What you need to know
- LG has new OLED UltraFine monitors.
- They're 4K and have USB-C connectivity.
- They could give Apple's own XDR Display a run for its money.
LG has today unveiled two new OLED UltraFine monitors with 4K and USB-C connectivity that will definitely challenge the best 4K monitors for Mac currently available.
In a press release the company stated:
Two new monitors, one 32- and one 27-inch model feature 4K UHD resolution, a 1 million to 1 contrast ratio, and more.
Both also have self-calibration sensors and monitor hoods (both detachable). Both also feature a 1ms response time.
The larger version comes with USB-C connectivity capable of 90W power delivery, 1 USB upstream and 3 downstream, HDMI, and two Display Ports, the 27-inch model features the same.
Seo Young-jae, senior vice president and head of the IT business unit of LG Electronics Business Solutions Company said "Designed with creative professionals in mind, our new UltraFine OLED Pro monitors deliver sheer visual precision with stunning self-lit picture quality and reliable calibration. The incredible accuracy, wide color gamut, and ability to faithfully reproduce both HDR and SDR content make these premium display solutions ideal for professional users working in the film and digital media industries."
The new models come out next month worldwide, but LG hasn't yet revealed the cost, its current OLED 32-inch UltraFine is around $4,000. Both could prove ideal companions to Apple's best MacBooks including the new MacBook Pro (2021).
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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