LG quietly launches 27" OLED monitor with 240hz refresh rate

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Awesome! Nice find op. I'll be picking up one of these to replace my Original rog swift next year in 23. Depending on what's shown in a few weeks at ces of course.
 

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Nah, 32-36 inches with 3840x2400 or a 4160x2600 for a 16x10 aspect ratio and display port 2.1 or whatever is needed for the bandwidth to carry the frames would be closer to perfect. Besides, brightness value isn't listed nor is power draw, though with 19v and 6amps rated DC output it's likely going to clock in at 100w which is a bit power hungry for a monitor of that size.
 

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Only 1 year warranty too. Back in 2006 their monitors had a 3 year warranty, had a pair of 19" 1440x900 screens and one flaked out after 2 years, they did replace it but with the newer model which didn't match my old one.
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This is almost what i have been looking for, 27 is perfect for my setup, i am more then happy with 1440P since my video card cant run 4k anyway. Not a fan of the antiglare but will be keeping an eye on this for sure
 

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This is almost what i have been looking for, 27 is perfect for my setup, i am more then happy with 1440P since my video card cant run 4k anyway. Not a fan of the antiglare but will be keeping an eye on this for sure
The Alienware AW3423DWF is $1099 and comes with a 3 year warranty for defects and burn in. It's the same size as a 27" vertically as well.
 

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The Alienware AW3423DWF is $1099 and comes with a 3 year warranty for defects and burn in. It's the same size as a 27" vertically as well.
Looked at this model and i dont like the curved screen, buying a monitor these days is so hit and miss, if i could get a 27-30 LG C2 i would already have one sitting on my desk
 

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Only 1 year warranty too. Back in 2006 their monitors had a 3 year warranty, had a pair of 19" 1440x900 screens and one flaked out after 2 years, they did replace it but with the newer model which didn't match my old one.
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If it's any reassurance, I have an LG CX OLED which has been going for 2.5 years without issue. I've also heard stories that LG will repair/replace them out of warranty, sometimes free of charge (or for a small fee).

The LG of 2006 is not the same LG of 2022.
 

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Wrong size and resolution. I rather pay the $100 more for the Dell. Hell rather get the G8 which is on sale ATM for $1000.
 

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Waiting for 32" version, 27" too small for me. Been running 32" for over a decade now.

"...Or perhaps we can interest you in our upcoming 22-inch, 480Hz model - coming to your ass in 2024...."

People have been bugging LG for smaller sized OLED's for so long that I'm wondering if they aren't beginning to release ever-smaller sizes sarcastically. As a student of South Korean culture and mindset (I watched Squid Game, and I've heard about something called K-Pop) I'm starting to suspect that's what they're up to.
 
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"...Or perhaps we can interest you in the new 22-inch, 480Hz flavor OLED - coming to your ass in 2024...."

People have been bugging LG for smaller sized OLED's for so long that I'm wondering if they aren't beginning to release ever-smaller sizes sarcastically. As a student of South Korean culture and mindset (I watched Squid Game, and I've heard about something called K-Pop) I'm starting to suspect that's what they're up to.
Lol yeah.

I love 27/28" for 4k, personally. Ideal monitor size for normal distance viewing at a desk. 32" the ppi loss is noticeable, and I have to set it further back to not exceed my field of vision.
 

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This will make a lot of folks happy. At $1000, I doubt a lot of people will be jumping on this, other than those that are top end gamers willing to pay a price premium.
Still waiting as other are for 4k, 30-32", 120Hz+, OLED (or better yet, QD-OLED). I don't care nearly as much about 144+ as a lot of gamers on here do. I care a bit more about 10-bit (or 12-bit!) HDR10, and good color stability.
 

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The monitor is interesting for what it is, however not at that price. Hopefully prices will start falling sooner rather than later.
 

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This isn't a thing anymore.
Newsflash: Any display technology is inherently prone to premature aging, which is another way of saying burn-in/static image retention or uneven pixel/phosphor wear. Now, how you USE your display and will it affect YOU....that's entirely dependent on your relationship with the technology gods...

Worth mentioning: CRT's suffered from this and none of us a gave Two F's about it back in the day......unless you owned a rear projection device (which was VERY high voltage and VERY bright to light up those big-box projection TV's)....those you had to be a little more careful with. So, you're PROBABLY going to be fine but, don't dismiss it as "not a thing" anymore.....the lowest likelihood of seeing image retention is with LCD but, full disclosure, I had a Westinghouse Monitor that was backlit by CCFT's in the mid 2000's that absolutely had "burn in". Different problem because of the quality of the crystal display itself and the crystals not switching back they way they needed to do, but the image output issue was the same as burn in.
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02 cents: I have found that having a super inky black display is great for watching movies, but for gaming...9 times out of 10 things are moving too fast and I am too engaged to *really* care about "Is my monitor imagine quality THE ABSOLUTE BEST RIGHT NOW!?"....if you're sitting there staring.....you notice the displayed images more...if you're gaming.....you're gaming, and only if the display is garbage/hiding information/distracting do you notice if your color accuracy is aligned to some standard or how many peak nits you're getting in HDR.
Thats the kind of crap Linus Tech Tips needs to focus on because otherwise all their monitor reviews would be 30 seconds long: "It displays your games, it has no smearing or it does" etc.
 
