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Samsung TC242W

Samsung TC242W PC Monitor

£1,093.30
£498.00 £595.30 cheaper than 14 days ago
23.6" 1920 X 1080 LED May 2016
Screen Size Display Resolution Display Type Built-In Speaker Release Date
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6 Reasons For

Six USB Type-A Downstream Ports

The Samsung TC242W has more USB Type-A downstream ports than most of the flatpanel monitors of this spec and age. Most of the similar spec LCD screens that were launched around the same time as the TC242W only have between one and five USB Type-A downstream ports, however this LCD screen has six USB Type-A downstream ports.

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Samsung PC Displays Have Good Reviews

Samsung has good average reviews for its medium monitors as well as across its entire LCD screen range compared to other brands.

Has a Built-In Speaker

The Samsung TC242W has a built-in speaker, as do most of the other PC displays of a comparable spec and age to the TC242W.

There are a number of other PC displays with a built-in speaker currently available which you might also want to consider including because of it's better review score, the LG 34UM95C[plb_2988021_price], the Asus PG27AQ[plb_3142487_price], or the Viewsonic VP2780[plb_2884616_price].

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Very Big Internal Memory

At 4,096 megabytes, the Samsung TC242W has a very big internal memory compared to most of the other LCD screens that were launched more than a year ago. Medium monitors that have been on the market for around the same time as the TC242W have internal memory of between 510MB and 4.1GB.

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1920 X 1080 (HD 1080) Graphics Resolution

This flatpanel monitor has a graphics resolution of 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080), which is the most frequently found graphics resolution on medium monitors that have been available for around the same time as it.

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Has One Cable Included

The Samsung TC242W has a greater number of cables included than most medium monitors that are a similar age to it. This PC screen has an AC cable included, which is the most frequently found cable included found on LCD screens of a comparable type and age to the TC242W.

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10 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The Samsung TC242W does not have a built-in camera, although this is within the context that most of the other PC displays of this type and age also do not have a built-in camera.

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Not 3D Compatible

Like most of the other medium monitors that have been on the market for more than a year, the Samsung TC242W is not 3D compatible.

If you would prefer a PC screen that is 3D compatible then you might want to consider the Asus PG278Q[plb_3097078_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Have an Integrated Card Reader

The Samsung TC242W does not have an integrated card reader, although keep in mind that most of the other medium monitors that have been around for a comparable time to the TC242W also do not have an integrated card reader.

We compared all the other PC monitors which also have an integrated card reader to this LCD screen and we think the Benq SW2700PT[plb_2982141_price] which also has a higher rating is also worth considering.

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Expensive

LCD screens of a similar age and type range in price from £46 to £4,106. We think that this medium monitor looks expensive compared to other LCD screens of a similar age and type.

Running Costs Are High

The TC242W has an average running cost of £110 over 5 years based on typical usage levels and energy prices, which is in the most expensive 9% of all 505 comparable spec flatpanel monitors that have been available for more than a year.

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Only HD HD Type

This flatpanel monitor has a Full HD HD type, which is the most commonly found HD type on flatpanel monitors that were released more than a year ago.

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Only 1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

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

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Very Low RMS Rated Audio Power

Across all the PC screens of a comparable type and age to the TC242W the RMS rated audio powers range from 1W to 32W. With an RMS rated audio power of only 2 Watts, the Samsung TC242W has a fairly low RMS rated audio power compared to most of the other PC displays of a similar age and spec to the TC242W.

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Quite Narrow Vertical Viewing Angle

The Samsung TC242W has a quite narrow vertical viewing angle (only 160 degrees) compared to most of the other PC screens of a similar age and spec to the TC242W. Across all the medium monitors that were released around the same time as the TC242W the vertical viewing angles range from 10° to 180°.

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Quite Narrow Horizontal Viewing Angle

The narrowest horizontal viewing angle of LCD screens that are a comparable age to the TC242W is 18°, the widest is 180°, and the average horizontal viewing angle is 170°. At only 170 degrees, the Samsung TC242W has a fairly narrow horizontal viewing angle compared to most of the other medium monitors that are a comparable age to the TC242W.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Samsung TC242W

Released Over a Year Ago

Samsung released the TC242W over a year ago.

LCD Display Type

The Samsung TC242W has a better display type than most PC monitors of this age and type. This PC display has an LCD display type, whereas most flatpanel monitors that are a similar age to it have an LED display type.

It may also be worth considering one of the alternative PC monitors that have an LCD Display currently available including the HP DreamColor Z24x[plb_2874654_price] which is cheaper; or the HP Z Display Z24[plb_1590202_price], or the Philips BDM3270[plb_2783117_price] which has better reviews.

If the display type of this PC display is too bad for you then you might want to consider the LG 34UC97C[plb_3016738_price] (LED), or the Eizo FlexScan EV2750[plb_3262622_price] (LED) which also has a higher rating.

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Average Width

With a width of 554.6 millimeters, the Samsung TC242W has a pretty typical width compared to most of the other medium monitors that have been around for a similar time to the TC242W.

PC monitors with a wider width that might be worth considering include the HP DreamColor Z24x[plb_2874654_price] (559.4mm) which is also cheaper.

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Specification

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PC Audio in
Headphone Socket Size
Headphone Output
USB Version
Audio Output Port
Audio Input Port
PC Audio Out Port
DVI-I Port
VGA (D-Sub) Port
DVI Port
USB Type-A Downstream Port
Built-In USB Hub
Multimedia
Built-In Speaker
RMS Rated Audio Power
Loudspeaker
Design
Case Colour
Performance
Thin Client
Internal Memory
Processor Clock Speed
Graphics Adapter
Thin Client Installed
Hard Drive Capacity
Internal Memory Type
Networking
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Port
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Ethernet LAN Port
Ergonomics
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VESA Mounting
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On Screen Menu Display
Power
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Maximum Power Consumption
AC Input Frequency
AC Input Voltage
Operational Conditions
Relative Humidity Operating Range
Operating Temperature Range
Camera
Technical Details
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Energy Star Certificate
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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers tc242w, samsung tc242, lf24ft2wfpzxen, samsung tc242w, samsung lf24ft2, samsung lf24tc2, samsung lf24tc2w, samsung lf24ft2w, samsung lf24ft2wf, samsung 1920x1080, samsung lf24tc2wa, samsung lf24tc2wan, samsung lf24ft2wfp, samsung lf24tc2wane, samsung lf24ft2wfpz, samsung lf24ft2wfpzx, samsung lf24tc2wanen, samsung lf24ft2wfpzxe, samsung lf24ft2wfpzxen
Barcodes 08806088091464, 08806088378824

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