JIMTAB M18 Pro Full REVIEW: New 2021 Version With Screen Mirroring!

This week I received three new projectors. All of them have Full HD native resolution, but different features. As you can see, these two projectors are more compact, but we will talk about them next week.

JIMTAB M18 Pro REVIEW: New 1080P Projector With Screen Mirroring!

Today, I want to tell you about JIMTAB M18 Pro. We have already reviewed the JIMTAB M18 on our website. However, that projector was released about 3 years ago – in 2018. The pro version has some improvements, such as screen mirroring and firmware updates for better performance.

JIMTAB M18 Pro REVIEW: New 1080P Projector With Screen Mirroring!

The other features are Full HD native resolution, 6000 Lumens brightness, dual-band Wi-Fi, up to 300 inches screen size.

In this article, we will do an unboxing, look at the design of the JIMTAB M18 Pro projector, test screen mirroring function, check the maximum volume and noise levels, and watch some videos in the dark and bright room.

Let’s get started!

JIMTAB M18 PRO Native 1080P Video Projector - Amazon

$259.99
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as of August 30, 2021 7:29 pm

Unboxing

You know, the new projector JIMTAB M18 Pro comes in the same box as the previous version.

JIMTAB M18 Pro REVIEW: New 1080P Projector With Screen Mirroring!

There is even a model name M18 on the front of the box. However, the sticker on the side face says that we have JIMTAB M18 Pro Metallic black.

JIMTAB M18 Pro REVIEW: New 1080P Projector With Screen Mirroring!

Inside the box, there is a projector itself, remote control, HDMI cable, AV cable, power cable, user manual, and lens dust cloth.

Everything is well packed, so the projector will not be damaged on delivery.

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Design

The design of the JIMTAB M18 Pro is also the same as the previous projector – JIMTAB M18.

JIMTAB M18 Pro REVIEW: New 1080P Projector With Screen Mirroring!

I don’t see any differences at all.

JIMTAB M18 Pro REVIEW: New 1080P Projector With Screen Mirroring!

There is a focus wheel and keystone correction wheel on the top, as well as control buttons, such as up/down, left/right, OK, Play, Source, Menu, and power.

JIMTAB M18 Pro REVIEW: New 1080P Projector With Screen Mirroring!

On the front of the projector, we have a lens and IR receiver for the remote control.

JIMTAB M18 Pro REVIEW: New 1080P Projector With Screen Mirroring!

The second IR receiver in located on the back. There is also a VGA port, two USB ports, and two HDMI ports. This is a speaker and power input.

JIMTAB M18 Pro REVIEW: New 1080P Projector With Screen Mirroring!

On the left of the projector, we can see an SD card slot, AV port, and 3.5mm audio jack.

JIMTAB M18 Pro REVIEW: New 1080P Projector With Screen Mirroring!

On the bottom, the projector has a kickstand and mounting ceiling holes.

JIMTAB M18 Pro REVIEW: New 1080P Projector With Screen Mirroring!

I already showed you other projectors at the beginning of this article, and JIMTAB M18 Pro is the biggest of them all. Its dimensions are 305 by 230 by 105 m.

JIMTAB M18 Pro REVIEW: New 1080P Projector With Screen Mirroring!

The weight is 2600 grams.

Yes, this is not a portable projector, but the larger size means it should have better cooling.

OK, now let’s turn on the new projector, and look at a user interface.

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User interface and settings

JIMTAB M18 Pro doesn’t have an operating system. There is only a multimedia system. It means that you need to connect an external device to the projector to play video, music, photos, etc.

JIMTAB M18 Pro REVIEW: New 1080P Projector With Screen Mirroring!

As I already said, JIMTAB M18 Pro has many ports, so you can connect a laptop, game console, USB flash drive, etc.

One of the main differences between the JIMTAB M18 Pro and the previous JIMTAB M18 is that the new projector supports dual-band Wi-Fi 2.4 and 5GHz. Later, I will show you how to connect a smartphone to a projector via a wireless network.

JIMTAB M18 Pro REVIEW: New 1080P Projector With Screen Mirroring!

In the settings menu, we can choose picture mode, color temperature, aspect ratio, projection direction, and reduce the display size.

We can also change a language, restore factory default, a blue screen on/off, keystone, and software update.

JIMTAB M18 Pro REVIEW: New 1080P Projector With Screen Mirroring!

There is also sleep timer and sound settings in the menu.

Now, I want to show you how to connect a smartphone to a projector.

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Screen mirroring

The first step is to press on Source button on the projector or remote control, and then choose screen mirroring.

There is a step-by-step tutorial on connecting Android and iOS mobile devices to the projector.

Есть пошаговое руководство по подключению мобильных устройств Android и iOS к проектору.

First, you need to open the Wi-Fi setting on your phone and connect to PROJECTOR. The password is 12345678.

Now, you need to connect the projector to your home Wi-Fi network. For that, open a browser on a smartphone, and input IP 192.169.49.1.

Then, click on Wi-Fi App.

After that, click on scan, and connect to your home Wi-Fi.

Now, you can go to the screen mirroring function on your phone, and choose PROJECTOR.

That’s all!

Есть пошаговое руководство по подключению мобильных устройств Android и iOS к проектору.

I showed you a Wi-Fi connection of the iPhone to the projector, but you can also connect Android device. There is also a wired mirroring connection method. You can read a user manual how to do this.

The next feature of the JIMTAB M18 Pro is a speaker. Let’s talk about it and check the sound quality and volume level.

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Volume and noise level

A new projector is equipped with a 5W Dolby speaker. In my opinion, the sound is very good.

It is also very loud, and it doesn’t growl at high volume.

JIMTAB M18 Pro REVIEW: New 1080P Projector With Screen Mirroring!

The noise level of JIMTAB M18 Pro is about 58 dB close to the projector, and it is about 37 dB at a distance of 1 meter.

JIMTAB M18 Pro REVIEW: New 1080P Projector With Screen Mirroring!

Finally, we can look at the image quality.

I will not comment so that you yourself can judge the quality of the projection. I will express my opinion at the end of the article.

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Projection Quality

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Conclusion

Unfortunately, I don’t have JIMTAB M18 to compare it with the new JIMTAB M18 Pro. However, I watched our article about the previous projector, and I think that the new one has better quality.

In the darkroom, the projection quality is really good. The image is the same as many TVs, or maybe even better. However, you can’t buy a TV with 100 inches or more for $250.

A new projector is equipped with 5W Dolby speaker. In my opinion, the sound is very good. It is also very loud, and it doesn't growl at high volume.

The brightness of 6000 Lumens is enough to use a projector in a bright room, but not the dark movies. It’s better not to watch movies about Batman in the daytime on JIMTAB M18 Pro. From other side, it is OK for cartoons and presentations in the office.

The price of the JIMTAB M18 Pro is $260 on Amazon. By the way, if you don’t need a screen mirroring function, then you can buy JIMTAB M18 for $227.

JIMTAB M18 PRO Native 1080P Video Projector - Amazon

$259.99
Buy it now
Amazon.com
as of August 30, 2021 7:29 pm
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