Best Top 10 4K monitors

What is the 4K?

4K (or 5K and 8K) is defined by an incredible definition of pixels, so an equally incredible resolution. It’s the display of superlatives! To make a long story short, for the same panel, manufacturers now manage to place twice as many pixels, so they are two smaller and therefore invisible.

The 4K, new standard?

Today, all our monitors display either 1920 x 1200 pixels (or sometimes 1920 x 1080) – we talk about Full HD displays – or 2560 x 1600 px and we talk about QHD displays and finally 3440 x 1440 pixels (21:9 panoramic format) and we talk about WQHD. We are talking about 4K (or even 5K) – or Ultra-high definition – when we talk about a screen whose definition in pixels on the widest side is close to 4000 pixels (in non-panoramic format). There are therefore many screens with a resolution of 3840 (2 x 1920 so 2 x Full HD).

What is the “real” 4K?  – The 4K standard defines a screen whose definition is exactly 4096 pixels wide and not 3840, but the term 4K is now in the public domain. I just draw your attention to a material point because the consequences can be significant: some graphics cards perfectly manage the 4K/3840 but not the “real” 4K i. e. 4096 pixels. So be careful when choosing your graphics card if you are considering buying a screen that displays the “real” 4K. I am thinking in particular of some high-end Eizo monitors.

However, since it is impossible for the naked eye to see the difference, it is common to talk about 4K from a definition of 3840 pixels wide. Since our monitors are often in a 16:10 or 16:9 ratio, this gives us screens of 3840 x 2160 or 4096 x 2160 pixels. In other words, at 60 cm from our eyes, these screens have an invisible pitch. It is no longer possible to distinguish pixels at this distance. We then enter the image completely without being disturbed by this tiny grid on the screen.

Bonus for Great 4K Monitor:

1. Support Hardware Calibration:

Professionals always need perfect performance from their monitors because they do not have any space for making compromises for quality. You need to make efforts for selection of finest backlights and LCD panels; prefer to run calibration tests before buying your new monitor.

2. Backlight Compensation:

Many monitors these days also have backlight compensation ability that leads to adjustments of color and brightness settings of display screen. When monitors do not have backlight compensation feature then they naturally deliver much better contrast ratios. Professionals must initiate search for tone perfection to avail best results.

HOW TO CHOOSE THE BEST 4K MONITOR FOR YOU

The natural successor to 1080p screens and televisions is of course 4K, which is also marketed as Ultra HD (UHD). There are four times as many pixels, which means four times as much detail.

Movies look good at 1080p, but in 4K the picture really gets to that breathtaking level – and as long as your PC can handle the processing demands, playing games on a 4K display is an amazing experience, too.

When choosing a monitor, you need to take into consideration factors such as colour gamut and response time, the latter being a reflection on how good the panel will be for gaming (the faster the better). 

You also – naturally – need to work out which panel size you need. 27-inch displays are the sweet spot for us, although you can get some cracking deals on larger displays, too. With all that in mind, here’s our roundup of the best 4K monitors currently on the market in 2019.

BenQ EL2870U 28-inch UHD 4K HDR,1ms Response Time Console Gaming Monitor with Free Sync, Brightness Intelligence Plus, HDMI, DP, Built-in Speakers

amazon buy button

Technical Details

Brand BenQ
Item Height 47.6 Centimeters
Item Width 19.4 Centimeters
Screen Size 27.9 Inches
Maximum Display Resolution 3840×2160
Item Weight 5.7 Kg
Product Dimensions 65.7 x 19.4 x 47.6 cm
Item model number M353381
Wattage 55 Watts
Included Components Monitor, Power Cable, HDMI cable,
User Guide, Manual
   

EL2870U brings video enjoyment to a new height with its supreme image performance. Equipped with brilliant 4K resolution and HDR, EL2870U ensures incredible image delivery of sharpness and details. BenQ’s exclusive Brightness Intelligence Plus Technology offers a comfortable viewing experience by adjusting the brightness and color temperature. Additionally, the modern design, high connectivity and fast response will all enhance your video and gaming enjoyment.

