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LG 23CAV42

72

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LG 23CAV42

$383.36
LG 23CAV42
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An economical to run and good spec 23" PC monitor, but representing only moderate value for money
23" 1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels 5000000:1 No Jul 2013
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LG 23CAV42 Review

With very good features and low running costs, we have ranked the LG 23CAV42 number 732 across all PC monitors.
68
Value for Money
Good
78
Features
Good Features
77
Running Costs
$54 Over 5 Years
72
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 72?

It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better LCD screens are available. View the latest PC displays 2018.
This PC monitor has running costs of $54 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 3,292 PC displays that we have compared it to. View all energy saving PC monitors.
It has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Wider than average horizontal viewing angle
Wider than average vertical viewing angle
Slower than average response time

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LG 23CAV42 In-Depth Analysis

Value for Money

Price Has Gone Up by $100 (26%)

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Running Costs

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The 23CAV42 is typical compared to the other 3,292 PC displays that we have assessed for running costs. Based on average usage levels and energy prices, we estimate the 23CAV42 will cost $54 over 5 years to run.

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Features

Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the 23CAV42 of 23" is relatively standard compared to most other flatpanel monitors. It is in the biggest 40% of all LCD screens when ordered by this feature.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Resolution

This PC screen has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)|1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many flatpanel monitors.

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Slower Than Average Response Time

The response time of the LG 23CAV42 of 14ms is in the slowest 5% of all flatpanel monitors when sorted by this feature. The fastest response time of LCD screens is 1ms, the slowest is 55ms, and the average response time is 5.5ms.

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Wider Than Average Vertical Viewing Angle

The vertical viewing angle of the LG 23CAV42 of 178° is wider than 71% of all PC screens when ordered by this feature. Across all the PC screens the vertical viewing angles range from 40° to 180°, and the average vertical viewing angle is 160°.

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Wider Than Average Horizontal Viewing Angle

The LG 23CAV42's horizontal viewing angle of 178° is wider than average when compared to most other LCD screens. It is in the widest 21% of all LCD screens when sorted by this feature. The narrowest horizontal viewing angle of flatpanel monitors is 40°, the widest is 180°, and the average horizontal viewing angle is 170°.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The 23CAV42 has a built-in speaker(s), unlike 53% of LCD screens which do not have a built-in speaker(s).

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Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The contrast ratio (typical) of the 23CAV42 of 1,000 is pretty standard compared to most other PC displays. It is in the highest 74% of all PC displays when sorted by this feature.

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Has a Microphone in

The LG 23CAV42 has a microphone in. 98% of PC monitors do not have a microphone in.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

lg lgelectro23cav42kbl, lg lgelect23cav42kbl, lg mdl23cav42kbl, lg mfg23cav42kbl, lg 23cav42kbl, lg 1920x1080

Barcodes:

00012303498453, 00050742936990, 00132017756813, 00172302719475, 00684536909299, 00719192191624, 00792745461054, 00804067181432, 00808112921936, 00809393893028, 08806084178619, 08806084178626

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