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LG 29UM55

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LG 29UM55

$377.47
LG 29UM55
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A very economical to run and classic 29" PC monitor, with a fair price and good features
29" 2560 X 1080 Pixels 5000000:1 No Sep 2014
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LG 29UM55 Review

With excellent reviews and low running costs, we have ranked the LG 29UM55 number 793 across all PC monitors.
88
Reviews
6 Reviews
71
Value for Money
Good
79
Features
Good Features
87
Running Costs
$38 Over 5 Years
76
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 76?

It has good expert reviews but ok user reviews with an average overall rating of 72%.
This PC monitor is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer flatpanel monitors with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest flatpanel monitors 2018.
This LG PC monitor has running costs of $38 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 3,257 flatpanel monitors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving PC monitors.
The 29UM55 has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Bigger than average display diagonal
2560 x 1080 pixels resolution
21:9 ultrawide full HD
4-Screen split
Dual link-up
IPS display
Reader mode
Flicker safe
Joystick
Does not have a built-in speaker(s)

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LG 29UM55 In-Depth Analysis

Value for Money

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Running Costs

Running Costs Are OK

The 29UM55 has an average 5 year running cost of $38 based on average energy prices and usage levels, which is typical compared to the other 3,257 flatpanel monitors.

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Features

Bigger Than Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the LG 29UM55 of 29" is bigger than average when compared to most other PC screens. It is bigger than 89% of all PC displays when ordered by this feature. PC displays have display diagonals of between 3.5" and 95", and the average display diagonal is 25".

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2560 X 1080 Pixels Resolution

The largest display resolution of the LG 29UM55 is 2560 x 1080 pixels. That's 33% larger resolution than a 1920 x 1080 pixels PC monitor, which is the most frequently found resolution. The best resolution of all PC displays is 5120 x 2880 pixels and the worst is 320 x 240 pixels.

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Average Response Time

The response time of the LG 29UM55 of 5ms is fairly typical compared to most other flatpanel monitors. It is slower than 50% of all PC screens when ordered by this feature.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker(s)

The LG 29UM55 does not have a built-in speaker(s), although it is worth keeping in mind that 53% of PC screens also do not have a built-in speaker(s).

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Wider Than Average Horizontal Viewing Angle

Flatpanel monitors have horizontal viewing angles of between 40° and 180°, and the average horizontal viewing angle is 170°. The horizontal viewing angle of the LG 29UM55 of 178° is wider than average when compared to most other flatpanel monitors. It is wider than 73% of all PC displays when ranked by this feature.

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Wider Than Average Vertical Viewing Angle

The LG 29UM55's vertical viewing angle of 178° is wider than 75% of all PC displays when ordered by this feature. The average vertical viewing angle of all LCD screens is 160°, with the narrowest being 40° and the widest being 180°.

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Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The LG 29UM55's contrast ratio (typical) of 1,000 is pretty standard compared to most other PC monitors. It is higher than 24% of all PC displays when sorted by this feature.

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Features Picture-in-Picture Support

The LG 29UM55 features Picture-in-Picture support, which is unusual. 95% of PC displays do not feature Picture-in-Picture support.

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Two HDMI Ports

Most PC monitors have between one and five HDMI ports, including the LG 29UM55 which has two HDMI ports.

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Has AC and HDMI

The LG 29UM55 has a greater number of cables included than most flatpanel monitors. The most commonly found cables included is USB, but this cables included is not found on this PC monitor. The cables included HDMI and AC are also found on this flatpanel monitor.

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Has a Headphone Out

The LG 29UM55 has a headphone out, which is unusual. 89% of PC displays do not have a headphone out.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

lg 2560x1080, lg 29um55

Barcodes:

08806084867421, 08806084880406, 08806084880956, 08806084920522, 08806655021405

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