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LG 27MB85R

68

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LG 27MB85R

$627.99
LG 27MB85R
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An economical to run and good spec 27" flatpanel monitor, but representing only moderate value for money
27" 2560 X 1440 Pixels 5000000:1 No Apr 2014 C
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LG 27MB85R LED Backlight 27" 1000_1 2560 x 1440 DVI HDMI Black IPS Panel Monitor (Brand new, unopened) - on
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Refurbished - LG 27MB85R-B LED-backlit LCD monitor / 2560 x 1440 Native Widescreen 16_9(56155) (Refurbished) - on
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LG 27MB85R Review

With very good features and low running costs, we have scored the LG 27MB85R as follows:
57
Value for Money
Average
77
Features
Good Features
73
Running Costs
$57 Over 5 Years
68
Overall Score
Good

Why Has it Scored 68?

It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better flatpanel monitors are available. View the latest PC monitors 2018.
This PC monitor has running costs of $57 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 3,257 PC displays that we have compared it to. View all energy saving LCD screens.
It has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Bigger than average display diagonal
2560 x 1440 pixels resolution
Same color expression with multicalibration
Wqhd ips display with flicker-safe certified by tuv
Ergonomic design
Reader mode
Does not have a built-in speaker(s)

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 5 days ago. We predict that the price will go down again.
There is a 75% 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 27MB85R In-Depth Analysis

Value For Money

Poor Value for Money

The product has mediocre features and at $627.99 it is in the most expensive 15% of PC monitors.

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Running Costs

Running Costs Are OK

The 27MB85R is typical compared to the other 3,257 flatpanel monitors that we have looked at for 5 year running costs. Based on typical energy prices and usage levels, we estimate the 5 year running cost of the 27MB85R is $57.

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Features

Bigger Than Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the 27MB85R of 27" is bigger than average when compared to most other PC displays. It is bigger than 80% of all PC displays when sorted by this feature. Across all the PC displays the display diagonals range from 3.5" to 95", and the average display diagonal is 25".

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2560 X 1440 Pixels Resolution

The 27MB85R has a maximum display resolution of 2560 x 1440 pixels. That's 78% larger resolution than the most common resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. Across all PC displays the best resolution is 5120 x 2880 pixels and the worst is 320 x 240 pixels.

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Average Response Time

The response time of the LG 27MB85R of 5ms is pretty average compared to most other flatpanel monitors. It is in the slowest 47% of all PC displays when ordered by this feature.

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Very Wide Horizontal Viewing Angle

The average horizontal viewing angle of all LCD screens is 170°, with the narrowest being 40° and the widest being 180°. The horizontal viewing angle of the LG 27MB85R of 178° is wider than 95% of all LCD screens when ordered by this feature.

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Wider Than Average Vertical Viewing Angle

The vertical viewing angle of the 27MB85R of 178° is wider than average when compared to most other PC screens. It is in the widest 28% of all PC monitors when ordered 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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Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker(s)

Like most other PC screens, the 27MB85R does not have a built-in speaker(s). 53% of PC displays do not have a built-in speaker(s).

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Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The 27MB85R-B's contrast ratio (typical) of 1,000 is fairly average compared to most other PC displays. It is in the highest 53% of all PC displays when ranked by this feature.

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Has a Stand Included

The LG 27MB85R has a stand included. 85% of PC displays do not have a stand included.

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Features Picture-in-Picture Support

The 27MB85R features Picture-in-Picture support, unlike 95% of flatpanel monitors which do not feature Picture-in-Picture support.

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Has AC, DVI and 1 More Cables Included

The number of cables included found on the 27MB85R is more than most PC displays. This flatpanel monitor has a USB cables included, which is the most frequently found cables included found on PC displays. The cables included "DVI" and "AC" are also found on this PC display.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

lg model27mb85rb, generic 27mb85rb, lg 2560x1440, oem 27mb85rb, lg 27mb85rb

Barcodes:

00012300852586, 00012305077427, 00719192194458, 00801038399582, 00803982717870, 00806293515654, 00809185335187, 00809385184073, 00821503837715, 04053162959163, 08806084711274

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