Philips PPX2480/CN


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Philips PPX2480/CN

Philips PPX2480/CN
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A good spec and award winning WVGA 1000:1 contrast ratio data projector
854 X 480 (WVGA) 1000:1 No 30,000h Aug 2012
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Philips PPX2480/CN Review

With excellent reviews, we have ranked the Philips PPX2480/CN number 66 in battery powered projectors.
7 Reviews + 2 Awards
Good Features
4 Years Old
Overall Score

Why Has it Scored 64?

It has average expert reviews with an average expert rating of 64%. This projector has received two awards including a "Value for Money" from and a "Recommended" from Epson data projectors have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better projectors are available. View the latest projectors 2018.
This Philips projector has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Has a built-in speaker
Very long service life of lamp
This small and light pocket projector can easily be connected to various gadgets and SD card or a USB stick to access your digital content. the addition of an integrated mediaplayer makes this picopix independent of other mobile devices
Excellent image quality
Versatile connectivity
Natural and clear sound
Ultra portable
Only 854 x 480 (WVGA) resolution
Very low contrast ratio (typical)

Philips PPX2480/CN In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Two Industry Awards

Two expert review sites both thought that this projector was very good. The editor of review website thought that this Philips data projector was great for its price and gave it a "Value for Money" award and it received a "Recommended" award from website

Poor Expert Reviews

On average, based on seven expert reviews from sites including What Digital Camera, Digital Versus, and the average expert rating of this data projector is 64 out of 100. This puts this Philips multimedia projector in the bottom 12% of all the data projectors when ranked by average expert review score.

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Philips Only Has Unexceptional Multimedia Projector Reviews

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


Released Over Four Years Ago

This multimedia projector was released in March 2013.


Only 854 X 480 (WVGA) Resolution

The PPX2480/BR has an 854 x 480 (WVGA) 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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Very Low Contrast Ratio (typical)

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. The PPX2480/CN's contrast ratio (typical) of only 1,000 is lower than average when compared to most other data projectors. It is lower than 94% of all multimedia projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The PPX2480/BR 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 shortest service life of lamp of projectors is 200h, the longest is 50,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 7,000h. The service life of lamp of the PPX2480/BR of 30,000h is very long compared to most other projectors. It is longer than 98% of all projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The PPX2480/BR has a handheld remote control. 81% of projectors also have a handheld remote control.

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Has a Carrying Case

The Philips PPX2480/BR has a carrying case. 82% of projectors do not have a carrying case.

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Has a Card Reader Integrated

The PPX2480/BR has a card reader integrated, unlike 96% of projectors which do not have a card reader integrated.

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The Philips PPX2480/BR is HD-Ready, which is unusual. 80% of multimedia projectors are not HD-Ready.

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Does Not Support Full HD

The PPX2480/BR does not support full HD, although it is worth noting that 63% of projectors also do not support full HD.

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Supports AVI, FLV and 9 More Video Formats Supported

The Philips PPX2480/BR has a greater number of supported video formats than most projectors. The most commonly supported video formats supported is VC-1, but this video formats supported is not supported by this projector. The video formats supported MP4, AVI, FLV, MOV, MPEG4, H.263, H.264, MKV, M2TS, M2T and SWF are also supported by this Philips projector.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

ppx2480br, ppx2480cn


03425160319071, 06940971301215

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