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20 Reasons For
Good Product Quality
Nine customers who reviewed the Samsung U24E850R agreed that it was good quality. Andy and he wrote in August “Great Picture quality and versatile” in his review of this PC monitors. A few weeks ago Dan P rated it 99 out of 100 and he mentioned in his review of this PC monitors on Amazon “Overall excellent quality of both picture”. Dan P also mentioned “Picture quality is stunning”.
Four Samsung U24E850R owners who bought the product reckoned that it was good looking. In August last year Fetish_2000 mentioned on Amazon “A beautifully intuitive joystick driven menu-interface”. Fetish_2000 also mentioned “Causal general use (webpage content was beautiful, iTunes library looked extremely sharp, Photos popped when viewed”. Fetish_2000 also wrote “Beautifully rich, with a staggering amount of colour depth”.
The U24E850R is a popular choice of PC monitor according to Amazon sales data.
Average Owner Reviews
On average, people who bought this Samsung PC display rated it as 77%.
Good Picture Quality
Several people agreed that this PC monitors had good picture quality. Andy mentioned on Amazon “Great Picture quality and versatile”. Dan P rated it 5 stars and he wrote this year “Picture quality is stunning”.
One Samsung U24E850R reviewer mentioned in their reviews that this PC monitors had clear images. J. A. Burt wrote in August “Colour depth and clarity is excellent”.
A number of people who reviewed this PC monitors agreed that it was good value for money. Fetish_2000 wrote on Amazon “I thought the U28D590D was an exceptional monitor for the price/performance ratio, with an amazingly vibrant screen, excellent colour balance” in their review of the Samsung U24E850R.
One person mentioned in their reviews that the Samsung U24E850R was a bargain for the price. Elmo and he said on Amazon last year “Not as sharp as expected from a 4K - also feels cheap” in his review of this PC monitors.
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A few people wrote in their reviews that this PC monitors was good in terms of USB connections. Amazon Customer mentioned on Amazon in August last year “I love the 3.0 USB ports and the ability to adjust height”. Dr. M. Hall said “It has a built in USB hub which I have an ethernet dongle” in their review. Stephen Lowe said this year “The screen is very nice and USB hub” in his Samsung U24E850R review and rated it 99 out of 100.
A number of Samsung U24E850R owners wrote in their reviews that this PC monitors was well made. Dr. M. Hall said in their review of the Samsung U24E850R in August “It has a built in USB hub which I have an ethernet dongle”. A few weeks ago Kieron said in their Samsung U24E850R review “It's a shame, as the monitor itself appears to be of a good build” however despite that only gave it a rating of 1 stars.
Easy to Use
One Samsung U24E850R owner mentioned in their reviews that the product was easy to use. Fetish_2000 and mentioned on Amazon last year “A beautifully intuitive joystick driven menu-interface” in their review.
Good Technical Features
One Samsung U24E850R owner said in their reviews that it had good features. This month Dan P wrote on Amazon “Excellent picture & features”.
One Samsung U24E850R owner who reviewed the product concluded that it was a good depth. In August J. A. Burt mentioned in their review of the Samsung U24E850R on Amazon “Colour depth and clarity is excellent” and rated it 5 stars.
One person wrote in their reviews that it had good customer support. R wrote last year “Fortunately Amazon customer support caught the slack” in their review of this PC monitors.
Samsung has good average ratings for its medium monitors as well as across its entire flatpanel monitor range compared to other brands.
Mega Contrast Dynamic Contrast Ratio Marketing Name
The dynamic contrast ratio marketing name of the this PC display are Mega Contrast, which is typical of many comparable spec PC monitors that were launched around the same time as it.
Fairly Wide Horizontal Viewing Angle
The narrowest horizontal viewing angle of PC monitors that were launched around the same time as the U24E850R is 18°, the widest is 180°, and the average horizontal viewing angle is 170°. The U24E850R has one of the wider horizontal viewing angles (178 degrees) amongst medium monitors of this age.
Quite Wide Vertical Viewing Angle
The U24E850R has a fairly wide vertical viewing angle (178 degrees) compared to most of the other LCD screens of this age and spec. The average vertical viewing angle of comparable spec LCD screens that have been on the market for around the same time as the U24E850R is 170°.
3840 X 2160 Graphics Resolution
The U24E850R has a maximum resolution of 3840 x 2160. That's over four times the resolution of a 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080) PC screen, which is the most common resolution.
This PC screen's resolution (3840 x 2160) is actually the best resolution across all similar spec PC monitors that were released around the same time as the U24E850R.
The worst resolution amongst comparable types of PC screen is 720 x 400.
Four USB 2.0 Ports
Most medium monitors that are a comparable age to the U24E850R have between one and four USB 2.0 ports, including the Samsung U24E850R which has four USB 2.0 ports.
