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LG 20M37
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LG 20M37 PC Monitor

19.5" 5000000:1 LED 463mm Jan 2015
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With an LG monitor, you ll enjoy cutting-edge display technology with rich colors and ultra-fast response times, as well as slim designs that can easily fit into even the tightest of spaces. More
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13 Reasons For

User Reviews Are Good

20M37 owners on average rated this flatpanel monitor 83 out of 100.

Reasonably Priced

A few LG 20M37 owners mentioned that the product was good value for money. This year Amazon Customer wrote “Amazing value”. Angela B. wrote in her review of this PC monitor also this year “Lovely monitor, not bad for the price” . Curtis Lockwood wrote in his review of the LG 20M37 in October “Still plugs into pc just fine I would recommend if looking for a well priced well made desktop monitor” and scored it 80 out of 100.

Good Product Quality

A number of customers reckoned that this PC monitor was good quality. Dr62 mentioned “Excellent quality screen - simple VGA connection - high quality resolution” in their review of this PC monitor and scored the product very highly. Eric said in his review of the LG 20M37 this month “Is a high quality item”. In the same month Kiliman said on Amazon “For £70 it does a job and picture quality is just ok” in their review of the LG 20M37 but despite that they scored the product 3 stars.

Easy to Use

A few customers who bought the LG 20M37 agreed that it was easy to setup. In October this year Deb mentioned in her LG 20M37 review on Amazon “Easy unpack protected well for delivery, easy to set up, had it up” and gave it a rating of 5 stars. G. Spadaro-Dutturi mentioned in their review of the LG 20M37 on Amazon a few weeks ago “Clear picture-easy to set up and light in weight”.

One LG 20M37 owner who bought this PC monitor concluded that it was easy to use. This month Nats wrote on Amazon “Excellent to use as a second screen to attach to your laptop” in their review of this PC monitor. One person who reviewed it mentioned that it was easy to use the menus. Matt scored the product very highly and he said on Amazon “Nice menu features, easy to use”.

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Good Size

One LG 20M37 reviewer considered that it was thin. In October last year Matt said “Slim also so it fits into tighter spaces (like the tightly packed / cramped corner of my desk) without worrying about the rearward construction of the screen's housing” in his review of the LG 20M37.

One LG 20M37 owner said that it was compact.

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Good Picture Quality

One customer concluded that the LG 20M37 had clear images. Matt mentioned “It has an excellent image clarity” in his review. One LG 20M37 reviewer who purchased the product thought it had good picture quality.

Robust

One LG 20M37 reviewer said in their reviews that this PC monitor was well made.

Good Technical Features

One person who bought the product thought it had good features.

Good Brand

Small monitors built by LG have good reviews on average compared to other brands. We also checked the reviews for all LCD screens (not just small monitors) and found that LG also has good reviews across its entire range.

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LED Display Type

This flatpanel monitor has an LED display type, which is the most frequently found display type on small monitors that were released more than a year ago.

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1600 X 900 Graphics Resolution

The highest resolution of the LG 20M37 is 1600 x 900. That's 13% more resolution than the most frequently found graphics resolution of 1280 x 1024 (SXGA). Across all small monitors that came out more than a year ago the resolution ranges from 720 x 400 (worst) to 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080) (best).

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Short

With a height of only 286 millimeters, the LG 20M37 is fairly short compared to most of the other comparable spec PC screens that are a similar age to the 20M37. The shortest LCD screen of this spec and age is 210mm tall, the tallest is 500mm, and the average height is 320mm.

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Light

With a weight of only 2 kilograms, the LG 20M37 is one of the lighter small monitors that were launched more than a year ago amongst flatpanel monitors of this age. Across all the PC screens that have been on the market for a similar time to the 20M37 the weights range from 800g to 5.8kg.

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9 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker

Like most of the other LCD screens that are a similar age to the 20M37, the LG 20M37 does not have a built-in speaker.

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Not 3D Compatible

The LG 20M37 is not 3D compatible, although it is worth noting that most of the other small monitors that were released around the same time as the 20M37 are also not 3D compatible.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The LG 20M37 does not have a built-in camera. Most of the other small monitors that have been around for around the same time as the 20M37 also do not have a built-in camera.

