If you want a full realistic experience while gaming, streaming movies, or just browsing the web, investing in a high quality Ultrawide LED Monitor is highly recommended. The 34 inch size with a 21:9 aspect ratio and a curved panel offer an unparalleled experience for enjoying full, wide high definition that supports resolutions up to 3440 x 1440 pixels. Several brands now offer LED monitors of this variety, so we took it upon ourselves to research, review, and find out which are the best for 2016.
Dell UltraSharp U3415W 34-Inch Curved LED-Lit Monitor
- Well known as one of the first ever 34 inch, 21:9 curved monitors, the Dell UltraSharp U3415W lets you experience amazing panoramic views with full Wide Quad High Definition that does a great job in bringing realistic effects to life.
- Earned PCMag’s Editor’s Choice Award for delivering outstanding performance.
- Gives you the ability to display content from two different computers at the same time with the picture in picture or picture by picture modes. You can connect an additional PC using the latest USB 3.0 technology so there’s a great level of both convenience and fast response rate.
- Designed to run as efficiently as possible and in an eco-friendly manner that doesn’t waste any energy. It’s Energy Start Qualified, EPEAT Gold Rated, and is a TCO Certified Display. In fact, it’s even made from materials that are less harmful to the environment. There’s no arsenic or mercury, and the monitor is even BFR and PVC free (excluding the cables).
- Built with an advanced power management setting known as “PowerNap” that will automatically dim the display to it’s minimum brightness or fall asleep while not in use.
- Comes included with a height adjustable stand that can tilt and swivel to maintain an excellent view at all times. Additionally, there’s a cable management hole located on the stand to route all of your cables through for a neater and cleaner look.
Samsung 34-Inch Curved Screen LED-Lit Monitor S34E790C
- Known as Samsung’s premier widescreen monitor, the 34 inch S34E790C Curved Screen LED Monitor provides a true 21:9 aspect ratio and beautiful Wide Quad High Definition with a resolution up to 3440 x 1440 pixels.
- With two and a half times the resolution than standard high definition, the true 3440 x 1440 resolution carries and impressive 3000:1 contrast ratio for a beautiful experience with insanely bright colors, vibrant hues, deeper blacks, and whiter whites.
- Comes included with an ergonomically-friendly stand that lets you fully adjust it’s tilt and angle for the best custom-like field of view possible. If you aren’t looking for a stand and you want to mount it – no problem. The standard VESA mounting holes are ready for your own stand or mount.
- Easily connect two computers to the monitor at once. This way, you can divide the workspace or simultaneously work on two PCs at once, all in the same screen. It’s also a nice feature to have if you enjoy maximum productivity or if you’d like to watch a movie on one computer and get work done on another. Additionally, the monitor will automatically upscale the resolution to fit the monitor well.
- Equipped with a “Game Mode” that excels with the latest fast paced online games. This mode was specifically designed to bring out richer colors and enhanced visual effects to amp up your play style.
- The back panel is full of multiple connection options including four USB 3.0 ports, two HDMI ports, PC in, Audio Out, and DP in. It’s nice to have an integrated USB hub since we all know how some computers are always in need of more available ports.
- Designed with “Flicker Free” technology that won’t cause eye strain or any unwanted effects from using it for consecutive hours throughout the day or night.
LG UC87 34UC87C 34.0-Inch LED-Lit Monitor
- Designed specifically for the ultimate work and play screen, the LG UC87 34UC87C 34.0-Inch LED Monitor carries the 21:9 ultra wide aspect ratio that excels in displaying amazing 3440 x 1440 WQHD resolution for a lifelike experience every time you put it to use.
- Built with advanced “In-Plane Switching” or IPS technology that drastically enhances the performance to short the response times, improve color reproduction, and viewing angle.
- Equipped with sRGB to handle the latest in high definition effects that require the most realistic color reproduction. Over 99 percent of the sceen is covered in this advanced sRGB spectrum to emit a crystal-clear display for both designers, photographers, and avid gamers.
- With the integrated “4 Screen Split” feature, you can boost your overall productivity by splitting your screen into multiple windows that automatically fit the available space. It reduces the on-screen clutter that’s associated with having multiple applications running at once.
- Connect an additional device like another PC, camera, phone, or external Blu-Ray player to share the screen at once with the “Dual Link Up” feature. Connect one device to the display port while connecting the other device the the other available DVi or HDMI port.
- Built with a new dimming technology that prevents any sort of flickering from occurring. This makes viewing the monitor much more comfortable for extended periods of time. In fact, this new technology has been certified by TUV.
Acer XR341CK bmijpphz Curved 34-inch UltraWide QHD Display
- Acer put a lot of hard work and effort into creating their XR341CK bmijpphz Curved 34-inch UltraWide QHD Display. Built with an assortment of advanced features, it offers the sharpest picture quality with lifelike colors that seem to pop right out of the screen.
- Built with 100% sRGB coverage and a 6-axis color adjustment to deliver the finest colors with true to life effects. Perfect for photographers or video editors who require the best of the best, it’s built to excel in giving off the most vibrant, true to life color with deeper, richer blacks, and whiter whites.
- The perfect solution for hardcore gamers that need an insanely fast 4ms response time and a fast refresh rate. In fact, it even performs unique ambient lighting effects to add a cool flare to your game play.
- With “Adaptive Sync” technology, it will automatically match the refresh rate of your monitor with your video card for a smoother, lifelike experience. It’s even “AMD Freesync” certified to bring on a whole new level of gaming quality.
- Comes included with an ergonomically-friendly stand that swivels, tilts, and pivots from negative 5 degrees to 35 degrees. It can even vertically adjust up to 5 inches if you have your display setup in a vertical position.
- Multi-tasking is made easy with the integrated “Picture in Picture” mode. With it, you can connect two computers to the monitor at once for a side-by-side view that pairs well with getting more done at once. Additionally, you can daisy chain additional monitors to increase your view even more.
- Equipped with mercury-free white LED backlighting that does an incredible job at managing power. Since it’s Energy Star and RoHS compliant, you can feel good knowing that it’s highly efficient and built to reduce overall power consumption by nearly 70%.
HP Envy 34c 34-inch Curved Media Display
- Designed to fully immerse you into the world of true WQHD, the HP Envy 34c 34-inch Curved Media Display offers vibrant colors and an all-in-one design for gamers, photographers, or everyday PC users.
- With an 8 millisecond response time, you can expect it to excel with all of the latest high-demand tasks. With a 3000:1 contrast ratio, you’ll experience clearer colors with more vibrance and depth than you’re probably used to.
- Achieve dual images with the picture in picture display feature. It will split the screen among two sources so you can have a productive workspace with an integration of two computers into one monitor.
- Equipped with dual USB 3.0 ports for connecting peripherals of your choosing.
- With MHL or “Mobile High Definition” you can view content from your smartphone or tablet while charging them up at the same time.
- Equipped with dual integrated speakers located on each side of the screen to emit rich, bold, true DTS audio that give full stereo sound from multiple directions.