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Samsung S20C300BL

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Samsung S20C300BL

Samsung S20C300BL
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A very economical to run but 4 year old 19.5" PC screen, with good features
19.5" 1600 X 900 Pixels No 5ms Feb 2014
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Samsung S20C300BL Review

With very low running costs but at over 3 years old, we have ranked the Samsung S20C300BL number 355 in small monitors.
64
Features
Good Features
66
Age
4 Years Old
92
Running Costs
£35 Over 5 Years
65
Overall Score
Good

Why Has it Scored 65?

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 screens 2018.
This PC monitor has running costs of only £35 over 5 years, which puts it in the cheapest 15% of all 3,255 flatpanel monitors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving PC screens.
It has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Only 1600 x 900 pixels resolution
Smaller than average display diagonal

Samsung S20C300BL In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Samsung Has Very Good PC Monitor Reviews

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

Running Costs

Low Running Costs

The average 5 year running cost of the S20C300BL is only £35 based on typical energy prices and usage levels, which makes it one of the more economic to run flatpanel monitors.

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Age

Released Over Four Years Ago

Samsung released the S20C300BL in February 2014.

Features

Only 1600 X 900 Pixels Resolution

The Samsung S20C300BL has a maximum display resolution of 1600 x 900 pixels. That's 31% smaller display resolution than the most frequently found resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. The resolution of all PC displays ranges from 320 x 240 pixels (worst) to 5120 x 2880 pixels (best).

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Smaller Than Average Display Diagonal

The smallest display diagonal of LCD screens is 3.5", the biggest is 95", and the average display diagonal is 25". The S20C300BL's display diagonal of only 19.5" is in the smallest 13% of all flatpanel monitors when sorted by this feature.

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Average Response Time

The S20C300BL's response time of 5ms is pretty average compared to most other LCD screens. It is slower than 59% of all flatpanel monitors when ranked by this feature.

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Narrower Than Average Horizontal Viewing Angle

The Samsung S20C300BL's horizontal viewing angle of only 170° is narrower than average when compared to most other flatpanel monitors. It is in the narrowest 34% of all PC monitors when sorted by this feature. The average horizontal viewing angle of all PC displays is 170°, with the narrowest being 40° and the widest being 180°.

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Narrower Than Average Vertical Viewing Angle

The narrowest vertical viewing angle of PC monitors is 40°, the widest is 180°, and the average vertical viewing angle is 160°. The Samsung S20C300BL's vertical viewing angle of only 160° is narrower than average when compared to most other flatpanel monitors. It is narrower than 65% of all PC monitors when sorted by this feature.

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Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The Samsung S20C300BL's contrast ratio (typical) of 1,000 is relatively average compared to most other PC displays. It is in the highest 27% of all PC displays when ranked by this feature.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Samsung S20C300BL does not have a built-in speaker(s), although keep in mind that 53% of flatpanel monitors also do not have a built-in speaker(s).

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

samsung s20c300bl, s20c300nl

Barcodes:

00887276018959, 08806085433243

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