EL2870U brings HDR together with Brightness Intelligence Plus Technology (B.I.+ Tech.) to gently soften bright areas while keeping dark details crystal clear. EL2870U’s simple hotkey switches between 4 levels of HDR and B.I.+ modes to balance maximum contrast and vibrancy and fully enjoy the splendid image performance of HDR while maintaining your viewing comfort.

Enjoy extremely vibrant, precise and realistic images as well as much higher frame rates with 4K resolution. You will be amazed by the crystal-clear and details of the image and take advantage of the most advanced viewing experience.

High Dynamic Range (HDR) and Cinema HDR Mode increase the overall dynamic range between true black and bright white to resemble what your eyes see in the natural world.
Super-fast 1ms GTG response eliminates motion smear for smooth video and gaming. Fast-moving action and dramatic transitions render flawlessly without lag or ghosting. Enjoy immersive gaming and video entertainment without delay.

AMD FreeSync technology eliminates image tearing, broken frames, and choppy gameplay for incredibly fluid gaming. And refresh rate to bring out an ultra-smooth gaming experience, EL2870U is the gamer’s dream monitor.

Acer KG281K Bmiipx 28-inch Ultra HD (3840 x 2160) Monitor with AMD Freesync Technology

amazon buy button

Technical Details

Brand Acer
Colour Black
Item Height 48.2 Centimeters
Item Width 24.1 Centimeters
Screen Size 28 Inches
Maximum Display Resolution 3840 x 2160 Pixels
Item Weight 5.49 Kg
Product Dimensions 65.9 x 24.1 x 48.2 cm
Batteries: 1 Lithium ion batteries 
Item model number KG281K bmiipx
Number of HDMI Ports 2
Lithium Battery Energy Content 5 Watt Hours
Number of Lithium Ion Cells 1
Included Components Display, Stand, Power
 cord, HDMI Cable,
Display Port Cable
   

Pros:-

1) under 10k
2) 1ms response time
3) 75hz refreshrate
4) overclockable to 83hz
5) viewing angles are good considering it is TN panel
6) Full HD 1080p 16:9 Display
7) bigger screen 23.6inch which is best for 1080p display according to me

Cons:-


1) comes with vga cable so gotta buy hdmi seperately
2) bezels are not thin
3) stand height isnt adjustable
4) color quality is not that great but expected since it is a tn panel.
5) If You have nvidia gpu you will have to manually choose 75hz option in control panel since it will be clocked at 60hz by default.
6) the built in speakers are of terrible quality, i would recommend you to buy sterio desktop speakers instead like creative sbs a60.

LG 24 inch Borderless Monitor – Full HD, IPS Panel with VGA, HDMI, Audio in/Out Ports and in-Built Speakers – 24MP88HV

amazon buy button

Technical Details

Brand LG
Model 24MP88HV
Item Weight 3.2 Kg
Product Dimensions 18.6 x 54.1 x 41.5 cm
Item model number 24MP88HV
Response Time 5 Milliseconds
Included Components Power Cord and HDMI Cable
Number Of Items 10
Display Technology IPS Wide Angle
Screen Size 24 Inches
Display Type LED-lit
Colour Screen No
Display Resolution Maximum 1920×1080
Batteries Included No
Batteries Required No
Refresh Rate 75 Hz
Connector Type Wired

PROS:
1. Matte finish panel , no reflections
2. Brightness is good
3. Colours are excellent
4. Also has decent speakers which do the job
5. Very thin bezzels
6. I love the combination of silver and black. Fits well in my desk, and there is no prominent LG branding anywhere, just a small logo at the right end of the stand

CONS:
1. Speakers are good but sound quality could have been better. But they do the job. I did not have to buy a new one.
I did not find anymore cons, will update in the future if anything comes up

LG 24 inch Borderless Monitor – Full HD, IPS Panel with VGA, HDMI, Audio in/Out Ports and in-Built Speakers – 24MP88HV

amazon buy button

Technical Details

Brand LG
Model 24MP88HV
Item Weight 3.2 Kg
Product Dimensions 18.6 x 54.1 x 41.5 cm
Item model number 24MP88HV
Response Time 5 Milliseconds
Included Components Power Cord and HDMI Cable
Number Of Items 10
Display Technology IPS Wide Angle
Screen Size 24 Inches
Display Type LED-lit
Colour Screen No
Display Resolution Maximum 1920×1080
Batteries Included No
Batteries Required No
Refresh Rate 75 Hz
Connector Type Wired

