LG Electronics Launches UltraGear 27GN950 4K IPS / 144Hz / HDR600 gaming monitor.

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The new UltraGear monitor builds on the fast, accurate colors of its predecessor to deliver 4K resolution for maximum gaming impact. A combination of speed, high resolution and 98 percent coverage of the DCI-P3 color space 3 gives gamers a total sense of immersion.

And thanks to VESA Display Stream Compression (DSC) technology, the 27GN950 can deliver virtually lossless 4K UHD images in 10-bit color with a 144Hz refresh rate via just a single DisplayPort cable. The Display sync technology is AMD's top FreeSync Premium Pro (compliant with G-Sync Compatible), it supports DCI-P3 98% wide color gamut display and Display HDR 600 high dynamic range. It also has functions such as "Sphere Lighting," a lighting function that changes the light according to background music and sound effects, "DAS mode" that minimizes the time lag of the video signal, and "black stabilizer" that enhances the visibility of dark scenes. 

The main specifications are approximately 1.70 billion display colors, a brightness 400 cd/㎡ (peak 600 cd/㎡), contrast ratio 1,000:1, and viewing angle horizontal/vertical 178°. Interface is HDMIx2, DisplayPortx1, headphone terminal x1, USB3.0 hub x2. The main body size is 609 mm in width, 291 mm in depth, 461 to 571 mm in height, and 7.7 kg in weight. The stand supports -5 to 15° tilt, 110mm height adjustment, 90mm pivot, VESA mounter has 100x100mm pitch.

LG’s one-of-a-kind monitor supports hardware calibration enabling the company’s proprietary Nano IPS display to offer the most precise color reproduction possible. And with VESA DisplayHDR 600 certification,the UltraGear 27GN950 guarantees at a certain level of quality in the form of guru quality color accuracy, dynamic contrast, high luminance and a wide color gamut. NVIDIA G-SYNC Compatible and support for HDR ensures enhanced image quality with reduced screen tearing and minimized stutter that works seamlessly with VESA DSC for an incredibly realistic and exhilarating gaming experience. 

“We are excited to bring NVIDIA G-SYNC Compatible support to LG’s most advanced UltraGear model yet,” said Kaustubh Sanghani, vice president and general manager, GeForce OEM at NVIDIA. “Gamers will be blown away by the responsiveness and the lifelike visuals when playing the latest PC games that feature real-time ray-tracing powered by GeForce technology.”

LG’s new UltraGear is the ideal all-in-one solution for those who livestream their gaming sessions thanks to its expansive 4K-resolution screen. The generously proportioned display can also be a big advantage for creative professionals when editing high-resolution files or accessing multiple applications simultaneously. What’s more, support for 10-bit color depth and hardware calibration gives the monitor the level of color accuracy needed for professional-level video production work.

“Our latest gaming monitor delivers the unrivalled performance consumers have come to expect from LG UltraGear,” said Jang Ik-hwan, senior vice president and head of the IT business unit of LG Electronics Business Solutions Company. “UltraGear monitors will continue to push the boundaries of monitor technology, leveraging our advanced IPS 1ms GTG display technology to take gaming to even greater heights.”

The 27GN950 will be the first LG UltraGear monitor to sport the new “wings” emblem designed specifically with victory in gaming in mind. Fans can expect to see the new LG UltraGear starting today in key markets of Europe, North America, Asia and other regions. Check local retailers for price and exact date of availability, pricing should sit in the 749 USD / 799 EUR range.

Key Specifications:

  • Display Type: Nano IPS
  • Screen Size: 27-inch
  • Resolution: 4K UHD (3,840 x 2,160)
  • Brightness: 400 nits (Typical)
  • Color Gamut: DCI-P3 98 percent
  • Color Bit: 1.07B
  • Refresh Rate: 144Hz
  • Response Time: 1ms GTG
  • HDR: VESA DisplayHDR 600
  • Adaptive Sync: NVIDIA G-SYNC Compatible
  • Stand: Height Adjustable / Pivot / Tilt
  • Connectivity: HDMI x 2 / DP x 1 / USB 3.0 / H/P out (Maxx Audio)

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