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LG 27EA83 PC Monitor

PC Mag Editor's Choice 01net.com 5 Star
27" 5000000:1 LED Mar 2013
Screen Size Dynamic Contrast Ratio Display Type Built-In Speaker Release Date
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20 Reasons For

Two Industry Awards

This medium monitor received an "Editor's Choice" from PC Mag who said that this PC display was exceptional.

One more expert review site wrote that this LG PC monitor was good. 01net.com gave this LG flatpanel monitor a "5 Star" award.

Expert Reviews Are Good

Based on fourteen expert reviews from sites including Digital Versus, PC Mag, photoreview.com.au and gadgetreview.com this LCD screen has an average expert rating of 83 out of 100.

Good Owner Reviews

Users have rated this LCD screen on average 87%.

Nice Design

Some customers who bought the product concluded that it was good looking. Pcmag.com said three years ago “It uses 10-bit color technology and a beautiful 27-inch IPS panel to deli” in their LG 27EA83 review. Digitalversus.com wrote “It's stylish, practical and ensures first-rate colour fidelity”.

Easy to Use

Some people thought it was easy to use. Examiner.com wrote three years ago “Ease of Use, Performance” and gave the product an excellent rating.

Robust

One customer who reviewed it thought it was well made. Expert review site Itreviews.com said in their LG 27EA83 review “A beautiful 27-inch IPS panel to deliver solid color and graysc” and gave the product a score of 4 stars.

Four USB Type-A Downstream Ports

The LG 27EA83 is a four USB Type-A downstream port PC screen.

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LG PC Monitors Have Good Reviews

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

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LED Display Type

This PC screen has an LED display type, which is typical of many PC screens of a similar type and age to it.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative PC screens that have an LED Display currently available including the BDM3470, or the BDM4065UC both from Philips or the iiyama XB2776QS which has better reviews.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

Unlike most of the other similar spec flatpanel monitors that have been available for a comparable time to the 27EA83 which do not have a built-in speaker, the LG 27EA83 has a built-in speaker.

It may also be worth considering one of the other PC screens with a built-in speaker currently available including the Philips BDM3470, the LG 34UC97, or the Asus PB279 ($438.99) which has better reviews.

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Very Wide Horizontal Viewing Angle

At 178 degrees, the LG 27EA83 has a very wide horizontal viewing angle compared to most of the other PC displays of this age and type. The narrowest horizontal viewing angle of PC monitors of a comparable type and age to the 27EA83 is 60°, the widest is 180°, and the average horizontal viewing angle is 170°.

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Two HDMI Ports

The LG 27EA83 is a two HDMI port flatpanel monitor.

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Fairly Bright Display Brightness

Similar spec LCD screens that were launched around the same time as the 27EA83 have display brightness of between 30 cd/m² and 1,700 cd/m², and the average display brightness is 290 cd/m². With a display brightness of 350 candellas per square meter, the LG 27EA83 has a fairly bright display brightness compared to most of the other medium monitors that are a similar age to the 27EA83.

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Quite Big Viewable Width

The viewable widths of PC screens of a comparable age and type to the 27EA83 range from 1mm to 880mm. At 597.73 millimeters, the LG 27EA83 has a fairly big viewable width compared to most of the other medium monitors that have been on the market for a comparable time to the 27EA83.

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Fairly Big Viewable Height

The smallest viewable height of LCD screens of this age and spec is 28mm, the biggest is 630mm, and the average viewable height is 310mm. The LG 27EA83 has one of the bigger viewable heights (339.22 millimeters) amongst PC monitors of this age.

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Quite Big Display Diagonal

Across all the medium monitors that have been on the market for around the same time as the 27EA83 the screen sizes range from 50cm to 770cm. The LG 27EA83 has one of the bigger screen sizes (68.58 centimeters) amongst medium monitors of this age.

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2560 X 1440 Graphics Resolution

The LG 27EA83 has a maximum resolution of 2560 x 1440. That's 78% more resolution than a 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080) flatpanel monitor, which is the most common resolution. Across all comparable spec PC displays that have been available for a similar time to the 27EA83 the best resolution is 3840 x 2160 and the worst is 640 x 350.

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Has Four Cables Included

The number of cables included found on the LG 27EA83 is more than most PC displays of a comparable spec and age to it. This PC display has an AC cable included, which is the most frequently found cable included found on LCD screens that have been on the market for more than two years. The cables included "DisplayPort", "DVI" and "USB" are also found on this PC screen.

