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LG 29EA73 PC Monitor

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29" 5000000:1 LED Feb 2014
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20 Reasons For

One Industry Award

Benchmark.pl gave this LCD screen a "Great Quality" award.

Good Expert Reviews

On average, based on six expert reviews from sites including PC Mag, Chip.de, digitallife.se and computertotaal.nl the average expert rating of this PC display is 82 out of 100.

Owner Reviews Are Good

On average, based on 48 owner reviews the average owner rating of this LCD screen is 80 out of 100.

Easy to Use

One LG 29EA73 owner who purchased the LG 29EA73 reckoned that it had a touch sensitive screen. Rickz said “The adjustment function are extremely frustrating, they are touch sensitive and positioned under the bottom right of the screen it's very easy to inadvertently brush”.

One LG 29EA73 owner thought the LG 29EA73 was easy to use. Rickz said “This monitor is handy for editing where you need less height more width” in their LG 29EA73 review yet they only gave it a score of 3 stars.

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Reasonably Priced

One LG 29EA73 owner who purchased it considered that it was good value for money. Maria Edwards mentioned in his review of this PC monitor on Amazon “Fantastic value”.

Good Product Quality

One LG 29EA73 owner considered that the product was good quality. Harry Whitter gave it a score of 5 stars and he mentioned in his review of this PC monitor “Great looking monitor, great quality, haven't tested the sound”.

Nice Design

One customer concluded that it was good looking. Daniel Maclean scored it very highly and he wrote “Looks good, my wife even complimented it's style”.

Good Brand

LG medium monitors have good ratings on average and across all LCD screens LG is one of the better rated manufacturers.

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LED Display Type

This flatpanel monitor has an LED display type, which is typical of many flatpanel monitors that have been available for more than two years.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other flatpanel monitors that have an LED Display currently available including the NEC MultiSync EA244[plb_2270820_price] which has better reviews.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The LG 29EA73 has a built-in speaker, unlike most of the other PC screens of this age and type which do not have a built-in speaker.

There are a number of other PC monitors with a built-in speaker currently available which you might want to consider including because of it's better review score, the AOC d2757Ph[plb_1515695_price].

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Fairly Wide Vertical Viewing Angle

At 178 degrees, the LG 29EA73 has a quite wide vertical viewing angle compared to most of the other flatpanel monitors of a similar type and age to the 29EA73. Across all the comparable spec flatpanel monitors that were released around the same time as the 29EA73 the vertical viewing angles range from 50° to 180°.

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Quite Wide Horizontal Viewing Angle

When compared to other flatpanel monitors of a similar age and spec to the 29EA73, the LG 29EA73's horizontal viewing angle of 178 degrees is one of the widest. The horizontal viewing angles of medium monitors that are a comparable age to the 29EA73 range from 60° to 1,800°, and the average horizontal viewing angle is 170°.

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Two HDMI Ports

The LG 29EA73 is a two HDMI port flatpanel monitor.

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Fairly Large Viewable Size Diagonal

The viewable size diagonals of medium monitors that are a comparable age to the 29EA73 range from 21mm to 940mm. The LG 29EA73 has a quite large viewable size diagonal (740 millimeters) compared to most of the other PC displays that were launched around the same time as the 29EA73.

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Quite High RMS Rated Audio Power

PC displays of a comparable age and spec to the 29EA73 have RMS rated audio powers of between 0.5W and 49W, and the average RMS rated audio power is 5.2W. With an RMS rated audio power of 14 Watts, the LG 29EA73 has a quite high RMS rated audio power compared to most of the other medium monitors that were released more than two years ago.

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Fairly Big Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of 74 centimeters, the LG 29EA73 has a quite big display diagonal compared to most of the other flatpanel monitors of a comparable spec and age to the 29EA73. Medium monitors that were released more than two years ago have screen sizes of between 28cm and 770cm, and the average display diagonal is 65cm.

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Fairly Bright Display Brightness

The display brightness of flatpanel monitors of this age and type range from 30 cd/m² to 1,700 cd/m², and the average display brightness is 280 cd/m². At 300 candellas per square meter, the LG 29EA73 has a quite bright display brightness compared to most of the other PC displays of this age and type.

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2560 X 1080 Graphics Resolution

The LG 29EA73 has a maximum resolution of 2560 x 1080. That's 33% more resolution than a 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080) PC display, which is the most frequently found resolution. Across all LCD screens of this type and age the best resolution is 3840 x 2160 and the worst is 640 x 350.

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Quite Fast Response Time

With a response time of only 5 milliseconds, the LG 29EA73 has one of the faster response times amongst comparable spec PC screens of this age. Similar spec LCD screens that have been on the market for a comparable time to the 29EA73 have response times of between 1ms and 40ms.

