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Should You Buy a Samsung PC Monitor?

Matthew
Updated 01 July 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, 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 4,500 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 $54 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 $1,462 for the PM55H 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 $414.

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
United States
95%
95%
8,267 reviews
#2
HP
United States
95%
95%
4,019 reviews
#3
Taiwan
94%
94%
16,033 reviews
#4
Taiwan
94%
94%
2,850 reviews
#5
Taiwan
94%
94%
10,290 reviews
#6
LG
South Korea
94%
94%
8,472 reviews
#7
South Korea
91%
91%
7,653 reviews
#8
Taiwan
90%
90%
10,011 reviews
#9
AOC
Taiwan
90%
90%
7,562 reviews
#10
NEC
Japan
87%
87%
444 reviews
#11
China
87%
87%
973 reviews
#12
Netherlands
85%
85%
1,573 reviews
#13
Japan
83%
83%
566 reviews
#14
Japan
83%
83%
2,371 reviews
#15
82%
82%
41 reviews
#16
MSI
79%
79%
438 reviews
#17
ELO
76%
76%
4 reviews
#18
75%
75%
336 reviews
#19
V7
74%
74%
9 reviews
#20
Sceptre
74%
74%
331 reviews
#21
GeChic
73%
73%
54 reviews
#22
Alienware
United States
72%
72%
432 reviews
#23
72%
72%
182 reviews
#24
Japan
72%
72%
1 review
#25
LILLIPUT
68%
68%
1 review
#26
AG Neovo
65%
65%
1 review
#27
Gigabyte
64%
64%
31 reviews
#28
Viotek
64%
64%
5 reviews
#29
Viewera
63%
63%
0 reviews
#30
Taiwan
63%
63%
0 reviews
#31
Japan
62%
62%
1 review
#32
CTL
61%
61%
0 reviews
#33
Japan
61%
61%
0 reviews
#34
61%
61%
0 reviews
#35
59%
59%
0 reviews
#36
ViewZ
59%
59%
0 reviews
#37
DoubleSight
58%
58%
0 reviews
#38
Elo TouchSystems
57%
57%
2 reviews
#39
57%
57%
0 reviews
#40
Mimo Monitors
57%
57%
0 reviews
#41
Tatung
54%
54%
0 reviews
#42
AVUE
54%
54%
0 reviews
#43
Hanwha
54%
54%
0 reviews
#44
Pelco
53%
53%
0 reviews
#45
ZOWIE
53%
53%
0 reviews
#46
Bematech
53%
53%
0 reviews
#47
Wacom
53%
53%
0 reviews
#48
Peerless
53%
53%
0 reviews
#49
ADTECHNO
53%
53%
0 reviews
#50
Ikegami
53%
53%
0 reviews
#51
Feelworld
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 70 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 $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
$330
$0 $50 $100 $150 $200 $250 $300 $350 $400 $450 $7,899
Price Distribution of All PC Monitors
No. Of PC Monitors
Average Price
$414
$0 $50 $100 $150 $200 $250 $300 $350 $400 $450 $7,849
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
147
4 stars
212
3 stars
45
2 stars
6
1 star
0
Samsung logo

User Reviews

5 stars
4,449
4 stars
1,259
3 stars
389
2 stars
226
1 star
344
Samsung has a higher proportion of 4 and 5 star user reviews for its PC monitors than most other brands. However the proportion of 4 and 5 star expert reviews are actually lower.

Over 88% 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, robust and nicely designed. 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%
39 reviews
64%
11 reviews
74%
24 reviews
66%
14 reviews
84%
16 reviews
78%
18 reviews
monitornerds.com logo
89%
25 reviews
90%
20 reviews
91%
26 reviews
91%
10 reviews
88%
18 reviews
91%
9 reviews
Les Numeriques.com logo
84%
28 reviews
79%
19 reviews
87%
11 reviews
81%
16 reviews
80%
14 reviews
71%
13 reviews
Techradar logo
78%
18 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
80%
21 reviews
79%
17 reviews
79%
14 reviews
74%
7 reviews
79%
14 reviews
kitguru.net logo
86%
24 reviews
82%
21 reviews
80%
7 reviews
81%
16 reviews
85%
2 reviews
88%
3 reviews
altomdata.dk logo
82%
17 reviews
77%
15 reviews
83%
8 reviews
74%
14 reviews
86%
8 reviews
78%
8 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
90%
6 reviews
69%
9 reviews
gadgetspeak.com logo
84%
1 review
81%
20 reviews
80%
16 reviews
81%
18 reviews
80%
2 reviews
79%
5 reviews
CNET.com logo
76%
13 reviews
80%
36 reviews
73%
12 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
tweakers.net logo
89%
9 reviews
80%
12 reviews
94%
7 reviews
91%
7 reviews
86%
16 reviews
80%
6 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
88%
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%
499 reviews
61%
422 reviews
69%
378 reviews
63%
254 reviews
65%
245 reviews
66%
205 reviews
Average
82%
796 reviews
79%
692 reviews
81%
629 reviews
79%
460 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 147 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 147 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
12
kitguru.net logo
24
18
6
15
2
3
uk.hardware.info logo
12
17
14
8
5
9
prad.de logo
18
5
10
4
4
2
tomshardware.com logo
9
8
14
2
6
tomshardware.co.uk logo
10
8
11
2
8
chip.com.my logo
12
7
10
4
3
1
altomdata.dk logo
9
9
5
5
6
3
Expert Reviews logo
5
12
7
4
1
8
ua.gecid.com logo
13
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
Digital Versus logo
9
2
7
2
5
3dnews.ru logo
13
7
1
1
2
xfastest.com logo
14
4
5
Digitaltrends.com logo
2
1
4
9
5
vido.com.ua logo
6
2
2
7
4
Trusted Reviews logo
2
3
3
4
9
Other Expert Sites
369
245
179
119
127
87
Total
581
387
310
203
217
147

