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17 Reasons For
One Industry Award
The writer at one expert review site said that this medium monitor was good. This PC screen received a "Fastest Media" award from Xfastest.com.
User Reviews Are Excellent
Based on 48 user reviews this LCD screen has an average user rating of 90%.
Several LG 25UM58 owners agreed that this PC monitor was well made. Ben wrote on Amazon “You have built in controls so you can change what ever you need on the screen like the brightness of the screen, edit the sounds” and rated it 5 stars. A few weeks ago Daniel Rothery gave it a rating of 5 stars and he said “The picture quality of this monitor is brilliant, very sharp with excellent build quality”.
One person reckoned that the LG 25UM58 was strong and durable.
A few customers who reviewed the LG 25UM58 agreed that it was good looking. Amazon Customer scored it 5 stars and wrote on Amazon “A diagram where you think "What's that?" The screen is beautiful” in their LG 25UM58 review. Amazon Customer also wrote “Then fit the screen beautifully and others have the right resolution”. A few weeks ago Daniel Latchford said in his review of this PC monitor on Amazon “If you want to do creative work look elsewhere as the colour accuracy is pretty horrendous”.
A few customers said in their reviews that it was smooth.
A few LG 25UM58 owners who reviewed the product thought it was neat. Jamaar said in their review of the LG 25UM58 on Amazon “Sturdy stand Cable tidy looks nice a neat no problems”. Jmather Reviews wrote in their review of the LG 25UM58 in December this year “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” and gave this PC monitor a score of 80 out of 100.
Two customers wrote in their reviews that it was a good design. Keiththebass mentioned on Amazon this year “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. In December Mr J Lord wrote on Amazon “Nice design” in his review of this PC monitor and gave the LG 25UM58 a score of 5 stars.
One person said in their reviews that the product was well designed. A few weeks ago Mr J Lord gave this PC monitor a score of 5 stars and he said in his LG 25UM58 review “I'm a lover of well designed technology and this deserves 5 stars”.
A number of people who reviewed the LG 25UM58 agreed that it was thin. Citizen said on Amazon “The bezel is razor thin, yes.” and gave this PC monitor a score of 5 stars. In December this year Clayton Thomas wrote “I ordered this in hopes of improving my flight sim experience, since my existing monitor is comparably narrow” in his LG 25UM58 review. Jmather Reviews mentioned on Amazon a few weeks ago “Without the help of the drivers given with the monitor the chances of you getting the intended output resolution is slim”.
A number of LG 25UM58 reviewers who reviewed it reckoned that it was compact. Keiththebass mentioned in their review of this PC monitor on Amazon in December this year “The extra real-estate on this monitor means I can see up to 30 channels in detail (more if I compact the view)”. Toshman mentioned in their review of the LG 25UM58 “It really does not feel too big due to the compact footprint and height”.
One customer who reviewed the LG 25UM58 concluded that it was a good body shape. Ben mentioned in his review this month “The look of the screen and body is really nice” and rated it 5 stars. One customer who purchased the LG 25UM58 considered that it was a good width. Citizen gave it a very good review score and wrote on Amazon this month “Love having the extra width for looking around corners”.
One customer who reviewed this PC monitor considered that it was good structurally. A few weeks ago Jmather Reviews said “This product for its ultra light weight 4KG construction, its easily portable, just make sure you have plenty of work surface”.
Good Product Quality
A few LG 25UM58 owners who bought this PC monitor reckoned that it was good quality. In December Alexander Burrell wrote “Fantastic monitor, picture quality and build is amazing”. This month Amazon Customer said on Amazon “The picture quality is stunning, never had a monitor this good in my life, I will definitely be buying another one soon!”. Amazon Customer also wrote “Fits more on your screen great image quality”.
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Several LG 25UM58 reviewers who reviewed the product concluded that it was good value for money. This year Amazon Customer said on Amazon “Lovely monitor for the price”. Amazon Customer also said “The definition Is good for the money”. Amazon Customer also said “Excellent value for money”.
One customer who purchased it reckoned that it was a bargain for the price. A few weeks ago Amazon Customer wrote in their review on Amazon “When I compare it to my logitech cheap speakers I still prefer the logitech set” and gave the LG 25UM58 a very good review.
The 25UM58 is one the fastest selling flatpanel monitor currently available for purchase.
Good Picture Quality
Some people said in their reviews that it had good colour saturation. Alan Pryor gave it a score of 5 stars and he wrote a few weeks ago “Utterly superb colours perfect ideal for photographic work” in his LG 25UM58 review. Also a few weeks ago Amazon Customer said in their review of the LG 25UM58 “Colours are very rich, controls are simple even if you use the button underneath that actually leans in 4 directions”. This year Keiththebass gave it a rating of 5 stars and mentioned on Amazon “Picture quality is excellent - sharp, good colours, crisp blacks”.
Three customers who reviewed it considered that it had good picture quality. One person who reviewed it concluded that it had clear images. Christopher B. mentioned on Amazon “The clarity is sharper than i expected”.
