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LG 25UM58 PC Monitor

£167.16
25" 2560 X 1080 Mega Contrast LED Mar 2016
Display Diagonal Display Resolution Contrast Ratio (dynamic) Display Release Date £70.76 Electricity cost over 5 years
One industry award
Reasonably priced
Good product quality
141 Reviews + 1 Award
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Reasonably Priced

Fourty-three people said in their reviews that it was good value for money. Last year Msreviewsyt wrote “This moniter, for the price, is the best ultrawide 1080p moniter on the market” in their review of this PC monitor. Mr. Scott Tanner gave it a score of 5 stars out of 5 and he mentioned in his review of this PC monitor in April last year “For the gamer who wants to upgrade - Gor for it these are superb for the price”. He also wrote “I bought the 25" version For its price I am extremely impressed with this monitor” in his review.


Good Picture Quality

Fourteen customers considered that the LG 25UM58 had good colour saturation. Mr. Joshua L. Chew mentioned on expert review site Amazon “Yes the monitor is great and the colours are superb, not sure the splitting of the screen feature is all that useful if I'm honest.”. Theduckofdeath said on expert website Amazon “Love having FreeSync and IPS! Only issue I have is that the colours needed a fair amount of calibration”. Theo wrote last year “The colours are amazing”.

Twelve people who reviewed it thought it had good picture quality. Ms. Jeanette Buckley scored it the highest possible rating of 5 stars and she said “Looks great in the teens bedroom and the graphics are spectacular”. M. Wharton wrote “However, I've given it a chance and have been massively impressed by the picture quality and new aspect ratio”. Mr. J. Mccormack said in their review of this PC monitor “The build and picture quality is top notch, I'm afraid there are a couple of things that stop me from recommending it for developers”.

Two customers who purchased it agreed that it had clear images. Christopher B. wrote in his review of this PC monitor on expert website Amazon last year “The clarity is sharper than i expected”.

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Good Product Quality

Thirty-two customers considered that the LG 25UM58 was good quality. Mr. Scott Tanner scored this PC monitor 5 stars out of 5 and he mentioned on expert website Amazon “The image clarity is exceptional and due to this I run many great games without Anti Aliasing and the edge quality is still nice”. Petar Georgiev Hristov wrote on expert review site Amazon “All technical parameters are great, quality of the picture, respond time etc”. Markinapub gave it a rating of 4 stars out of 5 and said in their review of this PC monitor on expert review site Amazon “Great quality screen with an unusually wide format that is perfect for playing games on, less so for watching TV”.

Nice Design

Fifteen people mentioned in their reviews that it was good looking. Pip mentioned on expert review site Amazon last year “Really nice looking screen”. In April last year Thom J wrote “DISPLAY It's display is beautiful” in their review of the LG 25UM58 and gave the product the highest possible rating of 5 stars out of 5. Theo mentioned in his review of this PC monitor on expert website Amazon “Id say it was pretty good”.

Six owners concluded that the product was smooth. In April last year Markinapub gave it a score of 80 out of 100 and said in their review of this PC monitor on expert website Amazon “The screen resolution is high and movement is smooth”. Thom J mentioned on expert website Amazon “The edges are smooth and elegant and it looks good on my desk”. Ken wrote in his review of this PC monitor “I am very impressed! My Nvidia GTX780 has no problem playing Battlefield 1 and the framerate looks smooth and amazing with all that extra field of view! Programs like Ableton” and gave it a score of 5 stars out of 5.

Four people wrote in their reviews that the product was well designed. Mr J Lord said on expert review site Amazon “I'm a lover of well designed technology and this deserves 5 stars”. Last year Keiththebass wrote “Design is clean and minimalist - one small 'joystick' type control on the bottom edge of the monitor accesses all setting controls - positive action” in their review of this PC monitor and gave the product the highest possible rating of 5 stars out of 5.

Two customers reckoned that this PC monitor was neat. Jmather Reviews mentioned on expert website Amazon “It's power supply is a one pin socket which means it's power cord is easily hidden with the use of the cable tidy clips on the back of the display” in their review of this PC monitor.

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Robust

Seventeen customers mentioned in their reviews that it was well made. Mr Scott mentioned “It seems that only the largest screen in the range has built in speakers” but even so he gave it a score of 3 stars out of 5. In April last year Thom J scored the product 5 stars out of 5 and said on expert website Amazon “The monitor sits solid on the stand”. They also wrote “The bezels are thin on the side and the monitor feels well built” in their review.

Three customers mentioned that the product was strong and durable. Amazon Customer wrote in April last year “Robust stand” and gave it a rating of 4 stars out of 5. Jamaar said “Sturdy stand Cable tidy looks nice a neat no problems” in their review of this PC monitor. Danny mentioned in his review of this PC monitor “I love this aspect ratio; works awesome both games and work! Screen quality is excellent and everything really sturdy”.

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Easy to Use

Four people who purchased it considered that it was easy to use the menus. Mr. Scott Tanner said in his LG 25UM58 review on expert website Amazon “.] The menu offers decent”. Owil mentioned “A iiyama 27 inch using the monitors settings no problem and without needing any extensions” and rated it 4 stars out of 5. Søren Sørensen wrote in their review of this PC monitor on expert website Amazon “The menu is great a very intuitive, with a lot of options”.

Four owners who reviewed the product considered that it was easy to use. Theo gave the product the highest possible rating of 5 stars out of 5 and he wrote on expert website Amazon “Also the "OnScreen Control" software is amazing”. Sameer Hussain said on expert review site Amazon “I've had no issues with this, all the controls are through that little button under the monitor, you can move it up, down, left”. - wrote on expert website Amazon “I wouldn't recommend purchasing this product if you sit far away from your monitor or you are intending to use if for watching videos”.

