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LG PH450U
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LG PH450U
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The highest scoring battery powered projector around, with a gold award from one expert review website and 2 further awards from other expert sites
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LG PH450U Review

With very low running costs and representing excellent value for money, we have ranked the LG PH450U number 1 in battery powered projectors, number 38 across all projectors and number 39 in best selling projectors.
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97 Reviews + 3 Awards
93
Value for Money
Excellent
81
Features
Fully-Featured
79
Age
1 Year Old
96
Running Costs
£16 Over 5 Years
86
Overall Score
Excellent

Why Has it Scored 86?

It has good expert reviews and great user reviews with 75% of buyers recommending this multimedia projector to others. This projector has received three awards including a "Gold" from Gadgetgear.nl and a "Like it" from Prohardver.hu. Looking across the entire Epson data projector range, the average reviews for all Epson projectors are also excellent.
At over a year old this data projector is slightly out of date, and newer projectors with more up to date technology are available. View the latest data projectors 2018.
It has running costs of only £16 over 5 years, which puts it in the cheapest 3% of all 1,885 projectors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving data projectors.
This LG projector is one of the best selling data projectors currently on the market. View best selling data projectors April 2018.
Customers report good picture quality, superior product quality and nice design. However they also report unacceptable noise level.
The PH450U has some great features:
Quieter than average noise level
100000:1 contrast ratio
Supports 3D
Very long service life of lamp
Ultra short throw projection
Embedded battery
Connect wirelessly
Bluetooth sound out
30,000 hours of entertainment

Should You Buy it Now?

Our unique forecasting algorithm looks at historic price trends and predicts the most likely price change over the next 2 weeks.
There is a 74% chance that the price will go down. However the future is never certain and there remains a chance that the price will actually go up. Get Price Alerts.

LG PH450U Video Reviews

LG PH450U In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Three Industry Awards

This LG data projector is one of the most highly awarded of all the multimedia projectors.

The writers at two expert review sites endorsed this LG multimedia projector. This multimedia projector received a Gadgetgear.nl "Gold" award and the editor of review site Prohardver.hu conluded that they would endorse it and gave it a "Like it" award.

One additional expert review site decided that this data projector was very good. This was from Benchmark.pl who gave it an "Good Product".

Average Expert Reviews

Based on eight expert reviews from sites including Techradar, clickx.nl, gadgetgear.nl and pcguia.pt this LG multimedia projector has an average expert rating of 75 out of 100.

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Good User Reviews

People who bought this multimedia projector rated this projector 82% on average. 43 reviewers (75% of all reviewers) gave this projector either 4 or 5 stars and 75% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others.

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Users Report Good Picture Quality

Seven people who purchased it mentioned that it had good picture quality and three customers said in their reviews that it had good colour saturation.

  • It's bright, sharp and colours are amazing…
    Nasir ejaz - November 2016
  • Actually the quality is very good and the colours are perfect…
    S meeks - July 2016
  • Great projector with amazing brightness! Stylish design with great picture quality from a reasonable distance…
    Luke Charalambous - October 2016
  • Picture quality is good on a normal painted wall.
    Mark Edwards - December 2016
  • The picture quality is the best among all the available projector in market…
  • Picture quality is fantastic and performs well in all lighting conditions…
  • Awesome Projector! Smooth initial setup and very good picture quality even if there little is light from outside…
    TUSHAR SHUKLA - July 2017
  • Very good projector capable of projecting very natural colours…
    A Moreton - June 2017
  • The Best Projector Ever! Big screen, Great Graphics, Budget, Good with light, you wont really need a projection screen it looks fine on walls…
    Amazon Customer - March 2017
  • Very clear image and just a super quality bit of kit!
    BomberUK - May 2017

Customers Report Unacceptable Noise Level

Eight customers who bought the LG PH450U considered that it was noisy.

  • The fan is insanely loud…
    Nubooo - April 2017
  • It is more noisy…
    LT - February 2017
  • The projector fan is completely silent on the maximum energy saving mode…
    LT - February 2017
  • Also It is noisy on higher brightness settings…
    M. Clare - March 2017
  • If watching on lowest energy saving = brightest - the projector is very loud not loud enough to ruin the film…
    Marcelli - April 2017
  • Run very quiet and highly recommend this product for apartments…
  • The picture looks great and the unit is small, quiet and bright enough for use in a dim room - although a truly dark room is better…
  • Almost completely silent…
    Amier - September 2016
  • Plus the fan noise at full brightness is a bit too much…
    Amazon Kunde - January 2017
  • A bit noisy perhaps due poor a quality Fan.
    AGR D. - January 2017

Users Report Good Product Quality

12 owners who reviewed it agreed that it was good quality.

