Best Budget Monitor LG-22MK600M

Best Budget Monitor 2020 – LG 22MK600M


The LG 22MK600M is a 21.5″ Full HD IPS Display monitor with an aspect ratio of 16:9. It is exceptionally well suited for daily computing and as a gaming monitor, thanks to the 70 Hz refresh rate. With Radeon FreeSync, gamers can experience seamless, fluid movement throughout hi-res, fast-paced games. It has a response time of 5 ms which is not the industry best, but there is almost no motion blur while playing fast paced games. In addition, it has perfect viewing angles, users can view the screen at virtually any angle. It has wonderful color reproduction at its price range, not easily found in this price segment. All this features makes this the best budget monitor in this price segment. Keep reading to know more.
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LG 22MK600M Unboxing

LG 22MK600M Design

This Monitor features a slim bezel on three sides which provides immersive visual experience. The total thickness of the bezels is ~0.5cm from all three sides. Features dimensions of 488.7x182x386.7 (WDH in mm) with Stand and 488.7×66.8×293(WDH in mm) without stand. Total weight stands at 2.7kg with stand and 2.3kg without stand. The overall styling is not too dissimilar to some recent LG models. As for the input ports it has not one but two HDMI ports and one D-Sub. One Headphone out port which is a must for every monitor. As for accessories Power Cord, HDMI, CD, Manual is included in the package.
Size (Inch)21.5″
Panel TypeIPS
Color Gamut (CIE1931)NTSC 72%
Color Depth (Number of Colors)16.7M colors
Aspect Ratio16:9
Resolution1920 X 1080
Brightness (Typ.)250cd/m2(Typ.) 200cd/m2(Min.)
Contrast Ratio(Original)1000:1(Typ.)
Contrast Ratio (DFC)Mega
Response Time (GTG)5ms(Faster)
Viewing Angle(CR≥10)178/178
Surface TreatmentAnti glare ,3H
HDMI – 2H-Frequency: 30~83kHz / V-Frequency: 56~75Hz
D-Sub – 1H-Frequency: 30~83kHz / V-Frequency: 56~75Hz
Headphone Out1
Picture ModeCustom, Reader, Color Weakness, Photo, Cinema, Game
Key LockYes
Response Time ControlYes
DAS ModeYes
Black StabilizerYes
Flicker SafeYes
Smart Energy SavingYes
Automatic StandbyYes
Reader ModeYes
Super + resolutionYes
Color CalibratedYes
OnScreen Control SoftwareYes
Tilt (Angle)-2~15
Input100-240Vac, 50/60Hz
Normal On13.5W
Power Save/Sleep Mode(Max)Under 0.3W
UL (cUL)Yes
CCC (for China)Yes
Windows 10Yes
Set (with Stand)488.7x182x386.7
Set (without Stand)488.7×66.8×293
Set (with Stand)2.7
Set (without Stand)2.3
Standard AccessoryPower Cord, HDMI, CD, Manual
VESA Standard75 x 75

LG 22MK600M Features

AntiGlare 3H is used on the Monitor’s surface. This AntiGlare 3H Filter reduces disturbing reflection, and keeps your screen clear and visible, securing crystal clear viewing on your screen when in-door lightning changes and/or sun light disturbs from outside i.e. when working close to a window. LG’s Flicker-Safe technology protects users’ eyes from fatigue by reducing flickering to almost zero. With a touch of a button user can switch to Reader Mode that allows the reduction of blue light emissions that can be harmful to the eyes. For easy controls and settings joystick is provided at the bottom of the screen. LG 22MK600M also features Dynamic Action Sync, popularly known as DAS mode that minimizes input lag. It is also wall mountable incase if you want to free up some desk space.

Sample Images

NOTE: These images have been clicked through an old mobile so picture quality may not be up to the mark. Tried to capture images with different colors in light and without light.

Best Budget Monitor Conclusion

LG 22MK600M is quite similar to LG’s older model 22mp68vq. In other words you can say LG 22MK600M is more like a refreshed version. I got this monitor from Amazon for INR 8399. In conclusion its a great package for the people who want a budget full HD monitor with no extra frills at a budget. These monitor provides everything that needs to make it a best budget monitor in the price range. I have been using this monitor for 2 weeks now. It is performing quite well in gaming as well as for watching movies in low light. In addition to few coding sessions. Reading is not a problem at all. Programmers/Editors who are working for long hours will be quite satisfied with the Reader Mode.
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