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LG 29UB65P PC Monitor

29" 5000000:1 LED 1 Dec 2013
Screen Size Dynamic Contrast Ratio Display Type Thunderbolt Port Release Date
The 21:9 ratio is the perfect professional fit for software engineers, video / sound editors, and graphic designers. Imagine 2 conventional high quality monitors attached for multi-tasking, but... More
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LG Ultrawide 29 21_9 vs Philips 27 16_9 1080p Display Comparison 29UB65-P
LG 21:9 UltraWide 29UB65, TV Review
LG 29UB65 29 UltraWide Monitor - PB Tech Expert Review (29UB65-P)

22 Reasons For

Expert Reviews Are Excellent

Expert review site prad.de scored this PC screen 100 out of 100. The flatpanel monitor expert review sites think this medium monitor is one of the very best PC screens of a comparable age and type.

Good User Reviews

On average, people who bought this PC screen rated it as 83%.

Good Picture Quality

Several LG 29UB65 owners thought it had good colour saturation.

Two LG 29UB65 owners considered that the LG 29UB65 had good picture quality. Brian Merritt scored the product 5 stars and he said in his review of this PC monitor on Amazon “Colours are much deeper and richer on this LED monitor than the old one, so any work with colours and graphics are done exclusively on this screen”.

One LG 29UB65 reviewer reckoned that the LG 29UB65 had clear images. Two years ago J. Harris wrote “The clarity is incredible and the matt finish to the screen prevents any glare”.

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Easy to Use

Several people who bought this PC monitor considered that it was easy to use. Andy Mann wrote on Amazon “Great screen, screen split software is handy too” in his review. M. Rafati wrote on Amazon “I prefer my older LG which produces more natural colours, easier to control and consuming less energy!I was lucky to find it at a good price(under” nonetheless they only gave the product a score of 60 out of 100. Peter Richardson wrote “Angle adjustability, bright with good colour resolution, user interface fairly intuitive” in his review of this PC monitor.

Several LG 29UB65 owners said in their reviews that this PC monitor was easy to assemble.

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Nice Design

A few customers who bought it thought it was good looking. J. Harris said “Truly beautiful” in their review of this PC monitor. Jeffrey Ian Baskett rated this PC monitor as excellent and he mentioned “Easy to assemble, beautiful sceen”. Shaun Oldham mentioned in his LG 29UB65 review on Amazon “For games that support the ultra wide screen they are gorgeous” and rated this PC monitor 5 stars.

One customer who purchased this PC monitor reckoned that it was a good design. Arif Rashid said “The colours are amazing as is the design”.

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Good Connectivity

One person said in their reviews that the product was good in terms of HDMI connections. In October last year Kevin Figg gave it a rating of 5 stars and he mentioned “The picture quality via HDMI is as good as you'd expect” in his review.

Good Environmental Credentials

One LG 29UB65 reviewer who reviewed the LG 29UB65 reckoned that it was good in terms of power usage. In October last year Kevin Figg gave it a rating of 5 stars and he wrote on Amazon “The power saving alone makes me happy” in his review.

Robust

One customer who reviewed the product concluded that it was well made. Anthony Millar wrote “A solid build with adequate sound for most uses” in his review of this PC monitor.

Good Product Quality

One customer who reviewed this PC monitor considered that it was good quality. M. Rafati said in their review of this PC monitor “Picture quality is average, not bad.” .

Good Size

One LG 29UB65 reviewer who bought this PC monitor considered that it was a good height.

LG Has Good PC Monitor Reviews

LG is one of the superior PC screen brands according to average reviews from users and experts, and LG also has good reviews for its medium monitors.

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LED Display Type

This flatpanel monitor has an LED display type, which is the most frequently found display type on medium monitors that came out more than two years ago.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the other flatpanel monitors that have an LED Display currently available including because of it's better review score, the Asus MX279H[plb_1460434_price], or the AOC Q2770[plb_2119581_price].

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The LG 29UB65 has a built-in speaker, unlike most of the other PC displays of this type and age which do not have a built-in speaker.

There are a number of alternative PC screens with a built-in speaker currently available which you might also want to look at including the AOC Q2770[plb_2119581_price], the Samsung S27D590[plb_2243830_price], or the Benq BL3200[plb_2590821_price] which has better reviews.

