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Should You Buy a Samsung PC Monitor?

Matthew
Updated 15 December 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 microwaves.

We've collated all the key information on Samsung PC monitors in this handy guide. We've analysed over 110,000 user and expert reviews and over 3,000 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 S22E450 which has a display diagonal of 22" and is a PC monitor that has a resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD) and go up to $6,900 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 $477.

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. 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%
16,891 reviews
#2
LG
South Korea
94%
94%
8,685 reviews
#3
United States
94%
94%
8,700 reviews
#4
Taiwan
94%
94%
2,901 reviews
#5
Taiwan
94%
94%
9,567 reviews
#6
HP
United States
93%
93%
5,071 reviews
#7
South Korea
92%
92%
7,503 reviews
#8
Taiwan
90%
90%
11,314 reviews
#9
NEC
Japan
90%
90%
456 reviews
#10
China
88%
88%
1,102 reviews
#11
AOC
Taiwan
87%
87%
8,358 reviews
#12
Netherlands
83%
83%
1,858 reviews
#13
MSI
81%
81%
517 reviews
#14
Japan
81%
81%
574 reviews
#15
79%
79%
41 reviews
#16
ELO
74%
74%
4 reviews
#17
Sceptre
74%
74%
331 reviews
#18
Gigabyte
74%
74%
52 reviews
#19
Alienware
United States
73%
73%
561 reviews
#20
GeChic
73%
73%
54 reviews
#21
V7
72%
72%
9 reviews
#22
Japan
71%
71%
1 review
#23
71%
71%
393 reviews
#24
YIYNOVA
69%
69%
5 reviews
#25
Viotek
68%
68%
10 reviews
#26
LILLIPUT
67%
67%
1 review
#27
Japan
65%
65%
0 reviews
#28
Viewera
62%
62%
0 reviews
#29
Aopen
61%
61%
4 reviews
#30
Elo TouchSystems
61%
61%
2 reviews
#31
61%
61%
0 reviews
#32
DoubleSight
59%
59%
0 reviews
#33
Taiwan
59%
59%
0 reviews
#34
ZOWIE
58%
58%
0 reviews
#35
CTL
57%
57%
0 reviews
#36
57%
57%
0 reviews
#37
57%
57%
0 reviews
#38
Mimo Monitors
55%
55%
0 reviews
#39
AVUE
53%
53%
0 reviews
#40
Pelco
53%
53%
0 reviews
#41
Feelworld
53%
53%
0 reviews
#42
Bematech
53%
53%
0 reviews
#43
ADTECHNO
53%
53%
0 reviews
#44
Wacom
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 84%.

The average review score for a Samsung PC monitor is 84%.

Samsung have a number of great features including samsung magicupscale, Virtual Aim Point 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 $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 $100 $200 $300 $400 $500 $600 $700 $800 $900 $12,599
Price Distribution of All PC Monitors
No. Of PC Monitors
Average Price
$477
$0 $50 $100 $150 $200 $250 $300 $350 $400 $450 $8,199
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
155
4 stars
222
3 stars
56
2 stars
5
1 star
0
Samsung logo

User Reviews

5 stars
4,229
4 stars
1,214
3 stars
393
2 stars
241
1 star
355
Samsung has a lower proportion of 4 and 5 star expert and user reviews for its PC monitors than most other brands.

