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Average Owner Reviews
The average owner rating of this PC display is 77% based on 202 owner reviews.
The S22D300 is a popular choice of PC monitor according to Amazon sales data.
Some Samsung S22D300 owners agreed that it was good value for money. Amazon Customer gave this PC monitor an excellent rating and wrote “Consider it very good for the price”. Amazon Customer also mentioned “Great monitor for the price”. Binion said on Amazon “Nice TV for the price and loads of features” and gave this PC monitor a very good review score.
Some Samsung S22D300 reviewers who purchased it mentioned that it was a bargain for the price. Amazon Customer rated this PC monitor 4 stars and mentioned in their review “Feels cheap and causes the screen to wobble alot”. In November last year Bootie Boot wrote in their review of this PC monitor “Cheap and very nasty, returned after one use” but they rated it 1 stars. Chris Burgoyne mentioned in his review of this PC monitor on Amazon “Fine as long as you want a cheap monitor” nonetheless he only rated the product 20 out of 100.
Four people wrote that the Samsung S22D300 was cheap. Last year Chris Burgoyne said in his review of the Samsung S22D300 “In spite of the fact it must be costing them a fortune to (not) repair it, Samsung are refusing to replace it”. Jebediah mentioned in their review “As this is a budget monitor, there are very limited adjustment options, like swivel, height, or pivot”. Jebediah also mentioned “Very good budget 1080p monitor”.
Good Product Quality
Some Samsung S22D300 owners reckoned that it was good quality. Amazon Customer mentioned in their review on Amazon a few weeks ago “Great quality screen, very clear”. Bootie Boot mentioned in their Samsung S22D300 review on Amazon “I'll stick to better quality items in the future” yet they only scored it 1 stars. C. Cartmel wrote in their Samsung S22D300 review “While the picture quality is excellent, I am very disappointed with this monitor”.
A few customers mentioned in their reviews that the product was a good height. James Bee mentioned last year “The angle, though un adjustable it just right if you have a correct ergonomic desk for your height and seating position”. Mr Aa Khan said “No VESA mount or adjustable tilt/height and no speakers (not that I was expecting it to have any” in his review of this PC monitor.
Two Samsung S22D300 reviewers who purchased it agreed that it was a good size. Keith Wilford rated the product 5 stars and he mentioned last year “A good size” in his Samsung S22D300 review. One customer said in their reviews that it was a good depth. Adam Berry rated it 5 stars and he mentioned “Crisp picture, good colour depth and nice design” in his review.
One Samsung S22D300 owner mentioned in their reviews that it was tight. C. Cartmel mentioned in their review “The tilt mechanism is VERY tight” yet they only gave this PC monitor a rating of 1 stars. One person who reviewed it concluded that it was good physically.
One person who reviewed it reckoned that it was a good width. Charles Hellyer mentioned in his review of this PC monitor on Amazon this month “The Samsung spec sheet provided with the Monitor says it is a 47cm (18.5”) screen size, which is the approximate measurement of the width of the real displayed area”.
One Samsung S22D300 reviewer said that it was thin. Two years ago Jamie Carbert said in his Samsung S22D300 review on Amazon “Thin light and very good quality, could have been a”. One Samsung S22D300 owner mentioned that it was thick. Last year Jebediah rated the product as excellent and wrote on Amazon “The glossy bezels are a nice and not too thick”.
A number of people reckoned that it was good looking. In November last year Ace40464 said “Excellent screens, beautiful colour, significant improvement on the previous model (which I use alongside two of these for a triple monitor display”. Demetris wrote on Amazon “Good, solid monitor, at pretty decent price” and gave the product a score of 5 stars. Jeff S rated the product 5 stars and he said “Pretty straightforward to assemble the monitor on its stand”.
A number of customers who reviewed it wrote that it was a good design. Adam Curry said in his review of the Samsung S22D300 on Amazon “Quality high def screen and nice design” and rated it 5 stars. This year Robin Waite said on Amazon “The colour definition is absolutely spot on (we work in design” in his review of the Samsung S22D300. A few weeks ago Vickey T. said “Love the design and the screen clarity on very decent”.
Three Samsung S22D300 owners who purchased it agreed that it was smooth. Samm said “Smooth Sleek and Lovely Functional” in their review. Soner Latif said in their review of this PC monitor on Amazon “> Excellent colour reproduction> Extremely smooth refresh> Looks quite nice> Bright backlight> Display can be fine tunedCONS”.
