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LG 29EA93 PC Monitor

3dnews.ru Recommended pcforalla.idg.se Good Choice hardware.info Silver Award 01net.com 4 Star uk.hardware.info Silver
29" 5000000:1 LED Jan 2013
Screen Size Dynamic Contrast Ratio Display Type Built-In Speaker Release Date
29EA93P provides cinematic viewing experience through the 21:9 UltraWide Aspect Ratio (2560 x1080 resolution), providing lifelike colour expression on the IPS panel. It is optimal for your... More
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26 Reasons For

Seven Industry Awards

This flatpanel monitor has received seven awards from experts.

This PC screen received a "Silver" from both Hardware.info and Uk.hardware.info, both of which thought that this LCD screen was very good.

The reviewers at three additional expert review sites all thought that this PC display was good. This flatpanel monitor received a 3dnews.ru "Recommended" award and it received a Gamezoom.net "Gold Award". Also, Ixbt.com concluded that this medium monitor was carefully designed and gave it an "Original Design" award.

The editors of two more expert review sites both decided that this flatpanel monitor was good. 01net.com gave this LG PC monitor a "4 Star" award and Pcforalla.idg.se gave it a "Good Choice" award.

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Expert Reviews Are Good

The average expert rating of this LCD screen is 81% based on twenty-three expert reviews from sites including Trusted Reviews, Expert Reviews, Digital Versus and PC Advisor.co.uk.

Owner Reviews Are Good

On average, based on 68 owner reviews this LG LCD screen has an overall owner rating of 83 out of 100.

Good Picture Quality

A number of LG 29EA93 reviewers who bought the product wrote that it had good picture quality. Three years ago James Dene wrote on Amazon “The screen is stylish yet discrete and the picture quality is as good as I’ ve seen anywhere” in his review of the LG 29EA93. Paul Higgins mentioned on Amazon “The picture quality is fantastic i also own a yamakasi catleap 2560x1440 monitor”. S R Joyce mentioned “It has a fabulous image quality, looks extremely smart” in their LG 29EA93 review.

Four people reckoned that it had good colour saturation. Chris wrote in his review of the LG 29EA93 on Amazon “Lovely size, good display with rich colours” and gave it a rating of 5 stars. David Clarke rated the product 4 stars and he mentioned in his LG 29EA93 review on Amazon three years ago “The colours are pretty much spot on even without calibration”. Mohammad Younis scored this PC monitor 5 stars and he mentioned in his review “The colours are true to life”.

One customer who bought the product reckoned that it had clear images. Vinit Malhotra said on Amazon “The clarity suffersThe best way ahead with this was with an hdmi cable” in their LG 29EA93 review.

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Easy to Use

A few people who purchased this PC monitor thought it was easy to use. Amazon Customer scored the product 5 stars and mentioned two years ago “If it had a remote control I would be perfect” in their review of the LG 29EA93. C. Gardner scored it 5 stars and mentioned “If you are connecting it to a mac you have to use genuine Apple cables or it will not work!”. Mr D Craig scored it 5 stars and he mentioned “The menu is easy to use albeit the buttons a little sensitive” in his review of the LG 29EA93.

A few LG 29EA93 reviewers said in their reviews that the product had a good experience. H. S. Hussain said in their review of this PC monitor “9 which removes the black bars and makes the experience amazing because the black bars are there cause the movie image has been shrunk to fit the 16”. Digitalversus.com said on expert website Digital Versus “LG's promises of a fully immersive experience for video games aren't fulfilled here because of the monitor's poor response time”.

One LG 29EA93 owner who purchased it reckoned that it was easy to assemble. Yiddo85 said on Amazon “Very easy to put together and adjust unlike my Samsung which was very stiff this can move in any direction” in their review and gave this PC monitor a very good review score.

One LG 29EA93 owner said in their reviews that this PC monitor was easy to use the menus. Brian Dawson said in his LG 29EA93 review “Within that bar there are all the settings you might need to alter” .

One LG 29EA93 reviewer who purchased the product thought it had a touch sensitive screen. Three years ago A. J. Mcveigh said “The buttons for controlling the monitor are woeful - they are touch sensitive and often don't respondso” but even so they gave it a rating of 60 out of 100.

