Samsung LC27F396FHU
Samsung LC27F396FHU
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Samsung LC27F396FHU

A relatively new 1920 x 1080 PC display, but with poor features and a price that represents poor value for money
27" 1920 X 1080 Pixels LED No Feb 2016
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Samsung LC27F396FHU Review

Released 1 year ago but with low running costs, we have scored the Samsung LC27F396FHU as follows for Summary.
Missing Some Features
18 Months Old
£62 Over 8 Years
Overall Score

Why Has it Scored 32?

It has not bad user reviews with an average user rating of 80%. NEC flatpanel monitors also have excellent reviews in general.
At over a year old this PC monitor is slightly out of date, and newer flatpanel monitors with more up to date technology are available. View the latest PC displays 2017.
This PC monitor has an energy efficiency classification of A+, and its running costs of £62 over 8 years are typical compared to the other 2,772 PC screens that we have compared it to.
It is missing some features:
Does not have a built-in USB hub
Only one HDMI port

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 was a cheaper price of £189.98 at PC World Business 18 days ago. We predict that the price will go down again.
There is a 90% 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 LC27F396FHU In-Depth Analysis


Samsung Has Very Good Reviews for Its PC Screens

We checked 7,449 owner and expert reviews (including 1,064 verified purchases) for Samsung flatpanel monitors and found that on average Samsung has very good reviews. 94% of those that bought a Samsung LCD screen would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Value For Money

Mediocre Value for Money

The product is less than 18 months old but has mediocre features and at £241.08 it is more expensive than 65% of flatpanel monitors.

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Does Not Have a Built-In USB Hub

The Samsung LC27F396FHU does not have a built-in USB hub, although this is within the context that 84% of flatpanel monitors also do not have a built-in USB hub.

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Has a Game Mode

The LC27F396FHU has a game mode, unlike 93% 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. 94% of flatpanel monitors do not have an ECO mode.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This LCD screen has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most frequently found resolution on PC monitors.

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Only One HDMI Port

Most LCD screens have between one and five HDMI ports, including the Samsung LC27F396FHU which has one HDMI port.

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Has a Headphone Out

The LC27F396FHU has a headphone out, which is unusual. 90% of PC displays do not have a headphone out.

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Quite Fast Response Time

The LC27F396FHU's response time of only 4ms is in the fastest 17% of all PC displays when ordered by this feature. The fastest response time of flatpanel monitors is 1ms, the slowest is 55ms, and the average response time is 5.7ms.

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Released 18 Months Ago

This flatpanel monitor was released in February 2016.

Running Costs

Running Costs Are Average

This Samsung PC screen has an energy efficiency classification of A+. The LC27F396FHU has an average running cost of £62 over 8 years based on alright usage levels and energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 2,772 flatpanel monitors.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers samsung lc27f396fhuxen, samsung c27f396fhu, samsung n164000w
Barcodes 04058154089262, 08806088285634

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