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LG 23MP55 PC Monitor

23" 1920 X 1080 5000000:1 LED Apr 2014
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UNBOXING - Monitor LG LED 23'' IPS D-Sub, HDMI, Full HD, 23MP55HQ
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12 Reasons For

Good User Reviews

This PC display has an average user rating of 83 out of 100 based on 20 user reviews.

LG LCD Screens Have Good Reviews

We checked 3,262 expert and owner reviews for LG PC monitors and found that on average LG has good reviews compared to other manufacturers. We also found that LG has good reviews specifically for its medium monitors.

LED Display Type

This flatpanel monitor has an LED display type, which is typical of many LCD screens of this age and type.

There are a number of other PC screens that have an LED Display currently available that you might want to consider including the e2250Swdnk[pl_1364842_price], the U2868[pl_2276998_price], or the I2276[pl_2256588_price] all from AOC which has better reviews.

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Fairly Wide Vertical Viewing Angle

The narrowest vertical viewing angle of medium monitors that have been around for more than two years is 50° and the widest is 180°. The LG 23MP55 has one of the wider vertical viewing angles (178 degrees) amongst PC screens of this age.

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Fairly Wide Horizontal Viewing Angle

With a horizontal viewing angle of 178 degrees, the LG 23MP55 has one of the wider horizontal viewing angles amongst PC displays of this age. The average horizontal viewing angle of LCD screens that have been on the market for around the same time as the 23MP55 is 170°, and the horizontal viewing angles range from 60° to 180°.

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Quite Low Power Consumption When Off

At only 0.3 Watts, the LG 23MP55 has a quite low power consumption when off compared to most of the other medium monitors that have been around for more than two years. The average power consumption when off of flatpanel monitors of a comparable type and age to the 23MP55 is 0.48W.

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1080p Video Mode

This LCD screen has a 1080p video mode, which is the most commonly found video mode on LCD screens that were released around the same time as it.

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1920 X 1080 (HD 1080) Graphics Resolution

This LCD screen has a graphics resolution of 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080), which is typical of many PC screens that were released more than two years ago.

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Has One Cable Included

The LG 23MP55 has a greater number of cables included than most flatpanel monitors of a comparable age and spec to it. The most frequently found cable included is AC, but this cable included is not found on this PC screen. The cables included AC,VGA are also found on this PC monitor.

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Very Low Power Consumption When in PowerSave Mode

The average power consumption when in PowerSave mode of medium monitors that have been available for around the same time as the 23MP55 is 6W, and the power consumptions when in PowerSave mode range from 0.14W to 80W. The LG 23MP55 has a fairly low power consumption when in PowerSave mode (only 0.3 Watts) compared to most of the other flatpanel monitors that have been around for a similar time to the 23MP55.

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Short

At only 332 millimeters, the LG 23MP55 is quite short compared to most of the other medium monitors that are a comparable age to the 23MP55. Across all the similar spec PC monitors that have been around for around the same time as the 23MP55 the heights range from 30mm to 4,800mm.

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Light

The average weight of PC screens that have been available for around the same time as the 23MP55 is 4.9kg, and the weights range from 3g to 39kg. With a weight of only 2.9 kilograms, the LG 23MP55 is one of the lighter PC displays of this spec and age amongst medium monitors of this age.

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8 Reasons Against

Difficult to Use

One customer who reviewed the LG 23MP55 considered that it was not easy to use the menus. Expert review site Techsmart.co.za wrote “As such negotiating the on-screen menu frustrating at times”.

Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker

The LG 23MP55 does not have a built-in speaker. Most of the other PC displays of a similar type and age to the 23MP55 also do not have a built-in speaker.

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Not 3D Compatible

Like most of the other medium monitors that came out around the same time as the 23MP55, the LG 23MP55 is not 3D compatible.

LCD screens which are 3D compatible that might also be worth looking at include the AOC D2769[plb_1563236_price], or the Asus VG236[plb_2030776_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Like most of the other medium monitors that are a similar age to the 23MP55, the LG 23MP55 does not have a built-in camera.

