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Good Expert Reviews
This medium monitor received a score of 80 out of 100 from LCD screen expert review site Les Numeriques.com.
Good User Reviews
Owners have rated this LCD screen on average 88%.
Some LG 34UC98 owners said that the product was a good design. Amazon Customer said “An incredible screen for design work and gaming”. Amazon Customer also said “For design work that's really useful when using Photoshop”. Kanika Nayar said in their review of this PC monitor on Amazon in February last year “The monitor design is awesome” however despite that they only gave the product a rating of 40 out of 100.
One LG 34UC98 owner who purchased it considered that it was good looking. Iakovos Iakovou gave it a rating of 80 out of 100 and wrote in their review of the LG 34UC98 on Amazon “It is also quite nice looking! I use this monitor for both work-related tasks such as Photoshop”.
A Top Selling Flatpanel Monitor
According to sales data from Amazon, the 34UC98 is one the fastest selling LCD screen currently on sale.
Two people mentioned in their reviews that it was a good height. David Penhaligon wrote on Amazon “I bought this to get some more space to be able to use Mac OSX split screen option better as well as more inputs, 4K, good height and tilt options” in his review of the LG 34UC98. Kanika Nayar said “I liked the height adjustment and tilting features” in their review of this PC monitor.
Good Picture Quality
One LG 34UC98 reviewer who bought it considered that it had good colour saturation. Amazon Customer said in their LG 34UC98 review last year “The colours look spot on when you get it out of the box” .
One LG 34UC98 owner reckoned that this PC monitor had good picture quality. Iakovos Iakovou said on Amazon “Coming from a very decent (yet 5-6 years old) multi-monitor setup, this monitor fully delivers regarding of image quality, colour reproduction”.
LG has good average reviews for its medium monitors as well as across its entire PC display range compared to other manufacturers.
3440 X 1440 Pixels Display Resolution
The LG 34UC98 has a maximum display resolution of 3440 x 1440 pixels. That's over two times the display resolution of a 1920 x 1080 pixels PC display, which is the most frequently found display resolution. Across all PC displays of this type and age the best display resolution is 5120 x 2880 pixels and the worst is 1366 x 768 pixels.
Two HDMI Ports Quantitys
The LG 34UC98 is a two HDMI ports quantity flatpanel monitor. Most of the other medium monitors that have been on the market for a similar time to the 34UC98 have between one and two HDMI ports quantitys.
3440 X 1440 Supported Graphics Resolutions
The highest resolution of the LG 34UC98 is 3440 x 1440. That's over two times the resolution of the most common supported graphics resolutions of 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080). Across all similar spec LCD screens that have been around for around the same time as the 34UC98 the worst resolution is 640 x 350 and the best is 4096 x 2160.
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Poor Product Quality
One LG 34UC98 reviewer considered that the LG 34UC98 was not good quality. Alan Chisholm-Turner wrote on Amazon “My only niggle is the sound quality isn't as good as I would want.” yet he gave it a rating of 80 out of 100.
Poor Sound Quality
One LG 34UC98 owner said that this PC monitor did not have good sound quality.
Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker(s)
The LG 34UC98 does not have a built-in speaker(s). Most of the other PC displays of this type and age also do not have a built-in speaker(s).
Like most of the other medium monitors that were launched around the same time as the 34UC98, the LG 34UC98 does not have a built-in camera.
Most PC displays of a similar age and spec to the 34UC98 are not 3D. The LG 34UC98 is no exception to this as it too is not 3D.
Does Not Have a Card Reader Integrated
Like most of the other PC monitors of a similar age and spec to the 34UC98, the LG 34UC98 does not have a card reader integrated.
We think you might also be interested in other PC displays which also have a card reader integrated including the Benq SW2700PT ($572.99) which also has a higher rating.
Quite Low Height Adjustment
The lowest height adjustment of similar spec LCD screens that were launched around the same time as the 34UC98 is 20mm, the highest is 180mm, and the average height adjustment is 130mm. At only 110 millimeters, the LG 34UC98 has a fairly low height adjustment compared to most of the other similar spec PC displays that were released around the same time as the 34UC98.
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3440 x 1440
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24, 100, 100-240, 240
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Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.72 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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