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LG 34UC88B

£754.44
hardwareinside.de Design Award pcauthority.com.au Recommended Techradar Recommended gamezoom.net Recommended
A multi award winning 3440 x 1440 LCD screen, but with inferior features and a price that represents poor value for money
34" 3440 X 1440 Pixels 1000:1 LED Jan 2016
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LG 34UC88-B Review

With excellent reviews but at nearly 2 years old, we have ranked the LG 34UC88-B number 986 across all PC monitors.
90
14 Reviews + 4 Awards
5
Poor
14
Missing Some Features
69
19 Months Old
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£169 Over 8 Years
Overall Score
40
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 41?

It has great expert reviews and great user reviews with an average overall rating of 90%, based on 14 reviews. This PC monitor has received four awards including a "Recommended" award from Techradar plus two other sites and a "Design Award" from Hardwareinside.de. NEC flatpanel monitors also have excellent reviews in general.
At over a year old this PC monitor is slightly out of date, and newer LCD screens with more up to date technology are available. View the latest LCD screens 2017.
It has an energy efficiency rating of B, and its running costs of £169 over 8 years are in the most expensive 9% of all 2,772 flatpanel monitors that we have compared it to.
Customers report it is reasonably priced.
This LG PC monitor is missing some features:

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LG 34UC88-B In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Four Industry Awards

This flatpanel monitor has received four awards from experts in PC displays.

This PC screen was given a "Recommended" award by review sites Techradar, Gamezoom.net and Pcauthority.com.au all of whom thought that this LG PC screen was very good.

Website Hardwareinside.de decided that this PC display was carefully designed and gave it their "Design Award".

Expert Reviews Are Excellent

Five experts from sites including Techradar, gamezoom.net, pcauthority.com.au and newesc.pt have rated this PC screen on average 90%. If all the PC monitors are ranked by average expert review score then this flatpanel monitor is in the top 11%.

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Good Owner Reviews

The average owner rating of this LG PC monitor is 85 out of 100 based on 9 owner reviews. Over 87% of reviewers gave this flatpanel monitor either 4 or 5 stars.

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Customers Report That it is Reasonably Priced

Two owners who purchased this PC monitor agreed that it was good value for money.

LG PC Screens Have Very Good Reviews

We checked 4,594 expert and user reviews (including 1,028 verified purchases) for LG flatpanel monitors and found that on average LG has very good reviews. 88% of those that bought a LG PC display would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Value For Money

Mediocre Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews and is under 2 years old but has mediocre features, and at £754.44 it is more expensive than 94% of flatpanel monitors.

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Cheaper in the United Kingdom Than Overseas

We checked 22 other countries for prices for the LG 34UC88-B and the United Kingdom price of £754.44 was the cheapest. The cheapest price that we could find overseas was in the United States where the price is $764.00 (£995.26).

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Features

Has a Built-In USB Hub

The 34UC88-B has a built-in USB hub, which is unusual. 84% of flatpanel monitors do not have a built-in USB hub.

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Has a Game Mode

The 34UC88-B has a game mode, unlike 93% of flatpanel monitors which do not have a game mode.

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Quite Wide Viewing Angle, Horizontal

The viewing angle, horizontal of the 34UC88-B of 178° is in the widest 13% of all LCD screens when ordered by this feature. Across all the PC screens the viewing angles, horizontal range from 17° to 180°, and the average viewing angle, horizontal is 170°.

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Has an HDMI

The LG 34UC88-B has an HDMI. 93% of PC screens do not have an HDMI.

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Fairly Wide Viewing Angle, Vertical

The narrowest viewing angle, vertical of flatpanel monitors is 16°, the widest is 180°, and the average viewing angle, vertical is 160°. The viewing angle, vertical of the 34UC88-B of 178° is in the widest 13% of all flatpanel monitors when ordered by this feature.

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Has AC, DisplayPort and 1 More Cables Included

The number of cables included found on the LG 34UC88-B is more than most flatpanel monitors. The most frequently found cables included is USB, but this cables included is not found on this LCD screen. The cables included HDMI, AC and DisplayPort are also found on this PC display.

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Has an Audio Output

The 34UC88-B has an audio output, which is unusual. 88% of flatpanel monitors do not have an audio output.

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3440 X 1440 Pixels Display Resolution

The largest display resolution of the LG 34UC88-B is 3440 x 1440 pixels. That's over two times the resolution of the most frequently found resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. The resolution of all flatpanel monitors ranges from 320 x 240 pixels (worst) to 5120 x 2880 pixels (best).

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Two HDMI Ports

The 34UC88-B is a two HDMI port flatpanel monitor. Most of the other PC monitors have between one and five HDMI ports.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The 34UC88-B has a built-in speaker(s). 53% of flatpanel monitors do not have a built-in speaker(s).

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Age

Released 19 Months Ago

This flatpanel monitor has been on the market since January 2016.


Running Costs

High Running Costs

This PC screen is rated B for energy efficiency. The average running cost of the 34UC88-B is £169 over 8 years based on satisfactory usage levels and energy prices, which is in the most expensive 9% of all 2,772 flatpanel monitors.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers lg electronics 34uc88b, pumps 34uc88b, lg 34uc88b
Barcodes 00719192199811, 08806087605112

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