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LG 34UC98 PC Monitor

£626.12
34" 3440 X 1440 5000000:1 LED Feb 2016
Display Diagonal Display Resolution Contrast Ratio (dynamic) Display Release Date £145.37 Electricity cost over 5 years
Six industry awards
Has a game mode
Poor sound quality
38 Reviews + 6 Awards
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Reviews

Six Industry Awards

This PC display has received six awards from expert review sites.

Websites Hardwareluxx.de, Hardwareluxx.ru and Bozzabench.com all decided that this PC screen was great and gave it their "Highly Recommended" award.

Furthermore, this LG PC monitor received an Allround-pc.com "Recommended Product" award and it received a "Performance" award from website Gamezoom.net.

One more expert review site wrote that this PC display was good. This PC screen received an "Approved" award from HEXUS.net.

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Good Expert Reviews

On average, based on ten expert reviews from sites including PC Mag, Les Numeriques.com, pc-magazin.de and digitalone.com.sg the average expert rating of this LG PC display is 80%.

User Reviews Are Good

This medium monitor has an average user rating of 88 out of 100 based on 10 user reviews. 6 reviewers (90% of all reviewers) gave this LCD screen either 4 or 5 stars.

Good Brand

Based on 3,721 expert and user reviews (including 757 verified purchases), LG has good reviews for its PC screens. LG also has good reviews specifically for its medium monitors. 89% of those that bought a LG PC monitor would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

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Technical Details

Has a Game Mode

The LG 34UC98 has a game mode. Most of the other PC monitors of a comparable age and type to this PC monitor also have a game mode.

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Ports & Interfaces

Has a Built-In USB Hub

The LG 34UC98 has a built-in USB hub. Most of the other flatpanel monitors of a comparable age and type to this PC display do not have a built-in USB hub.

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Has an Audio Output

The LG 34UC98 has an audio output. Most of the other LCD screens of a similar type and age to this PC monitor also have an audio output.

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Two HDMI Ports

Most medium monitors that have been available for around the same time as this PC screen have between one and three HDMI ports, including the LG 34UC98 which has two HDMI ports.

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Design

Wide, Sturdy Stand

Two people agreed that the product was strong and durable. Last year Digitaltrends.com said “Wide, sturdy stand” in their review of this PC monitor. Venkatesh Nalliah mentioned “A robust audio solution” .

Two people mentioned that it was well made. Expert website Digitaltrends.com said in April last year “Dell all have solid offerings” . Pcmag.com said last year “A solid feature set” in their review of this PC monitor.

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Good Product Quality

One customer who reviewed the LG 34UC98 mentioned that it was good quality. Expert review site Thetechrevolutionist.com mentioned “LG monitors are known for their high quality and crystal clear panels that never fail to excite consumers”.

Sleek Design

Six customers concluded that it was well designed. In April last year Hexus.net mentioned “Design Verarbeitungsqualitat”. Amazon Customer gave it a rating of the highest possible rating of 5 stars and mentioned on Amazon “An incredible screen for design work and gaming” in their review of the LG 34UC98. Amazon Customer also wrote “For design work that's really useful when using Photoshop” in their review.

One owner concluded that it was good looking. Last year Iakovos Iakovou mentioned “It is also quite nice looking! I use this monitor for both work-related tasks such as Photoshop”.

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Extensive Menu Options

Two people who purchased this PC monitor concluded that it was easy to use the menus. Pc Mag wrote on PC Mag “Lots of advanced and gamer-friendly settings”. Digitaltrends.com mentioned “Extensive menu options” although they only gave the product a score of 3 stars out of 5.


Features

Good Technical Features

Three people who purchased it thought it had good features. Techgoondu.com wrote in April last year “LG's 34UC98 PC monitor features an attractive curved screen”.


Power

Removable Battery

One customer wrote that the product had a good battery life. Hexus.net wrote on HEXUS.net “Removable battery”.


Price

Low Price

Four people who purchased the product mentioned that it was good value for money. Hexus.net mentioned in their review of this PC monitor on HEXUS.net last year “Low price”. In April last year Digitaltrends.com mentioned “The only factors that set them apart are price and in” in their review of this PC monitor. Hexus.net also said “The ideal customer of this type would purchase an inexpensive Skylake CPU” in their review.


Display

3440 X 1440 Pixels Display Resolution

The LG 34UC98 has a maximum display resolution of 3440 x 1440 pixels. That's over two times the display resolution of a 1920 x 1080 pixels PC screen, which is the most frequently found display resolution. The best display resolution of all PC displays of this age and type is 4096 x 2160 pixels and the worst is 1366 x 768 pixels.

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Quite Wide Viewing Angle, Vertical

With a viewing angle, vertical of 178 degrees, the LG 34UC98 has a quite wide viewing angle, vertical compared to most of the other medium monitors that were released around the same time as this LCD screen. Across all the medium monitors that are a similar age to this PC screen the viewing angles, vertical range from 50° to 180°.

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Quite Wide Viewing Angle, Horizontal

PC monitors of this age and spec have viewing angles, horizontal of between 80° and 180°, and the average viewing angle, horizontal is 170°. With a viewing angle, horizontal of 178 degrees, the LG 34UC98 has a quite wide viewing angle, horizontal compared to most of the other medium monitors that are a comparable age to this LCD screen.

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Has an HDCP

The LG 34UC98 has an HDCP. Most of the other comparable spec PC monitors that have been around for a similar time to this PC display also have an HDCP.

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Good Picture Quality

One owner mentioned in their reviews that the LG 34UC98 had good colour saturation. Amazon Customer mentioned in their review of this PC monitor last year “The colours look spot on when you get it out of the box” .

One customer mentioned that it had good picture quality. In April last year Iakovos Iakovou mentioned in their review of this PC monitor on Amazon “Coming from a very decent (yet 5-6 years old) multi-monitor setup, this monitor fully delivers regarding of image quality, colour reproduction”.

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Poor Sound Quality

One customer who bought the product said that it did not have good sound quality. Alan Chisholm-Turner mentioned “My only niggle is the sound quality isn't as good as I would want.” nonetheless he still rated the product 80 out of 100.


Price

Expensive

We checked 433 LCD screens of a comparable type and age and they range in price from £50 to £3,769. We think that this PC screen looks expensive compared to other LCD screens of a comparable type and age.

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Multimedia

Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker(s)

The LG 34UC98 does not have a built-in speaker(s), unlike most of the other medium monitors that have been on the market for more than a year.

There are a number of other LCD screens which also have a built-in speaker(s) that you might want to consider including the Philips BDM3490UC (£688.96), the LG 34UC88 (£689.99), or the Asus PG27AQ (£696.00).

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Energy

Very High Running Costs

The 34UC98 is one of the most expensive to run comparable spec PC screens that were launched more than a year ago that we have analysed for running costs. Based on typical energy prices, we estimate the 34UC98 will cost £146 over 8 years to run.

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Other

Released Over a Year Ago

This PC display has been on the market since April 2017.

Product Identifiers

Barcodes 00719192199378

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