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LG 25UM65 PC Monitor

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25" 5000000:1 LCD Feb 2014
Display Diagonal Contrast Ratio (dynamic) Display Built-In Speaker(s) Release Date
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Unboxing monitor LG 25UM65
Unboxing LG 25UM65 P 25 Inch UltraWide IPS Monitor
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23 Reasons For

Three Industry Awards

The experts at two expert review sites both endorsed this PC display. This PC screen received a "Silver Award" from Hardware.info and it received a "Recommended" award from Komputerswiat.pl.

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

Expert Reviews Are Good

The average expert rating of this flatpanel monitor is 89 out of 100 based on five expert reviews from sites including prad.de, tweakers.net, smartdroid.de and benchmark.pl. This puts this PC display in the top 10% of all the LCD screens of a similar spec and age when ranked by average expert review score.

User Reviews Are Good

The average user rating of this PC display is 89% based on 61 user reviews.

Easy to Use

Some LG 25UM65 reviewers who reviewed it agreed that it was easy to use. Hawkins mentioned “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” in their review. Hawkins also wrote “The menu function is simple to use and lets you change a number of things such as the on screen volume or the brightness/viewing type”. Michael Lindman said in his LG 25UM65 review “Controls for the settings are really intuitive and easy to use and are huge step up from the previews monitor”.

A few LG 25UM65 owners who reviewed the LG 25UM65 agreed that it was easy to setup. Charlie wrote “Fast postage and easy to set up” and rated it as very good. Mr a a Glasgow wrote on Amazon “Sharp, easy to setup” in his LG 25UM65 review. Mr Jinal Shah said two years ago “Excellent monitor, easy to setup and use”.

One LG 25UM65 owner wrote in their reviews that it was easy to use the menus. Mr. Daniel J. Brewer mentioned on Amazon last year “The best menu/navigation method on a screen I have used by far.I highly recommend this monitor” in his LG 25UM65 review.

One person who bought this PC monitor thought it had a good experience. Oliver Matich mentioned “Otherwise the picture is nice, nothing special though in my experience” in his review of this PC monitor.

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Good Connectivity

Seven people wrote in their reviews that the product was good in terms of HDMI connections. Amazon Customer wrote on Amazon “You cannot set at highest resolution (looks a bit washed out)Windows 7 – works perfectly with HDMI connection” in their review. Amazon Customer also wrote “PS4 – works via HDMI perfectly (games look too good to be true, they are really mind blowing).I love LG monitors I think they are a real market leader”. Hawkins wrote in their LG 25UM65 review “I love it, setting it up was super easy and once my HDMI was plugged in it went straight into 2560x1080”.

Good Picture Quality

Several people wrote in their reviews that the product had good colour saturation. Charlie Norman mentioned “Colours are represented perfectly”. Chris mentioned in November last year “The colours and UI, itworks flawlessly with Mac” in his review of the LG 25UM65. Jim said on Amazon “The colours are spot on”.

A few LG 25UM65 reviewers wrote in their reviews that this PC monitor had good picture quality. M. Clewes mentioned on Amazon “The image quality is superb”. Two years ago Oliver Matich mentioned in his LG 25UM65 review “It needs a fair bit more graphics card power compared to a standard 1920x1080 monitor, for not much advantage” but in spite of that he only rated it 3 stars. In the same month Will mentioned “Great monitor, picture quality is excellent” in his LG 25UM65 review.

One LG 25UM65 owner who reviewed it concluded that it had a good refresh rate. One customer concluded that this PC monitor had clear images. Mr B M G mentioned “Clarity of picture is superb”.

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Good Product Quality

Some LG 25UM65 reviewers who reviewed it concluded that it was good quality. Charlie Norman scored it very highly and he said “This monitor has amazing picture quality, although it is VERY bright”. Charlie Norman also wrote “It is also very great quality and I would recommend this to anyone, as long as you turn the brightness down to around 80-85%”. Keith said “Excellent quality - reasonably priced” in his review of the LG 25UM65 and scored it 5 stars.

Nice Design

Some LG 25UM65 owners who reviewed it said that it was good looking. Michael Lindman said on Amazon “Overall this is a great monitor and preforms beautifully” in his review of this PC monitor and gave the LG 25UM65 a score of 5 stars. Q. Brown said two years ago “Design is slim, elegant and extremely light” in their review of the LG 25UM65.

One LG 25UM65 reviewer reckoned that the product was a good design. Charlie said in his LG 25UM65 review last year “Has a sleek design” and gave the LG 25UM65 a very good review. One LG 25UM65 reviewer who purchased the product reckoned that it was smooth. Gely mentioned in their review of the LG 25UM65 on Amazon “The return process was very smooth”.

One customer thought this PC monitor was neat. Q. Brown mentioned “The onboard menu is very neat and logical & easy to operate” .

