Is switching between the countless tabs opened on your browser making you lose track of where you last left off, slowing down your overall productivity? Do you have a strong urge to take your gaming rig on the road but your bulky, heavy TV stops you from doing so? Or, is your neck sore from trying to decipher the tiny, little text plastered on your laptop screen?

If you said yes to any of these questions, then it’s high time you should consider getting your hands on a portable monitor. These monitors feature compatibility with all sorts of devices, hosts an array of connectivity options, and boasts convenient portability. Have your pick in the list below at some of the best portable monitors the current market has to offer.

1. HP Pavilion 22cw 21.5 Inch IPS LED Backlit Monitor

Best portable monitor for laptop – suitable for auditors
Price from RM580.00
Shopee Malaysia RM580.00

Is your little laptop screen forcing you to squint your eyes more than often? Level up your productivity by opting to have the HP Pavilion 22cw as your secondary screen. Never miss a single detail as this monitor features a 21.5” screen that is not only huge, but also provides wide viewing angles. 

It is especially useful for multitasking auditors who need to view more than one element of an audit document simultaneously. Although not ‘portable’ by the traditional sense of the word, the monitor is extremely lightweight so carrying it around for your business meetings will be a cinch. 

2. ASUS ZenScreen MB16AC Portable USB Monitor

Best for business travelers
Price from RM1,449.00
Shopee Malaysia RM1,449.00

Featuring slim dimensions and a weight of just 0.78 kg, the ASUS MB16AC Portable USB Monitor is easy to haul around for your business trips from conference meetings to hotel rooms. 

This monitor uses just a single USB-C port to provide both power delivery and signal input, so no worries about power cords tangling up during presentations. Working with an older model device? There’s even an option to connect your device with a Type-A USB adapter if your PC isn’t equipped with a USB-C port. 

3. GAEMS M155 15.5" HD LED Performance Gaming Monitor

Best for console gaming
Price from RM1,489.00
Shopee Malaysia RM1,489.00

Be it XBOX ONE, PS4, or any other gaming consoles you play with; the GAEMS M155 15.5" HD LED Performance Gaming Monitor is compatible with most of them. All it takes is connecting your console to the monitor via a single USB port, and—voilà!— the monitor is up and running. 

Say goodbye to head-scratching lag or screen tearing and say hello to buttery-smooth visuals with the monitor’s fast 60 Hz refresh rate. There’s even a 3.5 mm stereo jack so you have the option of plugging in your own pair of headphones for a more immersive gaming experience.

4. AOC 15.6" E1659FWU Ultra Slim Portable LED Monitor

Best affordable portable monitor - with 15-inch display
Price from RM355.00
Lazada Malaysia RM355.00

The AOC 15.6" E1659FWU Ultra Slim Portable LED Monitor features built-in speakers, auto brightness control as well as auto rotation – all bundled up at an affordable price range. Propelling this device to ultimate portability territory is its lightweight, compact dimensions, and its requirement for just one USB cable for both power and video. 

Plus, its USB 3.0 connectivity makes for great data transfer speeds. More importantly, the E1659FWU features a vivid display with a maximum resolution of 1366 x 768 for exquisite looking images.

5. G-STORY 15.6 Inch UHD 4K 2160P Eye-care Portable Gaming Monitor

Best for PS4 – comes with a USB C-port
Price from RM1,364.47
Lazada Malaysia RM1,364.47

The G-STORY 15.6 Inch UHD 4K 2160P Eye-care Portable Gaming Monitor is the perfect medium for your PS4 games. This monitor features a 15.6 inch UHD 4K 2160P (3840x2160) display for crisp and clear images.  It’s even capable of supporting HDR PS4 games to further elevate the black and bright colours for breathtaking, realistic visuals for a truly immersive gaming experience. 

By virtue of its FreeSync technology, you can indulge yourself in your game without having to worry about lagging visuals, distortions or distractions. Another cool bonus is its Type-C port, so should you ever need a larger display, you can easily connect this monitor to your smartphone via a single cable.

6. GeChic 1503H 15.6″ IPS Full HD Portable Monitor

Best portable monitor that’s compatible with Mac devices
Price from RM1,815.00
Lazada Malaysia RM1,815.00

Weighing at a meager 798 grams and measuring a slim 1.1 centimeters thick, the GeChic 1503H is practically asking to be carried around. This monitor features a stunning 15.6” Full HD display with a maximum resolution of 1920x1080 for image qualities that will simply wow you. Its display keeps the colours accurate at wide viewing angles – great for impromptu presentations when there’s no projector in sight. 

Coming with HDMI and VGA inputs, there’s even a 3.5mm mini headphone jack to enhance your multimedia experience. Boosting its versatility even further, this monitor provides compatibility to all sorts of devices including the Mac OS. 

7. ASUS MB168B Portable USB-Powered Monitor

Best portable Monitor with auto-rotate function and USB 3.0 Port
Price from RM520.00
Shopee Malaysia RM520.00

The stylish-looking ASUS MB168B comes with built-in sensors to allow the display to automatically rotate into both landscape and portrait orientations. This flexible viewing features will prove useful for all sorts of tasks from editing on your spreadsheet to the web browsing. 

It derives both its power and data over a single energy-efficient USB 3.0 connection, which completely removes the need for additional power outlets and cables. This monitor also has the handy option of being backward compatible with the older USB 2.0 ports too. 

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