LG 25UM57
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LG 25UM57

A highly rated 2560 x 1080 PC monitor, but with poor features
25" 2560 X 1080 Pixels Mega Contrast LED May 2015
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LG 25UM57 Review

With excellent reviews but at over 2 years old, we have scored the LG 25UM57 as follows for Summary.
51 Reviews
Missing Some Features
2 Years Old
£66 Over 8 Years
Overall Score

Why Has it Scored 40?

It has very good user reviews with 80% of buyers recommending this PC display to others. NEC flatpanel monitors also have excellent reviews in general.
This PC monitor is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer PC screens with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest LCD screens 2017.
This LG PC monitor has running costs of £66 over 8 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 2,772 PC screens that we have compared it to.
Customers report good picture quality, nice design and it is fairly priced.
The 25UM57 is missing some features:
Does not have a built-in speaker(s)
Only Mega dynamic contrast ratio

LG 25UM57 Video Reviews

LG 25UM57 In-Depth Analysis


Owner Reviews Are Good

Based on 51 owner reviews this PC monitor has an average owner rating of 88 out of 100. 35 reviewers (71% of all reviewers) gave this flatpanel monitor the highest possible rating of 5 stars and 80% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others.

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Customers Report Good Picture Quality

Three customers wrote in their reviews that it had good colour saturation and three owners who purchased the product reckoned that it had good picture quality.

Users Report Nice Design

Two people considered that it was well designed.

Customers Report That it is Reasonably Priced

Seven owners who reviewed it thought it was good value for money.

Customers Report Good Product Quality

Three owners who reviewed the LG 25UM57 agreed that it was good quality.

LG Has Very Good Reviews for Its LCD Screens

Based on 4,594 user and expert reviews (including 1,028 verified purchases), LG has very good ratings for its PC monitors. 88% of those that bought a LG PC display would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Has a Game Mode

The LG 25UM57 has a game mode, unlike 93% of flatpanel monitors which do not have a game mode.

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Two HDMI Ports

The LG 25UM57 is a two HDMI port LCD screen.

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Has AC and HDMI

The number of cables included found on the LG 25UM57 is more than most flatpanel monitors. The most commonly found cables included is USB, but this cables included is not found on this flatpanel monitor. The cables included HDMI and AC are also found on this LG PC screen.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker(s)

Like most other LCD screens, the LG 25UM57 does not have a built-in speaker(s). 53% of PC screens do not have a built-in speaker(s).

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2560 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

The LG 25UM57 has a maximum display resolution of 2560 x 1080 pixels. That's 33% larger resolution than the most frequently found resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. PC screens resolutions range from 320 x 240 pixels (worst) to 5120 x 2880 pixels (best).

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Only Mega Dynamic Contrast Ratio

This flatpanel monitor has a Mega Contrast|Mega contrast ratio (dynamic), which is the most frequently found contrast ratio (dynamic) on PC displays.

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Quite Wide Viewing Angle, Horizontal

The narrowest viewing angle, horizontal of flatpanel monitors is 17°, the widest is 180°, and the average viewing angle, horizontal is 170°. The LG 25UM57's viewing angle, horizontal of 178° is in the widest 7% of all flatpanel monitors when ranked by this feature.

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Fairly Wide Viewing Angle, Vertical

The LG 25UM57's viewing angle, vertical of 178° is fairly wide compared to most other PC displays. It is in the widest 7% of all LCD screens when ordered by this feature. The average viewing angle, vertical of all flatpanel monitors is 160°, with the narrowest being 16° and the widest being 180°.

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Released Over Two Years Ago

This LG PC monitor was released in May 2015.

Running Costs

Running Costs Are OK

The 25UM57 is typical compared to the other 2,772 PC screens that we have analysed for running costs. Based on average energy prices, we estimate the 25UM57 will cost £66 over 8 years to run.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers lg electronics ltd 25um57p, certified 2560x1080, certified 25um57p, lg 2560x1080, lg 25um57p, lg 250ww1
Barcodes 00719192196759, 08806087184518, 08806087184532, 08806087393743

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