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LG 25UM65 PC Monitor

25" 2560 X 1080 5000000:1 LCD Feb 2014
Display Diagonal Display Resolution Contrast Ratio (dynamic) Display Release Date $64.35 Electricity cost over 5 years
Three industry awards
Easy to use
Unacceptable noise level
75 Reviews + 3 Awards
benchmark.pl Good Product hardware.info Silver Award komputerswiat.pl Recommended

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Reviews

Three Industry Awards

Two expert review sites both thought that this PC display was good. This LG flatpanel monitor received a Hardware.info "Silver Award" and it received a Komputerswiat.pl "Recommended" award.

Benchmark.pl gave this LCD screen a "Good Product" award.

Good Expert Reviews

Five experts from sites including tweakers.net, prad.de, playwares.com and benchmark.pl have rated this flatpanel monitor on average 89 out of 100. The expert review sites think this LG PC display is one of the very best PC screens that were released more than two years ago.

Good Owner Reviews

Owners have rated this LG PC monitor on average 89 out of 100. 44 reviewers (73% of all reviewers) gave this PC monitor the highest possible rating of 5 stars.

LG Has Good PC Monitor Reviews

Based on 3,721 expert and owner reviews (including 757 verified purchases), LG has good reviews for its LCD screens. LG also has good reviews specifically within its medium monitors range compared to other manufacturers. 89% of those that bought a LG PC screen would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

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Design

Easy to Use

Three owners who bought it considered that it was easy to setup. Mr Jinal Shah mentioned on Amazon “Excellent monitor, easy to setup and use”. Mr a a Glasgow wrote two years ago “Sharp, easy to setup”. Charlie scored the product 8 stars and he said on Amazon “Fast postage and easy to set up” in his review of the LG 25UM65.

Three owners thought the product was easy to use the menus. Mr. Daniel J. Brewer said in his review of this PC monitor two years ago “The best menu/navigation method on a screen I have used by far.I highly recommend this monitor” and gave it a rating of 9 stars. Hawkins scored the product 7 stars and wrote on Amazon “The menu function is simple to use” in their review of the LG 25UM65.

Three customers who reviewed this PC monitor considered that it was easy to use. Michael Lindman wrote in his LG 25UM65 review “Lastly the user interface and controls for the settings are really intuitive and easy to use and are huge step up from the previews monitor”. Q. Brown scored it 8 stars and wrote in their LG 25UM65 review on Amazon “I can see it being very useful and the side by side feature could be very handy if operating two computers”. Hawkins wrote in their review of this PC monitor “The on board speakers are actually not that bad either, if you don't have a proper sound system then these speakers are fantastic to use, they are loud”.

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Nice Design

Two customers wrote in their reviews that the product was well designed. Charlie wrote “The monitor itself works well and has a sleek design” in his LG 25UM65 review and rated it 8 stars. One owner wrote in their reviews that this PC monitor was good looking. Michael Lindman wrote “Overall this is a great monitor and preforms beautifully” and gave this PC monitor a rating of 8 stars.

One person who purchased this PC monitor reckoned that it was neat. Three years ago Q. Brown wrote in their review of the LG 25UM65 on Amazon “The onboard menu is very neat and logical & easy to operate”.

One customer thought the product was smooth. Gely mentioned “The return process was very smooth” .

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Good Product Quality

Seven owners thought this PC monitor was good quality. Two years ago Sam mentioned in his review of this PC monitor “Fantastic product with an excellent quality picture and good colours”. Will he said “Great monitor, picture quality is excellent”. Three years ago Why! gave it a rating of 7 stars and mentioned in their review of this PC monitor “The monitor has 2 HDMI in ports a DVI-D, DP in and finally 2 audio ports (3.5 mill jack) the monitor works with consoles as well and still gives great quality”.

One person considered that it was inferior quality. Why! mentioned “Only con!speakers crackle and are really bad quality (so I use head phones”.

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Not Robust

Three customers who purchased the product considered that it was not well made. Charlie Norman wrote “Obviously not as good as a monitor built for gaming on response time.”. John Kelleher wrote on Amazon “The edges that are not anywhere near as distinct and solid as the macbook's own screen, despite what the pixel count says” in his review of this PC monitor.


