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Should You Buy an LG PC Monitor?

Updated 06 November 2019 by Matthew
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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 4,400 PC monitors.

LG are recognised for their wide selection of mid-range and award winning PC monitors. Their PC monitors start at $59 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 $2,000 for the 55LV35A-5B which has a display diagonal of 55" and is a PC monitor that has a resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD). The average price of a new LG PC monitor is $371.

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. 5 best PC monitor brand.

Our detailed analysis taking into account all of the above factors found that LG is the 5th best PC monitor brand out there.

#1
Taiwan
95%
95%
16,271 reviews
#2
Taiwan
93%
93%
10,186 reviews
#3
United States
93%
93%
8,486 reviews
#4
Taiwan
92%
92%
2,650 reviews
#5
LG
South Korea
92%
92%
8,288 reviews
#6
HP
United States
92%
92%
4,533 reviews
#7
South Korea
89%
89%
7,249 reviews
#8
Taiwan
89%
89%
10,030 reviews
#9
AOC
Taiwan
88%
88%
7,579 reviews
#10
NEC
Japan
85%
85%
444 reviews
#11
Netherlands
83%
83%
1,540 reviews
#12
China
82%
82%
878 reviews
#13
MSI
82%
82%
340 reviews
#14
81%
81%
41 reviews
#15
Japan
79%
79%
2,380 reviews
#16
Japan
79%
79%
561 reviews
#17
74%
74%
349 reviews
#18
V7
73%
73%
9 reviews
#19
GeChic
73%
73%
53 reviews
#20
Sceptre
72%
72%
331 reviews
#21
72%
72%
170 reviews
#22
ELO
71%
71%
4 reviews
#23
Japan
70%
70%
1 review
#24
Alienware
United States
70%
70%
427 reviews
#25
Viotek
69%
69%
1 review
#26
LILLIPUT
68%
68%
1 review
#27
AG Neovo
67%
67%
1 review
#28
Pelco
62%
62%
0 reviews
#29
62%
62%
0 reviews
#30
Taiwan
61%
61%
0 reviews
#31
Viewera
60%
60%
0 reviews
#32
Japan
58%
58%
0 reviews
#33
CTL
58%
58%
0 reviews
#34
57%
57%
0 reviews
#35
ViewZ
57%
57%
0 reviews
#36
DoubleSight
56%
56%
0 reviews
#37
Elo TouchSystems
56%
56%
2 reviews
#38
AVUE
55%
55%
0 reviews
#39
55%
55%
0 reviews
#40
Mimo Monitors
55%
55%
0 reviews
#41
Dahua Technology
55%
55%
0 reviews
#42
Aopen
54%
54%
2 reviews
#43
Bematech
54%
54%
0 reviews
#44
Crossover
53%
53%
0 reviews
#45
Wacom
53%
53%
0 reviews
#46
Logik
United Kingdom
53%
53%
0 reviews
#47
Peerless
51%
51%
0 reviews
#48
Ikegami
51%
51%
0 reviews
#49
ADTECHNO
51%
51%
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 140 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, das mode and six axis control 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
$276
$0 $50 $100 $150 $200 $250 $300 $350 $400 $450 $4,099
Price Distribution of All PC Monitors
No. Of PC Monitors
Average Price
$371
$0 $100 $200 $300 $400 $500 $600 $700 $800 $900 $173,299
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
200
4 stars
204
3 stars
30
2 stars
3
1 star
1
LG logo

User Reviews

5 stars
4,751
4 stars
1,285
3 stars
464
2 stars
219
1 star
345
LG has a higher proportion of 4 and 5 star expert reviews for its PC monitors than most other PC monitor brands. However the proportion of 4 and 5 star user reviews are actually lower.

Over 92% 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, thoughtfully designed and good in terms of connectivity. Their PC monitors have also won 180+ awards.

