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LG 55UH5BB PC Monitor

55" 4000000:1 LED Sep 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
$138.14 Electricity cost over 5 years. Calculate
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6 Reasons For

LG PC Displays Have Good Reviews

On average LG flatpanel monitors are rated 85 out of 100, which is in the top 65% of all flatpanel monitor brands that we have assessed.

Has an Integrated Card Reader

The LG 55UH5B has an integrated card reader. Most of the other PC displays of a similar age and spec to the 55UH5B do not have an integrated card reader.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

Like most of the other LCD screens that are a similar age to the 55UH5B, the LG 55UH5B has a built-in speaker.

It is worth also looking at other LCD screens which also have a built-in speaker including the Samsung SMT-4031.

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Fairly High RMS Rated Audio Power

The LG 55UH5B has one of the higher RMS rated audio powers (20 Watts) amongst comparable spec LCD screens of this age. Across all the flatpanel monitors of this type and age the RMS rated audio powers range from 4W to 24W.

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Fairly Bright Display Brightness

With a display brightness of 500 candellas per square meter, the LG 55UH5B has one of the brighter display brightness amongst large monitors of this age. The display brightness of comparable spec LCD screens that were released around the same time as the 55UH5B range from 210 cd/m² to 800 cd/m².

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Very Shallow

The average depth of comparable spec LCD screens that have been around for more than a year is 77mm, and the depths range from 38mm to 240mm. At only 38 millimeters, the LG 55UH5B is fairly shallow compared to most of the other flatpanel monitors that were released around the same time as the 55UH5B.

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2 Reasons Against

Not 3D Compatible

Most PC screens of a similar type and age to the 55UH5B are not 3D compatible. The LG 55UH5B is no exception to this as it too is not 3D compatible.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The LG 55UH5B does not have a built-in camera. Most of the other PC displays of a comparable age and spec to the 55UH5B also do not have a built-in camera.

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2 Other reasons to consider the LG 55UH5B

Released Over a Year Ago

This PC screen was released over a year ago.

LED Display Type

This flatpanel monitor has an LED display type, which is typical of many comparable spec PC monitors that have been around for a similar time to it.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative PC monitors that have an LED Display currently available including the DELL E5515H ($774.99) which has better reviews.

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Electricity cost when switched on $137.32
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Total running cost over 5 years $137.32
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 55UH5Buses then please let us know by entering those figures in the boxes above.
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.92 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 24 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers lg 55uh5, lg 55uh5b, 3840x2160, lg p235380, lg 55uh5bb, lg p235380p, lg 55uh5bba, lg 55uh5bbae, lg 55uh5bbaek
Barcodes 05055190175644, 08806087397888

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