Philips PPX2480/CN
Philips PPX2480/CN
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Philips PPX2480/CN Value for Money Recommended
A multi award winning and fully featured 1000:1 WVGA (854x480) data projector
1000:1 WVGA (854x480) No 80 ANSI Lumens Aug 2012
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Philips PPX2480/CN Review

With excellent reviews but mediocre features, we have ranked the Philips PPX2480/CN number 537 across all projectors.
7 Reviews + 2 Awards
Not Currently for Sale
Good Features
4 Years Old
Overall Score

Why Has it Scored 37?

It has ok expert reviews with an average expert rating of 64%. This projector has received two awards including a "Value for Money" from and a "Recommended" from Sony projectors have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer projectors with better features are available. However this Philips projector has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest data projectors 2017.
The PPX2480/CN has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Has a card reader integrated
Does not support full HD
Quite dim projector brightness

Philips PPX2480/CN In-Depth Analysis


Two Industry Awards

Two expert review sites both thought that this multimedia projector was very good. The author at review site gave this projector a "Value for Money" award and concluded that it was good value for money and it received a "Recommended" award from review website, confirming their endorsement.

Poor Expert Reviews

Based on seven expert reviews from sites including What Digital Camera, Digital Versus, and this data projector has an average expert rating of 64 out of 100. The projector expert review sites don't rate this projector very highly.

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Philips Only Has Unexceptional Reviews for Its Projectors

Based on 219 owner and expert reviews (including 41 verified purchases), Philips has unexceptional ratings for its data projectors. Philips also has unexceptional ratings specifically within its projectors range compared to other manufacturers. 88% of those that bought a Philips projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Does Not Support Full HD

Like most of the other projectors, the Philips PPX2480/BR does not support full HD.

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The PPX2480/BR is HD-Ready, as are most of the other data projectors.

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Has a Card Reader Integrated

The PPX2480/BR has a card reader integrated, unlike most of the other projectors which do not have a card reader integrated.

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Has a Carrying Case

The Philips PPX2480/BR has a carrying case. Most of the other projectors also have a carrying case.

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WVGA (854x480) Resolution

The highest resolution of the PPX2480/BR is WVGA (854x480). That's 83% more resolution than the most frequently found projector native resolution of 280 x 800.

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Quite Dim Projector Brightness

At only 80 ANSI lumens, the PPX2480/BR has a very dim projector brightness compared to most of the other projectors. The average projector brightness of projectors is 3,700 ANSI lumens, and the projector brightnesses range from 12 ANSI lumens to 85,000 ANSI lumens.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The PPX2480/BR has a built-in speaker(s), as do most of the other projectors.

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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 that we have assessed, the PPX2480/BR's service life of lamp of 30,000 hours is one of the longest. Projectors have service life of lamps of between 20h and 40,000h.

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Supports AVI, FLV and 11 More Video Formats Supported

The PPX2480/BR has a greater number of supported video formats than most projectors. This Philips projector supports an MPEG video formats supported, which is the most frequently supported video formats supported supported by projectors. The video formats supported "MP4", "AVI", "FLV", "MOV", "MPEG4", "H.263", "H.264", "MKV", "M2TS", "TS", "M2T" and "SWF" are also supported by this projector.

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Released Over Four Years Ago

This data projector was released in March 2013.

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

ppx2480br, ppx2480cn


03425160319071, 06940971301215

Philips PPX2480/CN Review Sources

To prepare this Philips PPX2480/CN review we compared this projector to 100 other models. For each projector that we compared, we collated thousands of pieces of information including technical specs, reviews, and prices. In total we analysed 331,190 product attributes, 16,152 projector reviews and 2,333,000 historical projector prices from 169 projector retailers. We then picked out the standout features of this projector compared to the other models as well as any areas where this projector is lacking.