Monitors Stories December 5, 2018

expiredToday only, Amazon takes up to 30% off select desktops, laptops and monitors, from $98

Today only, as part of its 12 Days of Deals, Amazon is discounting a selection of desktop computers, laptops and monitors by up to 30% off, starting at $98 shipped. Just about all of the items in the sale have returned to match former best prices or are down to new all-time lows. One standout for us is the Acer Swift 3 15.6-inch 3.8GHz/256GB/8GB Laptop at $649.99. That’s good for a 20% discount, with today’s offer saving you $150. It features an AMD Ryzen 7 2700U Quad-Core Processor, a 15-inch 1080p display, and up to 9 hours of battery life. So far it carries a 4.4/5 star rating. Shop the rest of the sale right here.

Monitors Stories November 22, 2018

expiredBlack Friday Monitor Deals: LG 32″ 1440p 144Hz $299, Alienware 34″ 1440p 144Hz $720, more

BuyDig via eBay Daily Deals is offering the LG 32-inch 1440p 144Hz Monitor for $299 shipped. You can expect to pay upward of $500 at B&H for this monitor, or $440 from third-party sellers at Amazon. If you’ve never used a 144Hz monitor before, you’re missing out. It is so smooth and makes using a computer a better experience. Plus, 1440p monitors are crisper than 1080p models. Rated 4.2/5 stars. Head below for more of this year’s best monitor deals.

Monitors Stories September 6, 2017

Philips partner EPI has today announced the availability of its 27-inch QHD 276E8FJAB monitor. The new display features Philips’ Ultra Wide-Color technology that provides a wider gamut of colors. In conjunction with the IPS panel, the two help to produce better support across the color spectrum.

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Monitors Stories November 24, 2016

expiredSamsung 22″ 1080P Display w/HDMI, Eco-save, Game Mode: $70 shipped, Tax only in NY

B&H Photo and Amazon have the Samsung S22E310H 21.5″ LED Monitor with Simple Stand (Glossy Black) for $69.99 shipped, B&H only charges tax in NY.  That’s $100 off retail and the lowest price we’ve seen on this display which matches the specs of the 21-inch iMac. It gets impressive 4.4/5 star reviews from hundreds of Amazon reviewers.  Features:

  • Breakthrough picture quality with Magic Upscale Technology
  • Control power consumption with Eco Saving Feature
  • Style and functionality in one design
  • Enhanced gaming experience with Game Mode. Eye Saver Mode
  • Set Dimension with Stand (WxHxD): 513.7 x 390.5 x 189.7 mm ; Set Dimension without Stand (WxHxD): 513.7 x 308.6 x 90.4 mm


Monitors Stories July 21, 2016

Adorama’s official eBay Store is discounting a couple of LG monitors today. Free shipping is available in each instance. First up, the LG 27-inch Full HD IPS LED Monitor (model 27MP58VQ-P) is on sale for $164.99. That’s within a few pennies of Amazon’s all-time low price and the best current offer by $20. Features include a 27-inch IPS display with full 1080p resolution, on-screen control with LG’s four-screen split for maximum productivity, reader mode and more. There are HDMI, D-Sub and DVI-D inputs on the back. Rated 4.7/5 stars.


Next, LG’s 34-inch 21:9 Curved UltraWide IPS WQHD Monitor (model 34UC88-B) is discounted down to $699.99. It carries a list price of $1,000 and typically sells for around $850-$900 at Amazon and other online retailers. This monitor has a massive 34-inch UltraWide display that hits 99% of the sRGB spectrum. There are Quick Charge USB 3.0 ports on the backside for data transfer or powering up your devices. Screen Split 2.0 allows users to achieve “maximum productivity”. It supports 3440 x 1440 resolutions at 60Hz refresh rates. Rated 4.7/5 stars.

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Monitors Stories July 12, 2016

expiredThis Samsung 28-inch 4K Ultra HD Monitor is the best-selling display at Amazon, on sale for $300 shipped (Reg. $500)

Today only, as a part of its Prime Day sale, Amazon offers the Samsung 28-inch 4K Ultra HD Monitor (model U28E590D) for $299.99 shipped (price reflected at checkout). For comparison, it fetches $500 at online retailers like Best Buy. Today’s deal is a 25-35% savings off the regular Amazon price and easily the lowest that we’ve seen on this model.

