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Should You Buy an LG PC Monitor?

Matthew
Updated 15 February 2021
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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, soundbars and washing machines.

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 2,700 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 $1,976 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 $403.

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. 2 best PC monitor brand.

Our detailed analysis taking into account all of the above factors found that LG is the 2nd best PC monitor brand out there.

#1
Taiwan
95%
95%
9,555 reviews
#2
LG
South Korea
95%
95%
8,729 reviews
#3
Taiwan
94%
94%
16,956 reviews
#4
United States
94%
94%
8,521 reviews
#5
Taiwan
94%
94%
2,903 reviews
#6
HP
United States
93%
93%
5,050 reviews
#7
South Korea
91%
91%
7,651 reviews
#8
Taiwan
90%
90%
11,488 reviews
#9
NEC
Japan
90%
90%
456 reviews
#10
China
88%
88%
1,103 reviews
#11
AOC
Taiwan
87%
87%
8,408 reviews
#12
MSI
82%
82%
519 reviews
#13
Netherlands
82%
82%
1,860 reviews
#14
Japan
81%
81%
576 reviews
#15
80%
80%
42 reviews
#16
Gigabyte
76%
76%
81 reviews
#17
ELO
75%
75%
4 reviews
#18
Alienware
United States
74%
74%
564 reviews
#19
Sceptre
73%
73%
331 reviews
#20
GeChic
72%
72%
54 reviews
#21
V7
72%
72%
9 reviews
#22
Japan
69%
69%
1 review
#23
Viotek
68%
68%
10 reviews
#24
LILLIPUT
68%
68%
1 review
#25
67%
67%
453 reviews
#26
Japan
66%
66%
0 reviews
#27
Japan
64%
64%
2,720 reviews
#28
Viewera
64%
64%
0 reviews
#29
AG Neovo
62%
62%
1 review
#30
61%
61%
0 reviews
#31
DoubleSight
59%
59%
0 reviews
#32
AVUE
59%
59%
0 reviews
#33
CTL
59%
59%
0 reviews
#34
ZOWIE
59%
59%
0 reviews
#35
59%
59%
0 reviews
#36
Taiwan
59%
59%
0 reviews
#37
Elo TouchSystems
57%
57%
2 reviews
#38
Aopen
55%
55%
4 reviews
#39
Mimo Monitors
55%
55%
0 reviews
#40
Tatung
54%
54%
0 reviews
#41
53%
53%
0 reviews
#42
Pelco
53%
53%
0 reviews
#43
Bematech
53%
53%
0 reviews
#44
ADTECHNO
53%
53%
0 reviews
#45
Wacom
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 120 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 $25 (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 $4,599
Price Distribution of All PC Monitors
No. Of PC Monitors
Average Price
$403
$0 $50 $100 $150 $200 $250 $300 $350 $400 $450 $6,099
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
205
4 stars
210
3 stars
30
2 stars
4
1 star
1
LG logo

User Reviews

5 stars
5,020
4 stars
1,350
3 stars
486
2 stars
229
1 star
353
LG has a higher proportion of 4 and 5 star expert and user reviews for its PC monitors than most other brands.

Over 92% of expert reviews and 86% of user reviews for LG PC monitors are 4 stars or higher. This compares to 90% and 85% respectively across all PC Monitor brands.

Purchasers of LG PC monitors frequently mentioned that the product was easy to use, had a good design and was easily connectable 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 Benq AOC Philips LG
prad.de logo
74%
37 reviews
73%
25 reviews
64%
10 reviews
71%
14 reviews
79%
36 reviews
monitornerds.com logo
91%
20 reviews
91%
23 reviews
89%
14 reviews
90%
7 reviews
90%
18 reviews
Les Numeriques.com logo
85%
24 reviews
87%
11 reviews
79%
17 reviews
81%
17 reviews
73%
12 reviews
Techradar logo
79%
15 reviews
78%
25 reviews
77%
13 reviews
77%
19 reviews
85%
8 reviews
PC Mag logo
77%
17 reviews
73%
24 reviews
72%
14 reviews
74%
7 reviews
75%
11 reviews
playwares.com logo
79%
13 reviews
82%
30 reviews
80%
6 reviews
78%
8 reviews
82%
14 reviews
kitguru.net logo
85%
21 reviews
80%
6 reviews
82%
17 reviews
81%
16 reviews
Expert Reviews logo
75%
11 reviews
77%
15 reviews
80%
15 reviews
77%
15 reviews
87%
3 reviews
Digital Versus logo
90%
14 reviews
91%
9 reviews
76%
11 reviews
80%
12 reviews
76%
11 reviews
altomdata.dk logo
80%
15 reviews
80%
6 reviews
78%
14 reviews
76%
16 reviews
75%
2 reviews
tweakers.net logo
90%
10 reviews
94%
7 reviews
80%
9 reviews
91%
9 reviews
91%
16 reviews
gadgetspeak.com logo
80%
16 reviews
82%
17 reviews
80%
17 reviews
chip.com.tr logo
84%
4 reviews
85%
25 reviews
86%
18 reviews
91%
2 reviews
Chip.de logo
86%
14 reviews
85%
4 reviews
76%
4 reviews
79%
5 reviews
82%
21 reviews
benchmark.pl logo
92%
10 reviews
90%
1 review
88%
8 reviews
88%
8 reviews
89%
13 reviews
Trusted Reviews logo
76%
7 reviews
75%
11 reviews
79%
10 reviews
80%
4 reviews
70%
4 reviews
techadvisor.co.uk logo
79%
8 reviews
79%
10 reviews
81%
10 reviews
78%
5 reviews
85%
2 reviews
computertotaal.nl logo
89%
7 reviews
87%
6 reviews
80%
6 reviews
84%
8 reviews
87%
6 reviews
topnewreview.com logo
83%
6 reviews
77%
7 reviews
77%
9 reviews
83%
4 reviews
82%
3 reviews
erenumerique.fr logo
84%
8 reviews
81%
4 reviews
79%
8 reviews
83%
5 reviews
83%
4 reviews
Other Expert Sites
59%
467 reviews
68%
347 reviews
61%
347 reviews
62%
252 reviews
64%
207 reviews
Average
82%
728 reviews
81%
587 reviews
78%
584 reviews
80%
466 reviews
81%
393 reviews

How Many Industry Awards Have LG PC Monitors Received?

