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19 Reasons For
Two Industry Awards
Two expert review sites liked this Samsung LCD screen. The expert at Trusted Reviews gave this flatpanel monitor a "Recommended" award, confirming their endorsement and it received a "Gold" award from Xtremehardware.com who concluded it was outstanding.
On average, people who bought this LCD screen rated it as 82%.
Good Product Quality
A few Samsung S32D850T owners who reviewed the product agreed that it was good quality. Amazon Customer wrote in their review of the Samsung S32D850T “Very pleased with this display, stunning image quality”. A few weeks ago Broken Down Angel mentioned on Amazon “Great picture quality” in their review of this PC monitor. Gk mentioned on Amazon “Perfect for everyday use, casual gaming, if you after a large screen size and good overall quality” in their Samsung S32D850T review.
Good Picture Quality
A number of people who reviewed it considered that it had good picture quality. Mr G wrote “Am very impressed with the picture quality” . Mr. Carias wrote “You need to make sure that your graphics card or on borad graphics card is compatible tp produce 1440p” and rated it as very good. Mr. Carias also wrote “For gaming, you need a good graphics card to run”.
Several customers mentioned in their reviews that the product had good colour saturation. Abbas Z. mentioned “Good colours out of the box” in their review. Mr. Carias wrote in their review of this PC monitor “I do a lot of graphics design and Lightroom editing and man the images and text and colours are great”.
One person who reviewed it concluded that it had image ghosting. R. P. Kenny mentioned in their review of this PC monitor “Gaming is really nice with no problems of lag or ghosting” . One customer mentioned that this PC monitor had a good contrast ratio.
One customer who bought the product concluded that it had a sharp image. In October last year Mr G mentioned on Amazon “I upgraded from a 26" Samsung TV and instantly noticed the sharpness in both white”.
Some Samsung S32D850T reviewers who reviewed it said that it was good looking. Devbloke mentioned on Amazon “It's pretty good and much better than older screens”. One customer who reviewed it considered that it was smooth. Stuart Bush wrote in his Samsung S32D850T review “The returns process was ultra smooth by the Amazon service team as usual”.
One person who bought it thought it was neat. In October Gpaige wrote on Amazon “Fits the space on my desk neatly impressive & can easily view 2 windows side by side "full size”.
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Several Samsung S32D850T reviewers who bought the Samsung S32D850T reckoned that it was strong and durable. Kit wrote in her review of the Samsung S32D850T “In terms of build quality I am very happy sturdy stand nice bezel” . Ncb scored it 5 stars and wrote in their Samsung S32D850T review “It does require a sturdy desk, since it's rather heavy”. Stuart Bush said on Amazon “Glides in every direction, be warned though you need a sturdy desk as this thing is heavy” in his Samsung S32D850T review and rated the product 5 stars.
A number of Samsung S32D850T reviewers thought it was good value for money. Anton R. Ivanov mentioned in his review of the Samsung S32D850T on Amazon last year “Pretty good 2k monitor at a reasonable price” and gave the product a rating of 4 stars. A few weeks ago Mrs Elzbieta Wilkes wrote in her review on Amazon “Great quality and price” and scored it very highly. Roger Tauber rated it 5 stars and he wrote “The shape is also wider than normal, & great fore watching movies & Gaming & at an affordable price”.
Easy to Use
One person said in their reviews that it was easy to use. Stuart Bush said this year “Downloading the correct icc file from the net and configuring windows to use it quickly rectified that” in his Samsung S32D850T review.
One person who reviewed the Samsung S32D850T considered that it was easy to use the menus. Mr G said “HDMI doesn't support it so it kept giving errors) (5) Click Add, then apply the settings Hopefully you'll have nice resolution with crisp”.
Mega Contrast Dynamic Contrast Ratio Marketing Name
The dynamic contrast ratio marketing name of this PC display is Mega Contrast, which is the most commonly found dynamic contrast ratio marketing name on PC monitors of this type and age.
Samsung PC Monitors Have Good Reviews
We calculated the average reviews for all Samsung LCD screens and also specifically for Samsung medium monitors and found that in both cases Samsung had good reviews compared to other manufacturers.
LED Display Type
This PC monitor has an LED display type, which is typical of many medium monitors that have been available for around the same time as it.
We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative PC displays that have an LED Display currently available including the Viewsonic VP2770[plb_1427446_price] which has better reviews; or the AOC U2868[plb_2276998_price] which is cheaper.
Very Many Display Colour Count
Medium monitors that were released more than two years ago have display colour counts of between 0.21M and 1,100M, and the average display colour count is 100M. The Samsung S32D850T has one of the most display colour counts (1,073.7 million) amongst PC screens of this age.
Very Big Viewable Width
The average viewable width of PC displays that have been available for a similar time to the S32D850T is 520mm, and the viewable widths range from 1mm to 880mm. When compared to other PC monitors of this age and spec that we have assessed, the viewable width of the S32D850T of 708.5 millimeters is one of the biggest.
