Taking the cinema experience to your living room is easy nowadays because there are various cheap but great home theater projectors on the market. Alfawise A8 smart projector is such a great option to help build a great HD home theater. Now, let’s have a look at the features of the Alfawise A8 projector.


The Alfawise A8 comes in a clean white box with a sketch of the projector and some parameter on it. In the box, there is the Alfawise A8 projector and some accessories sitting in the white foam cut-outs, as shown below:

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The Alfawise A8 projector has a pure white design that is made of plastic. The plastic material makes it light weight but it’s fairly sturdy without the characteristic sounds and bends of cheap plastic. As most projectors, it comes with an LED lamp and an IR receiver for the remote control on its right front end. On the top of the A8 projector, you can see a few buttons that allow you to control the projector. On the rear panel, you will find the most common connections including 3.5mm Audio, AV, DC, HDMI, USB, VGA interfaces etc. The power outlet is located on the right panel, a bit close to the rear side.

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Features & Performance

In addition to a nice design, the Alfawise A8 projector also comes with decent hardware. The Alfawise A8 has the similar specs with a mid-range tablet — the 1.5GHz Amlogic S905X quad-core processor and the Mali-450 MP5 GPU which provide the basis to meet your demands. As for storage and memory, it comes with 1GB DDR3 RAM and 8GB NAND Flash, and can easily be enhanced by a microSD card. The device runs on the Android 6.0 that may sound outdated but it is more than enough for a device as a projector. The A8 also support Wifi connection. Thus, you can easily connect it to your iPhone, iPad, laptop with Wifi.

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As for performance, the len can make an image between 30 inches and 100 inches in size and within 1 meter of the projection screen (or the wall). The brightness is up to 1800 lumens (80% brighter than ordinary LED projector), with a contrast of 1000: 1 and a resolution of 854 × 400 pixels. Of course, it is necessary to dim the light in the room to get a good clear image. Moreover, the life of LED lamp is boasted to last 20,000 hours which means more than 10 years for the average user. It has a built-in speaker somewhere which offers stereo sound but still needs to be improved. Although the resolution of the projector is not 4K, it can support 4K ultra HD video to play on the native resolution.

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Lamp Power12W
Lamp Life20000 Hours
Native Resolution854 x 480
Brightness1800 Lumens
Contrast Ratio1000:1
Throw Ration1.2 : 1
Projection Distance1 m
Image Size30 – 100 inches
Image Scale16:9, 4:3
Interface3.5mm Audio, AV, DC, HDMI, USB, VGA
Wifi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
BluetoothBluetooth 4.0
Picture FormatsJPG, JPEG, BMP, GIF, PNG, GIF
Video FormatsMPG, AV, TS, MOV, MKV, DAT, MP4, VOB
Audio FormatsMP3, WMA, AAC, AC3, M4A
Power Supply110 – 240V/50 – 60Hz
Built-in SpeakerYes
Noise (dB)32dB
DVB-T SupportedNo
External Subtitle SupportedYes

Where to Buy

When you want to create a movie theater-like atmosphere in your home, even the biggest TVs won’t make the cut. The best solution is to spring for a home theater projector. The AlfaWise A8 projector enables you to display images on a projection screen or a wall of very nice dimensions with a resolution of 854 × 400 pixels. Watching movies, playing games, or Internet browsing are all great. As price is the most concern, its price is also great, just at $89.99 on Aliexpress shopping. Click the button below for more details!