Acer K138ST vs LG PH300

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Acer K138ST
LG PH300

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Reasons For

4 Reasons For
Brighter projector brightness Edit
The Acer K138ST has a projector brightness of 800 ANSI lumens. That's 500 ANSI lumens brighter than the LG PH300 (300 ANSI lumens).
3D Edit
The Acer K138ST supports 3D, but 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.

Higher RMS rated power Edit
The Acer K138ST is a 3W RMS rated power projector. That's 1W higher than the LG PH300 (2W).
Available from 5 shops
A greater number of stores increases the chances of this projector remaining in stock and also increases the price competition amongst retailers for the product.
5 Reasons For
Longer service life of lamp Edit
LG PH300 is 30,000h lamp service life. That's 10,000h longer than the Acer K138ST (30,000h).
75% lighter Edit
The LG PH300 is a 430g heavy projector. That's 320g lighter than the Acer K138ST (430g).
$31 cheaper
The LG PH300 is $30.99 cheaper than the Acer K138ST.
Cheaper to run by $10.36
The LG PH300 only costs $8.69 to run over five years however the Acer K138ST costs $19.05 to run (119% more). Read more
User reviews are significantly better
The LG PH300 has an average user review score of 80% based on 5 reviews, whereas the Acer K138ST has an average rating of 20% (based on 1 review).

Reasons Against

5 Reasons Against
Shorter service life of lamp Edit
The Acer K138ST is a 20,000h lamp service life projector. That's 10,000h shorter than the LG PH300 (30,000h).
43% heavier Edit
The Acer K138ST has a weight of 750g. That's 320g heavier than the LG PH300 (430g).
$31 more expensive
The Acer K138ST is more expensive than the LG PH300 by $30.99.
More expensive to run over five years by 119%
Over five years the running costs of the Acer K138ST are $19.05 which is $10.36 more than the LG PH300. Show assumptions.
Vastly Lower user review Score
The Acer K138ST's average user rating is only 20%, however the LG PH300's is 80% (based on 5 reviews).
5 Reasons Against
Two times dimmer projector brightness Edit
The LG PH300 is a 300 ANSI lumens brightness projector. That's 500 ANSI lumens dimmer than the Acer K138ST (300 ANSI lumens).
Does not support 3D Edit
The LG PH300 does not support 3D, but the Acer K138ST supports 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.

Lower RMS rated power Edit
The LG PH300 is a 2W RMS rated power projector. That's 1W lower than the Acer K138ST (2W).
Fewer sellers
Only 1 seller sell the LG PH300, but 6 shops sell the Acer K138ST. Read more
The smaller the number of stores that stock this projector, the lower the competition amongst stores to keep prices low.
Seven months older
The LG PH300 is older than the Acer K138ST by seven months.

Awards

No awards found 2 Awards
projectorcentral.com: Highly Rated
projectorreviews.com: Special Interest Award

Average Expert Rating

Average User Rating

Date Released

21 months Ago 28 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on $ 19.05
Electricity cost - standby $ -
Total running cost $ 19.05
Purchase price $ 429.99
Total cost of ownership $ 449.04
Details
Electricity cost - switched on $ 5.95
Electricity cost - standby $ 2.74
Total running cost $ 8.69
Purchase price $ 399.00
Total cost of ownership $ 407.69
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Energy Efficiency Class

No data No data

Environmental Impact

0.13T
Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.13 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
3
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
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.

Projector

Contrast Ratio (typical)
 100000:1
 100000:1
Projector Native Resolution
 WXGA (1280x800)
BEST
 WXGA (1280x800)
Projector Brightness
800 ANSI lumens
BEST
300 ANSI lumens
Maximum Digital Resolution
 1920 x 1080
BEST
 1920 x 1080
Keystone Correction, Vertical
-20 - 20 Unknown - Click to provide data
Vertical Synchronization (min)
0.05kHz Unknown - Click to provide data
Horizontal Synchronization (max)
100kHz Unknown - Click to provide data
Vertical Synchronization (max)
0.12kHz Unknown - Click to provide data
Horizontal Synchronization (min)
30kHz Unknown - Click to provide data
Projection Distance
0.4 - 1.7 Unknown - Click to provide data
Supported Aspect Ratios
 16:10
 16:9
 4:3
 16:10
 16:9
 4:3
Screen Size Compatibility
25 - 100 20 - 100
Projection Technology
 DLP
 DLP
Number of Colours
 1.073 billion colours
 1.073 billion colours

Lamps

Lamps Quantity
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Service Life of Lamp (economic Mode)
30,000h Unknown - Click to provide data
Lamp Type
 LED
 LED
Service Life of Lamp
20,000h 30,000h
BEST

Lens System

Throw Ratio
 0.8:1
 0.8:1
Digital Zoom
1.7x Unknown - Click to provide data
Focus
 Manual
 Manual

Video

3D
 3D
BEST
 3D
Supported Graphics Resolutions
 1280 x 720 (HD 720)
 1280 x 720 (HD 720)
BEST
Full HD
 Full HD
 Full HD
3D-Ready
 3D-ready
Unknown - Click to provide data
HD-Ready
Unknown - Click to provide data
 HD-Ready

Ports & Interfaces

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

Networking

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

Storage

Card Reader Integrated
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Card reader integrated

Performance

Noise Level
33dB Unknown - Click to provide data
Mac Operating Systems Supported
 Mac operating systems supported
Unknown - Click to provide data
Windows Operating Systems Supported
 Windows operating systems supported
Unknown - Click to provide data
Noise Level (economic Mode)
29dB Unknown - Click to provide data
Vertical Scan Range
50 - 120 Unknown - Click to provide data
Plug and Play
 Plug and Play
Unknown - Click to provide data

Multimedia

Built-In Speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
Video Formats Supported
 DIVX
 DIVX
BEST
TV Tuner Integrated
Unknown - Click to provide data
 TV tuner integrated
RMS Rated Power
3W
BEST
2W
Number of Built-In Speakers
2 2
Document Formats Supported
 DOC
 PPT
 XLS
 DOC
 PPT
 XLS

Design

Ceiling Mountable
 Ceiling mountable
Unknown - Click to provide data
Colour of Product
 White
 Brown
 White
 Brown
Product Type
 Desktop projector
 Portable projector
 Desktop projector
 Portable projector

Display

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

Power

Power Source
 AC
 DC
 AC
 DC
Power Consumption (standby)
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.5W
Power Consumption (typical)
80W 25W
BEST
Power Consumption (economy Mode)
38W Unknown - Click to provide data
Power Consumption (PowerSave)
38W Unknown - Click to provide data
Power Consumption (max)
Unknown - Click to provide data 45W
AC Input Frequency
 50
 50/60
 60
 50
 50/60
 60
AC Input Voltage
 100 - 240
 100
 100 - 240
 100

Battery

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

Operational Conditions

Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
0 - 80 Unknown - Click to provide data
Operating Temperature (T-T)
5 - 40 Unknown - Click to provide data

Weight & Dimensions

Package Weight
Unknown - Click to provide data 1.3kg
Package Height
Unknown - Click to provide data 88.9mm
Package Depth
Unknown - Click to provide data 129.5mm
Package Width
Unknown - Click to provide data 299mm
Weight
750g 430g
BEST
Height
Unknown - Click to provide data 63.5mm
Depth
Unknown - Click to provide data 86.3mm
Width
Unknown - Click to provide data 111.7mm

Packaging Content

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