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Anker Unveils New Capsule Portable Projector

Recently, Anker launched a new campaign on Indiegogo under its Nebula sub-brand for the upcoming Capsule handheld projector.

Called the “world’s most advanced pocket cinema,” this soda-can sized device offers a range
of connectivity options including AirPlay, Chromecast, Bluetooth, and HDMI. The unit boasts an internal battery pack that supplies upwards of 2.5-hours of playtime on a single charge.

Anker’s Nebula brand first arrived on the scene this past summer with its Mars projector. A portable cinema designed in partnership with JBL. At $600, it’s a unique blend of portability and function that provides three hours of continuous playback. Today’s announcement brings much of the same functionality in a smaller package and roughly one-third of the weight at a $299 price point.

The Nebula Capsule runs on a version of Android Nougat, but it supports a wide range of products and connectivity. That includes AirPlay, Chromecast, and Miracast, which complements a built-in HDMI 1.4 port and Bluetooth capabilities. Built-in support for streaming apps from Netflix, YouTube, HBO, Amazon Prime and others round out the list of content providers available at launch.

Capsule sports a native resolution of 654 x 480, but it can handle 1080p and 4K streams with a few adjustments. The DLP lens can display a screen up to 100-inches in size.

Anker will ship its latest release with a remote, Quick Charge 2.0 wall charger and a micro USB cable. When the Nebula Capsule hits retail in December, it will have a list price of $349.

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