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LG 34UM88C

LG 34UM88C PC Monitor

34" Mega Contrast LED 2 Feb 2016
Screen Size Dynamic Contrast Ratio Display Type Thunderbolt Port Release Date
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13 Reasons For

Good Product Quality

One person concluded that this PC monitor was good quality.

Easy to Use

One LG 34UM88C owner considered that it was easy to use the menus. John rated this PC monitor 5 stars and he said a few weeks ago “The joystick control for changing settings was easy to adapt to after the Dell touch buttons” in his LG 34UM88C review.

LG Has Good Reviews for Its PC Monitors

On average LG medium monitors have good reviews compared to other manufacturers as do all PC displays manufactured by LG.

LED Display Type

This PC display has an LED display type, which is the most frequently found display type on similar spec flatpanel monitors that are a comparable age to it.

There are a number of other PC screens that have an LED Display currently available which you might want to consider including the Asus PG348Q[plb_3191125_price] which has better reviews; or the iiyama XUB3490WQSU-B1[plb_3203453_price], or the LG 34UC98[plb_3323747_price] which is cheaper.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The LG 34UM88C has a built-in speaker, as do most of the other comparable spec flatpanel monitors that are a similar age to the 34UM88C.

We compared this LCD screen to all the other PC displays with a built-in speaker and we think the AOC AG271QG[plb_3668603_price], the Acer UM.CX0EE.A01[plb_3401398_price], and the Asus PG348Q[plb_3191125_price] which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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Fairly Many Display Colour Count

The average display colour count of medium monitors that have been available for around the same time as the 34UM88C is 220M. At 1,070 million, the LG 34UM88C has a fairly many display colour count compared to most of the other medium monitors that have been available for around the same time as the 34UM88C.

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Two HDMI Ports

The 34UM88C is a two HDMI port PC monitor. Most of the other medium monitors that are a similar age to the 34UM88C have between one and three HDMI ports.

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Quite High RMS Rated Audio Power

The 34UM88C has a fairly high RMS rated audio power (14 Watts) compared to most of the other PC screens that have been available for a similar time to the 34UM88C. The RMS rated audio powers of new medium monitors range from 0.5W to 20W, and the average RMS rated audio power is 4.8W.

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3440 X 1440 Graphics Resolution

The 34UM88C has a maximum resolution of 3440 x 1440. That's over two times the resolution of the most common graphics resolution of 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080). Across all latest similar spec PC displays the worst resolution is 640 x 350 and the best is 3840 x 2160.

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Fairly Large Color Gamut

The 34UM88C has one of the larger color gamuts (99 percent) amongst medium monitors of this age. The smallest color gamut of PC monitors that were released in the last 12 months is 68% and the largest is 110%.

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Fairly Bright Display Brightness

The display brightness of PC screens that came out around the same time as the 34UM88C range from 200 cd/m² to 800 cd/m². At 300 candellas per square meter, the LG 34UM88C has a quite bright display brightness compared to most of the other latest medium monitors.

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Has Three Cables Included

The number of cables included found on the LG 34UM88C is more than most comparable spec flatpanel monitors that have been on the market for the last year. This LCD screen has an AC cable included, which is the most commonly found cable included found on latest comparable spec PC monitors. The cables included "DisplayPort" and "HDMI" are also found on this PC screen.

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Very Shallow

The 34UM88C is one of the shallower comparable spec LCD screens that have been on the market for the last year (only 49.2 millimeters) amongst medium monitors of this age. The shallowest PC display that has been around for around the same time as the 34UM88C is 7mm deep, the deepest is 610mm, and the average depth is 110mm.

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7 Reasons Against

Only Two USB Type-A Downstream Ports

Most similar spec PC monitors that were released in the last year have between one and four USB Type-A downstream ports, including the LG 34UM88C which has two USB Type-A downstream ports.

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Only Mega Contrast Dynamic Contrast Ratio

This PC screen has a Mega Contrast dynamic contrast ratio, which is typical of many medium monitors that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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Not 3D Compatible

The 34UM88C is not 3D compatible. Most of the other medium monitors that were launched in the last 12 months are also not 3D compatible.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The 34UM88C does not have a built-in camera. Most of the other similar spec LCD screens that were released around the same time as the 34UM88C also do not have a built-in camera.

We think you might also be interested in alternative PC screens which also have a built-in camera including the Philips 272B7QPTKEB[plb_3731183_price] which is also cheaper.

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Does Not Have an Integrated Card Reader

The 34UM88C does not have an integrated card reader. Most of the other latest medium monitors also do not have an integrated card reader.

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Heavy

Across all the medium monitors that are a similar age to the 34UM88C the weights range from 2.6g to 21kg, and the average weight is 4.7kg. The LG 34UM88C is one of the heavier comparable spec flatpanel monitors that have been on the market for a similar time to the 34UM88C (6.3 kilograms) amongst flatpanel monitors of this age.

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Very Wide

The LG 34UM88C is one of the widest medium monitors that are a comparable age to the 34UM88C (829.9 millimeters) amongst medium monitors of this age. The narrowest medium monitor that was launched around the same time as the 34UM88C is 370mm wide and the widest is 900mm.

Other PC displays with a wider width that you might want to look at include the Asus PG348Q[plb_3191125_price] (829mm and higher rated) or the iiyama XUB3490WQSU-B1[plb_3203453_price] (827.5mm and cheaper).

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2 Other reasons to consider the LG 34UM88C

Released Ten Months Ago

This LG PC display has been on the market for ten months.

Two Thunderbolt Ports

Compared to the other six LCD screens that were released in the last 12 months that we have assessed the number of thunderbolt ports of, the 34UM88C has two thunderbolt ports which is average.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative 2 thunderbolt port PC monitors currently available including the LG 34UC98[plb_3323747_price] which is cheaper.

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Specification

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Display Colour Count
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Horizontal Viewing Angle
Display Technology
Display Brightness
Response Time
Color Gamut
Screen Shape
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Supported Number of Colours Display
Dynamic Contrast Ratio Marketing Name
Ports & Interfaces
Thunderbolt Port
DisplayPort
HDMI Port
USB Type-A Downstream Port
USB Hub Version
Upstream Port
Multimedia
RMS Rated Audio Power
Loudspeaker
Design
Case Colour
Ergonomics
Maximum Height Adjustment
Tilt Angle
VESA Mount Interface
Power
Power Consumption When in PowerSave Mode
Power Consumption When Off
Typical Power Consumption
AC Input Voltage
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EPEAT Compliance
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Packaging Content
Cable Included
Technical Details
USB Charging Port

User Reviews

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Reviewed 13 August 2016 by John
(Verified Purchase)

I bought this to go from a Dell 29" ultra wide screen and did not want a curved monitor. It seemed good value at the price which was lower than I had been seeing and I was not disappointed. With... Read more…

Reviewed 20 July 2016 by Tornado 1 | 11 Comments
(Verified Purchase)

Brilliant quality product at a very reasonable price. This piece of equipment has become my third arm.

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Electricity cost when switched on $80.60
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Total running cost over 5 years $80.60
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Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.52 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 14 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers 34um88, 34um88c, 34um88cnl
Barcodes 08806087605099, 08806087605105

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