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 670+ 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 $170 for the PPX2330 which has a noise level of 25dB, 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 $317.
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. 15 best projector brand.
Our detailed analysis taking into account all of the above factors found that Philips is the 15th best projector brand out there.
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.
All projector Brands
At an average purchase price of $317, 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 52%.
There's a smaller selection of Philips projectors available compared to other projector brands, with only 4 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 $1,080
Price Distribution of All Projectors
No. Of Projectors
Average Price $317
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 has a lower proportion of 4 and 5 star expert and user reviews for its projectors than most other projector brands.
Over 13% 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.
Looking at just the expert reviews, 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.
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 given to Philips to other popular projector brands. The largest number of awards provided by each review source is highlighted in green.
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:
with built in WiFi it can stream online content which is really handy
A great mid range choice, priced at $500 is the Philips PPX4935, which has a Kagoo Score of 74.
Features We Love:
Quieter than average noise level (28dB)
Very high contrast ratio (100000:1)
Handheld remote control
Card reader integrated
A classic and good spec 720p very high contrast ratio projector, with an astoundingly quiet 28dB noise level and a low price. It has a built-in speaker, a handheld remote control and a card reader integrated and supports Wi-Fi. Purchasers report that it has good picture quality, it's easy to carry around and use.
Value for Money
Multiple reviews mentioned 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.