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LG 27UD88-W

LG 27UD88-W
alaScore 93

55 reviews

Mar, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 55 reviews of LG 27UD88-W. The average rating for this product is 4.4/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other Monitors for all reviews. People really like the reliability and size. The usability and price are also mentioned favorably.

design, price, usability, size, reliability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Monitors the LG 27UD88-W is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 93/100 = Excellent quality.

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Editor's Choice

Expert review by : John R. Delaney (

LG 27UD88-W


The 27-inch LG 27UD88-W is a sharp-looking 4K monitor that delivers a highly detailed picture, wonderful gaming performance, and plenty of features, including a USB-C port.

Sharp UHD image detail. Excellent gaming performance. AMD FreeSync enabled. USB-C port. Highly adjustable stand.

Slightly skewed greens. Short 1-year warranty.

Conclusion If you're a gamer seeking a stylish monitor that's equipped with the latest technologies, you'll appreciate the LG 27UD88-W. It delivers a sharp UHD picture, excellent gaming performance, and raft of features, including AMD's FreeSync...

Jun, 2016

Expert review by : Matt Smith (

LG 27UD88-W 4K monitor review


Watch your fingers! LG's 27UD88 looks sharp even with the screen off.

It’s incredible how quickly the 4K monitor market went from non-existent to strictly competitive. Only a few other categories of PC peripherals – like mechanical keyboards – force companies into a more ruthless race to the top. There are many options,...

Jun, 2016

Consumer review (

LG 27UD88


Fantastic cannot fault!


Nov, 2017

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LG 27UD88


Easy set up, fantastic screen. Highly recommended for any professional designer

USB C cables on the short side.

Nov, 2017

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LG 27UD88



didn't work with my new 2017 MacBook Pro, waste of money.

Oct, 2017

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LG 27UD88


The setup is incredibly easy, the image quality is phenomenal and the telescopic stand rotates 90 deg and extends up and down


Sep, 2017

Consumer review (

LG 27UD88


Beautiful image USB-C with power delivery - great for MacBook Pro

Little bit plasticky No built-in speaker

Jun, 2017

Consumer review (

LG 27UD88


Great resolution and stand

Only 30hz from HDMI Would be better if 2 display ports instead of 2 HDMI ports

Jun, 2017

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LG 27UD88


I have to admit to having sat on the fence over 4k displays ever since they first came to market. The technology has matured and graphics cards have caught up - I use the display for both work (MS Surface PRO 3 connected via HDMI to Mini DP cable at...

Dec, 2016

Consumer review (

LG 27UD88


USB3.0 ports including cables for USB3.0 and USB-C connectivity. Height adjustable Stand. Built in speakers. Excellent picture quality. 4K and 3K (1440p) superb. Response time adjustment + other enhancements. Power saving features if desired. Freesync...

One Display port input but two HDMI inputs - better if it was the other way round - HDMI only 30fps whereas DP1.2 connection supplied is 60FPS (Expected with HDMI though). Slight light bleed on black display but not noticable when screen image displayed.

Oct, 2016

Product Specifications


Certification:EPEAT GOLD, EPA Energy Star 6.0, UL, cUL, SEMKO, , FCC-B, C-TICK, CE (EMC\nDirektive 2004/108/EC: EN 55022:2006 ClassB / EN 61000-3-2 2006 / EN\n55024/EN 61000-3-3 / Niederspannungsrichtlinie 2006/95/EC: EN 60950-1 2006 / UL (cUL)\nFCC-B, CE\nEPA 6.0\nErP\nCCC, KC
Energy Star certified: Yes
EPEAT compliance:Gold


Color of product:Black / Black, White
Feet color:Silver / White
Feet colour:Silver / White


3D compatibility: No
Aspect Ratio:16:9
Contrast ratio (typical):1000:1
Digital horizontal frequency:30 - 153
Digital vertical frequency:56 - 61
Display brightness:350
Display Diagonal:27
Display Diagonal (metric):27
Display number of colors:1.073 billion colours
Display Resolution:3840 x 2160
Display scan frequency (horizontal):30 - 135
Display sRGB: Yes
Display Surface:Gloss / Matt
Display Technology:IPS
Dynamic contrast ratio marketing name:Mega Contrast
HD type:4K Ultra HD
Horizontal scan range:30 - 135
Native Aspect Ratio:16:9
Pixel Pitch:0.00612 x 0.00612 / 0.00613 x 0.00613
Response Time:5
Screen shape:Flat
Supported graphics resolutions:3840 x 2160
Vertical scan range:56 - 61
Viewable size, vertical:2700.8
Viewing angle, horizontal:178
Viewing angle, vertical:178

Energy Management

AC input frequency:50/60
AC input voltage:100-240
Annual Energy Consumption:44
Energy efficiency compliance:A
Power consumption (off):0.3
Power consumption (standby):0.5
Power consumption (typical):39 / 60


Height adjustment: Yes
LED Indicators: Yes
Number of OSD languages:17
On Screen Display (OSD): Yes
On Screen Display (OSD) languages:RUS
On/Off switch: Yes
Picture-in-Picture: Yes
Plug and Play: Yes
Power LED: Yes
Swivel angle range:-90 - 90
Swivelling: Yes
Tilt adjustment: Yes
Tilt angle:-3 - 20
Tilt angle range:-3 - 20
VESA mounting:Y
VESA mounting interfaces:100 x 100


Built-in camera: No
TV tuner integrated: No

Packaging Content

Bundled software:OnScreen Control
Cables included:AC, DisplayPort, HDMI, USB
Manual: Yes
Quick start guide: Yes
Stand included: Yes

Packaging Data

Package depth:6.73
Package height:18.7
Package weight:22.3
Package width:32.9



Ports & interfaces

AC (power) in: Yes
Built-in USB hub:Y
DisplayPorts quantity:1
DVI port: No
HDMI ports quantity:2
Headphone connectivity:3.5 mm
Headphone outputs:1
USB Type-A downstream ports quantity:2
USB Type-C downstream ports quantity:1 / 2


AC input frequency:50/60
AC input voltage:100-240
Annual Energy Consumption:44
Energy efficiency class:A
Power consumption (off):0.3
Power consumption (standby):0.5
Power consumption (typical):39 / 60

Technical Details

No flickering: Yes

Thin Client

Thin client installed: No

Weight & Dimensions

Depth (with stand):8.76 / 8.78
Height (with stand):16.7
Package depth:6.73
Package height:18.7
Package weight:22.3
Package width:32.9
Weight with stand:13.7
Width (with stand):24.2