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Should You Buy a Samsung PC Monitor?

Matthew
Updated 30 August 2021
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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, smartphones and washing machines.

We've collated all the key information on Samsung PC monitors in this handy guide. We've analysed over 200,000 user and expert reviews and over 3,700 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 premium and award winning PC monitors. Their PC monitors start at $70 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 $6,458 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 $493.

Samsung are recognised for their wide selection of premium 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
LG
South Korea
95%
95%
18,569 reviews
#2
Taiwan
95%
95%
25,196 reviews
#3
Taiwan
94%
94%
29,153 reviews
#4
Taiwan
94%
94%
7,119 reviews
#5
United States
93%
93%
19,179 reviews
#6
HP
United States
92%
92%
9,293 reviews
#7
Taiwan
91%
91%
19,315 reviews
#8
South Korea
91%
91%
18,818 reviews
#9
AOC
Taiwan
88%
88%
11,995 reviews
#10
NEC
Japan
88%
88%
670 reviews
#11
China
87%
87%
2,061 reviews
#12
MSI
85%
85%
1,623 reviews
#13
Netherlands
83%
83%
3,981 reviews
#14
Japan
82%
82%
1,389 reviews
#15
78%
78%
74 reviews
#16
Alienware
United States
78%
78%
896 reviews
#17
ELO
73%
73%
4 reviews
#18
GeChic
72%
72%
181 reviews
#19
V7
72%
72%
34 reviews
#20
Gigabyte
72%
72%
326 reviews
#21
Sceptre
71%
71%
436 reviews
#22
Japan
69%
69%
1 review
#23
Japan
68%
68%
3,229 reviews
#24
Viotek
68%
68%
12 reviews
#25
66%
66%
667 reviews
#26
LILLIPUT
66%
66%
2 reviews
#27
AG Neovo
65%
65%
1 review
#28
Viewera
63%
63%
0 reviews
#29
Japan
63%
63%
0 reviews
#30
Taiwan
61%
61%
0 reviews
#31
60%
60%
0 reviews
#32
Aopen
60%
60%
9 reviews
#33
Tatung
59%
59%
0 reviews
#34
58%
58%
0 reviews
#35
DoubleSight
57%
57%
0 reviews
#36
ZOWIE
56%
56%
0 reviews
#37
AVUE
56%
56%
0 reviews
#38
Elo TouchSystems
56%
56%
5 reviews
#39
Mimo Monitors
55%
55%
0 reviews
#40
CTL
53%
53%
0 reviews
#41
53%
53%
0 reviews
#42
Pelco
53%
53%
0 reviews
#43
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 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 86%.

The average review score for a Samsung PC monitor is 86%.

Samsung have a number of great features including Virtual Aim Point 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 $29 (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 $13,699
Price Distribution of All PC Monitors
No. Of PC Monitors
Average Price
$493
$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
163
4 stars
219
3 stars
52
2 stars
5
1 star
0
Samsung logo

User Reviews

5 stars
11,850
4 stars
3,228
3 stars
1,004
2 stars
588
1 star
1,022
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 85% of user reviews for Samsung PC monitors are 4 stars or higher. This compares to 91% and 84% respectively across all PC Monitor brands.

