If you’ve suddenly found yourself needing to work from home, you might be in need of a monitor so you’re not working off a smaller laptop screen and messing up your eyesight. If you are fortunate enough that work is footing the bill, you may find that their upper limit is less generous than it first seemed. That’ll leave you with under $200 to get a new monitor for your workspace, and like everything else necessary in this new normal – they’re flying off the shelves faster than cheap microwaves on Black Friday.
That’s not to say you can’t find a decent monitor for that price though. There are a few ground rules when going low budget. Make sure everything you need is in the box, like cables or stands, as scrambling to buy those separately at the last second will cost you. If you already have a monitor