The LG 27MD5KA-B 27" UltraFine 16:9 5K IPS Monitor requires a Mac with Thunderbolt 3 and macOS 10.12.2 or later. If your system has Thunderbolt 2, you can use a Thunderbolt 3 to Thunderbolt 2 adapter, but this will not support Power Delivery. This display will not work with USB Type-C host connectivity.
A Great Companion for MAC
The LG 27MD5KL-B is a 27-inch Class UltraFine™ 5K IPS Monitor that is macOS compatible.
Optimized Color Performance for Mac
With 218 PPI (Pixels Per Inch), the 27MD5KL-B UltraFine™ 5K Display can express detailed imagery and sharp text, allowing you to experience more clarity and accuracy on a large 5K screen.
Rich Color with Better Brightness
LG UltraFine™ 5K Display supports P3 & 500 nits of brightness, which allows it to express razor-sharp text and life-like images with a wide color gamut and range of colors.
Thunderbolt™ 3 Powerful & Versatile Port
27MD5KL with Thunderbolt™ 3 can transmit 5K video, audio, and data simultaneously and charge a device up to 94W with just a single connection. This powerful port is fully compatible with Thunderbolt™ 3 enabled Mac, and USB Type-C™ enabled Mac or iPad Pro.
*The USB Type-C™ enabled Mac or IPad Pro can be connected via the USB Type-C™ cable included in the package.
Seamless macOS Integration
Users can control their 27MD5KL display settings, such as brightness and volume, without using the buttons on the monitor. The display is simply controlled by using macOS.
Built-in Camera & Speaker, Clear Visuals, and Live Sound
LG’s UltraFine™ 5K Display delivers a rich media experience with built-in stereo speakers, a camera, and a microphone. This monitor is a good choice for the business person that communicates online via video or other ways.
A Flexible Workstation
LG UltraFine™ 5K Display has convenient height/tilt adjustment and offers an easy setup wall-mount for utilizing a VESA mount bracket*. So users can create a more personal, comfortable environment for optimal performance. *VESA mount bracket is not included in the package.
Features at a Glance
- In-Plane Switching (IPS) panel
- 5120 x 2880 5K Resolution
- DCI-P3 99% color gamut / 500 cd/m² brightness
- Thunderbolt 3 port with up to 94W PD
- 3 USB type C ports
- Mac OS compatibility
- Built-In USB hub, camera, rich bass speaker
Docs & Drivers
|MFG. Product Number||27MD5KL-B|
|Resolution||5120 x 2880|
|Screen Technology||IPS-Type LCD|
|Active Screen Size (DIAGONAL)||690 mm (27")|
|Pixel Pitch||0.11685 x 0.11685 mm|
|Viewing Angle (H, V)||178°, 178°|
|Calibrated Luminance||500 cd/m²|
|Power Consumption||140 W (typical)|
|Video Input Signals||3 x USB-C, 1 x Thunderbolt 3 USB-C|
|Weight||18.7 lbs (8.5 kg)|
Great price for a great screen
The image quality is flawless, no obvious cosmetic imperfections. Only downside is that the screen is wonky and it’s hard to set completely horizontal.