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Apple Thunderbolt Monitor Wins LifeHacker Reader Poll

When it comes to picking the best computer monitors on the market, features, value, and screen size all come into play. There are dozens of brands and models to pick from, and when it comes to displays, you often get what you pay for. Even so, when we asked you earlier last week to nominate the monitors you thought were the best, you offered up some great contenders. We counted your votes, and then looked at the five best computer monitors overall, and put them to a vote. Now we’re back to highlight the winner.

Apple fans turned out the vote for their pick: The Apple Thunderbolt 27″ Display took the top spot, but only barely with close to 32% of the votes cast. Its limited compatibility and high price didn’t stop those of you who votes for it based on its panel quality and excellent colors.

In second place with close to 20% of the overall vote was the Dell UltraSharp U3011 30″ Display, the most expensive in our lineup, but also the one with the most inputs and overall features. Third place was where the battle was really fought—the difference between third and fourth was a mere six votes. The Yamakasi Catleap and its Korean contemporaries took the third place slot…

Read more: Alan Henry, Life Hacker


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