LG 29UB67 vs Samsung U28E850R

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LG 29UB67
Samsung U28E850R

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Reasons For

11 Reasons For
1" bigger screen size Edit
The LG 29UB67 has a screen size of 29", however the Samsung U28E850R is only a 28" PC monitor (1" smaller). Read more

The display diagonal is a measure of the size of the monitor. It is measured from one corner of the screen to the diagonally opposite corner of the screen.

A bigger display diagonal means that the screen will be larger and better for displaying lots of content or for seeing the detail in photos and videos.

11% wider vertical viewing angle Edit
The LG 29UB67 is a 178° vertical viewing angle PC monitor. That's 18° wider than the Samsung U28E850R (160°).
8° wider horizontal viewing angle Edit
The LG 29UB67 has a horizontal viewing angle of 178°, however the Samsung U28E850R is only a 170° horizontal viewing angle PC monitor (8° narrower).
A little bigger display diagonal Edit
The LG 29UB67 has a display diagonal of 73.66cm, however the Samsung U28E850R is only a 70cm display diagonal PC monitor (3.66cm smaller).
Moderately lower annual energy consumption Edit
The LG 29UB67 has an annual energy consumption of 54kWh, but the Samsung U28E850R is a 56kWh annual energy consumption PC monitor (2kWh higher).
63.3mm shorter Edit
The LG 29UB67 is a 321.2mm tall PC monitor, whereas the Samsung U28E850R is a 384.5mm tall PC monitor (63.3mm taller).
£130 cheaper
The LG 29UB67 costs £130 less than the Samsung U28E850R.
Available from 12 shops
A greater number of stores increases the chances of this PC monitor remaining in stock and also increases the price competition amongst retailers for the product.
18% cheaper to run
The LG 29UB67 only costs £52.71 to run over five years but the Samsung U28E850R costs £64.32 to run (22% more). Read more
Better energy efficiency rating
The energy efficiency rating of the LG 29UB67 is "B", however the rating of the Samsung U28E850R is "B".
User reviews are a lot better
The LG 29UB67 has an average user review score of 90% based on 2 reviews, however the Samsung U28E850R has an average rating of 77% (based on 23 reviews).
7 Reasons For
Brighter display brightness Edit
The Samsung U28E850R has a display brightness of 370 cd/m², but the LG 29UB67 is only a 300 cd/m² display brightness PC monitor (70 cd/m² dimmer).
Faster response time Edit
The Samsung U28E850R is a 1ms response time PC monitor. That's 4ms faster than the LG 29UB67 (1ms). Read more

The response time on a PC monitor is a measure of how quickly the monitor reacts to image data sent by the computer's graphics card. Fast response times are particularly important for gamers, who should ideally look for a response time of 8 milliseconds or less.

A faster (shorter) response time is better because fast moving graphics will appear smoother and the gaming experience will feel more responsive.

28% lighter Edit
The Samsung U28E850R is a 4.9kg weight PC monitor. That's 1.4kg lighter than the LG 29UB67 (4.9kg).
3% shallower Edit
Samsung U28E850R is 60.7mm deep. That's 1.3mm shallower than the LG 29UB67 (60.7mm).
Moderately narrower Edit
The Samsung U28E850R has a width of 661.1mm, however the LG 29UB67 is a 703mm wide PC monitor (41.9mm wider).
More popular
The Samsung U28E850R is a more popular choice amongst buyers. It ranks No. 4820 by sales volume in our PC monitors, but the LG 29UB67 ranks No. 24503.
Higher energy efficiency rating
The energy efficiency rating of the Samsung U28E850R is "B", but the rating of the LG 29UB67 is "B".

Reasons Against

7 Reasons Against
24% dimmer display brightness Edit
The LG 29UB67 has a display brightness of 300 cd/m², however the Samsung U28E850R is a 370 cd/m² display brightness PC monitor (70 cd/m² brighter).
80% slower response time Edit
The LG 29UB67 is a 5ms response time PC monitor. That's 4ms slower than the Samsung U28E850R (1ms). Read more

The response time on a PC monitor is a measure of how quickly the monitor reacts to image data sent by the computer's graphics card. Fast response times are particularly important for gamers, who should ideally look for a response time of 8 milliseconds or less.

A faster (shorter) response time is better because fast moving graphics will appear smoother and the gaming experience will feel more responsive.