Looking at just the expert reviews, 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 DELL Philips LG
prad.de logo
74%
40 reviews
64%
11 reviews
74%
24 reviews
84%
17 reviews
69%
11 reviews
79%
37 reviews
monitornerds.com logo
90%
27 reviews
90%
21 reviews
90%
27 reviews
88%
18 reviews
91%
9 reviews
90%
18 reviews
Les Numeriques.com logo
84%
28 reviews
79%
19 reviews
87%
11 reviews
79%
15 reviews
81%
16 reviews
73%
12 reviews
PC Mag logo
77%
18 reviews
73%
14 reviews
74%
25 reviews
79%
22 reviews
74%
7 reviews
75%
11 reviews
Techradar logo
79%
18 reviews
77%
14 reviews
78%
26 reviews
79%
6 reviews
77%
19 reviews
85%
8 reviews
playwares.com logo
79%
13 reviews
81%
6 reviews
82%
32 reviews
86%
2 reviews
78%
8 reviews
82%
15 reviews
tweakers.net logo
90%
10 reviews
82%
11 reviews
95%
8 reviews
86%
16 reviews
91%
7 reviews
90%
22 reviews
Expert Reviews logo
75%
11 reviews
79%
21 reviews
78%
16 reviews
74%
7 reviews
79%
14 reviews
87%
3 reviews
Chip.de logo
87%
16 reviews
77%
7 reviews
85%
4 reviews
85%
17 reviews
77%
4 reviews
82%
23 reviews
altomdata.dk logo
81%
17 reviews
77%
15 reviews
83%
9 reviews
86%
8 reviews
73%
15 reviews
75%
2 reviews
kitguru.net logo
86%
24 reviews
83%
20 reviews
80%
6 reviews
85%
2 reviews
81%
14 reviews
Digital Versus logo
90%
16 reviews
76%
11 reviews
92%
10 reviews
90%
6 reviews
80%
11 reviews
76%
11 reviews
chip.com.tr logo
87%
6 reviews
85%
31 reviews
86%
17 reviews
91%
2 reviews
gadgetspeak.com logo
84%
1 review
81%
19 reviews
80%
16 reviews
80%
2 reviews
80%
16 reviews
CNET.com logo
76%
14 reviews
80%
37 reviews
Trusted Reviews logo
76%
7 reviews
78%
12 reviews
74%
13 reviews
81%
10 reviews
80%
4 reviews
70%
4 reviews
techadvisor.co.uk logo
80%
7 reviews
81%
12 reviews
79%
10 reviews
80%
10 reviews
78%
5 reviews
85%
2 reviews
benchmark.pl logo
92%
10 reviews
88%
8 reviews
90%
4 reviews
88%
8 reviews
89%
14 reviews
computertotaal.nl logo
88%
9 reviews
80%
6 reviews
89%
7 reviews
77%
3 reviews
84%
7 reviews
87%
6 reviews
topnewreview.com logo
80%
8 reviews
80%
12 reviews
77%
7 reviews
60%
1 review
78%
6 reviews
82%
4 reviews
Other Expert Sites
60%
500 reviews
61%
419 reviews
69%
378 reviews
65%
249 reviews
63%
248 reviews
65%
224 reviews
Average
82%
800 reviews
79%
689 reviews
81%
629 reviews
81%
452 reviews
79%
446 reviews
81%
418 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 given to 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 DELL Philips LG
hardware.info logo
18
14
18
7
9
17
uk.hardware.info logo
12
17
13
5
8
11
kitguru.net logo
24
18
5
2
13
prad.de logo
17
5
10
4
1
10
tomshardware.com logo
9
8
14
6
2
3
tomshardware.co.uk logo
10
8
11
8
2
2
chip.com.my logo
11
7
10
3
4
3
altomdata.dk logo
8
9
6
6
5
1
ua.gecid.com logo
15
4
1
5
6
3
PC Mag logo
6
5
5
11
3
HEXUS.net logo
8
7
5
3
5
1
Expert Reviews logo
5
11
6
1
4
2
Les Numeriques.com logo
9
6
5
3
3
1
greentechreviews.ru logo
12
9
5
Digital Versus logo
9
2
7
5
2
1
xfastest.com logo
14
3
5
4
3dnews.ru logo
13
7
1
1
1
prohardver.hu logo
3
1
6
13
gamezoom.net logo
2
10
10
SweClockers.com logo
5
8
3
3
1
Other Expert Sites
366
232
181
141
118
97
Total
576
384
307
220
194
183

How Reliable Are LG PC Monitors?

