Comparison between:
- 37.5" LG 38WR85QC
- 27" LG 27MD5KL
- 27" Apple Thunderbolt Display
- 27" LG 27GN880

Brand, series, model

Information about the brand, series, model and model aliases.

LG 38WR85QCLG 27MD5KLApple Thunderbolt DisplayLG 27GN880
Series-UltraFine-UltraGear
LG 38WR85QCLG 27MD5KLApple Thunderbolt DisplayLG 27GN880
Model alias38WR85QC-W27MD5KLB
UltraFine 5K 27MD5KL
-27GN880-B
Model year2023201920112020

Display

Information about the main characteristics of the display - panel, backlight, resolution, refresh rate, etc.

Size class37.5 in27 in27 in27 in
Diagonal952.5 mm
95.25 cm
37.5 in
3.125 ft
684.7 mm
68.47 cm
26.9567 in
2.2464 ft
685.8 mm
68.58 cm
27 in
2.25 ft
685.8 mm
68.58 cm
27 in
2.25 ft
Width879.36 mm
87.936 cm
34.6205 in
2.885 ft
596.768 mm
59.6768 cm
23.4948 in
1.9579 ft
596.736 mm
59.6736 cm
23.4935 in
1.9578 ft
597.73 mm
59.773 cm
23.5327 in
1.9611 ft
Height366.4 mm
36.64 cm
14.4252 in
1.2021 ft
335.682 mm
33.5682 cm
13.2158 in
1.1013 ft
335.664 mm
33.5664 cm
13.2151 in
1.1013 ft
336.22 mm
33.622 cm
13.237 in
1.1031 ft
Radius of curvature2300 mm
230 cm
90.5512 in
7.5459 ft
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Panel manufacturerLG DisplayLG DisplayLG Display-
Panel modelLM375QW2-SS??LM270QQ2-SPA1LM270WQ1-SLB3-
Panel typeIPSAH-IPSH-IPSIPS
Panel bit depth10 bits (8 bits + FRC)10 bits (8 bits + FRC)8 bits10 bits (8 bits + FRC)
FRCYesYesNoYes
Colors1073741824 colors
30 bits
1073741824 colors
30 bits
16777216 colors
24 bits
1073741824 colors
30 bits
Aspect ratio2.4:11.778:1
16:9
1.778:1
16:9
1.778:1
16:9
Resolution3840 x 1600 pixels5120 x 2880 pixels2560 x 1440 pixels
Quad HD (QHD) / 1440p
2560 x 1440 pixels
Quad HD (QHD) / 1440p
Pixel pitch0.229 mm
0.0229 cm
0.009 in
0.0008 ft
0.117 mm
0.0117 cm
0.0046 in
0.0004 ft
0.233 mm
0.0233 cm
0.0092 in
0.0008 ft
0.233 mm
0.0233 cm
0.0092 in
0.0008 ft
Pixel density111 ppi
43 ppcm
218 ppi
85 ppcm
109 ppi
42 ppcm
108 ppi
42 ppcm
Display area91.47 %68.97 %-89.39 %
BacklightW-LEDW-LEDW-LEDW-LED
Adobe RGB (1998)--75 %-
DCI P398 %99 %-98 %
Brightness400 cd/m²500 cd/m²375 cd/m²280 cd/m²
Peak brightness600 cd/m²--350 cd/m²
Static contrast1000 : 11200 : 11000 : 11000 : 1
Dynamic contrast--2000000 : 1-
HDRHDR10
DisplayHDR 600
--HDR10
Horizontal viewing angle178 °178 °178 °178 °
Vertical viewing angle178 °178 °178 °178 °
Minimum response time4 ms
0.0040 s
-6.5 ms
0.0065 s
1 ms
0.0010 s
Average response time-14 ms
0.0140 s
8 ms
0.0080 s
4 ms
0.0040 s
Maximum response time--12 ms
0.0120 s
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Input lag10 ms
0.0100 s
--4 ms
0.0040 s
CoatingAnti-glare/Matte (3H)GlossyAnti-glare/Matte (3H)Anti-glare/Matte (3H)
Response time - 1 ms (MPRT - Motion Picture Response Time)---

3D

3D displays use various technologies to achieve a 3D effect. Each of these technologies has its own advantages and drawbacks.

