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Should You Buy a Samsung PC Monitor?

Updated 17 August 2019 by Matthew
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should you buy a Samsung PC Monitor?

Samsung is one of the most popular PC monitor brands as well as being well known for it's TVs, washing machines and digital cameras.

We've collated all the key information on Samsung PC monitors in this handy guide. We've analysed over 100,000 user and expert reviews and over 2,900 awards from hundreds of different review sites on over 4,400 PC monitors to impartially compare each PC monitor brand.

Samsung are recognised for their wide selection of mid-range and award winning PC monitors. Their PC monitors start at $65 for the S19A450 which has a display diagonal of 19" and is a PC monitor that has a resolution of 1440 x 900 (WXGA+) and go up to $6,158 for the OH55F which has a display diagonal of 55" and is a PC monitor that has a resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD). The average price of a new Samsung PC monitor is $411.

Samsung are recognised for their wide selection of mid-range and award winning PC monitors.

Is Samsung the Best PC Monitor Brand?

So are Samsung 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.

Samsung is ranked the No. 7 best PC monitor brand.

Our detailed analysis taking into account all of the above factors found that Samsung is the 7th best PC monitor brand out there.

#1
Taiwan
95%
95%
16,178 reviews
#2
Taiwan
94%
94%
10,255 reviews
#3
United States
94%
94%
8,276 reviews
#4
LG
South Korea
93%
93%
8,340 reviews
#5
Taiwan
92%
92%
2,646 reviews
#6
HP
United States
92%
92%
4,538 reviews
#7
South Korea
90%
90%
7,470 reviews
#8
Taiwan
89%
89%
10,015 reviews
#9
AOC
Taiwan
88%
88%
7,599 reviews
#10
NEC
Japan
86%
86%
444 reviews
#11
Netherlands
84%
84%
1,539 reviews
#12
MSI
83%
83%
333 reviews
#13
China
83%
83%
878 reviews
#14
81%
81%
41 reviews
#15
Japan
80%
80%
560 reviews
#16
Japan
75%
75%
2,361 reviews
#17
75%
75%
333 reviews
#18
GeChic
74%
74%
53 reviews
#19
V7
73%
73%
9 reviews
#20
73%
73%
177 reviews
#21
Sceptre
73%
73%
331 reviews
#22
ELO
71%
71%
4 reviews
#23
Alienware
United States
71%
71%
427 reviews
#24
Japan
71%
71%
1 review
#25
LILLIPUT
69%
69%
1 review
#26
Viotek
68%
68%
1 review
#27
AG Neovo
67%
67%
1 review
#28
64%
64%
0 reviews
#29
Taiwan
63%
63%
0 reviews
#30
Elo TouchSystems
60%
60%
2 reviews
#31
ViewZ
58%
58%
0 reviews
#32
AVUE
58%
58%
0 reviews
#33
Japan
57%
57%
0 reviews
#34
57%
57%
0 reviews
#35
Viewera
57%
57%
0 reviews
#36
DoubleSight
56%
56%
0 reviews
#37
56%
56%
0 reviews
#38
Dahua Technology
55%
55%
0 reviews
#39
Bematech
53%
53%
0 reviews
#40
CTL
53%
53%
0 reviews
#41
Peerless
52%
52%
0 reviews
#42
Mimo Monitors
52%
52%
0 reviews
#43
Feelworld
52%
52%
0 reviews
#44
Ikegami
52%
52%
0 reviews
#45
Crossover
52%
52%
0 reviews
#46
ADTECHNO
52%
52%
0 reviews
#47
Wacom
52%
52%
0 reviews
#48
Aopen
52%
52%
2 reviews

Let's look at how Samsung 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
Samsung PC Monitors

There's a wide selection of Samsung PC monitors available compared to other PC monitor brands, with over 100 Samsung PC monitors currently on the market in the US. Samsung also have better reviews than the typical PC monitor brand, with the average rating of a Samsung PC monitor being 84%.

The average review score for a Samsung PC monitor is 84%.

Samsung have a number of great features including samsung magicupscale, samsung magicbright and eco saving plus which sets them apart from the competition.

However Samsung PC monitors 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 Samsung PC monitor is $27 (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
$411
$0 $50 $100 $150 $200 $250 $300 $350 $400 $450 $9,849
Price Distribution of Samsung PC Monitors

What Do the Samsung PC Monitor Reviews Say?

