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LG 55UH5B

67

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LG 55UH5B

$1,670.02
LG 55UH5B
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A good spec but only middle of the road value for money 3840 x 2160 pixels resolution PC monitor, with alright running costs and a giant 55" display diagonal
55" 3840 X 2160 (4K) Pixels 4000000:1 No Sep 2015 A
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LG 55UH5B-B UH5B - 55" CLASS (54.6" VIEWABLE) LED DISPLAY (Brand new, unopened) - on
$1,670.02
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LG Commercial 55UH5B-B 55" 3840x2160 UHD Monitor
$1,999.99
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Refurbished - LG Commercial 55UH5B-B 55" 3840x2160 UHD Monitor
$849.99
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Refurbished - LG 55UH5B-B LED Display 55" UHD 3840x2160 (Refurbished) - on
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LG 55UH5B Review

With very good features, we have scored the LG 55UH5B as follows:
56
Value for Money
Average
77
Features
Good Features
60
Running Costs
$240 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 LCD screens are available. View the latest PC screens 2018.
This PC monitor has running costs of $240 over 5 years, which puts it in the most expensive 2% of all 3,257 PC displays 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
3840 x 2160 pixels resolution
Ultra HD resolution
High efficiency video coding
Up-Scaling and super resolution
SoftAP
Mirroring
Conformal coating

Should You Buy it Now?

Our unique forecasting algorithm looks at historic price trends and predicts the most likely price change over the next 2 weeks. There was a cheaper price of $1,520.02 on eBay 20 days ago. We predict that the price will go down again.
There is a 58% chance that the price will go down. However the future is never certain and there remains a chance that the price will actually go up. Get Price Alerts.

LG 55UH5B In-Depth Analysis

Value for Money

Price Has Gone Up by $150 (9%)

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Running Costs

Running Costs Are High

The average running cost of the 55UH5B is $240 over 5 years based on average energy prices, which is in the most expensive 2% of all 3,257 flatpanel monitors.

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Features

Bigger Than Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the LG 55UH5B of 55" is very big compared to most other PC displays. It is in the biggest 1% of all flatpanel monitors when sorted by this feature. Across all the PC screens the display diagonals range from 3.5" to 95", and the average display diagonal is 25".

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3840 X 2160 Pixels Resolution

The largest display resolution of the LG 55UH5B is 3840 x 2160 pixels. That's over four times the resolution of the most common resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. This PC display also has a display resolution of 3840 x 2160 (4K) pixels. The best resolution of all PC displays is 5120 x 2880 pixels and the worst is 320 x 240 pixels.

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Wider Than Average Vertical Viewing Angle

The narrowest vertical viewing angle of flatpanel monitors is 40°, the widest is 180°, and the average vertical viewing angle is 160°. The vertical viewing angle of the LG 55UH5B of 178° is wider than average when compared to most other PC screens. It is wider than 74% of all PC monitors when ordered by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The LG 55UH5B has a built-in speaker(s). 53% of PC displays do not have a built-in speaker(s).

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Wider Than Average Horizontal Viewing Angle

The LG 55UH5B's horizontal viewing angle of 178° is wider than average when compared to most other PC displays. It is in the widest 15% of all PC displays when sorted by this feature. PC displays have horizontal viewing angles of between 40° and 180°, and the average horizontal viewing angle is 170°.

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Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The LG 55UH5B's contrast ratio (typical) of 1,000 is pretty typical compared to most other PC monitors. It is higher than 49% of all LCD screens when ranked by this feature.

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Has a Digital Audio Optical Out

The LG 55UH5B has a digital audio optical out. 99% of PC monitors do not have a digital audio optical out.

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Has a Card Reader Integrated

The LG 55UH5B has a card reader integrated. 99% of PC displays do not have a card reader integrated.

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Has an Audio Output

The LG 55UH5B has an audio output, which is unusual. 87% of PC displays do not have an audio output.

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