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Watching Sci-Fi Movies With Smart Projectors
By XGIMI Tech - 2022-07
What's So Great About Science-Fiction Movies?
Great sci-fi movies take us beyond our imaginations with futuristic visuals and unforgettable stories. With a widescreen display, top-quality sound, superb imaging capabilities, and an easy setup, smart projectors go pretty well with science movies. They offer an immersive viewing experience as they display the action and suspense scenes expertly.
This article will introduce our science fiction movie recommendations, discuss the smart projector features that make watching sci-fi movies enjoyable and recommend XGIMI projectors with those features.
Science-Fiction Movies You Will Absolutely Love
If you want to enjoy exciting movies filled with action, suspense, and a well-spun plot with friends and family, you might want to check out the following recommended science fiction movies:
In Ex Machina, a young programmer Caleb Smith becomes part of a strange scientific experiment that involves him assessing artificial intelligence through interactions with a female robot Ava. The film exposes viewers to the beauty and wonders of artificial intelligence.
Back To The Future
It is the first of a trilogy that stars Michael J. Fox and Christopher Lloyd. The movie tells the story of Marty, who travels back in time and must make his high school-aged parents fall in love to return to the present.
Arguably one of the biggest sci-fi movies of its time, The Matrix stars Keanu Reeves as Thomas Anderson, a computer programmer. He battles against powerful computers that have made his reality into a system known as the Matrix.
Starring Arnold Schwarzenegger and Linda Hamilton, The Terminator tells the story of a cyborg assassin sent back in time to kill a mother whose son will wage a long war between humans and machines, except the course of history is altered.
The movie revolves around Lena, who, on a mission with four others to uncover the mysterious incidents surrounding her husband's involvement in Area X, encounters a world of mutated landscapes and dangerous creatures threatening their life and sanity.
Star Wars: The Force Awakens
Star Wars: The Force Awakens remains one of the highest-grossing movies of all time. Its plot centers on Finn, Rey, and Poe's quest to restore order to the New Republic and find Luke, the last surviving Jedi.
Starring Sam Worthington and Zoe Saldana Avatar tells the story of a paraplegic, Jake. He replaces his twin on the Na'vi-inhabited Pandora and must decide where his loyalties lie after being accepted by the natives as one of their own.
Blade Runner 2049
In Blade Runner 2049, Officer K searches for a former blade runner who has been missing for over three decades after uncovering a secret that could cause chaos. This movie will thrill you with its fantastic storyline and superb visuals, which have earned it several awards.
Dr. Ryan Stone and Matt Kowalski are hit by high-speed space debris while on an outer space mission. Dr. Ryan becomes the lone survivor even with the mission's critical condition.
The movie is the first installment of the Jurassic Park franchise. It covers the struggle for survival of John Hammond's grandchildren and a small group of visitors after industrial sabotage in the wildlife park of de-extinct dinosaurs leads to power failure, which ultimately causes dinosaur clones to run wild.
Why You Should Use Smart Projectors To Watch Sci-Fi Movies
Smart projectors are excellent for watching sci-fi movies as they offer an immersive and cinematic experience and keep you glued to the screen. Some features that help you enjoy sci-fi movies with smart projectors include:
Motion compensation (MEMC) technology actively inserts frames in the middle of two frames of footage to increase the total number of frames in the same scene. This ensures that any fast-paced action is displayed smoothly and clearly without any image trailing, so you won't miss any action regardless of how fast it may be.
Some smart projectors have professional built-in speakers that provide dynamic, Hi-Fi sound to immerse you in any sci-fi movie fully.
Smart projectors come with large screens of about 60-200 inches which allows you to watch from a comfortable distance and be immersed in everything happening in the movie, further heightening your sci-fi movie experience.
Smart projectors come with 1080p or 4K resolution, which offers crystal-clear imagery that rivals most smart TVs, allowing you to see every single detail of each scene and brightness levels ranging from 900-2400 ANSI lumens for bright displays. So you would not need external lights in the house or outdoors, even for dark scenes.
Some smart projectors have integrated operating systems like Android TV, which provides access to thousands of apps via Google Play. They also feature multiple connectivity options (HDMI, USB, LAN, Audio) to connect to external devices (gaming consoles, TV sticks, hard drives, laptops).
XGIMI projectors are typically more compact with less weight compared to TVs making them easy to carry from room to room or install without taking up a lot of space. Some XGIMI portable projectors also have a built-in battery that provides about 2.5 hours of power, making them suitable for a movie night in the backyard or during camping.
The Best XGIMI Projectors For Watching Science-Fiction Movies
The following XGIMI smart projectors have the features mentioned above and many more to offer you an immersive and cinematic experience with sci-fi movies:
XGIMI HORIZON Pro (4K Home Projector)
- 4K UHD/2200 ANSI lumens: HORIZON Pro produces crisp videos with 4K ultra-high-definition resolution and 2200 ANSI lumens brightness level, which provides an immersive and cinematic viewing experience any time of the day.
