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LG 25UM65 PC Monitor

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25" 5000000:1 LCD Jan 2014
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21 Reasons For

Three Industry Awards

Two expert review sites both thought that this flatpanel monitor was good. This PC display received a Hardware.info "Silver Award" and Komputerswiat.pl gave it a "Recommended" award, confirming their endorsement.

Benchmark.pl gave this LG PC display a "Good Product" award.

Good Expert Reviews

Based on five expert reviews from sites including prad.de, tweakers.net, smartdroid.de and benchmark.pl the average expert rating of this PC monitor is 89 out of 100. The expert review sites think this LG flatpanel monitor is one of the better similar spec flatpanel monitors that came out more than two years ago.

Good User Reviews

On average, based on 61 user reviews the average user rating of this medium monitor is 89%.

Good Connectivity

A number of LG 25UM65 owners who reviewed the LG 25UM65 considered that it was good in terms of HDMI connections. Amazon Customer said on Amazon “You cannot set at highest resolution (looks a bit washed out)Windows 7 – works perfectly with HDMI connection”. Amazon Customer also said “PS4 – works via HDMI perfectly (games look too good to be true, they are really mind blowing).I love LG monitors I think they are a real market leader”. Hawkins mentioned on Amazon “I love it, setting it up was super easy and once my HDMI was plugged in it went straight into 2560x1080”.

Easy to Use

A few customers who purchased it reckoned that it was easy to use. Last year Hawkins wrote “The on board speakers are actually not that bad either, if you don't have a proper sound system then these speakers are fantastic to use, they are loud”. Hawkins also said “The menu function is simple to use and lets you change a number of things such as the on screen volume or the brightness/viewing type”. Two years ago Michael Lindman said in his review of this PC monitor “Controls for the settings are really intuitive and easy to use and are huge step up from the previews monitor”.

Three customers considered that this PC monitor was easy to setup. Charlie gave this PC monitor a rating of 5 stars and he mentioned on Amazon “Fast postage and easy to set up”. Mr a a Glasgow mentioned last year “Sharp, easy to setup” in his review of this PC monitor and gave the LG 25UM65 an excellent review score. Mr Jinal Shah said on Amazon “Excellent monitor, easy to setup and use” in his review of this PC monitor.

One LG 25UM65 reviewer wrote in their reviews that the product had a good experience. Oliver Matich mentioned “Otherwise the picture is nice, nothing special though in my experience”.

One LG 25UM65 reviewer who reviewed it reckoned that it was easy to use the menus. Mr. Daniel J. Brewer mentioned in November last year “The best menu/navigation method on a screen I have used by far.I highly recommend this monitor” in his review of the LG 25UM65 and gave it a very good review.

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Good Picture Quality

Some people who reviewed the product reckoned that it had good colour saturation. Charlie Norman gave the product a rating of 5 stars and he said in his review of this PC monitor on Amazon “Colours are represented perfectly”. Chris wrote “The colours and UI, itworks flawlessly with Mac”. In November last year Jim said on Amazon “The colours are spot on” and scored the product very highly.

Four people who reviewed the LG 25UM65 reckoned that it had good picture quality. M. Clewes mentioned in their review of this PC monitor on Amazon “The image quality is superb”. Two years ago Oliver Matich wrote in his LG 25UM65 review “It needs a fair bit more graphics card power compared to a standard 1920x1080 monitor, for not much advantage”. Will scored it very highly and he wrote on Amazon “Great monitor, picture quality is excellent”.

One customer who reviewed the product thought it had clear images. Last year Mr B M G gave the product a rating of 5 stars and he mentioned in his LG 25UM65 review “Clarity of picture is superb”. One LG 25UM65 owner who purchased the product considered that it had a good refresh rate.

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Good Product Quality

Seven LG 25UM65 owners who bought this PC monitor considered that it was good quality. Charlie Norman mentioned in his LG 25UM65 review on Amazon “This monitor has amazing picture quality, although it is VERY bright”. Charlie Norman also mentioned “It is also very great quality and I would recommend this to anyone, as long as you turn the brightness down to around 80-85%”. Keith wrote on Amazon “Excellent quality - reasonably priced” in his LG 25UM65 review and gave it an excellent review.

Nice Design

Some LG 25UM65 owners who reviewed it agreed that it was good looking. Michael Lindman mentioned on Amazon “Overall this is a great monitor and preforms beautifully”. Two years ago Q. Brown wrote on Amazon “Design is slim, elegant and extremely light” and gave the product a score of 4 stars.

One LG 25UM65 owner who reviewed the LG 25UM65 concluded that it was neat. Q. Brown wrote on Amazon “The onboard menu is very neat and logical & easy to operate” and rated this PC monitor 4 stars. One LG 25UM65 owner who reviewed the product concluded that it was smooth. Gely mentioned “The return process was very smooth” in their review but despite that they gave it a rating of 60 out of 100.

