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YABER Y21 is another good HD projector with native 1080p resolution for a great price. For home theater, backyard projection, or simple Powerpoint presentation, the Yaber Y21 projector will satisfy almost everyone
You can use it both indoors and outdoors, in dark or semi-dark rooms, and still get a clear, sharp picture, and vivid colors. It looks, that YABER is a manufacturer that knows how to make a great budget projector.
You can check out more details in this YABER Y21 projector review. This article is also a comparison to similar native 1080p projectors such as YABER Y30, Y31, or an excellent Vankyo V630.
❤[1080P Native Resolution (1920*1080), Support 4K Video] The projector with a real native resolution of 1920*1080, remarkable 7200L bright and high dynamic contrast ratio of 10000:1, provides sharp and detailed images from HD content without downscaling or compression, which is four times higher than 720p. Combining an innovative high-refraction 6 layers glassed lens, ensuring the best video experience.
❤[Innovative 4D Keystone Correction & Zoom Function} With± 50 ° 4D (vertical & horizontal) keystone correction function to ensure the projected image is always a standard rectangle. It’s very convenient to adjust the screen by using the remote control, especially for the projector suspended from ceiling. Reducing projection size by using the X/Y ZOOM function, while others can only do that by changing the projection distance.
❤[HiFi Stereo Sound & Latest Advanced Cooling System] The Y21 LED projector has built-in 5w dual Stereo speakers with SRS sound system provides a great auditory sense experience without external speakers. Updated an advanced and silent cooling system with 3 fans running simultaneously. Adopt the latest SmarEco technology to minimize lamp power consumption to extend the useful life of the lamp to a maximum of 100000 hours.
YABER Y31 is an interesting HD projector. If you want to know more about this model, here is our YABER Y31 review.
YABER Y21: Features
YABER Y21 is an HD projector made for the home theater. With the native 1080p resolution and 4K support, 7200L brightness, and 8,000:1 contrast ratio, this projector provides excellent picture quality for projections in a dark and semi-dark room, but you can easily use it even in low light conditions.
YABER Y21 is suitable not only for home movie entertainment, but also for backyard projection, or playing games. It offers a projection size from 45″ to 300″ depending on the distance. For the best viewing experience, it is recommended a viewing distance of 10ft which is approximately 3 meters.
YABER Y21 is made with versatility in the mind. It is equipped with HDMI ports, USB ports, VGA port, AV port, and can be easily connected with TV Box, Amazon Fire Stick TV, Chromecast, PC, laptop, tablet, external speakers, Xbox, DVD player, USB stick, iPad, iPhone, or Android smartphone. This would be useful if you want to stream movies on Netflix, Hulu, or Apple TV.
This projector comes with a motorized zoom facility which can use the remote control to select “x_zoom” or “y_zoom” to reduce the image up to 50%. With this function, there is no need to adjust the projector distance so often to matches the screen size.
YABER Y21, same as other models in the Y series, has built-in dual stereo speakers. This model has two 3 Watts speakers with an SRS sound system. While those speakers have decent sound quality, whether using them indoor or outdoor, it is always a good idea to connect the projector to a soundbar.
With the Y21 model, you can play 4K videos, but you have to connect to the laptop or smartphone directly. You cannot play 4K format videos through a USB stick or 4K devices.
Can I connect YABER Y21 to an Android smartphone or a laptop?
This projector can be connected to any Android, or iOS device and laptop. When connecting to an Android device, you need to use an extra MHL-HDMI adapter. NOTE: This adapter is not included in the box.
To connect an iPhone, the Lightning-to-HDMI adapter is required. Also, an adapter for an iPhone is not included in the box. To connect it with a MacBook or MacBook Pro, you have to use an extra USB-C-HDMI cable. And if you want to connect a laptop or PC to the projector, here is a detailed guide – How to connect the projector to a laptop.
Can I watch Netflix with YABER Y21?
You can watch Netflix with YABER Y21, but not from the projector´s interface. What does it mean? This model doesn’t have built-in Wi-Fi connectivity, so you cannot download the Netflix app and install it on the projector. This is a privilege of smart projectors.
But you can easily connect a Chromecast or TV box to the Y21 USB port, and watch Netflix that way. However, there are other methods, check our tutorial: How to watch Netflix on the projector.
Does it support Dolby sound?
No, it does not support Dolby sound.
Does it have Bluetooth?
The Yaber Y21 doesn’t come with Bluetooth or WiFi support.
What type of bulb is the Yaber Y21 using, and what is the lifetime of the bulb?
The YABER Y21 and similar models from the Y series have bulb estimated lifetime over 70,000 hours, at least according to the manufacturer. This model comes with 100,000 hours of the bulb’s estimated lifetime.
Is the Yaber Y21 a good projector for a bright room?
This is a native 1080p projector with pretty good brightness. While it mostly depends on the screen, you can use it for business presentations in a bright room or low-light conditions. But the best is to use the projector for watching movies in dark or semi-dark rooms.
How does this projector perform outdoors?
The Yaber Y21 projector can be used both indoor and outdoor. It has really good brightness, clarity, and vivid colors for a budget projector.
The Y series from YABER offers quite a few interesting models. Not only Y21 but also Y30 or Y31 are excellent HD projectors with native 1080p resolution that doesn’t cost a fortune.
For an affordable price, you won’t believe what you get. YABER Y21 is a steal.
With this projector, you get the features and image quality of high-end models. So, if you are looking for a projector for your home theater and don’t want to spend $1000, check this model.