LG IT Solutions 2017

LG launched many new products in their home entertainment (HE) and information technology (IT) products for the year 2017. For this article, I am going to share on the LG IT products that they had launched for year 2017 recently.

The LG IT products are the LG gram, 21:9 UltraWide Monitors, Gaming Monitors, 4K UHD Monitors and IPS Monitors. For all the techies out there, the LG IT products would definitely interest you.

At the recent LG HE & IT 2017 launch in Singapore, I had the opportunity to visit and take a look at some of the many LG HE & IT products launch for 2017. Since I am more inclined towards photography and IT products, I decided to share on the LG IT products first, inside this article.

LG gram

The LG gram is now available in 3 different sizes, they come in 15.6, 14 and 13.3 inch bodies.They are also the lightest in their own category and is an ideal choice for working professionals and students, those are who constantly on the move and need lightweight and powerful specifications laptop.

The LG gram uses the advanced seventh-generation Intel Core i5 or i7 and the screen supports a Full HD resolution (1920 x 1080) IPS display. On top of that, the gram provides comfortable usability; it is able to connect with a variety of other devices through multiple ports, including the new USB-C port, which can be used to transfer content to exterior screens and users can use this port to quickly charge the laptop or a mobile phone.

The LG gram is a laptop that consumers can seriously consider, for its lightweight and technical specifications packed inside them. I held it with my hands for all 3 models, it’s really light and handy, excellent finishing and build quality.

21:9 UltraWide Monitors

The 21:9 aspect ultrawide monitors series by LG, is an IT product that would attract interest not just among the techies, they are useful for business and working professionals who need to view multiple monitors for their work. Imagine having 3 x 21:9 ultrawide LG monitors for your work usage, almost all of your work/data/research shown in all 3 ultrawide LG monitors.

For the 21:9 aspect ultrawide monitors, they also have the curved monitor models options. The 38UC99 and 34UC99 21:9 ultrawide curved monitors are equipped with pretty good technical specifications that might be of great interest.

As the first UltraWideTM monitor to feature a USB Type-CTM port, the 38UC99 offers a glimpse into the future of connectivity. The advanced port allows users to display 4K videos, transmit data as well as charge devices such as a smartphone or laptop simultaneously on a single cable.

With two 10W built-in Bluetooth compatible speakers, the LG 38UC99 offers Rich Bass audio output in the 85Hz bass range, delivering powerful sound quality that enhances the user experience. Offering optimal screen real estate, the 38UC99 is also ideal for tasks that require attention to details, such as photo or video editing. In addition to its roomy design, this monitor’s advanced In-Plane Switching (IPS) UltraWideTM Quad High-definition+ resolution and wide color gamut covering 99 percent of the sRGB color space make the 38UC99 a natural choice for anyone who seeks superior visual performance.

The LG 34UC99 is a 3440 X 1440 curved UltraWideTM Quad High-definition IPS display that offers amazingly sharp picture quality. Its pixel area is about 1.8 times larger than a Full HD 21:9 monitor, and about 2.4 times larger than a Full HD 16:9 monitor. The 34UC99 provides expansive space for photographers, content producers, data analysts, professional investors and others who need to review their working files on a wide screen. With a bigger screen, they can open more applications and perform more tasks. Equipped with IPS technology that speeds up the response time and improves color reproduction, the result is picture quality that is great at any angle, whether the user is sitting in front of the screen or off center.

Gaming Monitors

Gamers, take note of this particular model, the LG 34UC79G, is going to interest you!

The LG 34UC79G curved UltraWideTM gaming monitor combines a blindingly fast refresh rate with advanced one millisecond Motion Blur Reduction. The monitor boasts seamless image transitions without after-images and the IPS display delivers accurate color expression from any angle without distortion.

With features such as Black Stabilizer and Dynamic Action Sync, the LG 34UC79G is specifically designed to meet the needs of today’s gamers. Black Stabilizer provides extra clear contrast, allowing viewers to detect darker objects hidden in hard to see areas. Dynamic Action Sync reduces input lag so that users can enjoy fast-paced gameplay without any delay. What’s more, the inclusion of AMD FreeSyncTM offers a smooth experience without any stuttering or screen tearing. This monitor is a boon for fans of first-person-shooter games, as they can shoot their targets accurately, accumulate rewards and top the scoreboards.

4K UHD Monitors

LG’s line up of 4K UHD monitors offers consumers choices to have high dynamic range content that can be showcased with their 4K UHD monitors, ideal for watching movies and playing games, as well as for the creative industry, with their vibrant and professional grade quality colours.

