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34" Class 21:9 UltraWide® WQHD IPS Thunderbolt™ Curved LED Monitor (34" Diagonal)

  • 34UC98-W

Key Features

  • 34" 21:9 Curved WQHD IPS Display
  • sRGB Over 99%
  • Thunderbolt 2.0 (x 2)
  • Screen Split 2.0 (PIP Mode)
  • USB 3.0 Quick Charge
UltraWide Quad High Definition

21:9 UltraWide® Curved WQHD

The immersive viewing experience of the 21:9 UltraWide Curved QHD display* is about 1.8x larger than an UltraWide Full HD 21:9 monitor, and about 2.4x larger than a Full HD 16:9 monitor. In MS Office programs, it displays 47 columns, 63 rows in Excel.

Thunderbolt 2.0 x 2

Thunderbolt™ 2.0 (x2)

Two Thunderbolt input/output ports allow you to connect compatible devices to move data between them with incredible speed of around 20-gigabits-per-second throughput in both directions. 4 times faster than USB 3.0.

USB 3.0 Quick Charge

USB 3.0 Quick Charge

Charge the battery of a connected device quickly using the USB 3.0 port. This port charges USB 3.0 Quick Charge compatible devices much faster than typical USB 2.0 cables, so waiting for a full charge doesn’t hold you up.

Screen Split 2.0 & OnScreen Display 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.

sRGB Over 99%

sRGB Over 99%

sRGB is the standard color space of ideal color reproduction. So, 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.

Screen Height & Tilt Adjust

Screen Height & Tilt Adjustable

Thoughtful ergonomic design such as adjustable height and tilt of the display for optimal eye level assures you a comfortable work space setting.

Game Mode

 Game Mode 

Game Mode, consisting of FPS, RTS, and Custom modes, provides a customized gaming experience that can be optimized to suit your favorite game genres.

PANEL SPECIFICATIONS
Screen Size Class (diagonal) 34"
Panel Type IPS
Color Gamut (CIE1931) sRGB over 99%
Color Depth (Number of Colors) 10bit (8bit + A-FRC)
Pixel Pitch (mm) 0.2325 mm x 0.2325 mm
Response Time 5ms GTG
Refresh Rate 60 Hz
Aspect Ratio 21:9
Resolution 3440x1440
Brightness (cd/m2) 300 cd/m2
Contrast Ratio 5M:1
Viewing Angle 178 / 178
Surface Treatment Hard Coating (3H), anti-glare
INPUTS/OUTPUTS
HDMI 2 (ver 2.0)
Display Port 1
Thunderbolt 2.0 2
USB 3.0 1
USB Up 3.0 1
USB 3.0 Quick Charge 1
POWER
Type Adapter
Input 100~240V
SPECIAL FEATURES
Picture Mode Yes
PIP In Screen Split
PBP Yes
DDC/CI Yes
HDCP Yes
Key Lock Yes
Response Time Control Yes
Quick Charge Yes
FreeSync Yes (DP 55~75Hz)
Game Mode Yes
DAS Mode Yes
Black Stabilizer Yes
Flicker Safe Yes
Automatic standby Yes
Reader Mode Yes (included in Picture Mode)
Six Axis Control Yes
Color Calibrated Yes
Dual Controller Yes
Screen Split 2.0 (in OSC) Yes
My Display Preset (in OSC) Yes
OnScreen Control (OSC) Yes
Dual EDID (H/W) Yes
One Click Stand Set-up Yes
Tilt (Angle) -5~15 Degree
Height (Range) 110mm
Audio Output MaxxAudio 7Wx2
DIMENSIONS/WEIGHT
Without Stand (WxHxD) (Down) 32.2" x 9.1" x 17.8" / (Up) 32.2" x 9.1" x 22.1"
With Stand (WxHxD) 32.2" x 3.5" x 14.2"
Shipping Dimensions (WxHxD) 38.5" x 8.2" x 19.9"
With Stand Weight 17.2 lbs
Shipping Weight 24.7 lbs
CABINET / ACCESSORIES
VESA® Size (mm) 100 x 100
Power Cord Yes
HDMI Yes
Display Port Yes
Cable Holder Yes
STANDARD
UL(cUL) Yes
TUV-type Yes
FCC-B, CE Yes
CCC (for China) Yes
BSMI (for Taiwan) Yes
ErP Yes
Windows Yes
DisplayPort Yes
WARRANTY / UPC
Limited Warranty 1 Year Parts & Labor
UPC 719192199378

