While Apple is known to offer some of the best displays with their MacBook line of devices, the small screen on a laptop can often limit your productivity or perhaps even your multimedia experience. So in this guide, we’ve listed twelve USB-C monitors for your MacBook, MacBook Air, or MacBook Pro to help you make the most of your device with a second screen.
- The UltraFine 4K is a 24-inch display (3840×2160) with a Nano IPS Panel that supports the P3 Wide Color Gamut and has a peak brightness of 500 nits. It has a simple design that doesn’t go out of the way and features only USB-C ports. Its two Thunderbolt 3 ports are also capable of 85W power delivery.
A High-Resolution Partner
- This 27-inch 5K display (5120×2880) is a unit capable of 500 nits of brightness and color accurate visuals by supporting 99 percent of the P3 Color Gamut. It features four USB-C ports on the back, one of which is the Thunderbolt 3 variant and can provide up to 94W through Power Delivery.
Ideal for Graphics Designers
- The DesignVue PD2705Q is a 27-inch 2K display (2560 x 1440) ideal for creative professionals due to its low Delta E value (less than three). It also features a set of pre-configured modes that may cater to the content displayed on the monitor. Its USB-C connection can deliver 65W of power.
Pantone Validated for Color
- Similar to PD2705Q mentioned earlier in terms of features, this 32-inch 4K (3840×2160) monitor from BenQ supports 95 percent of the DCI-P3 Gamut, 100 percent of sRGB, and Rec.709 color space meaning it’s perfect for professionals. The display features two USB-C ports and allows for 85W of power delivery. It comes with a Hotkey Puck that can switch between presets with ease.
The Display for Entertainment
- The EW3280U is an option for those who enjoy consuming content when at a desk. Its 32-inch 4K (3840×2160) display supports 95 percent of the DCI-P3 Gamut, ensuring great visuals. An audio system that consists of 2.1 channel speakers and a 5W subwoofer is responsible for delivering better sound quality.