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LG 27MP47HQ PC Monitor

27" 1920 X 1080 5000000:1 LED Aug 2015
Screen Size Display Resolution Dynamic Contrast Ratio Display Type Release Date
B
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User Reviews Are Good

On average, based on 11 user reviews the average user rating of this LG LCD screen is 87%.

Good Product Quality

Some LG 27MP47HQ owners considered that it was good quality. James said in his LG 27MP47HQ review on Amazon “Great quality screen let Down by wobbly stand”. James also mentioned “Screen is fantastic quality”. In October this year Noman said on Amazon “Got the item on time and is well made with good picture quality” in their review of this PC monitor.

Robust

Some LG 27MP47HQ reviewers said in their reviews that it was well made. Stuey wrote last year “Thin and feels well built” .

Good Picture Quality

One LG 27MP47HQ owner who reviewed it concluded that it had good picture quality.

Good Size

One LG 27MP47HQ owner reckoned that it was thin.

Reasonably Priced

One person mentioned in their reviews that the LG 27MP47HQ was good value for money. Stuey said on Amazon last year “For the price paid, she seems happy with it” in their review of this PC monitor.

Good Brand

Medium monitors built by LG have good ratings on average compared to other manufacturers. We also checked the reviews for all PC displays (not just medium monitors) and found that LG also has good ratings across its entire range.

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LED Display Type

This flatpanel monitor has an LED display type, which is the most frequently found display type on medium monitors that were released more than a year ago.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the alternative PC screens that have an LED Display currently available including because of it's better review score, the Philips 224E5[plb_1499773_price].

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Fairly Wide Vertical Viewing Angle

Medium monitors that are a comparable age to the 27MP47HQ have vertical viewing angles of between 10° and 180°, and the average vertical viewing angle is 170°. The LG 27MP47HQ has a fairly wide vertical viewing angle (178 degrees) compared to most of the other PC displays that were released one year ago.

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Fairly Wide Horizontal Viewing Angle

At 178 degrees, the LG 27MP47HQ has a quite wide horizontal viewing angle compared to most of the other medium monitors that are a similar age to the 27MP47HQ. The horizontal viewing angles of PC displays that are a similar age to the 27MP47HQ range from 18° to 180°.

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Fairly Big Viewable Width

At 597.73 millimeters, the 27MP47HQ has a quite big viewable width compared to most of the other PC screens of this spec and age. The viewable widths of similar spec PC screens that have been available for a comparable time to the 27MP47HQ range from 280mm to 800mm, and the average viewable width is 530mm.

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Fairly Big Viewable Height

The viewable heights of PC monitors of a comparable age and spec to the 27MP47HQ range from 230mm to 700mm, and the average viewable height is 320mm. At 336.22 millimeters, the 27MP47HQ has a quite big viewable height compared to most of the other medium monitors that were released one year ago.

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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 LCD screens of this age and type.

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9 Reasons Against

Difficult to Use

One LG 27MP47HQ owner who purchased it concluded that it was not easy to use the menus. James wrote this month “There are no settings for under scan on MacBook with Intel graphics”.

Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker

The 27MP47HQ does not have a built-in speaker, unlike most of the other LCD screens of this type and age which have a built-in speaker.

There are a number of alternative PC displays which also have a built-in speaker which you might also want to look at including the Philips BDM3275[plb_2851024_price] which is also higher rated.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Most comparable spec flatpanel monitors that have been on the market for around the same time as the 27MP47HQ do not have a built-in camera. The LG 27MP47HQ is no exception to this as it too does not have a built-in camera.

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Not 3D Compatible

Like most of the other PC monitors that have been available for more than a year, the 27MP47HQ is not 3D compatible.

LCD screens which are 3D compatible that might also be worth considering include the Samsung S29E790C[plb_2827679_price].

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Does Not Have an Integrated Card Reader

Most comparable spec PC displays that have been around for a similar time to the 27MP47HQ do not have an integrated card reader. The 27MP47HQ is no exception to this as it too does not have an integrated card reader.

