Apple offers 5K 27-inch LG UltraFine Display, iPad Pro support limited to 4K

LG UltraFine 5K DisplayIn the past, Apple was developing its own displays, but later Apple discontinued them. But when the new 2019 Mac Pro was released, Apple offered its own display again, a Pro Display XDR with a 6K resolution, but because of the price, this display is not affordable for many customers. After discontinuing Apple’s display, Apple was selling 4K and 5K UltraFine Displays, designed by LG in partnership with Apple and were created to be used with the 2016 13.3-inch and 15.4-inch MacBook Pro models, which supported Thunderbolt 3 as the first Macs.

Apple stopped selling the original LG 5K UltraFine display earlier this year. In May, Apple started selling updated 4K 23.7-inch UltraFine display with 4K resolution (3840 x 2160) and support for P3 wide color gamut with 500 nits of brightness. It offered up to 85 W of charging power for Mac notebooks.

From now, Apple also offers a new 5K 27-inch LG UltraFine Display model. It features a 5120 x 2880 resolution as the previous UltraFine 5K Display with P3 wide color gamut. This new model is using a Thunderbolt 3 cable and can be used with USB-C port, so it’s compatible with 2018 iPads Pro. It has three USB-C ports with speeds up to 5 Gb/s and supports up to 94 W of power while using with Mac notebook.

It also features built-in stereo speakers, camera and microphone.

As for iPad Pro, you can’t enjoy full 5K resolution, it’s limited to 4K resolution of 3840×2160 at 60 Hz. The full 5K resolution is only available for 2016 MacBooks Pro (or newer), 2018 MacBooks Air (or newer), 2017 iMacs (or newer), any iMac Pro and a 2018 Macs mini (or newer). As for power delivery, iPads Pro can enjoy full 94 W of power.

LG UltraFine 5K Display is sold for 1299.95 USD and it’s 4K counterpart is priced at 699.95 USDe.

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