The LG PH30N is a tiny, somewhat weird, portable projector. You could hold it in your hand and nearly put it in your pocket. That tiny size lets you create images in places where other projectors don’t fit — a second “screen” on your desk, a TV show on the ceiling, YouTube recipe videos in the kitchen. There’s even an internal battery. What it doesn’t have, unlike some portable PJ competitors, is internal apps. Instead, you need to connect a streaming stick or run HDMI from somewhere.
- Absolutely tiny
- 720p resolution
- Built-in battery
- Not very bright
- Power brick is nearly half the size of the projector.
The PH30N ends up being a rather odd product that’s tough for me to wholeheartedly recommend. It doesn’t perform well enough to outshine the better portable projectors like the Anker Nebular Mars II Pro or ViewSonic M2, nor is it as easy to use. Overall it’s not bad and I liked it better overall than the (slightly cheaper, waaaay cuter) BenQ GV1, but in both cases my advice is to spend a little more for a much better projector. If your budget has a hard cap or you just