Black Friday monitor deals in 2022: lots of late discounts are still available

Black Friday and Cyber Monday might be over, but there are still some fantastic monitor deals available on both sides of the Atlantic, so we're still keeping a close eye on all the major retailers to consolidate any last-minute discounts right here.

Tons of retailers have been dropping some of the hottest sales around. If we refer back to Adobe's 2021 holiday shopping report, we can infer that many of these deals aren't going to hang around for much longer, and will see their prices rise again in this month of December - don't forget to check out our regular monitor deals page for more discounts.

We’ll keep updating this page regularly to remove sold-out deals and add any new ones that crop up, to ensure you get the best deals. Scroll down for our top picks from the sales, and below those, you can find our best buying advice for anyone looking to purchase a new monitor.

Black Friday Monitor Sales (US): Quick Links

The best Black Friday monitor deals in the US

HP M27ha | was $299 now $164.99 at Amazon
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Black Friday is always a great time to buy a standard 1080p monitor for the home or office thanks to some incredible discounts, like this whopping 45% saving on a 27-inch HP monitor at Amazon.View Deal

LG 43-inch UltraFine 4K | was $729.99 now $596.99 at Best Buy
If you're in need of a 4K ultrawide screen that's perfect for multitasking productivity work, then this is your jam. It's a massive 43-inch that can easily split into four screens, which means you can balance spreadsheets and conference calls while streaming a movie and more.View Deal

LG 34-inch IPS LED UltraWide | was $329.99 now $249.99 at Best Buy
This is a solid all-around monitor for a variety of needs. Whether you're gaming, working on spreadsheets or creative projects, or watching movies, it boasts a 100Hz refresh rate that's good for most non-competitive gaming as well as an sRGB 99% Color Gamut with VESA Display HDR 400 for creative work.View Deal

LG UltraGear 27GN75B-B | was $329 now $279 at Newegg
If you're looking for a great esports gaming display, look no further than the LG UltraGear 27GN75B-B. With a full HD resolution, 240Hz refresh, and 1ms pixel response, you'll get outstanding gaming performance for a tidy discount at Newegg right now.View Deal

LG 27UK500-B | was $539 now $246.99 at Walmart
Get more than half off this 27-inch premium 4K creative monitor at Walmart for Black Friday and take advantage of sRGB 98% color coverage, making it great for web design work.View Deal

Samsung Odyssey G9 | was $1,399 now $947.26 at Amazon
A perennial favorite among PC gamers, the Samsung Odyssey G9 is a premium, 49-inch ultrawide display with 5,120 x 1440p resolution, 240Hz refresh rate, and a tight, 1000R curved panel – now for 36% off at Amazon.View Deal

LG UltraGear 27GN800-B | was $462 now $296.99 at Walmart
Get fantastic gaming performance at a great price with the LG UltraGear 27GN800-B, featuring QHD resolution, 1ms pixel response, and 144Hz refresh, all for 35% off at Walmart.View Deal

BenQ EX240N | was $199.99 now $159.99 at BenQ.com
This is an excellent budget HD gaming monitor with an impressive 165Hz refresh rate and 1ms response time. If you need something on the cheap for your gaming needs, this is a great place to start.View Deal

BenQ PD2705U | was $599.99 now $549.99 at BenQ.com
If you need a monitor for creative projects like video editing or art, this 4K monitor with 99% sRGB and Rec.709 color spaces is a steal, and the discount is icing on the cake.View Deal

BenQ EX240 | was $239.99 now $189.99 at BenQ.com
Another discount HD BenQ gaming monitor, which has an excellent 165Hz refresh rate and 1ms response time. However, there's the EX240N which is cheaper and has the same specs, so it's better to go for that one unless it sells out first.View Deal

BenQ EX3210U | was $1,099.99 now $899.99 at BenQ.com
A 32-inch 4K gaming monitor that boasts an impressive 144Hz refresh and 1ms. The price is quite good for what it offers, and the $200 discount makes it even sweeter.View Deal

BenQ EX2710U | was $899.99 now $799.99 at BenQ.com
This 4K 27-inch gaming monitor makes for a surprising budget option for those looking for one under $1,000. It features a 144Hz refresh rate and 1ms response rate, which are great specs to complement a solid 4K monitor. View Deal

BenQ EX2510S | was $259.99 now $199.99 at BenQ.com
Another HD gaming monitor on the cheap side, with the discount putting it under $200. It features an excellent 165Hz refresh rate and 1ms response time. But it's best to still go with the EX240N unless it runs out.View Deal

BenQ EX2710Q | was $399.99 now $349.99 at BenQ.com
This is an absolute knockout deal for a 2K 27-inch gaming monitor. It has a 165Hz refresh rate and 1ms response time, so its specs are a great balance between the 4K and HD gaming monitors.View Deal

