LG 34WN80C – B Review

Consider the growing importance of working from home over the last year. It is crucial that you have all the tools necessary to accomplish your tasks efficiently. An external monitor is one way to do that. The The LG 34WN80CB ultrawide screen has great color accuracy, decent connectivity, a crisp, 34 inch curved display, which renders photos and videos beautifully. This monitor is reasonably priced at 34″ (3440×1440) and features an IPS panel. This makes it great for productivity and color-critical entry-level work. You can also transfer data, video, and charge compatible laptops using one cable. The ‘-B’ suffix only denotes that the monitor is black in its complete name, LG 34WN80C-B.

Additionally, it contains a USB-C connector with DP Alt Mode and Power Delivery so you can use a single cable to transport data, a video signal, and charge a compatible laptop. Consider obtaining a curved computer display if you want a more immersive viewing experience. In order to provide you a more realistic viewing experience, these stylish monitors feature edges that are curled inward toward the centre, as suggested by their name. The combination of AMD FreeSync and 60Hz refresh rate should appeal to game makers (as well as players). With its wide sRGB colour gamut and support for HDR 10, LG is an excellent choice for photographers, videographers, and graphic designers looking for a high-quality professional monitor.

Design Of LG 34WN80C

The ultra-thin bezels of the monitor are complemented with a stand that can be adjusted up to 110mm in height, tilt by -5°/15°, and support a 100x100mm VESA mount. The display measures 18.1 by 32.1 by 9.9 inches when completely expanded (its height may be adjusted by up to 4.3 inches). The top and side bezels are nearly imperceptible, allowing for maximum screen area and performance in a multi-monitor setup. Curved panels are increasingly frequent on huge, ultra-wide monitors suited for gaming, graphic design, or general commercial usage, and the 34WN80C-B is no exception.

DisplayPort 1.4, two HDMI 2.0 ports, a headphone jack, two downstream USB 3.0 connections, and a USB type C port with DP Alternate Mode and up to 60W Power Delivery are all included in the list of available connectivity choices. Keep in mind that a USB-C to USB-A connection must be used as the upstream port in order to achieve USB 3.0 data speed on the monitor’s USB-C port. The USB hub can only support USB 2.0 speeds when connecting USB-C to USB-C.

Image Quality

The monitor’s 178° broad viewing angles, dithered 10-bit colour depth support (8-bit + 2-bit FRC), and standard 99 percent sRGB colour gamut are all features of LG’s AH-IPS panel. For simple picture and video editing in the sRGB colour space you receive accurate, consistent, and brilliant colours since the colours will remain flawless regardless of the angle you’re looking at the display. The LG 34WN80C’s maximum brightness is 300 nits, and its static contrast ratio varies from 700:1 to 1,000:1 depending on the display’s particular unit.

A USB-C connector and excellent colour accuracy distinguish the LG 34WN80C from other monitors in this price range. Its brighter and more contrasty. Normal viewing settings will allow the screen to be bright enough, while the 1,000:1 static contrast ratio provides good blacks with respectable detail clarity in the shadows and highlights. This ultrawide monitor with a display size of 34 inches works wonderfully with a screen resolution of 3440 by 1440. There is no scaling required, and you receive a pixel density of around 110 pixels per inch, resulting in sharp details and text with plenty of screen space.

Additionally, the ultrawide format offers you additional horizontal screen area, making it an excellent choice for work that requires productivity as well as video editing. Obviously, video games and movies will also have a more immersive appearance. The LG 34WN80C is a monitor with a screen size of 27 inches that is 33 percent wider. You may think of it as a 27-inch monitor with a wider display.

Performance

The LG 34WN80C has a maximum refresh rate of 60Hz and does not support FreeSync, which would enable it to dynamically vary its refresh rate and prevent screen tearing. Because it isn’t a gaming monitor, this isn’t a surprise; nonetheless, as FreeSync is a free add-on, the price of the monitor would have remained the same.

Whatever the case, the high resolution and vivid colours of the panel will make video games appear fantastic. Increasing the refresh rate of your display to 75Hz may give you a noticeable improvement in motion clarity, but as every monitor is somewhat different, your results may vary. When ‘Faster’ overdrive mode is activated, the LG 34WN80C’s pixel reaction time is 5ms GtG. You should use ‘Fast’ mode instead since ‘Faster’ might add unwanted visual artefact (pixel overshoot). As long as the 60Hz refresh rate is maintained, there is no perceptible blurring behind fast-moving objects using a ‘Fast’ setting.

As expected, the LG 34WN80C has great input lag performance, with only about 10ms of delay apparent at 60Hz. In addition to a flicker-free backlight and an inbuilt low-blue light filter, the monitor may be used for lengthy periods of time without causing headaches or strain on the eyes. You’ll see ‘glowing’ around the corners of the screen while watching black material on an IPS panel in a dimly light room. Depending on the model, the quantity of illumination varies.

Conclusion

The LG 34WN80C-B is a scaled-down version of our beloved LG 34UC80-B, but it adds USB-C connection. The 34WN80C-99 B’s percent sRGB colour gamut coverage and AMD FreeSync technology make it ideal for game creators and gamers. The LG 34UC80-B and 34WN80C-B have comparable specifications. Both have a 34-inch ultra-wide display with the same resolution and aspect ratio, height and tilt adjustments, and practically undetectable top and side bezels. Each includes adaptive-sync technology and a high refresh rate, but was designed for professionals. The 34UC80-B’s menu system is easy to navigate because to its mini-joystick controller. The LG 34UC80-B has a few more features and is our Editors’ Choice, but the LG 34WN80C-B is a decent and somewhat cheaper option.

Specification

Brand:‎LG
Screen Size:‎34 Inches
Max Screen Resolution:‎3440 x 1440 Pixels
Aspect Ratio:21:9
Panel Type:IPS
Refresh Rate:60 hertz
Response Time:5ms
Color:Black
Contrast Ratio:1000:1
Brightness:300 cd/m2
Adaptive Sync:FreeSync
Mounting Type:Wall Mount
Colors:1.07 billion (8-bit + FRC)
99% sRGB
VESA Compatibility:Yes
Connectivity:DisplayPort 1.4, 2x HDMI 2.0
USB-C (DP Alt Mode, 60W PD)
2x USB 3.0, Headphone Jack
VESA:Yes
LG 34WN80C – B Review
LG 34WN80C – B Review

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