The difference between TVs and monitors is getting smaller and smaller. LG has just introduced the new LG 48GQ900 monitor, its first gaming monitor with an OLED panel. Almost like a 48-inch LG C2, but with a central stand, a response time of 0.1 milliseconds, and all the technologies expected of a gaming monitor.

These are the features of LG’s new gaming monitor. It is not the first time LG uses this technology in monitors, but it is the first time it uses its OLED panels in a gaming monitor of the UltraGear range.

LG Ultragear 48GQ900 technical datasheet

LG 48GQ900
SCREEN48.2″ OLED
RESOLUTION4K UHD (3840 x 2160px)
COLOR RANGEDCI-P3 98.5%
REFRESH RATE120Hz
RESPONSE TIME0.1ms
ADAPTIVE SYNCNVIDIA G-Sync
AMD FreeSync Premium
CONNECTIVITY3 x HDMI
1 x USB 3.0
4 ports H/P (DTS HP:X)
OTHERSHDR10, central stand, 2 x 20W speakers
PRICE€1,499

Up to 138 Hz and Nvidia and AMD compatible

LG Ultragear 48GQ900

This is a 48-inch monitor with an OLED panel, to which an anti-reflective coating is added. As expected for its size, it offers a 4K resolution with 3,840 x 2,160 pixels. In terms of refresh rate, the monitor offers a native rate of 120 Hz, but it can also be increased by overclocking up to 138 Hz.

In addition to the contrast benefits of OLED, the monitor comes with HDR10 and a color gamut that covers 98.5% of the DCI-P3 space. Response time is also very low, at only 0.1 milliseconds. This is probably the big difference between this monitor and its siblings, the TVs. While TVs are in picture mode to favor cinema, this LG Ultragear 48GQ900 defaults to gaming mode.

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LG Ultragear 48GQ900

As has been the case for some time with TVs, this monitor adds support for Nvidia G-Sync and AMD FreeSync.

LG Ultragear 48GQ900

Another difference is the center stand, designed to offer good stability. However, the LG UltraGear 48GQ900 comes with a small remote control. Another addition that can make us doubt whether it is a monitor or a TV.

LG Ultragear 48GQ900

In terms of connections, the LG monitor includes four ports to connect headphones and play games, offering DTS:X surround sound through them. There is also an HDMI 2.1 port with variable refresh rate (VRR) support. For the sound, we have two included speakers of 20W each.

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Availability and price of the LG Ultragear 48GQ900

The new LG UltraGear 48GC900 model is now available for purchase at an official price of 1,499 euros.

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