BenQ EX3410R | was $629.99 now $475.99 at BenQ.com
If you want a widescreen WQHD 21:9 gaming monitor, this is an excellent deal that knocks off nearly $100 from the retail price. It also features a 144Hz refresh rate and 1ms response time, the same as the 4K version.View Deal

Black Friday Monitor Sales (UK): Quick Links

The best Black Friday monitor deals in the UK

Samsung LS32BM701UUXX (32", 4K LED): was £369.99 now £299.99 at Amazon
If you're like a lot of us who have turned their computer into an all-purpose entertainment space, then this 4K smart monitor is exactly what you've been looking for. With crisp UHD resolution and Samsung Smart Hub for TV streaming for 19% off at Amazon, there's not a lot to complain about here, though it should be noted that the 60Hz refresh and 4ms pixel response isn't the greatest for high-intensity gaming like esports.View Deal

MSI Optix G27CQ4 (27", 2K, 165Hz, 1ms, 1500R): was £329 now £249.97 at Amazon
Gaming monitor deals are some of the best you're going to find on Black Friday, and this 1440p display from MSI is a perfect case in point. Featuring a 1500R curve, 165Hz refresh rate, 1ms pixel response, and FreeSync Premium, this is the perfect balance between price and performance made even better with this great Amazon deal.View Deal

BenQ Mobiuz EX3210R (32", 2K, 165Hz, 1ms, 1000R, HDR400): was £359.99 now £329 at Amazon
BenQ makes some of the best gaming monitors around, and the Mobiuz EX3210R definitely fits the bill. This 32-inch 1440p monitor features a 165Hz refresh rate, 1ms pixel response, and tight 1000R curve to keep more of the screen in your line of sight. A great monitor at its full list price, this deal makes it even more of a steal, so don't miss this one.View Deal

Samsung S24AM506NU (24", FHD): was £209.99 now £149 at Amazon
Sometimes you just need a good monitor with good features at an acceptable price, and this 24-inch display from Samsung definitely hits the mark. It's full HD with a 60Hz refresh rate, so it's definitely not a gaming monitor, but if you're looking for an affordable option for the home or office, you can't go wrong with this one. View Deal

HP M32f Ultraslim Monitor (31.5", FHD): was £229.99 now £179.99 at Amazon
This HP ultraslim 31.5-inch monitor is a fantastic deal at Amazon right now thanks to its full HD resolution and decent response time for a solid 22% off right now for Black Friday. While it's definitely not a gaming monitor, it will look and perform great in a home or office for everyday computing work. View Deal

Samsung Odyssey AG320 (27", FHD, 165Hz, 1ms): was
£249.99 now £149 at Amazon

The Samsung Odyssey line of gaming monitors is among the best in the world, and the AG320 fits right in as a fantastic full HD gaming monitor for esports on a budget. With its 165Hz refresh rate, you'll get fluid visuals while its 1ms pixel response time means you'll find it far more responsive than your standard FHD monitor, all for 12% off at Amazon right now.View Deal

MSI MPG Artymis 273CQR (27", 2K, 165Hz, 1ms, 1000R): was £449 now £298.98 at Amazon
A sharp looking gaming monitor with a tight, curved screen usually costs a good bit of cash, but with this Black Friday monitor deal at Amazon, you can save 33% and enjoy fast, responsive gaming without breaking the bank this holiday season.View Deal

Huawei AD80HW | £149 £99 at Amazon
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If you're looking to score a cheap 1080p display for under £100, check out this 24-inch Huawei monitor at Amazon, featuring a 90% screen-to-body ratio and 5ms pixel response for snappy performance – all for 34% off this Black Friday.View Deal

HP X24ih | £199 £149 at Argos
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This full HD gaming display from HP is great for gamers on a budget thanks to its 144Hz refresh rate, 1ms pixel response, and 100mm of smooth height adjustment to suit your needs.View Deal

CYBER MONDAY Monitor SALES (AU): QUICK LINKS

The best Cyber Monday monitor deals in Australia

Acer Nitro VG252QLV | AU$249 AU$199 at MWave Save AU$50
This 24 inch gaming monitor offers a lot for your money, even more so now that it's under $200 over the BF weekend. It's got a 165Hz refresh rate and response time as low as 0.5ms. It looks pretty good too and would make a good bedroom screen where space is an issue.View Deal

LG Ultrafine Ergo 32UN88A| AU$949 AU$749 at Amazon Save AU$200 - If you demand a screen that's designed to deliver excellent colour accuracy, this discounted LG monitor could be the one for you. 4K resolution, 31.5in, USB-C connectivity and an ergonomic stand combine to make an excellent productivity monitor. Our review here at TR is highly positive.View Deal

