LG 29" Ultrawide FHD 5ms GTG IPS LED Monitor (29WK500) - Black

  • Model #: 29WK500-P.AUS
  • Web Code: 12333781
$329.99
Sold and shipped by: Best Buy
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Overview

This 29" Ultrawide LED monitor from LG does it all. Advanced gaming features make your gaming experience more immersive than ever. Accurate colour, brightness and clarity bring images to life, while the wide display gives you more screen real estate for viewing multiple documents at once.

More Information

  • WFHD 2560 x 1080 resolution gives you the clarity of FHD on a wide screen
  • IPS (In-plane switching) technology allows you to clearly view the screen from nearly every angle
  • FreeSync technology is ideal for fast-paced games
  • Dynamic Action Sync eliminates input lag to improve your gaming performance
  • Black stabilizer technology senses dark scenes and brightens them allowing you to see clearly
  • Ultrawide design gives you more screen real estate allowing you to view multiple documents at once without toggling back and forth
  • Easily control monitor settings with just a few mouse clicks to save time
  • ArcLine stand features a smooth curve, combining stability and a touch of elegance
  • Designed with energy efficiency in mind to be kind to the planet and save you money on your energy costs

What's in the Box?

  • Power Cord
  • HDMI Cable

Warranty:

  • Parts - 1 Year(s)
  • Labour - 1 Year(s)

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  • Display
  • Screen Size
    29 in
  • Resolution
    1080p HD
  • Native Resolution
    2560 x 1080
  • Aspect Ratio
    21:9
  • Display Type
    LED
  • Backlight Type
    LED
  • Touchscreen
    No
  • Viewing Angle
    178° (H) /178° (V)
  • Response Time (Grey-to-Grey)
    5 ms
  • Brightness
    250 cd/m²
  • Static Contrast Ratio
    1000:1
  • Colour Gamut
    sRGB 99%
  • 3D Video Support Built-in
    No
  • Built-In TV Tuner
    No
  • Panel
  • Panel Technology
    IPS
  • Panel Type
    IPS
  • Curved
    No
  • Audio
  • Built-in Speakers
    No
  • Inputs/Outputs
  • Input/Output Types
    2 x HDMI 1.4; H/P Out
  • DisplayPort Inputs
    0
  • DVI Inputs
    0
  • HDMI Inputs
    2
  • MHL Ports
    0
  • Thunderbolt Ports
    0
  • USB Hub
    No
  • VGA Inputs
    0
  • Built-In Webcam
    No
  • DVI-D Support
    No
  • HDCP Support
    Yes
  • Power
  • Typical Consumption
    25 W
  • Stand-By Consumption
    0.5 W
  • Auto Off
    Yes
  • Energy Saving Mode
    Yes
  • ENERGY STAR Qualified
    Yes
  • Stand/Mount Features
  • Tilt Adjustment
    Yes
  • Swivel Adjustment
    No
  • Height Adjustment
    No
  • Rotate to Portrait
    No
  • VESA Mountable
    Yes
  • VESA Sizes Supported
    100 x 100
  • Physical Features
  • Colour
    Black
  • Dimensions with Stand (cm)
    69.81 (W) x 41.09 (H) x 20.94 (D) cm
  • Dimensions with Stand (in)
    27.48 (W) x 16.18 (H) x 8.24 (D) in
  • Dimensions without Stand (cm)
    69.81 (W) x 31.75 (H) x 7.69 (D) cm
  • Dimensions without Stand (in)
    27.48 (W) x 12.5 (H) x 3.03 (D) in
  • Weight (With Stand)
    4.9 kg
  • Weight (Without Stand)
    4.4 kg
  • Warranty Labour
    1 Year(s)
  • Warranty Parts
    1 Year(s)


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9 Reviews

Critical 10%

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  • from Richmond Hill, ON
5.0

Couldn't be happier

Fantastic improvement over 16:9 for race sim and flight sim. Productivity benefits as well, with either wide single window for spreadsheets or video editing, or double/triple windows for referencing multiple sources. Perfect format for full screen movies. Avoiding all the modern monitor frills and waiting for a sale make it a great deal. Was concerned about monitor height (none of them rise high enough for me) but was able to make a 6 inch extension using the existing base, which happened to fit perfectly in the tight space around my other peripherals. Lucky break there.


  • from Edmonton
1.0

This thing sucks

I bought this for my son last week and it already is broken. he barely used is for a week and yet this still manged to break.


  • from Vancouver, BC
5.0

Great Value!

I bought this monitor during BestBuy sale! First of all, I have a gtx1050ti and can run this monitor @75Hz. The matte finish is nicer than those that have a glossy finish. Screen size is not an issue (Tim from Oakville does not understand the difference between 16:9 and 21:9 aspect ratios!). You should be comparing this 29 inch 2560 x 1080 screen to a 24 inch 1920 x 1080 screen! If you are used to a 27 inch 1920 x 1080 screen, you need to get the 34 inch 2560 x 1080 screen. The height of a 29 inch ultra-wide is the same as the height for a 24 inch high-def screen. The 34 inch ultra-wide has the same height as the 27 inch screen. Overall this is a great value for productivity, casual gaming, and watching movies (no black bars above or below, instead you only get black bars to the left & right when watching movies & tv shows that are 16:9).


  • from North York, ON
5.0

Great Utrawide!

Love this monitor! It looks great on my desk. I use it mostly for reading and excel, no gaming, so I'm not sure how it performs under those conditions.


  • from Oakville, ON
3.0

Returning immediately because of the size

It says 29", but it is actually 15% shorter / narrower than the tradition 27" 16:9 monitor. This so call 29" is also 3% smaller than the 16:9 27" measuring by screen area. As you would noticed, due to it's "29inch" spec, and ultra-wide feature, it have a higher price than regular 27" monitor...


  • from ottawa, ON
4.0

good but could be better

Pro-good quality screen. nice resolution. included hdmi cable. Con-not adjustable. no height, no angle adjustment. Sits too low for me, have to get some kind of shelf not to lift it higher for my eyes. Also took while to find the power button!!


  • from PEI
3.0

Smaller than you think, but very wide

Don't expect a huge monitor with this 29" spec. It sure is wide but the height is a little disappointing compared to a traditional monitor. Brightness isn't as nice as I would like, considering returning it for a standard sized monitor for the same price. Be sure to view it before you buy.


  • from Vancouver, BC
5.0

Amazing value!

Using it with a MacBook Pro. Scales perfectly. I was worried about going from 'retina' to this resolution but it's totally fine. I use it for financial trading charts which look amazing.


  • from Oshawa, ON
5.0

One of the best Ultrawide's out there!

This is a great product to mix gaming, browsing, and documents in your setup. The display is awesome, Free Sync is done well, and colors and images are clear and crisp. If you are setting up your first workstation, this monitor would be a great combination with a spare monitor. I would recommend it as a great beginner's Ultrawide.


  • from Edmonton, AB
5.0

Very Nice

Pixel density is fine, a major improvement is in aesthetics as the front is a matte finish, the control panel has also been shifted to be behind the monitor this time.


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