The LG UltraGear 48GQ900 is LG’s first OLED monitor in Indonesia as well as the largest size. Photo: LGEIN doc
“In addition to this year’s LG UltraGear monitor bringing major changes to its technology, gamers are now also demanding more,” said Chung-Hoon Kim, Product Director Business Solution for LG Electronics Indonesia.
According to Kim, OLED panels are perfect for gaming. “Because, the image quality with a better contrast ratio than previous generation screens. Also, the ability to handle images with very fast changing dynamics with a response time of up to 0.1 millisecond and a refresh rate of 120Hz,” he explained.
LG IT Division Head of Marketing and Sales Riki Siauw explained that compared to OLED TVs, OLED gaming monitors have an anti-reflective coating applied to the screen. “So your room is bright or dark, the visuals are still good,” he said.
LG UltraGear 48GQ900 (left) and LG UltraGear 24GN60R and 27GN60R. Photo: LG dock
According to him, the LG UltraGear has been optimized for gaming with embedded technology in it. For example, complete connection. There is DisplayPort 1.4 and HDMI 2.1 which can transfer uncompressed files up to 4K 144Hz and 8K 30Hz. There is audio too, via a pair of 20W powered speakers. “Equivalent to that used on a 75-inch TV. So, it’s okay to play without external speakers,” said Riki.
For gamers who use headphones, there is DTS HP:X technology. Allows users to enjoy the feel of 3D sound.
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The latest series of LG UltraGear monitors will only be available in early December 2022. The price hasn’t been announced yet. Overseas, this gaming monitor costs around USD 1,000.
Apart from the LG UltraGear 48GQ900, LG also carries 2 more affordable UltraGear monitor lines. Namely 24GN60R and 27GN60R with a smaller screen.