Advice re reasonably priced monitor

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I have just upgraded from my Mac Mini and so looking for a larger monitor. I have been using my Apple Cinema screen for many years so am completely out of touch with the current monitors that are available.

There are several below £200 that appear to get very favourable reviews but can anyone recommend something up to this level that would be good enough for image editing / viewing photos? Ideally I'd like to go for a 27 inch screen.
 
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I have a HANNS-G 27" Wide Screen LED monitor only paid about £120 for it a few years ago. No complaints and easily good enough for photo work.
 
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IMO aim to get one that has an IPS panel of your aim is to calibrate it and have close to 100% sRGB and as close to 100% aRGB,.......most/all of the Dell ones are!

Bear in mind the nearer you get to £100 the likelihood is that it will be TN screen and though will look nice is not best in class for image editing and colour accuracy.

Do brands wise ~ Dell, BenQ are worthy of your attention.
 
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You will not get a decent 27" monitor for under £200. The old saying is buy cheap, buy twice, get the best you can afford and then add some more cash to the kitty. Ideally you want a 2 or 4K model in this day and age, I had a 1080p monitor a couple of years ago and the difference between that and a 2K monitor is like chalk and cheese.

As others have said, for photo editing you will want something close to 100% sRGB and Adobe RGB, the Dells have a very good reputation (i have two) but others seem to like the Benq's.
 
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You will not get a decent 27" monitor for under £200. The old saying is buy cheap, buy twice, get the best you can afford and then add some more cash to the kitty. Ideally you want a 2 or 4K model in this day and age, I had a 1080p monitor a couple of years ago and the difference between that and a 2K monitor is like chalk and cheese.

As others have said, for photo editing you will want something close to 100% sRGB and Adobe RGB, the Dells have a very good reputation (i have two) but others seem to like the Benq's.
That's a very fair comment and my concern was that the prices seemed too cheap to be getting the reviews that I have read. I may look for a good quality used screen as this could be my best option in terms of cost vs quality. My Apple screen is still excellent after many years but I could do with something bigger.
 
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