LG 27GR95QL (W-OLED)

LG 27GR95QL (W-OLED)

LG 27GR95QL (W-OLED)

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BEST RATING
Casual Gaming:
5.0
CASUAL GAMING: Best in Class9.8/10
COMPETITIVE GAMING: Best in Class9.6/10
PRODUCTIVITY: Poor5.8/10
MEDIA CONSUMPTION: Very Good8.2/10
RESOLUTION: Fair6.9/10
BRIGHTNESS: Good7.6/10
CONTRAST: Best in Class10.0/10
COLOR VOLUME: Poor5.6/10
REFRESH RATE: Very Good8.0/10
RESPONSE TIME: Best in Class9.9/10
TEXT QUALITY: Fair6.5/10

The LG 27GR95QL is a premium-priced monitor with an OLED screen, offering deep blacks and excellent contrast, perfect for HDR gaming and media consumption. Its 27-inch screen provides clear image quality with a resolution that's good for general use and gaming. However, the OLED panel may not be ideal for digital photo editing due to potential burn-in risks with static images. Gaming performance is very good with a fast response time and a variable refresh rate to reduce screen tearing, but casual gamers might not benefit as much from these features considering the cost. While the color coverage is high, specialized tasks like HDR video editing or print photo editing may be limited by the monitor's capabilities. The stand is adjustable for ergonomic comfort, which is beneficial for long productivity sessions. The monitor's connectivity options support the latest HDMI ports, ensuring compatibility with current gaming consoles and PCs. 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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Pros
  • Infinite contrast ratio for deep blacks
  • Good HDR with high peak brightness
  • Navigates fast-paced gaming smoothly
  • Rich colors with wide gamuts
  • Adjustable stand for comfort
Cons
  • W-OLED susceptible to burn-in over time
  • Not ideal for true HDR video editing
  • Not the best for productivity tasks
  • Lower resolution for its size

Ratings by Category

Casual Gaming:
5.0
The casual gaming score is based on a variety of factors including refresh rate, resolution, contrast, brightness, color gamut and screen coating.
Competitive Gaming:
4.9
The competitive gaming score is based on a variety of factors including refresh rate, total response time, variable refresh rate, strobing and brightness.
Media Consumption:
4.5
The media comparison score is based on a variety of factors like resolution, contrast, brightness and screen coating

Full Specs

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GENERAL

Price
$992
Screen Size
27"
Resolution
2560 x 1440
Screen Type
OLED
Screen Sub-type
W-OLED
Refresh Rate
240Hz

COLOR, CONTRAST & BRIGHTNESS

Native Contrast
Inf:1
SDR Peak Brightness
600 nits
HDR Peak Brightness
Unknown
Suitable for HDR Gaming and Media Consumption
Yes
sRGB Color Gamut
100 %

MOTION CHARACTERISTICS

Total Response Time
0.3 ms
Variable Refresh Rate
48 - 240 Hz
Strobing / BFI
No
Persistence Blur Score
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8/10
Ghosting Score
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9.9/10

TEXT & IMAGE CLARITY

Pixels Per Inch
108 PPI
Coating
Matte
Text Clarity Score
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6.6/10
Image Clarity Score
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7/10

PORTS & CONNECTIVITY

HDMI 1.4 Ports
0
HDMI 2.0 Ports
0
HDMI 2.1 Ports
2
Micro HDMI Ports
0
DisplayPort 1.2 Ports
0

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