What you need to know
- LG has announced new 'Ultra' monitors for 2020.
- The lineup includes a brand new 38-inch UltraWide Monitor with Thunderbolt 3 connectivity.
- The range will be unveiled at CES 2020.
LG has announced its new lineup of 'Ultra' monitors for 2020, including a shiny new 38-inch UltraWide Monitor with Thunderbolt 3 connectivity.
By way of a press release, LG announced 3 new monitors in total; the UltraFine Ergo, the Ultra Gear, and the UltraWide.
The Ergo is a 31.5-inch, 4K UHD display. It refreshes at 60Hz and features a USB-C port, as well as 2 HDMI slots. USB-C allows for 4K imaging, fast data transfer, and laptop charging through one cable, but thanks to HDMI, it should prove a decent desktop solution for Mac and Windows users alike. It also has AMD FreeSync technology and a 5ms response time. The Ergo is designed for "working professionals and anyone who spends a significant amount of time at a desk."
Next is the UltraGear. A new range of gaming monitors promising "blistering speed and excellent picture quality." There's a 27-inch model that comes with a 1ms Nano IPS display and a 144Hz refresh rate, which can be overclocked to 160Hz:
There are also 34 and 38-inch models available, they come with a 160Hz refresh as standard. The 27 and 38-inch models are VESA DisplayHDR 600-certified, whilst the 34-inch model supports VESA Display HDR 400.
The final offering is LG's new UltraWide Monitor. This is a curved 38-inch UltraWide QHD+ model. It ships with 3,840 x 1600 resolution (almost 4K), and comes with the same 1ms Nano IPS display/144Hz refresh rate as the 27-inch UIltra Gear. It's NVIDIA G-SYNC compatible and comes with Thunderbolt 3 connectivity.
On the entire lineup LG's head of its IT business division, Jang Ik-hwan said:
For a full look at the release and spec comparison, check out LG's website here. As mentioned, these monitors are due to be unveiled at CES 2020, however, there is no word on either price or release date as of yet.
Stephen Warwick has written about Apple for five years at iMore and previously elsewhere. He covers all of iMore's latest breaking news regarding all of Apple's products and services, both hardware and software. Stephen has interviewed industry experts in a range of fields including finance, litigation, security, and more. He also specializes in curating and reviewing audio hardware and has experience beyond journalism in sound engineering, production, and design.
Before becoming a writer Stephen studied Ancient History at University and also worked at Apple for more than two years. Stephen is also a host on the iMore show, a weekly podcast recorded live that discusses the latest in breaking Apple news, as well as featuring fun trivia about all things Apple.
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