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Owner Reviews Are Good
34UM68 owners on average rated this flatpanel monitor 89%.
A number of LG 34UM68 owners mentioned in their reviews that it was good value for money. Amazon Customer said on Amazon “Lovely monitor for the price”. Amazon Customer also said “The definition Is good for the money”. Amazon Customer also mentioned “Excellent value for money”.
One LG 34UM68 owner who bought the product thought it was a bargain for the price. Amazon Customer said “When I compare it to my logitech cheap speakers I still prefer the logitech set” in their review of the LG 34UM68.
A few customers who purchased this PC monitor said that it was thin. Last year Citizen mentioned “The bezel is razor thin, yes.”. Clayton Thomas said “I ordered this in hopes of improving my flight sim experience, since my existing monitor is comparably narrow”. Jmather Reviews mentioned “Without the help of the drivers given with the monitor the chances of you getting the intended output resolution is slim” and rated it 4 stars.
A number of customers who purchased the product concluded that it was compact. Keiththebass wrote on Amazon last year “The extra real-estate on this monitor means I can see up to 30 channels in detail (more if I compact the view)” and rated it 5 stars. Toshman said in January last year “It really does not feel too big due to the compact footprint and height” in their review of the LG 34UM68.
One LG 34UM68 owner considered that the product was a good body shape. Ben said on Amazon “The look of the screen and body is really nice” in his review of this PC monitor and scored the product 5 stars. One person concluded that the LG 34UM68 was a good width. Citizen said on Amazon “Love having the extra width for looking around corners”.
One person considered that this PC monitor was good structurally. Jmather Reviews scored it 4 stars and wrote in their LG 34UM68 review on Amazon “This product for its ultra light weight 4KG construction, its easily portable, just make sure you have plenty of work surface”.
Good Product Quality
A few LG 34UM68 owners who purchased this PC monitor considered that it was good quality. Amazon Customer mentioned on Amazon “The picture quality is stunning, never had a monitor this good in my life, I will definitely be buying another one soon!” in their LG 34UM68 review. Amazon Customer also wrote “Fits more on your screen great image quality”. Christopher B. mentioned in his review “The monitor only comes with a high quality HDMI cable”.
A number of LG 34UM68 reviewers who reviewed it reckoned that it was good looking. Amazon Customer said on Amazon “A diagram where you think "What's that?" The screen is beautiful” in their LG 34UM68 review. Amazon Customer also mentioned “Then fit the screen beautifully and others have the right resolution”. Daniel Latchford mentioned on Amazon “If you want to do creative work look elsewhere as the colour accuracy is pretty horrendous” in his review however despite that he rated it 60 out of 100.
Some people who reviewed this PC monitor reckoned that it was smooth.
Some LG 34UM68 owners who purchased the product thought it was neat. Jmather Reviews said in their review of this PC monitor on Amazon “It's power supply is a one pin socket which means it's power cord is easily hidden with the use of the cable tidy clips on the back of the display”.
A number of customers who reviewed the product thought it was a good design. Keiththebass scored the LG 34UM68 very highly and wrote “Design is clean and minimalist - one small 'joystick' type control on the bottom edge of the monitor accesses all setting controls - positive action”. Mr J Lord wrote last year “Nice design” in his LG 34UM68 review.
One person wrote in their reviews that this PC monitor was well designed. Mr J Lord said in his review on Amazon “I'm a lover of well designed technology and this deserves 5 stars”.
Some LG 34UM68 reviewers wrote in their reviews that it was well made. Alexander Burrell mentioned “Fantastic monitor, picture quality and build is amazing” and rated it 5 stars. Ben mentioned “You have built in controls so you can change what ever you need on the screen like the brightness of the screen, edit the sounds” and gave the product a rating of 5 stars. Daniel Rothery wrote “The picture quality of this monitor is brilliant, very sharp with excellent build quality”.
One LG 34UM68 owner who reviewed the product concluded that it was strong and durable. In January last year Jamaar mentioned on Amazon “Sturdy stand Cable tidy looks nice a neat no problems” in their review.
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Good Picture Quality
A number of customers concluded that the LG 34UM68 had good colour saturation. Alan Pryor gave it a rating of 5 stars and he mentioned “Utterly superb colours perfect ideal for photographic work”. Last year Amazon Customer gave the LG 34UM68 a score of 5 stars and mentioned on Amazon “Colours are very rich, controls are simple even if you use the button underneath that actually leans in 4 directions” in their review of the LG 34UM68. Keiththebass said on Amazon “Picture quality is excellent - sharp, good colours, crisp blacks”.
Three customers mentioned in their reviews that the LG 34UM68 had good picture quality. One LG 34UM68 owner who bought it considered that it had clear images. Christopher B. wrote “The clarity is sharper than i expected”.
A Top Selling Product
Across all PC monitors, the 34UM68 is one the fastest selling products currently available for purchase.
Easy to Use
A number of customers reckoned that the product was easy to assemble. In January last year Amazon Customer scored it 5 stars and mentioned in their review of this PC monitor on Amazon “Very easy to put together, no issues, no missing pixels”. Dominic M. mentioned last year “Absolutely fantastic product, extremely easy to assemble” .
A number of people thought it had a good experience. Han mentioned on Amazon “If you have good enough hardware to push 75fps on most games then you will have a brilliant experience playing on this monitor”. In January last year Pete he mentioned in his review of the LG 34UM68 on Amazon “Highly recommended for great widescreen experience”.
