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LG 27EA83R PC Monitor

27" 5000000:1 LED Mar 2013
Display Diagonal Contrast Ratio (dynamic) Display Built-In Speaker(s) Release Date £134.34 Electricity cost over 5 years
Two industry awards
Good features
Does not have a built-in speaker(s)
36 Reviews + 2 Awards
PC Mag Editor's Choice 01net.com 5 Star

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Reviews

Two Industry Awards

The expert at one expert review site concluded that this PC display was fantastic and gave it their highest award. PC Mag gave this flatpanel monitor an "Editor's Choice" award.

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

Good Expert Reviews

The average expert rating of this LCD screen is 85% based on eleven expert reviews from sites including Digital Versus, PC Mag, erenumerique.fr and playwares.com.

User Reviews Are Good

Based on 22 user reviews this flatpanel monitor has an average user rating of 83 out of 100. Over 75% of reviewers gave this LCD screen either 4 or 5 stars.

LG PC Monitors Have Good Reviews

We checked 3,732 owner and expert reviews (including 759 verified purchases) for LG PC displays and found that on average LG has good reviews compared to other manufacturers. We also found that LG has good reviews 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 Features

Four people said in their reviews that it had good features. Website Newegg.com mentioned “Colors look amazing everything is crisp, also has many features and options through the on board menu”. Samuel P. said “I thought USB bumped the power spec along with link speed I haven't investigated or used any of the more “advanced” features yet” and scored it a maximum of 5 stars.


Other

Released Over Four Years Ago

This PC monitor was released in March 2013.


Multimedia

Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker(s)

The LG 27EA83R does not have a built-in speaker(s), unlike most of the other medium monitors that are a similar age to this LCD screen.

We compared all the other PC screens which also have a built-in speaker(s) to this flatpanel monitor and we think the 27MP75, or the IPS231P both from LG are also worth considering.

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Energy

Running Costs Are Very High

The 27EA83R has an average running cost of £135 over 8 years based on average usage levels and energy prices, which makes it one of the least economic to run flatpanel monitors of this age and spec.


Ports & Interfaces

Two HDMI Ports

The 27EA83R is a two HDMI port flatpanel monitor.

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Ergonomics

Wall Mountable

The LG 27EA83R is wall mountable. Most of the other flatpanel monitors of this age and spec also are wall mountable.

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Display

Fairly Wide Viewing Angle, Vertical

Flatpanel monitors of a similar spec and age to this PC monitor have viewing angles, vertical of between 10° and 180°. With a viewing angle, vertical of 178 degrees, the 27EA83R has one of the wider viewing angles, vertical amongst similar spec PC displays of this age.

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Has an HDCP

The LG 27EA83R has an HDCP, as do most of the other PC screens of a comparable spec and age to this PC screen.

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Packaging Content

Has Four Cables Included

The number of cables included found on the 27EA83R is more than most medium monitors that are a similar age to it. This LG LCD screen has an AC cables included, which is the most frequently found cables included found on medium monitors that were launched more than two years ago. The cables included "DisplayPort", "DVI" and "USB" are also found on this flatpanel monitor.

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Wide Viewing Angle

Four customers who reviewed the product thought it had a wide viewing angle. Website Newegg.com mentioned “Wide viewing angle, wide color gamut” in their review of this PC monitor and gave it the highest possible rating of 5 stars out of 5. They also wrote “That has worked great so far, after adjusting the viewing angle” in their review. And also mentioned “External Power Adapter bracket (great when using monitor arms), Perfect color, great viewing angle”.

Four owners concluded that the LG 27EA83R had good picture quality. Website Newegg.com wrote in their review of this PC monitor “Good aesthetics and great image quality” but in spite of that they gave it a rating of 1 stars out of 5. They also mentioned “Picture quality is amazing” in their review.

Three customers mentioned in their reviews that it had a sharp image. Four years ago website Newegg.com mentioned “Gorgeous colors and sharpness”. They also said “The size, 1080p, sharpness, is all I wanted” in their review. And also mentioned “Excellent colors and sharpness at default settings”.

Three owners who purchased it thought it had clear images. Website Newegg.com said “Awesome Picture, Excellent colors, Excellent clarity, Seamless interface with Apple rMBP, plenty of adjustable parameters, zero defects, minimal AG coating”. They also mentioned “Sharpness and clarity are remarkable compared to the 26" TN Samsung 1920 1200 it replaced” in their review.

