continuing the obsession with curved display, South Korea’s other electronics giant, LG is planning to showoff the firm’s flagship LG IPS 21:9 Curved UltraWide Monitor designed for both professional users and home entertainment enthusiasts (who are obsessed with curved display, naturally) at the upcoming IFA 2014. the monitor is said to offer “gentle” curve for, you guessed it, more immersive experience for whatever you might be using it for. it boast QHD resolution of 3,440 by 1,440 pixels that promised to give obsessive digital photographers, filmmakers, and creative professionals the level of detail and accuracy their line of work demands. the LG IPS 21:9 Curved UltraWide Monitor is compatible with both PC and Mac and also boasts Thunderbolt 2 connectivity for high-speed data transfers and allows multiple devices to be daisy chained together.
additionally, the monitor also features MAXX AUDIO and built-in 7W stereo speaker system which LG said “guarantees to deliver peak audio performance across all frequencies.” honestly, onboard speakers, however good they boasts to be, never steal my heart. they are like speakers on TV, which are usually replaced by external powered speakers. that said, it is nice to see LG including better audio, but not necessary a factor that will sway many like us. as for the curved display, we are not sure a hardware that we view at such a close proximity warrants for the curved treatment. anyway, this is still too early to say until we experience one ourselves. for those heading to IFA, you will be able to catch the LG 34UC97 IPS 21:9 Curved UltraWide Monitor in person. expect to find LG’s booth in Hall 11.2 of Messe Berlin between September 5 and 10.