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Samsung LS20C300

65

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Samsung LS20C300

£90.84
Samsung LS20C300
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A very economical to run but 4 year old 19.5" LCD screen, with good features but representing only middle of the road value for money
19.5" 1600 X 900 Pixels Mega Contrast No Feb 2014
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Samsung LS20C300 Review

With low running costs but at over 3 years old, we have ranked the Samsung LS20C300 number 367 in small monitors.
53
Value for Money
Average
63
Features
Good Features
67
Age
4 Years Old
82
Running Costs
£53 Over 5 Years
65
Overall Score
Good

Why Has it Scored 65?

Looking across the entire NEC PC monitor range, the average reviews for all NEC LCD screens are excellent.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better LCD screens are available. View the latest PC displays 2018.
This PC monitor has running costs of £53 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 3,292 PC monitors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving PC monitors.
It has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Has a card reader integrated
Only 1600 x 900 pixels resolution
Smaller than average display diagonal

Samsung LS20C300 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Very Good Brand

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

Running Costs

Running Costs Are OK

The LS20C300 is typical compared to the other 3,292 PC displays that we have analysed for running costs. Based on typical energy prices, we estimate the LS20C300 will cost £53 over 5 years to run.

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Age

Released Over Four Years Ago

This PC display has been on the market since February 2014.

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Features

Only 1600 X 900 Pixels Resolution

The Samsung LS20C300 has a maximum display resolution of 1600 x 900 pixels. That's 31% smaller display resolution than the most common resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. PC displays resolutions range from 320 x 240 pixels (worst) to 5120 x 2880 pixels (best).

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Smaller Than Average Display Diagonal

The LS20C300's display diagonal of only 19.5" is in the smallest 13% of all PC screens when ranked by this feature. The smallest display diagonal of PC displays is 3.5", the biggest is 95", and the average display diagonal is 25".

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Average Response Time

The response time of the LS20C300 of 5ms is relatively typical compared to most other PC displays. It is slower than 59% of all PC displays when ranked by this feature.

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Narrower Than Average Horizontal Viewing Angle

The LS20C300's horizontal viewing angle of only 170° is narrower than 87% of all PC displays when ranked by this feature. The horizontal viewing angles of PC displays range from 40° to 180°, and the average horizontal viewing angle is 170°.

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Narrower Than Average Vertical Viewing Angle

The narrowest vertical viewing angle of PC displays is 40°, the widest is 180°, and the average vertical viewing angle is 160°. The LS20C300's vertical viewing angle of only 160° is narrower than average when compared to most other PC displays. It is narrower than 87% of all PC displays when ranked by this feature.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker(s)

Like most other PC screens, the LS20C300 does not have a built-in speaker(s). 53% of PC displays do not have a built-in speaker(s).

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Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The contrast ratio (typical) of the Samsung LS20C300 of 1,000 is pretty standard compared to most other PC monitors. It is higher than 22% of all LCD screens when ordered by this feature.

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Has a Card Reader Integrated

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

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

samsung ls20c300bl, samsung s20c300bl

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