Philips is one of the most popular PC monitor brands as well as being well known for its TVs, irons and blenders.
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 4,500 PC monitors by objectively and impartially analysing over 200,000 user and expert reviews and over 3,800 awards from hundreds of different review sites.
Philips are recognised for their wide selection of mid-range and award winning PC monitors. Their PC monitors start at $108 for the 223V5 which has a display diagonal of 21.5" and is a PC monitor that has a resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD) and go up to $1,387 for the 499P9H which has a display diagonal of 48.8" and is a PC monitor that has a resolution of 5120 x 1440. The average price of a new Philips PC monitor is $329.
Philips are recognised for their wide selection of mid-range and award winning 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. 13 best PC monitor brand.
Our detailed analysis taking into account all of the above factors found that Philips is the 13th best PC monitor brand out there.
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.
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Philips PC Monitors
Philips have better reviews than the typical PC monitor brand, with the average rating of a Philips PC monitor being 75%.
The average review score for a Philips PC monitor is 75%.
There's a smaller selection of Philips PC monitors available compared to other PC monitor brands, with only 23 Philips PC monitors currently on the market in the US. Philips 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 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 $244
Price Distribution of All PC Monitors
No. Of PC Monitors
Average Price $329
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 has a lower proportion of 4 and 5 star expert and user reviews for its PC monitors than most other brands.
Over 88% of expert reviews and 79% of user reviews for Philips PC monitors are 4 stars or higher. This compares to 90% and 85% respectively across all PC Monitor brands.
Purchasers of Philips PC monitors frequently mentioned that the product was robust, carefully designed and had a good price. Their PC monitors have also won 270+ awards.
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.
How Many Industry Awards Have Philips PC Monitors Received?
After checking thousands of expert review websites we found 279 industry awards for Philips PC monitors. The table below compares the number of awards received by Philips to other popular PC monitor brands. The largest number of awards provided by each review source is highlighted in green.
We checked over 200,000 reviews to find comments about the reliability of Philips PC monitors. over 130 of these reviews mention reliability of which 89% were positive. Therefore the vast majority of Philips PC monitor owners and reviewers thought the product was reliable.
89% 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:
dependable which can handle the basics with minimum fuss
swivel is a mechanism built into the b
this thing feels sturdy all throughout
with a great build quality
it faces very tough competition from the likes of the ViewSonic VP2770-LED
It's well made
Philips has put together a great looking monitor that's easy on the eyes
excellent build quality
sturdy monitor with internal speake
The pair of 2W speakers are built in are adequate for use with Skype
excellent build quality running it on a Geforce GTX970 at 144Hz
we use external speakers for sound so cannot comment on the built in ones
For those with an unlimited budget then the Philips P Line 499P9H is the best Philips PC monitor out there. At $1,386.99 it's not cheap, but is excellent quality and as such we gave it Kagoo Score of 73.
Features We Love:
Big display diagonal (48.8")
Wide vertical viewing angle (178°)
Wide horizontal viewing angle (178°)
High typical contrast ratio (3000:1)
Customers report that this LCD screen has a good screen, it has good features but it's expensive. It's a display diagonal and multi award winning LCD screen, with reasonable running costs and a good spec.
46 Reviews + 9 Awards
Value for Money
$320 Over 5 Years
Owners report that Philips P Line 499P9H has very good expert reviews but average user reviews with an average overall rating of 80%, based on 46 reviews.
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