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Should You Buy a Samsung PC Monitor?

Updated 12 November 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 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 $70 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 $6,174 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 $396.

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%
16,271 reviews
#2
Taiwan
93%
93%
10,186 reviews
#3
United States
93%
93%
8,486 reviews
#4
Taiwan
92%
92%
2,650 reviews
#5
LG
South Korea
92%
92%
8,288 reviews
#6
HP
United States
92%
92%
4,533 reviews
#7
South Korea
89%
89%
7,249 reviews
#8
Taiwan
89%
89%
10,030 reviews
#9
AOC
Taiwan
88%
88%
7,579 reviews
#10
NEC
Japan
85%
85%
444 reviews
#11
Netherlands
83%
83%
1,540 reviews
#12
China
82%
82%
878 reviews
#13
MSI
82%
82%
340 reviews
#14
81%
81%
41 reviews
#15
Japan
79%
79%
2,380 reviews
#16
Japan
79%
79%
561 reviews
#17
74%
74%
349 reviews
#18
V7
73%
73%
9 reviews
#19
GeChic
73%
73%
53 reviews
#20
Sceptre
72%
72%
331 reviews
#21
72%
72%
170 reviews
#22
ELO
71%
71%
4 reviews
#23
Japan
70%
70%
1 review
#24
Alienware
United States
70%
70%
427 reviews
#25
Viotek
69%
69%
1 review
#26
LILLIPUT
68%
68%
1 review
#27
AG Neovo
67%
67%
1 review
#28
Pelco
62%
62%
0 reviews
#29
62%
62%
0 reviews
#30
Taiwan
61%
61%
0 reviews
#31
Viewera
60%
60%
0 reviews
#32
Japan
58%
58%
0 reviews
#33
CTL
58%
58%
0 reviews
#34
57%
57%
0 reviews
#35
ViewZ
57%
57%
0 reviews
#36
DoubleSight
56%
56%
0 reviews
#37
Elo TouchSystems
56%
56%
2 reviews
#38
AVUE
55%
55%
0 reviews
#39
55%
55%
0 reviews
#40
Mimo Monitors
55%
55%
0 reviews
#41
Dahua Technology
55%
55%
0 reviews
#42
Aopen
54%
54%
2 reviews
#43
Bematech
54%
54%
0 reviews
#44
Crossover
53%
53%
0 reviews
#45
Wacom
53%
53%
0 reviews
#46
Logik
United Kingdom
53%
53%
0 reviews
#47
Peerless
51%
51%
0 reviews
#48
Ikegami
51%
51%
0 reviews
#49
ADTECHNO
51%
51%
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.

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 $30 (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
$276
$0 $50 $100 $150 $200 $250 $300 $350 $400 $450 $4,099
Price Distribution of All PC Monitors
No. Of PC Monitors
Average Price
$396
$0 $100 $200 $300 $400 $500 $600 $700 $800 $900 $173,299
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
149
4 stars
209
3 stars
47
2 stars
5
1 star
0
Samsung logo

User Reviews

5 stars
4,175
4 stars
1,170
3 stars
365
2 stars
213
1 star
338
Samsung has a lower proportion of 4 and 5 star expert and user reviews for its PC monitors than most other PC monitor 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 85% respectively across all PC Monitor brands.