Other PC screens which also have an integrated card reader that you might want to consider include the Benq SW2700PT[plb_2982141_price], or the DELL UP2715K[plb_2678878_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Only HD HD Type

This PC monitor has a Full HD HD type, which is the most frequently found HD type on PC displays of a similar spec and age to it.

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Only 1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This flatpanel monitor has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most commonly found display resolution on comparable spec PC monitors that were released more than a year ago.

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Quite Dim Display Brightness

Across all the medium monitors that have been around for around the same time as the 27MP47HQ the display brightness range from 25 cd/m² to 1,700 cd/m². With a display brightness of only 250 candellas per square meter, the 27MP47HQ has one of the dimmer display brightness amongst comparable spec LCD screens of this age.

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Only One HDMI Port

The 27MP47HQ is a one HDMI port flatpanel monitor.

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3 Other reasons to consider the LG 27MP47HQ

Average Running Costs

This LCD screen has an energy efficiency classification of B. The 27MP47HQ is typical compared to the other 505 medium monitors that were released more than a year ago that we have looked at for 5 year running costs. Based on typical energy prices, we estimate the 5 year running cost of the 27MP47HQ is £52.

Released Over a Year Ago

It was over a year ago when LG released the 27MP47HQ.

Average Width

The 27MP47HQ has a pretty typical width (633.4 millimeters) compared to most of the other LCD screens of a similar type and age to the 27MP47HQ.

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Specification

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HDMI Port
VGA (D-Sub) Port
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Built-In Speaker
Built-In Camera
Integrated TV Tuner
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Coloured Feet
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Performance
Integrated Card Reader
Thin Client
Thin Client Installed
Networking
Ethernet LAN Port
WiFi
Bluetooth
Ergonomics
Adjustable Height
Tilt Angle
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VESA Mounting
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On Screen Menu Display
LED Indicator
Power
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Certificates
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User Reviews

(11)
Reviewed 24 July 2016 by Richard
(Verified Purchase)

Initially unimpressed but the more I'm using it the more I like it.

Reviewed 19 June 2016 by Jerry tucker
(Verified Purchase)

No headphone socket?

(Verified Purchase)

Had this monitor a little while now and can honestly say its one of the best monitors i have bought - When my old HP IPS monitor decided to die I was looking for a bigger monitor that was IPS and... Read more…

Reviewed 9 May 2016 by Noman
(Verified Purchase)

Got the item on time and is well made with good picture quality. One thing you do not get the HDMI cable as said on the website, but they did send me one when I got in touch with them. One thing... Read more…

Reviewed 11 April 2016 by Cally
(Verified Purchase)

Does exactly what it is supposed to and was easy to connect...

Reviewed 3 March 2016 by Amazon Customer
(Verified Purchase)

Perfect screen for watching stock charts...

Reviewed 26 February 2016 by Andrew | 11 Comments
(Verified Purchase)

Monitor is absolutely fine for the most part but has a specific issue which is extremely annoying for my set up. There are known LG issues with power saving mode and the monitor turning off and... Read more…

Reviewed 15 February 2016 by James
(Verified Purchase)

Screen is fantastic quality. No dead pixels and great quality out of the box. Only two gripes. 1. The stand is super wobbly. 2. For the life of me I cannot get the screen to fill up the entirety... Read more…

Reviewed 29 January 2016 by Fred | 11 Comments
(Verified Purchase)

This is the best monitor I have ever used. Not hard as my existing monitors are both 17in and more than ten years old. However, this LG is good compared to any monitor I have come across... Read more…

Reviewed 12 January 2016 by MRS DG DAVIES
(Verified Purchase)

Arrived quickly happy with it...

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Electricity cost when switched on £49.67
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Energy Rating
0.26T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.26 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 7 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers lg mp47, lg mp47h, lg 27mp47, lg mp47hq, lg 27mp47h, lg 250cdm2, lg 27mp47hq, code 27mp47, acme 27mp47, acme 27mp47h, lg 1920x1080, lg 27mp47hqp, code 27mp47h, code 27mp47hq, acme 27mp47hq, lg electronics 27mp47, lg electronics 27mp47h, lg electronics 27mp47hq, lg electronics 1920x1080
Barcodes 00719192197558, 08806087425222, 08806087425253

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