The LG 32UD99 is one of LG 4K UHD monitors launched in 2017.

Coming with a virtually borderless design, the LG 32UD99 has an ultra-thin bezel that measures a mere 1.3mm on four sides. As such, there is no distraction from the precise and gorgeous image. Boasting 3840 x 2160 pixels, the solution supports the HDR10 standard, which delivers enhanced brightness levels and a wide color gamut image. Compatibility with the HDR10 standard increases the monitor’s peak brightness, enabling users to edit movies and photographs much more comfortably.

In addition, the LG 32UD99 is equipped with an IPS panel and displays over 95 percent of the DCI-P3 color space, making it ideal for content creators who appreciate features such as True Color Pro for color reproduction accuracy. Requiring only a single cable to stream images to a 4K display, charge a connected laptop and execute data transfers simultaneously, the 32UD99 is able to reduce cable clutter.

IPS Monitors

The monitors for the busy working professionals to multi-task on their monitor screen with the LG IPS Monitors.

LG’s IPS monitors such as the 24MP48 offer true-to-life colors, deep black levels and rich colors for amazing contrast and color detail at virtually any angle. The IPS technology highlights the performance of liquid crystal displays, resulting in shortened response times and improved color reproduction. The Screen Split feature allows users to customize their monitor layouts for multitasking. Resize and display multiple windows at once, with 14 options including four different picture-in-picture choices.

The LG models listed in the articles are just some of the models chosen to be showcased during the LG IT products 2017 line up! Whether you are a working professional, photographer, creative industry, gamers, students or home user, there is something for you to choose from LG IT products 2017 launch. If you are interested in any of the LG IT products, do visit their websites and check out more information and details.

For more information, please visit http://www.lg.com/sg/laptops and http://www.lg.com/sg/consumer-monitors

* Information courtesy of LG Electronics Singapore and Brand Cellar *

LG launched array of Premium Monitors

At the recent LG IT Media Launch event, I had the opportunity to view LG’s newest and wide range of premium monitors from the 4K to consumer monitors. There is a LG monitor that caught my attention and it was their UltraWide monitor! Monitors grab my attention because of my photography and I would be sharing more thoughts on the range of LG monitors before sharing the press release information, technical specifications and pricing.

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It would be ideal to have 2 big monitors side by side and I am able to work on different things concurrently. If I am able to have 3 big monitors such as 3 x LG UltraWide monitors, this would really be awesome for my photography, work and gaming! However, I would need the big office space with a big office table!

For this particular series of LG monitors launch, they are have IPS capabilities. Some key points that I saw from the LG IT Media Launch were –

  1. Colour calibration on LG UltraWide monitors, LG Ultra HD 4k and LG IPS monitors
  2. Total Colour Management on LG Ultra HD 4K monitors – colour calibrated, hardware calibration ready and true colour pro

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From my conversation with the LG staff at the launch event, the monitors would be calibrated before leaving the factory. A colour calibrated monitor is definitely most welcomed for photographers and creative industry professionals.

The 31-inch LG Ultra HD 4k monitor colour gamut is AdobeRGB and it would really be nice to own that monitor! However, I think the 29-inch Curved LG UltraWide monitor would be on my wish list!

Let me share with you more information and details from the LG press release information below –

LG Electronics (LG) showcased its array of monitors set to heighten the viewing experience for end-users. UltraWide™, ultra-high-definition as well as consumer monitors took center stage and are poised to meet nuanced business and user demands.   

UltraWide™ Monitors for Discerning Users

The UltraWide™ line-up generated much fanfare, in particular the 34UC98 and 29UC88. Coming in curved displays, these two monitors promise an immersive experience while boasting IPS capabilities. IPS panels are designed to offer rich, true-to-life colours, deep black levels, amazing contrast and colour detail at virtually any angle. Even at wide viewing angles, users can expect consistent picture quality.

The 34UC98 has chalked up notable wins, including the prestigious iF Design Award 2016, Reddot award 2016 and CES’s Innovation Award 2016. This 34-inch, 21:9 Curved UltraWide™ monitor features Thunderbolt 2, which allows users to transfer data at an amazing speed of around 20 gigabytes per second. The 3440 x 1440 Quad-high-definition resolution, picture quality-enhancing IPS technology and streamlined features cater to the needs of a wide range of users from avid gamers to digital media professionals, delivering a well-rounded multimedia experience for content creators and viewers alike.

