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Espresso Display Review

True Score

69
68
8

Experts

75
88

Consumers

Expert Rankings

The Espresso Display is a compact and lightweight monitor that, along with its touch screen display and good sRGB gamut, is an excellent choice for those who need a portable monitor that is easy to use.

$499.00

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Product Snapshot

Overview

The Espresso Display is the brand’s high-end 15-Inch portable display released in 2021. Giving you the ease of using an extended monitor wherever you go, the Espresso Display is geared toward those who need a portable monitor for extra screen real estate in cafes or multiple workplaces. It also delivers a fantastic color gamut with its sRGB color coverage while also allowing you to control it through the touch screen without having to reach for your mouse every time you want to browse through a page. Although it doesn’t have a built-in battery like the Asus ZenScreen, it comes with USB-C ports that allow you to run it by drawing power from your laptop adding to its portability. Overall, it’s the perfect portable monitor for those who want a slim and lightweight display to carry with them for work. Keep reading the rest of this Espresso Display review to learn more about what critics had to say about it, and don’t forget to check out our list of best-rated computer monitors to find the perfect fit for you.

Consensus

our Verdict

The Espresso Display is a great FHD portable display with an impressive design and good performance. It has an IPS panel and a wide sRGB color gamut, plus a touch screen display to help you get more done at work and home. It’s slim and lightweight, so you can easily take it with you wherever you go. You may need to pay extra for the Mount Go and other stand accessories, but it’s still a great choice for those who need a portable monitor. Unfortunately, it’s not suitable for fast-paced games due to its limited refresh rate and lack of Freesync or G-Sync compatibility. Plus, you’ll need to pay extra for touch screen accessibility on Mac.

ReasonS to Buy

  • Extremely thin and lightweight
  • Excellent color gamut with sRGB coverage
  • Touch screen display
  • Mount Go stand compatible

Reason to Avoid

  • Mounting stand accessories need to be bought separately
  • Touchscreen accessibility for Mac needs extra payment.
  • Screen is reflective

Espresso Display Specs

Display TypeLCD
HDMI Inputsn/a
HDR Formatn/a
Max Resolution1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
Panel TypePanel TypeIPS
Refresh Rate60 Hz
Response TimeResponse Timen/a
Screen size15.6"
Sync TechnologySync Technologyn/a

All Specs

Test Results

Brightness (nits)229.6667
Contrast Ratio (as ratio x:1)1,634.5
Color Gamut/Accuracy % (DCI P3 xy)0
Color Gamut/Accuracy % (DCI P3 uv)0
Color Gamut % (sRGB Coverage xy)98.85
Color Gamut % (Adobe RGB Coverage xy)74.9
Color Gamut % (Rec. 2020 Coverage xy)0
Color Gamut % (Rec. 709 Coverage xy)0
Input Lag (ms)10
Response Time (ms)25
Horizontal Viewing Angle (Washout Left)23
Horizontal Viewing Angle (Washout Right)23
Vertical Viewing Angle (Washout Above)22
Vertical Viewing Angle (Washout Below)20
Reflections % (Total Reflections)7

All Tests

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Score Card

E

Expert Score

68

*.75

We place a 75% weighted value on Expert Test Scores

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Customer Score

75

*.25

We place a 25% weighted value on Customer Scores

True Score

69

Any product with a True Score above 60 is a Meh

Expert Scores

  • Rtings
    103.4

    Category Trust Rating

    58
    Still the nicest portable display to use and move, now with an electronics and software… Read More

    By:

    Cole Soldwisch
  • PC Mag
    91.7

    Category Trust Rating

    70
    The 15-inch espresso Display looks gorgeous and has exceptional color coverage for a portable display…. Read More

    By:

    Mike Jennings
  • Techradar
    64.71

    Category Trust Rating

    NR
    A super thin, aesthetically-pleasing portable monitor USB-C that will compliment your mobile setup without adding… Read More

    By:

    Ben Mansill
  • IT Pro
    55.8

    Category Trust Rating

    60
    Attractive, sturdy designDecent connectivity optionsReasonable image qualityExpensive, and the stands cost extraUnderwhelming coloursNot many extra… Read More

    By:

    Tony Hoffman
  • Choice
    38.5

    Category Trust Rating

    NR
    Many people use an external display screen with a laptop when sitting at a desk,… Read More

    By:

    Unknown
  • Busted Wallet
    36.31

    Category Trust Rating

    88
    The espresso Display is decent for office use as it offers extra screen space for… Read More

    By:

    Jake Thauvette

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