Why Should You Watch Horror Movies
With Smart Projectors?

By XGIMI Tech - 2022-05

Introduction

Watching horror movies with family and friends on an enormous screen and fully immersed in the fright is a spooky experience that everyone would love, especially at night. A home theater projector can create this immersive experience repeatedly in any room with its clear video display and large screen size. 

For those who want to recreate such a cinematic experience outdoors, like in the backyard or while camping, an outdoor projector can do so with its built-in battery, clear display, excellent brightness, and high-quality sound. 

We will discuss various scary movie recommendations, why smart projectors are great for watching your favorite horror movies, and how XGIMI's HORIZON Pro, HORIZON, and Halo+ can give you a scary movie viewing experience. 

Horror Movie Recommendations

Most people often enjoy horror movies as they come with suspense and intriguing action scenes that are frightening. Here are some scary movie recommendations you will enjoy:

The Conjuring (2013)

In The Conjuring, Ed and Lorraine Warren are paranormal investigators who help a family terrified by an evil presence in the farmhouse. The case becomes the most terrifying of their loves as the dark presence is a powerful demonic entity. The film features Patrick Wilson and Vera Farmiga, who play a fantastic performance

Insidious (2010)

Another movie has Patrick Wilson in it and is the first of a franchise of four movies. Insidious tells the story of Dalton, the young son of Josh and Renai Lambert, who falls into a coma induced by a supernatural being. 

Scream (2022)

Featuring Kyle Garner and Melissa Barrera, the plot occurs twenty-five years after the quiet town of Woodsboro experienced a streak of serial murders, which sees Calif becoming the Ghostface killer, targeting a group of teenagers and resurrecting the town's past of bloodshed and murders. 

Train To Busan (2016)

In the horror-action movie, Seek-woo and his travel by train to see his wife. Their journey, however, transforms into a nightmarish one when they become trapped in a bloody zombie outbreak in South Korea. 

1408 (2007)

Starring Samuel L Jackson and John Cusack, 1408 tells the story of a man whose experience in debunking paranormal occurrences leads him to room 1408 in the Dolphin hotel, where he encounters genuine terror.  

A Quiet Place (2018)

Starring John Krasinski and Emily Blunt, A Quiet Place tells the story of a man who, alongside his wife and two children, find themselves in a post-apocalyptic world overrun by super hearing monsters. The movie follows their struggle for survival in such a quiet world.

The Exorcist ( 1973)  

Arguably one of the scariest movies ever made, The Exorcist revolves around twelve-year-old Reagan, possessed by a demonic force that makes her do terrifying things, and Karras, a priest. The latter is determined to save her from the evil force.     

Mama (2013)

The movie, which stars Jessica Chastain and Daniel Kash, revolves around a couple who take custody of their two nieces only to discover that a supernatural figure has latched on to the children and followed them home.

Paranormal Activity (2007)

In Paranormal Activity, Katie and Micah experience several disturbances of a supernatural nature. When they set up cameras to understand the nature of the disturbances, they are met with even more terrific things. 

The Babadook (2014)

Starring Essie Davis, The Babadook is the story of Sam, who discovers a monster lurking in their house, and his single mother Amelia, whose concerns for him puts her in a state of paranoia.

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Are Smart Projectors Great For Horror Movies? 

Smart projectors are excellent for watching horror movies as they provide an authentic, immersive, and cinematic experience that brings you the chills and frights associated with these movies. The following are a few reasons why smart projectors are fantastic for horror movies: 

High-Quality Sound

Some smart projectors have professional built-in speakers which provide dynamic HiFi sound that can support a fully immersive viewing experience for horror movies. The room-filling sound of these built-in speakers puts you in the movie, so jump scares and chilling music are more engaging.

Large screen 

Most projectors come with large screen sizes of about 30-200 inches which allows you to comfortably view from a distance and still be fully immersed, taking your horror movie viewing experience to another captivating level.

Resolution

Smart projectors also come with 1080p or 4K resolution, which produces crystal-clear pictures and video displays that reveal every single detail of each scene.

Brightness

Smart projectors have brightness levels ranging from 900-2200 ANSI lumens for bright displays without needing external lights in the house or outdoors, even for dark scenes. 

Product Recommendations

XGIMI projectors are ideal for watching horror movies as they provide an immersive experience for viewers. XGIMI's HORIZON Pro, HORIZON, and Halo+ are excellent for scary movies with the following unique features: 

XGIMI HORIZON Pro (4K Home Projector)

