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13 Reasons For
Several LG 22MB65 owners who purchased this PC monitors mentioned that it was a bargain for the price. John Walker said on Amazon “Wanted a cheap monitor to go with my Mac book Pro as waiting on a new Thunderbolt monitor to come out”. John Walker also wrote “Highly recommend if want a cheap alternative that is useable”. Rich wrote “Cheap compared to alternatives”.
Two people who bought this PC monitors agreed that it was good value for money. John Walker said on Amazon “Reasonable/good monitor for price” and scored the product 80 out of 100. John Walker also said “The type sharpness is passable for the price”.
Running Costs Are Very Low
The 22MB65 is one of the most economic to run PC screens of a similar type and age that we have looked at for 5 year running costs. Based on typical usage levels and energy prices, we estimate the 5 year running cost of the 22MB65 is only £31.
User Reviews Are Good
On average, based on 6 user reviews the average user rating of this flatpanel monitor is 80 out of 100.
One customer reckoned that the LG 22MB65 was neat. Two years ago Rich mentioned on Amazon “Cable tidy bracket that comes with it is very cheap” in his LG 22MB65 review.
One person considered that this PC monitors was good looking. Two years ago John Walker mentioned on Amazon “I'm a designer so was really surprised how good this monitor is for £200! The colours are pretty good for a second monitor”.
Good Picture Quality
One LG 22MB65 reviewer who reviewed it reckoned that it had good picture quality. Rich mentioned in his LG 22MB65 review on Amazon “Good image quality/brightness” and gave the product a score of 80 out of 100. One person who reviewed it said that it had a sharp image.
Good Environmental Credentials
A number of LG 22MB65 owners wrote in their reviews that this PC monitors was good in terms of power usage. Rich said in his review of the LG 22MB65 on Amazon “All minor nit-picking points)Default mode is energy saving which adjusts brightness depending on what you're viewing - it's quite annoying”.
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Good Product Quality
One person who purchased it reckoned that it was good quality. Rich mentioned in his review on Amazon “Good image quality/brightness”.
One LG 22MB65 reviewer who purchased it concluded that it was well made. Rich said in his review of this PC monitors on Amazon “Built in speakers” and scored it 80 out of 100.
LG PC Displays Have Good Reviews
LG medium monitors have good reviews on average and across all LCD screens LG is one of the better rated brands.
LED Display Type
This flatpanel monitor has an LED display type, which is typical of many medium monitors that have been available for more than two years.
We compared all the other flatpanel monitors that have an LED Display to this flatpanel monitor and we think the Benq GW2320 (£96.37) which is cheaper; or the Benq EW2440 (£124.98) which has a better Rating are also worth considering.
Has a Built-In Speaker
The LG 22MB65 has a built-in speaker. Most of the other medium monitors that have been on the market for around the same time as the 22MB65 also have a built-in speaker.
There are a number of other PC displays with a built-in speaker currently available which you might also want to look at including the iiyama XU2390HS (£129.53) which has a better Rating.
We compared this PC display to all the other PC displays with a built-in speaker and we think the Philips 247E4 (£163.24), or the Acer 246HL (£80.99) is also worth considering.
Very Low Power Consumption When in PowerSave Mode
With a power consumption when in PowerSave mode of only 0.3 Watts, the LG 22MB65 has a fairly low power consumption when in PowerSave mode compared to most of the other medium monitors that are a similar age to the 22MB65. The lowest power consumption when in PowerSave mode of medium monitors that are a comparable age to the 22MB65 is 0.14W, the highest is 80W, and the average power consumption when in PowerSave mode is 6.4W.
Across all the flatpanel monitors of a similar age and spec to the 22MB65 the widths range from 220mm to 5,200mm. With a width of only 505.46 millimeters, the LG 22MB65 is quite narrow compared to most of the other medium monitors that have been around for a comparable time to the 22MB65.
If you are not worried about having a wider width then you might want to look at the Edge10 ET220a (505mm) which is also cheaper.
14 Reasons Against
Not Good in Terms of Size
One person thought this PC monitors was not good physically. Rich said on Amazon “No physical indication there are built in speakers - i.e a small grille like some monitors have - so some users don't realise their monitor has speakers” in his review of the LG 22MB65.
