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LG 29UC88-B vs Samsung SMT-1930
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LG 29UC88-BvsSamsung SMT-1930

LG 29UC88-B

68

Overall Score

68

Overall Score

LG 29UC88-B

$256.90
Our Verdict:
A good spec but only average value for money 29" flatpanel monitor, with satisfactory running costs
56
Value for Money
Average
77
Features
Good Features
66
Running Costs
$90 Over 5 Years
68
Overall Score
Good
29" 2560 X 1080 Pixels No 14ms Jan 2016
Display Diagonal Display Resolution 3D Response Time Release Date
Display Diagonal 29"
Display Resolution 2560 X 1080 Pixels
3D No
Response Time 14ms
Release Date Jan 2016
Samsung SMT-1930

68

Overall Score

68

Overall Score
Our Verdict:
An economical to run and good spec 18.5" PC display
56
Value for Money
Average
78
Features
Good Features
71
Running Costs
$66 Over 5 Years
68
Overall Score
Good
18.5" 1360 X 768 Pixels No 5ms Sep 2014
Display Diagonal Display Resolution 3D Response Time Release Date
Display Diagonal 18.5"
Display Resolution 1360 X 768 Pixels
3D No
Response Time 5ms
Release Date Sep 2014
LG 29UC88-B

68

Overall Score

68

Overall Score

LG 29UC88-B

$256.90
Our Verdict:
A good spec but only average value for money 29" flatpanel monitor, with satisfactory running costs
56
Value for Money
Average
77
Features
Good Features
66
Running Costs
$90 Over 5 Years
68
Overall Score
Good
29" 2560 X 1080 Pixels No 14ms Jan 2016
Display Diagonal Display Resolution 3D Response Time Release Date
Display Diagonal 29"
Display Resolution 2560 X 1080 Pixels
3D No
Response Time 14ms
Release Date Jan 2016
Samsung SMT-1930

68

Overall Score

68

Overall Score
Our Verdict:
An economical to run and good spec 18.5" PC display
56
Value for Money
Average
78
Features
Good Features
71
Running Costs
$66 Over 5 Years
68
Overall Score
Good
18.5" 1360 X 768 Pixels No 5ms Sep 2014
Display Diagonal Display Resolution 3D Response Time Release Date
Display Diagonal 18.5"
Display Resolution 1360 X 768 Pixels
3D No
Response Time 5ms
Release Date Sep 2014

Top Prices

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$256.90
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$299.99
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$351.95
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$359.99
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$674.43
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$255.99
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$485.91
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$507.04
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Reasons For

LG 29UC88-B Samsung SMT-1930
6 Reasons For
10.5" Bigger Display Diagonal
The LG 29UC88-B has a display diagonal of 29", but the Samsung SMT-1930 is only a 18.5" PC monitor (10.5" smaller).

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.

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Wider Vertical Viewing Angle
The LG 29UC88-B is a 178° vertical viewing angle PC monitor. That's 18° wider than the Samsung SMT-1930 (160°).

The vertical viewing angle dictates the maximum angle at which the monitor can be properly viewed.

A larger viewing angle means that the screen can be watched from many different parts of a room successfully. Conversely, a very small viewing angle means you would effectively have to sit directly in front of the monitor to be able to view the screen successfully.

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8° Wider Horizontal Viewing Angle
The LG 29UC88-B has a horizontal viewing angle of 178°, but the Samsung SMT-1930 is only a 170° horizontal viewing angle PC monitor (8° narrower).

The horizontal viewing angle dictates the maximum angle at which the monitor can be properly viewed.

A larger viewing angle means that the monitor can be watched from many different parts of a room successfully. Conversely, a very small viewing angle means you would effectively have to sit directly in front of the monitor to be able to view the screen successfully.

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More Shops Are Selling it
The more stores stock this PC monitor, the greater competition amongst stores to keep prices low.
More Popular
The LG 29UC88-B is a more popular choice amongst buyers.
Better Brand
LG PC monitors have an average rating of 85.5%, however Samsung has an average rating of 85.5%.
2 Reasons For
Faster Response Time
The Samsung SMT-1930 is a 5ms response time PC monitor. That's 9ms faster than the LG 29UC88-B (14ms).

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.

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26% Cheaper to Run Over Five Years
The Samsung SMT-1930 only costs $66 to run over five years but the LG 29UC88-B costs $90 to run (36% more).
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Reviews & Awards

Awards

LG 29UC88-B Samsung SMT-1930
2 Awards
No awards found

Average Expert Rating

LG 29UC88-B Samsung SMT-1930
Best
5 stars
2 reviews
4 stars
1 review
3 stars
0 reviews
2 stars
0 reviews
1 star
0 reviews
No reviews found

Average Brand Rating

LG has a better average brand rating than Samsung. The average brand rating for LG is 85.52% based on 9,831 reviews, where as the average brand rating for Samsung is 85.48% based on 10,726 reviews.
LG 29UC88-B Samsung SMT-1930
LG

86

86

Based on 9,831 reviews
Samsung

85

85

Based on 10,726 reviews

Date Released

LG 29UC88-B Samsung SMT-1930
26 months old Best 42 months old

Key Features

Display Diagonal

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.

Response Time

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.

