Portability is essential for most of us today, and choosing the best portable USB monitor can help you to improve the way you work and travel
As technology advances and computers get smaller, the screen dimensions tend to go on the opposite direction and buying a portable USB monitor can help you to improve the quality of your lifestyle, by carrying less gadgets and yet to maintain the quality of your work environment being able to have a laptop with two screens or a powerful mini PC with a monitor with the optimal resolution wherever you go.
Why you should buy a portable USB monitor
There are many reasons why you may want to buy a portable USB monitor, being the most common ones the following:
– To be able to run your laptop with 2 screens easily and without carrying much weight around. As an example, if you have a 15.6 laptop, and an extra 15.6 inch USB monitor, you can work easily with two screens from anywhere, in a cafe in the coast of Italy, or in the back of your RV while driving down the Pan-American Highway.
– If you have a mini PC, like one of the Eggsnow fanless mini PCs, having a USB monitor might be a great option, if you don’t have a lot of space, and / or don’t want to carry around a lot things. You can easily place your mini PC and your portable monitor together on your desk, to have a spacious, geek-ish working space that you can easily move to another place at any time of the day.
The othe great advantage of these portable monitors is that all they need is one USB connection to get both the computer data but also the electric power to run them, which will definitely reduce the number of cables you will have to handle on your desk.
List of Best Portable USB Monitors
AOC e1659Fwux- Pro 16-Inch Class, Full HD 1920×1080 Res, 300 cd/m2 Brightness, USB 3.0-Powered, Portable LED Monitor
16″ (15.6″ viewable) display, 300 cd/m2 Brightness (Brightest USB Monitor Available)
1920 x 1080 full high definition resolution, 500:1 Contrast Ratio
USB-powered (no power cable required) with USB 3.0 technology,Vesa 75mm Mountable, Carry Case Included
Foldable flexi-stand for portrait or landscape view, Auto Pivot Mode w/Win 7, 8 only
Compatible with Windows 10 using the most current displaylink.com driver
AOC – 15.6 Widescreen Flat-Panel USB 3.0-Powered Portable LED Monitor – Glossy piano black
13.3″ Portable Touchscreen Monitor (Black Bezel)
Comes with an aluminum stand which doubles as a cover
Multiple connections via HDMI, VGA, and MiniDisplay
ASUS MB169B+ Silver/Black 15.6″ 16:9 Widescreen LED Backlight Full HD Portable USB3.0 USB-powered IPS Portable Monitor
1920 x1080, 700:1
The World’s slimmest and lightest portable USB 3.0 monitor
EzLink technology and Auto-rotating display bundled
Two-way adjustable stand and protective
Asus rapid replacement for 3 years