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Short

The LG 29EA73 is one of the shorter medium monitors that came out around the same time as the 29EA73 (only 318 millimeters) amongst medium monitors of this age. Similar spec LCD screens that were released more than two years ago have heights of between 41mm and 4,800mm.

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7 Reasons Against

Very High Running Costs

The average 5 year running cost of the 29EA73 is £77 based on typical energy prices, which is in the most expensive 17% of all 998 flatpanel monitors of a comparable age and type.

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Not 3D Compatible

Most LCD screens of a comparable age and spec to the 29EA73 are not 3D compatible. The LG 29EA73 is no exception to this as it too is not 3D compatible.

LCD screens which are 3D compatible that might be worth considering include the Asus VG23AH[plb_1411330_price], the AOC d2757Ph[plb_1515695_price], or the Benq XL2411T[plb_1522088_price].

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The LG 29EA73 does not have a built-in camera. Most of the other LCD screens that have been on the market for a comparable time to the 29EA73 also do not have a built-in camera.

We compared all the other LCD screens which also have a built-in camera to this LCD screen and we think the 241P4QPY[pl_1398366_price], or the 231C5[pl_1599727_price] both from Philips or the Apple 27" Cinema Display[plb_1999154_price] which also has a higher rating is also worth considering.

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Does Not Have an Integrated Card Reader

Most PC screens that have been on the market for more than two years do not have an integrated card reader. The LG 29EA73 is no exception to this as it too does not have an integrated card reader.

It is worth considering alternative flatpanel monitors which also have an integrated card reader including the U2413[pl_1565290_price], the U2713H[pl_1518815_price], or the UP2414Q[pl_2251567_price] all from DELL which is also higher rated.

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Only HD HD Type

This PC monitor has a Full HD HD type, which is typical of many PC displays of this type and age.

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Only One USB 2.0 Port

Most PC screens of this age and spec have between one and five USB 2.0 ports, including the LG 29EA73 which has one USB 2.0 port.

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Fairly High Power Consumption When Off

The LG 29EA73 has one of the higher power consumptions when off (0.5 Watts) amongst medium monitors of this age. Across all the comparable spec PC monitors that were launched more than two years ago the power consumptions when off range from 0.005W to 45W.

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1 Other reason to consider the LG 29EA73

Released Over Three Years Ago

It was over three years ago when LG released the 29EA73.

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Expert Reviews

(16)
25 June 2014

When I sold my 27 inch iMac a few years ago and switched to a 13 inch Macbook Air, it took me a little time to get used to having less screen real estate. For the most part I haven't had too much... Read more…

12 February 2014

2013 will be known as the year when PC monitors finally started moving beyond Full HD resolution. Last year we tested a large number of WQHD monitors with 2560x1440 pixels, and today we will... Read more…

22 January 2014

The LG 29EA73-P monitor delivers good all around performance courtesy of a 29-inch ultra-wide IPS panel. I/O ports are plentiful, but the USB ports could be more conveniently located, and the...

8 October 2013

We?ve got our hands on one of LG?s newest in IPS LED display technology here in the LG EA73, one of two such displays with ?Ultra Wide? aspect ratio of 21:9 right out of the box. This 29-inch... Read more…

17 January 2014

Les streamers de bon gout et autres esprits procrastinateurs trouveront rapidement des arguments en faveur d'un écran ultra large sur lequel on peut afficher jusqu'à 4 fenêtres, mais qu'en... Read more…

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User Reviews

(42)
Reviewed 12 June 2013 by Mario G.
(Verified Purchase)

Instructions (same as series 7) and a little effort (~17 screws) for a newegg type made it easy to swap in Plextor m5p. Made it the complete package and now I have a 1tb external drive for... Read more…

Reviewed 23 January 2014 by Chun c.
(Verified Purchase)

Giving it four eggs because it did come with a couple dead pixels. I know I could turn it in but that involves me getting an rma and then paying for the initial return cost and driving all the way... Read more…

Reviewed 1 October 2013 by Jason K.
(Verified Purchase)

When I bought this monitor it was a pre-order and was much less and came with a newegg gift card so it was very worth it. Now I just need to get 2 more...

Reviewed 27 September 2013 by Devon P.
(Verified Purchase)

I was not able to get Split screen working on my GTX 690 so I can't comment on that. This may be my rig somehow. My unit came with 2 software CDs, and no USB cable. Per the included documentation... Read more…

Reviewed 21 August 2013 by Peter j.
(Verified Purchase)

I tried to install a fresh copy of windows 8 without the recovery or restoration image that Samsung installs onto the hard drive. However the embedded BIOS key is not something that can be used... Read more…

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Electricity cost when switched on £76.91
Electricity cost when on standby £7.31
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Total running cost over 5 years £84.22
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Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.42 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 11 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers 29ea73, lg 29ea73, lg 29ea73p, lg electronics 29ea73
Barcodes 00719192192928, 08806084423375, 08806084423382, 08806084445650, 08806084447210

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