At E3 2019, LG introduced the world’s first IIPS gaming monitor with a 1ms GTG response time. The monitor comes in two sizes–38-inch and 27-inch screen sizes (models 38GL950G and 27GL850, respectively).
Both of these Nano IPS monitors feature the 144Hz refresh rate and DCI-P3 98-percent wide color gamut. The 27-inch monitor comes with a brightness of 350 nits and a pixel resolution of 2560 x 1440 while 38-inch comes with a brightness of 450 nits and a pixel resolution of 3840 x 1600.
The 27-inch 27GL850 is compatible with NVIDIA’s G-SYNCand is supports HDR10 content. It also has two HDMI ports as well as a DisplayPort. The 38-inch is compatible with NVIDIA G-SYNC processor and it supports VESA DisplayHDR. It features only one HDMI port and DisplayPort. Both monitors come without a 3.5mm headphone jack.
The biggest difference between the two monitors is the inclusion of RGB Sphere Lighting 2.0 in the UltraGear 38GL950G-B. The Sphere Lighting 2.0 – an array of RGB lights located at the rear of the monitor and it changes colors and sounds according to the on-screen action.
LG UltraGear Nano IPS gaming monitors to go on sale from next month in the U.S. pre-orders will start from July 1 for the 27-inch model. The availability of the 38-inch monitor is still not known.