Four USB 3.0 Ports
The Samsung U24E850R is a four USB 3.0 port PC monitor. Most of the other PC screens that were launched more than a year ago have between one and eight USB 3.0 ports.
Quite Fast Response Time
The U24E850R has one of the faster response times (only 4 milliseconds) amongst medium monitors of this age. Across all the medium monitors that have been around for a comparable time to the U24E850R the response times range from 1ms to 40ms, and the average response time is 5.8ms.
13 Reasons Against
Expert Reviews Are Poor
This flatpanel monitor received an expert rating of 60 out of 100 from prad.de. The expert review sites don't rate this PC screen very highly.
Unacceptable Noise Level
One Samsung U24E850R reviewer thought it was not noisy. Dan P said in his review “The first one I had delivered was faulty as there was noise (random dots) appearing in dark areas of the picture”.
Price Has Increased by £31.00
The U24E850R has increased in price by £31.00 in the last few weeks.
Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker
The U24E850R does not have a built-in speaker. Most of the other PC screens of this spec and age do have a built-in speaker.
We compared this LCD screen to all the other LCD screens with a built-in speaker and we think the Eizo FlexScan EV2436 (£199.00), the Acer CB280HK (£329.99), or the Samsung NC241 (£564.15) which also has a higher Rating is also worth considering.
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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera
Most medium monitors that came out around the same time as the U24E850R do not have a built-in camera. The U24E850R is no exception to this as it too does not have a built-in camera.
We think you might also be interested in alternative flatpanel monitors which also have a built-in camera including the Philips 241P6VPJKEB (£368.70) which is also higher rated.
Does Not Have an Integrated Card Reader
The U24E850R does not have an integrated card reader. Most of the other PC screens of this spec and age also do not have an integrated card reader.
Not 3D Compatible
Most medium monitors that were released more than a year ago are not 3D compatible. The Samsung U24E850R is no exception to this as it too is not 3D compatible.
Only HD HD Type
This LCD screen has a 4K Ultra HD HD type, which is the most frequently found HD type on PC displays of a comparable age and type to it.
Expensive Compared to Other Medium Monitors That Were Released More Than a Year Ago
We think this LCD screen looks expensive compared to other medium monitors that were released more than a year ago. The price range of medium monitors that were released more than a year ago is from £51 to £5,066.
Only Has One Cable Included
The Samsung U24E850R has a greater number of cables included than most PC screens of a similar type and age to it. The most commonly found cable included is AC, but this cable included is not found on this Samsung PC monitor. The cables included USB are also found on this flatpanel monitor.
Only 1000:1 Typical Contrast Ratio
This LCD screen has a 1000:1 typical contrast ratio, which is typical of many LCD screens of a comparable type and age to it.
Only One HDMI Port
The U24E850R is a one HDMI port LCD screen. Most of the other medium monitors that have been available for a comparable time to the U24E850R have between one and three HDMI ports.
Quite High Annual Energy Consumption
The average annual energy consumption of comparable spec PC monitors that have been on the market for a similar time to the U24E850R is 210kWh. The U24E850R has a fairly high annual energy consumption (59 kilowatt hours) compared to most of the other similar spec PC monitors that came out around the same time as the U24E850R.
4 Other reasons to consider the Samsung U24E850R
Released Over a Year Ago
This Samsung PC monitor has been on the market for over a year.
Average Running Costs
This PC screen has an efficiency rating of C, and the U24E850R is typical compared to the other 486 PC screens of a similar age and spec that we have analysed for running costs. Based on average energy prices, we estimate the U24E850R will cost £68 over 5 years to run.
LED Display Type
This LCD screen has an LED display type, which is the most frequently found display type on PC displays of this type and age.
There are a number of alternative PC monitors that have an LED Display currently available that you might also want to consider including the T27D590CW (£287.37), or the S24E650MW (£290.35) both from Samsung or the Viewsonic VX2475SMHL-4K (£312.53) which has a better Rating.
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At 561 millimeters, the U24E850R has a pretty standard width compared to most of the other medium monitors that came out more than a year ago.
I've very recently upgraded from the 28? 4k Samsung U28D590D (which I had for about 2 months, and decided I wanted an even bigger monitor?)
And I thought the U28D590D was an exceptional monitor... Read more…
What can I say 4K is an amazing resolution and this Samsung Monitor delivers great results. Although I'm only using this monitor for gaming its able to give great colour reproduction and black... Read more…
This is a great monitor, but it developed some stuck pixels about three or four months after purchase. Samsung technical support is utterly hopeless, but fortunately Amazon customer support caught... Read more…
Great monitor and excellent extensibilty. Works great for both my Macbook Pro 13 Retina Display and Ubuntu Workstation. I love the 3.0 USB ports and the ability to adjust height and turn it to... Read more…
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