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Samsung S22B420BW

66

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Samsung S22B420BW

£151.10
Samsung S22B420BW
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An economical to run but 4 year old 22" LCD screen, with good features but representing only moderate value for money
22" 1680 X 1050 Pixels No 5ms Jul 2014
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Samsung S22B420BW 22-Inch LED Monitor (DVI 1680x1050) - Grey - (Brand new, unopened) - on
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Samsung S22B420BW Review

With low running costs but at over 3 years old, we have ranked the Samsung S22B420BW number 591 in best selling monitors.
55
Value for Money
Average
63
Features
Good Features
69
Age
3 Years Old
73
Running Costs
£66 Over 5 Years
66
Overall Score
Good

Why Has it Scored 66?

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 flatpanel monitors 2018.
This PC monitor has running costs of £66 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 3,255 PC displays 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:
Ergonomic, adjustable stand
Mega infinity dynamic contrast ratio
Power-Efficient
Clean, simple, stylish design
Wall-Mountable
Rated EPEAT gold standard
Only 1680 x 1050 pixels resolution
Smaller than average display diagonal

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 £92.37 on eBay 35 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.

Samsung S22B420BW In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Very Good Brand

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

Value For Money

Poor Value for Money

Whilst the product is cheaper than 62% of PC monitors, it has mediocre features, is over 6 months old and at £151.10 it does not seem like great value for money overall.

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Cheaper in the United Kingdom Than Overseas

We checked 22 other countries for prices for the Samsung S22B420BW and the United Kingdom price of £151.10 was the cheapest.

The cheapest price that we could find overseas was in the United States where the price is $411.44 (£567.29).

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Running Costs

OK Running Costs

The S22B420BW is typical compared to the other 3,255 flatpanel monitors that we have assessed for running costs. Based on typical usage levels and energy prices, we estimate the S22B420BW will cost £66 over 5 years to run.

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Age

Released Over Three Years Ago

This Samsung LCD screen has been on the market since July 2014.

Features

Only 1680 X 1050 Pixels Resolution

The S22B420BW has a maximum display resolution of 1680 x 1050 pixels. That's 15% smaller display resolution than the most common resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. PC screens resolutions range from 320 x 240 pixels (worst) to 5120 x 2880 pixels (best).

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Smaller Than Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonals of flatpanel monitors range from 3.5" to 95", and the average display diagonal is 25". The display diagonal of the Samsung S22B420BW of only 22" is smaller than average when compared to most other flatpanel monitors. It is smaller than 67% of all PC displays when sorted by this feature.

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Average Response Time

The response time of the S22B420BW of 5ms is pretty typical compared to most other flatpanel monitors. It is slower than 55% of all LCD screens when ranked by this feature.

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Narrower Than Average Horizontal Viewing Angle

The narrowest horizontal viewing angle of PC displays is 40°, the widest is 180°, and the average horizontal viewing angle is 170°. The horizontal viewing angle of the Samsung S22B420BW of only 170° is narrower than 84% of all flatpanel monitors when sorted by this feature.

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Narrower Than Average Vertical Viewing Angle

The vertical viewing angle of the S22B420BW of only 160° is narrower than 86% of all PC displays when ordered by this feature. Across all the PC screens the vertical viewing angles range from 40° to 180°, and the average vertical viewing angle is 160°.

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Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The Samsung S22B420BW's contrast ratio (typical) of 1,000 is pretty average compared to most other PC screens. It is higher than 30% of all PC displays when ranked by this feature.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

ls22b42xbwven s22b420bw, ls22b42xbwven 1680x1050, samsung ls22b42xbwven, samsung 1680x1050, samsung s22b420bw

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04053162536371, 08806086308335

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