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Should You Buy a Philips PC Monitor?

Updated 04 September 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 it's 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 mid-range and award winning 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 $864 for the BDM4037 which has a display diagonal of 40" and is a PC monitor that has a resolution of 3840 x 2160 (4K). The average price of a new Philips PC monitor is $287.

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. 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%
16,246 reviews
#2
Taiwan
94%
94%
10,235 reviews
#3
United States
94%
94%
8,262 reviews
#4
LG
South Korea
93%
93%
8,339 reviews
#5
Taiwan
92%
92%
2,646 reviews
#6
HP
United States
92%
92%
4,585 reviews
#7
South Korea
90%
90%
7,443 reviews
#8
Taiwan
89%
89%
10,032 reviews
#9
AOC
Taiwan
89%
89%
7,600 reviews
#10
NEC
Japan
86%
86%
444 reviews
#11
Netherlands
85%
85%
1,536 reviews
#12
MSI
83%
83%
333 reviews
#13
China
82%
82%
877 reviews
#14
82%
82%
41 reviews
#15
Japan
81%
81%
560 reviews
#16
Japan
76%
76%
2,367 reviews
#17
75%
75%
340 reviews
#18
GeChic
74%
74%
53 reviews
#19
V7
73%
73%
9 reviews
#20
73%
73%
170 reviews
#21
Sceptre
73%
73%
331 reviews
#22
ELO
72%
72%
4 reviews
#23
Alienware
United States
71%
71%
427 reviews
#24
Japan
70%
70%
1 review
#25
LILLIPUT
69%
69%
1 review
#26
Viotek
69%
69%
1 review
#27
64%
64%
0 reviews
#28
Taiwan
63%
63%
0 reviews
#29
AG Neovo
61%
61%
1 review
#30
Elo TouchSystems
60%
60%
2 reviews
#31
AVUE
59%
59%
0 reviews
#32
ViewZ
58%
58%
0 reviews
#33
Japan
58%
58%
0 reviews
#34
58%
58%
0 reviews
#35
Viewera
58%
58%
0 reviews
#36
DoubleSight
56%
56%
0 reviews
#37
56%
56%
0 reviews
#38
Dahua Technology
55%
55%
0 reviews
#39
Aopen
55%
55%
2 reviews
#40
Bematech
53%
53%
0 reviews
#41
CTL
53%
53%
0 reviews
#42
ZOWIE
53%
53%
0 reviews
#43
Peerless
53%
53%
0 reviews
#44
Mimo Monitors
52%
52%
0 reviews
#45
Feelworld
52%
52%
0 reviews
#46
Ikegami
52%
52%
0 reviews
#47
ADTECHNO
52%
52%
0 reviews
#48
Crossover
52%
52%
0 reviews
#49
Wacom
52%
52%
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 56 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
$278
$0 $50 $100 $150 $200 $250 $300 $350 $400 $450 $1,949
Price Distribution of All PC Monitors
No. Of PC Monitors
Average Price
$287
$0 $50 $100 $150 $200 $250 $300 $350 $400 $450 $9,849
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
190
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
39
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 Philips DELL
prad.de logo
74%
39 reviews
64%
11 reviews
74%
24 reviews
69%
11 reviews
84%
16 reviews
monitornerds.com logo
90%
27 reviews
90%
21 reviews
90%
25 reviews
91%
9 reviews
88%
18 reviews
Les Numeriques.com logo
84%
28 reviews
79%
19 reviews
85%
12 reviews
81%
16 reviews
80%
14 reviews
PC Mag logo
77%
18 reviews
73%
14 reviews
74%
25 reviews
74%
7 reviews
79%
21 reviews
Techradar logo
79%
19 reviews
77%
14 reviews
78%
26 reviews
77%
19 reviews
79%
6 reviews
Expert Reviews logo
77%
13 reviews
79%
21 reviews
78%
16 reviews
79%
14 reviews
74%
7 reviews
kitguru.net logo
86%
24 reviews
83%
20 reviews
80%
7 reviews
81%
14 reviews
85%
2 reviews
altomdata.dk logo
81%
17 reviews
77%
15 reviews
83%
9 reviews
73%
15 reviews
86%
8 reviews
playwares.com logo
79%
13 reviews
81%
6 reviews
82%
33 reviews
78%
8 reviews
86%
2 reviews
gadgetspeak.com logo
84%
1 review
81%
19 reviews
80%
16 reviews
81%
17 reviews
80%
2 reviews
Digital Versus logo
90%
16 reviews
76%
11 reviews
92%
10 reviews
80%
11 reviews
91%
7 reviews
chip.com.tr logo
87%
6 reviews
85%
31 reviews
86%
17 reviews
tweakers.net logo
89%
9 reviews
82%
11 reviews
95%
8 reviews
91%
7 reviews
86%
16 reviews
CNET.com logo
76%
13 reviews
80%
36 reviews
Chip.de logo
87%
16 reviews
77%
7 reviews
85%
4 reviews
77%
4 reviews
85%
17 reviews
techadvisor.co.uk logo
80%
7 reviews
81%
12 reviews
78%
11 reviews
78%
5 reviews
80%
10 reviews
Trusted Reviews logo
76%
7 reviews
78%
12 reviews
74%
12 reviews
80%
4 reviews
82%
9 reviews
topnewreview.com logo
80%
8 reviews
80%
12 reviews
77%
7 reviews
78%
6 reviews
60%
1 review
computertotaal.nl logo
87%
9 reviews
80%
6 reviews
89%
7 reviews
84%
7 reviews
77%
3 reviews
pcmonitors.info logo
86%
5 reviews
85%
14 reviews
87%
4 reviews
86%
3 reviews
87%
5 reviews
Other Expert Sites
60%
501 reviews
61%
413 reviews
69%
374 reviews
63%
253 reviews
65%
244 reviews
Average
81%
796 reviews
78%
689 reviews
82%
630 reviews
79%
447 reviews
81%
444 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 Philips DELL
hardware.info logo
18
14
17
9
7
kitguru.net logo
24
18
6
13
2
uk.hardware.info logo
12
17
14
8
5
tomshardware.com logo
9
8
14
2
6
tomshardware.co.uk logo
9
8
11
2
8
prad.de logo
17
5
10
1
4
chip.com.my logo
12
7
10
4
3
altomdata.dk logo
8
9
6
5
6
ua.gecid.com logo
15
4
1
6
5
HEXUS.net logo
8
7
5
5
3
PC Mag logo
6
5
5
11
Expert Reviews logo
5
11
6
4
1
greentechreviews.ru logo
12
9
5
Digital Versus logo
9
2
7
2
6
Les Numeriques.com logo
9
6
5
3
3
3dnews.ru logo
13
7
1
1
xfastest.com logo
14
3
5
SweClockers.com logo
5
8
3
1
3
xtremehardware.com logo
4
6
4
4
01net.com logo
5
4
1
4
3
Other Expert Sites
361
234
176
110
143
Total
575
385
308
194
220

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

Philips has put together a great looking monitor that's easy on the eyes
Techradar
excellent build quality
tomshardware.com
this thing feels sturdy all throughout
gadgetsmagazine.com.ph
with a great build quality
kitguru.net
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
luckily this one came with built in audio (which is a bit poor
Amazon
Excellent Build Quality
currys.co.uk
there are built in speakers
amazon.co.uk
I enjoy the built in speakers
Walmart.com

NOT RELIABLE

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

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