LG DualUp 28MQ780 (IPS)

LG DualUp 28MQ780 (IPS)

LG DualUp 28MQ780 (IPS)

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BEST RATING
Productivity:
4.3
CASUAL GAMING: Poor5.8/10
COMPETITIVE GAMING: Poor4.9/10
PRODUCTIVITY: Good7.7/10
MEDIA CONSUMPTION: Fair6.5/10
RESOLUTION: Good7.9/10
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: Good7.9/10

The LG DualUp 28MQ780 is an upper midrange priced monitor with a unique 16:18 aspect ratio and a resolution that provides crisp and clear images, which can be beneficial for productivity tasks, especially for those who prefer stacking windows vertically or working with long documents and web pages. Its screen is a 28-inch IPS panel offering good color accuracy and viewing angles, making it a solid option for digital photo editing. It also covers a broad spectrum of colors, which is advantageous for tasks that require color fidelity. However, it's not the best choice for HDR gaming or media consumption, as it lacks the necessary brightness and contrast to truly bring out HDR content. Additionally, its refresh rate is on the lower side, which may not appeal to competitive gamers looking for smooth motion. The monitor does not support variable refresh rate technologies either, which might result in screen tearing during gaming. For casual gaming, it offers a good experience, but for competitive gaming, there are better-suited options. It has a limited number of ports, focusing on DisplayPort and HDMI connections, offering flexibility for most users but potentially requiring adapters for those with devices needing different connections. Overall, the LG DualUp 28MQ780's strengths lie in its unique screen layout and color accuracy, which can significantly benefit productivity and creative work. 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
  • High resolution increases detail and workspace
  • Adjustable stand enhances ergonomics
  • Wide color gamut for photo editing
  • Unique aspect ratio for multitasking
  • Good color depth for image clarity
Cons
  • Low refresh rate not ideal for gaming
  • No HDR support limits media experience
  • Moderate brightness, may struggle in well-lit rooms
  • Lack of advanced gaming features like VRR

Ratings by Category

Productivity:
4.3
The productivity score is based on a variety of factors like resolution, screen size, pixels per inch, ergonomics and screen coating.
Media Consumption:
3.5
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
$617
Screen Size
28"
Resolution
2560 x 2880
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
100 %

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
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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