Magedok 11.6 inch 1080P FHD IPS USB-C capacitive touch portable monitor (T116C)

I'd been searching for a portable external monitor and was mostly seeing AOC's offerings and the Asus Zenscreen, then eventually I'd been turned onto the brand "Magedok". Magedok have some incredibly good value offerings however there isn't a whole ton of information available online as far as reviews go. This isn't a proper review as it were, but I'll note my experience with the Magedok monitor that I ended up purchasing - Magedok 11.6 inch 1080P FHD IPS USB-C capacitive touch portable monitor (T116C)

The monitor's packaging - very well packed and protected, no worries there.

Included along with the monitor is a stand which is actually fairly reasonable, a mini HDMI to HDMI cable, a USB-C to USB-A cable, two Magedok velcro cable ties, an instruction manual and screws for VESA mounting.

Unfortunately I don't have a great camera (or cameraman skills) to show off the monitor's panel, however in person it looks amazing with deep blacks and great viewing angles as you'd expect from an IPS panel.

Note that this monitor doesn't come with a USB-C to USB-C cable, so you'll need to source one separately. I believe it can only use USB-C for power, and not for transmitting the display signal. 

The panel quality far exceeded my expectations and looks amazing. It's certainly portable as it's rather light and thin but still solid feeling - no complaints at all about the build quality. The rear has a nice rubberized feel which is soft and grippy enough, and the menu buttons on the back + OSD are good enough. If you have decent vision then I think you could probably get away with using the monitor at full 1080p without changing the scaling settings - otherwise 125% scaling is fine.

This shipped out from HK to Australia within ~3 business days from purchase to arrival which is awesome. At a later stage I'd like to test two of these with a laptop to see how viable they are for extending a laptop to have 2x additional monitors using only USB-C cables.

So in summary - Fast shipping with decent packaging, great 1080p IPS touchscreen panel, solid build quality and certainly light enough to be portable - $159 USD shipped at my date of purchase. Highly recommended!

This article was updated on Thursday, June 6, 2024