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LG 27EA83R
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LG 27EA83R PC Monitor

PC Mag Editor's Choice 01net.com 5 Star
27" 5000000:1 LED Not Supported Mar 2013
Display Diagonal Contrast Ratio (dynamic) Display Compatible Memory Cards Release Date
Hardware Calibration is the solution that directly adjusts the monitor's colour settings to deliver the most accurate colours, rather than adjusting its graphic board to deliver predictable... More
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17 Reasons For

Two Industry Awards

The writer at one expert review site wrote that this PC display was brilliant and gave it their highest award. This LG PC screen received an "Editor's Choice" award from PC Mag.

This LCD screen received a "5 Star" award from 01net.com.

Good Expert Reviews

Based on nine expert reviews from sites including Digital Versus, PC Mag, photoreview.com.au and 01net.com the average expert rating of this PC display is 86 out of 100. This puts this LG flatpanel monitor in the top 18% of all the flatpanel monitors of a similar spec and age when ranked by average expert review score.

User Reviews Are Good

This medium monitor has an average user rating of 83% based on 22 user reviews.

Nice Design

Two people who bought this PC monitor reckoned that it was good looking. Pcmag.com said on expert review site PC Mag “It uses 10-bit color technology and a beautiful 27-inch IPS panel to deli”. Expert review site Digitalversus.com said “It's stylish, practical and ensures first-rate colour fidelity” in their review and scored it 4 stars.

Easy to Use

A few people wrote in their reviews that it was easy to use. Examiner.com mentioned “Ease of Use, Performance” in their review and scored it 5 stars.

Good Brand

LG is one of the superior flatpanel monitor manufacturers according to average expert and user reviews, and LG also has good reviews for its medium monitors.

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LED Display

This PC screen has an LED display, which is typical of many medium monitors that came out more than two years ago.

Other PC screens that have an LED Display currently available that you might also want to look at include because of it's better review score, the S27D590[pl_2243830_price], or the S27A850[pl_1388314_price] both from Samsung or the iiyama B2888UHSU[plb_2367537_price].

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Quite Wide Viewing Angle, Horizontal

The LG 27EA83R has a quite wide viewing angle, horizontal (178 degrees) compared to most of the other PC monitors that came out more than two years ago. Across all the medium monitors that came out around the same time as the 27EA83R the viewing angle, horizontals range from -5° to 1,800°.

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Two HDMI Ports Quantitys

The LG 27EA83R is a two HDMI ports quantity PC display.

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Quite Long Cable Length

The 27EA83R has a fairly long cable length (1.8 meters) compared to most of the other medium monitors that have been around for around the same time as the 27EA83R. The average cable length of medium monitors that were released more than two years ago is 1.6m, and the cable lengths range from 1.5m to 1.8m.

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Fairly Bright Display Brightness

The LG 27EA83R has one of the brighter display brightnesss (350 candellas per square meter) amongst PC screens of this age. The dimmest display brightness of PC displays that were launched around the same time as the 27EA83R is 25 cd/m², the brightest is 1,700 cd/m², and the average display brightness is 290 cd/m².

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Quite Big Viewable Size, Horizontal

The 27EA83R has a fairly big viewable size, horizontal (597.73 millimeters) compared to most of the other PC screens of a similar type and age to the 27EA83R. Across all the medium monitors that were released more than two years ago the viewable size, horizontals range from 1mm to 820mm, and the average viewable size, horizontal is 520mm.

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Quite Big Display Diagonal (metric)

At 68.58 centimeters, the 27EA83R has a fairly big display diagonal (metric) compared to most of the other PC displays that are a comparable age to the 27EA83R. Across all the comparable spec LCD screens that were launched around the same time as the 27EA83R the display diagonal (metric)s range from 28cm to 590cm, and the average display diagonal (metric) is 63cm.

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Fairly Big Viewable Size, Vertical

At 339.22 millimeters, the LG 27EA83R has a quite big viewable size, vertical compared to most of the other medium monitors that have been around for around the same time as the 27EA83R. Across all the flatpanel monitors of a similar age and type to the 27EA83R the viewable size, verticals range from 100mm to 630mm.

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2560 X 1440 Supported Graphics Resolutions

The highest resolution of the 27EA83R is 2560 x 1440. That's 78% more resolution than the most common supported graphics resolutions of 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080). PC monitors of this age and type supported graphics resolutionss range from 640 x 350 (worst) to 3840 x 2160 (best).

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Has Four Cables Includeds

The number of cables included found on the 27EA83R is more than most PC monitors of this spec and age. This PC display has an AC cables included, which is the most commonly found cables included found on comparable spec flatpanel monitors that have been on the market for a similar time to the 27EA83R. The cables includeds "DisplayPort", "DVI" and "USB" are also found on this flatpanel monitor.

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Supports One Placement Supported

The 27EA83R has a greater number of placements than most similar spec PC monitors that are a comparable age to it. The most commonly supported placement supported is Horizontal, but this placement supported is not supported by this LG flatpanel monitor. The placement supporteds Horizontal/Vertical are also supported by this PC screen.

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9 Reasons Against

A Bit Expensive

One LG 27EA83R owner wrote in their reviews that the product was not cheap. Pcmag.com mentioned in their review on expert review site PC Mag “It's expensive, too”.

Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker(s)

The LG 27EA83R does not have a built-in speaker(s). Most of the other PC monitors of a similar age and type to the 27EA83R also do not have a built-in speaker(s).

