The 5 Best Portable Gaming Monitors in 2021

Do you want to make your gaming experience even more satisfying? A good quality portable gaming monitor can help make gaming truly immersive, no matter where you decide to play. Plus, a portable monitor can be used for a dual monitor setting, as well as a display for your home security system, for presentations, and for viewing your favorite content while you are traveling or on the go.

Portable Gaming Monitors

We reviewed more than 15 portable monitors and decided that the 17.3-inch G-Story portable monitor was the best one for gamers for 2021.

Read on to find out more about these fantastic accessories and to figure out which one of the portable gaming monitors for 2021 is the right one for you.

Best overall

Lepow Upgraded 15.6 Inch IPS HDR 1920 x 1080 FHD Portable Monitor -Computer Display Game Screen


Features:

  • A 15.6 Full HD 1920x1080p HD RIPS for an immersive viewing experience.
  • A wide viewing angle of up to 178 degrees for comfortable viewing from any angle
  • It has a 16:9, 4:3 aspect ratio.
  • A contrast ratio of 1000:1
  • Is refresh rate is 60 Hz
  • A durable aluminum alloy frame to keep it safe when you are traveling or carrying it with you
  • It has multiple connectivity options, including Mini HD, Type C full function inputs, and 3.5mm headphone output ports.
  • The screen has built-in blue light filtering to reduce the strain on your eyes after prolonged use.
  • You can connect this monitor to your phone, laptop, PC, Mac, PS$, XBOX, Switch, and many other devices.
  •   It can be used in portrait and landscape mode, depending on your needs and positioning
  • The monitor is ultra-slim and lightweight – it is only 0.34 inches thick and weighs a mere 1.69 lbs.
  • The overall size of this portable monitor is 14.5 x 8.8 x 0.34 inches
  • It comes with a nifty foldable flexi stand, so you can set it on any surface and adjust it to the most comfortable angle without having to hold it
  • It has built-in 360-degree speakers for an immersive surround sound experience
  • The affordable portable monitor also comes with a high-quality HD protective film screen
  • Also, in the package, you will receive a Mini HDMI to HDMI, a Type C to Type C, and a Type C to USB cables
  • It has a very elegant design so that you can use it for your work, as well as for pleasure

Best runner-up

UPERFECT Portable Monitor 13.3 Inch Computer Display 1920×1080 FHD


It is also a reasonably priced second monitor for work and for play.

Features:

  • Excellent for gaming, editing, working, browsing, or watching video content
  • A 13.3-inch FHD LED IPS screen with a 1920 x 1080 resolution
  • A 60 Hz refresh rate
  • A 178-degree viewing angle
  • You can easily switch between portrait and landscape mode when needed
  • Offers USB-C connectivity to phones with USB 3.1 and computers with Thunderbolt 3.0
  • No setup or installations are needed to get the monitor running after being connected
  • You can use it as a second screen with duplicate content or with other content displayed
  • You can connect a mouse or keyboard to it via a Micro USB-OTG
  • There is a headphone jack (3.5mm)
  • It has a blue light filter to protect your eyes
  • The bezel is ultra-thin, and the entire case is constructed of durable aluminum alloy CNC.
  • It features a smart pen hole so that you can support and adjust the angle of the monitor with an ordinary pen.
  • It has two 2 watt speakers.
  • The size of the monitor is 12 x 7.6 x 0.47 inches, and it weighs 1.4 lbs. making it perfect for traveling and portability
  • You will receive a leather case stand, a protective film, an HD, USB-C, and Type-C cords, and a 5V adapter

Best budget choice

UPERFECT 15.6”4K Portable Monitor Touchscreen, Gravity Sensor Automatic Rotate


It is among the greatest 4K portable monitors you can find in 2021.

Features:

  • An amazing 4K UHD 15.6 IPS 10-point capacitive touchscreen monitor
  • Gravity sensor rotation feature so it will switch its orientation from landscape to portrait automatically
  • A resolution of 3840 x 2160 so you can see every little detail on the screen
  • It has a frameless bezel screen thanks to the adjustable stand and integrated bracket
  • It has two USB-V and one Mini HDMI ports
  • You can connect it to a wide variety of devices, including computers, laptops, phones with USB-C, PS3, PS4, Xbox One, Raspberry Pi, Switch, and more.
  • Built-in FreeSync and HDR
  • A 178-degree viewing angle
  • A 16:9 aspect ratio
  • A 100% sRGB color gamut with the ability to display 16.7 million colors, and a contrast ratio of 1000:1
  • A refresh rate of 60 Hz
  • A blue light filter to keep your eyes safe and reduce strain
  • There are two 2 watt speakers built in the monitor
  • Its dimensions are 13.9 x 8.7 x 0.5 inches, and it weighs 2.05 lbs.

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Our other top picks

Virzen Touchscreen Portable Monitor 1920×1080 IPS 13.3-inch


If you want a good quality portable monitor but prefer the convenience of using touchscreen displays, then this 13.3-inch portable monitor by Virzen is a superb option for you.

Features:

  • A Full HD 1920 x 1080p IPS monitor
  • A 10-point capacitive touchscreen for easy and quick access to content without a mouse or keyboard
  • There is an OTG port so you can connect a mouse and keyboard if you prefer
  • You can connect it to phones, computers, cameras, laptops, XBOX, PS4, Nintendo, and other compatible devices.
  • It offers Type-C and HDMI connectivity too
  • A 60 Hz refresh rate
  • A 178-degree angle for viewing from all sides
  • You can power the monitor via your computer, a wall power outlet, or a power bank.
  • It is sold at a reasonable price.
  • It comes with a 30-day money-back guarantee, a 60-day replacement warranty, and a 2-year overall warranty.

G-STORY 17.3 Inch HDR 120Hz 1ms FHD 1080P Eye-Care Portable Gaming Monitor with FreeSync

The impressive 17.3-inch portable gaming monitor by G-Story is our top favorite in this category for a number of reasons.
It is a large Full HD 1080p monitor with 100% sRGB with very accurate color reproduction, which will make your gaming experience truly immersive, no matter where and when you decide to play.

Features:

  • It supports HDR, which further enhances the black and bright colors and improves the contrast for a more realistic and satisfying gaming experience.
  • The monitor has a Type-C port, which can be used to connect it to a smartphone via a single cable. You can also connect a keyboard or mouse via the USB port.
  • It has two HDMI ports as well as two 3.5 mm audio jacks to connect several devices simultaneously.
  • The gaming monitor has a fast 120Hz refresh rate, AMD FreeSync, and 1ms response time, which is perfect for every type of game.
  • The display is 16:9 and has a wide viewing angle of up to 178 degrees, so you can place the monitor wherever you want a still have a clear view of the screen and gameplay.
  • The G-Story monitor is safe for your eyes as it has a unique Eye Care flicker-free technology and is suitable for FPS/FTS games.

You will get a 30-day money-back guarantee and a 13-month warranty with this portable monitor, as well as a bracket and HDMI cable, adapter, and remote control.

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Final words

A good portable monitor has a number of advantages not only for gamers who are looking for a better display on the go. A portable display can be used as a temporary or permanent second monitor for work, you can also use it for presentations and for exhibitions. A portable gaming monitor is easy to transport, versatile, easy to store and carry with you, and also, these monitors are generally less expensive than regular monitors.

You can take your monitor with you when you are traveling, you can store it away when it is not in use, and you can use it as a larger display for your phone, tablet, or as an additional monitor for your laptop.

So, go ahead and buy a portable gaming display and enjoy the handiness and versatility of your new device!

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