One customer said in their reviews that the product was a good design. Charlie said in November last year “Has a sleek design”.

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Good Size

Three LG 25UM65 owners agreed that the product was thin. Charlie Norman gave it a score of 5 stars and he said in his review of this PC monitor on Amazon “The bezel is ULTRA thin around the sides”. Sam Lewis mentioned on Amazon in November last year “It is very narrow and I find myself hunching over my desk” in his LG 25UM65 review but despite that he gave it a rating of 60 out of 100.

One LG 25UM65 reviewer considered that it was compact. Sg Blyth wrote “Ultra wide yet compact” in their review. One LG 25UM65 owner who purchased the LG 25UM65 thought it was heavy and bulky. Q. Brown mentioned on Amazon “It's a decent size and not too bulky or obtrusive” in their review of the LG 25UM65.

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Good Technical Features

A number of LG 25UM65 owners who reviewed the LG 25UM65 reckoned that it had good features. Amazon Customer said in their review of this PC monitor “It has plenty of other features and comes with some software”. Why! said in their LG 25UM65 review on Amazon “Will work with out the drivers on the disk ( the disk has extra features for the monitor”.

Acceptable Noise Level

One LG 25UM65 reviewer concluded that it was noisy.

Good Support

One LG 25UM65 reviewer concluded that the product had good technical guidance. Jimbo wrote on Amazon “In common with a lot of computer products nowadays I would have preferred a printed manual” in their LG 25UM65 review.

LG Has Good PC Display Reviews

LG medium monitors have good ratings on average and across all PC displays LG is one of the superior manufacturers.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The LG 25UM65 has a built-in speaker, which is unusual. Most of the other medium monitors that were released more than two years ago do not have a built-in speaker.

There are a number of alternative PC displays with a built-in speaker currently available which you might want to look at including the iiyama GB2488HSU which is cheaper.

There are a number of alternative PC screens which also have a built-in speaker which you might want to look at including the Benq GW2765HT ($262.99), or the AOC I2460.

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Fairly Wide Horizontal Viewing Angle

The LG 25UM65 has one of the wider horizontal viewing angles (178 degrees) amongst similar spec flatpanel monitors of this age. The horizontal viewing angles of PC screens of this spec and age range from 60° to 180°, and the average horizontal viewing angle is 170°.

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Fairly Wide Vertical Viewing Angle

The average vertical viewing angle of PC screens of this type and age is 170°, and the vertical viewing angles range from 50° to 180°. The LG 25UM65 has one of the wider vertical viewing angles (178 degrees) amongst medium monitors of this age.

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Two HDMI Ports

The LG 25UM65 is a two HDMI port flatpanel monitor. Most of the other PC displays of a comparable type and age to the 25UM65 have between one and three HDMI ports.

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Fairly Bright Display Brightness

With a display brightness of 300 candellas per square meter, the LG 25UM65 has a fairly bright display brightness compared to most of the other medium monitors that are a similar age to the 25UM65. The dimmest display brightness of flatpanel monitors of a similar age and spec to the 25UM65 is 30 cd/m², the brightest is 1,700 cd/m², and the average display brightness is 290 cd/m².

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2560 X 1080 Graphics Resolution

The LG 25UM65 has a maximum resolution of 2560 x 1080. That's 33% more resolution than a 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080) PC display, which is the most common resolution. Across all similar spec PC screens that came out around the same time as the 25UM65 the best resolution is 3840 x 2160 and the worst is 640 x 350.

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Short

PC displays of this age and spec have heights of between 30mm and 4,800mm, and the average height is 370mm. With a height of only 281.4 millimeters, the LG 25UM65 is one of the shortest medium monitors that have been available for around the same time as the 25UM65 amongst medium monitors of this age.

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Very Shallow

Medium monitors that are a comparable age to the 25UM65 have depths of between 6.1mm and 810mm, and the average depth is 110mm. With a depth of only 40 millimeters, the LG 25UM65 is fairly shallow compared to most of the other PC screens that were released more than two years ago.

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7 Reasons Against

Not Robust

A number of LG 25UM65 reviewers mentioned in their reviews that this PC monitor was not well made. Two years ago Charlie Norman mentioned in his review on Amazon “Obviously not as good as a monitor built for gaming on response time.” but even so he still scored the product very highly. John Kelleher mentioned on Amazon “The edges that are not anywhere near as distinct and solid as the macbook's own screen, despite what the pixel count says” in his LG 25UM65 review.

Not 3D Compatible

Most flatpanel monitors of a comparable age and spec to the 25UM65 are not 3D compatible. The LG 25UM65 is no exception to this as it too is not 3D compatible.

