Best Computer Monitors In India (August 2019)

by | Aug 21, 2019

People often have this misconception that with the advent of powerful laptops, desktops are facing an existential crisis.

But in reality, desktop computing remains stronger than ever before. More people are showing their interest in assembling their own systems.

As monitors being one of the important components of a Desktop computer, we feel this itself is a subject worthy of an article.

So here we are, presenting to you the seven best computer monitors that you can buy in the Indian market.

Best Computer Monitors In India 2019

1. Samsung LU28E590DS/XLOverall Best Pick
2. BenQ GW2780 Runner-Up Pick
3. Samsung LC24F390FHWXXLBest Budget Curved Monitor
4. Acer R240HYBest Value for Money Monitor
5. ASUS VZ229H Best Budget Gaming Monitor
6. HP 22FBest Design
7. LG 22MP68VQBest Value for Money Monitor
8. Samsung LS22F355FHEntry Level Pick

1. Samsung LU28E590DS/XL

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Overall Best Pick
  • 4K UHD display
  • Excellent colour reproduction
  • Picture in Picture mode support

Samsung manufactures some of the best consumer displays on the market, be it in their TVs or the mobile phones.

This particular model comes with four times the resolution of a conventional HD panel and the resultant difference is evident from the visual quality, especially the details in the images.

Resolution

The Samsung LU28E590DS/XL is a 27.8-inch 4K ultra HD monitor which delivers sharper images and true to life colour accuracy at a premium price.

With its approximate 10 million pixels on the screen, this monitor delivers great results while gaming as well during media consumption.

Picture In Picture Mode

One of the USP of this device is its PIP 2.0 technology. PIP means Picture In Picture.

This feature enables you to open two apps side by side and perform actions simultaneously.

This is especially useful when, for example, if you want to watch a video and work on your seminar presentation at the same time.

Hardware

This 4K Samsung monitor features two HDMI and a display port. This will let you hook this monitor to your gaming consoles and other devices.

The narrow bezel and the rounded stand will blend with any type of home decor seamlessly.

This widescreen monitor is a joy to look at and is guaranteed to provide you with an immersive media consumption experience.

This monitor comes equipped with an inbuilt speaker for you to start using it right away without the need to search for an external speaker.

Response time

This monitor features a 1 ms response time. For normal users, these numbers don’t matter but for gamers, it’s of utmost importance.

Response time is the time between user action, like clicking on a mouse button, and its resultant action on display.

For gaming, the response time has to be minimal so that the gamers can execute precision movements within no time.

Also, this display can achieve a brightness of up to 370 nits which will provide vivid results even in bright environments.

Samsung provides a 3-year onsite warranty on this monitor as well.

Verdict

Samsung is the best display manufacturers in the whole world. Period.

The Samsung LU28E590DS/XL might just be the ideal choice for allround performance ranging from media consumption to gaming, you’re yearning to purchase.

The screen gets very bright and the details are amazing for a 27.8-inch display. With the PIP mode feature, you can multitask without breaking a sweat.

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Dual HDMI port

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1ms response time

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Brand reliability

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Average inbuilt speaker quality

 Specifications

Size27.87-inch
Resolution4K UHD
Display TypeLED Backlit
Response Time 1 ms

 

2. BenQ GW2780

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Runner-Up Pick
  • Flicker-free viewing experience
  • Full HD 1920 x 1080 display
  • IPS technology for better viewing angles

BenQ is a popular Taiwanese consumer electronics company that’s fairly popular in India with its industry-leading projectors.

The GW2780 from BenQ is a large screen desktop monitor with an edge to edge display that provides you with the ultimate viewing experience.

Resolution

The BenQ GW2780 desktop monitor features a full HD display with a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.

This paper-thin display can project up to 16.7 million colours for a more natural and vibrant looking visuals.

With 250 nits of brightness, the screen is sufficiently bright even with the external lights turned on.

