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20 Reasons For
Good Product Quality
Some customers who purchased it agreed that it was good quality. This year Cas said “Was put off by the relatively high cost of IPS good quality monitors” in their review of this PC monitors. Cas also wrote “To drive 4K from laptops (or another desktop) you likely have mini-DisplayPort and you need a good quality active (not passive) DisplayPort 1.2 to HDMI2 converter which are not cheap”. In August this year Mr. R. T. Gallagher mentioned on Amazon “In terms of build quality the monitor is fine” in their review of the LG 27UD68-P and scored the product 5 stars.
Good Picture Quality
Three LG 27UD68-P owners wrote that this PC monitors had good picture quality. This year Cas mentioned “If you have good vision 150% may be better” and rated this PC monitors 80 out of 100. Also this year Mr. R. T. Gallagher mentioned “Picture Quality Picture quality is great”.
One customer who reviewed the product concluded that it had image ghosting. Ghost wrote in August this year “It has some ghosting too.”. One customer wrote in their reviews that it had good colour saturation. Cas wrote on Amazon in August “HDMI high-bandwidth cables, that's saving 2x6-10 quid there! - Nice colours (IPS 10bit)”.
Three LG 27UD68-P reviewers mentioned in their reviews that the LG 27UD68-P was good looking. This year Evanwalkey98 said “Pretty good tbh fam”. Mr. R. T. Gallagher wrote in their review of this PC monitors “It's pretty simple - just a matte display surrounded by a very thin black bezel”. In August this year T. M. said in their review of this PC monitors “Beautiful backlight bleed”.
One LG 27UD68-P reviewer wrote in their reviews that it had a thick frame. A few weeks ago Cas wrote “27" with a thin frame it looks great” in their LG 27UD68-P review.
Some people who purchased this PC monitors concluded that it was thin. Cas wrote “27" with a thin frame it looks great” in their review and gave the product a rating of 80 out of 100. Cas also mentioned “Thinner and lighter than my older 24" monitor”.
One person who bought it thought it was a good height. Mr. R. T. Gallagher mentioned in their review of this PC monitors on Amazon a few weeks ago “The monitor is height adjustable” and gave it a rating of 99 out of 100.
One person who purchased the product concluded that it was strong and durable. Mr. R. T. Gallagher gave the LG 27UD68-P a rating of 5 stars and mentioned in August this year “It's sturdy enough” in their review. One customer wrote in their reviews that it was well made. This year Mr. R. T. Gallagher mentioned “It has a led built in and this can be switched on within the OSD” in their LG 27UD68-P review.
Easy to Use
One customer who purchased the LG 27UD68-P reckoned that it was comfortable and easy to hold. Mr. R. T. Gallagher said on Amazon “For night time I actually turned it down to zero so it was comfortable”.
One LG 27UD68-P owner wrote in their reviews that this PC monitors was easy to use. Mr. R. T. Gallagher mentioned on Amazon this year “Monitor OSD - The on screen menu is easy enough to use with the little joystick on the bottom of the monitor” in their review of this PC monitors.
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User Reviews Are Good
Users have rated this PC display on average 82%.
Good Technical Features
One customer who reviewed the product thought it had good features. In August this year Amazon Customer mentioned in their LG 27UD68-P review on Amazon “Apart from that, good value and feature set” but despite that only rated it 2 stars.
One person mentioned in their reviews that the LG 27UD68-P was good in terms of HDMI connections. Mr. R. T. Gallagher mentioned in their review on Amazon in August this year “Inputs - There are 2 HDMI ports, 1 DisplayPort”.
Just Released Seven Months Ago
The 27UD68-P was only relased by LG seven months ago.
LG PC Displays Have Good Reviews
Based on 2,826 expert and owner reviews, LG has good ratings for its PC screens. LG also has good ratings specifically for its medium monitors compared to other brands.
Very Many Display Colour Count
The 27UD68-P has a quite many display colour count (1,073.7 million) compared to most of the other medium monitors that are a comparable age to the 27UD68-P. The least display colour count of LCD screens that have been available for a comparable time to the 27UD68-P is 16M, the most is 1,100M, and the average display colour count is 200M.
2160p Video Mode
The most resolution of the LG 27UD68-P is 2160p. That's over two times the resolution of a 1080p PC screen, which is the most frequently found resolution.
A 2160p video mode is actually the best resolution across all medium monitors that are a comparable age to the 27UD68-P.
Across similar types of PC monitor the worst resolution is 480i.
Has One Cable Included
The number of cables included found on the 27UD68-P is more than most medium monitors that have been available for the last year. The most commonly found cable included is AC, but this cable included is not found on this PC monitor. The cables included AC|HDMI are also found on this flatpanel monitor.
Two HDMI Ports
The 27UD68-P is a two HDMI port PC screen.
3840 X 2160 Graphics Resolution
The highest resolution of the LG 27UD68-P is 3840 x 2160. That's over four times the resolution of a 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080) PC monitor, which is the most common resolution.
This PC screen's resolution (3840 x 2160) is in fact the best resolution amongst all medium monitors that came out in the last 12 months.
