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LG 20M37 PC Monitor

19.5" 5000000:1 LED 463mm Jan 2015
Display Diagonal Contrast Ratio (dynamic) Display Width Release Date
With an LG monitor, you ll enjoy cutting-edge display technology with rich colors and ultra-fast response times, as well as slim designs that can easily fit into even the tightest of spaces. More
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User Reviews Are Good

Based on 30 user reviews this small monitor has an average user rating of 83%.

Reasonably Priced

Several customers who reviewed this PC monitor reckoned that it was good value for money. In December Amazon Customer rated this PC monitor 5 stars and mentioned “Amazing value”. Angela B. rated it as very good and she wrote in the same month “Lovely monitor, not bad for the price” in her LG 20M37 review. Curtis Lockwood mentioned in his review of the LG 20M37 “Still plugs into pc just fine I would recommend if looking for a well priced well made desktop monitor”.

Good Product Quality

A number of people mentioned in their reviews that it was good quality. Dr62 wrote in December this year “Excellent quality screen - simple VGA connection - high quality resolution” in their review. Eric scored the LG 20M37 5 stars and he mentioned in his review of this PC monitor on Amazon this month “Is a high quality item”. Kiliman wrote in their LG 20M37 review a few weeks ago “For £70 it does a job and picture quality is just ok” .

Easy to Use

Some customers mentioned in their reviews that the product was easy to setup. In December Deb scored it 5 stars and she said “Easy unpack protected well for delivery, easy to set up, had it up”. G. Spadaro-Dutturi scored it 5 stars and wrote on Amazon “Clear picture-easy to set up and light in weight”.

One LG 20M37 owner wrote in their reviews that this PC monitor was easy to use the menus. Matt said in his review of the LG 20M37 “Nice menu features, easy to use” . One person said in their reviews that it was easy to use. This year Nats mentioned on Amazon “Excellent to use as a second screen to attach to your laptop” in their LG 20M37 review.

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Good Size

One customer wrote that it was compact.

One LG 20M37 reviewer wrote that it was thin. Matt said “Slim also so it fits into tighter spaces (like the tightly packed / cramped corner of my desk) without worrying about the rearward construction of the screen's housing” in his LG 20M37 review.

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Good Picture Quality

One LG 20M37 reviewer mentioned in their reviews that it had good picture quality. One LG 20M37 owner considered that the product had clear images. Matt mentioned on Amazon “It has an excellent image clarity”.

Good Technical Features

One LG 20M37 reviewer said that it had good features.

Robust

One LG 20M37 reviewer reckoned that it was well made.

LG Has Good PC Display Reviews

On average LG small monitors have good ratings compared to other brands as do all PC monitors built by LG.

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LED Display

This LCD screen has an LED display, which is typical of many small monitors that have been on the market for a similar time to it.

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Very Low Power Consumption (off)

At only 0.3 Watts, the LG 20M37 has a quite low power consumption (off) compared to most of the other PC screens of this spec and age. The average power consumption (off) of similar spec PC monitors that are a comparable age to the 20M37 is 0.55W.

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1600 X 900 Supported Graphics Resolutions

The highest resolution of the LG 20M37 is 1600 x 900. That's 13% more resolution than the most frequently found supported graphics resolutions of 1280 x 1024 (SXGA). The worst resolution of all LCD screens of a similar age and type to the 20M37 is 720 x 400 and the best is 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080).

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Fairly Large Viewable Size Diagonal

The viewable size diagonals of small monitors that were released more than two years ago range from 220mm to 500mm, and the average viewable size diagonal is 440mm. With a viewable size diagonal of 494 millimeters, the LG 20M37 has one of the larger viewable size diagonals amongst PC monitors of this age.

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Quite Big Display Diagonal (metric)

With a display diagonal (metric) of 49.4 centimeters, the LG 20M37 has one of the bigger display diagonal (metric)s amongst PC displays of this age. The display diagonal (metric)s of flatpanel monitors that are a similar age to the 20M37 range from 8.9cm to 490cm.

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Light

The LG 20M37 is one of the lighter PC screens of a comparable age and type to the 20M37 (only 2 kilograms) amongst small monitors of this age. Across all the small monitors that were released more than two years ago the weights range from 3.3g to 19kg, and the average weight is 3.3kg.

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8 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker(s)

The LG 20M37 does not have a built-in speaker(s), although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other flatpanel monitors of this type and age also do not have a built-in speaker(s).

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Not 3D

Like most of the other PC displays that have been available for around the same time as the 20M37, the LG 20M37 is not 3D.

