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Acer C120 vs Philips PPX3614

Acer C120 vs Philips PPX3614

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Acer C120
Philips PPX3614

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Reasons For

5 Reasons For
Marginally quieter noise level Edit
The Acer C120 has a noise level of 30dB, but the Philips PPX3614 is a 32dB noise level projector (2dB louder). Read more

The noise level of the projector is the amount of noise that the projector makes (caused by the cooling fan inside the projector) when it is running.

A lower noise level means that the projector will be quieter when it is running. This means that you will be able to appreciate the quieter parts of films better without the background noise of the projector running.

$559 cheaper
The Acer C120 costs $166.20, whereas the Philips PPX3614 is $724.99.
Available from 17 shops
The more stores stock this projector, the greater competition amongst stores to keep prices low.
Expert reviews are a lot better
The Acer C120 has an average expert review score of 66%, but the Philips PPX3614 has an average rating of 56% (based on 1 review).
User reviews are hugely better
The Acer C120 has an average user review score of 69%, but the Philips PPX3614 has an average rating of 40% (based on 8 reviews).
7 Reasons For
29% brighter projector brightness Edit
The Philips PPX3614 has a projector brightness of 140 ANSI lumens. That's 40 ANSI lumens brighter than the Acer C120 (140 ANSI lumens).
34% longer service life of lamp Edit
The Philips PPX3614 is a 30,000h lamp service life projector. That's 10,000h longer than the Acer C120 (30,000h).
Full HD Edit
The Philips PPX3614 supports full HD, whereas the Acer C120 does not. Read more

Full HD projectors can display full HD content such as films and HD TV.

Full HD projectors can display full HD content such as films and HD TV.

Wi-Fi Edit
The Philips PPX3614 supports Wi-Fi, whereas the Acer C120 does not support Wi-Fi. Read more

Wi-Fi projectors can connect to your local WiFi network which means that you display content from other devices connected to the same network.

Wi-Fi projectors allow you display content from other devices connected to the same network without the need to use a cable.

Card reader integrated Edit
The Philips PPX3614 has a card reader integrated, but the Acer C120 does not have a card reader integrated.
Built-in speaker(s) Edit
The Philips PPX3614 has a built-in speaker(s), whereas the Acer C120 does not have a built-in speaker(s). Read more

A projector with built in speakers is able to play sound as well as display images.

Built in speakers mean that you don't need a separate amplifier to play sound with the projector image.

Handheld remote control Edit
The Philips PPX3614 has a handheld remote control, however the Acer C120 does not.

Reasons Against

6 Reasons Against
Dimmer projector brightness Edit
Acer C120 is only 100 ANSI lumens brightness. That's 40 ANSI lumens dimmer than the Philips PPX3614 (140 ANSI lumens).
Shorter service life of lamp Edit
The Acer C120 has a service life of lamp of 20,000h. That's 10,000h shorter than the Philips PPX3614 (30,000h).
Does not support full HD Edit
The Acer C120 does not support full HD, but the Philips PPX3614 supports full HD. Read more

Full HD projectors can display full HD content such as films and HD TV.

Full HD projectors can display full HD content such as films and HD TV.

Does not have a built-in speaker(s) Edit
The Acer C120 does not have a built-in speaker(s), but the Philips PPX3614 has a built-in speaker(s). Read more

A projector with built in speakers is able to play sound as well as display images.

Built in speakers mean that you don't need a separate amplifier to play sound with the projector image.

Does not have a handheld remote control Edit
The Acer C120 does not have a handheld remote control, whereas the Philips PPX3614 has a handheld remote control.
Six months older
The Acer C120 is older than the Philips PPX3614 by six months.
5 Reasons Against
2dB louder noise level Edit
The Philips PPX3614 has a noise level of 32dB, however the Acer C120 is a 30dB noise level projector (2dB quieter). Read more

The noise level of the projector is the amount of noise that the projector makes (caused by the cooling fan inside the projector) when it is running.

A lower noise level means that the projector will be quieter when it is running. This means that you will be able to appreciate the quieter parts of films better without the background noise of the projector running.

$559 more expensive
The Philips PPX3614 is more expensive than the Acer C120 by $558.79.
Less retailers
Only 1 store sell the Philips PPX3614, whereas 18 stores sell the Acer C120. Read more
Smaller numbers of retailers reduces the price competition amongst retailers for this projector and also reduces the chances of the product remaining in stock.
Appreciably Lower expert review Score
The Philips PPX3614's average expert rating is only 56%, however the Acer C120's is 66% (based on 6 reviews).
Vastly Lower user review Score
The Philips PPX3614's average user rating is only 40%, however the Acer C120's is 69% (based on 28 reviews).

