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LG 34UC97S PC Monitor

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tweaktown.com Best Features Award tomshardware.com Approved HEXUS.net Innovation gagadget.com Recommended itc.ua Recommended
34" 3440 X 1440 1000000:1 LED Sep 2014
Display Diagonal Display Resolution Contrast Ratio (dynamic) Display Release Date
- 21:9 Curved QHD- IPS Display- sRGB over 99%- Thunderbolt / Mac Compatible- ENERGY STAR Qualified. 21:9 Curved UltraWide QHD (3440*1440) display offers visual comfort with 2.4 times more visual... More
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LG 34 Ultrawide Curved Gaming/Work Monitor - Review (34UC97)
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18 Reasons For

Five Industry Awards

This PC screen has received five awards from experts in flatpanel monitors.

This LCD screen received a "Recommended" from both Gagadget.com and Itc.ua, both of which wrote that this flatpanel monitor was good.

This PC display received an "Innovation Award" from HEXUS.net who said that this LCD screen was pioneering.

The editors of two more expert review sites both thought that this LG PC screen was good. Tweaktown.com gave this flatpanel monitor a "Best Features Award" and it received an "Approved" award from Tomshardware.com.

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Expert Reviews Are Good

Based on fourteen expert reviews from sites including Techradar, Digital Versus, Digitaltrends.com and tweaktown.com this flatpanel monitor has an average expert rating of 80%.

Nice Design

Several people who reviewed it agreed that it was a good design. Stann said “++ Sharp, high resolution combined with Slick, effective curved design ++” in their review of this PC monitor. Stann also mentioned “+ Sharp, high resolution+ Huge diagonal+ Slick, effective curved design+ Great image qualityAGAINST”. Reviewed.com gave it a score of 80 out of 100 and mentioned “Some are best for graphic design or CAD/CAM work”.

Some people who bought the product mentioned that it was good looking. Stephen L said in his review of the LG 34UC97 on Amazon “It's a beautiful monitor, makes multitasking easy!Does have bleed on black screens - minus 2 stars” but he only scored it 60 out of 100. Slashgear.com said “Wrap-around design make for an eye-catching design.” in their LG 34UC97 review.

One LG 34UC97 owner said that it was luxurious. Two years ago expert website Tomshardware.com mentioned “If you're looking for a super-cool addition to your swanky office, look no further than LG's 34UC97”. One customer concluded that the LG 34UC97 was smooth. Gizmodo.com.au mentioned three years ago “It requires a fair bit of graphical power for smooth frame rates” and rated it 4 stars.

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Good Product Quality

Some LG 34UC97 reviewers wrote that it was good quality. Two years ago expert website Digitaltrends.com mentioned “A wide color gamut come together for excellent image quality”.

Easy to Use

Several LG 34UC97 reviewers who purchased it considered that it was easy to use. Expert review site Digitaltrends.com wrote “Smartphones are seeking ways to use rounded edges or curved screens” and rated this PC monitor 4 stars. Expert review site Tomshardware.co.uk mentioned in their LG 34UC97 review “It took us a couple of examples to really understand the practical uses of a 21”.

One LG 34UC97 reviewer who reviewed it thought it had a good experience. Expert review site Digitaltrends.com said “New LED televisions are using a subtle arc to enhance the viewing experience” and gave it a rating of 4 stars.

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Robust

A few LG 34UC97 owners thought this PC monitor was well made. Two years ago Digitaltrends.com mentioned in their review of this PC monitor “LG's 34UC97 is a technically solid monitor”. Expert review site Reviewed.com mentioned in the same month “The 34UC97 is a solid display” .

Good Picture Quality

A few LG 34UC97 owners who reviewed it concluded that it had good picture quality.

Good Connectivity

One person who reviewed this PC monitor concluded that it was good in terms of connectivity. Stephen L wrote in his review of the LG 34UC97 on Amazon “Impressed with the connectivity and screen”.

LG Has Good PC Screen Reviews

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

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LED Display

This PC screen has an LED display, which is the most commonly found display on PC displays of this age and type.

