LG Ultra Fine 4K Monitor Features, Specs & Update: Why It Makes A Fine Monitor For Your MacBook

By CJ Estimada , Updated Dec 04, 2016 10:28 AM EST

LG and Apple teamed up recently and the result is a perfect LG UlraFine 4K monitor for the new MacBooks. Even though they are standard looking, they make up with quality features. The LG UltraFine 4K Monitor is furnished with four USB-C ports responsible for all inputs and outputs. One of the USB-C ports can be used to run power to the MacBook while receiving the display signal coming from it by using a single cable. The UltraFine 4K's design may not be exceptional; nonetheless, it is professional.

LG Ultra Fine 4K Monitor Design & Apple Compatibility

This update's been a long time coming and the stage is set this year for the biggest global wireless company to make itself significant in monitors once more. With the USB-C and Thunderbolt 3 technology at hand, it means that it's now likely to bring the Thunderbolt Display's key feature of single-cable charging and video connectivity at higher, retina-class resolutions.

With built-in speakers, three USB 3.1 ports and 85 watts of charging power, the display also works as a hub for Apple's I/O constrained notebooks. Additionally, the other three USB-C ports can be also used for other uses, though they're limited to USB 2.0. This is because of Apple and LG's bandwidth-splitting solution for piping a 4K signal through USB-C.

LG UltraFine 4K: Outstanding Image Quality

According to the Apple website, the UltraFine 4K Display features a 21.5-inch IPS panel, P3 wide color gamut, and 500 cd/m² of brightness. In addition, it has over 9.4 million pixels -- 4.5 times more than a classic 1080p HD display. The human eye can't recognize the individual pixels presenting incredibly realistic images and razor-sharp text instantly. Photo and video editing, working with a multitude of windows, and watching high-resolution videos are wonderful experiences every time .

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