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LG PH550G Projector

100000:1 720p (1280x720) 550 ANSI Lumens Mar 2016
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17 Reasons For

Good Expert Reviews

This 100000:1 contrast ratio projector received a rating of 82 out of 100 from data projector expert review website leak.pt.

Good Sound Quality

A few people thought this projector had good sound quality. In October Amazon Customer mentioned on Amazon “The integral speakers work ok” and gave this projector a rating of 4 stars. E said “The bluetooth for speakers works perfectly with no voice sync issues”.

Good Product Quality

A number of people who purchased it agreed that it was good quality. E mentioned on Amazon in October “As long as your not planning to use this during a bright day with the blinds open then the picture quality is great” in their review of this projector. S Meeks wrote on Amazon this month “Actually the quality is very good” in their review of the LG PH550G.

Good Picture Quality

One LG PH550G reviewer thought it had good colour saturation. One LG PH550G reviewer who reviewed it said that it had good picture quality.

Acceptable Noise Level

A number of people who reviewed the product concluded that it was quiet. Amazon Customer said in their LG PH550G review a few weeks ago “It has a fan when running which is reasonably quiet”.

Good Remote Control

One LG PH550G reviewer said in their reviews that this projector had a good remote control. E rated the product 5 stars and mentioned this month “The remote is good”.

Good Battery Life

One customer who reviewed it reckoned that it had a good battery life. Amazon Customer mentioned in their review of this projector on Amazon “Even a simple battery powered external one gives a better sound” and gave it a score of 4 stars.

Good Size

One LG PH550G reviewer who reviewed this projector reckoned that it was compact. This year Amazon Customer wrote in their review on Amazon “It is conveniently compact and looks a lot like the photos EXCEPT it does not have the antenna input as pictured”.

Good High Def TV

One customer considered that the product was good at displaying high definition TV. In October this year Amazon Customer mentioned “HD definition works well and it keeps decent focus up to quite a large size of screen” in their review.

Good Brand

LG 100000:1 contrast ratio data projectors have good reviews on average and across all multimedia projectors LG is one of the superior brands.

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Good Connectivity

One customer wrote that it was wifi compatible. Amazon Customer mentioned in their review of this projector “If you want to project photos or still images from a phone or laptop wirelessly it is great”.

Robust

One person who purchased it reckoned that it was well made. This year S Meeks mentioned in their LG PH550G review on Amazon “The size is amazing its so small and very well made”.

Easy to Use

One LG PH550G owner who bought this projector said that it had a good experience.

Supports 3D Image Projection

The LG PH550G supports 3D image projection, as do most of the other 100000:1 contrast ratio data projectors that were released in the last year.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the alternative projectors which support 3D image projection currently available including the LG PH550 ($541.99) which has better reviews.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The LG PH550G has a built-in speaker, as do most of the other 100000:1 contrast ratio data projectors that are a similar age to the PH550G.

Other projectors with a built-in speaker currently available which you might want to look at include because of it's better review score, the LG PH550 ($541.99).

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Very Narrow

The LG PH550G is quite narrow (only 175.2 millimeters) compared to most of the other new projectors. The average width of 100000:1 contrast ratio data projectors that have been available for a similar time to the PH550G is 310mm, and the widths range from 170mm to 500mm.

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Very Light

The average weight of 100000:1 contrast ratio data projectors that have been on the market for around the same time as the PH550G is 7kg, and the weights range from 640g to 28kg. The LG PH550G is one of the lighter 100000:1 contrast ratio data projectors that are a similar age to the PH550G (only 648.64 grams) amongst 100000:1 contrast ratio data projectors of this age.

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7 Reasons Against

Poor Design

One LG PH550G reviewer wrote in their reviews that the LG PH550G was not good looking. Amazon Customer said this year “To watch movies or anything with dark scenes in it a pretty dark room will be needed, which is fine”.

Does Not Support Full HD Projection

Most new 100000:1 contrast ratio data projectors do not support Full HD projection. The LG PH550G is no exception to this as it too does not support Full HD projection.

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Does Not Support WiFi Connectivity

The LG PH550G does not support WiFi connectivity, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other 100000:1 contrast ratio data projectors that were released in the last year also do not support WiFi connectivity.

We compared all the other projectors which also support WiFi connectivity to this projector and we think the LG PH550 ($541.99) which also has a higher rating is also worth considering.

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Very Dim Projector Brightness

The LG PH550G has a quite dim projector brightness (only 550 ANSI lumens) compared to most of the other 100000:1 contrast ratio data projectors that have been available for a comparable time to the PH550G. Across all the latest comparable spec projectors the projector brightness range from 300 ANSI lumens to 8,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 2,600 ANSI lumens.

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Very Low RMS Rated Power

At only 2 Watts, the LG PH550G has a quite low RMS rated power compared to most of the other comparable spec data projectors that have been around for the last year. The lowest RMS rated power of newly released similar spec projectors is 2W, the highest is 20W, and the average RMS rated power is 8.1W.

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Only One VGA (D-Sub) Port

Most 100000:1 contrast ratio data projectors that were released around the same time as the PH550G have between one and two VGA (D-Sub) ports, including the LG PH550G which has one VGA (D-Sub) port.

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Only One HDMI Port

The LG PH550G is a one HDMI port data projector. Most of the other 100000:1 contrast ratio data projectors that were released in the last year have one HDMI port.

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2 Other reasons to consider the LG PH550G

Released Nine Months Ago

It was nine months ago when LG released the PH550G.

720p (1280x720) Native Projector Resolution

The highest resolution of the LG PH550G is 720p (1280x720). That's 10% less resolution than the most common native projector resolution of WXGA (1280x800).

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Specification

Projector
Contrast Ratio
Native Projector Resolution
Projector Brightness
Supported Aspect Ratio
Compatible Screen Size
Native Aspect Ratio
Projection Technology
Lamps
Lamp Type
Lamp Service Life
Video
Ports & Interfaces
Audio Out Port
Composite Video in Port
USB 2.0 Port
HDMI Port
VGA (D-Sub) Port
Networking
Multimedia
RMS Rated Power
Built-In Speaker
Design
Form Factor
Colour
Product Type
Power
Power Source
Power Consumption On Standby
Maximum Power Consumption
AC Adapter Frequency
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Input Frequency
AC Input Voltage
Weight & Dimensions
Packaging Weight
Packaging Height
Packaging Depth
Packaging Width
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Content

Expert Reviews

(1)
18 September 2016

Após várias horas de utilização do LG Minibeam PH550G, como ecrã de telemóvel, projector de filmes ou videoclips, continua a ser extraordinário o quanto podemos fazer com este dispositivo...

User Reviews

(3)
Reviewed 23 August 2016 by E
(Verified Purchase)

Very happy with purchase. I don't have much experience with projectors but this one for the price I think is great value. I paid 319 on discount on amazon. I am able to get a 70+ inch 720p screen... Read more…

Reviewed 20 July 2016 by S meeks | 11 Comments
(Verified Purchase)

Amazing projector, very impressed with all the things this can do and the size is amazing its so small and very well made. I was unsure about it being 720p and not 1080p but actually the quality... Read more…

Reviewed 28 June 2016 by Amazon Customer | 11 Comments
(Verified Purchase)

I do like this projector a lot - it's not as bright as a big one but then again you wouldn't expect it to be, particularly when running from the battery. You can watch tv type pictures or... Read more…

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Barcodes 08806087635201, 08806087635218
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