Best external monitors for Dell XPS 13 in 2023

The Dell XPS 13 is one of the best laptops around, but even so, it has a small display. In a home or office situation, you may find that you want a larger display that gives you more screen real estate to multitask with. Thankfully, you can easily turn the laptop into a desktop PC by getting your hands on a great external monitor, giving you more space to work. And while there are numerous quality monitors on the market that will work well with the Dell XPS 13, there are some that we feel truly rise above the rest as the best external monitors for the Dell XPS 13.

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The Dell XPS 13 is one of the best Windows laptops money can buy, but with the latest hardware inside, it's more than capable of running a full desktop experience. With a great laptop, you should get a great monitor, and with options like the Razer Raptor on the table, you'll have a stellar desktop PC experience from your laptop.

Another great option is the LG 38WN95C-W ultrawide monitor, which gives you significantly more screen space to work with even compared to traditional external monitors. The LG 38WN95C-W specifically also offers a stellar color gamut, great contrast, and a 144Hz refresh rate, making it one of the best ultrawides available and one of the best external monitors for the Dell XPS 13.

It's also worth recognizing what portable monitors like the Lenovo ThinkVision M14 can add to your laptop experience. Having extra screen space when you're at home or in the office is one thing, but with this slim, light, exceptionally well-made portable monitor, you can have a similar experience on the go.

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