Make the jump to 4K and enjoy a higher resolution workspace. Not only is it easier on the eyes, it will allow to you have more room to create content than traditional displays. Features include one HDMI input (cable included), picture-in-picture modes, 60Hz refresh rate, maximum 3840 x 2160 resolution and a 170-degree viewing angle. This is the very best-selling monitor at Amazon with a 4/5 star rating from 557 customers.

Monitors Stories July 6, 2016

Best Buy has the Dell (S2316M) 23-inch IPS LED HD Monitor for only $99.99 shipped. That’s $80 off the regular price, $40 less than Amazon and the lowest we can find for it. Features include: a wide viewing angle, Full 1080p HD resolution, a sleek screen, VGA and DVI ports. Rated 4.2/5 stars by 39 Amazon shoppers.

HP 27er 27-in IPS LED Monitor

Next, Amazon offers the HP 27-inch 1080p IPS LED Backlit Monitor for $169.99 shipped. That’s $80 off the original list price/ Best Buy’s listing and the lowest we’ve seen it offered. This “bezel-less display provides for seamless multi-monitor set-ups” and it has easy port access so you can quickly connect to the screen. It has 1 VGA and two HDMI inputs (with HDCP). Rated 4.8/5 stars by Amazon shoppers.

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Monitors Stories June 9, 2016

expiredDisplays: LG 27-inch 1080p $160 (Reg. $250), Monoprice 28-inch 4K $330 (Reg. $400)

Adorama’s Official eBay Store has the LG 27-inch 1080p LED Monitor (model 27MP65HQ) for $159.99 shipped. Today’s deal is $140 off the list price, a match of our previous low mention and the best current price. This ultra-thin bezel LG monitor has a full 1080p display with HDMI and D-Sub inputs. It has LG’s cinema screen design that is capable of showing four desktops at a time for “maximum productivity.” Rated 4.4/5 stars.

Monoprice offers its 28-inch 4K Ultra HD Monitor for $329.99 shipped. That’s a savings of $60 off the regular price, a match of the previous low and the best available. This monitor is capable of pumping out resolutions up to 3840 x 2160 and has HDMI, DisplayPort and DVI inputs. There are built-in 2W speakers and the entire thing is wrapped in an antiglare matte finish. Rated 4/5 stars.

Apple users will want to grab a Thunderbolt to DisplayPort cable to round out their new setup. Pick up a HDMI cable if that’s you’re preferred method.

Monitors Stories April 18, 2016

expiredDisplays: Dell 24-inch 4K $361 (Reg. $400+), LG Ultra-Thin Bezel 27-inch 1080p $180 (Reg. $299)

Amazon offers the Dell P2415Q 24-inch 4K Ultra HD LED Monitor for $360.98 shipped. Also available at B&H and Jet with an extra 15% off for first time customers with code 15NOW. That’s good for $239 off the original listing, down $30 from our previous mention and the best available. 

The Dell P2415Q features a 24-inch 4K Ultra HD display with “incredible screen clarity and stunning color accuracy.” It is capable of reproducing 99% of sRGB color and has a 3480 x 2160 resolution. Additionally, there are DisplayPort 1.2 and HDMI inputs plus five USB 3.0 ports. Rated 4.1/5 stars by over 500 Amazon reviewers.

Next up, Adorama’s Official eBay Store has the LG 27MP65HQ 27-inch 1080p LED Monitor for $179.99 shipped. Today’s is $120 off the list price, $119 less than Amazon and the best offer available. This ultra-thin bezel LG monitor has a full 1080p display with HDMI and D-Sub inputs. The cinema screen design is capable of showing four desktops at a time for “maximum productivity.” Rated 4.4/5 stars.

Monitors Stories March 22, 2016

expiredDaily Deals: Nest Learning Thermostat 3rd Generation $205, Stem Izon Wi-Fi Video Monitors two pack $49, more

In today’s Daily Deals, we have from Woot the Nest (T3007ES) Learning Thermostat, 3rd Generation for $199.99 + $5 shipping. That’s a savings of $49 and tied with our previous mention for the best price we’ve seen by $12.

With smart features including Auto-Schedule and Auto-Away, Nest helps its users save an “average of 10-12% on heating bills and 15% on cooling bills.” Compared to the 2nd generation model, the latest Nest has a larger and sharper screen, is a bit thinner and is easier to read from across the room. Rated 4.5 out of 5 stars from 3,117 Amazon reviewers.

