Whether you are multitasking or need a larger display to look at for work or at home there are 3 simple steps to consider before selectingIt’s not all about the price
1. It’s Not All About the Price
Don’t get fooled about an awesome deal or the idea that price dictates quality. This is the area where we are all tricked as our we perceive that all monitors do the same thing and cost assists in making our purchasing decision.
2. Know Your Own Device
Whether you have a Mac or PC check the native resolution of your device. This will assist in what type of monitor resolution you need.
Mac: Apple Menu / About This Mac / Displays
PC: Right-Click on Desktop / Display Settings
In your display settings look for the resolution in 2019 typically you will see the following
- 1920 x 1080 (term 1080P)
- 2560 x 1600 (term 1440P or WQHD)
- 3840 x 2160 (term 4K)
3. Monitor Purpose
- Primary or secondary monitor for work
- Digital signage
- Gaming or entertainment
4. Selecting Your Monitor
Let’s focus on resolution and knowing what your computer uses will assist in determining the appropriate resolution. From the above list you would want to find the monitor resolution that either matches or has a higher resolution (where you can down grade your setting on the monitor).