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Should You Buy an LG PC Monitor?

Matthew
Updated 10 September 2020
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should you buy an LG PC Monitor?

LG is one of the most popular PC monitor brands as well as being well known for its TVs, washing machines and optical disc drives.

If you are thinking about buying an LG PC monitor then our handy guide provides you with all the key info at a glance. Our objective, impartial comparison of PC monitor brands is compiled by analysing over 100,000 user and expert reviews and over 2,900 awards from hundreds of different review sites on over 4,500 PC monitors.

LG are recognised for their wide selection of mid-range and award winning PC monitors. Their PC monitors start at $60 for the 19M38 which has a display diagonal of 18.5" and is a PC monitor that has a resolution of 1366 x 768 (WXGA) and go up to $1,788 for the 55UH5B which has a display diagonal of 55" and is a PC monitor that has a resolution of 3840 x 2160 (4K). The average price of a new LG PC monitor is $377.

LG are recognised for their wide selection of mid-range and award winning PC monitors.

Is LG the Best PC Monitor Brand?

So are LG PC monitors any good? We give every PC monitor a Kagoo Score by analysing its specs, reviews and prices and comparing this to its competitors. By aggregating this data across all PC monitors we are able to impartially rank all the PC monitor brands.

LG is ranked the No. 6 best PC monitor brand.

Our detailed analysis taking into account all of the above factors found that LG is the 6th best PC monitor brand out there.

#1
United States
95%
95%
8,349 reviews
#2
Taiwan
95%
95%
10,287 reviews
#3
HP
United States
95%
95%
3,880 reviews
#4
Taiwan
95%
95%
16,570 reviews
#5
Taiwan
94%
94%
2,851 reviews
#6
LG
South Korea
94%
94%
8,480 reviews
#7
South Korea
92%
92%
7,630 reviews
#8
Taiwan
91%
91%
10,060 reviews
#9
NEC
Japan
90%
90%
444 reviews
#10
AOC
Taiwan
89%
89%
8,007 reviews
#11
China
87%
87%
1,025 reviews
#12
Netherlands
85%
85%
1,579 reviews
#13
Japan
83%
83%
2,375 reviews
#14
MSI
82%
82%
439 reviews
#15
Japan
81%
81%
567 reviews
#16
80%
80%
41 reviews
#17
ELO
76%
76%
4 reviews
#18
75%
75%
209 reviews
#19
Sceptre
75%
75%
331 reviews
#20
V7
73%
73%
9 reviews
#21
GeChic
73%
73%
54 reviews
#22
73%
73%
306 reviews
#23
Japan
73%
73%
1 review
#24
Alienware
United States
72%
72%
434 reviews
#25
LILLIPUT
68%
68%
1 review
#26
Gigabyte
67%
67%
33 reviews
#27
Japan
65%
65%
0 reviews
#28
Viewera
64%
64%
0 reviews
#29
63%
63%
0 reviews
#30
Viotek
63%
63%
5 reviews
#31
Japan
62%
62%
1 review
#32
AG Neovo
61%
61%
1 review
#33
60%
60%
0 reviews
#34
DoubleSight
59%
59%
0 reviews
#35
ZOWIE
59%
59%
0 reviews
#36
Taiwan
58%
58%
0 reviews
#37
CTL
58%
58%
0 reviews
#38
Elo TouchSystems
57%
57%
2 reviews
#39
57%
57%
0 reviews
#40
Hanwha
56%
56%
0 reviews
#41
Mimo Monitors
56%
56%
0 reviews
#42
Aopen
56%
56%
2 reviews
#43
Wacom
55%
55%
0 reviews
#44
Bematech
54%
54%
0 reviews
#45
Tatung
53%
53%
0 reviews
#46
Pelco
53%
53%
0 reviews
#47
ADTECHNO
53%
53%
0 reviews
#48
Peerless
53%
53%
0 reviews

Let's look at how LG PC monitors compare to the other PC monitor brands across each of the key facets that make up the Kagoo Score.

