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LG 25UM64
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LG 25UM64 PC Monitor

25" Ultra Contrast LED Feb 2014
Screen Size Dynamic Contrast Ratio Display Type Built-In Speaker Release Date
The UltraWide 21:9 aspect ratio makes movies and games more immersive than ever. Need to get some work done, too All of that UltraWide real estate makes it easy to view multiple documents at the... More
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User Reviews Are Excellent

Based on 16 user reviews the average user rating of this flatpanel monitor is brilliant.

LG PC Screens Have Good Reviews

Medium monitors produced by LG have good ratings on average compared to other manufacturers. We also checked the reviews for all LCD screens (not just medium monitors) and found that LG also has good ratings across its entire range.

LED Display Type

This flatpanel monitor has an LED display type, which is typical of many PC displays of a similar age and spec to it.

It may also be worth considering one of the other PC screens that have an LED Display currently available including because of it's better review score, the e2250Swdnk[pl_1364842_price], or the U2868[pl_2276998_price] both from AOC.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The LG 25UM64 has a built-in speaker. Most of the other flatpanel monitors of this spec and age do not have a built-in speaker.

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Quite Large Color Gamut

Flatpanel monitors of this type and age have color gamuts of between 62% and 120%. The LG 25UM64 has a fairly large color gamut (100 percent) compared to most of the other comparable spec PC displays that came out around the same time as the 25UM64.

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Quite High RMS Rated Audio Power

The LG 25UM64 has one of the higher RMS rated audio powers (6 Watts) amongst medium monitors of this age. The average RMS rated audio power of PC displays of this age and spec is 5.3W, and the RMS rated audio powers range from 0.5W to 49W.

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1080p Video Mode

This LCD screen has a 1080p video mode, which is the most commonly found video mode on medium monitors that are a similar age to it.

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2560 X 1080 Graphics Resolution

The LG 25UM64 has a maximum resolution of 2560 x 1080. That's 33% more resolution than a 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080) PC monitor, which is the most common resolution. The resolution of all LCD screens of this type and age ranges from 640 x 350 to 3840 x 2160.

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Has One Cable Included

The LG 25UM64 has a greater number of cables included than most PC monitors that are a comparable age to it. The most commonly found cable included is AC, but this cable included is not found on this PC screen. The cables included AC,HDMI are also found on this PC display.

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The shortest similar spec LCD screen that has been around for around the same time as the 25UM64 is 30mm tall and the tallest is 4,800mm. With a height of only 279.4 millimeters, the LG 25UM64's height is one of the shortest amongst comparable spec PC screens that have been available for a similar time to the 25UM64.

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Very Shallow

The shallowest PC monitor of a comparable age and spec to the 25UM64 is 6.1mm deep, the deepest is 810mm, and the average depth is 110mm. The LG 25UM64 is quite shallow (only 39.6 millimeters) compared to most of the other PC monitors that have been available for around the same time as the 25UM64.

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5 Reasons Against

Not 3D Compatible

The LG 25UM64 is not 3D compatible. Most of the other medium monitors that have been around for more than two years are also not 3D compatible.

LCD screens which are 3D compatible that might be worth considering include the AOC D2769[plb_1563236_price], or the Asus VG236[plb_2030776_price] which is also higher rated.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Like most of the other medium monitors that have been around for a comparable time to the 25UM64, the LG 25UM64 does not have a built-in camera.

We compared all the other PC monitors 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

The LG 25UM64 does not have an integrated card reader, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other LCD screens of a similar age and type to the 25UM64 also do not have an integrated card reader.

We think you might also be interested in alternative LCD screens which also have an integrated card reader including the U2713H[pl_1518815_price], or the U2413[pl_1565290_price] both from DELL which is also higher rated.

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Only HD HD Type

This flatpanel monitor has a Wide Quad HD HD type, which is the most frequently found HD type on medium monitors that were released around the same time as it.

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Quite Slow Response Time

At 14 milliseconds, the LG 25UM64 has a fairly slow response time compared to most of the other PC displays of a similar age and type to the 25UM64. Across all the PC monitors that were launched around the same time as the 25UM64 the response times range from 1ms to 40ms, and the average response time is 6.1ms.