The worst resolution amongst comparable types of PC screen is 720 x 400.
Quite Bright Display Brightness
At 350 candellas per square meter, the LG 27UD68-P has a fairly bright display brightness compared to most of the other latest medium monitors. The display brightness of LCD screens that have been on the market for a comparable time to the 27UD68-P range from 200 cd/m² to 800 cd/m², and the average display brightness is 280 cd/m².
Very Low Power Consumption When in PowerSave Mode
With a power consumption when in PowerSave mode of only 0.3 Watts, the 27UD68-P has a fairly low power consumption when in PowerSave mode compared to most of the other PC monitors that have been available for around the same time as the 27UD68-P. Across all the comparable spec PC monitors that have been on the market for around the same time as the 27UD68-P the power consumptions when in PowerSave mode range from 0.21W to 52W.
Latest comparable spec flatpanel monitors have depths of between 7mm and 610mm, and the average depth is 110mm. With a depth of only 49.3 millimeters, the 27UD68-P is fairly shallow compared to most of the other recently released medium monitors.
The 27UD68-P is one of the shortest medium monitors that were released in the last year (only 48.26 millimeters) amongst medium monitors of this age. Across all the flatpanel monitors that are a comparable age to the 27UD68-P the heights range from 28mm to 620mm.
7 Reasons Against
Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker
The 27UD68-P does not have a built-in speaker, unlike most of the other PC displays that were launched in the last 12 months.
There are a number of alternative PC screens which also have a built-in speaker which you might want to consider including the Acer B346C ($449.99).
Does Not Have an Integrated Card Reader
The 27UD68-P does not have an integrated card reader, although it is worth noting that most of the other similar spec PC displays that are a comparable age to the 27UD68-P also do not have an integrated card reader.
We think you might also be interested in other PC displays which also have an integrated card reader including the Viewsonic VSD224.
Not 3D Compatible
Like most of the other comparable spec PC displays that have been around for around the same time as the 27UD68-P, the 27UD68-P is not 3D compatible.
If you are looking for an LCD screen that is 3D compatible then you might want to consider the Acer Predator XB271HU ($655.99) which is also higher rated.
Does Not Have a Built-In Camera
Most recently released medium monitors do not have a built-in camera. The 27UD68-P is no exception to this as it too does not have a built-in camera.
The LG 27UD68-P has an LCD display type which is better than the LED display type found on most PC displays that came out in the last 12 months.
This PC display's display type (LCD) is actually the worst display type across all medium monitors that have been on the market for a comparable time to the 27UD68-P.
An LED display type is the best display type amongst similar types of PC display.
Only HD HD Type
This PC screen has a 4K Ultra HD HD type, which is typical of many comparable spec LCD screens that have been available for a similar time to it.
Quite Low Maximum Height Adjustment
At only 120 millimeters, the 27UD68-P has a fairly low maximum height adjustment compared to most of the other recently released medium monitors. The average maximum height adjustment of comparable spec PC monitors that came out around the same time as the 27UD68-P is 140mm.
1 Other reason to consider the LG 27UD68-P
At 609.6 millimeters, the 27UD68-P has a fairly average width compared to most of the other comparable spec PC screens that were launched in the last 12 months.
Dynamic Contrast Ratio
3840 x 2160
4K Ultra HD, HD
SRGB Display Feature
Vertical Scan Range
56 - 61
Horizontal Scan Range
30 - 135
0.1557 x 0.1557
Display Colour Count
Vertical Viewing Angle
Horizontal Viewing Angle
Native Aspect Ratio
Supported Number of Colours Display
1.073 billion colours
Dynamic Contrast Ratio Marketing Name
Ports & Interfaces
Audio Output Port
VGA (D-Sub) Port
Mac Operating System
Windows Operating System
Windows 10 Education, Windows 10 Education x64, Windows 10 Enterprise, Windows 10 Enterprise x64, Windows 10 Home, Windows 10 Home x64, Windows 10 Pro, Windows 10 Pro x64, Windows 7 Home Basic, Windows 8, Windows 8.1, Windows 8, Windows 8.1, Windows 8.1 Enterprise, Windows 8.1 Enterprise x64, Windows 8, Windows 8.1, Windows 8.1 Pro, Windows 8.1 Pro x64, Windows 8, Windows 8.1, Windows 8.1 x64
A great monitor.
I sometimes experience some extreme input lag with it. It has some ghosting too, but for the price, it's definitely worth it.
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This monitor has to be the 4k bargain of the year. Okay, I don't strictly run it at 4k as the icons, etc on Win10 are tiny. Appreciate you can upscale to 200% but then you may move into some... Read more…
It looks amazing. The stand is amazing. 4K is amazing. FreeSync is amazing. IPS is amazing. 10 bit 100%srgb colour is amazing. There isn't any backlight bleed and playing games in 4K with my Fury... Read more…
I purchased this monitor recently as an upgrade to my 23" 1080P IPS display which I bought in 2011. In terms of size, 27" seems to be just about the limit for me. I probably sit around 50cm away,... Read more…
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