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Here’s the cheapest 55-inch OLED monitor - it's had a massive price cut

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Alienware AW5520QF display - $3,039.99 (25% off)
(£2,129)
This massive 55-inch Alienware monitor has had an equally massive price cut. It's currently available at 25% off, so grab it while you can!

The Alienware AW5520QF is billed by Dell as the first 55-inch OLED gaming monitor, but creatives looking for a display for video and photo editing will certainly appreciate its clarity, infinite contrast and wide color gamut.

Beyond the screen real estate and truer-than-true blacks, this monitor offers 4K resolution and a 120Hz refresh rate that will all but eliminate screen tearing (note that there’s no HDR or HDMI 2.1).

Busy desk owners will also appreciate the number of input connectors: three HDMI 2.0 ports, one DP 1.4, four USB 3.0 ports, one SPDIF out, built-in speakers and one headphone out jack.

Improvements? Well, we’d love to have seen a webcam (with privacy shutter) included, plus built-in Google Chromecast and a microphone array. The warranty is also on the expensive side; opting for the three-year advanced exchange service with premium panel exchange bumps the price up by 14%.

Our reviewer was impressed with this monstrous piece of technology: “its sheer size, combined with the 4K resolution and high refresh rates, can turn even the most humdrum game into a thrilling cinematic experience. You’ll need a powerful PC to take advantage of the Alienware AW5520QF to its fullest, but if you do, you could be very impressed."

Bear in mind

  • If this product is not available in your region, you may need to use a specialist parcel forwarding service to take advantage of the deal.
  • If you've managed to get hold of a cheaper product with equivalent specifications, in stock and brand new, let us know and we'll tip our hat to you.
Desire Athow

Managing Editor, TechRadar Pro

Désiré has been musing and writing about technology during a career spanning four decades. He dabbled in website building and web hosting when DHTML and frames were en vogue and started writing about the impact of technology on society just before the start of the Y2K hysteria at the turn of the last millennium. Then followed a weekly tech column in a local business magazine in Mauritius, a late night tech radio programme called Clicplus and a freelancing gig at the now-defunct, Theinquirer, with the legendary Mike Magee as mentor. Following an eight-year stint at ITProPortal.com where he discovered the joys of global techfests, Désiré now heads up TechRadar Pro. He has an affinity for anything hardware and staunchly refuses to stop writing reviews of obscure products or cover niche B2B software-as-a-service providers.