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LG 29UB55B

£218.64
A highly rated and 3 year old 2560 x 1080 PC screen
29" 2560 X 1080 Pixels 5000000:1 LED Sep 2014
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LG 29UB55 Review

With excellent reviews but at over 2 years old, we have ranked the LG 29UB55 number 702 across all PC monitors.
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29 Reviews
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Average
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Missing Some Features
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2 Years Old
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£90 Over 8 Years
Overall Score
47
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 48?

It has great user reviews with 100% of buyers recommending this PC monitor to others. NEC flatpanel monitors also have excellent reviews in general.
This PC monitor is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer flatpanel monitors with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest PC displays 2017.
This LG PC monitor has running costs of £90 over 8 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 2,768 PC monitors that we have compared it to.
Customers report technical guidance, technical features and good connectivity.
The 29UB55 is missing some features:

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LG 29UB55 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Owner Reviews Are Good

29UB55 owners on average rated this LCD screen 86%. Over 71% of reviewers gave this LCD screen the highest possible rating of 5 stars and 100% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others.

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Customers Report Helpful Technical Guidance

One owner who bought the LG 29UB55 thought it had good technical guidance. Rob R. wrote on Newegg.com “While if shared some thoughts the main reason I wrote this review is to help Mac users find the right adapter” in his review of the LG 29UB55.

Heavy and Bulky

Two people wrote that the product was heavy and bulky. Newegg.com said “One thing to note is that the monitor is very heavy, 13 pounds, in fact.”.

Jason S. he mentioned in his LG 29UB55 review on Newegg.com “I had a 22" LG monitor on an adjustable arm mount that finally died after probably 5 years or so of heavy usage”.

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Good Features

One owner who purchased this PC monitor concluded that it had good features. Newegg.com wrote in their review of this PC monitor “Really wanted to like it due to it's features and specs” .

Users Report Good Connectivity

One customer mentioned in their reviews that it was good in terms of connectivity.

LG PC Monitors Have Very Good Reviews

We checked 4,457 expert and owner reviews (including 1,021 verified purchases) for LG PC screens and found that on average LG has very good ratings compared to other brands. 89% of those that bought a LG PC display would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Users Report That it is a Good Size

Two people wrote that the product was heavy and bulky. Newegg.com said “One thing to note is that the monitor is very heavy, 13 pounds, in fact.”. Jason S. he mentioned in his LG 29UB55 review on Newegg.com “I had a 22" LG monitor on an adjustable arm mount that finally died after probably 5 years or so of heavy usage”.

One person mentioned in their reviews that the product was good structurally.

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Well Made

Five owners who purchased it reckoned that it was well made. Newegg.com said “Despite the panel's mostly plastic construction” in their LG 29UB55 review. Newegg.com also said “Build quality overall feels pretty solid” in their review. Rogerb said on Bhphotovideo.com “Perfect for word and excel side by side, crystal clear and solid performance in gaming” in their review of this PC monitor.

One customer who purchased it reckoned that it was strong and durable. Newegg.com said “It is very sturdy and not as” in their review of this PC monitor although they only scored this PC monitor 20 out of 100.

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Good Picture Quality

Four people who purchased it agreed that it had good picture quality. Two years ago Newegg.com mentioned “Picture quality and color replication are exc”. Newegg.com also wrote “Picture quality is really nice” in their review.

One owner who purchased this PC monitor wrote that it had clear images. One person who bought it considered that it had image ghosting. Newegg.com wrote in their review of this PC monitor “No ghosting”.

One person who reviewed it thought it had a wide viewing angle. Techlad said in their review of this PC monitor “Blacks are very deep and uniform - made even better thanks to having a great viewing angle” and scored it 7 stars.

One customer who bought it concluded that it had good colour saturation. Techlad mentioned on Amazon “Colours seem very accurate”.

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Good Quality

Ten people who purchased it considered that it was good quality. Newegg.com said in their LG 29UB55 review “The fact that the ASUS panel wasn't of the best picture quality led me to choose the LG” however despite that they only gave it a rating of 20 out of 100. Newegg.com also said “It means that the build quality is excellent” in their review. Newegg.com also wrote “The monitor arrived to me in perfect condition, with no dead pixels or quality issues” in their review.

