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LG 49UH5B PC Monitor

49" 4000000:1 LED Oct 2015
Display Diagonal Contrast Ratio (dynamic) Display Built-In Speaker(s) Release Date
Excellent energy-efficiency and cost-savings with the M+ panel*,which decreases power consumption by 31% compared to an RGB panel. Supports HEVC-based content which has the double data compression... More
£256.38 Electricity cost over 5 years. Calculate
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LG Has Good Reviews for Its LCD Screens

PC screens produced by LG generally have good ratings compared to other manufacturers.

Has a Card Reader Integrated

Unlike most of the other large monitors that were launched around the same time as the 49UH5B which do not have a card reader integrated, the LG 49UH5B has a card reader integrated.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

Like most of the other PC screens of this age and type, the LG 49UH5B has a built-in speaker(s).

There are a number of alternative PC screens with a built-in speaker(s) currently available which you might also want to look at including the LG 55SL5B (£1,228.60) which is cheaper.

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Fairly High RMS Rated Power

The lowest RMS rated power of PC monitors of a comparable type and age to the 49UH5B is 4W, the highest is 24W, and the average RMS rated power is 14W. The LG 49UH5B has a fairly high RMS rated power (20 Watts) compared to most of the other large monitors that were released one year ago.

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Fairly Bright Display Brightness

Comparable spec LCD screens that have been on the market for more than a year have display brightnesss of between 210 cd/m² and 800 cd/m², and the average display brightness is 440 cd/m². At 500 candellas per square meter, the LG 49UH5B has a quite bright display brightness compared to most of the other large monitors that are a similar age to the 49UH5B.

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HD HD Type

This PC screen has a 4K Ultra HD HD type, which is typical of many LCD screens of this age and type.

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Not 3D

Most PC monitors of this type and age are not 3D. The LG 49UH5B is no exception to this as it too is not 3D.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The LG 49UH5B does not have a built-in camera, although this is within the context that most of the other flatpanel monitors of a comparable age and spec to the 49UH5B also do not have a built-in camera.

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3 Other reasons to consider the LG 49UH5B

Running Costs Are Average

This LG PC monitor is rated A for energy efficiency. The average 5 year running cost of the 49UH5B is £161 based on typical energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 18 comparable spec PC screens that came out more than a year ago.

Released Over a Year Ago

This LCD screen was released over a year ago.

LED Display

This PC screen has an LED display, which is typical of many large monitors that have been available for more than a year.

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Electricity cost when switched on £256.38
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Total running cost over 5 years £256.38
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 49UH5Buses then please let us know by entering those figures in the boxes above.
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 1.3 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 33 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers lg uh5, lg uh5b, lg 49uh5, lg yas105, lg 49uh5b, lg p235377, lg yas105b, lg 49uh5bb, lg p235377p, lg 49uh5bba, lg 49uh5bbae, lg 49uh5bbaek
Barcodes 08806087397864

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