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LG 34UM88C PC Monitor

34" LED 2 Feb 2016
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Perfect for multitasking and entertaining, the LG 21:9 UltraWide is always the right choice. A full range of 21:9 UltraWide monitors, both curved and flat, are available to meet your needs. The... More
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10 Reasons For

Reasonably Priced

A number of customers mentioned in their reviews that this PC monitor was good value for money. This month John wrote on Amazon “It seemed good value at the price which was lower than I had been seeing” in his LG 34UM88C review. Tornado 1 wrote in their LG 34UM88C review “Brilliant quality product at a very reasonable price” and gave this PC monitor a very good review.

Good Product Quality

One LG 34UM88C owner who reviewed the product wrote that it was good quality.

Easy to Use

One LG 34UM88C owner who bought it thought it was easy to use the menus. In December John scored this PC monitor very highly and he wrote “The joystick control for changing settings was easy to adapt to after the Dell touch buttons”.

LG Has Good Reviews for Its PC Monitors

On average LG medium monitors have good ratings compared to other manufacturers as do all PC displays produced by LG.

LED Display

This PC monitor has an LED display, which is typical of many medium monitors that have been available for a similar time to it.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The 34UM88C has a built-in speaker(s), as do most of the other LCD screens that came out in the last 12 months.

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Two HDMI Ports Quantitys

The LG 34UM88C is a two HDMI ports quantity PC screen. Most of the other similar spec PC screens that have been available for a comparable time to the 34UM88C have between one and three HDMI ports quantitys.

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Quite High RMS Rated Power

Across all the medium monitors that were released around the same time as the 34UM88C the RMS rated powers range from 0.5W to 20W. With an RMS rated power of 14 Watts, the 34UM88C has a quite high RMS rated power compared to most of the other medium monitors that are a comparable age to the 34UM88C.

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Fairly Large Color Gamut

The LG 34UM88C has a quite large color gamut (99 percent) compared to most of the other PC screens that are a similar age to the 34UM88C. The color gamuts of new medium monitors range from 68% to 110%.

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3440 X 1440 Supported Graphics Resolutions

The 34UM88C has a maximum resolution of 3440 x 1440. That's over two times the resolution of a 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080) PC screen, which is the most common resolution. Across all PC screens that are a comparable age to the 34UM88C the resolution ranges from 640 x 350 to 3840 x 2160.

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6 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Most medium monitors that have been on the market for the last year do not have a built-in camera. The 34UM88C is no exception to this as it too does not have a built-in camera.

It is worth considering other PC screens which also have a built-in camera including the Lenovo X1[plb_3755263_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Not 3D

Most similar spec LCD screens that have been on the market for around the same time as the 34UM88C are not 3D. The LG 34UM88C is no exception to this as it too is not 3D.

If you want a flatpanel monitor that is 3D then you might want to look at the Acer Predator XB271HU[plb_3406684_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Have a Card Reader Integrated

Like most of the other medium monitors that have been around for around the same time as the 34UM88C, the 34UM88C does not have a card reader integrated.

We compared this PC monitor to all the other LCD screens with a card reader integrated and we think the DELL 2408WFP[plb_3249739_price] which is also higher rated is also worth considering.

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High Running Costs

The 34UM88C is in the most expensive 6% of all 407 comparable spec PC screens that have been on the market for the last year that we have analysed for running costs. Based on typical usage levels and energy prices, we estimate the 34UM88C will cost £105 over 5 years to run.

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Only Has Three Cables Includeds

The LG 34UM88C has a greater number of cables included than most PC screens that were launched around the same time as it. This LCD screen has an AC cables included, which is the most frequently found cables included found on medium monitors that have been on the market for around the same time as the 34UM88C. The cables includeds "DisplayPort" and "HDMI" are also found on this PC display.

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Heavy

The 34UM88C is quite heavy (6.3 kilograms) compared to most of the other latest medium monitors. The lightest recently released medium monitor is 2.6g weight, the heaviest is 21kg, and the average weight is 4.6kg.

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2 Other reasons to consider the LG 34UM88C

Released Eleven Months Ago

This flatpanel monitor was released eleven months ago.

Two Thunderbolt Ports Quantitys

The LG 34UM88C is a two thunderbolt ports quantity PC monitor which is average compared to the other six latest PC monitors that we have assessed the number of thunderbolt ports quantitys of.

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Specification

Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Display
Supported Graphics Resolutions
HD Type
HDCP
Display SRGB
Digital Vertical Frequency
Digital Horizontal Frequency
Aspect Ratio
Vertical Scan Range
Horizontal Scan Range
Pixel Pitch
Viewing Angle, Vertical
Viewing Angle, Horizontal
Display Technology
Display Brightness
Response Time
DDC/CI
Color Gamut
Screen Shape
Native Aspect Ratio
Display Number of Colours
Dynamic Contrast Ratio Marketing Name
Ports & Interfaces
Thunderbolt Ports Quantity
Headphone Out
DisplayPorts Quantity
HDMI Ports Quantity
USB Type-A Downstream Ports Quantity
USB Hub Version
Number of Upstream Ports
Built-In USB Hub
Multimedia
Built-In Speaker(s)
Built-In Camera
RMS Rated Power
Number of Loudspeakers
TV Tuner Integrated
Design
Colour of Product
Thin Client
Thin Client Installed
Ergonomics
Picture-in-Picture
Height Adjustment
Height Adjustment
Tilt Angle
Tilt Adjustment
VESA Mounting Interfaces
Cable Lock Slot
VESA Mounting
Plug and Play
Power
Power Consumption (PowerSave)
Power Consumption (off)
Power Consumption (typical)
AC Input Voltage
Certificates
EPEAT Compliance
Weight & Dimensions
Weight With Stand
Height (with Stand)
Depth (with Stand)
Width (with Stand)
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Content
Cables Included
Technical Details
Game Mode
USB Charging Port

User Reviews

(4)
(Verified Purchase)

Outstanding monitor. Not the best for competitive gaming due to its 60 hz refresh rate but for casual gaming and productivity you simply can't go wrong.

(Verified Purchase)

The quality of these LG 21:9 screens have been appalling and really show to be at an experimental stage, the first monitor i received had a bright stuck pixel in the center of screen with some... Read more…

Reviewed 13 August 2016 by John
(Verified Purchase)

I bought this to go from a Dell 29" ultra wide screen and did not want a curved monitor. It seemed good value at the price which was lower than I had been seeing and I was not disappointed. With... Read more…

Reviewed 20 July 2016 by Tornado 1 | 11 Comments
(Verified Purchase)

Brilliant quality product at a very reasonable price. This piece of equipment has become my third arm.

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Electricity cost when switched on £166.65
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Total running cost over 5 years £166.65
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 34UM88Cuses then please let us know by entering those figures in the boxes above.
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Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.83 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 22 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

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Barcodes 08806087605099, 08806087605105

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