LG 29UM65
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LG 29UM65

£341.79 Gold Award Recommended Value For Money
An award winning but 3 year old 29" 2560 x 1080 pixels PC display with a gold award from one expert review website
29" 2,560 Pixels 5,000,000 No Apr 2014
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LG 29UM65 Review

With excellent reviews but average features, we have scored the LG 29UM65 as follows for Summary.
399 Reviews + 3 Awards
Average Features
3 Years Old
£100 Over 5 Years
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Why Has it Scored 52?

It has great expert reviews and great user reviews with 95% of buyers recommending this LCD screen to others. This PC monitor has received three awards including a "Recommended" from and a "Value for Money" from Benq PC monitors also have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer flatpanel monitors with better features are available. However this LG PC monitor has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest flatpanel monitors 2017.
The 29UM65 has running costs of £100 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 2,918 LCD screens that we have compared it to.
Customers report product quality, it is easy to use and good picture quality.
It has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Moderately large display resolution
Quite big display diagonal

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Three Industry Awards

Three expert review sites liked this PC display. This LCD screen received a "Recommended" award from website and the writer at review website concluded that it was great for its price and gave it a "Value For Money" award. Additionally, the editor of review website thought that this flatpanel monitor was terrific and gave it a "Gold Award".

Expert Reviews Are Good

Based on three expert reviews from sites including, Good Gear and this PC screen has an average expert rating of 87 out of 100. This means that experts think this PC monitor is one of the better LCD screens.

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User Reviews Are Excellent

29UM65 owners on average rated this flatpanel monitor 90 out of 100. 148 reviewers (71% of all reviewers) gave this flatpanel monitor the highest possible rating of 5 stars and 95% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others.

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Users Report Excellent Product Quality

14 customers who reviewed the LG 29UM65 reckoned that it was good quality.

Customers Report That it is Easy to Use

11 people agreed that it was easy to use and four people said in their reviews that the product was easy to setup.

  • The menu button is very intuitive…
  • The on board speakers are actually not that bad either, if you don't have a proper sound system then these speakers are fantastic to use, they are loud…
    Hawkins (Amazon) - July 2015
  • Joystick (used to navigate menus) is much easier to use than normal buttons in my opinion…
  • It's simple and easy to use…
    Jonah Pain (Amazon) - August 2015
  • The button menu under the screen (which is invisible) is very intuitive and once you get the hang of it it's quite useful…
  • Get warm light, which comes in handy late at night to help me get my sleep…
  • Fast postage and easy to set up…
    Charlie (Amazon) - February 2015
  • Excellent monitor, easy to setup and use…
    Mr Jinal Shah (Amazon) - December 2014
  • Lastly the user interface and controls for the settings are really intuitive and easy to use and are huge step up from the previews monitor…
  • Gamers will enjoy the extra viewing ratio that is provided, specifically handy for FPS…

Users Report Good Picture Quality

Six customers mentioned in their reviews that the product had good colour saturation and five owners who purchased the product said that it had good picture quality.

LG PC Displays Have Very Good Reviews

Based on 4,449 expert and user reviews (including 1,023 verified purchases), LG has very good ratings for its LCD screens. 89% of those that bought a LG PC monitor would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Users Report That it is a Good Size

Three people who purchased it reckoned that it was thin.

  • Size and design is slim, elegant and extremely light…
  • Light enough and narrow enough to pick up…
    Django (Amazon) - November 2015
  • Ultra wide yet compact…
    SG BLYTH (Amazon) - August 2014
  • What doesn't help is that the stand is also short, so it's sat on a few thick books to raise the screen to a usable level…
    Alun Salt (Amazon) - August 2014
  • The bezel is thin and the screen in vibrant, for the price, you can't go wrong…
    Sam Lewis (Amazon) - February 2015

Users Report Excellent Design

Three people who purchased it mentioned that it was good looking and two customers who reviewed this PC monitor reckoned that it was well designed.

Users Report That it is Fairly Priced

14 customers reckoned that it was good value for money.

Customers Report That it is Robust

Five customers who reviewed it concluded that it was well made.

Value For Money

Good Value for Money highlighted in their review that this PC screen provided a good bang for your buck.

Mediocre Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews but average features and is over 6 months old, and at [price] it is more expensive than 78% of PC monitors.

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Moderately Large Display Resolution

The LG 29UM65's display resolution of 2,760,000 pixels is in the largest 17% of all PC displays when ranked by this feature. The smallest display resolution of LCD screens is 76,000 pixels, the largest is 34,000,000 pixels, and the average display resolution is 2,500,000 pixels.

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Quite Big Display Diagonal

The smallest display diagonal of LCD screens is 3.5", the biggest is 95", and the average display diagonal is 25". The display diagonal of the LG 29UM65 of 29" is quite big compared to most other LCD screens. It is in the biggest 11% of all PC monitors when sorted by this feature.

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Quite Wide Viewing Angle, Horizontal

The viewing angle, horizontal of the LG 29UM65 of 178° is in the widest 9% of all PC monitors when sorted by this feature. Flatpanel monitors have viewing angles, horizontal of between 17° and 180°, and the average viewing angle, horizontal is 170°.

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Fairly Wide Viewing Angle, Vertical

The LG 29UM65's viewing angle, vertical of 178° is in the widest 12% of all LCD screens when ranked by this feature. The average viewing angle, vertical of all LCD screens is 160°, with the narrowest being 16° and the widest being 180°.

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Two HDMI Ports

Most PC screens have between one and five HDMI ports, including the LG 29UM65 which has two HDMI ports.

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Average Contrast Ratio (dynamic)

The LG 29UM65's contrast ratio (dynamic) of 5,000,000 is pretty typical compared to most other LCD screens. It is in the highest 39% of all LCD screens when ranked by this feature.

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Released Over Three Years Ago

LG released the 29UM65 in April 2014.

Running Costs

Average Running Costs

Based on average energy prices we estimate that the 5 year running cost of the 29UM65 is £100, which is typical compared to the other 2,918 LCD screens.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

certified 2560x1080, certified 29um65p, lg 29um65paeu, lg lg29um65p, lg mc3802m


08806084565624, 08806084565631

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