We've added up all the reviews for every Samsung PC monitor to work out the average distribution of reviews for Samsung and then compared this to the other PC monitor brands.

Samsung logo

Expert Reviews

5 stars
150
4 stars
209
3 stars
47
2 stars
5
1 star
0
Samsung logo

User Reviews

5 stars
4,352
4 stars
1,194
3 stars
371
2 stars
229
1 star
340
Samsung has a higher proportion of 4 and 5 star user reviews for its PC monitors than most other PC monitor brands. However the proportion of 4 and 5 star expert reviews are actually lower.

Over 87% of expert reviews and 86% of user reviews for Samsung PC monitors are 4 stars or higher. This compares to 91% and 85% respectively across all PC Monitor brands.

Purchasers of Samsung PC monitors frequently mentioned that the product was easy to use, reliable and well designed. Their PC monitors have also won 140+ awards.

Looking at just the expert reviews, in the table below we compare the average review score given to Samsung 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 Samsung
prad.de logo
74%
39 reviews
64%
11 reviews
74%
24 reviews
69%
11 reviews
84%
16 reviews
78%
19 reviews
monitornerds.com logo
90%
27 reviews
90%
21 reviews
90%
25 reviews
91%
9 reviews
88%
18 reviews
91%
9 reviews
Les Numeriques.com logo
84%
28 reviews
79%
19 reviews
85%
12 reviews
81%
16 reviews
80%
14 reviews
72%
15 reviews
Techradar logo
79%
19 reviews
77%
14 reviews
78%
26 reviews
77%
19 reviews
79%
6 reviews
71%
14 reviews
PC Mag logo
77%
18 reviews
73%
14 reviews
74%
25 reviews
74%
7 reviews
79%
21 reviews
74%
8 reviews
Expert Reviews logo
77%
13 reviews
79%
21 reviews
78%
16 reviews
79%
14 reviews
74%
7 reviews
79%
14 reviews
altomdata.dk logo
81%
17 reviews
77%
15 reviews
83%
9 reviews
73%
15 reviews
86%
8 reviews
77%
7 reviews
kitguru.net logo
86%
24 reviews
83%
20 reviews
80%
7 reviews
81%
14 reviews
85%
2 reviews
88%
3 reviews
playwares.com logo
79%
13 reviews
81%
6 reviews
82%
33 reviews
78%
8 reviews
86%
2 reviews
82%
6 reviews
Digital Versus logo
90%
16 reviews
76%
11 reviews
92%
10 reviews
80%
11 reviews
91%
7 reviews
69%
9 reviews
CNET.com logo
76%
13 reviews
80%
36 reviews
73%
12 reviews
gadgetspeak.com logo
84%
1 review
81%
19 reviews
80%
16 reviews
81%
17 reviews
80%
2 reviews
79%
5 reviews
Chip.de logo
87%
16 reviews
77%
7 reviews
85%
4 reviews
77%
4 reviews
85%
17 reviews
81%
11 reviews
tweakers.net logo
89%
9 reviews
82%
11 reviews
95%
8 reviews
91%
7 reviews
86%
16 reviews
80%
6 reviews
Trusted Reviews logo
76%
7 reviews
78%
12 reviews
74%
12 reviews
80%
4 reviews
82%
9 reviews
80%
12 reviews
chip.com.tr logo
87%
6 reviews
85%
31 reviews
86%
17 reviews
84%
1 review
techadvisor.co.uk logo
80%
7 reviews
81%
12 reviews
78%
11 reviews
78%
5 reviews
80%
10 reviews
77%
6 reviews
computertotaal.nl logo
87%
9 reviews
80%
6 reviews
89%
7 reviews
84%
7 reviews
77%
3 reviews
81%
7 reviews
topnewreview.com logo
80%
8 reviews
80%
12 reviews
77%
7 reviews
78%
6 reviews
60%
1 review
95%
4 reviews
benchmark.pl logo
92%
10 reviews
88%
8 reviews
88%
8 reviews
90%
4 reviews
87%
7 reviews
Other Expert Sites
60%
496 reviews
61%
419 reviews
69%
378 reviews
63%
248 reviews
65%
245 reviews
65%
204 reviews
Average
82%
796 reviews
79%
689 reviews
81%
630 reviews
79%
447 reviews
81%
444 reviews
79%
379 reviews

How Many Industry Awards Have Samsung PC Monitors Received?

