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LG 55UH5B

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LG 55UH5B

LG 55UH5B
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An enormous display diagonal and fully featured 3840 x 2160 pixels resolution LCD screen, with alright running costs
55" 3840 X 2160 (4K) Pixels 4000000:1 No Sep 2015 A
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LG 55UH5B Review

With excellent features but at over 2 years old, we have ranked the LG 55UH5B number 14 in large monitors.
87
Features
Fully-Featured
79
Age
2 Years Old
57
Running Costs
£300 Over 5 Years
72
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 72?

Looking across the entire NEC PC monitor range, the average reviews for all NEC LCD screens are excellent.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better PC monitors are available. View the latest LCD screens 2018.
This PC monitor has an energy efficiency rating of A+, however its running costs of £300 over 5 years are in the most expensive 2% of all 3,292 PC monitors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving PC screens.
It has some great features:
Bigger than average display diagonal
3840 x 2160 pixels resolution
Wider than average vertical viewing angle
Has a built-in speaker(s)
Ultra HD resolution
High efficiency video coding
Up-Scaling and super resolution
SoftAP
Mirroring
Conformal coating

LG 55UH5B In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

LG PC Displays Have Very Good Reviews

We checked 9,340 expert and user reviews (including 2,143 verified purchases) for LG flatpanel monitors and found that on average LG has very good reviews compared to other brands. 93% of those that bought a LG PC monitor would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Running Costs

High Running Costs

This flatpanel monitor is rated A+ for energy efficiency, however the 55UH5B has an average running cost of £300 over 5 years based on typical usage levels and energy prices, which is in the most expensive 2% of all 3,292 PC displays.

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Age

Released Over Two Years Ago

This PC screen was released in September 2015.

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Features

Bigger Than Average Display Diagonal

Across all the PC displays the display diagonals range from 3.5" to 95", and the average display diagonal is 25". The display diagonal of the LG 55UH5B of 55" is very big compared to most other PC displays. It is in the biggest 1% of all PC displays when ordered by this feature.

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3840 X 2160 Pixels Resolution

The LG 55UH5B has a maximum display resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels. That's over four times the resolution of a 1920 x 1080 pixels PC screen, which is the most common resolution. This PC screen also has a display resolution of 3840 x 2160 (4K) pixels. PC displays resolutions range from 320 x 240 pixels (worst) to 5120 x 2880 pixels (best).

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Wider Than Average Vertical Viewing Angle

Across all the flatpanel monitors the vertical viewing angles range from 40° to 180°, and the average vertical viewing angle is 160°. The LG 55UH5B's vertical viewing angle of 178° is wider than average when compared to most other flatpanel monitors. It is wider than 75% of all PC monitors when ranked by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The LG 55UH5B has a built-in speaker(s). 53% of PC displays do not have a built-in speaker(s).

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Wider Than Average Horizontal Viewing Angle

The horizontal viewing angles of PC displays range from 40° to 180°, and the average horizontal viewing angle is 170°. The horizontal viewing angle of the LG 55UH5B of 178° is wider than average when compared to most other PC displays. It is wider than 85% of all PC screens when sorted by this feature.

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Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The LG 55UH5B's contrast ratio (typical) of 1,000 is pretty typical compared to most other PC monitors. It is higher than 49% of all LCD screens when ranked by this feature.

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Has a Digital Audio Optical Out

The LG 55UH5B has a digital audio optical out. 99% of PC displays do not have a digital audio optical out.

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Has a Card Reader Integrated

The LG 55UH5B has a card reader integrated, which is unusual. 99% of PC displays do not have a card reader integrated.

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Has an Audio Output

The LG 55UH5B has an audio output, which is unusual. 87% of PC displays do not have an audio output.

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