What types of portable monitor should you have for business use, gaming and video watching?
There are lots of portable monitor in the market nowadays. Do you know which one is suitable for you? First, you should ask yourself why you need a portable monitor. Is it for working, watching TV series or gaming? The next step is thinking of other specific factors that your portable monitor should have such as high resolution, lightweight, easy to connect, support mobile devices, etc. For the following section, I would like to introduce 4 portable monitors and have a brief review on it. We hope you can get some ideas here and find your best portable monitor.
1. ASUS MB 169C+
ASUS MB 169C+ with 15.6 inches full HD monitor is the world first portable monitor with USB-C display port. It is easy to connect your devices with this portable monitor. You don’t need to find an HDMI cable for connection anymore. You just need to use one USB cable for both data signal and power. No need to worry about the individual power supply for the portable monitor. Also, it is very convenient to carry out since it weighs only 1.76 pounds that you can carry it simply with two fingers. However, this portable monitor does not support touch screen which you still need your own devices for switching different functions.
This screen is compatible with all DP Alternate (Alt) Mode or DisplayPort over USB-C devices without the need for additional drivers. This portable screen can be compatible with other devices such as ASUS Notebook (G752 and UX501VW), Apple MacBook(12-inch), ASUS Z170-Premium motherboard, etc. For the price, this portable costs $308.88.
2. GAEMS M155 Portable Gaming Monitor
This is a portable monitor for gaming which can support the connection with PCs, Xbox 360, PS4, PS3, and mobile devices. That means, this portable monitor is not only limited to gaming devices but also mobile devices and PCs which you can play video games without limitations. Also, this portable monitor can be connected to PCs which means you can use it in business areas.
You can connect this portable monitor with USB monitor adapter. This portable monitor also consists of some necessary connection such as USB 3.0, HDMI and the VGA for legacy systems. A single USB cable can be used for power supply. You don’t need to find a power plug for power supply. This portable monitor costs around $336.85 and weighs 1.7 pounds with a 15.5" 720p (1080p scaled) e-led monitor. It provides a virtually lag-free experience for any device with HDMI output.
3. Eleclink 10.1 Inch Portable LCD Display
This is a portable monitor with HDMI/VGA/AV/TV/USB input. It also can be a computer display, video monitor, game display for PS3/4 or XBOX. Its compatibility is very high which is adaptable with various interfaces. It is convenient for people to use in different situations. This portable monitor is suitable for people who like a comprehensive picture display. It weighs around 2.75 pounds with 10.1” monitor.
However, you need to find an extra power supply for this portable monitor since there is one power adapter for this portable monitor. Besides, this portable monitor has 2 styles of stands for holding this monitor. If you need to bring it out, remember to take the stand also for holding the portable monitor. It is quite inconvenient when you need to bring it out. But, you just want to have an extra monitor for home use, this portable monitor is suitable for you with a reasonable price at $177.6 and smaller size compare with the previous two models.
4. Lexuma XScreen 15.6” Touch Portable Monitor
Lexuma XScreen, the portable monitor with 15.6” full HD screen. Unlike the previous 3 models, this portable monitor support touch screen. You can make changes only with the portable monitor. It only weighs 1.5 pounds with 9 mm thick. A 16:9 widescreen is also easy to carry around. You can connect your devices with a mini HDMI cable or even use a type-c cable. This portable screen is not only for you to connect with your laptops but also gaming devices such as PS3/4, XBOX One, Switch and other gaming consoles. You can also connect it with your mobile devices. It is compatible with most of the mobile devices, such as Samsung Galaxy S series, Huawei Mate 20, P20, etc.
For the power supply, just need one type-C cable, you can connect both video display and power. For your convenient, Lexuma XScreen also provides a leather cover for you to protect your portable screen when going outside. This leather cover can also be a stand for the monitor which you don’t need to bring an extra stand. This portable monitor only costs $238.89.
After reviewing 4 types of portable monitor, I would like to make a small conclusion.
We think that the GAEMS M155 is suitable for you since this portable monitor is built with advanced technology work. It shows some high-quality features such as the HD power screen. A screen with good resolution gives you ad wonderful gaming experience. It also provides a virtually lag-free experience for any device with HDMI output
If you are looking for a portable monitor which is easy to carry around, you may choose Lexuma XScreen which is the lightest portable monitor among the 4 screens.
If you want a portable monitor which can perform multi-functions, Lexuma XScreen and ASUS MB 169C+ both can be your choice. They are compatible with various devices which you can use the portable monitor for work, gaming and video watching. But, XScreen has a sensitive touch screen which is more worthy with it price.
Reasonable price maybe a big concerns for you. ASUS and Lexuma XScreen both perform multi-functions but ASUS costs higher than XScreen. Therefore, among this two portable monitors, the cost of XScreen is more affordable.