I`m searching for portable monitors bigger than 15 inch. When I enter this to Amazon or Google Shopping, the monitors shown are not really portable or too small: They are thick.

I don't want to use it in a train or something. Just take it with me, and use it at another desk, witch electrical connection. Just want to have a portable programming workspace when I`m in another city. For that I need my Laptop + 2 Monitors.

So I want a portable monitor which is:

  • At least 20inch
  • Thin
  • With a kind of protection, like tablets have it. To put it above the screen when it is in my backpack
  • Battery not needed
  • Touch not needed

Does somebody have a suggestion.

  • 20 years ago, having a big monitor meant that you have a lot of money to waste. Everything was optimized for small monitors, the de factor standard was a 14" and 1024x768px. Then, monitors became hugely more cheap. And then... the mobile world appeared. And now, if you want to buy a phone with a larger screen of 7", it will be a big problem. If you need to buy one over 11"... you won't find. Quite a psychotic world. Good luck for the hunt! – peterh - Reinstate Monica Aug 13 '20 at 19:45
  • 20 inches? I'd say it's not so portable then ;) I know only Gechic On-Lap 2101H (21"). I have Gechihc 15.6" and I'd say it is quite big. Also You can look at some chinese brands, e.g. Johnwill, Uperfect, they sell 17-19" portable monitors. – Mikhail V Aug 22 '20 at 0:06
  • @MikhailV As portable as possible for a 20 inch screen :) - I mean, it should be possible to put it in a Bag, and it should not have a stand which is bad to store. As I said: I don`t want to use it in a train or something, just carry it easily from a to b in a trolley case. The GeChick looks like it fits my use case, but it does not seem to be available for ordering. It`s a bit strange, that 15inch is the maximum for that portable screens. There is no 18 or 20 inch screen available when I search it in Google Shopping or Amazon – user1383029 Aug 25 '20 at 9:41
  • You are right Gechic 21" is not available yet. Yes most portable displays are 15.6". I've seen a 18" display (Johnwill) on Aliexpress, but I personally would not expect quality product there. So probably wait till Gechic 21" starts to sell, at least it is more or less known brand. Also if you are into DIY you could buy HDMI-LVDS converter and buy a laptop display and improvise a portable monitor from it somehow. – Mikhail V Aug 25 '20 at 10:49
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    Found two 17" screens: amazon.de/G-STORY-Tragbarer-Monitor-Portable-Gaming/dp/… amazon.de/ASUS-XG17AHP-integrierter-Adaptive-Sync-Micro-HDMI/dp/… Better than nothing, but quiet expensive... – user1383029 Aug 25 '20 at 17:22

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