Updated on 2 August 2013 by

The best 27 inch monitor roundup includes the top brands in the monitor market like Samsung, Dell, Acer and LG. Most of the 27 inch monitors are flat panel LED's useful for both desktop PC usage and as displays. With their ultra wide viewing angles these monitors are suitable for watching movies and playing games.

The best 27 inch monitors are also high performance oriented machines, and since the display sizes of these monitors is sufficient for entertainment purposes, you could also get many 3D monitor's under this category. Our list of such top 27 inch monitors is narrowed down to those models having display sizes between 27 inch and 29 inch, and have been rated by some of the best monitor reviewers.


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NEC MultiSync EA294WMi
Acer B296CL
Samsung Series 9 S27B971D
Hewlett Packard 27xi
HP EliteDisplay E271i
NEC MultiSync EA294WMi IPS LED Monitor
Acer B296CL LED LCD Monitor
Samsung Series 9 S27B971D Monitor
Hewlett Packard 27xi Monitor
HP EliteDisplay E271i LED monitor
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Release Date
Jul 2013
Aug 2013
Jul 2013
Feb 2013
Aug 2013
Screen Size
29.0 inch
29.0 inch
27.0 inch
27.0 inch
27.0 inch
Aspect Ratio
21:9
21:9
16:9
16:9
16:9
Brightness
300.0 cd/m^2
300.0 cd/m^2
300.0 cd/m^2
250.0 cd/m^2
250.0 cd/m^2
Contrast Ratio
1000:1
100000000:1
1000:1
1000:1
5000000:1
Max. Resolution
2560 x 1080
2560 x 1080
2560 x 1440
1920 x 1080
1920 x 1080
Response Time
6.0 ms
8.0 ms
5.0 ms
7.0 ms
7.0 ms
Monitor Type
IPS TFT with W-LED backlight
IPS frameless LCD
LED PLS
LED Monitor
IPS LED Backlit
Viewable Picture Size
29.0 in.
23.6 in.
27.0 in.
27.0 in.
Average Rating
 4.3 stars
 4.5 stars
 3.7 stars
 4.0 stars
 4.0 stars

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