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LG PF1500G Projector

150000:1 1080p (1920x1080) 34dB 1,400 ANSI Lumens May 2015
Contrast Ratio (typical) Projector Native Resolution Noise Level Projector Brightness Release Date £28.84 Electricity cost over 5 years
Good expert reviews
Good picture quality
Poor technical guidance
25 Reviews

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Reviews

Good Expert Reviews

Expert review site hifitest.de scored this data projector 80 out of 100. That puts this multimedia projector in the bottom 100% of all the 150000:1 contrast ratio data projectors that have been around for more than a year.

Good Owner Reviews

This data projector has an average owner rating of 82% based on 26 owner reviews. Most PF1500G owners think it is one of the very best projectors of this age and type.

Good Brand

We checked 179 expert and user reviews for LG projectors and found that on average LG has good ratings compared to other manufacturers. We also found that LG has good ratings specifically for its 150000:1 contrast ratio data projectors. 100% of those that bought a LG projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Good Picture Quality

Five LG PF1500G reviewers wrote that it had good picture quality. E mentioned “As long as your not planning to use this during a bright day with the blinds open then the picture quality is great” and scored this projector 7 stars. Caz mentioned last year “From 2.5 metres away I'm getting a 1.6m widescreen image on the opposite wall and the image quality is surprisingly good”.

Two people agreed that it had good colour saturation. Nasir Ejaz said on Amazon “It's bright, sharp and colours are amazing” and scored the product 6 stars.

Two LG PF1500G reviewers said in their reviews that it was good for playing games on. Phonicuk scored this projector 7 stars and mentioned on Amazon “The 3D is amazing and flicker-free, there's no perceptible processing lag making it great for gaming” in their review of the LG PF1500G. Phonicuk also mentioned “Amazing 3D for films, great for gaming” in their review.

One LG PF1500G owner who bought the product mentioned that it was good for watching blu-ray discs. J&m mentioned two years ago “Althought please make sure that the audio format is mostly AAC, AC3, etc as I never had any audio issues with Bluray files with this audio format” and gave it a rating of 6 stars.

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Good High Def TV

One person reckoned that the product was good at displaying high definition TV. Amazon Customer wrote “HD definition works well”.

Good Remote Control

Two people who reviewed it mentioned that it had a good remote control. E wrote on Amazon “The remote is good” in their review of the LG PF1500G.

Good Sound Quality

Ten LG PF1500G owners said in their reviews that the LG PF1500G had good sound quality. In April last year Gergely Molnar said “The bluetooth sound out is a plus”. V. S. Vasa mentioned in their review of this projector on Amazon “Size wise it's smaller than Philips due to having only 6w speakers compared to good 26w speaker system”. In April last year Amier gave it a rating of 4 stars and said “The bluetooth connectivity makes choosing and changing audio sources fairly easy I am considering getting this thing wall/roof mounted” in their review of this projector.

Good 3D Picture Quality

Four LG PF1500G owners who reviewed it concluded that it had a good 3D picture quality. James B. wrote on Amazon “Excellent Led 3D Projector for the money”. Last year Shawmk mentioned “Full 1080p, 3D”.


Features

Good Technical Features

Three LG PF1500G owners who bought it concluded that it had good features.


Smart TV

Good Connectivity

One LG PF1500G reviewer who purchased it reckoned that it was good in terms of connectivity. J&m wrote in their review of this projector on Amazon “It has a good connectivity with my PlayStation 3 as well as Nintendo Wii U”.


Power

Good Battery Life

One person who bought it said that it had a good battery life. Amazon Customer said “Are rather quiet and tinny and even a simple battery powered external one gives a better sound”.


Audio

Acceptable Noise Level

Six LG PF1500G reviewers who purchased the LG PF1500G reckoned that it was quiet. Jarno scored it 7 stars and wrote on Amazon “The PH550g is more silent, ok the PW1500g is of course brighter”. Jarno also said “Its relative big for an minibeam, its relative silent” in their review. Last year Amier wrote in their review of this projector “This is so quiet I can even fall asleep to it”.

