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Stay Connected on the Go with These Portable Monitors

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These days, with all the handheld tech devices at our disposal for remote learning and studying, it’s not surprising that sometimes you just need a bigger screen. If you have the desk space, maybe you don’t want to complete an assignment on your tablet or phone when you can use a portable monitor instead. We’re highlighting a few great choices for portable monitors that give you or the student in your life the proper screen space without all the bulk.

We like that this portable monitor measures 15.6 inches wide and has a great resolution at 1366 x 768. You’ll also appreciate that it’s USB-powered so you don’t have to look for an outlet.

As is fairly common with portable monitors, you’ll get a smart cover and a screen protector to safeguard your investment. You also get USB-C and HDMI mini ports.

You’ll like that this portable monitor has a 15.6-inch viewing screen and is powered via a single USB 3.0 cable. It also has 1080p resolution and an auto-rotating display.

We like that this portable monitor can be used in portrait or landscape mode. It also offers 1080p resolution and is powered via USB. A nice plus is that it has built-in speakers.

For as slim as this portable monitor is, you still get a built-in speaker, a USB-C port, HDMI mini port and a power port. The resolution is 1080p

Expert Commentary

With their slim and lightweight design, portable monitors can keep up with your student’s on-the-go lifestyle and expand his screen space without having to plug into an AC wall outlet. These monitors are convenient to use as you only need to connect them to your device’s USB or HDMI port. They also feature high-definition resolution for the finest viewing experience.

Our Expert Consultant

Melissa Spurling

Melissa holds a doctorate in pharmacy and is a home educator, co-teaching a high school chemistry class and a primary school class. Having taught two of her own children to read, write and traverse Singapore Math, Melissa has spent hundreds, if not thousands of hours researching and testing curriculum.


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Dorian Smith-Garcia

Dorian Smith-Garcia is a bridal and beauty expert/influencer and the creative director behind The Anti Bridezilla. She is a diverse writer across beauty, fashion, travel, consumer goods, and tech. When Dorian’s not writing she’s collecting stamps in her passport, learning new languages, or spending time with her husband and daughter.


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