LG 25UM57 vs Philips 243V5

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LG 25UM57
Philips 243V5

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Reasons For

3 Reasons For
A little bigger display diagonal Edit
The LG 25UM57 has a display diagonal of 25", however the Philips 243V5 is only a 23.6" PC monitor (1.4" smaller). Read more

The display diagonal is a measure of the size of the monitor. It is measured from one corner of the screen to the diagonally opposite corner of the screen.

A bigger display diagonal means that the screen will be larger and better for displaying lots of content or for seeing the detail in photos and videos.

3.6cm bigger display diagonal (metric) Edit
The LG 25UM57 has a display diagonal (metric) of 63.5cm, however the Philips 243V5 is only a 59.9cm display diagonal PC monitor (3.6cm smaller).
Faster response time Edit
The LG 25UM57 is a 5ms response time PC monitor. That's 5ms faster than the Philips 243V5 (10ms). Read more

The response time on a PC monitor is a measure of how quickly the monitor reacts to image data sent by the computer's graphics card. Fast response times are particularly important for gamers, who should ideally look for a response time of 8 milliseconds or less.

A faster (shorter) response time is better because fast moving graphics will appear smoother and the gaming experience will feel more responsive.

8 Reasons For
Two more HDMI ports quantitys Edit
The Philips 243V5 has four HDMI ports quantitys, however the LG 25UM57 only has two HDMI ports quantitys.
Built-in speaker(s) Edit
The Philips 243V5 has a built-in speaker(s), however the LG 25UM57 does not. Read more

Built in speakers allow you to output sound through the monitor without any need for external speakers.

With built in speakers you can use the monitor like a TV for watch videos to listening to music.

77kWh lower annual energy consumption Edit
The Philips 243V5 is a 34kWh annual energy consumption PC monitor. That's 77kWh lower than the LG 25UM57 (34kWh).
15% lighter Edit
The Philips 243V5 has a weight of 3.2kg, however the LG 25UM57 is a 3.7kg weight PC monitor (480g heavier).
Cheaper by £52
The Philips 243V5 costs £52.02 less than the LG 25UM57.
20 shops are selling it
A greater number of sellers increases the chances of the product remaining in stock and also increases the price competition amongst retailers for this PC monitor.
12% cheaper to run
Over five years the Philips 243V5 only costs £57.71 to run but the LG 25UM57 costs £65.84 to run (14% more). Read more
Moderately better user reviews
Based on 3 reviews, the average user review score of the Philips 243V5 is 93%, however the average rating of the LG 25UM57 is 89% (based on 46 reviews).

Reasons Against

8 Reasons Against
Only two HDMI ports quantitys Edit
The LG 25UM57 has two HDMI ports quantitys, however the Philips 243V5 only has four HDMI ports quantitys.
Does not have a built-in speaker(s) Edit
The LG 25UM57 does not have a built-in speaker(s), but the Philips 243V5 does. Read more

Built in speakers allow you to output sound through the monitor without any need for external speakers.

With built in speakers you can use the monitor like a TV for watch videos to listening to music.

77kWh higher annual energy consumption Edit
The LG 25UM57 has an annual energy consumption of 111kWh, but the Philips 243V5 is a 34kWh annual energy consumption PC monitor (77kWh lower).
13% heavier Edit
The LG 25UM57 is a 3.7kg weight PC monitor. That's 480g heavier than the Philips 243V5 (3.2kg).
£52 more expensive
The LG 25UM57 is more expensive than the Philips 243V5 by £52.02.
Less retailers
Only 4 shops sells the LG 25UM57, whereas 24 shops sell the Philips 243V5. Read more
Smaller numbers of retailers reduces the price competition amongst retailers for this PC monitor and also reduces the chances of the product remaining in stock.
14% higher running costs over five years
Over five years the running costs of the LG 25UM57 are £65.84 which is £8.13 more than the Philips 243V5. Show assumptions.
A little Lower user review Score
The LG 25UM57's average user rating is 89%, however the Philips 243V5's is 93% (based on 3 reviews).
4 Reasons Against
Smaller display diagonal Edit
The Philips 243V5 is a 23.6" PC monitor. That's 1.4" smaller than the LG 25UM57 (23.6"). Read more

The display diagonal is a measure of the size of the monitor. It is measured from one corner of the screen to the diagonally opposite corner of the screen.