Two LG PF1500G reviewers who purchased it considered that it was noisy. Amier wrote “I would never have considered to mount a projector into my bedroom just because of the incredibly annoying noise projectors can make.” in their review of the LG PF1500G and gave it a score of 8 stars. E wrote “The fan noise is not an issue, using the ceiling or white wall as a screen works great” in their review of the LG PF1500G.

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Design

Nice Design

Two LG PF1500G owners said in their reviews that the LG PF1500G was well designed. Last year Shawmk wrote “On top of all of that is the design of this specific model” in their review of this projector and scored this projector 4 stars.

Two LG PF1500G reviewers wrote in their reviews that the product was good looking. Nasir Ejaz said “Bright and beautiful” and gave the product a rating of 8 stars.

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Robust

Two customers who bought the LG PF1500G reckoned that it was well made. V. S. Vasa mentioned last year “Built in usb media playback is there” in their LG PF1500G review. S Meeks wrote on Amazon in April last year “Amazing projector, very impressed with all the things this can do and the size is amazing its so small and very well made”.

One LG PF1500G owner who bought this projector considered that it was reliable. J&m rated it 8 stars and mentioned “Highly reliable and really one of my best buys on amazon” in their review of this projector. One LG PF1500G owner who bought it thought it was strong and durable. J&m said in their review of this projector two years ago “The projector as whole looks quite sturdy” .

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Easy to Use

Four customers who reviewed it concluded that it was easy to use. Amier wrote in their LG PF1500G review on Amazon “This little projector comes in handy whenever I want to share a movie or a game”. Eliton Roberto Elias mentioned last year “Full of features and easy to use”.

Two people who purchased this projector reckoned that it was easy to use the menus. Adam Pike wrote on Amazon “It has display settings for every type which I found to work well”. One LG PF1500G reviewer who bought the LG PF1500G reckoned that it was easy to setup. Gergely Molnar wrote in April last year “The projector has great picture and easy to setup”.

One LG PF1500G reviewer who reviewed the product concluded that it had a good experience.

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Good Product Quality

Nine people who reviewed it said that it was good quality. Last year Luke Charalambous wrote on Amazon “Great projector with amazing brightness! Stylish design with great picture quality from a reasonable distance” in his LG PF1500G review. J&m mentioned on Amazon “I use it as a TV and connect my Sky HD box to it and the picture quality is simply stunning, beautiful”. S Meeks said on Amazon “Actually the quality is very good”.

Ceiling Mountable

The PF1500G is ceiling mountable, as are most of the other projectors of a comparable type and age to this data projector.

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Weight & Dimensions

Good Size

Two customers wrote in their reviews that it was compact. Amier mentioned in their review of the LG PF1500G on Amazon “A great and silent compact projector for the bedroom”. Last year Amazon Customer mentioned on Amazon “It is conveniently compact and looks a lot like the photos EXCEPT it does not have the antenna input as pictured” in their review of the LG PF1500G.

One LG PF1500G owner said in their reviews that it was heavy and bulky. J&m said “Is not that heavy at the same time, which is a good thing for mobility” and rated this projector 5 stars. One customer reckoned that the product was lightweight. Emnige said on Amazon “We're very happy with features and the lightweight/small scale” in their review of the LG PF1500G and scored the product 7 stars.

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Multimedia

Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The PF1500G has a built-in speaker(s), as do most of the other projectors of this spec and age.

There are a number of other multimedia projectors with a built-in speaker(s) currently available that you might also want to consider including because of it's better review score, the LG PF1000U (£668.25), or the Optoma HD28DSE (£639.00).

We compared this multimedia projector to all the other data projectors with a built-in speaker(s) and we think the Sony VPL-EW315 (£699.99) is also worth considering.

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Video

Supports Full HD

The PF1500G supports full HD, as do most of the other comparable spec data projectors that have been around for more than a year.