Alternative flatpanel monitors that have an LED Display currently available which you might also want to consider include the Philips 298P4, the Viewsonic VP2772 ($758.84), or the DELL U3014 ($999.99) which has better reviews.

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3440 X 1440 Pixels Display Resolution

The most display resolution of the LG 34UC97 is 3440 x 1440 pixels. That's over two times the display resolution of the most frequently found display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.

This flatpanel monitor's display resolution (3440 x 1440 pixels) is in fact the best display resolution across all LCD screens of a similar age and spec to the 34UC97.

A 1366 x 768 pixels display resolution is the worst display resolution amongst similar types of flatpanel monitor.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

Unlike most of the other comparable spec PC monitors that are a similar age to the 34UC97 which do not have a built-in speaker(s), the LG 34UC97 has a built-in speaker(s).

We compared this PC screen to all the other PC displays with a built-in speaker(s) and we think because of it's better review score, the DELL UP2715K ($1,008.00) is also worth considering.

Other LCD screens which also have a built-in speaker(s) that you might want to look at include the HP ENVY 34 ($757.77), or the LG 34UM95.

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Two HDMI Ports Quantitys

Most PC monitors of this type and age have between one and three HDMI ports quantitys, including the LG 34UC97 which has two HDMI ports quantitys.

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Quite Big Display Diagonal (metric)

When compared to other medium monitors that have been around for around the same time as the 34UC97, the LG 34UC97's display diagonal (metric) of 86.36 centimeters is one of the biggest. Across all the medium monitors that were released more than two years ago the display diagonal (metric)s range from 28cm to 590cm, and the average display diagonal (metric) is 64cm.

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Fairly High RMS Rated Power

With an RMS rated power of 14 Watts, the LG 34UC97 has a fairly high RMS rated power compared to most of the other comparable spec PC screens that have been on the market for more than two years. The RMS rated powers of comparable spec PC displays that were released more than two years ago range from 0.5W to 49W.

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Fairly Large Color Gamut

The LG 34UC97 has one of the larger color gamuts (99 percent) amongst medium monitors of this age. Across all the similar spec PC displays that came out more than two years ago the color gamuts range from 62% to 120%, and the average color gamut is 82%.

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3440 X 1440 Supported Graphics Resolutions

The LG 34UC97 has a maximum resolution of 3440 x 1440. That's over two times the resolution of the most frequently found supported graphics resolutions of 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080). LCD screens of this age and type supported graphics resolutionss range from 640 x 350 to 3840 x 2160.

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Has Three Cables Includeds

The number of cables included found on the LG 34UC97 is more than most PC displays of this type and age. This LCD screen has an AC cables included, which is the most commonly found cables included found on flatpanel monitors of this age and type. The cables includeds "DisplayPort" and "HDMI" are also found on this LG flatpanel monitor.

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6 Reasons Against

Not Good in Terms of Size

One person wrote in their reviews that the product was not a good width. Expert review site Digitalversus.com mentioned in their review two years ago “It measures a whopping 32.7" in width, so it'll be difficult to fit a second screen into your work space”.

Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Like most of the other comparable spec flatpanel monitors that came out more than two years ago, the LG 34UC97 does not have a built-in camera.

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Not 3D

The LG 34UC97 is not 3D, although keep in mind that most of the other similar spec PC screens that are a comparable age to the 34UC97 are also not 3D.

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Does Not Have a Card Reader Integrated

The LG 34UC97 does not have a card reader integrated. Most of the other comparable spec flatpanel monitors that have been on the market for a similar time to the 34UC97 also do not have a card reader integrated.

We compared this PC display to all the other flatpanel monitors with a card reader integrated and we think the DELL UP2715K ($1,008.00), or the Benq BL3201 ($675.00) which also has a higher rating is also worth considering.

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Only HD HD Type

This LCD screen has a Wide Quad HD HD type, which is the most frequently found HD type on LCD screens of a comparable type and age to it.

