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29" Class 21:9 UltraWide® Full HD IPS LED Monitor (29" Diagonal)
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.
*This scene is for description of the feature only, product image might be different.**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.
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
AJ the Freelance Artist from
Great Productivity MonitorI bought mine back in 2016 when I worked at Best Buy. At the time, I knew I needed a monitor with a lot of screen space so that I could improve my art workflow.
Five years later and this monitor has survived two moves, and several career changes. It's still as responsive and bright as the day I brought it home. As much as I would love to upgrade to a newer model, there's still a little bit of sentimental attachment.
If LG ever decides to release a new model in 1440p with Free Sync, 100Hz refresh rate, and with different color choices for the enclosure, I'd be first in line for the pre-order (black is nice, but color shows your personality!).
Date published: 2021-04-22
Rated 5 out of
Vamshi Vanaparthi from
Good for software developerThe best screen I have used for my work and personal use
Date published: 2020-12-11
Rated 5 out of
Beautifully Wide yet ...This monitor is an excellent product when what you want and need is one big wide screen. Lots of options for how you can sit up the screen. No complaints from me.
One thing to consider, though, is whether you really want just one screen. If you are used to working with two, you might find two is a better option. Juggling multiple windows is a bit different.
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will the usb c port power a MacBook when plugged in?
Asked by: Mason84
the USB-C output is 5V 1.5A which is not enough to sufficiently power most laptops
Answered by: rooaarr
Date published: 2020-06-08
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: 2019-12-21
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
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