LG's single 21:9 Curved Display is 2.4 times wider than a standard 16:9 configuration. Boasting of 3440x1440 QHD resolution, this display offers a wide work space to view multiple files at once...
One LG 34UC87 reviewer who reviewed it said that it was good looking. Expert website Pcauthority.com.au scored this PC monitor 80 out of 100 and mentioned in November last year “O n a desk, this monitor is beautifully imposing” in their review of this PC monitor.
One customer who purchased it mentioned that it was well made. Roger Peters said “The PSU is built in (not a separate brick” in his review.
LG Has Good PC Screen Reviews
Based on 3,262 user and expert reviews, LG has good ratings for its LCD screens. LG also has good ratings specifically for its medium monitors compared to other brands.
LED Display Type
This PC monitor has an LED display type, which is typical of many LCD screens of a similar age and spec to it.
It may also be worth considering one of the other flatpanel monitors that have an LED Display currently available including because of it's better review score, the ColorEdge CX241 ($1,193.99), or the FlexScan EV2750 ($989.00) both from Eizo.
Has a Built-In Speaker
Like most of the other LCD screens of a similar spec and age to the 34UC87, the LG 34UC87 has a built-in speaker.
We compared this PC monitor to all the other PC monitors with a built-in speaker and we think because of it's better review score, the Asus PA328 ($948.99), the Acer XR341CK ($715.99), and the HP ENVY 34 ($1,993.95) is also worth considering.
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Very Many Display Colour Count
When compared to other medium monitors that came out more than a year ago, the LG 34UC87's display colour count of 1,073.7 million is one of the most. The least display colour count of comparable spec PC screens that were launched around the same time as the 34UC87 is 16M and the most is 1,100M.
Two HDMI Ports
The LG 34UC87 is a two HDMI port PC screen.
Quite Big Display Diagonal
When compared to other medium monitors that have been available for around the same time as the 34UC87 that we have checked the display diagonal of, the LG 34UC87's display diagonal of 86.38 centimeters is one of the biggest. The smallest display diagonal of medium monitors that were released around the same time as the 34UC87 is 48cm, the biggest is 600cm, and the average display diagonal is 65cm.
3440 X 1440 Graphics Resolution
The LG 34UC87 has a maximum resolution of 3440 x 1440. That's over two times the resolution of a 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080) PC monitor, which is the most common resolution. The worst resolution of all PC monitors that have been around for more than a year is 720 x 400 and the best is 4096 x 2160.
Quite High RMS Rated Audio Power
The lowest RMS rated audio power of medium monitors that were released around the same time as the 34UC87 is 1W, the highest is 32W, and the average RMS rated audio power is 5.5W. With an RMS rated audio power of 7 Watts, the LG 34UC87 has a fairly high RMS rated audio power compared to most of the other medium monitors that have been available for a similar time to the 34UC87.
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Only Three USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports
The LG 34UC87 is a three USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A port flatpanel monitor. Most of the other similar spec PC screens that are a comparable age to the 34UC87 have between two and five USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports.
Does Not Have a Built-In Camera
Most comparable spec LCD screens that have been around for around the same time as the 34UC87 do not have a built-in camera. The LG 34UC87 is no exception to this as it too does not have a built-in camera.
Not 3D Compatible
Like most of the other PC monitors of a comparable age and spec to the 34UC87, the LG 34UC87 is not 3D compatible.
Does Not Have an Integrated Card Reader
Most flatpanel monitors of this age and type do not have an integrated card reader. The LG 34UC87 is no exception to this as it too does not have an integrated card reader.
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Only HD HD Type
This PC display has a Wide Quad HD HD type, which is the most commonly found HD type on comparable spec PC screens that have been around for more than a year.
Only Has Three Cables Included
The number of cables included found on the LG 34UC87 is more than most comparable spec flatpanel monitors that have been around for a similar time to it. This flatpanel monitor has an AC cable included, which is the most frequently found cable included found on flatpanel monitors of a comparable spec and age to the 34UC87. The cables included "DisplayPort" and "HDMI" are also found on this LG flatpanel monitor.
Quite High Annual Energy Consumption
Medium monitors that have been on the market for around the same time as the 34UC87 have annual energy consumptions of between 22kWh and 140kWh, and the average annual energy consumption is 47kWh. At 79 kilowatt hours, the LG 34UC87 has a fairly high annual energy consumption compared to most of the other LCD screens that were launched around the same time as the 34UC87.
The average weight of medium monitors that are a similar age to the 34UC87 is 5kg. The LG 34UC87 is fairly heavy (8 kilograms) compared to most of the other medium monitors that are a similar age to the 34UC87.
Across all the flatpanel monitors of a comparable spec and age to the 34UC87 the widths range from 340mm to 960mm, and the average width is 590mm. When compared to other medium monitors that are a comparable age to the 34UC87 that we have checked, the LG 34UC87's width of 831 millimeters is one of the widest.
2 Other reasons to consider the LG 34UC87
Released Over Two Years Ago
LG released the 34UC87 over two years ago.
Two Thunderbolt Ports
The LG 34UC87 has two thunderbolt ports which is average compared to the other seven comparable spec PC displays that have been on the market for around the same time as the 34UC87 that we have assessed the number of thunderbolt ports of.
O n a desk, this monitor is beautifully imposing. With a 34? diagonal size and 21:9 display ratio, it's like having two monitors glued into a single display ? stunning. There aren't as many pixels... Read more…
KonstrukcjaMonitor LG 34UC87 ma proporcje ekranu 21:9, a tak?e wysok? rozdzielczo?? 3440x1440. Zosta? wyposa?ony w nietypowy zestaw wej??: DisplayPort, dwa wej?cia HDMI i dwa Thunderbolt. Zestaw... Read more…
Reviewed 5 January 2015 by Roger Peters | 2 Comments
I haven't got the LG version of this monitor but the Dell version (Ultrasharp U3415W) that uses the same LG panel and it's brilliant. However the Dell in my opinion has some advantages. Firstly... Read more…
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