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LG 27MP48HQ

LG 27MP48HQP PC Monitor

27" 1920 X 1080 5000000:1 LCD Feb 2016
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IPS (In-Plane Switching) technology highlights the performance of liquid crystal displays. Response times are shortened, color reproduction is improved, and users can now view the screen at... More
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User Reviews Are Good

On average, based on 17 user reviews the average user rating of this medium monitor is 86 out of 100.

Reasonably Priced

Some people who reviewed the product concluded that it was good value for money. This month Amazon Customer mentioned on Amazon “Decent, low cost monitor with caveats” in their LG 27MP48HQ review. Amazon Customer also mentioned “This is actually a pretty decent low cost (Sub-150) monitor for office use”. Ardyhead said on Amazon “Great Unit for a good price!”.

Several people who bought the LG 27MP48HQ considered that it was a bargain for the price. Dusty White gave this PC monitor a score of 80 out of 100 and he wrote on Amazon this month “The problem is that the stand is cheap and the monitor top heavy” in his LG 27MP48HQ review. Lou Shapiro wrote in his review on Amazon in October “Great bargain” and rated the product as very good.

One LG 27MP48HQ reviewer reckoned that the product was cheap.

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Good Product Quality

Several customers wrote in their reviews that the LG 27MP48HQ was good quality. Amazon Customer mentioned on Amazon in October this year “Picture quality is ok” however despite that they only gave the product a rating of 3 stars. Bernard F. Crowley scored the product very highly and he wrote a few weeks ago “I have a series of high quality photos as a screen saver” in his review. This month Carve&glass wrote “The picture quality is very good, excellent rendering of my photographs without much adjustment” in their review.

Good Picture Quality

Some customers who purchased it concluded that it had good picture quality. Franklin D Dunlap said on Amazon this year “Nice picture quality the touch screen portion i had not used”.

Nice Design

Several LG 27MP48HQ owners mentioned in their reviews that it was good looking.

Good Environmental Credentials

One customer mentioned that it was good in terms of power usage. Born Old wrote “Everything works as expected and it is much more energy efficient than my previous Samsung monitor” in their review of this PC monitor however they gave the product a rating of 3 stars.

Good Size

One LG 27MP48HQ owner who reviewed the LG 27MP48HQ reckoned that it was tight.

One LG 27MP48HQ owner who purchased it considered that it was a good weight. In October this year Amazon Customer said on Amazon “For me, I purchased a nice multi-monitor stand then used Scotch 30lb Weight Tape to secure them” but despite that they gave it a rating of 3 stars.

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Easy to Use

One LG 27MP48HQ reviewer mentioned in their reviews that the product was easy to use the menus. A few weeks ago Born Old said in their LG 27MP48HQ review on Amazon “If someone has found settings that look really good I would be interested to know what they are”.

Price Has Dropped by £45.23

The price of the 27MP48HQ has dropped by £45.23 in the last 7 days.

LG Has Good Reviews for Its LCD Screens

We calculated the average ratings for all LG PC screens and also specifically for LG medium monitors and found that in both cases LG had good ratings.

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Fairly Wide Viewing Angle, Vertical

At 178 degrees, the LG 27MP48HQ has a fairly wide viewing angle, vertical compared to most of the other similar spec PC monitors that have been on the market for the last year. The narrowest viewing angle, vertical of newly released similar spec LCD screens is 15° and the widest is 180°.

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Fairly Wide Viewing Angle, Horizontal

The LG 27MP48HQ has a fairly wide viewing angle, horizontal (178 degrees) compared to most of the other medium monitors that were released in the last 12 months. Across all the new similar spec PC screens the viewing angle, horizontals range from -5° to 180°.

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1920 X 1080 (HD 1080) Supported Graphics Resolutions

This PC display has a supported graphics resolutions of 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080), which is typical of many PC displays that have been around for a similar time to it.

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7 Reasons Against

Poor Connectivity

Some LG 27MP48HQ reviewers concluded that it was not good in terms of HDMI connections. Ardyhead wrote in October “The pictures show an HDMI port it does not have one check the LG site it says it only has VGA” in their review of this PC monitor but even so they still scored the product very highly. Pink Jazz X said on Amazon a few weeks ago “One of the cons that almost made me rate it less than 5 stars is that there is NO HDMI cable included” in their LG 27MP48HQ review but despite that they still gave it a score of 5 stars.

Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker(s)

The 27MP48HQ does not have a built-in speaker(s), unlike most of the other latest comparable spec flatpanel monitors.

There are a number of alternative flatpanel monitors which also have a built-in speaker(s) which you might want to look at including the Acer CB271H (£189.97); or the Acer XF240H (£250.75), or the Philips 241B7QPJEB (£190.88).

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The 27MP48HQ does not have a built-in camera. Most of the other medium monitors that came out in the last year also do not have a built-in camera.

It is worth also looking at alternative LCD screens which also have a built-in camera including the Philips 241B7QPJKEB (£198.36), or the Lenovo T2424z (£215.94).

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Not 3D

Like most of the other medium monitors that were released around the same time as the 27MP48HQ, the LG 27MP48HQ is not 3D.

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Does Not Have a Card Reader Integrated

Most PC displays that are a comparable age to the 27MP48HQ do not have a card reader integrated. The 27MP48HQ is no exception to this as it too does not have a card reader integrated.

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Only HD HD Type

This LCD screen has a Full HD HD type, which is typical of many latest PC displays.

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Only 1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This flatpanel monitor has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many PC screens that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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3 Other reasons to consider the LG 27MP48HQ

Running Costs Are Average

The energy efficiency rating of this LG PC screen is A. The 27MP48HQ has an average running cost of £47 over 5 years based on average energy prices and usage levels, which is typical compared to the other 407 comparable spec PC displays that were released in the last 12 months.

Released Eleven Months Ago

It was eleven months ago when LG released the 27MP48HQ.

LCD Display

The LG 27MP48HQ has an LCD display which is better than the LED display found on most similar spec PC monitors that have been available for the last year.

There are a number of alternative PC monitors that have an LCD Display currently available that you might want to consider including the Acer XF240H (£250.75) which has better reviews; or the Viewsonic VG2253 which is cheaper.

If the display type of this PC display is not good enough for you then you might want to look at the HP 27es (£193.54) (LED and higher rated) or the Lenovo T2324 (£172.78) (LED and cheaper).

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User Reviews

(17)
Reviewed 8 September 2016 by Amazon Customer
(Verified Purchase)

Everything I expected...

Reviewed 3 September 2016 by Franklin D Dunlap
(Verified Purchase)

This monitor is great for what i wanted it for .Nice picture quality the touch screen portion i had not used .dont like all the finger prints i would have to wipe off...lol Size does matter when... Read more…

Reviewed 26 August 2016 by Born Old
(Verified Purchase)

Everything works as expected and it is much more energy efficient than my previous Samsung monitor. I am disappointed by the color and contrast compared with the old monitor. I have played around... Read more…

(Verified Purchase)

This monitor, although advertised as "used" by Amazon, came packaged as if it were brand new along with a warranty card and all the cellophane. There was no discernable difference between this... Read more…

Reviewed 4 August 2016 by R. E. Tschopp
(Verified Purchase)
Reviewed 21 July 2016 by Ardyhead | 11 Comments

The pictures show an HDMI port it does not have one check the LG site it says it only has VGA and DVI! Other than that looks great small footprint but very stable. Games look great helped with FPS... Read more…

Reviewed 19 July 2016 by Chad Roberts
(Verified Purchase)

Easy to install and set up. For the money you get a good quality image. No issues from the seller. Arrived on time with everything describe. Just to note, I did not buy these for gaming. I am... Read more…

Got this LG monitor from Adorama during their rebate times and have yet to have a problem with it (that was last year). There are no mounting holes or built-in speakers but that's the only flaws... Read more…

Reviewed 14 July 2016 by Pink Jazz X | 11 Comments
(Verified Purchase)

Monitor is very nice and colors pop out with the IPS panel. This is one of the least expensive 27" IPS monitors on the market, and we are very happy with it. One of the cons that almost made me... Read more…

Reviewed 8 July 2016 by Timelord | 11 Comments
(Verified Purchase)

Picture quality not as good as my previous monitor. Possibly this is due to my computer not having hdmi hookup capability, so I had to use standard D-Sub...

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Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on £71.79
Electricity cost when on standby £1.54
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Total running cost over 5 years £73.33
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Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.36 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 10 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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