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LG 55SL5B

£999.00
An expensive to run and 2 year old 1920 x 1080 PC monitor
55" 1920 X 1080 Pixels 5000000:1 No Oct 2015
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LG 55SL5B Review

4
Poor
8
Missing Some Features
67
1 Year Old
16
£218 Over 8 Years
Overall Score
28
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 28?

NEC flatpanel monitors have excellent reviews in general.
At over a year old this flatpanel monitor is slightly out of date, and newer flatpanel monitors with more up to date technology are available. View the latest PC displays 2017.
It has running costs of £218 over 8 years, which puts it in the most expensive 5% of all 2,768 PC displays that we have compared it to.
This PC monitor is missing some features:
Only one HDMI port
Fairly slow response time

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LG 55SL5B In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Very Good Brand

Based on 4,457 expert and user reviews (including 1,021 verified purchases), LG has very good ratings for its PC screens. 89% of those that bought a LG PC screen would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Value For Money

Mediocre Value for Money

The product is under 2 years old but has mediocre features and at £999.00 it is more expensive than 99% of PC screens.

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Cheaper in the United Kingdom Than Overseas

We checked 22 other countries for prices for the LG 55SL5B and the United Kingdom price of £999.00 was the cheapest. The cheapest price that we could find overseas was in the United States where the price is $1,407.62 (£1,825.68).

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Features

Has a Built-In USB Hub

The LG 55SL5B has a built-in USB hub. 85% of LCD screens do not have a built-in USB hub.

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Only One HDMI Port

Most LCD screens have between one and five HDMI ports, including the LG 55SL5B which has one HDMI port.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This LCD screen has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many PC screens.

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Fairly Wide Viewing Angle, Vertical

The LG 55SL5B's viewing angle, vertical of 178° is fairly wide compared to most other PC monitors. It is in the widest 15% of all LCD screens when ranked by this feature. The viewing angles, vertical of PC displays range from 10° to 180°, and the average viewing angle, vertical is 160°.

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Very Wide Viewing Angle, Horizontal

The viewing angle, horizontal of the LG 55SL5B of 178° is very wide compared to most other PC monitors. It is in the widest 4% of all LCD screens when sorted 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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Fairly Slow Response Time

The response time of the LG 55SL5B of 12ms is in the slowest 8% of all PC displays when ranked by this feature. The average response time of all LCD screens is 5.7ms, with the fastest being 1ms and the slowest being 55ms.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The LG 55SL5B has a built-in speaker(s). 53% of LCD screens do not have a built-in speaker(s).

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Has an Audio Output

The LG 55SL5B has an audio output, which is unusual. 88% of LCD screens do not have an audio output.

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Age

Released Over a Year Ago

This PC display has been on the market since October 2015.


Running Costs

High Running Costs

Based on average energy prices and usage levels we estimate that the 55SL5B will cost £218 over 8 years to run, which is in the most expensive 5% of all 2,768 LCD screens.

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Product Identifiers

Barcodes 08806087288247

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