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Should You Buy a Philips Projector?

Matthew
Updated 03 November 2020
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should you buy a Philips Projector?

Philips is well known for its TVs, irons, PC monitors and fryers.

If you are thinking about buying a Philips projector then our handy guide provides you with all the key info at a glance. Our objective, impartial comparison of projector brands is compiled by analysing over 21,000 user and expert reviews and 640+ awards from hundreds of different review sites on over 2,600 projectors.

Philips are recognised for their good selection of popular projectors and start at $190 for the PPX2340 which has a noise level of ┬ždB, is a projector that has a low contrast ratio and a projector that has a resolution of 640 x 360 (nHD) and go up to $500 for the PPX4935 which has a noise level of 28dB, is a projector that has a very high contrast ratio and a projector that has a resolution of 1280 x 720 (720p). The average price of a new Philips projector is $342.

Philips are recognised for their good selection of popular projectors.

Is Philips the Best Projector Brand?

So are Philips projectors any good? We give every projector a Kagoo Score by analysing its specs, reviews and prices and comparing this to its competitors. By aggregating this data across all projectors we are able to impartially rank all the projector brands.

Philips is ranked the No. 14 best projector brand.

Our detailed analysis taking into account all of the above factors found that Philips is the 14th best projector brand out there.

#1
Japan
95%
95%
3,617 reviews
#2
Japan
94%
94%
487 reviews
#3
Taiwan
93%
93%
4,527 reviews
#4
Taiwan
92%
92%
711 reviews
#5
Taiwan
92%
92%
2,629 reviews
#6
NEC
Japan
91%
91%
68 reviews
#7
Taiwan
85%
85%
856 reviews
#8
85%
85%
177 reviews
#9
United States
85%
85%
191 reviews
#10
LG
South Korea
81%
81%
656 reviews
#11
Taiwan
71%
71%
153 reviews
#12
Anker
71%
71%
58 reviews
#13
Asus
Taiwan
69%
69%
293 reviews
#14
Netherlands
68%
68%
109 reviews
#15
Japan
67%
67%
1 review
#16
63%
63%
26 reviews
#17
Japan
63%
63%
0 reviews
#18
AAXA Technologies
62%
62%
0 reviews
#19
XGIMI
62%
62%
29 reviews
#20
Gigabyte
61%
61%
0 reviews
#21
Pyle
61%
61%
7 reviews
#22
Japan
60%
60%
49 reviews
#23
Kodak
59%
59%
21 reviews
#24
Nebula
59%
59%
9 reviews
#25
Christie
59%
59%
0 reviews
#26
Irulu
58%
58%
5 reviews
#27
56%
56%
0 reviews
#28
56%
56%
0 reviews
#29
DBPower
54%
54%
17 reviews
#30
Elmo
54%
54%
0 reviews
#31
ZTE
54%
54%
2 reviews
#32
Xiaomi
53%
53%
1 review
#33
3M
53%
53%
108 reviews
#34
UO
52%
52%
21 reviews

Let's look at how Philips projectors compare to the other projector brands across each of the key facets that make up the Kagoo Score.

Reviews Value for Money Features Popularity Selection Running Costs
All projector Brands
Philips Projectors

At an average purchase price of $342, Philips projectors tend to be cheaper than most other projector brands. Philips also have better reviews than the typical projector brand, with the average rating of a Philips projector being 51%.

There's a smaller selection of Philips projectors available compared to other projector brands, with only 3 Philips projectors currently on the market in the US. When it comes to energy efficiency the average annual running cost of Philips projector is $12 (based on a person typically using a projector for 5 hours per week), which makes them less efficient than most other projector brands.

No. Of Projectors
Average Price
$1,440
$0 $500 $1,000 $1,500 $2,000 $2,500 $3,000 $3,500 $4,000 $4,500 $20,499
Price Distribution of All Projectors
No. Of Projectors
Average Price
$342
$0 $500 $1,000 $1,500 $2,000 $2,500 $3,000 $3,500 $4,000 $4,500 $17,499
Price Distribution of Philips Projectors

What Do the Philips Projector Reviews Say?

We've added up all the reviews for every Philips projector to work out the average distribution of reviews for Philips and then compared this to the other projector brands.

