The best Cyber Week monitor deals for 2020

The curtains have fallen on yesterday’s Cyber Monday deals, but to keep up with this year’s massive increase in online shopping, many retailers are extending their sales through the week. That means that now might be your last chance before Christmas to find the lowest prices on one of the most important parts of your desktop PC: the monitor. Whether your eyes are tired of staring at a lousy display, you need less input lag for gaming, or you could simply use an extra screen (or even an ultrawide model) for productivity, there are still some great Cyber Week monitor deals up for grabs. But with only days left in Cyber Week and with stores and shipping partners straining against the horde of online shoppers, you better jump to it if you want your stuff to arrive before Santa does.

To help you find the perfect display for your desktop battle station, we’ve rounded up all the best extended Cyber Week monitor deals that you can still score right now and have compiled them into a single up-to-date list. There’s a lot to consider when shopping for a monitor, but our quick buying guide that lays out the basic stuff you need to know (including how you can save the most cash) can help you make an educated purchase.

The best Cyber Week monitor deals

Some of the hottest sales this week are an Alienware AW3420DW deal and a 27-inch Samsung monitor deal. See more discounts below:

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Select HP Monitor Deals

Starting at $80

Enjoy huge discounts on select HP monitors and accessories $50 plus using the code BFCMDA5. You can also use the code BFCMDA10 to get 10% off on select HP monitors and accessories $200 plus.
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LG 32-Inch 4K UHD 60Hz FreeSync Monitor

$350 $500
A large 4K monitor allows you to see every detail for a more immersive experience. And with Radeon FreeSync technology and Dynamic Action Sync, you're sure to enjoy smooth, lag-free performance.
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Lenovo L28u-30 28-Inch UHD 4K Monitor

$310 $330
If you're in a line of work that demands strict attention to detail, the 28-inch Lenovo L28u-30 UHD monitor gives you full control of your work, down to the last pixel, at an affordable price.
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Westinghouse WH32UX9019 32" 4K Monitor

$320 $350
Looking for an entry level 4k monitor that won't break the bank? Then this monitor is for you.
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Lenovo Q24i-10 24-Inch 1080p Monitor

$140 $190
If all you need is a solid Full HD monitor, this Lenovo 24-inch display costs less than many 21-inch 1080p monitors. It has an IPS panel for enhanced color accuracy, too.
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Lenovo ThinkVision L27q-30 27-inch Quad HD 1440p Monitor

$200 $270
This Lenovo 27-inch 1440p monitor hits the sweet spot in size, resolution, and price, with a nice discount that makes it one of the best Quad HD displays you'll find for the price.
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LG 27UL500-W 27-inch UHD IPS Monitor

$297 $350
With 4K UHD quality, this LG monitor delivers crystal clear images and videos, be it with games or movies. You can also ensure noise-free quality when running high-graphics games.
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Acer ET322QK wmiipx 31.5" Ultra HD 4K2K Monitor, Black

$350 $391
The Acer Ultra HD 4K2K monitor offers an excellent viewing experience with crystal clear images and world-class sound. This is a definite must-have for your home theater.
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Dell S2721QS 27-Inch 4K IPS FreeSync Monitor

$375 $490
Enjoy a crisp, color-accurate Ultra HD picture on this excellent 4K IPS monitor from Dell, which sits at a nice sweet spot in size at 27 inches.
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LG 24MP59G-P 24-inch 1080p 75Hz Monitor

$127 $161
On a budget? Make the most of your work and entertainment with the 24-inch LG 24MP59G-P monitor, ready with nice features like AMD FreeSync and a color-accurate IPS panel.
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LG 29" UltraWide 21:9 WFHD Monitor

$227 $250
By day, you can use this LG monitor's split screen feature for your work presentations. By night, make the most of its full HD capabilities with graphics-intense games.
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Samsung CJ890 49-inch Monitor

$1,000 $1,466
There's almost no better monitor option for an ultimate workspace than the panoramic 49-inch Samsung CJ890. It's a super ultra-wide screen that boasts lag-free, ear-to-ear, picturesque coverage.
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Raspberry Pi Touchscreen Monitor

$85 $100
The Raspberry Pi allows you to accomplish your tasks on-the-go with its two removable stands and compatibility with Windows and other systems or devices.
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Acer 34" Prosumer 1440p Ultrawide Monitor

$400 $500
Multitasking has never been easier thanks to this Acer 34-inch monitor. Along with that extra screen real estate, you get clearer 1440p quality, a definite upgrade over 1080p.
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Acer 32-inch 4K FreeSync Monitor

$295 $374
Acer's 32-inch monitor is a nice large size for entertainment and multi-tasking, and it's made even sweeter by its 4K Ultra HD resolution -- and its low discounted price.
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SideTrak Portable 12.5-Inch Full HD (1,920 x 1,080) USB Laptop Monitor