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Good Size

A number of people who purchased the LG 25UM65 wrote that it was thin. Charlie Norman wrote “The bezel is ULTRA thin around the sides” in his review and scored the LG 25UM65 5 stars. Sam Lewis wrote in his review of this PC monitor “It is very narrow and I find myself hunching over my desk” nonetheless he scored it 60 out of 100.

One person said in their reviews that the LG 25UM65 was heavy and bulky. Two years ago Q. Brown wrote in their LG 25UM65 review “It's a decent size and not too bulky or obtrusive”. One customer who reviewed it concluded that it was compact. Two years ago Sg Blyth wrote “Ultra wide yet compact” in their review of this PC monitor and scored this PC monitor 5 stars.

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Good Technical Features

A few people who purchased it reckoned that it had good features. Amazon Customer mentioned on Amazon “It has plenty of other features and comes with some software” in their review of this PC monitor. Why! mentioned on Amazon “Will work with out the drivers on the disk ( the disk has extra features for the monitor” in their review of this PC monitor.

Acceptable Noise Level

One LG 25UM65 owner wrote in their reviews that the product was noisy.

Good Support

One customer who reviewed the LG 25UM65 considered that it had good technical guidance. Jimbo wrote on Amazon “In common with a lot of computer products nowadays I would have preferred a printed manual”.

Good Brand

We calculated the average ratings for all LG PC displays and also specifically for LG medium monitors and found that in both cases LG had good ratings compared to other brands.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

Unlike most of the other PC monitors of this age and type which do not have a built-in speaker, the LG 25UM65 has a built-in speaker.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the other PC screens with a built-in speaker currently available including the iiyama GB2488HSU[plb_2185179_price] which is cheaper.

There are a number of alternative PC monitors which also have a built-in speaker that you might also want to look at including the Benq GW2765HT[plb_3034210_price], or the AOC I2460[plb_2045326_price].

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Quite Wide Horizontal Viewing Angle

The horizontal viewing angles of medium monitors that came out around the same time as the 25UM65 range from 60° to 1,800°. With a horizontal viewing angle of 178 degrees, the LG 25UM65 has one of the wider horizontal viewing angles amongst similar spec PC screens of this age.

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Quite Wide Vertical Viewing Angle

The LG 25UM65 has a fairly wide vertical viewing angle (178 degrees) compared to most of the other comparable spec PC displays that are a similar age to the 25UM65. The average vertical viewing angle of PC screens of this spec and age is 170°.

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Two HDMI Ports

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

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Quite Bright Display Brightness

The LG 25UM65 has one of the brighter display brightness (300 candellas per square meter) amongst comparable spec LCD screens of this age. The display brightness of medium monitors that came out around the same time as the 25UM65 range from 30 cd/m² to 1,700 cd/m², and the average display brightness is 280 cd/m².

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Quite High RMS Rated Audio Power

Across all the medium monitors that have been on the market for around the same time as the 25UM65 the RMS rated audio powers range from 0.5W to 49W, and the average RMS rated audio power is 5.2W. With an RMS rated audio power of 6 Watts, the LG 25UM65 has one of the higher RMS rated audio powers amongst medium monitors of this age.

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2560 X 1080 Graphics Resolution

The highest resolution of the LG 25UM65 is 2560 x 1080. That's 33% more resolution than the most frequently found graphics resolution of 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080). The best resolution of all medium monitors that have been on the market for a similar time to the 25UM65 is 3840 x 2160 and the worst is 640 x 350.

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Quite Big Viewable Width

The viewable widths of PC displays of this age and spec range from 1mm to 880mm. With a viewable width of 583.66 millimeters, the LG 25UM65 has one of the bigger viewable widths amongst similar spec PC monitors of this age.

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Short

When compared to other medium monitors that have been on the market for around the same time as the 25UM65, the height of the LG 25UM65 of only 281.4 millimeters is one of the shortest. The shortest medium monitor that has been available for more than two years is 41mm tall and the tallest is 4,800mm.

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Very Shallow

The depths of medium monitors that are a comparable age to the 25UM65 range from 12mm to 560mm. With a depth of only 40 millimeters, the LG 25UM65 is one of the shallower PC monitors of this type and age amongst medium monitors of this age.

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7 Reasons Against

Not Robust

A few LG 25UM65 reviewers wrote in their reviews that this PC monitor was not well made. Two years ago Charlie Norman mentioned on Amazon “Obviously not as good as a monitor built for gaming on response time.” in his review of this PC monitor. Last year John Kelleher scored it 3 stars and he wrote in his review 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”.

Not 3D Compatible

The LG 25UM65 is not 3D compatible, although keep in mind that most of the other medium monitors that have been on the market for more than two years are also not 3D compatible.

