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LG’s 38-inch monitor looks like it could be a dream screen for ultrawide fans

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LG has lifted the curtain on a bunch of monitors which it will show off at CES 2020, including a 38-inch ultrawide which has a seriously tempting spec.

 

LG’s new 38-inch ultrawide has a curved screen with a resolution of 3,840 x 1,600, and it’s another big ‘Nano IPS’ monitor, meaning it gives you an IPS panel (with those vivid colors, and great viewing angles) along with a 1ms response time (normally IPS tech is much slower).

 

On top of that, you also get a 144Hz refresh rate, and the 38WN95C is officially Nvidia G-Sync compatible, so it’s easy to imagine how gamers who fancy a 21:9 panel might be salivating at this point. And ultrawide monitors are certainly proving more and more popular these days, for those who want a truly immersive and cinematic experience with the latest games.

Furthermore, the LG 38WN95C also sports Thunderbolt 3 connectivity, and that IPS display is certified as covering 98% of the DCI P3 color space, meaning colors are highly realistic and true to life (plus on the HDR front, the display is also certified as VESA DisplayHDR 600).

 

If you don’t want ultrawide, then LG has new UltraGear gaming monitors on offer, with a 27-inch model, 34-inch and 38-inch (pictured top). These are 4K screens, again with an IPS panel that has a 1ms response time, and a refresh rate of 144Hz; although in this case it can be overclocked to 160Hz.

 

The main difference between these three models, aside from the size, is that the 34-inch will support VESA DisplayHDR 400, whereas the 27-inch and 38-inch are certified as VESA DisplayHDR 600.

 

All these monitors are getting an upgraded stand, by the way, which LG says offers more stability than its previous design, not to mention it looks better (which never hurts). These screens support adaptive sync tech and are G-Sync compatible.

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Stands to reason

Finally, the hardware manufacturer has something a little different in the form of the LG UltraFine Ergo Display, which as the name suggests, offers some ergonomic benefits – although considerably beyond what we normally see in the monitor world.

 

This is a 32-inch 4K IPS monitor that’s on an arm attached to a stand which is essentially a cylinder that is clamped to your desk (see the image above). So the monitor effectively takes up no space, and using the flexible arm, it can be adjusted to all manner of different positions.

 

In the workplace, this means you can even swivel it around to face in the opposite direction, to quickly show a colleague something on your screen, for instance.

 

LG’s 32UN880 also promises excellent color reproduction and accuracy – it’s an UltraFine display after all – and the company notes that its ‘USB-C One Cable’ solution means you won’t have any clutter of leads, either. This is one minimalist monitor, that’s for sure.

 

The full specs include a 4K resolution, as mentioned, a 5ms response time, 60Hz refresh rate, and it supports HDR10, as well as FreeSync.

 

No pricing has been mentioned for any of these products yet, although we could hear more about the potential damage to your wallet – which may well be substantial in some cases here – at CES 2020.

 

 

Source: LG’s 38-inch monitor looks like it could be a dream screen for ultrawide fans (TechRadar)

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LG 2020 ‘Ultra' monitors unveiled as we head for CES in January

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LG has announced its line-up of Ultra monitors as CES approaches. The three upcoming brands include the LG UltraFine Ergo Display, several LG UltraGear Gaming Monitors, and the LG UltraWide Monitor.

 

The UltraFine Ergo Display (model 32UN880) features a 4K UHD display and brings together image fidelity, ergonomic design, and a USB-C 'One Cable' solution resulting in good performance, user comfort, and prevents clutter building up on your desk. The UltraGear gaming monitors (models 27GN950, 34GN850 and 38GN950) build upon LG’s gaming monitor line-up, bringing a 1 millisecond Gray-to-Gray IPS display to customers. Finally, the UltraWide Monitor (model 38WN95C) is a 38-inch Curved UltraWide QHD+ monitor that includes a 1ms Nano IPS display with a 144Hz refresh rate and is validated as NVIDIA G-SYNC Compatible.

 

The specifications for each of the monitors is as follows:

 

 

 

 

 

Picture Quality

  UltraFine Ergo UltraGear UltraWide
32UN880 27GN950 38WN95C
Display IPS Nano IPS Nano IPS
Size 31.5-inch 27-inch 37.5-inch
Resolution 4K UHD (3840 x 2160) 4K UHD (3840 x 2160) UltraWide QHD+ (3840 x 1600)
Brightness 350 nits (Typical) 450 nits (Typical) 450 nits (Typical)
Color Gamut DCI-P3 95 percent DCI-P3 98 percent DCI-P3 98 percent
Color Bit 1.07B 1.07B 1.07B
Refresh Rate 60Hz 144Hz (160Hz OC) 144Hz
Response Time 5ms 1ms 1ms
HDR HDR10 VESA DisplayHDR 600 VESA DisplayHDR 600
Variable Refresh AMD Radeon FreeSync DisplayPort Adaptive-Sync G-SYNC Compatible DisplayPort Adaptive-Sync G-SYNC Compatible
Ergonomics Extend / Retract, Pivot, Swivel, Height, Tilt Adjustable with C-Clamp & Grommet Height, Pivot, Tilt Adjustable Height, Swivel, Tilt Adjustable

 

 

Connectivity

Thunderbolt 3 - - x 1
USB-C x 1 - -
HDMI x 2 x 2 x 2
DP x 1 x 1 x 1
Headphone Out O O O
USB 2 down 1 up / 2 down 2 down

 

Commenting on the new products, Jang Ik-hwan, head of LG’s IT business division, said:

“Our 2020 monitor lineup surpasses expectations with professional-level performance, picture quality and speed. The LG Ergo brings new value to users, ensuring comfort and well-being with its uniquely adjustable stand while the 27-inch UltraGear 4K model offers superior picture quality for the ultimate gaming experience and the 38-inch UltraWide builds on LG’s legacy of excellence in 21:9 displays.”

LG will be showing off all of the monitors at CES 2020. You’ll be able to find LG at booth #11100 of Central Hall in the Las Vegas Convention Center and follow updates from the firm using the #LGCES2020 hashtag on social media.

 

 

Source: LG 2020 ‘Ultra' monitors unveiled as we head for CES in January (Neowin)

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