The big display coupled with sufficient display and natural colour tone makes it a perfect media consumption companion.

Software Features

BenQ has incorporated a few software gimmicks on this display to make it even better.

The brightness intelligence technology automatically senses the scene and adjusts the blacks and whites accordingly to give you a more realistic image/visual with excellent dynamic range.

With the eye-care technology, the BenQ GW2780 filters out the blue light emission for relaxation to the eyes and facilitates better sleeping.

The flicker reduction minimizes the jitters that occur between fast-moving scenes, to make the visual even more smooth.

Connectivity

This BenQ desktop computer monitor features a VGA port as well an HDMI port and a display port. The VGA port can be used for connecting the monitor with legacy CPU’s.

HDMI is a much newer standard and offers excellent data transfer rate than the VGA cable.

Majority of the newer devices comes with HDMI ports for display out connectivity.

There’s also a USB port on this monitor if you wish to plug in some media disks and play content from it directly.

Mounting

The BenQ GW2780 comes with a standard VESA wall mount included in the box package. It can be tilted sideways or upwards depending upon your seating posture.

The mount is rigid and has no flex or unnecessary movements at any given position.

Miscellaneous

What sets the BenQ GW2780 apart from the competition is that this display comes with two integrated speakers on board.

The 2 2W speakers offer decent sound output, especially when something is always better than nothing.

This flat screen computer monitor comes with OSD support of up to 18 languages.

There is the smart cable management system which helps neatly arranging the cables along with the mount, providing a more professional visual appeal to the desktop setup.

Verdict

If you’re in search of a large screen monitor for immersive media consumption, the BenQ GW 2780 is the perfect match.

The natural colour tones and decent brightness level makes it a pleasure to watch content on this thin bezel display.

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Elegant design

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Rich connectivity options

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Low blue light emission

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No height adjustment

 Specifications

Size27 – inch
ResolutionFull HD
Display TypeLED Backlit
Response Time 5 ms

3. Samsung LC24F390FHWXXL

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Best Budget Curved Monitor
  • Best for an immersive viewing experience
  • No noticeable frame drops
  • Power efficient

Curved monitors are still far away from being a mainstream standard among masses. Samsung is one of the front runners in this technology setting standard for other brands to follow.

The main benefit that these curved monitors provide is the enhanced immersive experience while watching visuals or playing games.

Since the screen is curved, our brain is tricked into believing that we are much more closer to the action, of which the Samsung LC24F390FHWXXL excels in.

Resolution

The Samsung LC24F390FHWXXL is a 23.6-inch curved full HD monitor offered at an aggressive price tag.

This monitor has a VA panel that’s usually less prominent among the display types available in the market.

The VA panels offer deep blacks and great contrast levels compared to the TN and IPS panels. These panels consume less power during the operation as well.

Curved display

The advantage of the curved display over the flat panels is that when viewed from an optimal distance, these panels provide a much more realistic immersive experience due to the curvature of the field of view.

Samsung has integrated the AMD FreeSync technology on this monitor.

This will let the frames execute smoothly by synchronizing the screen refresh rate with the frame rate of the content on the screen.

Not for gaming

We’d recommend hardcore gamers to stay away from this monitor. The response rate of 4ms isn’t much beneficial for gaming.

This monitor mainly suits for media consumption and editing and does a very good job at that.

Eye saver mode

Samsung has integrated an eye saver mode on this product for limiting the blue light emission that will reduce strain on your eyes.

This mode also results in providing a better sleep at night after a long TV watching session.

Verdict

The Samsung LC24F390FHWXXL is a curved monitor that offers an immersive media consumption experience.

Strictly not for gamers, this desktop monitor offers a futuristic look to your computer setup.

Since the usage of a computer monitor is mostly a hand’s distance from the eyes, having a curved monitor makes much sense.

