Fall generally brings about the best monitor deals of the year. Amazon's Prime Big Deal Days (Oct. 10-11), Best Buy's Holiday Sneak Peak (Oct.1), Target's Circle Week (Oct. 1-7) and Newegg's FantasTech Sale II (Oct. 9-13) will offer sold deals on monitors. Following these early holiday sales, we have Black Friday, Nov. 24 and Cyber Monday, Nov. 27.
So whether you're looking for a productivity monitor or gaming display, there are plenty of opportunities to save.
Investing in the right computer monitor can help your day-to-day productivity soar and enhance your overall viewing experience. You can mirror or extend your laptop screen, build a dual monitor setup or even a multi-monitor setup for gaming.
There are a lot of specs to consider when buying a laptop. Besides display size, resolution, refresh rate, and response time, you'll also have to think about price versus performance. No matter your budget, you'll want to get the best value for your hard earned cash — and that's where we come in.
We're sharing the best Black Friday-worthy monitor deals right here in one place. See today's best discounts below.
Best monitor deals — Quick links
- Amazon: save on Acer, Asus, HP, LG, Samsung, and more
- Best Buy: save on Acer, HP, LG, Samsung, and more
- Newegg: save on Acer, Asus, Gigabyte, Samsung and more
- Target: save on Acer, AOpen, HP and Samsung
- Walmart: save on Acer and MSI gaming monitors
Best monitor deals right now
- Samsung ViewFinity UJ59 32" 4K Monitor:
$339$275 @ Amazon
- Dell U2723QE UltraSharp 27 4K USB-C Hub Monitor:
$779$629 @ Dell
- Acer KC242Y 24" Full HD Monitor:
$117$89 @ Amazon
- HP M32f 32" FHD Monitor:
$309$199 @ Best Buy
- Acer SB272 27" FHD Monitor:
$139$119 @ Amazon
- HP M24H 24" FHD Monitor:
$209$149 @ Best Buy
Best monitor deals
HP M32f 32" FHD Monitor:
$309 $199 @ Best Buy
Save $110 on this 32-inch HP Full HD monitor with FreeSync. Save an extra $10 if with a My Best Buy Plus or Total membership. This computer monitor features a 1920 x 1080 300-nit panel with 178 degrees of ultra-wide viewing angles. AMD FreeSync ensures stutter and distortion-free viewing.
Price check: HP $219
LG 27" FreeSync Monitor:
$169 $129 @ Best Buy
Save $40 on the LG 27-inch AMD FreeSync Monitor (27MQ44B-B), its biggest discount yet. Enjoy crisp, vibant color and clarity on a virtually borderless 1080p panel with 75Hz refresh rate and 5ms response time. AMD FreeSync ensures smooth viewing whether you're streaming content or gaming. This monitor includes 3 free months of YouTube Premium (valued at $36) and a free 6-month subscription of Webroot Internet Security with Antivirus Protection (valued at $30).
Samsung ViewFinity UJ59 32" 4K Monitor:
$339 $275 @ Amazon
Save $64 on the 32-inch Samsung ViewFinity 32" Monitor. It features a massive 32-inch (3840 x 2160) 270-nit panel with 60Hz refresh rate and 4ms response time. Connectivity options include 2 x HDMI ports, 1 x DisplayPort, and 1 x headphone port.
Apple Studio Display Standard:
$1,599 $1,499 @ Amazon
Save $100 on the Apple Studio Display (Standard Glass). It runs on Apple's Bionic A13 chip and has a 27-inch (5120 x 2880) 5K Resolution Retina LCD panel, 600 nits of brightness, 1.07 billion colors and 60Hz refresh rate. The display's 12MP ultra-wide webcam with Center Stage, 6-speaker sound system and, 3-mic array.
Best portable monitor deals
ViewSonic VA1655 15:
$149 $129 $112 @ Amazon
Save $37 on the ViewSonic VA1655 portable monitor for students, remote workers, and travelling professionals. It features a 15.6-inch (1920 x 1080) anti-glare IPS display and includes a protective sleeve with built-in stand. Mini-HDMI and USB-C connectivity makes it easy to add to PC and Mac.
Dell 14-inch Portable Monitor C1422H:
$359 $289 @ Dell
Save $70 on the Dell Portable Monitor for a second screen experience. Enjoy dual-screen productivity anywhere with this ultralight, ultrathin 14” FHD portable monitor, weighing less than a pound and a half and less than a quarter-inch thick at its slimmest. This 14-inch 1080p 300-nit display connects to your laptop via USB and supplies you with 2 x USB-C/DisplayPort 1.2 Alt Mode ports. At just 1.3 pounds, it easily fits into your bag or backpack. It's the perfect companion for your Dell XPS or Dell Inspiron laptop.
Lenovo ThinkVision M14t:
$484 $259 @ Lenovo
Save $225 on the Lenovo's ThinkVision M14t portable monitor. It combines flexibility and style into an ultra-portable display and ideal for students, designers, animators and anyone else who wants a compact extra screen. The included pressure-sensitive Active Pen allows for precise sketching.
Computer monitor deals buying guide
- We recommend a 27-inch monitor size. However, go for the largest display that will fit your workspace and your budget. 27 inches is very large, so pull out a ruler and do some measuring.
- Buy a 4K monitor if you can afford to splurge. Although 1080p monitors offer a great viewing experience, 2160p content is becoming the new norm. If you have room in your budget to spend upwards of $250, go for the 1440p or 4K monitor.
- Widescreen multimedia monitors are for everything. If cinematic viewing, immersive PC gaming and maximum productivity are priority, go for a widescreen monitor. They come in flat and curved designs with life-like FHD or 4K resolution.
- Generally speaking, 60Hz and up is a good refresh rate. The refresh rate is the number of times a monitor refreshes the screen per second. A standard 60Hz monitor refreshes the screen 60 times per second whereas a 120Hz monitor refreshes twice as many times. Competitive gamers will benefit from the smoother gaming performance of 144Hz and up.
- Most monitors have a response time of 5ms. Response time is the time it takes the monitor to shift from one color to another. Gamers will want to get the lowest response time (1ms is ideal).
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Hilda Scott uses her combined passion for gadgets and bargain shopping to bring you the best prices on all things tech. She has a bachelor’s degree in film and media studies from Hunter College and 11 years of tech and entertainment journalism. Her work has been featured on Tom’s Guide, iTechPost, Examiner.com, Parlemag, Enstars, and Latin Times. When she's not scouting for the best deals, Hilda’s catching up on her favorite TV shows and pro-wrestling matches.