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Monitor Deal Roundup: The best bargains on external displays for your Mac

Whether you have a Mac mini or are looking to add a second, larger display to your MacBook Pro setup, having a high resolution monitor on your desk can be an asset. We're rounding up the top bargains on monitors in a variety of sizes —and they all ring in at under $570.

ASUS VZ249H 23.8" IPS Monitor



ASUS VZ249H Computer Monitor



The ASUS VZ249H is a full HD IPS monitor with HDMI and VGA ports. While it doesn't include all the bells and whistles as some of the pricier models, it is a solid option for $99.99 after a $30 mail-in rebate at Newegg. The display, which offers users 178 degree viewing angles and a 5 millisecond response time, also has a frameless design that is nice and thin with a depth of 1.45 inches (without the stand). The monitor also features ASUS' Eye Care technology, which is designed to prevent Computer Vision Syndrome (CVS) symptoms caused by prolonged computer use. The $30 mail-in rebate expires Oct. 12.

Dell U2718Q 27-inch LED Monitor



Dell U2718Q 27 inch display



The larger 27-inch U2718Q monitor from Dell offers users 4K (3840 x 2160) resolution at 60Hz. With 163 pixels per inch (ppi) and a contrast ratio of 1300:1, this display has a variety of connections, including 1 DisplayPort (ver. 1.2), 1 Mini DisplayPort (ver. 1.2), 1 HDMI (2.0) connector, 1 USB 3.0 upstream port and 4 additional USB 3.0 ports.

The Dell U2718Q LED IPS panel can be purchased at Amazon for $529.00 with free 2-day shipping for Prime members and no interest if paid in full within 6 months with the Amazon.com Store Card.

Alienware AW2518Hf 24.5-inch Gaming Monitor



Alienware AW2518Hf Gaming Display



With a height adjustable stand and 240Hz native refresh rate, the Alienware AW2518Hf Free Sync display is on sale for $360.99 at Amazon.com this week, a discount of $140 off MSRP. This TN panel features a 1 millisecond response time with 2 HDMI ports, a headphone jack, DisplayPort and 4 USB 3.0 ports. Shoppers can also take advantage of no interest if paid in full within 6 months using the Amazon.com Store card, making this the best deal available on the AW2518Hf display.

LG 34UM88C-P 34" 21:9 UltraWide FreeSync IPS Monitor



LG 34UM88C-P Ultra Wide Free Sync Display



Work with spreadsheets? The LG 34UM88C-P UltraWide IPS display provides users with an abundance of screen real estate thanks to the UltraWide 21:9 aspect ratio. Featuring 3440 x 1440 resolution with over 99% coverage of the sRGB spectrum, the 34-inch LG 34UM88C-P also has a built-in USB 3.0 hub and a height and tilt adjustable stand.

Buydig.com currently has the LG 34UM88C-P on sale for $499.00 with coupon code c1179108586. Shipping is also free, and Buydig.com will not collect sales tax on orders shipped outside NJ. According to our research, this deal provides shoppers with the lowest price available, beating Amazon.com by $90 without factoring in any sales tax incentives.

ASUS Designo MX27UC 27" 16:9 4K USB-C Monitor



ASUS MX27UC USB C Monitor for MacBook Pro



Those with a 2016 or 2017 15-inch MacBook Pro can take advantage of the ASUS MX27UC's USB-C port for 4K (3840 x 2160) UHD resolution. This 27-inch display also has an ultra-slim profile and an edge-to-edge frameless panel with a thin 0.1cm bezel. Pixel density comes in at 163 ppi with 178 degree viewing angles. In addition to the USB Type-C port, the MX27UC also has connectors for HDMI (2.0), DisplayPort and USB 3.1. For 2016 13-inch MacBook Pro users, you'll need a docking station or adapter to connect the display due to USB-C compatibility issues with the system's graphics.

Amazon currently has the ASUS MX27UC 27-inch display for $569.99 with no interest if paid in full within 6 months using the Amazon.com Store Card.

BenQ GW2765HT 27-inch QHD IPS Monitor



BenQ GW2765HT Monitor



Looking for a budget-friendly 27-inch display? The BenQ GW2765HT is currently on sale for $239.00 at B&H with free expedited shipping to the lower 48 and no sales tax on orders shipped outside NY and NJ. This IPS display offers users 2560 x 1440 resolution with 109 ppi and 100% sRGB color gamut. And at $90 off MSRP, this deal at B&H Photo provides shoppers with the lowest price available, beating Newegg by $10.

Apple Deals



Apple Price Guides



AppleInsider and Apple authorized resellers are also running a handful of additional exclusive promotions this month on Apple hardware that will not only deliver the lowest prices on many of the items, but also throw in discounts on AppleCare, software and accessories. These deals are as follows:



See if there is a Mac, iPad, Apple Watch or Certified Used iPhone deal that will save you $100s by checking out prices.appleinsider.com and deals.appleinsider.com.