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27" Class 4K UHD IPS LED Monitor (27" Diagonal)

  • 27UD68-W

Key Features

  • 4K UHD (3840 x 2160) IPS Monitor
  • sRGB over 99%
  • FreeSync
  • Color Calibrated
  • Game Mode & Black Stabilizer
sRGB Overe 99%


The clarity and details with 4K Ultra HD resolution will amaze, even up close. With over 99% coverage of the sRGB spectrum this LG monitor is a great solution for professional photographers, graphic designers or anyone looking for highly accurate color.¹

On-Screen Control

On-Screen Control

On-Screen Control puts a host of essential monitor settings into a handy window for quick, easy access. Volume, brightness, picture mode presets, Screen Split 2.0 and Dual Controller and more can now be adjusted with just a few clicks of the mouse, instead of hard buttons on the monitor.

Screen Split 2.0

 Screen Split 2.0 

Customize your monitor layout for multitasking with the latest version of LG Screen Split. Resize and display multiple windows at once, with 14 options including four different picture-in-picture (PIP) choices.

4K UHD Gaming

4K UHD Gaming

Game On! The clarity and fine details of 4K UHD will amaze gamers thanks to 8.3 million pixels on a screen with resolution of 3840 x 2160. That's four times the resolution of Full HD for an even more immersive gaming experience.



With FreeSync², gamers can experience seamless, fluid movement throughout hi-res, fast-paced games. FreeSync eliminates tearing and stuttering that can occur because of differences between a graphic card’s frame rate and a monitor’s refresh rate.

Game Mode

 Game Mode 

Set Game Mode for optimal gaming conditions. There are 3 modes, 2 First-Person-Shooter modes and a RTS pre-set mode so you can choose the best mode for your games.

Advanced Gaming Features

Advanced Gaming Features

Serious gaming features for serious gamers. Quickly optimize monitor settings to activate Black Stabilizer to reveal superior detail in dark scenes while the Dynamic Action Sync feature assures smooth, fluid gaming action.

Arcline Design

Arcline Design

The sleek design of LG premium monitors is accentuated by the new ArcLine stand. The smooth curve of the base provides stability, assuring dependable performance with a touch of elegance.

Screen Size Class (diagonal) 27"
Panel Type IPS
Color Gamut (CIE1931) SRGB 99%
Color Depth 10bit(8bit + A-FRC)
Response Time 5ms GTG
Refresh Rate 60 Hz
Aspect Ratio 16:9
Resolution 3840x2160
Brightness (typical) 350 cd/m2
Contrast Ratio 5M:1
Viewing Angle 178 / 178
HDMI 2.0 Yes
DisplayPort (ver1.2) Yes
Type 40W Adapter
Input 100~240V, 50/60Hz
Normal On (EPA) 29W
Picture Mode Yes
Reader Mode Yes
Original Ratio Yes
Color weakness Yes
Flicker Safe Yes
Automatic standby Yes
Six Axis Control Yes
Smart Energy Saving Yes
Super Resolution+ Yes
4 Screen Split Yes
On Screen Control Yes
Without Stand (WxHxD) 24.2" x 14.4”x 1.9"
With Stand (WxHxD) 24.2" x 17.9” x 7.3"
Shipping Dimensions (WxHxD) 27.3" x 17.3" x 5.5"
With Stand Weight 10.8 lbs.
Shipping Weight 14.1 lbs.
Power Cord Yes
CD Yes
Manual Yes
Cable Holder Yes
UL(cUL) Yes
TUV-type Yes
EPEAT Yes (Gold)
Windows Yes (win10)
Limited Warranty 1 Year Parts & Labor
UPC 719192199743

