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LG 43MU79-B
43MU79B

$633.91
LG 43MU79-B
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Value for Money
Average
63
Running Costs
$150 Over 5 Years
68
Kagoo Score
Good
Our Verdict:
A good spec and enormous display diagonal 3840 x 2160 (4K) pixels resolution PC display, with average running costs
43" 3840 X 2160 (4K) Pixels No 8ms May 2017
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With very good features, we have scored the LG 43MU79-B as follows:

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Kagoo Score

Why Has it Scored 68?

At over a year old this PC display is slightly out of date, and newer PC monitors with more up to date technology are available. View the latest LCD screens 2018.
It has running costs of $150 over 5 years, which puts it in the most expensive 14% of all 1,623 PC monitors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving PC monitors.
This PC monitor has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Bigger than average display diagonal
Wider than average horizontal viewing angle
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
Only 3840 x 2160 pixels resolution
Slower than average response time

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50% of customers would recommend the LG 43MU79-B.
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Average Rating of LG LCD Screens

We have checked 9,730 expert reviews and 106,974 user reviews for LCD screens from across the internet and used this data to determine an average rating for LG LCD screens of 85%. This makes LG the 9th best flatpanel monitor brand according to customer reviews.

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Features

Key Features

Bigger Than Average Display Diagonal
Only 3840 X 2160 Pixels Resolution
Slower Than Average Response Time
Average Vertical Viewing Angle
Wider Than Average Horizontal Viewing Angle
Has a Built-in USB Hub
Has a Built-in Speaker
Low Typical Contrast Ratio
Four HDMI Ports
Has a Handheld Remote Control
Bigger Than Average Display Diagonal
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Across all the PC displays the display diagonals range from 3.5" to 95", and the average display diagonal is 24". The display diagonal of the 43MU79-B of 43" is in the biggest 3% of all PC screens when ranked by this feature.

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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.

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Slower Than Average Response Time

The average response time of all PC displays is 5.8ms, with the fastest being 1ms and the slowest being 55ms. The LG 43MU79-B's response time of 8ms is slower than average when compared to most other PC displays. It is in the slowest 12% of all PC displays when ranked by this feature.

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Average Vertical Viewing Angle
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The vertical viewing angle of the 43MU79-B of 178° is fairly standard compared to most other PC displays. It is in the widest 64% of all PC monitors when ordered by this feature.

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Wider Than Average Horizontal Viewing Angle
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Across all the PC displays the horizontal viewing angles range from 40° to 180°, and the average horizontal viewing angle is 170°. The 43MU79-B's horizontal viewing angle of 178° is wider than average when compared to most other PC displays. It is wider than 67% of all PC displays when sorted by this feature.

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Has a Built-in USB Hub
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The LG 43MU79-B has a built-in USB hub, which is unusual. 81% of PC displays 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. 51% of PC displays do not have a built-in speaker.

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Low Typical Contrast Ratio

This PC display has a 1000:1 typical contrast ratio, which is typical of many PC screens. A contrast ratio of between 500 and 1,000.

A contrast ratio of between 500 and 1,000.

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Four HDMI Ports

Most PC displays 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. 90% of LCD screens do not have a handheld remote control.

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Popularity

The LG 43MU79-B is currently ranked number 1333 across all PC monitors.
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Value for Money

Value for Money

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Running Costs

Very High Running Costs

The 43MU79-B has an average 5 year running cost of $150 based on average energy prices and usage levels, which makes it one of the least economic to run PC displays.

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Electricity cost when switched on $146.10
Electricity cost when on standby $1.25
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Total running cost over 5 years $147.35
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Manufacturer's Description

DESIGNED FOR MULTITASKING

The large 42.5 4K screen allows users to have multiple windows and applications open at the same time and provides segmentation of the screen into up to 4 distinct sections, giving the appearance and functionality of 4 independent screens. You can watch movies, play games or multi-task on the large screen without compromising the clarity and readability of each window.

4 HDMI INPUTS WITH PICTURE-BY-PICTURE AND PICTURE-IN-PICTURE FUNCTIONALITY

OScreen Control (version 2.0) Software* allows the large screen to have various layouts. It also offers the optimal split-screen picture-by-picture and picture-in-picture functionalities for maximized viewing options.

FLICKER SAFE, READER MODE AND NON-GLARE SCREEN

Flicker Safe reduces on-screen flickers, which helps minimize eye strain and eye fatigue. By combining flicker-safe with the proven picture quality of IPS technology, users can comfortably work throughout the day. Additionally, Reader Mode provides optimal conditions for daily use. LG's Reader Mode technology reduces blue light, protecting users eyes from fatigue. The non-glare panel adds to the experience by helping to make viewing easy and comfortable.

4K/60HZ SUPPORTED INTERFACE AND USB TYPE-C CONNECTIVITY

The 43MU79 supports 4K/60Hz connection through HDMI, DisplayPort and USB Type-C (DP Alt Mode) ports. With 4K/60Hz connectivity, users can enjoy seamless gaming graphic outputs that are powered by UHD 4K. The USB Type - C (DP Alt Mode) lets you connect to the monitor for mirroring and to USB-Type C mobile phones for Quick Charge. If you connect your laptop with USB Type-C (DP Alt Mode), you can also easily connect your mouse and keyboard to the monitor for usage.

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LG 43MU79-B Specification

Key Features
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Display Resolution
Display
3D
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
Native Aspect Ratio
Panel Type
Display Brightness (Typical)
Ports & Interfaces
Built-in USB Hub
HDMI Port
Headphone Outputs
RS-232 Port
DisplayPort
DVI Port
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
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Power Consumption (Off)
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EPEAT Compliance
Packaging Content
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