Reviews Value for Money Features Popularity Selection Running Costs
All PC monitor Brands
LG PC Monitors

There's a wide selection of LG PC monitors available compared to other PC monitor brands, with over 100 LG PC monitors currently on the market in the US. LG also have better reviews than the typical PC monitor brand, with the average rating of a LG PC monitor being 83%.

The average review score for a LG PC monitor is 83%.

LG have a number of great features including Reader mode, Dynamic Action Sync and Screen split 2.0 which sets them apart from the competition. When it comes to energy efficiency the average annual running cost of LG PC monitor is $24 (based on a person typically using a PC monitor for 8 hours per day), which makes them more efficient than most other PC monitor brands.

However LG PC monitors tend to be more expensive than most other PC monitor brands making them a less popular choice with consumers.

No. Of PC Monitors
Average Price
$244
$0 $50 $100 $150 $200 $250 $300 $350 $400 $450 $12,549
Price Distribution of All PC Monitors
No. Of PC Monitors
Average Price
$377
$0 $50 $100 $150 $200 $250 $300 $350 $400 $450 $9,649
Price Distribution of LG PC Monitors

What Do the LG PC Monitor Reviews Say?

We've added up all the reviews for every LG PC monitor to work out the average distribution of reviews for LG and then compared this to the other PC monitor brands.

LG logo

Expert Reviews

5 stars
203
4 stars
208
3 stars
27
2 stars
3
1 star
1
LG logo

User Reviews

5 stars
4,854
4 stars
1,304
3 stars
474
2 stars
225
1 star
347
LG has a higher proportion of 4 and 5 star expert and user reviews for its PC monitors than most other brands.

Over 93% of expert reviews and 85% of user reviews for LG PC monitors are 4 stars or higher. This compares to 91% and 85% respectively across all PC Monitor brands.

Purchasers of LG PC monitors frequently mentioned that the product was easy to use, well designed and easy to connect to other devices. Their PC monitors have also won 180+ awards.

In the table below we compare the average review score given to LG PC monitors by some of the most popular technology review sites against their reviews for other PC monitor brands. The best review score from each review source is highlighted in green.

Average Review Score Asus AOC Benq Philips DELL LG
prad.de logo
72%
42 reviews
64%
11 reviews
74%
24 reviews
66%
14 reviews
84%
17 reviews
79%
36 reviews
monitornerds.com logo
90%
24 reviews
90%
20 reviews
91%
26 reviews
91%
10 reviews
88%
18 reviews
90%
19 reviews
Les Numeriques.com logo
84%
27 reviews
79%
19 reviews
85%
12 reviews
81%
16 reviews
80%
14 reviews
76%
11 reviews
PC Mag logo
77%
17 reviews
73%
14 reviews
74%
25 reviews
74%
7 reviews
79%
21 reviews
75%
11 reviews
Techradar logo
78%
17 reviews
77%
14 reviews
78%
26 reviews
77%
20 reviews
79%
6 reviews
85%
8 reviews
playwares.com logo
79%
13 reviews
81%
6 reviews
82%
32 reviews
78%
8 reviews
86%
2 reviews
81%
15 reviews
Expert Reviews logo
77%
13 reviews
80%
21 reviews
79%
17 reviews
79%
14 reviews
74%
7 reviews
87%
3 reviews
tweakers.net logo
90%
10 reviews
82%
11 reviews
95%
8 reviews
91%
7 reviews
86%
16 reviews
90%
21 reviews
Chip.de logo
87%
16 reviews
77%
7 reviews
85%
4 reviews
77%
4 reviews
85%
17 reviews
82%
23 reviews
kitguru.net logo
86%
22 reviews
82%
21 reviews
80%
6 reviews
81%
16 reviews
85%
2 reviews
altomdata.dk logo
81%
18 reviews
77%
15 reviews
83%
9 reviews
74%
14 reviews
86%
8 reviews
75%
2 reviews
Digital Versus logo
90%
16 reviews
76%
11 reviews
92%
10 reviews
80%
11 reviews
90%
6 reviews
78%
10 reviews
gadgetspeak.com logo
84%
1 review
81%
20 reviews
80%
16 reviews
81%
18 reviews
80%
2 reviews
chip.com.tr logo
87%
6 reviews
85%
30 reviews
86%
17 reviews
91%
2 reviews
Trusted Reviews logo
76%
7 reviews
78%
12 reviews
74%
13 reviews
80%
4 reviews
81%
10 reviews
70%
4 reviews
CNET.com logo
76%
13 reviews
80%
37 reviews
techadvisor.co.uk logo
80%
9 reviews
81%
11 reviews
78%
11 reviews
78%
5 reviews
80%
10 reviews
85%
2 reviews
benchmark.pl logo
92%
10 reviews
88%
8 reviews
88%
8 reviews
90%
5 reviews
89%
15 reviews
computertotaal.nl logo
86%
10 reviews
80%
6 reviews
89%
7 reviews
84%
7 reviews
77%
3 reviews
87%
6 reviews
topnewreview.com logo
80%
8 reviews
80%
12 reviews
77%
7 reviews
78%
6 reviews
60%
1 review
82%
4 reviews
Other Expert Sites
59%
494 reviews
61%
422 reviews
69%
383 reviews
63%
255 reviews
65%
249 reviews
65%
230 reviews
Average
82%
793 reviews
79%
691 reviews
81%
636 reviews
79%
461 reviews
81%
451 reviews
81%
422 reviews

