LG PW700 vs Optoma GT1080

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LG PW700
Optoma GT1080

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Reasons For

5 Reasons For
25,000h longer service life of lamp Edit
The LG PW700 is a 30,000h lamp service life projector, whereas the Optoma GT1080 is only a 5,000h lamp service life projector (25,000h shorter).
DC-in jack Edit
The LG PW700 has a DC-in jack, whereas the Optoma GT1080 does not have a DC-in jack.
Vastly lighter Edit
The LG PW700 has a weight of 580g, however the Optoma GT1080 is a 2.7kg heavy projector (2.1kg heavier).
Cheaper by $119
The LG PW700 costs $119 less than the Optoma GT1080.
3 shops are selling it
A greater number of shops increases the chances of the product remaining in stock and also increases the price competition amongst retailers for this projector.
5 Reasons For
2,100 ANSI lumens brighter projector brightness Edit
The Optoma GT1080 has a projector brightness of 2,800 ANSI lumens, however the LG PW700 is only a 700 ANSI lumens brightness projector (2,100 ANSI lumens dimmer).
16% bigger offset Edit
The Optoma GT1080 has an offset of 116%, whereas the LG PW700 is only a 100% offset projector (16% smaller).
Full HD Edit
The Optoma GT1080 supports full HD, whereas the LG PW700 does not support 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.

Two HDMI ports quantitys Edit
The number of HDMI ports quantitys on the Optoma GT1080 is two, but the LG PW700 only has one HDMI ports quantity.
8W higher RMS rated power Edit
The Optoma GT1080 has an RMS rated power of 10W, whereas the LG PW700 is only a 2W RMS rated power projector (8W lower).

Reasons Against

5 Reasons Against
Vastly dimmer projector brightness Edit
The LG PW700 has a projector brightness of 700 ANSI lumens, however the Optoma GT1080 is a 2,800 ANSI lumens brightness projector (2,100 ANSI lumens brighter).
16% smaller offset Edit
The LG PW700 has an offset of 100%, whereas the Optoma GT1080 is a 116% offset projector (16% bigger).
Does not support full HD Edit
The LG PW700 does not support full HD, however the Optoma GT1080 does. 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.

Only one HDMI ports quantity Edit
The number of HDMI ports quantitys on the LG PW700 is one, but the Optoma GT1080 only has two HDMI ports quantitys.
Four times lower RMS rated power Edit
The LG PW700 has an RMS rated power of 2W, whereas the Optoma GT1080 is a 10W RMS rated power projector (8W higher).
6 Reasons Against
Shorter service life of lamp Edit
The Optoma GT1080 is a 5,000h lamp service life projector, whereas the LG PW700 is a 30,000h lamp service life projector (25,000h longer).
Does not have a DC-in jack Edit
The Optoma GT1080 does not have a DC-in jack, however the LG PW700 does.
Vastly heavier Edit
The Optoma GT1080 has a weight of 2.7kg, however the LG PW700 is a 580g heavy projector (2.1kg lighter).
More expensive by $119
The Optoma GT1080 is $119 more expensive than the LG PW700.
Less retailers
The Optoma GT1080 is only stocked by 4 shops, whereas the LG PW700 is stocked by 7 stores. Read more
Fewer numbers of shops reduces the price competition amongst retailers for the product and also reduces the chances of this projector remaining in stock.
Older by one month
The Optoma GT1080 is one month older than the LG PW700.

Awards

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Date Released

30 months Ago 31 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on $ 15.48
Electricity cost - standby $ 2.74
Total running cost $ 18.22
Purchase price $ 555.00
Total cost of ownership $ 573.22
Details
Electricity cost - switched on $ -
Electricity cost - standby $ -
Total running cost $ -

Energy Efficiency Class

No data No data

Environmental Impact

0.12T
Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.12 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
3
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
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Projector

Projector Native Resolution
 1080p (1920x1080)
 1080p (1920x1080)
BEST
Projector Brightness
700 ANSI lumens 2,800 ANSI lumens
BEST
Keystone Correction, Vertical
Unknown - Click to provide data -40 - 40
Matrix Size
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.65"
Uniformity
Unknown - Click to provide data 80%
Digital Gamma Correction
 Digital gamma correction
Unknown - Click to provide data
Zoom Ratio
 Fixed
 Fixed
Projection Distance
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.5 - 3.35
Supported Aspect Ratios
 16:9
 4:3
 16:10
 16:9
 4:3
 16:10
Screen Size Compatibility
25 - 100 45.3 - 300
Projection Technology
 DLP
 DLP
Number of Colours
 1.073 billion colours
 1.073 billion colours

Lamps

Lamps Quantity
1 1
Service Life of Lamp (economic Mode)
Unknown - Click to provide data 6,000h
Lamp Type
 LED
 LED
Bulb Power
Unknown - Click to provide data 190W
Service Life of Lamp
30,000h
BEST
5,000h

