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Should You Buy a Samsung PC Monitor?

Matthew
Updated 06 February 2020
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Samsung is one of the most popular PC monitor brands as well as being well known for its 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 $55 for the S24A450B which has a display diagonal of 24" and is a PC monitor that has a resolution of 1920 x 1200 and go up to $1,308 for the C49RG90 which has a display diagonal of 48.8" and is a PC monitor that has a resolution of 5120 x 1440. The average price of a new Samsung PC monitor is $335.

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%
16,229 reviews
#2
Taiwan
93%
93%
10,188 reviews
#3
United States
93%
93%
8,494 reviews
#4
Taiwan
93%
93%
2,650 reviews
#5
HP
United States
92%
92%
4,539 reviews
#6
LG
South Korea
92%
92%
8,333 reviews
#7
South Korea
90%
90%
7,228 reviews
#8
Taiwan
89%
89%
10,019 reviews
#9
AOC
Taiwan
88%
88%
7,528 reviews
#10
NEC
Japan
86%
86%
444 reviews
#11
China
84%
84%
878 reviews
#12
Netherlands
83%
83%
1,560 reviews
#13
80%
80%
41 reviews
#14
Japan
80%
80%
561 reviews
#15
Japan
80%
80%
2,392 reviews
#16
MSI
80%
80%
342 reviews
#17
Sceptre
74%
74%
331 reviews
#18
74%
74%
341 reviews
#19
73%
73%
177 reviews
#20
V7
73%
73%
9 reviews
#21
ELO
72%
72%
4 reviews
#22
Alienware
United States
71%
71%
429 reviews
#23
Viotek
70%
70%
1 review
#24
Japan
70%
70%
1 review
#25
GeChic
69%
69%
54 reviews
#26
AG Neovo
67%
67%
1 review
#27
LILLIPUT
67%
67%
1 review
#28
Gigabyte
65%
65%
31 reviews
#29
62%
62%
0 reviews
#30
Viewera
62%
62%
0 reviews
#31
Apple
61%
61%
185 reviews
#32
Japan
60%
60%
0 reviews
#33
Taiwan
60%
60%
0 reviews
#34
AVUE
58%
58%
0 reviews
#35
DoubleSight
56%
56%
0 reviews
#36
Elo TouchSystems
56%
56%
2 reviews
#37
CTL
56%
56%
0 reviews
#38
56%
56%
0 reviews
#39
Hanwha
55%
55%
0 reviews
#40
ViewZ
55%
55%
0 reviews
#41
Aopen
55%
55%
2 reviews
#42
Mimo Monitors
55%
55%
0 reviews
#43
Logik
United Kingdom
53%
53%
0 reviews
#44
Bematech
53%
53%
0 reviews
#45
Crossover
53%
53%
0 reviews
#46
Wacom
53%
53%
0 reviews
#47
52%
52%
0 reviews
#48
Pelco
52%
52%
0 reviews
#49
Peerless
52%
52%
0 reviews
#50
ADTECHNO
52%
52%
0 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, eco saving plus and samsung magicbright which sets them apart from the competition. When it comes to energy efficiency the average annual running cost of Samsung PC monitor is $30 (based on a person typically using a PC monitor for 8 hours per day), which makes them more efficient than most other PC monitor brands.

However Samsung PC monitors tend to be more expensive than most other PC monitor brands making them a less popular choice with consumers.

No. Of PC Monitors
Average Price
$287
$0 $50 $100 $150 $200 $250 $300 $350 $400 $450 $10,049
Price Distribution of All PC Monitors
No. Of PC Monitors
Average Price
$335
$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
148
4 stars
208
3 stars
47
2 stars
6
1 star
0
Samsung logo

User Reviews

5 stars
4,156
4 stars
1,169
3 stars
366
2 stars
224
1 star
334
Samsung has a lower proportion of 4 and 5 star expert and user reviews for its PC monitors than most other brands.

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

Purchasers of Samsung PC monitors frequently mentioned that the product was easy to use, had a good design and was robust. Their PC monitors have also won 140+ awards.