  • Actually the quality is very good…
    S meeks - July 2016
  • Amazing projector, very impressed with all the things this can do and the size is amazing its so small and very well made…
    S meeks - July 2016
  • Great projector with amazing brightness! Stylish design with great picture quality from a reasonable distance…
    Luke Charalambous - October 2016
  • Picture quality is good on a normal painted wall.
    Mark Edwards - December 2016
  • The picture quality is the best among all the available projector in market…
  • Picture quality is fantastic and performs well in all lighting conditions…
  • Awesome Projector! Smooth initial setup and very good picture quality even if there little is light from outside…
    TUSHAR SHUKLA - July 2017
  • If you are looking for a great quality pocket sized protector then look no further!
    Andy G - July 2017
  • Pleased with the quality of the projector…
    Amazon Customer - July 2017
  • A bit noisy perhaps due poor a quality Fan.
    AGR D. - January 2017

A Top Selling Projector

Across all projectors, the PH450U is one the fastest selling products currently on the market according to sales data from Amazon.

Users Report Nice Design

Four people wrote in their reviews that it was well designed and three owners who reviewed it agreed that it was good looking.

  • Its compact design and ease of us…
  • Great projector with amazing brightness! Stylish design with great picture quality from a reasonable distance…
    Luke Charalambous - October 2016
  • Visually no problem watching during the day even with the windows open…
  • On top of all of that is the design of this specific model…
    ShawmK - November 2016
  • Awesome Projector! Smooth initial setup…
    TUSHAR SHUKLA - July 2017
  • The projector is pretty amazing with low ambient lighting…
    Amazon Customer - April 2017
  • When it's just dialogue the fan is pretty audible and that's on its lowest setting…
    Amazon Customer - April 2017
  • Love its design too…
    Hanan abdulaziz - November 2017

LG Has Very Good Reviews for Its Data Projectors

Based on 1,103 expert and user reviews (including 212 verified purchases), LG has very good reviews for its multimedia projectors. 91% of those that bought a LG projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Users Report Good Environmental Credentials

Two customers considered that the product was good in terms of power usage.

  • Looks best when the energy saving mode is on the lowest setting…
    LT - February 2017
  • The projector fan is completely silent on the maximum energy saving mode…
    LT - February 2017

Customers Report That it is a Good Size

Three customers concluded that the product was compact.

Customers Report Superior Battery Life

Two owners mentioned in their reviews that this projector had a good battery life.

Users Report a Good Remote Control

Four people reckoned that it had a good remote control.

  • The remote is straightforward and very responsive…
    LT - February 2017
  • The projector comes with a remote control which gives quick access to menus…
    LT - February 2017
  • Does not have a magic remote…
    Amazon Customer - July 2017
  • Discovered it only when projector arrived, even in the Product description (included in the box) it says that magic remote is included…
    Amazon Customer - July 2017
  • The remote is good…
    E - August 2016

Users Report That it is Robust

Two owners who reviewed it reckoned that it was well made.

  • Offering excellent wired and wireless connectivity, not to mention a solid picture for the price…
  • Amazing projector, very impressed with all the things this can do and the size is amazing its so small and very well made…
    S meeks - July 2016
  • It was twice the price and is only 47" not 100"! You want a cinema in your own home, go for it, you don't need to ceiling mount it just get a nice solid unit…
    Richard V. - April 2017
  • Bad points as the mirror is exposed it collects a lot of dust and you need to be very careful wiping it as it is very easily scratched…
    Amazon Customer - July 2017
  • LED means reliable long life over conventional bulbs, no worries of bulb replacement cost…
    AGR D. - January 2017

Customers Report That it is Easy to Use

Three people wrote in their reviews that the LG PH450U was easy to use, two customers wrote in their reviews that it was easy to use the menus and two customers mentioned in their reviews that the product was easy to setup.

  • It is a bit ridiculous to use pictures of a model unavailable in this region…
    Shaun procter - November 2016
  • The projector comes with a remote control which gives quick access to menus…
    LT - February 2017
  • Also It is noisy on higher brightness settings…
    M. Clare - March 2017
  • Few things to clarify This is amazing projector if you are willing to use it as home cinema only…
    Marcelli - April 2017
  • Easy to use, does the job! Image is crisp, clear…
  • Besides that it is very easy to use…
  • Fan noise on the low settings is hardly noticeable…
    Amazon Customer - July 2017
  • Very easy to set up and use…
    Andrew Jordan - April 2017
  • The projector has great picture and easy to setup…
    Gergely Molnar - August 2016
  • As long as your not planning to use this during a bright day with the blinds open then the picture quality is great…
    E - August 2016

Customers Report Good Sound Quality

Four customers thought it had good sound quality.

