Our Picks for Best Raspberry Pi Displays and Touchscreens

By | October 22, 2017

Our Picks for Raspberry Pi Displays and Touchscreens
Having the right display for your Raspberry Pi project can make things work much better.
For example building a touchscreen media player for your car requires a small monitor, compared to a Kodi box project that would need a bigger unit.
There are many displays built to work with the many version of the Pi that will fit most any project that you can think of.
With that in mind here are some of our favorite options.
As always be sure to read the reviews on Amazon, forums, or elsewhere to be sure a unit will work for your project.
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Our Picks for Best Raspberry Pi Displays and Touchscreens
SunFounder 7″ IPS Display Panel Monitor 1024×600 HD LCD Audio HDMI/VGA/NTSC/PAL Screen with Case and Stand for Raspberry Pi 3, 2 Model B and 1 Model B+/A+/B Kano

SunFounder makes this nice low cost 7 inch display.
It is compatible with the Raspberry Pi 3, 2, Model B and 1 Model B+/A+/B
The video output is HDMI, VGA and AV with each having a plug at the back.
Resolution is 1024 X 600 pixels.
For Raspberry Pi 3 2 TFT LCD Display, kuman 3.5 Inch 480×320 TFT Touch Screen Monitor for Raspberry Pi Model B B+ A+ A Module SPI Interface with Touch Pen SC06

This small unit from Kuman is very useful in a scenario were things need to be compact.
It is very small at 3.5 Inch and a resolution of 320 X480.
It is also a TFT touch screen and comes with a touch pen.
The setup is for more advanced uses with the right drivers needing to be loaded for your project.
Elecrow 11.6 Inch 1920X1080 HDMI PS3 PS4 WiiU Xbox360 1080P LED Display Moniter for Raspberry Pi 3, 2 1 Model B B Plus Windows 7 8 10 System Home Office

This unit from Elecrow is a HD 1080p monitor that is compatible with the Pi 3, 2, 1 Model B, and B Plus.
It has plugs on the side for HDMI and VGA ports making it easy to setup.
The resolution is 1920 X 1080 giving it the ability to play up-to 1080p.
3.5 Inch TFT Touch Screen,Quimat 320×480 Resolution LCD Display with Protective Case 3Heat Sinks and Touch Pen for Raspberry Pi 3 Model B, Pi 2 Model B & Pi Model B

Quimat makes this small unit that is basically the same size as the Raspberry Pi.
It is 3.5 Inch in size with a resolution of 320 X 480.
While the size and resolution are not the best it is a good low cost display when simple video output is needed.
For Raspberry PI 3 Generation TFT Touch Screen, Kuman 3.5 Inch TFT LCD Display Monitor Support all Raspberry PI System, Video Movie Play, Arcade Game, HDMI Audio Input SC6A

This display is small at 3.5 inches but has a good resolution up to 800 X 600.
While the resolution is not as good as bigger monitors it is very good for such as small unit.
It connects from the GIPO port or from a HDMI video plug.
YiLang 5 Inch TFT LCD Display 800×480 HDMI Screen Monitor with Touch Function for Raspberry Pi B+/2B/3B

This unit from YiLang is a 5 inch monitor along with a TFT touchscreen.
It is a LCD display with a resolution of 800 × 480.
The video is sent from a HDMI port.The touchscreen will need to be hooked to Pin I/O to work.


2 thoughts on “Our Picks for Best Raspberry Pi Displays and Touchscreens

  1. Christopher Arena

    Are there 10 inch display panels that plug directly into the Raspberry Pi LVD display port? I’d like to eliminate the intermediate display board in an application I have.

  2. nigratruo

    Product Features
    600×480 high resolution
    You can’t call that high resolution, in any form or shape. Sadly, all these displays don’t even come close to being high resolution, I need an application that can do at least full HD and no such thing.


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