A bigger display diagonal means that the screen will be larger and better for displaying lots of content or for seeing the detail in photos and videos.

7% smaller display diagonal (metric) Edit
The Philips 243V5 has a display diagonal (metric) of 59.9cm. That's 3.6cm smaller than the LG 25UM57 (59.9cm).
5ms slower response time Edit
The Philips 243V5 has a response time of 10ms, but the LG 25UM57 is a 5ms response time PC monitor (5ms faster). Read more

The response time on a PC monitor is a measure of how quickly the monitor reacts to image data sent by the computer's graphics card. Fast response times are particularly important for gamers, who should ideally look for a response time of 8 milliseconds or less.

A faster (shorter) response time is better because fast moving graphics will appear smoother and the gaming experience will feel more responsive.

Older by eleven months
The Philips 243V5 is eleven months older than the LG 25UM57.

Average Expert Rating

Average User Rating

Date Released

19 months Ago 30 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ 64.10
Electricity cost - standby £ 1.74
Total running cost £ 65.84
Purchase price £ 149.99
Total cost of ownership £ 215.83
Details
Electricity cost - switched on £ 55.15
Electricity cost - standby £ 2.56
Total running cost £ 57.71
Purchase price £ 97.97
Total cost of ownership £ 155.68
Details

Energy Efficiency Class

No data

Environmental Impact

0.33T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.33 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
8
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
0.29T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.29 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
7
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.

Display

Display Diagonal
25"
BEST
23.6"
Display Resolution
 1920 x 1080
 1920 x 1080
BEST
Contrast Ratio (dynamic)
 100000000:1
 100000000:1
BEST
Display
 LCD
 LED
 LCD
 LED
BEST
3D
 3D
 3D
Supported Graphics Resolutions
 2560 x 1080
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
BEST
 2560 x 1080
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
Backlight Type
 W-LED
 W-LED
Display Surface
 Matt
 Matt
Supported Video Modes
 1080p
BEST
 1080p
HD Type
 Full HD
 Full HD
HDCP
 HDCP
 HDCP
Display SRGB
 Display sRGB
 Display sRGB
Sync-On-Green (SOG)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Sync-on-green (SOG)
Separate H/V Sync
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Separate H/V sync
Digital Vertical Frequency
56 - 75 56 - 75
Digital Horizontal Frequency
30 - 90 30 - 83
Viewable Size, Vertical
Unknown - Click to provide data 293.22mm
Viewable Size, Horizontal
Unknown - Click to provide data 521.28mm
Aspect Ratio
 21:9
 21:9
Vertical Scan Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 56 - 75
Horizontal Scan Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 30 - 83
Pixel Pitch
0.23 x 0.23 0.272 x 0.272
Display Colour Count
16.77M Unknown - Click to provide data
Viewing Angle, Vertical
178° 178°
Viewing Angle, Horizontal
178° 178°
Contrast Ratio (typical)
 3000:1
 3000:1
BEST
Display Diagonal (metric)
63.5cm
BEST
59.9cm
Display Technology
 IPS
 IPS
Display Brightness
250 cd/m² 250 cd/m²
Response Time
5ms
BEST
10ms
DDC/CI
Unknown - Click to provide data
 DDC/CI
SmartResponse
Unknown - Click to provide data 4ms
Native Aspect Ratio
 21:9
 16:9
 21:9
 16:9
Display Number of Colours
 16.78 million colours
 16.78 million colours
Dynamic Contrast Ratio Marketing Name
 Mega Contrast
 Mega Contrast

Ports & Interfaces

DC-In Jack
 DC-in jack
 DC-in jack
Headphone Out
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Headphone out
PC Audio in
Unknown - Click to provide data
 PC Audio in
Headphone Outputs
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
HDMI Ports Quantity
2 4
BEST
DVI-D Ports Quantity
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
DVI Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1

