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LG 29UC97C

LG 29UC97C PC Monitor

29" Mega Contrast LED 2 Jun 2015
Screen Size Dynamic Contrast Ratio Display Type Thunderbolt Port Release Date
29UC97C has a curved screen real estate with 2560x1080 UltraWide screen. This means one 29UC97C covers 1.8 larger display real estate than a 16:9 ratio Full HD panel. Sound editors can have... More
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10 Reasons For

Mega Contrast Dynamic Contrast Ratio Marketing Name

The dynamic contrast ratio marketing name of this PC screen is Mega Contrast, which is typical of many flatpanel monitors of a similar type and age to it.

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Good Brand

LG is one of the superior PC monitor manufacturers according to average expert and user reviews, and LG also has good ratings for its medium monitors.

LED Display Type

This LCD screen has an LED display type, which is typical of many similar spec LCD screens that have been around for more than a year.

We compared all the other PC monitors that have an LED Display to this PC monitor and we think the HP Z Display Z24[plb_1590202_price] which is cheaper; or the Samsung S27C750[plb_1552112_price], and the AOC U2477PWQ[plb_3149688_price] which has better reviews are also worth considering.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The 29UC97C has a built-in speaker. Most of the other PC screens of this spec and age also have a built-in speaker.

Alternative LCD screens with a built-in speaker currently available that you might also want to look at include because of it's better review score, the Acer XB270H[plb_2658235_price].

There are a number of alternative PC displays which also have a built-in speaker that you might want to look at including the XF270H[pl_3084438_price], or the Predator XB271HK[pl_3086846_price] both from Acer.

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Two HDMI Ports

The 29UC97C is a two HDMI port PC display.

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Fairly High RMS Rated Audio Power

When compared to other medium monitors that are a similar age to the 29UC97C, the LG 29UC97C's RMS rated audio power of 14 Watts is one of the highest. The lowest RMS rated audio power of medium monitors that were released around the same time as the 29UC97C is 1W and the highest is 32W.

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Quite Large Color Gamut

PC displays of this type and age have color gamuts of between 68% and 120%, and the average color gamut is 82%. The LG 29UC97C has a fairly large color gamut (99 percent) compared to most of the other medium monitors that have been on the market for around the same time as the 29UC97C.

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Quite Bright Display Brightness

At 300 candellas per square meter, the LG 29UC97C has a fairly bright display brightness compared to most of the other PC displays of this age and type. Medium monitors that are a similar age to the 29UC97C have display brightness of between 25 cd/m² and 1,700 cd/m², and the average display brightness is 280 cd/m².

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2560 X 1080 Graphics Resolution

The highest resolution of the LG 29UC97C is 2560 x 1080. That's 33% more resolution than the most frequently found graphics resolution of 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080). Across all flatpanel monitors that were released more than a year ago the resolution ranges from 720 x 400 to 4096 x 2160.

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Short

The shortest medium monitor that came out more than a year ago is 28mm tall and the tallest is 930mm. At only 316.5 millimeters, the LG 29UC97C is quite short compared to most of the other similar spec LCD screens that came out around the same time as the 29UC97C.

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9 Reasons Against

Only Two USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports

The LG 29UC97C is a two USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A port flatpanel monitor. Most of the other PC screens of this age and spec have between two and five USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports.

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Only Two USB Type-A Downstream Ports

The LG 29UC97C is a two USB Type-A downstream port PC screen. Most of the other similar spec LCD screens that have been on the market for more than a year have between one and five USB Type-A downstream ports.

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Only Mega Contrast Dynamic Contrast Ratio

This LCD screen has a Mega Contrast dynamic contrast ratio, which is typical of many PC displays that have been on the market for a similar time to it.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Most LCD screens that were launched more than a year ago do not have a built-in camera. The 29UC97C is no exception to this as it too does not have a built-in camera.

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Not 3D Compatible

The 29UC97C is not 3D compatible, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other medium monitors that have been on the market for a comparable time to the 29UC97C are also not 3D compatible.

If you would prefer a PC screen that is 3D compatible then you might also want to consider the Samsung S29E790C[plb_2827679_price], or the iiyama B2783QSU-B1[plb_3011412_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Have an Integrated Card Reader

The 29UC97C does not have an integrated card reader, although this is within the context that most of the other flatpanel monitors of this type and age also do not have an integrated card reader.

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Only HD HD Type

This PC display has a Full HD HD type, which is the most frequently found HD type on PC displays of a similar age and type to it.

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Only Two USB 3.0 Ports

The 29UC97C is a two USB 3.0 port PC screen. Most of the other comparable spec PC screens that were launched around the same time as the 29UC97C have between one and eight USB 3.0 ports.

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Only Has One Cable Included

The LG 29UC97C has a greater number of cables included than most PC displays that have been around for more than a year. This flatpanel monitor has a DC cable included, which is the most frequently found cable included found on LCD screens of a similar age and spec to the 29UC97C.

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2 Other reasons to consider the LG 29UC97C

Released Over a Year Ago

It was over a year ago when LG released the 29UC97C.

Two Thunderbolt Ports

Compared to the other seven similar spec LCD screens that have been around for around the same time as the 29UC97C that we have assessed the number of thunderbolt ports of, the 29UC97C is a two thunderbolt port LCD screen which is average.

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Expert Reviews

9 October 2015

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29 October 2015

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Electricity cost when switched on $62.00
Electricity cost when on standby $5.65
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Total running cost over 5 years $67.65
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Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.43 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 12 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers 29uc97, lg uc97, 29uc97c, lg uc97c, lg 29uc97, lg 29uc97c, lg 29uc97cb, lg 2560x1080, lg 29uc97cba, lg 29uc97cbae, lg 29uc97cbaek, lg electronics 29uc97, lg electronics 29uc97c, lg electronics ltd 29uc97, lg electronics ltd 29uc97c, asrockasusantecarcticb 29uc97, asrockasusantecarcticb 29uc97c
Barcodes 00013088264769, 00719192198197, 08806087419856, 08806087420029

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