After checking thousands of expert review websites we found 145 industry awards for Samsung PC monitors. The table below compares the number of awards given to Samsung to other popular PC monitor brands. The largest number of awards provided by each review source is highlighted in green.

Samsung has won 145 awards for its PC monitors.

Compare all award winning PC monitors

Number of Awards Asus AOC Benq Philips DELL Samsung
hardware.info logo
18
14
17
9
7
13
kitguru.net logo
24
18
6
13
2
3
uk.hardware.info logo
12
17
14
8
5
9
tomshardware.com logo
9
8
14
2
6
prad.de logo
17
5
10
1
4
2
tomshardware.co.uk logo
9
8
11
2
8
chip.com.my logo
12
7
10
4
3
1
altomdata.dk logo
8
9
6
5
6
2
Expert Reviews logo
5
11
6
4
1
8
ua.gecid.com logo
15
4
1
6
5
2
HEXUS.net logo
8
7
5
5
3
PC Mag logo
6
5
5
11
greentechreviews.ru logo
12
9
5
Les Numeriques.com logo
9
6
5
3
3
Digital Versus logo
9
2
7
2
6
3dnews.ru logo
13
7
1
1
2
xfastest.com logo
14
3
5
vido.com.ua logo
6
2
2
7
4
Trusted Reviews logo
2
3
3
4
8
benchmark.pl logo
2
5
7
6
Other Expert Sites
365
242
181
110
138
85
Total
575
385
308
194
220
145

How Reliable Are Samsung PC Monitors?

We checked over 100,000 reviews to find comments about the reliability of Samsung PC monitors. 530+ of these reviews that mention reliability of which 94% were positive. Therefore the vast majority of Samsung PC monitor owners and reviewers thought the product was reliable.

94% of reviewers think Samsung PC monitors are reliable.

So, most people think that Samsung PC monitors are good quality. Now let's take a look at some of the reviews for Samsung PC monitors that mention reliability:

RELIABLE

It's sturdy
Trusted Reviews
great build quality
Expert Reviews
The Samsung Series 9 monitors have been designed with built in colour calibration to produce a high quality image for photographers
Ephotozine
has smartphone-friendly technology built in
alphr.com
The build is sturdy
benchmarkreviews.com
it may not be an issue if you have a very sturdy desk
Digitaltrends.com
It's clearly engineered
reviewed.com
robust colors
PC Mag
I was told that they would not cover physical damage under the warranty
Newegg.com
Excellent Build Quality
currys.co.uk
Shame there is no built in speaker
Amazon
Built in speakers led us to the larger sized model
Bestbuy.com
I guess quite sturdy
amazon.co.uk

NOT RELIABLE

You can't argue with build quality or colour consistency
macworld.co.uk
especially if durability in not as thought
amazon.co.uk
Broken Touch Pad
Amazon
As an example of bad engineering and/or instruction the remove stand instructions
Bestbuy.com
Mediocre Build Quality
currys.co.uk
as if the setting was broken
Newegg.com

Features to Look Out For On Samsung PC Monitors

There's a number of great features to look out for on the latest range of Samsung PC monitors that set them apart from the competition. These include samsung magicupscale, samsung magicbright and eco saving plus.

Samsung Magicupscale

Samsung PC monitors that feature samsung magicupscale include the Samsung S22F350FHN ($147), the Samsung LS24D300HLR ($149) and the Samsung LS27E310HSG ($328).

Samsung Magicbright

Samsung PC monitors that feature samsung magicbright include the Samsung S22F350FHN ($147) and the Samsung LS27E310HSG ($328).

Samsung Eco Saving Plus

Samsung PC monitors that feature eco saving plus include the Samsung C27F398 ($150) and the Samsung S22F350FHN ($147).

Samsung Metal QD Technology

Samsung PC monitors that feature Metal QD Technology include the Samsung C32HG70 ($410).

What is the Best Mid-Range Samsung PC Monitor?

