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.


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HP EliteDisplay E271i
Samsung Series 7 S27C750P
HP Envy 27
Asus PA248Q
HP EliteDisplay E271i LED monitor
Samsung Series 7 S27C750P Full HD Monitor
HP Envy 27 LED-lit Monitor
Asus PA248Q
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Release Date
Aug 2013
Apr 2013
Feb 2013
Jun 2012
Aspect Ratio
16:9
16:9
16:9
16:10, Widescreen
Brightness
250.0 cd/m^2
300.0 cd/m^2
250.0 cd/m^2
400.0 cd/m^2
Contrast Ratio
5000000:1
3000:1
10000000:1
1000:1
Dot Pitch
0.311 mm
0.3114 mm
0.27 mm
Max. Resolution
1920 x 1080
1920 x 1080
1920 x 1080
1920 x 1200
Response Time
7.0 ms
5.0 ms
7.0 ms
6.0 ms
Screen Size
27.0 inch
27.0 inch
27.0 inch
24.1 inch
Monitor Type
IPS LED Backlit
LED
LED-backlit LCD monitor / TFT active matrix
LED Monitor
Viewable Picture Size
27.0 in.
27.0 in.
24.0 in.
Average Rating
 4.0 stars
 3.7 stars
 3.8 stars
 4.0 stars