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LG 29EA73 PC Monitor

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29" 2560 X 1080 5000000:1 LED Feb 2014
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19 Reasons For

One Industry Award

The writer at one expert review site said that this LG LCD screen was good. Benchmark.pl gave this flatpanel monitor a "Great Quality" award.

Expert Reviews Are Good

Based on six expert reviews from sites including PC Mag, Chip.de, digitallife.se and computertotaal.nl this PC screen has an average expert rating of 82%.

Good User Reviews

29EA73 owners on average rated this PC monitor 80%.

Easy to Use

One customer who reviewed this PC monitor thought it was easy to use. Rickz mentioned on Amazon three years ago “This monitor is handy for editing where you need less height more width” but they scored this PC monitor 60 out of 100.

One customer who bought the LG 29EA73 considered that it had a touch sensitive screen. Rickz said in their review on Amazon “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”.

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Reasonably Priced

One person reckoned that it was good value for money. Three years ago Maria Edwards said in his review of this PC monitor on Amazon “Fantastic value” and gave this PC monitor a rating of 5 stars.

Good Product Quality

One customer said in their reviews that the LG 29EA73 was good quality. Harry Whitter mentioned in his review of the LG 29EA73 on Amazon three years ago “Great looking monitor, great quality, haven't tested the sound”.

Nice Design

One LG 29EA73 owner who reviewed the LG 29EA73 concluded that it was good looking. Daniel Maclean wrote in his LG 29EA73 review “Looks good, my wife even complimented it's style”.

LG PC Screens Have Good Reviews

LG has good average reviews for its medium monitors as well as across its entire flatpanel monitor range compared to other brands.

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LED Display

This LCD screen has an LED display, which is typical of many PC screens of a similar spec and age to it.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative PC screens that have an LED Display currently available including because of it's better review score, the S24D390, or the U28D590D (£389.99) both from Samsung or the AOC I2473.

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2560 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

The most display resolution of the LG 29EA73 is 2560 x 1080 pixels. That's 33% more display resolution than a 1920 x 1080 pixels PC monitor, which is the most frequently found display resolution. Across all similar spec flatpanel monitors that were released around the same time as the 29EA73 the worst display resolution is 1366 x 768 pixels and the best is 3440 x 1440 pixels.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The LG 29EA73 has a built-in speaker(s), unlike most of the other similar spec LCD screens that are a comparable age to the 29EA73 which do not have a built-in speaker(s).

We compared all the other flatpanel monitors with a built-in speaker(s) to this PC screen and we think the LG 27MP75, and the iiyama B2888UHSU which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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Quite Wide Viewing Angle, Vertical

At 178 degrees, the LG 29EA73 has a quite wide viewing angle, vertical compared to most of the other PC displays of this type and age. The average viewing angle, vertical of PC screens that were released more than two years ago is 170°.

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Fairly Wide Viewing Angle, Horizontal

The LG 29EA73 has one of the widest viewing angle, horizontals (178 degrees) amongst medium monitors of this age. Medium monitors that have been on the market for around the same time as the 29EA73 have viewing angle, horizontals of between -5° and 1,800°, and the average viewing angle, horizontal is 170°.

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Two HDMI Ports Quantitys

The LG 29EA73 is a two HDMI ports quantity flatpanel monitor. Most of the other LCD screens that are a similar age to the 29EA73 have between one and three HDMI ports quantitys.

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Quite High RMS Rated Power

At 14 Watts, the LG 29EA73 has a quite high RMS rated power compared to most of the other PC displays of this type and age. The lowest RMS rated power of PC screens of this age and spec is 0.5W and the highest is 49W.

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Fairly Large Viewable Size Diagonal

The viewable size diagonals of PC monitors of this type and age range from 21mm to 940mm. At 740 millimeters, the LG 29EA73 has a fairly large viewable size diagonal compared to most of the other similar spec LCD screens that have been available for a comparable time to the 29EA73.

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Quite Big Display Diagonal (metric)

At 74 centimeters, the LG 29EA73 has a quite big display diagonal (metric) compared to most of the other PC monitors that came out more than two years ago. Across all the PC monitors of this age and spec the display diagonal (metric)s range from 28cm to 590cm.

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Quite Bright Display Brightness

PC monitors that came out more than two years ago have display brightnesss of between 25 cd/m² and 1,700 cd/m², and the average display brightness is 290 cd/m². The LG 29EA73 has one of the brighter display brightnesss (300 candellas per square meter) amongst comparable spec PC screens of this age.

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2560 X 1080 Supported Graphics Resolutions

The highest resolution of the LG 29EA73 is 2560 x 1080. That's 33% more resolution than the most frequently found supported graphics resolutions of 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080). Across all similar spec PC screens that came out more than two years ago the best resolution is 3840 x 2160 and the worst is 640 x 350.

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6 Reasons Against

Running Costs Are Very High

The 29EA73 has an average running cost of £124 over 8 years based on typical energy prices and usage levels, which is in the most expensive 16% of all 1,019 medium monitors that were launched more than two years ago.

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Not 3D

The LG 29EA73 is not 3D. Most of the other medium monitors that have been around for a similar time to the 29EA73 are also not 3D.

If you would prefer an LCD screen that is 3D then you might also want to consider the Asus VG23AH, the Benq XL2420, or the AOC d2757Ph which is also higher rated.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The LG 29EA73 does not have a built-in camera, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other PC monitors of a comparable type and age to the 29EA73 also do not have a built-in camera.

There are a number of other PC displays which also have a built-in camera that you might want to look at including the Philips 231C5, the Asus MK241, or the Apple 27" Cinema Display (£232.00) which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Have a Card Reader Integrated

Like most of the other LCD screens of this spec and age, the LG 29EA73 does not have a card reader integrated.

There are a number of other LCD screens which also have a card reader integrated which you might want to look at including the UP2414Q (£449.00), or the UP2715K (£596.00) both from DELL which also has a higher rating.

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Only HD HD Type

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

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Quite High Power Consumption (off)

Medium monitors that have been on the market for around the same time as the 29EA73 have power consumption (off)s of between 0.005W and 21W, and the average power consumption (off) is 0.49W. With a power consumption (off) of 0.5 Watts, the LG 29EA73 has a fairly high power consumption (off) compared to most of the other comparable spec LCD screens that have been on the market for a similar time to the 29EA73.

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1 Other reason to consider the LG 29EA73

Released Over Three Years Ago

This PC display has been on the market for over three years.

Specification

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1 Award

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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 £123.06
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Total running cost over 5 years £123.06
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Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.61 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 16 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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