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LG 42WT30 PC Monitor

42" 1920 X 1080 500000:1 LED Feb 2014
Display Diagonal Display Resolution Contrast Ratio (dynamic) Display Release Date £310.22 Electricity cost over 5 years
LG PC monitors have good reviews
Has a built-in speaker(s)
1920 x 1080 pixels display resolution

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Running Costs Are OK

Based on average energy prices and usage levels we estimate that the 42WT30 will cost £311 over 8 years to run, which is typical compared to the other 33 LCD screens of this age and spec.


LG PC Monitors Have Good Reviews

PC monitors produced by LG generally have good reviews compared to other manufacturers. 100% of those that bought a LG flatpanel monitor would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Released Over Three Years Ago

It was February 2014 when this flatpanel monitor was released.


Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The LG 42WT30 has a built-in speaker(s). Most of the other large monitors that were released more than two years ago also have a built-in speaker(s).

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This LCD screen has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most commonly found display resolution on LCD screens of this type and age.

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Quite Fast Response Time

Across all the comparable spec PC displays that have been around for more than two years the response times range from 3ms to 12ms. With a response time of only 6 milliseconds, the LG 42WT30 has a quite fast response time compared to most of the other large monitors that are a comparable age to this LCD screen.

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Wall Mountable

The LG 42WT30 is wall mountable, as are most of the other PC screens that have been available for more than two years.

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Has an Energy Star Certified

The LG 42WT30 has an Energy Star certified, as do most of the other PC monitors of a similar age and spec to this PC display.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers lg 47wt30msb, lg 55wt30msb, lg 42wt30msb, 42wt30eu
Barcodes 08806084520302, 08806084520319

LG 42WT30 Review Sources

To prepare this LG 42WT30 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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