22% heavier Edit
The LG 29UB67 is a 6.3kg weight PC monitor. That's 1.4kg heavier than the Samsung U28E850R (4.9kg).
3% deeper Edit
The LG 29UB67 has a depth of 62mm. That's 1.3mm deeper than the Samsung U28E850R (60.7mm).
A bit wider Edit
The LG 29UB67 is a 703mm wide PC monitor, whereas the Samsung U28E850R is a 661.1mm wide PC monitor (41.9mm narrower).
Over one year older
The LG 29UB67 is older than the Samsung U28E850R by 18 months.
Worse selling
The LG 29UB67 ranks No. 24503 by sales volume, however the Samsung U28E850R ranks No. 4820.
10 Reasons Against
1" smaller screen size Edit
The Samsung U28E850R has a screen size of 28", but the LG 29UB67 is a 29" PC monitor (1" bigger). Read more

The display diagonal is a measure of the size of the monitor. It is measured from one corner of the screen to the diagonally opposite corner of the screen.

A bigger display diagonal means that the screen will be larger and better for displaying lots of content or for seeing the detail in photos and videos.

Narrower vertical viewing angle Edit
The Samsung U28E850R is a 160° vertical viewing angle PC monitor. That's 18° narrower than the LG 29UB67 (160°).
8° narrower horizontal viewing angle Edit
The Samsung U28E850R has a horizontal viewing angle of 170°, but the LG 29UB67 is a 178° horizontal viewing angle PC monitor (8° wider).
A bit smaller display diagonal Edit
The Samsung U28E850R has a display diagonal of 70cm, but the LG 29UB67 is a 73.66cm display diagonal PC monitor (3.66cm bigger).
Marginally higher annual energy consumption Edit
The Samsung U28E850R has an annual energy consumption of 56kWh, whereas the LG 29UB67 is a 54kWh annual energy consumption PC monitor (2kWh lower).
17% taller Edit
The Samsung U28E850R has a height of 384.5mm, however the LG 29UB67 is a 321.2mm tall PC monitor (63.3mm shorter).
£130 more expensive
The Samsung U28E850R is more expensive than the LG 29UB67 by £130.
Not as many stockists
Only 13 retailers sells the Samsung U28E850R, however 25 sellers sell the LG 29UB67. Read more
Smaller numbers of stores reduces the chances of this PC monitor remaining in stock and also reduces the price competition amongst retailers for the product.
More expensive to run over five years by 22%
Over five years the running costs of the Samsung U28E850R are £64.32 which is £11.61 more than the LG 29UB67. Show assumptions.
A lot Lower user review Score
The Samsung U28E850R only has an average user rating of 77%, but the LG 29UB67 has an average user rating of 90% (based on 2 reviews).

Average Expert Rating

No reviews found

Average User Rating

Date Released

21 months Ago 3 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ 49.67
Electricity cost - standby £ 3.04
Total running cost £ 52.71
Purchase price £ 249.97
Total cost of ownership £ 302.68
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Electricity cost - switched on £ 62.49
Electricity cost - standby £ 1.83
Total running cost £ 64.32
Purchase price £ 379.97
Total cost of ownership £ 444.29
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Energy Efficiency Class

Environmental Impact

0.26T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.26 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
7
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
0.32T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.32 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
8
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.

Display

Screen Size
29"
BEST
28"
Dynamic Contrast Ratio
 5000000:1
BEST
 5000000:1
Display Type
 LED
 LED
Graphics Resolution
 2560 x 1080
 3840 x 2160
 2560 x 1080
 3840 x 2160
BEST
Backlight Type
 W-LED
BEST
 W-LED
Display Surface
 Matt
 Matt
HD Type
 4K Ultra HD
 4K Ultra HD
BEST
HDCP
 HDCP
Unknown - Click to provide data
SRGB Display Feature
 SRGB display feature
Unknown - Click to provide data
Viewable Height
Unknown - Click to provide data 341.28mm
Viewable Width
Unknown - Click to provide data 620.93mm
Aspect Ratio
 21:9
 21:9
Vertical Scan Range
56 - 61 Unknown - Click to provide data
Horizontal Scan Range
30 - 90 Unknown - Click to provide data
Pixel Pitch
0.264 x 0.264 0.16 x 0.16
Vertical Viewing Angle
178°
BEST
160°
Horizontal Viewing Angle
178°
BEST
170°
Typical Contrast Ratio
 1000:1
 1000:1
Display Diagonal
73.66cm
BEST
70cm
Display Technology
 IPS
 IPS
Display Brightness
300 cd/m² 370 cd/m²
BEST
Response Time
5ms 1ms
BEST
DDC/CI
 DDC/CI
Unknown - Click to provide data
Color Gamut
Unknown - Click to provide data 72%
Screen Shape
 Flat
 Flat
Native Aspect Ratio
 21:9
 16:9
 21:9
 16:9
Supported Number of Colours Display
 16.78 million colours
 1.073 billion colours
 16.78 million colours
 1.073 billion colours
Dynamic Contrast Ratio Marketing Name
 Mega Contrast
 Mega Contrast

