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LG 27MD5K 27"

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LG 27MD5K 27" review: specs and price

LG 27MD5K 27"

Why is LG 27MD5K 27" better than the average?

  • Resolution
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    5120 x 2880pxvs3.23MP
  • Pixel density
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    217ppivs101.39ppi
  • Brightness
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    500nitsvs297.74nits
  • USB ports
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    3vs2.71
  • USB version
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    3vs2.81
  • Audio output power
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    2 x 5Wvs5.69W

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General info

1.supports total tilt
LG 27MD5K 27"
Total tilt adjustment is the ability for the monitor head to move up and down. Tilt adjustment enables a user to change the viewing position of the display, creating a more comfortable view of the screen.
2.Has a swivel stand
LG 27MD5K 27"
A swivel stand allows you to adjust the position of the display left or right, so you can position it to the desired angle.
3.Supports VESA mount
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The VESA mount is a standard used by most manufacturers. A device that supports the VESA mount can be mounted on many different supports, from arms to wall mounts.
4.height

375.2mm

The height represents the vertical dimension of the product. We consider a smaller height better because it assures easy maneuverability.
5.width

625.6mm

The width represents the horizontal dimension of the product. We consider a smaller width better because it assures easy maneuverability.
We consider a thinner chassis better because it makes the product more compact and portable. Thinness is a feature highlighted by many manufacturers of mobile devices, but it is essential for a wide range of products.
We consider a lower weight better because lighter devices are more comfortable to carry. A lower weight is also an advantage for home appliances, as it makes transportation easier, and for many other types of products.
8.bezel size

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The bezel size on a device is the extra space that surrounds the actual screen. The smaller it is the more aesthetically pleasing it appears.
Devices with height adjustment provide a full range of height possibilities resulting in maximum comfort.

Display

Response time is how long it takes for a display to change the state of pixels, in order to show new content. The less time it takes to respond, the less likely it is to blur fast-changing images.
The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
3.resolution

5120 x 2880px

Resolution is an essential indicator of a screen's image quality, representing the maximum amount of pixels that can be shown on the screen. The resolution is given as a compound value, comprised of horizontal and vertical pixels.
Pixel density is a measurement of a screen's resolution, expressed as the number of pixels per inch (PPI) on the screen. A higher pixel density translates into more clarity and sharpness for the images rendered on the screen, thus improving the quality of the viewing experience.
5.has an IPS screen
LG 27MD5K 27"
IPS (In-Plane Switching) is a technology used for LCDs. It was designed to overcome the main limitations of conventional twisted nematic TFT displays: limited viewing angles and low-quality color reproduction. PLS (Plane-to-Line Switching) is a type of IPS screen developed by Samsung, with increased brightness and lower production costs.
OLED (Organic Light-Emitting Diode) displays are formed of organic materials that emit light. They have higher contrast ratios and wider viewing angles compared to LCDs. AMOLED and POLED are types of OLED displays.
Uses LED backlighting, resulting in better image quality, more vibrant colors and richer blacks.
8.has anti-glare coating
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Anti-glare helps to reduce the external reflections of light coming from outside the display.
9.refresh rate

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The frequency at which the screen is refreshed. Higher frequency results in less flickering (less noise) and more natural movement representation in action-intense scenes.

Colors

A nit is a measurement of the light that a display emits, equal to one candela per square meter. Brighter displays ensure a screen's contents are easy to read, even in sunny conditions.
A properly calibrated screen represents colors as they are and i.e. you can conduct a photo shoot while verifying your photos in real time. An internal sensor and/or colorimeter is usually included for trouble-free calibration.
3.display colors

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Number of colors that a display can accurately reproduce.
Contrast ratio is the visual distance between the lightest and the darkest colors that may be reproduced on the display. A high contrast ratio is desired, resulting in richer dark colors and more distinctive color gradation.
An ambient light sensor adjusts the luminance of the device according to the amount of natural light that surrounds it.
6.Adobe RGB coverage

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This shows the percentage of Adobe RGB covered by the device.

Connectivity

1.has an HDMI output
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Devices with a HDMI or mini HDMI port can transfer high definition video and audio to a display.
2.HDMI ports

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More HDMI ports mean that you can simultaneously connect numerous devices, such as video game consoles and set-top boxes.
3.supports Thunderbolt
LG 27MD5K 27"
Thunderbolt is a connection over cable that carries both data and display signals over a single cable, while simultaneously providing power.
4.DisplayPort outputs

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Allows you to connect to a display using DisplayPort.
With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.
6.has a DVI connector
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Devices that have a DVI connector (usually computers and notebooks) can be connected to the TV set.
With more USB ports, you are able to connect more devices.
Newer USB versions are faster and have better power management.
9.Has USB Type-C
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The USB Type-C features reversible plug orientation and cable direction.

Power

How much power the device consumes when it's switched on.
The power consumption in standby mode, also called energy-saving mode, measures the amount of power the device consumes when shut down but still plugged in.
3.annual power consumption

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The more power per year a device consumes, the less energy efficient it is, making it more costly over time.
4.has a sleep timer
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A sleep timer is a function that shuts off the power after a preset amount of time.

Features

1.supports PiP and PaP
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Devices supporting PiP and PaP - Picture in Picture can show two images from different sources at the same time by splitting the viewing window or creating a smaller window inside the bigger image.
2.has stereo speakers
LG 27MD5K 27"
Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.
Audio output power is based on the number of speakers and their power in watts. High audio output power results in loud, clear sounds.
4.Has a remote control
LG 27MD5K 27"
A remote control allows you to control the device remotely. The remote control can be included or optional.
This is a technology which allows separation of the TV screen and the decoder. It is used for pay-to-view TV (like Apple TV).
6.supports Dolby Digital
LG 27MD5K 27"
If the device supports Dolby Digital it can deliver up to six different audio channels (sides) for a much better sound quality.
If a device supports Dolby Digital Plus it can deliver up to fourteen different audio channels (sides) with improved bitrates, for a much better sound quality.
8.has DTS Surround
LG 27MD5K 27"
DTS Surround is a high-quality audio codec that supports up to six audio channels, with good bitrates and audio quality.
9.has a front camera
LG 27MD5K 27"
A front camera, also called secondary camera, can be used for video chats/selfies.

Miscellaneous

1.Has a radio
LG 27MD5K 27"
A built-in FM radio tuner allows you to listen to most of the live-broadcasted FM radio stations without using the internet.

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