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Samsung CF390

75

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Samsung CF390

£239.99
£140.00 £100 cheaper than 51 days ago
Samsung CF390
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hardwarezone.com.my 8.5/10
An award winning but a little out of date 23.5" PC screen, with low running costs but representing only moderate value for money
23.5" 1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels No 4ms May 2016
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Samsung CF390 Review

Released 2 years ago and with excellent reviews, we have ranked the Samsung CF390 number 98 in curved monitors.
82
Reviews
3 Reviews + 1 Award
61
Value for Money
Good
79
Features
Good Features
82
Age
1 Year Old
72
Running Costs
£66 Over 5 Years
75
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 75?

It has good expert reviews with an average expert rating of 72%. This PC monitor has received an industry award from Hardwarezone.com.my. NEC LCD screens also have excellent reviews in general.
At over a year old this PC screen is slightly out of date, and newer PC screens with more up to date technology are available. View the latest flatpanel monitors 2018.
It has running costs of £66 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 3,255 PC displays that we have compared it to. View all energy saving PC monitors.
This Samsung PC monitor has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Faster than average response time
Higher than average contrast ratio (typical)
Immersive viewing experience with curved screen
Ultra-slim design
Advanced gaming experience with AMD freesync
Eye saver mode
Brilliant picture quality
Eco-friendly monitor
Does not have a built-in speaker(s)
Narrower than average horizontal viewing angle

Should You Buy it Now?

Our unique forecasting algorithm looks at historic price trends and predicts the most likely price change over the next 2 weeks.
There is a 75% chance that the price will go down. However the future is never certain and there remains a chance that the price will actually go up. Get Price Alerts.

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Samsung CF390 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

One Industry Award

The expert at one expert review site concluded that this Samsung LCD screen was very good. This was from Hardwarezone.com.my who gave it an "8.5/10".

Average Expert Reviews

Based on three expert reviews from sites including hardwarezone.com.my, teknokulis.com and zdnet.be this flatpanel monitor has an average expert rating of 72 out of 100.

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Samsung Has Very Good Flatpanel Monitor Reviews

Based on 8,105 user and expert reviews (including 1,444 verified purchases), Samsung has very good reviews for its PC displays. 95% of those that bought a Samsung PC monitor would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Value For Money

Poor Value for Money

Whilst the product is cheaper than 67% of PC monitors, it has excellent reviews and is under 2 years old but has average features, and at £140.00 it does not look like great value for money overall.

Price Has Gone Down by £100 (42%)

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Cheaper in the United Kingdom Than Overseas

We checked 22 other countries for prices for the Samsung CF390 and the United Kingdom price of £140.00 was the cheapest.

The cheapest price that we could find overseas was in the United States where the price is $110.00 (£152.56).

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Running Costs

Average Running Costs

Based on average usage levels and energy prices we estimate that the CF390 will cost £66 over 5 years to run, which is typical compared to the other 3,255 flatpanel monitors.

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Age

Released Over a Year Ago

Samsung released the CF390 in May 2016.

Features

Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the Samsung CF390 of 23.5" is pretty average compared to most other flatpanel monitors. It is bigger than 60% of all flatpanel monitors when ordered by this feature.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Resolution

This PC monitor has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)|1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most commonly found resolution on flatpanel monitors.

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Faster Than Average Response Time

The average response time of all flatpanel monitors is 5.5ms, with the fastest being 1ms and the slowest being 55ms. The response time of the Samsung CF390 of only 4ms is faster than 75% of all flatpanel monitors when sorted by this feature.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Samsung CF390 does not have a built-in speaker(s), although keep in mind that 53% of PC monitors also do not have a built-in speaker(s).

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Average Vertical Viewing Angle

The vertical viewing angle of the Samsung CF390 of 170° is relatively standard compared to most other PC displays. It is in the widest 40% of all flatpanel monitors when ranked by this feature.

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Narrower Than Average Horizontal Viewing Angle

The horizontal viewing angle of the Samsung CF390 of only 170° is in the narrowest 27% of all LCD screens when ordered by this feature. PC displays have horizontal viewing angles of between 40° and 180°, and the average horizontal viewing angle is 170°.

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Does Not Have a Built-In USB Hub

The Samsung CF390 does not have a built-in USB hub, although it is worth noting that 81% of flatpanel monitors also do not have a built-in USB hub.

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Higher Than Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The Samsung CF390's contrast ratio (typical) of 3,000 is higher than 92% of all PC displays when ranked by this feature.

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Has an ECO Mode

The Samsung CF390 has an ECO mode, unlike 93% of flatpanel monitors which do not have an ECO mode.

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Has a Game Mode

The Samsung CF390 has a game mode. 92% of flatpanel monitors do not have a game mode.

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Has an AC Cables Included

The Samsung CF390 has a greater number of cables included than most flatpanel monitors. The most commonly found cables included is USB, but this cables included is not found on this PC screen. The cables included AC are also found on this LCD screen.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

samsung 250cdm2

Barcodes:

08806088209296

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