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LG PH300 Projector

£356.88
100000:1 720p (1280x720) 28dB 300 ANSI Lumens Oct 2014
Contrast Ratio (typical) Projector Native Resolution Noise Level Projector Brightness Release Date £11.70 Electricity cost over 5 years
Good expert reviews
No Bluetooth audio
Unacceptable noise level
23 Reviews + 2 Awards
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Energy

Running Costs Are Low

The PH300 is one of the more economic to run projectors that have been available for more than two years that we have assessed for 1 year running costs. Based on average energy prices and usage levels, we estimate the 1 year running cost of the PH300 is only £12.


Reviews

Good Expert Reviews

Based on seven expert reviews from sites including Techradar, prad.de, projectorcentral.com and Good Gear Guide.com.au this projector has an average expert rating of 81%.

Excellent Owner Reviews

Based on 16 owner reviews this multimedia projector has an average owner rating of 90 out of 100. 7 reviewers (91% of all reviewers) gave this multimedia projector either 4 or 5 stars and 100% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others.

LG Has Good Projector Reviews

We checked 179 expert and owner reviews (including 24 verified purchases) for LG data projectors and found that on average LG has good ratings. We also found that LG has good ratings specifically for its 100000:1 contrast ratio data projectors. 100% of those that bought a LG projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Support

Does Not Have Good Technical Guidance

One person said in their reviews that the product did not have good technical guidance. Bhphotovideo.com said in their review of this projector “Incomplete Manual”.


Features

Good Technical Features

One customer who reviewed this projector concluded that it had good features. Expert website Techguide.com.au mentioned “The saying “good things come in small packages” can certainly apply to the LG PH300 MiniBeam projector that packs plenty of features into its small chassis”.


No Bluetooth Audio

Three customers said in their reviews that the product did not have good sound quality. Two years ago Techradar mentioned in their LG PH300 review “Disappointing sound quality”. Techradar also said “No Bluetooth audio” in their review.

Good High Def TV

Two people who bought the product considered that it was good at displaying high definition TV. Jc said in his review of the LG PH300 on Bhphotovideo.com two years ago “Was pleasantly surprised by the performance of the built-in HDTV tuner”.

Good Picture Quality

Six people considered that the product had good picture quality. Thomas he mentioned on Amazon “The picture quality looks nice (viewing from 106 inches” in his review of this projector. One owner said in their reviews that it was good for playing games on.

Good Remote Control

Two customers reckoned that the product had a good remote control. Newegg.com said “The remote with included battery is a nice quality of life feature as well for when you're not sitting right next to it” yet they gave the product a rating of 1 stars. Two years ago Nyctechie wrote in their review of this projector “Projector and remote (fully charged) 4”.


Audio

Unacceptable Noise Level

Three owners who purchased the product agreed that it was noisy. Projectorreviews.com said “Sensitive buttons on top panel, thin sound that's not very loud”. Techradar mentioned “Loud fan”. Will mentioned on Amazon last year “The fan is noticeable if not that loud”.

Loud Fan

Three owners who purchased the product agreed that it was noisy. Projectorreviews.com said “Sensitive buttons on top panel, thin sound that's not very loud”. Techradar mentioned “Loud fan”.

Will mentioned on Amazon last year “The fan is noticeable if not that loud”.


Weight & Dimensions

Good Size

One person reckoned that the product was thick. Nyctechie mentioned in their LG PH300 review on Bhphotovideo.com two years ago “It's actually pretty easy! And AWESOME! I've also used thick white spandex (from the fabric store) for a larger, portable screen in the backyard for movie nights with more people”.


Other

Released Over Two Years Ago

LG released the PH300 in April 2017.


Projector

Very Dim Projector Brightness

The LG PH300 has a quite dim projector brightness (only 300 ANSI lumens) compared to most of the other 100000:1 contrast ratio data projectors that were launched more than two years ago. Across all the 100000:1 contrast ratio data projectors that were released more than two years ago the projector brightnesses range from 300 ANSI lumens to 2,300 ANSI lumens.

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720p (1280x720) Resolution

The LG PH300 has a maximum resolution of 720p (1280x720). That's 56% less resolution than the most common projector native resolution of 1080p (1920x1080).

