LG UltraFine 5K Display: Apple Selling at Discount & Works Wtih Adapter On Older Mac Products[VIDEO]
Apple announced a partnership with LG for the supply of new LG UltraFine 5K displays way back in October 2016. Earlier, Apple officially launched the product stating that it will be up for sale a month ago, but the delay is attributed to the LG's supply chain.
But, now Apple started selling the new LG UltraFine 5K display through its online store for a limited time pricing exclusively for MacBook Pro Users, as per 9To5Mac.
The LG UltraFine 5K display can be used on the latest MacBook Pro by connecting it to the Thunderbolt 3 (USB-C) connector using a single cable connection. The new display delivers a full 5120 X 2880 resolution.
According to MacRumors, the new product can be straight away used with 15-inch MacBook Pro, 13-Inch MacBook Pro with Touch ID bar, and 13-Inch MacBook Pro less no Touch ID.
There is something to cheer for the old MacBook Pro owners as well. The Apple document reveals it is still possible to use the LG product with the help of a Thunderbolt 2 adapter and a cable.
The new LG UltraFine 5K display can be used on Old MacBook Pro using a Thunderbolt 3 (USB-C) to Thunderbolt2 adapter along with Thunderbolt 2 cable. But, the only drawback, it will be stepped down to 4K resolution from the original 5K resolution. LG display can be used on the following models- iMac, MacBook Pro, Mac Pro, MacBook Air, and Mac mini.
With the new LG display, the new MacBook Pro can be charged with a power of 85W using Thunderbolt 3 connector. Unfortunately, this power charging feature doesn't work on older Mac products mentioned above when connected with Thunderbolt 2 adapters.
Though LG UltraFine display was introduced at a price range of $1299, later on, Apple has slashed its price and currently selling at $974. The new product was sold immediately after it went online. The shipments will be delivered in 3-4 days. An Order placed now will take 2-3 weeks for delivery.
So, What are you waiting for? Hurry Up!