Eizo FlexScan EV3237 vs LG 31MU97

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Eizo FlexScan EV3237
LG 31MU97

Top Prices

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Reasons For

7 Reasons For
A little bigger display diagonal Edit
The Eizo FlexScan EV3237 has a display diagonal of 31.5", but the LG 31MU97 is only a 31" PC monitor (0.5" smaller). Read more

The display diagonal is a measure of the size of the monitor. It is measured from one corner of the screen to the diagonally opposite corner of the screen.

A bigger display diagonal means that the screen will be larger and better for displaying lots of content or for seeing the detail in photos and videos.

2% bigger viewable size, vertical Edit
Eizo FlexScan EV3237 is 392mm viewable height. That's 5.97mm bigger than the LG 31MU97 (386.03mm).
Marginally bigger viewable size, horizontal Edit
The Eizo FlexScan EV3237 has a viewable size, horizontal of 696.9mm, however the LG 31MU97 is only a 686.28mm viewable width PC monitor (10.62mm smaller).
1.26cm bigger display diagonal (metric) Edit
Eizo FlexScan EV3237 is 80cm display diagonal, but the LG 31MU97 is only a 78.74cm display diagonal PC monitor (1.26cm smaller).
One more displayPorts quantity Edit
The number of displayPorts quantitys on the Eizo FlexScan EV3237 is two, but the LG 31MU97 only has one displayPorts quantity.
$26.48 cheaper to run
The Eizo FlexScan EV3237 is $26.48 cheaper to run than the LG 31MU97 over five years. Read more
Two more awards
The Eizo FlexScan EV3237 has 6 awards, however the LG 31MU97 has 4 awards.
8 Reasons For
Marginally brighter display brightness Edit
The LG 31MU97 has a display brightness of 320 cd/m², but the Eizo FlexScan EV3237 is only a 300 cd/m² display brightness PC monitor (20 cd/m² dimmer).
Audio output Edit
The LG 31MU97 has an audio output, whereas the Eizo FlexScan EV3237 does not.
Two HDMI ports quantitys Edit
The number of HDMI ports quantitys on the LG 31MU97 is two, but the Eizo FlexScan EV3237 only has one HDMI ports quantity.
Lighter Edit
The LG 31MU97 is a 7.3kg weight PC monitor. That's 500g lighter than the Eizo FlexScan EV3237 (7.3kg).
$815 cheaper
The LG 31MU97 costs $894.44, whereas the Eizo FlexScan EV3237 is $1,708.99.
Available from 3 shops
The more retailers stock this PC monitor, the greater competition amongst retailers to keep prices low.
Expert reviews are a little better
Based on 9 reviews, the LG 31MU97 has an average expert review score of 87%, but the Eizo FlexScan EV3237 has an average rating of 84% (based on 17 reviews).
User reviews are better
Based on 30 reviews, the LG 31MU97 has an average user review score of 77%, but the Eizo FlexScan EV3237 has an average rating of 70% (based on 2 reviews).

Reasons Against

9 Reasons Against
Marginally dimmer display brightness Edit
The Eizo FlexScan EV3237 has a display brightness of 300 cd/m², but the LG 31MU97 is a 320 cd/m² display brightness PC monitor (20 cd/m² brighter).
Does not have an audio output Edit
The Eizo FlexScan EV3237 does not have an audio output, however the LG 31MU97 has an audio output.
Only one HDMI ports quantity Edit
The number of HDMI ports quantitys on the Eizo FlexScan EV3237 is one, but the LG 31MU97 only has two HDMI ports quantitys.
Heavier Edit
The Eizo FlexScan EV3237 is a 7.8kg weight PC monitor. That's 500g heavier than the LG 31MU97 (7.3kg).
$815 more expensive
The Eizo FlexScan EV3237 is more expensive than the LG 31MU97 by $814.55.
Not as many stockists
Only 4 sellers sells the Eizo FlexScan EV3237, however 7 shops sell the LG 31MU97. Read more
Smaller numbers of retailers reduces the chances of this PC monitor remaining in stock and also reduces the price competition amongst retailers for the product.
Two months older
The Eizo FlexScan EV3237 is older than the LG 31MU97 by two months.
A little Lower expert review Score
The Eizo FlexScan EV3237 has an average expert rating of 84%, but the LG 31MU97 has an average expert rating of 87% (based on 9 reviews).
Lower user review Score
The Eizo FlexScan EV3237 only has an average user rating of 70%, but the LG 31MU97 has an average user rating of 77% (based on 30 reviews).
7 Reasons Against
A little smaller display diagonal Edit
The LG 31MU97 has a display diagonal of 31", but the Eizo FlexScan EV3237 is a 31.5" PC monitor (0.5" bigger). Read more