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Robust

Eight people agreed that it was well made. David Thomas mentioned in his review of the LG 29EA93 “Once I opened the box and connected it to my computer I was blown away by the build quality and the stunning display” and scored it 5 stars. G. Kelly wrote in their review of this PC monitor on Amazon “This monitor has a good build quality and a good spec” nonetheless they scored it 60 out of 100. Gcw wrote in their review of this PC monitor three years ago “There is also an input for the built in speakers and headphone” .

One LG 29EA93 reviewer reckoned that it was easy to damage or scratch. Mr a J Mcwilliams said on Amazon “It's almost like it broke v-sync entirely” in his review of the LG 29EA93.

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Nice Design

Several LG 29EA93 owners who bought the product thought it was good looking. Gcw mentioned in their LG 29EA93 review “You do get used to it pretty quick”. Gcw also wrote “Connectivity is pretty good, apart from a DVI input you can also have 2 HDMI inputs”. Gcw also mentioned “Well it is pretty good straight out of the box”.

Four LG 29EA93 owners who reviewed the product concluded that it was a good design. Dylan Vella rated it as excellent and he said in his LG 29EA93 review “Picture quality is perfect, contrast is out of this world and the design is something that you never stop looking at.10/10”. Two years ago Kenni said “I bought this monitor for its extensive 2560 x 1080 desktop real estate and its sleek, low-profile design, whose small bezel”. Mr a J Mcwilliams mentioned “It has a very slick design and just feels well made” in his review of the LG 29EA93.

A number of customers concluded that the product was neat. Three years ago H. S. Hussain said on Amazon “Fits right inside a clean, neat and well organised workstation plus the design is so simple, elegant” in their review of the LG 29EA93.

One LG 29EA93 reviewer said that the product was ergonomic. Mr a J Mcwilliams said on Amazon “It's feels much more ergonomic than having 2 monitors.p.s” in his review of this PC monitor. One person said in their reviews that it was aesthetic. Isaac Kingsley wrote in his review of the LG 29EA93 on Amazon “Screen quality is amazing, high build quality, aesthetically nice”.

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Good Product Quality

Several customers who reviewed the LG 29EA93 agreed that it was good quality. A. J. Mcveigh said “The monitor is decent quality”. Andy Johal said “Its a very high quality monitor that performs perfectly, am still yet to test its true ability though” in his review of the LG 29EA93. Barry Boxall mentioned in his LG 29EA93 review on Amazon “Picture quality good”.

Good Connectivity

Two LG 29EA93 owners wrote in their reviews that the product was good in terms of connectivity. Gary J. Walker mentioned in his review on Amazon three years ago “Very good screen, very good connectivity”. Two LG 29EA93 reviewers who bought the product considered that it was good in terms of HDMI connections. Ruski wrote in their review “It only has hdmi output”.

One customer who purchased it considered that it was good in terms of USB connections. Gcw wrote “A USB lead for the built in hub that has sockets for three devices which is handy” in their review of the LG 29EA93.

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Good Sound Quality

A few LG 29EA93 reviewers said in their reviews that it had good sound quality. Three years ago Lezley gave the LG 29EA93 an excellent rating and wrote “The sound quality is also very good” in their review of this PC monitor.

Good Size

A few LG 29EA93 owners who reviewed this PC monitor agreed that it was a good width. G. Kelly said on Amazon “The extra screen width is great although it feels a bit narrow” in their LG 29EA93 review however they gave the LG 29EA93 a score of 60 out of 100. Paul Segieth mentioned in his review of this PC monitor two years ago “What I really like about it and why I kept it is due to its width its great for multi tasking” .

One customer mentioned in their reviews that the product was a good size.

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Good Support

Several LG 29EA93 reviewers who purchased this PC monitor reckoned that it had good technical guidance. Brian Dawson said on Amazon two years ago “And unlike LGs excellent help desk its almost impossible to contact an actual HUMAN being at AMAZON !” in his LG 29EA93 review but even so he gave it a rating of 20 out of 100. Mr a J Mcwilliams mentioned “The viewing angles are great with the exception of a negative tilt, though it does say in the manual to tilt it ever so slightly forwards, so that's fine”.

Good Technical Features

One person who bought it considered that it had good features. Three years ago Expertreviews.co.uk wrote in their review of the LG 29EA93 on expert review site Expert Reviews “It's not height-adjustable and has a few fiddly features.” and scored it 4 stars.

LG Has Good Reviews for Its PC Screens

LG has good average ratings for its medium monitors as well as across its entire LCD screen range compared to other brands.

