Asus PB298 vs LG 29UC88 vs LG 29UM57-P

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Asus PB298
LG 29UC88
LG 29UM57-P

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Reasons For

6 Reasons For
Moderately bigger display diagonal (metric) Edit
The Asus PB298 has a display diagonal (metric) of 73.03cm, however the LG 29UC88 and the LG 29UM57-P are both only 73cm display diagonal PC monitors (0.030000000000001cm smaller).
17% brighter display brightness Edit
The Asus PB298 has a display brightness of 300 cd/m² (as does the LG 29UC88), however the LG 29UM57-P is only a 250 cd/m² display brightness PC monitor (50 cd/m² dimmer).
Higher height adjustment Edit
Asus PB298 is 150mm maximum height adjustment. That's 30mm higher than the LG 29UC88 ().
Height adjustment Edit
The Asus PB298 has a height adjustment, and so does the LG 29UC88, but the LG 29UM57-P does not have a height adjustment.
£6 cheaper
The Asus PB298 costs £6.15 less than the LG 29UC88.
21% cheaper to run
The Asus PB298 only costs £81.27 to run over five years but the LG 29UC88 costs £102.55 to run (26% more) and the LG 29UM57-P costs £91.27 to run (12% more). Read more
8 Reasons For
50 cd/m² brighter display brightness Edit
The LG 29UC88 is a 300 cd/m² display brightness PC monitor, and so does the Asus PB298. That's 50 cd/m² brighter than the LG 29UM57-P (250 cd/m²).
Higher RMS rated power Edit
LG 29UC88 is 14W RMS rated audio power. That's 11W higher than the Asus PB298 (). Read more

RMS rated power is a true measure of the power of the audio system on a monitor. It also sometimes referred to as the Continuous Power. RMS stands for Root Mean Square and is measured in Watts (voltage x current). The RMS rated power is the highest amount of power that an amplifier can deliver continuously without failing.

A higher RMS rated power will provide audio that is louder and cleaner.

Height adjustment Edit
The LG 29UC88 has a height adjustment (as does the Asus PB298), however the LG 29UM57-P does not have a height adjustment.
67% lower power consumption (off) Edit
The LG 29UC88 has a power consumption (off) of 0.3W. That's 0.2W lower than the Asus PB298 ().
Lower annual energy consumption Edit
The LG 29UC88 is a 47kWh annual energy consumption PC monitor. That's 3kWh lower than the LG 29UM57-P (50kWh).
Significantly lighter Edit
The LG 29UC88 has a weight of 5.5kg, whereas the Asus PB298 is an 8.5kg weight PC monitor (3kg heavier).
3 shops are selling it
A greater number of shops increases the price competition amongst retailers for the product and also increases the chances of this PC monitor remaining in stock.
Energy efficiency rating is superior
The LG 29UC88 has an energy efficiency rating of "B", whereas the LG 29UM57-P has a rating of "B".
4 Reasons For
One more HDMI ports quantity Edit
The number of HDMI ports quantitys on the LG 29UM57-P is two, but the LG 29UC88 only has one HDMI ports quantity.
Energy efficiency rating is higher
The LG 29UM57-P has an energy efficiency rating of "B", but the LG 29UC88 has a rating of "B".
Better expert reviews
Based on 1 expert review, the average review score of the LG 29UM57-P is 90%, but the average rating of the Asus PB298 is 85% (based on 23 reviews).
Much better user reviews
Based on 1 user review, the average review score of the LG 29UM57-P is 100%, but the average rating of the Asus PB298 is 83% (based on 113 reviews) and the average rating of the LG 29UC88 is 73% (based on 3 reviews).

Reasons Against

8 Reasons Against
Only one HDMI ports quantity Edit
The Asus PB298 has one HDMI ports quantity, and so does the LG 29UC88, however the LG 29UM57-P only has two HDMI ports quantitys.
Significantly lower RMS rated power Edit
The Asus PB298 is a 3W RMS rated audio power PC monitor, whereas the LG 29UC88 is a 14W RMS rated audio power PC monitor (11W higher). Read more

RMS rated power is a true measure of the power of the audio system on a monitor. It also sometimes referred to as the Continuous Power. RMS stands for Root Mean Square and is measured in Watts (voltage x current). The RMS rated power is the highest amount of power that an amplifier can deliver continuously without failing.

A higher RMS rated power will provide audio that is louder and cleaner.

