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Samsung S22C300BS PC Monitor

21.5" 1920 X 1080 LCD 510mm Mar 2013
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17 Reasons For

Owner Reviews Are Excellent

The average owner rating of this Samsung PC screen is superb based on 99 owner reviews.

Good Product Quality

A number of Samsung S22C300 reviewers mentioned that the product was good quality. Acquademon mentioned on Amazon “Sharp and bright, incredible quality for such low price, well worth the money, buy without reserve, good value for money” in their review of the Samsung S22C300. Claudine Ellul said three years ago “It met my expectations having a great picture quality at a reasonable price! Contrast is very good”. Darren Smith wrote “The quality is simply outstanding! Great purchase would recommend th this monitor to anyone who needs a good HDMI monitor” in his review.

Easy to Use

Several people reckoned that the product was easy to setup. Two years ago Barry Nunn Barry scored it 80 out of 100 and he mentioned on Amazon “Easy to set up” in his review.

A few customers who reviewed this PC monitor concluded that it was easy to use. David mentioned in his review two years ago “I fear the problem could be with the row of buttons along the front which are 'touch' control” however he only scored this PC monitor 3 stars. Dr Robin Bignall wrote in their review three years ago “Easy to use menu system.” . Mr. A. Olorunfemi scored the Samsung S22C300 4 stars and wrote “It's like watching a TV set - handy when catching up on iplayer” in their review of the Samsung S22C300.

Two customers who purchased the Samsung S22C300 reckoned that it was easy to use the menus. Gorran said in their review of the Samsung S22C300 “The selections rotate on the menu too quickly, ---- my fault I suspect Packaging”. R. F. Hawkins said “Well made, very good colours and contrast although I did find the menus weren't that easy to understand” in their review of the Samsung S22C300.

One Samsung S22C300 reviewer who reviewed it reckoned that it had a good experience. David mentioned in his Samsung S22C300 review on Amazon two years ago “Personally, I haven't had great experience of this type of switch - I prefer 'proper' click on/click off mechanical buttons”.

One Samsung S22C300 reviewer who reviewed this PC monitor considered that it was easy to assemble. Gareth said on Amazon “The product is great and quite simple to put together”.

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Good Connectivity

A few Samsung S22C300 owners who purchased the Samsung S22C300 reckoned that it was good in terms of HDMI connections. James Wright said three years ago “I wanted a good quality HDMI monitor that wasn't too expensive” . N J mentioned “Great value for a HDMI monitor” in their review of the Samsung S22C300. Phill scored the Samsung S22C300 5 stars and mentioned in their review “It has HDMI and VGA sockets”.

One Samsung S22C300 owner concluded that it was easy to sync.

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Nice Design

A number of people who reviewed it thought it was good looking. Amir Asfandyarov wrote three years ago “Was one of the cheapest screens with HDMI (that was my requirement) - connected as second screen to Mac Book Pro and pretty happy” in their review and rated this PC monitor 5 stars. D. J. Burnett rated the product 5 stars and mentioned on Amazon “This is an attactive and elegant monitor which produces a sharp vibrant picture” in their Samsung S22C300 review. Mac Man mentioned on Amazon three years ago “It syncs with it beautifully and gives a great picture” in his review and gave the product a score of 5 stars.

Some Samsung S22C300 owners wrote in their reviews that the product was a good design. Radio4lover gave it a rating of 5 stars and wrote two years ago “Sleek design, no protruding switches” in their Samsung S22C300 review. Rosie Snell wrote on Amazon “Well packaged, nice clean design, slight red tint” in her review of this PC monitor.

Two Samsung S22C300 owners reckoned that it was neat. Peter Wintle scored it very highly and he mentioned “Looks neat and compact” in his Samsung S22C300 review. Rich Townend wrote in his Samsung S22C300 review on Amazon “The monitor/stand is sturdy, tidy and frees up a fair bit of space on my desk”.

One person who bought it thought it was smooth. Vito said “I'm using this as a terminal for trading, very smooth and responsive, beautiful design” in his review of this PC monitor.

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Reasonably Priced

Thirty-four Samsung S22C300 owners mentioned in their reviews that the product was good value for money. Amir Asfandyarov wrote “Good one for this price” and rated the product 5 stars. Asai rated it 5 stars and wrote in their review of this PC monitor “Excellent value for money”. Bryan R said “A good value monitor” in his Samsung S22C300 review and gave it an excellent review score.

A number of customers said in their reviews that the Samsung S22C300 was cheap. Last year J. Marks mentioned on Amazon “This is an inexpensive model and for everyday computing it's fine”. Mrs. Claire Gerard said “Very good budget screen”.

Several customers who reviewed this PC monitor concluded that it was a bargain for the price. Sanjv rated the product 4 stars and said “If it came with an HDMI cable, even if a cheap one, this would have been 5*” in their review of the Samsung S22C300.

