LG UltraFine 4K Display

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  • Overview

    With a stunning 4096x2304 resolution, the 21.5-inch LG UltraFine 4K Display brings your favourite photos and videos to life. So whether you’re watching a film or editing an image, this high-performance monitor delivers immaculate 4K resolution for even the most pixel-packed visuals.

    A single USB-C cable (included) provides up to 60W of charging power to your MacBook with USB-C port or MacBook Pro with Thunderbolt 3 (USB-C) ports. And three downstream USB-C ports (480 Mbps) offer additional connectivity and power to compatible devices and accessories.

    Built-in stereo speakers deliver an enhanced audio experience. And with over 9.4 million pixels, your text, photos and web pages will look sharper and more vivid than ever.

    Outstanding image quality

    The UltraFine 4K Display features a 21.5-inch IPS panel, P3 wide colour, and 500 cd/m² of brightness. And with over 9.4 million pixels — 4.5 times more than a typical 1080p HD display — the human eye can’t discern the individual pixels.

    A perfect complement to your MacBook or MacBook Pro, the UltraFine 4K Display gives you plenty of room for a multitude of tools and windows, while rendering incredibly lifelike images and razor-sharp text instantaneously.

    Simplified user experience

    Connect the UltraFine 4K Display to your MacBook or MacBook Pro via an included USB-C cable, which supports 4K video, audio and data simultaneously — all while supplying up to 60W of charging power to your MacBook or MacBook Pro. And with seamless macOS integration, you can control volume and brightness on your 4K display without the need for physical buttons.

    Use the adjustable stand to create a personalised environment for work or play. Or disconnect the stand and mount the display on your preferred VESA arm using the provided VESA cover.

    Highlights

    Outstanding image quality

    Over 9.4 million pixels

    Built-in stereo speakers and three USB-C ports (480 Mbps)

    Video, data and power over a single USB-C cable (included)

    Did You Notice?

    A single USB-C cable (included) supports 4K video, stereo speakers and up to 60W of power. And with three built-in USB-C ports, it’s the perfect match for MacBook with USB-C port or MacBook Pro with Thunderbolt 3 (USB-C) ports.

    Apple Recommends For

    Photo and video editing, working with a multitude of windows, and watching high-resolution videos.

    What’s in the Box

    LG UltraFine 4K Display

    USB-C cable (1.8m)

    Power lead

    Easy setup guide

    VESA cover

    Tech Specs

    Display Size: 21.5-inch (diagonal) 4K display with IPS technology

    Resolution: 4096x2304 resolution with support for millions of colours

    Brightness: 500 cd/m²

    Colour Gamut: P3 wide colour

    Ports: One USB-C, 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: 38.8 cm / 15.3 in.

    Width: 50.5 cm / 19.9 in.

    Depth: 21.9 cm / 8.6 in. (with stand), 4.4 cm / 1.7 in. (without stand)

    Weight: 5.6 kg / 12.3 lb.

    System Requirements

    Operating System: macOS Sierra 10.12.1 or later

    Connection: USB-C–enabled Mac

    Manufacturer Information

    Part Number

    Mfr. Part Number: 22MD4KA-B.AUSB

    UPC or EAN No.: 719192609617

    Warranty

    Note: Products sold through this website that do not bear the Apple Brand name are serviced and supported exclusively by their manufacturers in accordance with terms and conditions packaged with the products. Apple’s Limited Warranty does not apply to products that are not Apple-branded, even if packaged or sold with Apple products. Please contact the manufacturer directly for technical support and customer service.

    Warranty: One-year limited

  • 3.0 Average
    3 out of 5 stars
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    • 2.0 out of 5 stars

      Problems connecting two LG Ultrafines with new 15 inch MacBook Pro

      Connecting two of these LG Ultrafines with a new MacBook Pro 15 inch, there are a few major problems: 1) the MacBook will not charge when the two monitors are Connecting two of these LG Ultrafines with a new MacBook Pro 15 inch, there are a few major problems: 1) the MacBook will not charge when the two monitors are connected - it only charges after unplugging and replugging in the monitors a few times 2) only one of the monitors wakes up when the MacBook wakes from sleep - only by unplugging and replugging does the second monitor reconnect. It also appears that the MacBook will not charge via the Thunder bolt cable if the USB-C hub is being used for other peripherals (e.g., charging my iPhone). Considering that Apple unveiled the new MacBook Pro, showcasing a setup with two external LG Ultrafines, it's pretty disappointing that these basic functions don't work seamlessly. When you also consider there very high price for these items, it's not really acceptable. The monitors are beautiful (when they are working) - but I'm waiting to see if Apple fixes these issues fast - otherwise the monitors get returned. Apple Support don't know anything about the problem because it's too new.

