Conclusion: Like an inflatable travel pillow, mini toothbrush or airport coffee, Toshiba’s travel-friendly 14-inch Mobile LCD is nowhere near as good as the real thing… but it hits the spot when you need it. For $200, the display makes a reasonably affordable addition to any business traveler’s repertoire of road gadgets, and effectively turns a midsize notebook into a desktop replacement , in terms of screen size.
Pros: Stylish, practical leather folio case, Thin, lightweight folding design, Uses USB for signal and power, Large 14-inch panel
Cons: Weak backlight, Dismal image quality, AC adapter sold separately
Summary: Road warriors who want a portable display that can hit the road as easily as a good business notebook should take a good look at the Toshiba USB Mobile LCD Monitor. It's easy to carry, affordable, and looks dapper in its leather-like carrying case and stand. While we recommend you purchase the power adapter to maximize the brightness, the Toshiba monitor is a cut above the Field Monitor Pro, a 15.4-inch alternative that costs $90 more, weighs nearly 1.5 pounds more, and...
Pros: Powered by USB, Stylish leather case, Wide screen, Fast plug-and-play install process, Works well with low-performance systems
Cons: Limited brightness controls, Adapter sold separately, Not compatible with Macs