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LG 29UB65 PC Monitor

29" 5000000:1 LED 1 Dec 2013
Screen Size Dynamic Contrast Ratio Display Type Thunderbolt Port Release Date
The 21:9 ratio is the perfect professional fit for software engineers, video / sound editors, and graphic designers. Imagine 2 conventional high quality monitors attached for multi-tasking, but... More
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22 Reasons For

Expert Reviews Are Excellent

This PC display received an expert rating of 100 out of 100 from prad.de. LCD screen experts think this medium monitor is one of the very best PC screens of a comparable age and spec.

Owner Reviews Are Good

On average, based on 55 owner reviews the average owner rating of this PC screen is 83%.

Good Picture Quality

Several LG 29UB65 owners thought it had good colour saturation.

Two LG 29UB65 owners considered that the LG 29UB65 had good picture quality. Brian Merritt scored the product 5 stars and he said in his review of this PC monitor on Amazon “Colours are much deeper and richer on this LED monitor than the old one, so any work with colours and graphics are done exclusively on this screen”.

One LG 29UB65 reviewer reckoned that the LG 29UB65 had clear images. Two years ago J. Harris wrote “The clarity is incredible and the matt finish to the screen prevents any glare”.

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Easy to Use

Several people who bought this PC monitor considered that it was easy to use. Andy Mann wrote on Amazon “Great screen, screen split software is handy too” in his review. M. Rafati wrote on Amazon “I prefer my older LG which produces more natural colours, easier to control and consuming less energy!I was lucky to find it at a good price(under” nonetheless they only gave the product a score of 60 out of 100. Peter Richardson wrote “Angle adjustability, bright with good colour resolution, user interface fairly intuitive” in his review of this PC monitor.

Several LG 29UB65 owners said in their reviews that this PC monitor was easy to assemble.

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Nice Design

A few customers who bought it thought it was good looking. J. Harris said “Truly beautiful” in their review of this PC monitor. Jeffrey Ian Baskett rated this PC monitor as excellent and he mentioned “Easy to assemble, beautiful sceen”. Shaun Oldham mentioned in his LG 29UB65 review on Amazon “For games that support the ultra wide screen they are gorgeous” and rated this PC monitor 5 stars.

One customer who purchased this PC monitor reckoned that it was a good design. Arif Rashid said “The colours are amazing as is the design”.

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Good Connectivity

One person said in their reviews that the product was good in terms of HDMI connections. In October last year Kevin Figg gave it a rating of 5 stars and he mentioned “The picture quality via HDMI is as good as you'd expect” in his review.

Good Environmental Credentials

One LG 29UB65 reviewer who reviewed the LG 29UB65 reckoned that it was good in terms of power usage. In October last year Kevin Figg gave it a rating of 5 stars and he wrote on Amazon “The power saving alone makes me happy” in his review.

Robust

One customer who reviewed the product concluded that it was well made. Anthony Millar wrote “A solid build with adequate sound for most uses” in his review of this PC monitor.

Good Product Quality

One customer who reviewed this PC monitor considered that it was good quality. M. Rafati said in their review of this PC monitor “Picture quality is average, not bad.” .

Good Size

One LG 29UB65 reviewer who bought this PC monitor considered that it was a good height.

LG Has Good PC Screen Reviews

LG medium monitors have good reviews on average and across all flatpanel monitors LG is one of the better rated brands.

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LED Display Type

This LCD screen has an LED display type, which is typical of many LCD screens of a comparable age and spec to it.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the alternative PC monitors that have an LED Display currently available including because of it's better review score, the Asus MX279H[plb_1460434_price], or the AOC Q2770[plb_2119581_price].

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The LG 29UB65 has a built-in speaker, which is unusual. Most of the other PC screens that are a comparable age to the 29UB65 do not have a built-in speaker.

We compared all the other PC screens with a built-in speaker to this LCD screen and we think because of it's better review score, the AOC Q2770[plb_2119581_price], and the Benq BL3200[plb_2590821_price] is also worth considering.

We think you might also be interested in other PC monitors which also have a built-in speaker including the NEC MultiSync EA244WMI[plb_1581225_price].

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Fairly Wide Vertical Viewing Angle

The LG 29UB65 has one of the wider vertical viewing angles (178 degrees) amongst PC displays of this age. The narrowest vertical viewing angle of medium monitors that are a similar age to the 29UB65 is 50° and the widest is 180°.

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Very Wide Horizontal Viewing Angle

The horizontal viewing angle of the LG 29UB65 of 178 degrees is one of the widest amongst medium monitors that have been around for a similar time to the 29UB65. The horizontal viewing angles of medium monitors that have been on the market for around the same time as the 29UB65 range from 60° to 180°.

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Two HDMI Ports

The LG 29UB65 is a two HDMI port PC monitor. Most of the other PC screens of a comparable age and type to the 29UB65 have between one and three HDMI ports.

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Fairly Bright Display Brightness

The average display brightness of medium monitors that have been around for around the same time as the 29UB65 is 290 cd/m², and the display brightness range from 30 cd/m² to 1,700 cd/m². With a display brightness of 300 candellas per square meter, the LG 29UB65 has a quite bright display brightness compared to most of the other medium monitors that have been on the market for around the same time as the 29UB65.

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Fairly High RMS Rated Audio Power

With an RMS rated audio power of 7 Watts, the LG 29UB65 has one of the higher RMS rated audio powers amongst similar spec PC monitors of this age. Across all the PC screens of a similar age and type to the 29UB65 the RMS rated audio powers range from 0.5W to 49W, and the average RMS rated audio power is 5.3W.