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Curved pane
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Good contrast ratio
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Eye saver mode
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Viewing angles are mediocre
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Slow response time

 Specifications

Size23.6-inch
ResolutionFull HD
Display TypeCurved VA
Response Time 4 ms

4. Acer R240HY

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Value for Money Monitor
  • Full HD display
  • 60Hz refresh rate
  • Tiltable stand

Acer laptops are some of our fan favourites and have been greatly discussed on our Best Laptops in India buying guides.

The same company has now come up with a budget desktop monitor for you to use with your desktop computer setup.

Resolution

The Acer R240HY is a 23.5-inch full HD LED monitor with a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.

This IPS display has a viewing angle of 178 degrees with no colour shift when viewed even from extreme angles.

Display Features

The Acer R240HY has a normal 16:9 aspect ratio, suited for practically everything – media consumption, graphics designing, document editing etc.

There is no screen tearing and the frame changes appear smooth with this IPS monitor.

The brightness of 250 nits on this 23.5-inch desktop monitor makes it look vivid and vibrant while watching movies and playing games.

The 4ms response time is not bad at all, making this monitor usable for occasional gaming sessions.

Connectivity

The Acer R240HY doesn’t skimp on connectivity options for a budget desktop monitor;

This device features a VGA, DVI, HDMI and a display port for extensive compatibility with whatever device you choose to use with this monitor.

In reality, the VGA and HDMI might be the only ones that will be used, as all other standards are not as ubiquitous as the above mentioned two.

Miscellaneous

The bezels around the display are very minimal. This makes the monitor look bigger than its actual size.

The minimal bezels also enhance the visual appeal of the monitor.

Verdict

The Acer R240HY is a value for money large screen quad- HD desktop monitor with decent colour accuracy.

The enhanced refresh rate and excellent contrast levels make this display a joy to look at.

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Robust build quality

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250 nits brightness

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IPS panel

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No inbuilt speakers

 Specifications

Size23.8-inch
ResolutionFull HD
Display TypeLED backlit IPS
Response Time 4 ms

 

5. ASUS VZ229H

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Best Budget Gaming Monitor
  • Smart contrast ratio
  • Frameless design
  • Blue light filter

The Asus VZ229H is a budget-friendly widescreen full HD desktop monitor aimed at entry level casual gamers.

Asus has incorporated a lot of software as well as hardware-based features on this monitor for gamers to utilize it to the maximum.

Resolution

The VZ229H is a 21.5-inch full HD LED backlit monitor with a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.

The main USP of this monitor is indeed it’s 80,000,000:1 smart contrast ratio feature which delivers lifelike images and visuals by intelligently adjusting the backlight luminance.

The images and visuals appear bright and vivid, as with the constant 60Hz refresh rate, the screen looks smooth while playing games with fast-changing visuals.

The maximum brightness, this display can reach is up to 250 nits which is more than sufficient for indoor usage.

With 5ms response rate, the screen jitter and tearing are almost eliminated, giving you strain-free gaming experience.

Software Features

Asus Splendid modes help you to personalize the display according to your needs.

There are different presets which can be switched back and forth according to the type of content on the screen.

Gaming-centric game plus software helps you tweak the game settings for better visibility and smooth gameplay.

As expected, there is Asus flicker-free technology along with the blue light filter for your eyes to induce better sleeping after gaming.

The vivid pixel technology enhances the colour and makes everything look like there are popping out the display.

Connectivity

The Asus VZ229H features the standard HDMI and DVI output ports for standard connectivity.

There’s a 3.5 mm audio output port if you are hell bent on plugging a headphone or earphone to the monitor for audio.

Verdict

The Asus VZ229H is an affordable gaming-centric desktop monitor with features tailor-made for gaming enthusiasts.

Not only does this display is great of gaming, but it can also be used for media consumption and other normal use cases and works well at it too.