PC screens which are 3D compatible that might also be worth considering include the Asus VG248QE ($207.99) which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The LG 25UM65 does not have a built-in camera, although keep in mind that most of the other PC monitors of a comparable age and spec to the 25UM65 also do not have a built-in camera.

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Does Not Have an Integrated Card Reader

Like most of the other flatpanel monitors of this age and spec, the LG 25UM65 does not have an integrated card reader.

There are a number of other PC screens which also have an integrated card reader that you might want to consider including the DELL U2713H ($682.40).

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Quite Small Viewable Height

The smallest viewable height of medium monitors that have been around for a similar time to the 25UM65 is 28mm and the biggest is 630mm. At only 250.4 millimeters, the LG 25UM65 has a fairly small viewable height compared to most of the other flatpanel monitors that have been available for around the same time as the 25UM65.

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Only HD HD Type

This flatpanel monitor has a Full HD HD type, which is typical of many PC screens of this age and spec.

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Quite High Power Consumption When Off

PC screens of this age and type have power consumptions when off of between 0.005W and 21W, and the average power consumption when off is 0.48W. With a power consumption when off of 0.5 Watts, the LG 25UM65 has a fairly high power consumption when off compared to most of the other flatpanel monitors that are a similar age to the 25UM65.

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3 Other reasons to consider the LG 25UM65

Released Over Two Years Ago

This PC screen was released over two years ago.

LCD Display Type

The LG 25UM65 has a better display type than most LCD screens of this age and type. This PC display has an LCD display type, whereas most medium monitors that have been available for around the same time as it have an LED display type.

Alternative flatpanel monitors that have an LCD Display currently available which you might want to consider include because of it's better review score, the iiyama XB2485WSU.

If the display type of this PC screen is too bad for you then you might also want to consider the DELL U2312HM (LED and cheaper); or the AOC I2757F ($169.99) (LED and higher rated), or the LG 24GM77 ($249.00) (LED and higher rated).

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Average Width

With a width of 609 millimeters, the LG 25UM65 has a pretty average width compared to most of the other flatpanel monitors that are a similar age to the 25UM65.

Alternative PC screens with a wider width that you might want to look at include the Philips 274E5 (622mm) which is also cheaper.

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3 Awards

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Expert Reviews

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12 March 2015

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27 June 2014

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9 May 2015

De LG 25UM65-P is overwegend een aangename verrassing. Je hebt de hogere resolutie van de duidelijk duurdere 29-inch 21:9-monitoren, maar een prijs die vergelijkbaar is met Full HD 24-inch...

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13 November 2014

Ik was al een tijdje van plan om een nieuwe monitor te kopen, deze moest voldoen aan de volgende eisen: Full HD of hoger ?200 of minder IPS paneel Na een tijdje zoeken kwam ik deze monitor tegen...

17 August 2014

Benchmark.pl

Monitory panoramiczne w formacie 21:9 to urz?dzenia przeznaczone dla u?ytkowników o okre?lonych potrzebach i wymaganiach. Cechuj? si? przede wszystkim spor? przestrzeni? robocz?, co sprawia, ?e... Read more…

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User Reviews

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Reviewed 20 November 2014 by Anonymous

I would NOT recommend this to anybody who plays any games or do video editing. If you're looking for an ultra-wide monitor to browse, go on Facebook, watch movies; this would be a good fit for... Read more…

Reviewed 26 July 2015 by Hawkins
(Verified Purchase)

Have had this screen for a day now and i love it, setting it up was super easy and once my HDMI was plugged in it went straight into 2560x1080 and was no hassle at all. Gaming on this beast is... Read more…

Reviewed 8 July 2015 by Bernadette Vincent
(Verified Purchase)

Great monitor for work and leisure (films, gaming).

Reviewed 2 July 2015 by Malshan
(Verified Purchase)

Item was according to the description. Great purchase. As a Video Editor and Colour Grading person I found this monitor is really good. I am not a professional who is aware of theories, but as a... Read more…

Reviewed 20 June 2015 by AJ
(Verified Purchase)

Excellent screen. I connect it via chromecast to my laptop to watch. Its got a great screen, great resolution and absolutely no lag while running high def videos from my laptop. Its independent... Read more…

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Electricity cost when switched on $38.23
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Manufacturer Part Numbers 25um65, 29um65p, 25um65p, apple 25um65, apple 25um65p, certified 25um65, certified 25um65p, certified 2560x1080, lgelectronics 29um65, lgelectronics 29um65p, asrockasusantecarcticb 25um65, asrockasusantecarcticb 25um65p, asrockasusantecarcticb 25um65pp, asrockasusantecarcticb 25um65ppl, asrockasusantecarcticb 25um65pple, asrockasusantecarcticb 25um65pplea, asrockasusantecarcticb 25um65ppleas, asrockasusantecarcticb 25um65pplease
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