Close

Loading image...
LG 38WR50MS

LG 38WR50MS PC Monitor

38" LCD 972.81mm Dec 2012
Screen Size Display Type Built-In Speaker Width Release Date
Display has a built-in temperature control that adjusts to light and heat eliminating dark or blackened areas. Color changes and distortion are eliminated from any viewing angle. Color change... More
$114.99 Electricity cost over 5 years. Calculate
Available from international sellers only
Tell Me When It Becomes Available
You are subscribed to price alerts for this product
Unsubscribe
Searching for international prices ...

Assumed Exchange Rates

Searching for prices in ...

8 Reasons For

LG Has Good Reviews for Its PC Displays

We checked 3,262 expert and user reviews for LG PC displays and found that on average LG has good reviews. We also found that LG has good reviews specifically for its medium monitors.

Has a Built-In Speaker

The 38WR50MS has a built-in speaker, which is unusual. Most of the other PC monitors of a comparable spec and age to the 38WR50MS do not have a built-in speaker.

Chart Edit

Quite Wide Vertical Viewing Angle

Similar spec flatpanel monitors that have been on the market for around the same time as the 38WR50MS have vertical viewing angles of between 50° and 180°, and the average vertical viewing angle is 170°. With a vertical viewing angle of 178 degrees, the LG 38WR50MS has one of the wider vertical viewing angles amongst medium monitors of this age.

Chart Edit

Quite High RMS Rated Audio Power

The 38WR50MS has a very high RMS rated audio power (20 Watts) compared to most of the other flatpanel monitors of this age and spec. The lowest RMS rated audio power of comparable spec flatpanel monitors that have been around for a similar time to the 38WR50MS is 0.5W and the highest is 49W.

Chart Edit

Fairly Bright Display Brightness

With a display brightness of 500 candellas per square meter, the LG 38WR50MS has one of the brightest display brightness amongst medium monitors of this age. The dimmest display brightness of flatpanel monitors of a similar age and spec to the 38WR50MS is 30 cd/m², the brightest is 1,700 cd/m², and the average display brightness is 290 cd/m².

Chart Edit

Has One Cable Included

The number of cables included found on the LG 38WR50MS is more than most PC screens of a similar age and spec to it. This flatpanel monitor has an AC cable included, which is the most frequently found cable included found on comparable spec PC displays that were released around the same time as the 38WR50MS.

Chart Edit

1920 X 502 Graphics Resolution

The highest resolution of the 38WR50MS is 1920 x 502. That's 6% less resolution than the most common graphics resolution of 1280 x 800. Across all similar spec flatpanel monitors that have been around for a comparable time to the 38WR50MS the worst resolution is 320 x 240 and the best is 4096 x 2160.

Chart Edit

Short

The shortest PC display that was released more than two years ago is 30mm tall, the tallest is 4,800mm, and the average height is 370mm. At only 287.02 millimeters, the 38WR50MS is very short compared to most of the other LCD screens of a similar type and age to the 38WR50MS.

Chart Edit

8 Reasons Against

Only One USB Type-A Downstream Port

Most similar spec flatpanel monitors that have been around for around the same time as the 38WR50MS have between one and five USB Type-A downstream ports, including the LG 38WR50MS which has one USB Type-A downstream port.

Chart Edit

Not 3D Compatible

Like most of the other similar spec flatpanel monitors that were released more than two years ago, the LG 38WR50MS is not 3D compatible.

PC displays which are 3D compatible that might also be worth considering include the NEC MultiSync PA302 ($1,198.97) which is also cheaper.

Read more Less Chart Edit

Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Most comparable spec PC screens that came out around the same time as the 38WR50MS do not have a built-in camera. The 38WR50MS is no exception to this as it too does not have a built-in camera.

Chart Edit

Does Not Have an Integrated Card Reader

Most PC screens of a similar age and type to the 38WR50MS do not have an integrated card reader. The LG 38WR50MS is no exception to this as it too does not have an integrated card reader.

Chart Edit

Only HD HD Type

This LCD screen has a Full HD HD type, which is typical of many flatpanel monitors of a comparable age and spec to it.

Chart Edit

Only One USB 2.0 Port

The 38WR50MS is a one USB 2.0 port PC display.

Chart Edit

Heavy

The LG 38WR50MS is very heavy (12.5 kilograms) compared to most of the other medium monitors that came out more than two years ago. The lightest medium monitor that has been around for more than two years is 3g weight and the heaviest is 39kg.

Chart Edit

Very High Power Consumption When in PowerSave Mode

With a power consumption when in PowerSave mode of 80 Watts, the 38WR50MS's power consumption when in PowerSave mode is one of the highest amongst medium monitors that are a similar age to the 38WR50MS. The power consumptions when in PowerSave mode of PC monitors that were released more than two years ago range from 0.14W to 80W.

Chart Edit

2 Other reasons to consider the LG 38WR50MS

Released Over Four Years Ago

This PC display has been on the market for over four years.

LCD Display Type

The 38WR50MS has a better display type than most PC displays of this type and age. This PC display has an LCD display type, whereas most medium monitors that were released more than two years ago have an LED display type.

We compared this flatpanel monitor to all the other flatpanel monitors that have an LCD Display and we think the NEC Spectraview 271, and the Eizo ColorEdge CG246-BK ($203.58) which has better reviews is also worth considering.

If you are looking for an LCD screen with a better display type then you might want to consider the NEC MultiSync PA302 ($1,198.97) (LED and cheaper); or the Eizo ColorEdge CG277 ($2,190.99) (LED and higher rated).

Read more Less Chart Edit

Specification

Display
Screen Size
Display Resolution
Display Type
3D Compatible
Graphics Resolution
HD Type
Aspect Ratio
Vertical Viewing Angle
Horizontal Viewing Angle
Typical Contrast Ratio
Display Technology
Display Brightness
Response Time
Ports & Interfaces
RS-232 Port
DisplayPort
USB 2.0 Port
HDMI Port
DVI-D Port
USB Type-A Downstream Port
USB Hub Version
Multimedia
RMS Rated Audio Power
Loudspeaker
Built-In Subwoofer
Design
Case Colour
Networking
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Port
Bluetooth
Ergonomics
VESA Mount Interface
Power
Power Consumption When in PowerSave Mode
Power Consumption When Off
Typical Power Consumption
Standby Power Consumption
Input Frequency
Input Voltage
AC Input Frequency
AC Input Voltage
Operational Conditions
Relative Humidity Operating Range
Operating Temperature Range
Certificates
Certification
Safety Certification
Compliance Industry Standard
Weight & Dimensions
Package Weight
Packaging Height
Packaging Depth
Packaging Width
Bezel Width At Bottom
Bezel Width At Top
Bezel Width On Side
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Content
Cable Included

Running Cost

Hours of Use Per Day: hours
Show running costs over: years
Electricity cost when switched on $111.59
Electricity cost when on standby $4.71
@ $0.107558802 per kwh - Edit electricity price and usage
kwh per hour
kwh per hour left on standby
Electricity price $per kilowatt hour
Annual electricity price inflation %
Water cost when switched on
@ $0.00153532536 per litre - Edit water usage and price
litres per hour
Water price $per litre
Annual water price inflation %
Submit Energy Consumption Figures
Total running cost over 5 years $116.30
Running costs for this PC monitor have been estimated based on other similar PC monitors. If you know how much electricity and water the LG 38WR50MSuses then please let us know by entering those figures in the boxes above.
0.75T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.75 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
20
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 20 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

+- Manufacturer's Description

Product Identifiers

Barcodes 00719192191792, 04053162879812, 07191921917928, 08806084170330
Feedback