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Should You Buy a Philips PC Monitor?

Updated 18 October 2019 by Matthew
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should you buy a Philips PC Monitor?

Philips is one of the most popular PC monitor brands as well as being well known for its TVs, irons and fryers.

If you are wondering how Philips PC monitors compare to other brands, our guide below collates all the key info in a single place. We've compared over 4,400 PC monitors by objectively and impartially analysing over 100,000 user and expert reviews and over 2,900 awards from hundreds of different review sites.

Philips are recognised for their wide selection of award winning and popular PC monitors. Their PC monitors start at $79 for the 231P4 which has a display diagonal of 23" and is a PC monitor that has a resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD) and go up to $733 for the C271P4QPJEW which has a display diagonal of 27" and is a PC monitor that has a resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD). The average price of a new Philips PC monitor is $241.

Philips are recognised for their wide selection of award winning and popular PC monitors.

Is Philips the Best PC Monitor Brand?

So are Philips 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.

Philips is ranked the No. 11 best PC monitor brand.

Our detailed analysis taking into account all of the above factors found that Philips is the 11th best PC monitor brand out there.

#1
Taiwan
95%
95%
16,271 reviews
#2
Taiwan
93%
93%
10,186 reviews
#3
United States
93%
93%
8,486 reviews
#4
Taiwan
92%
92%
2,650 reviews
#5
LG
South Korea
92%
92%
8,288 reviews
#6
HP
United States
92%
92%
4,533 reviews
#7
South Korea
89%
89%
7,249 reviews
#8
Taiwan
89%
89%
10,030 reviews
#9
AOC
Taiwan
88%
88%
7,579 reviews
#10
NEC
Japan
85%
85%
444 reviews
#11
Netherlands
83%
83%
1,540 reviews
#12
China
82%
82%
878 reviews
#13
MSI
82%
82%
340 reviews
#14
81%
81%
41 reviews
#15
Japan
79%
79%
2,380 reviews
#16
Japan
79%
79%
561 reviews
#17
74%
74%
349 reviews
#18
V7
73%
73%
9 reviews
#19
GeChic
73%
73%
53 reviews
#20
Sceptre
72%
72%
331 reviews
#21
72%
72%
170 reviews
#22
ELO
71%
71%
4 reviews
#23
Japan
70%
70%
1 review
#24
Alienware
United States
70%
70%
427 reviews
#25
Viotek
69%
69%
1 review
#26
LILLIPUT
68%
68%
1 review
#27
AG Neovo
67%
67%
1 review
#28
Pelco
62%
62%
0 reviews
#29
62%
62%
0 reviews
#30
Taiwan
61%
61%
0 reviews
#31
Viewera
60%
60%
0 reviews
#32
Japan
58%
58%
0 reviews
#33
CTL
58%
58%
0 reviews
#34
57%
57%
0 reviews
#35
ViewZ
57%
57%
0 reviews
#36
DoubleSight
56%
56%
0 reviews
#37
Elo TouchSystems
56%
56%
2 reviews
#38
AVUE
55%
55%
0 reviews
#39
55%
55%
0 reviews
#40
Mimo Monitors
55%
55%
0 reviews
#41
Dahua Technology
55%
55%
0 reviews
#42
Aopen
54%
54%
2 reviews
#43
Bematech
54%
54%
0 reviews
#44
Crossover
53%
53%
0 reviews
#45
Wacom
53%
53%
0 reviews
#46
Logik
United Kingdom
53%
53%
0 reviews
#47
Peerless
51%
51%
0 reviews
#48
Ikegami
51%
51%
0 reviews
#49
ADTECHNO
51%
51%
0 reviews

Let's look at how Philips PC monitors compare to the other PC monitor brands across each of the key facets that make up the Kagoo Score.

Reviews Value for Money Features Popularity Selection Running Costs
All PC monitor Brands
Philips PC Monitors

Philips have better reviews than the typical PC monitor brand, with the average rating of a Philips PC monitor being 72%.

The average review score for a Philips PC monitor is 72%.

There's a smaller selection of Philips PC monitors available compared to other PC monitor brands, with only 49 Philips PC monitors currently on the market in the US. Philips PC monitors also tend to be cheaper than most other PC monitor brands however they are still a less popular choice with consumers.

When it comes to energy efficiency the average annual running cost of Philips PC monitor is $20 (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
$276
$0 $50 $100 $150 $200 $250 $300 $350 $400 $450 $4,099
Price Distribution of All PC Monitors
No. Of PC Monitors
Average Price
$241
$0 $100 $200 $300 $400 $500 $600 $700 $800 $900 $173,299
Price Distribution of Philips PC Monitors

What Do the Philips PC Monitor Reviews Say?

