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 2,900 awards from hundreds of different review sites on over 4,400 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 AS172 which has a display diagonal of 17" and is a PC monitor that has a resolution of 1280 x 1024 and go up to $4,061 for the MD211C3 which has a display diagonal of 21.3" and is a PC monitor that has a resolution of 2048 x 1536. The average price of a new NEC PC monitor is $693.
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. 10 best PC monitor brand.
Our detailed analysis taking into account all of the above factors found that NEC is the 10th 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%. 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 more efficient than most other PC monitor brands.
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 46 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.
No. Of PC Monitors
Average Price $293
Price Distribution of All PC Monitors
No. Of PC Monitors
Average Price $693
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 90% of expert reviews and 89% of user reviews for NEC PC monitors are 4 stars or higher. This compares to 91% and 85% respectively across all PC Monitor brands.
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 31 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 80% were positive. Therefore the vast majority of NEC PC monitor owners and reviewers thought the product was reliable.
80% 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:
If you need a monitor that is reliable
The NEC MultiSync P242W is well equipped to be a robust
dependable 24-inch PC monitor of very high quality to meet professionals' expectations
The NEC MultiSync P212 ($899) is a 21-inch professional-grade UXGA (1,600-by-1,200) monitor featuring a high-performance In-Plane Switching (IPS) panel engineered for continuous use
very sturdy on the stand with little to no play in motion when moving the monitor
Stand is sturdy
I am not using the built in USB hub
built in speaker most useful
bit on the heavy side (its very well built
fortunately no damage
So apologies to NEC for damaging your very nice well-made screen
A critically acclaimed and fully featured 22" flatpanel monitor, with a low price. It has a built-in USB hub, a built-in speaker and a headphone out and features Plug & Play. Our review analysis indicates that it has good features but it's expensive.
Value for Money
Our review analysis indicates that NEC MultiSync EA223WMBK has very good expert reviews and outstanding user reviews with 100% of buyers recommending this PC display to others.
The cheapest price that we could find for the MultiSync EA223WMBK in the US is $114.99 and in total we found 3 prices for it.
1920 x 1080 (Full HD) pixels resolution (1920x1080 pixels)
Wide vertical viewing angle (178°)
Wide horizontal viewing angle (178°)
Built-in USB hub
An award winning and fully featured 22" PC monitor, with an affordable price. It has a built-in USB hub, a built-in speaker and a headphone out and features Plug & Play. Our review analysis indicates that this PC monitor hasa good screen, it has a sharp image and it's a good size.
25 Reviews + 1 Award
Value for Money
Our review analysis indicates that NEC MultiSync EA224WMIBK has superb expert reviews and great user reviews with an average overall rating of 96%, based on 25 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 $199.00 and in total we found 4 prices for it.