LG PW1500G
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LG PW1500G

An astoundingly economical to run 100000:1 280 x 800 projector with alright reviews and passable features
100000:1 WXGA (1280x800) Yes 34dB Mar 2016
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LG PW1500G Review

With very low running costs and at under 2 years old, we have scored the LG PW1500G as follows for Summary.
3 Reviews
Average Features
17 Months Old
£36 Over 1 Year
Overall Score

Why Has it Scored 49?

It has below average user reviews with an average user rating of 60%. Sony projectors have excellent reviews in general.
At over a year old this projector is slightly out of date, and newer projectors with more up to date technology are available. View the latest data projectors 2017.
This projector has running costs of only £36 over 1 year, which puts it in the cheapest 6% of all 1,763 projectors that we have compared it to.
Customers report noise level, it is easy to use and good sound quality. However they also report inferior product quality and poor 3D picture quality.
It has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Very long service life of lamp
Has a built-in speaker
Very dim projector brightness
Only 280 x 800 resolution

LG PW1500G In-Depth Analysis


Customers Report Sub-Standard Product Quality

Two LG PW1500G reviewers who bought it considered that it was not good quality. Jarno wrote “Bad resolution issues wont occur ! 3d Quality ist watchable on the PH550g” in their review of the LG PW1500G. Jarno also wrote “Most downside in my case was the bad 3D quality with SKY 3D Side by Side Movies” in their review.

Users Report Poor 3D Picture Quality

Four people who reviewed it considered that it did not have a good 3D picture quality. Jarno wrote in April last year “Al lot of Tearing (Horizontal Line Running from Top to Bottom, every few seconds) In one Case (RIP Department) there was such a very bad 3D Resolution”.

LG Has Very Good Reviews for Its Data Projectors

We checked 229 expert and user reviews (including 49 verified purchases) for LG projectors and found that on average LG has very good reviews compared to other brands. 97% of those that bought a LG projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Users Report Acceptable Noise Level

Two people who reviewed the product reckoned that it was quiet. In April last year Jarno said in their LG PW1500G review on Amazon “The PH550g is more silent, ok the PW1500g is of course brighter”. Jarno also mentioned “Its relative big for an minibeam, its relative silent” in their review.

Users Report That it is Easy to Use

One LG PW1500G reviewer wrote in their reviews that the LG PW1500G was easy to setup. Gergely Molnar mentioned on Amazon “The projector has great picture and easy to setup” in their review of the LG PW1500G.

Users Report Good Sound Quality

One LG PW1500G owner who reviewed the LG PW1500G reckoned that it had good sound quality. Gergely Molnar mentioned “The bluetooth sound out is a plus” in their review of this projector.


Very Long Service Life of Lamp

The service life of lamp of the PW1500G of 30,000h is in the longest 4% of all projectors when ordered by this feature. Across all the projectors the service life of lamps range from 20h to 40,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 6,800h.

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Very Dim Projector Brightness

The dimmest projector brightness of projectors is 12 ANSI lumens, the brightest is 85,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,700 ANSI lumens. The PW1500G's projector brightness of only 1,500 ANSI lumens is quite dim compared to most other projectors. It is in the dimmest 10% of all projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The PW1500G has a built-in speaker. 76% of projectors also have a built-in speaker.

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Supports Bluetooth

The LG PW1500G supports Bluetooth, which is unusual. 99% of projectors do not support Bluetooth.

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Only 280 X 800 Resolution

The PW1500G has a 280 x 800 projector native resolution which is higher than the WXGA (1280x800) resolution found on most multimedia projectors.

A DCI 4K (4096 x 2160) resolution is the best resolution amongst similar types of projector.

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Does Not Support Full HD

The PW1500G does not support full HD. 64% of projectors also do not support full HD.

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The PW1500G is HD-Ready, which is unusual. 79% of data projectors are not HD-Ready.

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Average Noise Level

The noise level of the LG PW1500G of 34dB is fairly average compared to most other projectors. It is in the loudest 44% of all multimedia projectors when ranked by this feature.

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The LG PW1500G is 3D-ready, which is unusual. 85% of projectors are not 3D-ready.

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Released 17 Months Ago

This data projector has been on the market since March 2016.

Running Costs

Very Low Running Costs

The PW1500G is one of the cheapest to run projectors that we have looked at for running costs. Based on adequate energy prices, we estimate the PW1500G will cost only £36 over 1 year to run.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

lg electronics ltd pw1500gaek, code pw1500gaek, lg pw1500gaek, code 1280x800, lg 1280x800


08806087635751, 08806087641660

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