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LG 29UM55

76

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LG 29UM55

£298.18
LG 29UM55
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A fully featured and classic 29" PC screen, with very low running costs but representing only average value for money
29" 2560 X 1080 Pixels 5000000:1 No Sep 2014
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LG 29UM55 Review

With excellent features and reviews, we have scored the LG 29UM55 as follows:
85
Reviews
6 Reviews
60
Value for Money
Good
87
Features
Fully-Featured
69
Age
3 Years Old
85
Running Costs
£46 Over 5 Years
76
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 76?

It has good expert reviews but average user reviews with an average overall rating of 72%. NEC LCD screens also have excellent reviews in general.
This PC monitor is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer PC displays with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest PC screens 2018.
This LG PC monitor has running costs of £46 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 3,255 PC displays that we have compared it to. View all energy saving PC displays.
The 29UM55 has some great features:
Bigger than average display diagonal
2560 x 1080 pixels resolution
Wider than average horizontal viewing angle
Wider than average vertical viewing angle
21:9 ultrawide full HD
4-Screen split
Dual link-up
IPS display
Reader mode
Flicker safe
Joystick

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LG 29UM55 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Average Expert Reviews

This LCD screen received an expert rating of 75 out of 100 from macg.co.

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Very Good Brand

Based on 6,573 expert and user 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 and very good features but is over 6 months old, and at £298.18 it is more expensive than 72% of PC monitors.

Running Costs

Running Costs Are Average

Based on typical energy prices we estimate that the 5 year running cost of the 29UM55 is £46, which is typical compared to the other 3,255 flatpanel monitors.

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Age

Released Over Three Years Ago

This LG PC monitor has been on the market since September 2014.

Features

Bigger Than Average Display Diagonal

The LG 29UM55's display diagonal of 29" is bigger than 89% of all PC displays when ordered by this feature. The display diagonals of flatpanel monitors range from 3.5" to 95", and the average display diagonal is 25".

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2560 X 1080 Pixels Resolution

The largest display resolution of the LG 29UM55 is 2560 x 1080 pixels. That's 33% larger resolution than the most frequently found resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. The resolution of all flatpanel monitors ranges from 320 x 240 pixels (worst) to 5120 x 2880 pixels (best).

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Average Response Time

The response time of the LG 29UM55 of 5ms is fairly typical compared to most other PC displays. It is in the slowest 73% of all PC displays when ordered by this feature.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker(s)

The LG 29UM55 does not have a built-in speaker(s). 53% of PC monitors also do not have a built-in speaker(s).

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Wider Than Average Horizontal Viewing Angle

The LG 29UM55's horizontal viewing angle of 178° is wider than average when compared to most other flatpanel monitors. It is wider than 81% of all flatpanel monitors when sorted by this feature. Across all the flatpanel monitors the horizontal viewing angles range from 40° to 180°, and the average horizontal viewing angle is 170°.

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Wider Than Average Vertical Viewing Angle

PC screens have vertical viewing angles of between 40° and 180°, and the average vertical viewing angle is 160°. The LG 29UM55's vertical viewing angle of 178° is in the widest 27% of all flatpanel monitors when sorted by this feature.

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Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The LG 29UM55's contrast ratio (typical) of 1,000 is pretty standard compared to most other PC monitors. It is higher than 24% of all PC displays when sorted by this feature.

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Features Picture-in-Picture Support

The LG 29UM55 features Picture-in-Picture support. 95% of flatpanel monitors do not feature Picture-in-Picture support.

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Two HDMI Ports

The LG 29UM55 is a two HDMI port flatpanel monitor.

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Has AC and HDMI

The LG 29UM55 has a greater number of cables included than most flatpanel monitors. The most commonly found cables included is USB, but this cables included is not found on this PC display. The cables included HDMI and AC are also found on this flatpanel monitor.

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Has a Headphone Out

The LG 29UM55 has a headphone out, which is unusual. 89% of flatpanel monitors do not have a headphone out.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

lg 2560x1080, lg 29um55

Barcodes:

08806084867421, 08806084880406, 08806084880956, 08806084920522, 08806655021405

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