Best Portability for Monitors

If your day away from your desk, the last thing you need is a bulky laptop slowing you down or one you need to plug everywhere you go. You might also be looking to lighten up your mobile toolkit, maybe even eliminate the need to carry a bag for a tablet or netbook altogether.

This list is all about lightweight, compact monitors with long battery life without consideration for cost-effectiveness. If you're strapped for cash, scroll down to the budget section for options at below-average prices.

Easiest to Carry US$120 - US$400

Here are the smallest, lightest and longest-lasting monitors I have on file with absolutely no regards for price:

Easiest to Carry under $200

Need something cheaper? No worries; here are the most portable monitors priced below average.

There might be some overlap with the list above, but everything down here is considered a budget-friendly monitor.

  • BenQ 22-inch Eye-care Stylish IPS Monitor

    BenQ 22-inch Eye-care Stylish IPS Monitor from US$90;

    Specs
    Screen Resolution: 1920×1080
    Dimensions: 49.00 x 18.30 x 39.20 cm
    Weight: 2.900 kg

    Pricing Accuracy

    Product prices and availability are accurate as of the date/time indicated and are subject to change. Any price and availability information displayed on the Canada Computers site at the time of purchase will apply to the purchase of this product. ×
  • Acer 22" FHD TN Monitor, 60Hz, 5ms

    Acer 22" FHD TN Monitor, 60Hz, 5ms from US$100;

    Specs
    Screen Resolution: 1920×1080
    Dimensions: 50.80 x 20.70 x 39.05 cm
    Weight: 3.100 kg

    Pricing Accuracy

    Product prices and availability are accurate as of the date/time indicated and are subject to change. Any price and availability information displayed on the B&H site at the time of purchase will apply to the purchase of this product. ×
  • LG 24" FHD 5ms GTG IPS LED Monitor Guillaume's pick; 18 times!

    LG 24" FHD 5ms GTG IPS LED Monitor from US$120;

    Specs
    Screen Resolution: 1920×1080
    Dimensions: 55.50 x 18.19 x 42.10 cm
    Weight: 3.100 kg

    Pricing Accuracy

    Product prices and availability are accurate as of the date/time indicated and are subject to change. Any price and availability information displayed on the Best Buy site at the time of purchase will apply to the purchase of this product. ×
  • Acer 23.8" FHD 75Hz 4ms GTG IPS LED FreeSync Gaming Monitor

    Acer 23.8" FHD 75Hz 4ms GTG IPS LED FreeSync Gaming Monitor from US$12025%, Best price yet!

    Specs
    Screen Resolution: 1920×1080
    Dimensions: 54.00 x 21.20 x 40.50 cm
    Weight: 2.860 kg

    Pricing Accuracy

    Product prices and availability are accurate as of the date/time indicated and are subject to change. Any price and availability information displayed on the Best Buy site at the time of purchase will apply to the purchase of this product. ×
  • BenQ 24-inch LED Monitor

    BenQ 24-inch LED Monitor from US$120;

    Specs
    Screen Resolution: 1920×1080
    Dimensions: 56.50 x 43.40 x 19.40 cm
    Weight: 4.300 kg

    Pricing Accuracy

    Product prices and availability are accurate as of the date/time indicated and are subject to change. Any price and availability information displayed on the Canada Computers site at the time of purchase will apply to the purchase of this product. ×
  • LG 24-inch Full HD TN Gaming Monitor

    LG 24-inch Full HD TN Gaming Monitor from US$120;

    Specs
    Screen Resolution: 1920×1080
    Dimensions: 62.48 x 20.40 x 46.74 cm
    Weight: 4.581 kg

    Pricing Accuracy

    Product prices and availability are accurate as of the date/time indicated and are subject to change. Any price and availability information displayed on the London Drugs site at the time of purchase will apply to the purchase of this product. ×

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