At the 2014 International Consumer Electronics Show (CES), LG Electronics (LG) has broken new ground with the launch of its 34-inch IPS 21:9 UltraWide (Model UM95) monitor. Also available in a 29-inch version, the UM95 will offer stunning image clarity thanks to an UltraWide QHD resolution (3 440 x 1 440) display.
In addition to the UM95, LG will showcase a number of other exciting IPS 21:9 UltraWide series monitors at CES this year. Model UM65, available in 25-, 29- and 34-inch display sizes and Model UB65, which features an ergonomic design ideal for the workplace environment. CES visitors will also be able to experience the Real 4K (Model 31MU95) and the latest Colour Prime (Model 27MB85).
LG’s newest monitors boast a long list of impressive features that make entertainment more immersive, multitasking easier than ever and work more productive. LG’s exceptional IPS monitors have earned a reputation for providing superior picture quality with excellent colour accuracy, motion clarity and off-axis viewing.
“LG IPS 21:9 UltraWide series was originally developed as user-centric PC monitors to enhance the computing experience, for both work and play,” says Hyoung-sei Park, head of the IT Business Division at LG Electronics. “Our 21:9 aspect ratio monitors has proven to be a critical and commercial success and we forecast this market will continue to grow.”
Designed to deliver an unparalleled home entertainment experience, the UM95 supports a variety of advanced connectivity options, including Thunderbolt™ 2. Thunderbolt™ 2 is a revolutionary connectivity technology that simultaneously supports high-resolution displays and high-performance data devices through a single, compact port.
With Thunderbolt 2 technology, users can take advantage of transfer speeds up to 20Gbps, enabling viewing and editing of original 4K video, while backing up the same file simultaneously. Higher-resolution and multi-monitor viewing is also possible with DisplayPort 1.2 support.
Thunderbolt 2 uses the same cables and connectors and works with existing Thunderbolt PCs and devices. Multiple UM95 monitors can also be daisy-chained together and linked with servers and other hardware.
The UM95 offers a superior screen that is sure to please gaming enthusiasts, film buffs and graphics professionals alike. In addition to Thunderbolt 2 support, the monitor also comes with True Colour Finder calibration software to ensure optimal colour expression.
The UM95 is also capable of reproducing 99% of the sRGB colour palette. In terms of design, LG’s new model incorporates a sleek metallic finish and the transparent Crystal Float stand, which makes the screen appear to float in dim settings. The product’s minimalist aesthetic brings a touch of modern flare to any home or office.
Slightly leaner and more economical, the UM65 series delivers useful multitasking functions with great LG picture quality. With three different screen sizes, consumers can choose the right UM65 for their particular needs. The stylish 34-inch option embraces the Crystal Float concept of its premium UM95 cousin.
LG’s 29-inch UB65 is geared towards workplace productivity. Offering easy screen-height adjustment that allows the user to enjoy optimal viewing comfort, the display pivots 90 degrees, a useful feature for editors or graphics designers.
Well suited to the needs of the modern professional, LG’s IPS 21:9 UltraWide monitors offer effective multitasking functions such as the 4-Screen Split and Dual Link-up.
Gamers and movie enthusiasts will benefit from the 21:9 aspect ratio as it delivers a more immersive viewing experience. The entire IPS 21:9 UltraWide series is Mac compatible and supports HDMI and DisplayPort, enabling users to mirror and transmit content from a wide range of devices.
The LG Real 4K (Model 31MU95) monitor will also be showcased at CES. The 31-inch IPS display is able to render incredible detail thanks to its 4096 x 2160 screen resolution. Hardware calibration ready with superb picture quality, the 31MU95 is an excellent choice for those working in the film or other creative industries.
The new Colour Prime (Model 27MB85) monitor boasts Thunderbolt 2 support, LG’s True Colour Pro calibration software and also has the ability to express 99% of the Adobe RGB colour space; making it ideal for photographers, video editors and industries that require high transfer speeds and professional-level colour accuracy.