The display diagonal is a measure of the size of the monitor. It is measured from one corner of the screen to the diagonally opposite corner of the screen.

A bigger display diagonal means that the screen will be larger and better for displaying lots of content or for seeing the detail in photos and videos.

2% smaller viewable size, vertical Edit
LG 31MU97 is only 386.03mm viewable height. That's 5.97mm smaller than the Eizo FlexScan EV3237 (386.03mm).
Marginally smaller viewable size, horizontal Edit
The LG 31MU97 has a viewable size, horizontal of 686.28mm, however the Eizo FlexScan EV3237 is a 696.9mm viewable width PC monitor (10.62mm bigger).
1.26cm smaller display diagonal (metric) Edit
LG 31MU97 is only 78.74cm display diagonal, but the Eizo FlexScan EV3237 is an 80cm display diagonal PC monitor (1.26cm bigger).
One less displayPorts quantity Edit
The number of displayPorts quantitys on the LG 31MU97 is one, but the Eizo FlexScan EV3237 only has two displayPorts quantitys.
70% higher running costs over five years
Over five years the running costs of the LG 31MU97 are $64.47 which is $26.48 more than the Eizo FlexScan EV3237. Show assumptions.
Fewer awards
Whilst the LG 31MU97 has received 4 awards, the Eizo FlexScan EV3237 has received 6 awards.

Awards

6 Awards
hardwareluxx.de: Excellent Hardware
hardwareluxx.ru: Excellent Hardware
itwriter.ru: Recommended
ixbt.com: Original Design
Lydogbilde.no: Best in Test 5 Star
megaobzor.com/: Recommended
4 Awards
hardware.info: Ulitmate
ixbt.com: Original Design
pcauthority.com.au: Recommended
uk.hardware.info: Ulitmate

Average Expert Rating

Average User Rating

Date Released

30 months Ago 29 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on $ 35.73
Electricity cost - standby $ 2.26
Total running cost $ 37.99
Purchase price $ 1,708.99
Total cost of ownership $ 1,746.98
Details
Electricity cost - switched on $ 63.11
Electricity cost - standby $ 1.36
Total running cost $ 64.47
Purchase price $ 894.44
Total cost of ownership $ 958.91
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Energy Efficiency Class

No data

Environmental Impact

0.25T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.25 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
7
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
0.43T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.43 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
11
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.

Display

Display Diagonal
31.5"
BEST
31"
Contrast Ratio (dynamic)
 5000000:1
 5000000:1
BEST
Display
 LED
 LCD
BEST
 LED
 LCD
3D
Unknown - Click to provide data
 3D
Supported Graphics Resolutions
 4096 x 2160
 4096 x 2160
BEST
Display Surface
 Matt
 Matt
HD Type
 4K Ultra HD
 4K Ultra HD
HDCP
 HDCP
Unknown - Click to provide data
Viewable Size, Vertical
392mm
BEST
386.03mm
Viewable Size, Horizontal
696.9mm
BEST
686.28mm
Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
Vertical Scan Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 56 - 61
Horizontal Scan Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 30 - 134
Pixel Pitch
0.1815 x 0.1815 0.1675 x 0.1675
Viewing Angle, Vertical
178° 178°
Viewing Angle, Horizontal
178° 178°
Contrast Ratio (typical)
 1000:1
 1000:1
Display Diagonal (metric)
80cm
BEST
78.74cm
Display Technology
 IPS
 IPS
Display Brightness
300 cd/m² 320 cd/m²
BEST
Response Time
5ms 5ms
Native Aspect Ratio
 16:9
BEST
 16:9
Display Number of Colours
 16.78 million colours
 1.073 billion colours
 16.78 million colours
 1.073 billion colours

