NEC is one of the most popular PC monitor brands as well as being well known for its projectors.
We've collated all the key information on NEC PC monitors in this handy guide. We've analysed over 100,000 user and expert reviews and over 2,700 awards from hundreds of different review sites on over 4,500 PC monitors to impartially compare each PC monitor brand.
NEC are recognised for their wide selection of premium and award winning PC monitors. Their PC monitors start at $120 for the AccuSync AS222 which has a display diagonal of 22" and is a PC monitor that has a resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD) and go up to $12,499 for the MD302C6 which has a display diagonal of 30" and is a PC monitor that has a resolution of 3280 x 2048. The average price of a new NEC PC monitor is $1,505.
NEC are recognised for their wide selection of premium and award winning PC monitors.
Is NEC the Best PC Monitor Brand?
So are NEC PC monitors any good? We give every PC monitor a Kagoo Score by analysing its specs, reviews and prices and comparing this to its competitors. By aggregating this data across all PC monitors we are able to impartially rank all the PC monitor brands.
NEC is ranked the No. 9 best PC monitor brand.
Our detailed analysis taking into account all of the above factors found that NEC is the 9th best PC monitor brand out there.
Let's look at how NEC PC monitors compare to the other PC monitor brands across each of the key facets that make up the Kagoo Score.
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NEC PC Monitors
NEC have better reviews than the typical PC monitor brand, with the average rating of a NEC PC monitor being 76%. NEC also have a number of great features including Cable Management which sets them apart from the competition.
The average review score for a NEC PC monitor is 76%.
There's a smaller selection of NEC PC monitors available compared to other PC monitor brands, with only 61 NEC PC monitors currently on the market in the US. NEC PC monitors also tend to be more expensive than most other PC monitor brands making them a less popular choice with consumers.
When it comes to energy efficiency the average annual running cost of NEC PC monitor is $43 (based on a person typically using a PC monitor for 8 hours per day), which makes them less efficient than most other PC monitor brands.
No. Of PC Monitors
Average Price $244
Price Distribution of All PC Monitors
No. Of PC Monitors
Average Price $1,505
Price Distribution of NEC PC Monitors
What Do the NEC PC Monitor Reviews Say?
We've added up all the reviews for every NEC PC monitor to work out the average distribution of reviews for NEC and then compared this to the other PC monitor brands.
NEC has a higher proportion of 4 and 5 star user reviews for its PC monitors than most other brands. However the proportion of 4 and 5 star expert reviews are actually lower.
Over 87% of expert reviews and 88% of user reviews for NEC PC monitors are 4 stars or higher. This compares to 90% and 85% respectively across all PC Monitor brands.
Purchasers of NEC PC monitors frequently mentioned that the product had well designed technical features, and they have won 30+ awards.
In the table below we compare the average review score given to NEC PC monitors by some of the most popular technology review sites against their reviews for other PC monitor brands. The best review score from each review source is highlighted in green.
How Many Industry Awards Have NEC PC Monitors Received?
After checking thousands of expert review websites we found 29 industry awards for NEC PC monitors. The table below compares the number of awards received by NEC to other popular PC monitor brands. The largest number of awards provided by each review source is highlighted in green.
We checked over 100,000 reviews to find comments about the reliability of NEC PC monitors. over 50 of these reviews mention reliability of which 82% were positive. Therefore the vast majority of NEC PC monitor owners and reviewers thought the product was reliable.
82% of reviewers think NEC PC monitors are reliable.
So, most people think that NEC PC monitors are good quality. Now let's take a look at some of the reviews for NEC PC monitors that mention reliability:
dependable 24-inch PC monitor of very high quality to meet professionals' expectations
Solid build quality
The NEC MultiSync P212 is a pricey 21 inch professional-grade monitor engineered for continuous use
very sturdy on the stand with little to no play in motion when moving the monitor
The NEC MultiSync P242W is well equipped to be a robust
If you need a monitor that is reliable
bit on the heavy side (its very well built
while definitely sturdy enough
A very well made professional screen
the sound coming out seemed worse than that from my trusty cheap external speakers so I just stuck with them
So apologies to NEC for damaging your very nice well-made screen
fortunately no damage
Features to Look Out For On NEC PC Monitors
There's a number of great features to look out for on the latest range of NEC PC monitors that set them apart from the competition. These include Cable Management.
1920 x 1080 (Full HD) pixels resolution (1920x1080 pixels)
Very wide vertical viewing angle (178°)
Wide horizontal viewing angle (178°)
Built-in USB hub
A fully featured and award winning 22" PC monitor, with an affordable price. It has a built-in USB hub, a built-in speaker and a headphone out and supports NVIDIA G-Sync. Customers report that this PC monitor has a good screen, it has a sharp image and it's a good size.
58 Reviews + 1 Award
Value for Money
Purchasers report that NEC MultiSync EA224WMIBK has superb expert reviews and very good user reviews with an average overall rating of 96%, based on 58 reviews.
NEC EA224WMI-BK 21.5-Inch Screen LED-Lit Monitor Quick Review
The cheapest price that we could find for the MultiSync EA224WMIBK in the US is $201.02 and in total we found 6 prices for it.
If you're looking for a high end NEC PC monitor then the NEC MultiSync EA271UBK takes some beating. It has a Kagoo Score of 77, but is a bit more expensive at $329.
Features We Love:
Big display diagonal (27")
2560 x 1440 pixels resolution
Built-in USB hub
An award winning and fully featured 27" LCD screen, with a fair price. It has a built-in speaker, a built-in USB hub and a headphone out and supports NVIDIA G-Sync. Our review analysis indicates that this LCD screen has a good screen and it has good controls.
8 Reviews + 1 Award
Value for Money
Our review analysis indicates that NEC MultiSync EA271UBK has very good user reviews but ok expert reviews with an average overall rating of 74%.
NEC MultiSync EA271F-BK Review
The cheapest price that we could find for the MultiSync EA271UBK in the US is $329.00 and in total we found 3 prices for it.
A critically acclaimed and fully featured 22" flatpanel monitor, with an affordable price. It has a built-in USB hub, a built-in speaker and a headphone out and supports NVIDIA G-Sync. Purchasers report that it has good features but it's expensive.
Value for Money
Multiple reviews mentioned that NEC MultiSync EA223WMBK has very good expert reviews and fantastic user reviews with 100% of buyers recommending this PC screen to others.
The cheapest price that we could find for the MultiSync EA223WMBK in the US is $155.00 and in total we found 4 prices for it.