LG 31MU97 Review
|98 Reviews + 5 Awards|
|Value for Money||
|Missing Some Features|
|2 Years Old|
|£138 Over 8 Years|
Why Has it Scored 37?
It has great expert reviews and not bad user reviews with 74% of buyers recommending this PC screen to others. This PC monitor has received five awards including a "Recommended" award from Pcauthority.com.au plus one other site and a "Design Award" from Ixbt.com. NEC flatpanel monitors also have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer PC monitors with better features are available. However this LG PC monitor has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest LCD screens 2017.
The 31MU97 has an energy efficiency classification of B, and its running costs of £138 over 8 years are in the most expensive 14% of all 2,768 PC monitors that we have compared it to.
Customers report it is robust, it is reasonably priced and excellent design. However they also report unacceptable noise level.
It is missing some features:
Only has DisplayPort, HDMI and 1 more cables included
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Five Industry Awards
This PC display is one of the most highly awarded of all the LCD screens.
The author at website Ixbt.com said that this PC display was well designed and gave it their "Design Award".
Good Expert Reviews
User Reviews Are Average
On average, based on 92 user reviews this PC display has an overall user rating of 78 out of 100. Over 78% of reviewers gave this PC screen either 4 or 5 stars and 74% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others.
Customers Report Unacceptable Noise Level
Two customers considered that it was noisy.
BUT, occasionally, when it is turned on for a period of time, there is a loud popping sound (like a capacitor discharging)…
Occasionally, when turned on for a period of time, there is a loud popping sound (like a capacitor discharging)…
Customers Report That it is Robust
Two customers who bought it said that it was well made.
The stand is very solid and does not wobble on my desk…
All metal design and general build add a really nice air of opulence! (this is all based on a revision 02 model, received March 2015) Colour profiles available are…
Very Good Brand
Based on 4,457 user and expert reviews (including 1,021 verified purchases), LG has very good ratings for its PC monitors. 89% of those that bought a LG PC screen would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.
Customers Report That it is Fairly Priced
Six owners reckoned that it was good value for money.
Amazing monitor for the price period…
This monitor is a good value for the money.
It was a good price and had an impressive specification…
For the price, this is a fairly good big monitor…
It is expensive…
If you have a keen eye for detail, cannot do better for the price…
Either one of these factors is an instant deal killer for my application…
Completely ridiculous to have these issues with such an expensive monitor…
Customers Report Excellent Design
Three customers who reviewed it reckoned that it was good looking.
The HP monitors can be viewed from any reasonable angle and the brightness, contrast and colors remain pretty consistent…
Pretty decent speakers too! Cons…
What does this mean? Scenes with motion will not be particularly smooth…
In closing, just to be clear, this is a GORGEOUS monitor, if not for the refresh rate…
This must be a poor design…
Value For Money
Mediocre Value for Money
The product has excellent reviews but mediocre features and is over 6 months old, and at £659.99 it is more expensive than 93% of PC screens.
Cheaper in the United Kingdom Than Overseas
We checked 22 other countries for prices for the LG 31MU97 and the United Kingdom price of £659.99 was the cheapest. The cheapest price that we could find overseas was in the United States where the price is $1,357.00 (£1,767.09).
4096 X 2160 Pixels Display Resolution
The LG 31MU97 has a maximum display resolution of 4096 x 2160 pixels. That's over four times the resolution of the most frequently found resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. Across all LCD screens the resolution ranges from 320 x 240 pixels (worst) to 5120 x 2880 pixels (best).
Has a Built-In Speaker(s)
The LG 31MU97 has a built-in speaker(s), which is unusual. 53% of LCD screens do not have a built-in speaker(s).
Two HDMI Ports
Most LCD screens have between one and five HDMI ports, including the LG 31MU97 which has two HDMI ports.
Has an Audio Output
The LG 31MU97 has an audio output, unlike 88% of LCD screens which do not have an audio output.
Only Has DisplayPort, HDMI and 1 More Cables Included
The number of cables included found on the LG 31MU97 is more than most PC displays. This LCD screen has a USB cables included, which is the most commonly found cables included found on LCD screens. The cables included "HDMI" and "DisplayPort" are also found on this PC screen.
Very Wide Viewing Angle, Horizontal
The narrowest viewing angle, horizontal of PC displays is 17°, the widest is 180°, and the average viewing angle, horizontal is 170°. The viewing angle, horizontal of the LG 31MU97 of 178° is very wide compared to most other LCD screens. It is in the widest 3% of all PC screens when sorted by this feature.
Released Over Two Years Ago
LG released the 31MU97 in September 2014.
Very High Running Costs
The energy efficiency classification of this PC screen is B, and the 31MU97 has an average running cost of £138 over 8 years based on average energy prices and usage levels, which makes it one of the most expensive to run LCD screens.
|Manufacturer Part Numbers||lg electronics 31mu97zb, certified 31mu97b, brand 31mu97b, lg 4096x2160, lg 31mu97zb, lg 31mu97b, lg bg120lg|
|Barcodes||00719192195530, 04053162879188, 04053162974944, 05054629503027, 08806084930859, 08806084930866, 08806087497922|