LG Unveils New UltraWide Monitor Lineup, Prices Start at $599

Posted Mon Aug 29, 2016 at 06:00 PM PDT by
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Three new 21:9 UltraWide monitors have been detailed.  

LG has announced the latest additions to its UltraWide monitor lineup. The upcoming collection consists of the 38-inch 38UC99 UltraWide curved monitor, the 144Hz IPS 21:9 34UC79G Curved UltraWide gaming monitor, and the 34-inch 34UM79M UltraWide flat monitor. All three displays are set to make their debut at IFA 2016 in Berlin.

"Consumers are adopting a new way of working and playing, and LG has developed our new 21:9 UltraWide monitors to meet the needs of this evolving lifestyle," said Tim Alessi, senior director, product marketing for home entertainment at LG Electronics USA. "LG's innovative monitor lineup takes things to a whole new level delivering a more immersive experience than ever before, maximized screen real estate with unparalleled resolution and advanced user experience features."

The 38UC99 features a 38-inch IPS curved screen UltraWide panel with a Quad HD resolution of 3840 x 1600. In addition, the monitor includes two 10W built-in Bluetooth compatible speakers and a USB Type-C port. Meanwhile, the 34UM79M features a flat screen 34-inch IPS panel. In addition, the monitor uses LG's CINEMA Screen design for a nearly borderless frame and includes built-in Google Cast streaming support. Finally, the 34UC79G is the world's first 144Hz IPS 21:9 Curved UltraWide gaming monitor, offering a fast refresh rate with advanced one millisecond Motion Blur Reduction. Likewise, the display also incorporates AMD FreeSync, a Black Stabilizer mode, and a Dynamic Action Sync feature.

Here's a full rundown of pricing and availability for LG's new UltraWide monitor lineup:

- 38-inch UltraWide Curved Monitor (model 38UC99): $1,499, available mid-September

- 34-inch 144Hz IPS 21:9 Curved UltraWide Gaming Monitor (model 34UC79G): $699, available mid-October

- 34-inch UltraWide Flat Monitor (model 34UM79M): $599, available mid-November

Source: LG

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