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Philips HDP1690

75

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Philips HDP1690

£1,128.74
Philips HDP1690
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An astonishingly quiet and amazingly economical to run 1280 x 800 resolution 3D projector, with great features and an astonishingly high 100000:1 contrast ratio
25dB 1280 X 800 100000:1 Yes Jul 2016
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Philips HDP1690 Review

With very low running costs and excellent features, we have ranked the Philips HDP1690 number 434 in 3D projectors and number 754 across all projectors.
82
Reviews
6 Reviews
54
Value for Money
Average
86
Features
Fully-Featured
73
Age
3 Years Old
95
Running Costs
£34 Over 5 Years
75
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 75?

It has good user reviews but below average expert reviews with an average overall rating of 65%. Epson data projectors also have excellent reviews in general.
This projector is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better multimedia projectors are available. View the latest projectors 2018.
It has running costs of only £34 over 5 years, which puts it in the cheapest 8% of all 2,022 projectors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving multimedia projectors.
This Philips projector has some great features:
1280 x 800 resolution
Quieter than average noise level
Higher than average contrast ratio (typical)
Has a handheld remote control
Watch it big - movies, sports, gaming and more!
Variable screen size like never before
Integrated sound experience
Smart connections

Should You Buy it Now?

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Philips HDP1690 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Poor Expert Reviews

This multimedia projector received a rating of 60% from expert review website 01net.com. This puts this data projector in the bottom 9% of all the projectors when ranked by average expert review score.

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Unexceptional Brand

Based on 287 user and expert reviews (including 93 verified purchases), Philips has unexceptional ratings for its multimedia projectors. 88% of those that bought a Philips multimedia projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Value For Money

Poor Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews and very good features but is over 6 months old, and at £1,128.74 it is more expensive than 68% of projectors.

Price Has Gone Up by £180 (16%)

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Running Costs

Running Costs Are Very Low

The HDP1690 has an average running cost of only £34 over 5 years based on typical energy prices and usage levels, which makes it one of the most economic to run projectors.

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Age

Released Over Three Years Ago

This multimedia projector has been on the market since February 2015.

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Features

1280 X 800 Resolution

This projector has a projector native resolution of 1280 x 800, which is the most frequently found resolution on projectors.

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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 Philips HDP1690's noise level of only 25dB is very quiet compared to most other data projectors. It is in the quietest 4% of all projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Higher Than Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

Multimedia projectors have contrast ratio (typical) of between 1.5 and 2,500,000, and the average contrast ratio (typical) is 27,000. The contrast ratio (typical) of the HDP1690 of 100,000 is very high compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is in the highest 4% of all multimedia projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The HDP1690 has a handheld remote control, as do 81% of projectors.

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Supports 3D

The HDP1690 supports 3D. 60% of projectors do not support 3D.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The Philips HDP1690 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 HDP1690's service life of lamp of 30,000h is very long compared to most other data projectors. It is longer than 99% of all projectors when sorted by this feature. The average service life of lamp of all projectors is 7,000h, with the shortest being 200h and the longest being 50,000h.

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Does Not Support Full HD

The HDP1690 does not support full HD, although keep in mind that 63% of data projectors also do not support full HD.

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Has a Carrying Case

The HDP1690 has a carrying case, unlike 82% of projectors which do not have a carrying case.

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Supports Bluetooth

The HDP1690 supports Bluetooth, unlike 98% of projectors which do not support Bluetooth.

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Has a Card Reader Integrated

The HDP1690 has a card reader integrated. 96% of projectors do not have a card reader integrated.

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Has a TV Tuner Integrated

The Philips HDP1690 has a TV tuner integrated. 99% of projectors do not have a TV tuner integrated.

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HD-Ready

The HDP1690 is HD-Ready, unlike 80% of projectors which are not HD-Ready.

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Supports Wi-Fi

The HDP1690 supports Wi-Fi. 90% of data projectors do not support Wi-Fi.

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Has a 3D Glasses Included

The HDP1690 has a 3D glasses included, unlike 97% of projectors which do not have a 3D glasses included.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

philips screeneohdp1690tv, philips hdp1690eu, philips hdp1690tv, hdp1690tveu, hdp1690cn, hdp1690f7

Barcodes:

00609585244238, 00635131621345, 03425160330175, 03425160330243, 06940971301338

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