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Newsflash: Any display technology is inherently prone to premature aging, which is another way of saying burn-in/static image retention or uneven pixel/phosphor wear. Now, how you USE your display and will it affect YOU....that's entirely dependent on your relationship with the technology gods...

Worth mentioning: CRT's suffered from this and none of us a gave Two F's about it back in the day......unless you owned a rear projection device (which was VERY high voltage and VERY bright to light up those big-box projection TV's)....those you had to be a little more careful with. So, you're PROBABLY going to be fine but, don't dismiss it as "not a thing" anymore.....the lowest likelihood of seeing image retention is with LCD but, full disclosure, I had a Westinghouse Monitor that was backlit by CCFT's in the mid 2000's that absolutely had "burn in". Different problem because of the quality of the crystal display itself and the crystals not switching back they way they needed to do, but the image output issue was the same as burn in.
</doomNgloomMode>

02 cents: I have found that having a super inky black display is great for watching movies, but for gaming...9 times out of 10 things are moving too fast and I am too engaged to *really* care about "Is my monitor imagine quality THE ABSOLUTE BEST RIGHT NOW!?"....if you're sitting there staring.....you notice the displayed images more...if you're gaming.....you're gaming, and only if the display is garbage/hiding information/distracting do you notice if your color accuracy is aligned to some standard or how many peak nits you're getting in HDR.
Thats the kind of crap Linus Tech Tips needs to focus on because otherwise all their monitor reviews would be 30 seconds long: "It displays your games, it has no smearing or it does" etc.
Yea and how many people actually experienced burn in on a crt or traditional lcd? Can it happen? Sure but I never seen it. Outside Plasma, rear projection and OLED TVs burn in was never a concern for people.
 

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I was waiting for it I guess it uses WOLED which some people don't like but I'll take it plus it's cheaper than a 4000 series Nvidia card.
I didn't think it was going to be 1440P either that is a bonus. Looking for reveals on Youtube seems it's going to launch in 2023.
 
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Yea and how many people actually experienced burn in on a crt or traditional lcd? Can it happen? Sure but I never seen it. Outside Plasma, rear projection and OLED TVs burn in was never a concern for people.
I've only seen burn-in on old CRT and TFT monitors when they're left on all day at the highest brightness setting with no screen saver. Coincidentally it's the same with OLED. That should definitely qualify as an edge case, not the norm. The issue with CRT displays is the phosphors decaying and needing the white balance adjusted for it. I've been using my LG C8 for over 4 years now with a mix of gaming and PC use, and there is no sign of burn-in.
 

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It uses an antiglare/problur coating, making MOST of the advantage of OLED useless.
Uh, if that were the case, we would have more monitors with gloss coatings.
'most' of the advantages are that every pixel is its own lightsource and can independantly dim itself to a very low level. resulting in blacks which are nearly as black as possible. And yes, the response times for OLED are pretty incredible.
 
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People always bring up burn in on these. Had my 48 CX since they came out. I mostly play Wow and Diablo 3 on it. Haven’t had any issues at all. I do run window in dark mode and have a screen saver and have to shut off after 15. But I have messed up and left it on a few times in something paused with no issues. I’m so use to the 48 now I’m not sure I could go much smaller like 40-42 maybe. My buddy got the 34 Dell and it’s way to tiny. Granted I have a super deep desk at 34inchs so I sit pretty far back. I think 32 is a good solid size. As someone else said I wish they would bring back 16:10 miss my dell 30inch from way back. Oh and damn near anything will burn in. My gym has a newer LCD at the front desk(I do there IT work) it’s burned like crazy from the check in program they use.
Some one else was saying you don’t notice picture quality when gaming. I beg to disagree, playing a dark game on my CX is so much more immersive. The contrast makes such a huge difference In everything.
 

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People always bring up burn in on these. Had my 48 CX since they came out. I mostly play Wow and Diablo 3 on it. Haven’t had any issues at all. I do run window in dark mode and have a screen saver and have to shut off after 15. But I have messed up and left it on a few times in something paused with no issues. I’m so use to the 48 now I’m not sure I could go much smaller like 40-42 maybe. My buddy got the 34 Dell and it’s way to tiny. Granted I have a super deep desk at 34inchs so I sit pretty far back. I think 32 is a good solid size. As someone else said I wish they would bring back 16:10 miss my dell 30inch from way back. Oh and damn near anything will burn in. My gym has a newer LCD at the front desk(I do there IT work) it’s burned like crazy from the check in program they use.
Some one else was saying you don’t notice picture quality when gaming. I beg to disagree, playing a dark game on my CX is so much more immersive. The contrast makes such a huge difference In everything.

To add to this, I have an LG CX 55.
  • 13600+ hours (yes, 13 thousand)
  • Mix work, gaming, HDR.
  • Black background.
  • Screen Saver at 5 minutes.
  • Auto off at 1 hour.
  • Accidentally left on for long periods of time.
Zero burn-in.

I don't think people realize that those of us that got the C9 and CX were literally the beta testers for the LG OLEDs being used as computer monitors. As long as you're not demoing the screen at highest brightness 24 hours a day on the same loop, the likelihood of burn-in is super low. Also, if my screen were to die tomorrow, I would buy another one. Yes... I like it that much.
 
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