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Mega Contrast Dynamic Contrast Ratio Marketing Name
The dynamic contrast ratio marketing name of this PC display is Mega Contrast, which is typical of many PC displays of a similar age and spec to it.
LG PC Monitors Have Good Reviews
We checked 3,264 expert and user reviews for LG PC monitors and found that on average LG has good ratings compared to other brands. We also found that LG has good ratings specifically for its medium monitors.
LED Display Type
This LCD screen has an LED display type, which is typical of many PC displays of a similar type and age to it.
There are a number of alternative PC monitors that have an LED Display currently available which you might want to look at including the iiyama XB2780HSU[plb_1370714_price], or the LG 24GM77[plb_2470022_price] which has better reviews; or the Neovo SC-22[plb_2247338_price] which is cheaper.
Has a Built-In Speaker
The LG 27MB65 has a built-in speaker, which is unusual. Most of the other comparable spec flatpanel monitors that are a similar age to the 27MB65 do not have a built-in speaker.
We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative LCD screens with a built-in speaker currently available including cheaper PC displays such as the Samsung LS24C65[plb_1465614_price], or the AOC I2770[plb_1565067_price].
There are a number of other PC screens which also have a built-in speaker which you might want to look at including the Asus VX279N-W[plb_1584661_price].
Fairly Wide Vertical Viewing Angle
The narrowest vertical viewing angle of medium monitors that came out around the same time as the 27MB65 is 50°, the widest is 180°, and the average vertical viewing angle is 170°. At 178 degrees, the LG 27MB65 has a quite wide vertical viewing angle compared to most of the other comparable spec PC screens that came out around the same time as the 27MB65.
Quite Wide Horizontal Viewing Angle
The average horizontal viewing angle of medium monitors that have been available for around the same time as the 27MB65 is 170°. With a horizontal viewing angle of 178 degrees, the LG 27MB65 has one of the wider horizontal viewing angles amongst PC monitors of this age.
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Quite Low Power Consumption When Off
Across all the PC displays that are a comparable age to the 27MB65 the power consumptions when off range from 0.005W to 45W. The LG 27MB65 has a fairly low power consumption when off (only 0.3 Watts) compared to most of the other comparable spec PC monitors that are a similar age to the 27MB65.
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 on the market for around the same time as it.
1920 X 1080 (HD 1080) Graphics Resolution
This PC monitor has a graphics resolution of 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080), which is typical of many LCD screens of this age and type.
Has Five Cables Included
The LG 27MB65 has a greater number of cables included than most LCD screens of this type and age. This PC display has an AC cable included, which is the most frequently found cable included found on flatpanel monitors that have been around for more than two years. The cables included "Audio (3.5mm)", "DisplayPort", "DVI" and "VGA" are also found on this LCD screen.
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Not 3D Compatible
Like most of the other medium monitors that were released more than two years ago, the LG 27MB65 is not 3D compatible.
If you are looking for a PC monitor that is 3D compatible then you might also want to consider the XL2420[pl_1453626_price], or the XL2411[pl_2130532_price] both from Benq or the Asus VG248QE[plb_1529549_price] which also has a higher rating.
Does Not Have a Built-In Camera
The LG 27MB65 does not have a built-in camera. Most of the other similar spec flatpanel monitors that are a comparable age to the 27MB65 also do not have a built-in camera.
We think you might also be interested in other flatpanel monitors which also have a built-in camera including the Philips 272C4QPJKAB/00[plb_1532812_price], or the AOC I2472[plb_2126699_price] which also has a higher rating.
Does Not Have an Integrated Card Reader
The LG 27MB65 does not have an integrated card reader, although this is within the context that most of the other LCD screens of a comparable spec and age to the 27MB65 also do not have an integrated card reader.
Quite Low Maximum Height Adjustment
The average maximum height adjustment of LCD screens of a comparable spec and age to the 27MB65 is 130mm. The LG 27MB65 has a fairly low maximum height adjustment (only 80 millimeters) compared to most of the other PC screens of this spec and age.
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Only HD HD Type
This flatpanel monitor has a Full HD HD type, which is the most commonly found HD type on similar spec PC displays that have been on the market for a comparable time to it.
Very Low RMS Rated Audio Power
The lowest RMS rated audio power of comparable spec flatpanel monitors that were launched more than two years ago is 0.5W and the highest is 49W. At only 2 Watts, the LG 27MB65 has a fairly low RMS rated audio power compared to most of the other comparable spec LCD screens that were released more than two years ago.
Across all the medium monitors that have been available for around the same time as the 27MB65 the weights range from 3g to 39kg, and the average weight is 4.9kg. At 5.9 kilograms, the LG 27MB65 is quite heavy compared to most of the other LCD screens of this age and type.
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Released Over Three Years Ago
It was over three years ago when LG released the 27MB65.
1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution
This LCD screen has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most commonly found display resolution on comparable spec PC screens that have been around for around the same time as it.
The prof would recommend the LG 27MB65PY-B (Verified Purchase)
On the desk - this monitor is super duper. It's everything the lg people say it is ++++. It's only been a week but I enjoy the color and ease of use. So far I have no complaints - except the one... Read more…
I BOUGHT TWO OF THESE AND I AM VERY PLEASED WITH THEIR PURCHASE.
THESE MONITORS DO NOT HAVE HDMI OR DIGITAL CONTENT PROTECTION ON THE DVI OR DISPLY PORT INPUTS.
I HAVE HAD TO USE VGA FOR PLAYBACK... Read more…
27" while still at 1920 1080 works well for people with poor eyesight
IPS provides better colors, which also helps
Adjustable Viewing Angles
Great picture quality
Has a spot where light bleeds through along the bottom
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