Philips PPX1020/CN
Philips PPX1020/CN
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Philips PPX1020/CN

A 7 year old and expensive to run 500:1 800 x 600 data projector
500 SVGA (800x600) No 20 ANSI Lumens Jan 2011
Contrast Ratio (typical) Projector Native Resolution 3D Projector Brightness Release Date

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Philips PPX1020/CN Review

With good reviews, we have scored the Philips PPX1020/CN as follows for Summary.
1 Review
Missing Some Features
6 Years Old
Running Costs
Overall Score

Why Has it Scored 27?

It has good expert reviews with an average expert rating of 77%. Sony multimedia 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 2017.
It is missing some features:
Quite low contrast ratio (typical)
Quite dim projector brightness
Does not have a built-in speaker
Does not support full HD

Philips PPX1020/CN In-Depth Analysis


Average Expert Reviews

This multimedia projector received an expert rating of 77% from

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Unexceptional Brand

Based on 282 owner and expert reviews (including 91 verified purchases), Philips has unexceptional ratings for its projectors. 88% of those that bought a Philips projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


800 X 600 Resolution

The PPX1020/CN has a higher resolution than most multimedia projectors. This data projector has an 800 x 600 resolution, whereas most multimedia projectors have a WXGA (1280x800) resolution. In addition, this projector has a projector native resolution of SVGA (800x600).

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Quite Low Contrast Ratio (typical)

The PPX1020/CN's contrast ratio (typical) of only 500 is in the lowest 3% of all projectors when sorted by this feature. The average contrast ratio (typical) of all multimedia projectors is 27,000, with the lowest being 1.5 and the highest being 2,500,000.

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Quite Dim Projector Brightness

The average projector brightness of all projectors is 3,700 ANSI lumens, with the dimmest being 12 ANSI lumens and the brightest being 85,000 ANSI lumens. The PPX1020/CN's projector brightness of only 20 ANSI lumens is very dim compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is in the dimmest 1% of all multimedia projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Fairly 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 PPX1020/CN's service life of lamp of 20,000h is in the longest 14% of all multimedia projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker

The PPX1020/CN does not have a built-in speaker, unlike 75% of projectors which have a built-in speaker.

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The PPX1020/CN is HD-Ready, unlike 79% of multimedia projectors which are not HD-Ready.

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Has a Carrying Case

The Philips PPX1020/CN has a carrying case. 81% of projectors do not have a carrying case.

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Does Not Support Full HD

The PPX1020/CN does not support full HD, although it is worth noting that 64% of data projectors also do not support full HD.

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Released Over Six Years Ago

This data projector has been on the market since January 2011.

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