How Reliable Are Samsung PC Monitors?

We checked over 100,000 reviews to find comments about the reliability of Samsung PC monitors. over 520 of these reviews mention reliability of which 95% were positive. Therefore the vast majority of Samsung PC monitor owners and reviewers thought the product was reliable.

95% 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 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
great build quality
macworld.co.uk
well-built monitor which partners modern looks with smartphone-friendly features
alphr.com
It's sturdy
Trusted Reviews
It's clearly engineered
reviewed.com
robust colors
PC Mag
it may not be an issue if you have a very sturdy desk
Digitaltrends.com
Excellent Build Quality
currys.co.uk
This display is very well made with a large
Bhphotovideo.com
Fine tuning is tough the graphics poor
Bestbuy.com
durable components made to last
Amazon
Sturdy snap-together stand
Newegg.com

NOT RELIABLE

You can't argue with build quality or colour consistency
macworld.co.uk
It arrived safely with no damage
Amazon
especially if durability in not as thought
amazon.co.uk
My 2nd 32" SAMSUNG Curved Monitor Screen broken from exact same RIGHT middle spot
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, samsung magicbright and eco saving plus.

Samsung Magicupscale

Samsung PC monitors that feature samsung magicupscale include the Samsung S22F350FH ($148).

Samsung Magicbright

Samsung PC monitors that feature samsung magicbright include the Samsung S22F350FH ($148).

Samsung Eco Saving Plus

Samsung PC monitors that feature eco saving plus include the Samsung C27F398 ($210) and the Samsung S22F350FH ($148).

Samsung Virtual Aim Point

Samsung PC monitors that feature Virtual Aim Point include the Samsung C49RG90 ($1,380) and the Samsung C27RG5 ($399).

What is the Best High End Samsung PC Monitor?

Samsung LS34J550WQ

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34.1"
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PIXELS
RESOLUTION
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RESPONSE TIME
178°
VERTICAL
178°
HORIZONTAL
$134
OVER 5 YEARS
A

If you're looking for a high end Samsung PC monitor then the Samsung LS34J550WQ takes some beating. It has a Kagoo Score of 76, but is a bit more expensive at $379.99.

Features We Love:
3440 x 1440 pixels resolution
Big display diagonal (34.1")
Faster than average response time (4ms)
High typical contrast ratio (3000:1)
Features Picture-in-Picture support

A display diagonal and fully featured 3440 x 1440 pixels resolution PC screen, with low running costs. It features Picture-in-Picture support and Plug & Play and has a headphone out and an HDMI.

80
Features
Fully-Featured
72
Popularity
Quite Popular
66
Value for Money
Good
73
Running Costs
$130 Over 5 Years
76
Kagoo Score
Very Good
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What is the Best Budget Choice Samsung PC Monitor?

Samsung S24E650DW

$154.99
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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 $154.99 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
Very wide horizontal viewing angle (178°)
Very wide vertical viewing angle (178°)

A fully featured and top-rated 24" LCD screen, with a reasonable price. It has a built-in USB hub, a built-in speaker and a headphone out and features Plug & Play. Purchasers report that this LCD screen hasa good screen, it has good colour saturation and it's really good-looking.

93
Reviews
27 Reviews
84
Features
Fully-Featured
87
Popularity
Widely Available
84
Value for Money
Very Good
84
Kagoo Score
Excellent

Our review analysis indicates that Samsung S24E650DW has good expert reviews and great user reviews with an average overall rating of 82%, based on 27 reviews.

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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 High End Samsung PC Monitor?
What is the Best Budget Choice Samsung PC Monitor?

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