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LG 25UM55 PC Monitor

25" 2560 X 1080 5000000:1 LED Jul 2014
Display Diagonal Display Resolution Contrast Ratio (dynamic) Display Release Date
Protect your eyes from exhausting flickers and blue lights. LG's new Flicker-Safe system is always on to reduce flicker level to almost zero. In addition, switch to Reader Mode with a simple touch... More
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Excellent Expert Reviews

This PC display received an expert rating of 94 out of 100 from pcformat.pl. Experts think this LG PC display is one of the very best flatpanel monitors of a comparable spec and age.

Average Owner Reviews

The average owner rating of this flatpanel monitor is 76% based on 12 owner reviews.

Good Picture Quality

One person who bought the LG 25UM55 said that it had a good contrast ratio. Mr. A. J. Munro wrote “The contrast ratio is very good, copes extremely well in situations where glare is an issue” in their LG 25UM55 review.

Good Size

One person who reviewed the LG 25UM55 mentioned that it was a good width. Mr. A. J. Munro said in their review two years ago “My primary use is for Flight Simming where the extra width really is a better solution than multiple monitors”.

LG Has Good Reviews for Its LCD Screens

We checked 3,064 expert and owner reviews for LG PC screens and found that on average LG has good reviews compared to other manufacturers. We also found that LG has good reviews specifically within its medium monitors range.

LED Display

This flatpanel monitor has an LED display, which is the most commonly found display on PC displays of a comparable type and age to it.

We compared all the other PC monitors that have an LED Display to this LCD screen and we think the iiyama GB2488HSU (£199.98), and the LG 34UM65 which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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2560 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

The LG 25UM55 has a maximum display resolution of 2560 x 1080 pixels. That's 33% more display resolution than a 1920 x 1080 pixels PC monitor, which is the most common display resolution. Across all PC screens of a comparable age and type to the 25UM55 the best display resolution is 3440 x 1440 pixels and the worst is 1366 x 768 pixels.

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Two HDMI Ports Quantitys

The LG 25UM55 is a two HDMI ports quantity PC screen. Most of the other medium monitors that came out more than two years ago have between one and three HDMI ports quantitys.

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Fairly Large Color Gamut

The average color gamut of flatpanel monitors that are a comparable age to the 25UM55 is 82%. With a color gamut of 99 percent, the LG 25UM55 has one of the larger color gamuts amongst comparable spec PC displays of this age.

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2560 X 1080 Supported Graphics Resolutions

The LG 25UM55 has a maximum resolution of 2560 x 1080. That's 33% more resolution than a 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080) PC screen, which is the most common resolution. The best resolution of all flatpanel monitors of a comparable type and age to the 25UM55 is 3840 x 2160 and the worst is 640 x 350.

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Has Two Cables Includeds

The LG 25UM55 has a greater number of cables included than most PC monitors of a similar spec and age to it. This LG LCD screen has an AC cables included, which is the most frequently found cables included found on comparable spec PC monitors that are a similar age to the 25UM55. The cables included "HDMI" is also found on this LG PC monitor.

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5 Reasons Against

Not Robust

One LG 25UM55 owner concluded that this PC monitor was not strong and durable. Mr. A. J. Munro said in their LG 25UM55 review on Amazon “I suspect that this would also apply to heavy duty document comparison or Spreadsheet work as well”.

Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker(s)

Most similar spec LCD screens that were released more than two years ago do not have a built-in speaker(s). The LG 25UM55 is no exception to this as it too does not have a built-in speaker(s).

It is worth considering other PC monitors which also have a built-in speaker(s) including the LG IPS231P, or the Asus MK241 which is also higher rated.

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Not 3D

Most similar spec PC screens that are a comparable age to the 25UM55 are not 3D. The LG 25UM55 is no exception to this as it too is not 3D.

Flatpanel monitors which are 3D that might also be worth looking at include the Asus VG23AH, the Benq XL2420, or the AOC d2757Ph.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Most medium monitors that were released more than two years ago do not have a built-in camera. The LG 25UM55 is no exception to this as it too does not have a built-in camera.

Other PC monitors which also have a built-in camera that you might also want to look at include the Philips 231C5, or the Asus MK241 which is also higher rated.

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Does Not Have a Card Reader Integrated

Most PC screens that have been available for a comparable time to the 25UM55 do not have a card reader integrated. The LG 25UM55 is no exception to this as it too does not have a card reader integrated.

There are a number of alternative PC screens which also have a card reader integrated that you might want to look at including the UP2414Q (£449.00), or the UP2715K (£596.00) both from DELL or the Benq BL3201 (£584.36) which is also higher rated.

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2 Other reasons to consider the LG 25UM55

Running Costs Are OK

The 25UM55 has an average running cost of £83 over 8 years based on typical usage levels and energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 1,019 medium monitors that have been on the market for more than two years.

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Released Over Two Years Ago

This LG flatpanel monitor was released over two years ago.

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Expert Reviews

(1)
18 July 2015

KonstrukcjaWed?ug specyfikacji nowy monitor ró?ni si? od swojego poprzednika tylko brakiem wej?cia DVI, ma zatem dwa wej?cia HDMI oraz jedno DisplayPort ? nie b?dzie przeszkadza? to u?ytkownikom... Read more…

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User Reviews

(11)
Reviewed 18 October 2014 by ISAIAH J.

The Joy Stick control takes a little time to get use to using. Do not buy unless you are planning to use the Display or HDMI ports. You can use an adapter on your computer DVI but the resolution... Read more…

Reviewed 15 February 2015 by Diane B.
(Verified Purchase)

For $250 this is a amazing buy and worthwhile in my opinion...

Reviewed 28 January 2015 by Craig M.

Movies with NO BLACK BARS is a nice treat and that extra field of view in games becomes hard to live without when you use other monitors...

Reviewed 5 February 2015 by Jennifer S.
(Verified Purchase)

I was really concerned about using a 3rd party seller on Newegg. But it arrived fast and in working condition...

Reviewed 12 September 2015 by Taylor H.
(Verified Purchase)

Rated 4/5 because it is not quite worth $249.99 (although I got it during a sale) and it isn't really outstanding...

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Electricity cost when switched on £79.48
Electricity cost when on standby £2.56
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Total running cost over 5 years £82.04
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Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.41 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 11 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Barcodes 07191921949226, 08806084867346, 08806084880307, 08806084880345

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