PROS:
1. Matte finish panel , no reflections
2. Brightness is good
3. Colours are excellent
4. Also has decent speakers which do the job
5. Very thin bezzels
6. I love the combination of silver and black. Fits well in my desk, and there is no prominent LG branding anywhere, just a small logo at the right end of the stand

CONS:
1. Speakers are good but sound quality could have been better. But they do the job. I did not have to buy a new one.
I did not find anymore cons, will update in the future if anything comes up

Asus VG248QE Gaming LED Backlit Computer Monitor 24 Inch Gaming Monitor 3D Vision Ready Eye Care 1Ms Response time & 144Hz Refresh Rate HDMI, DVI and Display Port

amazon buy button

Technical Details

Brand Asus
Item Height 50 Centimeters
Item Width 22.1 Centimeters
Screen Size 24 Inches
Maximum Display Resolution 1920×1080
Item Weight 5.5 Kg
Product Dimensions 56.9 x 22.1 x 50 cm
Batteries: 1 Lithium ion batteries required.
Item model number VG248QE
Number of USB 2.0 Ports 2
Wattage 45 Watts
Lithium Battery Energy Content 7 Watt Hours
Lithium battery Weight 5 Grams
Number of Lithium Ion Cells 3
Included Components Monitor

PROS:
* Works very well for Nvidia 3d vision 2.
* Good colors and high brightness capability.
* The rotation base does boost convenience.

CONS:
* Vertical adjustment is very limited (around 10-15 degrees).
* The clarity drops with viewing angle relatively faster compared to my previous (much cheaper BenQ) LCD monitor.
* Pronounced lag between video signal available and the picture (/screen) coming up.
* High price tag.

Acer 28 inch (71.12 cm) 4K Monitor – 3840 X 2160 Resolution, AMD Free Sync Technology, 2 X HDMI and Display Port, Stereo Speakers – 281K

amazon buy button

Technical Details

Brand Acer
Colour Black
Item Height 38.1 Centimeters
Item Width 66 Centimeters
Screen Size 28 Inches
Maximum Display Resolution 3840 x 2160 (4K UHD)
Item Weight 5.5 Kg
Product Dimensions 6.6 x 66 x 38.1 cm
Item model number KG281K
Number of HDMI Ports 2
Included Components Main Unit and Power Cord

KG281K bmiipx 28 viewable (diagonal) 16:9 aspect ratio: 3840x 2160; 330 cd/m2; VESA mounting compliant (100 x 100mm); 3 year parts and labor.

  • 28″ Ultra HD (3840 x 2160) widescreen TN Display with
  • Response time: 1ms, Pixel Pitch: 0.160mm, viewing angles : 170 degree, horizontal, 160 degree Vertical
  • Ports: 1 x Display port (V1.2) and 2 x HDMI
  • 16:9 1ms- 330 Nits – 1MS – 60 Hz
  • Stereo speakers
  • AMD Free Sync technology and HDMI cables included

Pros :

  • Excellent build quality
  • Highly detailed UHD image quality
  • 2 video Output

Cons :

  • Underpowered speakers
  • Power cycling issue.

Samsung 28 inch (70.8 cm) LED Backlit Computer Monitor – Ultra HD, TN Panel with HDMI, DP and Audio Ports – LU28E590DS/XL

amazon buy button

Technical Details

Brand Samsung
Colour metallic
Item Height 46.8 Centimeters
Item Width 66.1 Centimeters
Screen Size 28 Inches
Maximum Display Resolution 3840 x 2160
Item Weight 5.28 Kg
Product Dimensions 18.7 x 66.1 x 46.8 cm
Item model number U28E590D
Processor Count 1
Computer Memory Type DDR3 SDRAM
Wireless Carrier 3
Wireless Type Radio Frequency
Wattage 29.6 Watts
Lithium Battery Energy Content 5 Watt Hours
Lithium battery Weight 1 Grams

