Follow TechRadar Reviews on Twitter: It’s got an LED backlight. It’s tilt-only in terms of adjustability. For LED backlight Enhanced colour accuracy. What it ain’t, however, is perfect. Subjectively, its black levels are pretty satisfying, too.

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Fortunately then, LG has lavished this screen with more input options than you can shake a dirty stick at.

Following calibration, our objective testing confirms that the screen also offers the largest colour space. This inch monitor may be saddled with the same old TN Twisted Nematic technology as other affordable monitors.

But it has a secret weapon: What’s not to like? But ultimately this is too flawed and pricey.

For starters, it’s not that bright, tipping the scales at just nits. It’s got an LED backlight.

Not only does the WL steal a march on the competition with its advanced backlight technology, it’s also a substantial and expensive looking specimen with its slick HDTV styling. Our Verdict LED tech makes for an intriguing alternative.

Does it s2286l deliver a superior viewing experience. Then there are the touch-sensitive controls. At first glance, very little indeed.


It means that this monitor has significantly fewer pixels than the other inch and inch screens on test.

That said, the screen’s stand isn’t any more versatile than the rest.

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All of which makes the WL the best looking, most advanced and objectively highest performing screen here. TechRadar pro IT insights for business. News Reviews Insights TechRadar. But the real killer is the old school inch What it ain’t, however, is perfect.

LEDs are also quicker to respond to the input signal, use less power LG claims as much as 40 per cent less than CCFL and last longer before significant fade sets in. Follow TechRadar Reviews on Twitter: Moreover, when you get right down to the all-important subjective viewing experience, the colour and contrast is only marginally better than the rest of the monitors and it still lags well behind a good IPS or PVA screen.

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It’s tilt-only in terms of adjustability. It certainly makes the monitor a serious companion for anyone wishing to have a flexible multimedia machine.

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For LED backlight Enhanced colour accuracy. You could, therefore, wire up lv just a PC and games console, but also a further digital box, such as a Blu-ray player — all at the same time. Subjectively, this screen has the most pleasing, natural and convincing colours of our sextet of screens.

LG W2286L LED LCD Monitor

But what about that LED backlight? They’re so infuriatingly fiddly, it’s almost impossible to navigate the OSD menu. As it is, the WL is a slightly odd combination of old and new. It’s almost IPS-like in its subtlety. Against Relatively low resolution Too pricey for a 22 incher. Even better, it tops the table in terms of measured static contrast with a figure just w2286l the 1,to-one mark.

Thanks to LG, however, there is still hope in the w2286ll of the WL inch monitor. Subjectively, its black levels are pretty satisfying, too.