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Samsung LC27F396FHU

74

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Samsung LC27F396FHU

£199.98
Samsung LC27F396FHU
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A fully featured and very economical to run 27" flatpanel monitor, but representing only moderate value for money
27" 1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels No 4ms Feb 2016 A
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Samsung LC27F396FHU Review

With very low running costs and excellent features, we have ranked the Samsung LC27F396FHU number 27 in curved monitors, number 678 in medium monitors and number 977 across all PC monitors.
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Value for Money
Average
86
Features
Fully-Featured
82
Age
2 Years Old
94
Running Costs
£32 Over 5 Years
74
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 74?

It has good user reviews with an average user rating of 80%. Looking across the entire NEC PC monitor range, the average reviews for all NEC LCD screens are also excellent.
At over a year old this LCD screen is slightly out of date, and newer LCD screens with more up to date technology are available. View the latest LCD screens 2018.
This PC monitor has an efficiency rating of A+, and its running costs of only £32 over 5 years are in the cheapest 11% of all 3,292 PC displays that we have compared it to. View all energy saving flatpanel monitors.
It has some great features:
Bigger than average display diagonal
Faster than average response time
Very wide vertical viewing angle
Wider than average horizontal viewing angle

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Samsung LC27F396FHU In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Samsung Has Very Good Reviews for Its PC Monitors

Based on 7,643 expert and owner reviews (including 1,662 verified purchases), Samsung has very good reviews for its PC monitors. 94% of those that bought a Samsung flatpanel monitor would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Value for Money

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Running Costs

Low Running Costs

This Samsung PC monitor has an efficiency rating of A+, and the average running cost of the LC27F396FHU is only £32 over 5 years based on typical usage levels and energy prices, which is in the cheapest 11% of all 3,292 LCD screens.

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Age

Released Over Two Years Ago

Samsung released the LC27F396FHU in February 2016.

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Features

1920 X 1080 Pixels Resolution

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

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Bigger Than Average Display Diagonal

The LC27F396FHU's display diagonal of 27" is bigger than 84% of all PC displays when sorted by this feature. The display diagonals of PC displays range from 3.5" to 95", and the average display diagonal is 25".

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Faster Than Average Response Time

Across all the PC screens the response times range from 1ms to 55ms, and the average response time is 5.6ms. The LC27F396FHU's response time of only 4ms is faster than average when compared to most other PC monitors. It is faster than 77% of all PC displays when ranked by this feature.

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Very Wide Vertical Viewing Angle

The vertical viewing angle of the Samsung LC27F396FHU of 178° is very wide compared to most other LCD screens. It is wider than 98% of all PC monitors when ranked by this feature. PC displays have vertical viewing angles of between 40° and 180°, and the average vertical viewing angle is 160°.

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Wider Than Average Horizontal Viewing Angle

The LC27F396FHU's horizontal viewing angle of 178° is wider than average when compared to most other PC displays. It is in the widest 11% of all PC displays when sorted 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

Like most other PC displays, the Samsung LC27F396FHU does not have a built-in USB hub. 81% of PC displays do not have a built-in USB hub.

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Higher Than Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The contrast ratio (typical) of the LC27F396FHU of 3,000 is higher than average when compared to most other flatpanel monitors. It is higher than 85% of all LCD screens when sorted by this feature.

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Has a Game Mode

The LC27F396FHU has a game mode, unlike 92% of PC screens which do not have a game mode.

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Has an ECO Mode

The Samsung LC27F396FHU has an ECO mode, which is unusual. 93% of flatpanel monitors do not have an ECO mode.

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Has a Headphone Out

The LC27F396FHU has a headphone out, unlike 89% of PC monitors which do not have a headphone out.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

lc27f396fhuxen lc27f396fhu, samsung lc27f396fhuxen, 613147 lc27f396fhu, samsung n164000w, samsung c27f396

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04058154089262, 08806088285634

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