Over 86% 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, had a good design and was reliable. 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
71%
41 reviews
65%
12 reviews
73%
25 reviews
69%
17 reviews
85%
17 reviews
76%
21 reviews
monitornerds.com logo
90%
25 reviews
90%
21 reviews
90%
29 reviews
92%
11 reviews
88%
18 reviews
91%
9 reviews
Les Numeriques.com logo
85%
26 reviews
79%
19 reviews
87%
11 reviews
81%
17 reviews
79%
15 reviews
71%
13 reviews
Techradar logo
79%
16 reviews
77%
14 reviews
78%
26 reviews
77%
20 reviews
80%
7 reviews
71%
14 reviews
PC Mag logo
77%
18 reviews
73%
15 reviews
74%
25 reviews
74%
7 reviews
79%
22 reviews
74%
8 reviews
Expert Reviews logo
75%
11 reviews
80%
21 reviews
79%
17 reviews
77%
15 reviews
74%
7 reviews
79%
14 reviews
kitguru.net logo
86%
22 reviews
82%
21 reviews
80%
7 reviews
81%
17 reviews
85%
2 reviews
88%
3 reviews
altomdata.dk logo
82%
16 reviews
77%
15 reviews
83%
8 reviews
76%
16 reviews
86%
8 reviews
77%
7 reviews
CNET.com logo
76%
14 reviews
79%
41 reviews
73%
12 reviews
playwares.com logo
79%
13 reviews
80%
7 reviews
82%
31 reviews
78%
8 reviews
86%
2 reviews
82%
6 reviews
gadgetspeak.com logo
84%
1 review
81%
21 reviews
80%
16 reviews
80%
19 reviews
80%
2 reviews
79%
5 reviews
Digital Versus logo
91%
15 reviews
76%
11 reviews
92%
10 reviews
80%
12 reviews
86%
7 reviews
68%
8 reviews
Chip.de logo
87%
16 reviews
77%
7 reviews
85%
4 reviews
79%
5 reviews
85%
17 reviews
82%
12 reviews
tweakers.net logo
89%
9 reviews
80%
12 reviews
94%
7 reviews
91%
9 reviews
86%
16 reviews
83%
7 reviews
Trusted Reviews logo
76%
7 reviews
78%
12 reviews
74%
12 reviews
80%
4 reviews
81%
10 reviews
80%
12 reviews
chip.com.tr logo
85%
5 reviews
85%
30 reviews
86%
20 reviews
84%
1 review
techadvisor.co.uk logo
80%
9 reviews
81%
11 reviews
79%
10 reviews
78%
5 reviews
80%
10 reviews
77%
6 reviews
computertotaal.nl logo
89%
8 reviews
80%
6 reviews
89%
7 reviews
84%
8 reviews
77%
3 reviews
81%
7 reviews
topnewreview.com logo
80%
8 reviews
80%
13 reviews
78%
8 reviews
78%
5 reviews
60%
1 review
95%
4 reviews
pcmonitors.info logo
86%
6 reviews
85%
15 reviews
87%
4 reviews
86%
3 reviews
87%
5 reviews
86%
5 reviews
Other Expert Sites
60%
496 reviews
62%
423 reviews
69%
382 reviews
63%
276 reviews
65%
252 reviews
65%
202 reviews
Average
81%
782 reviews
78%
706 reviews
82%
639 reviews
80%
494 reviews
80%
462 reviews
79%
376 reviews

How Many Industry Awards Have Samsung PC Monitors Received?

After checking thousands of expert review websites we found 143 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 143 awards for its PC monitors.

Compare all award winning PC monitors

Number of Awards Asus AOC Benq Philips DELL Samsung
hardware.info logo
19
15
17
12
8
12
kitguru.net logo
22
18
6
16
2
3
uk.hardware.info logo
13
17
13
8
5
9
prad.de logo
17
6
10
4
4
2
tomshardware.co.uk logo
10
8
11
2
8
tomshardware.com logo
9
8
14
2
6
chip.com.my logo
12
7
10
4
3
1
Expert Reviews logo
5
12
7
4
1
8
altomdata.dk logo
8
9
5
6
6
2
ua.gecid.com logo
16
4
1
5
5
2
greentechreviews.ru logo
14
10
6
HEXUS.net logo
8
7
5
6
3
PC Mag logo
6
5
5
11
Les Numeriques.com logo
9
6
5
3
3
Digital Versus logo
9
2
7
2
5
xfastest.com logo
13
4
6
3dnews.ru logo
12
7
1
1
2
SweClockers.com logo
5
8
3
2
4
Digitaltrends.com logo
2
1
4
9
5
Trusted Reviews logo
2
3
3
4
8
Other Expert Sites
370
245
179
126
132
89
Total
581
395
312
215
220
143

How Reliable Are Samsung PC Monitors?

We checked over 110,000 reviews to find comments about the reliability of Samsung PC monitors. over 800 of these reviews mention reliability of which 93% were positive. Therefore the vast majority of Samsung PC monitor owners and reviewers thought the product was reliable.