Easy to Use
Two people who bought the product agreed that it was easy to assemble. In December this year Amazon Customer wrote on Amazon “Very easy to put together, no issues, no missing pixels” in their LG 25UM58 review. Also in December this year Dominic M. said on Amazon “Absolutely fantastic product, extremely easy to assemble” in his review of this PC monitor and scored this PC monitor very highly.
Two people who reviewed the LG 25UM58 considered that it had a good experience. A few weeks ago Han said on Amazon “If you have good enough hardware to push 75fps on most games then you will have a brilliant experience playing on this monitor”. Pete said in his LG 25UM58 review also a few weeks ago “Highly recommended for great widescreen experience” and gave this PC monitor an excellent review.
One LG 25UM58 reviewer considered that the LG 25UM58 was easy to use. Keiththebass mentioned on Amazon in December this year “Minimalist - one small 'joystick' type control on the bottom edge of the monitor accesses all setting controls - positive action and intuitive to use”.
Some customers wrote in their reviews that the LG 25UM58 was good in terms of HDMI connections. Amazon Customer rated the LG 25UM58 5 stars and wrote a few weeks ago “It has 2 hdmi and 1 DP” in their review of this PC monitor. Clayton Thomas mentioned “This monitor has only HDMI ports and I only have a VGA plug on my computer.” but even so he only gave the product a score of 1 stars. Dominic M. rated the LG 25UM58 5 stars and he said on Amazon “Laptop has to have HDMI”.
Good Technical Features
One person said in their reviews that it had good features. Pete rated the LG 25UM58 as very good and he wrote in his review of the LG 25UM58 on Amazon this year “Truly a great monitor, fantastic picture and good features”.
LG LCD Screens Have Good Reviews
Based on 2,898 owner and expert reviews, LG has good ratings for its LCD screens. LG also has good ratings specifically within its medium monitors range compared to other brands.
This PC screen has an LED display, which is typical of many new comparable spec flatpanel monitors.
It may also be worth also looking at one of the other PC screens that have an LED Display currently available including because of it's better review score, the T2254[pl_2805449_price], or the ThinkCentre Tiny-In-One 22[pl_3744581_price] both from Lenovo or the Acer R241Y[plb_3670274_price].
Two HDMI Ports Quantitys
Most recently released LCD screens have between one and three HDMI ports quantitys, including the LG 25UM58 which has two HDMI ports quantitys.
Fairly Large Color Gamut
With a color gamut of 99 percent, the LG 25UM58 has one of the larger color gamuts amongst medium monitors of this age. Across all the recently released medium monitors the color gamuts range from 68% to 110%.
2560 X 1080 Supported Graphics Resolutions
The highest resolution of the LG 25UM58 is 2560 x 1080. That's 33% more resolution than a 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080) flatpanel monitor, which is the most common resolution. Across all latest flatpanel monitors the best resolution is 3840 x 2160 and the worst is 640 x 350.
6 Reasons Against
Only Mega Contrast Contrast Ratio (dynamic)
This PC display has a Mega Contrast contrast ratio (dynamic), which is the most frequently found contrast ratio (dynamic) on medium monitors that have been around for the last year.
Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker(s)
Most of the other medium monitors that were launched in the last 12 months have a built-in speaker(s), however the LG 25UM58 does not have a built-in speaker(s).
We compared this PC monitor to all the other PC screens with a built-in speaker(s) and we think the Philips 246E7QDAB[plb_3729120_price], the Viewsonic VX2476-SMHD[plb_3737629_price], or the Acer B226WL[plb_3439780_price] which also has a higher rating is also worth considering.
Does Not Have a Built-In Camera
Like most of the other recently released medium monitors, the LG 25UM58 does not have a built-in camera.
The LG 25UM58 is not 3D. Most of the other latest medium monitors are also not 3D.
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Does Not Have a Card Reader Integrated
Like most of the other LCD screens that are a similar age to the 25UM58, the LG 25UM58 does not have a card reader integrated.
Only HD HD Type
This LCD screen has a Full HD HD type, which is typical of many flatpanel monitors that have been available for a similar time to it.
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Average Running Costs
Based on typical energy prices and usage levels we estimate that the 5 year running cost of the 25UM58 is £46, which is typical compared to the other 407 new PC monitors.
Released Ten Months Ago
This PC screen has been on the market for ten months.
It's 2560 x 1080 pixels display offers not only the multi task capabilities you would get from a two display setup, it offers to opportunity the have playback in 4K, 16.9... Read more…
Great monitor - awesome colour reproduction, with 75Hz and Freesync being welcome additions. Recommended!
Note - if you are gaming at 21:9 with this monitor a fair few games won't support the... Read more…
Bought this Monitor with the intention of gaming, and well, it does bloody well. It's 60HZ refresh rate, you are able to turn the response time higher (default to low??lol) as well as change... Read more…
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