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LG 29UC88-B PC Monitor

29" 2560 X 1080 Curved Jan 2016
Display Diagonal Display Resolution Screen Shape Built-In Speaker(s) Release Date £102.55 Electricity cost over 5 years
Has a game mode
Has a built-in USB hub
LG has good reviews for its LCD screens
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The price range of LCD screens of a comparable spec and age is from £50 to £3,769. We think that this LCD screen looks expensive compared to other LCD screens of a comparable spec and age.

Technical Details

Has a Game Mode

The LG 29UC88-B has a game mode. Most of the other PC displays that have been around for a comparable time to this PC screen also have a game mode.

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Released Over a Year Ago

This LG PC screen was released in January 2016.


LG Has Good Reviews for Its LCD Screens

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

Ports & Interfaces

Has a Built-In USB Hub

The 29UC88-B has a built-in USB hub, unlike most of the other PC screens of this type and age which do not have a built-in USB hub.

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Only One HDMI Port

The LG 29UC88-B is a one HDMI port flatpanel monitor.

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Average Running Costs

The 29UC88-B is typical compared to the other 648 LCD screens of a comparable age and spec that we have assessed for 8 year running costs. Based on average energy prices, we estimate the 8 year running cost of the 29UC88-B is £103.


Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The 29UC88-B has a built-in speaker(s). Most of the other medium monitors that have been around for more than a year also have a built-in speaker(s).

It may also be worth considering one of the other LCD screens with a built-in speaker(s) currently available including the Acer Predator XB281HK (£417.66) which is cheaper.

Alternative flatpanel monitors which also have a built-in speaker(s) that you might want to consider include the Philips 272B4 (£441.99), or the Samsung SMT-3232 (£444.99).

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2560 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

The 29UC88-B has a maximum display resolution of 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 on the market 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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Has an HDCP

The 29UC88-B has an HDCP, as do most of the other medium monitors that are a comparable age to this LCD screen.

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Quite Slow Response Time

The fastest response time of PC screens of this age and type is 1ms and the slowest is 25ms. The 29UC88-B has a very slow response time (14 milliseconds) compared to most of the other flatpanel monitors of this type and age.

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Has an Energy Star Certified

The 29UC88-B has an Energy Star certified. Most of the other LCD screens of a comparable spec and age to this PC screen also have an Energy Star certified.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers lg 29uc88b
Barcodes 00719192199774, 08806087605181

LG 29UC88-B Review Sources

To prepare this LG 29UC88-B 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 692,148 product attributes, 78,562 PC monitor reviews and 8,073,300 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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