After checking thousands of expert review websites we found 161 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 161 awards for its PC monitors.

Compare all award winning PC monitors

Number of Awards Asus Benq AOC Philips LG
hardware.info logo
17
16
11
10
11
kitguru.net logo
21
5
15
15
uk.hardware.info logo
10
13
12
7
8
prad.de logo
14
10
5
1
10
chip.com.my logo
11
10
7
4
2
tomshardware.com logo
9
14
7
1
3
tomshardware.co.uk logo
10
11
8
1
2
ua.gecid.com logo
17
1
2
5
3
Expert Reviews logo
5
6
10
4
2
greentechreviews.ru logo
14
8
3
altomdata.dk logo
7
3
8
6
1
xfastest.com logo
12
3
6
4
Les Numeriques.com logo
8
5
6
3
1
HEXUS.net logo
7
5
5
5
1
3dnews.ru logo
13
7
1
1
gamezoom.net logo
1
9
10
benchmark.pl logo
2
5
7
6
Digital Versus logo
8
6
2
2
1
xtremehardware.com logo
4
4
5
5
PC Mag logo
6
5
4
3
Other Expert Sites
348
171
191
113
92
Total
544
292
323
199
161

How Reliable Are LG PC Monitors?

We checked over 100,000 reviews to find comments about the reliability of LG PC monitors. over 410 of these reviews mention reliability of which 83% were positive. Therefore the vast majority of LG PC monitor owners and reviewers thought the product was reliable.

83% 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

A lovingly built gaming rig will be all for naught if the video it produces is rendered as a blurry
gameaxis.com
robust IPS color quality
PC Mag
you get a robust monitor suitable for gaming an
monitornerds.com
it's very sturdy
in.ign.com
like the LG built in options
amazon.co.uk
Has built in speakers which aren't half bad - It has 2 HDMI ports
Amazon
the stand is quite sturdy
Bestbuy.com
surprisingly the speakers are pretty decent for built in (dont expect any thumping lows
Bhphotovideo.com

NOT RELIABLE

these do not seem to be robust being only screwed into plastic
Amazon
The build quality isn't anything special
amazon.co.uk
build quality is flimsy
Newegg.com
So I had to return the first one because something was broke inside
Bhphotovideo.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 22MB35PI ($90), the LG 24MK600MB ($109) and the LG 32UL950W ($1,297).

LG Dynamic Action Sync

LG PC monitors that feature Dynamic Action Sync include the LG 24MK430HB ($91), the LG 25UM58P ($186) and the LG 27MK430H ($171).

LG Screen Split 2.0

LG PC monitors that feature Screen split 2.0 include the LG 25UM58P ($186), the LG 32UL750W ($350) and the LG 27UK670 ($359).

LG Das Mode

LG PC monitors that feature das mode include the LG 34WK650W ($320), the LG 27UL850W ($399) and the LG 27UK600-W ($0).

What is the Best Mid-Range LG PC Monitor?

LG 29WN600W

$200.00
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29"
UW-
UXGA
RESOLU-
5ms
RESPONSE TIME
178°
VERTICAL
178°
HORIZONTAL
A+

A great mid range choice, priced at $200 is the LG 29WN600W, which has a Kagoo Score of 84.

Features We Love:
Big display diagonal (29")
2560 x 1080 pixels resolution
Built-in speaker
Supports NVIDIA G-Sync
Headphone out

A fully featured and top-rated 29" PC screen, with a fair price. It has a built-in speaker, a headphone out and an HDMI and supports NVIDIA G-Sync.

95
Reviews
9 Reviews
84
Features
Fully-Featured
85
Popularity
Widely Available
83
Value for Money
Very Good
84
Kagoo Score
Excellent

Owners report that LG 29WN600W has great user reviews with an average user rating of 89%.

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What is the Best High End LG PC Monitor?

LG 27GL83AB

$300.00
eBay
LG 27GL83AB
Buy Now
LG 27GL83AB
27"
2560 X 1440
PIXELS
RESOLUTION
1ms
RESPONSE TIME
178°
VERTICAL
178°
HORIZONTAL
B

If you're looking for a high end LG PC monitor then the LG 27GL83AB takes some beating. It has a Kagoo Score of 76, but is a bit more expensive at $300.

Features We Love:
2560 x 1440 pixels resolution
Big display diagonal (27")
Faster than average response time (1ms)
Headphone out
Supports NVIDIA G-Sync

Multiple reviews mentioned that this flatpanel monitor has an outstanding picture quality, good colour saturation and it's very good-looking. It's a fully featured and excellently reviewed 27" flatpanel monitor. It has a headphone out, an HDMI and an HDCP and supports NVIDIA G-Sync.

97
Reviews
100 Reviews
81
Features
Fully-Featured
66
Value for Money
Good
76
Kagoo Score
Very Good

Customers report that LG 27GL83AB has outstanding user reviews with an average user rating of 92%, based on 96 reviews.

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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?

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