Two owners who purchased it considered that it had image ghosting. Four years ago website Newegg.com mentioned “I haven't noticed any ghosting or any visual problems using this as a PC monitor”. They also said “Seeing no ghosting or motion blur in game play, even at full 2560 1440 res” in their review.

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Design

Good Quality

Fifteen people who bought it reckoned that it was good quality. Website Newegg.com mentioned four years ago “Image quality is great.” and gave this PC monitor a rating of 5 stars out of 5. They also said “The picture quality is stunning in full 1080p” in their review. And also mentioned “I see that this monitor is of good quality”.

Well Made

Eight people who reviewed it wrote that it was well made. Website Newegg.com mentioned “Solid casing”. They also wrote “It has built in speakers.” in their review. Four years ago expert review site Itreviews.com said “It uses 10-bit color technology and a beautiful 27-inch IPS panel to deliver solid color and graysc” and scored it 4 stars out of 5.

Five owners wrote in their reviews that this PC monitor was strong and durable. Website Newegg.com said “It's sturdy, bright and big”. They also mentioned “Responsive buttons, sleek design and sturdy stand” in their review. Expert website Pcmag.com gave it a score of 80 out of 100 and wrote “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 accurate, robust color reproduction”.

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Good Looking

Twenty-seven people mentioned that it was good looking. Website Newegg.com said “A pretty good monitor.” . They also mentioned “It is a beautiful monitor” in their review. Four years ago expert review site Digitalversus.com gave it a score of 80 out of 100 and wrote “It's stylish, practical and ensures first-rate colour fidelity” in their review of the LG 27EA83R.

Eleven owners wrote in their reviews that the product was well designed. Website Newegg.com wrote in their review of this PC monitor “Cheap price, e-ips (better than TN at least), button-less design, nice contrast”. They also mentioned “Consistant sexy design making the units appearance pleasant, easy to view for hours on end” in their review. And also said “It has a sleek contemporary design”.

Three owners wrote in their reviews that this PC monitor was smooth. Website Newegg.com mentioned in their review of this PC monitor four years ago “Movies are sharp and clear, games run very smooth” . They also said “Sleek stand and smooth adjustment” in their review. And also mentioned “Smooth motion due to 2ms response time”.

Two customers who reviewed it reckoned that it had a good case. Website Newegg.com wrote four years ago “I don't know what I can add to all the glowing reviews Picture is sharp, sound is fine, piano black casing looks very sophisticated” in their review of this PC monitor.

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Easy to Use the Menus

Thirteen owners said in their reviews that it was easy to use the menus. Website Newegg.com wrote “Nice on screen display menu”. They also said “5 profiles memorize your preferred display settings” in their review. And also wrote “Quick and full menus set up nicely”.

Seven customers who bought it considered that it was easy to use. Website Newegg.com mentioned “Touch control, PIP software” in their review of this PC monitor. They also said “Remote control” in their review. Expert website Examiner.com wrote in their review of this PC monitor “Ease of Use, Performance” and gave it a score of 5 stars out of 5.

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Price

Good Value for Money

Twenty-three owners who bought the product mentioned that it was good value for money. Four years ago website Newegg.com mentioned “For the price I paid” in their review of this PC monitor and scored it 5 stars out of 5. They also said “Unbeatable price for LED-lit IPS” in their review. And also mentioned “The price was right, I was able to successfully configure Eyefinity with three of these screens”.

Two people mentioned that this PC monitor was expensive. Expert review site Pcmag.com scored the product 80 out of 100 and said in their LG 27EA83R review “It's expensive, too”. Nestor R. scored the product the highest possible rating of 5 stars and he mentioned on expert website Newegg.com “The gist of this massive "other thoughts" is that it's a pain to find a good quality IPS/PLS panel and very annoying considering how expensive they are”.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers lg 2560x1440, lg 27ea83rd, 27ea83d
Barcodes 00168141499401, 00719192191884, 00806084185679, 00806084187451, 00887810001188, 03609740049170, 07191921918840, 08806084100269, 08806084185679, 08806084185693, 08806084187451, 08806084209313

LG 27EA83R Review Sources

To prepare this LG 27EA83R 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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