A good quality monitor is a very important buying decision for your computer setup, as you are likely to look at this for many hours per day. Things like screen size, resolution, refresh rate and colour accuracy all come into play here. Check out our selection of the top 3 monitors for January 2019, there certainly is something for everyone and for different use case scenarios too.
In top spot is a really gorgeous ultrawide monitor from Samsung. Their LC49HG90DMNXZA CHG90 Series Gaming Monitor offers up a 49 inch display, with a 32:9 aspect ratio and a nice curve to help immerse you in the gameplay. It’s not all about gaming though, this monitor is ideal to increase productivity, with plenty of screen real estate for video editing and other applications. It also supports HDR (High Dynamic Range) Technology and a fast 144hz refresh rate.
Next up is the ASUS ROG Swift PG278QR. This is a 27" WQHD (2560x1440p) panel with a super fast 1ms response time and overclocked refresh rate up to 165Hz. This makes it the ideal choice for high end gaming where minimal lag is essential. Connectivity is great too, with DisplayPort 1.2, HDMI 1.4 and USB 3.0 ports.
NVIDIA G-SYNC ensures smooth gameplay by eliminating screen tearing and stuttering. This coupled with the ASUS Eye Care Technology makes gaming marathons even easier with blue light filter and flicker-free backlighting to reduce eyestrain. You can also get the screen in the perfect position too, with tilt, pivot, swivel and height adjustments all available.
Now for those of you that compute on the move, the ASUS Zenscreen Go MB16AP is a 15.6" Full HD USB Type C Portable Monitor. This is a superb little screen with a hybrid signal solution for compatibility with USB Type-C and Type-A sources (Note: Display Link driver needed for Type-A connection). It weighs in at just 1.87 pounds and 0.3 inches slim to pair perfectly with ASUS and other brand laptops. It also has a 7800mAh battery for ultimate compatibility with both laptops and smartphones.