      • Written by Peter R from Manhattan Beach

      225 of 252 people found this useful

      Is this review useful?Problems connecting two LG Ultrafines with new 15 inch MacBook Pro

    • 5.0 out of 5 stars

      Absolutely stunning display quality at a great price - but ONLY USB-C

      First of all, this is quite possibly the best 4K display I have seen in terms of color accuracy and detail. The display finish is similar to Apple's latest MacB First of all, this is quite possibly the best 4K display I have seen in terms of color accuracy and detail. The display finish is similar to Apple's latest MacBook Pros - clear, glossy but very little reflectance - the best of both worlds. Connected to my 2016 MacBook Pro with its native USB-C connector, the display is stunning. Another surprise? The built-in speakers on this monitor are amazingly clear, loud, and good quality, unlike most monitors. You can even feel the bass (to some extent - don't expect miracles). Now for the downside for all who had *hoped* they could connect this to older Macs with adapters. You can't. The specifications are very clear - this monitor requires a Mac with a native USB-C connector. Apple's Thunderbolt 3 to Thunderbolt 2 adapter doesn't provide DisplayPort pass through. And third party USB-C to DisplayPort 1.2 connectors don't handle the 4096x2304 resolution of this monitor. The monitor is simply not recognized by older Macs.

      • Written by Paul C from West Chester

      197 of 217 people found this useful

      Is this review useful?Absolutely stunning display quality at a great price - but ONLY USB-C

    • 5.0 out of 5 stars

      Works great with MacBook 12"

      Works great with 12" MacBook with included cable. Charges MacBook and functions as USB-C hub allowing connection of external drive for Time Machine, iPhone/watc Works great with 12" MacBook with included cable. Charges MacBook and functions as USB-C hub allowing connection of external drive for Time Machine, iPhone/watch/iPad, etc. (w/purchase of additional dongle). Internal display speakers sound ok but aren't great. Display looks awesome (zero stuck pixels and no other visible flaws I can see).

      • Written by John V from Glendale

      180 of 209 people found this useful

      Is this review useful?Works great with MacBook 12"

    • 5.0 out of 5 stars

      Great as expected

      Crisp, clear, fine sound. Integrates terrifically with MBP15-2016.

      • Written by Gregory S from Winona

      Is this review useful?Great as expected

    • 5.0 out of 5 stars

      Drop-Dead Gorgeous

      I would not have believed how beautiful this monitor's screen is. Brilliant and no setup other than downloading software and firmware updates. Matched with Ma I would not have believed how beautiful this monitor's screen is. Brilliant and no setup other than downloading software and firmware updates. Matched with Magic Keyboard and Trackpad, it makes for a very nice dock setup for my MacBook Pro. The only thing it's missing is the camera, but that's not a deal-breaker for me. Speakers are just as good as MacBook's as well.

      • Written by Donnie P from Nashville

      Is this review useful?Drop-Dead Gorgeous

    • 4.0 out of 5 stars

      Very, very good, but...

      Purchased in August 2017 direct from the Mac Store. I am using with MacBook Pro (Touch Bar) 15". Great monitor that is more than big enough due to the real e Purchased in August 2017 direct from the Mac Store. I am using with MacBook Pro (Touch Bar) 15". Great monitor that is more than big enough due to the real estate of the 4k display. Positives Great design Amazing screen and resolution. 21.5' is plenty big at 4k Easy movement of the screen up, down and tilt Super simple to use. No buttons! Plug in the USB-C at the back and it auto finds and connects The 3 other ports at the back have helped unclutter my desk Negatives No Camera and Microphone. Very dis-appointing at this price point. USB C ports at the back are only USB 2, which is a very silly limitation. And does strike one as nickel and diming the customer. Other than those 2 niggles, I am loving using it and it is a seamless integration with the Mac. I would recommend.

      • Written by George D from Newton Kyme

      Is this review useful?Very, very good, but...

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