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A cheap to run and multi award winning 100000:1 280 x 800 projector
100000:1 WXGA (1280x800) Yes 34dB Mar 2015
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LG PW800 Review

With very low running costs and excellent reviews, we have ranked the LG PW800 number 88 across all projectors.
13 Reviews + 2 Awards
Average Features
2 Years Old
£25 Over 1 Year
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 73?

It has not bad expert reviews and great user reviews with 83% of buyers recommending this projector to others. This projector has received two awards including a "Recommended" award from and an industry award from Sony data projectors also have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer projectors with better features are available. However this LG projector has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest data projectors 2017.
The PW800 has running costs of only £25 over 1 year, which are in the cheapest 4% of all 1,758 projectors that we have compared it to.
It has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Has a built-in speaker(s)
Only 280 x 800 resolution
Does not support full HD

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LG PW800 In-Depth Analysis


Two Industry Awards

The expert at one expert review site concluded that they would endorse this LG projector. This multimedia projector received a "Like it" award from

This LG data projector received a "Hot Product" award from

Expert Reviews Are Average

On average, based on five expert reviews from sites including Techradar, PC Mag, and this multimedia projector has an overall expert rating of 78 out of 100.

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Owner Reviews Are Good

Based on 8 owner reviews this data projector has an average owner rating of 83%. Over 83% of reviewers gave this projector either 4 or 5 stars and 83% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others.

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LG Has Very Good Projector Reviews

Based on 204 user and expert reviews (including 45 verified purchases), LG has very good ratings for its projectors. LG also has very good ratings specifically for its data projectors compared to other brands. 97% of those that bought a LG data projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Value For Money

Moderately Priced

We think this data projector represents good value compared to other projectors. The cheapest projector that we found costs £106 and the most expensive costs £17,495.

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Cheaper in the United Kingdom Than Overseas

We checked 22 other countries for prices for the LG PW800 and the United Kingdom price of £414.23 was the cheapest. The cheapest price that we could find overseas was in the United States where the price is $659.00 (£858.15).

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Only 280 X 800 Resolution

This projector has a projector native resolution of WXGA (1280x800)|280 x 800, which is typical of many data projectors.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The LG PW800 has a built-in speaker(s). Most of the other projectors also have a built-in speaker(s).

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The LG PW800 is HD-Ready. Most of the other data projectors also are HD-Ready.

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Average Noise Level

At 34 decibels, the LG PW800 has a pretty standard noise level compared to most of the other data projectors.

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Very Long Service Life of Lamp

When compared to other data projectors that we have checked the service life of lamp of, the LG PW800's service life of lamp of 30,000 hours is one of the longest. Data projectors have service life of lamps of between 20h and 40,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 6,700h.

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Has a TV Tuner Integrated

The LG PW800 has a TV tuner integrated, which is unusual. Most of the other projectors do not have a TV tuner integrated.

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Does Not Support Full HD

The LG PW800 does not support full HD, although this is within the context that most of the other data projectors also do not support full HD.

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Very Dim Projector Brightness

The LG PW800 has a fairly dim projector brightness (only 800 ANSI lumens) compared to most of the other data projectors. The average projector brightness of data projectors is 3,700 ANSI lumens, and the projector brightnesses range from 12 ANSI lumens to 85,000 ANSI lumens.

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Released Over Two Years Ago

LG released the PW800 in March 2015.

Running Costs

Very Low Running Costs

The PW800 is one of the most economic to run data projectors that we have analysed for running costs. Based on typical usage levels and energy prices, we estimate the PW800 will cost only £25 over 1 year to run.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers lg electronics pw800g, lg pw800aeu, code pw800g, lg pw800g
Barcodes 00719192599239, 04053162879645, 08806087266429, 08806087266443, 08806087266894

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