Holatek is a privately held company located in Shenzhen, which was founded in 2011 by Zhenyu Hu, the pioneer to bring the ultimate smart home theater solution to millions of families. In today’s fast paced internet world, the company aims at showing everything you want to watch on a bigger screen in a convenient way. Every year release a JmGo product and every year exceeds its products from last year. Today, in iGeekPhone, we are going to review its new flagship, the JmGo S1 Pro, a short throw laser projector.
This gizmo is not something you see every day, JmGO S1 Pro is made from the craftmanship of artisans, the brand really take a step up in materials, so you can find a balanced with purpose mix of glass, carbon fiber, aeronautical grade aluminum alloy and abs plastic. All this sculpted in a form inspired from the traditional appreciation of the fish, design that also resemble an influence of Staatliche Bauhaus, lines and forms that you can find in other hi-end brands like Bang and Olufsen.
Every line, mass and absence of this has a function, as mention the S1 Pro managed to build a resonance box around its internal hardware, that assure a Hi-Fi sound to complete the image quality demanded for those costumers that wants the best; deep warm bass and clear high and mid range notes.
HardwareJmGO S1 Pro has a DLP projector with a Laser light source that gives us 4000 ANSI Lumens, contrast of 20000:1, native resolution of 1920×1080 pixels and with which we can get a screen between 54 “and 300” at a distance of between only 0.3-1.7m. Also includes autofocus, auto correction of trapezoidal distortion and integrated in its chassis we have four speakers that also work via Bluetooth.
JmGO S1 Pro includes a Mstar 6A828 SoC Quad Core with ARM Cortex-A53 processors with a maximum speed of 1.4Ghz and a Mali-450mp4 GPU. We also have 2GB of RAM, 16GB of eMMc storage, Wifi aC and Bluetooth 4.0. As for connectivity we have in the back a pr USB 3.0 ports, a USB 2.0, a microUSB 2.0, 10/100 network connector, HDMI 2.0 output, HDMI 1.4 input, TV antenna connector, 3.5mm jack audio output and analog A / V input.
As an operating system we have JmGO UI 2.0 based on Android 5.0.1 and among the accessories highlight the Bluetooth remote control design and a 3D glasses.
Thanks to the partnership with Texas Instruments, HolaTek always have the state of the art technology at first hand and then apply to their new to be products since they are in R&D. You can find this statement its new chip controller for the DLP technology and arranger with a dedicated hardware for decode the images.
The S1 Pro, JmGO’s first laser light source projector bringing home theater into the laser era. Higher brightness, more detail, better color.Laser light source, projection technology, is the major innovation from HeloTek put in the S1 Pro. The light source is the projection of life. From the high-pressure mercury lamp, halogen lamp, xenon lamp, LED, now to the laser. This is the history of the evolution of projection light source.
In one hand we have the entry level projectors around $300.00 up to $500.00 but this time we are facing one of the first projectors that use Laser Light Source, since this device is a state of the art projector is not cheap, but there’s a catch, the JmGo S1 Pro cost $4499.00 using JMGOS1 as coupon (50 times) at Gearbest, this is the catch, Sony offers almost the same product but with a price tag of $20,000 USD, yes you read right.