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LG 27MB85RBAEU PC Monitor

£511.31 £314.31 cheaper than 28 days ago
27" 5000000:1 LED Flat Apr 2014
Display Diagonal Contrast Ratio (dynamic) Display Screen Shape Release Date £135.88 Electricity cost over 5 years
Good expert reviews
Has a stand included
Good picture quality
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Good Expert Reviews

Expert review website scored this LG PC screen 83 out of 100.

Good Brand

Based on 3,732 user and expert reviews (including 759 verified purchases), LG has good ratings for its PC monitors. LG also has good ratings specifically within its medium monitors range compared to other brands. 89% of those that bought a LG PC screen would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


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The cheapeast comparable spec PC screens that were released more than two years ago that we found costs £49 and the most expensive costs £9,999. We think that this LCD screen looks expensive for a flatpanel monitor of a comparable age and type.

Good Picture Quality

Two customers who bought the product reckoned that it had good picture quality.

Packaging Content

Has a Stand Included

The 27MB85R-B has a stand included. Most of the other LCD screens of this type and age also have a stand included.

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Has Three Cables Included

The number of cables included found on the 27MB85R-B is more than most PC monitors of a similar spec and age to it. This PC display has an AC cables included, which is the most commonly found cables included found on medium monitors that were launched more than two years ago. The cables included "DVI" and "USB" are also found on this LCD screen.

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Released Over Three Years Ago

LG released the 27MB85R-B in April 2014.


Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker(s)

The 27MB85R-B does not have a built-in speaker(s), unlike most of the other PC screens of this age and type which have a built-in speaker(s).

Other PC screens which also have a built-in speaker(s) that you might want to look at include the Philips 298P4, the Eizo FlexScan EV2736 (£500.99), or the Asus MG279Q (£499.99).

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Very High Running Costs

The efficiency rating of this LCD screen is C. The 27MB85R-B is in the most expensive 14% of all 1,092 medium monitors that have been around for more than two years that we have assessed for 8 year running costs. Based on typical usage levels and energy prices, we estimate the 8 year running cost of the 27MB85R-B is £136.


Features Picture-in-Picture Support

The 27MB85R-B features Picture-in-Picture support, as do most of the other PC displays of this spec and age.

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Has an HDCP

The 27MB85R-B has an HDCP. Most of the other LCD screens of this age and type also have an HDCP.

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Quite Fast Response Time

Across all the medium monitors that have been available for around the same time as this PC screen the response times range from 1ms to 40ms. At only 5 milliseconds, the 27MB85R-B has a quite fast response time compared to most of the other medium monitors that were released more than two years ago.

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Good Quality

Three people who bought it agreed that it was good quality. Website mentioned two years ago “IPS Quad HD with exceptional build quality and performance”. They also said “Great picture quality” in their review. In the same month 4220 wrote on expert review site “The image quality is nice” in their review of this PC monitor nonetheless they only rated it 40 out of 100.

Good Looking

Four people who bought the LG 27MB85R-B thought it was good looking. Website wrote two years ago “Professional Aesthetic”. They also mentioned “Beautiful panel, terrible assembly” in their review. And also wrote “Pretty decent calibration capability”.

Easy to Use

Two people mentioned that the LG 27MB85R-B was easy to use. Website mentioned in their review of this PC monitor “Easy To Use” however they only gave it a rating of 40 out of 100. They also wrote “Has an external calibrator as well that I don't think I'll need to use” in their review.

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers lg electronics 27mb85rb, lg 27mb85rbaeu, code 27mb85rb, lg 68cm27
Barcodes 00012300852586, 00012305077427, 00719192194458, 08806084711274

LG 27MB85R-B Review Sources

To prepare this LG 27MB85R-B 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 687,657 product attributes, 78,608 PC monitor reviews and 7,539,100 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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