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LG PH300 vs Philips HDP1690

LG PH300 vs Philips HDP1690

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LG PH300
Philips HDP1690

Top Prices

Newegg US
Checked 2 days ago
Delivery unknown
In stock
BrandsMart USA
Checked 1 day ago
In stock
eBay
Checked 2 hours ago
Amazon US
Checked 21 hours ago
Out of stock

Reasons For

2 Reasons For
$600 cheaper
The LG PH300 costs $599.89 less than the Philips HDP1690.
User reviews are appreciably better
Based on 12 user reviews, the LG PH300 has an average review score of 87%, however the Philips HDP1690 has an average rating of 73% (based on 3 reviews).
5 Reasons For
3D Edit
The Philips HDP1690 supports 3D, whereas the LG PH300 does not support 3D. Read more

3D compatible projectors are able to display 3D content. Most projectors will require you to wear special glasses in order to view the 3D effect.

A 3D projector allows you to view the huge range of 3D films and content that is now available.

Wi-Fi Edit
The Philips HDP1690 supports Wi-Fi, however the LG PH300 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 HDP1690 has a card reader integrated, whereas the LG PH300 does not have a card reader integrated.
Quieter noise level Edit
The Philips HDP1690 is a 25dB noise level projector. That's 3dB quieter than the LG PH300 (25dB). 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.

2 shops are selling it
The more shops stock the product, the greater competition amongst shops to keep prices low.

Reasons Against

3 Reasons Against
11% louder noise level Edit
The LG PH300 has a noise level of 28dB, however the Philips HDP1690 is a 25dB noise level projector (3dB 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.

Less retailers
Only 1 store sell the LG PH300, whereas 3 sellers sell the Philips HDP1690. 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.
Over one year older
The LG PH300 is older than the Philips HDP1690 by 21 months.
2 Reasons Against
More expensive by $600
The Philips HDP1690 is $599.89 more expensive than the LG PH300.
User review Rating is considerably Worse
The Philips HDP1690 only has an average user score of 73%, but the LG PH300 has an average user rating of 87% (based on 12 reviews).

Awards

2 Awards
projectorcentral.com: Highly Rated
projectorreviews.com: Special Interest Award
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Average Expert Rating

No reviews found

Average User Rating

Date Released

31 months Ago 10 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on $ 6.28
Electricity cost - standby $ 2.89
Total running cost $ 9.17
Purchase price $ 399.99
Total cost of ownership $ 409.16
Details
Electricity cost - switched on $ -
Electricity cost - standby $ -
Total running cost $ -

Energy Efficiency Class

No data No data

Environmental Impact

0.058T
Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.058 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
1
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
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Projector

Contrast Ratio (typical)
 100000:1
 100000:1
Projector Native Resolution
 WXGA (1280x800)
 WXGA (1280x800)
BEST
Projector Brightness
300 ANSI lumens Unknown - Click to provide data
Projection Distance
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.1 - 0.44
Supported Aspect Ratios
 4:3
 16:9
 4:3
 16:9
Screen Size Compatibility
20 - 100 50 - 100
Native Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
Projection Technology
 DLP
 DLP

Lamps

Lamp
Unknown - Click to provide data 1lamp(s)
Lamp Type
 LED
 LED
Service Life of Lamp
30,000h 30,000h

Lens System

Throw Ratio
 0.321:1
 0.321:1
Focus
 Manual
 Manual

Video

3D
 3D
 3D
BEST
Supported Graphics Resolutions
 1280 x 720 (HD 720)
BEST
 1280 x 720 (HD 720)
Full HD
 Full HD
 Full HD
HD-Ready
 HD-Ready
 HD-Ready
Analog Signal Format System
 PAL
 SECAM
 NTSC
 PAL
 SECAM
 NTSC
Colour Modes (3D)
 Dynamic
 Cinema
 Dynamic
 Cinema

Ports & Interfaces

DVI Port
 DVI port
 DVI port
DC-In Jack
 DC-in jack
Unknown - Click to provide data
Headphone Outputs
1 1
Composite Video in
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
USB 2.0 Port
1 3
BEST
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
HDMI Port
1 3
BEST
VGA (D-Sub) Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
AC (power) in
Unknown - Click to provide data
 AC (power) in

Networking

Wi-Fi
 Wi-Fi
 Wi-Fi
BEST
Bluetooth
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Bluetooth
Wi-Fi Standards
 IEEE 802.11b
 IEEE 802.11g
 IEEE 802.11n
 IEEE 802.11b
 IEEE 802.11g
 IEEE 802.11n
Ethernet LAN
 Ethernet LAN
 Ethernet LAN

Storage

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

Performance

Noise Level
28dB 25dB
BEST
Operating System Installed
Unknown - Click to provide data Android
Operating System Version
Unknown - Click to provide data 4.2

Multimedia

Built-In Speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
Audio Formats Supported
Unknown - Click to provide data MP3,WAV
Image Formats Supported
 JPG
 PNG
 GIF
 BMP
 JPG
 PNG
 GIF
 BMP
BEST
Video Formats Supported
 DIVX
 MP4
 AVI
 FLV
 3GP
 MOV
 MKV
 M2TS
 TS
 M2T
 DIVX
 MP4
 AVI
 FLV
 3GP
 MOV
 MKV
 M2TS
 TS
 M2T
TV Tuner Integrated
 TV tuner integrated
 TV tuner integrated
RMS Rated Power
2W 26W
BEST
Built-In Speaker
2 2
Document Formats Supported
 DOC
 PPT
 XLS
 DOC
 PPT
 XLS
TV Tuner Type
 DVB-T
 DVB-T

Design

Colour
 Brown
 White
 Black
 Brown
 White
 Black
Product Type
 Portable projector
 Desktop projector
 Portable projector
 Desktop projector

Display

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

Power

Power Source
 DC
 AC
 DC
 AC
Power Consumption (standby)
0.5W Unknown - Click to provide data
Power Consumption (typical)
25W Unknown - Click to provide data
Power Consumption (max)
45W Unknown - Click to provide data
AC Input Frequency
 50
 60
 47/63
 50
 60
 47/63
AC Input Voltage
 100
 100 - 240
 90 - 264
 100
 100 - 240
 90 - 264

Battery

Battery Life (max)
2.5h Unknown - Click to provide data

Operational Conditions

Storage Relative Humidity (H-H)
Unknown - Click to provide data 15 - 85
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Unknown - Click to provide data 15 - 85
Storage Temperature (T-T)
Unknown - Click to provide data 0 - 45
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Unknown - Click to provide data 5 - 35

Certificates

Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) Certified
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified

Weight & Dimensions

Package Weight
1.3kg Unknown - Click to provide data
Package Height
88.9mm 277mm
Package Depth
129.5mm 389mm
Package Width
299mm 446mm
Weight
430g Unknown - Click to provide data
Height
63.5mm 148mm
Depth
86.3mm 287mm
Width
111.7mm 339mm

Packaging Content

Carrying Case
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Carrying case
Manual
 Manual
Unknown - Click to provide data
User Guide
Unknown - Click to provide data
 User guide
Remote Control Type
 IR
 IR
Handheld Remote Control
 Handheld remote control
 Handheld remote control
Batteries Included
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Batteries included
Quick Start Guide
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Quick start guide
Cables Included
 HDMI
 AC
 HDMI
 AC
BEST
3D Glasses Included
Unknown - Click to provide data
 3D glasses included

Other Features

MP4 Player Integrated
Unknown - Click to provide data
 MP4 player integrated
Audio Output
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Audio output

Technical Details

Music Streaming Via Bluetooth
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Parental Control
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Parental control
Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
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