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LG 27UD88W

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LG 27UD88W

$696.00
$596.99 $99 cheaper than 15 days ago
LG 27UD88-W
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A very popular and multi award winning 27" PC screen, with very low running costs and good features
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LG 27UD88-W 27" 16:9 4K IPS Monitor
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LG 27UD88-W 27" 16:9 4K Ultra HD FreeSync IPS Monitor
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LG Electronics 4K UHD 27UD88-W 27" LED-Lit Monitor with USB Type-C
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LG 27UD88-W 27" 4K Ultra HD IPS Matt Black,White computer monitor LED display (Brand new, unopened)
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Refurbished - LG Electronics 4K UHD 27UD88-W 27" LED-Lit Monitor with USB Type-C
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LG 27UD88-W Review

With excellent reviews and very low running costs, we have ranked the LG 27UD88-W number 692 across all PC monitors.
91
Reviews
7 Reviews + 4 Awards
72
Value for Money
Good
79
Features
Good Features
91
Running Costs
$33 Over 5 Years
78
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 78?

It has good expert reviews with an average expert rating of 78%.
At over a year old this LCD screen is slightly out of date, and newer LCD screens with more up to date technology are available. View the latest flatpanel monitors 2018.
This PC monitor has running costs of $33 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 3,257 PC monitors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving PC displays.
It is one of the best selling PC screens currently on the market. View best selling PC screens January 2018.
This LG PC monitor has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Bigger than average display diagonal
3840 x 2160 pixels resolution
4K UHD IPS
Color calibration pro
USB-C
On-Screen control
Split screen 2.0
4K dynamic gaming
FreeSync
Black stabilizer
Arcline design

Should You Buy it Now?

Our unique forecasting algorithm looks at historic price trends and predicts the most likely price change over the next 2 weeks. You may want to consider buying now before the price goes up. The price has dropped from $696 to $596.99 in the last 15 days. You may want to consider buying now before the price goes back up.
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LG 27UD88-W In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

A Best Selling LCD Screen

Across all flatpanel monitors, the 27UD88-W is one the top selling products currently on the market according to Amazon sales data.

Value For Money

Disappointing Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews but mediocre features and at $596.99 it is in the most expensive 17% of PC monitors.

Price Has Gone Down by $99 (14%)

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Cheaper in the United States Than Overseas

We checked 22 other countries for prices for the LG 27UD88-W and the United States price of $596.99 was the cheapest.

The cheapest price that we could find overseas was in the United Kingdom where the price is £599.00 ($599.00).

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Running Costs

Average Running Costs

The 27UD88-W has an average 5 year running cost of $33 based on average energy prices and usage levels, which is typical compared to the other 3,257 flatpanel monitors.

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Features

Bigger Than Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonals of PC displays range from 3.5" to 95", and the average display diagonal is 25". The display diagonal of the 27UD88-W of 27" is in the biggest 18% of all PC displays when ordered by this feature.

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3840 X 2160 Pixels Resolution

The largest display resolution of the 27UD88-W is 3840 x 2160 pixels. That's over four times the resolution of the most common resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. This PC screen also has a display resolution of 3840 x 2160 (4K) pixels. PC screens resolutions range from 320 x 240 pixels (worst) to 5120 x 2880 pixels (best).

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Average Response Time

The response time of the 27UD88-W of 5ms is pretty standard compared to most other PC displays. It is slower than 30% of all PC displays when ordered by this feature.

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Wider Than Average Horizontal Viewing Angle

The 27UD88-W's horizontal viewing angle of 178° is wider than average when compared to most other LCD screens. It is wider than 84% of all PC displays when sorted by this feature. Flatpanel monitors have horizontal viewing angles of between 40° and 180°, and the average horizontal viewing angle is 170°.

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Wider Than Average Vertical Viewing Angle

The vertical viewing angle of the 27UD88-W of 178° is wider than average when compared to most other PC displays. It is wider than 92% of all PC displays when ordered by this feature. Flatpanel monitors have vertical viewing angles of between 40° and 180°, and the average vertical viewing angle is 160°.

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Has a Built-In USB Hub

The 27UD88-W has a built-in USB hub. 81% of PC displays do not have a built-in USB hub.

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Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The 27UD88-W's contrast ratio (typical) of 1,000 is pretty average compared to most other PC displays. It is higher than 59% of all PC displays when ordered by this feature.

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Features Picture-in-Picture Support

The 27UD88-W features Picture-in-Picture support. 95% of PC displays do not feature Picture-in-Picture support.

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Two HDMI Ports

Most PC displays have between one and five HDMI ports, including the LG 27UD88-W which has two HDMI ports.

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Has AC, DisplayPort and 2 More Cables Included

The 27UD88-W has a greater number of cables included than most flatpanel monitors. This LG flatpanel monitor has a USB cables included, which is the most frequently found cables included found on PC displays. The cables included "HDMI", "AC" and "DisplayPort" are also found on this PC monitor.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

lg electronics 27ud88waeu, 27ud88w 27ud88w, lg 3840x2160, lg 1920x1080, lg d05vza00, lg d05vzs00, lg 27ud88w

Barcodes:

00719192199750, 04058154130575, 08806087593259, 08806087918540

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