Ports & Interfaces

Headphone Out Port
 Headphone out port
Unknown - Click to provide data
Headphone Output
1 1
PC Audio Out Port
 PC Audio out port
Unknown - Click to provide data
DisplayPort
1 1
HDMI Port
2 2
DVI-D Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Mini DisplayPort
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
DVI Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Built-In USB Hub
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Built-in USB hub

Multimedia

Built-In Speaker
 Built-in speaker
Unknown - Click to provide data
RMS Rated Audio Power
10W Unknown - Click to provide data
Loudspeaker
2 Unknown - Click to provide data

Design

Case Colour
 Black
 Black

Performance

Mac Operating System
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Mac operating system
Mean Time Between Failures
50,000h Unknown - Click to provide data

Thin Client

Thin Client Installed
 Thin client installed
 Thin client installed

Networking

Ethernet LAN Port
 Ethernet LAN port
 Ethernet LAN port
WiFi
 WiFi
 WiFi
Bluetooth
 Bluetooth
 Bluetooth

Ergonomics

Picture-in-Picture Mode
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Picture-in-Picture mode
Pivot Angle
Unknown - Click to provide data -1.5 - 91.5
Maximum Height Adjustment
130mm 130mm
Adjustable Height
 Adjustable height
 Adjustable height
Tilt Angle
-5 - 35 -5 - 22
Tilt Adjustment
 Tilt adjustment
 Tilt adjustment
Swivelling Base
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Swivelling base
Swivel Angle Range
Unknown - Click to provide data -25 - 25
VESA Mounting
Unknown - Click to provide data
 VESA mounting
Pivoting Base
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Pivoting base
Plug and Play
 Plug and Play
 Plug and Play
Stand-By LED
 Stand-by LED
 Stand-by LED
Power LED
 Power LED
 Power LED
On/off Switch
 On/off switch
Unknown - Click to provide data
OSD Language
15 Unknown - Click to provide data
On Screen Menu Display
 On screen menu display
Unknown - Click to provide data
LED Indicator
 LED indicator
 LED indicator

Power

Energy Efficiency Class
 B
 B
Power Consumption When Off
0.5W Unknown - Click to provide data
Typical Power Consumption
31W
BEST
39W
Standby Power Consumption
0.5W 0.3W
BEST
Annual Energy Consumption
54kWh
BEST
56kWh
Maximum Power Consumption
46W Unknown - Click to provide data
AC Input Frequency
 47/63
 47/63
AC Input Voltage
 24
 240
 90-240
 9
 90
 100
 100-240
 24
 240
 90-240
 9
 90
 100
 100-240

Operational Conditions

Relative Humidity Operating Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 10 - 80
Operating Temperature Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 10 - 40

Certificates

Certification
 TCO
BEST
 TCO
Energy Star Certificate
 Energy Star certificate
 Energy Star certificate

Weight & Dimensions

Package Weight
10kg
BEST
10.7kg
Packaging Height
405mm
BEST
503mm
Packaging Depth
156mm
BEST
327mm
Packaging Width
814mm 738mm
BEST
Weight With Stand
8.6kg 7.4kg
BEST
Height With Stand
404mm
BEST
421.5mm
Depth With Stand
252.3mm
BEST
260.6mm
Width With Stand
703mm 661.1mm
BEST
Weight
6.3kg 4.9kg
BEST
Height
321.2mm
BEST
384.5mm
Depth
62mm 60.7mm
BEST
Width
703mm 661.1mm
BEST

Packaging Content

Quick Start Guide
 Quick start guide
 Quick start guide
Cable Included
 USB
 AC
 DisplayPort
BEST
 USB
 AC
 DisplayPort
Manual Included
 Manual included
 Manual included

Technical Details

No Flickering
Unknown - Click to provide data
 No flickering
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