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A cheap to run and critically acclaimed 100000:1 1920 x 1080 data projector
100000:1 1080p (1920x1080) No 34dB Sep 2013
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LG PF80 Review

With very low running costs and excellent reviews, we have scored the LG PF80 as follows for Summary.
3 Reviews
Not Currently for Sale
Good Features
$41 Over 1 Year
Overall Score

Why Has it Scored 40?

It has great expert reviews with an average expert rating of 83%.
This projector is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer projectors with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest projectors 2017.
This LG projector has running costs of only $41 over 1 year, which are in the cheapest 7% of all 1,756 projectors that we have compared it to.
The PF80 has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Supports full HD
Very long service life of lamp
Very dim projector brightness
Only 1,080 video mode

LG PF80 In-Depth Analysis


Good Expert Reviews

This multimedia projector has an average expert rating of 83 out of 100 based on three expert reviews from sites including, and

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LG Has Very Good Reviews for Its Data Projectors

Based on 192 expert and user reviews (including 43 verified purchases), LG has very good reviews for its projectors. LG also has very good reviews specifically for its projectors compared to other brands. 96% of those that bought a LG data projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Average Noise Level

With a noise level of 34 decibels, the LG PF80 has a pretty standard noise level compared to most of the other projectors.

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Very Dim Projector Brightness

At only 1,000 ANSI lumen, the LG PF80 has a fairly dim projector brightness compared to most of the other multimedia projectors. Projectors have projector brightnesses of between 12 ANSI lumens and 85,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,700 ANSI lumens.

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Supports Full HD

The LG PF80 supports full HD, unlike most of the other data projectors which do not support full HD.

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Only 1,080 Video Mode

This projector supports a 1080|1080 supported video modes, which is typical of many projectors.

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Very Long Service Life of Lamp

When compared to other projectors, the LG PF80's service life of lamp of 30,000 hours is one of the longest. The service life of lamps of projectors range from 20h to 40,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 6,700h.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The LG PF80 has a built-in speaker(s). Most of the other projectors also have a built-in speaker(s).

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1920 X 1080 Resolution

The LG PF80 has a maximum resolution of 1920 x 1080. That's over nine times the resolution of a 280 x 800 multimedia projector, which is the most common resolution. In addition, this multimedia projector has a projector native resolution of 1080p (1920x1080). Across all projectors the resolution ranges from 280 x 800 to DCI 4K (4096 x 2160).

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Released Over Three Years Ago

It was September 2013 when LG released the PF80.

Running Costs

Running Costs Are Very Low

The PF80 is one of the cheapest to run data projectors that we have looked at for running costs. Based on average energy prices and usage levels, we estimate the PF80 will cost only $41 over 1 year to run.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers lg pf80g
Barcodes 04053162921467, 08806084421807, 08806084831828