Three people wrote in their reviews that this PC monitor was easy to assemble. In April last year Amazon Customer gave this PC monitor a score of 5 stars out of 5 and wrote “Very easy to put together, no issues, no missing pixels”. Irene Antreou mentioned on expert website Amazon “It was really easy to put together with its stand”. Dominic M. said on expert website Amazon “Absolutely fantastic product, extremely easy to assemble” in his review of this PC monitor.

Two people who purchased this PC monitor considered that it was easy to setup. In April last year Anthammond mentioned on expert website Amazon “Nice, sharp and easy to set up and work with”. Amazon Customer wrote in their review of this PC monitor “Easy to setup with 2 screws for the stand, there was also an hdmi cable included which was convenient for me”.

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Reviews

One Industry Award

This PC display received a "Fastest Media" award from Xfastest.com.

Excellent User Reviews

On average, people who bought this LCD screen rated it as superb. Over 72% of reviewers gave this PC monitor the highest possible rating of 5 stars.

LG Flatpanel Monitors Have Good Reviews

We checked 3,732 expert and user reviews (including 759 verified purchases) for LG flatpanel monitors 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. 89% of those that bought a LG PC screen would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Features

Good Technical Features

Three customers considered that it had good features. Pete mentioned in his review of the LG 25UM58 in April last year “Truly a great monitor, fantastic picture and good features” and scored it 5 stars out of 5. Amazon Customer scored it a maximum of 5 stars and said in their review of this PC monitor “Great features and excellent for gaming.i went for this instead of 3 monitors, glad I did”. Kelly L. wrote on expert website Amazon “Solid monitor, great features, awesome software included”.


Energy

OK Running Costs

The average running cost of the 25UM58 is £71 over 8 years based on average usage levels and energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 648 PC displays of this age and spec.


Other

Released Over a Year Ago

This PC screen has been on the market since March 2016.


Ports & Interfaces

Does Not Have a Built-In USB Hub

Like most of the other LCD screens that are a similar age to this PC display, the LG 25UM58 does not have a built-in USB hub.

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Has a Headphone Out

The LG 25UM58 has a headphone out. Most of the other LCD screens of a similar age and spec to this flatpanel monitor also have a headphone out.

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Two HDMI Ports

Most PC screens that have been available for a similar time to this PC monitor have between one and three HDMI ports, including the LG 25UM58 which has two HDMI ports.

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Multimedia

Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker(s)

The LG 25UM58 does not have a built-in speaker(s), unlike most of the other PC displays of a similar age and type to this flatpanel monitor which have a built-in speaker(s).

There are a number of other PC displays which also have a built-in speaker(s) which you might want to consider including the Acer CB241H (£167.94), the AOC E2775SJ (£168.22), or the LG 24MB37PM-W.

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Weight & Dimensions

Good Size

Seven owners who reviewed this PC monitor concluded that it was thin. Last year Pip wrote on expert website Amazon “The plastic bezel is very thin giving a very clean appearance.”. Clayton Thomas said “I ordered this in hopes of improving my flight sim experience, since my existing monitor is comparably narrow” in his review of this PC monitor however he gave this PC monitor a rating of 1 stars out of 5. Citizen wrote in their review of this PC monitor “The bezel is razor thin, yes.” and scored the product 5 stars out of 5.

Three owners who reviewed the product agreed that it was compact. Toshman mentioned in their review of this PC monitor on expert website Amazon “It really does not feel too big due to the compact footprint and height”. Last year Silver Appleyard wrote on expert review site Amazon “Display is nice and compact”. Keiththebass said in their review of this PC monitor on expert website Amazon “The extra real-estate on this monitor means I can see up to 30 channels in detail (more if I compact the view)”.

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Display

Only Mega Contrast Dynamic Contrast Ratio

This PC screen has a Mega Contrast contrast ratio (dynamic), which is typical of many PC displays of a similar spec and age to it.

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2560 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

The LG 25UM58 has a maximum display resolution of 2560 x 1080 pixels. That's 33% more display resolution than the most frequently found display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. Across all PC monitors of a similar age and spec to this LCD screen the best display resolution is 3840 x 2400 pixels and the worst is 1366 x 768 pixels.

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Fairly Wide Viewing Angle, Vertical

With a viewing angle, vertical of 178 degrees, the LG 25UM58 has one of the wider viewing angles, vertical amongst comparable spec LCD screens of this age. The viewing angles, vertical of medium monitors that have been available for a similar time to this PC display range from 50° to 180°, and the average viewing angle, vertical is 170°.

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Quite Wide Viewing Angle, Horizontal

At 178 degrees, the LG 25UM58 has a quite wide viewing angle, horizontal compared to most of the other medium monitors that have been available for around the same time as this PC screen. The viewing angles, horizontal of similar spec PC monitors that have been available for around the same time as this PC monitor range from 80° to 180°, and the average viewing angle, horizontal is 170°.

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Product Identifiers

Barcodes 00719192199156

LG 25UM58 Review Sources

To prepare this LG 25UM58 review we compared this PC monitor to 3,052 other models. For each PC monitor that we compared, we collated thousands of pieces of information including technical specs, reviews, and prices. In total we analysed 692,148 product attributes, 78,562 PC monitor reviews and 8,073,300 historical PC monitor prices from 203 PC monitor retailers. We then picked out the standout features of this PC monitor compared to the other models as well as any areas where this PC monitor is lacking.

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