Lens System

Offset
100% 116%
BEST
Focus
 Manual
 Manual

Video

3D
 3D
 3D
Supported Graphics Resolutions
 1680 x 1050 (WSXGA+)
BEST
 1680 x 1050 (WSXGA+)
Full HD
 Full HD
 Full HD
BEST
3D-Ready
 3D-ready
Unknown - Click to provide data
HD-Ready
 HD-Ready
Unknown - Click to provide data
Analog Signal Format System
 PAL
 PAL B
 PAL D
 PAL G
 PAL I
 PAL M
 PAL N
 SECAM
 SECAM B
 SECAM D
 SECAM K
 SECAM K1
 SECAM L
 NTSC
 NTSC 3.58
 NTSC 4.43
 NTSC M
 PAL
 PAL B
 PAL D
 PAL G
 PAL I
 PAL M
 PAL N
 SECAM
 SECAM B
 SECAM D
 SECAM K
 SECAM K1
 SECAM L
 NTSC
 NTSC 3.58
 NTSC 4.43
 NTSC M
Supported 3D Formats
 Side by side
 Frame packing
 Side by side
 Frame packing

Ports & Interfaces

DVI Port
 DVI port
 DVI port
DC-In Jack
 DC-in jack
BEST
 DC-in jack
Headphone Outputs
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
1 1
HDMI Ports Quantity
1 2
BEST
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
AC (power) in
Unknown - Click to provide data
 AC (power) in
AV Input
 AV input
Unknown - Click to provide data

Networking

Wi-Fi
 Wi-Fi
Unknown - Click to provide data
Ethernet LAN
 Ethernet LAN
 Ethernet LAN

Storage

Optical Disc Player Type
 Not included
 Not included
Card Reader Integrated
 Card reader integrated
 Card reader integrated

Performance

Noise Level
31dB Unknown - Click to provide data
Noise Level (economic Mode)
26dB 26dB
Noise Reduction
 Noise reduction
Unknown - Click to provide data
Horizontal Scan Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 15.375 - 91.146
Vertical Scan Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 24 - 85
On Screen Display (OSD) Languages
 ARA
 GRE
 THA
 RUS
 ENG
 FRE
 DEU
 ITA
 POL
 POR
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 KOR
 CHI (SIMPL)
 DAN
 DUT
 CZE
 NOR
 FIN
 JPN
 HUN
 RUM
 CHI (TR)
 VIE
 IND
 ARA
 GRE
 THA
 RUS
 ENG
 FRE
 DEU
 ITA
 POL
 POR
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 KOR
 CHI (SIMPL)
 DAN
 DUT
 CZE
 NOR
 FIN
 JPN
 HUN
 RUM
 CHI (TR)
 VIE
 IND
On Screen Display (OSD)
 On Screen Display (OSD)
 On Screen Display (OSD)
Password Protection
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Password protection

Multimedia

Built-In Speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
Audio Formats Supported
MP3 Unknown - Click to provide data
Video Formats Supported
 DIVX
BEST
 DIVX
RMS Rated Power
2W 10W
BEST
Number of Built-In Speakers
2 Unknown - Click to provide data

Design

Cable Lock Slot
 Cable lock slot
 Cable lock slot
Cable Lock Slot Type
 Kensington
 Kensington
Ceiling Mountable
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Ceiling mountable
Colour of Product
 Brown
 White
 Brown
 White
LED Indicators
Unknown - Click to provide data
 LED indicators
Product Type
 Desktop projector
 Portable projector
 Desktop projector
 Portable projector

Display

Built-In Display
 Built-in display
 Built-in display

Power

Power Source
 AC
 AC
Power Consumption (standby)
0.5W 0.5W
Power Consumption (typical)
65W Unknown - Click to provide data
Power Consumption (economy Mode)
Unknown - Click to provide data 193W
Auto Power Off
 Auto power off
Unknown - Click to provide data
Power Consumption (max)
Unknown - Click to provide data 233W
AC Input Frequency
 50
 50/60
 60
 50
 50/60
 60
AC Input Voltage
 100 - 240
 100
 100 - 240
 100

Operational Conditions

Operating Altitude
Unknown - Click to provide data 0 - 3000
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Unknown - Click to provide data 0 - 85
Operating Temperature (T-T)
0 - 40 5 - 40

Weight & Dimensions

Weight
580g
BEST
2.7kg
Height
41.5mm 114mm
Depth
116.8mm 315mm
Width
171.5mm 315mm

Packaging Content

Carrying Case
 Carrying case
 Carrying case
Manual
 Manual
 Manual
Remote Control Type
 IR
 IR
Handheld Remote Control
 Handheld remote control
 Handheld remote control
Quick Start Guide
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Quick start guide
Warranty Card
 Warranty card
 Warranty card
Cables Included
 VGA
 AC
 Composite
 HDMI
 VGA
 AC
 Composite
 HDMI

Other Features

Digital Keystone Correction
 Digital keystone correction
Unknown - Click to provide data
F-Number (relative Aperture)
Unknown - Click to provide data 2.8
Audio Output
 Audio output
Unknown - Click to provide data

Technical Details

Contrast Ratio
Unknown - Click to provide data 25000:1
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