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One Industry Award
Xfastest.com gave this flatpanel monitor a "Fastest Media" award.
Excellent User Reviews
This PC screen has an average user rating of 90% based on 48 user reviews.
A number of LG 25UM58 reviewers who bought the product wrote that it was thin. Citizen wrote in their review of the LG 25UM58 on Amazon this year “The bezel is razor thin, yes.”. Clayton Thomas wrote in October this year “I ordered this in hopes of improving my flight sim experience, since my existing monitor is comparably narrow” . Jmather Reviews said on Amazon this month “Without the help of the drivers given with the monitor the chances of you getting the intended output resolution is slim”.
A few LG 25UM58 reviewers thought the product was compact. Keiththebass gave it a very good rating and wrote on Amazon this month “The extra real-estate on this monitor means I can see up to 30 channels in detail (more if I compact the view)”. Toshman mentioned on Amazon a few weeks ago “It really does not feel too big due to the compact footprint and height” in their review of this PC monitor and gave the LG 25UM58 a very good rating.
One LG 25UM58 owner said in their reviews that it was good structurally. In October Jmather Reviews mentioned on Amazon “This product for its ultra light weight 4KG construction, its easily portable, just make sure you have plenty of work surface”.
One LG 25UM58 reviewer who purchased this PC monitor reckoned that it was a good body shape. Ben mentioned in his review on Amazon this month “The look of the screen and body is really nice”. One LG 25UM58 reviewer who reviewed it reckoned that it was a good width. Citizen mentioned on Amazon “Love having the extra width for looking around corners” in their review of the LG 25UM58.
Good Product Quality
A number of people who purchased this PC monitor concluded that it was good quality. Amazon Customer said “The picture quality is stunning, never had a monitor this good in my life, I will definitely be buying another one soon!” in their review of this PC monitor. Amazon Customer also wrote “Fits more on your screen great image quality”. Christopher B. mentioned in his LG 25UM58 review this year “The monitor only comes with a high quality HDMI cable” .
Some LG 25UM58 owners considered that the LG 25UM58 was good looking. Amazon Customer wrote on Amazon “A diagram where you think "What's that?" The screen is beautiful”. Amazon Customer also wrote “Then fit the screen beautifully and others have the right resolution”. Daniel Latchford said in his review on Amazon “If you want to do creative work look elsewhere as the colour accuracy is pretty horrendous” although he gave it a rating of 60 out of 100.
A number of customers who bought it concluded that it was a good design. Keiththebass mentioned in their review of this PC monitor on Amazon in October this year “Design is clean and minimalist - one small 'joystick' type control on the bottom edge of the monitor accesses all setting controls - positive action”. Mr J Lord mentioned in his review of this PC monitor on Amazon this month “Nice design”.
Two people who reviewed it reckoned that it was neat. A few weeks ago Jmather Reviews wrote “It's power supply is a one pin socket which means it's power cord is easily hidden with the use of the cable tidy clips on the back of the display” and scored this PC monitor 4 stars.
A number of LG 25UM58 reviewers said that it was smooth. One LG 25UM58 owner who reviewed the LG 25UM58 reckoned that it was well designed. Mr J Lord said a few weeks ago “I'm a lover of well designed technology and this deserves 5 stars” and gave the product a score of 5 stars.
Five customers said in their reviews that it was well made. Alexander Burrell wrote in his review of the LG 25UM58 on Amazon “Fantastic monitor, picture quality and build is amazing” and scored it 5 stars. Ben scored it 5 stars and he wrote in his review on Amazon this month “You have built in controls so you can change what ever you need on the screen like the brightness of the screen, edit the sounds”. A few weeks ago Daniel Rothery scored the product 5 stars and he mentioned “The picture quality of this monitor is brilliant, very sharp with excellent build quality”.
One LG 25UM58 owner mentioned that it was strong and durable. Jamaar scored the product very highly and mentioned on Amazon this year “Sturdy stand Cable tidy looks nice a neat no problems” in their review of this PC monitor.
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A number of LG 25UM58 reviewers considered that the LG 25UM58 was good value for money. This year Amazon Customer wrote on Amazon “Lovely monitor for the price”. Amazon Customer also said “The definition Is good for the money”. Amazon Customer also mentioned “Excellent value for money”.
One LG 25UM58 owner mentioned in their reviews that this PC monitor was a bargain for the price. This year Amazon Customer wrote “When I compare it to my logitech cheap speakers I still prefer the logitech set” in their review and gave the LG 25UM58 a rating of 5 stars.
Good Picture Quality
A few LG 25UM58 owners who bought this PC monitor reckoned that it had good colour saturation. Alan Pryor gave the LG 25UM58 a score of 5 stars and he said “Utterly superb colours perfect ideal for photographic work” in his review of the LG 25UM58. This year Amazon Customer said in their review of the LG 25UM58 on Amazon “Colours are very rich, controls are simple even if you use the button underneath that actually leans in 4 directions”. Keiththebass mentioned a few weeks ago “Picture quality is excellent - sharp, good colours, crisp blacks” .
A number of customers wrote in their reviews that the LG 25UM58 had good picture quality. One person who reviewed this PC monitor considered that it had clear images. Christopher B. said “The clarity is sharper than i expected”.
