LG 32GN50R Review -165Hz, G-Sync/FreeSync, Tilt only

LG 32GN50R Review – If you are searching for a gaming monitor with a budget price tag, that supports a higher refresh rate and FreeSync/G-Sync to enhance the overall graphics then the LG 32GN50R is a perfect choice for your gaming setup.

There are few monitors available in the market that offers excellent gaming experience with a cheap price tag and this monitor is one of them. If you don’t have a higher budget but still want a monitor that you can play games for long sessions the LG 32GN50R will never disappoint you.

The LG 32GN50R offers a 31.5 inches full HD panel with a super fast 165Hz refresh rate and supports both FreeSync and G-Sync technology to get an optimal visual without any screen tearing, flickering, or blurry visuals.

The monitor best in the market due to its FrerSync/G-Sync compatibility and the big 32 inches display makes it the perfect choice for gaming, the monitor is new from LG, and right now you can get this monitor at a very good price tag.

Before choosing this monitor know the downsides very carefully the monitor only supports tilt adjustment so there is no height, pivot, or swivel adjustability in this monitor. It supports HDR10 but is not that impressive due to its decent HDR peak brightness, also the viewing angles need improvement.

Read: GIGABYTE G32QC Review – 165Hz, Weak HDR

LG 32GN50R Review

It’s good for those who want a gaming monitor with the compromise of an adjustable stand and decent image quality, for gamers, the tilt-only stand disappoints otherwise there is no major complaint about this monitor you are good to go if you skip these two things.

LG 32GN50R
LG 32GN50R

The response rate is also not impressive as other 165Hz monitors but you will not notice this as the refresh rate keeps everything smooth and responsible. Performance wise the monitor performs Build ANwell and justifies the price tag, this perfect for those who want a budget gaming monitor.

Build and Design

The body of the monitor is built from plastic and looks very similar to other LG monitors, the build quality is decent and the stand of this monitor is wide and captures a little bit of space in your desk setup, but the stand is not having the height adjustability so you can adjust the height of the monitor if you want, also you can’t swivel, portrait to different angle as it has only tilt adjustments.

LG 32GN50R Back-side view
LG 32GN50R Back-side view

While gamers always want a comfortable sitting position and the monitor adjustable is one of the major key features that gives a fully comfortable viewing position by adjusting the height, using swivel, pivot, and tilt adjustment.

Connectivity ports
Connectivity ports

The weight of this monitor is around 5.9 KG (With the stand), and the dimensions are 28.1″ x 20.3″ x 8.9″ with the stand.

Image Quality

The LG 32GN50R has a 31.5 inches flat VA display with a resolution of 198 x 1080 pixels, The monitor supports HDR10 for better dynamic range but you will not have any true HDR experience due to decent Peak HDR brightness and the color accuracy is weak, otherwise, for gaming, there are big issues on image quality because the 165Hz refresh rate gives a super smooth experience.

Read: AOC CQ27G3S Review – 165Hz, Adaptive Sync, 1000R


Talking about the performance of the LG 32GN50R, it has a 165Hz peak refresh rate with AMD FreeSync/G-Sync supports, and the vocals are looks fast and responsive due to its refresh rate. You can play heavy games on it without seeing any screen tearing, flickering, or blurry graphics as it handles perfectly.


The monitor comes with a Displayport, HDMI, and audio outputs, there are no USB ports so another downside of the monitor.


165Hz refresh rate, FreeSync-G-Sync, HDR10.


No fully adjustable, Weak peak HDR brightness also decent color accuracy, no USB Ports.

Price Trends

LG 32GN50R Price Trends
LG 32GN50R Price Trends





These are the top 3 competitors of the LG 32GN50R monitor –

1. Sceptre E275B-FPT168

The Sceptre E275B-FPT168 is a great option with a fast response rate, built-in speaker, FreeSync, and blazing fast 165Hz refresh rate, The price tag is also very low compared to the LG 32GN50R, the only downside of this monitor is the stand is not fully adjustable and the size of the screen is 27 inches.

2. SAMSUNG Odyssey G32A

If you are looking nf for a much better response rate and an adjustable stand with 165Hz refresh rate and FReeSync Premium then the SAMSUNG Odyssey G32A is a perfect choice, it is one of the balance monitors you can get at a little high price compared to the LG model but worth it.

3. AOC C32G2

If you want a curved monitor with a 165Hz refresh rate and a fully adjustable stand then the AOC C32G2 is the right choice for you. It has a 32 inches 1500R curved display with FreeSync support, and a 123% of sRGB rate that gives you a much better color accuracy that is better than the LG 32GN50R.

Final verdict

No doubt the LG 32GN50R is one of the cheapest 32 inches 165Hz monitors in the market right now, but it lacks some features like fully adjustable and better image quality so if you want to keep these features then you have to choose another option as I mentioned above. You can choose one of that monitor that fulfill your requirements

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