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18 Reasons For
The 23MP68VQ is one the best selling PC monitor currently available.
Some LG 23MP68VQ owners said in their reviews that the product was good looking. Rahi wrote a few weeks ago “The tiny bezels truly do make my rig look beautiful, especially as they're IPS panels” .
Two people who reviewed the LG 23MP68VQ said that it was smooth. In October Doctor20 scored it very highly and said in their review of the LG 23MP68VQ “I'm sure games will look buttery smooth with Freesync on! I have not t”. Rahi mentioned this year “Ever so smooth, gameplay isn't actually that bad at all after you tweak the settings a bit” in their review of the LG 23MP68VQ.
One person who purchased it concluded that it was neat. In October this year W00t said on Amazon “Very neat design which is slim” in their review of this PC monitor.
A few LG 23MP68VQ reviewers said in their reviews that it was thin. Doctor20 wrote in their review of the LG 23MP68VQ in October this year “I was worried as well) The bezel is very thin on this monitor” and scored this PC monitor 5 stars.
One LG 23MP68VQ owner reckoned that the product was a good size. D. Barrie wrote in October this year “A really nice size for the resolution” and scored it very highly.
Easy to Use
One LG 23MP68VQ owner who reviewed it concluded that it was easy to assemble.
Good Product Quality
One person who bought it reckoned that it was good quality. In October D. Barrie said in their LG 23MP68VQ review “Great quality display”.
One LG 23MP68VQ owner reckoned that this PC monitor was good value for money. This month Rahi said in their review of the LG 23MP68VQ on Amazon “Surprisingly great, regardless of price” and gave it a score of 4 stars.
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One person who reviewed it concluded that it was well made. Rahi said in their review of the LG 23MP68VQ “There's a connector piece for the stand that is built into the monitor”.
Only Released Eight Months Ago
This LCD screen is one of the most recent PC displays to be released.
LG Has Good Flatpanel Monitor Reviews
LG medium monitors have good reviews on average and across all PC displays LG is one of the superior manufacturers.
Very Wide Horizontal Viewing Angle
When compared to other medium monitors that were released in the last year that we have assessed the horizontal viewing angle of, the LG 23MP68VQ's horizontal viewing angle of 178 degrees is one of the widest. PC monitors that have been around for around the same time as the 23MP68VQ have horizontal viewing angles of between -5° and 180°, and the average horizontal viewing angle is 170°.
Very Wide Vertical Viewing Angle
When compared to other latest medium monitors, the vertical viewing angle of the LG 23MP68VQ of 178 degrees is one of the widest. Similar spec PC displays that were released around the same time as the 23MP68VQ have vertical viewing angles of between 15° and 180°.
Two HDMI Ports
The 23MP68VQ is a two HDMI port LCD screen.
Very Low Power Consumption When Off
The LG 23MP68VQ has one of the lower power consumptions when off (only 0.3 Watts) amongst medium monitors of this age. Across all the PC monitors that have been around for around the same time as the 23MP68VQ the power consumptions when off range from 0.005W to 350W, and the average power consumption when off is 2W.
1080p Video Mode
This PC monitor has a 1080p video mode, which is typical of many medium monitors that have been around for the last year.
1920 X 1080 (HD 1080) Graphics Resolution
This PC display has a graphics resolution of 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080), which is the most commonly found graphics resolution on medium monitors that came out in the last year.
With a width of only 523.9 millimeters, the 23MP68VQ is quite narrow compared to most of the other LCD screens that have been around for around the same time as the 23MP68VQ. Across all the medium monitors that are a similar age to the 23MP68VQ the widths range from 370mm to 900mm, and the average width is 590mm.
If you would consider a PC monitor with a wider width then you might want to look at the Philips 221S6LCB[plb_3185742_price] (511mm), or the Acer R231[plb_3387419_price] (531mm).
The 23MP68VQ is fairly short (only 311.7 millimeters) compared to most of the other medium monitors that are a similar age to the 23MP68VQ. The shortest PC screen that is a comparable age to the 23MP68VQ is 43mm tall and the tallest is 3,000mm.
With a weight of only 2.7 kilograms, the LG 23MP68VQ is quite light compared to most of the other similar spec LCD screens that came out around the same time as the 23MP68VQ. The lightest medium monitor that has been available for a similar time to the 23MP68VQ is 2.6g weight and the heaviest is 21kg.
7 Reasons Against
Inferior Picture Quality
One customer said in their reviews that the LG 23MP68VQ did not have good picture quality.
Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker
The LG 23MP68VQ does not have a built-in speaker, unlike most of the other new LCD screens.
We compared all the other PC displays which also have a built-in speaker to this PC display and we think the E2475SWj[pl_3357361_price], or the E2275PWJ[pl_3342091_price] both from AOC or the Acer R241Y[plb_3670274_price] is also worth considering.
Not 3D Compatible
The 23MP68VQ is not 3D compatible, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other recently released medium monitors are also not 3D compatible.
Does Not Have a Built-In Camera
The LG 23MP68VQ does not have a built-in camera. Most of the other medium monitors that have been around for around the same time as the 23MP68VQ also do not have a built-in camera.
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Does Not Have an Integrated Card Reader
The LG 23MP68VQ does not have an integrated card reader. Most of the other medium monitors that are a similar age to the 23MP68VQ also do not have an integrated card reader.
Only 1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution
This PC display has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most frequently found display resolution on new medium monitors.
Quite Dim Display Brightness
With a display brightness of only 250 candellas per square meter, the 23MP68VQ has one of the dimmer display brightness amongst similar spec LCD screens of this age. The dimmest display brightness of PC monitors that were launched around the same time as the 23MP68VQ is 200 cd/m², the brightest is 800 cd/m², and the average display brightness is 280 cd/m².
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Running Costs Are OK
The average running cost of the 23MP68VQ is £34 over 5 years based on typical energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 395 new medium monitors.
LCD Display Type
The LG 23MP68VQ has an LCD display type which is better than most new similar spec PC displays. Most new comparable spec PC displays have an LED display type.
We compared this PC monitor to all the other flatpanel monitors that have an LCD Display and we think because of it's better review score, the Philips 243V5LSB[plb_3310370_price] is also worth considering.
If you want an LCD screen with a better display type then you might want to consider the Acer S230HL[plb_2701269_price] (LED,LCD) which is also cheaper.
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