Best monitor deals UK: Cheap 4K and HDR gaming monitor deals for August 2018


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If you own a gaming PC or even just use a screen on a daily basis, you might overlook your most-used peripheral, the monitor. A good monitor can make a big difference in your daily tasks – from competitive gaming to watching a movie to simply multitasking for work.

A monitor can be used with a PC, laptop, MacBook, smartphone or games console – and sometimes, depending on the number of ports, potentially with all those sources connected at once. No matter how and for what purpose you use your monitor, a good one can make all the difference.

Below, we've listed some of our favourite deals in the UK right now. Expect more deals to appear, - we'll be sure to update this article to reflect any good deals available. If you're looking for some inspiration, see our pick of the best gaming monitors and the best budget, ultrawide and professional monitors you can buy in 2017.

If you're unsure about the terminology used by panel manufacturers, be sure to check out our buying guide for monitors.

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The best monitor deal for August 2018

AOC Q3279VWF 31.5in 1440p 75Hz monitor (was £270, now £208)

This big 31.5in 1440p monitor offers sensational value for money. For only £208, you get a 75Hz VA panel - incredible quality at a tiny price. It promises to be totally flicker-free, with QHD resolution and FreeSync technology. And a £61 saving is nothing to be scoffed at, of course!

Buy now from Amazon

The best monitor deals under £100

1. Acer K222HQL 21.5in Full HD LED Monitor (was £93, now £66)

You'll struggle to find a Full HD monitor at a better price than this: thanks to a 29% discount, the Acer K222HQL 21.5" Full HD LED Monitor is currently just £66 at CCL Online. For your money, you get a 21.5-inch screen with EcoDisplay technologies and 16.7 million colours.

Buy now from CCL Online

2. Hannspree HE225DPB 21.5-Inch Full HD Widescreen LED Monitor (was £110, now £80)

With £29 off its original price, this Hannspree monitor has become a very attractive proposition. It offers Full HD 16:9 visuals with an active contrast ratio and brightness stats of 200cd/m2.

Buy now from Amazon

3. Acer G246HLG 24" HDMI Full HD Monitor (was £140, now £85)

With a nice big 24-inch screen and a £55 discount, this Acer is the ideal inexpensive option if you're looking to pick up a new monitor without breaking the bank. For £85, this full HD monitor is a steal.

Buy now from Laptops Direct

4. Acer KA240HQ 23.6 Inch Full HD HDMI LED Monito (was £135, now £90)

You can save £45 on this 23.6-inch monitor from Acer, thanks to a deal at Laptops Direct. It has a 1Ms response time, three years warranty and Full HD visuals.

Buy now from Laptops Direct

The best monitor deals under £200

5. Dell 22 Monitor: S2218M (was £176, now £100)

This £76 price drop gets you a full HD 22-inch Dell monitor with ultrathin bezels and an elegant design for £100. It's a high-quality product at an absolute bargain of a price. 

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6. Acer ET241Y 23.8-inch Full HD Monitor (was £130, now £104)

Thanks to a new offer on Amazon, this Acer monitor costs only £104 right now. It has a sleek zero frame design, a blue light shield, full HD resolution and Flickerless technology, as well as impactful sound and a wide viewing angle.

Buy now from Amazon

7. LG 23MP68VQ 23-inch IPS Full HD monitor (was £139, now £110)

Save yourself £20 by picking up this 23-inch, full HD monitor from LG, which has been slashed in price over at Laptops Direct. It has a 5MS response time, a refresh rate of 60 Hz and Freesync technology.

Buy now from Laptops Direct

8. Acer SA27 27 Inch LED ZeroFrame Monitor (was £180, now £130)

You can save £50 on this 27-inch Full HD monitor, thanks to an offer at Argos that has knocked its price down from £180 to £130. It has brightness of 250cd/m2, a contrast ratio of 100000000:1, and pixel pitch of 0.31mm.

Buy now from Argos

9. Dell 27 Monitor: SE2717H (was £259, now £150)

There is over £100 to be saved on this full HD, 27-inch monitor from Dell. It has a snazzy central bezel and black piano finish. This would be a solid purchase if you're looking for a bigger screen to improve your workstation or gaming area.

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10. Acer UM.HR0EE.001 RT270 27-inch Full HD Monitor (was £190, now £170)

This 27-inch monitor from Acer delivers 1920x1080 full HD resolution, and uses Blue Light Filter technology that eases the strain on your eyes, as well as ComfyTime technology that reduces the amount of light that bounces of the screen. All in all, a reliable monitor that just got a good deal cheaper at Amazon after a £20 reduction that brought the price down to £170.

11. Dell 24 Ultrathin Monitor: S2419HM (was £277, now £199.76)

If you a monitor that's seriously sleek, look no further than this ultra-thin offering from Dell. It's an incredibly thin 24-inch screen, with full HD resolution. And thanks to this offer, it's £77 cheaper than it used to be.

