LG’s UltraFine 5K Displays are slowly making their way into the hands of customers, and as such, there are still quite a few lingering questions about the units. We’ve already posted an in-depth hands-on video walkthrough, but in this post we’ll answer some of the most frequently asked questions that we’ve encountered thus far.
Is the screen glossy or matte?
The LG UltraFine 5K Display features a glossy screen.
How large is the screen?
The screen is 27-inches diagonal.
What is the chassis made out of?
The LG UltraFine 5K Display is comprised mostly of black plastic. The base of the unit, however, is made out of solid metal.
Does the display wobble?
When adjusting the stand to higher positions, the LG UltraFine 5K Display is more prone to wobble, but you may still notice wobble even at the lowest height setting while typing.
What version of macOS does the display require?
Apple states that the LG UltraFine 5K Display requires a Mac running macOS Sierra 10.12.1 or later. It’s recommended that users run macOS Sierra 10.12.2 or later to ensure the best compatibility.
What is the UltraFine 5K Display’s native resolution?
The UltraFine 5K Display features a native resolution of 5120-by-2880. It has a default resolution of 2560-by-1440 (Retina pixel doubled).
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