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LG 29WR30

71

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LG 29WR30

£236.18
LG 29WR30
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A fully featured but 4 year old 29" flatpanel monitor, with average running costs but representing only middle of the road value for money
29" 2560 X 1080 Pixels 500000:1 No Apr 2014
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LG 29WR30 Review

With excellent features, we have scored the LG 29WR30 as follows:
62
Value for Money
Good
83
Features
Fully-Featured
67
Age
3 Years Old
59
Running Costs
£140 Over 5 Years
71
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 71?

NEC LCD screens have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better PC displays are available. View the latest PC screens 2018.
This PC monitor has running costs of £140 over 5 years, which puts it in the most expensive 10% of all 3,255 PC monitors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving PC displays.
It has some great features:
Bigger than average display diagonal
2560 x 1080 pixels resolution
Has a built-in speaker(s)
Wider than average horizontal viewing angle

Should You Buy it Now?

Our unique forecasting algorithm looks at historic price trends and predicts the most likely price change over the next 2 weeks. There was a cheaper price of £120.85 on eBay 79 days ago. We predict that the price will go down again.
There is a 49% chance that the price will go down. However the future is never certain and there remains a chance that the price will actually go up. Get Price Alerts.

LG 29WR30 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

LG PC Monitors Have Very Good Reviews

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

Value For Money

Poor Value for Money

The product has good features but is over 6 months old and at £236.18 it is more expensive than 64% of PC monitors.

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Running Costs

High Running Costs

The 29WR30 is one of the less economic to run flatpanel monitors that we have looked at for running costs. Based on typical energy prices, we estimate the 29WR30 will cost £140 over 5 years to run.

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Age

Released Over Three Years Ago

LG released the 29WR30 in April 2014.

Features

Bigger Than Average Display Diagonal

The smallest display diagonal of flatpanel monitors is 3.5", the biggest is 95", and the average display diagonal is 25". The LG 29WR30's display diagonal of 29" is bigger than average when compared to most other flatpanel monitors. It is in the biggest 12% of all PC screens when ranked by this feature.

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2560 X 1080 Pixels Resolution

The LG 29WR30 has a maximum display resolution of 2560 x 1080 pixels. That's 33% larger resolution than a 1920 x 1080 pixels PC display, which is the most common resolution. 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 LG 29WR30's response time of 14ms is very slow compared to most other flatpanel monitors. It is slower than 97% of all LCD screens when sorted by this feature. The average response time of all LCD screens is 5.5ms, with the fastest being 1ms and the slowest being 55ms.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The LG 29WR30 has a built-in speaker(s), unlike 53% of PC displays which do not have a built-in speaker(s).

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Wider Than Average Horizontal Viewing Angle

The horizontal viewing angle of the LG 29WR30 of 178° is wider than 77% of all PC monitors when sorted by this feature. The average horizontal viewing angle of all flatpanel monitors is 170°, with the narrowest being 40° and the widest being 180°.

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Wider Than Average Vertical Viewing Angle

The LG 29WR30's vertical viewing angle of 178° is wider than average when compared to most other flatpanel monitors. It is wider than 65% of all PC monitors when ordered by this feature. The average vertical viewing angle of all flatpanel monitors is 160°, with the narrowest being 40° and the widest being 180°.

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Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The contrast ratio (typical) of the LG 29WR30 of 1,000 is fairly standard compared to most other LCD screens. It is in the highest 76% of all LCD screens when sorted by this feature.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

lg electronics 29wr30, lg 29wr30

Barcodes:

08806084520418

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