We think you might also be interested in other PC monitors which also have a built-in speaker(s) including the 25UM65[pl_2194307_price], or the 29EB73[pl_1599155_price] both from LG which also has a higher rating.

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Very High Running Costs

Based on typical energy prices we estimate that the 27EA83R will cost £135 over 8 years to run, which is in the most expensive 14% of all 1,019 comparable spec PC displays that were launched more than two years ago.

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Not 3D

Like most of the other medium monitors that have been available for around the same time as the 27EA83R, the 27EA83R is not 3D.

PC displays which are 3D that might be worth looking at include the Asus VG23AH[plb_1411330_price], the Benq XL2420[plb_1453626_price], or the AOC d2757Ph[plb_1515695_price] which is also higher rated.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Most PC monitors of this age and spec do not have a built-in camera. The 27EA83R is no exception to this as it too does not have a built-in camera.

We compared this PC display to all the other PC displays with a built-in camera and we think the 231C5[pl_1599727_price], or the 272P4[pl_1489468_price] both from Philips or the Asus MK241[plb_2332619_price] which is also higher rated is also worth considering.

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Does Not Have a Card Reader Integrated

Most medium monitors that have been on the market for more than two years do not have a card reader integrated. The 27EA83R is no exception to this as it too does not have a card reader integrated.

We compared all the other flatpanel monitors which also have a card reader integrated to this PC monitor and we think the UP2414Q[pl_2251567_price], or the UP2715K[pl_2678878_price] both from DELL or the Benq BL3201[plb_2558150_price] which is also higher rated is also worth considering.

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Quite Low Height Adjustment

The lowest height adjustment of flatpanel monitors of this age and spec is 13mm, the highest is 1,200mm, and the average height adjustment is 130mm. At only 110 millimeters, the 27EA83R has a fairly low height adjustment compared to most of the other flatpanel monitors that were released more than two years ago.

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Only HD HD Type

This flatpanel monitor has a Full HD HD type, which is typical of many PC monitors that have been available for more than two years.

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Quite High Power Consumption (off)

At 0.5 Watts, the 27EA83R has a fairly high power consumption (off) compared to most of the other flatpanel monitors of a similar age and type to the 27EA83R. The lowest power consumption (off) of medium monitors that were released around the same time as the 27EA83R is 0.005W and the highest is 21W.

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1 Other reason to consider the LG 27EA83R

Released Over Three Years Ago

This PC display was released over three years ago.

Specification

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2 Awards

PC Mag Editor's Choice 01net.com 5 Star

Expert Reviews

(11)
27 December 2013

LG Electronics is the first to offer a new pro-graphics LCD display with LED backlighting. It also has the wide Adobe RGB color width, and will adjust to the lower 80.0 CD/m2 white luminance to... Read more…

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9 December 2013

Ease of Use, Performance: 5/5 Look & Feel: 5/5 Features: 5/5 How much I enjoy: 5/5Recommendation: 5/5 StarsThe LG 27EA83R-D IPS Monitor is a 27 inch monitor has a 2560 by 1440 resolution with a 5... Read more…

5 August 2013

On the whole, LG has done an excellent job with the 27" Flatron 27EA83 "ColorPrime" monitor. It's stylish, practical and ensures first-rate colour fidelity. It missed out on a five-star review for...

The LG ColourPrime 27EA83 is the first monitor we have tested that can display a wider colour gamut than the Adobe RGB colour space. However, this has been achieved at a significant cost.Its gamma...

21 June 2013

Geared toward photographers and graphics professionals, the LG ColorPrime 27EA83-D is a feature-rich 27-inch-wide gamut monitor that uses a high-res IPS panel and 10-bit color depth to deliver...

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User Reviews

(20)
Reviewed 18 May 2013 by Kyle W.
(Verified Purchase)

I spent a fair amount of time trying to figure out the difference between this and the LG 27EA83-D. In the end, I think the main differences are this is 8-bits per subpixel instead of 10, and it... Read more…

Reviewed 16 October 2013 by Kyle H.
(Verified Purchase)

It is conceivable that all 3 of the computers in my house have the same output problem that is creating these diagonal lines, or that this is simply user error. However, after I returned the RMA... Read more…

Reviewed 26 June 2013 by Ronald F.
(Verified Purchase)

If your objectives are Photography, design, applications, or gaming dont hesitate to acquire this monitor. Found none of the common abnormalities found in so many of the other IPS & PLS that are... Read more…

Reviewed 3 June 2013 by Samuel M.
(Verified Purchase)

After months of research and waiting, finally settled on this.Was on sale for 700 and it was worth it. I loved it so much I bought a second. The 2560 x 1440 resolution makes all the difference.... Read more…

Reviewed 30 October 2013 by Mark L.
(Verified Purchase)

One thing to watch out for: since my new longer dual-link DVI cable did not arrive yet, I tried using the old LCD panel DVI cable. The picture has odd digital blurriness. The monitor puts up a... Read more…

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Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on £128.19
Electricity cost when on standby £6.15
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Total running cost over 5 years £134.34
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Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.67 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
18
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 18 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers 27ea83, 27ea83r, lg 27ea83, lg 27ea83r, lg 27ea83rd
Barcodes 00168141499401, 00719192191884, 00806084185679, 00806084187451, 00887810001188, 03609740049170, 07191921918840, 08806084100269, 08806084185679, 08806084185693, 08806084187451, 08806084209313, 08809373520007

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