LG 34WQ73A (IPS)

LG 34WQ73A (IPS)

LG 34WQ73A (IPS)

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Productivity:
3.1
CASUAL GAMING: Poor5.8/10
COMPETITIVE GAMING: Poor3.8/10
PRODUCTIVITY: Fair6.0/10
MEDIA CONSUMPTION: Poor5.9/10
RESOLUTION: Good7.0/10
BRIGHTNESS: Fair6.5/10
CONTRAST: Fair6.0/10
COLOR VOLUME: Poor5.6/10
REFRESH RATE: Poor4.9/10
RESPONSE TIME: Good7.1/10
TEXT QUALITY: Good7.0/10

The LG 34WQ73A is an IPS LED monitor with an upper midrange price and suits those looking for a large ultrawide screen with a 34-inch display. It has a 3440 x 1440 resolution, which provides sharp text and image clarity. With a matte coating, you'll have reduced glare, making it suitable for well-lit rooms. It's not the best choice for HDR gaming and media consumption due to its unknown HDR peak brightness and lack of support for certain color gamuts. The monitor has a fair contrast and brightness, but its color volume is poor, which means it may not display colors as vibrantly as other monitors. It's not ideal for competitive gaming because of its poor refresh rate and ghosting, but the large screen and good text quality can enhance productivity tasks. The stand is adjustable, ensuring ergonomic comfort. Connectivity options include multiple HDMI 2.0 ports and a DisplayPort, but there's no HDMI 2.1 or USB-C with power delivery. This monitor could be a good fit for casual gamers and those who prioritize a larger, ultrawide workspace with good text clarity over top-tier gaming performance or perfect color accuracy for professional photo editing. 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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Ratings by Category

Productivity:
3.1
The productivity score is based on a variety of factors like resolution, screen size, pixels per inch, ergonomics and screen coating.
Media Consumption:
3.0
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
$391
Screen Size
34"
Resolution
3440 x 1440
Screen Type
LED
Screen Sub-type
IPS
Refresh Rate
60Hz

COLOR, CONTRAST & BRIGHTNESS

Native Contrast
1000:1
SDR Peak Brightness
300 nits
HDR Peak Brightness
Unknown
Suitable for HDR Gaming and Media Consumption
No
sRGB Color Gamut
99 %

MOTION CHARACTERISTICS

Total Response Time
10 ms
Strobing / BFI
No
Persistence Blur Score
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5/10
Ghosting Score
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7.1/10

TEXT & IMAGE CLARITY

Pixels Per Inch
110 PPI
Coating
Matte
Text Clarity Score
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7.1/10
Image Clarity Score
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7.1/10

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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