Vertical Viewing Angle

The vertical viewing angle dictates the maximum angle at which the monitor can be properly viewed.

A larger viewing angle means that the screen can be watched from many different parts of a room successfully. Conversely, a very small viewing angle means you would effectively have to sit directly in front of the monitor to be able to view the screen successfully.

Horizontal Viewing Angle

The horizontal viewing angle dictates the maximum angle at which the monitor can be properly viewed.

A larger viewing angle means that the monitor can be watched from many different parts of a room successfully. Conversely, a very small viewing angle means you would effectively have to sit directly in front of the monitor to be able to view the screen successfully.

Width

Energy Efficiency

Running Costs Over 5 Years

PC monitor running costs calculated based on an average of 8 hours of use per day. The running cost comprises the electricity cost when using the PC monitor and the electricity standby cost. Compare all energy saving PC monitors.

Environmental Impact

We have calculated the amount of CO2 that will be generated by running each of these PC monitors for 5 years. We have then converted that into the number of tree seedlings that you would need to plant and grow for 10 years in order to offset that amount of CO2.
LG 29UC88-B
LG
29UC88-B
13 trees 0.52 tonnes CO2
Samsung SMT-1930
Samsung
SMT-1930
10 trees 0.38 tonnes CO2 (Best)

Specification

 
 
 
Display LG 29UC88-B Samsung SMT-1930
Display Diagonal 29"
BEST
18.5"
Display Resolution
2560 x 1080
 2560 x 1080
2560 x 1080
 2560 x 1080
Response Time 14ms
BEST
5ms
Vertical Viewing Angle 178°
BEST
160°
Horizontal Viewing Angle 178°
BEST
170°
Typical Contrast Ratio
1000:1
 1000:1
1000:1
 1000:1
Display
LED
 LED
LED
 LED
Supported Graphics Resolutions
2560 x 1080 1360 x 768 (WXGA)
1280 x 720 (HD 720) 1024 x 768 (XGA)
832 x 624 800 x 600 (SVGA)
720 x 576 720 x 480
640 x 480 (VGA) 720 x 400
640 x 350
 2560 x 1080
 1360 x 768 (WXGA)
 1280 x 720 (HD 720)
 1024 x 768 (XGA)
 832 x 624
 800 x 600 (SVGA)
 720 x 576
 720 x 480
 640 x 480 (VGA)
 720 x 400
 640 x 350
2560 x 1080 1360 x 768 (WXGA)
1280 x 720 (HD 720) 1024 x 768 (XGA)
832 x 624 800 x 600 (SVGA)
720 x 576 720 x 480
640 x 480 (VGA) 720 x 400
640 x 350
 2560 x 1080
 1360 x 768 (WXGA)
 1280 x 720 (HD 720)
 1024 x 768 (XGA)
 832 x 624
 800 x 600 (SVGA)
 720 x 576
 720 x 480
 640 x 480 (VGA)
 720 x 400
 640 x 350
Supported Video Modes
720p 576i
576p 480i
480p
 720p
 576i
 576p
 480i
 480p
720p 576i
576p 480i
480p
 720p
 576i
 576p
 480i
 480p
HD Type
Wide Quad HD
 Wide Quad HD
Wide Quad HD
 Wide Quad HD
Pixel Pitch Unknown - Click to provide data
Display Colour Count Unknown - Click to provide data 16.77M
Display Brightness 300 Cd/m²
BEST
250 Cd/m²
Color Gamut 99% Unknown - Click to provide data
 
 
 
Ports & Interfaces LG 29UC88-B Samsung SMT-1930
HDMI Port 1 1
BNC Input Port Unknown - Click to provide data 2
DisplayPort 1 Unknown - Click to provide data
VGA (D-Sub) Port Unknown - Click to provide data 1
DVI Port Unknown - Click to provide data
 
 
 
Multimedia LG 29UC88-B Samsung SMT-1930
Speaker Unknown - Click to provide data 2
RMS Rated Power Unknown - Click to provide data 2W
Loudspeaker Unknown - Click to provide data 2
 
 
 
Performance LG 29UC88-B Samsung SMT-1930
Mean Time Between Failures (MTBF) Unknown - Click to provide data 50,000h
 
 
 
Power LG 29UC88-B Samsung SMT-1930
Typical Power Consumption 40W 30W
BEST
Power Consumption (PowerSave) 0.4W Unknown - Click to provide data
 
 
 
Packaging Data LG 29UC88-B Samsung SMT-1930
Package Weight 8.2kg Unknown - Click to provide data
Package Height 414mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Package Depth 140mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Package Width 758mm Unknown - Click to provide data
 
 
 
Operational Conditions LG 29UC88-B Samsung SMT-1930
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H) Unknown - Click to provide data
Operating Temperature (T-T) Unknown - Click to provide data
 
 
 
Weight & Dimensions LG 29UC88-B Samsung SMT-1930
Weight With Stand 6.2kg Unknown - Click to provide data
Height (with Stand) 396.22mm 359.6mm
BEST
Depth (with Stand) 252.4mm 217.4mm
BEST
Width (with Stand) 700.9mm 446.4mm
BEST
Weight 5.5kg 4.7kg
BEST
Height 316.5mm 276.9mm
Depth 99mm 59.4mm
Width 700.9mm 446.4mm

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