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Best Console Gaming Monitor

In short, the best gaming monitor for a console gamer will be 24-inch, 60hz and 1080p in resolution and ideally an IPS panel. Optional extras are a screen with built-in speakers, although I ALWAYS suggest buying dedicated speakers or even a goos quality set of headphones as built-in speakers tend to be rubbish.

As a console gamer, your games are likely limited to 30fps and 60fps meaning anything with more than 60Hz is just a waste of your money. Also, PS4 can only output up to 1080p while PS4 PRO can support up to 4K, although not alway native 4K. XBOX One has a 720p limit so a standard monitor will be perfect here. Even though the XBOX One and PS4 are a little different in the specification the best gaming monitors in the list above suit all consoles unless of course, you are looking to game in 4K on the PS4 Pro – then you should be looking at out best 4k gaming monitor list.

In order to get the most out of your new games console, you should really be considering investing in a 4K console monitor with a 60Hz refresh rate. For those with a PS4 Pro, this will let you get the full use of your new games console, whereas with the XBOX One S you will be able to make the most of a 4K screen with movies and will be futureproofing your monitor option for when the new XBOX Scorpio project is finally released in 2017.

Another important factor to take into consideration is HDR support (High Dynamic Range) as both game console options now support HDR support for gaming and video.

Best Games Console Monitors – PS4, PS4 Pro, XBOX One & Nintendo Switch

MonitorPricePanelMonitor Details
Acer H236HL bid
H236HL-gaming-monitor
IPS1920x1080 (1080p)
24 Inch
Ref. Rate: 60Hz
Res. Time: 5ms
Thin Bezel Monitor
Acer R240HY bidx
Acer-R240HY-IPS-1080p
IPS1920x1080 (1080p)
24 Inch
Ref. Rate: 60Hz
Res. Time: 4ms
Thin Bezel Monitor