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LG 20M38A-B
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LG 20M38AB PC Monitor

20" 1600 X 900 Mega Contrast LED Jan 2016
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8 Reasons For

Popular Choice

Across all PC screens, the 20M38A-B is one the best selling products currently available according to sales data from Amazon.

Low Running Costs

Based on average energy prices and usage levels we estimate that the 8 year running cost of the 20M38A-B is only £53, which is in the cheapest 15% of all 550 PC displays of this type and age.

Reasonably Priced

A few people who bought the LG 20M38A-B reckoned that it was good value for money. Amazon Customer wrote on Amazon “The price is very good for its class” in their review of the LG 20M38A-B and gave the LG 20M38A-B a score of 5 stars. Decado Reviews mentioned on Amazon in January last year “Great for the price” and gave the product a very good rating. Decado Reviews also mentioned “Good monitor at a great price”.

Good Size

One LG 20M38A-B owner who reviewed the product concluded that it was thin. One LG 20M38A-B reviewer considered that this PC monitor was lightweight. Decado Reviews said on Amazon “Slimline and lightweight and comes with the necessary cables” in their LG 20M38A-B review.

Good Product Quality

One customer who reviewed it reckoned that it was good quality. Amazon Customer gave this PC monitor a score of 5 stars and mentioned in their review of the LG 20M38A-B “Great quality, also very thin”.

LG Has Good PC Display Reviews

LG medium monitors have good reviews on average and across all flatpanel monitors LG is one of the better rated manufacturers.

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Has One Cables Included

The LG 20M38A-B has a greater number of cables included than most medium monitors that have been available for more than a year. This PC screen has an AC cables included, which is the most frequently found cables included found on comparable spec PC screens that were launched around the same time as the 20M38A-B.

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Light

With a weight of only 2 kilograms, the 20M38A-B is one of the lightest similar spec PC monitors that have been on the market for around the same time as the 20M38A-B amongst similar spec LCD screens of this age. PC displays that are a similar age to the 20M38A-B have weights of between 2.6g and 79kg.

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13 Reasons Against

Inferior Picture Quality

One LG 20M38A-B reviewer who purchased the product wrote that it did not have good picture quality. Amazon Customer mentioned on Amazon “I am using this monitor mainly because my research-related softwares need more "spaces" (office-ish works) hence do not need enhanced graphics whatsoever”.

Only Mega Contrast Contrast Ratio (dynamic)

This flatpanel monitor has a Mega Contrast contrast ratio (dynamic), which is the most frequently found contrast ratio (dynamic) on PC displays that were released around the same time as it.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker(s)

Like most of the other medium monitors that are a comparable age to the 20M38A-B, the 20M38A-B does not have a built-in speaker(s).

Alternative flatpanel monitors which also have a built-in speaker(s) that you might want to look at include the Asus VS278H (£155.99).

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The 20M38A-B does not have a built-in camera. Most of the other LCD screens of a similar age and spec to the 20M38A-B also do not have a built-in camera.

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Does Not Have a Card Reader Integrated

Most PC screens that were released more than a year ago do not have a card reader integrated. The LG 20M38A-B is no exception to this as it too does not have a card reader integrated.

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Not 3D

The 20M38A-B is not 3D. Most of the other medium monitors that were launched more than a year ago are also not 3D.

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Only 1600 X 900 Pixels Display Resolution

The most display resolution of the 20M38A-B is 1600 x 900 pixels. That's 31% less display resolution than the most frequently found display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. Across all similar spec PC screens that have been on the market for around the same time as the 20M38A-B the worst display resolution is 1366 x 768 pixels and the best is 5120 x 2880 pixels.

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Quite Narrow Viewing Angle, Vertical

At only 65 degrees, the 20M38A-B has a very narrow viewing angle, vertical compared to most of the other flatpanel monitors of this age and spec. The narrowest viewing angle, vertical of medium monitors that have been available for around the same time as the 20M38A-B is 10° and the widest is 180°.

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Quite Narrow Viewing Angle, Horizontal

The average viewing angle, horizontal of comparable spec flatpanel monitors that were released more than a year ago is 170°, and the viewing angle, horizontals range from 18° to 180°. With a viewing angle, horizontal of only 90 degrees, the 20M38A-B's viewing angle, horizontal is one of the narrowest amongst medium monitors that came out around the same time as the 20M38A-B.

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Quite Dim Display Brightness

PC displays of a similar age and type to the 20M38A-B have display brightnesss of between 200 cd/m² and 500 cd/m², and the average display brightness is 280 cd/m². With a display brightness of only 200 candellas per square meter, the 20M38A-B has a very dim display brightness compared to most of the other medium monitors that have been on the market for a similar time to the 20M38A-B.

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Quite Small Display Diagonal (metric)

The smallest display diagonal (metric) of medium monitors that are a comparable age to the 20M38A-B is 48cm, the biggest is 89cm, and the average display diagonal (metric) is 64cm. The display diagonal (metric) of the LG 20M38A-B of only 49.4 centimeters is one of the smallest amongst LCD screens of a comparable age and type to the 20M38A-B.

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Only HD HD Type

This PC display has a Full HD HD type, which is the most frequently found HD type on flatpanel monitors of a comparable type and age to it.

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Very Small Color Gamut

Medium monitors that have been on the market for more than a year have color gamuts of between 68% and 120%, and the average color gamut is 83%. With a color gamut of only 72 percent, the 20M38A-B has a fairly small color gamut compared to most of the other comparable spec PC screens that have been on the market for a similar time to the 20M38A-B.

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2 Other reasons to consider the LG 20M38A-B

Released Over a Year Ago

This PC monitor has been on the market for over a year.

LED Display

This flatpanel monitor has an LED display, which is the most frequently found display on PC monitors of this age and type.

There are a number of alternative PC monitors that have an LED Display currently available which you might also want to look at including because of it's better review score, the Benq GW2270 (£111.53), or the Samsung P2350.

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User Reviews

(4)
Reviewed 24 August 2016 by Amazon Customer

First, Amazon underpromised and overdelivered. The item came a day earlier than scheduled. The packaging is quite small. Monitor is very light. Very quick setup. I have not calibrated the colour,... Read more…

Reviewed 9 August 2016 by Decado Reviews
(Verified Purchase)

Good monitor at a great price. Slimline and lightweight and comes with the necessary cables. Only criticism is the viewing angles aren't brilliant.

Reviewed 1 August 2016 by Amazon Customer

Great quality, also very thin...

Reviewed 11 May 2016 by Judith ward
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Excellent product excellent service...

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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

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