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LG 29UM57-P PC Monitor

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$224.98 $95.01 cheaper than 31 days ago
29" 5000000:1 LED Jan 2015
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7 Reasons For

Expert Reviews Are Excellent

This flatpanel monitor received a rating of 90% from PC screen expert review site liveatpc.com. That puts this PC display in the top 10% of all the comparable spec LCD screens that have been available for more than a year.

LG Flatpanel Monitors Have Good Reviews

We calculated the average ratings for all LG PC monitors and also specifically for LG medium monitors and found that in both cases LG had good ratings compared to other manufacturers.

LED Display Type

This LCD screen has an led display type, which is the most commonly found display type on comparable spec LCD screens that were released around the same time as it.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The LG 29UM57-P has a built-in speaker. Most of the other PC screens that came out around the same time as the 29UM57-P also have a built-in speaker.

There are a number of alternative PC screens with a built-in speaker currently available which you might want to consider including because of it's better review score, the DELL UZ2315H[plb_2324899_price], the Benq GW2760H[plb_3402570_price], or the AOC Q2577PWQ[plb_3032056_price].

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Two HDMI Ports

The 29UM57-P is a two HDMI port PC display. Most of the other similar spec LCD screens that were launched around the same time as the 29UM57-P have between one and three HDMI ports.

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Fairly Big Display Diagonal

The LG 29UM57-P has a quite big display diagonal (73 centimeters) compared to most of the other medium monitors that were released more than a year ago. The screen sizes of similar spec flatpanel monitors that were launched around the same time as the 29UM57-P range from 48cm to 600cm.

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2560 X 1080 Graphics Resolution

The 29UM57-P has a maximum resolution of 2560 x 1080. That's 33% more resolution than a 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080) flatpanel monitor, which is the most common resolution. Across all LCD screens of a similar age and type to the 29UM57-P the worst resolution is 720 x 400 and the best is 4096 x 2160.

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4 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The LG 29UM57-P does not have a built-in camera, although it is worth noting that most of the other PC displays of a comparable type and age to the 29UM57-P also do not have a built-in camera.

There are a number of other PC monitors which also have a built-in camera which you might want to look at including the DELL UZ2315H[plb_2324899_price].

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Not 3D Compatible

The 29UM57-P is not 3D compatible, although keep in mind that most of the other PC screens that were launched around the same time as the 29UM57-P are also not 3D compatible.

If you would prefer a flatpanel monitor that is 3D compatible then you might want to look at the Benq XL2420[plb_1453626_price].

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Does Not Have an Integrated Card Reader

Like most of the other medium monitors that have been available for around the same time as the 29UM57-P, the 29UM57-P does not have an integrated card reader.

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Only HD HD Type

This PC screen has a Wide Quad HD HD type, which is typical of many PC monitors that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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1 Other reason to consider the LG 29UM57-P

Released Over a Year Ago

This LCD screen has been on the market for over a year.

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Expert Reviews

(1)
20 July 2015

There are a few things in life that, once you tried it, you simply can't go back to how it was before. One such thing for me was multiscreen setups. Having extra space for your multiple opened... Read more…

Wide screen
Multiple inputs
Bright
VESA mount
No touch screen

User Reviews

(1)
Reviewed 9 October 2015 by Visa .
(Verified Purchase)

Even though I mostly wrote down cons, I do really love this monitor. Games look phenomenal with it, and you get a little extra FOV with it in FPS games...

Great monitor. Looks beautiful, and the resolution is a big step up from the 720p TV I had earlier. I'm very happy with it. I've been using it for gaming mostly, and it's amazing how well supported it
The main problem with this monitor is compatibility. For instance, the black bars on a Netflix movie still show up on this monitor, causing big black bars on all four sides. I've found a Chrome app to
The only real flaw in the design of the monitor is the stand. It's not very adjustable, so I had to put a box under it. Not a huge issue, but worth mentioning
Also, since this is the inexpensive version of LG's 21 9 monitors, it doesn't have any speakers, USB passthroughs, or any video inputs other than 2 HDMI inputs. Also, if you hook it up with anything l

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Electricity cost when switched on $43.68
Electricity cost when on standby $1.42
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Total running cost over 5 years $45.10
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Energy Rating
0.29T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.29 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 8 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

Product Identifiers

Barcodes 00719192196766, 08806087138092, 08806087184600, 08806087184617, 08806087286717

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