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The best LG monitor deals in 2021: For office work and gaming

Best LG monitor: LG UltraWide 25UM58 monitor
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The best LG monitors have a strong reputation for high build quality, specs and performance. But there are so many to choose from, all with names that are a long way from catchy, choosing one can becoming confusing indeed.

Plus, with so many discounts and bargains flying around, it's easy to spend too much, and miss out on the best LG monitor deals of the moment.

To help you out, we've gathered together the best LG monitors available today, in one handy place. Plus we'll give you the stats and specs you need to make your choice, and explain which models are best for different purposes. 

So whether you're interested in LG computer monitors for doing creative work, playing games, or watching TV and movies, or a bit of everything, read on. We'll help you find the right LG monitor deals for you in 2021, including Full HD monitors and the best 4K monitors.

The best LG monitors available today

LG 27UL850 monitor

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01. LG 27UL850

The best LG monitor in 2021 overall.

Screen size: 27 inches | Weight: 6.12kg | Aspect ratio: 16:9 | Resolution: 3840 x 2160 (4K/UHD) | Refresh rate: 60Hz | Ports: HDMI, USB-C, DisplayPort

Affordable price 
4K resolution 
Good connectivity
Not the cheapest

Looking for great LG monitor deals? Then look no further. The LG 27UL850 offers superior specs at a very affordable price. And so, of all the LG computer monitors you can buy today, this is our number one choice.

With 4K UHD resolution and HDR-10, this monitor provides crystal-clear picture quality, and it can upscale SDR (standard dynamic range) content too. The IPS display panel offers a colour accuracy covering 99 percent of the sRGB colour spectrum, and a wide viewing angle too. 

With HDMI, USB-C and DisplayPort connections too, you really can't do better at this price.

LG 25UM58-P monitor

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02. LG 25UM58-P

The best LG computer monitor for value.

Screen size: 25 inches | Weight: 11.9lbs | Aspect ratio: 21:9 | Resolution: 2,560 x 1,080 (Full HD) | Refresh rate: 60Hz | Ports: 2x HDMI, Headphone Out

Cheap price
Realistic colour expression
Not 4K
No legacy ports

We’re astounded that this most capable of LG computer monitors comes in at such a low price. Because this is by no means a basic model.

No, it’s not 4K, but with Full HD 1080p resolution you’re still getting a very clear and precise picture from the IPS display, along with realistic colour expression thanks to sRGB above 99 percent. And whether you’re using it for creative work or games, you’ll appreciate the extra screen real-estate that comes from the ultrawide 21:9 ratio. 

Note, however, that while there are two HDMI ports, that’s your lot other than a headphone jack. Beyond that, though, this is one of the finest LG monitor deals we've found and represents outstanding value.

LG 27UK650-W monitor

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03. LG 27UK650-W

The best all-purpose LG computer monitor.

Screen size: 27 inches | Weight: 6.21kg | Aspect ratio: 16:9 | Resolution: 3840 x 2160 (4K, UHD) | Refresh rate: 60Hz | Ports: HDMI, DisplayPort, audio jack

4K resolution 
Special game modes 
Affordable price 
No USB connectivity

Will your monitor use be more or less equally divided between work, games and TV viewing? Then we recommend the LG 27UK650-W, which is one of the best LG monitors in the 'all purpose' bracket.

Its IPS panel offers bright, vibrant colours in 4K resolution and HDR, with 99 per cent sRGB and a wide viewing angle. This makes it great for both precision creative work and enjoying movies. 

Meanwhile, the 27UK650-W’s AMD FreeSync Technology virtually eliminates screen tearing and stuttering, which means a smooth gaming experience. It also boasts a game mode, which includes three sub modes (FPS, RTS and Custom) for personalising your gaming experience. The only downside is that the 5W speakers aren’t the greatest, so you may need to add some external ones.

LG 38GN950 monitor

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04. LG UltraGear 38GN950

The best LG computer monitor for gaming.

Screen size: 38 inches | Weight: 20.3lbs | Aspect ratio: 21:9 | Resolution: 3840 x 2160 (4K, UHD) | Refresh rate: 144Hz | Ports: USB, DisplayPort, HDMI, USB 3.0

38 inch screen 
144Hz refresh rate 
G-Sync tech

Do you primarily want an LG monitor for gaming? Then we’d strongly suggest checking out the LG UltraGear 38GN950

Yes, it’s expensive. But you’re getting a lot for your cash. It’s impressively huge, with a 38 inch IPS display. It’s curved and wide, with an aspect ratio of 21:9. It offers 4K resolution for a sharp and crystal-clear picture, with HDR 10 and a 144Hz refresh rate. 

