|55"||3840 X 2160 Pixels||4000000:1||LED||Sep 2015|
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LG 55UH5B Review
|Value for Money||
|Missing Some Features|
|1 Year Old|
|£298 Over 8 Years|
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At over a year old this LCD screen is slightly out of date, and newer LCD screens with more up to date technology are available.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?
LG 55UH5B In-Depth Analysis
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.
Price Has Gone Down by £182 (10%)
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Has a Card Reader Integrated
The LG 55UH5B has a card reader integrated. 99% of PC screens do not have a card reader integrated.
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°.
Only One HDMI Port
The LG 55UH5B is a one HDMI port flatpanel monitor.
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).
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.
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.
Has an Audio Output
The LG 55UH5B has an audio output, unlike 88% of flatpanel monitors which do not have an audio output.
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°.
Released Over a Year Ago
This PC screen was released in September 2015.
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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