Until recently, most portable projectors either ran no software at all, relying on HDMI and USB for input, or offered a regular version of Android that wasn’t suited for TVs or navigation with a remote. Then Anker’s Nebula Capsule II launched with Android TV and the game changed drastically. It was the first projector to provide a seamless experience thanks to an optimized interface made specifically for TVs and official access to the Play Store. Read MoreXGIMI MoGo review: Another great option for a portable Android TV projector was written by the awesome team at Android Police.
Anker has released a few Android-powered projectors over the past year — the Nebula Mars, Nebula Mars II, and Nebula Capsule. Even though the Capsule is only about six months old, Anker already has plans for a replacement. The Nebula Capsule II is brighter, has a higher-resolution projector, and runs the full Android TV operating system.
I’ve reviewed all of Anker’s projectors so far, and my most pressing complaint across all of them has been the software experience. Read MoreAnker announces Nebula Capsule II pico projector with Android TV was written by the awesome team at Android Police.