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LG 42LS55

LG 42LS55 PC Monitor

42" 1920 X 1080 500000:1 Aug 2014
Display Diagonal HD Type Display Resolution Contrast Ratio (dynamic) Release Date
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Low Running Costs

The 42LS55 is one of the more economic to run large monitors that were launched more than two years ago that we have analysed for running costs. Based on average usage levels and energy prices, we estimate the 42LS55 will cost £234 over 8 years to run.

LG LCD Screens Have Good Reviews

LG is one of the superior PC screen manufacturers according to average expert and owner review score data that we have collected for all flatpanel monitors.

Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The LG 42LS55 has a built-in speaker(s). Most of the other similar spec PC monitors that have been on the market for more than two years also have a built-in speaker(s).

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This PC monitor has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many large monitors that have been around for more than two years.

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Very Light

Across all the flatpanel monitors that have been on the market for around the same time as the 42LS55 the weights range from 15g to 92kg. With a weight of only 9 kilograms, the LG 42LS55 is quite light compared to most of the other similar spec PC monitors that were released around the same time as the 42LS55.

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Very Low Power Consumption (max)

The lowest power consumption (max) of LCD screens of a similar age and spec to the 42LS55 is 90W, the highest is 500W, and the average power consumption (max) is 250W. With a power consumption (max) of only 90 Watts, the LG 42LS55 has a quite low power consumption (max) compared to most of the other large monitors that were released more than two years ago.

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1920 X 1080 (HD 1080) Supported Graphics Resolutions

This LCD screen has a supported graphics resolutions of 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080), which is the most commonly found supported graphics resolutions on flatpanel monitors of a comparable type and age to it.

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Has One Cables Included

The number of cables included found on the LG 42LS55 is more than most PC monitors of this type and age. This PC display has an AC cables included, which is the most commonly found cables included found on large monitors that were launched more than two years ago.

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5 Reasons Against

Not 3D

Like most of the other PC displays of this spec and age, the LG 42LS55 is not 3D.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The LG 42LS55 does not have a built-in camera. Most of the other large monitors that have been around for more than two years also do not have a built-in camera.

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Does Not Have a Card Reader Integrated

Most comparable spec flatpanel monitors that were launched more than two years ago do not have a card reader integrated. The LG 42LS55 is no exception to this as it too does not have a card reader integrated.

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Fairly Slow Response Time

The average response time of large monitors that have been on the market for more than two years is 8ms, and the response times range from 5.5ms to 12ms. With a response time of 9 milliseconds, the LG 42LS55 has a fairly slow response time compared to most of the other large monitors that were launched around the same time as the 42LS55.

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Very Small Display Diagonal (metric)

The smallest display diagonal (metric) of large monitors that were released around the same time as the 42LS55 is 100cm, the biggest is 170,000cm, and the average display diagonal (metric) is 8,800cm. With a display diagonal (metric) of only 106 centimeters, the LG 42LS55 has one of the smaller display diagonal (metric)s amongst comparable spec PC displays of this age.

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2 Other reasons to consider the LG 42LS55

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was over two years ago when this LG flatpanel monitor was released.

LCD Display

The LG 42LS55 has an LCD display which is better than the LED display found on most PC screens that are a similar age to it.

If the display type of this large monitor is too bad for you then you might also want to look at the LG 47WX50[plb_1517539_price] (LED).

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Specification

Display
Display Diagonal
Display Diagonal
HD Type
Display Resolution
Contrast Ratio (dynamic)
Display
Contrast Ratio (typical)
Screen Shape
Response Time
Supported Graphics Resolutions
Display Brightness
Contrast Ratio (dynamic)
Display Resolution
Aspect Ratio
HD Type
Display Diagonal (metric)
Viewing Angle, Horizontal
Viewing Angle, Vertical
Aspect Ratio
Viewing Angle, Vertical
Viewing Angle, Horizontal
Contrast Ratio (typical)
Display Diagonal (metric)
Display Technology
Display Brightness
Response Time
Native Aspect Ratio
Ports & Interfaces
Common Interface (CI)
Common Interface Plus (CI+)
Headphone Outputs
RS-232 Ports
DisplayPorts Quantity
HDMI Ports Quantity
DVI-D Ports Quantity
DVI Port
USB Type-A Downstream Ports Quantity
USB Hub Version
Headphone Outputs
Common Interface Plus (CI+)
Common Interface (CI)
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
RS-232 Ports
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
Audio Input for DVI
DVI Port
PC in (D-Sub)
HDMI Ports Quantity
Remote (IR) Output
DVI-D Ports Quantity
DisplayPorts Quantity
Multimedia
Built-In Speaker(s)
Built-In Camera
RMS Rated Power
Number of Loudspeakers
TV Tuner Integrated
Design
Colour of Product
Colour of Product
Audio
RMS Rated Power
Number of Loudspeakers
Built-In Speaker(s)
Networking
Wi-Fi
Ethernet LAN
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi
Thin Client
Thin Client Installed
Ergonomics
Height Adjustment
VESA Mounting Interfaces
Cable Lock Slot
VESA Mounting
On/off Switch
Wall Mountable
VESA Mounting Interfaces
On/off Switch
Power
Power Consumption (PowerSave)
Power Consumption (typical)
Power Consumption (standby)
Power Consumption (max)
AC Input Frequency
AC Input Voltage
Power Consumption (typical)
Power Consumption (standby)
Input Frequency
Power Consumption (PowerSave)
Power Consumption (max)
Input Voltage
Certificates
Certification
Energy Star Certified
Weight & Dimensions
Depth
Weight
Package Weight
Weight With Stand
Depth (with Stand)
Height (with Stand)
Width (with Stand)
Height
Width
Package Weight
Package Height
Package Height
Package Depth
Package Width
Package Width
Weight With Stand
Height (with Stand)
Depth (with Stand)
Width (with Stand)
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Content
Desktop Stand
Batteries Included
Cables Included
Handheld Remote Control
Manual
Handheld Remote Control
Cables Included
Manual
Other Features
Audio Input for DVI
Technical Details
LED Backlight

Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on £230.74
Electricity cost when on standby £2.56
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Total running cost over 5 years £233.30
Running costs for this PC monitor have been estimated based on other similar PC monitors. If you know how much electricity and water the LG 42LS55uses then please let us know by entering those figures in the boxes above.
1.2T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 1.2 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
30
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 30 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Barcodes 08806084635570, 08806084934321, 08806087489606

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