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The 5 best monitor deals during Amazon Prime Day in October sale (Update: Expired)

Eyeing a new monitor to complete your office setup? There are deals aplenty during Amazon's Prime Early Access Sale (aka October Prime Day), with savings we've never seen before.
Written by June Wan, Technology Editor on

Update: That's a wrap for Amazon's Prime Early Access Sale. The deals below have expired, but stick around ZDNET for more coverage during the holiday shopping season. 

You're not alone if there's a sense of déjà vu in the air. Amazon's Prime Early Access Sale -- aka the second coming of Prime Day -- is live and well, meaning there are countless deals to help you save on the latest tech products and gadgets. If you're on the market for a monitor, in particular, you've come to the right place. 

Also: Live blog: The 140+ best 'Amazon Prime Early Access Sale' deals

We're currently seeing several noteworthy promotions from tried-and-tested brands like Samsung, LG, and Sceptre, that will save you up to hundreds of dollars. From standard-sized panels for casual use to the 55-inch Odyssey Ark that's both $200 off and bundled with $100 of Amazon credit (when you check out with the code 'FUMUJ854ZGUA'), see below for the best Prime Early Access Sale deals available right now. 

The best monitor deals on Amazon for October Prime Day

The top three deals are below, but we've listed additional Amazon deals worth checking out further down the page, and we've highlighted other great finds at non-Amazon retailers, such as Target and Best Buy, too. 

THERE ARE SEVERAL MORE MONITOR DEALS BELOW.

  • Current price: $279
  • Original price: $379

Earlier today, I shared what is considerably still a good deal on Samsung's 32-inch Odyssey G3 monitor. After further inspection, I've found an offer that's just as competitive and, in many ways, better. This is the Samsung Odyssey G5, a 32-inch, 144Hz panel that scales up to WQHD (2560x1440) resolution, compared to the G3's FHD. Besides the more pixel-accurate display, the G5 is also curved ever so slightly, making the visual experience very immersive. It's currently on sale for $279 ($100 off). 

  • Current price: $249
  • Original price: $349

There's no shortage of 32 to 34-inch monitors -- also known as ultrawide monitors -- on the market. If you want a large-screen panel for multi-window browsing, gaming, or immersing in movies, they're some of the best that you can buy. From our testing, LG's 34-inch offerings tend to balance high-quality picture with value. During Amazon's Prime Early Access Sale, the 2018 model is on sale for just $249, or $100 off. It's the older 2018 model so it doesn't come in 4K resolution like the newer panels, but it's also flat, which folks who are against the glare of curved monitors should favor. 

  • Current price: $139
  • Original price: $299

One of the best deals we're seeing during Amazon's Prime Early Access Sale is this 27-inch HP monitor for $139. The 1080p panel typically sells for $299 but has been discounted by $160 for a limited time. With it comes a sizeable display for work and play, a bevy of ports like VGA, HDMI, and DisplayPort, and a height-adjustable stand for a more comfortable viewing experience. The HP monitor is not the flashiest on the market, but it'll surely get the job done if you want a big display at a solid price point.

More October Prime Day 2022 monitor deals

Here are the latest Amazon Prime Early Access Sale deals we could find on monitors, including that of competing retailers:

How did we choose these Amazon Prime Early Access Sale deals?

ZDNET's team of experts goes through several processes to gather and narrow down the best deals available. That includes analyzing price histories, comparisons with competing products, and, in many cases, testing the recommended products ourselves. 

We look beyond the promotional tag to determine if a deal is worth covering or not, factoring in offers from other retailers like Best Buy and Walmart as well. If there's a better deal outside of Amazon, rest assured that we'll be upfront about it. 

What is Amazon's Prime Early Access Sale ('October Prime Day')?

Like Amazon Prime Day earlier this year, Prime Early Access Sale is a multi-day event that sees numerous discounts and sales on everyday products and goods. That includes deals on tablets, smartphones, TVs, monitors, and more. While Amazon isn't branding it as another "Prime Day," Prime Early Access Sale is very much the sequel to the major shopping event. 

Also: Prime Day 2: What is Amazon's Prime Early Access Sale?

When is Amazon Prime Early Access Sale ('October Prime Day')?

Amazon's Prime Early Access Sale will begin Oct. 11 (Tuesday) and will last until Oct. 12 (Wednesday), lasting approximately 48 hours. 

Also: Amazon Prime Day 2 sale will take place Oct. 11 and 12 

What are the best Amazon Prime Early Access ('October Prime Day') deals under $20?

ZDNET is actually rounding up the best deals under $20 on Amazon right here:

What are the latest Amazon Prime Early Access ('October Prime Day') deals?

Check out ZDNET's live-blog coverage of the latest October Prime Day deals below. We're covering the 48-hour sale in real time, delivering you the highlights as we find them. 

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