One of the rare occurrences at the Apple event which was held on Thursday is that the company’s Vice-President of Marketing Phil Schiller has unveiled the new LG UltraFine 4K and 5K display which was made by LG. Aren’t you confused, but it’s true. Apple usually doesn’t advertise other company products in the event.

The Schiller has explained the reason for promoting the UltraFine 5K and 4K Display by LG was designed in collaboration with Apple and MacBook Pro. The company also revealed that how many 4K and 5K external display that the new MacBook Pro models could support simultaneously. The Apple UltraFine

Specifications for both 4K and 5K are as follows.

LG UltraFine 5K Review

Stunning Display Presence

With the impressive 5120×2880 resolution and P3 wide colour gamut, the 27-inch LG UltraFine 5K display adds life to your favourite videos and images. Whether you are watching a video or editing an image, this high-performance monitor display delivers immaculate 5K resolution and most of the pixel-packed visuals.

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A single Thunderbolt 3 cables provide the best battery performance up to 85W of charging power to the MacBook with the Thuderbolt-3 (USB-C) ports. The three downstream USB-C ports (5 Gbps) offer additional connectivity options.

Comes with Outstanding Image Quality

The LG UltraFine 5K Display features 27-inch IPS (In-plane Switching) panel and the brightness of 500 cd/m. With over 14.7 million pixels which are 77 percent more than the typical 4k UHD display where the human eye can’t discern the individual’s pixels.

 For the photography lovers, this LG UltraFine 5K display is perfect for photo and video editing. It is embedded with a room of plenty multitude of tools and windows while rendering with incredibly lifelike images and razor-sharp text messages.

User Experience

Connect the UltraFine 5K display to the MacBook via provided Thunderbolt 3 cable, which supports 5K video, audio and data simultaneously. It also supplies up to 85W of charging power to your MacBook Pro. The adjustable stand that is present inbuilt can create a personalised environment for work or to play.

You can also disconnect the stand and mount the display on your preferred VESA arm using the provided VESA cover. To adjust volume and brightness on the LG UltraFine 5K display without the need for physical buttons.

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LG UltraFine 4K Review

Impressive display

With the density of 219ppi that gives the Apple UltraFine 4K display ability to present sharp 4K resolution of 4096×2304 image quality. The newly implemented LG UltraFine 4K display is the perfect companion for the MacBook while also supporting the new MacBook Pro.

Image Quality

The 21-inch display covers 99 percent of the P3 Spectrum, boasting vibrant brightness levels and In-plane Switching (IPS) panel which is capable of providing more uniform colour expression. The USB Type-C connectivity features for video, data and power over a single cable. And MacOS integration for display control.

Better User Experience

With 9.4 million pixels which are 4.5 times more than the typical 1080p HD display which gives more usage of tools for images and razor sharp text. LG UltraFine 4K display boasts three downstream USB Type-C slots, a high-quality Rich Bass speaker and also features an adjustable fan for enhanced ergonomics.

The company has provided the LG UltraFine 5K Price at $1,299.95 which will be available from early December in the US, and Apple UltraFine 4K Price is at $699.95 available to purchase in starting of November. Both the devices can be purchased from an Apple store.

LG UltraFine 4K Specifications

  • Display Size: 21.5-inch (diagonal) 4K display with IPS technology
  • Resolution: 4096-by-2304 with support for millions of colors
  • Brightness: 500 cd/m²
  • Color Gamut: P3 wide color gamut
  • Ports: One USB-C (input), three USB-C (USB 2, 480 Mbps)
  • Power Delivery: Up to 60W over USB-C for host power and charging
  • Speaker Configurations: Stereo
  • Power: Built-in power supply
  • Height: 15.3 in./38.8 cm
  • Width: 19.9 in./50.5 cm
  • Depth: 8.6 in./21.9 cm (with stand), 1.7 in./4.4 cm (without stand)
  • Weight: 12.3 lb./5.6 kg
  • Apple UltraFine 5K Specifications
  • Display Size: 27-inch (diagonal) 5K display with IPS technology
  • Resolution: 5120-by-2880 with support for billions of colors
  • Brightness: 500 cd/m²
  • Color Gamut: P3 wide color gamut

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  • Ports: One Thunderbolt 3 (input), three USB-C (USB 3.1 gen 1, 5Gbps)
  • Power Delivery: Up to 85W over Thunderbolt 3 for host power and charging
  • Camera Type: Built-in camera
  • Speaker Configurations: Stereo
  • Power: Built-in power supply
  • Height: 18.3 in./46.4 cm
  • Width: 24.6 in./62.6 cm
  • Depth: 9.4 in./23.9 cm (with stand), 2.1 in./5.4 cm (without stand)
  • Weight: 18.7 lb./8.5 kg