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Key Features

  • 4K UHD (3840 x 2160) IPS Monitor
  • sRGB over 99%
  • USB Type-C
  • On-Screen Control with Screen Split 2.0
  • FreeSync
  • Game Mode & Black Stabilizer
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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

Color Calibration Pro

Color Calibration Pro

Calibration hardware² and Color Calibration Pro work together to assure accurate color, while color mode presets adapt to a variety of specific needs.

USB Type-C™

USB Type-C™

Display 4K video, transfer data and charge a laptop or mobile device, all at the same time using a single cable with USB-C™.

On-Screen Control

On-Screen Control makes it easy to adjust many monitor settings via an on-screen window, with a few easy clicks of your mouse.

Learn More


Watch how the On-Screen Control feature can help configure your display for maximum organization and efficiency.

On-Screen Control

Software download required to enable OnScreen Control. For download details, visit

Split Screen 2.0

Split Screen 2.0

Customize your monitor layout, resizing and displaying multiple windows at once with 14 options including PIP.

4K Dynamic Gaming

Experience clearer and more stable gameplay with 4K UHD resolution and FreeSync technology.


LG's 21:9 UltraWide monitors with FreeSync³ technology eliminate the tearing and stuttering that have plagued gaming enthusiasts for years.

 Game Mode 

Set your game mode optimal gaming conditions.

Black Stabilizer

Keep visibility even in dark scenes. LG's Black Stabilizer sense dark scenes and helps make it brighter so that you can find the enemies hiding and waiting to attack your player in the dark.

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.

ENERGY STAR® Qualified


ENERGY STAR® certified monitors meet stringent energy efficiency requirements set by the US Environmental Protection Agency in On, Sleep, and Off Modes. On average, monitors that have earned the ENERGY STAR® are 25% more energy efficient than standard options.


What People Are Saying

Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love it! image quality is amazing, closest thing to a dock available for a MacBook Pro; single USB-C cable covers: Video, Charges notebook, and acts as hub for other peripherals.
Date published: 2018-02-28
Rated 5 out of 5 by from I love this monitor! I have 2 of these monitors (LG 27UD88-W) connected via USB Type C to my MacBook Pro (Late 2016, Touch Bar Model). Everything works perfect and I am very pleased. I struggled between saving some money and buying a monitor that did not have USB Type C Input but decided against it as this is where the future is headed and I do not have to deal with dongles or multiple cables. If you can spend the extra money these are worth every penny!
Date published: 2018-02-21
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Plugged it in and it worked. Worked perfectly as soon as I got the connection scenario correct. I have an Apple MacBook Pro. Just use the new USB to New USB connection cable. That is it. The charge power for the computer goes through that cable with the display data. The other USB slot on the computer is for your peripherals.
Date published: 2018-02-18
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Amazing Great quality and works perfectly with my MacBook Pro 2017.
Date published: 2018-02-17
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Goes the job. Good for MacbookPro W Touchbar Bought this to use with our Macbook Pros and i place the Macbook right in front of it. Works great for web design. Adobe and Sketch software. Wish it had more than one usb-c
Date published: 2018-02-01
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Good image, poor extra features Using it with a 2015 Macbook pro. I'm very happy with the screen itself, which is (up to now) faultless. Now the additional features are rather poor. There isn't much of them (no SD card reader, no webcam), and those present are badly executed. There are only 2 USB ports, are not accessible from the front, and most annoyingly, the USB hub is powered down each time the monitor sleeps, which means brutal disconnection of your external drives if you happen to have some. A firmware update should absolutely take care of this because it is dangerous to your data and makes the integrated hub useless (right now it's neither for mobile media --unaccessible-- nor for fixed peripherals --hard power off).
Date published: 2018-01-17
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Perfect monitor for USB-C MacBook Pro I bought this monitor a month ago and have been very happy with it. The USB-C provided cable not only provides video/audio to the monitor but also charges the MacBook Pro keeping down cable clutter on the desktop. While it does not have any internal speakers, a rear 3.5mm jack easily connects to an external audio system which provides better quality than any internal speakers could possibly provide. I especially like the stylish thin border and brushed stand. Setup was a breeze.
Date published: 2018-01-02
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great size & resolution The description of the product was spot on. Everything works well. I use it for work, and it has increased my productivity.
Date published: 2017-12-15
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Does this monitor have standard VESA mounts?

Asked by: JimShaw
The LG 27" Class 4K UHD IPS LED Monitor (27" Diagonal), Model # 27UD88-W has an A x B VESA Wall Mount Pattern of 100 x 100 (mm). The recommended Wall Mount Plate in the owner's manual is Model # RW120 which uses 4 ea. M4 x L10 Standard VESA screws...^IFV
Answered by: LGJoel
Date published: 2018-02-07

A late 2014 Mac Mini will support 2 monitors at 2560 by 1600 pixels. Can I use 2 of these monitors at that resolution for music notation - a 2 page orchestral score in vertical orientation with a clear image?

Asked by: PoulosEsq
The LG 27" Class 4K UHD IPS LED Monitor (27" Diagonal), Model # 27UD88-W has a maximum resolution of 3840 x 2160 @ 60 Hz (also the recommended resolution) It also has a version 1.2 Display Port but it doesn't support DisplayPort 1.2 daisy chaining (MST). If you have an appropriate video card, you can daisy chain monitors together if they have Displayport 1.2 input AND output ports. This monitor only has a Display Port 1.2 input...^IFV
Answered by: LGJoel
Date published: 2018-02-07

I want to ask if usb A works like a USB hub? 

Asked by: pajasXS
We are sorry; we are only able to support products in the USA. For the proper support channels, please see
Answered by: amber
Date published: 2018-01-23

I use this monitor with my 2017 MacBook Pro 15 inch. Every time I use it it causes the fan on my laptop to spin fast, even when there's nothing rendering in the background. I use final cut pro a lot.

Asked by: adamame
We are sorry; we are only able to support products in the USA. For the proper support channels, please see ^AC
Answered by: amber
Date published: 2018-02-02

Does it have a headphone jack.

Asked by: Smb6125
According to latest answers: yes 
Answered by: pajasXS
Date published: 2018-03-10

Does the monitor support Freesync over HDMI?  if not, does LG make another 4k monitor that supports it? Thanks!

Asked by: Lagastronaut
Umm, the footer says otherwise: ³FreeSync is only available when it is connected to Display Port.
Answered by: Jerret
Date published: 2018-01-06

Does this monitor support a Macbook Pro late 2014 model with no USB-C. If so, how do I connect it?

Asked by: peterndungu
In addition to the USB Type -C™ port, the LG 27" Class 4K UHD IPS LED Monitor (27" Diagonal), Model # 27UD88-W also has 2 x HDMI (version 2.0) ports and a DisplayPort port (version 1.2) on it...^IFV
Answered by: LGJoel
Date published: 2018-01-05

How do I access the color calibration Pro software and owner's manual online? My laptop doesn't have a dvd reader so I can't use the CD/DVD that was included with the monitor.

Asked by: Amonfort
You can find downloadables such as these here: If you need any assistance please reach out to a computer specialist by calling 800-243-0000. ^CP
Answered by: ChrisPSM
Date published: 2017-12-16
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