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29

Overall Score

LG 31MU97Z

hardwareluxx.de Excellent Hardware hardwareluxx.ru Excellent Hardware
An expensive to run and 2 year old 4096 x 2160 flatpanel monitor
31" 4096 X 2160 Pixels 5000000:1 LED Sep 2015
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LG 31MU97Z Review

Released 2 years ago, we have scored the LG 31MU97Z as follows for Summary.
13
Missing Some Features
64
1 Year Old
23
£139 Over 8 Years
Overall Score
29
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 29?

It has not bad user reviews with an average user rating of 80%. This PC monitor has received two awards including a "Highly Recommended" award from Hardwareluxx.ru plus one other site. NEC flatpanel monitors also have excellent reviews in general.
At over a year old this PC screen is slightly out of date, and newer PC displays with more up to date technology are available. View the latest PC displays 2017.
It has an energy efficiency classification of B, and its running costs of £139 over 8 years are in the most expensive 13% of all 2,768 flatpanel monitors that we have compared it to.
Customers report superior product quality.
This LG PC monitor is missing some features:

LG 31MU97Z In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Two Industry Awards

This PC screen received a "Highly Recommended" award from both websites Hardwareluxx.ru and Hardwareluxx.de, both of which decided that this flatpanel monitor was very good.

Users Report Superior Product Quality

Two people who purchased it thought it was good quality.

LG Has Very Good Reviews for Its PC Monitors

We checked 4,457 user and expert reviews (including 1,021 verified purchases) for LG PC displays and found that on average LG has very good reviews. 89% of those that bought a LG flatpanel monitor would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Features

Has a Built-In USB Hub

The 31MU97Z has a built-in USB hub, unlike 85% of LCD screens which do not have a built-in USB hub.

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Features Picture-in-Picture Support

The 31MU97Z features Picture-in-Picture support, unlike 95% of LCD screens which do not feature Picture-in-Picture support.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The 31MU97Z has a built-in speaker(s), unlike 53% of PC screens which do not have a built-in speaker(s).

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Two HDMI Ports

The 31MU97Z is a two HDMI port LCD screen.

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Fairly Wide Viewing Angle, Vertical

The viewing angles, vertical of flatpanel monitors range from 10° to 180°, and the average viewing angle, vertical is 160°. The 31MU97Z's viewing angle, vertical of 178° is fairly wide compared to most other LCD screens. It is in the widest 10% of all LCD screens when ordered by this feature.

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Very Wide Viewing Angle, Horizontal

The 31MU97Z's viewing angle, horizontal of 178° is very wide compared to most other LCD screens. It is in the widest 4% of all LCD screens when ordered by this feature. LCD screens have viewing angles, horizontal of between 17° and 180°, and the average viewing angle, horizontal is 170°.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The LG 31MU97Z has a handheld remote control. 96% of LCD screens do not have a handheld remote control.

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4096 X 2160 Pixels Display Resolution

The 31MU97Z has a maximum display resolution of 4096 x 2160 pixels. That's over four times the resolution of a 1920 x 1080 pixels PC screen, which is the most frequently found resolution. The worst resolution of all PC displays is 320 x 240 pixels and the best is 5120 x 2880 pixels.

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Has AC, DisplayPort and 2 More Cables Included

The 31MU97Z has a greater number of cables included than most LCD screens. This flatpanel monitor has a USB cables included, which is the most frequently found cables included found on PC screens. The cables included "HDMI", "AC" and "DisplayPort" are also found on this PC display.

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Age

Released Over a Year Ago

LG released the 31MU97Z in September 2015.


Running Costs

Running Costs Are Very High

The energy efficiency classification of this PC display is B, and based on typical energy prices we estimate that the 8 year running cost of the 31MU97Z is £139, which is in the most expensive 13% of all 2,768 PC screens.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers lg electronics 31mu97zb, lg 31mu97zb
Barcodes 04053162974944, 05415247098850, 08806087497922
Cheaper to run by £89.73
One less HDMI port
£99.99 cheaper to run
1ms faster response time
Only one HDMI port
Cheaper to run by £72.81
User reviews are significantly better
Only one HDMI port
Cheaper to run by £93.06
9" smaller display diagonal
User reviews are moderately better
31% cheaper to run
Only one HDMI port
42% cheaper to run
One less HDMI port

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