The Acer PM161Q Portable Monitor – What You Need To Know

The star of the Acer Day 2019 launch was the Acer PM161Q portable monitor! Here is everything you need to know about this affordable and portable 15.6-inch monitor!


The Acer PM161Q Portable Monitor

The Acer PM161Q is a portable 15.6-inch Full HD IPS display, with a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.

Designed to fit snugly in a laptop bag, it has a side profile of only 2 cm, and weighs just 950 grams.

More importantly, it is designed to be powered by a single USB Type C cable, which makes it extremely useful as a portable second display for a smartphone or ultra-portable laptop.

All you have to do is slide it out of its protective sleeve (one is provided for free!), flip out its built-in kickstand, and link it to your laptop or smartphone using the provided USB Type C cable.

No additional power cable required.

It will start up in about 5 seconds, with a mirror display of your smartphone or laptop!


Acer PM161Q Specifications


Acer PM161Q

Display Size


Maximum Resolution

1920 x 1080 pixels

Refresh Rate

60 Hz

Response Time

7 ms (grey-to-grey)

Panel Type


Viewing Angle


Contrast Ratio

100 million : 1 (ACM)

Colour Depth

6-bits (262K colours)

Maximum Brightness

200 nits

Colour Gamut

45% NTSC

Display + Power Source

USB Type C


Acer PM161Q Price + Availability

The Acer PM161Q portable monitor comes with a protective sleeve and 3-years on-site warranty.

Available in September 2019, it is priced at RM 599 / ~US$144 / ~£119 / ~A$212.


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