LG 29UC97 vs Samsung S32E590C

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LG 29UC97
Samsung S32E590C

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Reasons For

4 Reasons For
4W higher RMS rated audio power Edit
The LG 29UC97 has an RMS rated audio power of 14WW, but the Samsung S32E590C is only a 10WW RMS rated audio power PC monitor (4W lower). Read more

RMS rated power is a true measure of the power of the audio system on a monitor. It also sometimes referred to as the Continuous Power. RMS stands for Root Mean Square and is measured in Watts (voltage x current). The RMS rated power is the highest amount of power that an amplifier can deliver continuously without failing.

A higher RMS rated power will provide audio that is louder and cleaner.

Lighter Edit
The LG 29UC97 is a 5.5kgg weight PC monitor. That's 0.5g lighter than the Samsung S32E590C (6kgg).
A lot shorter Edit
LG 29UC97 is 316.5mmmm tall, but the Samsung S32E590C is a 425.1mmmm tall PC monitor (108.6mm taller).
28.2mm narrower Edit
LG 29UC97 is 700.9mmmm wide, but the Samsung S32E590C is a 729.1mmmm wide PC monitor (28.2mm wider).
5 Reasons For
8% bigger screen size Edit
The Samsung S32E590C is a 31.5"" PC monitor. That's 2.5" bigger than the LG 29UC97 (31.5""). Read more

The display diagonal is a measure of the size of the monitor. It is measured from one corner of the screen to the diagonally opposite corner of the screen.

A bigger display diagonal means that the screen will be larger and better for displaying lots of content or for seeing the detail in photos and videos.

15% brighter display brightness Edit
The Samsung S32E590C is a 350 cd/m² cd/m² display brightness PC monitor. That's 50 cd/m² brighter than the LG 29UC97 (350 cd/m² cd/m²).
Faster response time Edit
The Samsung S32E590C has a response time of 4msms, but the LG 29UC97 is a 5msms response time PC monitor (1ms slower). Read more

The response time on a PC monitor is a measure of how quickly the monitor reacts to image data sent by the computer's graphics card. Fast response times are particularly important for gamers, who should ideally look for a response time of 8 milliseconds or less.

A faster (shorter) response time is better because fast moving graphics will appear smoother and the gaming experience will feel more responsive.

A bit shallower Edit
The Samsung S32E590C has a depth of 90.6mmmm, however the LG 29UC97 is a 99mmmm deep PC monitor (8.4mm deeper).
A little better user reviews
The average user review score of the Samsung S32E590C is 87% based on 6 reviews, however the average rating of the LG 29UC97 is 85% (based on 4 reviews).

Reasons Against

6 Reasons Against
Moderately smaller screen size Edit
The LG 29UC97 has a screen size of 29"", whereas the Samsung S32E590C is a 31.5"" PC monitor (2.5" bigger). Read more

The display diagonal is a measure of the size of the monitor. It is measured from one corner of the screen to the diagonally opposite corner of the screen.

A bigger display diagonal means that the screen will be larger and better for displaying lots of content or for seeing the detail in photos and videos.

50 cd/m² dimmer display brightness Edit
The LG 29UC97 has a display brightness of 300 cd/m² cd/m², whereas the Samsung S32E590C is a 350 cd/m² cd/m² display brightness PC monitor (50 cd/m² brighter).
20% slower response time Edit
The LG 29UC97 is a 5msms response time PC monitor. That's 1ms slower than the Samsung S32E590C (4msms). Read more

The response time on a PC monitor is a measure of how quickly the monitor reacts to image data sent by the computer's graphics card. Fast response times are particularly important for gamers, who should ideally look for a response time of 8 milliseconds or less.

A faster (shorter) response time is better because fast moving graphics will appear smoother and the gaming experience will feel more responsive.

Deeper Edit
The LG 29UC97 is a 99mmmm deep PC monitor. That's 8.4mm deeper than the Samsung S32E590C (90.6mmmm).
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Moderately Lower user review Score
The average user rating of the LG 29UC97 is 85%, whereas the average user rating of the Samsung S32E590C is 87% (based on 6 reviews).
4 Reasons Against
Lower RMS rated audio power Edit
The Samsung S32E590C is a 10WW RMS rated audio power PC monitor. That's 4W lower than the LG 29UC97 (10WW). Read more

RMS rated power is a true measure of the power of the audio system on a monitor. It also sometimes referred to as the Continuous Power. RMS stands for Root Mean Square and is measured in Watts (voltage x current). The RMS rated power is the highest amount of power that an amplifier can deliver continuously without failing.

A higher RMS rated power will provide audio that is louder and cleaner.

