Laser projectors have been a popular choice for home theater. In this guide, we will introduce and review the new release from Anker Nebula, Anker Nebula Capsule 3 laser projector.

Anker Nebula Capsule 3 Laser Projector Review

In this section, we will review the Anker Nebula Capsule 3 laser projector in appearance, light source, image, system, audio, connectivity, and price.


Just like the other siblings of the Nebula Capsule series, Anker Nebula Capsule 3 laser projector has a shape like a can and adopts black as the main color with the embellishment color of red, delivering a futuristic and brief style. The metal body is easy to clean and is suitable for outdoor use.

The projector has perforated vents on the body to ensure unobstructed heat dissipation and produce a clear sound. The design of the projector is easy and convenient to carry.

Anker Nebula Capsule 3 laser has a pocket size and you can put it in your bag when going out. The projector measure 17cm in height and 8.3cm in diameter and weighs just 0.95 kg.

Light Source

The projectors of the Nebula Capsule series are mainly LED projectors, while Nebula Capsule 3 laser projector adopts laser as the light source. It has a long lamp life of 30,000 hours, and you can use it for more than 16 years if you use the projector for 5 hours per day.

Compared to other portable projectors with LED light, the laser projector has better color performance and higher brightness.


Anker Nebula Capsule 3 laser projector adopts DLP display technology and has a standard resolution of 1080P. The HDR 10 and MEMC enhance the image quality greatly. Regarding brightness, the projector has 300 ISO lumens, an average configuration for portable projectors.

As for image adjustment features, Anker Nebula Capsule 3 laser projector supports autofocus and auto keystone (vertical& horizontal ±40°), greatly relieving the tedious manual efforts of image adjustment.

In terms of image size, the portable projector has a throw ratio of 1.2:1 and projects an image size range of 60-120 inches. The image size range of the projector is common for a portable projector but slightly smaller for common video projectors.


Anker Nebula Capsule 3 laser projector is powered by Android TV 11.0 system and supports voice control and Chromecast. You can enjoy some google services including YouTube on the projector conveniently. With Android TV, you can download various apps from the Google Play store.

It has a built-in memory of 2G RAM and 16G ROM, providing smooth operation and a large capacity for storing offline movies or videos.


Anker Nebula Capsule 3 laser projector supports Dolby Audio and has a built-in 8W speaker, delivering crisp and clear sound. Regarding noise, the projector produces no more than 28dB under normal conditions.

The projector has Bluetooth speaker mode and you can enjoy music or audio without turning on the lamp of the projector and has no noise from the optical machine.


Anker Nebula Capsule 3 laser projector can be a good portable projector in view of the following aspects. Firstly, it has a small size and weight and you can put it in your bag conveniently. Secondly, the projector has a built-in 52Wh battery with a long lamp life of 2.5 hrs, enabling you to use it in offline conditions.


For the Anker Nebula Capsule 3 laser projector review, the portability can not be neglected. Anker Nebula Capsule 3 laser projector has good wireless and wired connectivity. It supports 2.4 / 5G dual-band Wi-Fi and Bluetooth 5.0, and you can connect the projector to external devices such as smartphones or wirelessly.

As for wired connectivity, it has HDMI 2.1 interface, USB-C interface, and Aux-out. These interfaces are compatible with most external devices, including Roku, Amazon Fire TV, game consoles, computers, DVD players, etc.


Anker Nebula Capsule 3 laser projector is priced at $799.99 and now has an early bird price of $679.99. Compared with other hot portable projectors and its siblings of the Nebula brand, the pricing of the projector is reasonable but slightly expensive in view of its lower brightness.

ModelWemax Go AdvancedAnker Nebula Capsule 3Capsule IIEpson EF-100
Price$799$799.99 ($679.99)$529.98$999 ($799)
Brightness600 ANSI lumens300 ISO lumens200 ANSI lumens2000 lumens
Light SourceLaserLaserLEDlaser

That’s all for the section of Anker Nebula Capsule 3 laser projector review. In the next part, you can see the specification of the Anker Nebula Capsule 3 laser projector.

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Nebula Capsule 3 Laser Projector Specs

Projector ModelNebula Capsule 3 Laser Projector
Display TechnologyDLP
Native Resolution1920×1080
Brightness300 ISO lumens
HDR 10Yes
Light SourceLaser
Lamp Life30,000 hrs
Focusing ModeAuto
Throw Ratio1.2
Projection Size60”-120”
Aspect Ratio16:9
KeystoneAuto (vertical ±40°&horizontal ±40°)
BluetoothBluetooth 5.0
Wi-Fi2.4 / 5G Wi-Fi
SystemAndroid 11.0
Memory2GB RAM+16G ROM
InterfaceHDMI 2.1 / USB-C / AUX-OUT
Dolby AudioYes
Battery Life2.5 hours


To conclude, Nebula Capsule 3 laser projector is not bad in terms of light source and resolution, but the image brightness is relatively lower. In addition, the projector has a powerful system configuration and good connectivity. If you usually use the projector for trips or usually use it at night, then you can pick the projector as it has recommendable portability.

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