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LG 27UD88-W

alaTest has collected and analyzed 64 reviews of LG 27UD88-W. The average rating for this product is 4.4/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other Monitors for all reviews. People are impressed by the reliability and size. The usability and design are also mentioned favorably. Reviews are divided on the price.

design, usability, size, reliability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Monitors the LG 27UD88-W is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 94/100 = Excellent quality.

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Expert review by : Matt Smith (digitaltrends.com)

LG 27UD88-W 4K monitor review

 

Watch your fingers! LG's 27UD88 looks sharp even with the screen off.

It’s incredible how quickly the 4K monitor market went from non-existent to strictly competitive. Only a few other categories of PC peripherals – like mechanical keyboards – force companies into a more ruthless race to the top. There are many options,...

2016-06

Editor's Choice

Expert review by : John R. Delaney (pcmag.com)

LG 27UD88-W

 

The 27-inch LG 27UD88-W is a sharp-looking 4K monitor that delivers a highly detailed picture, wonderful gaming performance, and plenty of features, including a USB-C port.

Sharp UHD image detail. Excellent gaming performance. AMD FreeSync enabled. USB-C port. Highly adjustable stand.

Slightly skewed greens. Short 1-year warranty.

Conclusion If you're a gamer seeking a stylish monitor that's equipped with the latest technologies, you'll appreciate the LG 27UD88-W. It delivers a sharp UHD picture, excellent gaming performance, and raft of features, including AMD's FreeSync...

2016-06

Expert review by : Stephen (4k.com)

LG 27UD88 USB-C IPS 4K UHD Monitor Review

 

The USB-C 27UD88 is one of those less common 4K monitors which manages to be both superbly attractive and highly functional at the same time. Featuring a wealth of cool specs that include the obvious like 4K Ultra HD resolution, and more specialized...

AMD FreeSync ; Great color performance ; Stunning 4K visuals ; Beautiful design ; Adjustable display ; USB-C included ; Very good connectivity specs ; Good contrast and brightness

No swivel adjustment ; Some color settings a bit off (green in particular) ; Display preset settings are weak ; No second DisplayPort 1.2

It’s a bit expensive but we definitely like the LG USB-C 27UD88-W. This monitor is not only highly functional and well equipped, it also delivers great gaming performance, fine display performance and some very decent flexibility. We also love the...

2016-09

Expert review by : Marshall Honorof (tomsguide.com)

LG 27UD88-W Monitor Review — Beautiful But Pricey 4K

 

There's no denying that the 27UD88-W is a beautiful monitor that displays gorgeous games in full 4K resolution. There's also no denying that it's considerably more expensive than something like the Acer B286HK : another 4K gaming monitor that looks...

Bright, colorful display ; FreeSync plays nicely with AMD machines ; Elegant, simple design ; USB-C port and quick charge support

Pricey ; Not enough worthwhile presets ; Lackluster PBP options

While pricey, the LG 27UD88-W is a versatile and attractive 4K monitor with great color options that you can use for work or gaming.

2016-05

Consumer review (reevoo.com)

LG 27UD88

 

Fantastic cannot fault!

Non

2017-11

Consumer review (reevoo.com)

LG 27UD88

 

Easy set up, fantastic screen. Highly recommended for any professional designer

USB C cables on the short side.

2017-11

Consumer review (reevoo.com)

LG 27UD88

 

nothing

didn't work with my new 2017 MacBook Pro, waste of money.

2017-10

Consumer review (reevoo.com)

LG 27UD88

 

The setup is incredibly easy, the image quality is phenomenal and the telescopic stand rotates 90 deg and extends up and down

N/A

2017-09

Consumer review (reevoo.com)

LG 27UD88

 

Beautiful image USB-C with power delivery - great for MacBook Pro

Little bit plasticky No built-in speaker

2017-06

Consumer review (reevoo.com)

LG 27UD88

 

Great resolution and stand

Only 30hz from HDMI Would be better if 2 display ports instead of 2 HDMI ports

2017-06
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Product Specifications

Certificates

Certification:EPEAT GOLD, EPA Energy Star 6.0, UL, cUL, SEMKO, , FCC-B, C-TICK, CE (EMC\nDirektive 2004/108/EC: EN 55022:2006 ClassB / EN 61000-3-2 2006 / EN\n55024/EN 61000-3-3 / Niederspannungsrichtlinie 2006/95/EC: EN 60950-1 2006 / UL (cUL)\nFCC-B, CE\nEPA 6.0\nErP\nCCC, KC
Energy Star certified: Yes
EPEAT compliance:Gold

Design

Colour of product:Black / Black, White
Feet colour:Silver / White

Display

3D:N / No
Aspect Ratio:16:9
Contrast ratio (typical):1000:1
DDC/CI:Y / Yes
Digital horizontal frequency:30 - 153
Digital vertical frequency:56 - 61
Display:LED
Display brightness:350
Display brightness (typical):350
Display diagonal:68.6
Display diagonal (metric):68.6
Display number of colours:1.073 billion colours
Display Resolution:3840 x 2160
Display sRGB:Y / Yes
Display Surface:Gloss / Matt
Display Technology:IPS
Dynamic contrast ratio marketing name:Mega Contrast
HD type:4K Ultra HD
HDCP:Y
Horizontal scan range:30 - 135
Native Aspect Ratio:16:9
Pixel pitch:0.155 x 0.155 / 0.156 x 0.156
Response Time:5
Screen shape:Flat
Supported graphics resolutions:3840 x 2160
Vertical scan range:56 - 61
Viewable size, vertical:68.6
Viewing angle, horizontal:178
Viewing angle, vertical:178

Ergonomics

Cable lock slot:N
Height adjustment:Y / Yes
LED indicators:Y / Yes
Number of OSD languages:17
On Screen Display (OSD):Y
On Screen Display (OSD) languages:RUS
On/off switch: Yes
Picture-in-Picture:Y / Yes
Plug and Play:Y / Yes
Power LED: Yes
Swivel angle range:-90 - 90
Swivelling:Y / Yes
Tilt adjustment:Y
Tilt angle:-3 - 20
Tilt angle range:-3 - 20
VESA mounting:Y
VESA mounting interfaces:100 x 100

Multimedia

Built-in Camera:N / No
TV tuner integrated:N

Packaging Content

Bundled software:OnScreen Control
Cables included:AC, DisplayPort, HDMI, USB
Manual: Yes
Quick start guide: Yes
Stand included:Y

Packaging Data

Package depth:171
Package height:476
Package weight:10.1
Package width:835

Performance

NVIDIA G-SYNC:N

Ports & interfaces

AC (power) in: Yes
Built-in USB hub:Y / Yes
DisplayPorts quantity:1
DVI port:N
HDMI ports quantity:2
Headphone connectivity:3.5 mm
Headphone outputs:1
USB Type-A downstream ports quantity:2
USB Type-C downstream ports quantity:1 / 2

Power

AC input frequency:50/60
AC input voltage:100-240
Annual energy consumption:44
Energy efficiency class:A
Power consumption (off):0.3
Power Consumption (Standby):0.5
Power consumption (typical):39 / 60

Technical Details

No flickering:Y

Thin Client

Thin client installed:N / No

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:4.27 / 42.7
Depth (with stand):22.3 / 222.6
Height :36.5 / 365.1
Height (with stand):42.5 / 425.2
Package depth:17.1 / 171
Package height:47.6 / 476
Package weight:10.1
Package width:83.5 / 835
Weight:4.7
Weight (with stand):6.2
Weight with stand:6.2
Width:61.5 / 615
Width (with stand):61.5 / 615