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Should You Buy a Philips PC Monitor?

Updated 16 December 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 $90 for the 203V5LSB2 which has a display diagonal of 19.5" and is a PC monitor that has a resolution of 1600 x 900 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 $257.

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. 12 best PC monitor brand.

Our detailed analysis taking into account all of the above factors found that Philips is the 12th best PC monitor brand out there.

#1
Taiwan
95%
95%
16,314 reviews
#2
United States
94%
94%
8,510 reviews
#3
Taiwan
93%
93%
10,195 reviews
#4
Taiwan
92%
92%
2,650 reviews
#5
HP
United States
92%
92%
4,527 reviews
#6
LG
South Korea
92%
92%
8,338 reviews
#7
South Korea
90%
90%
7,242 reviews
#8
Taiwan
88%
88%
10,028 reviews
#9
AOC
Taiwan
88%
88%
7,539 reviews
#10
NEC
Japan
85%
85%
444 reviews
#11
China
84%
84%
878 reviews
#12
Netherlands
83%
83%
1,553 reviews
#13
81%
81%
41 reviews
#14
Japan
81%
81%
561 reviews
#15
MSI
81%
81%
342 reviews
#16
Japan
80%
80%
2,367 reviews
#17
Sceptre
74%
74%
331 reviews
#18
GeChic
73%
73%
54 reviews
#19
V7
73%
73%
9 reviews
#20
73%
73%
177 reviews
#21
ELO
72%
72%
4 reviews
#22
72%
72%
341 reviews
#23
Alienware
United States
71%
71%
428 reviews
#24
Japan
68%
68%
1 review
#25
AG Neovo
67%
67%
1 review
#26
LILLIPUT
67%
67%
1 review
#27
Viotek
65%
65%
1 review
#28
Gigabyte
65%
65%
31 reviews
#29
Viewera
62%
62%
0 reviews
#30
Apple
61%
61%
185 reviews
#31
60%
60%
0 reviews
#32
Taiwan
60%
60%
0 reviews
#33
CTL
59%
59%
0 reviews
#34
Japan
57%
57%
0 reviews
#35
ViewZ
57%
57%
0 reviews
#36
DoubleSight
56%
56%
0 reviews
#37
Elo TouchSystems
56%
56%
2 reviews
#38
56%
56%
0 reviews
#39
56%
56%
0 reviews
#40
Aopen
55%
55%
2 reviews
#41
Mimo Monitors
55%
55%
0 reviews
#42
Bematech
55%
55%
0 reviews
#43
Wacom
54%
54%
0 reviews
#44
Logik
United Kingdom
53%
53%
0 reviews
#45
Crossover
53%
53%
0 reviews
#46
AVUE
53%
53%
0 reviews
#47
Hanwha
52%
52%
0 reviews
#48
Pelco
52%
52%
0 reviews
#49
Feelworld
52%
52%
0 reviews
#50
Peerless
52%
52%
0 reviews
#51
ADTECHNO
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 73%.

The average review score for a Philips PC monitor is 73%.

There's a smaller selection of Philips PC monitors available compared to other PC monitor brands, with only 44 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
$286
$0 $50 $100 $150 $200 $250 $300 $350 $400 $450 $7,899
Price Distribution of All PC Monitors
No. Of PC Monitors
Average Price
$257
$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
193
4 stars
226
3 stars
48
2 stars
3
1 star
0
Philips logo

User Reviews

5 stars
304
4 stars
118
3 stars
44
2 stars
23
1 star
38
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 80% of user reviews for Philips PC monitors are 4 stars or higher. This compares to 91% and 86% respectively across all PC Monitor brands.

