LG has announced three new monitors with a 27" diagonal and 4K resolution during a press event. While the 27UD88 is aimed primarily at professionals, the two models 27UD68 and 27UD68P are supposed to make gamers happy.
The 27UD88 ships pre-calibrated by LG and covers the RGB color space by over 99 percent. An AH-IPS panel is used for the monitor, the maximum brightness is specified with 350 cd/m². As already mentioned, the screen provides 4K resolution, meaning 3,840 x 2,160 pixels. In terms of connections, the monitor has DisplayPort 1.2, two HDMI ports and USB Type-C. The frame of the monitor is a highlight, as it is a mere 2,5 mm thick.
LG's two other new monitors, the 27UD68 and 27UD68P, were designed with gamers in mind. Both offer LG's Black Stabilizer, and therefore provide an optimal image when displaying dark and bright scenes. This ought to especially interesting for gamers with a knack for first-person shooters, as the function allows opponents to be made out easier, and earlier. Furthermore, Dynamic Action Sync is supposed to provide a slight delay to picture composition, and AMD Freesync will synchronise the image with the refresh rate of the graphics card. The brightness of the AH-IPS panels is stated to be up to 300 cd/m², with a the reaction time of 5 ms. Connection-wise, two HDMI ports and a DisplayPort version 1.2 socket are available. The two models are only set apart by a pivot function. LG's new 27UD68P can also be used vertically, while the 27UD68 is limited to horizontal use.
The LG 27UD68 will be available from dealers later this month. The two gaming monitors 27UD88 and 27UD68P will ohit the market in April. Prices have net yet been revealed.