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LG 27MP55HQ
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LG 27MP55HQ PC Monitor

27" 1920 X 1080 5000000:1 LED Feb 2014
Display Diagonal Display Resolution Contrast Ratio (dynamic) Display Release Date
As LG IPS Monitor features consistency and less changes in color temperature, it realize a color impression identical to its original image. Reducing blue light to protect your eyes, Reader Mode... More
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10 Reasons For

Good Expert Reviews

PC monitor expert review site Digital Versus scored this flatpanel monitor 80 out of 100.

Reasonably Priced

Some customers said in their reviews that it was good value for money. Digitalversus.com said on expert website Digital Versus “It's also the kind of basic, discreet monitor that, when combined with its reasonable price, gives you good reason to go out” in their LG 27MP55HQ review. Digitalversus.com also wrote “The LG 27MP55HQ-P offers great quality at a reasonable price for buyers in search of a versatile monitor”.

Good Picture Quality

One LG 27MP55HQ owner who purchased this PC monitor reckoned that it had good colour saturation. Three years ago expert review site Digitalversus.com said “With satisfactory colours for productivity and multimedia”. One person who purchased this PC monitor reckoned that it had a good contrast ratio. Digital Versus said in their review “Good contrast ratio for an IPS monitor 1300 1” .

Good Product Quality

One LG 27MP55HQ owner who reviewed this PC monitor mentioned that it was good quality.

LG Has Good PC Monitor Reviews

Based on 3,064 expert and owner reviews, LG has good reviews for its LCD screens. LG also has good reviews specifically within its medium monitors range.

LED Display

This flatpanel monitor has an LED display, which is the most frequently found display on flatpanel monitors of a comparable age and type to it.

Alternative PC displays that have an LED Display currently available which you might want to consider include because of it's better review score, the NEC MultiSync EA304[plb_2325127_price], or the Hanns.G HS271[plb_2315339_price].

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Fairly Wide Viewing Angle, Horizontal

With a viewing angle, horizontal of 178 degrees, the LG 27MP55HQ has a quite wide viewing angle, horizontal compared to most of the other LCD screens of this type and age. Across all the medium monitors that are a comparable age to the 27MP55HQ the viewing angle, horizontals range from -5° to 1,800°.

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1080p Supported Video Modes

This PC monitor has a 1080p supported video modes, which is the most frequently found supported video modes on PC screens of this age and spec.

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Quite Fast Response Time

Comparable spec PC screens that have been around for more than two years have response times of between 1ms and 69ms. At only 5 milliseconds, the 27MP55HQ has a fairly fast response time compared to most of the other medium monitors that have been on the market for a similar time to the 27MP55HQ.

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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 the most commonly found supported graphics resolutions on PC screens of this type and age.

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7 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker(s)

Most medium monitors that have been available for around the same time as the 27MP55HQ do not have a built-in speaker(s). The 27MP55HQ is no exception to this as it too does not have a built-in speaker(s).

We compared this PC display to all the other PC displays with a built-in speaker(s) and we think the Viewsonic VX2263[plb_2333349_price], or the LG 25UM64[plb_2338666_price] which also has a higher rating is also worth considering.

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Not 3D

The 27MP55HQ is not 3D. Most of the other PC displays of a comparable type and age to the 27MP55HQ are also not 3D.

If you are looking for an LCD screen that is 3D then you might also want to consider the Philips 272G5DYEB/93[plb_3175233_price], the Zalman TM270VA[plb_1855184_price], or the LG DM2352D[plb_1422939_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Like most of the other medium monitors that have been around for a comparable time to the 27MP55HQ, the LG 27MP55HQ does not have a built-in camera.

We compared this PC monitor to all the other PC displays with a built-in camera and we think the Compaq LA2206[pl_1467324_price], or the W2448hc[pl_1468275_price] both from HP or the Viewsonic VG2437mc[plb_1464473_price] which is also higher rated is also worth considering.

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Does Not Have a Card Reader Integrated

The 27MP55HQ does not have a card reader integrated. Most of the other PC screens of a comparable age and spec to the 27MP55HQ also do not have a card reader integrated.

We compared this PC monitor to all the other PC displays with a card reader integrated and we think the UP2414Q[pl_2251567_price], the UP2715K[pl_2678878_price], or the UP3214Q[pl_2251540_price] all from DELL is also worth considering.

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Only HD HD Type

This PC display has a Full HD HD type, which is the most frequently found HD type on medium monitors that were launched more than two years ago.

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Very Small Color Gamut

Across all the LCD screens of this age and type the color gamuts range from 62% to 120%. With a color gamut of only 72 percent, the LG 27MP55HQ has one of the smaller color gamuts amongst similar spec flatpanel monitors of this age.

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Only One HDMI Ports Quantity

The 27MP55HQ is a one HDMI ports quantity PC monitor. Most of the other PC monitors of a similar spec and age to the 27MP55HQ have between one and three HDMI ports quantitys.

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3 Other reasons to consider the LG 27MP55HQ

Average Running Costs

The 27MP55HQ is typical compared to the other 1,019 similar spec LCD screens that were released more than two years ago that we have analysed for running costs. Based on typical energy prices, we estimate the 27MP55HQ will cost £66 over 8 years to run.

Released Over Three Years Ago

It was over three years ago when LG released the 27MP55HQ.

1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This PC screen has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many LCD screens that were released more than two years ago.

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Specification

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Expert Reviews

(2)
17 November 2014

With satisfactory colours for productivity and multimedia and perfectly decent response times and input lag, the LG 27MP55HQ-P offers great quality at a reasonable price for buyers in search of a...

Good contrast ratio for an IPS monitor 1300 1)
Wide viewing angles
Faithfulenough colours for intheknow amateurs (dE 3.6)
Design and connections are very basic
Very slight light leakage
3 November 2014

Le 27MP55HQ-P de LG est un écran 27" Full HD (1920x1080 px) à dalle IPS mate tout ce qu'il y a de plus classique. C'est pourtant le genre de moniteur discret et basique qui cache sous son... Read more…

User Reviews

(4)
Reviewed 17 August 2014 by Brandon M.

The picture quality of more expensive monitors isn't much better, so why pay more?

Reviewed 29 July 2014 by Adrian S.
(Verified Purchase)

Refresh rate is low, have that in mind when considering this monitor...

Reviewed 26 July 2014 by Charles M.
(Verified Purchase)

Other then that not a bad monitor...

Reviewed 21 July 2014 by Marc p.

Quite frankly I'm surprised at the poor quality...

Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on £64.10
Electricity cost when on standby £1.54
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Total running cost over 5 years £65.64
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0.33T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.33 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
9
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 9 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers lg 27mp55, lg 27mp55h, lg 27mp55hq, lg 27mp55hqp
Barcodes 00719192193505, 08806084531896, 08806084534231, 08806084544711

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