Best Monitors for Photoshop – Our recommendations are based on what we think are the best monitors for graphic design, Photoshop , and media creation currently available. They are adapted to be valid for most people in each price range. Rating is based on our review, factoring in price and feedback from our visitors.
If you would prefer to make your own decision, here is the list of all of our monitor reviews. Be careful not to get too caught up in the details. Most monitors are good enough to please most people, and the things we fault monitors on are often not noticeable unless you really look for them.
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1.Sceptre Curved 27 inch
- Vertical Alignment Panel: The VA (Vertical Alignment) panel makes its mark by delivering advanced refresh rates, sharper contrast ratios, and stellar viewing angles. All of these assets make this panel ideal for gaming and artistic pursuits.
- up to 165Hz Refresh Rate: Pushing beyond the standard refresh rate, 165Hz gives gamers an edge in visibility as frames transition instantly, leaving behind no blurred images.
As a wide-screen entertainment monitor, the Sceptre C275W-1920RN packs a gorgeous 27-inch curved screen that’s a thing of beauty – even when the display itself is turned off. True to its name, the C275W-1920RN’s In-Plance Switching (IPS) panel is housed in an elegantly, thin, gently curving frame. You don’t pay a price for such slimness, though; but the monitor has meager port selection (only HDMI and VGA, no USB), and its stand only offers tilt adjustment.
This monitor’s native resolution is on the low side for its screen size (1920 x 1080), but it stands out as unspectacular pick for office work on a roomy screen. Although it can’t match the Editors’ Choice Samsung C27HG70 on picture quality, it still sports a sleek design and cost half as much.back to menu ↑
- Seamless Gaming - AMD FreeSync™ technology delivers tear and stutter-free gaming for improved performance
- Lag-Free Performance - A 144Hz high refresh rate and 1ms extreme response time deliver lag-free, swift, and smooth game play
The Lenovo D24f-10 is a 23.6-inch entry-level gaming monitor that you use to play fast-paced games, such as shooters, in Full HD. The screen has a 144Hz refresh rate, providing smoothly moving images. FreeSync synchronizes the frame rate of your AMD video card to your monitor’s frames. That way, you won’t be bothered by image stutter during your game of Battlefield, giving you the upper hand over your opponents.
The 1ms response time prevents ghosting, a lagging effect that causes blurred colors. The blue light filter protects your eyes from hazardous light, so they won’t get as tired. That’s useful for long gaming sessions. The D24f-10 has a VESA connector, so you can easily hang the monitor on the wall.back to menu ↑
3.Acer R240HY bidx
- 23.8" Full HD IPS widescreen with 1920 x 1080 resolution
- Response time: 4ms, refresh rate: 60 hertz, pixel pitch: 0.2745 millimeter. 178 degree wide viewing angle, display colors: 16.7 million
Acer has never been a company to create a bad looking laptop or computer monitor, and the R240HY is no exception. Set in a bezel-free, glossy casing, the monitor to be somewhat amazed at; the casing and paneling also mean that it’s relatively thin compared to other monitors.
On a side note, the monitor allows 20 degrees worth of tilt, so you should be able to find the right placement, no matter where you place it. On top of that, the Acer R240HY monitor comes with an anti-glare coating, so players won’t need to worry too much about sunshine. Both design and display get a rating of 8.5 out of 10. And while they’re both certainly amazing, there’s some slight wiggle-room for improvement, depending on what your personal preference is.back to menu ↑
4.HP VH240a 23.8-Inch
- RESOLUTION & PANEL — 23.8-inch Full HD monitor (1920 x 1080p at 60 Hz) with 16:9 aspect ratio and an anti-glare matte IPS LED-backlit panel (2 million pixels, 16.7 million colors)
- RESPONSE TIME — 5ms with overdrive for a smooth picture that looks crisp and fluid without motion blur
The HP VH240a has a few strengths that set it apart from most budget monitors: notably, an unusually high contrast ratio for an IPS panel, and excellent sRGB color coverage. Its flexible stand gives you ergonomics that are unparalleled in this price range, and it has a pair of built-in 2-watt speakers.
The panel it most closely resembles is the Editors’ Choice-award-winning HP 24mh, a newer monitor that shares most of the VH240a’s features while adding a DisplayPort connector. It’s a fine alternative to that winner, though, if you don’t need that input.back to menu ↑
5.Dell 27 LED Backlit
- Device Type - LED-backlit LCD monitor - 27", Aspect Ratio -16:9, Contrast Ratio - 1000:1
- Panel Type - IPS, Full HD (1080p) 1920 x 1080 at 60 Hz, Response Time - 8 ms (grey-to-grey normal); 5 ms (grey-to-grey fast)
The P2419H’s panel is housed in a matte-black frame affixed to a stand set in a rectangular base. While the lower bezel is wide (0.8 inch), the top and side bezels are very thin (0.23 inch). The stand supports height, tilt, swivel, and pivot control. With the stand in place, the P2719H is reasonably compact for its screen size, measuring 15.5 by 24 by 7.3 inches (HWD), and it weighs 19.9 pounds.
The stand has a small footprint (9.5 by 7.5 inches), and it feels sturdy enough. You can thread cables through the circular hole in the stand’s column to keep them in check.
The panel has a rated brightness of 300 cd/m2 (nits), although it came in at only 169 nits when I tested it using a Murideo SIX-G signal generator, a Klein K10-A colorimeter, and SpectraCal CalMAN 5 software. Its rated contrast is 1,000:1, typical of an in-plane switching (IPS) monitor.back to menu ↑
Best Monitors for Photoshop – Whether you’re a professional in the print and marketing industry or an amateur photographer, your project has to look its best. The first step is to have a good monitor with accurate colors. There’s nothing worse than printing your project or sending it to your clients only to find the colors are off because your monitor couldn’t display them properly.