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LG 43MU79-B
43MU79B

$635.10
LG 43MU79-B
84
Brand Rating
Excellent Brand
90
Features
Fully-Featured
57
Popularity
A Less Popular Choice
84
Age
1 Year Old
63
Running Costs
£200 Over 5 Years
77
Kagoo Score
Very Good
Our Verdict:
This LCD screen is good-looking. It's a fully featured and gigantic display diagonal 3840 x 2160 (4K) pixels resolution LCD screen, with ok running costs and user reviews.
43" 3840 X 2160 (4K) Pixels No 8ms May 2017
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LG 43MU79-B Price History

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Having analysed the historic price trend for the LG 43MU79-B we calculated that there is a 90% chance that prices will remain steady over the next 2 weeks.

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With excellent features and at under 2 years old, we have ranked the LG 43MU79-B number 203 across all PC monitors.

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Kagoo Score
84
Reviews
90
Features
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Age
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Kagoo Score

Why Has it Scored 77?

It has great user reviews with an average user rating of 90%.
At over a year old this PC screen is slightly out of date, and newer PC monitors with more up to date technology are available. View the latest PC monitors 2019.
This PC monitor has running costs of £200 over 5 years, which puts it in the most expensive 11% of all 1,800+ LCD screens that we have compared it to. View all energy saving PC displays.
It has some great features:
Bigger than average display diagonal
Has a built-in USB hub
Has a built-in speaker
Low typical contrast ratio
Designed for multitasking
4 HDMI INPUTS WITH PICTURE-BY-PICTURE AND PICTURE-IN-PICTURE FUNCTIONALITY
Flicker safe, reader mode and non-glare screen
4K/60HZ SUPPORTED INTERFACE AND USB TYPE-C CONNECTIVITY

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The Kagoo Score is an easy way to understand whether the PC monitor is recommended.

The Kagoo Scores are constantly being updated. As newer, higher spec PC monitors come to market, the older PC monitors will gradually have their Kagoo Score reduced.

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What Are People Saying About the LG 43MU79-B?

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Two People Thought it Was Carefully Designed

Two people thought that the LG 43MU79-B was good-looking.

  • This thing is a monster. Just beautiful to look at and the sound is actually nice. It's pretty heavy though, so take note. Unpacking it is a chore...
    MetalCoderX - Bhphotovideo.com 3 Jan 2018
  • ... monster. Just beautiful to look at and the sound is actually nice. It's pretty heavy though, so take note. Unpacking it is a chore...
    MetalCoderX - Bhphotovideo.com 3 Jan 2018
  • One Person Thought it Had Good Sound Quality
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    How Good Are LG Flatpanel Monitors?

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    Features

    Key Reasons For and Against

    Bigger than average display diagonal
    Has a built-in USB hub
    Has a built-in speaker
    Low typical contrast ratio
    Four HDMI ports
    Has a handheld remote control
    Average vertical viewing angle
    Average horizontal viewing angle
    Only 3840 x 2160 pixels resolution
    Slower than average response time

    What the Reviews Say

    Two people thought it was carefully designed
    Bigger Than Average Display Diagonal
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    The display diagonal of the LG 43MU79-B of 43" is very big compared to most other PC screens. It is in the biggest 3% of all PC monitors when ordered by this feature. The display diagonals of PC screens range from 3.5" to 95", and the average display diagonal is 25".

    What does "display diagonal" mean? Less Edit
    Only 3840 X 2160 Pixels Resolution

    The largest display resolution of the 43MU79-B is 3840 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 monitors is 5120 x 2880 pixels and the worst is 320 x 240 pixels.

    What does "display resolution" mean? Less Edit
    Slower Than Average Response Time

    The LG 43MU79-B's response time of 8ms is slower than average when compared to most other PC screens. It is in the slowest 12% of all PC screens when ranked by this feature. Across all the PC screens the response times range from 1ms to 55ms, and the average response time is 5.9ms.