3DNoNoNoNo

Frequencies

Information about the horizontal and vertical refresh rates/frequencies.

Horizontal frequency (digital)-30 kHz - 178 kHz--
Vertical frequency (digital)48 Hz - 144 Hz48 Hz - 60 Hz60 Hz48 Hz - 144 Hz

Power supply and consumption

Information about the power supply and consumption, energy efficiency class, etc.

110V100 V - 120 V100 V - 120 V100 V - 120 V100 V - 120 V
220V220 V - 240 V220 V - 240 V220 V - 240 V220 V - 240 V
Alternating current frequency50 Hz - 60 Hz50 Hz - 60 Hz50 Hz - 60 Hz50 Hz - 60 Hz
Electric current (A)--1.5 A1.3 A
Power consumption (off)0.3 W0.3 W0.5 W0.3 W
Power consumption (sleep)0.5 W0.5 W2 W0.5 W
Power consumption (eco)-45.65 W20 W-
Power consumption (average)80 W140 W100 W51 W
Power consumption (maximum)210 W200 W250 W55 W

Dimensions, weight and color

Information about the dimensions and the weight of the specific model with and without stand as well as the colors, in which it is offered to the market.

Width895.4 mm
89.54 cm
35.252 in
2.9377 ft
626 mm
62.6 cm
24.6457 in
2.0538 ft
-614.68 mm
61.468 cm
24.2 in
2.0167 ft
Height393.4 mm
39.34 cm
15.4882 in
1.2907 ft
464 mm
46.4 cm
18.2677 in
1.5223 ft
-365.76 mm
36.576 cm
14.4 in
1.2 ft
Depth97.4 mm
9.74 cm
3.8346 in
0.3196 ft
54 mm
5.4 cm
2.126 in
0.1772 ft
-55.88 mm
5.588 cm
2.2 in
0.1833 ft
Weight6.45 kg
14.22 lbs
6.4 kg
14.11 lbs
-4.22 kg
9.3 lbs
Width with stand895.4 mm
89.54 cm
35.252 in
2.9377 ft
626 mm
62.6 cm
24.6457 in
2.0538 ft
650 mm
65 cm
25.5906 in
2.1325 ft
614.68 mm
61.468 cm
24.2 in
2.0167 ft
Height with stand473.7 mm
47.37 cm
18.6496 in
1.5541 ft
464 mm
46.4 cm
18.2677 in
1.5223 ft
491 mm
49.1 cm
19.3307 in
1.6109 ft
484.68 mm
48.468 cm
19.0819 in
1.5902 ft
Depth with stand285 mm
28.5 cm
11.2205 in
0.935 ft
239 mm
23.9 cm
9.4094 in
0.7841 ft
207 mm
20.7 cm
8.1496 in
0.6791 ft
411.48 mm
41.148 cm
16.2 in
1.35 ft
Weight with stand8.32 kg
18.34 lbs
8.5 kg
18.74 lbs
10.8 kg
23.81 lbs
8.12 kg
17.9 lbs
Box width1058 mm
105.8 cm
41.6535 in
3.4711 ft
744.22 mm
74.422 cm
29.3 in
2.4417 ft
-716.28 mm
71.628 cm
28.2 in
2.35 ft
Box height539 mm
53.9 cm
21.2205 in
1.7684 ft
574.04 mm
57.404 cm
22.6 in
1.8833 ft
-477.52 mm
47.752 cm
18.8 in
1.5667 ft
Box depth235 mm
23.5 cm
9.252 in
0.771 ft
314.96 mm
31.496 cm
12.4 in
1.0333 ft
-246.38 mm
24.638 cm
9.7 in
0.8083 ft
Box weight12.3 kg
27.12 lbs
13.52 kg
29.81 lbs
-11.39 kg
25.11 lbs
Stand depth286 mm
28.6 cm
11.2598 in
0.9383 ft
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ColorsWhiteBlackSilverBlack

Ergonomics

Information about the ergonomic functions - height adjustment, swivel angles, tilt angles, etc.

