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LG UltraWide 38WQ88C 38" UW4K Curved Ultra-Wide Monitor (2021)

Neo score 86%

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Product Overview

LG UltraWide 38WQ88C is a high-end 38-inch UW4K ultra-wide curved monitor in LG's 2021 lineup. It is powered by a 10-bit IPS panel with 95% DCI-P3 coverage.
Its 2300R curvature provides a more immersive visual experience. In terms of color reproduction, one can expect above average performance. The included stand comes with tilt, swivel, and height adjustments that make for a more ergonomic viewing experience. Additionally, this monitor can get quite contrasty. It also comes with build-in speakers that make media consumption in a pinch an effortless experience.

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Ratings

What we found**

Neo score 86% (not directly comparable across industries)
Pros
  • Ultra-wide form factor
  • 2300R curvature
  • Rich color reproduction
  • Stand with tilt, swivel, and height adjustments
  • High 1000:1 contrast ratio
  • 10-bit display panel
  • High 91.47 % screen-to-body ratio
  • Build-in speakers included
Cons

    Price Comparison (incl. referral links)*

    Specifications

    Connectivity

    Ports
    2x HDMI 2.0, 1x DisplayPort 1.4, 1x 3.5 mm Audio Out, 1x USB (Type-C; upstream; 90W; DP Alt Mode), 2x USB 3.0 (Type-A; downstream)

    Construction

    Adjustment | Height
    130 mm / 5.1181 in
    Adjustment | Pivot
    N/A
    Adjustment | Swivel
    -335° ~ 335°
    Adjustment | Tilt
    -25° ~ 25°
    Camera
    No
    Colors
    Black and White
    Form Factor
    Curved monitor
    Speakers
    2x 10W
    VESA Mount
    100 x 100 mm

    Dimensions

    Bezels
    91.47% screen-to-body ratio
    Size | Depth
    3.83 in / 97.4 mm w/o stand, 20.21 in / 513.3 mm w/ stand
    Size | Height
    15.49 in / 393.4 mm w/o stand, 24.94 in / 633.6 mm w/ stand
    Size | Width
    35.25 in / 895.4 mm
    Weight
    6.4 kg / 14 lbs w/o stand , 11.1 kg / 24 lbs w/ stand

    Display

    Aspect Ratio
    24:10
    Brightness
    300 nits
    Contrast Ratio
    1000:1 (static)
    Display Backlight
    W-LED
    Display Color Depth
    10 bits (8 bits + FRC), 1073741824 colors
    Display Curvature
    2300R
    Display Diagonal
    38" (37.5 in / 952.5 mm)
    Display Type
    IPS, Anti-glare/Matte (3H), LG Display
    Gamut
    95% DCI-P3, 99% sRGB
    Pixel Density
    111 ppi
    Pixel Pitch
    0.229 mm
    Refresh Rate
    48 Hz ~ 75 Hz
    Resolution
    UW4K (3840x1600)
    Response Time
    5 ms (min)
    Viewing Angle
    178° H / 178° V

    Function

    HDR
    HDR10
    Licenses
    BIS, CCC, CE, cUL/UL, ErP, FCC-B, KC, REACH, RoHS, TUV-Type, VCCI
    Operating Humidity
    10 % ~ 80 %
    Operating Temperature
    0 °C ~ 40 °C , 32 °F ~ 104 °F
    Variable Framerate
    AMD FreeSync
    Video
    Ambient Light Sensor, Super Resolution+, Smart Energy Saving, Flicker-free technology, Black Stabilizer, Color Weakness, Reader Mode, HDR Effect, Color Calibrated, Auto Brightness, 3-sided Virtually Borderless Design, Picture-by-Picture, Dual Controlle...

    Performance

    Power Consumption
    42 W (average) / 160 W (max) / 0.5 W (sleep) / 0.3 W (off)

    Production

    Accessory
    DisplayPort cable, HDMI cable, USB Type-C cable
    Debut
    2021

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