Japanese electronics reseller Sanwa Supply added a new model to their line of pico projectors, the 400-PRJ018. Designed for truly mobile use, the new projector features a built-in 3,800 mAh battery and MHL/HDMI connectivity for a wide range of Smartphones, including Sony, Samsung, Dell and HTC models from Japanese mobile phone carriers. Interestingly, iPhone, which does not support MHL, is not listed.
The 400-PRJ018 produces 85 ANSI lumens at WVGA (854×480) resolution from a 0.30″ DLP imager and RGB LEDs. The new projector, which measures 3.9″x3.9″x0.81″ and weighs 0.5lbs , is currently available on the Sanwa Supply website at a retail price of US$418, including cables, microUSB to miniUSB adapter, AC adapter, carry case and tripod.