Xiaomi Mi 34" | AU$599 AU$479 at eBay (Save AU$120)

Grab hold of this Xiaomi 34-in ultrawide for just $479 after you enter the FRIBLK20 code at the Gearbite eBay store. With a144Hz panel and Freesync support, it's a very capable gaming option and its 3440x1440 resolution gives you lots of real estate for general use too.View Deal

Prism XQ340 34 inch curved monitor | AU$1,099 AU$579 at Amazon
Prism isn't the best known brand going, but under review they tick a lot of the right boxes. This XQ340 is astonishing value for this price: it's a WQHD, 34 inch curved affair with a 165Hz refresh rate, and considering its usual RRP, this is a resoundingly steep discount on a monitor with those specs.View Deal

LG 32UN500-W | AU$559 AU$399 at Amazon
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This is a great price for a good quality 4K  monitor. If you're after an affordable screen that offers a lot of real estate for a good price, this LG 32-incher with HDR10, built in speakers and AMD Freesync is definitely worth considering.View Deal

Gigabyte M32Q | AU$799 AU$559 at Mwave
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This 31.5in Gigabyte monitor has specs that gamers will appreciate, including a 170Hz refresh rate and 1ms response time. It's got a 2560x1440 IPS panel for good colour accuracy.  But its unique attribute is the unbuilt KVM switch, which allows you to connect multiple devices and control them with just one keyboard and mouse.View Deal

LG 35WN75CN | AU$899 AU$598 at Amazon
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This LG 35-inch UltraWide 3440x1440 display might not be the outright best for gamers, due to its 100Hz refresh rate, but as a home workstation upgrade, it's a beauty. View Deal

Dell G2722HS | AU$498.30 AU$298.30 at Dell
Save AU$200 - Knocking 40% off this 27-incher makes this a great gaming bargain from Dell. An IPS panel with a 165Hz refresh rate, 1ms response time, AMD FreeSync Premium and Nvidia G-Sync support means the key gaming checkboxes are ticked.View Deal

Alienware AW2521HFL | AU$748 AU$448 at Dell
Save AU$300 - If you're into fast-paced FPS games, this 24.5-inch screen comes with a speedy 240Hz refresh rate, 1ms response time, and G-Sync and FreeSync support. These are quality gaming specs at the best of times, but taking 40% off makes this an affordable and high-quality gaming monitor.View Deal

LG 27MP400-B | AU$279 AU$209 at Amazon
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This full HD LG is an affordable allrounder for work or play. It's got an IPS panel with a 75Hz refresh rate and FreeSync support, meaning it will do a gaming job. It's got thin bezels, so grabbing two or three for a home office is worth considering at this price.View Deal

Acer Predator XB323UGP | AU$949 AU$699 at Mwave
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Acer's Predator monitors have a good reputation, though they can be expensive. So when a decent discount like this one comes along, it's worth considering. QHD resolution, an overclockable 144Hz refresh rate, G-Sync compatibility and colour accurate IPS panel make this an excellent monitor for gaming or anything else you care to use it for.View Deal

LG 38WN95C | AU$2,199 AU$1,499 on Amazon
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This LG 38-inch 3,840 x 1,600 screen is a real beauty, and a great option for gamers looking to make the jump to high resolution ultrawide gaming. Its 144Hz panel with a 1ms response time and HDR600 deliver immersive gaming. The Nano IPS screen delivers excellent colour accuracy, making a compelling option for creators too.View Deal

Alienware 34 (AW3423DW): AU$2,299 AU$1,699 on Amazon
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This panel has gotten some pretty rave reviews and is, arguably, the best gaming monitor... if you can spare the change. It's a highly recommended screen with some of the best specs you're likely to find on an ultrawide of this size, with a 175Hz refresh rate and G-Sync Ultimate to book. This AU$600 saving makes it that much more tempting.View Deal

Gigabyte M27Q | AU$479 AU$399 at Mwave
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Not a mega discount in percentage terms, but still this is an excellent price for this capable 27 incher. A 2560x1440 IPS panel with a 170Hz refresh rate and 1ms response time are solid gaming specs. The M27Q also comes with a KVM switch, which allows you to connect multiple devices and control them with just one keyboard and mouse.View Deal

Buying Advice: Three of the best monitors to watch out for

1. LG 32UN880 UltraFine Display Ergo

The best desk-mounted 4K monitor
If you're looking to upgrade your workspace with a new display, you can't go wrong with the LG 32UN880 UltraFine Display Ergo, which has already been marked down quite a bit since it was released. With a whole new crop of desk-mounted displays making their way to market, this one should see some great discounts for Black Friday. Read more: LG 32UN880 UltraFine Display Ergo review

