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LG 25UM65 PC Monitor

25" 2560 X 1080 5000000:1 LED Feb 2014
Display Diagonal Display Resolution Contrast Ratio (dynamic) Display Release Date £82.04 Electricity cost over 5 years
Three industry awards
Easy to use
Good technical features
75 Reviews + 3 Awards
benchmark.pl Good Product hardware.info Silver Award komputerswiat.pl Recommended

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Reviews

Three Industry Awards

The author at review website Hardware.info gave this LCD screen a "Silver Award" and concluded it was very good and it received a "Recommended" award from website Komputerswiat.pl.

This LG PC screen received a "Good Product" award from Benchmark.pl.

Expert Reviews Are Good

The average expert rating of this LCD screen is 89% based on five expert reviews from sites including smartdroid.de, tweakers.net, prad.de and playwares.com. That puts this PC screen in the top 9% of all the PC screens of this age and type.

Good User Reviews

On average, people who bought this LCD screen rated it as 89 out of 100. 44 reviewers (73% of all reviewers) gave this PC monitor the highest possible rating of 5 stars.

LG LCD Screens Have Good Reviews

We checked 3,732 expert and owner reviews (including 759 verified purchases) for LG flatpanel monitors and found that on average LG has good ratings compared to other brands. We also found that LG has good ratings specifically for its medium monitors. 89% of those that bought a LG LCD screen would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

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Features

Good Technical Features

Two people who bought the LG 25UM65 considered that it had good features. Why! gave it a score of 5 stars out of 5 and mentioned on expert review site Amazon “This monitor is amazing, picture is just brilliant and will work with out the drivers on the disk ( the disk has extra features for the monitor”. Amazon Customer wrote “It has plenty of other features and comes with some software” and scored the product 5 stars out of 5.


Good Picture Quality

Seven customers who purchased it agreed that it had good colour saturation. Mr. Daniel J. Brewer said on expert review site Amazon “The colours are great and the matte screen is very nice” and gave the product the highest possible rating of 5 stars out of 5. Mr a a Glasgow wrote in his review of this PC monitor on expert website Amazon “Colours are vivid” and scored it 5 stars out of 5. Charlie Norman mentioned in his review of this PC monitor on expert website Amazon three years ago “Colours are represented perfectly”.

Four owners agreed that this PC monitor had good picture quality. Oliver Matich said three years ago “It needs a fair bit more graphics card power compared to a standard 1920x1080 monitor, for not much advantage” in his review of this PC monitor. Charlie Norman wrote on expert review site Amazon “This monitor has amazing picture quality, although it is VERY bright” and scored it 5 stars out of 5. Three years ago M. Clewes said on expert website Amazon “The image quality is superb” in their review of this PC monitor.

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Design

Easy to Use

Three owners said in their reviews that the product was easy to setup. Mr Jinal Shah scored it 5 stars out of 5 and he wrote on expert website Amazon “Excellent monitor, easy to setup and use”. Mr a a Glasgow mentioned in his review of this PC monitor two years ago “Sharp, easy to setup” . Charlie wrote in his review of this PC monitor on expert website Amazon “Fast postage and easy to set up”.

Three people who reviewed the LG 25UM65 wrote that it was easy to use the menus. Mr. Daniel J. Brewer wrote in his review of this PC monitor on expert website Amazon “The best menu/navigation method on a screen I have used by far.I highly recommend this monitor”. Q. Brown said on expert website Amazon “The onboard menu is very neat”. Hawkins wrote on expert website Amazon “The menu function is simple to use”.

Three owners who bought it considered that it was easy to use. Michael Lindman wrote in his review of this PC monitor on expert website Amazon “Lastly the user interface and controls for the settings are really intuitive and easy to use and are huge step up from the previews monitor”. Q. Brown mentioned on expert review site Amazon “I can see it being very useful and the side by side feature could be very handy if operating two computers”. Hawkins said on expert review site Amazon two years ago “The on board speakers are actually not that bad either, if you don't have a proper sound system then these speakers are fantastic to use, they are loud” in their review of this PC monitor.

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Not Robust

Three people mentioned in their reviews that the LG 25UM65 was not well made. Charlie Norman said in his review of this PC monitor “Obviously not as good as a monitor built for gaming on response time.” although he gave this PC monitor a score of 5 stars out of 5. John Kelleher wrote in his review of this PC monitor on expert website Amazon “The edges that are not anywhere near as distinct and solid as the macbook's own screen, despite what the pixel count says”.

