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A critically acclaimed and fully featured 100000:1 1280 x 720 multimedia projector
100000:1 720p (1280x720) Yes 30dB Mar 2016
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LG PH550G Review

With excellent reviews but mediocre features,
4 Reviews
Not Currently for Sale
Good Features
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Why Has it Scored 36?

It has very good expert reviews and outstanding user reviews with an average overall rating of 86%.
At over a year old this multimedia projector is slightly out of date, and newer projectors with more up to date technology are available. View the latest data projectors 2017.
This projector has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Quite quiet noise level
Supports Bluetooth
Very dim projector brightness
Does not support full HD

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LG PH550G In-Depth Analysis


Good Expert Reviews

This multimedia projector received an expert rating of 82 out of 100 from

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Great Product Quality

Three customers concluded that this projector was good quality.

  • As long as your not planning to use this during a bright day with the blinds open then the picture quality is great…
    E (Amazon) - August 2016
  • Actually the quality is very good…
    S meeks (Amazon) - July 2016
  • Amazing projector, very impressed with all the things this can do and the size is amazing its so small and very well made…
    S meeks (Amazon) - July 2016

LG Has Very Good Projector Reviews

We checked 192 user and expert reviews (including 43 verified purchases) for LG projectors and found that on average LG has very good ratings. We also found that LG has very good ratings specifically within its projectors range. 96% of those that bought a LG multimedia projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Good Sound Quality

Two owners thought the product had good sound quality.

Acceptable Noise Level

Two people who purchased it thought it was quiet.

  • The fan noise is not an issue, using the ceiling or white wall as a screen works great…
    E (Amazon) - August 2016
  • Are rather quiet and tinny and even a simple battery powered external one gives a better sound…
  • It has a fan when running which is reasonably quiet…


Quite Quiet Noise Level

The LG PH550G has one of the quieter noise levels (only 30 decibels) amongst projectors of this age. The average noise level of projectors is 34dB, and the noise levels range from 10dB to 93dB.

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Supports Bluetooth

The LG PH550G supports Bluetooth, unlike most of the other projectors which do not support Bluetooth.

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The LG PH550G is 3D-ready, as are most of the other projectors.

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Very Long Service Life of Lamp

When compared to other projectors, the service life of lamp of the LG PH550G 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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1280 X 720 Resolution

The LG PH550G has a maximum resolution of 1280 x 720. That's over four times the resolution of a 280 x 800 projector, which is the most frequently found resolution. This projector also has a projector native resolution of 720p (1280x720). The worst resolution of all projectors is 280 x 800 and the best is DCI 4K (4096 x 2160).

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Very Dim Projector Brightness

With a projector brightness of only 550 ANSI lumens, the LG PH550G has a fairly dim projector brightness compared to most of the other projectors. Data 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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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The LG PH550G has a built-in speaker(s), as do most of the other projectors.

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The LG PH550G is HD-Ready, as are most of the other projectors.

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Does Not Support Full HD

The LG PH550G does not support full HD. Most of the other multimedia projectors also do not support full HD.

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Released 17 Months Ago

It was March 2016 when LG released the PH550G.

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers lg ph550gaek
Barcodes 08806087635201, 08806087635218