LG 32UN650 (IPS)

LG 32UN650 (IPS)

LG 32UN650 (IPS)

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BEST RATING
Productivity:
4.5
CASUAL GAMING: Fair6.6/10
COMPETITIVE GAMING: Poor3.8/10
PRODUCTIVITY: Very Good8.4/10
MEDIA CONSUMPTION: Good7.1/10
RESOLUTION: Good7.9/10
BRIGHTNESS: Fair6.5/10
CONTRAST: Very Good8.0/10
COLOR VOLUME: Poor5.6/10
REFRESH RATE: Poor4.9/10
RESPONSE TIME: Fair6.5/10
TEXT QUALITY: Good7.9/10

The LG 32UN650 IPS monitor, with its 32-inch 4K resolution display, is aimed at those looking for a larger screen for productivity tasks and media consumption with clearer images and better detail. The midrange pricing makes it accessible while it offers a decent contrast and high peak brightness for good picture quality in well-lit rooms. However, the lower refresh rate and longer response time may not be suitable for competitive gamers who need a very smooth gaming experience. It supports a basic form of variable refresh rate to reduce screen tearing but lacks the high-end features for serious HDR gaming and media. It has a matte coating which helps reduce glare and decent coverage of different color gamuts, meaning it can handle general photo editing, but may not satisfy professionals requiring precise color accuracy for print. The adjustable stand increases ergonomic comfort, but those relying heavily on HDMI connectivity might need adapters as it has more DisplayPort options. 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.




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Pros
  • Large screen with high resolution
  • Adjustable stand for ergonomics
  • Wide color gamut for vivid images
  • Good static contrast enhances depth
Cons
  • Poor refresh rate limits gaming
  • Low peak brightness affects HDR
  • Limited ports reduce connectivity options
  • Slow response time can cause blur

Ratings by Category

Productivity:
4.5
The productivity score is based on a variety of factors like resolution, screen size, pixels per inch, ergonomics and screen coating.
Media Consumption:
4.1
The media comparison score is based on a variety of factors like resolution, contrast, brightness and screen coating
Casual Gaming:
3.7
The casual gaming score is based on a variety of factors including refresh rate, resolution, contrast, brightness, color gamut and screen coating.

Full Specs

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GENERAL

Price
$398
Screen Size
32"
Resolution
3840 x 2160
Screen Type
LED
Screen Sub-type
IPS
Refresh Rate
60Hz

COLOR, CONTRAST & BRIGHTNESS

Native Contrast
3229:1
SDR Peak Brightness
298 nits
HDR Peak Brightness
373 nits
Suitable for HDR Gaming and Media Consumption
No
sRGB Color Gamut
98.6 %

MOTION CHARACTERISTICS

Total Response Time
11.8 ms
Variable Refresh Rate
20 - 165 Hz
Strobing / BFI
Yes
Persistence Blur Score
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5/10
Ghosting Score
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6.5/10

TEXT & IMAGE CLARITY

Pixels Per Inch
139 PPI
Coating
Matte
Text Clarity Score
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7.9/10
Image Clarity Score
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7.9/10

PORTS & CONNECTIVITY

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

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Display Ninja

Rob Shafer | February 2024
"The LG 32UN650 is a 32″ 4K IPS monitor with gorgeous colors and wide viewing angles. Additionally, it supports FreeSync, HDR and has a stylish design with a height-adjustable stand. Overall, it is an excellent monitor for casual PC and console gaming, light office work and content creation – and everything in between! However, there are better and cheaper alternatives available."

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