Best monitors for gaming, working, and video editing you can buy in 2021

Getting a monitor for your desk setup is about a lot more than just the screen size. From OLED screens to HDR10 technology, today's digest highlights some of the best monitors of 2021 that every gamer, videographer, and online content creator would love to use.

Best monitors for gaming, working, and video editing you can buy in 2021
Best monitors of 2021 for gamers, videographers, and content creators

As online content creation grows more popular, high-tech monitors with advanced refresh rates and crisp displays are on demand. Additionally, new releases from brands like LG take it up a notch with OLED screens. With vivid clarity and sharp resolution, these monitors definitely make your gaming, working, or video editing days run smoothly. So say goodbye to lags and delays.

Related: 10 Tech gadgets to impress your friends and family

Below are some of the best monitors for gaming, working, and video editing that you can buy in 2021. If you are into digital content creation, these will help you up your game without taking over your desk. Moreover, some of them look awesome, too!

1. The LG UltraFine 32EP950 OLED Pro Monitor shows the tiniest details with vivid clarity with 3,840 x 2,160 pixels. 

LG UltraFine OLED Pro Monitor on a streaming setup

Apart from showing the tiniest details, the new LG UltraFine OLED Pro Monitor also covers 99% of the industry-standard DCI-P3 and Adobe RGB color spectrums. This makes it an absolute must-have for creative professionals. Some of the other features of the monitor include 250 cd/m² brightness and an integrated USB 3.1 Gen 1 hub. 

You can get this monitor soon from the official LG website for $3,999.99.

2. The borderless design of the Samsung M7 Smart Monitor makes it a great choice for watching online content as well as creating digital content, thanks to the 4K UHD display.

Samsung M7 smart monitor on a work desk

If you are looking for a monitor that is versatile enough to help you switch between work and play, the M7 Smart Monitor is worth a try. The 43-inch do-it-all screen not only looks good but also comes with a borderless design that displays content beautifully for you.

You can get this monitor from the official website for $349.99.

3. The Samsung 2021 High-Resolution Monitors boast 1 billion colors and HDR10 technology to make them some of the best monitors for online content creation, including video editing.

Samsung 2021 Monitors include one with a curved display

These monitors include three series: S8, S7, and S6. Each display not only comes with HDR10 technology but also Intelligent Eye Care certification to reduce eye strain. Their ergonomic designs make them perfect for daily use.

You can grab these monitors from the official website starting at $400.

4. The reduced latency of the HP U27 4K Wireless Monitor makes it ideal for work as it helps you complete tasks with ease.

HP U27 monitor with an HP laptop

Streaming high-quality content or completing tasks without any lag will be much easier with the HP U27 Monitor thanks to its reduced latency. Additionally, the edge-to-edge display makes this monitor great for watching content and utilizing screen space.

You can get this from the official website for $499.99.

5. Never fall behind on gaming with the GIGABYTE AORUS 4K Gaming Monitors, which come with a 144 Hz refresh rate and 1 ms response time.

GIGABYTE AORUS 4K monitor on display

The excellent response time and refresh rate make the GIGABYTE AORUS 4K Gaming Monitors ideal for stutter-free gameplay. They also come with an HDMI 2.1 port so you get 48 Gbps bandwidth for the best gameplay possible.

This four-monitor series starts at $999.99.

6. The 34″ screen with 1500R surround curvature on the HUAWEI MateView GT ultrawide high-refresh monitor makes it ideal for gaming or videoconferencing.

The Huawei MateView GT demo video

This 3K display has an impressive 165 Hz refresh rate, which makes it a perfect match for your gaming setup. Additionally, it also includes a built-in stereo 5-watt soundbar with colorful light effects and touch volume control for an amazing sound effect.

If you’re in Europe or Asia, you can get it from the official website for about $643.

7. Start playing without any distracting bezels when you use the 24.5″ Acer Predator X25 gaming monitor, which has a ZeroFrame design.

Acer Predator X25 in use for gaming

This monitor comes with a fast 360 Hz refresh rate with a 0.3 ms GtG response. It also includes a ZeroFrame design that makes gameplay super fun without any distracting bezels. Additionally, with features like ergonomic tilt, swivel, pivot, and height adjustment, it makes a great gaming gadget.

You can get this directly from B&H for $799.99.

8. Finally, the 32:9 aspect ratio and curved screen of the Samsung Odyssey Neo G9 monitor makes it a definite must-have for gamers and content creators.

Samsung Odyssey Neo G9 with a curved screen

It’s not just the curved screen but also the 32:9 ultrawide aspect ratio and dual-QHD resolution that makes the Odyssey Neo G9 a must-have for content creators and gamers alike. With NVIDIA G-sync compatibility, HDR10+, and AMD FreeSync Premium Pro, it makes a great addition to your desk setup.

You can preorder it for $2,499.99.

As you can see, the best monitors of 2021 have OLED screens, HDR10+ technology, curved displays, and so much more. Having one of these on your desk can definitely elevate the way you interact with and create web content. So let us know which one would you like to experiment with!

Want more tech news, reviews, and guides from Gadget Flow? Follow us on Apple NewsGoogle NewsFeedly, and Flipboard. If you use Flipboard, you should definitely check out our Curated Stories. We publish three new stories every day, so make sure to follow us to stay updated!

The Gadget Flow Daily Digest highlights and explores the latest in tech trends to keep you informed. Want it straight to your inbox? Subscribe ➜

Madhurima Nag is the Head of Social Media at Gadget Flow. She side-hustles as a digital marketing lecturer/speaker and loves to voice her opinion on marketing, crowdfunding and gadgets (of course!) in general.
Join the Discussion

You Might Also Like

This wearable air purifier gives instant allergy relief in any indoor space

This wearable air purifier gives instant allergy relief in any indoor space

Do you struggle with airborne allergies like pet fur, pollen, mold, or dust mites? If you do, there’s good news on the way because there’s a brand-new product to make your life easier. Respiray Wear A+ is an allergen-filtering wearable..
Latest gadgets for content creators that you need to see

Latest gadgets for content creators that you need to see

Trends change quickly, and so do the means of capturing them. Every year, content creation tech improves by leaps and bounds. So, to keep your setup crisp, we’re presenting the latest gadgets for content creators. These products keep your work..
Which smart home speaker should you buy in 2023?

Which smart home speaker should you buy in 2023?

Has your Amazon Echo Dot from 2016 seen better days? Maybe your HomePod Mini’s audio doesn’t exactly fill the room. Then it’s time to upgrade. But with all the options, you might wonder which are the best smart home speakers..
Be ready whenever inspiration strikes with this wallet-size whiteboard

Be ready whenever inspiration strikes with this wallet-size whiteboard

Take your lists, notes, doodles, etc., everywhere with the MEMO pocket-size whiteboard. It holds up to 6 cards and has a folding whiteboard where you can quickly jot down ideas. Notes and lists are essential for staying organized. Sadly, most..
Smart coffee gadgets every caffeine lover needs to check out

Smart coffee gadgets every caffeine lover needs to check out

If you grind your own coffee beans and pull your own espresso, you know good coffee takes time and effort. Or does it? These smart coffee gadgets for caffeine lovers boast Wi-Fi and other connectivity capabilities, making your brewing experience..
The most innovative workout gadgets to look forward to in 2023

The most innovative workout gadgets to look forward to in 2023

It’s easy to grow tired of workout machines. But a cool new product or 2 might be all you need to put the zest back into your exercise routine. Luckily, the most innovative workout gadgets of 2023 have the tech..