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Very Wide Vertical Viewing Angle

Similar spec flatpanel monitors that have been on the market for a comparable time to the 29UB65 have vertical viewing angles of between 50° and 180°. With a vertical viewing angle of 178 degrees, the LG 29UB65 has a very wide vertical viewing angle compared to most of the other PC displays of this age and type.

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Quite Wide Horizontal Viewing Angle

At 178 degrees, the LG 29UB65 has a very wide horizontal viewing angle compared to most of the other LCD screens of a comparable type and age to the 29UB65. The narrowest horizontal viewing angle of flatpanel monitors of this age and spec is 60°, the widest is 1,800°, and the average horizontal viewing angle is 170°.

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Two HDMI Ports

The LG 29UB65 is a two HDMI port PC monitor.

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Fairly Bright Display Brightness

With a display brightness of 300 candellas per square meter, the LG 29UB65 has a fairly bright display brightness compared to most of the other medium monitors that have been around for more than two years. The average display brightness of flatpanel monitors that are a similar age to the 29UB65 is 280 cd/m².

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Quite High RMS Rated Audio Power

The LG 29UB65 has one of the higher RMS rated audio powers (7 Watts) amongst medium monitors of this age. The average RMS rated audio power of medium monitors that have been available for more than two years is 5.2W.

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1080p Video Mode

This LCD screen has a 1080p video mode, which is the most frequently found video mode on medium monitors that were launched around the same time as it.

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2560 X 1080 Graphics Resolution

The highest resolution of the LG 29UB65 is 2560 x 1080. That's 33% more resolution than a 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080) flatpanel monitor, which is the most common resolution. 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080) is also found on this LG flatpanel monitor. The worst resolution of all PC displays of a comparable spec and age to the 29UB65 is 640 x 350 and the best is 3840 x 2160.

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Quite Fast Response Time

Medium monitors that are a comparable age to the 29UB65 have response times of between 1ms and 40ms, and the average response time is 6.1ms. The LG 29UB65 has one of the faster response times (only 5 milliseconds) amongst similar spec PC displays of this age.

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Short

PC monitors that have been around for more than two years have heights of between 41mm and 4,800mm, and the average height is 380mm. With a height of only 328.2 millimeters, the LG 29UB65 is one of the shorter similar spec LCD screens that have been around for around the same time as the 29UB65 amongst similar spec flatpanel monitors of this age.

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10 Reasons Against

A Bit Expensive

Some LG 29UB65 reviewers who reviewed it reckoned that it was not cheap. David F wrote two years ago “Far too expensive and more of a gimmick than anything” and gave it a score of 60 out of 100.

Only One USB Type-A Downstream Port

The LG 29UB65 is a one USB Type-A downstream port PC screen.

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Price Increase of £51.40

In the last 8 days the price of the 29UB65 has increased by £51.40.

Not 3D Compatible

The LG 29UB65 is not 3D compatible. Most of the other medium monitors that came out more than two years ago are also not 3D compatible.

Flatpanel monitors which are 3D compatible that might be worth looking at include the 278G4DHSD[pl_1499355_price], or the 272G5DYEB[pl_3175233_price] both from Philips.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Like most of the other medium monitors that were launched more than two years ago, the LG 29UB65 does not have a built-in camera.

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Does Not Have an Integrated Card Reader

Most medium monitors that are a similar age to the 29UB65 do not have an integrated card reader. The LG 29UB65 is no exception to this as it too does not have an integrated card reader.

We compared all the other flatpanel monitors which also have an integrated card reader to this PC screen and we think the DELL U2413[plb_1565290_price] is also worth considering.

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Only HD HD Type

This PC screen has a Full HD HD type, which is the most commonly found HD type on medium monitors that came out around the same time as it.

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Only One USB 2.0 Port

The LG 29UB65 is a one USB 2.0 port PC display.

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Quite Low Maximum Height Adjustment

Across all the PC monitors of this age and spec the maximum height adjustments range from 13mm to 850mm, and the average maximum height adjustment is 130mm. The LG 29UB65 has one of the lower maximum height adjustments (only 110 millimeters) amongst medium monitors of this age.

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Pricey

We think this medium monitor looks expensive compared to other PC displays of a similar type and age. The price range of PC displays of a similar type and age is from £51 to £5,421.

