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LG 34UM88C-P

LG 34UM88C-P PC Monitor

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

LG Has Good Flatpanel Monitor Reviews

LG has good average reviews for its medium monitors as well as across its entire flatpanel monitor range compared to other manufacturers.

LED Display Type

This PC screen has an LED display type, which is typical of many new comparable spec PC screens.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the other PC monitors that have an LED Display currently available including the DELL U2412M ($211.00) which has better reviews.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The LG 34UM88C-P has a built-in speaker. Most of the other LCD screens that came out around the same time as the 34UM88C-P also have a built-in speaker.

We compared this PC monitor to all the other PC displays with a built-in speaker and we think the Samsung S24E650PL which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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2160p Video Mode

The LG 34UM88C-P has a maximum resolution of 2160p. That's over two times the resolution of the most frequently found video mode of 1080p (which is also found on this LG PC monitor).

A 2160p video mode is in fact the best resolution amongst all new medium monitors.

Amongst similar types of flatpanel monitor the worst resolution is 480p.

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Very Many Display Colour Count

The average display colour count of recently released medium monitors is 220M. When compared to other recently released similar spec PC displays, the display colour count of the 34UM88C-P of 1,073.7 million is one of the most.

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Two HDMI Ports

The LG 34UM88C-P is a two HDMI port LCD screen. Most of the other medium monitors that are a comparable age to the 34UM88C-P have between one and three HDMI ports.

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Quite Big Display Diagonal

The average display diagonal of new similar spec LCD screens is 67cm, and the screen sizes range from 49cm to 690cm. The 34UM88C-P has one of the bigger screen sizes (86.36 centimeters) amongst PC displays of this age.

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Quite High RMS Rated Audio Power

With an RMS rated audio power of 14 Watts, the 34UM88C-P has a fairly high RMS rated audio power compared to most of the other flatpanel monitors that have been on the market for a comparable time to the 34UM88C-P. The lowest RMS rated audio power of new similar spec PC monitors is 0.5W, the highest is 20W, and the average RMS rated audio power is 4.8W.

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3440 X 1440 Graphics Resolution

The 34UM88C-P has a maximum resolution of 3440 x 1440. That's over two times the resolution of the most frequently found graphics resolution of 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080). In addition, this flatpanel monitor has a graphics resolution of 2560 x 1080. Across all latest similar spec PC screens the resolution ranges from 640 x 350 (worst) to 3840 x 2160 (best).

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Very Shallow

With a depth of only 49.2 millimeters, the LG 34UM88C-P is one of the shallower medium monitors that were released in the last 12 months amongst medium monitors of this age. PC monitors that have been around for a similar time to the 34UM88C-P have depths of between 7mm and 610mm.

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9 Reasons Against

Only Two USB Type-A Downstream Ports

Most medium monitors that are a comparable age to the 34UM88C-P have between one and four USB Type-A downstream ports, including the 34UM88C-P which has two USB Type-A downstream ports.

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Only Mega Contrast Dynamic Contrast Ratio

This PC display has a Mega Contrast dynamic contrast ratio, which is typical of many new comparable spec PC screens.

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Not 3D Compatible

Most PC displays that have been on the market for the last year are not 3D compatible. The 34UM88C-P is no exception to this as it too is not 3D compatible.

If you would prefer a PC monitor that is 3D compatible then you might want to consider the Acer GN276HL ($275.82), or the Benq Zowie XL2430 ($359.00).

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The LG 34UM88C-P does not have a built-in camera, although it is worth noting that most of the other similar spec PC displays that have been on the market for the last year also do not have a built-in camera.

There are a number of other PC displays which also have a built-in camera which you might want to consider including the Lenovo X1 ($59.99).

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Does Not Have an Integrated Card Reader

Like most of the other similar spec PC displays that were launched in the last year, the 34UM88C-P does not have an integrated card reader.

We compared all the other PC displays which also have an integrated card reader to this flatpanel monitor and we think the 2407WFP, or the 2408WFP both from DELL which also has a higher rating is also worth considering.

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Quite Low Maximum Height Adjustment

Medium monitors that were launched in the last year have maximum height adjustments of between 4.3mm and 510mm, and the average maximum height adjustment is 130mm. With a maximum height adjustment of only 120 millimeters, the 34UM88C-P has one of the lower maximum height adjustments amongst similar spec PC screens of this age.

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Heavy

The 34UM88C-P is quite heavy (6.3 kilograms) compared to most of the other PC monitors that came out around the same time as the 34UM88C-P. The lightest comparable spec PC display that was released in the last 12 months is 2.6g weight and the heaviest is 21kg.

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Quite High Annual Energy Consumption

The average annual energy consumption of comparable spec PC displays that were released around the same time as the 34UM88C-P is 48kWh, and the annual energy consumptions range from 23kWh to 140kWh. The 34UM88C-P has a fairly high annual energy consumption (79 kilowatt hours) compared to most of the other medium monitors that have been on the market for a similar time to the 34UM88C-P.

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Very Wide

When compared to other medium monitors that are a similar age to the 34UM88C-P, the width of the 34UM88C-P of 829.9 millimeters is one of the widest. The average width of comparable spec PC displays that have been on the market for around the same time as the 34UM88C-P is 590mm, and the widths range from 370mm to 900mm.

Other 829.9mm wide flatpanel monitors currently available which you might want to consider include because of it's better review score, the LG 34UM88C.

PC screens with a wider width that might also be worth considering include the LG 34UM58-P ($349.00) (829.9mm).

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2 Other reasons to consider the LG 34UM88C-P

Released Eleven Months Ago

It was eleven months ago when this PC screen was released.

Two Thunderbolt Ports

Compared to the other six PC monitors that have been on the market for a comparable time to the 34UM88C-P that we have assessed the number of thunderbolt ports of, the 34UM88C-P has two thunderbolt ports which is average.

There are a number of alternative 2 thunderbolt port PC displays currently available that you might want to consider including the LG 34UM88C which has better reviews.

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Specification

Display
Screen Size
Display Resolution
Dynamic Contrast Ratio
Display Type
Graphics Resolution
Video Mode
HD Type
Digital Vertical Frequency
Digital Horizontal Frequency
Aspect Ratio
Pixel Pitch
Display Colour Count
Vertical Viewing Angle
Horizontal Viewing Angle
Typical Contrast Ratio
Display Diagonal
Display Technology
Display Brightness
Response Time
Color Gamut
Screen Shape
Native Aspect Ratio
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
OSD Language
Power
Energy Efficiency Class
Power Consumption When Off
Standby Power Consumption
Annual Energy Consumption
Maximum Power Consumption
AC Input Frequency
AC Input Voltage
Certificates
EPEAT Compliance
Weight & Dimensions
Package Weight
Packaging Height
Packaging Depth
Packaging Width
Weight With Stand
Height With Stand
Depth With Stand
Width With Stand
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Technical Details
USB Charging Port

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers lg 34um88, lg 34um88c, code 34um88, lg 34um88cp, pumps 34um88, code 34um88c, pumps 34um88c, code 34um88cp, pumps 34um88cp
Barcodes 00719192199828, 08806087605099
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