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1080p Video Mode

This PC display has a 1080p video mode, which is typical of many LCD screens of a similar type and age to it.

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2560 X 1080 Graphics Resolution

The LG 29UB65 has a maximum resolution of 2560 x 1080. That's 33% more resolution than the most common graphics resolution of 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080) (which is also found on this PC screen). The worst resolution of all PC screens of a comparable spec and age to the 29UB65 is 640 x 350 and the best is 3840 x 2160.

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Quite Fast Response Time

At only 5 milliseconds, the LG 29UB65 has a quite fast response time compared to most of the other flatpanel monitors of this age and type. Across all the medium monitors that have been available for a similar time to the 29UB65 the response times range from 1ms to 40ms, and the average response time is 6.1ms.

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Short

At only 328.2 millimeters, the LG 29UB65 is quite short compared to most of the other flatpanel monitors of a comparable type and age to the 29UB65. Similar spec LCD screens that were released more than two years ago have heights of between 30mm and 4,800mm, and the average height is 370mm.

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7 Reasons Against

Only One USB Type-A Downstream Port

The LG 29UB65 is a one USB Type-A downstream port flatpanel monitor.

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Not 3D Compatible

Most PC displays of this spec and age are not 3D compatible. The LG 29UB65 is no exception to this as it too is not 3D compatible.

If you are looking for a PC display that is 3D compatible then you might want to look at the Philips 272G5DYEB[plb_3175233_price] which is also higher rated.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The LG 29UB65 does not have a built-in camera. Most of the other comparable spec PC displays that are a similar age to the 29UB65 also do not have a built-in camera.

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Does Not Have an Integrated Card Reader

Most LCD screens of a similar age and spec to the 29UB65 do not have an integrated card reader. The LG 29UB65 is no exception to this as it too does not have an integrated card reader.

There are a number of other PC screens which also have an integrated card reader which you might want to consider including the DELL U2413[plb_1565290_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Only HD HD Type

This PC monitor has a Full HD HD type, which is typical of many PC displays of this spec and age.

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Only One USB 2.0 Port

The LG 29UB65 is a one USB 2.0 port PC screen.

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Quite Low Maximum Height Adjustment

With a maximum height adjustment of only 110 millimeters, the LG 29UB65 has one of the lower maximum height adjustments amongst similar spec PC screens of this age. The lowest maximum height adjustment of medium monitors that have been on the market for a similar time to the 29UB65 is 13mm and the highest is 850mm.

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2 Other reasons to consider the LG 29UB65

Released Over Three Years Ago

It was over three years ago when this PC screen was released.

One Thunderbolt Port

The number of thunderbolt ports on the LG 29UB65 is one. That's average compared to the other six PC screens of a similar type and age to the 29UB65 that we have assessed the number of thunderbolt ports of.

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Specification

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DVI-D Port
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Built-In Camera
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Loudspeaker
Integrated TV Tuner
Built-In Subwoofer
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Expert Reviews

(3)
29 August 2014

Vertical is an underserved dimension. The 29-inch 29UB65-P 21:9 Ultrawide Monitor from LG is about twice the width of those dusty 4:3 LCD monitors, and when put into portrait mode, will make... Read more…

16 May 2015

KonstrukcjaMonitory z ekranami 21:9 s?u?? przede wszystkim do tego, by podczas grania mie? dos?ownie ?szersze? spojrzenie na sytuacj?, a podczas pracy móc umie?ci? np. du?e okna obok siebie ?... Read more…

Wietna jako obrazu
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Podstawa o regulowanej wysokoci
Zewntrzny zasilacz
23 June 2014

LG legt die Messlatte im Segment der ultrabreiten 21:9 hoch. Die Optik des LG 29UB65-P mit rahmenlosen Design, Slim-Gehäuse und Klavierlackoberflächen kann überzeugen. Außerdem besitzt der...

User Reviews

(30)
Reviewed 25 September 2014 by Jovi

I recently purchased this monitor and its a incredible viewing experience and the 21:9 aspect ratio is the future but since day one I've been experiencing a distracting amount of backlight bleed... Read more…

Easy To Set Up
Easy To Use
Reviewed 23 July 2015 by Jamie Pounder
(Verified Purchase)

I thought I would add this review, and hope that some gamers read this.

I am primarily a gamer, I game on my PC 80% of the time, and the other 20% is watching movies (which this aspect... Read more…

Reviewed 19 July 2015 by M. Kim "Technology Geek"
(Verified Purchase)

If you're doing a lot of stuff at the same time?! This is the monitor you need. I frequently check my emails using Outlook, and write a lot of documents at the same time. With this 21:9 monitor,... Read more…

Reviewed 4 July 2015 by Kevin Figg
(Verified Purchase)

I was anxious about going from three monitors (19" and two 22") down to this single 29". I am not disappointed. Its great. The picture quality via HDMI is as good as you'd expect. Be... Read more…

Reviewed 3 July 2015 by Dario Krznar
(Verified Purchase)

As a designer I need a great display. Just to be quick, this thing has better picture reproduction than any of my 4 Dells. When you get used to the wide screen (and you will really fast) you won't... Read more…

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Electricity cost when switched on $46.86
Electricity cost when on standby $2.34
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Total running cost over 5 years $49.20
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Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.32 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 9 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers 29ub65, 29ub65p, lg 29ub65, lg 29ub65p, lg 2560x1080, lg lgelectronics29ub65, lg lgelectronics29ub65p
Barcodes 00042111783335, 00719192193963, 00803982940339, 04053162879782, 05052916879244, 05053959387963, 07191921939630, 08806084594693, 08806084594709, 08806084689603

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