LG officially launched the new Ultra Gear 27GN950 monitor and touted it as “the world’s first 4K IPS 1-millisecond gray-gray gaming monitor”.
The 27 “Ultra Gear 27GN950 is following in the footsteps of last year’s Ultra Gear 27GL850 and is designed to provide users with a full gaming experience, according to the press release released today by the South Korean company. The gaming monitor was first introduced at CES 2020 earlier this year .
According to LG, the new Ultra Gear 27GN950 monitor, thanks to its comprehensive 4K resolution, is an ideal solution for live streamers who broadcast their gaming sessions to viewers worldwide. It is also suitable for creative people who make high-resolution files and switch between multiple applications in no time at all. According to the press release, the monitor achieves an astonishing speed without compromising image quality.
It has a nano IPS, a screen size of 27 inches, a 4K UHD resolution of 3,840 x 2,160, a brightness of 400 nits, a 98% coverage of the DCI-P3 color gamut, a color depth of 1.07 B. , a refresh rate of 144 Hz, an aspect ratio of 16: 9 and 178 degrees viewing angle, 1000: 1 contrast ratio and 1 ms GtG response time. The Ultra Gear 27GN950 monitor also has adjustable height, rotation and tilt to find the perfect viewing position. The monitor measures 23.9 “x 22.5” x 11.5 “when fully extended and weighs up to 12.6 lbs.
In terms of connectivity, the Ultra Gear 27GN950 has two HDMI, a DisplayPort, USB 3.0 and a headphone output with Maxx Audio. A new “wing” emblem with a red accent adorns the back of the monitor, “which was specially developed for winning games.”
LG also offers VESA DisplayHDR 600 certification, NVIDIA G-SYNC and AMD FreeSync Premium Pro compatibility for outstanding “color accuracy, dynamic contrast, high luminance and a wide range of colors” as well as fewer screen tears and minimal jerking.
Kaustubh Sanghani, as Vice President and General Manager of GeForce OEM at NVIDIA, explains:
“We are excited to offer NVIDIA G-SYNC-compatible support for LG’s most advanced UltraGear model to date. Players will love the responsiveness and lifelike graphics of playing the latest real-time ray tracing PC games with GeForce technology. “
Jang Ik-hwan, Senior Vice President and Head of LG’s IT Business Unit, also spoke:
“Our latest gaming monitor delivers the unmatched performance consumers expect from LG UltraGear. UltraGear monitors will continue to push the limits of monitor technology and use our advanced IPS 1ms GTG display technology to further improve gaming. “
According to LG, fans will see the Ultra Gear 27GN950 today through retailers in key markets in Europe, North America, Asia and beyond, but without specifying when the monitor will be available. We found a listing for the Ultra Gear 27GN950 at the price of 1,099.99 CDN at Amazon Canada, in which the availability is noted from August 24th. The date can be a placeholder, though it may not be too far from the mark given LG’s announcement.
For those on the other side of the pond in the UK, Currys PC World has a listing for the Ultra Gear 27GN950 for £ 749.00. It is currently stated that the item is out of stock and pre-orders do not appear to be online for the time being. Check out our guide for the best gaming monitors if you want to compare the best displays available today.