LG has once again left us spellbound with an unbelievable deal. The LG (27UD58-B) 27-inch 4K IPS Monitor is on sale for $291 only. With that price tag, it is one of the cheapest 4K monitor which is not produced by some unknown Chinese company.
The LG 4K monitor has some really great specs under the hood. LG is targeting the monitor towards gamers and content creators.
General Specs of the LG 4K Monitor
As for general specs, the 4K Monitor under $300 has a 27-inch IPS screeen with a resolution of 3840×2160. The screen has a standard 16×9 aspect ratio. It has a pixel response time of just 5ms. The Contrast Ratio is 1000:1, which is quite good for an LCD Panel. Also, the viewing angles are excellent with upto 178 degrees of distortion free field. As for colour, the cheap 4K monitor covers 99% of the sRGB colour gamut and 72% of the NTSC colour gamut.
What is there for Gamers?
For Gamers, the monitor is a god-send. At a resolution of 3840×2160, everything looks super sharp. The scenery becomes realistic and the game looks lifelike. Most importantly, instead of using Anti-Aliasing, you can just run the game at max resolution to remove jaggies. The fast pixel response time ensures that there is absolutely smooth performance while gaming. And to top it all off, it has multiple inputs so you can connect it to your PC, PS4, XBOX and Nintendo Switch at the same time. It is indeed a gamer’s paradise.
What is there for Content Creators?
For content creators, there is a lot. The LG 4K Monitor has a really large size, meaning that you have more space to fit in more tools. Not just that, it supports picture in picture mode so you can view multiple sources at the same time. The high 4K resolution allows you to preview your content in native 4K before exporting, making sure that it looks like how you want it to be. And finally, it has a really high colour Gamut so you can do colour accurate work easily on the monitor.
4K monitors are great for productivity and gaming purposes. The only factor that stops people from purchasing one is the price, which is usually north of $400. And in the more budget range, people have to deal with cheap Chinese stuff. With the LG 4K monitor for under $300, you can be assured of the quality and also don’t have to empty your pockets that much. We highly recommend it!