Average Expert Rating

Average User Rating

Date Released

37 months Ago 31 months Ago

Projector

Contrast Ratio (typical)
 1000:1
 1000:1
Projector Native Resolution
 WVGA (854x480)
 WVGA (854x480)
Projector Brightness
100 ANSI lumens 140 ANSI lumens
BEST
Uniformity
85% Unknown - Click to provide data
Horizontal Synchronization (max)
32.2kHz Unknown - Click to provide data
Vertical Synchronization (max)
0.6kHz Unknown - Click to provide data
Projector Brightness (economic Mode)
75 ANSI lumens Unknown - Click to provide data
Projection Distance
0.4 - 3.7 0.5 - 5
Supported Aspect Ratios
 16:9
 4:3
 16:9
 4:3
Screen Size Compatibility
10 - 100 12 - 120
Native Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
Projection Technology
 DLP
 DLP
Colours
 16.78 million colours
 16.78 million colours

Lamps

Lamp Type
 LED
 LED
Service Life of Lamp
20,000h 30,000h
BEST

Lens System

Aperture Range (F-F)
0 - 1.87 Unknown - Click to provide data
Focus
 Auto
 Auto

Video

3D
 3D
 3D
Full HD
 Full HD
 Full HD
BEST
Analog Signal Format System
 PAL
 SECAM
 NTSC
 PAL
 SECAM
 NTSC

Ports & Interfaces

DVI Port
 DVI port
 DVI port
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
DC-In Jack
 DC-in jack
 DC-in jack
Headphone Outputs
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Audio (L,R) in
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Composite Video in
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
HDMI Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
VGA (D-Sub) Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
AC (power) in
 AC (power) in
Unknown - Click to provide data
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
1 Unknown - Click to provide data

Networking

Wi-Fi
 Wi-Fi
 Wi-Fi
BEST
Ethernet LAN
 Ethernet LAN
 Ethernet LAN

Storage

Compatible Memory Cards
 SD
 SDHC
 SDXC
 SD
 SDHC
 SDXC
Card Reader Integrated
 Card reader integrated
 Card reader integrated
BEST
Internal Storage Capacity
Unknown - Click to provide data 4GB

Performance

Noise Level
30dB
BEST
32dB
On Screen Display (OSD)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 On Screen Display (OSD)
HDCP
Unknown - Click to provide data
 HDCP

Multimedia

Built-In Speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
BEST
Audio Formats Supported
Unknown - Click to provide data FLAC,MP3,OGG,WAV
Image Formats Supported
 JPG
 PNG
 GIF
 BMP
 JPG
 PNG
 GIF
 BMP
BEST
Video Formats Supported
 MP4
 AVI
 FLV
 3GP
 MOV
 M-JPEG
 MPEG
 MPEG4
 H.263
 H.264
 MKV
 XVID
 VP8
 WEBM
 MP4
 AVI
 FLV
 3GP
 MOV
 M-JPEG
 MPEG
 MPEG4
 H.263
 H.264
 MKV
 XVID
 VP8
 WEBM
BEST
TV Tuner Integrated
Unknown - Click to provide data
 TV tuner integrated
RMS Rated Power
Unknown - Click to provide data 1W
Document Formats Supported
 DOC
 DOCX
 PDF
 PPT
 PPTX
 XLS
 XLSX
 XLX
 DOC
 DOCX
 PDF
 PPT
 PPTX
 XLS
 XLSX
 XLX
TV Tuner Type
 DVB-T
 DVB-T

Design

Form Factor
 Portable
 Portable
Colour
 White
 Black
 White
 Black
Product Type
 Desktop projector
 Portable projector
 Desktop projector
 Portable projector

Display

Display Diagonal
Unknown - Click to provide data 30"
Built-In Display
 Built-in display
 Built-in display

Power

Power Source
 AC
 Battery
 AC
 Battery
AC Adapter Frequency
 50
 60
 50/60
 50
 60
 50/60
AC Adapter Input Voltage
Unknown - Click to provide data 110 - 240
AC Input Frequency
 50
 60
 50
 60
AC Input Voltage
 110 - 240
 110 - 240

Battery

Battery Capacity
Unknown - Click to provide data 1,800mAh

Operational Conditions

Storage Temperature (T-T)
Unknown - Click to provide data -25 - 60
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Unknown - Click to provide data 5 - 35

Weight & Dimensions

Package Weight
Unknown - Click to provide data 1.1kg
Package Height
Unknown - Click to provide data 80mm
Package Depth
Unknown - Click to provide data 190mm
Package Width
Unknown - Click to provide data 190mm
Weight
180g
BEST
284g
Height
25.7mm 31.5mm
Depth
82mm 105mm
Width
120mm 105mm

Packaging Content

Carrying Case
 Carrying case
 Carrying case
User Guide
 User guide
Unknown - Click to provide data
Handheld Remote Control
 Handheld remote control
 Handheld remote control
BEST
Quick Start Guide
 Quick start guide
 Quick start guide
AC Adapter Included
 AC adapter included
 AC adapter included
Cables Included
 USB
 AC
 HDMI
 USB
 AC
 HDMI

Other Features

Package Dimensions (WxDxH)
Unknown - Click to provide data 190 x 190 x 80
Weight (without Accesories)
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.28g
Built-In Touchpad
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Built-in touchpad

Technical Details

Frequency Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 48.25 - 863.25
Supported TV Bands
 UHF
 VHF
 UHF
 VHF
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