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The 29UC88 boasts a 2560 x 1080 resolution, offering visual comfort and ensuring a superb viewing experience. The model celebrates the convergence of AMD FreeSync and 21:9 UltraWide™, which takes gaming to the next level where tearing and stuttering are now a thing of the past. The monitor also comes with First-person Shooter, Real-time Strategy and Custom modes, allowing gamers to choose the most ideal resolution for different game genres.

Ultra-High Definition 4K Monitors Cut a Swath

Also making an appearance is the 31MU97, which is designed to meet the sophisticated demands of working professionals. Boasting a Digital Cinema 4K display (4096 x 2160 resolution), its 10-bit colour depth supports over one billion colours and delivers accurate, detailed and natural-looking images. One of the monitor’s nifty features is the Total Colour Management. This feature maintains the colour standard through a calibrator and dedicated calibration software “True Colour Pro” to minimize any differences in colour space and expressions between the original images, monitor screen and printed collateral. The monitor also provides presets for various uses such as broadcasting, medical and calibration modes. Furthermore, the 31MU97 is equipped with two internal 5W speakers and MAXXAUDIO® functions for a wide range of dynamic, crisp, clean high and low sounds while reviewing or editing 4K contents.

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Equally impressive is the LG Ultra HD 4K monitor 27UD88, designed for creative professionals in mind and features the latest USB-C port technology. Representing the next generation of computer connectivity, the monitor allows users to charge a laptop as fast as with a dedicated power cord while simultaneously transferring data at USB 3.0 speed. The single cable gives users the ability to connect their laptops to an external monitor while also using the monitor as a power source, eliminating the need for more cables. The 27UD88 also offers colour presets including the popular Rec. 709 and SMPTE-C broadcasting standards, giving users a fast and easy way to adjust the picture depending on the screen content.

Consumer Monitors with an Affordable Price Tag

Also showcased at the LG IT Media Launch were models 24MP88HV, 27MP58VQ, 24MP58VQ, 22MP48HQ and 22M38H. These monitors stand out from the pack thanks to their outstanding designs. Compared with conventional counterparts, these sleek models have a reduced body frame depth of nearly 25 percent, helping users to better manage their workspace. With a slim make and stunning ArcLine Stand, the monitors also lend aesthetic value.

In addition to being perfect options for users looking for affordable alternatives, the monitors also pack commendable features. Before hitting the shelves, the monitors undergo colour calibration tests, ensuring clear images and vivid colours for your viewing pleasure. To maximize visual comfort, the monitors come with Reader Mode, which reduces blue light and eye strain for bookworms who spend hours reading on their computers. Also, the Flicker Safe function promises stable images regardless of brightness and frequency control, to ensure a consistent viewing experience. For gamers, the Black Stabilizer provides leverage — it brightens dark scenes for enemies in their hiding spots to be more visible. With the Screen Spilt feature and Picture-in-Picture mode, users can customise their multitasking by dividing the display for different tasks.

For more information: http://www.lg.com/sg/consumer-monitors

Key Specifications:

Category UltraWide
Model 34UC98 29UC88 29UM68 25UM58
Display

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Size (Inch) 34” Curved 29” Curved 29” 25”
Panel Type IPS IPS IPS IPS
Aspect Ratio 21:9 21:9 21:9 21:9
Viewing Angle 178 / 178 178 / 178 178 / 178 178 / 178
Resolution 3440 X 1440 2560 X 1080 2560 X 1080 2560 X 1080
Colour Gamut sRGB over 99% sRGB over 99% sRGB over 99% sRGB over 99%
Brightness 300 cd/m2 300 cd/m2 250 cd/m2 250 cd/m2
Contrast Ratio (DFC) Mega Mega Mega Mega
Response Time (GTG) 5ms 5ms 5ms 5ms
Interface

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

D-Sub (VGA)
DVI
HDMI •(2EA) •(2EA) •(2EA) •(2EA)
Display Port
Mini Display Port
Thunderbolt • (2EA)
USB Type-C
Headphone Out
USB Up-stream • (USB 3.0 1EA)
USB Down-stream • (USB 3.0 2EA)
Feature FreeSync
Stand

 

 