Purchasers of Philips PC monitors frequently mentioned that the product was reasonably priced, well designed and easy to use. Their PC monitors have also won 200+ 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 AOC Benq Philips DELL
prad.de logo
74%
39 reviews
64%
11 reviews
74%
24 reviews
67%
12 reviews
84%
16 reviews
monitornerds.com logo
89%
26 reviews
90%
20 reviews
91%
26 reviews
91%
10 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%
19 reviews
73%
14 reviews
74%
25 reviews
74%
7 reviews
79%
22 reviews
Techradar logo
79%
19 reviews
77%
14 reviews
78%
26 reviews
77%
20 reviews
79%
6 reviews
Expert Reviews logo
77%
13 reviews
79%
20 reviews
78%
16 reviews
79%
14 reviews
74%
7 reviews
kitguru.net logo
86%
24 reviews
83%
20 reviews
80%
7 reviews
81%
16 reviews
85%
2 reviews
altomdata.dk logo
81%
18 reviews
77%
15 reviews
83%
9 reviews
74%
14 reviews
86%
8 reviews
playwares.com logo
79%
13 reviews
81%
6 reviews
82%
33 reviews
78%
8 reviews
86%
2 reviews
Digital Versus logo
90%
16 reviews
76%
11 reviews
92%
10 reviews
80%
11 reviews
90%
6 reviews
chip.com.tr logo
87%
6 reviews
85%
30 reviews
86%
17 reviews
gadgetspeak.com logo
84%
1 review
81%
19 reviews
80%
16 reviews
80%
15 reviews
80%
2 reviews
tweakers.net logo
90%
10 reviews
80%
12 reviews
95%
8 reviews
91%
7 reviews
86%
16 reviews
CNET.com logo
76%
14 reviews
80%
37 reviews
Chip.de logo
87%
16 reviews
77%
7 reviews
85%
4 reviews
77%
4 reviews
85%
17 reviews
Trusted Reviews logo
76%
7 reviews
78%
12 reviews
74%
13 reviews
80%
4 reviews
81%
10 reviews
techadvisor.co.uk logo
80%
7 reviews
81%
11 reviews
79%
10 reviews
78%
5 reviews
80%
10 reviews
topnewreview.com logo
80%
8 reviews
80%
12 reviews
77%
7 reviews
78%
6 reviews
60%
1 review
computertotaal.nl logo
88%
9 reviews
80%
6 reviews
89%
7 reviews
84%
7 reviews
80%
4 reviews
pcmonitors.info logo
86%
6 reviews
85%
14 reviews
87%
4 reviews
86%
3 reviews
87%
5 reviews
Other Expert Sites
60%
500 reviews
61%
414 reviews
69%
374 reviews
63%
257 reviews
65%
249 reviews
Average
81%
799 reviews
78%
687 reviews
82%
631 reviews
79%
453 reviews
81%
452 reviews

How Many Industry Awards Have Philips PC Monitors Received?

After checking thousands of expert review websites we found 200 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 200 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
10
7
kitguru.net logo
24
18
6
15
2
uk.hardware.info logo
12
17
13
8
5
tomshardware.com logo
9
8
14
2
6
prad.de logo
17
5
10
2
4
tomshardware.co.uk logo
10
8
11
2
6
chip.com.my logo
11
7
10
4
3
altomdata.dk logo
9
9
6
5
6
ua.gecid.com logo
15
4
1
6
5
HEXUS.net logo
8
7
5
6
3
PC Mag logo
7
5
5
11
greentechreviews.ru logo
13
9
5
Expert Reviews logo
5
11
6
4
1
Les Numeriques.com logo
9
6
5
3
3
Digital Versus logo
9
2
7
2
5
3dnews.ru logo
14
7
1
1
xfastest.com logo
14
4
5
SweClockers.com logo
5
7
3
1
3
xtremehardware.com logo
4
6
4
4
profesionalreview.com logo
14
1
2
1
Other Expert Sites
350
236
175
115
148
Total
577
384
307
200
220

How Reliable Are Philips PC Monitors?

We checked over 100,000 reviews to find comments about the reliability of Philips PC monitors. over 80 of these reviews 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

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 Mid-Range Philips PC Monitor?

Philips E Line 323E7QDAB

$224.99
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Philips E Line 323E7QDAB
31.5"
1080P
RESOLUTION
5ms
RESPONSE TIME
178°
VERTICAL
178°
HORIZONTAL
$153
OVER 5 YEARS

A great mid range choice, priced at $224.99 is the Philips E Line 323E7QDAB, which has a Kagoo Score of 76.

Features We Love:
1920 x 1080 (Full HD) pixels resolution (1920x1080 pixels)
Big display diagonal (31.5")
Wide horizontal viewing angle (178°)
Built-in speaker
Wide vertical viewing angle (178°)

Owners report that this PC screen hasa good screen. It's a top-rated and fully featured 31.5" PC screen, with low running costs and a reasonable price. It has a built-in speaker, a headphone out and an HDMI and features Plug & Play.

89
Reviews
14 Reviews
80
Features
Fully-Featured
71
Value for Money
Good
71
Running Costs
$150 Over 5 Years
76
Kagoo Score
Very Good

Our review analysis indicates that Philips E Line 323E7QDAB has good expert reviews and good user reviews with an average overall rating of 76%, based on 14 reviews.

Philips 323E7QDAB unboxing
Philips 323E7QDAB unboxing

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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 Mid-Range Philips PC Monitor?

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