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LG 55UH5B

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LG 55UH5B

LG 55UH5B
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A fully featured but slightly out of date 3840 x 2160 pixels resolution PC display, with alright running costs and one of the biggest display diagonals around
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 16 in large monitors.
88
Features
Fully-Featured
81
Age
2 Years Old
61
Running Costs
£300 Over 5 Years
74
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 74?

DELL PC displays 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 LCD screens 2018.
Whilst this PC monitor has an energy efficiency rating of A+, its running costs of £300 over 5 years are in the most expensive 2% of all 3,258 PC screens that we have compared it to. View all energy saving LCD 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 Has Very Good Reviews for Its PC Screens

We checked 6,496 user and expert reviews (including 1,741 verified purchases) for LG PC monitors and found that on average LG has very good ratings. 92% of those that bought a LG LCD screen would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Running Costs

High Running Costs

Whilst this LCD screen is rated A+ for energy efficiency, based on average energy prices we estimate that the 5 year running cost of the 55UH5B is £300, which makes it one of the more expensive to run PC displays.

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Age

Released Over Two Years Ago

LG released the 55UH5B in September 2015.

Features

Bigger Than Average Display Diagonal

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 flatpanel monitors when sorted by this feature. Across all the PC screens the display diagonals range from 3.5" to 95", and the average display diagonal is 25".

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3840 X 2160 Pixels Resolution

The largest display resolution of the LG 55UH5B is 3840 x 2160 pixels. That's over four times the resolution of the most common resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. This PC display also has a display resolution of 3840 x 2160 (4K) pixels. The best resolution of all PC displays is 5120 x 2880 pixels and the worst is 320 x 240 pixels.

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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 55UH5B of 178° is wider than average when compared to most other PC screens. It is wider than 74% of all PC monitors when ordered 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 LG 55UH5B's horizontal viewing angle of 178° is wider than average when compared to most other PC displays. It is in the widest 15% of all PC displays when sorted by this feature. PC displays have horizontal viewing angles of between 40° and 180°, and the average horizontal viewing angle is 170°.

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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 monitors 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. 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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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

lg 55uh5b

Barcodes:

08806087397888

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