VESA mountYesYesNoYes
VESA interface100 x 100 mm100 x 100 mm-100 x 100 mm
Removable standYesYesYesYes
Height adjustmentYesYesNoYes
Height adjustment range110 mm
11 cm
4.3307 in
0.3609 ft
110 mm
11 cm
4.3307 in
0.3609 ft
-130 mm
13 cm
5.1181 in
0.4265 ft
Landscape/portrait pivotNoNoNoYes
Left pivot---90 °
Right pivot---90 °
Left/right swivelNoNoNoYes
Left swivel---280 °
Right swivel---280 °
Forward/backward tiltYesYesYesYes
Forward tilt5 °5 °5 °25 °
Backward tilt15 °25 °25 °25 °
One Click Stand--Ergo Stand
C-Clamp and Grommet

Audio

Information about the audio system - number and power of the built-in speakers, supported audio technologies.

Speakers2 x 7 W2 x 5 W--
MaxxAudioRich Bass
Microphone
49 W (Watt)
2.1 CH
Maxim MAX9736B High-Power Class D amplifier
-

Camera

Many contemporary desktop monitors and smart TV sets have built-in cameras.

CameraNoYesYesNo
Video resolution--1280 x 720 pixels
0.92 MP
-

Network

Supported network technologies and standards for exchanging data with other devices.

NetworkLAN-LAN-

Connectivity

Available connectivity ports, slots and interfaces.

Connectivity1 x USB (Type-C; upstream)
1 x USB 3.0 (Type-B; upstream)
2 x USB 3.0 (Type-A; downstream)
1 x Ethernet RJ45
2 x HDMI 2.0
1 x DisplayPort 1.4
1 x 3.5 mm Audio Out
3 x USB 3.0 (Type-C)
1 x Thunderbolt 3.0 (94W)
3 x USB 2.0 (downstream)
1 x Ethernet RJ45
1 x Thunderbolt
2 x HDMI 2.0
1 x DisplayPort 1.4
1 x 3.5 mm Audio Out
High-bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP) 2.2--High-bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP) 2.2

Features

Some additional functional features of the model.

Features3-Side Virtually Borderless Design
Ambient Light Sensor
AMD FreeSync
Black Stabilizer
Color Calibrated
Color Weakness Mode
Flicker-free technology
Dual Controller
Dynamic Action Sync
Game mode
HDR Effect
KVM Switch
Low Blue Light
Picture-by-Picture
Picture-in-Picture
Reader Mode
Smart Energy Saving
Super Resolution+
--Adaptive-Sync technology
AMD FreeSync technology
Black Stabilizer
Color Calibrated
Color Weakness Mode
Crosshair
Dual Controller
Dynamic Action Sync
Flicker-free technology
HDR Effect
Low Blue Light
Nano IPS
NVIDIA G-Sync Compatible
Reader Mode
Smart Energy Saving
Wide Color Gamut

Certificates, standards and licenses

Licenses from regulatory agencies, standards, certificates.

Certificates, standards and licenses-BSMI
CB
CCC
CE
ENERGY STAR 7.0
Epeat Gold
FCC Class B
KC
RCM
RoHS
UL/cUL
VCCI
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Operating and storage conditions

There are certain requirements for the environmental conditions, in which the display should be used and stored in order to function properly.

Operating temperature0 °C - 40 °C
32 °F - 104 °F
0 °C - 40 °C
32 °F - 104 °F
10 °C - 35 °C
50 °F - 95 °F
0 °C - 40 °C
32 °F - 104 °F
Operating humidity10 % - 80 %10 % - 80 %20 % - 80 %10 % - 80 %
Operating altitude--3048 m
10000 ft
-
Storage temperature-20 °C - 60 °C
-4 °F - 140 °F
-20 °C - 60 °C
-4 °F - 140 °F
-20 °C - 47 °C
-4 °F - 116.6 °F
-20 °C - 60 °C
-4 °F - 140 °F
Storage humidity5 % - 85 %5 % - 85 %-5 % - 85 %

Accessories

Often the packaging of desktop monitors and smart TV sets includes accessories for them.

AccessoriesDisplayPort cable
HDMI cable
USB Type-C cable
Thunderbolt 3 cable
USB Type-C cable
-DC Extension cable
HDMI cable
USB Type-C cable

Additional features

Information about other features.

Additional featuresAnti-theft stand lock slot - Kensington---
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