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LG 20M38A-B

45

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LG 20M38A-B

LG 20M38A-B
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A positively reviewed but moderately out of date 20" PC display, with satisfactory running costs but inferior features
20" 1600 X 900 Pixels Mega Contrast No Jan 2016
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LG 20M38A-B Review

With excellent reviews but at nearly 2 years old, we have scored the LG 20M38A-B as follows:
89
Reviews
4 Reviews
22
Features
Missing Some Features
66
Age
1 Year Old
65
Running Costs
£53 Over 5 Years
45
Overall Score
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 45?

It has superb user reviews with an average user rating of 100%. Benq PC displays also have excellent reviews in general.
At over a year old this LCD screen is slightly out of date, and newer PC displays with more up to date technology are available. View the latest PC screens 2017.
This PC monitor has running costs of £53 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 3,159 flatpanel monitors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving LCD screens.
Customers report it is reasonably priced, it is a good size and excellent product quality. However they also report inferior picture quality.
It is missing some features:
Only 1600 x 900 pixels resolution
Smaller than average display diagonal
Does not have a built-in speaker(s)
Narrower than average vertical viewing angle

LG 20M38A-B In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Users Report Inferior Picture Quality

One LG 20M38A-B owner who reviewed the product concluded that it did not have good picture quality. Amazon Customer said in their LG 20M38A-B review 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”.

Users Report That it is Reasonably Priced

Three LG 20M38A-B reviewers who purchased the LG 20M38A-B concluded that it was good value for money. Decado Reviews said on Amazon “Good monitor at a great price” in their review of the LG 20M38A-B. Decado Reviews also mentioned “Great for the price” in their review. Amazon Customer said in the same month “The price is very good for its class” in their review of the LG 20M38A-B and rated the LG 20M38A-B 8 stars.

Users Report That it is a Good Size

One customer who bought this PC monitor reckoned that it was thin. One person who purchased it concluded that it was lightweight. Last year Decado Reviews said on Amazon “Slimline and lightweight and comes with the necessary cables” and gave the product a rating of 7 stars.

Users Report Great Product Quality

One person mentioned in their reviews that it was good quality. Amazon Customer gave it a score of 7 stars and wrote on Amazon “Great quality, also very thin” in their LG 20M38A-B review.

LG PC Displays Have Very Good Reviews

We checked 5,409 expert and user reviews (including 1,429 verified purchases) for LG PC screens and found that on average LG has very good reviews. 91% of those that bought a LG PC monitor would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Running Costs

Running Costs Are Average

The average 5 year running cost of the 20M38A-B is £53 based on average energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 3,159 PC screens.

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Age

Released Over a Year Ago

LG released the 20M38A-B in January 2016.

Features

Only 1600 X 900 Pixels Resolution

The 20M38A-B has a maximum display resolution of 1600 x 900 pixels. That's 31% smaller display resolution than the most common resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. The worst resolution of all PC displays is 320 x 240 pixels and the best is 5120 x 2880 pixels.

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Smaller Than Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the 20M38A-B of only 20" is smaller than 84% of all PC screens when sorted by this feature. The smallest display diagonal of PC monitors is 3.5", the biggest is 95", and the average display diagonal is 24".

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Average Response Time

The response time of the 20M38A-B of 5ms is fairly average compared to most other PC screens. It is in the slowest 61% of all PC screens when ranked by this feature.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker(s)

Like most other PC screens, the 20M38A-B does not have a built-in speaker(s). 52% of LCD screens do not have a built-in speaker(s).

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Narrower Than Average Vertical Viewing Angle

The narrowest vertical viewing angle of PC screens is 40°, the widest is 180°, and the average vertical viewing angle is 160°. The LG 20M38A-B's vertical viewing angle of only 65° is very narrow compared to most other PC screens. It is in the narrowest 2% of all PC screens when sorted by this feature.

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Narrower Than Average Horizontal Viewing Angle

The LG 20M38A-B's horizontal viewing angle of only 90° is very narrow compared to most other PC monitors. It is in the narrowest 4% of all PC screens when ranked by this feature. The horizontal viewing angles of flatpanel monitors range from 40° to 180°, and the average horizontal viewing angle is 170°.

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Does Not Have a Built-In USB Hub

Like most other PC displays, the 20M38A-B does not have a built-in USB hub. 83% of PC screens do not have a built-in USB hub.

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Has an AC Cables Included

The number of cables included found on the 20M38A-B is more than most PC displays. The most commonly found cables included is USB, but this cables included is not found on this PC display. The cables included AC are also found on this LCD screen.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

asrockasusantecarcticb 20m38abplease, lg 20m38abaeu

Barcodes:

08806087549027, 08806087549034, 08806087595970

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