We compared all the other PC displays which also have a built-in camera to this PC display and we think the 272P4QPJKEB[pl_2997140_price], or the 241P4QPY[pl_1398366_price] both from Philips is also worth considering.

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Does Not Have an Integrated Card Reader

Most medium monitors that came out around the same time as the 23MP55 do not have an integrated card reader. The LG 23MP55 is no exception to this as it too does not have an integrated card reader.

It is worth also looking at alternative PC displays which also have an integrated card reader including the U2713H[pl_1518815_price], or the U2413[pl_1565290_price] both from DELL or the Acer DA220[plb_1606986_price].

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Only HD HD Type

This PC screen has a Full HD HD type, which is the most commonly found HD type on medium monitors that have been around for around the same time as it.

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Very Small Color Gamut

Across all the medium monitors that are a comparable age to the 23MP55 the color gamuts range from 62% to 120%, and the average color gamut is 83%. With a color gamut of only 72 percent, the LG 23MP55 has one of the smaller color gamuts amongst comparable spec PC monitors of this age.

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Only One HDMI Port

The LG 23MP55 is a one HDMI port flatpanel monitor. Most of the other medium monitors that are a comparable age to the 23MP55 have between one and three HDMI ports.

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3 Other reasons to consider the LG 23MP55

Released Over Two Years Ago

LG released the 23MP55 over two years ago.

1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This flatpanel monitor has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many flatpanel monitors of a comparable spec and age to it.

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Average Width

The LG 23MP55 has a fairly average width (544 millimeters) compared to most of the other PC displays of a comparable age and type to the 23MP55.

There are a number of other 544mm wide PC displays currently available that you might also want to look at including the Eizo ColorEdge CS230[plb_1834594_price] which has better reviews.

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Specification

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Expert Reviews

1 April 2015

If there is one major fault to be found in the 23MP55, it lies with the onboard button setup, situated just beneath the screen on the right hand side. It can be quite difficult to master, and as...

User Reviews

(19)
Reviewed 27 July 2014 by Stephen L.
(Verified Purchase)

My settings for best picture quality: Brightness: 100 Contrast: 90 Response Time: High Black Level: Low Game: Gamma2 Red: 48 Green: 40 Blue: 52 Six Color adjustments are maxed out for all colors...

Reviewed 17 July 2014 by Nate R.
(Verified Purchase)

In the MENU, be sure to set "Response Time" to High and press the FUNC and set "Super Energy Saving" to off. I like saving energy but at it's worst, this monitor is using half the power my old one... Read more…

Reviewed 3 June 2014 by Terrence T.
(Verified Purchase)

Don't count on documentation to help you get the most out of this monitor. But once you get it right, it looks and performs great...

Reviewed 29 January 2015 by Jason B.

Unit would not work right in the suggested resolution (1920x1080) without a black border around the screen. Found that my AMD R9 270x has a scaling option int he control panel that had to be... Read more…

Reviewed 14 July 2014 by David M.
(Verified Purchase)

I know I threw quite a bit in the negative category, but it's really not a bad monitor. it DOSE work on HDMI, or DVI (with an adapter) just go into your CCC or nvida panel and look for the... Read more…

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Electricity cost when switched on $26.04
Electricity cost when on standby $1.41
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Total running cost over 5 years $27.45
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 5 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers 23mp55, 23mp55h, 23mp55hq, lg 23mp55, lg 23mp55h, lg 250cdm2, lg 23mp55hq, lg lg23mp55, lg lg23mp55h, lg 1920x1080, lg 23mp55hqp, lg lg23mp55hq, lg lg23mp55hqp, certified 23mp55, certified 23mp55h, certified 23mp55hp, lg electronics 23mp55, lg electronics 23mp55h, lg electronics 23mp55hq, lg electronics 23mp55hqp
Barcodes 00719192193925, 00803982940216, 00807320178033, 04989027006430, 07191921939258, 08806084532367, 08806084532831, 08806084536280, 08806084543479, 08806084550255, 08806084550415, 08806084566089

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