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LED Display Type

This PC monitor has an LED display type, which is the most frequently found display type on medium monitors that were released more than two years ago.

We compared this LCD screen to all the other flatpanel monitors that have an LED Display and we think a cheaper PC screen such as the Samsung U28D590D[plb_3828094_price] or you might consider a higher rated PC screen such as the Viewsonic VP2770[plb_1427446_price], and the iiyama XB2776QS[plb_1490325_price] are also worth considering.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The LG 29EA93 has a built-in speaker, which is unusual. Most of the other LCD screens of this age and type do not have a built-in speaker.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative PC displays with a built-in speaker currently available including a cheaper PC screen such as the iiyama B2888UHSU[plb_2367537_price] or you might consider a higher rated PC screen such as the Philips 298P4[plb_1608300_price].

We compared this PC screen to all the other PC screens with a built-in speaker and we think the Philips BDM3470UP[plb_3020738_price] is also worth considering.

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Very Wide Horizontal Viewing Angle

The average horizontal viewing angle of similar spec PC screens that have been available for a comparable time to the 29EA93 is 170°, and the horizontal viewing angles range from 60° to 180°. At 178 degrees, the LG 29EA93 has a very wide horizontal viewing angle compared to most of the other PC displays of a comparable age and type to the 29EA93.

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Fairly Wide Vertical Viewing Angle

With a vertical viewing angle of 178 degrees, the LG 29EA93 has a quite wide vertical viewing angle compared to most of the other flatpanel monitors of this age and spec. The vertical viewing angles of medium monitors that have been available for a comparable time to the 29EA93 range from 50° to 180°, and the average vertical viewing angle is 170°.

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Two HDMI Ports

The LG 29EA93 is a two HDMI port flatpanel monitor. Most of the other medium monitors that were launched around the same time as the 29EA93 have between one and three HDMI ports.

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Fairly Big Display Diagonal

The LG 29EA93 has a quite big display diagonal (74 centimeters) compared to most of the other medium monitors that have been around for more than two years. The screen sizes of medium monitors that are a comparable age to the 29EA93 range from 50cm to 770cm, and the average display diagonal is 66cm.

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Fairly Bright Display Brightness

With a display brightness of 300 candellas per square meter, the LG 29EA93 has one of the brighter display brightness amongst comparable spec flatpanel monitors of this age. The dimmest display brightness of medium monitors that have been on the market for around the same time as the 29EA93 is 30 cd/m², the brightest is 1,700 cd/m², and the average display brightness is 290 cd/m².

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Quite High RMS Rated Audio Power

Across all the medium monitors that were released more than two years ago the RMS rated audio powers range from 0.5W to 49W. The LG 29EA93 has a fairly high RMS rated audio power (7 Watts) compared to most of the other medium monitors that have been on the market for around the same time as the 29EA93.

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2560 X 1080 Graphics Resolution

The LG 29EA93 has a maximum resolution of 2560 x 1080. That's 33% more resolution than the most frequently found graphics resolution of 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080). PC monitors of a comparable spec and age to the 29EA93 graphics resolutions range from 640 x 350 (worst) to 3840 x 2160 (best).

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Has Four Cables Included

The number of cables included found on the LG 29EA93 is more than most PC screens of a similar age and spec to it. This PC display has an AC cable included, which is the most frequently found cable included found on medium monitors that came out around the same time as the 29EA93. The cables included "DVI", "MHL" and "USB" are also found on this PC screen.

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Supports One Placement

The LG 29EA93 has a greater number of placements than most LCD screens of a similar type and age to it. This LG PC monitor supports a Horizontal placement, which is the most commonly supported placement supported by comparable spec PC screens that are a similar age to the 29EA93.

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Short

The shortest PC monitor of a similar type and age to the 29EA93 is 30mm tall, the tallest is 4,800mm, and the average height is 370mm. With a height of only 318 millimeters, the LG 29EA93 is one of the shorter LCD screens that have been on the market for more than two years amongst similar spec flatpanel monitors of this age.

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6 Reasons Against

Not 3D Compatible

Like most of the other PC monitors that are a comparable age to the 29EA93, the LG 29EA93 is not 3D compatible.

If you would prefer a flatpanel monitor that is 3D compatible then you might want to look at the BL2710[pl_1729060_price], or the XL2720[pl_1548412_price] both from Benq or the Acer XB280HK[plb_2431334_price].

