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LG 34UM57P PC Monitor

34" 2560 X 1080 LED 829.9mm May 2015
Display Diagonal Display Resolution Display Width Release Date £106.66 Electricity cost over 5 years
Owner reviews are good
Good picture quality
Not robust
6 Reviews
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Good Picture Quality

One person who bought this PC monitor concluded that it had good picture quality. One person thought this PC monitor had clear images. Theo Davidson gave it a score of 7 stars and he mentioned on Amazon “Great clarity”.


Not Robust

One customer mentioned in their reviews that it was easy to damage or scratch. M.farmer said in their review of the LG 34UM57 two years ago “No damage and no dodgy pixels”.

Good Product Quality

One person wrote in their reviews that the LG 34UM57 was good quality. Simon Roughley wrote in April last year “One of the best monitors I've used, excellent picture quality and it just looks awesome sat on my desk” and rated it 8 stars.

Easy to Use

One person mentioned in their reviews that it had a good experience. M.farmer said “Having also used it with an R9 290 the experience is incredible” in their review of the LG 34UM57 and scored the LG 34UM57 7 stars.


Owner Reviews Are Good

People who bought this LG flatpanel monitor rated this PC display 87 out of 100 on average. Over 83% of reviewers gave this PC display either 4 or 5 stars.

LG PC Displays Have Good Reviews

Based on 3,732 owner and expert reviews (including 759 verified purchases), LG has good reviews for its PC monitors. LG also has good reviews specifically within its medium monitors range compared to other brands. 89% of those that bought a LG flatpanel monitor would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Technical Details

Has a Game Mode

The LG 34UM57 has a game mode. Most of the other PC monitors that were launched more than a year ago also have a game mode.

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Packaging Content

Has a Stand Included

The LG 34UM57 has a stand included. Most of the other comparable spec PC displays that were launched more than a year ago also have a stand included.

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Price Has Gone Up by £59.16 (20%)

There was a cheaper price of £234 on Amazon UK 56 days ago.Our unique forecasting algorithm looks at historic price trends and predicts the most likely price change over the next 2 weeks. There is a 65% chance that the price will go up further. However the future is never certain and there remains a 35% chance that the price will actually go back down.

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Reasonably Priced

Three customers thought the product was good value for money. M.farmer mentioned “Maybe higher depending how much weight you put on value for money” in their review of the LG 34UM57. In April last year Mr. A. J. Stewart wrote “Great price and I totally recommend this monitor”. In the same month Calculus said “Yes, there is a price difference, about £150 at the time of writing” and rated this PC monitor 78.377477981402 out of 100.

Two LG 34UM57 reviewers who reviewed this PC monitor concluded that it was expensive. David said in his review of this PC monitor on Amazon “Expensive by the time we buy them!”. One LG 34UM57 reviewer who reviewed it thought it was cheap. David wrote on Amazon “Cables which are cheap for the manufacturer” in his review of this PC monitor.

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The price range of PC monitors of a comparable age and spec is from £50 to £3,769. We think that this PC monitor looks expensive compared to other PC monitors of a comparable age and spec.


Released Over Two Years Ago

LG released the 34UM57 in May 2015.


Running Costs Are Average

The energy efficiency rating of this PC screen is B. Based on average energy prices we estimate that the 8 year running cost of the 34UM57 is £107, which is typical compared to the other 648 similar spec flatpanel monitors that came out more than a year ago.


Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker(s)

The LG 34UM57 does not have a built-in speaker(s), unlike most of the other PC screens of this age and type.

We compared this PC display to all the other PC monitors with a built-in speaker(s) and we think the Asus VG278HV (£301.98) which also has a higher rating is also worth considering.

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2560 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

The most display resolution of the LG 34UM57 is 2560 x 1080 pixels. That's 33% more display resolution than a 1920 x 1080 pixels PC screen, which is the most common display resolution. Across all medium monitors that have been around for around the same time as this PC screen the best display resolution is 3840 x 2400 pixels and the worst is 1366 x 768 pixels.

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Fairly Wide Viewing Angle, Vertical

PC screens of a similar age and spec to this PC screen have viewing angles, vertical of between 50° and 180°. The LG 34UM57 has one of the wider viewing angles, vertical (178 degrees) amongst PC monitors of this age.

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Has an HDCP

The LG 34UM57 has an HDCP. Most of the other PC displays of this spec and age also have an HDCP.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers lg 2560x1080, lg 34um57
Barcodes 00719192197664, 08806087400823, 08806087400847, 08806087421521

LG 34UM57 Review Sources

To prepare this LG 34UM57 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 687,657 product attributes, 78,608 PC monitor reviews and 7,539,100 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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