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Should You Buy a Samsung PC Monitor?

Matthew
Updated 30 April 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 4,400 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 $85 for the S22D300 which has a display diagonal of 21.5" and is a PC monitor that has a resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD) and go up to $1,605 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 $513.

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. 8 best PC monitor brand.

Our detailed analysis taking into account all of the above factors found that Samsung is the 8th best PC monitor brand out there.

#1
Taiwan
95%
95%
2,664 reviews
#2
Taiwan
95%
95%
16,413 reviews
#3
HP
United States
95%
95%
4,549 reviews
#4
Taiwan
95%
95%
10,271 reviews
#5
United States
94%
94%
8,285 reviews
#6
LG
South Korea
93%
93%
8,430 reviews
#7
Taiwan
90%
90%
10,050 reviews
#8
South Korea
89%
89%
7,728 reviews
#9
AOC
Taiwan
89%
89%
7,591 reviews
#10
NEC
Japan
88%
88%
444 reviews
#11
Netherlands
84%
84%
1,565 reviews
#12
China
84%
84%
973 reviews
#13
82%
82%
41 reviews
#14
Japan
81%
81%
565 reviews
#15
Japan
81%
81%
2,373 reviews
#16
MSI
80%
80%
436 reviews
#17
ELO
75%
75%
4 reviews
#18
74%
74%
340 reviews
#19
74%
74%
178 reviews
#20
GeChic
72%
72%
54 reviews
#21
Sceptre
71%
71%
331 reviews
#22
V7
71%
71%
9 reviews
#23
Japan
71%
71%
1 review
#24
Alienware
United States
71%
71%
432 reviews
#25
LILLIPUT
67%
67%
1 review
#26
Gigabyte
67%
67%
31 reviews
#27
AG Neovo
64%
64%
1 review
#28
Viewera
62%
62%
0 reviews
#29
Taiwan
62%
62%
0 reviews
#30
Japan
62%
62%
0 reviews
#31
AVUE
59%
59%
0 reviews
#32
58%
58%
0 reviews
#33
ViewZ
58%
58%
0 reviews
#34
DoubleSight
57%
57%
0 reviews
#35
57%
57%
0 reviews
#36
Elo TouchSystems
57%
57%
2 reviews
#37
Hanwha
56%
56%
0 reviews
#38
56%
56%
0 reviews
#39
Mimo Monitors
56%
56%
0 reviews
#40
Wacom
54%
54%
0 reviews
#41
CTL
54%
54%
0 reviews
#42
Bematech
54%
54%
0 reviews
#43
Pelco
53%
53%
0 reviews
#44
Feelworld
52%
52%
0 reviews
#45
Peerless
52%
52%
0 reviews
#46
ADTECHNO
52%
52%
0 reviews
#47
Ikegami
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 60 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. 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
$350
$0 $50 $100 $150 $200 $250 $300 $350 $400 $450 $7,899
Price Distribution of All PC Monitors
No. Of PC Monitors
Average Price
$513
$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
153
4 stars
210
3 stars
46
2 stars
5
1 star
1
Samsung logo

User Reviews

5 stars
4,506
4 stars
1,270
3 stars
394
2 stars
223
1 star
339
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 87% of expert reviews and 86% 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, reliable and carefully designed. Their PC monitors have also won 150+ 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
74%
40 reviews
64%
11 reviews
74%
24 reviews
67%
12 reviews
84%
16 reviews
77%
20 reviews
monitornerds.com logo
90%
27 reviews
90%
20 reviews
91%
26 reviews
91%
10 reviews
88%
18 reviews
91%
10 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
79%
19 reviews
77%
14 reviews
78%
26 reviews
77%
20 reviews
79%
6 reviews
71%
14 reviews
PC Mag logo
77%
19 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
79%
14 reviews
altomdata.dk logo
81%
18 reviews
77%
15 reviews
83%
9 reviews
74%
14 reviews
86%
8 reviews
77%
9 reviews
kitguru.net logo
86%
24 reviews
82%
21 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
Digital Versus logo
90%
16 reviews
76%
11 reviews
92%
10 reviews
80%
11 reviews
90%
6 reviews
68%
8 reviews
CNET.com logo
76%
13 reviews
80%
36 reviews
73%
12 reviews
tweakers.net logo
90%
10 reviews
80%
12 reviews
94%
7 reviews
91%
7 reviews
86%
16 reviews
83%
7 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
Trusted Reviews logo
75%
6 reviews
78%
12 reviews
74%
13 reviews
80%
4 reviews
81%
10 reviews
81%
13 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%
501 reviews
61%
421 reviews
69%
376 reviews
63%
252 reviews
65%
245 reviews
65%
206 reviews
Average
82%
804 reviews
78%
689 reviews
81%
626 reviews
79%
454 reviews
81%
444 reviews
79%
384 reviews

How Many Industry Awards Have Samsung PC Monitors Received?

