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LG 29UM57-P

LG 29UM57-P PC Monitor

29" Jan 2015
Screen Size Built-In Speaker Release Date
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£57.91 Electricity cost over 5 years. Calculate
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7 Reasons For

Expert Reviews Are Excellent

Flatpanel monitor expert review website liveatpc.com scored this flatpanel monitor 90 out of 100. If all the flatpanel monitors of a similar age and spec are ranked by average expert review score then this PC screen is in the top 9%.

LG Has Good PC Display Reviews

LG medium monitors have good reviews on average and across all PC screens LG is one of the better rated brands.

LED Display Type

This PC display has an led display type, which is the most frequently found display type on PC screens of a comparable type and age to it.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The LG 29UM57-P has a built-in speaker, as do most of the other PC monitors that have been available for more than a year.

It may also be worth considering one of the alternative flatpanel monitors with a built-in speaker currently available including the DELL UZ2315H[plb_2324899_price], the Benq GW2760H[plb_3402570_price], or the AOC Q2577PWQ[plb_3032056_price] which has better reviews.

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Two HDMI Ports

The 29UM57-P is a two HDMI port LCD screen.

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Fairly Big Display Diagonal

At 73 centimeters, the 29UM57-P has a fairly big display diagonal compared to most of the other flatpanel monitors of this type and age. The smallest display diagonal of medium monitors that were launched around the same time as the 29UM57-P is 48cm and the biggest is 600cm.

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2560 X 1080 Graphics Resolution

The highest resolution of the 29UM57-P is 2560 x 1080. That's 33% more resolution than the most frequently found graphics resolution of 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080). Medium monitors that have been around for more than a year graphics resolutions range from 720 x 400 (worst) to 4096 x 2160 (best).

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4 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The LG 29UM57-P does not have a built-in camera, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other PC displays of this type and age also do not have a built-in camera.

It is worth considering alternative PC monitors which also have a built-in camera including the DELL UZ2315H[plb_2324899_price] which is also higher rated.

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Not 3D Compatible

The 29UM57-P is not 3D compatible, although it is worth noting that most of the other medium monitors that were launched around the same time as the 29UM57-P are also not 3D compatible.

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Does Not Have an Integrated Card Reader

Most PC screens that have been around for a comparable time to the 29UM57-P do not have an integrated card reader. The LG 29UM57-P is no exception to this as it too does not have an integrated card reader.

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Only HD HD Type

This PC monitor has a Wide Quad HD HD type, which is typical of many PC screens of a comparable type and age to it.

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2 Other reasons to consider the LG 29UM57-P

Released Over a Year Ago

This LCD screen was released over a year ago.

Running Costs Are OK

This flatpanel monitor has an energy efficiency rating of B, and based on typical usage levels and energy prices we estimate that the 29UM57-P will cost £58 over 5 years to run, which is typical compared to the other 505 flatpanel monitors of a comparable spec and age.

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Expert Reviews

(1)
20 July 2015

There are a few things in life that, once you tried it, you simply can't go back to how it was before. One such thing for me was multiscreen setups. Having extra space for your multiple opened... Read more…

Wide screen
Multiple inputs
Bright
VESA mount
No touch screen

User Reviews

(1)
Reviewed 9 October 2015 by Visa .
(Verified Purchase)

Even though I mostly wrote down cons, I do really love this monitor. Games look phenomenal with it, and you get a little extra FOV with it in FPS games...

Great monitor. Looks beautiful, and the resolution is a big step up from the 720p TV I had earlier. I'm very happy with it. I've been using it for gaming mostly, and it's amazing how well supported it
The main problem with this monitor is compatibility. For instance, the black bars on a Netflix movie still show up on this monitor, causing big black bars on all four sides. I've found a Chrome app to
The only real flaw in the design of the monitor is the stand. It's not very adjustable, so I had to put a box under it. Not a huge issue, but worth mentioning
Also, since this is the inexpensive version of LG's 21 9 monitors, it doesn't have any speakers, USB passthroughs, or any video inputs other than 2 HDMI inputs. Also, if you hook it up with anything l

Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on £56.08
Electricity cost when on standby £1.83
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Total running cost over 5 years £57.91
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Energy Rating
0.29T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.29 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 8 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

Product Identifiers

Barcodes 00719192196766, 08806087138092, 08806087184600, 08806087184617, 08806087286717

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