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LG 29UC88B

75

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LG 29UC88B

$425.95
$256.90 $169 cheaper than 60 days ago
LG 29UC88-B
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An award winning and good spec 29" PC display, with moderate running costs but representing only middle of the road value for money
29" 2560 X 1080 Pixels No 14ms Jan 2016
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LG 29UC88-B 29" UltraWide Full HD IPS Curved Monitor with Free Sync 2560 x 1080 - Black
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LG 29UC88-B UltraWide IPS LED HDMI Monitor (Brand new, unopened) - on
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LG 29UC88-B 29" UltraWide Full HD IPS Curved Monitor 2560x1080 - Black (Brand new, unopened)
$359.99
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LG 29UC88-B 29" UltraWide Quad HD IPS Black computer monitor LED display (Brand new, unopened)
$682.45
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Refurbished - LG 29UC88-B 29" UltraWide Full HD IPS Curved Monitor with Free Sync 2560 x 1080 - Black
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LG 29UC88-B Review

With excellent reviews and very good features, we have ranked the LG 29UC88-B number 839 across all PC monitors.
94
Reviews
3 Reviews + 2 Awards
66
Value for Money
Good
79
Features
Good Features
68
Running Costs
$85 Over 5 Years
75
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 75?

It has very good expert reviews with an average expert rating of 85%.
At over a year old this flatpanel monitor is slightly out of date, and newer LCD screens with more up to date technology are available. View the latest PC screens 2018.
This PC monitor has running costs of $85 over 5 years, which puts it in the most expensive 17% of all 3,257 PC displays that we have compared it to. View all energy saving flatpanel monitors.
It has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Bigger than average display diagonal
2560 x 1080 pixels resolution
Ultimate gaming experience 21:9 curved ultrawide IPS monitor
21:9 curved ultrawide on IPS display
The beauty of arcline
The big convergence of freesync & 21:9 curved ultrawide
Game mode
Fully geared up with winning features
Flawless color expression
Advanced tech design
Customize your workspaces for multitasking
Up-scaled work efficiency
ACTUALLY, TOP GAMES HAVE MOVED ON TO THE 21:9 FIELD OF VIEW
Slower than average response time

Should You Buy it Now?

Our unique forecasting algorithm looks at historic price trends and predicts the most likely price change over the next 2 weeks. You may want to consider buying now before the price goes up. The price has dropped from $425.95 to $256.90 in the last 60 days. You may want to consider buying now before the price goes back up.
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LG 29UC88-B In-Depth Analysis

Value For Money

Poor Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews but mediocre features and at $256.90 it is more expensive than 71% of PC monitors.

Price Has Gone Down by $169 (40%)

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Cheaper in the United States Than Overseas

We checked 22 other countries for prices for the LG 29UC88-B and the United States price of $256.90 was the cheapest.

The cheapest price that we could find overseas was in the United Kingdom where the price is £408.92 ($408.92).

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Running Costs

Running Costs Are Very High

Based on typical energy prices we estimate that the 5 year running cost of the 29UC88-B is $85, which is in the most expensive 17% of all 3,257 flatpanel monitors.

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Features

Bigger Than Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonals of PC displays range from 3.5" to 95", and the average display diagonal is 25". The 29UC88-B's display diagonal of 29" is in the biggest 11% of all PC displays when ordered by this feature.

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2560 X 1080 Pixels Resolution

The 29UC88-B has a maximum display resolution of 2560 x 1080 pixels. That's 33% larger resolution than the most frequently found resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. The resolution of all PC displays ranges from 320 x 240 pixels (worst) to 5120 x 2880 pixels (best).

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Slower Than Average Response Time

Across all the PC displays the response times range from 1ms to 55ms, and the average response time is 5.5ms. The 29UC88-B's response time of 14ms is slower than average when compared to most other PC displays. It is in the slowest 5% of all PC monitors when ranked by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The LG 29UC88-B has a built-in speaker(s). 53% of PC displays do not have a built-in speaker(s).

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Wider Than Average Horizontal Viewing Angle

PC displays have horizontal viewing angles of between 40° and 180°, and the average horizontal viewing angle is 170°. The LG 29UC88-B's horizontal viewing angle of 178° is wider than average when compared to most other PC displays. It is wider than 83% of all PC displays when ordered by this feature.

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Wider Than Average Vertical Viewing Angle

Across all the PC displays the vertical viewing angles range from 40° to 180°, and the average vertical viewing angle is 160°. The 29UC88-B's vertical viewing angle of 178° is in the widest 7% of all PC displays when ordered by this feature.

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Has a Built-In USB Hub

The 29UC88-B has a built-in USB hub, unlike 81% of PC monitors which do not have a built-in USB hub.

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Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The 29UC88-B's contrast ratio (typical) of 1,000 is relatively standard compared to most other PC displays. It is in the highest 44% of all PC displays when sorted by this feature.

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Has a Game Mode

The 29UC88-B has a game mode. 92% of PC monitors do not have a game mode.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

lg electronics 29uc88baeu, lg electronics 29um88, 29uc88baeu 29um88, lg 29uc88b

Barcodes:

00719192199774, 08806087605181

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