We've collated all the key information on LG projectors in this handy guide. We've analysed over 21,000 user and expert reviews and 690+ awards from hundreds of different review sites on over 2,600 projectors to impartially compare each projector brand.
LG are recognised for their good selection of mid-range and award winning projectors. Their projectors start at $160 for the PH150 which has a noise level of 25dB, is a projector that has a very high contrast ratio and a projector that has a resolution of 1280 x 720 (720p) and go up to $2,200 for the HU80K 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 2160p (3840x2160). The average price of a new LG projector is $864.
LG are recognised for their good selection of mid-range and award winning projectors.
Is LG the Best Projector Brand?
So are LG 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.
LG is ranked the No. 9 best projector brand.
Our detailed analysis taking into account all of the above factors found that LG is the 9th best projector brand out there.
Let's look at how LG projectors compare to the other projector brands across each of the key facets that make up the Kagoo Score.
All projector Brands
LG have better reviews than the typical projector brand, with the average rating of a LG projector being 67%. LG also have a number of great features including smart projector which sets them apart from the competition.
There's a smaller selection of LG projectors available compared to other projector brands, with only 15 LG projectors currently on the market in the US. LG projectors also tend to be cheaper than most other projector brands however they are still a less popular choice with consumers.
When it comes to energy efficiency the average annual running cost of LG projector is $16 (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
Price Distribution of All Projectors
No. Of Projectors
Average Price $864
Price Distribution of LG Projectors
What Do the LG Projector Reviews Say?
We've added up all the reviews for every LG projector to work out the average distribution of reviews for LG and then compared this to the other projector brands.
LG has a higher proportion of 4 and 5 star expert reviews for its projectors than most other brands. However the proportion of 4 and 5 star user reviews are actually lower.
Over 86% of expert reviews and 85% of user reviews for LG 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 LG 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 LG Projectors Received?
After checking thousands of expert review websites we found 25 industry awards for LG projectors. The table below compares the number of awards received by LG 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 LG projectors. over 60 of these reviews mention reliability of which 97% were positive. Therefore the vast majority of LG projector owners and reviewers thought the product was reliable.
97% of reviewers think LG projectors are reliable.
So, most people think that LG projectors are good quality. Now let's take a look at some of the reviews for LG projectors that mention reliability:
would distort even on lowish volume why there is an option to use it as a Bluetooth speaker I have not idea the built in speaker on a phone is better
For a more robust connection
built in apps like a web browser
s built in tv tuner will make you trash your cable
Has built in mitacast so if you have an android phone or tab just go to inputs on yhe projector
eventually got side tracked by the technology not being quite up to scratch just yet
The only negative is the wireless screen share is not reliable
Features to Look Out For On LG Projectors
There's a number of great features to look out for on the latest range of LG projectors that set them apart from the competition. These include smart projector.
If you're looking for a high end LG projector then the LG HU80KA takes some beating. It has a Kagoo Score of 81, but is a bit more expensive at $2,067.49.
Features We Love:
3840 x 2160 (4K) resolution
Very high contrast ratio (150000:1)
Quieter than average noise level (28dB)
Long service life of lamp (20,000h)
A staggeringly economical to run and fully featured very high contrast ratio projector, with one of the quietest noise levels around and a good price. It has a built-in speaker, a handheld remote control and a Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL) and supports full HD. Our review analysis indicates that this projector has good picture quality, outstanding sound quality and it's very easy to setup.
Value for Money
$53 Over 5 Years
The cheapest price that we could find for the HU80KA in the US is $2,067.49 and in total we found 5 prices for it.
At only $379 and with a Kagoo Score of 87 the LG PH550 makes a great budget choice.
Features We Love:
Quieter than average noise level (24dB)
Very high contrast ratio (100000:1)
Very long service life of lamp (30,000h)
A fully featured and good value for money 720p very high contrast ratio projector. It has a built-in speaker, a handheld remote control and a Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL) and supports 3D. Multiple reviews mentioned that this projector has very good picture quality, good sound quality and it's very easy to carry around.
Value for Money
The cheapest price that we could find for the PH550 in the US is $379.00 and in total we found 10 prices for it.