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LG 27MB85

72

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LG 27MB85

$954.45
LG 27MB85
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A good spec and critically acclaimed 27" PC screen, with moderate running costs but representing only moderate value for money
27" 2560 X 1440 Pixels No 5ms Jan 2014
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LG 27MB85Z 27" AH-IPS Panel 16_9,2560x1440 QHD,5ms,144Hz,10M:1, VGA, DVI, HDMI, (Brand new, unopened)
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LG 27MB85 Review

With excellent reviews and very good features, we have scored the LG 27MB85 as follows:
90
Reviews
52 Reviews
58
Value for Money
Average
78
Features
Good Features
62
Running Costs
$160 Over 5 Years
72
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 72?

It has very good expert reviews but ok user reviews. 71% of buyers recommended this flatpanel monitor to others.
This PC monitor is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer PC displays with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest PC monitors 2018.
This LG PC monitor has running costs of $160 over 5 years, which puts it in the most expensive 5% of all 3,257 PC displays that we have compared it to. View all energy saving PC screens.
The 27MB85 has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Bigger than average display diagonal
2560 x 1440 pixels resolution

Should You Buy it Now?

Our unique forecasting algorithm looks at historic price trends and predicts the most likely price change over the next 2 weeks. There was a cheaper price of $347.99 at Newegg UK 27 days ago. We predict that the price will go down again.
There is a 65% chance that the price will go down. However the future is never certain and there remains a chance that the price will actually go up. Get Price Alerts.

LG 27MB85 In-Depth Analysis

Value For Money

Poor Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews but mediocre features and at $954.45 it is more expensive than 93% of PC monitors.

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Cheaper Price Found in the United Kingdom

We found a cheaper price for the LG 27MB85 of £475.79 ($475.79) in the United Kingdom. That's a saving of $478.66.

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Running Costs

Running Costs Are High

The 27MB85 has an average running cost of $160 over 5 years based on typical energy prices, which makes it one of the less economic to run PC monitors.

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Features

Bigger Than Average Display Diagonal

Across all the PC displays the display diagonals range from 3.5" to 95", and the average display diagonal is 25". The LG 27MB85's display diagonal of 27" is bigger than average when compared to most other PC screens. It is in the biggest 32% of all flatpanel monitors when ranked by this feature.

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2560 X 1440 Pixels Resolution

The LG 27MB85 has a maximum display resolution of 2560 x 1440 pixels. That's 78% larger resolution than a 1920 x 1080 pixels PC monitor, which is the most common resolution. PC displays resolutions range from 320 x 240 pixels (worst) to 5120 x 2880 pixels (best).

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Average Response Time

The LG 27MB85's response time of 5ms is fairly standard compared to most other PC displays. It is in the slowest 67% of all PC displays when sorted by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The LG 27MB85 has a built-in speaker(s). 53% of LCD screens do not have a built-in speaker(s).

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Very Wide Vertical Viewing Angle

The LG 27MB85's vertical viewing angle of 178° is very wide compared to most other PC screens. It is in the widest 1% of all PC displays when sorted by this feature. The narrowest vertical viewing angle of PC displays is 40°, the widest is 180°, and the average vertical viewing angle is 160°.

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Average Horizontal Viewing Angle

The LG 27MB85's horizontal viewing angle of 178° is relatively average compared to most other PC displays. It is in the widest 65% of all PC displays when ordered by this feature.

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Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The contrast ratio (typical) of the LG 27MB85 of 1,000 is fairly average compared to most other PC displays. It is higher than 23% of all PC displays when ordered by this feature.

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Has a Headphone Out

The LG 27MB85 has a headphone out, which is unusual. 89% of flatpanel monitors do not have a headphone out.

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Has an AC Cables Included

The number of cables included found on the LG 27MB85 is more than most PC displays. The most commonly found cables included is USB, but this cables included is not found on this LCD screen. The cables included AC are also found on this PC screen.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

lg qhd5ms144hz10m1, generic 27mb85rb, lg model27mb85rb, lg 1692560x1440, lg 2560x1440, oem 27mb85rb, lg 27mb85rb, lg 27mb85zb

Barcodes:

00012300852586, 00012305077427, 00014444456620, 00719192194458, 00719192194465, 00801038399582, 00801940475343, 00803982717870, 00804067301045, 00804904104518, 00806293515654, 00808112939719, 00809185335187, 00809385184073, 00821503837715, 04053162879126, 04053162959163, 05053959387918, 07191921944580, 07191921944658, 08806084711229, 08806084711250, 08806084711274, 08806084827241

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