LG 45GR95QE Review 2023: OLED 240Hz Curved Monitor

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The LG 45GR95QE is is a premium curved gaming monitor with ultrawide form-factor. It comes with AMD FreeSync Premium and is also G-Sync compatible. A curved OLED panel backs this monitor and is super colorful and has wide color gamut coverage. It is also HDR 10 certified and you get excellent motion handling with fantastic peak brightness and contrast ratio for playing fast-paced games.

LG has not released pricing of this monitor, but it should cost a good amount of money. It is the same panel as Corsair’s bendable gaming monitor, but LG decided to keep it fixed on this one. It is the best gaming monitor in the industry and we do not think you will find a monitor with specifications better than this.


Overview

LG 45GR95QE

Best Features

  • 45″ OLED Panel
  • 800R Curvature
  • 0.1ms Response Time
  • 240Hz Refresh Rate
  • AMD FreeSync Premium
  • Nvidia G-Sync Compatible
  • HDR 10 Certified

Fantastic

LG 45GR95QE

The LG 45GR95QE is industry’s most advanced gaming display right now. It offers the most immersive gaming experience on a gaming monitor. The OLED panel has fantastic peak brightness and contrast ratio for unmatched picture quality.

It is an ultrawide with 240Hz refresh rate so you can imagine amount of thrill it should offer.

The LG 45GR95QE has tight arrangement of pixels, resulting in optimum sharpness and screen real estate for office use.

Gamers will love this gaming monitor because of its sharp high refresh rate OLED ultrawide display.

It is HDR 10 certified and has decent screen real estate for entertainment and professional level media creation.

Office

90%

Gaming

100%

Entertainment

80%

Media Creation

95%

Design & Ergonomics

Front

Monitor Type – Curved Ultrawide
Width – N/A
HeightN/A

The LG 45GR95QE has a very aggressive design from the front and the first thing you will notice that this monitor has a very deep curve.

It is a large monitor and requires noticeable amount of space. There are on brandings or logo on the chassis, hence it has a clean appearance from the front.

Back

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DepthN/A
VESA Mount – Yes
Ports Position – Back-Facing

The back of the LG 45GR95QE looks fantastic and it looks like a proper gaming monitor from the back. There is an UltraGear logo on the back surrounded by RGG lights that LG calls Sphere Lighting.

It supports VESA mounting, and the ports are back-facing on this monitor.

Bezels

Thiness – N/A

The bezels on the LG 45GR95QE are thin from all the three sides and that is great. This huge display looks futuristic with those rarely noticeable bezels.

Build Quality

WeightN/A

The build quality of LG 45GR95QE is excellent and it feels like a solid gaming monitor. Although it is made up of plastic parts, there are no gaps and the parts seem very well put together.

We are not sure about the weight of this monitor, but it should be pretty heavy.

Stand

Removable Stand – Yes
Cable Management – Yes

The stand on the LG 45GR95QE comes finished in black color. It is removable and it needs to be removed while mounting it on the wall. It offers excellent stability on the desk.

There is also a cable management hole on the stand so you will be able to make a cable-free setup with this monitor.

Ergonomics

Tilt – 15° Backward, 2° Forward
Swivel – 10° Right & Left
Height – 110 mm
Pivot – N/A

The LG 45GR95QE gaming monitor offers tilt, height, and swivel functions, which makes it ergonomically good.

However, the range is quite narrow so you do not get much flexibility.

Display & Performance

Panel

Panel Type – OLED
Panel Size – 45-inch
Aspect Ratio – 21:9
Panel Depth – 10 bits

According to LG Newsroom, the LG 45GR95QE houses a high refresh rate OLED panel with 45-inch screen size and that is fantastic in terms of colors and viewing angles compared to IPS monitors. It is a massive sized monitor for high refresh rate gaming and media creation.

This premium gaming monitor has a 21:9 aspect ratio with panel depth of 10 bits so it can display wide range of colors, making it excellent for color-critical tasks.

