharp design, it is meant to have been made that way so the projector can be positioned to throw on walls or ceilings without needing a stand or tripod. So, users can also stand the projector up on its flat base, though you’d need to wirelessly connect it to your iOS or Android smartphone in this mode as the base is home to a bunch of physical ports (including HDMI and USB-C).

n the connectivity front, the Acer C250i also features a standard HDMI port for connecting and viewing content on a laptop or desktop computer, USB Type-C and Type-A ports support video-out for smartphones and PCs alike, and supports plug-and-play (without additional software). The USB Type-A port allows direct multimedia playback from a USB drive for a PC-free projection experience. For pairing, it supports both iOS and Android devices.

The portable LED projector warms instantly and has a LED module that lasts up to 30,000 hours. It supports high-definition 1080p imagery and a wide color gamut that is 100 per cent NTSC-compatible, 300 ANSI lumens brightness, and a 5,000:1 contrast ratio. It packs in a 5-watt speaker.

Besides that, company claims that it will save the space and offers users a complete flexibility while projecting. On the other hand, the projector also throws and activates the auto-portrait mode. While, placed on its side, users can ‘roll’ the projector to find the best angle for viewing content on the wall or ceiling; vertical orientation supports horizontal wall.