LG unveils new ultrawide gaming monitor with stunning DisplayHDR 1000 and 240Hz refresh rate. The LG UltraGear 49-inch DQHD monitor (model number 49GR85DC-B) offers exceptional features to provide a premium ultra-wide gaming experience, and it comes with a corresponding premium price tag of $1,300.
At the cost of $1,300, you will get a gigantic 49-inch display with an ultra-wide 32:9 aspect ratio that surpasses the usual 21:9 aspect ratio of most ultrawide monitors. It provides a dual 16:9 monitor experience with no bezels or gaps between them.
With a rapid 240Hz refresh rate and a swift 1ms response time, the monitor offers a superb gaming encounter, provided that your GPU can keep up with it. The monitor is equipped with both DisplayPort 1.4 and HDMI 2.1 inputs, enabling you to attain the highest refresh rate and resolution with either option.
In addition, the LG UltraGear 49GR85DC-B monitor features VESA DisplayHDR 1000 support, enabling it to display extremely bright HDR scenes and produce high contrast levels for an enhanced gaming and media viewing experience. Moreover, the display covers 95% of DCI-P3, ensuring an exceptional visual experience across all aspects. Furthermore, the monitor supports AMD FreeSync Premium Pro, preventing screen tearing while also enabling the use of HDR.
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Although the monitor does not include built-in speakers, it features a built-in 4-pole headphone jack that supports DTS Headphone: X. This allows you to directly connect your headset to the monitor for a more engaging and immersive experience.
Regarding the design, the monitor follows the typical gaming product trend by featuring RGB lighting at the back. Additionally, it boasts a “gaming-optimized” user interface, along with features such as a frame counter and a crosshair to assist with gameplay in certain games.