How Many Industry Awards Have LG PC Monitors Received?

After checking thousands of expert review websites we found 187 industry awards for LG PC monitors. The table below compares the number of awards received by LG to other popular PC monitor brands. The largest number of awards provided by each review source is highlighted in green.

LG has won 187 awards for its PC monitors.

Compare all award winning PC monitors

Number of Awards Asus AOC Benq Philips DELL LG
hardware.info logo
20
15
17
11
7
17
uk.hardware.info logo
14
17
14
8
5
11
kitguru.net logo
22
18
5
15
2
prad.de logo
17
5
10
4
4
11
tomshardware.com logo
9
8
14
2
6
3
tomshardware.co.uk logo
10
8
11
2
8
2
chip.com.my logo
12
7
10
4
3
3
ua.gecid.com logo
17
4
1
6
5
3
altomdata.dk logo
9
9
6
5
6
1
Expert Reviews logo
5
12
7
4
1
2
PC Mag logo
6
5
5
11
3
HEXUS.net logo
8
7
5
6
3
1
greentechreviews.ru logo
14
9
5
Les Numeriques.com logo
9
6
5
3
3
1
Digital Versus logo
9
2
7
2
5
1
xfastest.com logo
13
4
5
4
prohardver.hu logo
3
1
6
14
3dnews.ru logo
13
7
1
1
1
benchmark.pl logo
2
5
7
7
gamezoom.net logo
1
10
10
Other Expert Sites
377
234
188
114
145
92
Total
590
386
312
204
221
187

How Reliable Are LG PC Monitors?

We checked over 100,000 reviews to find comments about the reliability of LG PC monitors. over 390 of these reviews mention reliability of which 85% were positive. Therefore the vast majority of LG PC monitor owners and reviewers thought the product was reliable.

85% of reviewers think LG PC monitors are reliable.

So, most people think that LG PC monitors are good quality. Now let's take a look at some of the reviews for LG PC monitors that mention reliability:

RELIABLE

robust IPS color quality
IT Reviews.com
robust color reproduction
PC Mag
A lovingly built gaming rig will be all for naught if the video it produces is rendered as a blurry
gameaxis.com
it's very sturdy
in.ign.com
you get a robust monitor suitable for gaming an
monitornerds.com
I just wish it had a built in mic
Amazon
The built in stand isn't the best
Bestbuy.com
like the LG built in options
amazon.co.uk

NOT RELIABLE

When it did finally arrive the screen was broken
amazon.co.uk
these do not seem to be robust being only screwed into plastic
Amazon
The stand of the monitor is not robust
Bhphotovideo.com
build quality is flimsy
Newegg.com

Features to Look Out For On LG PC Monitors

There's a number of great features to look out for on the latest range of LG PC monitors that set them apart from the competition. These include Reader mode, Dynamic Action Sync and Screen split 2.0.

