Wemax A300, VAVA Chroma, and Dangbei Mars Pro are all 4K projectors with the ALPD laser as the light source. What are the differences between them? Which 4K projector is better?

Wemax A300 vs VAVA Chroma vs Dangbei Mars Pro: Overall Performance

Let’s check their overall performance first. From the side-by-side comparison below, we can see that VAVA Chroma has the highest price among the three projectors while Dangbei Mars Pro has the lowest price. Dangbei Mars Pro has the highest brightness among the three projectors. Wemax A300 and VAVA Chroma are UST projectors with the same throw ratio of 0.233:1 while Dangbei Mars Pro has a throw ratio of 1.27:1.

Wemax A300 vs VAVA Chroma vs Dangbei Mars Pro

Wemax A300 vs VAVA Chroma vs Dangbei Mars Pro: Appearance

All three 4K projectors adopt black as the main color, but they have different styles.

Wemax A300 and Dangbei Mars Pro are glossy black while VAVA Chroma is matte black. Different from the other two projectors, Dangbei Mars Pro adopts glass IML suspension panels, making the overall style sleek and futuristic.

Wemax A300
VAVA Chroma
 Dangbei Mars Pro

The three projectors have their logos on the front panels. But the positions of the light source are different. Regarding shapes, Wemax A300 and VAVA Chroma are flat and thin while Dangbei Mars Pro is cubic.

Wemax A300 vs VAVA Chroma vs Dangbei Mars Pro: Image

Wemax A300, VAVA Chroma, and Dangbei Mars Pro have the same 4K resolution but they are different in terms of brightness, screen size, and viewing effect.

Wemax A300 has 2,600 ANSI lumens, and VAVA Chroma has 2,500 ANSI lumens, while Dangbei Mars Pro has 3,200 ANSI lumens. That is to say, Dangbei Mars Pro is the brightest among the three projectors.  If you want to use the projector during the aytime, you can pick Dangbei Mars Pro as it can project bright and clear images with rich details even under ambient light.

However, if your projector is not bright enough, you can only use it at night with all lights off. Otherwise, the image will be blurry, and you can’t see the image clearly.

Regarding screen size, Wemax A300 and VAVA Chroma have the same screen size range of 80-150 inches while Dangbei Mars Pro can project a max screen of 300 inches, bringing ian mmersive and cinematic viewing effect.

Dangbei Mars Pro vs VAVA Chroma

Different from Dangbei Mars Pro’s throw ratio of 1.27:1, Wemax A300 and VAVA Chroma have an ultra-short throw of 0.233:1, meaning that you can place the projector on a cabinet near the wall just like a TV set. The shortcoming is that their screen size is no more than 150 inches.

Wemax A300 vs VAVA Chroma vs Dangbei Mars Pro: Light Source

All three projectors adopt ALPD laser as the light source, but they are different in the lamp life.

Wemax A300 and VAVA Chroma have a lamp life of more than 25,000 hours while Dangbei Mars Pro lasts more than 20,000 hours.

Wemax A300 vs VAVA Chroma vs Dangbei Mars Pro: System

The three projectors have built-in Android systems, but they are different in content and memory.

VAVA Chroma has built-in YouTube, Netflix, and Hulu, which is more convenient than Wemax A300 and Dangbei Mars Pro.

Regarding memory, Dangbei Mars Pro has 4G RAM + 128G ROM, which is the best among the three projectors. Large memory ensures a smooth operation and enables users to download more videos or files for offline play.

Wemax A300 vs VAVA Chroma vs Dangbei Mars Pro: Connectivity

The three projectors are equipped with HDMI, USB, LAN, and audio interfaces, which are convenient to connect to various external devices. Wemax A300 and VAVA Chroma have one more HDMI interface than Dangbei Mars Pro, but the latter has one more USB interface than Wemax A300 and VAVA Chroma.

All of them supports dual-band Wi-Fi and Bluetooth, providing cthe onvenient and fast wireless connection.

Wemax A300 vs VAVA Chroma vs Dangbei Mars Pro: Audio

All the three projectors support Dolby audio and DTS sound. Regarding speakers, Wemax A300 has a built-in stereo speaker; VAVA Chroma has two 30W Harman Kardon speakers while Dangbei Mars Pro has two 10W custom-designed speakers. VAVA Chroma has the best audio effect among the three projectors.

The noise also plays a crucial role in the audio effect. Among the three projectors, Dangbei Mars Pro has the lowest noise of 24dB while Wemax A300 makes the biggest noise.

Conclusion

Among the three projectors, VAVA Chroma has the best overall performance while Dangbei Mars Pro is the most cost-efficient.

ModelsProsCons
Wemax A300
$2,799
Ultra Short Throw
Longer Lamp Life
Big noise
Relatively Small Screen  
VAVA Chroma
$3,499
Ultra Short Throw
Better Android System
Longer Lamp Life
Good Audio
Relatively Small Screen
High Cost  
Dangbei Mars Pro
$1,799
High Brightness
Large Memory
300” Giant Screen
Low Cost
Relatively Longer throw

If you want to buy a cost-efficient 4K projector with high brightness, good image, and a giant screen, you can pick the Dangbei Mars Pro.

If you have a big budget and wang to buy an Ultra Short Throw (UST) projector with a good overall performance, you can choose VAVA Chroma.

If you want to buy a good 4K UST projector with a lower budget, you can pick Wemax A300.

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