Purchasers of Samsung PC monitors frequently mentioned that the product was easy to connect to other devices, well designed and easy to use. 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 AOC Asus Benq Philips DELL Samsung
monitornerds.com logo
89%
30 reviews
90%
28 reviews
92%
30 reviews
91%
13 reviews
88%
24 reviews
92%
14 reviews
prad.de logo
60%
17 reviews
69%
45 reviews
71%
23 reviews
66%
20 reviews
85%
17 reviews
75%
17 reviews
Les Numeriques.com logo
77%
23 reviews
84%
28 reviews
86%
10 reviews
79%
17 reviews
78%
16 reviews
71%
14 reviews
Techradar logo
80%
22 reviews
79%
19 reviews
80%
17 reviews
78%
23 reviews
81%
7 reviews
76%
11 reviews
Expert Reviews logo
80%
28 reviews
77%
14 reviews
84%
11 reviews
76%
17 reviews
74%
10 reviews
75%
12 reviews
kitguru.net logo
83%
31 reviews
84%
28 reviews
80%
6 reviews
82%
20 reviews
85%
2 reviews
88%
3 reviews
PC Mag logo
73%
18 reviews
79%
17 reviews
76%
20 reviews
72%
5 reviews
78%
20 reviews
75%
6 reviews
gadgetspeak.com logo
83%
31 reviews
84%
1 review
79%
17 reviews
81%
24 reviews
80%
3 reviews
79%
3 reviews
altomdata.dk logo
78%
20 reviews
81%
17 reviews
82%
11 reviews
75%
17 reviews
86%
8 reviews
78%
5 reviews
chip.com.tr logo
85%
39 reviews
86%
7 reviews
89%
2 reviews
86%
23 reviews
85%
1 review
84%
1 review
Chip.de logo
75%
8 reviews
82%
19 reviews
79%
4 reviews
66%
7 reviews
81%
18 reviews
79%
15 reviews
tweakers.net logo
88%
18 reviews
90%
10 reviews
93%
6 reviews
90%
10 reviews
86%
17 reviews
85%
8 reviews
Trusted Reviews logo
82%
18 reviews
74%
9 reviews
71%
11 reviews
80%
5 reviews
79%
14 reviews
81%
11 reviews
Digital Versus logo
79%
16 reviews
91%
15 reviews
93%
8 reviews
80%
11 reviews
91%
7 reviews
69%
9 reviews
playwares.com logo
81%
8 reviews
79%
13 reviews
81%
26 reviews
78%
8 reviews
86%
2 reviews
83%
7 reviews
CNET.com logo
76%
13 reviews
79%
39 reviews
73%
12 reviews
techadvisor.co.uk logo
81%
17 reviews
80%
8 reviews
80%
8 reviews
78%
5 reviews
80%
10 reviews
77%
6 reviews
benchmark.pl logo
88%
10 reviews
91%
14 reviews
84%
2 reviews
89%
9 reviews
90%
6 reviews
89%
7 reviews
pctidningen.se logo
85%
17 reviews
83%
15 reviews
93%
4 reviews
84%
7 reviews
84%
3 reviews
85%
1 review
computertotaal.nl logo
86%
13 reviews
88%
12 reviews
88%
4 reviews
81%
9 reviews
80%
3 reviews
82%
6 reviews
Other Expert Sites
64%
749 reviews
61%
628 reviews
70%
393 reviews
64%
362 reviews
66%
282 reviews
65%
213 reviews
Average
80%
1,133 reviews
81%
960 reviews
82%
613 reviews
79%
612 reviews
82%
509 reviews
79%
381 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 AOC Asus Benq Philips DELL Samsung
hardware.info logo
22
20
18
17
13
15
kitguru.net logo
29
28
5
19
2
3
uk.hardware.info logo
19
11
10
9
7
9
greentechreviews.ru logo
25
21
18
prad.de logo
11
19
13
7
4
2
Les Numeriques.com logo
9
18
8
7
5
3
altomdata.dk logo
11
12
9
8
6
4
ua.gecid.com logo
10
18
2
12
5
2
Expert Reviews logo
13
7
7
5
1
6
tomshardware.co.uk logo
9
10
11
2
6
tomshardware.com logo
8
9
14
2
5
HEXUS.net logo
13
9
5
8
3
chip.com.my logo
7
12
11
3
3
1
megaobzor.com/ logo
16
1
17
2
xfastest.com logo
6
16
7
SweClockers.com logo
10
7
4
2
4
Trusted Reviews logo
11
2
5
8
Digital Versus logo
3
9
6
2
6
3dnews.ru logo
15
7
1
2
xtremehardware.com logo
9
4
4
5
1
Other Expert Sites
378
445
173
150
159
94
Total
619
693
307
301
236
150

How Reliable Are Samsung PC Monitors?

We checked over 200,000 reviews to find comments about the reliability of Samsung PC monitors. over 780 of these reviews mention reliability of which 87% were positive. Therefore the vast majority of Samsung PC monitor owners and reviewers thought the product was reliable.

87% 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
robust colors
PC Mag
great build quality
Expert Reviews
well-built monitor which partners modern looks with smartphone-friendly features
alphr.com
The build is sturdy
benchmarkreviews.com
It's sturdy
Trusted Reviews
The Samsung C24FG73 is a well-designed display with excellent build quality
monitornerds.com
Good Build Quality
currys.co.uk
I stupidly damaged the packaging so I don't think I can return it
Amazon
tablets have always been ultra reliable
amazon.co.uk
Stand could be more sturdy
Bestbuy.com

NOT RELIABLE

Mediocre Build Quality
currys.co.uk
It arrived safely with no damage
Amazon
due to low weight did not require a super heavy duty mount
amazon.co.uk
potentially have them send it back still broken because it "seemed fine" for them
Bhphotovideo.com
1 was broken
Argos.co.uk
Flimsy stand - Few ports - Poor quality construction - Expensive Pros
Walmart.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 Virtual Aim Point.