Philips logo

Expert Reviews

5 stars
0
4 stars
0
3 stars
7
2 stars
0
1 star
0
Philips logo

User Reviews

5 stars
37
4 stars
17
3 stars
11
2 stars
4
1 star
23
Philips has a lower proportion of 4 and 5 star expert and user reviews for its projectors than most other brands.

Over 0% of expert reviews and 59% of user reviews for Philips projectors are 4 stars or higher. This compares to 84% and 88% respectively across all Projector brands.

In the table below we compare the average review score given to Philips projectors by some of the most popular technology review sites against their reviews for other projector brands. The best review score from each review source is highlighted in green.

Average Review Score Benq Optoma Acer Epson Sony Philips
PC Mag logo
71%
40 reviews
71%
20 reviews
68%
17 reviews
78%
38 reviews
80%
1 review
Lydogbilde.no logo
81%
23 reviews
67%
9 reviews
67%
6 reviews
70%
4 reviews
85%
29 reviews
50%
3 reviews
projectorcentral.com logo
93%
19 reviews
94%
19 reviews
87%
12 reviews
96%
14 reviews
95%
7 reviews
Techradar logo
79%
14 reviews
80%
18 reviews
70%
2 reviews
84%
10 reviews
85%
8 reviews
hifitest.de logo
84%
20 reviews
82%
17 reviews
79%
7 reviews
85%
2 reviews
85%
6 reviews
Trusted Reviews logo
78%
15 reviews
78%
15 reviews
77%
9 reviews
87%
3 reviews
91%
9 reviews
avforums.com logo
74%
14 reviews
74%
9 reviews
67%
3 reviews
80%
2 reviews
86%
10 reviews
IT Reviews.com logo
64%
14 reviews
62%
9 reviews
60%
3 reviews
74%
7 reviews
whathifi.com logo
78%
8 reviews
83%
8 reviews
60%
1 review
85%
4 reviews
96%
9 reviews
Expert Reviews logo
72%
10 reviews
92%
5 reviews
67%
6 reviews
84%
5 reviews
95%
4 reviews
benchmark.pl logo
89%
8 reviews
87%
14 reviews
87%
3 reviews
89%
4 reviews
100%
1 review
Les Numeriques.com logo
85%
8 reviews
73%
8 reviews
63%
7 reviews
80%
2 reviews
100%
2 reviews
60%
1 review
01net.com logo
82%
9 reviews
64%
5 reviews
63%
6 reviews
70%
2 reviews
78%
5 reviews
60%
1 review
homecinemachoice.com logo
83%
4 reviews
82%
5 reviews
80%
5 reviews
85%
2 reviews
93%
9 reviews
audiovideohd.fr logo
83%
7 reviews
76%
5 reviews
78%
6 reviews
95%
2 reviews
90%
1 review
altomdata.dk logo
78%
6 reviews
83%
3 reviews
82%
6 reviews
80%
3 reviews
80%
3 reviews
soundandvision.com logo
71%
5 reviews
73%
2 reviews
73%
1 review
77%
4 reviews
83%
9 reviews
audiovision.de logo
72%
7 reviews
76%
4 reviews
72%
5 reviews
89%
5 reviews
CNET.com logo
80%
2 reviews
69%
12 reviews
77%
4 reviews
erenumerique.fr logo
78%
6 reviews
75%
1 review
75%
1 review
80%
1 review
83%
6 reviews
Other Expert Sites
69%
195 reviews
71%
85 reviews
72%
108 reviews
69%
92 reviews
74%
66 reviews
46%
3 reviews
Average
78%
432 reviews
77%
263 reviews
72%
214 reviews
81%
213 reviews
87%
194 reviews
54%
8 reviews

How Many Industry Awards Have Philips Projectors Received?

After checking thousands of expert review websites we found 1 industry award for a Philips projector. The table below compares the number of awards received by Philips to other popular projector brands. The largest number of awards provided by each review source is highlighted in green.

Philips has won 1 award for its projectors.

