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

      254 of 284 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

      219 of 241 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

      187 of 220 people found this useful

      Is this review useful?Works great with MacBook 12"

    • 1.0 out of 5 stars

      Questionable Design, Constantly crashes when plugging in

      Without fail every time I plug in this monitor the entire system freezes requiring a restart. While this has been buggy before 10.13, 10.13 has taken this to a Without fail every time I plug in this monitor the entire system freezes requiring a restart. While this has been buggy before 10.13, 10.13 has taken this to a whole new level of buggyness. This is on a 15" 2017-maxed-out-macbook-pro and using LG's provided screen manager utility so it's quite clear problems still exist with this product even after routergate. Otherwise I'd love to say the monitor is great for the price - with decent colour and resolution for a 21" screen. But it's questionable design makes it's a shame it doesn't work with more devices, and some standard usb ports and/or ethernet on the back would be much more useful than usb 2.0-speed usb c ports. What are you actually imagining we plug into these? All in all after owning this for 3 months or so I can say this would be a much better screen all round if they had just put some decent standard connectivity onto it.

      • Written by Darren C from Westminster

      Is this review useful?Questionable Design, Constantly crashes when plugging in

    • 2.0 out of 5 stars

      loose cable

      I bought the new 13" MBP and LG 22MD4KA-B from Apple in late 2016. The USB-C to USB-C cable supplied by LG has loose-fitting ends. For example, if you simpl I bought the new 13" MBP and LG 22MD4KA-B from Apple in late 2016. The USB-C to USB-C cable supplied by LG has loose-fitting ends. For example, if you simply bump the cable, the LG goes black. Both ends are loose. It doesn't snap firmly in to my MBP nor into the monitor. Twice I have contacted LG and each time they sent me an identical new cable. Apple support seemed unaware of the issue and it isn't their product but they said to bring it to the Apple store which I will when I can get there.

      • Written by Donald S from West Olive

      1 of 1 people found this useful

      Is this review useful?loose cable

    • 5.0 out of 5 stars

      Excellent

      Bought in February this year. Excellent image quality and clarity. I've never had screen issues as reported by other users.

      • Written by Sundeep B from London

      Is this review useful?Excellent

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