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A critically acclaimed and remarkably economical to run moderate noise level 1080p projector, with very good features and one of the highest contrast ratios available
34dB 1920 X 1080 (1080p) 100000:1 No Sep 2013
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LG PF80 Review

With very low running costs and excellent reviews, we have ranked the LG PF80 number 734 across all projectors.
3 Reviews
Value for Money
4 Years Old
Running Costs
£37 Over 5 Years
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 75?

It has very good expert reviews with an average expert rating of 83%. Epson data projectors also have excellent reviews in general.
This projector is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer multimedia projectors with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest projectors 2018.
This LG projector has running costs of only £37 over 5 years, which puts it in the cheapest 8% of all 2,022 projectors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving multimedia projectors.
The PF80 has some great features:
1920 x 1080 (1080p) resolution
Higher than average contrast ratio (typical)
Very long service life of lamp
Has a built-in speaker

LG PF80 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Good Expert Reviews

Based on three expert reviews from sites including, and the average expert rating of this data projector is 83%.

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LG Has Very Good Reviews for Its Projectors

Based on 645 user and expert reviews (including 151 verified purchases), LG has very good reviews for its multimedia projectors. 93% of those that bought a LG data projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Value For Money

Poor Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews and good features but is over 6 months old, and at £999.00 it is more expensive than 63% of projectors.

Running Costs

Running Costs Are Very Low

The average 5 year running cost of the PF80 is only £37 based on average energy prices and usage levels, which makes it one of the most economic to run projectors.

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Released Over Four Years Ago

This projector was released in September 2013.


1920 X 1080 (1080p) Resolution

The LG PF80 has a 1920 x 1080 (1080p) projector native resolution which is higher than most projectors. Most projectors have a 1280 x 800 resolution. The best resolution of all projectors is 4096 x 2400 (4K) and the worst is 640 x 360 (nHD).

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Average Noise Level

The noise level of the LG PF80 of 34dB is pretty average compared to most other projectors. It is louder than 51% of all projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Higher Than Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The average contrast ratio (typical) of all multimedia projectors is 27,000, with the lowest being 1.5 and the highest being 2,500,000. The LG PF80's contrast ratio (typical) of 100,000 is very high compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is in the highest 4% of all multimedia projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Very Dim Projector Brightness

The projector brightnesses of data projectors range from 100 ANSI lumens to 85,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,700 ANSI lumens. The projector brightness of the LG PF80 of only 1,000 ANSI lumens is dimmer than 94% of all data projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Very Long Service Life of Lamp

The service life of lamps of projectors range from 200h to 50,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 7,000h. The service life of lamp of the LG PF80 of 30,000h is longer than 98% of all projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The LG PF80 has a built-in speaker, as do 77% of projectors.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The LG PF80 has a handheld remote control. 81% of projectors also have a handheld remote control.

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Supports Full HD

The LG PF80 supports full HD, unlike 63% of projectors which do not support full HD.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

lg electronics pf80gaeu, optoma pf80g, lg pf80g


04053162921467, 08806084421807, 08806084831828



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