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LG 86BH5C PC Monitor

86" 500000:1 LED Jan 2016
Screen Size Dynamic Contrast Ratio Display Type Integrated Card Reader Release Date
Ultra HD large screens deliver an immersive viewing experience. Dynamic content is delivered on one screen since the new widescreen format is a 58:9 bar- type display. The Picture-by-Picture (PBP)... More
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7 Reasons For

Only Released Eight Months Ago

This PC screen has only been on the market for eight months.

Good Brand

PC displays manufactured by LG have an average rating of 85%, which is in the top 70% of all flatpanel monitor manufacturers that we have analysed.

Has an Integrated Card Reader

The LG 86BH5C has an integrated card reader, unlike most of the other large monitors that are a similar age to the 86BH5C which do not have an integrated card reader.

We compared this flatpanel monitor to all the other PC displays with an integrated card reader and we think the LG 75UH5C (£5,331.80) is also worth considering.

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Quite Low Maximum Power Consumption

At only 220 Watts, the LG 86BH5C has a fairly low maximum power consumption compared to most of the other large monitors that have been around for a comparable time to the 86BH5C. The lowest maximum power consumption of recently released PC displays is 160W, the highest is 500W, and the average maximum power consumption is 270W.

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1100:1 Typical Contrast Ratio

The highest typical contrast ratio of the LG 86BH5C is 1100:1. That's 10% more typical contrast ratio than the most common typical contrast ratio of 1000:1.

An 1100:1 typical contrast ratio is in fact the best typical contrast ratio across all new LCD screens.

The worst typical contrast ratio amongst comparable types of PC display is 1000:1.

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Very Short

The average height of new PC monitors is 670mm. At only 330.2 millimeters, the LG 86BH5C is quite short compared to most of the other recently released PC monitors.

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HD HD Type

This PC monitor has a 4K Ultra HD HD type, which is typical of many large monitors that have been around for a comparable time to it.

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6 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker

The LG 86BH5C does not have a built-in speaker. Most of the other large monitors that are a comparable age to the 86BH5C do have a built-in speaker.

We compared this PC display to all the other LCD screens with a built-in speaker and we think the Infocus INF6511AG (£8,593.30) is also worth considering.

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Not 3D Compatible

The LG 86BH5C is not 3D compatible. Most of the other similar spec LCD screens that came out around the same time as the 86BH5C are also not 3D compatible.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Most large monitors that have been around for a similar time to the 86BH5C do not have a built-in camera. The LG 86BH5C is no exception to this as it too does not have a built-in camera.

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Pricey Compared to Other Large Monitors That Have Been Around for the Last Year

After checking the price of 18 large monitors that have been around for the last year they range in price from £389 to £5,239. We thought that this PC screen looks expensive for a large monitor that was launched in the last 12 months.

Only One HDMI Port

The LG 86BH5C is a one HDMI port flatpanel monitor. Most of the other new large monitors have between one and four HDMI ports.

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Very Wide

The LG 86BH5C is very wide (2,159 millimeters) compared to most of the other PC monitors that came out in the last year. The narrowest large monitor that has been around for around the same time as the 86BH5C is 940mm wide, the widest is 2,200mm, and the average width is 1,300mm.

PC monitors with a wider width that might also be worth considering include the LG 75UH5C (£5,331.80) (1,681mm).

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4 Other reasons to consider the LG 86BH5C

Price Has Increased by £21.26

The 86BH5C has increased in price by £21.26 in the last couple of weeks.

Running Costs Are Average

This LG PC screen is rated A for energy efficiency. The 86BH5C has an average running cost of £289 over 5 years based on average energy prices and usage levels, which is typical compared to the other 15 large monitors that were launched in the last 12 months.

LED Display Type

This flatpanel monitor has an LED display type, which is typical of many comparable spec PC monitors that have been available for around the same time as it.

It may also be worth considering one of the other PC displays that have an LED Display currently available including cheaper PC monitors such as the Infocus INF6511AG (£8,593.30).

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500000:1 Dynamic Contrast Ratio

The LG 86BH5C has a maximum contrast ratio of 500000:1. That's over twenty times the contrast ratio of the most common dynamic contrast ratio of 25000:1.

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Electricity cost when switched on £288.43
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Total running cost over 5 years £288.43
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 86BH5Cuses then please let us know by entering those figures in the boxes above.
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 1.4 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 37 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Manufacturer Part Numbers lg bh5, lg bh5c, lg 86bh5, lg 86bh5c, lg 86bh5cb, lg 86bh5cba, lg 86bh5cbae, lg 86bh5cbaek, lg electronics 86bh5, lg electronics 86bh5c, lg electronics 86bh5cb, lg electronics 86bh5cba, lg electronics 86bh5cbae, lg electronics 86bh5cbaek, asrockasusantecarcticb 86bh5, asrockasusantecarcticb 86bh5c
Barcodes 00719192199255, 08806087566703, 08806087566710

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