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Good Picture Quality

A number of Samsung S22C300 reviewers who purchased it considered that it had good picture quality. J. J. Uwins wrote on Amazon “Picture quality and resolution are excellent”. Johnathan Pocock wrote on Amazon “Great picture quality at a good price” in his review of the Samsung S22C300 and scored this PC monitor 80 out of 100. Johnathan Pocock also wrote “Good picture quality and brightness”.

Some people who reviewed the Samsung S22C300 considered that it had good colour saturation. J. Marks gave it a rating of 80 out of 100 and mentioned on Amazon “I've seen better monitors, with richer colours and better contrast.”. Pedro wrote on Amazon two years ago “Bright colours, clear outlines, larger screen than I had before” in his review of this PC monitor and scored the product very highly. R J Jarvis wrote on Amazon in the same month “My old monitor (10 years) is a Samsung and still going strong with vibrant colours” in their review of the Samsung S22C300 and gave the Samsung S22C300 a score of 5 stars.

One Samsung S22C300 reviewer who purchased this PC monitor thought it had clear images. Rosie Snell gave it a score of 5 stars and she said on Amazon “Amazing clarity”.

One customer who bought this PC monitor thought it had a sharp image. Amir Asfandyarov wrote three years ago “Didn't notice anything unusual/wrong and definitely much better (colors/sharpness, etc) than my previous HP w1907w” in their review.

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Good Size

One Samsung S22C300 owner who purchased it said that it was compact. One Samsung S22C300 owner who reviewed it considered that it was a good size. Jean Kilford gave the product a score of 4 stars and he wrote on Amazon three years ago “Nice size”.

Good Environmental Credentials

A number of customers who bought this PC monitor reckoned that it was good in terms of power usage. Big Wheels mentioned on Amazon “A super viewing and low energy usage”. S. B. Streater said in their Samsung S22C300 review on Amazon “Energy save has touch re-enable which works well”.

Good Technical Features

One Samsung S22C300 reviewer said in their reviews that the Samsung S22C300 had good features.

Mega Contrast Dynamic Contrast Ratio Marketing Name

The dynamic contrast ratio marketing name of this PC display is Mega Contrast, which is typical of many medium monitors that came out more than two years ago.

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Samsung LCD Screens Have Good Reviews

We checked 3,845 expert and owner reviews for Samsung PC displays and found that on average Samsung has good ratings. We also found that Samsung has good ratings specifically within its medium monitors range.

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1080p Video Mode

This PC screen has a 1080p video mode, which is the most frequently found video mode on PC monitors of this type and age.

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1920 X 1080 (HD 1080) Graphics Resolution

This PC monitor has a graphics resolution of 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080), which is the most commonly found graphics resolution on PC screens of this age and type.

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Very Low Power Consumption When in PowerSave Mode

The S22C300 has a fairly low power consumption when in PowerSave mode (only 0.3 Watts) compared to most of the other LCD screens that came out around the same time as the S22C300. The power consumptions when in PowerSave mode of flatpanel monitors of a comparable spec and age to the S22C300 range from 0.14W to 80W, and the average power consumption when in PowerSave mode is 6.1W.

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Narrow

Across all the similar spec PC screens that have been available for a comparable time to the S22C300 the widths range from 52mm to 6,500mm, and the average width is 580mm. With a width of only 510 millimeters, the S22C300 is fairly narrow compared to most of the other medium monitors that were released more than two years ago.

If you would consider a PC display with a wider width then you might want to look at the iiyama E2280HS[plb_1515997_price] (509.5mm) which is also cheaper.

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Light

The weights of medium monitors that have been available for a comparable time to the S22C300 range from 3g to 39kg. With a weight of only 2.9 kilograms, the Samsung S22C300 is quite light compared to most of the other PC screens that have been on the market for around the same time as the S22C300.

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10 Reasons Against

Poor Support

One Samsung S22C300 owner said in their reviews that the product did not have good technical guidance.

Not Robust

A number of Samsung S22C300 owners considered that it was not well made. Duncan Shiels wrote “Doesn't have built in speakers like my previous one” . Two years ago Mr. G. Wilson mentioned “No built in speakers” in their review but despite that they still gave the product a score of 5 stars. N J said on Amazon “No audio built in however so do not buy unless you have alternative audio arrangements unless you want video only” in their Samsung S22C300 review although they still gave it a score of 4 stars.

A few Samsung S22C300 reviewers who reviewed it reckoned that it was not easy to damage or scratch. Two years ago David gave the product a rating of 60 out of 100 and he mentioned on Amazon “This also applies to good bought in a sale - the only exception is any goods bought were fault or damage was declared at the point of sale”. David also mentioned “'Item does not work, is damaged or a part is missing”. Ellis Williams wrote on Amazon “Old screen broke by fault of my own” but in spite of that he gave the product a score of 5 stars.

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Only Mega Contrast Dynamic Contrast Ratio

This PC monitor has a Mega Contrast dynamic contrast ratio, which is the most commonly found dynamic contrast ratio on medium monitors that have been around for around the same time as it.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker

The Samsung S22C300 does not have a built-in speaker. Most of the other similar spec PC screens that are a comparable age to the S22C300 also do not have a built-in speaker.

