If you’re looking to upgrade your PC peripherals, your monitor is a good place to start – here are some of the best deals
If you own a gaming PC or even just use a screen on a daily basis, you might overlook your most-used peripheral, the monitor. A good monitor can make a big difference in your daily tasks – from competitive gaming to watching a movie to simply multitasking for work.
A monitor can be used with a PC, laptop, MacBook, smartphone or games console – and sometimes, depending on the number of ports, potentially with all those sources connected at once. No matter how and for what purpose you use your monitor, a good one can make all the difference.
Below, we’ve listed some of our favourite deals in the UK right now. Expect more deals to appear, – we’ll be sure to update this article to reflect any good deals available. If you’re looking for some inspiration, see our pick of the best gaming monitors and the best budget, ultrawide and professional monitors you can buy in 2018.
If you’re unsure about the terminology used by panel manufacturers, be sure to check out our buying guide for monitors.
The best monitor deals under £100
1. Acer V226HQLBbd 21.5-inch Full HD LED Monitor (was £83, now £69)
Thanks to a discount at eBuyer, the Acer V226HQLBbd LED Monitor is currently just £69. For that small wad of cash, you’ll get a 21.5-inch screen with EcoDisplay technologies. a 5ms response time and 16.7 million colours.
2. HP 24f 23.8-inch FHD Ultraslim IPS Monitor (was £119.99, now £99.99)
Over at Argos, £20 has been knocked off the cost of this super-slim monitor from HP. It has a 23.8-inch screen, ultra-wide viewing angles and Full HD visuals. Plus, the simple silver design will look great on your desk.
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3. HP 27fw Full HD 27″ IPS LCD Monitor – White (was £170, now £149)
You can save £20 on this 27-inch HP monitor at Currys, with its price dropping down to £149. The ultra-thin design and anti-glare features combine with Full HD visuals and low blue-light technology to offer a really strong user experience.
4. LG 24GM79G 24″ Full HD 1ms HDMI Freesync Gaming Monitor (was £200, now £150)
Save £50 and nab yourself a Full HD gaming monitor with this deal from LG and Laptops Direct. One year’s warranty is also thrown in, and you’ll be getting a 16:9 aspect ratio with a 1ms response time and refresh rates of 144Hz.
5. Dell 27-inch Monitor: SE2717H (was £251, now £188)
6. Acer KG1 series KG271U_A QHD Gaming Monitor (£230, £200)
There is £30 off this lovely gaming monitor from Acer, thanks to a deal at eBuyer. This sleek-looking option has TN panel, AMC FreeSync and a 75Hz/1ms response time. It also QHD 2560 x 1440 resolution, meaning that all your games will look great.
The best monitor deals under £500
7. Dell 24-inch Ultrathin Monitor: S2419HM (was £277, now £210)
If you a monitor that’s seriously sleek, look no further than this ultra-thin offering from Dell. It’s an incredibly thin 24-inch screen, with full HD resolution. And thanks to this offer, it’s £67 cheaper than it used to be.
8. electriQ 28-inch 4K Ultra HD HDR 1ms FreeSync Monitor (was £300, now £220)
You can save £80 on this 4K monitor, which has AMD FreeSync and a 60Hz refresh rate. It supports HDR content and has a 5ms response time. Also, it reduces blue light emissions to keep your eyes from getting tired.
9. Acer T232HL 23-inch Full HD IPS Touchscreen Monitor (was £317, now £250)
If it’s a touchscreen monitor you’re after, poke your digits in this direction. This 23-inch option from Acer has Full HD resolution a 5ms response time, a 2-year manufacturer’s warranty and – most importantly – that handy touchscreen goodness. It’s currently down by £68 at Box.
10. Samsung LU28H750UQUXEN 28 Inch LED Monitor (was £430, now £350)
The Samsung LU28H750UQUXEN is on offer at Argos. This Ultra HD LED monitor is 28-inches wide, and it has dropped in price from £430 to £350 – a saving of £80.
A slightly bigger version of this QLED monitor, a 32-inch edition dubbed the LU32H850UMUXEN, is also on offer at the moment. Amazon has knocked £130 off the price, bringing it down from £520 to just £389.
11. Dell S2417DG 24 Inch TN Gaming Monitor (was £500, now £424)
There is £75 to be saved on this stunning QHD monitor, which has come down from £500 to £424 on Amazon. It has NVIDIA G-Sync and a fast refresh rate of 165 Hz, and you also get a 3-year warranty for no extra cost.
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12. Dell Alienware 34-inch Curved Monitor: AW3418DW (was £1,270, now £1,254)
With a native resolution of 3400×1440, this curved 34-inch monitor is an utter treat for HD-loving gamers. The 1900R IPS display with NVIDIA G-Sync technology will allow you to enjoy wide viewing angles and incredible resolution on all of your favourite games. And with £16 off the price, what’s not to love?