Screen Clarity

Resolution – QHD | 3440x1440p
PPI – 82 PPI

This monitor has QHD screen resolution, meaning 3440×1440 pixels resolution and that results in excellent 82 PPI on the 45-inch screen size. The screen clarity is not that great, but it is meant to be seen from a distance.

From a good distance, the screen should appear clear for gaming and text-reading. The screen real estate is also great for a monitor of this size.

Brightness

Peak Brightness – 1000-nits

The LG 45GR95QE can reach 1000-nits at its peak and that fantastic for bright rooms as well as HDR gaming.

Also, the reflection handling is fantastic because there is an anti-glare coating on the display and it perfectly combats glare.

Contrast

Contrast Ratio – 1350000:1

The contrast ratio on this monitor is 1350000:1, which is fantastic for dark rooms gaming. It produces rich details while gaming or viewing in the dark.

Viewing Angles

Viewing Angles (H/V) – 178°/178°

This gaming monitor from LG has fantastic viewing angles resulting in consistent image from side angles. It is great for the person sitting besides, and perfect for mounting on the wall or placing the monitor at a height.

Color Coverage

DCI-P398.5%

The color coverage on the LG 45GR95QE is wide and it can reach 98.5% DCI-P3 while displaying HDR content, making it an excellent HDR performer.

Response Time

Response Time – 0.5ms

The LG 45GR95QE has lowest 0.5ms response time making it superb for gamers. It offers smooth motion handling with a clear picture while playing motion-intensive games.

Refresh Rate

Refresh Rate – 240Hz

The LG 45GR95QE has max 240Hz refresh rate which is like top-of-the line in the industry for gaming. It produces smooth motion for high refresh rate gaming.

BFI

Black Frame Insertion – N/A

We are not sure about the black frame insertion technology on this monitor.

HDR

HDRHDR 10

The LG 45GR95QE is HDR 10 and certified and it provides excellent HDR performance for gaming and entertainment.

Features

PIP & PBP

This gaming monitor has Picture-in-Picture and Picture-by-Picture for effectively using the screen space of this monitor.

FreeSync Premium

This gaming monitor is FreeSync Premium certified and is specifically made to perform well while playing games in HDR.

Connectivity

Video Inputs

2x HDMI 2.1
1x DisplayPort 1.4

The LG 45GR95QE provides dual HDMI 2.1 ports, and a single DisplayPort 1.4 for seamless video connectivity.

USB, Other Ports

4x USB 3.2 (Type-A, Downstream)
2x USB 3.2 (Type-C, DP Alt Mode, 90W)
1x 3.5mm Audio Out

This gaming monitor has four USB 3.2 Type-A ports for connecting accessories, dual USB 3.2 Type-C port and a single 3.5mm Audio Out port for connecting speakers and headphones.


That’s a Wrap!

The LG 45GR95QE is one of the most advanced gaming monitors in the industry right now. It tops the performance in every aspect and we think there is no better gaming monitor than this in the industry. We know it is gonna cost you fortune, but if you are looking for the best gaming display, this is the one. (If budget is an issue, checkout this ultrawide gaming monitor)

Its OLED panel offers the best of the best gaming experience in bright as well as dark rooms. We are not sure about the price of this monitor, but it should be around $1500 when it comes available to the public.


LG 45GR95QE: Ratings

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★★★★☆ | 4.8/5

All Factors Considered

Display

5/5 Superb

★★★★★

The display is massive, has curved design with high refresh rate OLED panel.

Design

4.5/5 Superb

★★★★☆

The design looks futuristic, but the stand has narrow adjustable range.

Features

4.8/5 Fantastic

★★★☆☆

It is feature-packed monitor with a lot of premium features.


The Good

  • Fantastic high peak brightness
  • Crazy motion handling
  • Superb curved design

The Bad

  • Expensive price-tag
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