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
73%
38 reviews
64%
11 reviews
74%
24 reviews
67%
12 reviews
84%
16 reviews
78%
19 reviews
monitornerds.com logo
90%
26 reviews
90%
20 reviews
91%
25 reviews
91%
10 reviews
88%
18 reviews
91%
8 reviews
Les Numeriques.com logo
84%
28 reviews
79%
19 reviews
85%
12 reviews
81%
16 reviews
80%
14 reviews
71%
14 reviews
Techradar logo
79%
19 reviews
77%
14 reviews
78%
26 reviews
77%
20 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%
20 reviews
78%
16 reviews
79%
14 reviews
74%
7 reviews
78%
13 reviews
altomdata.dk logo
81%
18 reviews
77%
15 reviews
83%
9 reviews
74%
14 reviews
86%
8 reviews
78%
8 reviews
kitguru.net logo
86%
24 reviews
83%
20 reviews
80%
7 reviews
81%
16 reviews
85%
2 reviews
88%
3 reviews
playwares.com logo
79%
13 reviews
81%
6 reviews
82%
32 reviews
78%
8 reviews
86%
2 reviews
82%
6 reviews
CNET.com logo
76%
14 reviews
80%
37 reviews
73%
12 reviews
Digital Versus logo
90%
16 reviews
76%
11 reviews
92%
10 reviews
80%
11 reviews
90%
6 reviews
69%
9 reviews
tweakers.net logo
90%
10 reviews
82%
11 reviews
95%
8 reviews
91%
7 reviews
86%
16 reviews
83%
7 reviews
Trusted Reviews logo
76%
7 reviews
78%
12 reviews
74%
13 reviews
80%
4 reviews
81%
10 reviews
81%
13 reviews
Chip.de logo
87%
16 reviews
77%
7 reviews
85%
4 reviews
77%
4 reviews
85%
17 reviews
81%
11 reviews
gadgetspeak.com logo
84%
1 review
81%
19 reviews
80%
16 reviews
80%
16 reviews
80%
2 reviews
79%
5 reviews
chip.com.tr logo
87%
6 reviews
85%
30 reviews
86%
17 reviews
84%
1 review
techadvisor.co.uk logo
80%
7 reviews
81%
11 reviews
79%
10 reviews
78%
5 reviews
80%
10 reviews
77%
6 reviews
computertotaal.nl logo
89%
8 reviews
80%
6 reviews
89%
7 reviews
84%
7 reviews
80%
4 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
pcmonitors.info logo
86%
6 reviews
85%
14 reviews
87%
4 reviews
86%
3 reviews
87%
5 reviews
86%
5 reviews
Other Expert Sites
60%
499 reviews
61%
413 reviews
69%
372 reviews
63%
257 reviews
65%
249 reviews
65%
204 reviews
Average
81%
795 reviews
78%
685 reviews
82%
627 reviews
79%
454 reviews
81%
451 reviews
79%
377 reviews

How Many Industry Awards Have Samsung PC Monitors Received?

After checking thousands of expert review websites we found 143 industry awards for Samsung PC monitors. The table below compares the number of awards received by Samsung to other popular PC monitor brands. The largest number of awards provided by each review source is highlighted in green.

Samsung has won 143 awards for its PC monitors.

Compare all award winning PC monitors

Number of Awards Asus AOC Benq Philips DELL Samsung
hardware.info logo
18
15
17
10
7
13
kitguru.net logo
24
18
6
15
2
3
uk.hardware.info logo
12
17
12
8
5
9
prad.de logo
17
5
10
2
4
2
tomshardware.co.uk logo
10
8
11
2
8
tomshardware.com logo
8
8
14
2
6
altomdata.dk logo
9
9
6
5
6
3
chip.com.my logo
11
7
10
4
3
1
Expert Reviews logo
5
11
6
4
1
7
ua.gecid.com logo
15
4
1
6
5
2
HEXUS.net logo
8
7
5
6
3
PC Mag logo
6
5
5
11
greentechreviews.ru logo
13
9
5
Les Numeriques.com logo
9
6
5
3
3
3dnews.ru logo
14
7
1
1
2
Digital Versus logo
9
2
7
2
5
xfastest.com logo
14
4
5
Trusted Reviews logo
2
3
3
4
9
vido.com.ua logo
6
2
2
7
4
Digitaltrends.com logo
2
1
4
9
4
Other Expert Sites
363
244
177
119
131
84
Total
575
385
306
201
221
143

How Reliable Are Samsung PC Monitors?

We checked over 100,000 reviews to find comments about the reliability of Samsung PC monitors. over 510 of these reviews mention reliability of which 93% were positive. Therefore the vast majority of Samsung PC monitor owners and reviewers thought the product was reliable.

