Together with the new generation MacBook Pro Apple told about the LG monitors, specifically designed to work in conjunction with the MacBook Pro. Displays 4K and 5K are connected to laptops with a single USB-C cable that not only transmits data, but also charges the laptop. Thus, Apple decided to replace the proprietary Thunderbolt Display, cancelled this summer.
27 inch monitor LG UltraFine 5K Display has a resolution of 5120 x 2880 pixels and supports the color space of P3 (25% more colors than standard RGB palette). The rear panel has three additional USB port. in addition, the device has built-in stereo speakers, and a camera and microphone for video calls.
Thunderbolt cable 3 supplied with the UltraFine 5K Display, capable of powering 85 watts connected MacBook Pro. The monitor can only work on the Thunderbolt Protocol 3.
The second model UltraFine 4K Display with a diagonal of 21.5 inches has got resolution of 4096 x 2304 pixels and support for color space P3. The device can also connect to the new MacBook Pro by USB cable to C and has three similar ports at the back for peripherals. Without needing to connect it to Thunderbolt 3 Protocol, the monitor can work with any device that supports image output through the USB port.
Both monitor closely intergrown with OS – the user can adjust the brightness and volume without having to push buttons on the cover.
The price of LG UltraFine 5K Display is $ 1300, model UltraFine 4K Display will cost “only” $ 700. 4K version already available in the Apple store, shipping will start in 5-6 weeks. LG UltraFine 5K Display will be available in December.