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2 Other reasons to consider the LG 25UM64

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was over two years ago when this LG PC screen was released.

Average Width

With a width of 609.6 millimeters, the LG 25UM64 has a fairly standard width compared to most of the other PC screens of this age and type.

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User Reviews

Reviewed 29 April 2014 by David V.
(Verified Purchase)

My cons are all very minor and more personal issues than product design flaws but I thought they might be useful information for some. Overall this monitor is well worth the money and performs as... Read more…

Reviewed 12 June 2014 by John m.

In the manual it states that for the recommended resolution of 2560x1080 a dual link dvi-d cable is required. This information is incorrect. assuming your HDMI ports are 1.4 compliant. If they are... Read more…

Reviewed 7 October 2014 by Jairo R.
(Verified Purchase)

If you looking for a monitor to watch movies, play games, surf the internet then this monitor is for you. 144 hz gaming monitor is great but TN panel is not that great, the views to the colors are... Read more…

Reviewed 17 June 2014 by Joseph C.

To game with this screen if that is your forte you will absolutely need a program called Flawless Widescreen. This will solve a ton of issues with scaling and make games actually playable at... Read more…

Reviewed 14 June 2014 by Anonymous

Note the DVI input will require Dual Link cable for full native resolution display as the screen's native resolution at 2560x1080 exceeds a single DVI link's 1980x1200 limitation. This applies to... Read more…

Good display quality. It's a IPS screen backed by LED backlighting, so it's very bright and energy efficient. I am using this replacing a LCD 24 inch 1980 1200 display as a secondary display on a work
Due to its 21 9 display proportion, this display is superb for displaying two documents side by side. If you have to consolidate two spreadsheets or debug two sections of codes side by side, this disp
The display also support a hardware based Picture By Picture mode which allows you to display two inputs in a 5 4 proportion on the display as the same time
The display also has a lot of input choices for a computer display, sporting 1 DL-DVI, 2 HMDI, and 1 display port 2 audio inputs (in addition to the HMDI
The hardware scaling capability is quite nice on the display, showing original content in 1980 1080 resolution, the scaling is acceptably smooth and jaggedness free, especially in motion videos
There's a "shimmering" effect that washes out the image on the screen if you get close and get to about 45 degrees just above or below the perpendicular line from the screen. This is a bit surprising
The vertical size of this ultra wide similar to a 19 20 inch 16 9 display, so it is definitely probably less suited for tasks like photoshop or a single spreadsheet than movies
Gaming support is lacking, as most game would only support 16 9 proportion in its' most wide configurations
Overall, after some use, I find it is taking some time for me to get used to the ultra-wide form factor of this display. Maybe it is just me, as it took me quite a while to fully adapt to the 16 9 dis
LG does not include a DVI-D cable, a DisplayPort cable, or a second HDMI cable. While acquiring each of these cables is very easy and costs very little money it would have been nice for them to be inc
Reviewed 22 May 2015 by Jarrod G.

This is a higher resolution monitor so if you plan on gaming with it make sure you have a decent graphics card. Also a program called flawless widescreen makes most games fit nicely to the 21:9... Read more…

Reviewed 21 February 2015 by Thomas D.
(Verified Purchase)

At the orginial price I don't see it being worth it, but for 200 the added pixels are nice. a 25 - 27 inch 1080p monitor is also a better choice If you like larger sized pixels...

Reviewed 24 September 2014 by Dallas R.
(Verified Purchase)

If I had the cash, I would go for LG's 34" curved 21:9 1440p equivalent of this monitor. For $1000 USD I imagine it is worth the cost, but I just don't have that much available to me. I would also... Read more…

Reviewed 21 June 2014 by Jeffret g.

I read a lot about how to use this monitor before I got it and thought I was on track for a simple swap out but that was no the case. I have an MSI R9 270x graphics card and have gone through what... Read more…

Reviewed 1 August 2014 by Glen C.
(Verified Purchase)

I previously had two 20" monitors that ran 1680x1050 resolution. I really wanted one monitor to replace them, however if you put them both together I would have needed something that does... Read more…

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Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.25 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 7 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Manufacturer Part Numbers 25um64, lg 25um64, lg 25um64s, lg electronics 25um64, lg electronics 25um64s
Barcodes 00719192194526