    What does "response time" mean? Less Edit
    Average Vertical Viewing Angle
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    The vertical viewing angle of the LG 43MU79-B of 178° is fairly average compared to most other flatpanel monitors. It is wider than 54% of all PC screens when sorted by this feature.

    What does "vertical viewing angle" mean? Less Edit
    Average Horizontal Viewing Angle
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    The horizontal viewing angle of the 43MU79-B of 178° is pretty average compared to most other PC screens. It is wider than 36% of all flatpanel monitors when ordered by this feature.

    What does "horizontal viewing angle" mean? Less Edit
    Has a Built-in USB Hub
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    The 43MU79-B has a built-in USB hub, unlike 81% of PC screens which do not have a built-in USB hub.

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    Has a Built-in Speaker
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    The 43MU79-B has a built-in speaker, which is unusual. 54% of PC displays do not have a built-in speaker.

    What is a built-in speaker? Less Edit
    Low Typical Contrast Ratio

    This PC screen has a 1000:1 typical contrast ratio, which is the most frequently found typical contrast ratio on PC displays. A contrast ratio of between 500 and 1,000.

    A contrast ratio of between 500 and 1,000.

    What does "typical contrast ratio" mean? Less Edit
    Four HDMI Ports

    Most PC screens have between one and five HDMI ports, including the 43MU79-B which has four HDMI ports.

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    Has a Handheld Remote Control

    The LG 43MU79-B has a handheld remote control, which is unusual. 95% of PC screens do not have a handheld remote control.

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    Value for Money

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    LG 43MU79-B Release Date

    May 2017

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    That means that most of the latest LG PC monitor technology was released in within the last 3 months, and now is good time to buy. The biggest month last year for new LG PC screen releases was February, with 11 new LG LCD screens released that month. In 2017 most new LG PC displays were released in February as well, with 14 new LG PC displays released that month. 12 new LG PC displays were released in January 2016 making it the biggest month that year for new LG PC monitor releases.

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    LG 43MU79-B Running Costs

    The average running cost of the 43MU79-B is £200 over 5 years based on typical energy prices, which is in the most expensive 11% of all 1,800+ PC screens that we checked.

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    Electricity cost when switched on $160
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    Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.9 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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    LG 43MU79-B Specification

    Key Features
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    Response Time
    Vertical Viewing Angle
    Horizontal Viewing Angle
    Typical Contrast Ratio
    HDCP
    Supported Graphics Resolutions
    HD Type
    Digital Vertical Frequency
    Digital Horizontal Frequency
    Vertical Scan Range
    Horizontal Scan Range
    Display Technology
    Display Brightness
    DDC/CI
    Color Gamut
    Screen Shape
    Native Aspect Ratio
    Panel Type
    Display Brightness (Typical)
    Ports & Interfaces
    Built-in USB Hub
    HDMI Port
    Headphone Outputs
    RS-232 Port
    DisplayPort
    USB Hub Version
    USB Upstream Port Type
    Multimedia
    Built-in Speaker
    Built-in Camera
    TV Tuner Integrated
    Speaker
    RMS Rated Power
    Design
    Colour
    Market Positioning
    Ergonomics
    Plug & Play
    Height Adjustment
    Tilt Angle
    Tilt Adjustment
    VESA Mounting Interfaces
    Cable Lock Slot
    VESA Mounting
    Number of OSD Languages
    On Screen Display (OSD)
    Black EQualizer Function
    Power
    Typical Power Consumption
    Standby Power Consumption
    Power Consumption (Off)
    AC Input Frequency
    AC Input Voltage
    Certificates
    Certification
    EPEAT Compliance
    Packaging Content
    Handheld Remote Control
    Other Features
    Display Technology

    Product Identifiers

    Manufacturer Part Numbers

    lg 4hdmidisplayportusb, lg 43mu79b, lg 350nits, lg 43quot, lg 8ms

    Barcodes

     00719192614352

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