Updated on 2 August 2013 by

This best sub $500 monitor selection includes some of the top monitors, rated favourably by some of the top computer reviewers and filtered by price ranging from $300 to $500.

At this liberal price you can get yourself a great LED monitor from leading brands like Asus, Samsung and HP.


#1

#2

#3

#4

#5

Asus PA249Q
HP EliteDisplay E271i
Asus PB278Q
BenQ VW2430H
Asus PA248Q
Asus PA249Q LCD Monitor
HP EliteDisplay E271i LED monitor
Asus PB278Q
BenQ VW2430H Monitor
Asus PA248Q
Check Offers
Check Offers
Check Offers
Check Offers
Check Offers
[?]
ReviewGist
Score
[?]
ReviewGist
Score
[?]
ReviewGist
Score
[?]
ReviewGist
Score
[?]
ReviewGist
Score
Release Date
May 2013
Aug 2013
Sep 2012
Oct 2012
Jun 2012
Aspect Ratio
16:10
16:9
Widescreen - 16:9
16:9
16:10, Widescreen
Brightness
350.0 cd/m^2
250.0 cd/m^2
300.0 cd/m^2
250.0 cd/m^2
400.0 cd/m^2
Contrast Ratio
80000000:1
5000000:1
1000:1
5000:1
1000:1
Dot Pitch
0.27 mm
0.311 mm
0.233 mm
0.276 mm
0.27 mm
Max. Resolution
1920x1200
1920 x 1080
2560 x 1440
1920 x 1080
1920 x 1200
Response Time
6.0 ms
7.0 ms
5.0 ms
4.0 ms
6.0 ms
Screen Size
24.1 inch
27.0 inch
27.0 inch
24.0 inch
24.1 inch
Color Depth
1073.7M
16.7 million colors
16.7 million colors
16.7 million colors
Monitor Type
AH-IPS
IPS LED Backlit
LED Monitor
Flat Panel LCD TFT (Active Matrix)
LED Monitor
Average Rating
 4.3 stars
 4.0 stars
 4.1 stars
 3.8 stars
 4.0 stars

Buying tips to find the Best Monitor Under $ 500 of 2016


This list of the best monitor under $500 is also applicable for the following topics:

  • best monitor under 500 reviews