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CES: First portable projector hotspot

Smartphone and connectivity device maker ZTE launched a ‚”Projector Hotspot‚” at CES in Las Vegas this week.

At the International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas this week, ZTE, the fourth largest mobile phone manufacturer in the US, introduced the ‚”Projector Hotspot,‚” the world’s first all-in-one Wi-Fi hotspot and portable projector.

Ideal for a variety of applications from the boardroom to the classroom, or for at-home or outdoor entertainment ZTE’s Projector Hotspot provides up to eight users with Wi-Fi access at 4G LTE speeds, and projects up to 120‚” images and video from a variety of convenient inputs.

ZTE’s Projector Hotspot comes in a compact 4.7 x 4.7 x 1.1-inch frame. It features an on-board 4‚” capacitive touchscreen and runs the Android operating system. This means it can be used to share content stored on the device, as well as from the Internet or through third-party applications.

Users can also share content from their laptop through HDMI, or wirelessly mirror the screen of a smartphone or tablet via Wi-Fi Display. ZTE Projector Hotspot is small and light enough to fit in a briefcase or a backpack.

‚”The new Projector Hotspot is a prime example of new technology we’ve developed based on our success in smartphones,‚” said Lixin Cheng, chairman and CEO of ZTE USA. ‚”ZTE devotes 10 percent of its profits to R&D so that we can continue to produce a range of high-performance consumer electronics just like this new device.‚”

Beyond sharing content, the Hotspot Projector also connects up to eight devices to a 802.11 b/g/n network running at 4G LTE speeds. It features a 5000mAh battery and can also be used as a portable charger for smartphones.

ZTE Hotspot Projector specifications include:

Wi-Fi network management


• Up to 8 clients

• Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n



• IPV6 supported


• Headset Jack


• Bluetooth

‚Ä¢ 4.0‚” Capacitive touch

• Audio output

‚Ä¢ 800×480 WVGA



• 5000mAh internal

• LTE Supported


Size & Weight

• Android 4.2

• 120mm X 120mm X 28.5mm

• 400g

Projector information

• Projector Type: DLP

• Brightness:100LM

‚Ä¢ Image Size: up to 120”

• Resolution: 1080P input supported

• Contrast ratio: 1000:1


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