NEC is one of the most popular PC monitor brands as well as being well known for its projectors.
If you are wondering how NEC PC monitors compare to other brands, our guide below collates all the key info in a single place. We've compared over 4,400 PC monitors by objectively and impartially analysing over 100,000 user and expert reviews and over 2,900 awards from hundreds of different review sites.
NEC are recognised for their good selection of premium and award winning PC monitors. Their PC monitors start at £119 for the MultiSync E224 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 £9,807 for the V801-TM which has a display diagonal of 80" and is a PC monitor that has a resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD). The average price of a new NEC PC monitor is £1,192.
NEC are recognised for their good selection of premium and award winning PC monitors.
Is NEC the Best PC Monitor Brand?
So are NEC 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.
NEC is ranked the No. 14 best PC monitor brand.
Our detailed analysis taking into account all of the above factors found that NEC is the 14th best PC monitor brand out there.
Let's look at how NEC PC monitors compare to the other PC monitor brands across each of the key facets that make up the Kagoo Score.
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NEC PC Monitors
NEC have better reviews than the typical PC monitor brand, with the average rating of a NEC PC monitor being 76%. When it comes to energy efficiency the average annual running cost of NEC PC monitor is £43 (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.
The average review score for a NEC PC monitor is 76%.
There's a smaller selection of NEC PC monitors available compared to other PC monitor brands, with only 39 NEC PC monitors currently on the market in the UK. NEC PC monitors also 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 £329
Price Distribution of All PC Monitors
No. Of PC Monitors
Average Price £1,192
Price Distribution of NEC PC Monitors
What Do the NEC PC Monitor Reviews Say?
We've added up all the reviews for every NEC PC monitor to work out the average distribution of reviews for NEC and then compared this to the other PC monitor brands.
NEC 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 90% of expert reviews and 89% of user reviews for NEC PC monitors are 4 stars or higher. This compares to 91% and 86% respectively across all PC Monitor brands.
In the table below we compare the average review score given to NEC 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.
How Many Industry Awards Have NEC PC Monitors Received?
After checking thousands of expert review websites we found 31 industry awards for NEC PC monitors. The table below compares the number of awards received by NEC to other popular PC monitor brands. The largest number of awards provided by each review source is highlighted in green.
We checked over 100,000 reviews to find comments about the reliability of NEC PC monitors. over 50 of these reviews mention reliability of which 80% were positive. Therefore the vast majority of NEC PC monitor owners and reviewers thought the product was reliable.
80% of reviewers think NEC PC monitors are reliable.
So, most people think that NEC PC monitors are good quality. Now let's take a look at some of the reviews for NEC PC monitors that mention reliability:
The NEC MultiSync P212 ($899) is a 21-inch professional-grade UXGA (1,600-by-1,200) monitor featuring a high-performance In-Plane Switching (IPS) panel engineered for continuous use
If you need a monitor that is reliable
The NEC MultiSync P242W is well equipped to be a robust
dependable 24-inch PC monitor of very high quality to meet professionals' expectations
very sturdy on the stand with little to no play in motion when moving the monitor
well put together
The monitor is easy to adjust height wise on its sturdy base
I am not using the built in USB hub
bit on the heavy side (its very well built
fortunately no damage
So apologies to NEC for damaging your very nice well-made screen
A critically acclaimed but slightly out of date 22" PC monitor, with a reasonable price and a very good spec. It has a built-in USB hub, a built-in speaker and a headphone out and features Plug & Play. Multiple reviews mentioned that it has good features but it's expensive.
Value for Money
1 Year Old
Multiple reviews mentioned that NEC MultiSync EA223WM has great expert reviews and brilliant user reviews with 100% of buyers recommending this PC monitor to others.
The cheapest price that we could find for the MultiSync EA223WM in the UK is £170.00 and in total we found 9 prices for it.
At only £141.07 and with a Kagoo Score of 80 the NEC MultiSync E221N makes a great budget choice.
Features We Love:
1920 x 1080 (Full HD) pixels resolution (1920x1080 pixels)
Wide horizontal viewing angle (178°)
A very economical to run and award winning 21.5" PC monitor, with a good spec and a fair price. It has a built-in speaker, a headphone out and an HDCP and features Plug & Play.
3 Reviews + 1 Award
Value for Money
3 Years Old
£72 Over 5 Years
Our review analysis indicates that NEC MultiSync E221N has great expert reviews and marvellous user reviews with an average overall rating of 75%. NEC MultiSync E221N has received an industry award from Benchmark.pl.
The cheapest price that we could find for the MultiSync E221N in the UK is £141.07 and in total we found 4 prices for it.