What People Are Saying

Rated 3 out of 5 by from Strong image retention (burn-in) Soon after buying this monitor I noticed some flickering pixels, noticeable on black screen. Then I noticed some image retention, wich is a much bigger problem. A month later both problems got much worse! I have issued RMA, and recently got a replacement. The same exact problem! Very disappointed :(
Date published: 2017-01-31
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Great displaty, resolution could be higher Great display, however the detail could be better and lacks USB-C input. Need to wait on the 38" Thunderbolt 3 display coming out
Date published: 2017-01-17
Rated 5 out of 5 by from I like it Pros: Nice design (probably nicest screen nowadays). Got used to the curve quickly. First hour you think you're going to screw off your head but after 2 days it's ok and going back to 24" feels like looking through a keyhole. No black bleeding. No calibration was needed. Sharp text (i'm a programmer). No flickering in movies (linux 3.4, X, DisplayPort). I compared it with Samsung 34" ultrawide and that one had heavy flickering when connected to the same laptop. Cons: I would prefer if the stand could move lower and higher, turn left and right, if it had VESA 200. And if the menu button was on the back - after 30 seconds of holding your hand like that starts to hurt. The earphones output could be on a side - reaching to the back for un/plug is clumsy. I didn't figure out how to play sound. There's no standalone audio input? The silver stand might be nice but as its wide and doesn't hide behind my laptop, it's kind of distracting bright spot in my lower distal view. But that's specific to my setup. Conclusion: Probably the best WQHD screen. I'd even go for 38" if I had the money.
Date published: 2017-01-12
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Perfect for everything!!! I now own three of these monitors for my gaming and productivity setup. The response time is crisp, and I barely notice the difference from my recent 1 ms monitor. It is the best monitor I have ever owned and I don't know if there is a better one out there
Date published: 2017-01-08
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Great 34" I bought this for day trading to see my charts better. I used it on my 2013 iMac Pro retina (early) and my 2014 iMac 27" without issue. Also had 3rd monitors hooked up to both machines. There were a few quirks at times (it would wake up and be blank often and I had to put the mac to sleep and wake it up again to get the monitor to display, and it would also tend to change the background resolution). These issues were unique to this monitor, so not sure what's up with that - I think it it wakes in a different resoltion then changes because on my win 10 machine when I wake it up the windows are all smaller than I left them, as if the resolution changed.). Regardless the monitor is one of my favorites. Not a clean and crisp as my imac27 or thunderbolt monitor, but a really good monitor.
Date published: 2016-09-07
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Good Functioning and quality. I am happy with the functioning and picture quality of my monitor. It was easy to setup on my mac for thunderbolt.
Date published: 2016-06-30
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Amazing Monitor! I purchased this monitor a week ago because of a recommendation from AMD, after they gave me their top GPU. I most say it has exceeded my expectations on ever respect: quality, picture quality, aesthetics and form factor.
Date published: 2016-05-30
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Just Brilliant I've had this for two days now and the 'out of the box' experience was simply stunning. The colours are great and using a Macbook Pro Retina and Mac Mini required no extra software or drivers. I've had a previous LG widescreen (flat screen) and I just couldn't live with the back light bleed. This is in a different league in many ways; I have no discernible backlight bleed, it's absolutely beautiful to look at (and not just the screen - everything about this monitor screams quality) and the price! It's more expensive than my last but worth every single penny. One thing that surprised me though so hopefully this will be a tip for others. There are two HDMI ports and two Thunderbolt ports - the HDMI are selectable meaning you can pick which one you want to display. Thunderbolt only has a single selection meaning the first device active gets the monitor and the other port effectively becomes the daisy chain port for other devices (but not another computer). Given I wanted to put a Mac Mini and MBP on the same monitor using Thunderbolt is a little disappointing - however, there are other options such as HDMI or Displayport which will achieve the same ends. Bottom line: It's so good I want another!
Date published: 2016-05-04
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Hi, I have purchased new LG monitor and needs to know that I need to connect my computer with only one HDMI cable or I need to connect with Two cables?