Compare all award winning projectors

Number of Awards Benq Optoma Acer Epson Sony Philips
projectorreviews.com logo
5
5
2
25
14
projectorcentral.com logo
11
12
6
13
6
avforums.com logo
7
6
2
10
Trusted Reviews logo
5
7
2
3
8
Lydogbilde.no logo
13
2
8
audiovision.de logo
5
4
6
5
homecinemachoice.com logo
3
5
2
2
7
PC Mag logo
2
1
15
Techradar logo
5
6
4
soundandvision.com logo
2
1
1
3
8
Expert Reviews logo
2
4
1
2
4
01net.com logo
5
1
3
1
3
altomdata.dk logo
3
2
5
2
1
benchmark.pl logo
1
8
1
2
ddworld.cz logo
7
4
f1cd.ru logo
10
insideci.co.uk logo
2
7
Les Numeriques.com logo
3
1
1
2
Digital Versus logo
3
1
3
elchapuzasinformatico.com logo
5
Other Expert Sites
35
10
12
31
10
1
Total
130
77
43
105
102
1

How Reliable Are Philips Projectors?

We checked over 21,000 reviews to find comments about the reliability of Philips projectors. 86% of reviews that mention reliability were positive. Therefore the vast majority of Philips projector owners and reviewers thought the product was reliable.

86% of reviewers think Philips projectors are reliable.

So, most people think that Philips projectors are good quality. Now let's take a look at some of the reviews for Philips projectors that mention reliability:

RELIABLE

well made
Amazon
with built in WiFi it can stream online content which is really handy
amazon.co.uk

NOT RELIABLE

Not very well built
Amazon

What is the Best Mid-Range Philips Projector?

Philips PPX4350W

$336.99
e-Global Central US
Philips PPX4350W
Buy Now
Philips PPX4350W
NHD
RESOLUTION
28dB
30,000h
LAMP SERVICE
LIFE
2.2:1
THROW RATIO

A great mid range choice, priced at $336.99 is the Philips PPX4350W, which has a Kagoo Score of 73.

Features We Love:
Quieter than average noise level (28dB)
Built-in speaker
Very long service life of lamp (30,000h)
Card reader integrated
Supports Bluetooth

A good spec and low cost quiet low contrast ratio projector.

79
Features
Good Features
78
Value for Money
Very Good
73
Kagoo Score
Very Good
Philips PicoPix PPX4350 - kieszonkowy projektor - recenzja, test PL
Philips PicoPix PPX4350 - kieszonkowy projektor - recenzja, test PL
Philips PPX4350 Taschenprojektor / Mini Beamer (Unboxing/Test/Review)
Philips PPX4350 Taschenprojektor / Mini Beamer (Unboxing/Test/Review)

The cheapest price that we could find for the PPX4350W in the US is $336.99 but in total we found only 1 price for it.

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What is the Best High End Philips Projector?

Philips PPX4935

$500.00
eBay
Philips PPX4935
Buy Now
Philips PPX4935
720P
RESOLUTION
28dB
350 ANSI Lumens
BRIGHTNESS
1.47:1
THROW RATIO

If you're looking for a high end Philips projector then the Philips PPX4935 takes some beating. It has a Kagoo Score of 75, but is a bit more expensive at $500.

Features We Love:
Quieter than average noise level (28dB)
Very high contrast ratio (100000:1)
Built-in speaker
Handheld remote control
Card reader integrated

A sensationally quiet and classic 720p very high contrast ratio projector, with a low price and a very good spec. It has a built-in speaker, a handheld remote control and a card reader integrated and supports Wi-Fi. Customers report that this projector has good picture quality, it's easy to carry around and use.

87
Reviews
22 Reviews
81
Features
Fully-Featured
74
Value for Money
Good
75
Kagoo Score
Very Good

Purchasers report that Philips PPX4935 has great user reviews but below average expert reviews with an average overall rating of 68%, based on 22 reviews.

The cheapest price that we could find for the PPX4935 in the US is $500.00 but in total we found only 1 price for it.

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$500.00
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In This Guide
Should You Buy a Philips Projector?
Is Philips the Best Projector Brand?
What Do the Philips Projector Reviews Say?
How Many Industry Awards Have Philips Projectors Received?
How Reliable Are Philips Projectors?
What is the Best Mid-Range Philips Projector?
What is the Best High End Philips Projector?

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