Dual displays aren't just for desktops thanks to this 12.5-inch USB-powered 1080p monitor from SideTrak, which easily attaches to most 13-17-inch MacBooks, Chromebooks, and Windows laptops.
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Dell S Series S2719DM 27" Ultrathin Monitor

$340 $400
Putting a strong emphasis on color accuracy, this 27-inch Dell S-Series 1440p monitor is perfect for creatives with an eye for detail, boasting its own slick, professional aesthetic to boot.
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Acer EB321HQU 31.5" WQHD Monitor, Black

$250 $300
You can't go wrong with a WQHD monitor when it comes to games and streaming movies. This 31.5" Acer monitor has 2560x1440 resolution, promising crystal-clear output every time.
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HP 27f 27-Inch IPS LED 1080p FreeSync Monitor

$178 $270
If you're looking for a full HD display that hits the sweet spot in size, the budget-friendly 1080p HP 27-inch monitor punches above its weight for its price.
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Acer R240HY bidx 23.8-Inch Widescreen Monitor

$120 $130
Despite its 60Hz refresh rate, this widescreen Acer monitor has 1920x1080 resolution and a zero frame design for maximum visibility. You still get great quality even without the heavy gaming settings.
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Asus VP348QGL 34" Quad HD 3440 x 1440 75Hz FreeSync Ultrawide Monitor

$379 $399
Take a walk on the ultra-wide side: This 34-inch 1440p Asus monitor is great for multi-tasking and can even handle gaming thanks to AMD FreeSync technology.

How to choose a monitor

If you’re shopping for last-minute Cyber Week monitor deals, it’s important to know what you want from a good monitor and to understand what different terms mean so you can buy the right screen for your needs. Fortunately, we’ve rounded up all the best monitors on the shelves, so that’s as good a place as any to start your search.

As with any purchase, it’s also important to not go over your budget. Stick to it unless it’s a truly unbeatable deal. Generally, if you stay close to your budget and know what you need, you’ll be very happy with your purchase and get a lot more for your money than you ordinarily would.

One important consideration is the size you need. Do you simply need a small second screen to complement your current setup, or do you need something a bit more substantial? If you have a small home office or apartment, you might not want to go too big, even if you can afford it, as it could take up too much room in your living space. You could get away with a budget monitor that will happily meet your needs. On the other hand, ultrawide monitors (which come in epic sizes, as the biggest ultrawide monitors show) are a great way to enhance your immersion and productivity.

Similarly, do you need a 4K monitor? If high resolution is everything for your work or gaming monitor needs, then it’s worth paying the extra for 4K functionality. Consider this Alienware WQHD deal while it’s still Cyber Week. You might also want to consider whether you want an HDR monitor for pictures with greater contrast or a 144Hz monitor for a better refresh rate. Alternatively, if you’re simply typing up documents for work, a 4K screen will be excessive and simply not needed.

If you’re a gamer, a 4K monitor or high refresh rate monitor like one from the Acer Predator line will look super-appealing. but it’s only actually worth it if your PC can handle 4K resolutions. If it can’t, then a low refresh rate on a regular 1080P monitor is a better option to ensure your gaming experience goes smoothly.

If you do a lot of photo editing or video editing, it can be worth checking out the picture quality to ensure that your monitor choice has the best image reproduction out there. Not all monitors are equal here, so it’s important to look out for precise temperature and color controls, as well as the ability to save different color profiles.

Finally, curved monitors can be great but they can also make viewing angles trickier, so consider whether you can make the best out of such a setup depending on how your home office is arranged.

For more advice on finding the right monitor for your needs, check out our monitor buying guide.

Are any monitor deals too good to be true?

Monitors can get expensive, so the deals extravaganza that is Cyber Week can be a welcome sight. Not every deal is as good as it seems, though. Some retailers use sales like Cyber Week as an opportunity to get rid of old and outdated stock that they are struggling to sell. That means if you see a steeply discounted monitor, you need to check that it actually is a good deal first. Read reviews and check its specs first. If it still looks good then go for it, but try not to just see the price cut and instantly pull the trigger.

Another thing to be aware of is the range of high-pressure tactics some retailers use to rush people into a sale. You might see things like countdown timers or warnings that other shoppers are about to buy the item you are looking at. Don’t be taken in — if a deal is not right for you, it doesn’t matter how many other people are looking at it. Take your time and do your research, as that will make finding the perfect deal all the sweeter.

We strive to help our readers find the best deals on quality products and services, and we choose what we cover carefully and independently. The prices, details, and availability of the products and deals in this post may be subject to change at anytime. Be sure to check that they are still in effect before making a purchase.

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