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Samsung LS23C45KBS

68

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Samsung LS23C45KBS

£139.80
Samsung LS23C45KBS
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A good spec and economical to run 23" flatpanel monitor, but representing only moderate value for money
23" 1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels Mega Contrast No Sep 2012
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Samsung LS23C45KBS Review

With very good features and low running costs, we have scored the Samsung LS23C45KBS as follows:
56
Value for Money
Average
75
Features
Good Features
60
Age
5 Years Old
73
Running Costs
£65 Over 5 Years
68
Overall Score
Good

Why Has it Scored 68?

NEC LCD screens have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better flatpanel monitors are available. View the latest PC monitors 2018.
This PC monitor has running costs of £65 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 3,255 LCD screens that we have compared it to. View all energy saving flatpanel monitors.
It has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Wall mountable
Narrower than average horizontal viewing angle
Narrower than average vertical viewing angle

Samsung LS23C45KBS In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Very Good Brand

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

Value For Money

Disappointing Value for Money

Whilst the product is in the cheapest 68% of PC monitors, it has mediocre features, is over 6 months old and at £139.80 it does not appear to be great value for money overall.

Running Costs

Running Costs Are Average

The average running cost of the LS23C45KBS is £65 over 5 years based on average usage levels and energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 3,255 PC monitors.

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Age

Released Over Five Years Ago

Samsung released the LS23C45KBS in September 2012.

Features

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 PC displays.

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Average Display Diagonal

The LS23C45KBS's display diagonal of 23" is fairly typical compared to most other flatpanel monitors. It is in the biggest 36% of all flatpanel monitors when ordered by this feature.

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Average Response Time

The response time of the LS23C45KBS of 5ms is pretty average compared to most other flatpanel monitors. It is slower than 33% of all flatpanel monitors when ordered by this feature.

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Narrower Than Average Horizontal Viewing Angle

The horizontal viewing angle of the Samsung LS23C45KBS of only 170° is narrower than 72% of all flatpanel monitors when ordered by this feature. PC screens have horizontal viewing angles of between 40° and 180°, and the average horizontal viewing angle is 170°.

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Narrower Than Average Vertical Viewing Angle

Across all the LCD screens the vertical viewing angles range from 40° to 180°, and the average vertical viewing angle is 160°. The vertical viewing angle of the LS23C45KBS of only 160° is in the narrowest 29% of all flatpanel monitors when ordered by this feature.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker(s)

Like most other PC displays, the LS23C45KBS does not have a built-in speaker(s). 53% of flatpanel monitors do not have a built-in speaker(s).

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Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The LS23C45KBS's contrast ratio (typical) of 1,000 is relatively standard compared to most other PC screens. It is higher than 66% of all PC screens when ordered by this feature.

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Wall Mountable

The Samsung LS23C45KBS is wall mountable, which is unusual. 92% of flatpanel monitors are not wall mountable.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

samsung ls23c45kbsen, samsung s23c45kb, samsung s23c450b

Barcodes:

00806085224377, 02002667433007, 08806085224377

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