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Video

Does Not Support Full HD

Like most of the other 100000:1 contrast ratio data projectors that have been available for around the same time as this projector, the LG PH300 does not support full HD.

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HD-Ready

The LG PH300 is HD-Ready. Most of the other 100000:1 contrast ratio data projectors that are a comparable age to this multimedia projector also are HD-Ready.

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Multimedia

Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The LG PH300 has a built-in speaker(s). Most of the other multimedia projectors of a comparable age and type to this projector also have a built-in speaker(s).

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Has a TV Tuner Integrated

The LG PH300 has a TV tuner integrated, as do most of the other 100000:1 contrast ratio data projectors that have been available for a similar time to this projector.

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Design

Smooth

Two customers who bought it concluded that it was good looking.

One owner who bought the LG PH300 reckoned that it was smooth. Newegg.com wrote in their LG PH300 review “The Auto Keystone ability makes it very versatile to use on slanted or smooth surfaces, such as the ground for using it at a picni” .

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Well Made

Four people who reviewed this projector wrote that it was well made. Newegg.com said in their LG PH300 review “The fact that it has a battery built in that from my tests, lasts up to the given 2.5 hours, which is long enough to watch your favourite movie”. Raymate said on Bhphotovideo.com “The USB media player built in works well, sometime a little slow” in their review of this projector. Raymate also wrote “So it's workable The built in battery does do the claimed run time.” in their review.

Control Remoto Funciona Excelente

Four customers mentioned in their reviews that the product was easy to use. Projectorreviews.com wrote two years ago “Control remoto funciona excelente” although they only rated the LG PH300 14 out of 100. Traveller said “The only drawbacks so far are 1) the control panel is extremely sensitive if I wish to use it without the remote control 2) cannot find a suitable carrying case on-line”.

Three owners said in their reviews that it was easy to use the menus. Bhphotovideo.com said in their review of this projector “Intuitive Menu System” but in spite of that they scored the product 1 stars. Nabor wrote “The installed battery last just enough to watch a movie with the correct settings, haven't tried on the highest bright yet” in their review of this projector and scored the product 8 stars. Jc he mentioned two years ago “Small form factor - Intuitive setup and menu system - Great built-in HDTV tuner - HDMI”.

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Great Picture Quality

Nine owners wrote in their reviews that the product was good quality. Projectorreviews.com wrote two years ago “Small, good picture quality, rechargeable battery” in their review of the LG PH300 but they gave it a rating of 1 stars. Techradar said “Great picture quality”. Newegg.com mentioned two years ago “At 300 lumens, brightness and picture quality are quite stunning”.


Packaging Content

Has a Handheld Remote Control

The LG PH300 has a handheld remote control, as do most of the other projectors of this age and spec.

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Ports & Interfaces

Does Not Have a DVI Port

The LG PH300 does not have a DVI port, although keep in mind that most of the other 100000:1 contrast ratio data projectors that have been around for more than two years also do not have a DVI port.

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Performance

Average Noise Level

At 28 decibels, the LG PH300 has a pretty standard noise level compared to most of the other 100000:1 contrast ratio data projectors that are a similar age to this projector.

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Power

Builtin Battery

Fourteen owners who reviewed the LG PH300 agreed that it had a good battery life. Two years ago Projectorreviews.com mentioned “Builtin battery for cordsfree operation” in their LG PH300 review but in spite of that they only gave this projector a rating of 14 out of 100. Projectorreviews.com also wrote “Impressive battery life (up to 2.5 hours” in their review. Techradar wrote “Decent battery life” in their review of this projector.

One person who reviewed it considered that it was quick to charge. Newegg.com mentioned “Right out of the box, all you have to do to get it working is plug it in to charge its battery” in their LG PH300 review yet they only scored it 1 stars.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers lg 1280x720, lg ph300s, ph300aeu
Barcodes 00719192596238, 04053162879614, 08806087107746

LG PH300 Review Sources

To prepare this LG PH300 review we compared this projector to 2,059 other models. For each projector that we compared, we collated thousands of pieces of information including technical specs, reviews, and prices. In total we analysed 326,528 product attributes, 14,204 projector reviews and 2,772,200 historical projector prices from 169 projector retailers. We then picked out the standout features of this projector compared to the other models as well as any areas where this projector is lacking.

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