Tilt -5 o ~ 20o -5 o ~ 20o -5 o ~ 20o -5 o ~ 20o
Height 110mm 120mm
Pivot
Wall Mount Wall Mount Size (mm) 100 X 100 75 X 75 75 X 75 75 X 75
Speaker Audio Output (Watt) 7W * 2 7W * 2 5W * 2
Power Internal / External External External External External
Availability May 2016 May 2016 May 2016 May 2016
Price S$1,599 S$899 S$499 S$329
Category UHD
Model 31MU97 27UD88 27UD68
Display

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Size (Inch) 31″ 27″ 27″
Panel Type IPS IPS IPS
Aspect Ratio 17:9 16:9 16:9
Viewing Angle 178 / 178 178 / 178 178 / 178
Resolution 4096 X 2160 3840 X 2160 3840 X 2160
Colour Gamut AdobeRGB over 99% sRGB over 99% sRGB over 99%
Brightness 320 cd/m2 350 cd/m2 300 cd/m2
Contrast Ratio (DFC) Mega Mega Mega
Response Time (GTG) 5ms 5ms 5ms
Interface

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

D-Sub (VGA)
DVI
HDMI • (2EA) • (2EA)  (2EA)
Display Port
Mini Display Port
Thunderbolt
USB Type-C
Headphone Out
USB Up-stream • (USB 3.0 1EA)
USB Down-stream • (USB 3.0 3EA) • (USB 3.0 2EA)
Feature FreeSync
Stand

 

 

Tilt -5 o ~ 15o -3 o ~ 20o -2 o ~ 15o
Height 140mm 110mm
Pivot
Wall Mount Wall Mount Size (mm) 100 X 100 100 X 100 100 X 100
Speaker Audio Output (Watt) 5W * 2
Power Internal / External Internal External External
Availability May 2016 May 2016 May 2016
Price S$1,799 S$999 S$859
Category Consumers Monitors
Model 24MP88HV 27/24MP58VQ 22MP48HQ 22M38H
Display

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Size (Inch) 23.8″ 27″/ 23.8” 21.5″ 21.5″
Panel Type IPS IPS IPS TN
Aspect Ratio 16:9 16:9 16:9 16:9
Viewing Angle 178 / 178 178 / 178 178 / 178 170 / 160
Resolution 1920 X 1080 1920 X 1080 1920 X 1080 1920 X 1080
Colour Gamut sRGB over 99% 72% 72% 72%
Brightness 250 cd/m2 250 cd/m2 250 cd/m2 200 cd/m2
Contrast Ratio (DFC) Mega Mega Mega Mega
Response Time (GTG) 5ms 5ms 5ms 5ms
Interface

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

D-Sub (VGA)
DVI
HDMI • (2EA)
Display Port
Mini Display Port
Thunderbolt
USB Type-C
Headphone Out
USB Up-stream
USB Down-stream
Feature FreeSync
Stand

 

 

Tilt -2 o ~ 15o -2 o ~ 15o -5 o ~ 20o -5 o ~ 20o
Height
Pivot
Wall Mount Wall Mount Size (mm) 75 X 75 75 X 75 75 X 75
Speaker Audio Output (Watt) 5W * 2
Power Internal / External External External External External
Availability May 2016 May 2016 May 2016 May 2016
Price S$399 27” – S$340

24” – S$205

S$158 S$134

*Information courtesy of LG Singapore and Brand Cellar*

Making a Comeback – LG Premium Monitors and Laptops

LG Electronics (LG) made an announcement that they will be bringing back their line up of LG Premium Monitors and Laptops. This news would interest home/office computer users, designers, gamers, interior designers.

Let me share with you more information on the upcoming return of LG Premium Monitors and Laptops from the press release –

“The IT industry is a fast-evolving one where the only constant is innovation. With the increasing interest for quality display with big screens, LG has decided to launch cutting-edge solution to meet Singaporeans’ demands,” says Brian Yi, LG Singapore’s Product Director of Home Entertainment.

LG’s IPS technology is employed in its monitors and laptops, allowing everyday consumers to enjoy the same benefits. Discerning gamers can look forward to an enveloping game experience while professional users like interior designers can see every colour and detail in superb definition.

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Manufactured and supplied by the world’s largest producer of IPS panels LG Display, the IPS panels are designed to offer rich, true-to-life colours, deep black levels, amazing contrast and colour detail at virtually any angle. Even at wide viewing angles, users can expect consistent picture quality.

Stay tuned and keep a lookout for more information on the new LG Premium Monitors and Laptops that would be launched in Singapore soon!

I am looking forward to the LG monitors making their comeback, I would be interested to know more and check them out!

*Information and picture Courtesy of LG Singapore*