LG UltraFine 4K Display

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  • Overview

    With a stunning 4096-by-2304 resolution, the 21.5-inch LG UltraFine 4K Display brings your favorite photos and videos to life. So whether you’re watching a movie 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 color gamut, 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 personalized 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)

    What’s in the Box

    LG UltraFine 4K Display

    USB-C cable (1.8 m)

    Power cord

    Easy setup guide

    VESA cover

    Tech Specs

    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

    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.AHKA

    UPC or EAN No. : 8801031781041

    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.

  • 3.0 Average
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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

      323 of 366 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

      280 of 306 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

      215 of 251 people found this useful

      Is this review useful?Works great with MacBook 12"

    • 5.0 out of 5 stars

      Works with PC and Mac

      Bought this display as I wanted to connect it with my new HP Elitebook (which has UsB-C) and the macbook pro. It works beautifully with both the machines and po Bought this display as I wanted to connect it with my new HP Elitebook (which has UsB-C) and the macbook pro. It works beautifully with both the machines and powers them when used. I wanted to buy another display but looks like there is no usb-c hub to connect multiple monitors to a single usb-c. Anyways outstanding display content and looks amazing-Appleish!

      • Written by P K from Naperville

      2 of 2 people found this useful

      Is this review useful?Works with PC and Mac

    • 5.0 out of 5 stars

      Absolutely love it

      It works seamlessly with my 2016 MacBook Pro with touch bar. Would recommend it to anyone looking for a High quality monitor!

      • Written by Charlie R from BRONXVILLE

      2 of 3 people found this useful

      Is this review useful?Absolutely love it

    • 2.0 out of 5 stars

      I wish that I hadn't ignored low reviews of this

      I saw the reviews mentioning fairly consistent problems with this display, and I ignored them. I wish I hadn't. In fairness, this display has the best image I saw the reviews mentioning fairly consistent problems with this display, and I ignored them. I wish I hadn't. In fairness, this display has the best image quality I've ever seen. But it stopped working completely about 10 weeks after I bought it. It just gives me a blank screen, and no longer charges my 2016 MacBook. I tried powering everything off and on. I tried a new USB-C cable. I tried the MacBook with another display that I have access to, and that worked fine. Nothings helps the LG display come back on, though. Adding insult to injury: I knew in advance that this display didn't have a camera, but come on. It even has a little dimple for one in the top front center of the enclosure, which I guess they reused the design for from another model. A display that costs this much and was supposedly designed to work with Apple products should have a camera. Also, Apple cannot help with this product. An Apple representative apologetically referred me to LG. LG did send me a shipping label to return the display for servicing, but their customer service is nowhere near as good as Apple's. I bought this display because the array of other displays out there is so bewildering, and I thought that Apple vetted this one well before offering it in the Apple Store. Given all the problems that people have reported with this, it doesn't seem that they did. I wish that Apple would either choose another third-party displas to recommend, or begin making their own again.

      • Written by Chris O from Milwaukee

      2 of 2 people found this useful

      Is this review useful?I wish that I hadn't ignored low reviews of this

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