After checking thousands of expert review websites we found 150 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 150 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
16
10
7
13
kitguru.net logo
24
18
6
15
2
3
uk.hardware.info logo
12
17
13
8
5
9
prad.de logo
17
5
10
2
4
2
tomshardware.com logo
9
8
14
2
6
altomdata.dk logo
9
9
6
5
6
4
tomshardware.co.uk logo
10
8
11
2
7
chip.com.my logo
12
7
10
4
3
1
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
6
3
PC Mag logo
7
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
vido.com.ua logo
6
2
2
7
5
Digitaltrends.com logo
2
1
4
9
5
SweClockers.com logo
5
8
3
1
3
Other Expert Sites
368
239
178
118
127
96
Total
586
385
307
201
215
150

How Reliable Are Samsung PC Monitors?

We checked over 100,000 reviews to find comments about the reliability of Samsung PC monitors. over 530 of these reviews 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
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
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
It's sturdy
Trusted Reviews
It's clearly engineered
reviewed.com
robust colors
PC Mag
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

You can't argue with build quality or colour consistency
macworld.co.uk
The back of the monitor does seem quite plasticky
Amazon
especially if durability in not as thought
amazon.co.uk
It was broken
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 S22F350 ($156).

Samsung Magicbright

Samsung PC monitors that feature samsung magicbright include the Samsung S22F350 ($156).

Samsung Eco Saving Plus

Samsung PC monitors that feature eco saving plus include the Samsung S22F350 ($156).

Samsung Virtual Aim Point

Samsung PC monitors that feature Virtual Aim Point include the Samsung C49RG90 ($1,393) and the Samsung C27RG5 ($399).

What is the Best Mid-Range Samsung PC Monitor?

Samsung C27HG70QQN

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PIXELS
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1ms
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178°
VERTICAL
178°
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$69
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D

A great mid range choice, priced at $407.78 is the Samsung C27HG70QQN, which has a Kagoo Score of 77.

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" flatpanel monitor, with a very good spec. It has a built-in USB hub, a headphone out and an HDMI and features Plug & Play. Multiple reviews mentioned that has a good screen, it has a superb picture quality and it's really good-looking.

92
Reviews
87 Reviews + 3 Awards
81
Features
Fully-Featured
69
Popularity
A Less Popular Choice
66
Value for Money
Good
84
Running Costs
$68 Over 5 Years
77
Kagoo Score
Very Good

Our review analysis indicates that Samsung C27HG70QQN has very good expert reviews and good user reviews with 88% of buyers recommending this PC display to others.

Expert Reviews Recommended
alphr.com Recommended
hardware.info Excellent
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What is the Best High End Samsung PC Monitor?

Samsung C34F791

$1,018.48
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34"
3440 X 1440
PIXELS
RESOLUTION
4ms
RESPONSE TIME
178°
HORIZONTAL
178°
VERTICAL
$77
OVER 5 YEARS
E

If you're looking for a high end Samsung PC monitor then the Samsung C34F791 takes some beating. It has a Kagoo Score of 76, but is a bit more expensive at $1,018.48.

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

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

93
Reviews
181 Reviews + 15 Awards
80
Features
Fully-Featured
69
Popularity
A Less Popular Choice
64
Value for Money
Good
82
Running Costs
$75 Over 5 Years
76
Kagoo Score
Very Good

Our review analysis indicates that Samsung C34F791 has very good expert reviews and good user reviews with 93% of buyers recommending this flatpanel monitor 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
Samsung 34" C34F791 Curved Widescreen Monitor - "Should You Buy It?"
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What is the Best Budget Choice Samsung PC Monitor?

Samsung C24F390F

$216.30
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24"
1080P
RESOLUTION
4ms
RESPONSE TIME
178°
VERTICAL
178°
HORIZONTAL
A

At only $216.30 and with a Kagoo Score of 80 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 cheap price. It has a headphone out, an HDMI and a 3000:1 typical contrast ratio and supports NVIDIA G-Sync.

96
Reviews
34 Reviews + 2 Awards
82
Features
Fully-Featured
77
Value for Money
Very Good
80
Kagoo Score
Excellent

Our review analysis indicates that Samsung C24F390F has superb 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
Samsung C24F390F top view

The cheapest price that we could find for the C24F390F in the US is $216.30 but in total we found only 2 prices for it.

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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 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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