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LG PW800 Projector

$599.99
100000:1 WXGA (1280x800) 34dB Mar 2015
Contrast Ratio (typical) Projector Native Resolution 3D Noise Level Release Date $19.23 Electricity cost over 5 years
Average expert reviews
Measured lumens well short of manufacturer claimed value
Poor technical guidance
9 Reviews
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Reviews

Average Expert Reviews

Based on five expert reviews from sites including Techradar, PC Mag, techradar.com/au/ and prad.de this projector has an average expert rating of 78%.

LG Has Good Data Projector Reviews

We checked 179 expert and user reviews (including 24 verified purchases) for LG projectors and found that on average LG has good ratings compared to other brands. We also found that LG has good ratings specifically for its 100000:1 contrast ratio data projectors. 100% of those that bought a LG projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Design

Nice Design

Two people who bought it thought it was well designed. One person wrote in their reviews that it was good looking. B Projecting said in their LG PW800 review “When watching something with sound it gets covered up pretty easily”.

Stellar Picture Quality

Two owners mentioned in their reviews that it was good quality. Pc Mag said “Stellar picture quality”.

Easy to Use the Menus

Two customers said in their reviews that it was easy to use the menus. Bhphotovideo.com mentioned two years ago “Menu navigation” however despite that they scored the product 1 stars. One owner who purchased it reckoned that it was easy to use. Bhphotovideo.com wrote in their LG PW800 review “Ease of Use” however they only rated it 18.8 out of 100.


Smart TV

Good Connectivity

One owner who bought the LG PW800 considered that it was good in terms of connectivity.


Weight & Dimensions

Small and Lightweight

Two owners who purchased it reckoned that it was lightweight. Pc Mag said in their review of the LG PW800 “Small and lightweight” but in spite of that they scored it 1 stars. Two years ago Techradar.com said in their review of the LG PW800 “The LG PW800 ($599.99, £385.24, AU$738.45) is small, lightweight and attractive”.

Two customers who reviewed it concluded that it was compact. Expert website Pcmag.com wrote in their LG PW800 review “The LG Compact Pebble Design Smart Minibeam Projector PW800 offers the usual HDMI”. Pcmag.com also mentioned “The obvious way to think of the LG Compact Pebble Design Smart Minibeam Projector PW800 ($599.99) is as a projector with a built-in TV tuner.” in their review.

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Good Remote Control

One customer who purchased this projector thought it had a good remote control. Two years ago B Projecting wrote “The menu interface and remote is also very nice compared to other projectors I have tried” in their review of the LG PW800.

HD Resolution of 720p (higher Than Many Pico Pocket Projectors

One customer who reviewed the LG PW800 reckoned that it was good at displaying high definition TV. Pc Mag mentioned on PC Mag “HD resolution of 720p (higher than many pico pocket projectors” nonetheless they only gave this projector a score of 1 stars.

Good 3D Picture Quality

One person who reviewed the product thought it had a good 3D picture quality.

Builtin Media Player With Good Support for Displaying Photos, Videos, Playing Audio Files

One owner thought the product had good sound quality. Two years ago Pc Mag wrote “Builtin media player with good support for displaying photos, videos, playing audio files” in their review of this projector.

Good Picture Quality

Two owners who reviewed it said that it had good picture quality.


Multimedia

Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The LG PW800 has a built-in speaker(s). Most of the other 100000:1 contrast ratio data projectors that came out around the same time as this projector also have a built-in speaker(s).

There are a number of other projectors with a built-in speaker(s) currently available that you might also want to consider including because of it's better review score, the PW600 ($379.99), or the PH300 ($399.99) both from LG.

Alternative projectors which also have a built-in speaker(s) that you might want to look at include the LG PW700 ($553.49).

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Has a TV Tuner Integrated

The LG PW800 has a TV tuner integrated, as do most of the other 100000:1 contrast ratio data projectors that have been available for a comparable time to this projector.

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Video

HD-Ready

The LG PW800 is HD-Ready. Most of the other 100000:1 contrast ratio data projectors that were released more than two years ago also are HD-Ready.

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Does Not Support Full HD

The LG PW800 does not support full HD, although keep in mind that most of the other 100000:1 contrast ratio data projectors that have been on the market for around the same time as this projector also do not support full HD.

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Packaging Content

Has a Handheld Remote Control

The LG PW800 has a handheld remote control, as do most of the other comparable spec projectors that have been on the market for around the same time as this projector.

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Support

Poor Technical Guidance

One customer concluded that this projector did not have good technical guidance.


Performance

Quite Loud Noise Level

Across all the projectors that have been around for a similar time to this projector the noise levels range from 25dB to 34dB, and the average noise level is 31dB. With a noise level of 34 decibels, the LG PW800 has a quite loud noise level compared to most of the other projectors of this spec and age.

There are a number of alternative 34dB noise level projectors currently available which you might want to look at including the LG PW600 ($379.99) which has better reviews.

If you would consider a projector with a louder noise level then you might want to look at the LG PH300 ($399.99) (28dB) which also has a higher rating.

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Ports & Interfaces

Does Not Have a DVI Port

The LG PW800 does not have a DVI port. Most of the other data projectors of this type and age also do not have a DVI port.

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Other

Released Over Two Years Ago

This multimedia projector has been on the market since April 2017.


Projector

WXGA (1280x800) Resolution

This projector has a projector native resolution of WXGA (1280x800), which is typical of many projectors of this age and spec.

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Average Projector Brightness

The LG PW800 has a fairly standard projector brightness (800 ANSI lumens) compared to most of the other projectors of a similar age and spec to this multimedia projector.

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Product Identifiers

Barcodes 00719192599239, 04053162879645, 08806087266894

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