More new deals for today:

2-for-Tuesday: Stem Izon Wi-Fi Video Monitors $44 + $5 shipping (Orig. $108) | Meh

Continue on for more details on today’s top product and a roundup of our best deals:

Monitors Stories March 21, 2016

Mackie 5-inch studio monitor speakers w/ Bluetooth streaming (pair) $200 shipped (Reg. $250), more

Adorama is once again offering the Mackie CR5BT 5-inch Powered Studio Monitors with Bluetooth streaming (Pair) for $199.99 shipped. That’s $50 off the orignal price they still fetch from all other retailers including Amazon, Guitar Center and B&H. They are yet to drop below $250 on Amazon where they have a 4.4/5 star rating from over 500 customers.

These speakers feature a “studio-quality design”, all-wood cabinets and font panel headphone out/aux in, along with the added (and super convenient) ability to stream music directly from your smartphone, tablet, PC/laptop over Bluetooth. You’ll get a pair of acoustic pads that reduce unwanted vibrations (among other things), a 1/8-inch to stereo RCA connector for PC/Mac and the speaker-to-speaker cable. More details can be found below.

Adorama also has the Mackie 6.5″ 2-Way Powered Studio Monitors (MR6mk3) for $159.99 shipped per side (or $320 total for a pair). Whether you buy them as a pair or individually, this is the current lowest price available by a total of $80. But keep in mind, we have seen pairs go for as low as $300 total in the past.

Monitors Stories February 29, 2016

expiredAmazon Gold Box – Monitors, Wi-Fi routers, Storage & more up to 60% off: Dell 23-inch monitor $120 (Orig. $200), more

Today only, as part of the Gold Box Deals of the Day, Amazon offers up to 60% off select PC components and accessories. The Dell (E2316Hr) 23-inch Screen LED-Lit Monitor is currently available for $119.99 shipped. That’s $80 off the original list price and the lowest we’ve seen it go on Amazon by $15. It has a 1080p native resolution, DisplayPort, updated screen with matte bezel and stand and anti-glare. Rated 4.3/5 stars by Amazon customers. 

Note: Mac users will need a Mini DisplayPort to DisplayPort Adapter for this monitor.

Other notable items in the sale include:

Monitors Stories February 12, 2016

Mackie CR4 speakers (pair) + Audio-Technica ATH-M40x headphones $170 shipped ($240+ value)

Adorama is once again offering the Mackie CR4 Creative Reference Multimedia Monitors/Speakers (pair), plus a set of Audio-Technica ATH-M40x headphones for $169.99 shipped. The speakers regularly go for $150 and the headphones for $90 or so, bringing you a total savings of $70 with today’s deal. In comparison to the lowest individual prices we have tracked on these two items, you’re still saving more than $11. This is matching our previous mention on this particular bundle.

Monitors Stories January 18, 2016

Mackie CR4 speakers (pair) + Audio-Technica ATH-M40x headphones $170 shipped ($249 value), more

Adorama is back again with another home audio/recording bundle today. You can grab the Mackie CR4 Creative Reference Multimedia Monitors/Speakers (pair), plus a set of Audio-Technica ATH-M40x headphones for $169.99 shipped. The speakers regularly go for $150 and the headphones for $99, bringing you a total savings of $79 today. Even at the lowest individual prices we have tracked on these items, you’re still saving more than $16.

The ATH-M series headphones are some of the best in the price range and have received 4+ star ratings from thousands on Amazon. The ATH-M40x model features 40mm drivers, rare earth magnets, copper-clad aluminum wire voice coils, 90-degree swiveling ear cups and more. The Mackie CR4 monitors have a 4.4/5 star rating from over 400 Amazon customers. They feature an 80Hz – 20kHz frequency response range, auxiliary inputs and power indicators.

Next up, Focus Camera via eBay Daily Deals is offering the Limited Edition Beyerdynamic DT990 PRO 250ohm (Black, Straight Cable) for $129.99 shipped. That’s $100 below the original listing, $50 below the average selling price, $40 better than Amazon and the best price we can find. This black-on-black set features a 3m cable, 250 ohm drivers and some of the most comfortable ear pads I’ve ever used. Rated 4+ stars much like the rest of the Beyerdynamic headphone options.

Monitors Stories January 13, 2016

expired34-inch UltraWide Displays: LG w/ Thunderbolt $570 (Reg. $700+), Dell Curved $675 (Reg. $750)

Newegg offers the LG 34UM94-P 34-inch Widescreen LED Display with two Thunderbolt ports for $569.99 shipped. That’s a savings of $730 off the original price, $100 less than our previous open-box mention and the lowest current price we can find. Features include a 3440×1440 resolution, two HDMI inputs, two Thunderbolt and three USB 3.0 ports. It has built-in speakers and a LED backlit display. Reviews are somewhat slim on this model but the entire LG Ultrawide line-up is highly-rated and is one of our favorite monitors.

