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LG 24 inches Full HD UltraGear Gaming Monitor Review

If you are shopping for a gaming monitor that is not so big yet delivers the performance you need as a gamer, the LG 24-inch (24GL600F) Full HD UltraGear gaming monitor is a good find. It won’t hurt your budget and it is also lightweight.

LG 24GL600F specs

Size23.6″
Panel TypeTN LCD
TouchscreenNo
Resolution1920 x 1080
Aspect Ratio16:9
Pixels Per Inch (ppi)93 ppi
FinishMatte
Hardness Rating3H
Maximum Brightness300 cd/m2
Contrast Ratio1000:1
Refresh Rate144 Hz
Adaptive-Sync TechnologyFreeSync
Bit Depth / Color Support8-Bit (16.7 Million Colors)
HDR CompatibilityNone
Color Gamut72% NTSC
72% CIE1931
Response Time1 ms (GtG)
Viewing AngleHorizontal: 170°
Vertical: 160°
Dot Pitch0.2715 x 0.2715 mm
Connectivity2 x HDMI
1 x DisplayPort 1.2
1 x 3.5 mm Output
Power Consumption30 W (Typical)
40 W (Eco)
0.3 W (Standby)
AC Input Power100 to 240 VAC, 50 / 60 Hz
Power Adapter TypeExternal

Unboxing

After reviewing a super huge ultra-wide curved monitor comes this sleek, small box LG gaming monitor which belongs to the UltaGear category.

LG 24GL600F Review


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The retail box can easily fit even in your compact car, or even a Lalamove rider can transport this without any problem.

This monitor weighs 4.96kgs only.

Inside the box are the included free HDMI cable, the power cable, the stand, and screws which you need to assemble the monitor.

Assembly

There’s no need to elaborate on this. Even 10th grader can get this working before you eve finish making your coffee. What I mean by this statement is that LG made it very easy for you to assemble this monitor.


LG 24GL600F Review
LG 24GL600F Review

You just need a handy screwdriver to fix a few screws to make stand stable, other than that, you can be up and running with your games in no time.

Upon successful assembly, you need to find where the magic starts. In that photo above, that joystick below the chin of the monitor is where to adjust all the settings you need.

Design

I have a few LG products at home — my smart TV has been around for about five years already, and just last in December 2019, I unboxed the biggest item on the Tech Patrol YouTube channel, a 2-door refrigerator.

The LG 24GL600F Full HD monitor bear the same high-end design, premium quality material evident on the matt finish which is in the long run, is easily maintained.

LG 24GL600F Review
LG 24GL600F Review

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While it has a sturdy and eye-catching design, I’d like to focus on the additional features LG has included on this monitor.

There are two (2) HDMI inputs, which means you can connect two PCs / laptops or other devices at the same time. And should you want to ditch the monitor stand, there’s a VESA compatible mounts.

The monitor stand can only tilt. No height adjustment, and no swivel function. So there, a limited ergonomic feature for a gamer.

LG 24GL600F Review

As for the bezel (as what we call it in the smartphones), the LG 24GL600F has a thick bezel making it look like a small monitor. Other reviewers say it is not suited for a multi-monitor setup.

Overall Performance

Ain’t a perfect one if you are meticulous with color science. No HDR support. And there are some viewing angle issues which you can’t notice if your eyes are untrained.

The lack of crisp and bright colors on this monitor is related to the TN panel. It is not as color-rich as the ones with IPS panels.

LG 24GL600F Review

LG 24GL600F ReviewThe 1ms response time is the best selling point of this monitor, plus the 144Hz refresh rate coupled with AMD FreeSync provides a wonderful experience on fast-paced games like car racing.

However, there are no built-in speakers as well, so you make use of what you have on your laptop or on your PC.

Verdict

This monitor will meet the requirement of the casual players. The LG 24GL600F is recommended if your budget is sub-15k and you want a full HD monitor with dual HDMI input.

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LG 24GL600F Review Summary

Design - 91%
Colors - 91%
Price - 97%
Ergonomics - 95%

94%

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