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LG 27EA83R
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LG 27EA83R PC Monitor

PC Mag Editor's Choice 01net.com 5 Star
27" 5000000:1 LED Not Supported Mar 2013
Display Diagonal Contrast Ratio (dynamic) Display Compatible Memory Cards Release Date
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21 Reasons For

Two Industry Awards

This PC screen was given an "Editor's Choice" award by PC Mag who said that this PC display was terrific.

The reviewer at one more expert review site said that this LG PC display was good. This PC screen received a "5 Star" award from 01net.com.

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Good Expert Reviews

On average, based on fourteen expert reviews from sites including Digital Versus, PC Mag, photoreview.com.au and gadgetreview.com the average expert rating of this flatpanel monitor is 83%.

Good Owner Reviews

On average, based on 39 owner reviews this PC monitor has an overall owner rating of 87 out of 100.

Nice Design

A few LG 27EA83 reviewers concluded that the LG 27EA83 was good looking. Pcmag.com gave it a rating of 80 out of 100 and said on PC Mag “It uses 10-bit color technology and a beautiful 27-inch IPS panel to deli” in their review of the LG 27EA83.

Easy to Use

A number of people who bought it reckoned that it was easy to use. Digitalversus.com gave the product a score of 4 stars and mentioned on expert review site Digital Versus “It's stylish, practical and ensures first-rate colour fidelity”. Expert review site Examiner.com gave it a rating of 5 stars and mentioned in their review “Ease of Use, Performance”.

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One LG 27EA83 owner considered that this PC monitor was well made. Itreviews.com said on expert website IT Reviews.com “A beautiful 27-inch IPS panel to deliver solid color and graysc” in their LG 27EA83 review.

Four USB Type-A Downstream Ports

Most PC monitors that have been on the market for more than two years have between one and five USB Type-A downstream ports, including the LG 27EA83 which has four USB Type-A downstream ports.

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LG Has Good Reviews for Its LCD Screens

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

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LED Display Type

This PC screen has an LED display type, which is typical of many PC monitors that have been around for around the same time as it.

There are a number of other LCD screens that have an LED Display currently available which you might want to look at including a cheaper PC screen such as the LG 29EB93[plb_1555603_price], or the Philips 288P6LJEB[plb_3020740_price] or you might consider a higher rated PC screen such as the Asus PA279[plb_1588541_price].

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Very Wide Vertical Viewing Angle

With a vertical viewing angle of 178 degrees, the LG 27EA83 has a very wide vertical viewing angle compared to most of the other comparable spec PC displays that are a similar age to the 27EA83. The average vertical viewing angle of medium monitors that have been around for around the same time as the 27EA83 is 170°.

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Quite Wide Horizontal Viewing Angle

Across all the PC monitors of a similar age and type to the 27EA83 the horizontal viewing angles range from 60° to 1,800°, and the average horizontal viewing angle is 170°. The LG 27EA83 has a quite wide horizontal viewing angle (178 degrees) compared to most of the other medium monitors that were released more than two years ago.

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Two HDMI Ports

The LG 27EA83 is a two HDMI port PC monitor.

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Fairly Bright Display Brightness

With a display brightness of 350 candellas per square meter, the LG 27EA83 has a quite bright display brightness compared to most of the other LCD screens of a comparable type and age to the 27EA83. Flatpanel monitors of this spec and age have display brightness of between 30 cd/m² and 1,700 cd/m².

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Quite Long Cable Length

With a cable length of 1.8 meters, the LG 27EA83 has a quite long cable length compared to most of the other PC screens that have been available for a similar time to the 27EA83. The average cable length of medium monitors that have been available for around the same time as the 27EA83 is 1.7m, and the cable lengths range from 0.88m to 9m.

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Fairly Big Viewable Width

The LG 27EA83 has one of the bigger viewable widths (597.73 millimeters) amongst medium monitors of this age. The average viewable width of medium monitors that have been on the market for a comparable time to the 27EA83 is 520mm, and the viewable widths range from 1mm to 880mm.

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Quite Big Display Diagonal

Across all the medium monitors that were released around the same time as the 27EA83 the screen sizes range from 28cm to 770cm, and the average display diagonal is 65cm. At 68.58 centimeters, the LG 27EA83 has a fairly big display diagonal compared to most of the other similar spec LCD screens that were released more than two years ago.

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Quite Big Viewable Height

The LG 27EA83 has a quite big viewable height (339.22 millimeters) compared to most of the other medium monitors that have been available for more than two years. Similar spec LCD screens that are a comparable age to the 27EA83 have viewable heights of between 28mm and 630mm, and the average viewable height is 310mm.

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2560 X 1440 Graphics Resolution

The LG 27EA83 has a maximum resolution of 2560 x 1440. That's 78% more resolution than a 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080) flatpanel monitor, which is the most frequently found resolution. The best resolution of all PC displays of a comparable age and spec to the 27EA83 is 3840 x 2160 and the worst is 640 x 350.