Moderately heavier Edit
The Samsung S32E590C has a weight of 6kgg, however the LG 29UC97 is a 5.5kgg weight PC monitor (0.5g lighter).
26% taller Edit
The Samsung S32E590C is a 425.1mmmm tall PC monitor. That's 108.6mm taller than the LG 29UC97 (425.1mmmm).
Wider Edit
The Samsung S32E590C is a 729.1mmmm wide PC monitor. That's 28.2mm wider than the LG 29UC97 (729.1mmmm).

Average Expert Rating

Average User Rating

Date Released

22 months Ago 23 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on $ 34.33
Electricity cost - standby $ 1.40
Total running cost $ 35.73
Electricity cost - switched on $ -
Electricity cost - standby $ -
Total running cost $ -

Energy Efficiency Class

No data

Environmental Impact

0.23T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.23 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
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Display

Screen Size
29" 31.5"
BEST
Display Resolution
 1920 x 1080
 1920 x 1080
BEST
Dynamic Contrast Ratio
 5000000:1
BEST
 5000000:1
Display Type
 LCD
 LED
 LCD
 LED
BEST
Graphics Resolution
 2560 x 1080
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
BEST
 2560 x 1080
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
Backlight Type
 W-LED
BEST
 W-LED
Video Mode
 1080p
 720p
 1280p
BEST
 1080p
 720p
 1280p
HD Type
 Full HD
 Full HD
BEST
Aspect Ratio
 21:9
 21:9
Pixel Pitch
0.2826 x 0.2826 Unknown - Click to provide data
Display Colour Count
16.77M 16.77M
Vertical Viewing Angle
178° 178°
Horizontal Viewing Angle
178° 178°
Typical Contrast Ratio
 5000:1
 5000:1
BEST
Display Diagonal
73.66cm Unknown - Click to provide data
Display Technology
 IPS
 IPS
Display Brightness
300 cd/m² 350 cd/m²
BEST
Response Time
5ms 4ms
BEST
Native Aspect Ratio
 21:9
 16:9
 21:9
 16:9
Supported Number of Colours Display
 16.78 million colours
 16.78 million colours
Pixel Density
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.36375
Dynamic Contrast Ratio Marketing Name
 Mega Contrast
 Mega Contrast

Ports & Interfaces

Thunderbolt Port
2 Unknown - Click to provide data
Headphone Output
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
DisplayPort
1 1
USB 3.0 Port
3 Unknown - Click to provide data
HDMI Port
2 2
DVI Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
3 Unknown - Click to provide data
USB Type-A Downstream Port
3 Unknown - Click to provide data
USB Hub Version
 USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1)
 USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1)

Multimedia

RMS Rated Audio Power
14W
BEST
10W
Loudspeaker
2 2

Design

Case Colour
 Black
 Black

Performance

Mean Time Between Failures
50,000h Unknown - Click to provide data

Ergonomics

Tilt Angle
Unknown - Click to provide data 0 - 15
On Screen Display Language
 CHI (SIMPL)
 GRE
 UKR
 RUS
 FIN
 FRE
 DEU
 ITA
 JPN
 POL
 POR
 ESP
 SWE
 KOR
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 CHI (SIMPL)
 GRE
 UKR
 RUS
 FIN
 FRE
 DEU
 ITA
 JPN
 POL
 POR
 ESP
 SWE
 KOR
OSD Language
14 Unknown - Click to provide data

Power

Energy Efficiency Class
 B
 B
BEST
Power Consumption When Off
0.3W Unknown - Click to provide data
Typical Power Consumption
28W Unknown - Click to provide data
Standby Power Consumption
0.3W 0.3W
Annual Energy Consumption
41kWh Unknown - Click to provide data
Input Voltage
 100 - 240
 100 - 240
AC Input Frequency
 50
 60
 50/60
 50
 60
 50/60
AC Input Voltage
 24
 100
 100-240
 240
 24
 100
 100-240
 240

Operational Conditions

Relative Humidity Operating Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 10 - 80
Operating Temperature Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 10 - 40

Weight & Dimensions

Package Weight
8.2kg
BEST
9.6kg
Packaging Height
414mm
BEST
496mm
Packaging Depth
140mm
BEST
155mm
Packaging Width
758mm
BEST
806mm
Weight With Stand
6.2kg
BEST
6.9kg
Height With Stand
420.9mm
BEST
523.9mm
Depth With Stand
225.3mm 214.3mm
BEST
Width With Stand
700.9mm
BEST
729.1mm
Weight
5.5kg
BEST
6kg
Height
316.5mm
BEST
425.1mm
Depth
99mm 90.6mm
BEST
Width
700.9mm
BEST
729.1mm

Packaging Content

Cable Included
 HDMI
 DisplayPort
 HDMI
 DisplayPort
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