Samsung Virtual Aim Point

Samsung PC monitors that feature Virtual Aim Point include the Samsung C49RG90 ($798).

Samsung Eco Saving Plus

Samsung PC monitors that feature eco saving plus include the Samsung C27F398 ($290).

What is the Best Mid-Range Samsung PC Monitor?

Samsung C27R500

$219.99
Newegg US
Samsung C27R500
Buy Now
Samsung C27R500
1080P
RESOLUTION
27"
4ms
RESPONSE TIME
178°
VERTICAL
178°
HORIZONTAL
$63
OVER 5 YEARS
B

A great mid range choice, priced at $219.99 is the Samsung C27R500, which has a Kagoo Score of 79.

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

A fully featured and very economical to run 27" flatpanel monitor, with a low price and the latest technology. It has a headphone out, an HDMI and an HDCP and supports NVIDIA G-Sync. Purchasers report that this flatpanel monitor has a good screen, it has a superb picture quality and it's very good-looking.

82
Features
Fully-Featured
75
Value for Money
Very Good
91
Running Costs
$63 Over 5 Years
79
Kagoo Score
Very Good
UNBOXING ECRAN SAMSUNG C27R500FHU
UNBOXING ECRAN SAMSUNG C27R500FHU

The cheapest price that we could find for the C27R500 in the US is $219.99 and in total we found 3 prices for it.

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What is the Best High End Samsung PC Monitor?

Samsung C34J791

$599.99
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Samsung C34J791
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Samsung C34J791
3440 X 1440
PIXELS
RESOLUTION
34"
4ms
RESPONSE TIME
178°
VERTICAL
178°
HORIZONTAL
$78
OVER 5 YEARS
A

If you're looking for a high end Samsung PC monitor then the Samsung C34J791 takes some beating. It has a Kagoo Score of 78, but is a bit more expensive at $599.99.

Features We Love:
3440 x 1440 pixels resolution
Big display diagonal (34")
Faster than average response time (4ms)
Built-in speaker
High typical contrast ratio (3000:1)

An award winning and very economical to run 3440 x 1440 pixels resolution flatpanel monitor, with a very good spec and display diagonal. It has a built-in speaker, a built-in USB hub and a built-in camera and features Picture-in-Picture support. Our review analysis indicates that has a good screen, it has a good picture quality and it's very good-looking.

93
Reviews
558 Reviews + 3 Awards
82
Features
Fully-Featured
72
Popularity
Quite Popular
68
Value for Money
Good
84
Running Costs
$78 Over 5 Years
78
Kagoo Score
Very Good

Customers report that Samsung C34J791 has great expert reviews and good user reviews with 89% of buyers recommending this PC monitor to others.

Expert Reviews Recommended
itpro.co.uk Recommended
pcforalla.idg.se Best in Test
Unboxing a Monitor Samsung C34J791WTR, 34", 4 ms
Unboxing a Monitor Samsung C34J791WTR, 34", 4 ms

The cheapest price that we could find for the C34J791 in the US is $599.99 and in total we found 3 prices for it.

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What is the Best Budget Choice Samsung PC Monitor?

Samsung LC27F390

$195.99
Widgetree
Samsung LC27F390
Buy Now
Samsung LC27F390
27"
1080P
RESOLUTION
4ms
RESPONSE TIME
178°
VERTICAL
178°
HORIZONTAL
$84
OVER 5 YEARS
A

At only $195.99 and with a Kagoo Score of 78 the Samsung LC27F390 makes a great budget choice.

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

An award winning and very economical to run 27" LCD screen, with an affordable price and the latest technology. Multiple reviews mentioned that this LCD screen has an excellent picture quality, very good features and it's very well designed.

92
Reviews
769 Reviews + 3 Awards
82
Features
Fully-Featured
72
Value for Money
Good
83
Running Costs
$84 Over 5 Years
78
Kagoo Score
Very Good

Multiple reviews mentioned that Samsung LC27F390 has good expert reviews and great user reviews with 100% of buyers recommending this PC monitor to others.

hardware.info Excellent
vido.com.ua Recommended
myc-media.de Silver

The cheapest price that we could find for the LC27F390 in the US is $195.99 but in total we found only 1 price 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 Virtual Aim Point
Samsung Eco Saving Plus
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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