One LG 34UM68 owner wrote in their reviews that the LG 34UM68 was easy to use. Keiththebass said in their review “Minimalist - one small 'joystick' type control on the bottom edge of the monitor accesses all setting controls - positive action and intuitive to use”.
Some people who purchased this PC monitor mentioned that it was good in terms of HDMI connections. Amazon Customer said “It has 2 hdmi and 1 DP”. Clayton Thomas said “This monitor has only HDMI ports and I only have a VGA plug on my computer.” in his review of this PC monitor. Dominic M. scored the product very highly and he mentioned “Laptop has to have HDMI” in his review.
Good Technical Features
One person who bought this PC monitor thought it had good features. In January last year Pete wrote on Amazon “Truly a great monitor, fantastic picture and good features” in his review and scored the LG 34UM68 5 stars.
Very Big Active Display Area (W X H)
When compared to other new medium monitors that we have checked, the active display area (W x H) of the LG 34UM68 of 793.77 millimeters is one of the biggest. The average active display area (W x H) of recently released similar spec LCD screens is 550mm.
LG PC Monitors Have Good Reviews
On average LG medium monitors have good ratings compared to other manufacturers as do all LCD screens manufactured by LG.
This PC monitor has an LED display, which is the most commonly found display on medium monitors that came out around the same time as it.
We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative LCD screens that have an LED Display currently available including the Lenovo Pro2820[plb_2529020_price], the NEC EA245WMi[plb_3831506_price], or the Benq Zowie XL2430[plb_3761443_price] which has better reviews.
Has a Built-In Speaker(s)
Like most of the other PC monitors that were released in the last year, the LG 34UM68 has a built-in speaker(s).
We compared this PC screen to all the other flatpanel monitors with a built-in speaker(s) and we think because of it's better review score, the DELL S2817Q[plb_3307743_price], the Asus MG24UQ[plb_3387526_price], and the iiyama XUB2792QSU-B1[plb_3992860_price] is also worth considering.
Fairly Wide Viewing Angle, Horizontal
The LG 34UM68 has a quite wide viewing angle, horizontal (178 degrees) compared to most of the other latest PC displays. The narrowest viewing angle, horizontal of newly released PC monitors is -5°, the widest is 180°, and the average viewing angle, horizontal is 170°.
Quite Wide Viewing Angle, Vertical
Across all the new medium monitors the viewing angle, verticals range from 15° to 180°. The LG 34UM68 has a quite wide viewing angle, vertical (178 degrees) compared to most of the other newly released similar spec PC displays.
Two HDMI Ports Quantitys
The LG 34UM68 is a two HDMI ports quantity flatpanel monitor. Most of the other medium monitors that have been on the market for the last year have between one and three HDMI ports quantitys.
Fairly Big Display Diagonal (metric)
The average display diagonal (metric) of medium monitors that have been around for a comparable time to the 34UM68 is 73cm, and the display diagonal (metric)s range from 49cm to 820cm. At 86.36 centimeters, the LG 34UM68 has a fairly big display diagonal (metric) compared to most of the other comparable spec LCD screens that were released around the same time as the 34UM68.
2560 X 1080 Supported Graphics Resolutions
The LG 34UM68 has a maximum resolution of 2560 x 1080. That's 33% more resolution than the most frequently found supported graphics resolutions of 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080). PC displays that have been on the market for around the same time as the 34UM68 supported graphics resolutionss range from 640 x 350 (worst) to 3840 x 2160 (best).
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Expert Reviews Are Poor
This LCD screen received an expert rating of 60% from prad.de. If all the recently released medium monitors are ranked by average expert review score then this PC screen is in the bottom 10%.
Does Not Have a Built-In Camera
The LG 34UM68 does not have a built-in camera, although this is within the context that most of the other medium monitors that have been available for around the same time as the 34UM68 also do not have a built-in camera.
It is worth also looking at other flatpanel monitors which also have a built-in camera including the Philips 272B7QPTKEB[plb_3731183_price] which also has a higher rating.
The LG 34UM68 is not 3D, although it is worth noting that most of the other new medium monitors are also not 3D.
If you would prefer a PC display that is 3D then you might also want to consider the ZOWIE XL2720[pl_3761444_price], or the Zowie XL2430[pl_3761443_price] both from Benq or the Asus PG248Q[plb_3700649_price].
Does Not Have a Card Reader Integrated
The LG 34UM68 does not have a card reader integrated, although keep in mind that most of the other similar spec PC displays that were launched in the last 12 months also do not have a card reader integrated.
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Only HD HD Type
This PC display has a Full HD HD type, which is the most commonly found HD type on latest similar spec PC monitors.
Quite High Annual Energy Consumption
At 58 kilowatt hours, the LG 34UM68 has a fairly high annual energy consumption compared to most of the other recently released medium monitors. The annual energy consumptions of new medium monitors range from 21kWh to 140kWh.
The weights of comparable spec flatpanel monitors that have been on the market for around the same time as the 34UM68 range from 2.6g to 21kg, and the average weight is 4.6kg. The LG 34UM68 is one of the heavier newly released medium monitors (6 kilograms) amongst PC screens of this age.
We checked 290 recently released PC screens and they range in price from £64 to £3,777. We think that this LCD screen looks expensive compared to other recently released PC screens.
1 Other reason to consider the LG 34UM68
Released Twelve Months Ago
It was twelve months ago when this medium monitor was released.
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