Buy now from Dell 

The best monitor deals under £500

12. Dell U2417H Ultra Sharp 24-inch Infinity Edge LED Monitor (was £310, now £200)

Amazon is currently offering a £78 discount on this Dell monitor, which would be a solid choice for an office desk monitor to broaden your workplace display. It lacks the bells and whistles of full HD gaming monitors, but it will do the trick for your more basic needs.

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13. electriQ 32" IPS 4K UHD FreeSync HDMI Monitor (was £400, now £255)

You could save a massive £144 on this 4K Ultra HD monitor from electriQ, thanks to a hefty cost cut at Laptops Direct. Its visuals are the best you can expect at this price point, which should be perfect for designers and other visual creatives, and it has AMD FreeSync to save gamers from stuttering playback. 

Buy now from Laptops Direct

14. Lenovo Y27g Full HD 27" Curved LED Gaming Monitor (was £450, now £260)

You can save £190 on this Full HD gaming monitor from Lenovo, which has dropped from £450 down to £260 in a clearance sale at Currys. It has a response time of 4ms, can be wall-mounted, and provides a wide viewing angle through its immersive curved screen.

Buy now from Currys

15. AOC AGON AG251FZ 24.5in 240Hz TN Full HD gaming monitor with Adaptive-Sync (was £345, now £269)

This 240Hz gaming monitor is ideal if you're a hardcore competitive gamer. It's a TN 24.5in 1ms Full HD panel. If you're looking to up your game in the competitive scene, get this monitor.

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16. electriQ 34" HDMI QHD Freesync Curved Gaming Monitor (was £400, now £280)

There's a whopping £120 to be saved on this gorgeous gaming monitor, which has a 34-inch curved screen and a 3440 x 1440p display. This monitor promises an immersive view of your favourite games, at a far smaller price than usual. What's not to love?

Buy now from Laptops Direct

17. Dell 28 Ultra HD 4K Monitor: S2817Q (was £476, now £330)

You could save a significant £146 on this 4K monitor thanks to Dell's current sale. You get over 8 million pixels here, providing a resolution that's four times better than 'full HD'. 

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18. Samsung LU28H750UQUXEN 28 Inch LED Monitor (was £430, now £350)

The Samsung LU28H750UQUXEN is on offer at Argos. This Ultra HD LED monitor is 28-inches wide, and it has dropped in price from £430 to £350 - a saving of £80.

Buy now from Argos

19. LG 34UC79G 34in IPS FreeSync 144Hz Curved Gaming Monitor (was £503, now £400)

You can save £103 on this 34-inch gaming monitor from LG, thanks to a tasty price drop at Box. It has 2560x1080 resolution, an IPS panel, a 144Hz refresh rate and 5ms response time, as well as a 1000:1 contrast ratio. Basically, if you want a widescreen curved monitor to make your gaming more epic and immersive, this would be a great choice.

Buy now from Box

20. Dell S2417DG 24 Inch TN Gaming Monitor (was £500, now £400)

There is £100 to be saved on this stunning QHD monitor, which has come down from £500 to £400 on Amazon. It has NVIDIA G-Sync and a fast refresh rate of 165 Hz, and you also get a 3-year warranty for no extra cost. 

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21. Acer Predator XB271HUA WQHD 165Hz TN gaming monitor (was £499, now £445)

This 27in WQHD monitor is excellent for gamers wanting to play at a higher resolution than 1080p with a high refresh rate. At 165Hz when overclocked through the OSD, this TN panel runs fast.

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22. Acer XF270HUA 27-inch IPS ZeroFrame Gaming Monitor (was £500, now £466)

It's normally a struggle to find this excellent monitor at £500, so Amazon has really done us all a favour by dropping its price to £466. It has AMD Free Sync technology and IPS, which should combine to give you stutter-free viewing with wide views and enhanced colour. Our review called this 'the best gaming monitor on the market', so you won't want to miss this epic deal.

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23. ViewSonic XG2703-GS 27" QHD Monitor (was £659, now £539)

Offering resolutions up to 2560x1440, this QHD monitor promises to make your games look great. The 1000:1 contrast ratio and the 350 cd/m2 brightness will help, as well. And thanks to this deal, you can pick one of these up right now for £120 cheaper than usual.

Buy now from eBuyer

24. Dell Alienware 34 Curved Monitor: AW3418DW (was £1,485, now £1,100)

With a native resolution of 3400x1440, this curved 34-inch monitor is an utter treat for HD-loving gamers. The 1900R IPS display with NVIDIA G-Sync technology will allow you to enjoy wide viewing angles and incredible resolution on all of your favourite games. And with £385 off the price, what's not to love?

Buy now from Dell