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Supports One Placement

The LG 27EA83 has a greater number of placements than most medium monitors that came out more than two years ago. The most frequently supported placement is Horizontal, but this placement is not supported by this LCD screen. The placements Horizontal/Vertical are also supported by this PC display.

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Shallow

The depths of medium monitors that have been around for a similar time to the 27EA83 range from 6.1mm to 810mm, and the average depth is 110mm. The LG 27EA83 is fairly shallow (only 38 millimeters) compared to most of the other medium monitors that came out around the same time as the 27EA83.

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4 Reasons Against

Not 3D Compatible

Most comparable spec flatpanel monitors that have been available for a similar time to the 27EA83 are not 3D compatible. The LG 27EA83 is no exception to this as it too is not 3D compatible.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The LG 27EA83 does not have a built-in camera. Most of the other PC monitors of this type and age also do not have a built-in camera.

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Does Not Have an Integrated Card Reader

Like most of the other medium monitors that have been available for around the same time as the 27EA83, the LG 27EA83 does not have an integrated card reader.

Alternative PC monitors which also have an integrated card reader that you might also want to look at include the PG2401 ($749.99), or the BL3201 ($635.99) both from Benq or the DELL U3014 ($1,499.99).

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Only HD HD Type

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

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1 Other reason to consider the LG 27EA83

Released Over Three Years Ago

This PC screen has been on the market for over three years.

Specification

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USB 2.0 Port
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DVI-D Port
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USB Type-A Downstream Port
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Built-In Camera
Built-In Microphone
Integrated TV Tuner
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Integrated Card Reader
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2 Awards

PC Mag Editor's Choice 01net.com 5 Star

Expert Reviews

(24)
27 December 2013

LG Electronics is the first to offer a new pro-graphics LCD display with LED backlighting. It also has the wide Adobe RGB color width, and will adjust to the lower 80.0 CD/m2 white luminance to... Read more…

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9 December 2013

Ease of Use, Performance: 5/5 Look & Feel: 5/5 Features: 5/5 How much I enjoy: 5/5Recommendation: 5/5 StarsThe LG 27EA83R-D IPS Monitor is a 27 inch monitor has a 2560 by 1440 resolution with a 5... Read more…

10 September 2013

From the outside, the LG 27EA83 appears perfectly sound. For $999, you're getting a flexible, highly specialized display with a large screen and high resolution. Unfortunately, testing revealed...

19 August 2013

Most IT product categories tend to evolve rapidly, but developments in computer monitors have been decidedly slower. Although larger screens are slowly becoming more affordable, the most common... Read more…

5 August 2013

On the whole, LG has done an excellent job with the 27" Flatron 27EA83 "ColorPrime" monitor. It's stylish, practical and ensures first-rate colour fidelity. It missed out on a five-star review for...

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User Reviews

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Reviewed 18 May 2013 by Kyle W.
(Verified Purchase)

I spent a fair amount of time trying to figure out the difference between this and the LG 27EA83-D. In the end, I think the main differences are this is 8-bits per subpixel instead of 10, and it... Read more…

Reviewed 18 March 2013 by Anonymous

If you can afford it, buy one, you won't regret it...

Reviewed 16 October 2013 by Kyle H.
(Verified Purchase)

It is conceivable that all 3 of the computers in my house have the same output problem that is creating these diagonal lines, or that this is simply user error. However, after I returned the RMA... Read more…

Reviewed 26 June 2013 by Ronald F.
(Verified Purchase)

If your objectives are Photography, design, applications, or gaming dont hesitate to acquire this monitor. Found none of the common abnormalities found in so many of the other IPS & PLS that are... Read more…

Reviewed 3 June 2013 by Samuel M.
(Verified Purchase)

After months of research and waiting, finally settled on this.Was on sale for 700 and it was worth it. I loved it so much I bought a second. The 2560 x 1440 resolution makes all the difference.... Read more…

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Electricity cost when switched on $62.00
Electricity cost when on standby $5.65
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Total running cost over 5 years $67.65
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Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.43 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 12 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers 27ea83, 27ea83d, 27ea83r, 27ea83rd, lg 27ea83, lg 27ea83r, lg 27ea83d, 27ea83daeu
Barcodes 00719192191884, 00806084185679, 00806084187451, 00887810001188, 03609740049170, 04989027005310, 07191921918840, 08806084100269, 08806084185679, 08806084185693, 08806084187451, 08806084209313, 08809373520007
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