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LG 29EA93P PC Monitor

£434.28
29" 2560 X 1080 5000000:1 LED Feb 2014
Display Diagonal Display Resolution Contrast Ratio (dynamic) Display Release Date £129.21 Electricity cost over 5 years
Seven industry awards
Good product quality
Good picture quality
123 Reviews + 7 Awards
pcforalla.idg.se Good Choice hardware.info Silver Award 01net.com 4 Star uk.hardware.info Silver
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Reviews

Seven Industry Awards

Experts rave about this PC display and have given it seven awards.

The experts at two expert review sites both concluded that this PC screen was great. Hardware.info gave this LG PC display a "Silver Award" and Uk.hardware.info gave it a "Silver" award.

Furthermore, this PC display received a "Recommended" award from website 3dnews.ru and it received a Gamezoom.net "Gold Award". This PC screen also received an Ixbt.com "Original Design" award.

The writers at two additional expert review sites both thought that this flatpanel monitor was good. This LCD screen received a "4 Star" award from 01net.com and it received a "Good Choice" award from Pcforalla.idg.se.

Expert Reviews Are Good

On average, based on twenty-two expert reviews from sites including Trusted Reviews, Expert Reviews, Digital Versus and PC Advisor.co.uk this PC screen has an overall expert rating of 81 out of 100.

Owner Reviews Are Good

The average owner rating of this LCD screen is 83% based on 68 owner reviews. Over 75% of reviewers gave this PC screen either 4 or 5 stars.

Good Brand

We checked 3,732 expert and user reviews (including 759 verified purchases) for LG flatpanel monitors and found that on average LG has good ratings compared to other manufacturers. We also found that LG has good ratings specifically for its medium monitors. 89% of those that bought a LG PC monitor would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

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Good Picture Quality

Ten customers said that it had good picture quality. Paul Higgins wrote on expert review site Amazon “The picture quality is fantastic i also own a yamakasi catleap 2560x1440 monitor” and gave this PC monitor a score of 5 stars out of 5. Four years ago Someguy said “Nice large screen with good picture quality making it great for games”. Vladimir Yudin gave it the highest possible rating of 5 stars out of 5 and mentioned also four years ago “Very good for text editing, graphics” in their review of this PC monitor.

Four customers concluded that this PC monitor had good colour saturation. Three years ago Paul Higgins wrote “The colours are mind blowing” in his review of this PC monitor. Four years ago David Clarke gave this PC monitor a score of 4 stars out of 5 and he said on expert website Amazon “The colours are pretty much spot on even without calibration”. Chris wrote on expert website Amazon “Lovely size, good display with rich colours” in his review of this PC monitor and scored the product 5 stars out of 5.

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Good Sound Quality

Two owners who purchased the product mentioned that it had good sound quality. Lezley gave the product a score of 5 stars out of 5 and wrote in their review of this PC monitor “The sound quality is also very good”. Mohammad Younis mentioned on expert website Amazon “The colours are true to life and the sound quality is very good”.


Weight & Dimensions

Good Size

Two people wrote in their reviews that it was heavy and bulky. Three years ago Mr a J Mcwilliams wrote in his review of the LG 29EA93 on expert review site Amazon “It is surprisingly heavy even without the stand which is fine as it aids to its low centre of gravity, making it feel nice” and gave it a score of 5 stars out of 5.


Design

Good Product Quality

Twenty-three people mentioned in their reviews that it was good quality. Expertreviews.co.uk said on expert website Expert Reviews “This 29in monitor has excellent image quality and a wide range of inputs”. Expert review site Trustedreviews.com mentioned in their LG 29EA93 review “Image quality is good, though, so if it's what you want”. Expert review site Tbreak.ae wrote “From bulky CRT monsters they have slimmed down to near wafer-thin displays that are capable of showcasing some truly brilliant screen quality.” in their review of this PC monitor.

Nice Design

Eleven people who purchased it concluded that it was good looking. Paul Segieth he wrote on expert review site Amazon “Its a Sexy screen a bit weird to start being so long”. Mr. C. N. Watson said in their review of this PC monitor on expert review site Amazon “Good looking monitor”. P Hughes gave it a score of 5 stars out of 5 and wrote “Beautiful Screen” in their review of this PC monitor.

Six owners who reviewed the product concluded that it was well designed. Expert review site Uk.hardware.info said five years ago “It's a unique and daring monitor with a very stylish design”. Expert website Tbreak.ae wrote four years ago “Spreadsheets, webpages and design work just seem to flow naturally” in their review of this PC monitor. Dylan Vella scored it 5 stars out of 5 and he said in his review of this PC monitor on expert website Amazon “Picture quality is perfect, contrast is out of this world and the design is something that you never stop looking at.10/10”.

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Robust

Eight customers who reviewed this PC monitor thought it was well made. Four years ago G. Kelly mentioned in their review of this PC monitor on expert review site Amazon “This monitor has a good build quality and a good spec” but despite that they scored the product 60 out of 100. David Thomas said on expert review site Amazon “Once I opened the box and connected it to my computer I was blown away by the build quality and the stunning display” in his review of this PC monitor and scored the LG 29EA93 a maximum of 5 stars. Gcw wrote in their review of this PC monitor on expert website Amazon “A USB lead for the built in hub that has sockets for three devices which is handy”.

