LG 27UD88-W
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£714.49 £378.45 cheaper than 59 days ago
PC Mag Editor's Choice Technical Award Editor's Choice Recommended
A multi award winning and 1 year old 3840 x 2160 PC screen
27" 3840 X 2160 Pixels LED No Apr 2016
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LG 27UD88-W Review

7 Reviews + 4 Awards
Missing Some Features
16 Months Old
£103 Over 8 Years
Overall Score

Why Has it Scored 40?

It has good expert reviews with an average expert rating of 78%. This PC monitor has received four awards including an "Editor's Choice" award from PC Mag plus one other site and a "Recommended" award from NEC flatpanel monitors also have excellent reviews in general.
At over a year old this PC screen is slightly out of date, and newer LCD screens with more up to date technology are available. View the latest PC monitors 2017.
It has an energy efficiency rating of A+, and its running costs of £103 over 8 years are typical compared to the other 2,768 PC monitors that we have compared it to.
This LG PC monitor is missing some features:

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LG 27UD88-W In-Depth Analysis


Four Industry Awards

Amongst LCD screens, this flatpanel monitor is one of the most highly awarded by experts in PC screens.

This PC monitor received an "Editor's Choice" award from both review websites PC Mag and, both of which decided that this flatpanel monitor was fantastic.

This PC screen received a "Recommended" award from website who decided that this flatpanel monitor was very good.

The expert at one additional expert review site concluded that this LCD screen was very good. This was from who gave it an "Technical Award".

Average Expert Reviews

On average, based on seven expert reviews from sites including PC Mag,, and this LCD screen has an overall expert rating of 78%.

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LG Has Very Good Flatpanel Monitor Reviews

Based on 4,457 owner and expert reviews (including 1,021 verified purchases), LG has very good ratings for its PC monitors. 89% of those that bought a LG LCD screen would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Value For Money

Mediocre Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews and is less than 18 months old but has mediocre features, and at £714.49 it is more expensive than 93% of PC screens.

Price Has Gone Down by £378 (35%)

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Cheaper in the United Kingdom Than Overseas

We checked 22 other countries for prices for the LG 27UD88-W and the United Kingdom price of £714.49 was the cheapest. The cheapest price that we could find overseas was in the United States where the price is $697.00 (£904.01).

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Has a Built-In USB Hub

The LG 27UD88-W has a built-in USB hub, unlike 85% of LCD screens which do not have a built-in USB hub.

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3840 X 2160 Pixels Display Resolution

The largest display resolution of the 27UD88-W is 3840 x 2160 pixels. That's over four times the resolution of a 1920 x 1080 pixels PC screen, which is the most common resolution. The best resolution of all PC screens is 5120 x 2880 pixels and the worst is 320 x 240 pixels.

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Two HDMI Ports

The 27UD88-W is a two HDMI port PC monitor. Most of the other LCD screens have between one and five HDMI ports.

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Has AC, DisplayPort and 2 More Cables Included

The number of cables included found on the LG 27UD88-W is more than most LCD screens. This PC screen has a USB cables included, which is the most frequently found cables included found on PC screens. The cables included "HDMI", "AC" and "DisplayPort" are also found on this LG PC display.

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Features Picture-in-Picture Support

The LG 27UD88-W features Picture-in-Picture support, unlike 95% of LCD screens which do not feature Picture-in-Picture support.

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Quite Wide Viewing Angle, Horizontal

The narrowest viewing angle, horizontal of LCD screens is 17°, the widest is 180°, and the average viewing angle, horizontal is 170°. The 27UD88-W's viewing angle, horizontal of 178° is in the widest 14% of all PC displays when ranked by this feature.

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Quite Wide Viewing Angle, Vertical

The average viewing angle, vertical of all LCD screens is 160°, with the narrowest being 10° and the widest being 180°. The viewing angle, vertical of the LG 27UD88-W of 178° is quite wide compared to most other flatpanel monitors. It is in the widest 12% of all LCD screens when ordered by this feature.

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Released 16 Months Ago

This flatpanel monitor was released in April 2016.

Running Costs

Running Costs Are Average

This LCD screen is rated A+ for energy efficiency, and based on average usage levels and energy prices we estimate that the 8 year running cost of the 27UD88-W is £103, which is typical compared to the other 2,768 LCD screens.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers lg electronics 27ud88waeu, lg 27ud88waeu, lg 3840x2160, lg bg143lg
Barcodes 00719192199750, 04058154130575, 08806087593259, 08806087593273

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