93% 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 may not be an issue if you have a very sturdy desk
Digitaltrends.com
It's clearly engineered
reviewed.com
has smartphone-friendly technology built in
alphr.com
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
The build is sturdy
benchmarkreviews.com
robust colors
PC Mag
It's sturdy
Trusted Reviews
feels sturdy enough (although the monitor does shake a bit if you touch/push it
amazon.co.uk
Good Build Quality
currys.co.uk
The only thing is I wish it had built in speakers
Bhphotovideo.com

NOT RELIABLE

You can't argue with build quality or colour consistency
macworld.co.uk
Poor Quality The unit can damage easily i moved the screen up
amazon.co.uk
not solve a simple engineering problem like this
Bestbuy.com
as if the setting was broken
Newegg.com
The back of the monitor does seem quite plasticky
Amazon
Mediocre Build Quality
currys.co.uk

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, eco saving plus and samsung magicbright.

Samsung Magicupscale

Samsung PC monitors that feature samsung magicupscale include the Samsung S22F350FHN ($89), the Samsung LS27E310HSG ($175) and the Samsung LS24D300HLR ($133).

Samsung Eco Saving Plus

Samsung PC monitors that feature eco saving plus include the Samsung S22F350FHN ($89) and the Samsung C27F398 ($150).

Samsung Magicbright

Samsung PC monitors that feature samsung magicbright include the Samsung S22F350FHN ($89) and the Samsung LS27E310HSG ($175).

Samsung Virtual Aim Point

Samsung PC monitors that feature Virtual Aim Point include the Samsung C49RG90SSN ($1,308) and the Samsung C27RG5 ($399).

What is the Best Mid-Range Samsung PC Monitor?

Samsung C32F391FWN

$199.99
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32"
1080P
RESOLUTION
4ms
RESPONSE TIME
178°
VERTICAL
178°
HORIZONTAL
A+

A great mid range choice, priced at $199.99 is the Samsung C32F391FWN, which has a Kagoo Score of 81.

Features We Love:
1920 x 1080 (Full HD) pixels resolution (1920x1080 pixels)
Big display diagonal (32")
Faster than average response time (4ms)
Wide vertical viewing angle (178°)
Very wide horizontal viewing angle (178°)

A display diagonal and award winning 1920 x 1080 (1080p) pixels resolution PC screen, with a low price and a very good spec. Multiple reviews mentioned that has a good screen, it has an outstanding picture quality and it's very good-looking.

94
Reviews
570 Reviews + 1 Award
82
Features
Fully-Featured
81
Popularity
Widely Available
77
Value for Money
Very Good
81
Kagoo Score
Excellent

Customers report that Samsung C32F391FWN has very good expert reviews and very good user reviews with 94% of buyers recommending this LCD screen to others.

hardware.info Excellent
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What is the Best High End Samsung PC Monitor?

Samsung C34F791WQN

$799.99
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Samsung C34F791WQN
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Samsung C34F791WQN
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 78, but is a bit more expensive at $799.99.

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 very economical to run and multi award winning 3440 x 1440 pixels resolution flatpanel monitor, with a very good spec and display diagonal. It has a built-in USB hub, a built-in speaker and a headphone out and features Picture-in-Picture support. Our review analysis indicates that this flatpanel monitor hasa good screen, it has brilliant colour saturation and it's very good-looking.

93
Reviews
181 Reviews + 15 Awards
81
Features
Fully-Featured
80
Popularity
Widely Available
66
Value for Money
Good
82
Running Costs
$81 Over 5 Years
78
Kagoo Score
Very Good

Multiple reviews mentioned that Samsung C34F791WQN has great expert reviews and good user reviews with 93% of buyers recommending this PC 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 C27F390FHN

$155.00
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27"
1080P
RESOLUTION
4ms
RESPONSE TIME
178°
VERTICAL
178°
HORIZONTAL
A

At only $155 and with a Kagoo Score of 82 the Samsung C27F390FHN makes a great budget choice.

Features We Love:
1920 x 1080 (Full HD) pixels resolution (1920x1080 pixels)
Big display diagonal (27")
Faster than average response time (4ms)
Wide horizontal viewing angle (178°)
High typical contrast ratio (3000:1)

A fully featured and award winning 27" PC display, with a fair price and the latest technology. Our review analysis indicates that has a good screen, it has an outstanding picture quality and good colour saturation.

96
Reviews
35 Reviews + 2 Awards
83
Features
Fully-Featured
79
Popularity
Quite Popular
80
Value for Money
Very Good
82
Kagoo Score
Excellent

Our review analysis indicates that Samsung C27F390FHN has excellent user reviews with 96% of buyers recommending this LCD screen to others.

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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 Eco Saving Plus
Samsung Magicbright
Samsung Virtual Aim Point
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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