Samsung LS20C300
Samsung LS20C300
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Samsung LS20C300

An economical to run 1600 x 900 flatpanel monitor, but with not very good features and a price that represents poor value for money
19.5" 1600 X 900 Pixels Mega Contrast LED Feb 2014
Display Diagonal Display Resolution Contrast Ratio (dynamic) Display Release Date
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Samsung LS20C300 Review

With low running costs but representing mediocre value for money, we have scored the Samsung LS20C300 as follows for Summary.
Missing Some Features
3 Years Old
£53 Over 8 Years
Overall Score

Why Has it Scored 37?

NEC flatpanel monitors have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better PC screens are available. View the latest PC monitors 2017.
This PC monitor has running costs of £53 over 8 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 2,772 LCD screens that we have compared it to.
It is missing some features:
Quite narrow viewing angle, horizontal
Quite narrow viewing angle, vertical
Only 1600 x 900 pixels display resolution
Only Mega dynamic contrast ratio

Samsung LS20C300 In-Depth Analysis


Samsung Has Very Good Reviews for Its PC Displays

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

Value For Money

Mediocre Value for Money

The product has mediocre features and is over 6 months old but at £90.84 it is cheaper than 87% of flatpanel monitors.


Quite Narrow Viewing Angle, Horizontal

The viewing angle, horizontal of the LS20C300 of only 170° is in the narrowest 13% of all flatpanel monitors when ranked by this feature. Flatpanel monitors have viewing angles, horizontal of between 17° and 180°, and the average viewing angle, horizontal is 170°.

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Quite Narrow Viewing Angle, Vertical

The narrowest viewing angle, vertical of PC screens is 16°, the widest is 180°, and the average viewing angle, vertical is 160°. The viewing angle, vertical of the Samsung LS20C300 of only 160° is in the narrowest 15% of all flatpanel monitors when sorted by this feature.

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Only 1600 X 900 Pixels Display Resolution

The largest display resolution of the LS20C300 is 1600 x 900 pixels. That's 31% smaller display resolution than the most frequently found resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. The worst resolution of all PC monitors is 320 x 240 pixels and the best is 5120 x 2880 pixels.

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Only Mega Dynamic Contrast Ratio

This LCD screen has a Mega Contrast|Mega contrast ratio (dynamic), which is typical of many flatpanel monitors.

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Has a Card Reader Integrated

The LS20C300 has a card reader integrated, unlike 99% of flatpanel monitors which do not have a card reader integrated.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker(s)

The LS20C300 does not have a built-in speaker(s), although this is within the context that 53% of flatpanel monitors also do not have a built-in speaker(s).

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Released Over Three Years Ago

This flatpanel monitor was released in February 2014.

Running Costs

Average Running Costs

The LS20C300 has an average running cost of £53 over 8 years based on fine energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 2,772 flatpanel monitors.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

samsung ls20c300bl, samsung s20c300bl

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