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LG 42WT30

67

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LG 42WT30

LG 42WT30
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A good spec but 4 year old 1920 x 1080 pixels resolution flatpanel monitor, with average running costs and one of the biggest display diagonals available
42" 1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels 500000:1 No Feb 2014
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LG 42WT30 Review

With very good features, we have scored the LG 42WT30 as follows:
77
Features
Good Features
60
Running Costs
$250 Over 5 Years
67
Overall Score
Good

Why Has it Scored 67?

It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better flatpanel monitors are available. View the latest LCD screens 2018.
This PC monitor has running costs of $250 over 5 years, which puts it in the most expensive 2% of all 3,257 flatpanel monitors 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
Wider than average vertical viewing angle
Slower than average response time

LG 42WT30 In-Depth Analysis

Running Costs

High Running Costs

The 42WT30 is one of the less economic to run PC monitors that we have analysed for 5 year running costs. Based on typical energy prices and usage levels, we estimate the 5 year running cost of the 42WT30 is $250.

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Features

1920 X 1080 Pixels Resolution

This PC monitor has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)|1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most frequently found resolution on PC screens.

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Bigger Than Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the LG 42WT30 of 42" is very big compared to most other PC monitors. It is bigger than 98% of all PC displays when ordered by this feature. PC displays have display diagonals of between 3.5" and 95", and the average display diagonal is 25".

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Slower Than Average Response Time

The response time of the LG 42WT30 of 6ms is slower than 76% of all PC displays when ranked by this feature. Across all the PC monitors the response times range from 1ms to 55ms, and the average response time is 5.5ms.

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Average Horizontal Viewing Angle

The horizontal viewing angle of the LG 42WT30 of 178° is pretty average compared to most other PC displays. It is in the widest 65% of all flatpanel monitors when ordered by this feature.

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Wider Than Average Vertical Viewing Angle

The LG 42WT30's vertical viewing angle of 178° is wider than average when compared to most other PC displays. It is in the widest 13% of all PC displays when ranked by this feature. The average vertical viewing angle of all PC displays is 160°, with the narrowest being 40° and the widest being 180°.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The LG 42WT30 has a built-in speaker(s), unlike 53% of PC monitors which do not have a built-in speaker(s).

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Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The LG 42WT30's contrast ratio (typical) of 1,000 is relatively typical compared to most other PC screens. It is higher than 22% of all flatpanel monitors when ranked by this feature.

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Wall Mountable

The LG 42WT30 is wall mountable, unlike 92% of PC displays which are not wall mountable.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

lg 42wt30msblausxlh

Barcodes:

08806084520302, 08806084520319

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