LG 27MD5KB-B 27" UltraFine 16:9 5K IPS Monitor

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LG 27MD5KB-B 27" UltraFine 16:9 5K IPS Monitor
Key Features
  • 27" In-Plane Switching (IPS) Panel
  • 1 x Thunderbolt 3 | 3 x USB Type-C
  • 5120 x 2880 @ 60 Hz Native Resolution
  • 1200:1 Contrast Ratio
The 27MD5KB-B 27" UltraFine 16:9 5K IPS Monitor from LG lets you experience the definition and detail of your Mac on a large 27" screen with a native resolution of 5120 x 2880 at 60 Hz and 218 ppi. Built with support for 99% of the DCI-P3 color spectrum, you'll be able to precisely edit your photos with rich detail and color. This display also features In-Plane Switching (IPS) technology, support for 1.07 billion colors that is achieved using 8-bit + A-FRC, an anti-glare panel with a 2H hardness rating, a 16:9 aspect ratio, a contrast ratio of 1200:1, a maximum brightness level of 500 cd/m2, and response times of 12 and 14 ms (GtG). Using the 178° horizontal and vertical viewing angles, it is possible to watch content from virtually any position.
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LG 27MD5KB-B 27" UltraFine 16:9 5K IPS Monitor

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LG 27MD5KB-B Overview

  • 1Description
  • 2General Features
  • 3218 Pixels per Inch / 5K Display
  • 4Rich Color, Better Detail
  • 55K Display with Thunderbolt 3
  • 6Visibility
  • 7Consistent Color and Clarity
  • 8Clear Communication and Entertainment
  • 9Display Control with macOS
  • 10Multi-Function Screen Manager
  • 11Adjustable Display Stand
  • 12ENERGY STAR

The 27MD5KB-B 27" UltraFine 16:9 5K IPS Monitor from LG lets you experience the definition and detail of your Mac on a large 27" screen with a native resolution of 5120 x 2880 at 60 Hz and 218 ppi. Built with support for 99% of the DCI-P3 color spectrum, you'll be able to precisely edit your photos with rich detail and color. This display also features In-Plane Switching (IPS) technology, support for 1.07 billion colors that is achieved using 8-bit + A-FRC, an anti-glare panel with a 2H hardness rating, a 16:9 aspect ratio, a contrast ratio of 1200:1, a maximum brightness level of 500 cd/m2, and response times of 12 and 14 ms (GtG). Using the 178° horizontal and vertical viewing angles, it is possible to watch content from virtually any position.

This display connects to your Mac using its Thunderbolt 3, which also supports device charging up to 85W. If you'd like to take advantage of this display's USB capabilities, there are three USB 3.1 Gen 1 Type-C ports that operate at 5 Gb/s and deliver 5V / 1.5A of power to compatible devices. Other integrated features include dual 5W speakers, a microphone, and a webcam. To further help improve viewing and accessibility, the this display features a vertical tilt of -5 to 25° and a height adjustment of 4.3".

Please note that the LG 27MD5KB-B 27" UltraFine 16:9 5K IPS Monitor requires a Mac with Thunderbolt 3 and macOS 10.12.2 or later. If your system has Thunderbolt 2, you can use a Thunderbolt 3 to Thunderbolt 2 adapter, but this will not support Power Delivery. This display will not work with USB Type-C host connectivity.

General Features

218 Pixels per Inch / 5K Display

At 218 pixels per inch to deliver 5K resolution (5120 x 2880 at 27"), the LG UltraFine 5K display lets you experience the definition and detail of a Mac on a large 5K screen.

Rich Color, Better Detail

A color spectrum of P3 99% enables you to edit your high-resolution photos precisely. You will experience exceptional detail and rich color on this 5K display.

5K Display with Thunderbolt 3

The LG UltraFine 5K display has a Thunderbolt 3 port that can transmit 5K video and data while simultaneously charging a MacBook Pro (up to 85W) over a single cable. Plus, three USB 3.1 Gen 1 Type-C downstream ports operate at 5 Gb/s and let you connect additional devices as needed.

Visibility

The LG UltraFine 5K display reaches a brightness of 500cd/m2 and can express a wide range of color and contrast. You can experience vivid, lifelike images on a 5K screen, which provides a more natural representation.

The default setting is half of the maximum brightness value, but it can be adjusted.

Consistent Color and Clarity

This 5K high-definition monitor with IPS minimizes color shift and delivers detailed, accurate images on the UltraFine 5K screen. Color is consistent from edge to edge.

Clear Communication and Entertainment

The LG UltraFine 5K display has an internal webcam and dual 5W speakers, and a microphone that are designed for entertainment and communication, allowing you to watch movies and video chat.

Display Control with macOS

A detailed control of display settings, such as brightness, can be done using macOS without the need to use any physical buttons.

Multi-Function Screen Manager

The LG Screen Manager has been optimized for macOS to provide a variety of multi-screen options. For example, it can automatically divide the screen into two to four frames, according to users' specific needs.

Adjustable Display Stand

LG UltraFine 5K displays have convenient height/tilt adjustment. Users can customize the display height to create a more personal, comfortable workstation, or easily wall-mount the display with the use of a separately-sold VESA mount bracket.

ENERGY STAR

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.

LG 27MD5KB-B Specs

Display
Size27"
Panel TypeIPS-Type LCD
TouchscreenNo
Resolution5120 x 2880
Aspect Ratio16:9
Pixels Per Inch (ppi)218 ppi
FinishMatte
Hardness Rating2H
Maximum Brightness500 cd/m2
Contrast Ratio1200:1
Refresh Rate60 Hz
Adaptive Sync TechnologyNone
Horizontal Frequency30 to 178 kHz
Vertical Frequency48 to 60 Hz
Bit Depth / Color Support8-Bit+FRC (1.07 Billion Colors)
Color Gamut99% DCI-P3
Response Time12 ms (GtG)
14 ms (GtG)
Viewing AngleHorizontal: 178°
Vertical: 178°
Dot Pitch0.11685 x 0.11685 mm
Inputs / Outputs
Connectivity1 x USB Type-C (Thunderbolt 3)
3 x USB Type-C (USB 3.1 Gen 1)
HDCP SupportYes, Version 2.2
Built-In SpeakersYes, 2 x 5 W
Power
Power Consumption140 W (Typical)
1.2 W (Standby)
AC Input Power100 to 240 VAC, 50 / 60 Hz at 2.0 A
Power Adapter TypeInternal
Power Supply200 W
USB Power Delivery85 W (via USB Type-C)
Environmental
Operating Temperature32 to 104°F / 0 to 40°C
Storage Temperature-4 to 140°F / -20 to 60°C
Operating Humidity0 to 80%
Storage Humidity0 to 85%
CertificationsBSMI, CB, CCC, CE, EPEAT GOLD, RCM, REACH, RoHS, UL, VCCI, cUL, as per Manufacturer
Physical
Height Adjustment4.33" / 110 mm
Tilt Adjustment-5 to 25°
Mounting-Hole Pattern100 x 100 mm
Lock SlotYes, Kensington
Dimensions (W x H x D)24.6 x 18.3 x 9.4" / 62.5 x 46.5 x 23.9 cm (with Stand)
24.6 x 14.8 x 2.1" / 62.5 x 37.6 x 5.3 cm (without Stand)
Weight18.74 lb / 8.50 kg (With Stand)
14.11 lb / 6.40 kg (Without Stand)
Packaging Info
Package Weight27.9 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)28.5 x 21 x 11.5"
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