LG 2020 ‘Ultra' monitors unveiled as we head for CES in January

LG has announced its line-up of Ultra monitors as CES approaches. The three upcoming brands include the LG UltraFine Ergo Display, several LG UltraGear Gaming Monitors, and the LG UltraWide Monitor.

The UltraFine Ergo Display (model 32UN880) features a 4K UHD display and brings together image fidelity, ergonomic design, and a USB-C 'One Cable' solution resulting in good performance, user comfort, and prevents clutter building up on your desk. The UltraGear gaming monitors (models 27GN950, 34GN850 and 38GN950) build upon LG’s gaming monitor line-up, bringing a 1 millisecond Gray-to-Gray IPS display to customers. Finally, the UltraWide Monitor (model 38WN95C) is a 38-inch Curved UltraWide QHD+ monitor that includes a 1ms Nano IPS display with a 144Hz refresh rate and is validated as NVIDIA G-SYNC Compatible.

The specifications for each of the monitors is as follows:

Picture Quality

UltraFine Ergo UltraGear UltraWide
32UN880 27GN950 38WN95C
Display IPS Nano IPS Nano IPS
Size 31.5-inch 27-inch 37.5-inch
Resolution 4K UHD (3840 x 2160) 4K UHD (3840 x 2160) UltraWide QHD+ (3840 x 1600)
Brightness 350 nits (Typical) 450 nits (Typical) 450 nits (Typical)
Color Gamut DCI-P3 95 percent DCI-P3 98 percent DCI-P3 98 percent
Color Bit 1.07B 1.07B 1.07B
Refresh Rate 60Hz 144Hz (160Hz OC) 144Hz
Response Time 5ms 1ms 1ms
HDR HDR10 VESA DisplayHDR 600 VESA DisplayHDR 600
Variable Refresh AMD Radeon FreeSync DisplayPort Adaptive-Sync G-SYNC Compatible DisplayPort Adaptive-Sync G-SYNC Compatible
Ergonomics Extend / Retract, Pivot, Swivel, Height, Tilt Adjustable with C-Clamp & Grommet Height, Pivot, Tilt Adjustable Height, Swivel, Tilt Adjustable


Thunderbolt 3 - - x 1
USB-C x 1 - -
HDMI x 2 x 2 x 2
DP x 1 x 1 x 1
Headphone Out O O O
USB 2 down 1 up / 2 down 2 down

Commenting on the new products, Jang Ik-hwan, head of LG’s IT business division, said:

“Our 2020 monitor lineup surpasses expectations with professional-level performance, picture quality and speed. The LG Ergo brings new value to users, ensuring comfort and well-being with its uniquely adjustable stand while the 27-inch UltraGear 4K model offers superior picture quality for the ultimate gaming experience and the 38-inch UltraWide builds on LG’s legacy of excellence in 21:9 displays.”

LG will be showing off all of the monitors at CES 2020. You’ll be able to find LG at booth #11100 of Central Hall in the Las Vegas Convention Center and follow updates from the firm using the #LGCES2020 hashtag on social media.

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