First unboxing 27-inch monitor LG UltraFine 5K for a new MacBook Pro [video]

Along with the new MacBook Pro Apple introduced a 27-inch 5K monitor UltraFine LG, designed to own laptops. Of course, this is not an Apple 5K Cinema Display that you can start many expected, but today it is the best choice for users of Apple products of all the available in the market.

New MacBook Pro can connect up to two monitors UltraFine 5K. The company describes the device as a universal docking station for laptops. Because the monitor is equipped with a built-in camera, microphone, stereo speakers, as well as three additional USB ports a-C (5 Gbps each) for connecting peripherals. Moreover, the monitor can charge a laptop via a single Thunderbolt cable USB 3-C, providing up to 85 watts of charging power.

If we are talking about screen, it uses high-quality IPS-matrix with a resolution of 5120 × 2880 pixels, wide color gamut, P3 and brightness of 500 CD/m2. Weight LG 5K UltraFine with a built-in power adapter — 8.5 kg. Features adjustable stand that allows you to adjust the height and tilt of the screen. The footrest can be removed for placement in a universal VESA mount.

Apple says that the monitor you created in close cooperation with LG, is perfect for editing photos and videos, providing 77% more space than 4K UHD to embed tools and Windows. LG UltraFine 5K will go on sale in December.

Initially the cost UltraFine LG 4K Display was announced at $1300. But in early November, Apple unexpectedly cut the price to $974.

Clifton Nichols

Clifton Nichols

Hi! I’m Clifton and I am a full-stack engineer with a passion for building performant and scalable applications that are beautiful and easy to use.

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