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LG PH550G Projector

100000:1 720p (1280x720) 550 ANSI Lumens Mar 2016
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LG PH550G REVIEW-JULY 2016
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18 Reasons For

Good Expert Reviews

This projector received an expert rating of 82% from leak.pt.

Popular Choice

According to sales data from Amazon, the PH550G is a popular choice amongst people who purchased multimedia projectors in the last 3 months.

Good Sound Quality

Several LG PH550G reviewers mentioned that it had good sound quality. Amazon Customer said “The integral speakers work ok” in their LG PH550G review. Last year E said on Amazon “The bluetooth for speakers works perfectly with no voice sync issues” in their review of the LG PH550G.

Good Product Quality

Three people who purchased this projector concluded that it was good quality. Last year E said “As long as your not planning to use this during a bright day with the blinds open then the picture quality is great” in their LG PH550G review. S Meeks wrote “The size is amazing its so small and very well made”. S Meeks also wrote “Actually the quality is very good”.

Reasonably Priced

Several LG PH550G owners who purchased it said that it was good value for money. In January last year E scored it very highly and mentioned on Amazon “Great projector, great value”. E also said “This one for the price I think is great value”. E also mentioned “If you are looking for a great value for money projector that you can use for home cinema, is portable”.

Good Picture Quality

One person thought the LG PH550G had good picture quality. One LG PH550G reviewer who bought this projector considered that it had good colour saturation.

Acceptable Noise Level

Several LG PH550G owners who bought it agreed that it was quiet. In January last year Amazon Customer rated it 80 out of 100 and wrote on Amazon “Are rather quiet and tinny and even a simple battery powered external one gives a better sound”. Amazon Customer also said “It has a fan when running which is reasonably quiet”.

LG Data Projectors Have Good Reviews

Based on 114 expert and user reviews, LG has good ratings for its data projectors. LG also has good ratings specifically for its 100000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors compared to other manufacturers.

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Good Remote Control

One customer concluded that it had a good remote control. In January last year E mentioned in their review of this projector on Amazon “The remote is good”.

Good Battery Life

One LG PH550G owner who bought it considered that it had a good battery life.

Good Size

One person who reviewed this projector considered that it was compact. Amazon Customer said on Amazon “It is conveniently compact and looks a lot like the photos EXCEPT it does not have the antenna input as pictured”.

Good High Def TV

One person who purchased the LG PH550G considered that it was good at displaying high definition TV. In January last year Amazon Customer rated it 4 stars and mentioned on Amazon “HD definition works well and it keeps decent focus up to quite a large size of screen” in their review of the LG PH550G.

Good Connectivity

One LG PH550G owner who purchased the LG PH550G concluded that it was wifi compatible. Amazon Customer wrote on Amazon “If you want to project photos or still images from a phone or laptop wirelessly it is great” in their review.

Robust

One customer wrote in their reviews that it was well made.

Easy to Use

One person considered that the product had a good experience.

Supports 3D

The LG PH550G supports 3D, as do most of the other 100000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that have been on the market for the last year.

Other projectors which support 3D currently available that you might also want to look at include because of it's better review score, the LG PH550[plb_3420054_price].

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

Like most of the other new 100000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors, the LG PH550G has a built-in speaker(s).

It may also be worth considering one of the alternative projectors with a built-in speaker(s) currently available including the LG PH550[plb_3420054_price] which has better reviews.

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Very Light

The weights of new projectors range from 640g to 28kg, and the average weight is 7kg. With a weight of only 648.64 grams, the LG PH550G is one of the lighter recently released 100000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors amongst 100000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors of this age.

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7 Reasons Against

Poor Design

One LG PH550G owner who bought the product wrote that it was not good looking. Amazon Customer said in their review of this projector on Amazon last year “To watch movies or anything with dark scenes in it a pretty dark room will be needed, which is fine” but despite that they gave it a rating of 80 out of 100.

Does Not Support Full HD

The LG PH550G does not support full HD. Most of the other comparable spec projectors that have been available for a similar time to the PH550G also do not support full HD.

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Does Not Support Wi-Fi

The LG PH550G does not support wi-Fi, although keep in mind that most of the other recently released 100000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors also do not support wi-Fi.

There are a number of alternative projectors which also support wi-Fi which you might want to consider including the LG PH550[plb_3420054_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Very Dim Projector Brightness

The projector brightnesss of projectors that were launched in the last year range from 300 ANSI lumens to 8,000 ANSI lumens. With a projector brightness of only 550 ANSI lumens, the LG PH550G has one of the dimmer projector brightnesss amongst data projectors of this age.

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Very Low RMS Rated Power

The LG PH550G has one of the lower RMS rated powers (only 2 Watts) amongst multimedia projectors of this age. The lowest RMS rated power of new similar spec multimedia projectors is 2W, the highest is 26W, and the average RMS rated power is 10W.

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Only One VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity

The LG PH550G is a one VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity projector. Most of the other 100000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that were launched around the same time as the PH550G have between one and two VGA (D-Sub) ports quantitys.

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Only One HDMI Ports Quantity

The LG PH550G is a one HDMI ports quantity multimedia projector. Most of the other 100000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that have been available for a similar time to the PH550G have between one and two HDMI ports quantitys.

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1 Other reason to consider the LG PH550G

720p (1280x720) Projector Native Resolution

The LG PH550G has a maximum resolution of 720p (1280x720). That's 17% more resolution than a XGA (1024x768) projector, which is the most frequently found resolution.

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Specification

Projector
Contrast Ratio (typical)
Projector Native Resolution
Projector Brightness
Supported Aspect Ratios
Screen Size Compatibility
Native Aspect Ratio
Projection Technology
Lamps
Lamp Type
Service Life of Lamp
Video
3D
Full HD
3D-Ready
HD-Ready
Ports & Interfaces
DVI Port
Audio (L,R) Out
Composite Video in
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
HDMI Ports Quantity
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
Networking
Wi-Fi
Bluetooth
Ethernet LAN
Multimedia
Built-In Speaker(s)
RMS Rated Power
Number of Built-In Speakers
Design
Ceiling Mountable
Form Factor
Colour of Product
LED Indicators
Product Type
Display
Built-In Display
Power
Power Source
Power Consumption (standby)
Power Consumption (max)
AC Adapter Frequency
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Input Frequency
AC Input Voltage
Weight & Dimensions
Package Weight
Package Height
Package Depth
Package Width
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Content
Handheld Remote Control

Expert Reviews

(1)
18 September 2016

Após várias horas de utilização do LG Minibeam PH550G, como ecrã de telemóvel, projector de filmes ou videoclips, continua a ser extraordinário o quanto podemos fazer com este dispositivo...

User Reviews

(3)
Reviewed 23 August 2016 by E
(Verified Purchase)

Very happy with purchase. I don't have much experience with projectors but this one for the price I think is great value. I paid 319 on discount on amazon. I am able to get a 70+ inch 720p screen... Read more…

Reviewed 20 July 2016 by S meeks | 11 Comments
(Verified Purchase)

Amazing projector, very impressed with all the things this can do and the size is amazing its so small and very well made. I was unsure about it being 720p and not 1080p but actually the quality... Read more…

Reviewed 28 June 2016 by Amazon Customer | 11 Comments
(Verified Purchase)

I do like this projector a lot - it's not as bright as a big one but then again you wouldn't expect it to be, particularly when running from the battery. You can watch tv type pictures or... Read more…

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