Other PC monitors which also have a built-in speaker that you might want to consider include the Benq BL2201[plb_2333127_price] which is also higher rated.

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Not 3D Compatible

Most comparable spec PC screens that were released around the same time as the S22C300 are not 3D compatible. The S22C300 is no exception to this as it too is not 3D compatible.

PC screens which are 3D compatible that might be worth considering include the HP LP2065[plb_1468281_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The S22C300 does not have a built-in camera. Most of the other LCD screens of this age and spec also do not have a built-in camera.

We think you might also be interested in other PC screens which also have a built-in camera including the Asus VK228H[plb_1386924_price].

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Does Not Have an Integrated Card Reader

The S22C300 does not have an integrated card reader, although it is worth noting that most of the other medium monitors that have been on the market for more than two years also do not have an integrated card reader.

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Only HD HD Type

This flatpanel monitor has a Full HD HD type, which is typical of many PC displays of this age and type.

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Quite Narrow Vertical Viewing Angle

Across all the comparable spec PC displays that came out more than two years ago the vertical viewing angles range from 50° to 180°, and the average vertical viewing angle is 170°. With a vertical viewing angle of only 160 degrees, the Samsung S22C300 has one of the narrower vertical viewing angles amongst medium monitors of this age.

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Quite Narrow Horizontal Viewing Angle

With a horizontal viewing angle of only 170 degrees, the Samsung S22C300 has one of the narrower horizontal viewing angles amongst PC displays of this age. The average horizontal viewing angle of medium monitors that have been around for more than two years is 170°, and the horizontal viewing angles range from 60° to 1,800°.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Samsung S22C300

Average Running Costs

The average 5 year running cost of the S22C300 is £42 based on average usage levels and energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 998 comparable spec PC screens that were launched more than two years ago.

Released Over Three Years Ago

It was over three years ago when Samsung released the S22C300.

1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This PC monitor has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most frequently found display resolution on PC displays of this spec and age.

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LCD Display Type

The S22C300 has an LCD display type which is better than most PC monitors of this age and spec. Most similar spec PC screens that were released more than two years ago have an LED display type.

If you are looking for a flatpanel monitor with a better display type then you might also want to consider the Asus VS239[plb_1386925_price] (LED and cheaper), or the LG 22MP65[plb_2196010_price] (LED and cheaper) or the Benq BL2201[plb_2333127_price] (LED and higher rated).

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Specification

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User Reviews

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Reviewed 27 January 2015 by J. Marks
(Verified Purchase)

I have it plugged into my laptop as an extension. Colour balance is a bit different to my laptop, but of course there's no way of knowing which is 'correct', if either are. I've seen better... Read more…

Reviewed 22 August 2014 by Yvonne Marshall
(Verified Purchase)

Fantastic quality through normal connection and HDMI. So good I brought this to go with my first screen of the same model.
If you are looking for a monitor to play video games on this is a... Read more…

(Verified Purchase)

It's quite a good monitor, but the sad part is that nowadays there are no other alternatives, other monitors don't represent the same value for money or don't have as many features as this one.Read more…

Reviewed 8 July 2014 by Barry Nunn Barry
(Verified Purchase)

Easy to set up but found location of the !on" touch button tricky to find.
But if you have good eyesight you will have no problem;

In all a good buy.

Reviewed 3 July 2014 by Chriis
(Verified Purchase)

Using it now, looks fantastic for the price.

Reviewed 2 July 2014 by Johnathan Pocock
(Verified Purchase)

Good picture quality and brightness. It's not particularly tall when standing (fixed height) so you may need to prop it up with something. One feature I would loved to have seen is the ability to... Read more…

Reviewed 1 July 2014 by Theodoros Ellinas
(Verified Purchase)

Superb.

Reviewed 27 June 2014 by Geogran
(Verified Purchase)

As expected from the specifications. I would have preferred not to have had such a wide screen but knew what I was getting. Samsung is a reliable company and the monitor was up and running very... Read more…

Reviewed 25 June 2014 by R. F. Hawkins
(Verified Purchase)

Well made, very good colours and contrast although I did find the menus weren't that easy to understand but that's down to me and I suppose, my age! Excellent value for money as one would expect... Read more…

Reviewed 24 June 2014 by Iggy
(Verified Purchase)

Great price and quality, definitelly would recommend to anyone looking for a second monitor. Might even consider getting another one for my self.

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Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on £40.06
Electricity cost when on standby £1.83
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Total running cost over 5 years £41.89
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Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.21 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
6
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 6 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers s22c300, s22c300n, s22c300h, ls22c300hsen, samsung s22c300, samsung ls22c300, samsung s22c300b, samsung s22c300h, samsung s22c300bs, samsung ls22c300b, samsung ls22c300bs, samsung ls22c300bse, samsung ls22c300bsen
Barcodes 05054230141069, 05054230156339, 08806085397057, 08806085417038, 08806085460218

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