The Thomson V-6004G is a smartphone with an integrated laser projector. Nevertheless, the weight and dimensions are limited.
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The idea of equipping a smartphone with a projector for video projection has been around for quite some time. In 2012, for example, Samsung brought the Galaxy Beam, which suffered from lush dimensions and too short a battery life. This year, Neffos also showed an Android smartphone with a projector at the IFA, but the launch is still unclear.
Now the French brand Thomson enters the ring and plans to bring the V-6004G for 499 euros (about 569 francs) to the market this year. The Android smartphone has a laser projector on the top. Nevertheless, it should be barely larger and heavier than other smartphones with masses of 15.8 × 7.6 × 1 centimeters and a weight of 205 grams.
The projector is to create with a single battery
charge up to four hours, the manufacturer promises. Videos are shown in HD resolution (720p) with a diagonal of up to 380 centimeters. Other features include a 6-inch IPS display with narrow side margins and full HD resolution, an eight-core processor, 6GB of RAM, 128GB of data storage, a fingerprint sensor on the back, an 8-megapixel frontcam and a 16-megapixel main camera.