LG 34UM88C
LG 34UM88C
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LG 34UM88C

A Highly Rated 3440 X 1440 LCD Screen
34" 3440 X 1440 Pixels LED No Feb 2016
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LG 34UM88C Review

With excellent reviews and at under 2 years old, we have ranked the LG 34UM88C number 764 across all PC monitors.
4 Reviews
Not Currently for Sale
11 Great Features
17 Months Old
£167 Over 8 Years
Overall Score

Why Has it Scored 71?

It has great user reviews with an average user rating of 90%.
At over a year old this PC screen is slightly out of date, and newer PC screens with more up to date technology are available. View the latest LCD screens 2017.
This PC monitor has running costs of £167 over 8 years, which are in the most expensive 10% of all 659 new PC monitors that we have compared it to.
It has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Has a built-in USB hub
Has a game mode

LG 34UM88C Video Reviews

LG 34UM88C In-Depth Analysis


Good Brand

Based on 3,921 expert and user reviews (including 862 verified purchases), LG has good reviews for its PC monitors. LG also has good reviews specifically within its medium monitors range. 88% of those that bought a LG PC monitor would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Has a Built-In USB Hub

The 34UM88C has a built-in USB hub, which is unusual. Most of the other latest medium monitors do not have a built-in USB hub.

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Has a Game Mode

The LG 34UM88C has a game mode, as do most of the other latest comparable spec PC monitors.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The 34UM88C has a built-in speaker(s), as do most of the other latest LCD screens.

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Quite Wide Viewing Angle, Horizontal

At 178 degrees, the 34UM88C has a fairly wide viewing angle, horizontal compared to most of the other recently released medium monitors. The narrowest viewing angle, horizontal of flatpanel monitors of this spec and age is 80° and the widest is 180°.

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Fairly Wide Viewing Angle, Vertical

With a viewing angle, vertical of 178 degrees, the 34UM88C has one of the wider viewing angles, vertical amongst medium monitors of this age. The viewing angles, vertical of new medium monitors range from 50° to 180°, and the average viewing angle, vertical is 160°.

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Has AC, DisplayPort and 1 More Cables Included

The number of cables included found on the 34UM88C is more than most recently released comparable spec PC displays. This PC screen has an AC cables included, which is the most frequently found cables included found on latest LCD screens. The cables included "DisplayPort" and "HDMI" are also found on this PC display.

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Two HDMI Ports

Most medium monitors that were released around the same time as this LCD screen have between one and four HDMI ports, including the LG 34UM88C which has two HDMI ports.

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Has an HDCP

The 34UM88C has an HDCP, as do most of the other latest PC monitors.

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3440 X 1440 Pixels Display Resolution

The most display resolution of the LG 34UM88C is 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. The display resolution of all PC screens that are a similar age to this PC display ranges from 1366 x 768 pixels (worst) to 3840 x 2400 pixels (best).

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Features Picture-in-Picture Support

The 34UM88C features Picture-in-Picture support. Most of the other medium monitors that have been on the market for around the same time as this PC screen also feature Picture-in-Picture support.

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Has a Headphone Out

The 34UM88C has a headphone out. Most of the other medium monitors that have been on the market for a comparable time to this PC screen also have a headphone out.

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Released 17 Months Ago

This flatpanel monitor was released in February 2016.

Running Costs

Running Costs Are High

The 34UM88C is in the most expensive 10% of all 659 new PC monitors that we have assessed for 8 year running costs. Based on average energy prices, we estimate the 8 year running cost of the 34UM88C is £167.

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LG 34UM88C Review Sources

To prepare this LG 34UM88C review we compared this PC monitor to 100 other models. For each PC monitor that we compared, we collated thousands of pieces of information including technical specs, reviews, and prices. In total we analysed 707,581 product attributes, 87,651 PC monitor reviews and 7,949,600 historical PC monitor prices from 203 PC monitor retailers. We then picked out the standout features of this PC monitor compared to the other models as well as any areas where this PC monitor is lacking.

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers lg electronics ltd 3440x1440, lg electronics ltd 34um88c, lg electronics 3440x1440, lg electronics c0mvza00, lg electronics c0mvzs00, lg electronics 34um88c, lg electronics um88c, pumps 34um88cp, code 34um88cp, lg 3440x1440, lg 34um88cp, lg 300cdm2
Barcodes 08806087605099, 08806087605105