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Has Four Cables Included

The LG 27EA83 has a greater number of cables included than most flatpanel monitors that have been on the market for a comparable time to it. This flatpanel monitor has an AC cable included, which is the most commonly found cable included found on medium monitors that have been available for around the same time as the 27EA83. The cables included "DisplayPort", "DVI" and "USB" are also found on this LCD screen.

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Supports One Placement

The LG 27EA83 has a greater number of placements than most PC screens that have been available for around the same time as it. The most frequently supported placement is Horizontal, but this placement is not supported by this PC display. The placements Horizontal/Vertical are also supported by this LG PC screen.

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Shallow

The average depth of flatpanel monitors that have been available for more than two years is 110mm, and the depths range from 12mm to 560mm. At only 38 millimeters, the LG 27EA83 is fairly shallow compared to most of the other LCD screens of a comparable age and spec to the 27EA83.

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5 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker

Most medium monitors that have been available for more than two years do not have a built-in speaker. The LG 27EA83 is no exception to this as it too does not have a built-in speaker.

Other LCD screens which also have a built-in speaker that you might want to consider include the Philips BDM3470[plb_2512918_price], the LG 34UC97[plb_2591370_price], or the Asus PA279[plb_1588541_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Not 3D Compatible

The LG 27EA83 is not 3D compatible. Most of the other comparable spec flatpanel monitors that were launched around the same time as the 27EA83 are also not 3D compatible.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The LG 27EA83 does not have a built-in camera. Most of the other LCD screens that have been around for more than two years also do not have a built-in camera.

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Does Not Have an Integrated Card Reader

Like most of the other comparable spec LCD screens that have been on the market for more than two years, the LG 27EA83 does not have an integrated card reader.

It is worth considering other flatpanel monitors which also have an integrated card reader including the DELL U3014[plb_1655695_price], the Benq PG2401[plb_2083439_price], or the Asus PA279[plb_1588541_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Only HD HD Type

This PC display has a Full HD HD type, which is the most commonly found HD type on PC displays that are a similar age to it.

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1 Other reason to consider the LG 27EA83R

Released Over Three Years Ago

This LG PC monitor was released over three years ago.

Specification

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2 Awards

PC Mag Editor's Choice 01net.com 5 Star

Expert Reviews

(11)
27 December 2013

LG Electronics is the first to offer a new pro-graphics LCD display with LED backlighting. It also has the wide Adobe RGB color width, and will adjust to the lower 80.0 CD/m2 white luminance to... Read more…

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9 December 2013

Ease of Use, Performance: 5/5 Look & Feel: 5/5 Features: 5/5 How much I enjoy: 5/5Recommendation: 5/5 StarsThe LG 27EA83R-D IPS Monitor is a 27 inch monitor has a 2560 by 1440 resolution with a 5... Read more…

5 August 2013

On the whole, LG has done an excellent job with the 27" Flatron 27EA83 "ColorPrime" monitor. It's stylish, practical and ensures first-rate colour fidelity. It missed out on a five-star review for...

The LG ColourPrime 27EA83 is the first monitor we have tested that can display a wider colour gamut than the Adobe RGB colour space. However, this has been achieved at a significant cost.Its gamma...

21 June 2013

Geared toward photographers and graphics professionals, the LG ColorPrime 27EA83-D is a feature-rich 27-inch-wide gamut monitor that uses a high-res IPS panel and 10-bit color depth to deliver...

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User Reviews

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Reviewed 18 May 2013 by Kyle W.
(Verified Purchase)

I spent a fair amount of time trying to figure out the difference between this and the LG 27EA83-D. In the end, I think the main differences are this is 8-bits per subpixel instead of 10, and it... Read more…

Reviewed 16 October 2013 by Kyle H.
(Verified Purchase)

It is conceivable that all 3 of the computers in my house have the same output problem that is creating these diagonal lines, or that this is simply user error. However, after I returned the RMA... Read more…

Reviewed 26 June 2013 by Ronald F.
(Verified Purchase)

If your objectives are Photography, design, applications, or gaming dont hesitate to acquire this monitor. Found none of the common abnormalities found in so many of the other IPS & PLS that are... Read more…

Reviewed 3 June 2013 by Samuel M.
(Verified Purchase)

After months of research and waiting, finally settled on this.Was on sale for 700 and it was worth it. I loved it so much I bought a second. The 2560 x 1440 resolution makes all the difference.... Read more…

Reviewed 30 October 2013 by Mark L.
(Verified Purchase)

One thing to watch out for: since my new longer dual-link DVI cable did not arrive yet, I tried using the old LCD panel DVI cable. The picture has odd digital blurriness. The monitor puts up a... Read more…

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Electricity cost when switched on $59.70
Electricity cost when on standby $5.44
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Total running cost over 5 years $65.14
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Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.43 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 12 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers 27ea83, 27ea83r, lg 27ea83, lg 27ea83r, certified 27ea83, certified 27ea83r, certified 27ea83rd, certified 2560x1440
Barcodes 00719192191884, 00806084185679, 00806084187451, 00887810001188, 03609740049170, 07191921918840, 08806084100269, 08806084185679, 08806084185693, 08806084187451, 08806084209313, 08809373520007
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