Features

Good Technical Features

Two people thought it had good features. Why! mentioned “This monitor is amazing, picture is just brilliant and will work with out the drivers on the disk ( the disk has extra features for the monitor” in their review of this PC monitor and scored the product 4 stars. Amazon Customer scored it 6 stars and said on Amazon “It has plenty of other features and comes with some software”.


Support

Good Technical Guidance

One owner considered that it had good technical guidance. Two years ago Jimbo said “In common with a lot of computer products nowadays I would have preferred a printed manual” in their LG 25UM65 review.


Good Picture Quality

Seven owners who purchased this PC monitor considered that it had good colour saturation. Mr. Daniel J. Brewer mentioned on Amazon “The colours are great and the matte screen is very nice” and gave it a score of 6 stars. Mr a a Glasgow gave it a rating of 6 stars and he wrote in his review of this PC monitor “Colours are vivid”. Charlie Norman gave it a rating of 7 stars and he mentioned on Amazon “Colours are represented perfectly”.

Four owners wrote in their reviews that the product had good picture quality. Oliver Matich said on Amazon “It needs a fair bit more graphics card power compared to a standard 1920x1080 monitor, for not much advantage”. Charlie Norman rated it 8 stars and he wrote on Amazon three years ago “This monitor has amazing picture quality, although it is VERY bright”. M. Clewes wrote in their review of this PC monitor “The image quality is superb” .

One owner who reviewed it thought it had a good refresh rate. One owner who bought it thought it had clear images. Mr B M G gave the product a rating of 7 stars and he wrote “Clarity of picture is superb” in his review of the LG 25UM65.

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Multimedia

Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The LG 25UM65 has a built-in speaker(s). Most of the other PC monitors of a similar age and spec to this LCD screen also have a built-in speaker(s).

We compared this PC display to all the other flatpanel monitors with a built-in speaker(s) and we think the AOC Q2770PQU which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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Display

2560 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

The most display resolution of the LG 25UM65 is 2560 x 1080 pixels. That's 33% more display resolution than the most common display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. Across all medium monitors that have been on the market for more than two years the worst display resolution is 1366 x 768 pixels and the best is 3440 x 1440 pixels.

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Fairly Wide Viewing Angle, Horizontal

Across all the PC monitors of this type and age the viewing angles, horizontal range from 18° to 1,800°. With a viewing angle, horizontal of 178 degrees, the LG 25UM65 has one of the widest viewing angles, horizontal amongst LCD screens of this age.

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Fairly Wide Viewing Angle, Vertical

At 178 degrees, the LG 25UM65 has a quite wide viewing angle, vertical compared to most of the other similar spec flatpanel monitors that are a comparable age to this PC screen. Medium monitors that were released more than two years ago have viewing angles, vertical of between 10° and 180°, and the average viewing angle, vertical is 170°.

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Has an HDCP

The LG 25UM65 has an HDCP. Most of the other PC monitors of a similar age and spec to this PC monitor also have an HDCP.

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Quite Fast Response Time

At only 5 milliseconds, the LG 25UM65 has a fairly fast response time compared to most of the other PC monitors of a comparable age and type to this PC screen. Across all the PC screens of a comparable age and spec to this PC screen the response times range from 1ms to 40ms, and the average response time is 6.1ms.

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Ports & Interfaces

Two HDMI Ports

The LG 25UM65 is a two HDMI port PC monitor.

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Has a Headphone Out

The LG 25UM65 has a headphone out. Most of the other PC screens of this age and spec also have a headphone out.

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Weight & Dimensions

Good Size

Three owners who purchased it agreed that it was thin. Sam Lewis mentioned on Amazon “It is very narrow and I find myself hunching over my desk”. Q. Brown wrote on Amazon “Size and design is slim, elegant and extremely light” in their LG 25UM65 review. Charlie Norman said three years ago “The bezel is ULTRA thin around the sides” and rated it 7 stars.

One customer thought this PC monitor was compact. Sg Blyth wrote three years ago “Ultra wide yet compact”.

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Audio

Unacceptable Noise Level

One person who purchased this PC monitor thought it was noisy.


Other

Released Over Three Years Ago

This PC display has been on the market since April 2017.


Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers lgelectronics 29um65p, 25um65p
Barcodes 00719192193956, 00719192194076, 04989027007048, 05054484597582, 05054629432808, 08806084565631, 08806084592255, 08806084592279, 08806084668998, 08806084669018, 08806084685223, 08809361251395

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