LG 31MU97Z-B
LG 31MU97Z-B
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LG 31MU97Z-B

A 2 year old 4096 x 2160 PC screen with inferior features and high running costs
31" 4096 X 2160 Pixels LED No May 2015
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LG 31MU97Z-B Review

Released 2 years ago, we have scored the LG 31MU97Z-B as follows for Summary.
Missing Some Features
2 Years Old
£132 Over 8 Years
Overall Score

Why Has it Scored 27?

NEC flatpanel monitors have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better flatpanel monitors are available. View the latest LCD screens 2017.
This PC monitor has running costs of £132 over 8 years, which puts it in the most expensive 15% of all 2,772 flatpanel monitors that we have compared it to.
It is missing some features:

LG 31MU97Z-B In-Depth Analysis


LG Has Very Good Reviews for Its LCD Screens

We checked 4,594 owner and expert reviews (including 1,028 verified purchases) for LG PC monitors and found that on average LG has very good reviews compared to other manufacturers. 88% of those that bought a LG LCD screen would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Has a Built-In USB Hub

The LG 31MU97Z-B has a built-in USB hub. 84% of flatpanel monitors do not have a built-in USB hub.

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Quite Wide Viewing Angle, Horizontal

The viewing angles, horizontal of flatpanel monitors range from 17° to 180°, and the average viewing angle, horizontal is 170°. The 31MU97Z-B's viewing angle, horizontal of 178° is in the widest 16% of all flatpanel monitors when ranked by this feature.

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Quite Fast Response Time

The average response time of all flatpanel monitors is 5.7ms, with the fastest being 1ms and the slowest being 55ms. The 31MU97Z-B's response time of only 5ms is in the fastest 24% of all flatpanel monitors when sorted by this feature.

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Fairly Wide Viewing Angle, Vertical

The narrowest viewing angle, vertical of PC screens is 16°, the widest is 180°, and the average viewing angle, vertical is 160°. The LG 31MU97Z-B's viewing angle, vertical of 178° is in the widest 15% of all PC displays when ordered by this feature.

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Has AC, DisplayPort and 2 More Cables Included

The number of cables included found on the 31MU97Z-B is more than most flatpanel monitors. This LCD screen has a USB cables included, which is the most commonly found cables included found on LCD screens. The cables included "HDMI", "AC" and "DisplayPort" are also found on this PC display.

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4096 X 2160 Pixels Display Resolution

The largest display resolution of the 31MU97Z-B is 4096 x 2160 pixels. That's over four times the resolution of a 1920 x 1080 pixels PC screen, which is the most common resolution. Across all flatpanel monitors the worst resolution is 320 x 240 pixels and the best is 5120 x 2880 pixels.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

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

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Two HDMI Ports

Most flatpanel monitors have between one and five HDMI ports, including the 31MU97Z-B which has two HDMI ports.

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Released Over Two Years Ago

This PC display was released in May 2015.

Running Costs

Running Costs Are Very High

The 31MU97Z-B has an average running cost of £132 over 8 years based on passable energy prices, which makes it one of the most expensive to run PC monitors.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers lg electronics 31mu97zb, lg 31mu97zb
Barcodes 00719192197770, 04053162974944, 04058154127780, 08806087497922

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