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Should You Buy a Philips PC Monitor?

Matthew
Updated 03 March 2021
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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 4,500 PC monitors by objectively and impartially analysing over 100,000 user and expert reviews and over 2,700 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 $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 $328.

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. 14 best PC monitor brand.

Our detailed analysis taking into account all of the above factors found that Philips is the 14th best PC monitor brand out there.

#1
Taiwan
95%
95%
9,562 reviews
#2
LG
South Korea
95%
95%
8,704 reviews
#3
Taiwan
95%
95%
17,058 reviews
#4
Taiwan
94%
94%
2,903 reviews
#5
United States
94%
94%
8,744 reviews
#6
HP
United States
94%
94%
5,030 reviews
#7
South Korea
92%
92%
7,654 reviews
#8
Taiwan
91%
91%
11,458 reviews
#9
NEC
Japan
90%
90%
456 reviews
#10
China
88%
88%
1,103 reviews
#11
AOC
Taiwan
87%
87%
8,412 reviews
#12
MSI
83%
83%
519 reviews
#13
Japan
82%
82%
576 reviews
#14
Netherlands
82%
82%
1,860 reviews
#15
80%
80%
42 reviews
#16
ELO
76%
76%
4 reviews
#17
Gigabyte
76%
76%
80 reviews
#18
Alienware
United States
74%
74%
564 reviews
#19
Sceptre
73%
73%
331 reviews
#20
V7
73%
73%
9 reviews
#21
GeChic
73%
73%
54 reviews
#22
Japan
70%
70%
1 review
#23
Viotek
69%
69%
10 reviews
#24
LILLIPUT
68%
68%
1 review
#25
67%
67%
453 reviews
#26
Japan
65%
65%
0 reviews
#27
Viewera
64%
64%
0 reviews
#28
AG Neovo
62%
62%
1 review
#29
60%
60%
0 reviews
#30
DoubleSight
59%
59%
0 reviews
#31
AVUE
59%
59%
0 reviews
#32
CTL
59%
59%
0 reviews
#33
ZOWIE
59%
59%
0 reviews
#34
Aopen
59%
59%
4 reviews
#35
Taiwan
59%
59%
0 reviews
#36
Elo TouchSystems
58%
58%
2 reviews
#37
57%
57%
0 reviews
#38
Mimo Monitors
55%
55%
0 reviews
#39
Tatung
54%
54%
0 reviews
#40
54%
54%
0 reviews
#41
Pelco
53%
53%
0 reviews
#42
Bematech
53%
53%
0 reviews
#43
ADTECHNO
53%
53%
0 reviews
#44
Wacom
53%
53%
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 74%.

The average review score for a Philips PC monitor is 74%.

There's a smaller selection of Philips PC monitors available compared to other PC monitor brands, with only 22 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
$0 $50 $100 $150 $200 $250 $300 $350 $400 $450 $4,599
Price Distribution of All PC Monitors
No. Of PC Monitors
Average Price
$328
$0 $50 $100 $150 $200 $250 $300 $350 $400 $450 $6,099
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
200
4 stars
259
3 stars
53
2 stars
5
1 star
0
Philips logo

User Reviews

5 stars
427
4 stars
164
3 stars
56
2 stars
28
1 star
49
Philips has a lower proportion of 4 and 5 star expert and user reviews for its PC monitors than most other brands.

Over 89% of expert reviews and 82% 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 had a good design, a good price and was good in terms of size. Their PC monitors have also won 210+ 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.

