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Every Third 21:9 Monitor Sold Made by LG

  • Updated
  • 07-22-2014

According to International Data Corporation (IDC), LG Electronics’ (LG) IPS 21:9 UltraWide monitor range is currently the industry leader, having secured 63 percent share of the global market for 21:9 aspect ratio monitors in the first quarter of 2014. This doubles the company’s market share since the last quarter of 2012. Over the past year, the 21:9 aspect ratio monitor segment has grown nearly sevenfold, with LG’s lineup accounting for the majority of all units sold. According to the IDC Worldwide Quarterly PC Monitor Tracker, LG has been the global leader in 21:9 aspect ratio monitor sales for the past five fiscal quarters.


Superior build and picture quality have earned LG’s IPS 21:9 UltraWide Monitor UM95 validations from Intertek, TUV and UL, as well as the Plus X Award and highest rating from PRAD, one of Germany’s most trusted sources for display reviews. The exceptional sales, accolades and strong reviews underscore LG’s ability to deliver innovative displays that resonate with consumers and industry experts.


“LG is thrilled to be leading the worldwide 21:9 aspect ratio monitor market,” said Hyoung-sei Park, head of the IT Business Division at LG Electronics. “The impressive achievement is proof that our IPS 21:9 UltraWide monitors are really hitting the mark with consumers. The extra screen real estate and host of innovative features enables unique and productive user experiences. Moving forward, we will further expand our IPS 21:9 lineup in order to offer more choices in this growing segment.”


LG’s flagship model 34UM95 IPS 21:9 UltraWide is a triple winner with validations from Intertek, TUV and UL. Each organization commended this monitor’s amazing image clarity and advanced features. Intertek recently awarded its prestigious Quality & Performance Mark (QPM) to the 34UM95. Producing vibrant, lifelike colors, the cinematically proportioned monitor provides an immersive experience when watching movies and playing widescreen-format games. LG’s 29EA73 model IPS 21:9 UltraWide monitor also bears Intertek’s QPM. In winning the Plus X Award, one of Europe’s most prestigious prizes for innovation in technology, the judges praised the display’s innovative productivity enhancing features such as Thunderbolt™ 2, 4-Screen Split and Dual-Link Up, as well as its stylish design and strong build. The 34UM95 is compatible with PCs and the new Mac Pro. PRAD rated LG’s 34UM95 and 29UB65 monitors “Sehr Gut,” (Very Good), the highest possible approval rating equivalent to five stars. PRAD was particularly impressed with the monitor’s astounding picture quality and color management. Meanwhile, the 29UB65 was commended for its streamlined ergonomics and ability to effortlessly pivot between landscape and portrait positions.