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A cheap to run and 5 year old 1400 x 900 PC display
19" 1400 X 900 Pixels 5000000:1 LED Dec 2012
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LG 19CNV42K Review

Missing Some Features
4 Years Old
£54 Over 8 Years
Overall Score

Why Has it Scored 24?

NEC flatpanel monitors have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better LCD screens are available. View the latest flatpanel monitors 2017.
This PC monitor has running costs of £54 over 8 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 2,768 flatpanel monitors that we have compared it to.
It is missing some features:
Only 1400 x 900 pixels display resolution

LG 19CNV42K In-Depth Analysis


LG Has Very Good Reviews for Its PC Displays

Based on 4,457 user and expert reviews (including 1,021 verified purchases), LG has very good ratings for its flatpanel monitors. 89% of those that bought a LG flatpanel monitor would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Only 1400 X 900 Pixels Display Resolution

The LG 19CNV42K has a maximum display resolution of 1400 x 900 pixels. That's 39% smaller display resolution than a 1920 x 1080 pixels PC display, which is the most common resolution. PC screens resolutions range from 320 x 240 pixels (worst) to 5120 x 2880 pixels (best).

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The 19CNV42K has a built-in speaker(s). 53% of PC monitors do not have a built-in speaker(s).

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Has a Microphone in

The 19CNV42K has a microphone in. 98% of flatpanel monitors do not have a microphone in.

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Released Over Four Years Ago

This LCD screen was released in December 2012.

Running Costs

OK Running Costs

Based on average energy prices and usage levels we estimate that the 19CNV42K will cost £54 over 8 years to run, which is typical compared to the other 2,768 LCD screens.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers lg 19cnv42kb
Barcodes 00662698107005, 00719192191617, 00792745443807, 07191921916174, 08806084141514
11% cheaper to run
11% wider viewing angle, vertical
A little wider viewing angle, horizontal