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LG 22M38A-B

LG 22M38A-B PC Monitor

21.5" 1920 X 1080 Mega Contrast LED Jan 2016
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9 Reasons For

Low Running Costs

The 22M38A-B has an average running cost of only £31 over 5 years based on average energy prices and usage levels, which makes it one of the more economic to run recently released medium monitors.

LG Has Good Reviews for Its PC Monitors

Based on 3,264 expert and user reviews, LG has good ratings for its PC screens. LG also has good ratings specifically within its medium monitors range.

LED Display Type

This flatpanel monitor has an LED display type, which is typical of many similar spec PC monitors that were released in the last 12 months.

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1920 X 1080 (HD 1080) Graphics Resolution

This LCD screen has a graphics resolution of 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080), which is the most frequently found graphics resolution on medium monitors that are a similar age to it.

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Has Two Cables Included

The 22M38A-B has a greater number of cables included than most PC displays that came out in the last 12 months. This PC monitor has an AC cable included, which is the most frequently found cable included found on medium monitors that have been around for the last year. The cable included "VGA" is also found on this flatpanel monitor.

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Narrow

The 22M38A-B is one of the narrower recently released medium monitors (only 508.5 millimeters) amongst flatpanel monitors of this age. The average width of PC screens that have been around for a comparable time to the 22M38A-B is 590mm, and the widths range from 370mm to 900mm.

If you are not bothered about having a wider width then you might want to consider the 221B6LPCB[pl_3240611_price] (511mm), or the 221S6LCB[pl_3185742_price] (511mm) both from Philips.

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Short

At only 315.7 millimeters, the LG 22M38A-B is quite short compared to most of the other PC screens that have been on the market for the last year. The shortest medium monitor that has been around for a similar time to the 22M38A-B is 43mm tall and the tallest is 3,000mm.

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Very Low Maximum Power Consumption

The 22M38A-B has one of the lower maximum power consumptions (only 23 Watts) amongst medium monitors of this age. Medium monitors that are a similar age to the 22M38A-B have maximum power consumptions of between 17W and 230W.

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Light

The lightest medium monitor that came out around the same time as the 22M38A-B is 2.6g weight and the heaviest is 21kg. When compared to other medium monitors that have been on the market for the last year that we have assessed, the 22M38A-B's weight of only 2.1 kilograms is one of the lightest.

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9 Reasons Against

Only Mega Contrast Dynamic Contrast Ratio

This PC display has a Mega Contrast dynamic contrast ratio, which is typical of many LCD screens that were released around the same time as it.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker

The 22M38A-B does not have a built-in speaker, unlike most of the other latest similar spec LCD screens which have a built-in speaker.

We compared all the other flatpanel monitors which also have a built-in speaker to this PC monitor and we think the Asus MX27[plb_3346408_price] is also worth considering.

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Not 3D Compatible

The 22M38A-B is not 3D compatible. Most of the other latest comparable spec flatpanel monitors are also not 3D compatible.

If you are looking for a flatpanel monitor that is 3D compatible then you might also want to look at the Acer GN276HL[plb_3495354_price], or the Benq Zowie XL2430[plb_3761443_price].

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The 22M38A-B does not have a built-in camera, although it is worth noting that most of the other comparable spec PC displays that have been around for the last year also do not have a built-in camera.

We compared all the other LCD screens which also have a built-in camera to this PC display and we think the Lenovo X1[plb_3755263_price] which also has a higher rating is also worth considering.

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Does Not Have an Integrated Card Reader

Like most of the other LCD screens that have been available for the last year, the LG 22M38A-B does not have an integrated card reader.

There are a number of alternative flatpanel monitors which also have an integrated card reader that you might want to look at including the 2407WFP[pl_3247392_price], or the 2408WFP[pl_3249739_price] both from DELL which also has a higher rating.

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Quite Narrow Vertical Viewing Angle

When compared to other similar spec PC monitors that have been around for the last year that we have assessed, the vertical viewing angle of the 22M38A-B of only 65 degrees is one of the narrowest. Across all the medium monitors that are a similar age to the 22M38A-B the vertical viewing angles range from 15° to 180°, and the average vertical viewing angle is 170°.

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Quite Narrow Horizontal Viewing Angle

When compared to other similar spec PC displays that were released in the last year that we have checked, the 22M38A-B's horizontal viewing angle of only 90 degrees is one of the narrowest. The horizontal viewing angles of newly released similar spec flatpanel monitors range from -5° to 180°.

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Quite Dim Display Brightness

With a display brightness of only 200 candellas per square meter, the LG 22M38A-B has one of the dimmest display brightness amongst medium monitors of this age. Across all the LCD screens that have been available for a similar time to the 22M38A-B the display brightness range from 200 cd/m² to 800 cd/m².

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Only 1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This PC monitor has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most frequently found display resolution on PC displays that have been on the market for a comparable time to it.

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1 Other reason to consider the LG 22M38A-B

Released Eleven Months Ago

It was eleven months ago when this PC screen was released.

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Electricity cost when switched on £28.84
Electricity cost when on standby £1.83
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Total running cost over 5 years £30.67
Running costs for this PC monitor have been estimated based on other similar PC monitors. If you know how much electricity and water the LG 22M38A-Buses then please let us know by entering those figures in the boxes above.
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Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.15 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 4 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

Product Identifiers

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Barcodes 08806087549065, 08806087549072, 08806087596175

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