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10 Reasons For
The 27UD68-P is one the top selling LCD screen currently available.
Medium monitors produced by LG have good reviews on average compared to other manufacturers. We also checked the reviews for all LCD screens (not just medium monitors) and found that LG also has good reviews across its entire range.
This LCD screen has an LED display, which is the most commonly found display on similar spec PC monitors that were released around the same time as it.
There are a number of alternative PC displays that have an LED Display currently available which you might want to look at including the iiyama X2888HS-B2[plb_3812366_price] which is cheaper; or the Samsung U28E590D[plb_2945127_price] which has better reviews.
2160p Supported Video Modes
The LG 27UD68-P has a maximum resolution of 2160p. That's over two times the resolution of a 1080p PC monitor, which is the most frequently found resolution.
This PC monitor's resolution (2160p) is actually the best resolution amongst all medium monitors that have been around for around the same time as the 27UD68-P.
Amongst similar types of PC monitor the worst resolution is 480p.
Fairly Many Display Colour Count
PC screens that have been around for the last year have display colour counts of between 16M and 1,100M, and the average display colour count is 240M. At 1,073.7 million, the LG 27UD68-P has a fairly many display colour count compared to most of the other latest similar spec PC screens.
Two HDMI Ports Quantitys
Most similar spec flatpanel monitors that are a comparable age to the 27UD68-P have between one and three HDMI ports quantitys, including the LG 27UD68-P which has two HDMI ports quantitys.
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3840 X 2160 Supported Graphics Resolutions
The highest resolution of the 27UD68-P is 3840 x 2160. That's over four times the resolution of the most common supported graphics resolutions of 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080).
A 3840 x 2160 supported graphics resolutions is in fact the best resolution across all PC monitors that were launched in the last 12 months.
Across comparable types of PC screen the worst resolution is 640 x 350.
Fairly Bright Display Brightness
The average display brightness of comparable spec LCD screens that were released in the last year is 280 cd/m². At 350 candellas per square meter, the 27UD68-P has a very bright display brightness compared to most of the other medium monitors that have been available for a comparable time to the 27UD68-P.
Has Two Cables Includeds
The number of cables included found on the 27UD68-P is more than most comparable spec flatpanel monitors that were launched around the same time as it. This PC screen has an AC cables included, which is the most commonly found cables included found on medium monitors that have been around for around the same time as the 27UD68-P. The cables included "HDMI" is also found on this LCD screen.
Very Low Power Consumption (PowerSave)
At only 0.3 Watts, the 27UD68-P has a fairly low power consumption (PowerSave) compared to most of the other new PC displays. The average power consumption (PowerSave) of latest medium monitors is 6.9W, and the power consumption (PowerSave)s range from 0.21W to 39W.
5 Reasons Against
Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker(s)
The 27UD68-P does not have a built-in speaker(s), unlike most of the other latest flatpanel monitors.
We think you might also be interested in other PC displays which also have a built-in speaker(s) including the GW2765HE[pl_3831331_price], or the Zowie XL2411Z[pl_3761442_price] both from Benq or the Samsung V32F390[plb_3930100_price].
The 27UD68-P is not 3D, although it is worth noting that most of the other comparable spec flatpanel monitors that have been on the market for a similar time to the 27UD68-P are also not 3D.
If you want an LCD screen that is 3D then you might want to consider the Acer GN276HL[plb_3495354_price], or the Benq Zowie XL2430[plb_3761443_price].
Does Not Have a Built-In Camera
Like most of the other new comparable spec LCD screens, the 27UD68-P does not have a built-in camera.
Most medium monitors that have been available for a comparable time to the 27UD68-P do not have a card reader integrated. The 27UD68-P is no exception to this as it too does not have a card reader integrated.
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Only HD HD Type
This PC monitor has a 4K Ultra HD HD type, which is typical of many recently released medium monitors.
2 Other reasons to consider the LG 27UD68-P
Released Nine Months Ago
This PC screen was released nine months ago.
OK Running Costs
This LCD screen is rated B for energy efficiency. The 27UD68-P has an average 8 year running cost of £75 based on average energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 380 new medium monitors.
Contrast Ratio (dynamic)
Supported Graphics Resolutions
3840 x 2160
Supported Video Modes
4K Ultra HD, HD
Vertical Scan Range
56 - 61
Horizontal Scan Range
30 - 135
0.1557 x 0.1557
Display Colour Count
Viewing Angle, Vertical
Viewing Angle, Horizontal
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Display Number of Colours
1.073 billion colours
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Windows Operating Systems Supported
Windows 10 Education, Windows 10 Education x64, Windows 10 Enterprise, Windows 10 Enterprise x64, Windows 10 Home, Windows 10 Home x64, Windows 10 Pro, Windows 10 Pro x64, Windows 7 Home Basic, Windows 8, Windows 8.1, Windows 8, Windows 8.1, Windows 8.1 Enterprise, Windows 8.1 Enterprise x64, Windows 8, Windows 8.1, Windows 8.1 Pro, Windows 8.1 Pro x64, Windows 8, Windows 8.1, Windows 8.1 x64
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Plug and Play
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50, 60, 50/60
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24, 100, 100-240, 240
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Total running cost over 5 years
Running costs for this PC monitor have been estimated based on other similar PC monitors. If you know how much electricity and water the LG 27UD68-Puses then please let us know by entering those figures in the boxes above.
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.37 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 10 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.
Previous and future annual running costs of the LG 27UD68-P assuming future electricity price inflation of 0.0600% per year. Edit inflation assumptions