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Flicker-free technology

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Good colour accuracy

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Wide 178-degree viewing angle

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Average sound quality from the integrated speakers

 Specifications

Size21.5-inch
ResolutionFull HD
Display TypeLED backlit
Response Time 5  ms

 

6. HP 22F

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Best Design Pick
  • Best to suit stylish interiors
  • Excellent contrast levels
  • Extensive service center network

Computer monitors are not just output devices. They are also an important part of the ergonomics of your desktop system.

Having a great aesthetic beauty is as important as the quality of visuals that comes out of the display. The HP 22F does fare better in both the departments which is a rarity among many.

Design and build quality 

The slim design looks stunning from the front.

The chin bezel where the HP logo is embossed adds a distinct premium feel to this monitor.

The HP 22F is one of the best-looking monitors in the market.

Resolution and clarity

The HP 22F is a 21.5-inch full HD monitor that features a stylish slim design form factor.

The HP 22F has an IPS LED display that has good viewing angles.

The images and videos will look the same, no matter from what angle you watches it. This display can have brightness up to 300 nits.

Excellent contrast ratio

With 1000:1 static contrast ratio, the blacks and whites remain distinct and the colours are pleasing to the eyes.

This monitor comes with a 60Hz true refresh rate. An increased refresh rate means less motion blur.

This makes the monitor a good panel for media consumption as well. Movies and sports can be watched without having any frame drops or jitters.

This product comes with 3-years of warranty. HP has its service centres all over the country and thus prompt service is guaranteed.

Verdict

If you are planning to use your computer for a lot of text related works such as e-mailing or document editing, the HP 22F is your best bet.

With great contrast and colours, this display is one of the best looking display that will make your desktop setup noteworthy.

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Stylish design
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IPS panel
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60Hz true refresh rate
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Slow response rate

 Specifications

Size21.5-inch
ResolutionFull HD
Display TypeIPS LED
Response Time 5 ms

7. LG 22MP68VQ

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Best Value for Money Monitor
  • Best for reading
  • True to nature colours
  • Memory presets for different users

Monitors having true to life colour accuracy has seen increasing demand among gamers, graphic designers and even normal consumers who would like to have the taste of vividness of the visuals in its full glory.

The LG 22MP68VQ full HD monitor covers the almost entire colour spectrum to bring you a more lifelike media experience under an affordable budget.

Resolution

The LG 22MP68VQ is a 22-inch full HD monitor that offers fantastic viewing angles and colour reproduction.

Priced under Rs.10,000, this LG monitor is one of the best value for money monitors out there in the market.

The IPS LCD technology provides excellent viewing angles and the narrow bezels around the display provide a seamless viewing experience.

Colour reproduction

The LG 22MP68VQ is capable of producing output that matches 99% of sRGB.

This means that the colours represented on the screen are much closer to the real-life colour that the camera had captured while recording the visual.

Miscellaneous

There is a dedicated reading mode on this monitor that cancels the blue light emission from the display and reduces screen flicker.

The option to add various memory presets with different options is a great bonus.

If the monitor is being used by multiple people, this lets them have their preferred choice at the click of a button.

This monitor suits almost every type of users except gamers.

Warranty

LG provides a 3-year warranty on this monitor.

With quality components used, the chance of accidental damage from external events like lightning or unexpected voltage surges is a rarity.

Verdict

LG is the second best display manufacturer in the world after Samsung.

The LG 22MP68VQ computer monitor is definitely one of the best full HD displays available for your desktop PC.

If you want a display that is more colour accurate, this is it. The LG 22MP68VQ might be best suited for graphic designers who have to be precise about the colour scale used in their works.

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Value for money
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Excellent viewing angles
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Good colour accuracy
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Slower response rate
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Not suitable for hardcore gamers

 Specifications

Size22-inch
ResolutionFull HD
Display TypeIPS LCD
Response Time 

The list of eight best desktop monitors in India concludes here.

We have written this article with all the section of people in mind and by setting an imaginary budget in mind.

We hope this article has helped you decide the best computer monitors of your interest.

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