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LG 25UB55B PC Monitor

25" 5000000:1 LED Sep 2014
Display Diagonal Contrast Ratio (dynamic) Display Built-In Speaker(s) Release Date
The 21:9 ratio is the perfect professional fit for software engineers, video / sound editors, and graphic designers. Imagine 2 conventional high quality monitors attached for multi-tasking, but... More
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13 Reasons For

User Reviews Are Average

Owners have rated this LCD screen on average 77 out of 100.

Good Picture Quality

One LG 25UB55 reviewer mentioned in their reviews that the LG 25UB55 had good picture quality.

Good Product Quality

One person mentioned in their reviews that it was good quality. Mr Daniel Blakeburn said in his LG 25UB55 review on Amazon “Great picture quality and sound” nonetheless he gave the product a score of 60 out of 100.

Good Size

Two LG 25UB55 owners who bought it said that it was a good height. In October last year Bentech said “Maybe a little small height wise” in their review but despite that they only gave the LG 25UB55 a rating of 3 stars. Mr Daniel Blakeburn said on Amazon last year “It is too thing height wise you cannot see enough of web pages some content will not display in 21” in his LG 25UB55 review but despite that he only gave this PC monitor a score of 60 out of 100.

Good Brand

LG is one of the superior PC display manufacturers according to average user and expert reviews, and LG also has good reviews for its medium monitors.

Price Drop of £32.16

The 25UB55 has dropped in price by £32.16 in the last week.

LED Display

This PC display has an LED display, which is typical of many PC screens of a comparable spec and age to it.

There are a number of alternative PC screens that have an LED Display currently available that you might want to look at including the 239C4[pl_1395262_price], or the 220P4LPYE[pl_1405703_price] both from Philips or the iiyama X2888HS[plb_2499669_price] which has better reviews.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The LG 25UB55 has a built-in speaker(s). Most of the other medium monitors that have been available for a comparable time to the 25UB55 do not have a built-in speaker(s).

Alternative PC displays with a built-in speaker(s) currently available which you might want to look at include the Eizo FlexScan EV2316[plb_1717439_price], the NEC MultiSync EA234[plb_1609015_price], or the Benq BL2700[plb_2417270_price] which has better reviews.

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Quite Large Color Gamut

PC screens of this type and age have color gamuts of between 62% and 120%, and the average color gamut is 83%. With a color gamut of 100 percent, the LG 25UB55 has a fairly large color gamut compared to most of the other PC monitors of this age and spec.

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Two HDMI Ports Quantitys

The LG 25UB55 is a two HDMI ports quantity LCD screen. Most of the other flatpanel monitors of this age and spec have between one and three HDMI ports quantitys.

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1080p Supported Video Modes

This flatpanel monitor has a 1080p|720p supported video modes, which is typical of many LCD screens of a comparable age and type to it.

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2560 X 1080 Supported Graphics Resolutions

The highest resolution of the LG 25UB55 is 2560 x 1080. That's 33% more resolution than a 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080) PC screen, which is the most frequently found resolution. The best resolution of all LCD screens of a similar age and spec to the 25UB55 is 3840 x 2160 and the worst is 640 x 350.

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Has Two Cables Includeds

The LG 25UB55 has a greater number of cables included than most medium monitors that came out more than two years ago. This PC screen has an AC cables included, which is the most commonly found cables included found on PC displays that were launched more than two years ago. The cables included "HDMI" is also found on this LCD screen.

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4 Reasons Against

Difficult to Use

One customer reckoned that the LG 25UB55 was not easy to use the menus. In October last year Bentech rated the product 3 stars and mentioned on Amazon “The menu is difficult to change inputs which is annoying as i do that often” in their LG 25UB55 review.

Not 3D

The LG 25UB55 is not 3D. Most of the other LCD screens of a comparable type and age to the 25UB55 are also not 3D.

If you are looking for a flatpanel monitor that is 3D then you might want to look at the Benq XL2411[plb_2130532_price].

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Most LCD screens of this type and age do not have a built-in camera. The LG 25UB55 is no exception to this as it too does not have a built-in camera.

Other PC displays which also have a built-in camera that you might want to look at include the HP EliteDisplay S231[plb_2198924_price], the Apple 27" Cinema Display[plb_1999154_price], or the DELL UZ2315H[plb_2324899_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Have a Card Reader Integrated

Most LCD screens that are a comparable age to the 25UB55 do not have a card reader integrated. The LG 25UB55 is no exception to this as it too does not have a card reader integrated.

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2 Other reasons to consider the LG 25UB55

Running Costs Are OK

The average running cost of the 25UB55 is £55 over 5 years based on typical energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 993 LCD screens of a similar age and type.

Released Over Two Years Ago

This LCD screen has been on the market for over two years.

Specification

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User Reviews

(7)
Reviewed 23 August 2016 by EE
(Verified Purchase)

Perfect, I am software developer and I no way to go back!

Reviewed 21 January 2016 by Fred

It came with a EU power pack so to use in the UK you need to buy a converter that makes the whole thing stick out the weight will make it dodgy...

(Verified Purchase)

I've had the monitor for a few days, and it is fantastic. The extra real estate is great. Saying that, as this is the 25 inch version, you're not going to be able to have two chrome windows side... Read more…

Reviewed 15 April 2015 by Bentech
(Verified Purchase)

It's a good screen but maybe a little small height wise.

It has a very annoying white led that pulses when you turn your pc off meaning you have to manually turn it off all the time.... Read more…

Reviewed 12 April 2015 by Chris K
(Verified Purchase)

Excellent monitor.

Reviewed 3 April 2015 by Boala Mare
(Verified Purchase)

This is an amazing monitor. I do recommend.

Reviewed 11 March 2015 by Mr Daniel Blakeburn
(Verified Purchase)

Great picture quality and sound. It really is a fantastic display but it is too thing height wise you cannot see enough of web pages some content will not display in 21:9 ratio meaning horrible... Read more…

Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on £82.04
Electricity cost when on standby £2.56
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Total running cost over 5 years £84.60
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0.42T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.42 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
11
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 11 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers lg 25ub55, lg 25ub55b, code 25ub55, code 25ub55b, lg electronics 25ub55, lg electronics 25ub55b, lg electronics 25ub55ba, lg electronics 25ub55bae, lg electronics 25ub55baeu, asrockasusantecarcticb 25ub55
Barcodes 04053162879072, 05054533780002, 08806084884046, 08806084884053

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