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LG 23MP55
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LG 23MP55 PC Monitor

23" 1920 X 1080 5000000:1 LED Feb 2014
Display Diagonal Display Resolution Contrast Ratio (dynamic) Display Release Date
SUPER+ Resolution technology helps to detect rough edges and blurring in of content when enlarged, offering improved quality with a better sense of high resolution. Reader Mode provides optimal... More
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12 Reasons For

Good Owner Reviews

Users have rated this PC display on average 83%.

Good Brand

LG has good average ratings for its medium monitors as well as across its entire PC display range compared to other brands.

LED Display Type

This LCD screen has an LED display type, which is typical of many PC displays of this spec and age.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative LCD screens that have an LED Display currently available including the AOC e2250Swdnk[plb_1364842_price], or the NEC MultiSync EA244[plb_2270820_price] which has better reviews.

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Very Wide Vertical Viewing Angle

At 178 degrees, the LG 23MP55 has a very wide vertical viewing angle compared to most of the other flatpanel monitors that have been on the market for a comparable time to the 23MP55. The narrowest vertical viewing angle of medium monitors that were released more than two years ago is 50° and the widest is 180°.

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Quite Wide Horizontal Viewing Angle

The LG 23MP55 has one of the wider horizontal viewing angles (178 degrees) amongst similar spec flatpanel monitors of this age. PC monitors of a similar age and spec to the 23MP55 have horizontal viewing angles of between 60° and 1,800°, and the average horizontal viewing angle is 170°.

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Quite Low Power Consumption When Off

With a power consumption when off of only 0.3 Watts, the LG 23MP55 has one of the lower power consumptions when off amongst similar spec PC displays of this age. Across all the medium monitors that came out around the same time as the 23MP55 the power consumptions when off range from 0.005W to 45W.

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1080p Video Mode

This LCD screen has a 1080p video mode, which is the most frequently found video mode on medium monitors that have been available for a comparable time to it.

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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 medium monitors that came out more than two years ago.

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Has Two Cables Included

The number of cables included found on the LG 23MP55 is more than most medium monitors that have been available for more than two years. This PC monitor has an AC cable included, which is the most frequently found cable included found on PC screens of this spec and age. The cable included "VGA" is also found on this PC display.

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Quite Low Power Consumption When in PowerSave Mode

The LG 23MP55 has one of the lowest power consumptions when in PowerSave mode (only 0.3 Watts) amongst PC monitors of this age. Medium monitors that have been available for more than two years have power consumptions when in PowerSave mode of between 0.14W and 80W, and the average power consumption when in PowerSave mode is 6.1W.

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Short

The heights of PC screens of this type and age range from 41mm to 4,800mm, and the average height is 380mm. At only 332 millimeters, the LG 23MP55 is quite short compared to most of the other medium monitors that have been available for around the same time as the 23MP55.

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Light

The weights of flatpanel monitors of a similar spec and age to the 23MP55 range from 3g to 39kg, and the average weight is 4.9kg. At only 2.9 kilograms, the LG 23MP55 is quite light compared to most of the other medium monitors that were released more than two years ago.

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8 Reasons Against

Difficult to Use

One customer who reviewed the LG 23MP55 considered that it was not easy to use the menus. Expert review site Techsmart.co.za wrote “As such negotiating the on-screen menu frustrating at times”.

Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker

The LG 23MP55 does not have a built-in speaker. Most of the other medium monitors that are a similar age to the 23MP55 also do not have a built-in speaker.

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Not 3D Compatible

Most LCD screens of this type and age are not 3D compatible. The LG 23MP55 is no exception to this as it too is not 3D compatible.

PC monitors which are 3D compatible that might also be worth considering include the AOC d2757Ph[plb_1515695_price], or the Asus VG236[plb_2030776_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Most medium monitors that have been around for around the same time as the 23MP55 do not have a built-in camera. The LG 23MP55 is no exception to this as it too does not have a built-in camera.

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Does Not Have an Integrated Card Reader

Most PC screens of this age and type do not have an integrated card reader. The LG 23MP55 is no exception to this as it too does not have an integrated card reader.

We compared all the other LCD screens which also have an integrated card reader to this PC display and we think the U2413[pl_1565290_price], or the U2713H[pl_1518815_price] both from DELL or the Acer DA220[plb_1606986_price] which is also higher rated is also worth considering.

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Only HD HD Type

This LCD screen has a Full HD HD type, which is typical of many medium monitors that have been available for more than two years.

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Quite Small Color Gamut

At only 72 percent, the LG 23MP55 has a quite small color gamut compared to most of the other PC screens that are a comparable age to the 23MP55. The average color gamut of PC displays that are a similar age to the 23MP55 is 82%, and the color gamuts range from 62% to 120%.

