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LG PH550G

87

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LG PH550G

£406.92
LG PH550G
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A best selling and phenomenally high contrast ratio quiet 720p multimedia projector, with a stunningly reasonable price and good features
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LG PH550 16:9 WXGA Projector
£406.92
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LG Minibeam PH550G Portable Projector (HD, LED, 100,000:1 contrast, 550 lumens)
£420.00
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LG PH550G Short Throw HD Ready Portable Projector
£429.98
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LG PH550G Short Throw HD Ready Portable Projector
£429.99
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Purchase price £406.92. APR 16.9%.
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Purchase price £429.99. APR 26.3%.
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£478.15
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16.9% APR for 24 Months
Purchase price £406.92. APR 16.9%.
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Purchase price £429.99. APR 19.9%.
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Purchase price £429.99. APR 19.9%.
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£560.04
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LG PH550G Review

Representing excellent value for money and with very low running costs, we have ranked the LG PH550G number 19 in best selling projectors, number 21 in 3D projectors and number 22 across all projectors.
91
Reviews
4 Reviews
97
Value for Money
Excellent
76
Features
Good Features
77
Age
1 Year Old
96
Running Costs
£17 Over 5 Years
87
Overall Score
Excellent

Why Has it Scored 87?

It has great expert reviews and outstanding user reviews with an average overall rating of 86%. Epson data projectors also have excellent reviews in general.
At over a year old this projector is slightly out of date, and newer data projectors with more up to date technology are available. View the latest multimedia projectors 2018.
This projector 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 projectors.
It is one of the best selling projectors currently on the market. View best selling projectors January 2018.
Customers report good product quality, sound quality and acceptable noise level.
This LG projector has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Quieter than average noise level
Higher than average contrast ratio (typical)
Dimmer than average projector brightness
Does not support full HD

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 was a cheaper price of £270 on eBay 38 days ago. We predict that the price will go down again.
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LG PH550G In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Good Expert Reviews

Expert review site leak.pt scored this projector 82 out of 100.

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Best Seller

The PH550G is a popular choice amongst people who bought data projectors in the last 3 months.

Customers Report Superior Product Quality

Three owners who reviewed this projector agreed that it was good quality.

  • As long as your not planning to use this during a bright day with the blinds open then the picture quality is great…
    E (Amazon) - August 2016
  • Actually the quality is very good…
    S meeks (Amazon) - 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 (Amazon) - July 2016

LG Data Projectors Have Very Good Reviews

We checked 645 expert and owner reviews (including 151 verified purchases) for LG data projectors and found that on average LG has very good reviews compared to other manufacturers. 93% of those that bought a LG data projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Users Report Good Sound Quality

Two owners wrote that the product had good sound quality.

Users Report Acceptable Noise Level

Two customers said in their reviews that it was quiet.

  • The fan noise is not an issue, using the ceiling or white wall as a screen works great…
    E (Amazon) - August 2016
  • Are rather quiet and tinny and even a simple battery powered external one gives a better sound…
  • It has a fan when running which is reasonably quiet…

Value For Money

Remarkably Good Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews, good features and is under 2 years old. At £406.92 it is in the cheapest 15% of projectors.

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Cheaper in the United Kingdom Than Overseas

We checked 22 other countries for prices for the LG PH550G and the United Kingdom price of £406.92 was the cheapest.

The cheapest price that we could find overseas was in the United States where the price is $523.08 (£725.46).

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Running Costs

Very Low Running Costs

The average running cost of the PH550G is only £17 over 5 years based on typical energy prices, which is in the cheapest 3% of all 2,022 projectors.

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Age

Released Over a Year Ago

LG released the PH550G in March 2016.

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Features

1280 X 720 (720p) Resolution

The LG PH550G 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 PH550G's noise level of only 30dB is quieter than 82% of all projectors when sorted by this feature. Multimedia projectors have noise levels of between 20dB and 93dB, and the average noise level is 34dB.

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Higher Than Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The LG PH550G's contrast ratio (typical) of 100,000 is in the highest 4% of all projectors when ordered by this feature. Across all the multimedia 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 PH550G's projector brightness of only 550 ANSI lumens is dimmer than 96% of all projectors when ordered by this feature. The dimmest projector brightness of projectors is 100 ANSI lumens, the brightest is 85,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,700 ANSI lumens.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The LG PH550G has a built-in speaker, as do 77% of data projectors.

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Very Long Service Life of Lamp

The service life of lamp of the LG PH550G of 30,000h is longer than 95% of all data projectors when ordered by this feature. The service life of lamps of projectors range from 200h to 50,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 7,000h.

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Supports 3D

The LG PH550G supports 3D, which is unusual. 60% of data projectors do not support 3D.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The LG PH550G has a handheld remote control. 81% of projectors also have a handheld remote control.

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HD-Ready

The LG PH550G is HD-Ready, unlike 80% of multimedia projectors which are not HD-Ready.

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3D-Ready

The LG PH550G is 3D-ready. 85% of projectors are not 3D-ready.

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Supports Bluetooth

The LG PH550G supports Bluetooth, which is unusual. 98% of projectors do not support Bluetooth.

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Does Not Support Full HD

The LG PH550G does not support full HD, although it is worth keeping in mind that 63% of projectors also do not support full HD.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

lg electronics ph550g, ph550g ph550g, lg n188305w, lg ph550g

Barcodes:

08806087635201, 08806087635218

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