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Philips HDP1690

£986.00
A 2 year old 100000:1 280 x 800 projector with not bad features and OK reviews and a massive 25dB noise level
100000:1 WXGA (1280x800) Yes 25dB Feb 2015
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Philips HDP1690 Review

With very good features but good reviews, we have ranked the Philips HDP1690 number 650 across all projectors.
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4 Reviews
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Good Features
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2 Years Old
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55
Average

Why Has it Scored 55?

It has good user reviews but below average expert reviews with an average overall rating of 64%. Sony projectors also have excellent reviews in general.
This projector is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better projectors are available. View the latest data projectors 2017.
It has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Very long service life of lamp
Has a TV tuner integrated
Only 280 x 800 resolution
Does not support full HD

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Philips HDP1690 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Poor Expert Reviews

Projector expert review website 01net.com scored this data projector 60 out of 100. If all the projectors are ranked by average expert review score then this projector is in the bottom 5%.

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Philips Only Has Unexceptional Data Projector Reviews

Based on 283 expert and owner reviews (including 91 verified purchases), Philips has unexceptional ratings for its projectors. 88% of those that bought a Philips multimedia projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Value For Money

Mediocre Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews and very good features but is over 6 months old, and at £986.00 it is more expensive than 65% of projectors.

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Cheaper in the United Kingdom Than Overseas

We checked 22 other countries for prices for the Philips HDP1690 and the United Kingdom price of £986.00 was the cheapest. The cheapest price that we could find overseas was in the United States where the price is $999.00 (£1,298.20).

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Features

Very Long Service Life of Lamp

The shortest service life of lamp of projectors is 20h, the longest is 40,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 6,800h. The Philips HDP1690's service life of lamp of 30,000h is very long compared to most other projectors. It is in the longest 3% of all projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Has a TV Tuner Integrated

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

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Supports Wi-Fi

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

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Supports 3GP, AVI and 7 More Video Formats Supported

The number of supported video formats on the Philips HDP1690 is more than most projectors. This data projector supports an MP4 video formats supported, which is the most commonly supported video formats supported supported by projectors. The video formats supported "AVI", "FLV", "3GP", "MOV", "MKV", "M2TS", "TS" and "M2T" are also supported by this Philips data projector.

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Quite Quiet Noise Level

The noise level of the HDP1690 of only 25dB is very quiet compared to most other projectors. It is in the quietest 3% of all projectors when ordered by this feature. The noise levels of data projectors range from 10dB to 93dB, and the average noise level is 34dB.

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Has a 3D Glasses Included

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

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Has a Carrying Case

The HDP1690 has a carrying case, which is unusual. 81% of data projectors do not have a carrying case.

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Has a Card Reader Integrated

The HDP1690 has a card reader integrated, which is unusual. 95% of projectors do not have a card reader integrated.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The HDP1690 has a built-in speaker, as do 76% of projectors.

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Only 280 X 800 Resolution

The Philips HDP1690 has a 280 x 800 projector native resolution which is higher than the WXGA (1280x800) resolution found on most projectors.

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

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Does Not Support Full HD

The Philips HDP1690 does not support full HD. 64% of multimedia projectors also do not support full HD.

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Only 1,080 Video Mode

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Supports Bluetooth

The Philips HDP1690 supports Bluetooth. 99% of projectors do not support Bluetooth.

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HD-Ready

The HDP1690 is HD-Ready, unlike 79% of projectors which are not HD-Ready.

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Age

Released Over Two Years Ago

Philips released the HDP1690 in February 2015.


Product Identifiers

Barcodes 00609585244238, 03425160330175, 03425160330243, 06940971301338

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