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LG PH550

£496.83
£431.16 £66 cheaper than 18 days ago
LG PH550
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An astonishingly quiet and extremely high contrast ratio 720p 3D data projector, with an Editor's Choice award from one expert review website and 2 further awards from other expert sites
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LG PH550 Review

With very low running costs and excellent reviews, we have ranked the LG PH550 number 137 across all projectors and number 358 in 3D projectors.
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Reviews
7 Reviews + 3 Awards
77
Value for Money
Very Good
80
Features
Fully-Featured
80
Age
1 Year Old
96
Running Costs
£17 Over 5 Years
84
Overall Score
Excellent

Why Has it Scored 84?

It has great expert reviews and great user reviews with an average overall rating of 88%. This projector has received three awards including an "Editor's Choice" from PC Mag and a "Like it" from Prohardver.hu. Epson data projectors also have excellent reviews in general.
At over a year old this data projector is slightly out of date, and newer projectors with more up to date technology are available.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 projectors 2018.
It has running costs of only £17 over 5 years, which puts it in the cheapest 3% of all 2,022 projectors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving multimedia projectors.
This LG projector has some great features:
Quieter than average noise level
Higher than average contrast ratio (typical)
Supports 3D
Has a built-in speaker
Bluetooth sound out
Connect wirelessly
Embedded up to 2.5 hours
TV tuner
30,000 hours of entertainment
High definition resolution

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. You may want to consider buying now before the price goes up. The price has dropped from £494.82 to £431.16 in the last 18 days. You may want to consider buying now before the price goes back up.
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LG PH550 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Three Industry Awards

This projector is one of the most awarded of all the projectors.

Two expert review sites both liked this multimedia projector. This projector received an "Editor's Choice" award from website PC Mag who decided it was remarkably good and it received a "Like it" award from website Prohardver.hu.

The editor of one more expert review site thought that this data projector was very good. This was from Xfastest.com who gave it an "Fastest Media".

Good Expert Reviews

On average, based on three expert reviews from sites including PC Mag, projectorcentral.com and leak.pt the average expert rating of this data projector is 84 out of 100.

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LG Has Very Good Data Projector Reviews

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

Value For Money

Good Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews, good features and is under 2 years old. At £431.16 it is cheaper than 80% of projectors.

Price Has Gone Down by £66 (13%)

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Cheaper in the United Kingdom Than Overseas

We checked 22 other countries for prices for the LG PH550 and the United Kingdom price of £431.16 was the cheapest.

The cheapest price that we could find overseas was in the United States where the price is $446.99 (£616.31).

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Running Costs

Very Low Running Costs

The average 5 year running cost of the PH550 is only £17 based on typical energy prices and usage levels, which is in the cheapest 3% of all 2,022 projectors.

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Age

Released Over a Year Ago

This multimedia projector was released in May 2016.

Features

1280 X 720 (720p) Resolution

The LG PH550 has a higher resolution than most projectors. This multimedia projector has a 1280 x 720 (720p) resolution, whereas most multimedia projectors have a 1280 x 800 resolution.

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Quieter Than Average Noise Level

Across all the projectors the noise levels range from 20dB to 93dB, and the average noise level is 34dB. The LG PH550's noise level of only 24dB is quieter than 97% of all projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Higher Than Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The LG PH550's contrast ratio (typical) of 100,000 is in the highest 5% of all data projectors when ordered by this feature. Across all the projectors the contrast ratio (typical) range from 1.5 to 2,500,000, and the average contrast ratio (typical) is 27,000.

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Dimmer Than Average Projector Brightness

The LG PH550's projector brightness of only 550 ANSI lumens is dimmer than 96% of all multimedia projectors when ranked by this feature. Across all the projectors the projector brightnesses range from 100 ANSI lumens to 85,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,700 ANSI lumens.

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Supports 3D

The LG PH550 supports 3D, which is unusual. 60% of projectors do not support 3D.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The LG PH550 has a built-in speaker. 77% of projectors also have a built-in speaker.

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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 LG PH550's service life of lamp of 30,000h is very long compared to most other projectors. It is longer than 96% of all projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The LG PH550 has a handheld remote control, as do 81% of projectors.

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Has a TV Tuner Integrated

The LG PH550 has a TV tuner integrated. 99% of multimedia projectors do not have a TV tuner integrated.

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Supports Bluetooth

The LG PH550 supports Bluetooth. 98% of projectors do not support Bluetooth.

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Does Not Support Full HD

Like most other multimedia projectors, the LG PH550 does not support full HD. 63% of projectors do not support full HD.

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HD-Ready

The LG PH550 is HD-Ready. 80% of multimedia projectors are not HD-Ready.

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Supports Wi-Fi

The LG PH550 supports Wi-Fi, unlike 90% of projectors which do not support Wi-Fi.

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Product Identifiers

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00719192605206, 00719192606135

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