Dangbei X3 vs XGIMI HORIZON Pro: What Are the differences?

Dangbei X3 and XGIMI HORIZON Pro are similar in their market position. What are the differences between them?

In terms of brightness, Dangbei X3 is rated at 3,200 ANSI lumens while XGIMI HORIZON Pro has only 2,300 ANSI lumens. That’s to say, Dangbei X3 performs better in terms of image brightness and has better image performance during the daytime.

In terms of image resolution, Dangbei X3 has a native resolution of 1080P while XGIMI HORIZON Pro has 4K resolution by means of XPR technology.

For the light source, Dangbei X3 adopts a laser as the light source while XGIMI HORIZON Pro has an LED light source.

For system memory, Dangbei X3 has 3G RAM and 64G ROM, which has larger memory than XGIMI HORIZON Pro’s 2G RAM + 32G ROM.

In terms of noise, Dangbei X3 has 24 dB while XGIMI HORIZON Pro has about 30 dB. In other words, Dangbei X3 makes smaller noise than XGIMI HORIZON Pro.

To conclude, Dangbei X3 laser projector is better in terms of image brightness, lamp life, color performance, and system memory, while XGIMI HORIZON Pro is better in terms of image resolution.

Check the side-by-side comparison below to get more details about their differences.

Product Name

Dangbei X3


Product Image Dangbei X3 XGIMI HORIZON Pro
Price $1,699.00
Our Rating 8.5 8.3
Brand Dangbei XGIMI
Category projector projector

Optical Parameters

Brand Brand Dangbei XGIMI
Brand Model Brand Model Dangbei X3 XGIMI HORIZON Pro
Brightness (ANSI lumens) Brightness (ANSI lumens) 3200 ANSI lumens 2200 ANSI lumens
Display Chip Display Chip 0.47 inch DMD chip 0.47" DMD
Display Technology Display Technology DLP DLP
Standard Resolution Standard Resolution 1080P(1920*1080) 3840 x 2160 (4K)
Maximum Supported Resolution Maximum Supported Resolution 4k 4096*2160 @ 60Hz
Image Contrast Ratio Image Contrast Ratio 3000:1 10000:1
Throw Ratio Throw Ratio 1.2:1 1.2:1
Keystone Correction Keystone Correction Auto Keystone Correction ±40 Degrees Auto Keystone Correction
Lamp Life Lamp Life 25,000 Hours
Lamp Type Lamp Type ALPD laser LED
Projector lens Projector lens Glass & resin Glass
Focus technology Focus technology Auto Auto Focus

Projection Parameters

Product type Product type Laser projector Home Projector
CPU CPU MT9669 MT9629, Cortex-A55 x4
RAM ram 3GB 2GB
Storage Storage 64GB 32GB
Operating System Operating System Android 9.0 Android 10.0
content content Mango TV, iQIYI YouTube
Image Size Image Size,projector1 30-300 inches 30’’- 300’’
Screen ratio Screen ratio 16:9 16:10, 16:9, 4:3
Screen color Screen color 1.07 Billion Color Display , 10 Bit , 110% DCI P3
Image Technology Image Technology HDR 10+, HLG HDR 10 x HLG
AI Brightness Adjustment
Bluetooth Bluetooth Bluetooth 5.0 Bluetooth 5.0
3D Stereoscopic film is a type of film that was first introduced in Hollywood on May 24, 1953 when stereoscopic films appeared. Yes YES
Sound System Sound System Dolby Audio Dual 8W Harman / Kardon Speakers , DTS-HD & DTS Studio Sound Dolby
Projection method Projection method Front, Rear, Front Ceiling, Rear Ceiling Front, Rear, Ceiling Mount, Desktop
Time to market Time to market 2021


I/O Connection Ports Connection Ports HDMI 2.0   x1
LAN x1
USB 2.0 x 2
DC inx 1
3.5mm headphone jack x 1
S/PDIF (optical fiber audio hole) x 1
DC x 1
HDMI 2.0 x 2
USB 2.0 x 2
LAN x 1
Headphone x 1
WiFi WiFi 2.4 G / 5 G Dual-band WiFi Dual-band 2.4/5GHz, 802.11a/b/g/n
Bluetooth Bluetooth Bluetooth 5.0 Bluetooth 5.0


Size(HxWxD) Size(HxWxD) 246*209*173mm 208.4*218.4*136.2mm
Power Usage Power Usage 135W <200 Watts
Noise Level Noise Level 24dB < 30dB
Machine weight Machine weight 4.6kg 2.9kg
Accessories Accessories complete machine   x1
Power adapter + AC cable   x1
Remote control (with battery)   x1
Instruction manual (certificate + warranty card)   x1
Thank you card   x1
Power Adapter * 1
Power Cable * 1
Bluetooth Remote Control * 1
Warranty Warranty 1 Year 1 year
other other AI Light Adjustment Auto Screen Alignment
Obstacle Avoidance
Auto Focus
AI Brightness Adjustment