What People Are Saying

Rated 4 out of 5 by from Great monitor for the price I bought this monitor a few months ago and use it mostly for photo editing, working from home (IT Manager) and watching some videos. For the price the display is perfect. I hate going back to 1080p monitors at the office now. The stand is annoying on this one though and it looks like LG has released a new model that addresses this. Assuming they keep the same panel and just add a better stand it will become the perfect monitor for most people.
Date published: 2017-04-14
Rated 5 out of 5 by from It's a Clear Window I bought this monitor back in December '16 to pair with a new PC. It is spectacular. Before I got this monitor i was happy with HD resolution. I didn't know what I was missing. Everything on this monitor is smooth, bright and brilliant. Using it really is like looking through a clean window at new worlds.
Date published: 2017-04-01
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Amazing 4k Monitor I bought this 4K Monitor from Bestbuy while on sale and WOW what an Incredible Monitor. I was using a 24" 1080P Monitor and the difference is night and day. Colors just pop off the screen and I play my PC Games in 2K (as my GPU Sapphire R9 290X) can't handle 4K at a reasonable FPS. 2K looks Fantastic as well. Doom, Dark Souls 3, Gears 4, Skyrim etc, etc are so much better to play when they look this good. I have my PC attached via Display Port and my PS4 and Wii U via the 2 HDMI ports. I am extremely pleased with this product and will look into the LG 32" HDR10 monitor when it comes out. I will also be purchasing the 65" LG B6 this summer.
Date published: 2017-02-27
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Great monitor for the price My first 4K monitor and what an amazing difference it makes when viewing hi rez photos or videos. Only can give it 4 stars for average stand as other have said, but also for a power light that flashes non stop when the computer is off or on standby even with the light turnded off in setup. Tech supports says that's the way it's suppose to work! Only way to get the power light to stop flashing is to turn off the monitor manually.
Date published: 2017-02-04
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Nice monitor for photo editing Bought monitor about a month ago for photo editing. I was finding the standard 1920x1080 monitors to have insufficient pixel pitch for editing 36 Mpix images. I purchased this for the larger UHD pixel pitch and the fact that it is an ips display along with being able to calibrate to a full 100% sRGB scale (at least per the spyder 4 elite and some old school tweeking with the custom levels), allowing editing along with viewing to be accurate & true (since I don't do a lot of printing getting an adobe RGB monitor was not really needed plus the fact it was another $1k). Online reviews are correct in the respect that the base is quite floppy in that the monitor does bounce around if the desk is moved but I have no concerns the monitor is going to just fall, just seems flimsy. I'm going to purchase a new mount that attaches to the wall to free up the space under the monitor taken by the base design. No usb or speakers, I don't find either to be a hindrance or a deal breaker as none of the monitors I have ever owned had either.
Date published: 2017-01-28
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great 4K I actually run 2 of these monitors side by side, excellent detail. The only issue is a slightly different hue to total white, and scaling some programs.
Date published: 2017-01-17
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Excellent screen, below average stand I am using this monitor for casual gaming, some photo editing and from my point of view the image is excellent in every scenario. Only four stars because the stand is cheap wobbling plastic, I had to buy a monitor arm to fix it properly.
Date published: 2017-01-06
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Great Buy I bought this during Cyber Monday deal from Best Buy. The monitor looks so much more crisp and sharp than my other 1080 monitor. I gave it 5 stars because the only complaint i have is the stand is a little wobbly. Other than that I'm more than happy with my purchase. Setup and install was easy, it comes with software that allows you to tweak settings you normally would with buttons.
Date published: 2017-01-01
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what is the max refresh rate at 4K? Is it 60Hz or 30Hz. Does it have displayport or only HDMI?

Asked by: DDaL
The maximum resolution for the LG 27" Class 4K UHD IPS LED Monitor (27" Diagonal), Model # 27UD68-W is 3840 x 2160 @ 60 Hz and that is also the recommended resolution...^IFV
Answered by: LGJoel
Date published: 2017-03-17

Does this monitor include internal speakers?

Asked by: jmackay
The ENERGY STAR® Qualified LG 27" Class 4K UHD IPS LED Monitor (27" Diagonal), Model # 27UD68-W does not have built-in speakers, but it does have a headphone jack (3.5mm) that you can use to connect to external passive or active desktop speakers...^IFV
Answered by: LGJoel
Date published: 2017-03-15

What is the height of the monitor including the stand?

Asked by: Hadichu
The ENERGY STAR® Qualified LG 27" Class 4K UHD IPS LED Monitor (27" Diagonal), Model # 27UD68-W is 17.9" with the stand...^IFV
Answered by: LGJoel
Date published: 2017-02-16

I've only had this monitor a short while, and I get this vertical shadow running down the screen. Its quite bothersome. How can I fix this?

Asked by: jigsaw12
Our offices, in the United States, do not have product information for Australia. In order to obtain such information, it is recommended to check our subsidiary’s website, at
Answered by: NeilE
Date published: 2017-02-10

How do you turn on the audio?

Asked by: jpc6026
We appreciate your interest in this monitor. This model is not designed with speakers. An audio signal will only be heard when headphones are connected.
Answered by: NeilE
Date published: 2017-01-19

Can u play PS4 or Xbox on this?

Asked by: Lool
it does work thankfully it has HDPC 2.2 which is what the ps4 pro requires so to anyone out there looking for a 4k monitor for ps4 pro this is your monitor 
Answered by: techguy93
Date published: 2016-11-25

is the actual brightness really 350 cd/m2. A review site said it was only around 299 c/m2.

Asked by: toronto
350 cd/m2 for the brighteness is the official specification that LG has for the LG 27" Class 4K UHD IPS LED Monitor (27" Diagonal), 27UD68-W...^IFV
Answered by: LGJoel
Date published: 2016-11-17

Will this monitor be compatible for the xbox one s? Will it detect the 4k?

Asked by: Alex23vaz
Not very well I'm afraid. You can get 4k by enabling HDMI Ultra HD Deep Color on the monitor, but it causes the monitor to randomly blink.
Answered by: XBOX One S Owner
Date published: 2017-04-13
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