LG 27EQ850 (W-OLED)

LG 27EQ850 (W-OLED)

LG 27EQ850 (W-OLED)

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BEST RATING
Casual Gaming:
4.9
CASUAL GAMING: Best in Class9.5/10
COMPETITIVE GAMING: Poor5.4/10
PRODUCTIVITY: Fair6.6/10
MEDIA CONSUMPTION: Good7.8/10
RESOLUTION: Very Good8.0/10
BRIGHTNESS: Fair6.0/10
CONTRAST: Best in Class10.0/10
COLOR VOLUME: Poor5.6/10
REFRESH RATE: Poor4.9/10
RESPONSE TIME: Best in Class9.5/10
TEXT QUALITY: Fair6.9/10

The LG 27EQ850, an OLED monitor, excels in vibrant color representation and high contrast, making it excellent for HDR gaming and media consumption. It is particularly good for print photo editing due to its broad color coverage. Given its premium price, it is more suitable for enthusiasts who prioritize image quality. Its large screen and high resolution ensure a sharp and detailed image, which is desirable for productivity. The monitor's lower refresh rate, however, makes it less optimal for competitive gaming, where fast refresh rates are key. This would be a less suitable choice for budget-conscious gamers or those seeking the best response time for fast-paced gameplay. Give Feedback

this description is based on the product variant with some specs. At the time of writing, the variant with some specs cost some dollars.




Evaluation

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Ratings by Category

Casual Gaming:
4.9
The casual gaming score is based on a variety of factors including refresh rate, resolution, contrast, brightness, color gamut and screen coating.
Media Consumption:
4.4
The media comparison score is based on a variety of factors like resolution, contrast, brightness and screen coating
Productivity:
3.6
The productivity score is based on a variety of factors like resolution, screen size, pixels per inch, ergonomics and screen coating.

Full Specs

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GENERAL

Price
$1,997
Screen Size
27"
Resolution
3840 x 2160
Screen Type
OLED
Screen Sub-type
W-OLED
Refresh Rate
60Hz

COLOR, CONTRAST & BRIGHTNESS

Native Contrast
Inf:1
SDR Peak Brightness
200 nits
HDR Peak Brightness
Unknown
Suitable for HDR Gaming and Media Consumption
Yes
sRGB Color Gamut
99 %

MOTION CHARACTERISTICS

Total Response Time
1 ms
Strobing / BFI
No
Persistence Blur Score
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5/10
Ghosting Score
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9.6/10

TEXT & IMAGE CLARITY

Pixels Per Inch
163 PPI
Coating
Matte
Text Clarity Score
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6.9/10
Image Clarity Score
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8/10

PORTS & CONNECTIVITY

HDMI 1.4 Ports
0
HDMI 2.0 Ports
1
HDMI 2.1 Ports
0
Micro HDMI Ports
0
DisplayPort 1.2 Ports
0

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