And the icing on the cake? NVIDIA G-Sync tech matches this monitor’s refresh rate to your GPU, ensuring smooth and fluid play. For these reasons, this is our top pick for gamers looking for LG computer monitors in 2021.

LG 32UN880 monitor

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05. LG 32UN880 UltraFine Display Ergo

The best LG monitor 32 inch.

Screen size: 32 inches | Weight: 10.3kg | Aspect ratio: 16:9 | Resolution: 3840 x 2160 (4K, UHD) | Refresh rate: 60Hz | Ports: DisplayPort, USB, HDMI

4K resolution
Flexible stand
Great connectivity

This 32-inch monitor doesn’t come cheap, but it is a real beauty. Along with 4K resolution, the beautiful IPS display covers 95% of the DCI-P3 colour gamut and offers 350 nits of brightness, making a good choice for photo or video editing.

It's also one of the best LG monitors when it comes to connectivity, with two HDMI ports, a DisplayPort, a USB-C port and two USB-A ports. And as a bonus, it comes with a fantastic ergonomic mount, which allows you to move it up and down, rotate it 90 degrees, and tilt it in any direction.

LG 49WL95C-W monitor

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06. LG 49WL95C-W

The best 49-inch (curved and ultrawide) LG monitor.

Screen size: 49 inches | Weight: 15.2 kg | Aspect ratio: 32:9 | Resolution: 5,120 x 1,440 (QHD) | Refresh rate: 60Hz | Ports: DisplayPort, USB, HDMI

Huge screen 
QHD resolution

Are you seeking the very biggest of LG computer monitors? Then let us introduce the LG 49WL95C-W, which comes in at a massive 49 inches in diameter. Basically the equivalent of equivalent of two 1440p monitors side-by-side, this ultra-ultrawide monitor is perfect for productivity in your creative work, allowing you to view multiple windows at once.

You also get lots of connectivity options, including two HDMI ports, one DisplayPort, four USB 3.0 ports, one USB-C port and a headphone jack. Oh, and in case that wasn’t enough, it works as a touchscreen too. 

LG 27UL500-W monitor

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07. LG 27UL500-W

The best 4K LG computer monitor at a budget price.

Screen size: 27 inches | Weight: ‎11.24lbs | Aspect ratio: 16:9 | Resolution: 2160p (4K) | Refresh rate: 60Hz | Ports: DisplayPort, HDMI

4K resolution 
Affordable price 
In-built colour calibration 
No USB connection

Here's another of the great LG monitor deals we've spotted recently. A 4K monitor at a very affordable price for those on a budget, the LG 27UL500-W is touted as a gaming monitor, but we think it's one of the best LG monitors for photo or video editing as well. 

The IPS display, with HDR, provides the brightest whites and the darkest blacks, and the Color Calibration Pro tool helps it achieve realistic colours. The handy On-Screen Control 2.2 software lets you to split your screen for multi-monitor working, or adjust the picture mode for the most accurate settings for movies or games. All this, at such a reasonable price, is impressive indeed.

LG 24MP59G monitor

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08. LG 24MP59G

The best cheap LG computer monitor for gaming.

Screen size: 24 inches | Weight: ‎6.9kg | Aspect ratio: 16:9 | Resolution: 1920 x 1080p (Full HD) | Refresh rate: 75Hz | Ports: DisplayPort, HDMI

Gaming features
Not 4K
No USB connection

Want a monitor just for gaming, but don’t want to spend a lot? Then check out the LG 24MP59G-P. With AMD FreeSync and a 75 Hz refresh rate, you won't experience screen tearing or stuttering in the middle of your game. Black Stabiliser technology brightens dark scenes. And switching on Dynamic Action Sync for RTS and FPS games will minimise input lag, making for fast and responsive gameplay.

Yes, it’s HD rather than 4K. But with 93 percent of the sRGB color gamut covered and 246 nits of brightness, it still offers smooth and detailed visuals overall. And at such a low price, this is one of the best LG monitor deals around right now. In fact, it's the very cheapest on our list of LG computer monitors.

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Tom May
Tom May is a freelance writer and editor specialising in art, design and travel. He has been editor of Professional Photography magazine, associate editor at Creative Bloq, and deputy editor at net magazine. He has also worked for a wide range of mainstream titles including The Sun, Radio Times, NME, Heat, Company and Bella.