93% 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
has smartphone-friendly technology built in
alphr.com
it may not be an issue if you have a very sturdy desk
Digitaltrends.com
great build quality
macworld.co.uk
It's sturdy
Trusted Reviews
The build is sturdy
benchmarkreviews.com
robust colors
PC Mag
It's clearly engineered
reviewed.com
nice build quality - highly recommended
Bestbuy.com
Excellent Build Quality
currys.co.uk
Good Build Quality
johnlewis.com

NOT RELIABLE

You can't argue with build quality or colour consistency
macworld.co.uk
It arrived safely with no damage
amazon.co.uk
though the stand is not super sturdy so it shakes a little if the desk is bumped or something
Bestbuy.com
lacking in the build quality department
Amazon
Poor Build Quality
currys.co.uk
as if the setting was broken
Newegg.com
Mediocre Build Quality
johnlewis.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, Virtual Aim Point and eco saving plus.

Samsung Magicupscale

Samsung PC monitors that feature samsung magicupscale include the Samsung S22F350FH ($119).

Samsung Virtual Aim Point

Samsung PC monitors that feature Virtual Aim Point include the Samsung C49RG90 ($1,356) and the Samsung C27RG5 ($399).

Samsung Eco Saving Plus

Samsung PC monitors that feature eco saving plus include the Samsung C27F398 ($200) and the Samsung S22F350FH ($119).

Samsung Magicbright

Samsung PC monitors that feature samsung magicbright include the Samsung S22F350FH ($119).

What is the Best High End Samsung PC Monitor?

Samsung C34J791

$575.00
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34"
3440 X 1440
PIXELS
RESOLUTION
4ms
RESPONSE TIME
125.00069444
TYPICAL
CONTRAST
178°
HORIZONTAL
178°
VERTICAL
0.88125
ASPECT RATIO
$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 82, but is a bit more expensive at $575.

Features We Love:
3440 x 1440 pixels resolution
Big display diagonal (34")
Faster than average response time (4ms)
Built-in USB hub
Built-in speaker

Purchasers report that this PC display has a good screen. It's a display diagonal and award winning 3440 x 1440 pixels resolution PC display, with a good price and a very good spec. It has a built-in speaker, a built-in USB hub and a headphone out and features Picture-in-Picture support.

95
Reviews
17 Reviews + 2 Awards
83
Features
Fully-Featured
80
Popularity
Quite Popular
73
Value for Money
Good
85
Running Costs
$77 Over 5 Years
82
Kagoo Score
Excellent

Multiple reviews mentioned that Samsung C34J791 has very good expert reviews and marvellous user reviews with 100% of buyers recommending this PC display to others.

Expert Reviews Recommended
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Samsung C34J791 34-inch QHD Ultrawide Curved Monitor with  | Review and Discount
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The cheapest price that we could find for the C34J791 in the US is $575.00 and in total we found 6 prices for it.

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What is the Best Budget Choice Samsung PC Monitor?

Samsung S22E450D

$64.99
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Samsung S22E450D
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Samsung S22E450D
22"
1080P
RESOLUTION
5ms
RESPONSE TIME
160°
VERTICAL
170°
HORIZONTAL
$66
OVER 5 YEARS
B

At only $64.99 and with a Kagoo Score of 87 the Samsung S22E450D makes a great budget choice.

Features We Love:
1920 x 1080 (Full HD) pixels resolution (1920x1080 pixels)
Built-in speaker
Headphone out
HDMI
HDCP

Customers report that this PC screen has a very good picture quality. It's a very economical to run and positively reviewed 22" PC screen, with a very good spec and an affordable price. It has a built-in speaker, a headphone out and an HDMI and features Plug & Play.

95
Reviews
10 Reviews
86
Features
Fully-Featured
88
Popularity
Widely Available
86
Value for Money
Very Good
91
Running Costs
$65 Over 5 Years
87
Kagoo Score
Excellent

Multiple reviews mentioned that Samsung S22E450D has very good user reviews with an average user rating of 88%.

Latest Samsung S22E450D 21.5" Full HD Desktop Monitor Overview
Latest Samsung S22E450D 21.5" Full HD Desktop Monitor Overview
Samsung S22E450 Short review
Samsung S22E450 Short review
User Review: SAMSUNG S22E450B SE450 Series LED Desktop Monitor 21.5"
User Review: SAMSUNG S22E450B SE450 Series LED Desktop Monitor 21.5"

The Samsung S22E450D is 502.4mm wide, 329.8mm tall, 55.7mm deep and weighs 3.3kg.

Samsung S22E450D front view

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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 Virtual Aim Point
Samsung Eco Saving Plus
Samsung Magicbright
What is the Best High End Samsung PC Monitor?
What is the Best Budget Choice Samsung PC Monitor?

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