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9 Reasons For
A Best Selling LCD Screen
The 22M38A is one the fastest selling flatpanel monitor currently on sale according to Amazon sales data.
Some customers who reviewed the product wrote that it was good value for money. Decado Reviews wrote on Amazon “Great for the price” and scored it 5 stars. Decado Reviews also said “Good monitor at a great price”.
One person who reviewed it thought it was thin.
One LG 22M38A reviewer considered that it was lightweight. Decado Reviews rated the LG 22M38A 5 stars and said in their review of this PC monitor in December this year “Slimline and lightweight and comes with the necessary cables”.
Good Product Quality
One LG 22M38A reviewer said in their reviews that the product was good quality. Amazon Customer gave the LG 22M38A an excellent review and said in December this year “Great quality, also very thin”.
LG PC Screens Have Good Reviews
Medium monitors manufactured by LG have good ratings on average compared to other manufacturers. We also checked the reviews for all PC screens (not just medium monitors) and found that LG also has good ratings across its entire range.
This flatpanel monitor has an LED display, which is the most frequently found display on comparable spec LCD screens that were released in the last 12 months.
We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative PC displays that have an LED Display currently available including a cheaper flatpanel monitor such as the LG 20M38A-B[plb_3311524_price] or you might consider a higher scoring flatpanel monitor such as the Samsung P2350[plb_3248047_price].
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1920 X 1080 (HD 1080) Supported Graphics Resolutions
This PC display has a supported graphics resolutions of 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080), which is typical of many latest medium monitors.
Has One Cables Included
The LG 22M38A has a greater number of cables included than most PC displays that have been on the market for the last year. This LG LCD screen has an AC cables included, which is the most commonly found cables included found on PC screens that came out in the last year.
The weights of latest similar spec PC monitors range from 2.6g to 21kg. With a weight of only 2.1 kilograms, the LG 22M38A is very light compared to most of the other medium monitors that were launched around the same time as the 22M38A.
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Recent Price Increase of £9.97
The price of the 22M38A has increased by £9.97 in the last 1 days.
Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker(s)
The LG 22M38A does not have a built-in speaker(s). Most of the other similar spec PC displays that have been on the market for a comparable time to the 22M38A do have a built-in speaker(s).
Does Not Have a Built-In Camera
The LG 22M38A does not have a built-in camera, although this is within the context that most of the other LCD screens that came out in the last 12 months also do not have a built-in camera.
The LG 22M38A is not 3D. Most of the other similar spec PC displays that have been available for a comparable time to the 22M38A are also not 3D.
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Does Not Have a Card Reader Integrated
The LG 22M38A does not have a card reader integrated. Most of the other medium monitors that were launched in the last year also do not have a card reader integrated.
Quite Narrow Viewing Angle, Vertical
The average viewing angle, vertical of medium monitors that were released in the last year is 170°, and the viewing angle, verticals range from 15° to 180°. The LG 22M38A has a very narrow viewing angle, vertical (only 65 degrees) compared to most of the other medium monitors that have been around for around the same time as the 22M38A.
Quite Narrow Viewing Angle, Horizontal
Medium monitors that have been on the market for around the same time as the 22M38A have viewing angle, horizontals of between -5° and 180°. When compared to other newly released comparable spec flatpanel monitors that we have checked the viewing angle, horizontal of, the LG 22M38A's viewing angle, horizontal of only 90 degrees is one of the narrowest.
Quite Dim Display Brightness
With a display brightness of only 200 candellas per square meter, the LG 22M38A has one of the dimmest display brightnesss amongst PC screens of this age. The average display brightness of LCD screens that have been around for around the same time as the 22M38A is 280 cd/m².
Only HD HD Type
This flatpanel monitor has a Full HD HD type, which is typical of many comparable spec PC monitors that were released in the last year.
Only 1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution
This PC monitor has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many latest medium monitors.
Very Small Display Diagonal (metric)
At only 54.6 centimeters, the LG 22M38A has a quite small display diagonal (metric) compared to most of the other new medium monitors. The display diagonal (metric)s of PC monitors that have been on the market for around the same time as the 22M38A range from 49cm to 820cm, and the average display diagonal (metric) is 73cm.
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Running Costs Are OK
The 22M38A is typical compared to the other 407 new medium monitors that we have assessed for running costs. Based on average energy prices, we estimate the 22M38A will cost £39 over 5 years to run.
Released Twelve Months Ago
It was twelve months ago when LG released the 22M38A.
1920 x 1080
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Supported Graphics Resolutions
1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
Full HD, HD
Digital Vertical Frequency
56 - 75
Digital Horizontal Frequency
30 - 83
0.248 x 0.248
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Display Number of Colours
16.78 million colours
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Windows Operating Systems Supported
Windows 10 Education, Windows 10 Education, Windows 10 Education x64, Windows 10 Enterprise, Windows 10 Enterprise, Windows 10 Enterprise x64, Windows 10 Home, Windows 10 Home, Windows 10 Home x64, Windows 10 Pro, Windows 10 Pro, Windows 10 Pro x64
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Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.3 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 8 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.
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