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LG 49UH5B PC Monitor

49" 4000000:1 LED Oct 2015
Display Diagonal Contrast Ratio (dynamic) Display Built-In Speaker(s) Release Date
Excellent energy-efficiency and cost-savings with the M+ panel*,which decreases power consumption by 31% compared to an RGB panel. Supports HEVC-based content which has the double data compression... More
$119.08 Electricity cost over 5 years. Calculate
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6 Reasons For

LG Has Good Reviews for Its PC Monitors

LG is one of the better rated PC display manufacturers according to average expert and owner review score data that we have collected for all LCD screens.

Has an Integrated Card Reader

The LG 49UH5B has an integrated card reader, unlike most of the other PC displays that have been on the market for more than a year which do not have an integrated card reader.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The LG 49UH5B has a built-in speaker. Most of the other similar spec LCD screens that are a comparable age to the 49UH5B also have a built-in speaker.

Other PC displays which also have a built-in speaker that you might want to look at include the Samsung SMT-4031.

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Fairly High RMS Rated Audio Power

At 20 Watts, the LG 49UH5B has a fairly high RMS rated audio power compared to most of the other comparable spec flatpanel monitors that have been on the market for around the same time as the 49UH5B. The lowest RMS rated audio power of large monitors that have been on the market for a comparable time to the 49UH5B is 4W and the highest is 24W.

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Fairly Bright Display Brightness

The dimmest display brightness of PC screens of a comparable age and type to the 49UH5B is 210 cd/m² and the brightest is 800 cd/m². The LG 49UH5B has one of the brighter display brightness (500 candellas per square meter) amongst similar spec flatpanel monitors of this age.

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Very Shallow

The depths of LCD screens of this age and type range from 38mm to 240mm, and the average depth is 77mm. With a depth of only 38 millimeters, the LG 49UH5B is one of the shallower similar spec PC monitors that have been around for a comparable time to the 49UH5B amongst large monitors of this age.

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2 Reasons Against

Not 3D Compatible

Like most of the other large monitors that were released more than a year ago, the LG 49UH5B is not 3D compatible.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The LG 49UH5B does not have a built-in camera, although it is worth noting that most of the other large monitors that have been around for around the same time as the 49UH5B also do not have a built-in camera.

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3 Other reasons to consider the LG 49UH5B

Released Over a Year Ago

It was over a year ago when this PC monitor was released.

LED Display Type

This PC display has an LED display type, which is typical of many PC monitors of this type and age.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other LCD screens that have an LED Display currently available including because of it's better review score, the DELL E5515H ($774.99).

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Average Width

At 1,102 millimeter, the LG 49UH5B has a relatively standard width compared to most of the other large monitors that have been around for a similar time to the 49UH5B.

If you would consider a PC display with a wider width then you might want to look at the Asus ST558 (1,215mm), the Neovo SC-42 ($1,274.90) (992.3mm), or the Acer DV460 (1,053mm).

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Electricity cost when switched on $117.93
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Total running cost over 5 years $117.93
Running costs for this PC monitor have been estimated based on other similar PC monitors. If you know how much electricity and water the LG 49UH5Buses then please let us know by entering those figures in the boxes above.
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.8 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 21 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers lg uh5, lg uh5b, lg 49uh5, lg yas105, lg 49uh5b, lg p235377, lg yas105b, lg 49uh5bb, lg display4, lg 49uh5bba, lg p235377p, lg display4k, lg 49uh5bbae, lg 49uh5bbaek
Barcodes 08806087397864

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