LG is one of the superior PC screen manufacturers according to average expert and user reviews, and LG also has good ratings for its medium monitors.
The LG 24MP47 is 3D compatible. Most of the other medium monitors that have been on the market for a comparable time to the 24MP47 are not 3D compatible.
There are a number of other 3D compatible LCD screens currently available that you might want to look at including because of it's better review score, the iiyama B2783QSU-B1, or the Acer XB240H ($785.54).
Quite Wide Vertical Viewing Angle
The LG 24MP47 has a fairly wide vertical viewing angle (178 degrees) compared to most of the other LCD screens of this age and spec. Medium monitors that are a comparable age to the 24MP47 have vertical viewing angles of between 10° and 180°.
Fairly Wide Horizontal Viewing Angle
Across all the PC monitors of this age and spec the horizontal viewing angles range from 18° to 180°. The LG 24MP47 has a quite wide horizontal viewing angle (178 degrees) compared to most of the other similar spec PC monitors that have been on the market for a comparable time to the 24MP47.
1920 X 1080 (HD 1080) Graphics Resolution
This PC display has a graphics resolution of 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080), which is typical of many similar spec PC displays that have been around for more than a year.
6 Reasons Against
Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker
The LG 24MP47 does not have a built-in speaker, unlike most of the other PC monitors of a comparable type and age to the 24MP47.
Other PC monitors which also have a built-in speaker that you might also want to look at include the Viewsonic VA2452SM ($90.00) which also has a higher Rating.
Does Not Have a Built-In Camera
Most LCD screens of this age and spec do not have a built-in camera. The LG 24MP47 is no exception to this as it too does not have a built-in camera.
We compared all the other PC monitors which also have a built-in camera to this PC screen and we think the Viewsonic VG2437 ($199.99), or the DELL UZ2215H which also has a higher rating is also worth considering.
Does Not Have an Integrated Card Reader
The LG 24MP47 does not have an integrated card reader. Most of the other PC displays of this spec and age also do not have an integrated card reader.
It is worth also looking at alternative flatpanel monitors which also have an integrated card reader including the SW2700PT ($599.00), or the BL3201 ($654.99) both from Benq or the DELL UP3214Q which also has a higher rating.
Only HD HD Type
This PC monitor has a Full HD HD type, which is typical of many medium monitors that have been around for around the same time as it.
+3 More reasons against
Only 1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution
This LCD screen has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many similar spec PC screens that were launched around the same time as it.
If the display resolution of this flatpanel monitor is not many enough for you then you might want to look at the HP DreamColor LP2480zx ($499.00) (1920 x 1200) which is also higher rated.
Only 1000:1 Typical Contrast Ratio
This flatpanel monitor has a 1000:1 typical contrast ratio, which is the most frequently found typical contrast ratio on PC monitors of this type and age.
2 Other reasons to consider the LG 24MP47
Released Over a Year Ago
It was over a year ago when LG released the 24MP47.
LED Display Type
This PC display has an LED display type, which is typical of many flatpanel monitors of a comparable age and type to it.
We compared this PC screen to all the other PC monitors that have an LED Display and we think the Asus VX279N, and the Acer G257HU ($268.98) which has a better Rating is also worth considering.
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