Fairly Big Display Diagonal
The Samsung S32D850T has one of the biggest screen sizes (81.28 centimeters) amongst medium monitors of this age. The average display diagonal of similar spec flatpanel monitors that have been around for more than two years is 65cm, and the screen sizes range from 28cm to 770cm.
Fairly Big Viewable Height
The viewable heights of comparable spec PC monitors that have been on the market for more than two years range from 28mm to 630mm, and the average viewable height is 310mm. With a viewable height of 398.5 millimeters, the Samsung S32D850T has one of the bigger viewable heights amongst PC displays of this age.
1440p Video Mode
The most resolution of the Samsung S32D850T is 1440p. That's 33% more resolution than the most frequently found video mode of 1080p.
This PC display's resolution (1440p) is actually the best resolution amongst all PC monitors that are a similar age to the S32D850T.
The worst resolution across similar types of PC display is 480p.
Four USB 3.0 Ports
The S32D850T is a four USB 3.0 port PC monitor.
2560 X 1440 Graphics Resolution
The S32D850T has a maximum resolution of 2560 x 1440. That's 78% more resolution than a 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080) PC screen, which is the most frequently found resolution. The resolution of all medium monitors that have been on the market for a comparable time to the S32D850T ranges from 640 x 350 to 3840 x 2160.
13 Reasons Against
Not Good in Terms of Size
A number of Samsung S32D850T owners said that it was not heavy and bulky. Abbas Z. wrote in their review of the Samsung S32D850T “Rather heavy though!” although they still rated the product 5 stars. Anton R. Ivanov wrote on Amazon “Monstrous, heavy.” in his review of this PC monitor but in spite of that he gave it a rating of 4 stars. Gk wrote “Keep it in mind this is not a professional gaming screen ( 60hz only! ) - HEAVY” .
One Samsung S32D850T reviewer who bought this PC monitor considered that it was not a good size.
£33.09 Price Increase
The price of the S32D850T has increased by £33.09 in the last 59 days.
Only Mega Contrast Dynamic Contrast Ratio
This PC display has a Mega Contrast dynamic contrast ratio, which is the most commonly found dynamic contrast ratio on PC screens of this type and age.
Running Costs Are Very High
This PC display is rated B for energy efficiency. The S32D850T has an average running cost of £77 over 5 years based on typical energy prices and usage levels, which is in the most expensive 17% of all 998 PC monitors that were launched more than two years ago.
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Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker
The S32D850T does not have a built-in speaker, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other flatpanel monitors of this age and type also do not have a built-in speaker.
Alternative PC monitors which also have a built-in speaker that you might want to consider include the Asus PB278Q [plb_1443239_price], or the AOC G2770[plb_2305284_price] or the Asus PB298[plb_1731108_price].
Not 3D Compatible
The Samsung S32D850T is not 3D compatible. Most of the other LCD screens of a comparable spec and age to the S32D850T are also not 3D compatible.
PC monitors which are 3D compatible that might also be worth looking at include the Philips 272G5DYEB[plb_3175233_price] or the Benq BL2710[plb_1729060_price].
Does Not Have a Built-In Camera
Like most of the other similar spec flatpanel monitors that are a comparable age to the S32D850T, the S32D850T does not have a built-in camera.
Does Not Have an Integrated Card Reader
The S32D850T does not have an integrated card reader. Most of the other medium monitors that have been available for around the same time as the S32D850T also do not have an integrated card reader.
There are a number of other PC monitors which also have an integrated card reader that you might want to consider including the DELL U2713H[plb_1518815_price] which is also cheaper.
We checked 534 flatpanel monitors of a comparable age and spec and they range in price from £51 to £5,421. We think that this PC display looks expensive compared to other flatpanel monitors of a comparable age and spec.
Only HD HD Type
This flatpanel monitor has a Wide Quad HD HD type, which is the most frequently found HD type on medium monitors that are a similar age to it.
Fairly High Maximum Power Consumption
PC monitors of a comparable age and spec to the S32D850T have maximum power consumptions of between 5.4W and 250W, and the average maximum power consumption is 52W. With a maximum power consumption of 100 Watts, the Samsung S32D850T has one of the higher maximum power consumptions amongst medium monitors of this age.
The weights of flatpanel monitors of this spec and age range from 3g to 39kg, and the average weight is 4.9kg. With a weight of 9.4 kilograms, the S32D850T is one of the heavier PC displays of a comparable age and type to the S32D850T amongst medium monitors of this age.
Very High Power Consumption When in PowerSave Mode
When compared to other LCD screens of this spec and age that we have assessed the power consumption when in PowerSave mode of, the S32D850T's power consumption when in PowerSave mode of 46 Watts is one of the highest. The lowest power consumption when in PowerSave mode of medium monitors that were released more than two years ago is 0.14W and the highest is 80W.
1 Other reason to consider the Samsung S32D850T
Released Over Two Years Ago
It was over two years ago when Samsung released the S32D850T.
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