LG 19CNV42
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An economical to run 1400 x 900 LCD screen, but with not very good features and a price that represents inferior value for money
19" 1400 X 900 Pixels 5000000:1 LED Jun 2013
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LG 19CNV42K-B V-series Black 19" 5ms Widescreen LED Backlight LCD Monitor Cloud (Brand new, unopened) - on
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LG 19CNV42 Review

With low running costs but at over 3 years old, we have scored the LG 19CNV42 as follows for Summary.
Missing Some Features
4 Years Old
£54 Over 8 Years
Overall Score

Why Has it Scored 26?

NEC flatpanel monitors have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better flatpanel monitors are available. View the latest LCD screens 2017.
This PC monitor has running costs of £54 over 8 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 2,772 PC displays that we have compared it to.
It is missing some features:
Only 1400 x 900 pixels display resolution
Quite narrow viewing angle, horizontal
Quite narrow viewing angle, vertical

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LG 19CNV42 In-Depth Analysis


LG Has Very Good Flatpanel Monitor Reviews

Based on 4,594 expert and user reviews (including 1,028 verified purchases), LG has very good ratings for its PC screens. 88% of those that bought a LG LCD screen would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Value For Money

Mediocre Value for Money

The product has mediocre features and is over 6 months old and at £264.40 it is more expensive than 69% of flatpanel monitors.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The 19CNV42 has a built-in speaker(s). 53% of flatpanel monitors do not have a built-in speaker(s).

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Has a Microphone in

The 19CNV42 has a microphone in, which is unusual. 98% of LCD screens do not have a microphone in.

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Only 1400 X 900 Pixels Display Resolution

The 19CNV42 has a maximum display resolution of 1400 x 900 pixels. That's 39% smaller display resolution than the most frequently found resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. The best resolution of all flatpanel monitors is 5120 x 2880 pixels and the worst is 320 x 240 pixels.

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Quite Narrow Viewing Angle, Horizontal

Across all the flatpanel monitors the viewing angles, horizontal range from 17° to 180°, and the average viewing angle, horizontal is 170°. The viewing angle, horizontal of the 19CNV42 of only 170° is quite narrow compared to most other flatpanel monitors. It is in the narrowest 24% of all PC screens when sorted by this feature.

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Quite Narrow Viewing Angle, Vertical

Across all the flatpanel monitors the viewing angles, vertical range from 16° to 180°, and the average viewing angle, vertical is 160°. The LG 19CNV42's viewing angle, vertical of only 160° is in the narrowest 24% of all PC monitors when ranked by this feature.

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Released Over Four Years Ago

LG released the 19CNV42 in June 2013.

Running Costs

OK Running Costs

The 19CNV42 is typical compared to the other 2,772 flatpanel monitors that we have analysed for running costs. Based on passable energy prices, we estimate the 19CNV42 will cost £54 over 8 years to run.

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Product Identifiers

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lg 19cnv42kb





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