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LG 31MU97CB

68

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LG 31MU97CB

$862.75
LG 31MU97C-B
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A good spec and giant display diagonal 4096 x 2160 pixels resolution flatpanel monitor, with OK running costs but representing only average value for money
31" 4096 X 2160 Pixels No 5ms Mar 2015
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LG 31MU97C-B Review

With very good features, we have scored the LG 31MU97C-B as follows:
59
Value for Money
Average
78
Features
Good Features
64
Running Costs
$110 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 flatpanel monitors 2018.
This PC monitor has running costs of $110 over 5 years, which puts it in the most expensive 12% of all 3,292 flatpanel monitors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving PC displays.
It has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
4096 x 2160 pixels resolution
Bigger than average display diagonal
DIGITAL CINEMA 4k (4096x2160) RESOLUTION
Single stream transport
IPS DISPLAY WITH ADOBE RGB OVER 99.5%
DCP-P3 DIGITAL CINEMA COLOR STANDARD
MAXXAUDIO + 5w SPEAKERS
10-BIT COLOR DEPTH (1 BILLION colors)
Total color management
Dual color space
FONT size/resolution CONTROLS
Flicker safe display
PIVOT/HEIGHT ADJUSTMENT
Multiple color modes
MAC compatible/multi-ports

LG 31MU97C-B In-Depth Analysis

Value For Money

Poor Value for Money

The product has mediocre features and at $862.75 it is more expensive than 84% of LCD screens.

Running Costs

Running Costs Are Very High

The 31MU97C-B is one of the most expensive to run LCD screens that we have analysed for running costs. Based on typical usage levels and energy prices, we estimate the 31MU97C-B will cost $110 over 5 years to run.

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Features

4096 X 2160 Pixels Resolution

The LG 31MU97C-B has a maximum display resolution of 4096 x 2160 pixels. That's over four times the resolution of a 1920 x 1080 pixels PC monitor, which is the most frequently found resolution. The best resolution of all PC displays is 5120 x 2880 pixels and the worst is 320 x 240 pixels.

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Bigger Than Average Display Diagonal

The average display diagonal of all PC displays is 25", with the smallest being 3.5" and the biggest being 95". The display diagonal of the LG 31MU97C-B of 31" is bigger than 90% of all PC displays when ranked by this feature.

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Average Response Time

The LG 31MU97C-B's response time of 5ms is pretty typical compared to most other PC displays. It is slower than 32% of all LCD screens when sorted by this feature.

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Wider Than Average Vertical Viewing Angle

Across all the PC displays the vertical viewing angles range from 40° to 180°, and the average vertical viewing angle is 160°. The LG 31MU97C-B's vertical viewing angle of 178° is wider than 75% of all PC displays when sorted by this feature.

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Wider Than Average Horizontal Viewing Angle

The horizontal viewing angle of the 31MU97C-B of 178° is wider than 85% of all PC displays when ranked by this feature. The narrowest horizontal viewing angle of PC displays is 40°, the widest is 180°, and the average horizontal viewing angle is 170°.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The 31MU97C-B has a built-in speaker(s), unlike 53% of PC displays which do not have a built-in speaker(s).

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Has a Built-In USB Hub

The LG 31MU97C-B has a built-in USB hub, which is unusual. 81% of LCD screens do not have a built-in USB hub.

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Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The contrast ratio (typical) of the LG 31MU97C-B of 1,000 is fairly standard compared to most other PC monitors. It is higher than 49% of all PC displays when sorted by this feature.

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Has a Headphone Out

The 31MU97C-B has a headphone out, unlike 89% of PC displays which do not have a headphone out.

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Has AC, DisplayPort and 2 More Cables Included

The LG 31MU97C-B has a greater number of cables included than most PC screens. This PC screen has a USB cables included, which is the most commonly found cables included found on PC displays. The cables included "HDMI", "AC" and "DisplayPort" are also found on this LG PC screen.

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Two HDMI Ports

The LG 31MU97C-B is a two HDMI port LCD screen. Most of the other PC displays have between one and five HDMI ports.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

generic 31mu97cb, lg 31mu97cb

Barcodes:

00000011679053, 00719192197633, 04923123153391

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