Average Review Score Asus Benq AOC Philips LG
prad.de logo
74%
37 reviews
73%
25 reviews
64%
10 reviews
71%
14 reviews
79%
36 reviews
monitornerds.com logo
91%
20 reviews
91%
23 reviews
89%
14 reviews
90%
7 reviews
90%
18 reviews
Les Numeriques.com logo
85%
24 reviews
87%
11 reviews
79%
17 reviews
81%
17 reviews
73%
12 reviews
Techradar logo
79%
15 reviews
78%
25 reviews
77%
13 reviews
77%
19 reviews
85%
8 reviews
PC Mag logo
77%
17 reviews
73%
24 reviews
72%
14 reviews
74%
7 reviews
75%
11 reviews
playwares.com logo
79%
13 reviews
82%
30 reviews
80%
6 reviews
78%
8 reviews
82%
14 reviews
kitguru.net logo
85%
21 reviews
80%
6 reviews
82%
17 reviews
81%
16 reviews
Expert Reviews logo
75%
11 reviews
77%
15 reviews
80%
15 reviews
77%
15 reviews
87%
3 reviews
Digital Versus logo
90%
14 reviews
91%
9 reviews
76%
11 reviews
80%
12 reviews
76%
11 reviews
altomdata.dk logo
80%
15 reviews
80%
6 reviews
78%
14 reviews
76%
16 reviews
75%
2 reviews
tweakers.net logo
90%
10 reviews
94%
7 reviews
80%
9 reviews
91%
9 reviews
91%
16 reviews
gadgetspeak.com logo
80%
16 reviews
82%
17 reviews
80%
17 reviews
chip.com.tr logo
84%
4 reviews
85%
25 reviews
86%
18 reviews
91%
2 reviews
Chip.de logo
86%
14 reviews
85%
4 reviews
76%
4 reviews
79%
5 reviews
82%
21 reviews
benchmark.pl logo
92%
10 reviews
90%
1 review
88%
8 reviews
88%
8 reviews
89%
13 reviews
Trusted Reviews logo
76%
7 reviews
75%
11 reviews
79%
10 reviews
80%
4 reviews
70%
4 reviews
techadvisor.co.uk logo
79%
8 reviews
79%
10 reviews
81%
10 reviews
78%
5 reviews
85%
2 reviews
computertotaal.nl logo
89%
7 reviews
87%
6 reviews
80%
6 reviews
84%
8 reviews
87%
6 reviews
topnewreview.com logo
83%
6 reviews
77%
7 reviews
77%
9 reviews
83%
4 reviews
82%
3 reviews
erenumerique.fr logo
84%
8 reviews
81%
4 reviews
79%
8 reviews
83%
5 reviews
83%
4 reviews
Other Expert Sites
59%
467 reviews
68%
347 reviews
61%
347 reviews
62%
252 reviews
64%
207 reviews
Average
82%
728 reviews
81%
587 reviews
78%
584 reviews
80%
466 reviews
81%
393 reviews

How Many Industry Awards Have Philips PC Monitors Received?

After checking thousands of expert review websites we found 199 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.

Philips has won 199 awards for its PC monitors.

Compare all award winning PC monitors

Number of Awards Asus Benq AOC Philips LG
hardware.info logo
17
16
11
10
11
kitguru.net logo
21
5
15
15
uk.hardware.info logo
10
13
12
7
8
prad.de logo
14
10
5
1
10
chip.com.my logo
11
10
7
4
2
tomshardware.com logo
9
14
7
1
3
tomshardware.co.uk logo
10
11
8
1
2
ua.gecid.com logo
17
1
2
5
3
Expert Reviews logo
5
6
10
4
2
greentechreviews.ru logo
14
8
3
altomdata.dk logo
7
3
8
6
1
xfastest.com logo
12
3
6
4
Les Numeriques.com logo
8
5
6
3
1
HEXUS.net logo
7
5
5
5
1
3dnews.ru logo
13
7
1
1
gamezoom.net logo
1
9
10
benchmark.pl logo
2
5
7
6
Digital Versus logo
8
6
2
2
1
xtremehardware.com logo
4
4
5
5
PC Mag logo
6
5
4
3
Other Expert Sites
348
171
191
113
92
Total
544
292
323
199
161

How Reliable Are Philips PC Monitors?

We checked over 100,000 reviews to find comments about the reliability of Philips PC monitors. over 100 of these reviews mention reliability of which 92% were positive. Therefore the vast majority of Philips PC monitor owners and reviewers thought the product was reliable.

92% 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

a stunning build quality
itpro.co.uk
The pair of 2W speakers are built in are adequate for use with Skype
gadgetspeak.com
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
it faces very tough competition from the likes of the ViewSonic VP2770-LED
Digital Versus
swivel is a mechanism built into the b
ld2.ciol.com
has speakers built in
Amazon
Excellent Build Quality
currys.co.uk

NOT RELIABLE

Can't speak for durability as only had it a couple of months
amazon.co.uk
not a single one has broken yet
Amazon
Speaker sound system built inn cheap sound system
Bestbuy.com
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