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LG 49WL95C-W Review Rundown

LG Electronics | Published on 22 Mar 2021 | Written by Dr Jiulin Teng w/ Neosummarizer

Overview

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  • Good color gamut for a 49-inch monitor
  • Good sound quality
  • Good gaming performance
  • Poor contrast ratio
  • Lack of dedicated gaming features

Summary

LG 49WL95C-W has a 49-inch IPS panel with a native resolution of 5120 by 1440 pixels. Designed for productivity, it has the viewing area of two conjoined 27-inch QHD displays. Unlike most curved displays, the 49WL95C-W is not targeted at gaming, even though it offers a great gaming experience.
This rundown provides our analysis on 8 third-party reviews. The sentiment scores, summaries, and key takeaways that we select are based on these reviews and may differ from the original publication.

Rundown

pcmag[1]

Sentiment Score[*] 81%
Reviewers from Pcmag have found the following[***]:
The LG 49WL95C-W has a 49-inch (measured diagonally) IPS panel with a native resolution of 5,120 by 1,440 pixels. It has a higher pixel density of 106 pixels per inch (ppi)—the same as the Dell UltraSharp 49. The USB-C port supports DisplayPort overUSB-C, which lets you stream audio and video.
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Pros[**]
  • Good image quality for a 49-inch monitor
  • Supports HDMI 2.0 and DisplayPort over USB-C
  • Good battery life
Cons[**]
  • Not as sharp as the Dell UltraSharp 49

rtings[2]

Sentiment Score[*] 67%
Reviewers from Rtings have found the following[***]:
The LG 49WL95C-W is a good 49 inch, super ultrawide monitor with an impressive 5120x1440 resolution. Like most IPS monitors, it has disappointing contrast but good viewing angles. This monitor supports HDR, but this doesn't add much, as it can't display a wide color gamut and can't get very bright in HDR. It's a pretty basic gaming monitor, with no dedicated gaming features, but it still delivers a good gaming experience.
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Pros[**]
  • Very good gaming performance
  • Very good input lag
  • Good response time
  • Good contrast ratio
Cons[**]
  • Can't display a wide color gamut
  • Lacks advanced gaming features

techradar[3]

Sentiment Score[*] 75%
Reviewers from Techradar have found the following[***]:
LG 49WL95C ultrawide monitor costs $1,496 (£1,160, AU$2,085) The full 49-inch diagonal of the curved LCD panel is impressive enough on its own. But it's the 32:9 aspect ratio that makes this monitor so incredibly eye popping.
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Pros[**]
  • Beautiful 32:9 aspect ratio
  • Excellent build quality
Cons[**]
  • Nothing in particular

references

  1. 1. ^ LG 49WL95C-W Review. Pcmag. 02 August 2019. Retrieved 07 March 2021.
  2. 2. ^ LG 49WL95C-W Monitor Review. Rtings. 22 August 2019. Retrieved 07 March 2021.
  3. 3. ^ LG 49WL95C review. Techradar. 06 March 2020. Retrieved 07 March 2021.
  4. *. Neoscore is our sentiment analyzer based on natural language processing (NLP). Scaled in the range of 0 to 100, Neoscore eliminates scoring biases from each publisher; it likely differs from the publisher's own rating, if available, as a result.
  5. **. Neoanalyzer is our summarizer based on NLP. It identifies key takeaways from each third-party review. The takeaways that it produces likely differ from the publisher's own bullets points, if available, as a result.
  6. ***. Neosummarizer is based on NLP. It extracts summaries from third-party reviews. It likely that these summaries differ from the publisher's own, if available.

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