Other LCD screens which also have a built-in camera that you might also want to look at include the Philips 200V4QSBR[plb_3175362_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Have an Integrated Card Reader

Most small monitors that came out more than a year ago do not have an integrated card reader. The LG 20M37 is no exception to this as it too does not have an integrated card reader.

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Very Narrow Vertical Viewing Angle

Across all the small monitors that came out more than a year ago the vertical viewing angles range from 50° to 180°. With a vertical viewing angle of only 65 degrees, the LG 20M37 has one of the narrower vertical viewing angles amongst small monitors of this age.

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Very Narrow Horizontal Viewing Angle

With a horizontal viewing angle of only 90 degrees, the LG 20M37 has one of the narrower horizontal viewing angles amongst small monitors of this age. Small monitors that have been available for around the same time as the 20M37 have horizontal viewing angles of between 90° and 180°, and the average horizontal viewing angle is 150°.

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Very Dim Display Brightness

Small monitors that came out around the same time as the 20M37 have display brightness of between 200 cd/m² and 350 cd/m², and the average display brightness is 240 cd/m². The LG 20M37 has a quite dim display brightness (only 200 candellas per square meter) compared to most of the other small monitors that have been around for a comparable time to the 20M37.

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Only Has One Cable Included

The number of cables included found on the LG 20M37 is more than most flatpanel monitors that have been around for around the same time as it. This flatpanel monitor has a VGA cable included, which is the most frequently found cable included found on flatpanel monitors of a similar age and spec to the 20M37.

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Very High Power Consumption When in PowerSave Mode

With a power consumption when in PowerSave mode of 16 Watts, the LG 20M37 has a very high power consumption when in PowerSave mode compared to most of the other PC displays of a comparable age and spec to the 20M37. The average power consumption when in PowerSave mode of similar spec PC monitors that are a comparable age to the 20M37 is 6.2W.

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3 Other reasons to consider the LG 20M37

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was over two years ago when this PC display was released.

Running Costs Are Average

The average running cost of the 20M37 is £34 over 5 years based on typical usage levels and energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 61 flatpanel monitors of a similar spec and age.

Average Width

At 463 millimeters, the LG 20M37 has a relatively typical width compared to most of the other small monitors that have been available for more than a year.

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Specification

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User Reviews

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Reviewed 13 August 2016 by Angela B.
(Verified Purchase)

Lovely monitor, not bad for the price...

Reviewed 1 June 2016 by Curtis lockwood
(Verified Purchase)

Good screen display and is very suitable for any pc doesn't work for HDMI but still plugs into pc just fine I would recommend if looking for a well priced well made desktop monitor...

Reviewed 30 May 2016 by D A Kinross
(Verified Purchase)

Not UK electrical connections...

Reviewed 17 May 2016 by Kwak 750
(Verified Purchase)

Picture quality just okay, not as sharp as my other LG monitor.

Reviewed 10 April 2016 by Heddon
(Verified Purchase)

Can't set it up for my computer.

Reviewed 20 March 2016 by VigilantBea
(Verified Purchase)

Needed a second screen for when I work from home and I am glad I invested in this. Works great for having a second screen.

Reviewed 5 March 2016 by Michelle H
(Verified Purchase)

I was looking for a budget solution to use as a bedside monitor with an older PC admittedly, so to some extent, I should have remembered, you only get what you pay for... That said, I expected... Read more…

Reviewed 29 February 2016 by Stoney Southport
(Verified Purchase)

The first monitor which arrived had a problem, but Amazon collected it the next day and within an hour a replacement arrived. Excellent service. This one is great and just as expected. Had it now... Read more…

Reviewed 21 February 2016 by Eric
(Verified Purchase)

Saw an LG monitor for under £80 and knew I had to buy it. I have an LG 50" tv which is great and my faith in the brand is well justified. This screen size is perfect not big but very clear, you... Read more…

(Verified Purchase)

For £70 it does a job and picture quality is just ok. If you want to watch youtube or a movie you need to be looking directly at the screen. Any standing up or moving to the side will result in... Read more…

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Electricity cost when switched on £32.05
Electricity cost when on standby £1.83
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Total running cost over 5 years £33.88
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Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.17 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 5 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers lg code, lg 20m37, lg 20m37d, lg 20m37db, asrockasusantecarcticb 20m37, asrockasusantecarcticb 20m37a
Barcodes 05054629095195, 08806087134315, 08806087134322, 08806087150964

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