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Samsung LS27D85KTSR

Samsung LS27D85KTSR PC Monitor

27" LED 627mm Feb 2015
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5 Reasons For

Mega Contrast Dynamic Contrast Ratio Marketing Name

The dynamic contrast ratio marketing name of this PC monitor is Mega Contrast, which is the most frequently found dynamic contrast ratio marketing name on PC displays of this age and spec.

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Samsung Has Good Reviews for Its PC Displays

Based on 3,845 expert and owner reviews, Samsung has good ratings for its PC displays. Samsung also has good ratings specifically for its medium monitors compared to other manufacturers.

LED Display Type

This PC display has an LED display type, which is the most commonly found display type on medium monitors that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other PC displays that have an LED Display currently available including the Philips 224E5, or the AOC G2460VQ6 (£119.99) which has better reviews.

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Fairly Bright Display Brightness

The LS27D85KTSR has a quite bright display brightness (350 candellas per square meter) compared to most of the other LCD screens of this type and age. PC displays that are a comparable age to the LS27D85KTSR have display brightness of between 25 cd/m² and 1,700 cd/m².

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2560 X 1440 Graphics Resolution

The highest resolution of the LS27D85KTSR is 2560 x 1440. That's 78% more resolution than a 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080) LCD screen, which is the most frequently found resolution. The best resolution of all PC displays that are a similar age to the LS27D85KTSR is 4096 x 2160 and the worst is 720 x 400.

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8 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker

Most of the other similar spec flatpanel monitors that have been available for around the same time as the LS27D85KTSR have a built-in speaker, however the LS27D85KTSR does not have a built-in speaker.

Alternative PC displays which also have a built-in speaker that you might want to consider include the Philips BDM3275 which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The Samsung LS27D85KTSR does not have a built-in camera, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other similar spec PC monitors that are a comparable age to the LS27D85KTSR also do not have a built-in camera.

We compared this flatpanel monitor to all the other PC displays with a built-in camera and we think the DELL UZ2215H which also has a higher rating is also worth considering.

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Not 3D Compatible

Like most of the other PC screens that have been on the market for a comparable time to the LS27D85KTSR, the Samsung LS27D85KTSR is not 3D compatible.

Flatpanel monitors which are 3D compatible that might be worth looking at include the LG 24MP47 (£154.94), or the iiyama B2783QSU-B1 (£249.97).

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Does Not Have an Integrated Card Reader

The LS27D85KTSR does not have an integrated card reader, although this is within the context that most of the other medium monitors that have been on the market for around the same time as the LS27D85KTSR also do not have an integrated card reader.

There are a number of alternative flatpanel monitors which also have an integrated card reader that you might also want to consider including the Benq SW2700PT (£475.00), or the DELL UP2715K (£799.93).

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Running Costs Are High

The LS27D85KTSR is one of the more expensive to run medium monitors that were released more than a year ago that we have looked at for running costs. Based on average usage levels and energy prices, we estimate the LS27D85KTSR will cost £140 over 5 years to run.

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Only HD HD Type

This flatpanel monitor has a Wide Quad HD HD type, which is typical of many medium monitors that have been available for around the same time as it.

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Heavy

With a weight of 7.1 kilograms, the LS27D85KTSR is one of the heavier LCD screens of this type and age amongst medium monitors of this age. The weights of medium monitors that were released around the same time as the LS27D85KTSR range from 2.3g to 79kg.

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Fairly High Maximum Power Consumption

With a maximum power consumption of 90 Watts, the LS27D85KTSR has a fairly high maximum power consumption compared to most of the other comparable spec PC screens that have been around for around the same time as the LS27D85KTSR. Across all the PC displays that were released around the same time as the LS27D85KTSR the maximum power consumptions range from 0.45W to 170W.

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2 Other reasons to consider the Samsung LS27D85KTSR

Released Over a Year Ago

This flatpanel monitor was released over a year ago.

Average Width

With a width of 627 millimeters, the Samsung LS27D85KTSR has a fairly typical width compared to most of the other PC screens that were released around the same time as the LS27D85KTSR.

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Specification

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Picture-in-Picture Mode
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On Screen Menu Display
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Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on £136.20
Electricity cost when on standby £3.04
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Total running cost over 5 years £139.24
Running costs for this PC monitor have been estimated based on other similar PC monitors. If you know how much electricity and water the Samsung LS27D85KTSRuses then please let us know by entering those figures in the boxes above.
0.69T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.69 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
18
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 18 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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