Flatpanel monitors which are 3D compatible that might also be worth looking at include the Benq XL2420[plb_1453626_price], or the Asus VG248QE[plb_1529549_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 a comparable time to the 25UM65 do not have a built-in camera. The LG 25UM65 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

Like most of the other medium monitors that have been available for around the same time as the 25UM65, the LG 25UM65 does not have an integrated card reader.

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Quite Small Viewable Height

The smallest viewable height of flatpanel monitors that were launched more than two years ago is 28mm and the biggest is 630mm. With a viewable height of only 250.4 millimeters, the LG 25UM65 has one of the smaller viewable heights amongst medium monitors of this age.

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Only HD HD Type

This PC display has a Full HD HD type, which is typical of many similar spec PC screens that have been on the market for a comparable time to it.

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Fairly High Power Consumption When Off

The lowest power consumption when off of medium monitors that have been around for a similar time to the 25UM65 is 0.005W and the highest is 45W. At 0.5 Watts, the LG 25UM65 has a quite high power consumption when off compared to most of the other PC displays of this age and spec.

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3 Other reasons to consider the LG 25UM65

Released Over Two Years Ago

This LCD screen has been on the market for over two years.

LCD Display Type

The LG 25UM65 has a better display type than most flatpanel monitors of a comparable age and type to it. This LCD screen has an LCD display type, whereas most flatpanel monitors that were released more than two years ago have an LED display type.

There are a number of other flatpanel monitors that have an LCD Display currently available that you might want to consider including the iiyama XB2485WSU[plb_1448731_price] which has better reviews; or the Philips 274E5[plb_1499782_price] which is cheaper.

If you want a flatpanel monitor with a better display type then you might also want to consider the AOC I2757F[plb_1402268_price] (LED and higher rated), or the LG 24GM77[plb_2470022_price] (LED and higher rated); or the DELL U2312HM[plb_1591132_price] (LED and cheaper).

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Average Width

The LG 25UM65 has a pretty standard width (609 millimeters) compared to most of the other PC displays that came out more than two years ago.

Alternative PC screens with a wider width that you might want to look at include the Philips 274E5[plb_1499782_price] (622mm) which is also cheaper.

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3 Awards

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Expert Reviews

(15)
12 March 2015

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27 June 2014

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9 May 2015

De LG 25UM65-P is overwegend een aangename verrassing. Je hebt de hogere resolutie van de duidelijk duurdere 29-inch 21:9-monitoren, maar een prijs die vergelijkbaar is met Full HD 24-inch...

Hardware.info

13 November 2014

Ik was al een tijdje van plan om een nieuwe monitor te kopen, deze moest voldoen aan de volgende eisen: Full HD of hoger ?200 of minder IPS paneel Na een tijdje zoeken kwam ik deze monitor tegen...

17 August 2014

Benchmark.pl

Monitory panoramiczne w formacie 21:9 to urz?dzenia przeznaczone dla u?ytkowników o okre?lonych potrzebach i wymaganiach. Cechuj? si? przede wszystkim spor? przestrzeni? robocz?, co sprawia, ?e... Read more…

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User Reviews

(60)
Reviewed 20 November 2014 by Anonymous

I would NOT recommend this to anybody who plays any games or do video editing. If you're looking for an ultra-wide monitor to browse, go on Facebook, watch movies; this would be a good fit for... Read more…

Reviewed 26 July 2015 by Hawkins
(Verified Purchase)

Have had this screen for a day now and i love it, setting it up was super easy and once my HDMI was plugged in it went straight into 2560x1080 and was no hassle at all. Gaming on this beast is... Read more…

Reviewed 8 July 2015 by Bernadette Vincent
(Verified Purchase)

Great monitor for work and leisure (films, gaming).

Reviewed 2 July 2015 by Malshan
(Verified Purchase)

Item was according to the description. Great purchase. As a Video Editor and Colour Grading person I found this monitor is really good. I am not a professional who is aware of theories, but as a... Read more…

Reviewed 20 June 2015 by AJ
(Verified Purchase)

Excellent screen. I connect it via chromecast to my laptop to watch. Its got a great screen, great resolution and absolutely no lag while running high def videos from my laptop. Its independent... Read more…

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Electricity cost when switched on $37.61
Electricity cost when on standby $2.31
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Total running cost over 5 years $39.92
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Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.26 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 7 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Manufacturer Part Numbers 25um65, 29um65p, 25um65p, apple 25um65, apple 25um65p, certified 25um65, certified 25um65p, certified 2560x1080, lgelectronics 29um65, lgelectronics 29um65p, asrockasusantecarcticb 25um65, asrockasusantecarcticb 25um65p, asrockasusantecarcticb 25um65pp, asrockasusantecarcticb 25um65ppl, asrockasusantecarcticb 25um65pple, asrockasusantecarcticb 25um65pplea, asrockasusantecarcticb 25um65ppleas, asrockasusantecarcticb 25um65pplease
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