Planar is one of the most popular PC monitor brands as well as being well known for its .
If you are wondering how Planar 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 3,700 awards from hundreds of different review sites.
Planar are recognised for their good selection of moderately popular PC monitors and start at $86 for the PXL2270MW 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 $506 for the PT1945P which has a display diagonal of 19" and is a PC monitor that has a resolution of 1280 x 1024. The average price of a new Planar PC monitor is $270.
Planar are recognised for their good selection of moderately popular PC monitors.
Is Planar the Best PC Monitor Brand?
So are Planar 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.
Planar is ranked the No. 15 best PC monitor brand.
Our detailed analysis taking into account all of the above factors found that Planar is the 15th best PC monitor brand out there.
Let's look at how Planar 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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Planar have better reviews than the typical PC monitor brand, with the average rating of a Planar PC monitor being 60%.
There's a smaller selection of Planar PC monitors available compared to other PC monitor brands, with only 12 Planar PC monitors currently on the market in the US. Planar 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 Planar PC monitor is $19 (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 $270
Price Distribution of Planar PC Monitors
What Do the Planar PC Monitor Reviews Say?
We've added up all the reviews for every Planar PC monitor to work out the average distribution of reviews for Planar and then compared this to the other PC monitor brands.
Planar has a lower proportion of 4 and 5 star expert and user reviews for its PC monitors than most other brands.
Over 25% of expert reviews and 81% of user reviews for Planar PC monitors are 4 stars or higher. This compares to 91% and 84% respectively across all PC Monitor brands.
In the table below we compare the average review score given to Planar 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 Planar PC Monitors Received?
After checking thousands of expert review websites we found 1 industry award for a Planar PC monitor. The table below compares the number of awards received by Planar 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 Planar PC monitors. 50% of reviews that mention reliability were positive. Therefore the majority of Planar PC monitor owners and reviewers thought the product wasn't reliable.
Only 50% of reviewers think Planar PC monitors are reliable.
So, most people think that Planar PC monitors aren't good quality. Now let's take a look at some of the reviews for Planar PC monitors that mention reliability:
One works reliably
I have no idea if these would be good for heavy duty gaming
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