Easy to Use

Six customers who reviewed it reckoned that it was easy to use. P Hughes said on expert website Amazon “Highly useful and practical for managing lots of windows”. Vinit Malhotra mentioned on expert review site Amazon “Then again it only supported 1920 x1080pThe only way to use the full resolution was to use a software called SwitchRes X” in their review of the LG 29EA93. Ruski said “Firstly forget hdmi if you want to use the full resolution of this display with a single input” and scored the product the highest possible rating of 5 stars.

Two owners mentioned in their reviews that the product was easy to use the menus. Mr D Craig mentioned on expert website Amazon “The menu is easy to use albeit the buttons a little sensitive”. Brian Dawson said in his review of this PC monitor on expert website Amazon “Problem number 1at the bottom of the screen there is a full width black bar and within that bar there are all the settings you might need to alter”.

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Good Connectivity

Two owners who reviewed it said that it was good in terms of connectivity. Four years ago Gcw mentioned on expert website Amazon “Connectivity is pretty good, apart from a DVI input you can also have 2 HDMI inputs”. In the same month Gary J. Walker said “Very good screen, very good connectivity” and gave it a rating of 5 stars out of 5.


Price

Price Has Gone Up by 37% (37%)

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Not Cheap

We checked 513 PC screens of this age and spec and they range in price from £49 to £9,999. We think that this PC display looks expensive compared to other PC screens of this age and spec.

Reasonably Priced

Three customers mentioned that the product was good value for money. David Clarke wrote in his review of this PC monitor on expert review site Amazon “This monitor represents excellent value for money”. Four years ago G. Kelly mentioned “Come on Apple/LG, you really ought to make the install easier and deal with this” however they gave it a rating of 3 stars out of 5. Gary J. Walker wrote in his review of this PC monitor on expert website Amazon “Though the price might seem steep”.


Other

Released Over Three Years Ago

This PC display was released in February 2014.


Multimedia

Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The LG 29EA93 has a built-in speaker(s), as do most of the other comparable spec PC screens that have been on the market for around the same time as this flatpanel monitor.

We compared this flatpanel monitor to all the other LCD screens with a built-in speaker(s) and we think the iiyama XB2776QS (£479.99), and the Philips BDM3270 which both of have better reviews are also worth considering.

We compared this PC screen to all the other PC screens with a built-in speaker(s) and we think the iiyama XB2779QS (£485.39) is also worth considering.

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Energy

Very High Running Costs

Based on average energy prices and usage levels we estimate that the 29EA93 will cost £124 over 8 years to run, which is in the most expensive 16% of all 1,092 flatpanel monitors of a similar type and age.


Display

2560 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

The most display resolution of the LG 29EA93 is 2560 x 1080 pixels. That's 33% more display resolution than the most frequently found display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. Across all LCD screens of a comparable type and age to this PC screen the worst display resolution is 1366 x 768 pixels and the best is 3440 x 1440 pixels.

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Quite Wide Viewing Angle, Horizontal

The narrowest viewing angle, horizontal of medium monitors that were released more than two years ago is 18° and the widest is 1,800°. The LG 29EA93 has a quite wide viewing angle, horizontal (178 degrees) compared to most of the other medium monitors that were released more than two years ago.

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Very Wide Viewing Angle, Vertical

When compared to other medium monitors that are a comparable age to this PC display that we have assessed the viewing angle, vertical of, the LG 29EA93's viewing angle, vertical of 178 degrees is one of the widest. The narrowest viewing angle, vertical of medium monitors that are a comparable age to this PC display is 10°, the widest is 180°, and the average viewing angle, vertical is 170°.

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Has an HDCP

The LG 29EA93 has an HDCP, as do most of the other similar spec PC monitors that came out around the same time as this PC screen.

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Ports & Interfaces

Two HDMI Ports

Most medium monitors that are a comparable age to this PC screen have between one and three HDMI ports, including the LG 29EA93 which has two HDMI ports.

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Ergonomics

Features Picture-in-Picture Support

The LG 29EA93 features Picture-in-Picture support. Most of the other medium monitors that have been around for more than two years also feature Picture-in-Picture support.

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Packaging Content

Has Four Cables Included

The LG 29EA93 has a greater number of cables included than most medium monitors that came out around the same time as it. This PC display has an AC cables included, which is the most commonly found cables included found on LCD screens of a similar age and spec to this flatpanel monitor. The cables included "Audio (3.5mm)", "DVI" and "USB" are also found on this flatpanel monitor.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers lg 29ea93
Barcodes 00806084100214, 08806084100214, 08806084100238, 08806084140043

LG 29EA93 Review Sources

To prepare this LG 29EA93 review we compared this PC monitor to 3,052 other models. For each PC monitor that we compared, we collated thousands of pieces of information including technical specs, reviews, and prices. In total we analysed 687,657 product attributes, 78,608 PC monitor reviews and 7,539,100 historical PC monitor prices from 203 PC monitor retailers. We then picked out the standout features of this PC monitor compared to the other models as well as any areas where this PC monitor is lacking.

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