Next up, Dell has its 34-inch U3415W Curved LED Widescreen Display for $749.99. Applying coupon code SAVE10% drops the final price down to $674.99 shipped. This monitor originally retailed for $1,199, and it fetches $750 or more at retailers such as Amazon. Today’s deal is the lowest price that we can find. It features a curved WQHD 21:9 design with picture-in-picture functionality, 3440×1440 resolution, dual 9W speakers, and USB 3.0 inputs. Rated 4.5/5 stars by 763 Amazon customers.

Monitors Stories November 27, 2015

expiredAmazon Gold Box – Acer products up to 40% off: 11-inch Chromebook $230 (Reg. $380), more

One of the Amazon Gold Box Deals of the Day is up to 40% on select Acer desktops, monitors, Chromebooks, and tablets.

The Acer (C720-3404) 11.6-Inch Chromebook with an Intel Core i3, 4 GB in Granite Gray is available for $229.99 shipped. That’s $150 off the original list price and the lowest we’ve seen. It has an 11.6-Inch Screen with Intel HD Graphics 4400, Chrome OS and an 8.5-hour battery life. It received 4.4/5 stars from Amazon shoppers. 

Here are the other notable items from the sale:

Monitors Stories November 16, 2015

Speakers: Mackie CR4 4-inch (Pair) $120 (Reg. $150), JBL LSR305 Pro $220 (Reg. $250)

Update (11/17 8:30am): Amazon is currently offering the JBL LSR305 Professional Studio Monitors (pair) for $219.99 shipped (Reg. $250, best we can find).

Adorama is offering the Mackie CR4 4″ 50W Creative Reference Multimedia Monitors (Pair) for $119.99 shipped. That’s $40+ under the original listing, $30 under Amazon/the average selling price and the best we can find. This is the lowest price we have ever tracked on these speakers without being part of a more expensive bundle.

These speakers will bring near-studio quality audio to your desktop with a 70Hz – 20kHz frequency response range, front-mounted volume/power control, aux input for smartphones and more. They have a 4.5/5 star rating from 330 Amazon customers.


The Mackie CR4 4″ 50W Pair of Creative Reference Multimedia Monitors are designed for multimedia creation and entertainment, delivering studio-quality design and performance in sleek, small-footprint designs. Featuring 50 watts of power and premium components like a sound-enhancing high-frequency waveguide, Creative Reference monitors ensure pristine, accurate sound for any application. Choose which side of your desk gets the volume knob with CR’s speaker placement switch and take advantage of convenient front-panel features like a dedicated input for smartphone playback.

Monitors Stories May 5, 2015

Kensington ClickSafe Keyed Laptop/Device Lock $17 Prime shipped (Orig. $40+)

Amazon has the Kensington ClickSafe Keyed Laptop Lock (K64637WW) for $16.99 with free shipping for Prime members (free trial) or on orders of $35 or more once again. That’s more than 50% off the original listing, matching our previous mention on this model and the current best price we can find.

Along with support for select laptops, this lock will also secure certain monitors, projectors, hard drives and more. Features:

  • Security in one step-simplified design protects computers with a click
  • Watch employee compliance rates rise! Click Safe makes security effortless
  • Tamper-proof disk-style lock combined with superior materials provide near-impenetrable protection
  • Super-strong steel cable, 5 feet long, provides the strongest physical security on the market
  • Attaches to laptop via the Kensington Security Slot found in 99% of computers

It has garnered a 4.3/5 star rating from 146 customers much like the rest of the popular Kensington device lock line.

More on the Kensington ClickSafe Keyed Laptop Lock (K64637WW):

One click for a secure workplace. The Kensington Click Safe Keyed Laptop Lock is designed for effortless protection of computers and your business’s most important data. Locks attach to hardware in a single step. Just one click and it’s secure. There’s no need for employees to insert a key or follow multiple steps. Click Safe combines a cable made from superior materials with a tamper-proof disc-style lock to deliver the strongest security available in a cable lock. Cable is 5 feet long, 5 mm thick and carbon strengthened for extra protection. 2 keys are included with purchase. The “What’s in the Box” contents include: ClickSafe Security Cable w/Lock 2 Keys attached to Plastic FOB Plastic FOB Holds: 1 Security Anchor 1 Allen Wrench (The allen wrench is small and black, it is found on the backside of the keyring) Instruction Manual

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