What are the best cheap monitors?

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    #1Acer G226HQL

    Acer G226HQL
    Acer G226HQL is a PC monitor with a 21.5-inch LED screen capable of full HD display. It has a 5m response time, HDCP support, DVI-D input, VGA input, but it does not have an HDMI port. It has an X-shaped stand.
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    Jane Campbell
    Written on April 4, 2018
    "The Acer G226HQL seems like a good monitor with great price. Reviews look good too. But one thing to note is that this monitor doesn't have HDMI compatibility. So if you need HDMI ports, this is not the best monitor for you."
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    #2HP Pavilion 22cwa

    HP Pavilion 22cwa

    This HP Pavilion 22cwa is a monitor with a 21.5-inch full HD screen with an aspect ratio of 16:9. It has 178° wide-viewing angle and 2 million pixels. It has a 7ms response time and ports for VGA, HDMI, and HDCP support.

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    Marilyn Curtis
    Written on April 6, 2018
    "My son had a monitor that just died on him. I didn't want to invest in an expensive one because at 12 years old, he is not the kindest to them. I found the HP Pavilion 22cwa on sale on amazon for 89.99, you cant beat that. This has been fantastic, it's not huge at 21 inches, but it worked well with his pc, and his gaming. It was really easy to set you. The color on it is really beautiful, it is just a great monitor for the price"
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    #3Sceptre E205W-1600 V1

    Sceptre E205W-1600 V1

    Sceptre E205W-1600 V1 is a 20-inch PC monitor with HDMI, DVI, and VGA connectivity. It also comes with built-in speakers and an energy-saver feature. It can also be tilted forward and backward.

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    Walter Lewis
    Written on March 24, 2018
    "I bought a Sceptre E205W-1600 V1 as my second monitor, and I'm really happy with it. It's an inexpensive monitor, but it has VGA and HDMI connection, with a pair of built-in speakers as well. Don't look further, and if you need a cheap monitor go for this one!"
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    #4ViewSonic VA2246MH-LED

    ViewSonic VA2246MH-LED
    The ViewSonic VA2246 is a PC monitor with a 21.5-inch full HF widescreen display. It has a 50M:1 mega dynamic contrast ratio and inputs for VGA and HDMI. It has the flicker-free tech and blue-light filter. 
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    Arthur Ward
    Written on March 27, 2018
    "Love this monitor, great picture, bright and clear. Accidently dropped one of my two, still works great. Wouldn't recommend dropping it though."
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    #5Asus VS228H-P

    Asus VS228H-P

    Asus VS228H-P is a 21.5-inch full HD screen monitor with a quick 5ms response time. It has an Aspect Control for versatility and the Smart View Tech for adjusting the color. It has ports for DVI, HDMI, and D-Sub.

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    Julia Córdova
    Written on March 24, 2018
    "This product is an Amazon choice pick and has 4 and a half stars. It also has over 8,000 reviews, which is plenty to read through and decide if this one is desirable features such as a slim screen and Splendid Video Technology. It is also PC Mag's Readers Choice award, so a person can't seem to go wrong with this screen."
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    #6Acer HA220Q bi

    Acer HA220Q bi
    This Acer HA220Q bi is a PC monitor with a 21.5-inch LCD screen that can support full HD display. It has a 100M: 1 contrast ratio and a 4ms response time. It has ports for VGA and HDMI, and is equipped with a Kensington lock.
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    Doris Fernandez
    Written on March 29, 2018
    "Serviceable monitor, won't win any awards but it will please shoppers who are trying to save money. A regular monitor from a company that makes decent quality panels. Buy it if you're trying to be thrifty."
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    #7Dell E1916HV 20"

    Dell E1916HV 20"

    Dell E1916HV is a 20-inch PC monitor which has an updated Pro ID with matte bezel and updated stand and anti-glare. It has single, retractable arm for versatility, and the monitor past rigorous quality control.

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    Debra Lewis
    Written on April 8, 2018
    "This is an okay monitor if you're on a tight budget and you won't be using it much. The main complaint I have about this monitor is that the color is horrible. It makes the entire picture look off and it's honestly hard to look at for long."
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    #8AOC e1659Fwu

    AOC e1659Fwu

    AOC e1659Fwu is a 16-inch monitor with 200 cd/m2 brightness, 16:9 aspect ratio, 1366 x 768 high definition resolution and 500:1 contrast ratio. It is USB-powered with USB 3.0 technology, and a foldable, flexi-stand for portrait or landscape view.


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    Donald Howell
    Written on April 5, 2018
    "AOC has long produced good quality monitors at a low price. The e1659Fwu is a 16 inch widescreen monitor with good resolution and works with USB 3.0. It is rated over 3.5 stars with more than 2000 reviews on Amazon. "
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    #9Foxin FD-1560 MW

    Foxin FD-1560 MW

    Foxin FD-1560 MW is a 15.6 LED monitor with 1280 x 800-pixel resolution. It features inbuilt speakers, slim screen, plug & play, 160 degrees horizontal and 140-degree vertical viewing angle. 

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    Ralph Douglas
    Written on April 17, 2018
    "This monitor isn't very good. I know it's supposed to support the low end market, but this is just too low end. The screen has weird lines in it."
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    #10Foxin FD-1850MW

    Foxin FD-1850MW

    Foxin FD-1850MW is an 18.5 inch LED monitor with a resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels. It features slim screen, inbuilt 2 x 2w speaker system, plug and play, and 200cd/m2 brightness. 

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    Daniel Ruiz
    Written on April 19, 2018
    "I liked the slim profile of this monitor. It really fit well on my desk. The size was adequate and worked well for me. The plug and play set up was really great too!"
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    #11iBall Sparkle 1750VA

    iBall Sparkle 1750VA

    iBall Sparkle 1750VA is a 17.3 inch LED monitor with 1600 x 900-pixel resolution. It features analog and aux inputs together with a built-in speaker. 

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    $91.26

    Martha Guerrero
    Written on April 28, 2018
    "In my opinion iBall Sparkle is a very good option when it comes to cheap monitors of good quality."
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    #12iBall Sparkle 1629HA

    iBall Sparkle 1629HA

    iBall Sparkle 1629HA is a 15.6 inch LED monitor and has a 1366 x 768-pixel resolution. It features a wall-mount compatibility, built-in speakers, analog and HDMI inputs. 

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    $79.63

    Michelle Henderson
    Written on April 30, 2018
    "This is a great buy for the money. I couldn't find anything better for this price. Very capable monitor."
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    #13iBall Sparkle 15.6"

    iBall Sparkle 15.6"

    iBall Sparkle 15.6" is a LED monitor with built-in speaker, analog signal input, and 1360 x 768-pixel resolution. It has a power consumption of 20 watts. 

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    $76.18

    Arthur Henderson
    Written on April 28, 2018
    "As far as cheap monitors go, this was okay. Could probably find a better deal, though, if you looked hard enough. This was pretty ordinary. Just so-so."

Summary

Best What are the best cheap monitors
RankSolutionsTypeVotesPrice
1Acer G226HQLElectronics 17 Paid
2HP Pavilion 22cwaElectronics 13 Paid
3Sceptre E205W-1600 V1Electronics 12 Paid
4ViewSonic VA2246MH-LEDElectronics 9 Paid
5Asus VS228H-PElectronics 8 Paid
6Acer HA220Q bi Electronics 6 Paid
7Dell E1916HV 20"Electronics 5 Paid
8AOC e1659FwuElectronics 1 Paid
9Foxin FD-1560 MWElectronics 0 Paid
10Foxin FD-1850MWElectronics 0 Paid
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