Is this compatible with the standard MacBook as well?
Would this work with the newest regular MacBook release?
- Asked by Taurean B from Emeryville
LG UltraFine 5K Display
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3 Answers from the Community
No, it will not. The 4K 21.5" will because it is using a USB C cable for input/output. This monitor uses Thunderbolt 3, and the 12" MacBook does not support the Thunderbolt protocol.
- Answered by Christopher K from Burlingame
Well the first thing is to know which 12" MacBook you have. I am going to assume the Early 2016 version.
Looking at Apple's Tech Specs page found in their KBase article SP741
Dual display and video mirroring: simultaneously supports full native resolution on the built-in display and up to 3840 by 2160 pixels at 30Hz on an external display, both at millions of colors
However, this monitor has a res of 5120-by-2880 so it does not look like it would be possible with the MacBook to drive this particular monitor.
Hope this helps!
- Answered by Lew P from Temecula
The 4K works just fine with the MacBook. (Got my 4K yesterday). I would expect the 5K to work with it as well.
- Answered by Mordechai B from Scarsdale