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LG 27MP55HQP PC Monitor

27" 1920 X 1080 5000000:1 LED Feb 2014
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As LG IPS Monitor features consistency and less changes in color temperature, it realize a color impression identical to its original image. Reducing blue light to protect your eyes, Reader Mode... More
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13 Reasons For

Expert Reviews Are Good

This LG LCD screen received a rating of 80 out of 100 from LCD screen expert review site Digital Versus.

Reasonably Priced

Two customers said in their reviews that the LG 27MP55 was good value for money. Digitalversus.com gave the LG 27MP55 a rating of 80 out of 100 and said in their review of this PC monitor on expert website Digital Versus “It's also the kind of basic, discreet monitor that, when combined with its reasonable price, gives you good reason to go out”. Digitalversus.com also mentioned “The LG 27MP55HQ-P offers great quality at a reasonable price for buyers in search of a versatile monitor”.

Good Picture Quality

One person mentioned in their reviews that it had good colour saturation. Digitalversus.com wrote in their review on expert website Digital Versus “With satisfactory colours for productivity and multimedia”. One LG 27MP55 owner considered that this PC monitor had a good contrast ratio. Digital Versus mentioned “Good contrast ratio for an IPS monitor 1300 1” in their review and scored it 80 out of 100.

Good Product Quality

One person said in their reviews that it was good quality.

Good Brand

We calculated the average ratings for all LG LCD screens and also specifically for LG medium monitors and found that in both cases LG had good ratings compared to other brands.

LED Display Type

This LCD screen has an LED display type, which is typical of many PC displays of a similar age and spec to it.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other LCD screens that have an LED Display currently available including because of it's better review score, the Philips 231P4Q[plb_1394858_price], the Samsung LS23C350[plb_2336210_price], or the iiyama X2888HS[plb_2499669_price].

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Fairly Wide Vertical Viewing Angle

The vertical viewing angles of PC screens of a comparable type and age to the 27MP55 range from 50° to 180°. With a vertical viewing angle of 178 degrees, the LG 27MP55 has a fairly wide vertical viewing angle compared to most of the other flatpanel monitors of a similar type and age to the 27MP55.

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Quite Low Power Consumption When Off

The LG 27MP55 has one of the lower power consumptions when off (only 0.3 Watts) amongst medium monitors of this age. The average power consumption when off of medium monitors that were launched around the same time as the 27MP55 is 0.57W, and the power consumptions when off range from 0.005W to 45W.

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1080p Video Mode

This PC display has a 1080p video mode, which is typical of many PC screens of a similar type and age to it.

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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 are a similar age to it.

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Has Two Cables Included

The number of cables included found on the LG 27MP55 is more than most similar spec PC screens that were launched around the same time as it. This PC screen has an AC cable included, which is the most commonly found cable included found on LCD screens of a similar type and age to the 27MP55. The cable included "VGA" is also found on this PC display.

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Very Low Power Consumption When in PowerSave Mode

At only 0.3 Watts, the LG 27MP55 has a quite low power consumption when in PowerSave mode compared to most of the other PC displays of a similar age and spec to the 27MP55. The average power consumption when in PowerSave mode of PC displays that were released more than two years ago is 6.1W, and the power consumptions when in PowerSave mode range from 0.14W to 80W.

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Very Shallow

The LG 27MP55 is fairly shallow (only 47 millimeters) compared to most of the other comparable spec PC displays that have been on the market for around the same time as the 27MP55. The shallowest PC monitor of a comparable age and spec to the 27MP55 is 12mm deep and the deepest is 560mm.

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5 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker

Like most of the other PC monitors of a similar type and age to the 27MP55, the LG 27MP55 does not have a built-in speaker.

Other PC screens which also have a built-in speaker that you might also want to consider include the Hanns.G HL273[plb_2664411_price], the Eizo FlexScan EV2316[plb_1717439_price], or the AOC I2260[plb_2666839_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Not 3D Compatible

The LG 27MP55 is not 3D compatible. Most of the other PC screens that have been around for more than two years are also not 3D compatible.

Flatpanel monitors which are 3D compatible that might be worth considering include the XL2411[pl_2130532_price], or the XL2420[pl_1453626_price] both from Benq or the Asus VG248QE[plb_1529549_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The LG 27MP55 does not have a built-in camera. Most of the other LCD screens that are a similar age to the 27MP55 also do not have a built-in camera.

There are a number of alternative PC monitors which also have a built-in camera which you might want to consider including the Philips 272C4QPJKAB[plb_1532812_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Have an Integrated Card Reader

The LG 27MP55 does not have an integrated card reader, although this is within the context that most of the other medium monitors that have been on the market for around the same time as the 27MP55 also do not have an integrated card reader.

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Only HD HD Type

This PC screen has a Full HD HD type, which is the most commonly found HD type on flatpanel monitors of a comparable spec and age to it.

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3 Other reasons to consider the LG 27MP55

OK Running Costs

The 27MP55 is typical compared to the other 998 PC displays of a comparable type and age that we have analysed for 5 year running costs. Based on typical usage levels and energy prices, we estimate the 5 year running cost of the 27MP55 is £42.

Released Over Two Years Ago

This PC display has been on the market for over two years.

1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This PC screen has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most frequently found display resolution on comparable spec flatpanel monitors that were launched around the same time as it.

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Specification

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Expert Reviews

(2)
17 November 2014

With satisfactory colours for productivity and multimedia and perfectly decent response times and input lag, the LG 27MP55HQ-P offers great quality at a reasonable price for buyers in search of a...

Good contrast ratio for an IPS monitor 1300 1)
Wide viewing angles
Faithfulenough colours for intheknow amateurs (dE 3.6)
Design and connections are very basic
Very slight light leakage
3 November 2014

Le 27MP55HQ-P de LG est un écran 27" Full HD (1920x1080 px) à dalle IPS mate tout ce qu'il y a de plus classique. C'est pourtant le genre de moniteur discret et basique qui cache sous son... Read more…

User Reviews

(4)
Reviewed 17 August 2014 by Brandon M.

The picture quality of more expensive monitors isn't much better, so why pay more?

Reviewed 29 July 2014 by Adrian S.
(Verified Purchase)

Refresh rate is low, have that in mind when considering this monitor...

Reviewed 26 July 2014 by Charles M.
(Verified Purchase)

Other then that not a bad monitor...

Reviewed 21 July 2014 by Marc p.

Quite frankly I'm surprised at the poor quality...

Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on £40.06
Electricity cost when on standby £1.83
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Total running cost over 5 years £41.89
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 27MP55uses 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 0.21 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 6 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers lg 27mp55, lg 27mp55h, lg 27mp55hq, lg 27mp55hqp
Barcodes 00719192193505, 08806084531896, 08806084534231, 08806084544711

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