  • The inbuilt speakers are good too…
    TUSHAR SHUKLA - July 2017
  • The internal speakers are not bad…
    A Moreton - June 2017
  • Limited Audio Out Connections, No Digital Coax Audio out…
    AGR D. - January 2017
  • Are rather quiet and tinny and even a simple battery powered external one gives a better sound…
    Amazon Customer - June 2016
  • The integral speakers work ok…
    Amazon Customer - June 2016
  • Speakers are just ok…
    Hsf.lx - October 2017
  • The sound is not great…
    Caz - December 2016
  • The sound is a bit poor - ok for basic gaming.
    Emnige - September 2016

Users Report That it is Fairly Priced

Eight people thought it was good value for money.

  • Offering excellent wired and wireless connectivity, not to mention a solid picture for the price…
  • Apart from the price, where's the downside? Unfortunately, there are problems…
    ShawmK - November 2016
  • At this price point its not ok…
    Shaun procter - November 2016
  • It would have been 1 off if it was a cheap item.
    Shaun procter - November 2016
  • It was twice the price and is only 47" not 100"! You want a cinema in your own home, go for it, you don't need to ceiling mount it just get a nice solid unit…
    Richard V. - April 2017
  • Be careful buying a cheap screen and trying to project onto it…
    Richard V. - April 2017
  • Great projector, Bought on lighting deal so pleased with price…
    Mark Edwards - December 2016
  • Excellent product, works great! Will be buying more for gifts for my sisters! You won't do better at this price anywhere Very impressed…
    Marcia Maxwell - July 2017
  • The Best Projector Ever! Big screen, Great Graphics, Budget, Good with light, you wont really need a projection screen it looks fine on walls…
    Amazon Customer - March 2017
  • Not cheap…
    Andrew Jordan - April 2017

Value for Money

Price Has Gone Down by £157 (24%)

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Cheaper in the United Kingdom Than Overseas

We checked 22 other countries for prices for the LG PH450U and the United Kingdom price of £499.00 was the cheapest.

The cheapest price that we could find overseas was in the United States where the price is $400.00 (£558.56).

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Running Costs

Running Costs Are Very Low

The PH450U has an average 5 year running cost of only £16 based on typical usage levels and energy prices, which makes it one of the cheapest to run multimedia projectors.

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Age

Released Over a Year Ago

This multimedia projector has been on the market since August 2016.

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Features

1280 X 720 (720p) Resolution

The LG PH450U has a 1280 x 720 (720p) projector native resolution which is higher than the 1280 x 800 resolution found on most multimedia projectors.

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Quieter Than Average Noise Level

The LG PH450U's noise level of only 30dB is quieter than average when compared to most other projectors. It is in the quietest 16% of all multimedia projectors when ranked by this feature. The noise levels of data projectors range from 20dB to 93dB, and the average noise level is 34dB.

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100000:1 Contrast Ratio

The LG PH450U has a higher contrast ratio than most multimedia projectors. This projector has a 100000:1 contrast ratio, whereas most multimedia projectors have a 10000:1 contrast ratio. Across all multimedia projectors the contrast ratio ranges from 120:1 (worst) to 2500000:1 (best).

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Dimmer Than Average Projector Brightness

The average projector brightness of all multimedia projectors is 3,700 ANSI lumens, with the dimmest being 100 ANSI lumens and the brightest being 85,000 ANSI lumens. The projector brightness of the LG PH450U of only 450 ANSI lumens is in the dimmest 3% of all multimedia projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Supports 3D

The LG PH450U supports 3D, unlike 63% of projectors which do not support 3D.

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Very Long Service Life of Lamp

The service life of lamp of the LG PH450U of 30,000h is longer than 99% of all data projectors when sorted by this feature. The service life of lamps of multimedia projectors range from 200h to 50,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 7,000h.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The LG PH450U has a built-in speaker, as do 79% of multimedia projectors.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The LG PH450U has a handheld remote control, as do 84% of multimedia projectors.

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Features Noise Reduction

The LG PH450U features noise reduction, which is unusual. 97% of multimedia projectors do not feature noise reduction.

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Supports Wi-Fi

The LG PH450U supports Wi-Fi, which is unusual. 89% of multimedia projectors do not support Wi-Fi.

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Has a TV Tuner Integrated

The LG PH450U has a TV tuner integrated, unlike 99% of multimedia projectors which do not have a TV tuner integrated.

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Does Not Support Full HD

Like most other data projectors, the LG PH450U does not support full HD. 61% of multimedia projectors do not support full HD.

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Supports Bluetooth

The LG PH450U supports Bluetooth. 98% of multimedia projectors do not support Bluetooth.

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HD-Ready

The LG PH450U is HD-Ready, which is unusual. 78% of data projectors are not HD-Ready.

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3D-Ready

The LG PH450U is 3D-ready. 84% of data projectors are not 3D-ready.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

lg electronics ph450uaek, lg electronics 1280x720, lg electronics ph450ug, lg ph450ugaek, lg n231732w

Barcodes:

00719192606487, 00719192607897, 00766399585114, 04058154133538, 08806087862508, 08806087862515

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