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Philips PPX3614 Projector

£332.99
£284.90 £48.09 cheaper than 62 days ago
1000:1 WVGA (854x480) 32dB 140 ANSI Lumens Oct 2014
Contrast Ratio (typical) Projector Native Resolution Noise Level Projector Brightness Release Date
Expert reviews are poor
Inferior sound quality
Unacceptable noise level
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Inferior Sound Quality

Some Philips PPX3614 reviewers who reviewed the product concluded that it did not have good sound quality. Amazon Customer said “Poor sound” in their review of the Philips PPX3614 and gave it a rating of 20 out of 100. Mr. A. P. Warren wrote on Amazon in October last year “The sound is absolutely shocking and even when I try putting external speakers on it still doesn't get any louder” and scored it 20 out of 100. Mr. A. P. Warren also wrote “It also has consistent intermittent sound dropping out for a split second at a time”.

Good Picture Quality

One Philips PPX3614 reviewer who bought it mentioned that it had good picture quality. M mentioned in October this year “The only downside is it takes a little while to find a resoloution that works well with both graphics and font” in their review.

One person who purchased this projector reckoned that it was good for watching movies. In October this year M said in their Philips PPX3614 review “As I tour a lot around the world this is great for watching movies in a hotel room” and rated the Philips PPX3614 80 out of 100.

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Reviews

Expert Reviews Are Poor

Expert review website 90sekund.pl scored this Philips multimedia projector 56%. It seems that experts really don't rate this data projector very highly.

User Reviews Are Poor

Based on 18 user reviews this multimedia projector has an average user rating of 40 out of 100. This battery powered projector in the bottom 13% of all the comparable spec multimedia projectors that have been on the market for more than two years when ranked by user rating.

Philips Has Good Reviews for Its Projectors

We looked at average ratings for each data projector brand and found that whilst Philips has good average ratings across all multimedia projectors, Philips has unexceptional ratings specifically within its battery powered projectors range. 100% of those that bought a Philips data projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Audio

Unacceptable Noise Level

Several people who purchased it thought it was not noisy. A few weeks ago Amazon Customer wrote in their review of this projector “The projector has got a very noisy fan and gets hot very quickly”. Richard Brown said “The fan is ridiculously loud as this piece of garbage starts to fry itself to death within seconds of turning on” in his review of this projector.


Design

Easy to Use

A few people wrote in their reviews that it was easy to use.


Smart TV

Poor Connectivity

A number of Philips PPX3614 owners who bought this projector concluded that it was not wifi compatible. Mr. A. P. Warren gave the product a score of 1 stars and mentioned “Connect up to my devices albeit I'm not good with all the wireless so I have bought x amount of leads! I've only had this for a few days” in their Philips PPX3614 review.


Price

Price Has Gone Down by £48.09 (14%)

The price has dropped from £332.99 to £284.90 in the last 62 days. Our unique forecasting algorithm looks at historic price trends and predicts the most likely price change over the next 2 weeks. There is a 69% chance that the price will go down further. However the future is never certain and there remains a 31% chance that the price will actually go back up.

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Reasonably Priced

One customer who reviewed this projector concluded that it was good value for money. Mr. A. P. Warren said “Really frustrated with this - 1st projector I've ever bought so plumped for the top of the range one and spent good money on leads etc”.

Not Cheap

The price range of data projectors of this age and type is from £159 to £613. We think that this data projector looks expensive compared to other data projectors of this age and type.


Support

Good Technical Guidance

One Philips PPX3614 reviewer reckoned that this projector had good technical guidance. C. A. Standish-Leigh mentioned this year “Went online to find a full set of instructions” in their Philips PPX3614 review.


Other

Released Over Two Years Ago

This projector was released in October 2014.


Video

Supports Full HD

The PPX3614 supports full HD, which is unusual. Most of the other multimedia projectors of this type and age do not support full HD.

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Networking

Supports Wi-Fi

The PPX3614 supports Wi-Fi, which is unusual. Most of the other multimedia projectors of this age and spec do not support Wi-Fi.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other projectors which support Wi-Fi currently available including because of their better review scores, the PocketCinema A100W (£279), or the PocketCinema V150W (£321.59) both from Aiptek or the Philips PPX3610 (£282.99).

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Multimedia

Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Philips PPX3614 has a built-in speaker(s). Most of the other projectors that have been on the market for more than two years also have a built-in speaker(s).

We compared all the other multimedia projectors with a built-in speaker(s) to this projector and we think because of their better review scores, the PPX3411 (£285.11), the PPX3610 (£282.99), and the PPX3414 (£279.98) all from Philips are also worth considering.

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Has a TV Tuner Integrated

The PPX3614 has a TV tuner integrated. Most of the other projectors of this spec and age do not have a TV tuner integrated.

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Performance

Average Noise Level

At 32 decibels, the Philips PPX3614 has a pretty typical noise level compared to most of the other battery powered projectors that have been available for more than two years.

There are a number of other 32dB noise level data projectors currently available which you might want to consider including the PPX3610 (£282.99), or the PPX3411 (£285.11) both from Philips which and both of have better reviews.

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Has an On Screen Display (OSD)

The PPX3614 has an On Screen Display (OSD). Most of the other battery powered projectors that were released around the same time as this projector also have an On Screen Display (OSD).

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Lamps

Quite Long Service Life of Lamp

Across all the projectors of a similar age and type to this projector the service life of lamps range from 20h to 30,000h. With a service life of lamp of 30,000 hours, the Philips PPX3614 has one of the longer service life of lamps amongst battery powered projectors of this age.

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Storage

Has a Card Reader Integrated

The Philips PPX3614 has a card reader integrated. Most of the other battery powered projectors that are a similar age to this projector also have a card reader integrated.

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Packaging Content

Has a Carrying Case

The PPX3614 has a carrying case, as do most of the other multimedia projectors of a comparable age and spec to this data projector.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The Philips PPX3614 has a handheld remote control, as do most of the other battery powered projectors that were released around the same time as this multimedia projector.

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Ports & Interfaces

Does Not Have a DVI Port

Like most of the other projectors that have been on the market for more than two years, the PPX3614 does not have a DVI port.

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Projector

WVGA (854x480) Resolution

This projector has a projector native resolution of WVGA (854x480), which is the most frequently found projector native resolution on multimedia projectors of this age and spec.

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Quite Bright Projector Brightness

At 140 ANSI lumens, the PPX3614 has a quite bright projector brightness compared to most of the other multimedia projectors that have been on the market for more than two years. Battery powered projectors that are a comparable age to this data projector have projector brightnesses of between 12 ANSI lumens and 5,500 ANSI lumens.

We compared this multimedia projector to all the other 140 ANSI lumens brightness projectors and we think the Philips PPX3414 (£279.98) which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers ppx3614tveu, ppx3614sgp, 253599142, ppx3614f7, ppx3614eu
Barcodes 00609585244221, 03425160331431, 03425160331608, 03425160331721, 05054629770177

Philips PPX3614 Review Sources

To prepare this Philips PPX3614 review we compared this projector to 2,071 other models. For each projector that we compared, we collated thousands of pieces of information including technical specs, reviews, and prices. In total we analysed 327,808 product attributes, 14,367 projector reviews and 3,039,000 historical projector prices from 169 projector retailers. We then picked out the standout features of this projector compared to the other models as well as any areas where this projector is lacking.

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