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Should You Buy a Samsung PC Monitor?

Matthew
Updated 08 October 2020
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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, digital cameras and headphones.

We've collated all the key information on Samsung PC monitors in this handy guide. We've analysed over 6,500 user and expert reviews and 240+ awards from hundreds of different review sites on over 4,500 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 $53 for the S24D360HL which has a display diagonal of 23.6" and is a PC monitor that has a resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD) and go up to $3,199 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 $434.

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%
496 reviews
#2
LG
South Korea
95%
95%
1,369 reviews
#3
Taiwan
94%
94%
566 reviews
#4
Taiwan
94%
94%
170 reviews
#5
HP
United States
94%
94%
262 reviews
#6
United States
94%
94%
333 reviews
#7
South Korea
93%
93%
1,455 reviews
#8
Taiwan
91%
91%
594 reviews
#9
NEC
Japan
90%
90%
95 reviews
#10
China
89%
89%
489 reviews
#11
AOC
Taiwan
87%
87%
231 reviews
#12
Netherlands
83%
83%
148 reviews
#13
Japan
82%
82%
87 reviews
#14
MSI
80%
80%
42 reviews
#15
79%
79%
6 reviews
#16
ELO
76%
76%
4 reviews
#17
74%
74%
4 reviews
#18
V7
73%
73%
1 review
#19
GeChic
70%
70%
17 reviews
#20
Alienware
United States
69%
69%
7 reviews
#21
LILLIPUT
69%
69%
1 review
#22
Japan
66%
66%
0 reviews
#23
Viewera
64%
64%
0 reviews
#24
Sceptre
64%
64%
0 reviews
#25
63%
63%
12 reviews
#26
62%
62%
0 reviews
#27
Japan
60%
60%
0 reviews
#28
DoubleSight
60%
60%
0 reviews
#29
Gigabyte
60%
60%
0 reviews
#30
59%
59%
0 reviews
#31
Taiwan
59%
59%
0 reviews
#32
ZOWIE
59%
59%
0 reviews
#33
Aopen
59%
59%
0 reviews
#34
CTL
58%
58%
0 reviews
#35
Mimo Monitors
57%
57%
0 reviews
#36
Elo TouchSystems
56%
56%
1 review
#37
Bematech
56%
56%
0 reviews
#38
Wacom
55%
55%
0 reviews
#39
AVUE
54%
54%
0 reviews
#40
54%
54%
0 reviews
#41
Pelco
54%
54%
0 reviews
#42
Hanwha
53%
53%
0 reviews
#43
Feelworld
53%
53%
0 reviews
#44
ADTECHNO
53%
53%
0 reviews
#45
Peerless
53%
53%
0 reviews
#46
Viotek
53%
53%
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 80 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 82%.

The average review score for a Samsung PC monitor is 82%.

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 $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
$244
$0 $50 $100 $150 $200 $250 $300 $350 $400 $450 $12,549
Price Distribution of All PC Monitors
No. Of PC Monitors
Average Price
$434
$0 $50 $100 $150 $200 $250 $300 $350 $400 $450 $9,649
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
8
4 stars
43
3 stars
12
2 stars
2
1 star
0
Samsung logo

User Reviews

5 stars
834
4 stars
248
3 stars
98
2 stars
48
1 star
61
Samsung has a lower proportion of 4 and 5 star expert and user reviews for its PC monitors than most other brands.

Over 78% of expert reviews and 84% of user reviews for Samsung PC monitors are 4 stars or higher. This compares to 90% and 88% respectively across all PC Monitor brands.

