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We tested LG’s 40WP95C monitor: work and play big

4 Feb. (EDIZIONES/Portaltic) –

Many times videos of beautiful workspaces that some users set up in their homes jump out at me on Instagram. No doubt it takes good taste to decorate them that way, but a monitor like LG’s 40WP95C they do half the job just by taking it out of the box and putting it on your desk table on its silver base.

That is your letter of introduction and the ‘wow’ effect is guaranteed. We are talking about 39.7 inches on a curved screen with a 21:9 format and a resolution of 5K2K (5120 x 2160), achieving -thanks to these characteristics- expanding the usable area by 32 percent. I have been able to try it for a month and I have to admit that there is no going back.

Beyond the fact that now any screen to work is small (even the double monitor that I usually use), the quality of the monitor and its ability to adapt to different functions is extraordinary. It does that, in part, thanks to a sensor that reacts to light, making the screen brighter in bright environments and darker in low-light environments, providing a comfortable working environment.

In addition, LG’s ‘Live Color Low Blue Light’ feature, with TÜV Rheinland Eyesafe display certification, helps protect eyes against blue light by combining RGB hardware and software settings while maintaining bright, vivid colors. So the marathon of work and play does not take such a toll on sight.


One of the great advantages of this monitor is that it allows work with a multifunction system that is supported by its large size, allowing you to see different windows (up to creating a division into four equal parts) and having different programs open at the same time with great ease, adjusting it to the needs of each moment and task.

Specific, video editing on a monitor like this is blissnot only for the quality of the color reproduction, but for the ability to configure the screen to have the timeline with the video and audio cuts in view without sacrificing the size of the video, which allows executing the changes of a faster way seeing the result instantly.

And just by changing the HDMI input from the physical buttons at the bottom of the monitor, we jump from the computer to the game console to enjoy a day of ‘gaming’, adjusting the color intensity to HDR to improve the experience (with the Nano panel IPS, which allows constant colors at a 178 degree viewing angle). No It is a proper ‘gaming’ monitor, since it does not allow you to activate the 4K resolution at 120 Hz of the latest generation consoles, but it complies with note.


Despite its dimensions, one of the things that attracts the most attention is how easy the installation is. That’s thanks to the ‘one click’ support, with a system that also allows you to set the monitor in the optimal position with height adjustment (of 110 mm), tilt (a range between 5 and -20 degrees) and swivel (between -15 and 15 degrees).

When it comes to connectivity, this LG UltraWide monitor offers USB 3.0, HDMI and DisplayPort, compatible with various devices, as well as a Thunderbolt 4 socket, allowing daisy chain between two monitors, while supports 5K resolution. In short, image, data and charging transfer (up to 96W) with a single cable.

The monitor integrates two 10W speakers to be able to reproduce audiovisual content in its entirety and with the best quality. They are suitable for day-to-day use, but it is advisable to connect good headphones (either via bluetooth or via the 3.5mm headphone jack) if the task at hand requires better sound control.

As a summary, I could say that with this monitor and four more details I have set up one of those cool studios that I saw on Instagram. The way of working changes completely, but After two days you get used to it and it’s hard to look back. This monitor is a ‘top of the range’ and its price reflects it: about 1,600 euros. If you do not want to spend that money (or similar) do not try it and thus you will avoid temptation.

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