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LG 34UM88C PC Monitor

34" 3440 X 1440 LED Flat Feb 2016
Display Diagonal Display Resolution Display Screen Shape Release Date £166.65 Electricity cost over 5 years
Reasonably priced
Good product quality
Has a game mode
4 Reviews

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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”.

Technical Details

Has a Game Mode

The 34UM88C has a game mode. Most of the other PC monitors of this age and type also have a game mode.

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Released Over a Year Ago

It was February 2016 when LG released the 34UM88C.


Good Brand

We checked 3,732 user and expert reviews (including 759 verified purchases) for LG PC displays and found that on average LG has good ratings compared to other manufacturers. We also found that LG has good ratings specifically within its medium monitors range. 89% of those that bought a LG PC monitor would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Ports & Interfaces

Has a Built-In USB Hub

The LG 34UM88C has a built-in USB hub, which is unusual. Most of the other PC screens that have been around for a comparable time to this PC monitor do not have a built-in USB hub.

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Has a Headphone Out

The 34UM88C has a headphone out. Most of the other PC displays of this spec and age also have a headphone out.

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Two HDMI Ports

The 34UM88C is a two HDMI port flatpanel monitor.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The 34UM88C has a built-in speaker(s), as do most of the other similar spec LCD screens that are a comparable age to this PC screen.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other flatpanel monitors with a built-in speaker(s) currently available including the Eizo FORIS FS2735 which has better reviews.

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Running Costs Are High

The 34UM88C is one of the less economic to run PC displays of a similar spec and age that we have analysed for 8 year running costs. Based on average energy prices, we estimate the 8 year running cost of the 34UM88C is £167.


3440 X 1440 Pixels Display Resolution

The most display resolution of the LG 34UM88C is 3440 x 1440 pixels. That's over two times the display resolution of the most frequently found display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. The worst display resolution of all LCD screens that have been available for more than a year is 1366 x 768 pixels and the best is 3840 x 2400 pixels.

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Very Wide Viewing Angle, Vertical

When compared to other LCD screens of this type and age, the LG 34UM88C's viewing angle, vertical of 178 degrees is one of the widest. The viewing angles, vertical of medium monitors that are a similar age to this flatpanel monitor range from 50° to 180°.

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Very Wide Viewing Angle, Horizontal

Across all the PC monitors of a similar age and type to this PC screen the viewing angles, horizontal range from 80° to 180°. At 178 degrees, the LG 34UM88C has a very wide viewing angle, horizontal compared to most of the other medium monitors that are a comparable age to this PC display.

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Has an HDCP

The 34UM88C has an HDCP. Most of the other medium monitors that have been around for more than a year also have an HDCP.

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Features Picture-in-Picture Support

The LG 34UM88C features Picture-in-Picture support. Most of the other flatpanel monitors that have been on the market for more than a year also feature Picture-in-Picture support.

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Packaging Content

Has Three Cables Included

The 34UM88C has a greater number of cables included than most PC screens of a similar spec and age to it. This PC monitor has an AC cables included, which is the most frequently found cables included found on similar spec PC displays that were released around the same time as this LCD screen. The cables included "DisplayPort" and "HDMI" are also found on this PC display.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers lg electronics ltd 3440x1440, lg electronics ltd 34um88c, lg electronics 3440x1440, lg electronics c0mvza00, lg electronics c0mvzs00, lg electronics 34um88c, lg electronics um88c, pumps 34um88cp, code 34um88cp, lg 3440x1440, lg 34um88cp, lg 300cdm2, 34um88cnl
Barcodes 08806087605099, 08806087605105

LG 34UM88C Review Sources

To prepare this LG 34UM88C review we compared this PC monitor to 3,052 other models. For each PC monitor that we compared, we collated thousands of pieces of information including technical specs, reviews, and prices. In total we analysed 687,657 product attributes, 78,608 PC monitor reviews and 7,539,100 historical PC monitor prices from 203 PC monitor retailers. We then picked out the standout features of this PC monitor compared to the other models as well as any areas where this PC monitor is lacking.

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