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Running Costs Are Average

The 29UB65 is typical compared to the other 998 PC monitors that have been on the market for more than two years that we have looked at for 5 year running costs. Based on average energy prices, we estimate the 5 year running cost of the 29UB65 is £64.

Released Over Three Years Ago

This LCD screen was released over three years ago.

One Thunderbolt Port

The LG 29UB65 has one thunderbolt port. That's average compared to the other six PC screens of this age and spec that we have assessed the number of thunderbolt ports of.

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Specification

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Screen Size
Display Resolution
Dynamic Contrast Ratio
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3D Compatible
Graphics Resolution
Display Surface
Video Mode
HD Type
HDCP
Aspect Ratio
Display Colour Count
Vertical Viewing Angle
Horizontal Viewing Angle
Display Technology
Display Brightness
Response Time
Native Aspect Ratio
Supported Number of Colours Display
Ports & Interfaces
Thunderbolt Port
Headphone Output
DisplayPort
USB 2.0 Port
HDMI Port
DVI-D Port
DVI Port
USB Type-A Downstream Port
USB Hub Version
Multimedia
Built-In Speaker
Built-In Camera
RMS Rated Audio Power
Loudspeaker
Integrated TV Tuner
Built-In Subwoofer
Design
Case Colour
Performance
Mac Operating System
Windows Operating System
Ergonomics
Pivot Angle
Maximum Height Adjustment
Adjustable Height
Tilt Angle
Rotating
VESA Mount Interface
Wall Mountable
VESA Mounting
Pivoting Base
Plug and Play
Power
Typical Power Consumption
Standby Power Consumption
Weight & Dimensions
Height With Stand
Depth With Stand
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Weight
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Expert Reviews

(3)
29 August 2014

Vertical is an underserved dimension. The 29-inch 29UB65-P 21:9 Ultrawide Monitor from LG is about twice the width of those dusty 4:3 LCD monitors, and when put into portrait mode, will make... Read more…

16 May 2015

KonstrukcjaMonitory z ekranami 21:9 s?u?? przede wszystkim do tego, by podczas grania mie? dos?ownie ?szersze? spojrzenie na sytuacj?, a podczas pracy móc umie?ci? np. du?e okna obok siebie ?... Read more…

Wietna jako obrazu
Wygodne sterowanie
Podstawa o regulowanej wysokoci
Zewntrzny zasilacz
23 June 2014

LG legt die Messlatte im Segment der ultrabreiten 21:9 hoch. Die Optik des LG 29UB65-P mit rahmenlosen Design, Slim-Gehäuse und Klavierlackoberflächen kann überzeugen. Außerdem besitzt der...

User Reviews

(30)
Reviewed 25 September 2014 by Jovi

I recently purchased this monitor and its a incredible viewing experience and the 21:9 aspect ratio is the future but since day one I've been experiencing a distracting amount of backlight bleed... Read more…

Easy To Set Up
Easy To Use
Reviewed 23 July 2015 by Jamie Pounder
(Verified Purchase)

I thought I would add this review, and hope that some gamers read this.

I am primarily a gamer, I game on my PC 80% of the time, and the other 20% is watching movies (which this aspect... Read more…

Reviewed 19 July 2015 by M. Kim "Technology Geek"
(Verified Purchase)

If you're doing a lot of stuff at the same time?! This is the monitor you need. I frequently check my emails using Outlook, and write a lot of documents at the same time. With this 21:9 monitor,... Read more…

Reviewed 4 July 2015 by Kevin Figg
(Verified Purchase)

I was anxious about going from three monitors (19" and two 22") down to this single 29". I am not disappointed. Its great. The picture quality via HDMI is as good as you'd expect. Be... Read more…

Reviewed 3 July 2015 by Dario Krznar
(Verified Purchase)

As a designer I need a great display. Just to be quick, this thing has better picture reproduction than any of my 4 Dells. When you get used to the wide screen (and you will really fast) you won't... Read more…

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Electricity cost when switched on £60.89
Electricity cost when on standby £3.04
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Total running cost over 5 years £63.93
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Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.32 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 9 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers lg 29ub65, lg 29ub65p, lg 2560x1080, lg lgelectronics29ub65, lg lgelectronics29ub65p
Barcodes 00042111783335, 00719192193963, 00803982940339, 04053162879782, 05052916879244, 05053959387963, 07191921939630, 08806084594693, 08806084594709, 08806084689603

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