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Has a Built-In Speaker
The LG 27MC37HQ-B has a built-in speaker, as do most of the other comparable spec flatpanel monitors that are a similar age to the 27MC37HQ-B.
It may also be worth also looking at one of the other PC monitors with a built-in speaker currently available including because of it's better review score, the LG 29UC97.
1920 X 1080 (HD 1080) Graphics Resolution
This PC display has a graphics resolution of 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080), which is the most commonly found graphics resolution on comparable spec PC monitors that are a similar age to it.
The 27MC37HQ-B is one of the shortest LCD screens of this spec and age (only 48.26 millimeters) amongst medium monitors of this age. Across all the medium monitors that were released one year ago the heights range from 36mm to 930mm.
10 Reasons Against
Does Not Have a Built-In Camera
The 27MC37HQ-B does not have a built-in camera. Most of the other flatpanel monitors of a comparable age and type to the 27MC37HQ-B also do not have a built-in camera.
Other PC monitors which also have a built-in camera that you might also want to look at include the Viewsonic VG2437 ($199.99), or the DELL UZ2215H which also has a higher rating.
Not 3D Compatible
The 27MC37HQ-B is not 3D compatible. Most of the other medium monitors that were launched around the same time as the 27MC37HQ-B are also not 3D compatible.
PC screens which are 3D compatible that might be worth looking at include the iiyama B2783QSU-B1, or the Acer XB240H ($785.54) which is also higher rated.
Does Not Have an Integrated Card Reader
Like most of the other LCD screens of a similar age and type to the 27MC37HQ-B, the 27MC37HQ-B does not have an integrated card reader.
There are a number of other flatpanel monitors which also have an integrated card reader which you might want to look at including the SW2700PT ($599.00), or the BL3201 ($655.99) both from Benq or the DELL UP3214Q.
Quite Small Color Gamut
When compared to other PC displays of this age and spec that we have assessed, the 27MC37HQ-B's color gamut of only 68 percent is one of the smallest. The smallest color gamut of LCD screens that have been around for around the same time as the 27MC37HQ-B is 68%, the largest is 110%, and the average color gamut is 83%.
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Quite Dim Display Brightness
With a display brightness of only 200 candellas per square meter, the LG 27MC37HQ-B has one of the dimmest display brightness amongst flatpanel monitors of this age. The dimmest display brightness of PC monitors of a similar type and age to the 27MC37HQ-B is 25 cd/m² and the brightest is 1,700 cd/m².
Only HD HD Type
This PC display has a Full HD HD type, which is typical of many LCD screens of a comparable spec and age to it.
Only 1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution
This PC screen has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many LCD screens of this spec and age.
We compared this LCD screen to all the other PC screens that have a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels and we think the Asus VX279N which has a better Rating is also worth considering.
If the display resolution of this PC display is not many enough for you then you might also want to consider the HP DreamColor LP2480zx ($499.00) (1920 x 1200) which also has a higher Rating.
Only 1000:1 Typical Contrast Ratio
This flatpanel monitor has a 1000:1 typical contrast ratio, which is the most commonly found typical contrast ratio on medium monitors that have been available for a comparable time to it.
Quite High Average Power Consumption
The average power consumptions of PC displays of this age and spec range from 0.5W to 30W. At 27 Watts, the LG 27MC37HQ-B has a quite high average power consumption compared to most of the other similar spec LCD screens that were released one year ago.
Only One HDMI Port
The 27MC37HQ-B is a one HDMI port PC monitor. Most of the other PC screens of this age and spec have between one and three HDMI ports.
3 Other reasons to consider the LG 27MC37HQ-B
Released Over a Year Ago
LG released the 27MC37HQ-B over a year ago.
LED Display Type
This LCD screen has an LED display type, which is typical of many PC monitors of this age and spec.
We compared all the other flatpanel monitors that have an LED Display to this PC screen and we think because of it's better review score, the Acer G257HU ($213.99) is also worth considering.
5000000:1 Dynamic Contrast Ratio
This flatpanel monitor has a 5000000:1 dynamic contrast ratio, which is typical of many comparable spec flatpanel monitors that have been on the market for a similar time to it.
We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative flatpanel monitors that have a 5000000:1 dynamic contrast ratio currently available including because of it's better review score, the HP Pavilion 27 ($185.79), or the LG 34UM57 ($349.99).
If the contrast ratio of this PC screen is too low for you then you might also want to consider the DELL UZ2315H ($190.49) (8000000:1 and higher rated), or the Asus VS229 ($119.00) (8000000:1 and higher rated).
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1920 x 1080
Dynamic Contrast Ratio
1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
Full HD, HD
Digital Vertical Frequency
56 - 75
Digital Horizontal Frequency
30 - 83
0.3114 x 0.3114
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Supported Number of Colours Display
16.78 million colours
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VGA (D-Sub) Port
-5 - 20
Plug and Play
On Screen Display Language
CHI (SIMPL), DEU, ENG, ESP, FIN, FRE, GRE, ITA, JPN, KOR, POL, POR, RUS, SWE, UKR
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50, 60, 50/60
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24, 100, 100-240, 240
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Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 1.1 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 28 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.
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