Only a select few models rank as the best touchscreen monitors, partially because there aren’t displays sporting touch capabilities. But, whether it’s for creative use, in the office, or just to have a screen that’s a bit more interactive, these displays are worth a look.

Touch Screen Monitors | Philips

Having a touchscreen at your fingertips can help you streamline your workflow as well as make it easier and more intuitive to navigate your day-to-day work. It can save you time and make your setup more versatile. After all, you won’t get that same immediate feedback from even the best mice or keyboards.

That’s not to say all touch displays are worth the investment. Much like how we test monitors, we consider various factors when deciding which ones are worth recommending. We look at how accurate and responsive the touch capabilities are, what the picture quality is, and what kind of features are included, not to mention how well they’re executed.

If you prefer a more traditional monitor, possibly with a higher resolution, check out our best 4K monitors guide. If accurate colours are important to you, whether you’re a photographer or video editor, you might want to invest in one of the best monitor calibrator tools.

Màn hình máy tính Dell P2418HT 23.8 inch - màn hình cảm ứng

01. Dell P2418HT

Screen size: 23.8 inches
Weight: 6.89kg
Dimensions: 53.77 x 23.47 x 41.96cm
Resolution: 1080p
Refresh rate: 60Hz
USB ports: 5
HDMI ports: 1
+ High image quality
+ Flexible stand
5 USB ports

With so many options on the market, our choice of the best touchscreen monitors comes down to the details. And detail is something that Dell's P2418HT monitor does brilliantly. This 1080p monitor on a 23.8-inch panel boasts an LCD screen to deliver excellent resolution, contrast, and colour. Moreover, it boasts an anti-glare surface that works beautifully in distracting light conditions as well as ultra-thin bezels that give it a stylish flair and you more screen real estate.

However, it's its ingenious articulating stand that well, stands out here. Dell is no stranger to brilliant stands – its Dell C1422H has one of the best stands we've ever seen on a portable monitor, for example – and we're seeing that again here. This one allows you to extend, swivel, and orient the display up to 60 degrees downwards, giving you versatility and excellent workplace ergonomics. You can go from using it as a regular monitor to sketching on it in mere seconds. This may be slightly more expensive than some of the other touchscreen monitors on this list, but it offers excellent value for money.

Màn hình cảm ứng ViewSonic TD2430

02. ViewSonic TD2230

Screen size: 22 inches
Weight: 3.58kg
Dimensions: 4.83 x 49.02 x 29.97cm
Resolution: 1080p
Refresh rate: 50-76hz
USB ports: 1
HDMI ports: 1
+ Light and portable
+ Easy access to ports
Low power consumption

The ViewSonic TD2230 is small, light and portable touchscreen monitor, making it perfect for anyone with limited desk space and/or who needs to travel with their screen. The 22inches, Full HD, IPS display offers beautifully sharp image quality and high visual accuracy. The screen is also scratch-poof, and the bookstand design allows it to be tilted and adjusted from 20 to 70 degrees, or rested flat.

The connection ports are all on the side of the monitor, offering easy access. You get HDMI, DisplayPort and VGA and USB connectivity. The monitor offers low power consumption – great for both your pocket and the planet. The colours are a little dull, but overall this is an excellent buy for anyone looking for a portable touchscreen monitor.

 Màn hình di động ASUS ProArt Display PA148CTV/ 14inch FHD/ IPS/ USB-C/ 3Yrs

03. Asus ProArt Display PA148CTV

Screen size: 14 inches
Weight: 0.74kg
Dimensions: 32.61 x 20.44 x 1.20cm
Resolution: 1920 x 1080
Refresh rate: 60hz
USB ports: 2x USB-C
HDMI ports: 1x Mini HDMI
+ Great colour coverage, especially for a portable monitor
+ Excellent colour accuracy
Several creative-specific features.

While creative professionals usually go for larger screens, there’s definitely a place for portable monitors in content creation. Nomadic users in particular can benefit from a portable monitor that’s designed specifically with video editors, designers, and music producers in mind. The ProArt Display PA148CTV is something of a rarity in the sea of portable monitors with its robust set of features targeted towards creatives. They include the Asus Dial, a physical dial that you can use to make effortless adjustments to your project whether you’re in Lightroom, Premiere Pro, or Photoshop. There’s also the Virtual Control Panel function, which allows you to use the display itself as your touchscreen control panel, simplifying your workflow.

