These are the Macs that support 4K displays or higher

Using external displays for our Mac, is a good option if we want to have a larger desktop or if we need to work with a more expanded environment.

Before comparing 4K screens, you should check to see if your Mac is compatible with this type of resolution, as not all Macs are.

These are the Macs that support 4K displays or higher
These are the Macs that support 4K displays or higher

As an optional extra, to have a better user experience if you are used to a Retina screen, check the DPI (Pixel Per Inch) of the screens, the more DPI the better.

Mac compatible with 4K displays

Not all Macs are compatible with 4K screens or higher , depending on the model, you will have the possibility to connect a higher or lower screen.

If you want to use a 4K or Ultra HD monitor or TV, you need a compatible Mac like the ones below:

  • MacBook Pro (Retina, late 2013) and later
  • Mac Pro (end 2013)
  • iMac (27 inches, end 2013) and later
  • Mac mini (late 2014)
  • MacBook Air (early 2015) and later
  • MacBook (Retina, 12-inch, early 2015) and later

LG UltraFine Mac compatible screens

Apple reached a agreement with LG to launch two screens with a resolution of 4 and 5K. These displays were introduced with the latest update of the MacBook Pro Retina with Touch Bar.

The LG 4K UltraFine monitor is compatible with the following models:

  • MacBook Pro (2016 or later)
  • MacBook (2015 and later)
  • iMac (21.5 inch, 2017)
  • iMac (Retina 4K, 21.5 inches, 2017)
  • iMac (5K Retina, 27 inches, 2017)

In contrast, the LG UltraFine 5K monitor is with these models

  • MacBook Pro (2016 or later)
  • iMac (21.5 inch, 2017)
  • iMac (Retina 4K, 21.5 inches, 2017)
  • iMac (5K Retina, 27 inches, 2017)

https://apple5x1.com/monitor-lg-thunderbolt-4-5/

If for any reason your new screen is compatible with your Mac but you don’t recognize it, press and hold the Option key from “Screens” in System Preferences. This will bring up the “Detect Screens” button, which you’ll have to press to get it to try again.

Currently, there are a number of very interesting offers from 4K screens that you can check out from HERE.

Similar Posts