- Intelligent Screen Adaption: (ISA) technology ensures easy usability and setup through:
○ Intelligent Obstacle Avoidance resizes the image to avoid objects in the projection zone;
○ Autofocus automatically produces crystal-clear visuals to give you an uninterrupted viewing experience;
○ Auto Keystone Correction for adjusting the display up to ±45° horizontally or vertically to produce a rectangular image;
○ Intelligent Screen Alignment, which resizes the dimensions of the projections to fit the screen.
- Large screen: It has a maximum 200-inch screen for superb and comfortable viewing, so you do not have to sit close to the screen to enjoy sci-fi movies.
- MEMC: Produces low latency and image blur, ensuring that action movies and scenes stay crisp and sharp when projected, so you do not miss a moment of the action.
- HDR10: Delivers an impressive contrast ratio and color enhancement providing you lifelike imagery that enhances every scene of your favorite sci-fi movie.
- Harman Kardon sound: Has two built-in 8W Harman Kardon speakers that eliminate the need for any external sound system and gives you a rich, room-filling audio experience.
- X-VUE 2.0 Image Engine: Enhances picture clarity and lifelike images to immerse you further in your favorite sci-fi movie.
- Multiple ports: Supports 2× HDMI 2.0, 2× USB 2.0, 1×LAN, and 1×Headphone (3.55 mm) to provide multiple connection options for laptops and gaming consoles.
- Chromecast built-in/Bluetooth/WiFi: Supports Chromecast built-in so you can cast content directly from smart devices and features Bluetooth and WiFi for connecting with other smart devices.
- Android TV: Offers Android TV™ and gives access to over 5000 apps like HBO Max, Disney+, and Hulu, which provides easy access to endless sci-fi movies.
XGIMI AURA (4K Ultra Short Throw Laser Projector)
- 4K UHD/2400 ANSI lumens: AURA offers 4K ultra high definition resolution, which provides clear video quality, while its 2400 ANSI lumens brightness makes it ideal for use both in the day and at night.
- Ultra Short Throw (UST) technology: Comes with advanced UST technology, which provides a 120" screen display from 11.7 inches away, so you have the ideal screen size for an immersive movie experience with sci-fi movies.
- X-VUE 2.0 Image Engine: Enhances color depth and produces sharp video quality, making images appear natural, including action scenes.
- Harman Kardon sound: Comes with built-in two woofers and two tweeters at 15W each to complement the high-quality visuals to provide a cinematic movie experience.
- MEMC: Delivers low latency rates and eliminates blurry video quality when projecting action scenes so that you can catch all the thrilling moments in your sci-fi movies.
- Multiple ports: Has 3× HDMI 2.0, 3× USB 2.0, 1× LAN, and 1× Headphone (3.55mm), which offers viewers several connection options.
- Chromecast built-in/Bluetooth/WiFi: Supports Chromecast built-in, allowing casting from smart devices, Bluetooth, and WiFi for connecting with devices like tablets and smartphones so you can enjoy sci-fi movies from different sources.
- Android TV: Offers Android TV™, which provides easy access to over 5000 streaming apps like Hulu, HBO Max, and Disney+ for unlimited entertainment.
XGIMI Halo+ (1080p FHD Portable Projector)
- Battery: Halo+ features a built-in battery that provides 2.5 hours of movies and 5 hours of music on a single charge. So you can watch a science fiction movie in the backyard or while camping.
- Built-in Storage: Comes with 2GB and 16GB built-in storage so you can download sci-fi movies and watch them later without Wi-Fi.
- Large screen: Supports a maximum 200-inch screen which allows you to watch your favorite sci-fi movies from a comfortable distance.
- MEMC: Delivers low latency and image blur, thus keeping fast-paced action scenes crisp and sharp when projected.
- 1080p resolution/900 ANSI lumens: Halo+ offers crystal-clear images and videos with its 1080p resolution, while its 900 ANSI lumens brightness allows use even in brightly lit environments.
- Harman Kardon sound: Provides room-filling sound which accompanies high-quality visuals to create an immersive viewing experience for sci-fi movies.
- X-VUE 2.0 Image Engine: Produces clear and lifelike images so you can be fully immersed in your favorite sci-fi movies.
- Intelligent Screen Adaption (ISA) technology: ISA technology makes the setup of this projector relatively easy through:
○ Autofocus keeps your image clear without any manual adjustments;
○ Auto Keystone Correction provides the ideal square display even when your projector accidentally moves;
○ Intelligent Obstacle Avoidance scales the image around objects like plants, outlets and picture frames;
○ Intelligent Screen Alignment, which automatically resizes the projection to fit your projector screen.
- Android TV/Chromecast built-in/Bluetooth/WiFi: Halo+ comes with Android TV™, offering easy access to over 5000 apps like Hulu, HBO Max, and Disney+ for premium entertainment. It also comes with Chromecast built-in, which allows streaming from smart devices. Bluetooth and WiFi also serve as additional connection options.
- HDR10: HDR10 provides an excellent contrast ratio and color enhancement, allowing you to watch sci-fi movies at all times.
Make Beautiful Memories Watching Sci-fi Movies With Smart Projectors
Smart projectors come with MEMC technology, widescreens, top-notch visuals, and built-in entertainment with which you can make beautiful memories with loved ones and enjoy your favorite sci-fi movies all day.
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