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A 4K monitor is your friend, be it for work or play. Flickr / Darren Sim

Whenever you hear the word "4K," you probably think flat-screen high-definition TVs. However, did you know that there are 4K computer monitors now available on the market? These monitors help increase your virtual workspace even further at home or in the office.

Be it for professional use or gaming/entertainment, stationary or portable, 4K monitors are must-haves as far as hours of computer multitasking are concerned. To help you get started, here are the best 4K monitors of 2020:

1. Dell Ultra HD 4K Monitor
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The Dell Ultra HD 4K Monitor has four times the detail of full HD resolution, offering wide color coverage and reliable performance. It can seamlessly connect to peripheral devices such as laptops and tablets without worrying about picture quality. Its adjustable stand not only customizes your viewing experience, but also saves valuable desktop space.

2. Dell UltraSharp 4K Monitor
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The Dell UltraSharp 4K Monitor lets images shine the way the are meant to. Its included USB-C cable delivers up to 90W of power and charges your device, all while transmitting data, video and audio at the same time. The monitor itself is factory-calibrated at 99% sRGB coverage to ensure that your videos have life-like color.

3. LG Class 4K UHD IPS LED Monitor
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The LG Class 4K UHD IPS LED Monitor lets you enjoy breathtaking clarity and true-to-life colors in every picture. The monitor is color-calibrated, so it can maintain accurate colors on the screen and prevent gradual changes. Its On-Screen Control 2.2 feature lets you take fast, easy control of essential monitor settings such as picture, audio and Screen Split with just a few mouse clicks.

4. Philips UltraClear 4K UHD
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Philips's UltraClear 4K UHD monitor has a built-in USB-C docking station that lets you simplify your connections to all your peripheral devices such as a keyboard, mouse and an ethernet cable. Its built-in PowerSensor transmits and receives harmless infrared signals that determine if the user is present, and otherwise reduces monitor brightness once the user steps away from the desk.

5. BenQ AQColor
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The BenQ AQColor 4K monitor gives you access to over a million colors with 10-bit tech, allowing you to enjoy 100% coverage of sRGB and Rec. 709 spaces. Its CAD/CAM, Animation, Darkroom and DualView modes let you experience improved workflow, productivity and results. It also allows you to display and control content from two separate PCs with just one keyboard and a mouse.

6. UPerfect 4K Portable Monitor
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The UPerfect 4K Portable Monitor is not just an ordinary monitor; it can also double as a power bank for charging USB-C devices. Its features include a light, ultra-thin design that allows you to bring it anywhere, two 2W speakers for clear audio, and a specially configured USB interface that lets you connect with a mouse and keyboard.

7. Eviciv 4K Portable Monitor
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The Eviciv 4K Portable Monitor lets you plug and play nearly all peripheral devices, removing the need of a device driver. It is equipped with four screw slots at the back that allow you to mount it on any wall, but can also be easily mounted to a compatible monitor arm or stand. For added protection, the monitor comes with a magnetic smart cover.

8. Asus PB287Q True 4K UHD Monitor
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With a 1ms GTG response time and a 60Hz refresh rate, Asus' PB287Q True 4K UHD Monitor lets you get the fastest 4K experience possible. Its built-in Picture-in-Picture and Picture-by-Picture modes allow you to view and switch between content from two sources at the same time. The monitor features a slim profile and an ergonomically-designed stand with tilt, swivel, pivot and height adjustments that help you find the ideal viewing position.

9. LG UHD Monitor 4K
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The LG UHD Monitor 4K combines optimal professional performance with enhanced picture quality, all in a huge 43-inch screen. Its features include USB Type-C connectivity, OnScreen Control that allows you to stream media while surfing the web at the same time, and two built-in 10W stereo speakers for a truly immersive experience, especially in gaming.

10. Philips 4K UHD Frameless Monitor
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Philips' 4K UHD Frameless Monitor has stunning visuals and an elegant design that make it a stylish enhancement to any workplace. This monitor has a cable management channel that reduces cable clutter for a neat workspace. Its Low Blue Mode setting helps reduce harmful shortwave blue light for easy on-the-eyes productivity.