LG 27MB85R-B
LG 27MB85R-B
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LG 27MB85R-B

A 3 year old 2560 x 1440 PC screen with inferior features and high running costs
27" 2560 X 1440 Pixels 5000000:1 LED Apr 2014
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LG 27MB85R-B Review

Released 3 years ago, we have scored the LG 27MB85R-B as follows for Summary.
Missing Some Features
3 Years Old
£136 Over 8 Years
Overall Score

Why Has it Scored 23?

NEC flatpanel monitors have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better LCD screens are available. View the latest flatpanel monitors 2017.
This PC monitor has an energy efficiency classification of C, and its running costs of £136 over 8 years are in the most expensive 14% of all 2,772 LCD screens that we have compared it to.
It is missing some features:
Does not have a built-in speaker(s)
Only one HDMI port

LG 27MB85R-B In-Depth Analysis


Very Good Brand

Based on 4,594 expert and user reviews (including 1,028 verified purchases), LG has very good reviews for its flatpanel monitors. 88% of those that bought a LG flatpanel monitor would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Has a Stand Included

The LG 27MB85R-B has a stand included, unlike 87% of PC displays which do not have a stand included.

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Has AC, DVI and 1 More Cables Included

The 27MB85R-B has a greater number of cables included than most PC displays. This LCD screen has a USB cables included, which is the most frequently found cables included found on flatpanel monitors. The cables included "DVI" and "AC" are also found on this LG PC display.

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Quite Wide Viewing Angle, Horizontal

The viewing angle, horizontal of the LG 27MB85R-B of 178° is in the widest 17% of all flatpanel monitors when sorted by this feature. The narrowest viewing angle, horizontal of flatpanel monitors is 17°, the widest is 180°, and the average viewing angle, horizontal is 170°.

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Features Picture-in-Picture Support

The 27MB85R-B features Picture-in-Picture support. 95% of flatpanel monitors do not feature Picture-in-Picture support.

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Fairly Wide Viewing Angle, Vertical

The viewing angle, vertical of the 27MB85R-B of 178° is fairly wide compared to most other flatpanel monitors. It is in the widest 17% of all PC displays when ordered by this feature. The average viewing angle, vertical of all flatpanel monitors is 160°, with the narrowest being 16° and the widest being 180°.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker(s)

The 27MB85R-B does not have a built-in speaker(s). 53% of PC screens also do not have a built-in speaker(s).

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Only One HDMI Port

The 27MB85R-B is a one HDMI port PC display. Most of the other PC displays have between one and five HDMI ports.

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2560 X 1440 Pixels Display Resolution

The largest display resolution of the 27MB85R-B is 2560 x 1440 pixels. That's 78% larger resolution than a 1920 x 1080 pixels flatpanel monitor, which is the most frequently found resolution. Across all LCD screens the resolution ranges from 320 x 240 pixels (worst) to 5120 x 2880 pixels (best).

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Released Over Three Years Ago

LG released the 27MB85R-B in April 2014.

Running Costs

Very High Running Costs

This PC display is rated C for energy efficiency. The 27MB85R-B has an average running cost of £136 over 8 years based on adequate energy prices and usage levels, which makes it one of the least economic to run PC screens.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

lg 27mb85rb, lg 68cm27


00012300852586, 00719192194458

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