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LG 29UC88B

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LG 29UC88B

£408.92
LG 29UC88-B
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An award winning and fully featured 29" flatpanel monitor, with average running costs but representing only average value for money
29" 2560 X 1080 Pixels No 14ms Jan 2016
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LG 29UM88 Monitor
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LG Curved Monitor Ips 29 "29Uc88-B 10kg
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LG 29UC88-B 29" UltraWide Quad HD IPS Black computer monitor LED display (Brand new, unopened)
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LG 29UC88-B Review

With excellent reviews and features, we have ranked the LG 29UC88-B number 48 in curved monitors, number 659 in best selling monitors and number 874 in medium monitors.
92
Reviews
3 Reviews + 2 Awards
62
Value for Money
Good
86
Features
Fully-Featured
79
Age
2 Years Old
60
Running Costs
£100 Over 5 Years
79
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 79?

It has very good expert reviews with an average expert rating of 85%. This PC monitor has received two awards including a "Recommended" award from Conowego.pl and an industry award from Benchmark.pl. NEC LCD screens also have excellent reviews in general.
At over a year old this LCD screen is slightly out of date, and newer PC screens with more up to date technology are available. View the latest LCD screens 2018.
It has running costs of £100 over 5 years, which puts it in the most expensive 17% of all 3,255 PC displays that we have compared it to. View all energy saving PC displays.
This LG PC monitor has some great features:
Bigger than average display diagonal
2560 x 1080 pixels resolution
Has a built-in speaker(s)
Very wide horizontal viewing angle
Ultimate gaming experience 21:9 curved ultrawide IPS monitor
21:9 curved ultrawide on IPS display
The beauty of arcline
The big convergence of freesync & 21:9 curved ultrawide
Game mode
Fully geared up with winning features
Flawless color expression
Advanced tech design
Customize your workspaces for multitasking
Up-scaled work efficiency
ACTUALLY, TOP GAMES HAVE MOVED ON TO THE 21:9 FIELD OF VIEW

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LG 29UC88-B In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Two Industry Awards

This flatpanel monitor was given a "Recommended" award by review site Conowego.pl who decided that this LCD screen was very good.

The writer at one more expert review site said that this PC screen was very good. This was from Benchmark.pl who gave it an "Good Product".

Good Expert Reviews

On average, based on three expert reviews from sites including benchmark.pl, pcformat.pl and ferra.ru the average expert rating of this LCD screen is 85 out of 100.

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LG Has Very Good Reviews for Its PC Monitors

Based on 6,573 expert and owner reviews (including 1,763 verified purchases), LG has very good ratings for its LCD screens. 92% of those that bought a LG LCD screen would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Value For Money

Poor Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews, very good features and is under 2 years old, however at £408.92 it is in the most expensive 17% of PC monitors.

Price Has Gone Up by £38 (9%)

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Cheaper Price Found in the United States

We found a cheaper price for the LG 29UC88-B of $256.90 (£356.29) in the United States. That's a saving of £52.63.

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Running Costs

Running Costs Are Very High

The 29UC88-B is in the most expensive 17% of all 3,255 flatpanel monitors that we have assessed for 5 year running costs. Based on average energy prices and usage levels, we estimate the 5 year running cost of the 29UC88-B is £100.

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Age

Released Over Two Years Ago

This PC display was released in January 2016.

Features

Bigger Than Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the 29UC88-B of 29" is in the biggest 11% of all flatpanel monitors when ordered by this feature. Across all the flatpanel monitors the display diagonals range from 3.5" to 95", and the average display diagonal is 25".

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2560 X 1080 Pixels Resolution

The 29UC88-B has a maximum display resolution of 2560 x 1080 pixels. That's 33% larger resolution than the most common resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. The best resolution of all flatpanel monitors is 5120 x 2880 pixels and the worst is 320 x 240 pixels.

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Slower Than Average Response Time

The fastest response time of flatpanel monitors is 1ms, the slowest is 55ms, and the average response time is 5.5ms. The response time of the 29UC88-B of 14ms is in the slowest 2% of all LCD screens when ordered by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The 29UC88-B has a built-in speaker(s), which is unusual. 53% of flatpanel monitors do not have a built-in speaker(s).

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Very Wide Horizontal Viewing Angle

Across all the flatpanel monitors the horizontal viewing angles range from 40° to 180°, and the average horizontal viewing angle is 170°. The horizontal viewing angle of the 29UC88-B of 178° is in the widest 3% of all PC displays when ordered by this feature.

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Wider Than Average Vertical Viewing Angle

The vertical viewing angle of the 29UC88-B of 178° is wider than average when compared to most other flatpanel monitors. It is wider than 83% of all flatpanel monitors when ranked by this feature. The narrowest vertical viewing angle of PC monitors is 40°, the widest is 180°, and the average vertical viewing angle is 160°.

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Has a Built-In USB Hub

The LG 29UC88-B has a built-in USB hub, which is unusual. 81% of LCD screens do not have a built-in USB hub.

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Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The 29UC88-B's contrast ratio (typical) of 1,000 is relatively standard compared to most other PC displays. It is in the highest 44% of all PC displays when sorted by this feature.

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Has a Game Mode

The 29UC88-B has a game mode. 92% of PC monitors do not have a game mode.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

lg electronics 29uc88baeu, lg electronics 29um88, lg 29uc88b

Barcodes:

00719192199774, 08806087605181

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