Asked by: Syed Asif
Our offices, in the United States, do not have product information for Saudi Arabia. In order to obtain such information, it is recommended to check our subsidiary’s website, at http://www.lg.com/sa/support. Assistance for household appliances and entertainment devices may be obtained at 8002442929; for air conditioning, 8002445454; for mobile devices, 920007427.
Answered by: NeilE
Date published: 2017-02-28

Can this monitor be wall mounted ? I like the stand but prefer to wall mount it, please advise

Asked by: BradHay
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 http://www.lg.com/au/support/contact/support-here-to-help.jsp.
Answered by: NeilE
Date published: 2017-02-13

Hi, I have just setup my 34UC98-W monitor, however, my display settings show a maximum refresh rate of 50 Hertz (PAL). How do I get it to display 60 Hertz? Mac OS X 10.10.5. Thanks

Asked by: Fabs
The LG 34" Class 21:9 UltraWide® WQHD IPS Thunderbolt™ Curved LED Monitor (34" Diagonal), Model # 34UC98-W has a native refresha rate of 60 Hz. If you are only getting 50 Hz then you may want to access access the Screen resolution through the control panel for your PC and change the screen refresh rate from there. You should find it in Advanced Settings. IF you need further assistance, please contact the Support Center for our subsidiary in Canada, http://www.lg.com/ca_en (1-888-542-2623 (24 hours a day, 7 days a week)...^IFV
Answered by: LGJoel
Date published: 2017-02-09

When will a black version finally be available?

Asked by: Rob777
There you have it, just without thunderbolt ports. http://www.lg.com/us/commercial/21-9-ultrawide-monitors/lg-34CB88-P
Answered by: themergiim
Date published: 2016-11-26

Will there be a thunderbolt 3 version of this released? Or something with similar features? 

Asked by: Djrico
We currently do not have any information on if there will be a version of the LG 34" Class 21:9 UltraWide® WQHD IPS Thunderbolt™ Curved LED Monitor (34" Diagonal), Model # 34UC98-W that will feature the Thunderbolt™ 3 Technology. According to Intel, the new Thunderbolt 3 acts as a "superset" host for USB 3.1 (at full 10Gbps speed), DisplayPort 1.2, PCI Express Gen 3 and its own Thunderbolt standard and Thunderbolt 3 is set to unify ports with the latest USB Type-C standard, but we do not have any information on what ports will be included on 2017 monitors...^IFV
Answered by: LGJoel
Date published: 2016-09-28

a notification keeps popping up saying that i need to also connect the display port, but my PC display port is tiny and the one that comes with the monitor is huge. i also cant seem to find the split option.

Asked by: AALMofleh
You need a mini display port to display port adapter, its a passive adapter and should be relatively cheap. 
Answered by: Djrico
Date published: 2016-09-28

I have MacBook 15'' retina and regular PC. I want to connect Mac with thunderbolt and PC with display port. Is this monitor capable of split screen so I can have half screen Windows display and half screen OS X from thunderbolt?

Asked by: Artur
I havé the sale problem. How can We solve it? Is The split screen only Available with Thunderbolt connexion? Is any parameter in The software to change? The for yourself answer 
Answered by: MatA
Date published: 2016-09-24

Hello. I would like to know if usb works thanks to the thunderbolt connection or is needed to connect the monitor to an usb in the laptop.

Asked by: MigHer
We are not clear about what you meant in your inquiry "if usb works thanks to the thunderbolt connection..." on the LG 34" Class 21:9 UltraWide® WQHD IPS Thunderbolt™ Curved LED Monitor (34" Diagonal), Model # 34UC98-W. The monitor has three USB ports (USB 3.0, USP Up 3.0 and USB 3.0 Quick Charge), 2 x HDMI ports (ver. 2.0) a Display Port and 2 x Thunderbolt™ 2.0 ports. Thunderbolt is an interconnect technology developed by Intel in cooperation with Apple that combines PCI Express and DisplayPort into a single connection, allowing for a combination of up to six peripherals, like storage devices and monitors, to be daisy-chained together. Depending on which ports you have on your computer, you can use any of the above mentioned ports to connect to the computer...^IFV
Answered by: LGJoel
Date published: 2016-07-26
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