One Samsung S22D300 reviewer who bought this PC monitor considered that it was ergonomic. One Samsung S22D300 owner who reviewed it thought it was ugly. Jebediah said last year “It doesn't look ugly” and scored the product very highly.
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A number of Samsung S22D300 reviewers who purchased the Samsung S22D300 considered that it was good in terms of HDMI connections. Two years ago Jeff S mentioned “Plug it in, plug in the hdmi cable and view! No problems at all, as one would expect from Samsung” in his review of this PC monitor. Kayleigh said on Amazon “This is a really sleek nice looking monitor and has a VGA and HDMI port” in her review of the Samsung S22D300. Lina wrote “Good quality, both inputs (HDMI and VGA) are working perfect” in her review of the Samsung S22D300 and gave it a very good review score.
A few customers mentioned in their reviews that the product was good in terms of connectivity. James Hall he mentioned on Amazon “Excellent value for money and has all the necessary connectivity”.
A few Samsung S22D300 owners who purchased the Samsung S22D300 concluded that it was well made. Chris wrote on Amazon “Not bad could of been a bit better in build quality” in his review of this PC monitor. Mr Baz said on Amazon “That's what counts for the most here, bar the couple of points above it's a solid offering and I can recommmend it”. Romparose wrote on Amazon “Absolute nightmare to set this monitor up, with driver tweaks and endless fiddling with software settings and the built in settings” in their review of this PC monitor.
Some customers who purchased the product reckoned that it was strong and durable. Mike Chat said on Amazon “A little washed-out, stand not height adjustable & could be more sturdy”. Squirrel mentioned on Amazon “I dropped a star as having speakers would be a bonus” and gave the product a rating of 80 out of 100.
Easy to Use
A number of customers who bought the product thought it was easy to setup. David Grindrod he mentioned in his Samsung S22D300 review “Good monitor, very clear display, easy to set up”. Ethan Williams wrote in his review of this PC monitor on Amazon “Clear and easy to set up” and rated the product as excellent. James Bee mentioned on Amazon “If you need to.I'd consider another screen.) the packaging it came in was well done, great protection easy to set up”.
A number of customers said in their reviews that the Samsung S22D300 was easy to use the menus. Amazon Customer wrote in their review of the Samsung S22D300 in November “I play a lot of games on it and it also has its own game mode quality mode on its settings which is good for what I use it for” . Cathryn wrote on Amazon last year “Oh and it has touch for power/menu/all that at the bottom, no buttons”. James Mitchell wrote on Amazon “The picture is still great and it's easy to change the settings too”.
Some Samsung S22D300 reviewers who bought this PC monitor considered that it was easy to use. Adam White rated it 4 stars and he said in his review of this PC monitor on Amazon “It is really easy to use”. This year Derek 66 rated this PC monitor as very good and said in their review of this PC monitor on Amazon “A great monitor to use with my Raspberry Pi”. I Review for You said on Amazon this month “I like to use the game mode option as well for movies because there's more colour” and rated the product 5 stars.
A number of people who reviewed it thought it had a touch sensitive screen. In November last year Adam Curry wrote in his review of this PC monitor “Power and adjustment buttons are light touch sensitive, nice feature”. Dave wrote “The on-screen adjusters are VERY touchy - touch sensitive actually, not buttons, so it is very easy to press more than one control” in his review of this PC monitor although he rated the Samsung S22D300 40 out of 100.
Some people who reviewed this PC monitor thought it was easy to assemble. Benjamin wrote on Amazon “Fantastic 1080p definition, easy to assemble and configure” in his review of the Samsung S22D300. A few people said in their reviews that it was comfortable and easy to hold. Mr Aa Khan said in his Samsung S22D300 review on Amazon two years ago “It's a comfortable viewing angle that doesn't need adjustment”.
Good Picture Quality
Ten Samsung S22D300 reviewers thought it had good picture quality. Amanda wrote in her review of the Samsung S22D300 “She is a beauty! Works well, graphics are quite clean” and gave the Samsung S22D300 a score of 5 stars. Mike Chat said “Very good value for money, picture quality good.” in his Samsung S22D300 review and rated this PC monitor 4 stars. Mr Baz gave the product a score of 4 stars and he mentioned in his review of the Samsung S22D300 “Good picture quality a few small issues though”.
Several people reckoned that this PC monitor had a wide viewing angle. N. Kemp said in their review of this PC monitor on Amazon “Provided you can get a good viewing angle on it” but even so they gave the Samsung S22D300 a score of 60 out of 100. S. Martin said “I've been very careful to shield the screen from specular reflections while testing this)The viewing angle horizontally is far better”. Samm mentioned on Amazon in November last year “The worst thing about this monitor is the Viewing angle” in their review.