This being a touchscreen monitor for creatives, you get impeccable colour coverage (100% sRGB and 100% Rec.709), excellent colour accuracy of ΔE < 2 out of the box, and Calman Verification. There are a lot more features too, all packed into an incredibly compact 14in form. If you’re looking to expand your screen real estate when travelling or out in the field, this is the best choice there is. 
Màn hình cảm ứng Philips 242B9T - MÀN HÌNH

04. Philips 242B9T

Screen size: 24 inches
Weight: 8.15kg
Dimensions: 55.4 x 5 x 33.8cm
Resolution: 1080p
Refresh rate: 60hz
USB ports: 2
HDMI ports: 1
+ Gorgeous blacks
+ Wide tilt angle
Affordable price

Number one in our list above isn't in stock in the UK at the time of writing, but the Philips 242B9T is a good alternative. It might not be the most stylish looking touch monitor but it has an awful lot to offer. For a start, it comes with built-in 2W speakers. Also, you can connect it to a wide range of devices via HDMI, DVI, VGA and DisplayPort. The Z-type stand allows you to tilt the screen between -5 and 90 degrees. And the IPS panel provides a great picture. Philips’ own SmartContrast technology makes for rich, crisp blacks, and its FlickerFree feature controls brightness and flicker to reduce eye strain.
Màn hình Dell 21.5inch P2219H | Chính hãng | Phong Vũ

05. Dell P2219H

Screen size: 21.5 inch
Weight: 4.4kg
Dimensions: 487.3 x 166 x 472cm
Resolution: 1080p
Refresh rate: 60hz
USB ports: 2
HDMI ports: 1
+ Very cheap
+ Impressive brightness
178-degree viewing angles
The 21.5in Dell P2219H IPS monitor is something of a bargain and one of the best touchscreen monitors at an affordable price. It offers up to 250 nits of brightness, 178-degree viewing angles, and Full HD resolution. There's a nicely adjustable stand, ultrathin bezels provide for a sleek look. Colours aren't the most accurate, so it isn't the best option for photo editors.

Nơi bán Màn hình máy tính Asus VT229H - 21.5 inch, Full HD giá rẻ nhất  tháng 06/2022

06. Asus VT229H

Screen size: 21.5 inches
Weight: 3.7 Kg
Dimensions: ‎49.1 x 36.7 x 20.4 cm
Resolution: 1080p
Refresh rate: 60Hz
USB ports: 1 x USB 2.0
HDMI ports: 1 x HDMI 1.4
+ Relatively lightweight
Comes with Asus’ useful proprietary features

The Asus VT229H comes with many features you’ll find on most touchscreen monitors, including 10-point multi-touch capacity, 178/178 viewing angles, flicker-free backlighting, and blue light filter to make it easy on the eyes. However, it also boasts a few extras you won’t find on rival displays, and these help make your workflow more seamless. It lets you toggle between 16:9 or 4:3 aspect ratios, for one, via the Asus Aspect ratio control so you can use the aspect ratio that feels most comfortable for your current tasks. It has the Asus QuickFit Virtual Scale, which lets you display an alignment grid that comes in handy for making presentations and editing photos. Finally, it boasts the Asus Splendid Video Intelligence Technology, which gives you eight color preset modes to choose from and toggle on the fly via a designated hotkey.
Màn hình cảm ứng di động ViewSonic TD1655

07. Viewsonic TD1655

Screen size: 15.6 inches
Weight: 0.99kg
Dimensions: 1.52 x 35.56 x 22.35cm
Resolution: 1080p
Refresh rate: 60hz
USB ports: 3
HDMI ports: 1
+ Light and portable
+ Easily switches to vertical
Low power consumption

At the other end of the spectrum, the Viewsonic TD1655 is a small, portable budget 15.6in monitor. It offers 1080p resolution, you can use all 10 fingers on the screen, and you can easily flip the screen to vertical, which can be very useful for those working with code, or if you simply need to scroll through reams of text.

Is a touchscreen monitor worth it?

If you’ve ever used a touchscreen laptop and wished you could do the same at your desk, then the slightly higher price of a touchscreen monitor over its non-touch counterpart is well worth it. After all, there’s no other way to get that kind of nuanced control when navigating various windows and apps. For example, if you want to translate handwriting to text or draw directly on the screen using your finger, one of these panels is the way to do it. And, instead of having to use keyboard shortcuts to carry out a command, you can perform the actual action directly on the screen. 

But, you won’t be holding a touchscreen display the way you would a tablet or smartphone. So, consider whether you’re comfortable using your fingers to navigate a screen that’s sitting at eye level for long periods.

What are the disadvantages of a touchscreen monitor?

There are some drawbacks to using a touchscreen monitor. For example, holding your arm up to interact with a touchscreen throughout a day’s worth of work will get tiring no matter how strong you are. And, you’ll have to clean that screen regularly. Otherwise, that buildup of smudges and fingerprints can get in the way of seeing it properly. 

You’re also limited in how big a screen you can get since you’ll need it to be within arm’s length to use that touch capability. 

Most importantly, however, touchscreen displays are more likely to experience some kind of damage. This is because there’s much more going on under the hood than with non-touch monitors. And, when something goes wrong, it will cost more to fix due to the more complicated design of these panels.

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