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LG PH550G Projector

100000:1 720p (1280x720) 550 ANSI Lumens Mar 2016
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LG PH550G REVIEW-JULY 2016
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17 Reasons For

Expert Reviews Are Good

Projector expert review website leak.pt scored this projector 82 out of 100.

Good Sound Quality

Five LG PH550G reviewers who purchased the product agreed that it had good sound quality. Amazon Customer wrote in their LG PH550G review on Amazon “The integral speakers work ok”. E gave it a score of 5 stars and wrote on Amazon “The bluetooth for speakers works perfectly with no voice sync issues” in their LG PH550G review.

Best Seller

According to sales data from Amazon, the PH550G is one the fastest selling projector currently available for sale.

Good Product Quality

A few LG PH550G reviewers who reviewed it mentioned that it was good quality. E rated the product 5 stars and mentioned on Amazon “As long as your not planning to use this during a bright day with the blinds open then the picture quality is great”. Last year S Meeks rated the LG PH550G as excellent and mentioned in their review of this projector “The size is amazing its so small and very well made”. S Meeks also mentioned “Actually the quality is very good”.

Good Picture Quality

One LG PH550G owner who purchased the product considered that it had good picture quality. One LG PH550G owner said in their reviews that it had good colour saturation.

Acceptable Noise Level

Several customers who bought the LG PH550G considered that it was quiet. Amazon Customer said “Are rather quiet and tinny and even a simple battery powered external one gives a better sound” in their LG PH550G review and gave the LG PH550G a rating of 80 out of 100. Amazon Customer also mentioned “It has a fan when running which is reasonably quiet”.

LG Has Good Reviews for Its Multimedia Projectors

LG is one of the superior projector manufacturers according to average reviews from experts and owners, and LG also has good reviews for its 100000:1 contrast ratio data projectors.

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Good Remote Control

One person mentioned in their reviews that the product had a good remote control. E rated it as very good and mentioned on Amazon “The remote is good”.

Good Battery Life

One customer said in their reviews that this projector had a good battery life.

Good Size

One LG PH550G owner thought it was compact. Amazon Customer said on Amazon “It is conveniently compact and looks a lot like the photos EXCEPT it does not have the antenna input as pictured” in their LG PH550G review.

Good High Def TV

One LG PH550G reviewer who purchased the LG PH550G thought it was good at displaying high definition TV. Amazon Customer said in their review of the LG PH550G on Amazon “HD definition works well and it keeps decent focus up to quite a large size of screen”.

Good Connectivity

One LG PH550G owner thought it was wifi compatible. Amazon Customer wrote on Amazon “If you want to project photos or still images from a phone or laptop wirelessly it is great”.

Robust

One LG PH550G reviewer who bought the LG PH550G reckoned that it was well made.

Easy to Use

One LG PH550G owner thought the product had a good experience.

Supports 3D

Like most of the other latest 100000:1 contrast ratio data projectors, the LG PH550G supports 3D.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other projectors which support 3D currently available including the LG PH550[plb_3420054_price] which has better reviews.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The LG PH550G has a built-in speaker(s). Most of the other 100000:1 contrast ratio data projectors that are a similar age to the PH550G also have a built-in speaker(s).

We think you might also be interested in some of the other projectors with a built-in speaker(s) currently available including because of it's better review score, the LG PH550[plb_3420054_price].

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Very Light

The weights of 100000:1 contrast ratio data projectors that were launched in the last year range from 640g to 28kg, and the average weight is 7kg. With a weight of only 648.64 grams, the LG PH550G is one of the lighter latest projectors amongst 100000:1 contrast ratio data projectors of this age.

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7 Reasons Against

Poor Design

One person thought this projector was not good looking. Amazon Customer wrote in their review of the LG PH550G on Amazon “To watch movies or anything with dark scenes in it a pretty dark room will be needed, which is fine”.

Does Not Support Full HD

The LG PH550G does not support full HD, although keep in mind that most of the other similar spec multimedia projectors that have been on the market for the last year also do not support full HD.

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Does Not Support Wi-Fi

Like most of the other recently released comparable spec projectors, the LG PH550G does not support wi-Fi.

There are a number of other data projectors which also support wi-Fi that you might want to consider including the LG PH550[plb_3420054_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Very Dim Projector Brightness

Across all the 100000:1 contrast ratio data projectors that came out in the last year the projector brightnesss range from 300 ANSI lumens to 8,000 ANSI lumens. With a projector brightness of only 550 ANSI lumens, the LG PH550G has a fairly dim projector brightness compared to most of the other newly released 100000:1 contrast ratio data projectors.

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Very Low RMS Rated Power

At only 2 Watts, the LG PH550G has a fairly low RMS rated power compared to most of the other latest 100000:1 contrast ratio data projectors. The lowest RMS rated power of 100000:1 contrast ratio data projectors that were launched around the same time as the PH550G is 2W, the highest is 26W, and the average RMS rated power is 10W.

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Only One VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity

The LG PH550G is a one VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity multimedia projector. Most of the other similar spec multimedia projectors that have been available for around the same time as the PH550G have between one and two VGA (D-Sub) ports quantitys.

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Only One HDMI Ports Quantity

Most 100000:1 contrast ratio data projectors that were released in the last year have between one and two HDMI ports quantitys, including the LG PH550G which has one HDMI ports quantity.

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2 Other reasons to consider the LG PH550G

Released Eleven Months Ago

This LG multimedia projector has been on the market for eleven months.

720p (1280x720) Projector Native Resolution

The highest resolution of the LG PH550G is 720p (1280x720). That's 17% more resolution than the most frequently found projector native resolution of XGA (1024x768).

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Specification

Projector
Contrast Ratio (typical)
Projector Native Resolution
Projector Brightness
Supported Aspect Ratios
Screen Size Compatibility
Native Aspect Ratio
Projection Technology
Lamps
Lamp Type
Service Life of Lamp
Video
3D
Full HD
3D-Ready
HD-Ready
Ports & Interfaces
DVI Port
Audio (L,R) Out
Composite Video in
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
HDMI Ports Quantity
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
Networking
Wi-Fi
Bluetooth
Ethernet LAN
Multimedia
Built-In Speaker(s)
RMS Rated Power
Number of Built-In Speakers
Design
Ceiling Mountable
Form Factor
Colour of Product
LED Indicators
Product Type
Display
Built-In Display
Power
Power Source
Power Consumption (standby)
Power Consumption (max)
AC Adapter Frequency
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Input Frequency
AC Input Voltage
Weight & Dimensions
Package Weight
Package Height
Package Depth
Package Width
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Content
Handheld Remote Control

Expert Reviews

(1)
18 September 2016

Após várias horas de utilização do LG Minibeam PH550G, como ecrã de telemóvel, projector de filmes ou videoclips, continua a ser extraordinário o quanto podemos fazer com este dispositivo...

User Reviews

(3)
Reviewed 23 August 2016 by E
(Verified Purchase)

Very happy with purchase. I don't have much experience with projectors but this one for the price I think is great value. I paid 319 on discount on amazon. I am able to get a 70+ inch 720p screen... Read more…

Reviewed 20 July 2016 by S meeks | 11 Comments
(Verified Purchase)

Amazing projector, very impressed with all the things this can do and the size is amazing its so small and very well made. I was unsure about it being 720p and not 1080p but actually the quality... Read more…

Reviewed 28 June 2016 by Amazon Customer | 11 Comments
(Verified Purchase)

I do like this projector a lot - it's not as bright as a big one but then again you wouldn't expect it to be, particularly when running from the battery. You can watch tv type pictures or... Read more…

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Barcodes 08806087635201, 08806087635218
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