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The UltraWide 21:9 aspect ratio makes games and movies more immersive than ever. The clarity of 1080p pixel Full HD resolution with IPS is a game-changer. Simply put, from any viewing angle, everything looks more crisp and detailed in Full HD.
On-Screen Control puts a host of essential monitor settings into a handy window for quick, easy access. Volume, brightness, picture mode presets, Screen Split 2.0 and more can now be adjusted with just a few clicks of the mouse, instead of hard buttons on the monitor.
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Software download required to enable OnScreen Control. For download details, visit LGUSA.com/OnScreenControlSupport
Screen Split 2.0
Customize your monitor layout for multitasking with the latest version of LG Screen Split. Resize and display multiple windows at once, with 14 options including four different picture-in-picture (PIP) choices.
Reducing blue light to help lessen eye fatigue, Reader Mode provides optimal conditions for reading. With just a click of a mouse, you can more comfortably read your display.
ENERGY STAR® certified monitors meet stringent energy efficiency requirements set by the US Environmental Protection Agency in On, Sleep, and Off Modes. On average, monitors that have earned the ENERGY STAR® are 25% more energy efficient than standard options.
Custom, Reader1, Reader2, Photo, Cinema, Color Weakness
PIP (Picture in Picture)
PIP mode in Screen Split
Yes (included in Picture Mode)
Six Axis Control
Response Time Control
My Display Preset (in OSC)
OnScreen Control (OSC)
1 Year Parts & Labor
Screen Size Class (diagonal)
Pixel Pitch (mm)
0.2628 x 0.2628
250(Typ), 200(min) cd/m2
sRGB over 99%
Contrast Ratio (DFC)
Yes (Alt Mode)
Yes (ver2.0, 2ea)
Wall mount size (mm)
75 x 75 (VESA compatible)
Screen Split 2.0 (in OSC)
No built-in speaker
What people are saying
Rated 5 out of
Perfect size for Graphic Design apps!This display is a second monitor for me to use when designing. It's size is perfect for running Photoshop and another program on the same screen! I love that I can change the layout using Screen Split 2.0 it's a great option when I need to run 3 programs simultaneously. I haven't tried it for gaming but videos look AWESOME! Just make sure you have room for it.. It's wider than you think.
Date published: 2018-10-03
Rated 5 out of
Overall Great MonitorHas a PBP mode that allows more than one input to be displayed on the same screen... So that means you could have 2 computers that share the same screen at the same time. I've never really been impressed by LG's color accuracy on any of their devices (phones / TV's that I've owned in the past) but this one doesn't really bother me too much. The darks are relatively dark and colors seem to stand out well. The software that emulates more than one monitor that comes with this thing is good, but if you're like me you'll end up frequently disabling it when it's not needed over some minor annoyances. As far as gaming goes... It seems to run very well. I expected to experience some pretty intense frame-rate drops after moving from a standard monitor but it seems like games are about as smooth with this monitor without changing graphics settings. I don't really see any advantage with 75Hz over 60 and in some cases my games look worse... but it's not a very big deal to run them at 60Hz. It comes with a clip for cable management and the stand seems fairly sturdy and secure. Overall a great monitor. I would have liked to see TruMotion incorporated into it but I'm sure not everyone would agree with me.
Date published: 2018-08-29
Rated 5 out of
Fantastic UltrawideBest gaming experience with this monitor specially on a simulation
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cannot connect to built-in speaker with hdmi and aux
Asked by: Jason Park
We are sorry to see you are having trouble using your monitor with a speaker. We would be happy to look into the problems you are experiencing. Please give our computer specialists a call at 800-243-0000. ^CP
Answered by: ChrisPSM
Date published: 2018-10-20
Does this monitor have speakers?
Asked by: KingDamian
Nope, just aux output from HDMI only
Answered by: sunnyp
Date published: 2018-03-08
Does this monitor have Freesync?
Asked by: Tahir_1
Yes, I can confirm it does indeed support freesync since I recently received mine.
Answered by: Macmonster
Date published: 2018-03-26
what is the USB-C used for? Can I connect a USB powered soundbar to this?
Asked by: Borzman
The USB Type-C port on this LG 29" Class 21:9 UltraWide® Full HD IPS LED Monitor (29" Diagonal), Model # 29UM59A-P is about the same size as the Micro-B USB port. It is reversible and you don't have to worry about plugging it in upside down, it will function both ways. It allows for bi-directional power, it's backward compatible with USB 3.0 and USB 2.0. As of March 2017, Intel had been testing it to deliver a new USB Audio standard using USB-C as a potential replacement for the 3.5mm audio jack. Regrettably, we do not have enough information on the USB powered SoundBar that you are inquiring about to advise you if it will work with this monitor. You may want to consult your Sound Bar's manufacturer for advice...^IFV
Answered by: LGJoel
Date published: 2018-04-23
I recently purchased this monitor - what screws can I use to hook it up to a wall mount?
Asked by: JuliaM
The size of the screws that you can use for this monitor to be mounted on the wall is M4 x L10. ^AC
Answered by: amber
Date published: 2018-04-23
1.Is there any speakers or video output on the monitor?
2.Can I use it for an amd gaming pc?
Asked by: Presham
The LG 29" Class 21:9 UltraWide® Full HD IPS LED Monitor (29" Diagonal), Model # 29UM59A-P does not have built-in speakers and has an HMDI IN (version 1.4) port and a USB Type-C port on it for connectivity. It has a headphone jack in the back that you can connect a pair of active or passive desktop speakers to for audio. The monitor has a maximum native resolution of 2580 x 1080 @ 75 Hz and the recommended resolution is 2580 x 1080 at 60 Hz. Check the specifications for your gaming pc to determine how well suited it is for this monitor...^IFV
Answered by: LGJoel
Date published: 2018-02-23
Is It possible to connect.. For example an Xbox via HDMI to HDMI and connect my laptop HDMI to USB type c port of the monitor? Would that work? Would i get both visuals?
Asked by: Preach
You can connect the Xbox thru HDMI to HDMI connection. Just make sure that the Xbox is not HDCP 2.2 compliance as this monitor is not. You can connect the laptop on the monitor, but it’s not guaranteed for you to get a display, it will depend on the adapter or cable that you will use. And if you want to get those two devices on the screen at the same time, its not possible since the monitor doesn’t have PBP (Picture by Picture) Option. For further assistance, please give us a ring at 1-800-243-0000. ^AC
Answered by: amber
Date published: 2017-12-05
Can i connect a usb hub through the usb c port at the back of the monitor for extra usb port?
Asked by: Souris
Yes, You will need a USB-C or USB Type-C hub that is specifically designed for the USB-C port.
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