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Black Friday monitor deals: the best deals on monitors which put image quality first

Black Friday monitor deals
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Black Friday is now so close we can almost taste it, but if you're after a new monitor, you don't need to wait for the big day to bag a cracking deal. We've already rounded up some of the best Black Friday monitor deals available right now, from budget displays that offer a big-screen editing experience for a rock-bottom price tag, right through to stunning ultra-wide beasts that offer the most immersive viewing experience possible.

So what are you waiting for? Read on to see our best Black Friday monitor deals!

LG 27UK500 27" 4K IPS 16:9 Monitor | was $349 | now $279
Save $70
Fancy a monitor upgrade that goes big on screen specs but stays relatively small on price? This LG display is a superb buy. Unlike some cut-price 27-inch monitors, this boasts a 4K (3840 x 2160) screen resolution, so you needn't worry about pixelated image quality. The screen is also HDR10 compatible and has 98% sRGB coverage, so is great for video or image editing. IPS screen tech gives consistent color and contrast accuracy, regardless of viewing angle, while the 1000:1 contrast ratio ensures highlight and shadow detail is always visible in your images.View Deal

Samsung S24R350 24" Full HD IPS 16:9 Monitor | was $149.99 | now $99.99
Save $50
Tight for desk space and need a compact monitor, but don't want to compromise on image quality? This 24" Samsung is ideal. With a crisp 1080p Full HD resolution and IPS LCD panel tech that keeps color and contrast consistently accurate, this monitor has all the right ingredients for a high quality image or video editing experience. And best of all, it can be yours for less than $100. Bargain!View Deal

Acer PM161Q 15.6" IPS Portable Monitor| was $179.99 | now $129.99
Save $50
Need a secondary monitor to extend your laptop's display, but need on-the-go convenience? A portable monitor takes both its power and video input straight from your laptop, via a single USB-C cable - no fuss, no mess. This 15.6" Acer screen packs a Full HD 1080p resolution and premium IPS image quality giving accurate color and contrast, yet it can be had for a barely-believable $129.99 this Black Friday - that's $50 off! At this price, you can't go wrong!View Deal

ViewSonic VA2759-SMH 27" IPS Full HD 16:9 Monitor | was $159.99 | now $149.99
Save $10
Ok, so a $10 discount isn't much to write home about, but this monitor was already stunning value, and it's even more of a bargain right now. If you're after the big-screen image editing experience and want reliable color and contrast accuracy that only IPS-type monitors offer, then this LG panel is simply unbeatable value. The only compromise you'll need to make is resolution, which at Full HD (1920 x 1080) will give a slightly pixelated display if you're used to Retina levels of detail.View Deal

Samsung UR59C 32" Curved 4K 16:9 Monitor | was $449.99 | now $349.99
Save $100
There's nothing quite like image or video editing on a huge 32 inch monitor, as you get a much more comfortable workspace. This particular 32-incher is even more ergonomic as it's a curved display, which makes the viewing experience especially immersive. 4K resolution ensures superb crispness, while the impressively high 2500:1 contrast ratio will bring highlight and shadow detail to life.View Deal

LG 43UN700-B 42.5" 4K IPS 16:9 Monitor| was $669 | now $569
Save $100
Ultrawide monitors are great for maximizing screen real estate, but for ultimate multitasking, a giant 16:9 widescreen monitor is simply unbeatable. With this gargantuan 42.5" screen, you can have four 21" windows displayed in a quad, or simply one huge Photoshop/Premiere window open, with all the pallet and preview space you could dream of. This is also a 10-bit IPS screen, so color, contrast and viewing angles should all be top-notch, while the 4K screen res will keep images looking crisp, even at this screen size. And the best bit, this Black Friday you can get this awesome screen for the price of some 27" monitors!View Deal

Dell UltraSharp UP2716D 27" Color-Critical 16:9 Monitor | was $899.99 | now $579
Save $320.99
Covering 100% of the Adobe RGB, 100% of the sRGB, 100% of the REC 709, and 98% of the DCI-P3 color spaces, This Dell screen is one of the most color-accurate monitors you can buy. If you're serious about image or video editing, and only the best display will do, this is the monitor for you! Now with a huge $320 discount, it's also superb value for money.View Deal

Samsung CHG90 49" Curved Ultrawide 32:9 Monitor | was $899.99 | now $749.99
Save $150
We rate this jaw-dropping 49-inch ultrawide monitor so highly that it's on our list of the best ultrawide monitors for photo editing. The 3840 x 1080 screen res means it's like having two 1920 x 1080 Full HD monitors side by side, and the curved display wraps around you so the screen corners are just as easy to view as the middle. HDR support, a 2400:1 contrast ratio and Samsung's Quantum Dot display tech all ensure eye-popping image quality. A 144Hz refresh rate and 1ms response time also make this a great monitor for gaming.View Deal

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Ben is the Imaging labs manager, responsible for all of the testing on Digital Camera World and across the entire photography portfolio at Future. Whether he's in the lab testing the sharpness of new lenses, the resolution of the latest image sensor, the zoom range of monster bridge cameras or even the latest smartphones, Ben is our go-to guy for technical insight. He's also the team's man-at-arms when it comes to bags, filters and all manner of accessories – his lab is a bit like the Batcave of photography!