SideTrak Swivel vs Slide Portable -Which Monitor Best for Laptop

I have written this article by making a complete comparison of both SideTrak Swivel and SideTrak Slide

FeaturesSideTrak SwivelSideTrak Slide
Screen Size14 Inches12.5 Inches
Form FactorAll LaptopMac & Chrome 
Weight1.3 lbs.1.5 lbs.
Dimensions12″ x 7.4″ x 0.7”12.5″ x 8.5″ x 0.7”
Powered by USB-CYesYes
Connectivity TechnologyUSB, HDMIUSB, HDMI
Panel TypeTFTTFT
Display TypeLCDLCD
Brightness300 cd/m2300 cd/m2
Response Time30 ms30 ms
Refresh Rate60 Hz60 Hz
Power Consumption3.65 W4.5 W
Contrast Ratio600:1600:1
Operating SystemWindows, Chrome, & MacChrome & Mac
Display Link downloadNot requiredrequired
Ports RequiredThunderbolt USB-C or USB-A and HDMIUSB-C
PriceCheck AmazonCheck Amazon

Dimensions & Weight

SideTrak Swivel Dimensions of 12″ x 7.4″ x 0.7 and the Dimensions of SideTrak Slide is 12.5″ x 8.5″ x 0.7”

And if we talk about their weight, then the importance of the Swivel is 1.3 lbs and the weight of the Slide is 1.7 lbs.

Screen Specs

  1. If we talk about Screen Specs, then the Swivel size is 12.5, and Slide 12.5 is the same, both are the same.

  2. If you see in Panel Type, then both are TFT

  3. Display type LCD and Resolution 1080 are also the same, there is no difference

  4. Brightness is 300 cd/m2 in both

  5. The response time of both monitors is also 30 ms.

  6. The refresh Rate is 60 Hz and the Contrast Ratio is 600:1

  7. Power Consumption is 3.65 W in Swivel but Power Consumption in Slide is 4.5 W


Swivel, which is Windows, Chrome, & Mac, can run on all three operating systems, but compare the same, talk about Slide, it can run only on Chrome & Mac operating systems.

1. Ports

The ports that he has in Swivel are USB-C or USB-A and HDMI and compare the same ports he gets in Slide are USB-C

2. Size

Slide’s Device Size is At least 11.25″ x 8.5″ without a kickstand but Swivel Device Size is not specified

You have to download the Display Link in Slide but there is no need to do so in Swivel.


In Swivel, your monitor screen rotates up to 270° & swivels 360° but in comparison, the screen rotates in Slide can only turn up to 270°

Swivel and Slide are both Lightweight & portable in design

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