Across all PC screens, the 25UM58 is one the best selling products currently on the market.
Easy to Use
Some customers who bought the LG 25UM58 concluded that it was easy to assemble. Amazon Customer wrote in their LG 25UM58 review “Very easy to put together, no issues, no missing pixels”. A few weeks ago Dominic M. wrote “Absolutely fantastic product, extremely easy to assemble”.
A few customers who reviewed the LG 25UM58 thought it had a good experience. Han wrote on Amazon “If you have good enough hardware to push 75fps on most games then you will have a brilliant experience playing on this monitor” in her review. Pete mentioned in his LG 25UM58 review this month “Highly recommended for great widescreen experience” .
One LG 25UM58 owner who purchased it considered that it was easy to use. Keiththebass mentioned in their review of the LG 25UM58 “Minimalist - one small 'joystick' type control on the bottom edge of the monitor accesses all setting controls - positive action and intuitive to use”.
Six LG 25UM58 owners wrote in their reviews that it was good in terms of HDMI connections. Amazon Customer said on Amazon this month “It has 2 hdmi and 1 DP” in their review and scored the product 5 stars. A few weeks ago Clayton Thomas wrote “This monitor has only HDMI ports and I only have a VGA plug on my computer.” in his review of the LG 25UM58. Dominic M. said on Amazon in October “Laptop has to have HDMI” in his review of this PC monitor and gave the LG 25UM58 a rating of 5 stars.
Good Technical Features
One LG 25UM58 owner who purchased the product reckoned that it had good features. Pete scored this PC monitor 5 stars and he wrote “Truly a great monitor, fantastic picture and good features”.
Based on 3,264 user and expert reviews, LG has good ratings for its flatpanel monitors. LG also has good ratings specifically within its medium monitors range compared to other brands.
LED Display Type
This PC monitor has an LED display type, which is typical of many comparable spec flatpanel monitors that are a similar age to it.
Alternative flatpanel monitors that have an LED Display currently available that you might also want to consider include because of it's better review score, the Viewsonic VA2452SM[plb_3066057_price], the Samsung S27E330H[plb_3723902_price], or the Benq ZOWIE RL2455[plb_3761439_price].
Two HDMI Ports
The LG 25UM58 is a two HDMI port flatpanel monitor.
Quite Large Color Gamut
The average color gamut of medium monitors that were released in the last 12 months is 82%. At 99 percent, the LG 25UM58 has a quite large color gamut compared to most of the other similar spec flatpanel monitors that have been around for around the same time as the 25UM58.
2560 X 1080 Graphics Resolution
The highest resolution of the LG 25UM58 is 2560 x 1080. That's 33% more resolution than a 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080) LCD screen, which is the most frequently found resolution. The best resolution of all PC monitors that have been around for around the same time as the 25UM58 is 3840 x 2160 and the worst is 640 x 350.
At only 287 millimeters, the LG 25UM58 is quite short compared to most of the other medium monitors that have been on the market for a comparable time to the 25UM58. Recently released comparable spec flatpanel monitors have heights of between 43mm and 3,000mm.
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Only Mega Contrast Dynamic Contrast Ratio
This PC display has a Mega Contrast dynamic contrast ratio, which is the most frequently found dynamic contrast ratio on medium monitors that came out in the last 12 months.
Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker
Most of the other comparable spec PC screens that have been available for the last year have a built-in speaker, however the LG 25UM58 does not have a built-in speaker.
We compared this PC monitor to all the other LCD screens with a built-in speaker and we think the Acer V276HL[plb_3338113_price], the iiyama B2483HSU-B1DP[plb_3332296_price], or the Benq BL2405PT[plb_3720983_price] is also worth considering.
Not 3D Compatible
Most medium monitors that were launched in the last year are not 3D compatible. The LG 25UM58 is no exception to this as it too is not 3D compatible.
Does Not Have a Built-In Camera
Most new PC screens do not have a built-in camera. The LG 25UM58 is no exception to this as it too does not have a built-in camera.
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Does Not Have an Integrated Card Reader
The LG 25UM58 does not have an integrated card reader, although keep in mind that most of the other medium monitors that have been on the market for a comparable time to the 25UM58 also do not have an integrated card reader.
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OK Running Costs
The 25UM58 has an average 5 year running cost of £46 based on average energy prices and usage levels, which is typical compared to the other 395 PC monitors that have been on the market for the last year.
Released Nine Months Ago
It was nine months ago when this medium monitor was released.
At 609 millimeters, the LG 25UM58 has a pretty standard width compared to most of the other medium monitors that were released in the last year.
It's 2560 x 1080 pixels display offers not only the multi task capabilities you would get from a two display setup, it offers to opportunity the have playback in 4K, 16.9... Read more…
Great monitor - awesome colour reproduction, with 75Hz and Freesync being welcome additions. Recommended!
Note - if you are gaming at 21:9 with this monitor a fair few games won't support the... Read more…
Bought this Monitor with the intention of gaming, and well, it does bloody well. It's 60HZ refresh rate, you are able to turn the response time higher (default to low??lol) as well as change... Read more…
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