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Most medium monitors that are a comparable age to the 29EA93 do not have a built-in camera. The LG 29EA93 is no exception to this as it too does not have a built-in camera.

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Does Not Have an Integrated Card Reader

Most PC displays of a similar age and spec to the 29EA93 do not have an integrated card reader. The LG 29EA93 is no exception to this as it too does not have an integrated card reader.

We compared this PC display to all the other LCD screens with an integrated card reader and we think the Asus PA279[plb_1588541_price] which also has a higher rating is also worth considering.

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Only HD HD Type

This LCD screen has a Full HD HD type, which is the most frequently found HD type on medium monitors that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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Only Two USB 3.0 Ports

The LG 29EA93 is a two USB 3.0 port PC display.

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Quite High Power Consumption When Off

With a power consumption when off of 0.5 Watts, the LG 29EA93 has one of the higher power consumptions when off amongst LCD screens of this age. Across all the medium monitors that have been around for a similar time to the 29EA93 the power consumptions when off range from 0.005W to 21W.

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1 Other reason to consider the LG 29EA93

Released Over Three Years Ago

This medium monitor has been on the market for over three years.

Specification

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Headphone Socket Size
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DisplayPort
USB 3.0 Port
HDMI Port
DVI-D Port
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USB Type-A Downstream Port
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Built-In Camera
RMS Rated Audio Power
Loudspeaker
Integrated TV Tuner
Built-In Subwoofer
Design
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Networking
Ethernet LAN Port
WiFi
Bluetooth
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Adjustable Height
Tilt Angle
Swivelling Base
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Pivoting Base
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7 Awards

gamezoom.net Gold Award ixbt.com Original Design 3dnews.ru Recommended pcforalla.idg.se Good Choice hardware.info Silver Award 01net.com 4 Star uk.hardware.info Silver

Expert Reviews

(54)
12 February 2014

Uk.hardware.info

2013 will be known as the year when PC monitors finally started moving beyond Full HD resolution. Last year we tested a large number of WQHD monitors with 2560x1440 pixels, and today we will... Read more…

9 August 2013

The LG29EA93 is an interesting but not totally convincing monitor. Image quality is good, though, so if it's what you want and can forgive it a few issues, it's worth considering...

19 July 2013

It's not height-adjustable and has a few fiddly features, but this 29in monitor has excellent image quality and a wide range of inputs...

1 July 2013

LG's promises of a fully immersive experience for video games aren't fulfilled here because of the monitor's poor response time. Still, with its 21:9 screen, the 29EA93 is a great monitor for...

11 June 2013

The LG 29EA93 measures fairly well post calibration, so LG did a reasonably good job on the electronics side. However, while a 21:9 aspect ratio offering 2560 x 1080 resolution sounds like an...

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User Reviews

(68)
(Verified Purchase)

Good for what it is - shame that it does not come with remote then it would be perfect - just make sure that your system is able to cope with the widescreen resolution.

Reviewed 27 April 2015 by Why Go To The Shops?
(Verified Purchase)

Excellent quality.

Reviewed 25 April 2015 by Dylan Vella
(Verified Purchase)

Perfect monitor. Especially for mmorpg games and watching full hd movies.

Picture quality is perfect , contrast is out of this world and the design is something that you never stop... Read more…

Reviewed 31 March 2015 by Jack Utley

Ok well to be technically specific, this issue i am experiencing is multiple stuck pixels, this means that the pixels making up the resolution of the monitor are having trouble changing colour,... Read more…

Reviewed 7 March 2015 by Monther.G
(Verified Purchase)

Its cool for gaming , designee , produce program and sure watching movie . one things i don't like is the audio system not the best you need additional audio system .

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Electricity cost when switched on $59.57
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Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.42 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 11 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers 29ea93, 29ea93p, lg 29ea93, certified 29ea93, certified 29ea93p, certified 2560x1080, lg electronics ltd 29ea93, lg electronics ltd 29ea93p, asrockasusantecarcticb 29ea93, asrockasusantecarcticb 29ea93p, asrockasusantecarcticb 29ea93pl, asrockasusantecarcticb 29ea93ple, asrockasusantecarcticb 29ea93plea, asrockasusantecarcticb 29ea93pleas, asrockasusantecarcticb 29ea93please
Barcodes 00806084100214, 08806084100214, 08806084100238, 08806084140043
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