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.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

      350 of 398 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

      300 of 328 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

      223 of 261 people found this useful

      Is this review useful?Works great with MacBook 12"

    • 5.0 out of 5 stars

      Worth the money

      Incredibly sharp, colors are great, USB-C works beautifully (charges my 13" MBP). No issues with anything so far. Quality product and I was surprised how heavy Incredibly sharp, colors are great, USB-C works beautifully (charges my 13" MBP). No issues with anything so far. Quality product and I was surprised how heavy and sturdy the base is. Upgraded from a FullHD display and the difference between the two is night and day.

      • Written by Carlos K from Vantaa

      Is this review useful?Worth the money

    • 1.0 out of 5 stars

      So slow I want to throw it against a wall

      Beautiful display but it's so slow with my 2017 13" MacBook Pro with touch-bar. I can't even have 2 programs running at the same time (ex: Photoshop and Safari Beautiful display but it's so slow with my 2017 13" MacBook Pro with touch-bar. I can't even have 2 programs running at the same time (ex: Photoshop and Safari browser) without wanting to poke my eyes out. The lag is awful. And on top of it, the really old apple Cinema Display works perfectly with my laptop. Apple product not working well with a non-Apple project....shocking.

      • Written by Hannah C from Boston

      Is this review useful?So slow I want to throw it against a wall

    • 2.0 out of 5 stars

      Bought two ... two failed

      One failed after two months of use, the other after three. Within days of one another, they just would not turn on. Of course, there is no power button, or an One failed after two months of use, the other after three. Within days of one another, they just would not turn on. Of course, there is no power button, or any other way to troubleshoot. So, now I am down to my laptop monitor when at my own desk, while I ship these to be fixed. Not pleased with the quality. One ... I would see as unfortunate. Two (combined with the other reviews) and I am blaming build quality.

      • Written by Christopher A from Athens

      1 of 1 people found this useful

      Is this review useful?Bought two ... two failed

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