Multimedia

Built-In Speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
BEST
Built-In Camera
 Built-in camera
 Built-in camera
RMS Rated Power
Unknown - Click to provide data 4W
Number of Loudspeakers
Unknown - Click to provide data 2
TV Tuner Integrated
 TV tuner integrated
 TV tuner integrated

Design

Feet Colour
 Black
 Black
Colour of Product
 Black
 Black
Heavy Metals Free
 Hg (mercury)
 Pb (lead)
 Hg (mercury)
 Pb (lead)

Performance

Mac Operating Systems Supported
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Mac operating systems supported
Mean Time Between Failures (MTBF)
Unknown - Click to provide data 30,000h

Thin Client

Thin Client Installed
 Thin client installed
 Thin client installed

Networking

Ethernet LAN
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Wi-Fi
Bluetooth
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Bluetooth

Ergonomics

Height Adjustment
 Height adjustment
 Height adjustment
Tilt Angle
Unknown - Click to provide data -5 - 20
Tilt Adjustment
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Tilt adjustment
Cable Lock Slot
 Cable lock slot
Unknown - Click to provide data
VESA Mounting
 VESA mounting
 VESA mounting
Plug and Play
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Plug and Play
Stand-By LED
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Stand-by LED
Power LED
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Power LED
On/off Switch
 On/off switch
 On/off switch
On Screen Display (OSD) Languages
 CHI (TR)
 DUT
 GRE
 CZE
 UKR
 RUS
 ENG
 FIN
 FRE
 DEU
 ITA
 JPN
 POL
 POR
 TUR
 HUN
 KOR
 CHI (TR)
 DUT
 GRE
 CZE
 UKR
 RUS
 ENG
 FIN
 FRE
 DEU
 ITA
 JPN
 POL
 POR
 TUR
 HUN
 KOR
BEST
Number of OSD Languages
17 Unknown - Click to provide data
On Screen Display (OSD)
 On Screen Display (OSD)
 On Screen Display (OSD)
LED Indicators
Unknown - Click to provide data
 LED indicators

Power

Energy Efficiency Class
 B
BEST
 B
Power Consumption (off)
0.3W 0.3W
Power Consumption (typical)
25W 21.51W
BEST
Power Consumption (standby)
0.34W
BEST
0.5W
Annual Energy Consumption
111kWh 34kWh
BEST
AC Input Frequency
 50
 60
 50/60
 50
 60
 50/60
AC Input Voltage
 24
 100
 100-240
 240
 24
 100
 100-240
 240

Operational Conditions

Operating Altitude
Unknown - Click to provide data 0 - 3658
Non-Operating Altitude
Unknown - Click to provide data 0 - 12192
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
10 - 80 20 - 80
Storage Temperature (T-T)
Unknown - Click to provide data -20 - 60
Operating Temperature (T-T)
10 - 35 0 - 40

Certificates

Certification
 TCO
 TCO
Energy Star Certified
 Energy Star certified
 Energy Star certified
EPEAT Compliance
 Silver
 Silver

Weight & Dimensions

Package Weight
5.4kg 5kg
BEST
Package Height
Unknown - Click to provide data 415mm
Package Depth
Unknown - Click to provide data 118mm
Package Width
Unknown - Click to provide data 600mm
Weight With Stand
4kg 3.7kg
BEST
Height (with Stand)
383mm
BEST
420mm
Depth (with Stand)
188mm
BEST
220mm
Width (with Stand)
609mm 551mm
BEST
Weight
3.7kg 3.2kg
BEST
Height
287mm 344mm
Depth
55mm 52mm
Width
609mm 551mm

Packaging Content

Cables Included
 HDMI
 AC
BEST
 HDMI
 AC
Manual
 Manual
Unknown - Click to provide data
AC Adapter Included
 AC adapter included
Unknown - Click to provide data

Other Features

Power Consumption (active)
Unknown - Click to provide data 21.51W
Package Dimensions (WxDxH)
Unknown - Click to provide data 600 x 415 x 118
Dimensions (W X D X H) With Stand
Unknown - Click to provide data 551 x 420 x 220
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