Good Value for Money

Fourteen customers who reviewed it considered that it was good value for money. Newegg.com wrote “Would appear to be a good price from newegg (see cons” although they only rated the LG 29UB55 20 out of 100. Newegg.com also wrote “This is a great monitor, great picture quality, price was great” in their review. Newegg.com also mentioned “Great value” in their review.

Two owners who reviewed the product agreed that it was expensive. Paul R. mentioned “The 2k ultrawides require very expensive hardware to support the frame rates I want in game”. An anonymous author gave it a score of 8 stars and she mentioned on Newegg.com “I fully expect this expensive monitor to last a good while”.

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Good Looking

Five owners who bought it thought it was good looking. Newegg.com mentioned in their review of this PC monitor “Great Monitor, I purchased this while on sale it is ultra wide, clear image pretty short”. Newegg.com also mentioned “Good looking display with many connection options” in their review. Newegg.com also wrote “The actual menus are pretty fluid and easy to get through quickly” in their review.

Two people who bought the LG 29UB55 considered that it was well designed. Newegg.com mentioned two years ago “Nice design, 2k resolution” in their review of this PC monitor. Newegg.com also mentioned “Very professional presentation - no glossy plastics, clean design, heighttilt adjustable stand, square (not oval) base” in their review.

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Easy to Use the Menus

Four owners who purchased the product reckoned that it was easy to use the menus. Newegg.com mentioned “Resolution, Ultrawide Screen, Connectivity, Intuitive Knob Settings, Color Depth” however they only rated the product 1 stars. Newegg.com also said “A variety of controls to play with color settings (if that's your thing” in their review.

Four people who purchased it reckoned that it was easy to use. Newegg.com mentioned in their review of this PC monitor “The controls are really good once you figure them out”. Timothy W. said “The joystick is intuitive and keeps buttons off the face of the monitor” in his LG 29UB55 review. Two years ago an anonymous reviewer wrote “LG's joystick control is intuitive and easy to use, all monitors should have them” in her review of this PC monitor.

One owner who bought it considered that it was easy to setup.

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Value For Money

Mediocre Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews but mediocre features and is over 6 months old, and at £218.64 it is more expensive than 64% of PC screens.

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Cheaper in the United Kingdom Than Overseas

We checked 22 other countries for prices for the LG 29UB55 and the United Kingdom price of £218.64 was the cheapest. The cheapest price that we could find overseas was in the United States where the price is $278.90 (£362.43).

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Features

Two HDMI Ports

The LG 29UB55 is a two HDMI port LCD screen. Most of the other flatpanel monitors have between one and five HDMI ports.

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Wall Mountable

The LG 29UB55 is wall mountable, which is unusual. 92% of LCD screens are not wall mountable.

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2560 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

The largest display resolution of the LG 29UB55 is 2560 x 1080 pixels. That's 33% larger resolution than a 1920 x 1080 pixels PC monitor, which is the most common resolution. Across all LCD screens the worst resolution is 320 x 240 pixels and the best is 5120 x 2880 pixels.

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Very Wide Viewing Angle, Horizontal

The LG 29UB55's viewing angle, horizontal of 178° is very wide compared to most other flatpanel monitors. It is in the widest 2% of all LCD screens when sorted by this feature. The narrowest viewing angle, horizontal of LCD screens is 17°, the widest is 180°, and the average viewing angle, horizontal is 170°.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The LG 29UB55 has a built-in speaker(s), which is unusual. 53% of LCD screens do not have a built-in speaker(s).

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Has a Headphone Out

The LG 29UB55 has a headphone out. 90% of LCD screens do not have a headphone out.

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Has AC and HDMI

The number of cables included found on the LG 29UB55 is more than most LCD screens. The most commonly found cables included is USB, but this cables included is not found on this LCD screen. The cables included HDMI and AC are also found on this LG PC screen.

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Age

Released Over Two Years Ago

This PC display has been on the market since September 2014.


Running Costs

Running Costs Are OK

The 29UB55 is typical compared to the other 2,768 LCD screens that we have analysed for running costs. Based on typical energy prices and usage levels, we estimate the 29UB55 will cost £90 over 8 years to run.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers lg 29ub55baeu, lg 29ub55p
Barcodes 00719192196100, 04053162879157, 07191921961006, 08806084880932, 08806084880949

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