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Only One HDMI Port

The LG 23MP55 is a one HDMI port PC display. Most of the other PC displays of this type and age have between one and three HDMI ports.

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3 Other reasons to consider the LG 23MP55

Released Over Two Years Ago

This flatpanel monitor was released over two years ago.

1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This flatpanel monitor has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most commonly found display resolution on medium monitors that have been available for more than two years.

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Average Width

At 544 millimeters, the LG 23MP55 has a relatively standard width compared to most of the other medium monitors that have been available for more than two years.

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Specification

Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Contrast Ratio (dynamic)
Display
3D
Supported Graphics Resolutions
Backlight Type
Display Surface
Supported Video Modes
HD Type
HDCP
Digital Vertical Frequency
Digital Horizontal Frequency
Aspect Ratio
Vertical Scan Range
Horizontal Scan Range
Pixel Pitch
Display Colour Count
Viewing Angle, Vertical
Viewing Angle, Horizontal
Contrast Ratio (typical)
Display Diagonal (metric)
Display Technology
Display Brightness
Response Time
DDC/CI
Color Gamut
Native Aspect Ratio
Display Number of Colours
Ports & Interfaces
DC-In Jack
Headphone Out
Headphone Connectivity
Headphone Outputs
Audio Output
HDMI Ports Quantity
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
Multimedia
Built-In Speaker(s)
Built-In Camera
TV Tuner Integrated
Design
Feet Colour
Colour of Product
Performance
Card Reader Integrated
Windows Operating Systems Supported
Thin Client
Thin Client Installed
Ergonomics
Height Adjustment
Tilt Angle
Tilt Adjustment
Swivelling
VESA Mounting Interfaces
Wall Mountable
Cable Lock Slot
VESA Mounting
Plug and Play
Stand-By LED
Power LED
On/off Switch
On Screen Display (OSD) Languages
Number of OSD Languages
On Screen Display (OSD)
Power
Power Consumption (off)
Power Consumption (typical)
Power Consumption (standby)
Input Frequency
Input Voltage
AC Input Frequency
AC Input Voltage
Certificates
Certification
Energy Star Certified
EPEAT Compliance
Weight & Dimensions
Package Height
Package Depth
Package Width
Weight With Stand
Height (with Stand)
Depth (with Stand)
Width (with Stand)
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Content
Cables Included
AC Adapter Included

Expert Reviews

1 April 2015

If there is one major fault to be found in the 23MP55, it lies with the onboard button setup, situated just beneath the screen on the right hand side. It can be quite difficult to master, and as...

User Reviews

(19)
Reviewed 27 July 2014 by Stephen L.
(Verified Purchase)

My settings for best picture quality: Brightness: 100 Contrast: 90 Response Time: High Black Level: Low Game: Gamma2 Red: 48 Green: 40 Blue: 52 Six Color adjustments are maxed out for all colors...

Reviewed 17 July 2014 by Nate R.
(Verified Purchase)

In the MENU, be sure to set "Response Time" to High and press the FUNC and set "Super Energy Saving" to off. I like saving energy but at it's worst, this monitor is using half the power my old one... Read more…

Reviewed 3 June 2014 by Terrence T.
(Verified Purchase)

Don't count on documentation to help you get the most out of this monitor. But once you get it right, it looks and performs great...

Reviewed 29 January 2015 by Jason B.

Unit would not work right in the suggested resolution (1920x1080) without a black border around the screen. Found that my AMD R9 270x has a scaling option int he control panel that had to be... Read more…

Reviewed 14 July 2014 by David M.
(Verified Purchase)

I know I threw quite a bit in the negative category, but it's really not a bad monitor. it DOSE work on HDMI, or DVI (with an adapter) just go into your CCC or nvida panel and look for the... Read more…

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Electricity cost when switched on $25.27
Electricity cost when on standby $1.37
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Total running cost over 5 years $26.64
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Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.18 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 5 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers 23mp55, 23mp55h, 23mp55hq, lg 23mp55, lg 23mp55h, lg 250cdm2, lg 23mp55hq, lg lg23mp55, lg lg23mp55h, lg 1920x1080, lg 23mp55hqp, lg lg23mp55hq, lg lg23mp55hqp, certified 23mp55, certified 23mp55h, certified 23mp55hp, lg electronics 23mp55, lg electronics 23mp55h, lg electronics 23mp55hq, lg electronics 23mp55hqp
Barcodes 00719192193925, 00803982940216, 00807320178033, 04989027006430, 07191921939258, 08806084532367, 08806084532831, 08806084536280, 08806084543479, 08806084550255, 08806084550415, 08806084566089

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