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LG PH300

$389.99
projectorreviews.com Special Interest Award projectorcentral.com Highly Rated
A cheap to run and great value for money 100000:1 1280 x 720 projector
100000:1 720p (1280x720) No 28dB Oct 2014
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LG PH300 Review

With very low running costs and representing excellent value for money, we have ranked the LG PH300 number 270 across all projectors.
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23 Reviews + 2 Awards
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$10 Over 1 Year
Overall Score
67
Good

Why Has it Scored 68?

It has very good expert reviews and great user reviews with 100% of buyers recommending this data projector to others.
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 multimedia projectors 2017.
This LG projector has running costs of only $10 over 1 year, which are in the cheapest 2% of all 1,756 projectors that we have compared it to.
The PH300 has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Has a TV tuner integrated
Quite quiet noise level
Quite dim projector brightness
Does not support full HD

Should You Buy it Now?

Our unique forecasting algorithm looks at historic price trends and predicts the most likely price change over the next 2 weeks. There was a cheaper price of $286 on eBay 90 days ago. We predict that the price will go down again.
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LG PH300 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Two Industry Awards

This data projector received a "Highly Rated" award from Projectorcentral.com and Projectorreviews.com gave it an "Special Interest Award".

Expert Reviews Are Good

Based on seven expert reviews from sites including Techradar, techguide.com.au, techradar.com/au/ and prad.de the average expert rating of this data projector is 81%.

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Excellent User Reviews

This multimedia projector has an average user rating of 90% based on 16 user reviews. 7 reviewers (91% of all reviewers) gave this multimedia projector either 4 or 5 stars and 100% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others.

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LG Has Very Good Reviews for Its Data Projectors

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

Robust

Two people said in their reviews that this projector was well made.

  • So it's workable The built in battery does do the claimed run time.
  • No need to switch off normal lights and surprisingly no need for external speakers in a small meeting as the built in speakers work amazingly well…

Good Picture Quality

Two customers agreed that the LG PH300 had good picture quality.

  • If great picture quality in a small package is what you're looking for, this little guy fits the bill…
  • The picture quality looks nice (viewing from 106 inches…
    Thomas (Amazon) - August 2015

Good Battery Life

Two people considered that it had a good battery life.

  • So it's workable The built in battery does do the claimed run time.
  • The installed battery last just enough to watch a movie with the correct settings, haven't tried on the highest bright yet…
    Nabor (Walmart.com) - January 2016

Good Product Quality

Two customers who reviewed this projector reckoned that it was good quality.

  • If great picture quality in a small package is what you're looking for, this little guy fits the bill…
  • The picture quality looks nice (viewing from 106 inches…
    Thomas (Amazon) - August 2015

Value For Money

Low-Priced

After checking the price of 618 projectors they range in price from $149 to $24,000. We think that this multimedia projector represents good value compared to other projectors.

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We found a cheaper price for the LG PH300 of £328.63 ($328.63) in the United Kingdom. That's a saving of $61.36.

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Features

Has a TV Tuner Integrated

The LG PH300 has a TV tuner integrated, unlike most of the other projectors which do not have a TV tuner integrated.

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Quite Quiet Noise Level

The quietest noise level of projectors is 10dB, the loudest is 93dB, and the average noise level is 34dB. With a noise level of only 28 decibels, the LG PH300 has a fairly quiet noise level compared to most of the other projectors.

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1280 X 720 Resolution

The LG PH300 has a maximum resolution of 1280 x 720. That's over four times the resolution of the most frequently found projector native resolution of 280 x 800. In addition, this projector has a projector native resolution of 720p (1280x720). Across all multimedia projectors the best resolution is DCI 4K (4096 x 2160) and the worst is 280 x 800.

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HD-Ready

The LG PH300 is HD-Ready, as are most of the other projectors.

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Quite Dim Projector Brightness

Across all the projectors the projector brightnesses range from 12 ANSI lumens to 85,000 ANSI lumens. When compared to other projectors, the LG PH300's projector brightness of only 300 ANSI lumens is one of the dimmest.

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Very Long Service Life of Lamp

Projectors have service life of lamps of between 20h and 40,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 6,700h. When compared to other data projectors that we have checked the service life of lamp of, the LG PH300's service life of lamp of 30,000 hours is one of the longest.

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Does Not Support Full HD

The LG PH300 does not support full HD. Most of the other projectors also do not support full HD.

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Supports a DIVX Video Formats Supported

The number of supported video formats on the LG PH300 is more than most projectors. The most commonly supported video formats supported is MPEG, but this video formats supported is not supported by this LG projector. The video formats supported DIVX are also supported by this multimedia projector.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The LG PH300 has a built-in speaker(s). Most of the other projectors also have a built-in speaker(s).

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Age

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was October 2014 when LG released the PH300.


Running Costs

Very Low Running Costs

The PH300 is in the cheapest 2% of all 1,756 multimedia projectors that we have assessed for running costs. Based on typical usage levels and energy prices, we estimate the PH300 will cost only $10 over 1 year to run.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers lg 1280x720
Barcodes 00719192596238, 04053162879614, 08806087107746

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