Best external display for Macbook pro retina 15" mid 2015.

Discussion in 'Buying Tips and Advice' started by swealpha, Feb 5, 2017.

  1. swealpha macrumors newbie

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    Hello dear people!!

    I am trying to find a external display that has this amazing retina feeling for my Macbook Pro Retina 15.4" mid 2015, 2880 × 1800 (16:10) 220 ppi.

    I prefer 19-23 inch (bigger sadly makes me feel dizzy) and I mostly surf, write and read.

    Right now I am thinking of this LG UltraFine 4K 21.5", 4096 x 2304 (16:9) 219 ppi, but it don't look like it is supporting my macbook. ;(
    http://www.apple.com/shop/product/HKMY2VC/A/lg-ultrafine-4k-display
    http://www.lg.com/us/monitors/lg-22MD4K-4k-uhd-led-monitor


    What should you guys recommend?

    Thank you, thank you very much!
    Best regards from Sweden.





    (Btw, already tested a Dell Ultrasharp U2515H 25", 2560 x 1,440 (16:9) 117 ppi, but didn't like it at all, everything gets very small and it was no retina feeling. You can see my testing here: http://imgur.com/a/RIbSu)
     
  2. Fishrrman macrumors G4

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  3. lifeisepic macrumors 6502

    lifeisepic

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    You have a few options at 24" (23.6") for 4k. Run it at 1920x1080 for Retina feel.

    Dell P2415Q
    Samsung U24E850R
    Samsung U24E590D
    ASUS MG24UQ
    LG 24UD58
    BenQ BL2420U

    The difference between them are some have USB hubs and price. I believe all have HDMI 2.0 (except Dell) to run 60Hz if you're hooking up a PS4 Pro.

    Dell is the most expensive and lacks HDMI 2.0. They have an average aesthetic.
     
  4. swealpha thread starter macrumors newbie

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    I was just going to start a new thread with that question.

    Thank you very much lifeisepic! :D

    My new thread will be in another category.
     

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