We've added up all the reviews for every Philips PC monitor to work out the average distribution of reviews for Philips and then compared this to the other PC monitor brands.

Philips logo

Expert Reviews

5 stars
189
4 stars
223
3 stars
48
2 stars
3
1 star
0
Philips logo

User Reviews

5 stars
303
4 stars
117
3 stars
44
2 stars
22
1 star
38
Philips has a lower proportion of 4 and 5 star expert and user reviews for its PC monitors than most other PC monitor brands.

Over 89% of expert reviews and 80% of user reviews for Philips PC monitors are 4 stars or higher. This compares to 91% and 85% respectively across all PC Monitor brands.

Purchasers of Philips PC monitors frequently mentioned that the product was thoughtfully designed, had a good price and was easy to use. Their PC monitors have also won 190+ awards.

Looking at just the expert reviews, in the table below we compare the average review score given to Philips 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.

Average Review Score Asus AOC Benq DELL Philips
prad.de logo
74%
40 reviews
64%
11 reviews
74%
24 reviews
84%
17 reviews
69%
11 reviews
monitornerds.com logo
90%
27 reviews
90%
21 reviews
90%
27 reviews
88%
18 reviews
91%
9 reviews
Les Numeriques.com logo
84%
28 reviews
79%
19 reviews
87%
11 reviews
79%
15 reviews
81%
16 reviews
PC Mag logo
77%
18 reviews
73%
14 reviews
74%
25 reviews
79%
22 reviews
74%
7 reviews
Techradar logo
79%
18 reviews
77%
14 reviews
78%
26 reviews
79%
6 reviews
77%
19 reviews
Expert Reviews logo
75%
11 reviews
79%
21 reviews
78%
16 reviews
74%
7 reviews
79%
14 reviews
kitguru.net logo
86%
24 reviews
83%
20 reviews
80%
6 reviews
85%
2 reviews
81%
14 reviews
altomdata.dk logo
81%
17 reviews
77%
15 reviews
83%
9 reviews
86%
8 reviews
73%
15 reviews
playwares.com logo
79%
13 reviews
81%
6 reviews
82%
32 reviews
86%
2 reviews
78%
8 reviews
Digital Versus logo
90%
16 reviews
76%
11 reviews
92%
10 reviews
90%
6 reviews
80%
11 reviews
gadgetspeak.com logo
84%
1 review
81%
19 reviews
80%
16 reviews
80%
2 reviews
80%
16 reviews
chip.com.tr logo
87%
6 reviews
85%
31 reviews
86%
17 reviews
tweakers.net logo
90%
10 reviews
82%
11 reviews
95%
8 reviews
86%
16 reviews
91%
7 reviews
CNET.com logo
76%
14 reviews
80%
37 reviews
Chip.de logo
87%
16 reviews
77%
7 reviews
85%
4 reviews
85%
17 reviews
77%
4 reviews
Trusted Reviews logo
76%
7 reviews
78%
12 reviews
74%
13 reviews
81%
10 reviews
80%
4 reviews
techadvisor.co.uk logo
80%
7 reviews
81%
12 reviews
79%
10 reviews
80%
10 reviews
78%
5 reviews
topnewreview.com logo
80%
8 reviews
80%
12 reviews
77%
7 reviews
60%
1 review
78%
6 reviews
computertotaal.nl logo
88%
9 reviews
80%
6 reviews
89%
7 reviews
77%
3 reviews
84%
7 reviews
pcmonitors.info logo
86%
5 reviews
85%
14 reviews
87%
4 reviews
87%
5 reviews
86%
3 reviews
Other Expert Sites
60%
505 reviews
61%
413 reviews
69%
374 reviews
65%
248 reviews
63%
253 reviews
Average
81%
800 reviews
78%
689 reviews
82%
629 reviews
81%
452 reviews
79%
446 reviews

How Many Industry Awards Have Philips PC Monitors Received?

After checking thousands of expert review websites we found 194 industry awards for Philips PC monitors. The table below compares the number of awards given to Philips to other popular PC monitor brands. The largest number of awards provided by each review source is highlighted in green.

Philips has won 194 awards for its PC monitors.

