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LG 43MU79B

LG 43MU79B
84
Brand Rating
Excellent Brand
89
Features
Fully-Featured
62
Popularity
A Less Popular Choice
83
Age
2 Years Old
67
Running Costs
£200 Over 5 Years
77
Kagoo Score
Very Good
Our Verdict:
A fully featured and massive display diagonal 3840 x 2160 (4K) pixels resolution LCD screen, with ok running costs and great user reviews. It has a built-in USB hub, a built-in speaker and an HDCP and features Plug & Play. A number of reviews mentioned that it's good-looking.
43"
4K
RESOLUTION
8ms
RESPONSE TIME
178°
VERTICAL
178°
HORIZONTAL
$161
OVER 5 YEARS
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With excellent features and outstanding reviews, we have ranked the LG 43MU79B number 41 across all PC monitors.

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Kagoo Score
85
Reviews
90
Features
0
Value for Money
83
Age
67
Running Costs

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Kagoo Score

Why Has it Scored 77?

reviews indicate that it has very good user reviews with an average user rating of 90%.
This PC monitor is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better PC monitors are available.
It has running costs of £200 over 5 years, which puts it in the most expensive 11% of all 1,800+ PC displays that we have calculated running costs for.
This LG PC monitor has some great features:
Big display diagonal
Has a built-in speaker
Has a built-in USB hub
Has an HDCP
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

What is the Kagoo Score?

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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 43MU79B?

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Some Customers Thought the LG 43MU79-B Had a Good Design

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?

    90
    Features

    Key Reasons For and Against

    Big display diagonal
    Has a built-in speaker
    Has a built-in USB hub
    Has an HDCP
    Has a handheld remote control
    Four HDMI ports
    ok horizontal viewing angle
    ok vertical viewing angle
    Slow response time
    Only low typical contrast ratio
    Only 3840 x 2160 pixels resolution

    What the Reviews Say

    Some customers thought the LG 43MU79-B had a good design
    Big Display Diagonal
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    The 43MU79-B's display diagonal of 43" is very big compared to most other PC monitors. It is in the biggest 3% of all LCD screens when ordered by this feature. The display diagonals of PC monitors range from 3.5" to 95", and the average display diagonal is 25".

    What does "display diagonal" mean? Less Edit
    Slow Response Time

    The 43MU79-B's response time of 8ms is in the slowest 13% of all PC monitors when ordered by this feature. The response times of PC monitors range from 0.1ms to 55ms, and the average response time is 5.9ms.

    What does "response time" mean? Less Edit
    Has a Built-in Speaker
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    The 43MU79-B has a built-in speaker, unlike 52% of PC monitors which do not have a built-in speaker.

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

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

    What does "typical contrast ratio" mean? Less Edit
    Has a Built-in USB Hub
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    The 43MU79-B has a built-in USB hub, which is unusual. 81% of PC monitors do not have a built-in USB hub.

    What is a built-in USB hub? Less Edit
    ok Horizontal Viewing Angle
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    The horizontal viewing angle of the LG 43MU79-B of 178° is ok compared to most other LCD screens. It is wider than 48% of all PC monitors when ordered by this feature.

    What does "horizontal viewing angle" mean? Less Edit
    ok Vertical Viewing Angle
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    The 43MU79-B's vertical viewing angle of 178° is ok compared to most other PC monitors. It is wider than 50% of all PC monitors when ranked by this feature.

    What does "vertical viewing angle" 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
    Has an HDCP
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    The 43MU79-B has an HDCP, unlike 54% of LCD screens which do not have an HDCP.

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    Has a Handheld Remote Control

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

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    Four HDMI Ports

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

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    Value for Money

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    LG 43MU79B Release Date

    May 2017

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    LG 43MU79B Running Costs

    The 43MU79-B has an average 5 year running cost of £200 based on typical usage levels and energy prices, which makes it one of the least economic to run PC monitors.

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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 43MU79B Specification

    Key Features
    Display Diagonal
    Display Resolution
    Display
    3D
    Response Time
    Vertical Viewing Angle
    Horizontal Viewing Angle
    Typical Contrast Ratio
    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
    HDCP
    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
    Certification
    Colour
    Market Positioning
    EPEAT Compliance
    Ergonomics
    Plug & Play
    Height Adjustment
    Tilt Angle
    Tilt Adjustment
    VESA Mounting Interface
    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
    Packaging Data
    Handheld Remote Control
    Other Features
    Display Technology

    Product Identifiers

    Manufacturer Part Numbers

    lg 350nits, lg 43mu79b

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