Purchasers of Samsung PC monitors frequently mentioned that the product was easy to use, solidly made and thoughtfully 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 DELL Philips Samsung
prad.de logo
74%
40 reviews
64%
11 reviews
74%
24 reviews
84%
17 reviews
69%
11 reviews
77%
20 reviews
monitornerds.com logo
90%
27 reviews
90%
21 reviews
90%
27 reviews
88%
18 reviews
91%
9 reviews
91%
9 reviews
Les Numeriques.com logo
84%
28 reviews
79%
19 reviews
87%
11 reviews
79%
15 reviews
81%
16 reviews
71%
14 reviews
Techradar logo
79%
18 reviews
77%
14 reviews
78%
26 reviews
79%
6 reviews
77%
19 reviews
71%
14 reviews
PC Mag logo
77%
18 reviews
73%
14 reviews
74%
25 reviews
79%
22 reviews
74%
7 reviews
74%
8 reviews
Expert Reviews logo
75%
11 reviews
79%
21 reviews
78%
16 reviews
74%
7 reviews
79%
14 reviews
79%
14 reviews
altomdata.dk logo
81%
17 reviews
77%
15 reviews
83%
9 reviews
86%
8 reviews
73%
15 reviews
77%
7 reviews
kitguru.net logo
86%
24 reviews
83%
20 reviews
80%
6 reviews
85%
2 reviews
81%
14 reviews
88%
3 reviews
playwares.com logo
79%
13 reviews
81%
6 reviews
82%
32 reviews
86%
2 reviews
78%
8 reviews
82%
6 reviews
Digital Versus logo
90%
16 reviews
76%
11 reviews
92%
10 reviews
90%
6 reviews
80%
11 reviews
69%
9 reviews
CNET.com logo
76%
14 reviews
80%
37 reviews
73%
12 reviews
Trusted Reviews logo
76%
7 reviews
78%
12 reviews
74%
13 reviews
81%
10 reviews
80%
4 reviews
81%
13 reviews
gadgetspeak.com logo
84%
1 review
81%
19 reviews
80%
16 reviews
80%
2 reviews
80%
16 reviews
79%
5 reviews
tweakers.net logo
90%
10 reviews
82%
11 reviews
95%
8 reviews
86%
16 reviews
91%
7 reviews
83%
7 reviews
Chip.de logo
87%
16 reviews
77%
7 reviews
85%
4 reviews
85%
17 reviews
77%
4 reviews
81%
11 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
79%
10 reviews
80%
10 reviews
78%
5 reviews
77%
6 reviews
computertotaal.nl logo
88%
9 reviews
80%
6 reviews
89%
7 reviews
77%
3 reviews
84%
7 reviews
81%
7 reviews
topnewreview.com logo
80%
8 reviews
80%
12 reviews
77%
7 reviews
60%
1 review
78%
6 reviews
95%
4 reviews
pcmonitors.info logo
86%
5 reviews
85%
14 reviews
87%
4 reviews
87%
5 reviews
86%
3 reviews
86%
5 reviews
Other Expert Sites
60%
505 reviews
61%
413 reviews
69%
374 reviews
65%
248 reviews
63%
253 reviews
66%
207 reviews
Average
81%
800 reviews
78%
689 reviews
82%
629 reviews
81%
452 reviews
79%
446 reviews
79%
382 reviews

How Many Industry Awards Have Samsung PC Monitors Received?

After checking thousands of expert review websites we found 149 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 149 awards for its PC monitors.

Compare all award winning PC monitors

Number of Awards Asus AOC Benq DELL Philips Samsung
hardware.info logo
18
14
18
7
9
14
kitguru.net logo
24
18
5
2
13
3
uk.hardware.info logo
12
17
13
5
8
10
tomshardware.com logo
9
8
14
6
2
tomshardware.co.uk logo
10
8
11
8
2
prad.de logo
17
5
10
4
1
2
altomdata.dk logo
8
9
6
6
5
2
chip.com.my logo
11
7
10
3
4
1
Expert Reviews logo
5
11
6
1
4
8
ua.gecid.com logo
15
4
1
5
6
2
HEXUS.net logo
8
7
5
3
5
PC Mag logo
6
5
5
11
Les Numeriques.com logo
9
6
5
3
3
greentechreviews.ru logo
12
9
5
Digital Versus logo
9
2
7
5
2
3dnews.ru logo
13
7
1
1
2
vido.com.ua logo
6
2
7
2
5
xfastest.com logo
14
3
5
Trusted Reviews logo
2
3
3
4
9
Digitaltrends.com logo
2
1
4
9
5
Other Expert Sites
366
245
177
130
117
86
Total
576
384
307
220
194
149

How Reliable Are Samsung PC Monitors?

We checked over 100,000 reviews to find comments about the reliability of Samsung PC monitors. 520+ 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

The build is sturdy
benchmarkreviews.com
well-built monitor which partners modern looks with smartphone-friendly features
alphr.com
it may not be an issue if you have a very sturdy desk
Digitaltrends.com
great build quality
macworld.co.uk
The Samsung Series 9 monitors have been designed with built in colour calibration to produce a high quality image for photographers
Ephotozine
robust colors
PC Mag
It's sturdy
Trusted Reviews
It's clearly engineered
reviewed.com
as mentioned in other reviews the monitor is very bright out the box as with all monitors so I've just used the built in menu to adjust it to a level I find use-able
Amazon
Excellent Build Quality
currys.co.uk
no built in speakers
Bestbuy.com

NOT RELIABLE

You can't argue with build quality or colour consistency
macworld.co.uk
A broken screen on my laptop
Amazon
especially if durability in not as thought
amazon.co.uk
broke bad
Bestbuy.com
Poor 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, eco saving plus and samsung magicbright.