We checked over 100,000 reviews to find comments about the reliability of LG PC monitors. 370+ of these reviews that 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

robust IPS color quality
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
it seems that only the largest screen in the range has built in speakers
Amazon
One nice little feature is a cable tidy built into the stand to group the power cable etc
amazon.co.uk
great build quality
Bhphotovideo.com
The stand is sturdy
Bestbuy.com

NOT RELIABLE

Only 1 thing to note - stand isnt as sturdy as expected
Amazon
When it did finally arrive the screen was broken
amazon.co.uk
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, das mode and six axis control.

LG Reader Mode

LG PC monitors that feature Reader mode include the LG 24GL600F ($160), the LG 22MB35PI ($68) and the LG 29WK600W ($229).

LG Das Mode

LG PC monitors that feature das mode include the LG 29WK600W ($229), the LG 34WK650W ($335) and the LG 27UL600W ($300).

LG Six Axis Control

LG PC monitors that feature six axis control include the LG 29WK600W ($229), the LG 34WK650W ($335) and the LG 27UL600W ($300).

LG Colour Calibrated

LG PC monitors that feature colour calibrated include the LG 29WK600W ($229), the LG 27UL600W ($300) and the LG 27UL650W ($360).

What is the Best Mid-Range LG PC Monitor?

LG 27GL650F

$239.00
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1080P
RESOLUTION
1ms
RESPONSE TIME
178°
VERTICAL
178°
HORIZONTAL
$68
OVER 5 YEARS
A

A great mid range choice, priced at $239 is the LG 27GL650F, which has a Kagoo Score of 78.

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

A very economical to run and positively reviewed 27" PC monitor, with a very good spec. Customers report that has a 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
$68 Over 5 Years
78
Kagoo Score
Very Good

Multiple reviews mentioned that LG 27GL650F has marvellous user reviews with 100% of buyers recommending this LCD screen to others.

The cheapest price that we could find for the 27GL650F in the US is $239.00 and in total we found 4 prices for it.

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What is the Best High End LG PC Monitor?

LG 34WK650W

$335.00
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UW-
UXGA
RESOLU-
34"
5ms
RESPONSE TIME
178°
VERTICAL
178°
HORIZONTAL
A

If you're looking for a high end LG PC monitor then the LG 34WK650W takes some beating. It has a Kagoo Score of 81, but is a bit more expensive at $335.

Features We Love:
Das mode
Six axis control
Screen split 2.0
Big display diagonal (34")
2560 x 1080 pixels resolution

A fully featured and critically acclaimed 2560 x 1080 (UW-UXGA) pixels resolution PC monitor, with a good price and display diagonal. It has a built-in speaker and a headphone out and features Picture-in-Picture support and Plug & Play.

94
Reviews
13 Reviews
82
Features
Fully-Featured
76
Popularity
Quite Popular
77
Value for Money
Very Good
81
Kagoo Score
Excellent

Multiple reviews mentioned that LG 34WK650W has very good expert reviews and terrific user reviews with an average overall rating of 89%, based on 13 reviews.

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What is the Best Budget Choice LG PC Monitor?

LG 22TK410V

$180.40
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22"
1080P
RESOLUTION
5ms
RESPONSE TIME
160°
VERTICAL
170°
HORIZONTAL
$59
OVER 5 YEARS
A

At only $180.40 and with a Kagoo Score of 79 the LG 22TK410V makes a great budget choice.

Features We Love:
1920 x 1080 (Full HD) pixels resolution (1920x1080 pixels)
Built-in USB hub
Built-in speaker
TV tuner integrated
HDMI

A very economical to run and positively reviewed 22" LCD screen, with a very good spec and a low price. Multiple reviews mentioned that this LCD screen has a brilliant picture quality, very good sound quality and it's very well designed.

96
Reviews
266 Reviews
82
Features
Fully-Featured
72
Value for Money
Good
92
Running Costs
$59 Over 5 Years
79
Kagoo Score
Very Good

Multiple reviews mentioned that LG 22TK410V has outstanding user reviews with 100% of buyers recommending this PC display to others.

The cheapest price that we could find for the 22TK410V in the US is $180.40 but in total we found only 1 price for it.

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Find the best LG PC monitor for you by checking our complete list of over 1,249 PC monitors
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 Das Mode
LG Six Axis Control
LG Colour Calibrated
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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