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LG PW800

alaTest has collected and analyzed 42 reviews of LG PW800. The average rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average rating of 4.2/5 for other Projectors for all reviews. People are impressed by the design and price. The usability and size are also appreciated, but there are some less positive comments about the noise.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Projectors the LG PW800 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 89/100 = Very good quality.

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Expert review by: EZ Bardeguez (techradar.com)

LG PW800 review

 

Light as a feather, pretty as a peach

3D-ready ; Stellar picture quality ; Small and light-weight

Screen sharing on Android only ; Manual focus ; No zoom

The LG PW800 is the perfect projector for traveling salespeople, teachers and anyone who wants to watch movies at a modest volume in a small room. It's tiny, attractive and powerful – and you can't beat the price. There are a few minor flaws, but...

Jul, 2015

Consumer review by: Shane L. (newegg.com)

Great product, except...

 

I wouldn't recommend buying it unless it was much cheaper & from some place with better support & return policies.

Excellent image quality even when it's not really dark in the room. Lots of connection options, can use USB drives, HDMI, A/V IN, & RGB to hook connect lots of different devices. Compact & light

I bought this to project art subjects on canvas to help when transferring outlines of subjects to paint. I discovered after, that still images from a USB source will only display for about 5 mins before idle timeout switches the projector to stand by...

Mar, 2016

Consumer review by: tuney (newegg.com)

pleasantly surprised

 

-catalyst control center (amd graphics) made the projector the default device as soon as i plugged the hdmi cable in so i had to fumble a little to get mirror images or extend desktop. -default sound device became the projector but that was easy to...

small and light weight ; crisp/bright picture with easy focus ; surprisingly good sounding speakers ; tv tuner that works really well (watching the capitals/islanders playoff series as i type this) ; usb connection implementation is great, just plugged...

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Apr, 2015

Consumer review by: dale o. (newegg.com)

pleasantly surprised

 

-catalyst control center (amd graphics) made the projector the default device as soon as i plugged the hdmi cable in so i had to fumble a little to get mirror images or extend desktop. -default sound device became the projector but that was easy to...

-small and light weight. -crisp/bright picture with easy focus. -surprisingly good sounding speakers. -tv tuner that works really well (watching the capitals/islanders playoff series as i type this). -usb connection implementation is great, just...

none

Apr, 2015

Consumer review by: william b. (newegg.com)

The greatest piece of tech i ever reviewed

 

For the price ,This LG PW800 is the greatest audio/video Tv experience that you can get.It.s built in tv tuner will make you trash your cable ,it is that good and offers a picture unparrelled,bright and beautiful.I feel it is a incredible .life...

Pros are endless.Picture is HD via any of the multi-interfaces the PW800 offers. great image quality , lots of settings, able to change the resolution or flip the image works perfect with the mhl adapter crisp image speakers are weak but Stereo ,just...

fans loud ,it may run hot but the unit is so small and portable this is hardly a con. no lens cap on a superstar movie machine is a con

Apr, 2015

Consumer review by: billkaren3 (newegg.com)

The greatest piece of tech i ever reviewed

 

For the price ,This LG PW800 is the greatest audio/video Tv experience that you can get.It.s built in tv tuner will make you trash your cable ,it is that good and offers a picture unparrelled,bright and beautiful.I feel it is a incredible .life...

Pros are endless.Picture is HD via any of the multi-interfaces the PW800 offers ; great image quality , lots of settings, able to change the resolution or flip the image ; works perfect with the mhl adapter crisp image speakers are weak but Stereo...

fans loud ,it may run hot but the unit is so small and portable this is hardly a con ; no lens cap on a superstar movie machine is a con

Apr, 2015

Consumer review by: Dee X (newegg.com)

Excellent

 

Other than the no lens cover the projector was straight forward to setup. Menus are easy to navigate and configure. Out of the box the colors were really on point alright and I didn't bother to make much adjustment. For first timers, turning up...

I've used this every weekend after receiving it. I've used it with my computer, blu ray player, xbox one.... EVERYTHING ; Resolution on the projector may seem like a low resolution but this thing will blow your mind away. The focusing ring is easy to...

One concern ; No lens cover? What was LG thinking when shipping out these units? It's a $599 projector but lacks a lens cover....? I dug around the small box to find documentation, a pretty big power brick but no lens cover. This alone was worth an egg...

Apr, 2015

Consumer review by: Viengxay X. (newegg.com)

Excellent

 

Other than the no lens cover the projector was straight forward to setup. Menus are easy to navigate and configure. Out of the box the colors were really on point alright and I didn't bother to make much adjustment. For first timers, turning up...

I've used this every weekend after receiving it. I've used it with my computer, blu ray player, xbox one.... EVERYTHING! Resolution on the projector may seem like a low resolution but this thing will blow your mind away. The focusing ring is easy to...

One concern.. No lens cover? What was LG thinking when shipping out these units? It's a $599 projector but lacks a lens cover....? I dug around the small box to find documentation, a pretty big power brick but no lens cover. This alone was worth an egg...

Apr, 2015

Consumer review by: Danny v. (newegg.com)

Excellent

 

Other than the no lens cover the projector was straight forward to setup. Menus are easy to navigate and configure. Out of the box the colors were really on point alright and I didn't bother to make much adjustment. For first timers, turning up...

I've used this every weekend after receiving it. I've used it with my computer, blu ray player, xbox one.... EVERYTHING! Resolution on the projector may seem like a low resolution but this thing will blow your mind away. The focusing ring is easy to...

One concern.. No lens cover? What was LG thinking when shipping out these units? It's a $599 projector but lacks a lens cover....? I dug around the small box to find documentation, a pretty big power brick but no lens cover. This alone was worth an egg...

Apr, 2015

Consumer review by: Pakou C. (newegg.com)

Excellent

 

Other than the no lens cover the projector was straight forward to setup. Menus are easy to navigate and configure. Out of the box the colors were really on point alright and I didn't bother to make much adjustment. For first timers, turning up...

I've used this every weekend after receiving it. I've used it with my computer, blu ray player, xbox one.... EVERYTHING! Resolution on the projector may seem like a low resolution but this thing will blow your mind away. The focusing ring is easy to...

One concern.. No lens cover? What was LG thinking when shipping out these units? It's a $599 projector but lacks a lens cover....? I dug around the small box to find documentation, a pretty big power brick but no lens cover. This alone was worth an egg...

Apr, 2015

Product Specifications

Design

Colour of product:White
Form factor:Portable
Product Type:Portable projector

Lamps

Lamp Type:LED
Service life of lamp:30000

Multimedia

Built-in speaker(s): Yes
Number of built-in speakers:2
RMS rated power:2
TV tuner integrated: Yes

Networking

Ethernet LAN: No

Packaging Content

Handheld remote control: Yes

Ports & interfaces

Audio (L,R) out:1
Composite Video In:1
DVI port: No
HDMI ports quantity:1
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1

Power

AC adapter frequency:50/60
AC input frequency:50 - 60
Power Consumption (Standby):0.5
Power consumption (typical):65
Power Source:AC

Projector

Contrast ratio (dynamic):100000:1
Native Aspect Ratio:16:9
Projection Technology:DLP
Projector brightness:800
Projector native resolution:WXGA (1280x800)
Screen size compatibility:635 - 2540
Supported aspect ratios:4:3, 16:9

Video

3D: Yes
Full HD: No

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:14
Height :5.08
Package depth:17
Package height:19.1
Package weight:1.81
Package width:25.9
Weight:589.7
Width:14