For

  • Versatile monitor stand
  • Beautiful picture quality
  • Approachable price

Against

  • Not bright enough for true HDR

2. Gigabyte M32UC

The best curved gaming monitor for most people

When it comes to 4K curved gaming monitors with high refresh rates, you can generally expect to spend a pretty penny, but that's what makes the Gigabyte M32UC one of our favorites. It's already incredibly affordable out the gate, but with Black Friday upon us, we definitely expect to see deals on this one for sure. Read more: Gigabyte M32UC review

For

  • Great image quality and performance
  • Lots of connectivity options
  • Great value

Against

  • Speakers are terrible
  • Base display settings require some tinkering

3. BenQ EX3203R

The best 2K monitor
A lot of 2K monitors (2560 x 1440p) are coming down in price ahead of Black Friday, but if you see the BenQ EX3203R on sale, definitely give it a solid look. It's a bit older now, but it's still one of our absolute favorites, and we know you won't be disappointed, especially if you can get it for seriously cheap this month. Read more: BenQ EX3203R review

For

  • Very strong feature set
  • Competitively priced
  • Good overall visuals for gaming

Against

  • Arguably not ‘true’ HDR
  • Not exactly the fastest monitor on market
  • 2.5K res means limited appeal for productivity

When will the best Black Friday monitor deals start in 2022?

Black Friday will be on November 25 this year and, as per tradition, we expect to see some excellent sales before then. Traditionally the best discounts have been on the day itself and though that’s still generally true, recent years have seen an increase in retailers launching Black Friday pricing earlier, for instance at the start of Thanksgiving week if not before.

Even before that week, there are plenty of sales in the month leading up to the special day, with some as early as October. Based on last year’s deals, some of them can be either nearly or even equal to the deals on and around Black Friday. And that’s a pattern that should repeat itself this year.

In 2021, many retailers like Dell, Amazon, and Best Buy launched early Black Friday monitor deals at the start of November, which has already repeated itself so far in November 2022. So definitely make sure to keep an eye out for them.

A chart from Adobe showing computer prices dropping nearly 15% in the month of November 2021

Computer prices start dropping in October, with the lowest prices coming in the entire month of November, according to Adobe. (Image credit: Adobe)

Where will the best Black Friday monitor deals be?

US:
Amazon:
wide selection of home and gaming monitors
Best Buy:
regular discounts on 4K, curved and low latency displays
Newegg:
best for gaming monitors
Walmart:
good selection of cheap and budget-friendly screens
Adorama:
large, premium, 4K and curved displays

UK:
Amazon:
large selection and variety of monitor deals
Argos:
clearance sales on older but still good models
Currys: affordable office displays and gaming monitors available
Dell: best for premium displays from Alienware
Ebuyer: good mix of fast gaming displays and large screens for work

A monitor displaying a photo of a city

(Image credit: Future / BenQ)

What specs should I look for when buying a monitor on Black Friday?

One of the most things to be aware of as you search for monitor sales on Black Friday is that retailers are trying to push off old stock. This means that you might come across what looks to be a great deal, only to find out later that the monitor is several years old with outdated specs. Of course, that doesn’t make it useless, as most monitors are still perfectly usable.

Keep in mind that monitors at the very least should be 1080p resolution which is the bare minimum HD resolution, preferably 4k if you can afford it but 1080p is still perfectly fine. From there, your needs will vary based on what kind of work you need your monitor for.

For instance, if you do professional work like photography or video editing, you’ll need a monitor with color spaces that allow for proper color correction. At least as high as DCI-P3 98% color gamut support, since this ensures that any other monitor viewing that professional material will see images and video in its proper colors across the board. Brightness is also an important factor for image color quality and accuracy as well, with the higher number being better. 200nits and above is a great starting place.

Meanwhile, for gaming monitors, the two most important factors other than resolution are refresh rate and response time. For the former, the higher the number the better since it represents the number of times per second that the image refreshes on the screen. Refresh rates of 144Hz and above are particularly good.

The latter needs to have as low as a possible number, as it represents the amount of time it takes to shift from one color to another, with lower numbers meaning a much sharper and clearer image. A response time of 1ms is especially great for gaming and is what you want to strive for.

What about Black Friday gaming monitor deals?

If you're purchasing a professional monitor, then a DCI-P3 98% color gamut support with a suite of color spaces like Adobe RGB, sRGB, Rec. 709 are vital to ensure the highest and most accurate color and image quality. For a gaming monitor, having a high refresh rate and a low response time is important for a smooth and responsive gaming session.

If you're looking for monitors at cheaper prices, be aware that some manufacturers may cut corners with certain other specs in order to lower that price. For instance, one of the inexpensive monitors on sale last year has a subpar sound quality to balance out the other high specs like 4k resolution.

  • Black Friday monitor deals are happening right now, and you can save a good chunk of money with the best cheap monitor deals.

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