Only One USB Type-A Downstream Port
The LG 22MB65 is a one USB Type-A downstream port PC monitor.
Not 3D Compatible
Like most of the other medium monitors that have been available for around the same time as the 22MB65, the LG 22MB65 is not 3D compatible.
If you are looking for an LCD screen that is 3D compatible then you might also want to consider the Edge10 ES240d Slim (£113.93); or the AOC i2367 (£134.23), or the HP LP2065 (£110.40).
Does Not Have a Built-In Camera
Like most of the other PC monitors of a comparable age and spec to the 22MB65, the LG 22MB65 does not have a built-in camera.
There are a number of other PC screens which also have a built-in camera that you might want to look at including the Lenovo L2251 (£133.92), or the HP EliteDisplay E221 (£335.08).
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Does Not Have an Integrated Card Reader
The LG 22MB65 does not have an integrated card reader. Most of the other PC monitors of this age and type also do not have an integrated card reader.
Only 1680 X 1050 Pixels Display Resolution
The most display resolution of the LG 22MB65 is 1680 x 1050 pixels. That's 15% less display resolution than the most frequently found display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. LCD screens that were launched around the same time as the 22MB65 display resolutions range from 1366 x 768 pixels (worst) to 2560 x 1600 pixels (best).
If you want an LCD screen with a more display resolution then you might want to consider the DELL 2007FP (1600 x 1200), or the HP LP2065 (£110.40) (1600 x 1200) which also has a higher rating.
Only HD HD Type
This PC monitor has a Full HD HD type, which is the most frequently found HD type on medium monitors that were launched around the same time as it.
Only One USB 2.0 Port
Most PC monitors of this spec and age have between one and five USB 2.0 ports, including the LG 22MB65 which has one USB 2.0 port.
Quite Small Viewable Width
The viewable widths of PC displays of a similar type and age to the 22MB65 range from 1mm to 890mm. The LG 22MB65 has a quite small viewable width (only 473.86 millimeters) compared to most of the other flatpanel monitors of a similar age and spec to the 22MB65.
Very Low RMS Rated Audio Power
The RMS rated audio powers of medium monitors that have been around for around the same time as the 22MB65 range from 0.5W to 49W, and the average RMS rated audio power is 5.1W. With an RMS rated audio power of only 2 Watts, the LG 22MB65 has one of the lower RMS rated audio powers amongst medium monitors of this age.
Quite Small Display Diagonal
With a display diagonal of only 55.88 centimeters, the LG 22MB65 has one of the smaller screen sizes amongst flatpanel monitors of this age. Across all the medium monitors that have been available for around the same time as the 22MB65 the screen sizes range from 28cm to 770cm, and the average display diagonal is 63cm.
Only 1000:1 Typical Contrast Ratio
This PC monitor has a 1000:1 typical contrast ratio, which is the most frequently found typical contrast ratio on PC displays of this type and age.
Quite Narrow Horizontal Viewing Angle
At only 170 degrees, the LG 22MB65 has a fairly narrow horizontal viewing angle compared to most of the other PC displays of a similar type and age to the 22MB65. The horizontal viewing angles of medium monitors that were released more than two years ago range from 60° to 180°.
Quite Small Color Gamut
At only 72 percent, the LG 22MB65 has a quite small color gamut compared to most of the other PC displays of a similar age and type to the 22MB65. Medium monitors that were released more than two years ago have color gamuts of between 62% and 110%, and the average color gamut is 81%.
2 Other reasons to consider the LG 22MB65
Released Over Two Years Ago
This PC screen has been on the market for over two years.
5000000:1 Dynamic Contrast Ratio
The LG 22MB65 has a maximum contrast ratio of 5000000:1. That's 75% less contrast ratio than a 20000000:1 LCD screen, which is the most frequently found contrast ratio.
There are a number of other PC monitors that have a 5000000:1 dynamic contrast ratio currently available which you might want to consider including the iiyama B2483HS (£134.64) which is cheaper.
If the contrast ratio of this PC display is too low for you then you might also want to look at the DELL S2240 (£209.97) (8000000:1 and higher rated); or the LG 24EN33 (£129.70) (10000000:1 and cheaper).
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