Nice Design

Two people agreed that the LG 25UM65 was well designed. Charlie wrote in his review of this PC monitor on expert review site Amazon “The monitor itself works well and has a sleek design” and scored it the highest possible rating of 5 stars.

Good Product Quality

Seven people said in their reviews that it was good quality. Sam mentioned “Fantastic product with an excellent quality picture and good colours”. Will wrote three years ago “Great monitor, picture quality is excellent”. Why! said on expert review site Amazon “The monitor has 2 HDMI in ports a DVI-D, DP in and finally 2 audio ports (3.5 mill jack) the monitor works with consoles as well and still gives great quality” and rated it 5 stars out of 5.


Energy

Running Costs Are OK

The average 8 year running cost of the 25UM65 is £83 based on average energy prices and usage levels, which is typical compared to the other 1,092 flatpanel monitors that came out more than two years ago.


Other

Released Over Three Years Ago

LG released the 25UM65 in February 2014.


Price

Reasonably Priced

Sixteen people considered that it was good value for money. Mr B M G wrote “Hey for the cost I am well happy”. Wesley L. mentioned in his review of this PC monitor “This size was the only one that approached affordable”. An anonymous author wrote on expert website Newegg.com “If you're after the Ultra-Wide display for video editing, LG has a few other (and better price to performance) options” in her review of this PC monitor.

Two owners reckoned that the LG 25UM65 was expensive. Mr. Daniel J. Brewer rated the product 5 stars out of 5 and he wrote on expert website Amazon two years ago “Although it is not a hugely expensive monitor” in his review of this PC monitor. Gely mentioned three years ago “This is the first time I am sending anything expensive back to Amazon”.

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Multimedia

Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The LG 25UM65 has a built-in speaker(s), as do most of the other medium monitors that have been on the market for around the same time as this flatpanel monitor.

Alternative flatpanel monitors with a built-in speaker(s) currently available that you might want to look at include the AOC Q2770PQU which has better reviews.

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Display

2560 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

The LG 25UM65 has a maximum display resolution of 2560 x 1080 pixels. That's 33% more display resolution than a 1920 x 1080 pixels PC display, which is the most frequently found display resolution. The display resolution of all LCD screens that have been around for a similar time to this LCD screen ranges from 1366 x 768 pixels (worst) to 3440 x 1440 pixels (best).

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Very Wide Viewing Angle, Vertical

Medium monitors that have been available for more than two years have viewing angles, vertical of between 10° and 180°. With a viewing angle, vertical of 178 degrees, the LG 25UM65 has one of the widest viewing angles, vertical amongst medium monitors of this age.

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Fairly Wide Viewing Angle, Horizontal

The LG 25UM65 has a fairly wide viewing angle, horizontal (178 degrees) compared to most of the other medium monitors that were released around the same time as this PC screen. The viewing angles, horizontal of medium monitors that were released more than two years ago range from 18° to 1,800°.

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Has an HDCP

The LG 25UM65 has an HDCP, as do most of the other LCD screens that are a similar age to this PC screen.

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Quite Fast Response Time

LCD screens of a comparable age and spec to this PC monitor have response times of between 1ms and 40ms. The LG 25UM65 has one of the faster response times (only 5 milliseconds) amongst comparable spec PC displays of this age.

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Ports & Interfaces

Two HDMI Ports

The LG 25UM65 is a two HDMI port LCD screen.

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Has a Headphone Out

The LG 25UM65 has a headphone out. Most of the other PC screens of a similar age and type to this PC monitor also have a headphone out.

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Weight & Dimensions

Good Size

Three people wrote in their reviews that it was thin. Sam Lewis wrote “It is very narrow and I find myself hunching over my desk” in his review of this PC monitor but even so he gave it a score of 3 stars out of 5. Q. Brown mentioned on expert website Amazon “Size and design is slim, elegant and extremely light” in their review of this PC monitor. Three years ago Charlie Norman said “The bezel is ULTRA thin around the sides”.

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers lgelectronics 29um65p, certified 2560x1080, certified 25um65p, lg 2560x1080, lg 25um65p
Barcodes 00719192193956, 00719192194076, 04989027007048, 05054484597582, 05054629432808, 08806084565631, 08806084592255, 08806084592279, 08806084668998, 08806084669018, 08806084685223, 08809361251395

LG 25UM65 Review Sources

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