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A Top Selling Flatpanel Monitor
The 22M38A is a popular choice of flatpanel monitor.
Some LG 22M38A owners who reviewed it reckoned that it was good value for money. A few weeks ago Decado Reviews wrote in their review of this PC monitor on Amazon “Great for the price” and scored this PC monitor 5 stars. Decado Reviews also said “Good monitor at a great price”.
One LG 22M38A owner thought it was lightweight. Decado Reviews said on Amazon “Slimline and lightweight and comes with the necessary cables”. One customer who reviewed the LG 22M38A considered that it was thin.
Good Product Quality
One LG 22M38A reviewer who purchased this PC monitor reckoned that it was good quality. Amazon Customer wrote in October “Great quality, also very thin” in their review.
We checked 3,264 expert and user reviews for LG PC displays and found that on average LG has good reviews. We also found that LG has good reviews specifically within its medium monitors range.
LED Display Type
This LCD screen has an LED display type, which is the most commonly found display type on comparable spec PC monitors that are a similar age to it.
We compared this flatpanel monitor to all the other LCD screens that have an LED Display and we think cheaper LCD screens such as the Benq GL2250[plb_3623261_price] is also worth considering.
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1920 X 1080 (HD 1080) Graphics Resolution
This flatpanel monitor has a graphics resolution of 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080), which is the most commonly found graphics resolution on new medium monitors.
Has One Cable Included
The number of cables included found on the LG 22M38A is more than most PC monitors that have been around for a comparable time to it. This flatpanel monitor has an AC cable included, which is the most frequently found cable included found on medium monitors that were launched in the last year.
The average width of similar spec PC displays that have been on the market for the last year is 590mm, and the widths range from 370mm to 900mm. At only 508.5 millimeters, the LG 22M38A is fairly narrow compared to most of the other newly released comparable spec flatpanel monitors.
If you would consider a flatpanel monitor with a wider width then you might want to look at the LG 20M38A[plb_3311524_price] (463mm).
The heights of LCD screens that came out around the same time as the 22M38A range from 43mm to 3,000mm, and the average height is 370mm. With a height of only 315.7 millimeters, the LG 22M38A is one of the shorter PC displays that have been available for a similar time to the 22M38A amongst medium monitors of this age.
Medium monitors that have been around for around the same time as the 22M38A have weights of between 2.6g and 21kg, and the average weight is 4.7kg. The LG 22M38A is one of the lightest new medium monitors (only 2.1 kilograms) amongst medium monitors of this age.
9 Reasons Against
Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker
The LG 22M38A does not have a built-in speaker. Most of the other PC screens that have been available for a comparable time to the 22M38A do have a built-in speaker.
Not 3D Compatible
The LG 22M38A is not 3D compatible. Most of the other latest medium monitors are also not 3D compatible.
Does Not Have a Built-In Camera
The LG 22M38A does not have a built-in camera. Most of the other medium monitors that were released in the last 12 months also do not have a built-in camera.
Does Not Have an Integrated Card Reader
Like most of the other medium monitors that were released around the same time as the 22M38A, the LG 22M38A does not have an integrated card reader.
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Quite Narrow Vertical Viewing Angle
The LG 22M38A has a very narrow vertical viewing angle (only 65 degrees) compared to most of the other new similar spec flatpanel monitors. The narrowest vertical viewing angle of PC monitors that are a similar age to the 22M38A is 15° and the widest is 180°.
Quite Narrow Horizontal Viewing Angle
The horizontal viewing angles of similar spec LCD screens that have been on the market for the last year range from -5° to 180°, and the average horizontal viewing angle is 170°. When compared to other latest medium monitors that we have assessed the horizontal viewing angle of, the LG 22M38A's horizontal viewing angle of only 90 degrees is one of the narrowest.
Quite Dim Display Brightness
When compared to other medium monitors that have been around for around the same time as the 22M38A that we have checked, the LG 22M38A's display brightness of only 200 candellas per square meter is one of the dimmest. The average display brightness of newly released LCD screens is 280 cd/m², and the display brightness range from 200 cd/m² to 800 cd/m².
Only 1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution
This LCD screen has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most frequently found display resolution on new medium monitors.
Very Small Display Diagonal
At only 54.6 centimeters, the LG 22M38A has a fairly small display diagonal compared to most of the other medium monitors that were launched around the same time as the 22M38A. Across all the medium monitors that are a comparable age to the 22M38A the screen sizes range from 49cm to 690cm.
2 Other reasons to consider the LG 22M38A
Running Costs Are Average
The average running cost of the 22M38A is £39 over 5 years based on typical energy prices and usage levels, which is typical compared to the other 395 similar spec PC screens that came out in the last 12 months.
Released Ten Months Ago
This LG LCD screen was released ten months ago.
1920 x 1080
Dynamic Contrast Ratio
1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
Full HD, HD
Digital Vertical Frequency
56 - 75
Digital Horizontal Frequency
30 - 83
0.248 x 0.248
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Supported Number of Colours Display
16.78 million colours
Ports & Interfaces
VGA (D-Sub) Port
Windows Operating System
Windows 10 Education, Windows 10 Education, Windows 10 Education x64, Windows 10 Enterprise, Windows 10 Enterprise, Windows 10 Enterprise x64, Windows 10 Home, Windows 10 Home, Windows 10 Home x64, Windows 10 Pro, Windows 10 Pro, Windows 10 Pro x64
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Total running cost over 5 years
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Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.19 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 5 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.
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