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Heavy

With a weight of 8.3 kilograms, the LG 34UC97 is quite heavy compared to most of the other LCD screens of this age and type. Across all the PC screens of this type and age the weights range from 3g to 39kg.

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2 Other reasons to consider the LG 34UC97

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was over two years ago when LG released the 34UC97.

Two Thunderbolt Ports Quantitys

The LG 34UC97 has two thunderbolt ports quantitys. That's average compared to the other eight flatpanel monitors of this type and age that we have assessed the number of thunderbolt ports quantitys of.

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5 Awards

tweaktown.com Best Features Award tomshardware.com Approved HEXUS.net Innovation gagadget.com Recommended itc.ua Recommended

Expert Reviews

(38)
20 May 2015

Coming to market with an RRP of £799.99 ($1,149.99) the LG 34UC97 is a premium purchase for any type of user. For context, the same money would buy consumers a pair of UHD displays, three QHD...

HEXUS.net

28 April 2015

Curves and loads of screen real estate make LG?'s 34-inch Ultrawide Monitor an intimate experience...

20 April 2015

While the 34UC97 is an excellent work tool, its curved format isn't really necessary; personally, we'd opt for its flat counterpart, the 34UM95, which is also cheaper. The 34UC97's default colours...

11 April 2015

The high price is this screen's biggest problem ? in other areas, its curved display is attractive for work and play, image quality is high and it's got a huge diagonal size...

10 April 2015

The high price is this screen's biggest problem ? in other areas, its curved display is attractive for work and play, image quality is high and it's got a huge diagonal size...

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User Reviews

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Reviewed 12 July 2015 by Stephen L
(Verified Purchase)

Impressed with the connectivity and screen. It's a beautiful monitor, makes multitasking easy!

Does have bleed on black screens - minus 2 stars.

Reviewed 24 June 2015 by P J ROUND | 4 Comments

Tl;dr: You won't be disappointed if you buy this monitor. Aesthetics 10/10, Performance 9/10.

I took delivery of this monitor a couple of days ago and it's even more impressive than I... Read more…

It's curved display is attractive for work and play, image quality is high and it's got a huge diagonal size.

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+ Sharp, high resolution
+ Huge diagonal
+ Slick,... Read more…

Reviewed 26 March 2015 by Zach A.
(Verified Purchase)

*The free stuff includes 100 GB of Google drive space (which you'll need if you're going to be downloading files as this has only 16 GB worth of Solid State Memory) 60 days of Google Play music... Read more…

Runs smoothly on most websites
Fastest boot up I've ever seen from a computer
Quick start-up (only took me one minute
Free stuff (view in other thoughts
Okay audio quality and okay video quality
No caps lock really not too big of a deal
Power button right next to backspace button. .. tons of accidents have been caused by that but fortunately whenever you turn this off it goes into sleep mode so it opens right back up to what you were
No Skype compatibility
Small backspace button

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Electricity cost when switched on $155.71
Electricity cost when on standby $4.67
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Total running cost over 5 years $160.38
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Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 1.0 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 27 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers lg bg119, lg 34uc97, lg bg119l, lg 34uc97s, lg 34uc97c, lg bg119lg, lg 34uc97p, lg 34uc97sa, lg 34uc97cb, lg 34uc97sae, lg 34uc97cba, lg 3440x1440, lg 34uc97saeu, lg 34uc97saek, lg 34uc97cbae, lg 34uc97cbaek, microsoft 34uc97, certified 34uc97, certified 34uc97s, microsoft 34uc97s, certified 3440x1440, lg electronics ltd 34uc97, lg electronics ltd 34uc97c, lg electronics ltd 34uc97p, lg electronics ltd 34uc97pa, lg electronics ltd 34uc97cb, lg electronics ltd 34uc97pae, lg electronics ltd 3440x1440, lg electronics ltd 34uc97cb34, lg electronics ltd 34uc97paek
Barcodes 00719192195578, 08806084914644, 08806087112337, 08806087124866, 08806087419924

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