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LG 29UC88 PC Monitor

29" 2560 X 1080 Mega Contrast LED Mar 2016
Display Diagonal Display Resolution Contrast Ratio (dynamic) Display Release Date £102.55 Electricity cost over 5 years
A top selling PC monitor
Has a game mode
Difficult to use
4 Reviews
Ebuyer £372.99 Go to Store
ao £399.00 Go to Store
Amazon UK £408.54 Go to Store
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A Top Selling PC Monitor

According to Amazon sales data, the 29UC88 is one the top selling flatpanel monitor currently available.

Released Over a Year Ago

This PC screen has been on the market since March 2016.


Difficult to Use

One customer reckoned that the product was not easy to use. Buyerofthings wrote “I've heard people complain about the "joystick" control on the bottom of the monitor.”.


One person who purchased the product considered that it was well made. Buyerofthings mentioned in their LG 29UC88 review on Amazon “The indicator light is actually built into the joystick”.

Technical Details

Has a Game Mode

The LG 29UC88 has a game mode. Most of the other PC displays that have been available for around the same time as this flatpanel monitor also have a game mode.

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Good Picture Quality

One customer who purchased it reckoned that it had good colour saturation. Buyerofthings wrote “The colours are acceptable, coming from my previous Dell IPS screen”.


Good Brand

Based on 3,732 owner and expert reviews (including 759 verified purchases), LG has good ratings for its flatpanel monitors. LG also has good ratings specifically for its medium monitors compared to other manufacturers. 89% of those that bought a LG LCD screen would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


OK Running Costs

This PC screen has an energy efficiency rating of B. Based on average usage levels and energy prices we estimate that the 8 year running cost of the 29UC88 is £103, which is typical compared to the other 648 PC displays of a similar spec and age.


Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The LG 29UC88 has a built-in speaker(s), as do most of the other flatpanel monitors of a comparable spec and age to this flatpanel monitor.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative LCD screens with a built-in speaker(s) currently available including because of their better review scores, the Samsung LS27E591CS (£237.25), or the Acer B246WL (£238.80).

We compared this flatpanel monitor to all the other PC screens with a built-in speaker(s) and we think the Acer B276HL (£239.99) is also worth considering.

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Only Mega Contrast Dynamic Contrast Ratio

This PC display has a Mega Contrast contrast ratio (dynamic), which is the most frequently found contrast ratio (dynamic) on similar spec flatpanel monitors that have been available for a comparable time to it.

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2560 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

The most display resolution of the LG 29UC88 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 medium monitors that have been available for around the same time as this PC display the best display resolution is 3840 x 2400 pixels and the worst is 1366 x 768 pixels.

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Quite Wide Viewing Angle, Vertical

The narrowest viewing angle, vertical of medium monitors that came out more than a year ago is 50°, the widest is 180°, and the average viewing angle, vertical is 170°. The LG 29UC88 has one of the wider viewing angles, vertical (178 degrees) amongst medium monitors of this age.

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Quite Wide Viewing Angle, Horizontal

Across all the medium monitors that have been around for more than a year the viewing angles, horizontal range from 80° to 180°. At 178 degrees, the LG 29UC88 has a quite wide viewing angle, horizontal compared to most of the other medium monitors that are a similar age to this PC display.

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Has an HDCP

The LG 29UC88 has an HDCP, as do most of the other similar spec PC monitors that are a comparable age to this flatpanel monitor.

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Has an Energy Star Certified

The LG 29UC88 has an Energy Star certified, as do most of the other PC monitors of this age and spec.

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Ports & Interfaces

Has a Digital Audio Optical Out

The LG 29UC88 has a digital audio optical out, as do most of the other PC screens that were launched around the same time as this PC screen.

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Only One HDMI Port

The LG 29UC88 is a one HDMI port LCD screen.

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Product Identifiers

Barcodes 08806087605198

LG 29UC88 Review Sources

To prepare this LG 29UC88 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 691,708 product attributes, 78,213 PC monitor reviews and 8,104,600 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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