4K UHD/2200 ANSI lumens: HORIZON Pro displays crisp videos with 4K ultra-high-definition resolution and 2200 ANSI lumens brightness level, making horror movies scary since every scene is clear in both dark and light weather conditions.
Intelligent Screen Adaption: (ISA) technology delivers easy usability and set up through:
○ Obstacle Avoidance for resizing the image to avoid objects in the projection zone,
○  Autofocus for stunning, crystal-clear visuals,
○ Auto Keystone correction for adjusting the display up to ±45° horizontally or vertically to produce a rectangular image, and
○ Smart Screen Alignment for resizing the projection s dimensions to fit the screen.
MEMC: Provides a low latency which results in low image blur in action-filled horror movies, enhancing your viewing experience.
Large screen: Features a 30-200 inches screen size which allows you to comfortably watch from afar and experience true horror in every scene.
HDR10: Offers an impressive contrast ratio so that you won't miss any detail of your horror movies.
Harman Kardon sound: Features two built-in 8W Harman Kardon speakers that complement its high-quality display with an incredible audio experience ideal for horror movies.
X-VUE 2.0 Image Engine: Provides picture clarity and real-life video display, resulting in an immersive horror movie experience.
Multiple ports: Supports 2× HDMI, 2× USB, 1×LAN, and 1×Headphone (3.55 mm) to provide multiple connections options and simplify usability.
Chromecast built-in/Bluetooth/WiFi: Features Chromecast built-in, allowing viewers to cast horror movies directly from their Apple and Android devices, and features Bluetooth and WiFi for easy connection with other smart devices.
Android TV: Offers Android TV™, gives access to over 5000 apps like HBO Max, Disney+, and Hulu so that viewers can stay entertained.

HORIZON Pro
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XGIMI Horizon  (1080p  Home Projector)

1080p FHD/2200 ANSI lumens: HORIZON has 1080p resolution and 2200 ANSI lumens, which provides a crystal clear display at any time of the day, especially at night, for a fully immersive horror movie experience.
Intelligent Screen Adaption: Features (ISA) technology that delivers easy usability and set up through the following:
○ Obstacle Avoidance for reshaping the image to avoid objects in the projection zone,
○  Autofocus for stunning, crystal-clear visuals,
○ Auto Keystone correction for adjusting the display up to ±45° horizontally or vertically to produce a rectangular image, and
○ Smart Screen Alignment for resizing the projection s dimensions to fit the screen.
MEMC: Delivers a super-low latency and the lowest amount of image blur, keeping action scenes of horror movies clear and sharp when projected for an intriguing viewing experience.
Large screen: Fitted with a maximum screen display of 30-200 inches which allows viewing from any corner of the room so you can watch horror movies comfortably.
HDR10: Features an excellent contrast ratio resulting in clear displays of horror movie scenes, even the dark ones in different light conditions.
Harman Kardon sound: Equipped with built-in 8W Harman Kardon speakers with rich audio quality for a complete horror movie experience.
X-VUE 2.0 Image Engine: Provides sharp color depth and life-like video displays, so horror scenes appear real.
Multiple ports: Supports 2× HDMI, 2× USB, 1× LAN, and 1× Headphones (3.55mm), allowing for multiple connection options.
Chromecast built-in: Supports Chromecast built-in for casting horror movies directly from smart devices, while Bluetooth and WiFi serve as advanced connection options with tablets and laptops.
●  Android TV: Offers Android TV™, which gives access to over 5000 apps like HBO Max, Disney+, and Hulu to provide unlimited entertainment.

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XGIMI Halo+ (1080p FHD Portable Projector)

Battery: Halo+ has a built-in battery that provides about 2.5 hours of power, making it the ideal device for viewing horror movies outdoors as it can run without a power source.
Large screen: Comes with a maximum of 200 inches that allows clear viewing from a distance or angle to enjoy horror movies comfortably.
1080p resolution/900 ANSI lumens: Halo+ displays crystal clear images and videos with its 1080p resolution. Its 900 ANSI lumens brightness allows viewers to see projected images clearly at any time of the day.
Intelligent Screen Alignment: ISA technology facilitates ease of setup and usability with:
○ Autofocus for crisp images,
○ Auto Keystone correction for a properly-aligned rectangular image from side projection,
○ Obstacle Avoidance for scaling the image to keep it away from obstructing objects, and
○ Intelligent Screen Alignment for automatically resizing the projection to fit the projector screen.
Harman Kardon sound: Features two 5W built-in Harman Kardon speakers, which provide room-filling and distortion-free audio experience for an immersive horror movie experience.
Memory: Halo+ comes with 2GB and 16GB built-in memory for storing and watching videos which can be played even in the absence of a WiFi connection, making it an outdoor horror movie experience.
X-VUE 2.0 Image Engine: Produces clear and lifelike images with color detail to make horror movie scenes real and frightening.
Android TV/Chromecast built-in: Halo+ also comes with Android TV™, which offers easy access to over 5000 apps like Hulu, HBO Max, and Disney+ for premium entertainment, alongside Chromecast built-in, which allows horror movie streaming from smart devices.
Bluetooth/WiFi: Serves as connection options for Apple and Android devices.
HDR10/MEMC: Provides an excellent contrast ratio and color enhancement which transforms display, while MEMC produces smooth images for fast-paced videos, making it ideal for horror movies.

Halo+
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Conclusion

Horror movie experiences are transformed with smart projectors which offer crystal clear displays, room-filling audio experience, large screen display, and built-in entertainment. With these features, they give viewers an immersive and cinematic horror movie experience that is scary and tension-filled. 

XGIMI's HORIZON Pro, HORIZON, and Halo+ are great projectors that transform your horror movie experience and help you enjoy horror movies comfortably. 

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