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LG 55UH5B

An expensive to run 3840 x 2160 flatpanel monitor with average features
55" 3840 X 2160 Pixels 4000000:1 LED Sep 2015
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LG 55UH5B Review

With average features, we have scored the LG 55UH5B as follows for Summary.
56
Average Features
12
22
$239 Over 8 Years
Overall Score
36
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 36?

At over a year old this PC monitor is slightly out of date, and newer LCD screens with more up to date technology are available. View the latest PC monitors 2017.
It has running costs of $239 over 8 years, which puts it in the most expensive 3% of all 2,770 flatpanel monitors that we have compared it to.
This PC monitor has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Has a card reader integrated
Fairly wide viewing angle, vertical
Only one HDMI port

LG 55UH5B In-Depth Analysis

Features

Has a Card Reader Integrated

The LG 55UH5B has a card reader integrated, which is unusual. 99% of LCD screens do not have a card reader integrated.

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Fairly Wide Viewing Angle, Vertical

The viewing angle, vertical of the LG 55UH5B of 178° is quite wide compared to most other flatpanel monitors. It is in the widest 10% of all PC screens when ordered by this feature. The average viewing angle, vertical of all LCD screens is 160°, with the narrowest being 10° and the widest being 180°.

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Only One HDMI Port

The LG 55UH5B is a one HDMI port PC display. Most of the other LCD screens have between one and five HDMI ports.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The LG 55UH5B has a built-in speaker(s), unlike 53% of LCD screens which do not have a built-in speaker(s).

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Has a Digital Audio Optical Out

The LG 55UH5B has a digital audio optical out, which is unusual. 99% of PC displays do not have a digital audio optical out.

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3840 X 2160 Pixels Display Resolution

The LG 55UH5B has a maximum display resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels. That's over four times the resolution of a 1920 x 1080 pixels LCD screen, which is the most frequently found resolution. Across all PC screens the best resolution is 5120 x 2880 pixels and the worst is 320 x 240 pixels.

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Has an Audio Output

The LG 55UH5B has an audio output, which is unusual. 88% of PC monitors do not have an audio output.

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Very Wide Viewing Angle, Horizontal

The viewing angle, horizontal of the LG 55UH5B of 178° is very wide compared to most other LCD screens. It is in the widest 3% of all LCD screens when ordered by this feature. Across all the LCD screens the viewing angles, horizontal range from 17° to 180°, and the average viewing angle, horizontal is 170°.

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Running Costs

High Running Costs

The 55UH5B is in the most expensive 3% of all 2,770 PC displays that we have assessed for 8 year running costs. Based on average energy prices, we estimate the 8 year running cost of the 55UH5B is $239.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers lg 3840x2160, lg 55uh5bb, lg uh5b
Barcodes 04923123155289
67% lower power consumption (off)
One more HDMI ports quantity
Bigger display diagonal
Hugely heavier
Cheaper to run by £79.47

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