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LG 31MU97Z PC Monitor

31" 4096 X 2160 5000000:1 LED Sep 2015
B
Display Diagonal Display Resolution Contrast Ratio (dynamic) Display Release Date £138.44 Electricity cost over 5 years
Two industry awards
Good picture quality
Difficult to use
hardwareluxx.de Excellent Hardware hardwareluxx.ru Excellent Hardware

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Reviews

Two Industry Awards

This medium monitor received a "Highly Recommended" award from both review websites Hardwareluxx.de and Hardwareluxx.ru, both of which concluded that this PC screen was great.

LG PC Displays Have Good Reviews

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


Design

Difficult to Use

Two LG 31MU97Z owners wrote in their reviews that it was not easy to use the menus. Amazon Customer mentioned in their review of the LG 31MU97Z on Amazon “However, this is let down by the Menu joystick/button, which is a REAL PAIN to use”.

Robust

One LG 31MU97Z owner who purchased the product considered that it was easy to damage or scratch. Amazon Customer mentioned “With a Very Annoying Menu Joystick that broke after 4 months use”.

Good Product Quality

Four people wrote in their reviews that it was good quality. Amazon Customer mentioned in their review of the LG 31MU97Z on Amazon “A Good Quality Screen”. Amazon Customer also mentioned “Screen quality is truly GREAT” in their review.


Good Picture Quality

One LG 31MU97Z reviewer concluded that the LG 31MU97Z had good picture quality.


Price

Reasonably Priced

One person who reviewed the LG 31MU97Z considered that it was good value for money.


Other

Released Over a Year Ago

This PC display was released in September 2015.


Ports & Interfaces

Has a Built-In USB Hub

The 31MU97Z has a built-in USB hub, which is unusual. Most of the other PC screens of this type and age do not have a built-in USB hub.

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Two HDMI Ports

The 31MU97Z is a two HDMI port PC monitor. Most of the other medium monitors that were released more than a year ago have between one and three HDMI ports.

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Multimedia

Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The LG 31MU97Z has a built-in speaker(s), as do most of the other similar spec PC displays that were launched around the same time as this flatpanel monitor.

Alternative PC monitors with a built-in speaker(s) currently available which you might want to consider include the 31MU97Z-B, or the 31MU97Z-B both from LG or the HP ENVY 34c which all of have better reviews.

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Energy

Running Costs Are Very High

This LG PC monitor is rated B for energy efficiency. The 31MU97Z is one of the most expensive to run PC screens of this age and type that we have looked at for 8 year running costs. Based on typical usage levels and energy prices, we estimate the 8 year running cost of the 31MU97Z is £139.


Display

4096 X 2160 Pixels Display Resolution

The 31MU97Z has a maximum display resolution of 4096 x 2160 pixels. That's over four times the display resolution of the most frequently found display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. The best display resolution of all flatpanel monitors of this age and spec is 3840 x 2400 pixels and the worst is 1366 x 768 pixels.

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Very Wide Viewing Angle, Vertical

With a viewing angle, vertical of 178 degrees, the LG 31MU97Z has a very wide viewing angle, vertical compared to most of the other medium monitors that have been available for a similar time to this PC display. The average viewing angle, vertical of similar spec LCD screens that have been on the market for a comparable time to this LCD screen is 170°, and the viewing angles, vertical range from 50° to 180°.

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Very Wide Viewing Angle, Horizontal

With a viewing angle, horizontal of 178 degrees, the LG 31MU97Z has a very wide viewing angle, horizontal compared to most of the other LCD screens of this age and type. The average viewing angle, horizontal of medium monitors that were released one year ago is 170°, and the viewing angles, horizontal range from 80° to 180°.

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Power

Features Power Management

The LG 31MU97Z features power management, as do most of the other flatpanel monitors of a comparable spec and age to this PC display.

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Ergonomics

Features Picture-in-Picture Support

The 31MU97Z features Picture-in-Picture support, as do most of the other medium monitors that are a similar age to this LCD screen.

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Certificates

Has an Energy Star Certified

The LG 31MU97Z has an Energy Star certified. Most of the other medium monitors that were launched more than a year ago also have an Energy Star certified.

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Packaging Content

Has a Handheld Remote Control

The LG 31MU97Z has a handheld remote control. Most of the other medium monitors that came out around the same time as this PC screen also have a handheld remote control.

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Has Four Cables Included

The LG 31MU97Z has a greater number of cables included than most medium monitors that have been around for more than a year. This flatpanel monitor has an AC cables included, which is the most commonly found cables included found on medium monitors that have been around for a comparable time to this PC display. The cables included "DisplayPort", "HDMI" and "USB" are also found on this LCD screen.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers lg electronics 31mu97zbaeu, code 31mu97zbaeu, lg 31mu97zbaeu
Barcodes 04053162974944, 08806087497922

LG 31MU97Z Review Sources

To prepare this LG 31MU97Z 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 691,708 product attributes, 78,213 PC monitor reviews and 8,104,600 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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