After months of delays, LG’s 5K UltraWide 34WK95U display is now available for purchase. The availability lines up perfectly with the release of Apple’s new Mac mini and MacBook Air hardware.
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We’ve had LG’s brand new 5K UltraWide display in the office for just under a week, and first impressions are quite favorable. In fact, I think that this will end up being a great display for those working with timeline-based applications like Final Cut Pro X and Adobe Premiere Pro.
Here’s a look at some of the 5K UltraWide display’s specifications:
- Nano IPS (In-Plane Switching) Panel
- Thunderbolt 3 Interface
- Power output: 85W
- 5120 x 2160 Resolution
- 21:9 Aspect Ratio
- 60 Hz Refresh Rate
- Brightness: 450 (Typ), 360 (min) cd/m2
- Support for VESA HDR 600
- DCI-P3 98%
- Color depth: 10bits (8bit+A-FRC)
- Contrast ratio: 1200:1
- Viewing angle: 178/178 (CR≥10)
- Response time: 5ms
- 2 x HDMI
- 1 x DisplayPort
- HDCP: Yes (2.2)
- DisplayPort connectivity
- 2 x USB 3.0
- USB B-to-A
- 3.5mm headphone input
- Speakers: 5W x 2
- Thunderbolt 3 cable included
- Slim bezel design on all four sides
- Stand tilt (angle): -5~15 Degree
- Stand height: 110mm
- Dimensions (with stand) 32.2″ x 22.0″ (up)/17.7″ (down) x 9.2″
- Weight (with stand) 19.4 lbs
- Curved stand
- Price: $1499.99
With a single Thunderbolt 3 cable, users can enjoy a 5120 x 2160 native resolution in a 21:9 wide screen aspect ratio. To be sure, this display checks off a lot of boxes, and we’re quite enjoying what we’ve seen thus far. We’ll be back soon with a hands-on look at the 5K UltraWide.
B&H currently has LG’s 5K UltraWide in stock for $1,499.99, but I imagine that supplies will be limited. Would you consider pairing your MacBook Air, MacBook Pro, or Mac mini with this display? Sound off in the comments below.