LG Ultrafine 5K: Apple-exclusive Thunderbolt 3 display

Actually, LG Ultrafine 5K was in the most comfortable position, while the last Apple keynote was specifically recommended by Apple.

LG Ultrafine 5K

Since Cupertino, even with the end of the Thunderbolt Display completely out of the screen business has emerged, the group placed LG as an ideal successor, which fit optimally to the Thunderbolt 3-connection of the new MacBook Pro.

The Ultrafine 5K finally came to the market before Christmas and just a few weeks later the reports of connection breaks.

LG had to stand, that the shielding of the display housing is not sufficiently protected against interference by certain radio bands.

Especially if the display was close to WLAN routers, it would come to the observed failures, which threatened to crash the entire Mac.

Although there are also many copies of the screen, which make no problems, but obviously the error was too high. Apple banished the device from the online store; Although not on the hard trip, the display simply no longer to list, but at least in the “soft” way to specify the delivery time with 5 to 6 weeks, which is always always a sellout.

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In the meantime, however, the delivery time has fallen significantly again and filled with specific data: Customers who now opt for the Ultrafine 5K can expect a delivery in the week from 9 to 16 March.

All displays, the Apple from the 7th March shipped, should be equipped with an improved shielding. Users who are currently struggling with a faulty Ultrafine 5K should quickly contact LG support.

The LG UltraFine 5K display is a screen with an integrated power supply and a diagonal of 27 inches. The monitor is currently offered by Apple at a reduced price of 1.049 euros.

It has an integrated camera, built-in stereo speakers and three USB C connectors. This allows the MacBook Pro to be connected to USB-C and loaded with up to 85 watts.

The resolution of the screen is 5120 x 2880 pixels, the brightness is indicated with up to 500 cd / m². A further special feature of the monitor is the large P3 color range.

In addition to the 5K version, LG also offers a smaller 4K version for 561 euros.


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