Purchasers of Samsung PC monitors frequently mentioned that the product was easy to use and good in terms of size. Their PC monitors have also won 10 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 Benq Philips Acer DELL LG Samsung
monitornerds.com logo
94%
6 reviews
94%
1 review
93%
3 reviews
87%
5 reviews
88%
4 reviews
88%
1 review
Les Numeriques.com logo
80%
1 review
80%
2 reviews
80%
3 reviews
73%
3 reviews
65%
4 reviews
prad.de logo
90%
2 reviews
60%
2 reviews
100%
1 review
83%
6 reviews
70%
2 reviews
PC Mag logo
73%
3 reviews
80%
2 reviews
70%
3 reviews
70%
2 reviews
75%
2 reviews
playwares.com logo
81%
6 reviews
74%
1 review
78%
3 reviews
Digitaltrends.com logo
70%
1 review
60%
1 review
80%
4 reviews
67%
3 reviews
Chip.de logo
71%
2 reviews
77%
2 reviews
78%
3 reviews
75%
1 review
Techradar logo
70%
3 reviews
80%
2 reviews
90%
1 review
70%
1 review
ichip.ru logo
73%
1 review
77%
2 reviews
78%
3 reviews
80%
1 review
gadgetspeak.com logo
76%
1 review
78%
4 reviews
80%
2 reviews
Expert Reviews logo
75%
4 reviews
100%
1 review
80%
1 review
benchmark.pl logo
89%
3 reviews
90%
1 review
85%
2 reviews
Lydogbilde.no logo
100%
3 reviews
67%
3 reviews
kitguru.net logo
85%
1 review
75%
2 reviews
78%
3 reviews
komputer.dk logo
88%
1 review
76%
3 reviews
89%
2 reviews
XSreviews.co.uk logo
76%
4 reviews
73%
1 review
kotimikro.fi logo
88%
1 review
80%
2 reviews
79%
2 reviews
relaxedtech.com logo
91%
4 reviews
85%
1 review
straitstimes.com logo
60%
1 review
60%
1 review
80%
2 reviews
techaeris.com logo
80%
2 reviews
92%
2 reviews
Other Expert Sites
54%
23 reviews
55%
29 reviews
60%
20 reviews
65%
22 reviews
48%
17 reviews
61%
23 reviews
Average
78%
58 reviews
77%
56 reviews
80%
50 reviews
79%
47 reviews
76%
45 reviews
73%
37 reviews

How Many Industry Awards Have Samsung PC Monitors Received?

After checking thousands of expert review websites we found 12 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 12 awards for its PC monitors.

Compare all award winning PC monitors

Number of Awards Benq Philips Acer DELL LG Samsung
prad.de logo
2
2
1
6
hardware.info logo
3
2
2
1
2
tomshardware.co.uk logo
1
3
2
uk.hardware.info logo
2
1
1
2
prohardver.hu logo
1
5
relaxedtech.com logo
4
1
tomshardware.com logo
1
2
2
kitguru.net logo
1
1
2
Digitaltrends.com logo
4
Expert Reviews logo
1
1
1
PC Mag logo
1
1
1
elchapuzasinformatico.com logo
3
chip.com.my logo
1
1
1
benchmark.pl logo
2
1
Lydogbilde.no logo
3
tweaknews.net logo
2
bozzabench.com logo
2
tomsguide.com logo
1
1
whatnext.pl logo
2
xfastest.com logo
2
Other Expert Sites
9
7
9
7
6
5
Total
28
16
28
18
26
12

How Reliable Are Samsung PC Monitors?

We checked over 6,500 reviews to find comments about the reliability of Samsung PC monitors. over 70 of these reviews mention reliability of which 91% were positive. Therefore the vast majority of Samsung PC monitor owners and reviewers thought the product was reliable.

91% 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

fairly sturdy stand
Amazon
Excellent Build Quality
currys.co.uk
I admit I am disappointed because this monitor doesn't have built in sound/speakers
Argos.co.uk

NOT RELIABLE

monitors with broken screens
Amazon
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, samsung magicbright and eco saving plus.

Samsung Magicupscale

Samsung PC monitors that feature samsung magicupscale include the Samsung S22F350FH ($132) and the Samsung LS24D300 ($0).

Samsung Magicbright

Samsung PC monitors that feature samsung magicbright include the Samsung S22F350FH ($132).

Samsung Eco Saving Plus

Samsung PC monitors that feature eco saving plus include the Samsung C27F398 ($200) and the Samsung S22F350FH ($132).

Samsung Virtual Aim Point

Samsung PC monitors that feature Virtual Aim Point include the Samsung C49RG90 ($1,262) and the Samsung C27RG5 ($399).

What is the Best Budget Choice Samsung PC Monitor?

Samsung S24E650DW

$117.62
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Samsung S24E650DW
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Samsung S24E650DW
24"
WUXGA
RESOLUTION
4ms
RESPONSE TIME
178°
HORIZONTAL
178°
VERTICAL
B

At only $117.62 and with a Kagoo Score of 84 the Samsung S24E650DW makes a great budget choice.

Features We Love:
1920 x 1200 pixels resolution
Faster than average response time (4ms)
Built-in speaker
Wide horizontal viewing angle (178°)
Very wide vertical viewing angle (178°)

A good value for money and fully featured 24" PC screen. It has a built-in USB hub, a built-in speaker and a headphone out and features Plug & Play.

84
Features
Fully-Featured
87
Popularity
Widely Available
84
Value for Money
Very Good
84
Kagoo Score
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 Magicbright
Samsung Eco Saving Plus
Samsung Virtual Aim Point
What is the Best Budget Choice Samsung PC Monitor?

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