UHD monitor has an ultra-high resolution that’s 4 times greater than Full HD, delivering stunning images that use a staggering 8 million pixels. With the highest brightness level of 370 cd/㎡, it’s also more vivid and brilliantly clear. See your 4K content the way it was meant to be seen, with a new level of lifelike detail that makes you feel like you’re really there. Experience the realism of glorious Ultra High Definition. Samsung UHD monitor can handle all the excitement of action movies, games and sports easily thanks to a faster response time of 1-millisecond. You can see even the fastest on-screen motion clearly and smoothly without any motion blur, judder or ghosting. There’s no lag during gaming, so it won’t let you down at a crucial moment. All the details are right there before your eyes in astonishing UHD clarity and realism.

  • Screen Size: 28 inch (70.8 cm) Ultra HD (3840 x 2160) TN panel
  • Connectivity Port: 1 Display Port, 2 HDMI Ports, 1 Headphone Port
  • Aspect Ratio: 16:9, Brightness (Typical): 370 cd/m2
  • Refresh Rate: 60 Hz, Response Time: 1 ms
  • Viewing Angle: 170 degree horizontal and 160 degree vertical
  • Flicker Free Technology: Yes

PROS:

  • Highly detailed UHD image.
  • Fast pixel response.
  • Good gray-scale performance.
  • 60Hz over DisplayPort
  • Stylish design

CONS :

  • Middling viewing-angle performance.
  • Slightly skewed greens.
  • Poor input lag
  • No USB ports
  • Lack of stand versatility

LG 27 inch 4K-UHD (3840 x 2160) HDR 10 Monitor (Gaming & Design) with IPS Panel, HDMI x 2, Display Port, AMD Freesync – 27UK650 

amazon buy button

Technical Details

Brand LG
Colour White
Item Height 56.6 Centimeters
Item Width 23.1 Centimeters
Screen Size 27 Inches
Maximum Display Resolution 3840 UHD
Item Weight 6.21 Kg
Product Dimensions 61.2 x 23.1 x 56.6 cm
Item model number 27UK650-W
Included Components Monitor, Stand, Power Cable, DP to
DP Cable and HDMI Cable
   

LG 27UK650-W 27-inch 4K UHD (3840 x 2160) color calibrated IPS monitor with HDR10 (SDR to SDR Upscale), HDCP 2.2, 99 percent sRGB, 450 nits peak brightness, display port, height adjustable stand, gaming features (DAS Mode, Free sync, black stabilizer, custom game modes), wall Mount (100×100).

PROS:

  • Has IPS panel thus has excellent viewing angles.
  • Anti glare coating
  • Height , tilt and z-axis rotation
  • Plenty of pre-configured picture modes
  • Gaming mode with black stabilizer
  • Multiple inputs
  • Easy to use joystick control

CONS:

  • No y axis rotation.
  • HDR is not that great, still looks premature and may wash out the colours a bit.
  • No build in speakers.
  • Very heavy

Samsung 27 inch (68.5 cm) Curved LED Backlit Computer Monitor – Full HD, VA Panel with VGA, HDMI, Audio Ports – LC27F390FHWXXL

amazon buy button

Technical Details

Brand Samsung
Series Curved
Colour Black
Item Height 46.2 Centimeters
Item Width 62.2 Centimeters
Screen Size 27 Inches
Maximum Display Resolution 1920×1080
Item Weight 3.6 Kg
Product Dimensions 24.7 x 62.2 x 46.2 cm
Item model number LC27F390FHWXXL
Included Components Power Cable; Power Cable Length;
D-Sub Cable; Quick Setup Guide

LG 27UK650-W 27-inch 4K UHD (3840 x 2160) color calibrated IPS monitor with HDR10 (SDR to SDR Upscale), HDCP 2.2, 99 percent sRGB, 450 nits peak brightness, display port, height adjustable stand, gaming features (DAS Mode, Free sync, black stabilizer, custom game modes), wall Mount (100×100).

PROS:

  • Stylish design
  • Eye-hugging curve
  • Bright and vibrant colours

CONS:

  • Expensive
  • No height adjustment
  • Middling audio quality
We will be happy to hear your thoughts

Leave a reply