The best monitors for MacBook Pro

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Three of the best monitors for MacBook Pro on a green background

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1. Best overall: Dell UP2720Q
2. Best budget: Asus PA278CV
3. Best premium: Apple Pro Display
4. Mid-range: BenQ PD2706UA
5. For photography: BenQ SW321C
6. Ultrawide: Evnia 34M2C8600
7. Value 4K: Iiyama Prolite 32
8. Best colour: Eizo CG319X
9. Best portable: Asus PA148CTV
10. Best smart: Samsung M8
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The best monitors for MacBook Pro can help us work better and faster, providing more screen space and a more comfortable viewing experience. But which MacBook monitors are the best buys? At Creative Bloq, most of our writers pair MacBooks with monitors in the office and at home, so we're well-positioned to help. 

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Dell UltraSharp UP2720Q scorecard
AttributesNotesRating
Design and buildPractical design and plenty of ports.★★★★★
DisplayGreat 4K resolution and excellent colour coverage.★★★★★
PricingReasonably priced for the specs.★★★★
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ASUS ProArt PA278CV scorecard
AttributesNotesRating
Design and buildPractical design and plenty of ports.★★★★
DisplayGreat 4K resolution and excellent colour coverage.★★★★
PricingGreat value.★★★★★
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Apple Pro Display XDR scorecard
AttributesNotesRating
Design and buildSleek Apple design.★★★★★
DisplayOutstanding HDR peak brightness.★★★★★
PricingOver four times the price of our top pick.★★★
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BenQ DesignVue PD2706UA scorecard
AttributesNotesRating
Design and buildErgonomic design and good range of ports.★★★★★
DisplayGreat display for the price.★★★★
PricingGood value.★★★★
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BenQ SW321C scorecard
AttributesNotesRating
Design and buildSolid if dated design with handy hockey puck.★★★★
DisplayGreat colour accuracy out of the box.the price.★★★★★
PricingRelatively expensive, but this is a professional display.★★★★
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Philips Evnia 34M2C8600 scorecard
AttributesNotesRating
Design and buildGood range of ports, but adjustability could be improved.★★★★
DisplayBright, fast display for gaming.★★★★★
PricingGood value for an ultrawide.★★★★
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