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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
Suggested Price


Suggested Price


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 Killer screen At first I was disappointed in that it was not a real plug and play, as I had to call in to get it to sync up properly with my MacBook Pro and give the desired appearance. After a short telecom with their customer service, they had it up and running and the resolution is great.
Date published: 2018-10-12
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Forgot I owned a TV. I fell in love with this monitor. I also have a 4K lg tv but it’s to large for gaming. This monitor if perfect A+++++++
Date published: 2018-09-11
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Works beautifully I bought it, plugged it in, and it works beautifully. Powers my mac book pro using the USB C connection. Beautiful display and looks great.
Date published: 2018-08-26
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Vesa mounting not possible My mount cannot fit into the slightly narrow cavity without damaging the case of the display. Research on Amazon claimed otherwise, but it will not fit, and hence, is not usable for me.
Date published: 2018-03-27
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
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Please first review the detailed product information and help guides in the Product Support section for this product prior to posting a question.

I own a MacBook Pro 2017 and LG gram. Could this monitor be used for both of the models?

Asked by: Junhyo
The LG 27" Class 4K UHD IPS LED Monitor (27" Diagonal), Model # 27UD88-W is a Plug and Play monitor that has 2 x HDMI (ver. 2.0) ports that are HDCP compliant, a DisplayPort (Ver 1.2) and a USB Type-C™ that will display 4K video, transfer data and charge a laptop or mobile device all at the same time using a single cable with USB-C™...^IFV
Answered by: LGJoel
Date published: 2018-10-29

What is the recommended privacy screen that will fit these monitors?

Asked by: bob_loblaw
Hi bob_loblaw. Regrettably, LG does not endorse one privacy screen over another for the LG 27" Class 4K UHD IPS LED Monitor (27" Diagonal), Model # 27UD88-W. There is a variety of privacy screens that are offered by many different manufacturers and will vary in price according to what technological features they have. You will need to review their specifications to determine which one best suits your needs...^IFV
Answered by: LGJoel
Date published: 2018-09-06

Connecting the monitor to my MacBook Pro via HDMI, and there's no sound via the speakers.  I can get sound via the monitor's headphone jack, however.  I've maxed out the volume using the button on the monitor and the output is set to the monitor. Help! 

Asked by: IreneK
Hello and thank you so much for your inquiry. The 27UD88-W does not have built in speakers, however, it does have the 3.5mm jack for headphones or to connect external speakers for sound. ^AC
Answered by: Amber C
Date published: 2018-08-09

I'm interested in the 27UD88-W to connect to my 2017 MacBook Pro. From all indications, it should work just fine. Does in come in black though. I really don't care for the white on the back of the display.

Asked by: jmikeback
The "W" at the end of the model number for the LG 27" Class 4K UHD IPS LED Monitor (27" Diagonal), Model # 27UD88-W indicates the color. If a black version of this was available, it would have been indicated with a "B" at the end. Regrettably, there isn't a black version available...^IFV
Answered by: LGJoel
Date published: 2018-07-10

Hi, got a LG 27UD88-W and keen to get a 2nd one for a dual monitor set up with a mac book 2015 so I can simultaneously view multiple spread sheets and documents. How to set this up? The monitor is currently mirroring the mac book. 

Asked by: PoonMac
Regrettably, without knowing what connections you have on your 2015 Macbook or knowing if the Graphics card in it supports a dual monitor setup, we recommend that you contact the manufacturer to inquire if it will support connecting two monitors. The LG 27" Class 4K UHD IPS LED Monitor (27" Diagonal), Model # 27UD88-W has 2 x HDMI ports on it, 1 x DisplayPort, and a USB Type-C™ port on it. It has a Picture-by-Picture function and you can also download the OnScreen Software for Screen Split 2.0 which will enable you to customize your monitor layout, resizing and displaying multiple windows at once with 14 options including PIP...^IFV
Answered by: LGJoel
Date published: 2018-06-18

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: 2018-12-01

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
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