Based on 2,826 expert and user reviews, LG has good reviews for its LCD screens. LG also has good reviews specifically for its medium monitors compared to other brands.
Excellent User Reviews
Based on 9 user reviews the average user rating of this LCD screen is superb.
LED Display Type
This PC monitor has an LED display type, which is the most frequently found display type on PC monitors that came out around the same time as it.
Has a Built-In Speaker
The LG 34UM64 has a built-in speaker, as do most of the other PC screens of a similar age and type to the 34UM64.
Two HDMI Ports
Most LCD screens of a similar age and spec to the 34UM64 have between one and two HDMI ports, including the LG 34UM64 which has two HDMI ports.
Quite High RMS Rated Audio Power
With an RMS rated audio power of 14 Watts, the LG 34UM64 has one of the higher RMS rated audio powers amongst medium monitors of this age. The average RMS rated audio power of flatpanel monitors of a similar age and spec to the 34UM64 is 5.1W.
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Quite Large Color Gamut
The LG 34UM64 has one of the larger color gamuts (99 percent) amongst medium monitors of this age. The smallest color gamut of medium monitors that have been around for around the same time as the 34UM64 is 62% and the largest is 110%.
Fairly Bright Display Brightness
PC displays of a similar age and spec to the 34UM64 have display brightness of between 30 cd/m² and 1,700 cd/m², and the average display brightness is 290 cd/m². With a display brightness of 300 candellas per square meter, the LG 34UM64 has one of the brighter display brightness amongst comparable spec PC screens of this age.
1080p Video Mode
This PC screen has a 1080p video mode, which is the most frequently found video mode on PC monitors of a similar age and type to it.
2560 X 1080 Graphics Resolution
The highest resolution of the LG 34UM64 is 2560 x 1080. That's 33% more resolution than the most frequently found graphics resolution of 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080). The worst resolution of all PC displays of a similar age and type to the 34UM64 is 720 x 400 and the best is 3840 x 2160.
6 Reasons Against
Not 3D Compatible
The LG 34UM64 is not 3D compatible. Most of the other LCD screens of a similar type and age to the 34UM64 are also not 3D compatible.
Does Not Have a Built-In Camera
Most PC screens of this type and age do not have a built-in camera. The LG 34UM64 is no exception to this as it too does not have a built-in camera.
Does Not Have an Integrated Card Reader
Like most of the other PC screens that have been on the market for around the same time as the 34UM64, the LG 34UM64 does not have an integrated card reader.
Only 1000:1 Typical Contrast Ratio
This LCD screen has a 1000:1 typical contrast ratio, which is typical of many similar spec PC monitors that were launched more than two years ago.
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At 6.3 kilograms, the LG 34UM64 is fairly heavy compared to most of the other medium monitors that are a similar age to the 34UM64. The average weight of medium monitors that were released around the same time as the 34UM64 is 5.1kg, and the weights range from 3g to 39kg.
Quite High Average Power Consumption
The lowest average power consumption of PC screens that have been on the market for around the same time as the 34UM64 is 16W, the highest is 56W, and the average average power consumption is 25W. With an average power consumption of 34 Watts, the LG 34UM64 has one of the higher average power consumptions amongst PC monitors of this age.
2 Other reasons to consider the LG 34UM64
Released Over Two Years Ago
This medium monitor has been on the market for over two years.
5000000:1 Dynamic Contrast Ratio
The highest contrast ratio of the LG 34UM64 is 5000000:1. That's 75% less contrast ratio than the most common dynamic contrast ratio of 20000000:1.
Excellent picture quality and size for workflow. I use 2 of these monitors side by side on my desk and can't imagine going back to 16:9 aspect ratio screens. The screen splitting software that... Read more…
Steve would recommend the LG 34UM64-P (Verified Purchase)
I used this to replace two separate monitor and the laptop screen on my 2013 MacBook Pro.
-It's a very nice looking monitor
-I see no bleeding at the edges or other problems
-Design of the... Read more…
JC would recommend the LG 34UM64-P (Verified Purchase)
The monitor is plug and play right out of the box. I am very happy with my choice of this monitor which is used to analyze the financial markets of the world. The resolution is as advertised.... Read more…
ITConsultant would recommend the LG 34UM64-P (Verified Purchase)
Great hardware, it would be better with a remote. You don't know what you're missing until it's gone, my old Samsung monitor had a remote so switching inputs was a breeze but not anymore. Now I... Read more…
Mome would recommend the LG 34UM64-P (Verified Purchase)
This Monitor should be on every desktop. Forget Bezels and forget multiple monitor setups. This is the go-to monitor for looks and productivity. Looks amazing on our desk. Seriously feels like... Read more…
Irishgx would recommend the LG 34UM64-P (Verified Purchase)
Pro: everything, IPS, the ultrawide screen resolution, picture quality. Everything is top notch.
Con: only the height maybe, the vertical real estate you have is about equivalent to that of a 24"... Read more…
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