Samsung C32JG50

$319.99
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31.5"
2560 X 1440
PIXELS
RESOLUTION
4ms
RESPONSE TIME
178°
VERTICAL
178°
HORIZONTAL
$54
OVER 5 YEARS
B

A great mid range choice, priced at $319.99 is the Samsung C32JG50, which has a Kagoo Score of 78.

Features We Love:
2560 x 1440 pixels resolution
Big display diagonal (31.5")
Faster than average response time (4ms)
Wide vertical viewing angle (178°)
High typical contrast ratio (3000:1)

A fully featured and amazingly economical to run 31.5" PC monitor, with a fair price.

81
Features
Fully-Featured
73
Value for Money
Good
95
Running Costs
$54 Over 5 Years
78
Kagoo Score
Very Good
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What is the Best High End Samsung PC Monitor?

Samsung C34F791WQN

$670.00
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34"
3440 X 1440
PIXELS
RESOLUTION
4ms
RESPONSE TIME
178°
HORIZONTAL
178°
VERTICAL
$81
OVER 5 YEARS
E

If you're looking for a high end Samsung PC monitor then the Samsung C34F791WQN takes some beating. It has a Kagoo Score of 76, but is a bit more expensive at $670.

Features We Love:
Big display diagonal (34")
3440 x 1440 pixels resolution
Faster than average response time (4ms)
Wide horizontal viewing angle (178°)
Built-in USB hub

A multi award winning and display diagonal 3440 x 1440 pixels resolution PC display, with low running costs and the latest technology. It has a built-in USB hub, a built-in speaker and a headphone out and features Picture-in-Picture support. Purchasers report that this PC display hasa good screen, it has superb colour saturation and it's very good-looking.

93
Reviews
181 Reviews + 15 Awards
80
Features
Fully-Featured
66
Value for Money
Good
79
Running Costs
$81 Over 5 Years
76
Kagoo Score
Very Good

Our review analysis indicates that Samsung C34F791WQN has great expert reviews and good user reviews with 93% of buyers recommending this LCD screen to others.

Expert Reviews Recommended
uk.hardware.info Excellent
itpro.co.uk Recommended
pcauthority.com.au Recommended
kitguru.net Worth Buying
Digitaltrends.com Editor's Choice
besteproduct.nl 4 Star
hardware.info Excellent
techzine.nl Gold
benchmark.pl Good Product
datormagazin.se Best in Test
hardwareluxx.ru Excellent Hardware
hardwareluxx.de Excellent Hardware
allround-pc.com Recommended Product
prad.de Good
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What is the Best Budget Choice Samsung PC Monitor?

Samsung C24F390F

$129.99
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24"
1080P
RESOLUTION
4ms
RESPONSE TIME
178°
VERTICAL
178°
HORIZONTAL
A

At only $129.99 and with a Kagoo Score of 84 the Samsung C24F390F makes a great budget choice.

Features We Love:
1920 x 1080 (Full HD) pixels resolution (1920x1080 pixels)
Faster than average response time (4ms)
Wide horizontal viewing angle (178°)
Wide vertical viewing angle (178°)
High typical contrast ratio (3000:1)

A fully featured and award winning 24" PC display, with a fair price.

96
Reviews
34 Reviews + 2 Awards
84
Features
Fully-Featured
80
Popularity
Quite Popular
83
Value for Money
Very Good
84
Kagoo Score
Excellent

Multiple reviews mentioned that Samsung C24F390F has marvellous user reviews with an average user rating of 94%, based on 28 reviews.

hardware.info Excellent
vido.com.ua Recommended

The Samsung C24F390F is 547.8mm wide, 326.3mm tall, 87.6mm deep and weighs 2.8kg.

Samsung C24F390F front view
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In This Guide
Should You Buy a Samsung PC Monitor?
Is Samsung the Best PC Monitor Brand?
What Do the Samsung PC Monitor Reviews Say?
How Many Industry Awards Have Samsung PC Monitors Received?
How Reliable Are Samsung PC Monitors?
Features to Look Out For On Samsung PC Monitors
Samsung Magicupscale
Samsung Magicbright
Samsung Eco Saving Plus
Samsung Metal QD Technology
What is the Best Mid-Range Samsung PC Monitor?
What is the Best High End Samsung PC Monitor?
What is the Best Budget Choice Samsung PC Monitor?

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