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Should You Buy an LG PC Monitor?

Matthew
Updated 24 May 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 $1,359 for the 34WK95U which has a display diagonal of 34" and is a PC monitor that has a resolution of 5120 x 2160. The average price of a new LG PC monitor is $394.

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
Taiwan
95%
95%
15,984 reviews
#2
United States
95%
95%
8,280 reviews
#3
HP
United States
95%
95%
4,627 reviews
#4
Taiwan
94%
94%
2,665 reviews
#5
Taiwan
94%
94%
10,207 reviews
#6
LG
South Korea
93%
93%
8,462 reviews
#7
South Korea
90%
90%
7,734 reviews
#8
Taiwan
90%
90%
10,034 reviews
#9
AOC
Taiwan
89%
89%
7,588 reviews
#10
NEC
Japan
88%
88%
444 reviews
#11
China
85%
85%
973 reviews
#12
Netherlands
85%
85%
1,566 reviews
#13
Japan
82%
82%
565 reviews
#14
82%
82%
41 reviews
#15
Japan
81%
81%
2,379 reviews
#16
MSI
78%
78%
437 reviews
#17
ELO
74%
74%
4 reviews
#18
74%
74%
191 reviews
#19
74%
74%
327 reviews
#20
Sceptre
73%
73%
331 reviews
#21
V7
72%
72%
9 reviews
#22
Alienware
United States
72%
72%
432 reviews
#23
Japan
71%
71%
1 review
#24
GeChic
71%
71%
54 reviews
#25
LILLIPUT
68%
68%
1 review
#26
AG Neovo
64%
64%
1 review
#27
64%
64%
0 reviews
#28
Gigabyte
63%
63%
31 reviews
#29
Viotek
63%
63%
5 reviews
#30
Viewera
62%
62%
0 reviews
#31
Japan
62%
62%
0 reviews
#32
Japan
62%
62%
1 review
#33
Taiwan
61%
61%
0 reviews
#34
ViewZ
60%
60%
0 reviews
#35
CTL
59%
59%
0 reviews
#36
59%
59%
0 reviews
#37
DoubleSight
58%
58%
0 reviews
#38
Elo TouchSystems
57%
57%
2 reviews
#39
AVUE
57%
57%
0 reviews
#40
Hanwha
57%
57%
0 reviews
#41
57%
57%
0 reviews
#42
Wacom
54%
54%
0 reviews
#43
Pelco
53%
53%
0 reviews
#44
Bematech
53%
53%
0 reviews
#45
Mimo Monitors
53%
53%
0 reviews
#46
Feelworld
53%
53%
0 reviews
#47
Peerless
53%
53%
0 reviews
#48
ADTECHNO
53%
53%
0 reviews
#49
Ikegami
53%
53%
0 reviews
#50
Aopen
52%
52%
2 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 90 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 84%.

The average review score for a LG PC monitor is 84%.

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
$346
$0 $50 $100 $150 $200 $250 $300 $350 $400 $450 $2,799
Price Distribution of All PC Monitors
No. Of PC Monitors
Average Price
$394
$0 $50 $100 $150 $200 $250 $300 $350 $400 $450 $8,999
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
201
4 stars
208
3 stars
27
2 stars
2
1 star
1
LG logo

User Reviews

5 stars
4,861
4 stars
1,295
3 stars
473
2 stars
225
1 star
342
LG has a higher proportion of 4 and 5 star expert reviews for its PC monitors than most other brands. However the proportion of 4 and 5 star user reviews are actually lower.

Over 93% of expert reviews and 86% of user reviews for LG PC monitors are 4 stars or higher. This compares to 91% and 86% respectively across all PC Monitor brands.

Purchasers of LG PC monitors frequently mentioned that the product was easy to use, carefully designed and good in terms of connectivity. 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
74%
39 reviews
64%
11 reviews
74%
24 reviews
67%
12 reviews
84%
16 reviews
80%
35 reviews
monitornerds.com logo
90%
26 reviews
90%
20 reviews
91%
26 reviews
91%
10 reviews
88%
18 reviews
90%
18 reviews
Les Numeriques.com logo
84%
28 reviews
79%
19 reviews
87%
11 reviews
81%
16 reviews
80%
14 reviews
76%
11 reviews
PC Mag logo
77%
18 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%
31 reviews
78%
8 reviews
86%
2 reviews
81%
15 reviews
tweakers.net logo
89%
9 reviews
82%
11 reviews
95%
8 reviews
91%
7 reviews
86%
16 reviews
90%
22 reviews
Expert Reviews logo
77%
13 reviews
79%
20 reviews
78%
16 reviews
79%
14 reviews
74%
7 reviews
87%
3 reviews
Chip.de logo
87%
16 reviews
77%
7 reviews
85%
4 reviews
77%
4 reviews
85%
17 reviews
83%
24 reviews
kitguru.net logo
86%
24 reviews
82%
21 reviews
80%
6 reviews
81%
16 reviews
85%
2 reviews
altomdata.dk logo
82%
16 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
chip.com.tr logo
87%
6 reviews
85%
30 reviews
86%
17 reviews
91%
2 reviews
gadgetspeak.com logo
84%
1 review
81%
19 reviews
80%
16 reviews
80%
16 reviews
80%
2 reviews
Trusted Reviews logo
76%
7 reviews
78%
12 reviews
74%
12 reviews
80%
4 reviews
81%
10 reviews
70%
4 reviews
CNET.com logo
76%
13 reviews
80%
36 reviews
techadvisor.co.uk logo
80%
7 reviews
81%
11 reviews
79%
10 reviews
78%
5 reviews
80%
10 reviews
85%
2 reviews
benchmark.pl logo
92%
10 reviews
88%
8 reviews
88%
8 reviews
90%
4 reviews
89%
14 reviews
computertotaal.nl logo
88%
9 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
60%
493 reviews
61%
421 reviews
69%
381 reviews
63%
253 reviews
65%
245 reviews
65%
228 reviews
Average
82%
789 reviews
79%
688 reviews
81%
629 reviews
79%
455 reviews
81%
444 reviews
81%
419 reviews

How Many Industry Awards Have LG PC Monitors Received?