0.2W higher power consumption (off) Edit
Asus PB298 is 0.5W power consumption when off, but the LG 29UC88 is a 0.3W power consumption when off PC monitor (0.2W lower).
36% heavier Edit
The Asus PB298 is an 8.5kg weight PC monitor. That's 3kg heavier than the LG 29UC88 ().
Less retailers
Only 5 stores sells the Asus PB298, whereas 8 sellers sell the LG 29UC88. Read more
Smaller numbers of stores reduces the price competition amongst retailers for this PC monitor and also reduces the chances of the product remaining in stock.
Over two years older
The Asus PB298 is older than the LG 29UC88 by three years and older than the LG 29UM57-P by 18 months.
Lower expert review Score
The Asus PB298's average expert rating is 85%, however the LG 29UM57-P's is 90% (based on 1 review).
A lot Lower user review Score
The Asus PB298's average user rating is 83%, however the LG 29UM57-P's is 100% (based on 1 review).
6 Reasons Against
Smaller display diagonal (metric) Edit
The LG 29UC88 is a 73cm display diagonal PC monitor, and so does the LG 29UM57-P. That's 0.030000000000001cm smaller than the Asus PB298 (73cm).
One less HDMI ports quantity Edit
The LG 29UC88 is a one HDMI ports quantity PC monitor (as does the Asus PB298), whereas the LG 29UM57-P only has two HDMI ports quantitys.
25% lower height adjustment Edit
The LG 29UC88 has a height adjustment of 120mm, however the Asus PB298 is a 150mm maximum height adjustment PC monitor (30mm higher).
More expensive by £6
The LG 29UC88 is £6.15 more expensive than the Asus PB298.
Higher running costs over five years by £21.28
The running costs over five years of the LG 29UC88 are £102.55 which is £21.28 more than the Asus PB298 and £11.28 more than the LG 29UM57-P. Show assumptions.
User review Rating is significantly Worse
The average user rating of the LG 29UC88 is only 73%, whereas the average user rating of the Asus PB298 is 83% (based on 113 reviews) and the LG 29UM57-P is 100% (based on 1 review).
7 Reasons Against
1% smaller display diagonal (metric) Edit
LG 29UM57-P is only 73cm display diagonal, and so does the LG 29UC88. That's 0.030000000000001cm smaller than the Asus PB298 (73cm).
Dimmer display brightness Edit
The LG 29UM57-P is a 250 cd/m² display brightness PC monitor. That's 50 cd/m² dimmer than the Asus PB298 and the LG 29UC88 (250 cd/m²).
Does not have a height adjustment Edit
The LG 29UM57-P does not have a height adjustment, however the Asus PB298 and the LG 29UC88 have a height adjustment.
6% higher annual energy consumption Edit
The LG 29UM57-P is a 50kWh annual energy consumption PC monitor. That's 3kWh higher than the LG 29UC88 (50kWh).
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Older by over one year
The LG 29UM57-P is 14 months older than the LG 29UC88.
£10.00 more expensive to run over five years
The running costs over five years of the LG 29UM57-P are £91.27 which is £10.00 more than the Asus PB298. Show assumptions.

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Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ 81.27
Electricity cost - standby £ -
Total running cost £ 81.27
Purchase price £ 323.84
Total cost of ownership £ 405.11
Details
Electricity cost - switched on £ 102.55
Electricity cost - standby £ -
Total running cost £ 102.55
Purchase price £ 329.99
Total cost of ownership £ 432.54
Details
Electricity cost - switched on £ 89.73
Electricity cost - standby £ 1.54
Total running cost £ 91.27

Energy Efficiency Class

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Environmental Impact

0.4T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.4 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
10
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
0.51T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.51 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
13
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
0.45T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.45 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
12
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.

Display

Display Diagonal
29" 29" 29"
Display Resolution
 2560 x 1080
 2560 x 1080
 2560 x 1080
Contrast Ratio (dynamic)
 80000000:1
BEST
 80000000:1
 80000000:1
Display
 LED
BEST
 LED
BEST
 LED
3D
Unknown - Click to provide data
 3D
 3D
Supported Graphics Resolutions
 2560 x 1080
 2560 x 1080
 2560 x 1080
Supported Video Modes
 1080p
 1080p
 1080p
BEST
HD Type
 Wide Quad HD
 Wide Quad HD
 Wide Quad HD
BEST
HDCP
 HDCP
 HDCP
Unknown - Click to provide data
Display SRGB
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
 Display sRGB
Digital Vertical Frequency
24 - 76 56 - 75 Unknown - Click to provide data
Digital Horizontal Frequency
26 - 83 30 - 90 Unknown - Click to provide data
Aspect Ratio
 21:9
 21:9
 21:9
Vertical Scan Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 56 - 75 Unknown - Click to provide data
Horizontal Scan Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 30 - 90 Unknown - Click to provide data
Pixel Pitch
0.2628 x 0.2628 0.2628 x 0.2628 Unknown - Click to provide data
Display Colour Count
16.77M 16.77M Unknown - Click to provide data
Viewing Angle, Vertical
178° 178° Unknown - Click to provide data
Viewing Angle, Horizontal
178° 178° Unknown - Click to provide data
Display Diagonal (metric)
73.03cm
BEST
73cm 73cm
Display Technology
 IPS
 IPS
 IPS
Display Brightness
300 cd/m²
BEST
300 cd/m²
BEST
250 cd/m²
Response Time
5ms 5ms Unknown - Click to provide data
Color Gamut
Unknown - Click to provide data 99% Unknown - Click to provide data
Native Aspect Ratio
 21:9
BEST
 21:9
 21:9
BEST
Display Number of Colours
 16.78 million colours
 16.78 million colours
 16.78 million colours
Dynamic Contrast Ratio Marketing Name
 Mega Contrast
 Mega Contrast
 Mega Contrast