LG Reader Mode

LG PC monitors that feature Reader mode include the LG 29WK600W ($215), the LG 24GL600FB ($175) and the LG 22MB35PYI ($97).

LG Dynamic Action Sync

LG PC monitors that feature Dynamic Action Sync include the LG 25UM58P ($122), the LG 27MK430HB ($165) and the LG 24GL600FB ($175).

LG Screen Split 2.0

LG PC monitors that feature Screen split 2.0 include the LG 25UM58P ($122), the LG 29WK600W ($215) and the LG 34WK650W ($299).

LG Das Mode

LG PC monitors that feature das mode include the LG 29WK600W ($215), the LG 27UL600W ($326) and the LG 34WK650W ($299).

What is the Best Mid-Range LG PC Monitor?

LG 27GL650FB

$223.79
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27"
1080P
RESOLUTION
1ms
RESPONSE TIME
178°
VERTICAL
178°
HORIZONTAL
$66
OVER 5 YEARS
A

A great mid range choice, priced at $223.79 is the LG 27GL650FB, which has a Kagoo Score of 78.

Features We Love:
True Colour Accuracy
Big display diagonal (27")
1920 x 1080 (Full HD) pixels resolution (1920x1080 pixels)
Faster than average response time (1ms)
Built-in speaker

A fully featured and very economical to run 27" PC display, with a good price. Customers report that has a good screen, it has good colour saturation and it's well designed.

81
Features
Fully-Featured
71
Popularity
Quite Popular
72
Value for Money
Good
87
Running Costs
$66 Over 5 Years
78
Kagoo Score
Very Good

The cheapest price that we could find for the 27GL650FB in the US is $223.79 but in total we found only 2 prices for it.

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What is the Best High End LG PC Monitor?

LG 34WN80CB

$484.99
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34"
3440 X 1440
PIXELS
RESOLUTION
5ms
RESPONSE TIME
178°
VERTICAL
178°
HORIZONTAL
$55
OVER 5 YEARS
B

If you're looking for a high end LG PC monitor then the LG 34WN80CB takes some beating. It has a Kagoo Score of 75, but is a bit more expensive at $484.99.

Features We Love:
Big display diagonal (34")
3440 x 1440 pixels resolution
Built-in USB hub
Headphone out
HDMI

A very economical to run and display diagonal 3440 x 1440 pixels resolution PC monitor, with a very good spec. It has a built-in USB hub, a headphone out and an HDMI and features Plug & Play.

80
Features
Fully-Featured
65
Value for Money
Good
92
Running Costs
$56 Over 5 Years
75
Kagoo Score
Very Good

The cheapest price that we could find for the 34WN80CB in the US is $484.99 but in total we found only 1 price for it.

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What is the Best Budget Choice LG PC Monitor?

LG 22MN430MB

$99.00
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21.5"
1080P
RESOLUTION
5ms
RESPONSE TIME
178°
VERTICAL
178°
HORIZONTAL
$65
OVER 5 YEARS

At only $99 and with a Kagoo Score of 86 the LG 22MN430MB makes a great budget choice.

Features We Love:
1920 x 1080 (Full HD) pixels resolution (1920x1080 pixels)
Headphone out
HDMI
Two HDMI ports
Has ac and hdmi

A very economical to run and fully featured 21.5" PC display, with a fair price.

86
Features
Fully-Featured
86
Popularity
Widely Available
85
Value for Money
Very Good
91
Running Costs
$66 Over 5 Years
86
Kagoo Score
Excellent

The cheapest price that we could find for the 22MN430MB in the US is $99.00 and in total we found 7 prices for it.

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In This Guide
Should You Buy an LG PC Monitor?
Is LG the Best PC Monitor Brand?
What Do the LG PC Monitor Reviews Say?
How Many Industry Awards Have LG PC Monitors Received?
How Reliable Are LG PC Monitors?
Features to Look Out For On LG PC Monitors
LG Reader Mode
LG Dynamic Action Sync
LG Screen Split 2.0
LG Das Mode
What is the Best Mid-Range LG PC Monitor?
What is the Best High End LG PC Monitor?
What is the Best Budget Choice LG PC Monitor?

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