Updated on 2 August 2013 by

For the best cheap monitors we've limited our selection to the top rated monitors which have a Reviewgist score of 70 and above, which essentially means that these models have earned positive reviews and are highly recommended. Additionally, this budget friendly list is set in the ascending order of price. Most of the leading monitors available at an economical budget are from Dell and Viewsonic with LED backlighting and high resolution of at least 1080p.


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ASUS VS207T-P
ASUS VX238H
ViewSonic VX2370Smh
ASUS Designo MX239H
Asus VG248QE
ASUS VS207T-P Monitor
ASUS VX238H Monitor
ViewSonic VX2370Smh-LED Monitor
ASUS Designo MX239H
Asus Vg248qe 3d Monitor
$99
$150
$150
$190
$249
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Release Date
Feb 2013
Dec 2012
Dec 2012
Nov 2012
Jan 2013
Screen Size
19.5 inch
23.0 inch
23.0 inch
23.0 inch
24.0 inch
Aspect Ratio
16:9
16:9
Widescreen (16:9)
Widescreen - 16:9
16:9
Brightness
250.0 cd/m^2
250.0 cd/m^2
250.0 cd/m^2
250.0 cd/m^2
350.0 cd/m^2
Contrast Ratio
80000000:1
80000000:1
1000:1
80000000:1
Dot Pitch
0.2768 mm
0.265 mm
0.2652 mm
0.276 mm
Max. Resolution
1600 x 900
1920 x 1080
1920 x 1080
1920x1080
1920 x 1080
Response Time
5.0 ms
1.0 ms
7.0 ms
5.0 ms
1.0 ms
Color Depth
16.7 million colors
16.7 million colors
16.7 million colors
16.7 million colors
16.7 million colors
Monitor Type
LED
Full HD LED monitor
LED Monitor
Full HD AH-IPS LED
LCD monitor / TFT active matrix
Average Rating
 4.0 stars
 4.9 stars
 4.3 stars
 4.0 stars
 3.8 stars

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