After checking thousands of expert review websites we found 183 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 183 awards for its PC monitors.

Compare all award winning PC monitors

Number of Awards Asus AOC Benq Philips DELL LG
hardware.info logo
18
15
18
10
7
17
uk.hardware.info logo
12
17
13
8
5
11
kitguru.net logo
24
18
5
15
2
prad.de logo
17
5
10
2
4
10
tomshardware.com logo
9
8
14
2
6
3
tomshardware.co.uk logo
10
8
11
2
8
2
chip.com.my logo
11
7
10
4
3
3
altomdata.dk logo
8
9
6
5
6
1
ua.gecid.com logo
14
4
1
6
5
3
PC Mag logo
6
5
5
11
3
HEXUS.net logo
8
7
5
6
3
1
Expert Reviews logo
5
11
6
4
1
2
greentechreviews.ru logo
13
9
5
Les Numeriques.com logo
9
6
5
3
3
1
Digital Versus logo
9
2
7
2
5
1
xfastest.com logo
14
4
5
3
prohardver.hu logo
3
1
6
14
3dnews.ru logo
13
7
1
1
1
01net.com logo
6
4
1
4
3
3
gamezoom.net logo
1
10
10
Other Expert Sites
368
237
185
117
138
94
Total
578
387
309
201
217
183

How Reliable Are LG PC Monitors?

We checked over 100,000 reviews to find comments about the reliability of LG PC monitors. over 380 of these reviews mention reliability of which 86% were positive. Therefore the vast majority of LG PC monitor owners and reviewers thought the product was reliable.

86% 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
it's very sturdy
in.ign.com
you get a robust monitor suitable for gaming an
monitornerds.com
robust IPS color quality
IT Reviews.com
robust color reproduction
PC Mag
The sturdy stand is great
amazon.co.uk
It's very sturdy
Bhphotovideo.com
microphone or built in web-cam
Bestbuy.com
The base is sturdy (which is important for a screen this large
Walmart.com
15% faster with the built in overclock that you set once
Newegg.com
very sharp view has been very reliable [This review was collected as part of a promotion
Tesco.com

NOT RELIABLE

Only 1 thing to note - stand isnt as sturdy as expected
Amazon
I suspect can be easily broken
amazon.co.uk
The stand of the monitor is not robust
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 24GL600FB ($250), the LG 27UK850W ($425) and the LG 27UL600W ($314).

LG Dynamic Action Sync

LG PC monitors that feature Dynamic Action Sync include the LG 25UM58P ($208), the LG 24GL600FB ($250) and the LG 27MK430H ($200).

LG Screen Split 2.0

LG PC monitors that feature Screen split 2.0 include the LG 25UM58P ($208), the LG 32QK500 ($0) and the LG 34WK650W ($330).

LG Das Mode

LG PC monitors that feature das mode include the LG 27UK850W ($425), the LG 27UL600W ($314) and the LG 27UL650W ($419).

What is the Best Mid-Range LG PC Monitor?

LG 27GL650FB

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A great mid range choice, priced at $250 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 positively reviewed and very economical to run 27" LCD screen, with a very good spec. Multiple reviews mentioned that this LCD screen hasa good screen, it has good colour saturation and it's well designed.

95
Reviews
4 Reviews
81
Features
Fully-Featured
69
Value for Money
Good
86
Running Costs
$64 Over 5 Years
78
Kagoo Score
Very Good

Purchasers report that LG 27GL650FB has excellent user reviews with 100% of buyers recommending this PC monitor to others.

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Review: LG 27GL650F-B 27 Inch Full HD Ultragear Gaming Monitor with 144Hz Refresh Rate and HDR 10
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What is the Best Budget Choice LG PC Monitor?

LG 27MK430H

$199.62
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27"
1080P
RESOLUTION
5ms
RESPONSE TIME
178°
VERTICAL
178°
HORIZONTAL
$62
OVER 5 YEARS

At only $199.62 and with a Kagoo Score of 85 the LG 27MK430H makes a great budget choice.

Features We Love:
Dynamic Action Sync
1920 x 1080 (Full HD) pixels resolution (1920x1080 pixels)
Big display diagonal (27")
Headphone out
HDMI

An astonishingly highly rated and very economical to run 27" PC display, with a very good spec and a low price.

96
Reviews
5 Reviews
84
Features
Fully-Featured
83
Popularity
Widely Available
80
Value for Money
Very Good
90
Running Costs
$61 Over 5 Years
85
Kagoo Score
Excellent

Owners report that LG 27MK430H has brilliant user reviews with an average user rating of 93%.

The cheapest price that we could find for the 27MK430H in the US is $199.62 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 Budget Choice LG PC Monitor?

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