Samsung Magicupscale

Samsung PC monitors that feature samsung magicupscale include the Samsung S22F350FHN ($123), the Samsung LS27E310HSG ($202) and the Samsung LS24D300HLR ($142).

Samsung Eco Saving Plus

Samsung PC monitors that feature eco saving plus include the Samsung C27F398 ($176) and the Samsung S22F350FHN ($123).

Samsung Magicbright

Samsung PC monitors that feature samsung magicbright include the Samsung S22F350FHN ($123) and the Samsung LS27E310HSG ($202).

Samsung Nano Crystal

Samsung PC monitors that feature nano crystal include the Samsung C49HG90DMN ($769).

What is the Best Mid-Range Samsung PC Monitor?

Samsung C27F398

$176.00
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27"
1080P
RESOLUTION
4ms
RESPONSE TIME
178°
VERTICAL
178°
HORIZONTAL
A

A great mid range choice, priced at $176 is the Samsung C27F398, which has a Kagoo Score of 82.

Features We Love:
Eco saving plus
1920 x 1080 (Full HD) pixels resolution (1920x1080 pixels)
Big display diagonal (27")
Faster than average response time (4ms)
Very wide vertical viewing angle (178°)

A critically acclaimed and fully featured 27" flatpanel monitor, with a fair price. Our review analysis indicates that this flatpanel monitor hasa good screen, it has an excellent picture quality and it's very good-looking.

96
Reviews
84 Reviews
83
Features
Fully-Featured
72
Popularity
Quite Popular
81
Value for Money
Very Good
82
Kagoo Score
Excellent

Multiple reviews mentioned that Samsung C27F398 has outstanding expert reviews and marvellous user reviews with 96% of buyers recommending this PC monitor to others.

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Unboxing Samsung CF398 Series Curved 27-Inch FHD Monitor (C27F398) ACO
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Samsung C27F398 27-Inch Curved LED Monitor UNBOXING

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What is the Best High End Samsung PC Monitor?

Samsung C27HG70QQN

$480.17
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Samsung C27HG70QQN
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2560 X 1440
PIXELS
RESOLUTION
27"
1ms
RESPONSE TIME
178°
VERTICAL
178°
HORIZONTAL
$73
OVER 5 YEARS
D

If you're looking for a high end Samsung PC monitor then the Samsung C27HG70QQN takes some beating. It has a Kagoo Score of 81, but is a bit more expensive at $480.17.

Features We Love:
Big display diagonal (27")
2560 x 1440 pixels resolution
Faster than average response time (1ms)
Built-in USB hub
High typical contrast ratio (3000:1)

An award winning and very economical to run 27" PC screen, with a good price and the latest technology. It has a built-in USB hub, a headphone out and an HDMI and features Plug & Play. Owners report that has a good screen, it has an outstanding picture quality and it's very good-looking.

92
Reviews
87 Reviews + 3 Awards
82
Features
Fully-Featured
80
Popularity
Widely Available
76
Value for Money
Very Good
85
Running Costs
$73 Over 5 Years
81
Kagoo Score
Excellent

Multiple reviews mentioned that Samsung C27HG70QQN has great expert reviews and good user reviews with 88% of buyers recommending this PC screen to others.

Expert Reviews Recommended
alphr.com Recommended
hardware.info Excellent
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AVIS/TEST SAMSUNG C27HG70 (2eme PARTIE)
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What is the Best Budget Choice Samsung PC Monitor?

Samsung C27F390FHN

$209.95
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27"
1080P
RESOLUTION
4ms
RESPONSE TIME
178°
VERTICAL
178°
HORIZONTAL
A

At only $209.95 and with a Kagoo Score of 83 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 screen, with a good price and the latest technology. Purchasers report that has a good screen, it has a superb picture quality and good colour saturation.

96
Reviews
34 Reviews + 2 Awards
83
Features
Fully-Featured
76
Popularity
Quite Popular
82
Value for Money
Very Good
83
Kagoo Score
Excellent

Customers report that Samsung C27F390FHN has superb user reviews with 96% of buyers recommending this PC monitor to others.

hardware.info Excellent
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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 Nano Crystal
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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