I am a desktop monitor, keyboard, and mouse person. Beyond few hours of working, I am not comfortable with cramped space in a Laptop.  So to compliment my new 4K Ultrabook (ASUS ZenBook Pro UX501VW) I purchased this 27 inches 4K external display – LG 27UD68P.  The IPS display support resolution of 3840×2160@60Hz, 300nits brightness and have 2 x HDMI Ports, 1 x DisplayPort and one Headphone out. Online in Amazon India, the monitor costs Rs.37,700 but I purchased from a local vendor for Rs.34,500. Amazon India the monitor costs Rs.37,700. The display sharpness and colours are lovely. Recommended purchase.


Display at 4K has enough room to show two full pages side by side


LG 27UD68P 4K monitor next to Asus ZenBook Pro UX501VW


LG 27UD68P has 2 x HDMI, 1 x DisplayPort, 1 x Audio out Ports

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Update 24th Jan 2017:

Till now I have been connecting the 4K monitor to my laptop (Asus UX501) using the HDMI cable that came out of the box with the monitor. A friend, who has the same configuration recommended I connect the monitor using DisplayPort. I purchased this one – “Cable Matters USB-C to DisplayPort 4K 60Hz Cable” for $30. The display now runs at 4k @60HZ and there is a noticeable difference in clarity.  The cable is a worth purchase. I am facing an issue of monitor waking up from sleep in the DisplayPort setting, to solve it I have to press Windows-P every time and select Second Screen; will experiment for a solution to this.

USB-C to DisplayPort cable

Update 30th Jan 2024:

The monitor has been working great for the past seven years. But recently, it started showing problems. The edges of the screen were getting blurry and the colors were bleeding. I think it’s a hardware problem, probably something to do with the backlight panel. I asked ChatGPT for advice, and it told me that if the monitor is old or out of warranty, it might be better to buy a new one instead of trying to fix the old one. I decided to follow this advice. I’m not going to repair the monitor; instead, I’ll dispose of it in a responsible way.

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