Ports & Interfaces

Headphone Out
 Headphone out
Unknown - Click to provide data
PC Audio in
Unknown - Click to provide data
 PC Audio in
Headphone Outputs
1 1
Audio Output
 Audio output
 Audio output
BEST
Audio Input
 Audio input
Unknown - Click to provide data
DisplayPorts Quantity
2
BEST
1
HDMI Ports Quantity
1 2
BEST
DVI-D Ports Quantity
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Mini DisplayPorts Quantity
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
DVI Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
USB Type-A Downstream Ports Quantity
Unknown - Click to provide data 4
USB Hub Version
 USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1)
 USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1)

Multimedia

Built-In Speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
Built-In Camera
 Built-in camera
 Built-in camera
RMS Rated Power
Unknown - Click to provide data 10W
Number of Loudspeakers
2 2
TV Tuner Integrated
 TV tuner integrated
 TV tuner integrated

Design

Colour of Product
 Grey
 Grey

Performance

Card Reader Integrated
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Card reader integrated
Mean Time Between Failures (MTBF)
Unknown - Click to provide data 50,000h

Thin Client

Thin Client Installed
 Thin client installed
 Thin client installed

Networking

Ethernet LAN
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Wi-Fi

Ergonomics

Height Adjustment
139mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Height Adjustment
 Height adjustment
Unknown - Click to provide data
Tilt Angle
5 - 35 -15 - 15
Tilt Adjustment
 Tilt adjustment
Unknown - Click to provide data
Swivelling
 Swivelling
Unknown - Click to provide data
Swivel Angle Range
0 - 344 Unknown - Click to provide data
VESA Mounting
 VESA mounting
 VESA mounting
Plug and Play
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Plug and Play
On/off Switch
Unknown - Click to provide data
 On/off switch
On Screen Display (OSD) Languages
 CHI (TR)
 CHI (SIMPL)
 ENG
 FRE
 DEU
 ITA
 JPN
 ESP
 SWE
 UKR
 RUS
 FIN
 POL
 POR
 CHI (TR)
 CHI (SIMPL)
 ENG
 FRE
 DEU
 ITA
 JPN
 ESP
 SWE
 UKR
 RUS
 FIN
 POL
 POR
On Screen Display (OSD)
 On Screen Display (OSD)
 On Screen Display (OSD)

Power

Energy Efficiency Class
 B
 B
BEST
Power Consumption (PowerSave)
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.3W
Power Consumption (typical)
30W
BEST
53W
Power Consumption (standby)
0.5W 0.3W
BEST
Annual Energy Consumption
Unknown - Click to provide data 77kWh
Power Consumption (max)
105W Unknown - Click to provide data
AC Input Frequency
 50
 60
 50/60
 50
 60
 50/60
AC Input Voltage
 24
 100
 100-240
 240
 24
 100
 100-240
 240

Operational Conditions

Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
20 - 80 Unknown - Click to provide data
Operating Temperature (T-T)
5 - 35 Unknown - Click to provide data

Certificates

Energy Star Certified
 Energy Star certified
 Energy Star certified
EPEAT Compliance
 Gold
 Gold

Weight & Dimensions

Package Weight
Unknown - Click to provide data 12.3kg
Package Height
Unknown - Click to provide data 510mm
Package Depth
Unknown - Click to provide data 152mm
Package Width
Unknown - Click to provide data 972mm
Weight With Stand
10.6kg 9.3kg
BEST
Height (with Stand)
578mm
BEST
623.5mm
Depth (with Stand)
245mm 241.4mm
BEST
Width (with Stand)
731mm
BEST
736.7mm
Weight
7.8kg 7.3kg
BEST
Height
428mm 407.5mm
Depth
59.5mm 52.4mm
Width
731mm 736.7mm

Packaging Content

Cables Included
 USB
 HDMI
 DisplayPort
 USB
 HDMI
 DisplayPort
BEST
Manual
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Manual
User Guide On CD-ROM
Unknown - Click to provide data
 User Guide on CD-ROM
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