If you want a PC display that is 3D then you might also want to consider the Neovo C-17 (£106.31), or the Samsung SMT-1934 (£133.00).

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The LG 20M37 does not have a built-in camera, although keep in mind that most of the other small monitors that have been on the market for around the same time as the 20M37 also do not have a built-in camera.

We think you might also be interested in alternative flatpanel monitors which also have a built-in camera including the Asus VK207S.

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Does Not Have a Card Reader Integrated

Like most of the other similar spec PC monitors that came out around the same time as the 20M37, the LG 20M37 does not have a card reader integrated.

We compared all the other PC screens which also have a card reader integrated to this PC monitor and we think the Samsung LS20C300 (£69.99) is also worth considering.

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Very Narrow Viewing Angle, Vertical

The average viewing angle, vertical of comparable spec PC screens that are a similar age to the 20M37 is 140°. At only 65 degrees, the LG 20M37 has a fairly narrow viewing angle, vertical compared to most of the other PC displays of this age and type.

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Very Narrow Viewing Angle, Horizontal

The average viewing angle, horizontal of PC displays that have been available for a comparable time to the 20M37 is 150°, and the viewing angle, horizontals range from 40° to 180°. With a viewing angle, horizontal of only 90 degrees, the LG 20M37 has one of the narrower viewing angle, horizontals amongst flatpanel monitors of this age.

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Very Dim Display Brightness

The LG 20M37 has a quite dim display brightness (only 200 candellas per square meter) compared to most of the other small monitors that have been around for a comparable time to the 20M37. The display brightnesss of PC screens that have been around for a similar time to the 20M37 range from 180 cd/m² to 400 cd/m², and the average display brightness is 250 cd/m².

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Fairly High Power Consumption (PowerSave)

With a power consumption (PowerSave) of 16 Watts, the LG 20M37 has a fairly high power consumption (PowerSave) compared to most of the other similar spec PC displays that were launched around the same time as the 20M37. The average power consumption (PowerSave) of LCD screens of a similar type and age to the 20M37 is 4.2W, and the power consumption (PowerSave)s range from 0.15W to 18W.

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2 Other reasons to consider the LG 20M37

Running Costs Are OK

Based on typical energy prices we estimate that the 20M37 will cost £34 over 5 years to run, which is typical compared to the other 264 flatpanel monitors of this spec and age.

Released Over Two Years Ago

This flatpanel monitor has been on the market for over two years.

Specification

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Energy Star Certified
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User Reviews

(30)
Reviewed 13 August 2016 by Angela B.
(Verified Purchase)

Lovely monitor, not bad for the price...

Reviewed 1 June 2016 by Curtis lockwood
(Verified Purchase)

Good screen display and is very suitable for any pc doesn't work for HDMI but still plugs into pc just fine I would recommend if looking for a well priced well made desktop monitor...

Reviewed 30 May 2016 by D A Kinross
(Verified Purchase)

Not UK electrical connections...

Reviewed 17 May 2016 by Kwak 750
(Verified Purchase)

Picture quality just okay, not as sharp as my other LG monitor.

Reviewed 10 April 2016 by Heddon
(Verified Purchase)

Can't set it up for my computer.

Reviewed 20 March 2016 by VigilantBea
(Verified Purchase)

Needed a second screen for when I work from home and I am glad I invested in this. Works great for having a second screen.

Reviewed 5 March 2016 by Michelle H
(Verified Purchase)

I was looking for a budget solution to use as a bedside monitor with an older PC admittedly, so to some extent, I should have remembered, you only get what you pay for... That said, I expected... Read more…

Reviewed 29 February 2016 by Stoney Southport
(Verified Purchase)

The first monitor which arrived had a problem, but Amazon collected it the next day and within an hour a replacement arrived. Excellent service. This one is great and just as expected. Had it now... Read more…

Reviewed 21 February 2016 by Eric
(Verified Purchase)

Saw an LG monitor for under £80 and knew I had to buy it. I have an LG 50" tv which is great and my faith in the brand is well justified. This screen size is perfect not big but very clear, you... Read more…

(Verified Purchase)

For £70 it does a job and picture quality is just ok. If you want to watch youtube or a movie you need to be looking directly at the screen. Any standing up or moving to the side will result in... Read more…

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Electricity cost when switched on £51.28
Electricity cost when on standby £1.54
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Total running cost over 5 years £52.82
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Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.26 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 7 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers lg code, lg 20m37, lg 20m37d, lg 20m37db, asrockasusantecarcticb 20m37, asrockasusantecarcticb 20m37a
Barcodes 05054629095195, 08806087134315, 08806087134322, 08806087150964

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