LG CX 48” OLED Monitor Review (2020) – The ultimate large format gaming monitor?



We bought and tested the LG 48″ CX OLED as a computer monitor, and even though this is meant to be a TV, it offers impressive overall performance as a monitor. Its 4k resolution delivers an exceptionally clear image, the OLED technology displays perfect blacks, and it has very wide viewing angles. It’s an excellent choice for gaming because it has native FreeSync variable refresh rate (VRR) support and it’s G-SYNC compatible, the response time is near-instant, and it has a low input lag. Sadly, it doesn’t get very bright because of its aggressive automatic brightness limiter (ABL), but if you want to place it in a bright room, it has outstanding reflection handling. It’s a really well-built TV with a sleek design, but unlike most monitors, its stand doesn’t allow for adjustments.

Full review:
https://www.rtings.com/monitor/reviews/lg/48-cx-oled
https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B083XNJWNJ?tag=rtings-vid-20

Model tested: 48” (OLED48CXPUB)
Should also be valid for the 55” (OLED55CXPUA), 65” (OLED65CXPUA) and 77” (OLED77CXPUA) sizes
See our video on the 55” CX: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IGkztnRvIqg

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00:00 Intro
02:06 Design
02:32 Inputs
03:48 Picture Quality
04:02 Contrast
04:46 Uniformity
05:21 Viewing Angle
06:01 Peak Brightness
07:19 Reflections
07:52 Text Clarity
09:32 Color Volume & Gamut
09:48 Burn-In
10:26 Motion
10:35 Refresh Rate
11:48 Response Time
12:38 Black Frame Insertion
12:58 Input Lag
13:21 Variable Refresh Rate
13:48 Overall
14:26 Conclusion


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