The most affordable 4K resolution monitors that you can buy

The most affordable 4K resolution monitors that you can buy

Running a modern PC game title with all the in game settings cranked up to their maximum values and that too playing at the 4K resolution (that’s 8294400 pixels we’re talking about or a resolution of 3840 x 2160) will only result in one thing: an expensive investment on your part and a very laggy gaming experience if you don’t happen to equip your system with steroid enhanced components. Before, acquiring a 4K resolution monitor would not cost you an arm and a leg, you might have to give up some organs away as well. However, the level of affordability that companies that have presented us will guarantee that you will not have to feel the sting of your wallet when you head out to purchase a 4K resolution gaming monitor. However, keep in mind that even though every one of these monitors still come at a price, the reduced savings that you will end up will be unmatched. Here are the most affordable 4K resolution monitors that you can buy.

The list

Out round up will include four 4K resolution monitors, with the price detail given right after the company and model name. Since we had select the ones that fit the cost effective category, we made sure that none of the monitors included in our round up exceeded the price of $1000.

  • Seiki SE39UY04: $499.99
  • Dell 2815Q: $599.99
  • Lenovo ThinkVision Pro2840m: $799.99
  • Asus PB287Q: $799.99

The monitors

There is one little fact that we would like to point out before you prepare yourself and your wallet to purchase the 4K resolution monitors. All 4K resolution monitors operating on the 4K resolution will have a refresh rate of 30 Hz. Any resolution less than that will translate it in to the monitor’s maximum specified refresh rate.

Seiki SE39UY04

The most affordable 4K resolution monitors that you can buy

Don’t let the name fool you. It might be a brand name that you have never heard of but know this; for a price of $499.99, not only are you getting yourself a 4K resolution monitor, but you will also be getting a ton of major perks with it. One of the perks that you will be getting is that the monitor comes in a 39 inch package and has a 120 Hz refresh rate. Unlike the remaining monitors is our list which only have a refresh rate of 60 Hz, this one has a refresh rate of twice the amount. So if you happen to be in the market looking for a large monitor that just happens to support the 4K resolution as well as a 120 Hz refresh rate, then look no further than the Seiki SE39UY04. If that does not appease your appetite for a large screen ultra HD resolution TV, then perhaps the 50 inch model carrying a price tag of $699.99 will sate it immediately.

Additional connectors

  • 1 Analog & Digital TV Tuner,
  • 1 Component Video Input,
  • One VGA Input
  • (15 pin, D-Sub)

Audio and USB connectors

  • 1 Stereo Mini Jack Input (3.5mm)
  • 1 RCA Input
  • 1 Headphone: Stereo Mini (3.5 mm)
  • 3 HDMI Input
  • 2 USB Input
  • Refresh rate is limited to 30Hz with 4K

Dell 2815Q

The most affordable 4K resolution monitors that you can buy

After releasing a couple of 4K monitors that were falling way out of the regular consumer’s budget, which included some $1299.99 and $1399.99 models, we are glad to see that Dell finally got a kick in the head knowing that the only way it is going to snare the 4K resolution monitor market is if it reduces the prices of its monitors. With the price tag of $599.99, the Dell 2815Q is a 28 inch Ultra HD monitor that is definitely a steal.

Additional connectors

  • 1 DisplayPort
  • 1 Mini DisplayPort
  • 1 HDMI
  • 1 DisplayPort out

Audio and USB connectors

  • 1 USB Upstream
  • 4 USB 3.0 ports
  • 1 Headphone: Stereo Mini (3.5 mm)
  • Refresh rate is limited to 30Hz with 4K

Lenovo ThinkVision Pro2840m

The most affordable 4K resolution monitors that you can buy

The largest PC manufacturer in the world will not get head of the flaming competition by just shipping out personal computers, laptops and chromebooks to vendors. They want to share a bigger piece of the pie in other markets and what better way to snare that market then by releasing a cost effective 4K resolution monitor. The 28 inch monitor carries a price tag of $799.99 which might be a bit steep for majority of consumers but it’s far better than sacrificing an exorbitant amount of cash on those other monitors which carry a price tag of over $1000.

Additional connectors

  • 1 DisplayPort
  • 1 Mini DisplayPort
  • 1 HDMI port

Audio and USB connectors

  • 3 USB 3.0 ports
  • 2 USB 2.0 ports
  • 2 in built speakers
  • 3.5 millimeter headphone jack

Asus PB287Q

The most affordable 4K resolution monitors that you can buy

Asus’ customer service might not be popular at all when enthusiasts want to file a complaint regarding their products, but the build quality of Asus’ wide of products ranging from graphic cards, display monitors, motherboards and other peripherals prominently show why Asus happens to be one of the dominant forces in the consumer electronics universe. Speaking of monitors, Asus also happens to be a vendor that has released a cost effective 4K resolution monitor. This 28 inch monitor carries a price tag of $799.99 (similar to the Lenovo ThinkVision Pro2840m). Currently, the Lenovo ThinkVision Pro2840m and the Asus PB287Q are the only monitors that have a higher price tag compared to the remaining two monitors.

Additional connectors

  • 1 HDMI port
  • 1 HDMI / MHL port
  • 1 DisplayPort

Audio and USB connectors

  • 1 3.5 mm mini jack for pc audio input
  • 1 3.5 mm earphone jack for HDMI & DisplayPort Only
  • Stereo Speakers : 2W x 2 Stereo RMS

Listing out cost effective monitors from various sources and placing them in our round off is flexible way of helping you to make your purchasing decision expeditious. Pick out which monitor best suits your taste, then head out to buy them.

If you’re looking to get a full blown HDTV for Gaming instead then you may want to check out our best HDTVs list.

  • Omar Sohail

    ‘The monitors’
    ‘There is one little fact that we would like to point out before you prepare yourself and your wallet to purchase the 4K resolution monitors. All 4K resolution monitors operating on the 4K resolution will have a refresh rate of 30 Hz. Any resolution less than that will translate it in to the monitor’s maximum specified refresh rate.’
    Its mentioned right here 🙂

  • Tomtom

    Seriously?
    At least take a look around before spreading plain wrong and incomplete info. The Seiki does have a 30Hz refresh rate at 4k. Plenty of first-hand reviews around to confirm that, also mentionning noticeable lag – typically when using the mouse.