Philips PPX1230/CN


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Philips PPX1230/CN

Philips PPX1230/CN
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A good spec but 7 year old SVGA 500:1 contrast ratio multimedia projector, with average reviews
800 X 600 (SVGA) 500:1 No 20,000h Jan 2011
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Philips PPX1230/CN Review

With good reviews and features, we have ranked the Philips PPX1230/CN number 71 in battery powered projectors.
50 Reviews
Good Features
7 Years Old
Overall Score

Why Has it Scored 60?

It has below average expert reviews and average user reviews with an average overall rating of 36%, based on 50 reviews. Epson data projectors 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 multimedia projectors 2018.
It has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Longer than average service life of lamp
Has a built-in speaker
Project your life
Large image projection
Versatile connectivity
Innovative LED technology
Only 800 x 600 (SVGA) resolution
Lower than average contrast ratio (typical)

Philips PPX1230/CN In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Poor Expert Reviews

This Philips data projector received a rating of 20 out of 100 from expert review website If all the projectors are ranked by average expert review score then this multimedia projector is in the bottom 1%.

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Average Owner Reviews

People who bought this data projector rated this projector 67 out of 100 on average.

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Philips Only Has Unexceptional Projector Reviews

We checked 287 expert and user reviews (including 93 verified purchases) for Philips projectors and found that on average Philips has unexceptional reviews compared to other manufacturers. 88% of those that bought a Philips data projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Released Over Seven Years Ago

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


Only 800 X 600 (SVGA) Resolution

The PPX1230/CN has an 800 x 600 (SVGA) projector native resolution which is higher than the 1280 x 800 resolution found on most projectors. The best resolution of all projectors is 4096 x 2400 (4K) and the worst is 640 x 360 (nHD).

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Lower 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 PPX1230/EU's contrast ratio (typical) of only 500 is lower than 97% of all multimedia projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Longer Than Average Service Life of Lamp

Multimedia projectors have service life of lamps of between 200h and 50,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 7,000h. The PPX1230/CN's service life of lamp of 20,000h is longer than 88% of all projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Does Not Have a Handheld Remote Control

The PPX1230/CN does not have a handheld remote control, unlike most other projectors. 81% of projectors have a handheld remote control.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The PPX1230/CN has a built-in speaker. 77% of multimedia projectors also have a built-in speaker.

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Has a Carrying Case

The PPX1230/CN has a carrying case. 82% of projectors do not have a carrying case.

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Supports Full HD

The PPX1230/CN supports full HD. 63% of projectors do not support full HD.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

ppx1230cavo, ppx1230cn, ppx1230eu


03425160292749, 03425160302912, 03425160306569, 06940971301130

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