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Philips PPX3614

77

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Philips PPX3614

£249.99
Philips PPX3614
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A low cost and classic moderate noise level WVGA projector, with good features
32dB 854 X 480 (WVGA) 1000:1 No Oct 2014
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Philips PPX3614 Review

Representing excellent value for money, we have ranked the Philips PPX3614 number 27 in battery powered projectors and number 584 across all projectors.
74
Reviews
19 Reviews
97
Value for Money
Excellent
70
Features
Good Features
69
Age
3 Years Old
77
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 77?

It has below average expert reviews and below average user reviews with an average overall rating of 51%, based on 19 reviews. Epson data projectors have excellent reviews in general.
This projector is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better data projectors are available. View the latest multimedia projectors 2018.
Customers report unacceptable noise level and inferior sound quality.
It has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Quieter than average noise level
Has a built-in speaker
Project your life
Excellent image quality
Wireless connection
Ultra portable
Go online
Only 854 x 480 (WVGA) resolution
Lower than average contrast ratio (typical)

Should You Buy it Now?

Our unique forecasting algorithm looks at historic price trends and predicts the most likely price change over the next 2 weeks. There was a cheaper price of £224.99 on Amazon UK 53 days ago. We predict that the price will go down again.
There is a 56% chance that the price will go down. However the future is never certain and there remains a chance that the price will actually go up. Get Price Alerts.

Philips PPX3614 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Poor Expert Reviews

This multimedia projector received an expert rating of 56 out of 100 from 90sekund.pl. If all the data projectors are ranked by average expert review score then this data projector is in the bottom 2%.

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Poor User Reviews

People who bought this multimedia projector rated this projector 40% on average. It seems that users really don't rate this Philips data projector very highly.

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Customers Report Unacceptable Noise Level

Two people who reviewed it agreed that it was noisy.

  • The projector has got a very noisy fan and gets hot very quickly…
  • The fan is ridiculously loud as this piece of garbage starts to fry itself to death within seconds of turning on…
    Richard Brown (Amazon) - November 2015

Customers Report Inferior Sound Quality

Two owners said in their reviews that the Philips PPX3614 did not have good sound quality.

Philips Only Has Unexceptional Data 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 brands. 88% of those that bought a Philips projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Value For Money

Staggeringly Good Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews but mediocre features and is over 6 months old. However at £249.99 it is in the cheapest 3% of projectors.

Price Has Gone Up by £25 (10%)

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Cheaper in the United Kingdom Than Overseas

We checked 22 other countries for prices for the Philips PPX3614 and the United Kingdom price of £249.99 was the cheapest.

The cheapest price that we could find overseas was in the United States where the price is $724.99 (£1,005.49).

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Age

Released Over Three Years Ago

This Philips projector was released in October 2014.

Features

Only 854 X 480 (WVGA) Resolution

The Philips PPX3614 has an 854 x 480 (WVGA) projector native resolution which is higher than the 1280 x 800 resolution found on most projectors. Data projectors resolutions range from 640 x 360 (nHD) (worst) to 4096 x 2400 (4K) (best).

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Quieter Than Average Noise Level

The noise levels of projectors range from 20dB to 93dB, and the average noise level is 34dB. The Philips PPX3614's noise level of only 32dB is quieter than average when compared to most other projectors. It is in the quietest 26% of all multimedia projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Lower Than Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

Projectors have contrast ratio (typical) of between 1.5 and 2,500,000, and the average contrast ratio (typical) is 27,000. The Philips PPX3614's contrast ratio (typical) of only 1,000 is lower than average when compared to most other data projectors. It is lower than 95% of all projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Dimmer Than Average Projector Brightness

The dimmest projector brightness of projectors is 100 ANSI lumens, the brightest is 85,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,700 ANSI lumens. The projector brightness of the Philips PPX3614 of only 140 ANSI lumens is in the dimmest 1% of all projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The PPX3614 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 PPX3614 of 30,000h is in the longest 1% of all multimedia projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The Philips PPX3614 has a handheld remote control, as do 81% of projectors.

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Supports Full HD

The PPX3614 supports full HD, unlike 63% of projectors which do not support full HD.

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HD-Ready

The PPX3614 is HD-Ready, which is unusual. 80% of projectors are not HD-Ready.

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Has a Carrying Case

The PPX3614 has a carrying case. 82% of projectors do not have a carrying case.

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Has a Card Reader Integrated

The PPX3614 has a card reader integrated, unlike 96% of projectors which do not have a card reader integrated.

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Supports Wi-Fi

The PPX3614 supports Wi-Fi, which is unusual. 90% of projectors do not support Wi-Fi.

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Has a TV Tuner Integrated

The PPX3614 has a TV tuner integrated, which is unusual. 99% of projectors do not have a TV tuner integrated.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

philips elek541cmhz97c, philips ppx3614tv, philips ppx3614f7, ppx3614tveu, ppx3614sgp, 253599142, ppx3614eu

Barcodes:

00609585244221, 03425160331431, 03425160331608, 03425160331721, 05054629770177

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