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LG 27MB85 Review
|Value for Money||
|3 Years Old|
|£199 Over 5 Years|
Why Has it Scored 53?
It has very good expert reviews but ok user reviews. 75% of buyers recommended this PC display to others. Benq PC monitors also have excellent reviews in general.
This PC monitor is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer LCD screens with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest PC displays 2017.
This LG PC monitor has running costs of £199 over 5 years, which puts it in the most expensive 7% of all 2,918 LCD screens that we have compared it to.
Customers report excellent connectivity.
The 27MB85 has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Moderately big display diagonal
Moderately large display resolution
LG 27MB85 In-Depth Analysis
Good Expert Reviews
Average Owner Reviews
The average owner rating of this LG flatpanel monitor is 67% based on 27 owner reviews. 75% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others.
Customers Report Excellent Connectivity
Two customers who reviewed the LG 27MB85 reckoned that it was good in terms of connectivity.
Buy it over the Apple display due to the excellent colour reproduction, connectivity and price…
1) Exceptional connectivity…
Customers Report That it is Easy to Use
Two customers who purchased this PC monitor wrote that it was easy to use.
It comes with an external Calibrator which was quick and easy to use…
The display is perfectly calibrated from the factory and can be used in a multitude of modes depending on the sort of work you are aiming to use it for…
Very Good Brand
We checked 4,449 user and expert reviews (including 1,023 verified purchases) for LG PC monitors and found that on average LG has very good reviews. 89% of those that bought a LG flatpanel monitor would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.
Value For Money
Mediocre Value for Money
The product has excellent reviews and very good features but is over 6 months old, and at £475.79 it is more expensive than 86% of PC monitors.
Cheaper in the United Kingdom Than Overseas
We checked 22 other countries for prices for the LG 27MB85 and the United Kingdom price of £475.79 was the cheapest.
The cheapest price that we could find overseas was in the United States where the price is $628.02 (£821.01).
Moderately Big Display Diagonal
The display diagonal of the LG 27MB85 of 27" is in the biggest 25% of all LCD screens when ranked by this feature. The average display diagonal of all PC displays is 25", with the smallest being 3.5" and the biggest being 95".
Moderately Large Display Resolution
The LG 27MB85's display resolution of 3,690,000 pixels is moderately large compared to most other LCD screens. It is in the largest 12% of all LCD screens when ordered by this feature. The average display resolution of all LCD screens is 2,500,000 pixels, with the smallest being 76,000 pixels and the largest being 34,000,000 pixels.
Average Response Time
The LG 27MB85's response time of 5ms is relatively standard compared to most other PC monitors. It is in the slowest 72% of all LCD screens when ordered by this feature.
Has a Built-In Speaker(s)
The LG 27MB85 has a built-in speaker(s). 52% of PC monitors do not have a built-in speaker(s).
Moderately Wide Viewing Angle, Vertical
The LG 27MB85's viewing angle, vertical of 178° is fairly wide compared to most other PC monitors. It is in the widest 18% of all LCD screens when ranked by this feature. Across all the flatpanel monitors the viewing angles, vertical range from 16° to 180°, and the average viewing angle, vertical is 160°.
Quite Wide Viewing Angle, Horizontal
The viewing angle, horizontal of the LG 27MB85 of 178° is in the widest 23% of all PC screens when ordered by this feature. The average viewing angle, horizontal of all PC monitors is 170°, with the narrowest being 17° and the widest being 180°.
Average Contrast Ratio (typical)
The LG 27MB85's contrast ratio (typical) of 1,000 is pretty average compared to most other flatpanel monitors. It is in the highest 79% of all LCD screens when sorted by this feature.
Has a Headphone Out
The LG 27MB85 has a headphone out, unlike 89% of LCD screens which do not have a headphone out.
Has an AC Cables Included
The LG 27MB85 has a greater number of cables included than most flatpanel monitors. The most commonly found cables included is USB, but this cables included is not found on this flatpanel monitor. The cables included AC are also found on this LG PC display.
Released Over Three Years Ago
This PC screen was released in January 2014.
Running Costs Are High
Based on typical usage levels and energy prices we estimate that the 5 year running cost of the 27MB85 is £199, which is in the most expensive 7% of all 2,918 LCD screens.
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