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LG 55UH5B

£1,824.78
£1,642.53 £182.25 cheaper than 6 days ago
A 2 year old 3840 x 2160 PC display with inferior features and a price that represents inferior value for money
55" 3840 X 2160 Pixels 4000000:1 LED Sep 2015
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LG 55UH5B Review

Released 2 years ago, we have scored the LG 55UH5B as follows for Summary.
2
Poor
8
Missing Some Features
63
1 Year Old
12
£298 Over 8 Years
Overall Score
27
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 27?

NEC flatpanel monitors have excellent reviews in general.
At over a year old this LCD screen is slightly out of date, and newer LCD screens with more up to date technology are available. View the latest flatpanel monitors 2017.
Whilst it has an energy efficiency rating of A+, its running costs of £298 over 8 years are in the most expensive 3% of all 2,772 flatpanel monitors that we have compared it to.
This PC monitor is missing some features:
Only one HDMI port

Should You Buy it Now?

Our unique forecasting algorithm looks at historic price trends and predicts the most likely price change over the next 2 weeks. You may want to consider buying now before the price goes up. The price has dropped from £1,824.78 to £1,642.53 in the last 6 days. You may want to consider buying now before the price goes back up.
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LG 55UH5B In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Very Good Brand

Based on 4,594 user and expert reviews (including 1,028 verified purchases), LG has very good reviews for its PC displays. 88% of those that bought a LG PC display 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 £1,642.53 it is more expensive than 99% of flatpanel monitors.

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Features

Has a Card Reader Integrated

The LG 55UH5B has a card reader integrated. 99% of PC screens do not have a card reader integrated.

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Fairly Wide Viewing Angle, Vertical

The LG 55UH5B's viewing angle, vertical of 178° is fairly wide compared to most other flatpanel monitors. It is in the widest 12% of all LCD screens when sorted by this feature. The narrowest viewing angle, vertical of flatpanel monitors is 16°, the widest is 180°, and the average viewing angle, vertical is 160°.

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Only One HDMI Port

The LG 55UH5B is a one HDMI port flatpanel monitor.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The LG 55UH5B has a built-in speaker(s), which is unusual. 53% of flatpanel monitors do not have a built-in speaker(s).

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Has a Digital Audio Optical Out

The LG 55UH5B has a digital audio optical out, unlike 99% of flatpanel monitors which do not have a digital audio optical out.

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3840 X 2160 Pixels Display Resolution

The LG 55UH5B has a maximum display resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels. That's over four times the resolution of the most frequently found resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. Across all flatpanel monitors the worst resolution is 320 x 240 pixels and the best is 5120 x 2880 pixels.

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Has an Audio Output

The LG 55UH5B has an audio output, unlike 88% of flatpanel monitors which do not have an audio output.

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Fairly Wide Viewing Angle, Horizontal

The viewing angle, horizontal of the LG 55UH5B of 178° is in the widest 13% of all flatpanel monitors when ranked by this feature. The average viewing angle, horizontal of all LCD screens is 170°, with the narrowest being 17° and the widest being 180°.

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Age

Released Over a Year Ago

This PC screen was released in September 2015.


Running Costs

High Running Costs

Whilst this PC screen is rated A+ for energy efficiency, the 55UH5B is in the most expensive 3% of all 2,772 flatpanel monitors that we have analysed for 8 year running costs. Based on fine energy prices, we estimate the 8 year running cost of the 55UH5B is £298.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

lg 55uh5c, lg 55uh5b

Barcodes:

08806087397888

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