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LG PH550G Projector

100000:1 720p (1280x720) 550 ANSI Lumens Mar 2016
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18 Reasons For

Expert Reviews Are Good

This multimedia projector received an expert rating of 82% from leak.pt.

Good Sound Quality

A few people thought this projector had good sound quality. In October Amazon Customer mentioned on Amazon “The integral speakers work ok” and gave this projector a rating of 4 stars. E said “The bluetooth for speakers works perfectly with no voice sync issues”.

Good Product Quality

A number of people who purchased it agreed that it was good quality. E mentioned on Amazon in October “As long as your not planning to use this during a bright day with the blinds open then the picture quality is great” in their review of this projector. S Meeks wrote on Amazon this month “Actually the quality is very good” in their review of the LG PH550G.

Reasonably Priced

Several people who bought the LG PH550G considered that it was good value for money. E scored it 5 stars and wrote in their review of this projector this year “Great projector, great value”. E also wrote “This one for the price I think is great value”. E also wrote “If you are looking for a great value for money projector that you can use for home cinema, is portable”.

Good Picture Quality

One LG PH550G reviewer thought it had good colour saturation. One LG PH550G reviewer who reviewed it said that it had good picture quality.

Acceptable Noise Level

A number of people who reviewed the product concluded that it was quiet. Amazon Customer said in their LG PH550G review a few weeks ago “It has a fan when running which is reasonably quiet”.

Good Remote Control

One LG PH550G reviewer said in their reviews that this projector had a good remote control. E rated the product 5 stars and mentioned this month “The remote is good”.

Good Battery Life

One customer who reviewed it reckoned that it had a good battery life. Amazon Customer mentioned in their review of this projector on Amazon “Even a simple battery powered external one gives a better sound” and gave it a score of 4 stars.

Good Size

One LG PH550G reviewer who reviewed this projector reckoned that it was compact. This year Amazon Customer wrote in their review on Amazon “It is conveniently compact and looks a lot like the photos EXCEPT it does not have the antenna input as pictured”.

Good High Def TV

One customer considered that the product was good at displaying high definition TV. In October this year Amazon Customer mentioned “HD definition works well and it keeps decent focus up to quite a large size of screen” in their review.

LG Multimedia Projectors Have Good Reviews

LG has good average ratings for its 100000:1 contrast ratio projectors as well as across its entire data projector range.

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Good Connectivity

One customer wrote that it was wifi compatible. Amazon Customer mentioned in their review of this projector “If you want to project photos or still images from a phone or laptop wirelessly it is great”.

Robust

One person who purchased it reckoned that it was well made. This year S Meeks mentioned in their LG PH550G review on Amazon “The size is amazing its so small and very well made”.

Easy to Use

One LG PH550G owner who bought this projector said that it had a good experience.

Supports 3D Image Projection

Like most of the other latest similar spec projectors, the LG PH550G supports 3D image projection.

There are a number of other data projectors which support 3D image projection currently available that you might also want to look at including because of it's better review score, the LG PH550[plb_3420054_price].

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The LG PH550G has a built-in speaker. Most of the other data projectors that have been available for around the same time as the PH550G also have a built-in speaker.

We compared this data projector to all the other projectors with a built-in speaker and we think the LG PH550[plb_3420054_price] which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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Very Light

With a weight of only 648.64 grams, the LG PH550G is one of the lighter latest 100000:1 contrast ratio projectors amongst projectors of this age. Across all the recently released multimedia projectors the weights range from 640g to 28kg.

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Very Narrow

At only 175.2 millimeters, the LG PH550G is fairly narrow compared to most of the other new projectors. 100000:1 contrast ratio projectors that were released around the same time as the PH550G have widths of between 170mm and 500mm.

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7 Reasons Against

Poor Design

One LG PH550G reviewer wrote in their reviews that the LG PH550G was not good looking. Amazon Customer said this year “To watch movies or anything with dark scenes in it a pretty dark room will be needed, which is fine”.

Does Not Support Full HD Projection

Like most of the other new 100000:1 contrast ratio projectors, the LG PH550G does not support Full HD projection.

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Does Not Support WiFi Connectivity

Most new projectors do not support WiFi connectivity. The LG PH550G is no exception to this as it too does not support WiFi connectivity.

We compared this data projector to all the other projectors with a WiFi connectivity and we think the LG PH550[plb_3420054_price] which also has a higher rating is also worth considering.

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Very Dim Projector Brightness

The LG PH550G has one of the dimmer projector brightness (only 550 ANSI lumens) amongst 100000:1 contrast ratio projectors of this age. The projector brightness of 100000:1 contrast ratio projectors that were launched in the last 12 months range from 300 ANSI lumens to 8,000 ANSI lumens.

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Very Low RMS Rated Power

Across all the 100000:1 contrast ratio projectors that have been on the market for the last year the RMS rated power range from 2W to 26W, and the average RMS rated power is 9.7W. At only 2 Watts, the LG PH550G has a fairly low RMS rated power compared to most of the other 100000:1 contrast ratio projectors that have been on the market for around the same time as the PH550G.

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Only One VGA (D-Sub) Port

The LG PH550G is a one VGA (D-Sub) port projector. Most of the other new comparable spec projectors have between one and two VGA (D-Sub) ports.

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Only One HDMI Port

Most new comparable spec data projectors have between one and two HDMI ports, including the LG PH550G which has one HDMI port.

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2 Other reasons to consider the LG PH550G

Released Ten Months Ago

It was ten months ago when LG released the PH550G.

720p (1280x720) Native Projector Resolution

The highest resolution of the LG PH550G is 720p (1280x720). That's 56% less resolution than the most common native projector resolution of 1080p (1920x1080).

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Specification

Projector
Contrast Ratio
Native Projector Resolution
Projector Brightness
Supported Aspect Ratio
Compatible Screen Size
Native Aspect Ratio
Projection Technology
Lamps
Lamp Type
Lamp Service Life
Video
3D Image Projection
3D-Ready
HD-Ready
Ports & Interfaces
Audio Out Port
Composite Video in Port
USB 2.0 Port
HDMI Port
VGA (D-Sub) Port
Networking
Bluetooth
Multimedia
Built-In Speaker
RMS Rated Power
Built-In Speaker
Design
Ceiling Mountable
Form Factor
Colour
LED Indicator
Product Type
Power
Power Source
Power Consumption On Standby
Maximum Power Consumption
AC Adapter Frequency
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Input Frequency
AC Input Voltage
Weight & Dimensions
Packaging Weight
Packaging Height
Packaging Depth
Packaging Width
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Content
Handheld Remote Control

Expert Reviews

(1)
18 September 2016

Após várias horas de utilização do LG Minibeam PH550G, como ecrã de telemóvel, projector de filmes ou videoclips, continua a ser extraordinário o quanto podemos fazer com este dispositivo...

User Reviews

(3)
Reviewed 23 August 2016 by E
(Verified Purchase)

Very happy with purchase. I don't have much experience with projectors but this one for the price I think is great value. I paid 319 on discount on amazon. I am able to get a 70+ inch 720p screen... Read more…

Reviewed 20 July 2016 by S meeks | 11 Comments
(Verified Purchase)

Amazing projector, very impressed with all the things this can do and the size is amazing its so small and very well made. I was unsure about it being 720p and not 1080p but actually the quality... Read more…

Reviewed 28 June 2016 by Amazon Customer | 11 Comments
(Verified Purchase)

I do like this projector a lot - it's not as bright as a big one but then again you wouldn't expect it to be, particularly when running from the battery. You can watch tv type pictures or... Read more…

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Barcodes 08806087635201, 08806087635218

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