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LG 55SL5B

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LG 55SL5B

LG 55SL5B
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A fully featured but marginally out of date 1920 x 1080 pixels resolution PC monitor, with average running costs and a gigantic 55" display diagonal
55" 1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels 5000000:1 No Oct 2015
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LG 55SL5B Review

With excellent features but at over 2 years old, we have scored the LG 55SL5B as follows:
86
Features
Fully-Featured
79
Age
2 Years Old
56
Running Costs
£220 Over 5 Years
71
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 71?

NEC LCD screens have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better PC monitors are available. View the latest PC screens 2018.
This PC monitor has running costs of £220 over 5 years, which puts it in the most expensive 4% of all 3,255 PC screens that we have compared it to. View all energy saving PC monitors.
It has some great features:
Bigger than average display diagonal
Has a built-in speaker(s)
Wider than average vertical viewing angle
Very wide horizontal viewing angle
Detachable logo
Conformal coating
USB content scheduling
Slimmer bezel & depth

LG 55SL5B In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

LG Has Very Good LCD Screen Reviews

Based on 6,573 expert and owner reviews (including 1,763 verified purchases), LG has very good ratings for its PC screens. 92% of those that bought a LG flatpanel monitor would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Running Costs

High Running Costs

The 55SL5B has an average running cost of £220 over 5 years based on average usage levels and energy prices, which makes it one of the less economic to run flatpanel monitors.

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Age

Released Over Two Years Ago

LG released the 55SL5B in October 2015.

Features

1920 X 1080 Pixels Resolution

This PC display has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)|1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most frequently found resolution on flatpanel monitors.

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Bigger Than Average Display Diagonal

Flatpanel monitors have display diagonals of between 3.5" and 95", and the average display diagonal is 25". The display diagonal of the LG 55SL5B of 55" is in the biggest 1% of all flatpanel monitors when ranked by this feature.

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Slower Than Average Response Time

Flatpanel monitors have response times of between 1ms and 55ms, and the average response time is 5.5ms. The LG 55SL5B's response time of 12ms is in the slowest 6% of all LCD screens when ranked by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The LG 55SL5B has a built-in speaker(s), which is unusual. 53% of PC screens do not have a built-in speaker(s).

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Wider Than Average Vertical Viewing Angle

The narrowest vertical viewing angle of flatpanel monitors is 40°, the widest is 180°, and the average vertical viewing angle is 160°. The vertical viewing angle of the LG 55SL5B of 178° is wider than average when compared to most other PC monitors. It is wider than 86% of all flatpanel monitors when ranked by this feature.

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Very Wide Horizontal Viewing Angle

The average horizontal viewing angle of all LCD screens is 170°, with the narrowest being 40° and the widest being 180°. The horizontal viewing angle of the LG 55SL5B of 178° is very wide compared to most other LCD screens. It is wider than 98% of all flatpanel monitors when ranked by this feature.

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Has a Built-In USB Hub

The LG 55SL5B has a built-in USB hub, which is unusual. 81% of PC screens do not have a built-in USB hub.

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Higher Than Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The contrast ratio (typical) of the LG 55SL5B of 1,100 is in the highest 21% of all PC displays when ranked by this feature.

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Has an Audio Output

The LG 55SL5B has an audio output, which is unusual. 87% of flatpanel monitors do not have an audio output.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

lg electronics fullhd55sl5b, lg electronics 55in13878cm, lg electronics 1920x1080, lg electronics 55sl5bb, lg electronics sl5b, lg 55sl5b

Barcodes:

08806087288230, 08806087288247

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