We compared this projector to all the other projectors which support full HD and we think a cheaper projector such as the Panasonic PT-TX312 (£679.00) or you might consider a higher rated projector such as the Acer H7550 (£689.28) are also worth considering.

We think you might also be interested in alternative data projectors which also support full HD including the Sony VPL-EW315 (£699.99).

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Projector

1080p (1920x1080) Resolution

This data projector has a projector native resolution of 1080p (1920x1080), which is the most frequently found projector native resolution on multimedia projectors of this spec and age.

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Very Dim Projector Brightness

The projector brightnesses of similar spec projectors that are a comparable age to this projector range from 37 ANSI lumens to 7,500 ANSI lumens. At only 1,400 ANSI lumen, the LG PF1500G has a fairly dim projector brightness compared to most of the other multimedia projectors that came out around the same time as this projector.

Data projectors with a brighter projector brightness that might be worth considering include the Optoma GT1070Xe (2,800 ANSI lumens), or the Epson EB-530S (£626.69) (3,200 ANSI lumens) which is also cheaper.

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Price

Reasonably Priced

Three people mentioned in their reviews that it was good value for money. In April last year E mentioned on Amazon “This one for the price I think is great value” and scored it 7 stars. E also mentioned “Great projector, great value” in their review. E also mentioned “If you are looking for a great value for money projector that you can use for home cinema, is portable” in their review.

Two LG PF1500G owners who purchased it reckoned that it was cheap. J&m mentioned in their LG PF1500G review two years ago “Now coming to the real deal i.e” and gave the LG PF1500G a rating of 7 stars. Shaun Procter mentioned in April last year “It would have been 1 off if it was a cheap item.” and scored the product 7 stars.

One LG PF1500G reviewer wrote that this projector was expensive.

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Lamps

Very Long Service Life of Lamp

The PF1500G has one of the longest service life of lamps (30,000 hours) amongst projectors of this age. Across all the projectors of a similar type and age to this data projector the service life of lamps range from 2,000h to 30,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 8,500h.

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Packaging Content

Has a Handheld Remote Control

The LG PF1500G has a handheld remote control. Most of the other comparable spec projectors that are a similar age to this multimedia projector also have a handheld remote control.

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Performance

Has an On Screen Display (OSD)

The PF1500G has an On Screen Display (OSD). Most of the other similar spec data projectors that have been on the market for a comparable time to this multimedia projector also have an On Screen Display (OSD).

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Average Noise Level

The PF1500G has a fairly standard noise level (34 decibels) compared to most of the other comparable spec data projectors that have been available for a similar time to this projector.

Alternative 34dB noise level projectors currently available that you might want to consider include cheaper projectors such as the Sony VPL-EX315 (£623.06).

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Networking

Has an Ethernet LAN

The LG PF1500G has an Ethernet LAN, as do most of the other similar spec data projectors that were released around the same time as this data projector.

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Support

Poor Technical Guidance

One person mentioned in their reviews that the product did not have good technical guidance. Caz wrote on Amazon “I sought some advice from an electrical store who recommended that a Microsoft Display Adaptor would help fix the connection problems as it creates a strong Miracast connection” in their LG PF1500G review.


Ports & Interfaces

Does Not Have a DVI Port

The LG PF1500G does not have a DVI port. Most of the other projectors that were launched around the same time as this data projector also do not have a DVI port.

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Energy

OK Running Costs

Based on typical usage levels and energy prices we estimate that the 1 year running cost of the PF1500G is £29, which is typical compared to the other projectors of this age and type.

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Other

Released Over Two Years Ago

This 150000:1 contrast ratio projector was released in April 2017.

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers lg electronics 1920x1080full, lg electronics 508cm3048cm, lg electronics pf1500gaeu, lg electronics pf1500geeu, lg electronics np7550w, pf1500g pf1500g, lg pf1500gaeu, lg pf1500gaek, lg lgpf1500g, code pf1500g
Barcodes 04053162879591, 04058154056950, 04058154067246, 08806087271706, 08806087271713, 08806087648331

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