Ports & Interfaces

DC-In Jack
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
 DC-in jack
Digital Audio Optical Out
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Digital audio optical out
Unknown - Click to provide data
PC Audio in
 PC Audio in
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
Headphone Outputs
1 1 Unknown - Click to provide data
DisplayPorts Quantity
1 Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
HDMI Ports Quantity
1 1 2
BEST
DVI-D Ports Quantity
1 Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
DVI Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data

Multimedia

Built-In Speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
Built-In Camera
 Built-in camera
 Built-in camera
 Built-in camera
RMS Rated Power
3W 14W
BEST
Unknown - Click to provide data
Number of Loudspeakers
2 2 Unknown - Click to provide data
TV Tuner Integrated
 TV tuner integrated
 TV tuner integrated
 TV tuner integrated

Design

Colour of Product
 Black
 Black
 Black

Thin Client

Thin Client Installed
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
 Thin client installed

Ergonomics

Height Adjustment
150mm
BEST
120mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Height Adjustment
 Height adjustment
BEST
 Height adjustment
BEST
 Height adjustment
Tilt Angle
20 - 5 -5 - 15 Unknown - Click to provide data
Tilt Adjustment
 Tilt adjustment
 Tilt adjustment
Unknown - Click to provide data
Swivelling
 Swivelling
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
Swivel Angle Range
60 - 60 Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
Wall Mountable
 Wall mountable
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
Cable Lock Slot
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
 Cable lock slot
VESA Mounting
 VESA mounting
 VESA mounting
 VESA mounting
Pivot
 Pivot
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
Plug and Play
 Plug and Play
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
Stand-By LED
 Stand-by LED
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
Power LED
 Power LED
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
On/off Switch
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
 On/off switch
On Screen Display (OSD)
 On Screen Display (OSD)
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data

Power

Energy Efficiency Class
 B
 B
BEST
 B
BEST
Power Consumption (PowerSave)
0.5W Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
Power Consumption (off)
0.5W 0.3W
BEST
Unknown - Click to provide data
Power Consumption (typical)
31.7W
BEST
40W 35W
Power Consumption (standby)
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data 0.3W
Annual Energy Consumption
Unknown - Click to provide data 47kWh
BEST
50kWh
Input Voltage
 100 - 240
BEST
 100 - 240
 100 - 240
AC Input Voltage
 24
 110
 110-240
 240
 24
 110
 110-240
 240
 24
 110
 110-240
 240

Certificates

Energy Star Certified
 Energy Star certified
 Energy Star certified
Unknown - Click to provide data
EPEAT Compliance
 Gold
 Gold
 Gold

Weight & Dimensions

Package Weight
12.2kg Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
Package Height
437mm Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
Package Depth
253mm Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
Package Width
804mm Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
Weight With Stand
8.5kg 6.2kg
BEST
Unknown - Click to provide data
Height (with Stand)
376mm
BEST
396.22mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Depth (with Stand)
218mm
BEST
252.4mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Width (with Stand)
700mm
BEST
700.9mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Weight
8.5kg 5.5kg
BEST
Unknown - Click to provide data
Height
376mm 316.5mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Depth
218mm 99mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Width
700mm 700.9mm Unknown - Click to provide data

Packaging Content

Quick Start Guide
 Quick start guide
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
Cables Included
 HDMI
 DVI
 DisplayPort
BEST
 HDMI
 DVI
 DisplayPort
BEST
 HDMI
 DVI
 DisplayPort
Manual
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
 Manual
AC Adapter Included
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
 AC adapter included

Technical Details

Game Mode
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Game mode
Unknown - Click to provide data
Picture Mode
Unknown - Click to provide data Custom, Reader, Photo, Cinema, Color Weakness, FPS Game 1, FPS Game 2, RTS Game, Custom (Game) Unknown - Click to provide data
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