A number of Samsung S22D300 owners wrote in their reviews that this PC monitor had good colour saturation. Two years ago Anon wrote on Amazon “Once adjusted, images are sharp and colours vibrant” and gave the product a rating of 4 stars. Mach3blackbird mentioned “That's not to say the colours are wrong - they are perfectly fine for ordinary tasks” and scored the product 80 out of 100. Podhunter said in their review of this PC monitor on Amazon last year “An excellent monitor with good image resolution and intense colours”.
Three Samsung S22D300 owners who reviewed it said that it had clear images. James Anderson said “Great monitor, wonderful clarity and colour representation” and scored this PC monitor very highly.
One Samsung S22D300 reviewer said in their reviews that it had a flickering image. Last year Chris Burgoyne mentioned in his Samsung S22D300 review “My monitor is consistently flickering and is now up to the 3rd "warranty based repair” but despite that he gave the Samsung S22D300 a score of 1 stars.
Several Samsung S22D300 reviewers mentioned in their reviews that it had good technical guidance. Frank N Soutar gave the product a score of 5 stars and he mentioned “The bigger screen is a help” in his review of the Samsung S22D300. James Bee gave it a rating of 4 stars and he mentioned “Came with some good instructions and an instructional DVD.I can't fault the display”. Lee wrote on Amazon this month “Use - no problems there - the colours are sharp, crisp and clear (after manual adjustment) Cons - the stand is terrible” in his Samsung S22D300 review however he scored this PC monitor 3 stars.
Good Technical Features
One Samsung S22D300 owner who reviewed the product reckoned that it had good features.
Good Environmental Credentials
One Samsung S22D300 reviewer who purchased this PC monitor wrote that it was good in terms of power usage. Hon T. L. Underhill mentioned on Amazon “That it would not every so often put itself to sleep to save energy”.
Good Sound Quality
One Samsung S22D300 reviewer wrote in their reviews that the product had good sound quality. Paul scored it very highly and he said on Amazon “Great picture and sound quality”.
Samsung Has Good Reviews for Its LCD Screens
We calculated the average reviews for all Samsung PC monitors and also specifically for Samsung flatpanel monitors and found that in both cases Samsung had good reviews compared to other manufacturers.
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Not 3D Compatible
The Samsung S22D300 is not 3D compatible. Most of the other similar spec PC monitors that have been around for around the same time as the S22D300 are also not 3D compatible.
Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker
Most comparable spec PC screens that were launched around the same time as the S22D300 do not have a built-in speaker. The S22D300 is no exception to this as it too does not have a built-in speaker.
Does Not Have a Built-In Camera
The S22D300 does not have a built-in camera. Most of the other flatpanel monitors that have been on the market for a similar time to the S22D300 also do not have a built-in camera.
Does Not Have an Integrated Card Reader
Most PC displays that were released more than a year ago do not have an integrated card reader. The Samsung S22D300 is no exception to this as it too does not have an integrated card reader.
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Released Over a Year Ago
It was over a year ago when this flatpanel monitor was released.
Rubbish - had to return as it doesn't have sound and this was for my sons xbox360. Only when you read the 3rd page of questions does this become apparent. Ordered LG TV ( not TV monitor) at only a... Read more…
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The only good thing about this was Amazon's amazing returns policy. I couldn't believe a Samsung could be so bad. All the poor reviews are true! Spent extra £20 on HP pavilion and got a decent... Read more…
A great monitor to use with my Raspberry Pi and PC using the HDMI for my Pi and the VGA for my PC excellent value. Extremely / excessively well packaged this protected monitor short of something... Read more…
A very good monitor at the price, clear picture and easy to set up (although in common with other reviewers be sure to turn down the brightness!). Has both HDMI and normal connections, although a... Read more…
This is very good and I use this for gaming or watching movies. The game mode function is perfect for certain games. I like to use the game mode option as well for movies because there's more... Read more…
Disappointing performance.I tried for 3 weeks to get a clear picture from this screen without success. I talked to samsung about the problem who said there was no driver to download and the... Read more…
Bought as a dedicated monitor for my desktop computer,before that i just used a tv with pc connection before it gave up the ghost i don't do gaming just watch the occasional movie and of course... Read more…
MY only problem with this monitor is that I cannot manage to adjust the brightness. Is there someone out there who can offer some advice? That is my only complaint, otherwise I would give it an... Read more…