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LG 27MB85

73

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LG 27MB85

£475.79
LG 27MB85
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A fully featured and critically acclaimed 27" PC display, with average running costs but representing only average value for money
27" 2560 X 1440 Pixels No 5ms Jan 2014
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LG 27MB85 Review

With excellent reviews and features, we have ranked the LG 27MB85 number 587 in best selling monitors.
88
Reviews
52 Reviews
52
Value for Money
Average
86
Features
Fully-Featured
64
Age
4 Years Old
56
Running Costs
£190 Over 5 Years
73
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 73?

It has great expert reviews but average user reviews. 71% of buyers recommended this LCD screen to others. NEC LCD screens 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 flatpanel monitors 2018.
This LG PC monitor has running costs of £190 over 5 years, which puts it in the most expensive 5% of all 3,255 PC monitors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving PC monitors.
Customers report excellent connectivity, that it is easy to use and good picture quality.
The 27MB85 has some great features:
Bigger than average display diagonal
2560 x 1440 pixels resolution
Has a built-in speaker(s)
Wider than average horizontal viewing angle

LG 27MB85 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Good Expert Reviews

The average expert rating of this PC screen is 84 out of 100 based on three expert reviews from sites including playwares.com, pcworld.pl and prad.de.

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Average Owner Reviews

On average, people who bought this PC display rated it as 66 out of 100. 71% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others.

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Customers Report Good Connectivity

Two owners who reviewed the LG 27MB85 concluded that it was good in terms of connectivity.

Users Report That it is Easy to Use

Two owners who purchased it 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…

Customers Report Good Picture Quality

Two owners who purchased this PC monitor concluded that it had good picture quality.

LG Has Very Good Reviews for Its Flatpanel Monitors

Based on 6,573 expert and owner reviews (including 1,763 verified purchases), LG has very good ratings for its LCD screens. 92% of those that bought a LG LCD screen would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Customers Report Good Product Quality

Two owners who bought it reckoned that it was good quality.

Value For Money

Disappointing 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.

Running Costs

Running Costs Are High

Based on typical energy prices we estimate that the 5 year running cost of the 27MB85 is £190, which makes it one of the less economic to run PC screens.

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Age

Released Over Four Years Ago

This LCD screen has been on the market since January 2014.

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Features

Bigger Than Average Display Diagonal

The LG 27MB85's display diagonal of 27" is bigger than average when compared to most other flatpanel monitors. It is bigger than 69% of all LCD screens when sorted by this feature. Flatpanel monitors have display diagonals of between 3.5" and 95", and the average display diagonal is 25".

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2560 X 1440 Pixels Resolution

The largest display resolution of the LG 27MB85 is 2560 x 1440 pixels. That's 78% larger resolution than a 1920 x 1080 pixels PC monitor, which is the most common resolution. The best resolution of all flatpanel monitors is 5120 x 2880 pixels and the worst is 320 x 240 pixels.

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Average Response Time

The LG 27MB85's response time of 5ms is fairly standard compared to most other flatpanel monitors. It is in the slowest 45% of all flatpanel monitors when ranked by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The LG 27MB85 has a built-in speaker(s). 53% of PC displays do not have a built-in speaker(s).

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Average Vertical Viewing Angle

The LG 27MB85's vertical viewing angle of 178° is pretty typical compared to most other PC displays. It is wider than 35% of all flatpanel monitors when ranked by this feature.

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Wider Than Average Horizontal Viewing Angle

The LG 27MB85's horizontal viewing angle of 178° is wider than 78% of all LCD screens when ordered by this feature. The average horizontal viewing angle of all PC displays is 170°, with the narrowest being 40° and the widest being 180°.

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Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The contrast ratio (typical) of the LG 27MB85 of 1,000 is fairly average compared to most other PC displays. It is higher than 23% of all PC displays when ordered by this feature.

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Has a Headphone Out

The LG 27MB85 has a headphone out, which is unusual. 89% of flatpanel monitors do not have a headphone out.

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Has an AC Cables Included

The number of cables included found on the LG 27MB85 is more than most LCD screens. The most frequently found cables included is USB, but this cables included is not found on this LCD screen. The cables included AC are also found on this LG LCD screen.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

lg qhd5ms144hz10m1, lg model27mb85rb, generic 27mb85rb, lg 1692560x1440, oem 27mb85rb, lg 2560x1440, lg 27mb85rb, lg 27mb85zb

Barcodes:

00012300852586, 00012305077427, 00014444456620, 00719192194458, 00719192194465, 00801038399582, 00801940475343, 00803982717870, 00804067301045, 00804904104518, 00806293515654, 00808112939719, 00809185335187, 00809385184073, 00821503837715, 04053162879126, 04053162959163, 05053959387918, 07191921944580, 07191921944658, 08806084711229, 08806084711250, 08806084711274, 08806084827241

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