Compare all award winning PC monitors

Number of Awards Asus AOC Benq DELL Philips
hardware.info logo
18
14
18
7
9
kitguru.net logo
24
18
5
2
13
uk.hardware.info logo
12
17
13
5
8
tomshardware.com logo
9
8
14
6
2
tomshardware.co.uk logo
10
8
11
8
2
prad.de logo
17
5
10
4
1
chip.com.my logo
11
7
10
3
4
altomdata.dk logo
8
9
6
6
5
ua.gecid.com logo
15
4
1
5
6
HEXUS.net logo
8
7
5
3
5
PC Mag logo
6
5
5
11
Expert Reviews logo
5
11
6
1
4
Les Numeriques.com logo
9
6
5
3
3
greentechreviews.ru logo
12
9
5
Digital Versus logo
9
2
7
5
2
xfastest.com logo
14
3
5
3dnews.ru logo
13
7
1
1
SweClockers.com logo
5
8
3
3
1
xtremehardware.com logo
4
6
4
4
vido.com.ua logo
6
2
7
2
Other Expert Sites
361
235
177
140
112
Total
576
384
307
220
194

How Reliable Are Philips PC Monitors?

We checked over 100,000 reviews to find comments about the reliability of Philips PC monitors. 80+ of these reviews that mention reliability of which 94% were positive. Therefore the vast majority of Philips PC monitor owners and reviewers thought the product was reliable.

94% of reviewers think Philips PC monitors are reliable.

So, most people think that Philips PC monitors are good quality. Now let's take a look at some of the reviews for Philips PC monitors that mention reliability:

RELIABLE

The pair of 2W speakers are built in are adequate for use with Skype
gadgetspeak.com
it faces very tough competition from the likes of the ViewSonic VP2770-LED
Digital Versus
excellent build quality
tomshardware.co.uk
Philips has put together a great looking monitor that's easy on the eyes
techradar.com/au/
with a great build quality
kitguru.net
this thing feels sturdy all throughout
gadgetsmagazine.com.ph
Excellent Build Quality
currys.co.uk
well built
amazon.co.uk
luckily this one came with built in audio (which is a bit poor
Amazon

NOT RELIABLE

not a single one has broken yet
amazon.co.uk
Speaker sound system built inn cheap sound system
Bestbuy.com
Build quality is very cheap
Amazon

What is the Best High End Philips PC Monitor?

Philips Brilliance 272B7Q

$490.20
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27"
2560 X 1440
PIXELS
RESOLUTION
5ms
RESPONSE TIME
178°
HORIZONTAL
178°
VERTICAL
$133
OVER 5 YEARS
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If you're looking for a high end Philips PC monitor then the Philips Brilliance 272B7Q takes some beating. It has a Kagoo Score of 74, but is a bit more expensive at $490.20.

Features We Love:
2560 x 1440 pixels resolution
Big display diagonal (27")
Built-in speaker
Wide horizontal viewing angle (178°)
Wide vertical viewing angle (178°)

An award winning and fully featured 27" PC screen, with low running costs. It has a built-in USB hub, a built-in speaker and a headphone out and features Plug & Play.

93
Reviews
14 Reviews + 2 Awards
80
Features
Fully-Featured
63
Value for Money
Good
72
Running Costs
$130 Over 5 Years
74
Kagoo Score
Very Good

Our review analysis indicates that Philips Brilliance 272B7Q has great expert reviews with an average expert rating of 85%, based on 14 reviews.

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What is the Best Budget Choice Philips PC Monitor?

Philips V Line 246V5

$95.95
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24"
1080P
RESOLUTION
5ms
RESPONSE TIME
160°
VERTICAL
170°
HORIZONTAL
A

At only $95.95 and with a Kagoo Score of 80 the Philips V Line 246V5 makes a great budget choice.

Features We Love:
1920 x 1080 (Full HD) pixels resolution (1920x1080 pixels)
HDMI
HDCP
Stand included

A fully featured and stunningly highly rated 24" PC display, with a low price and the latest technology. It has an HDCP, an HDMI and a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 (1080p) pixels and features Plug & Play. Multiple reviews mentioned that it has a good picture quality, sharp image but it's easy to damage or scratch.

95
Reviews
16 Reviews
82
Features
Fully-Featured
80
Value for Money
Very Good
80
Kagoo Score
Excellent

Our review analysis indicates that Philips V Line 246V5 has very good user reviews with an average user rating of 90%, based on 16 reviews.

The cheapest price that we could find for the V Line 246V5 in the US is $95.95 and in total we found 4 prices for it.

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In This Guide
Should You Buy a Philips PC Monitor?
Is Philips the Best PC Monitor Brand?
What Do the Philips PC Monitor Reviews Say?
How Many Industry Awards Have Philips PC Monitors Received?
How Reliable Are Philips PC Monitors?
What is the Best High End Philips PC Monitor?
What is the Best Budget Choice Philips PC Monitor?

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