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Samsung S22C300H PC Monitor

21.5" 1920 X 1080 LED 510mm Feb 2014
Display Diagonal Display Resolution Display Width Release Date £65.64 Electricity cost over 5 years
Excellent user reviews
Reasonably priced
Good product quality
98 Reviews

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Price

Reasonably Priced

Thirty-nine owners considered that the Samsung S22C300H was good value for money. Nd90 said “Great value” in their review of this PC monitor and scored the product 7 stars. N J mentioned on Amazon “Good value monitor”. R. F. Hawkins said on Amazon “That's down to me and I suppose, my age! Excellent value for money as one would expect from Samsung”.

One customer who reviewed it reckoned that it was expensive. James Wright mentioned on Amazon “I wanted a good quality HDMI monitor that wasn't too expensive” in his review of this PC monitor.

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Good Picture Quality

Nine owners concluded that it had good picture quality. Three years ago Peter Wintle mentioned in his Samsung S22C300H review on Amazon “Very clear presentation of graphics”. Claudine Ellul said “It met my expectations having a great picture quality at a reasonable price! Contrast is very good”. J. J. Uwins said “Picture quality and resolution are excellent” in their Samsung S22C300H review and gave the product a rating of 6 stars.

Six customers who reviewed this PC monitor agreed that it had good colour saturation. R J Jarvis gave the product a rating of 6 stars and wrote in their review of this PC monitor on Amazon “My old monitor (10 years) is a Samsung and still going strong with vibrant colours”. Pedro rated it 7 stars and he wrote “Bright colours, clear outlines, larger screen than I had before”. J. Marks said in their review of this PC monitor on Amazon two years ago “I've seen better monitors, with richer colours and better contrast.”.

One customer who reviewed the product considered that it had clear images. Rosie Snell rated this PC monitor 8 stars and she mentioned on Amazon “Amazing clarity” in her review of this PC monitor.

One owner who reviewed the product considered that it had a sharp image. Amir Asfandyarov gave it a score of 8 stars and said on Amazon “Didn't notice anything unusual/wrong and definitely much better (colors/sharpness, etc) than my previous HP w1907w” in their review of the Samsung S22C300H.

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Support

Poor Technical Guidance

One person concluded that this PC monitor did not have good technical guidance.


Reviews

Excellent User Reviews

S22C300H owners on average rated this PC monitor as marvellous. Over 72% of reviewers gave this PC monitor the highest possible rating of 5 stars.

Samsung Has Good Reviews for Its Flatpanel Monitors

We checked 5,543 expert and user reviews (including 687 verified purchases) for Samsung PC displays and found that on average Samsung has good reviews compared to other manufacturers. We also found that Samsung has good reviews specifically within its medium monitors range. 93% of those that bought a Samsung LCD screen would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Design

Good Product Quality

Twenty-three customers who reviewed the product agreed that it was good quality. Acquademon said in their review of the Samsung S22C300H “Sharp and bright, incredible quality for such low price, well worth the money, buy without reserve, good value for money”. Mr S Hunt he wrote on Amazon three years ago “A good monitor which shows quality pictures and is easily adjustable”. Also three years ago Mr. G. Wilson said in their review of this PC monitor “A reasonable size and excellent picture quality”.

Nice Design

Five owners who reviewed it considered that it was good looking. Mrs. Christine Hutchings said three years ago “Was almost put off by reviews which said it did not tilt - when, in fact it does! Great picture and good looking piece of kit”. Y. Doyle scored the product 7 stars and mentioned in their review of this PC monitor “He's delighted ! His old monitor was not HDMI and this makes a HUGE difference ! The monitor looks classy and stylish even when its off”. Amir Asfandyarov said in their review of this PC monitor four years ago “Was one of the cheapest screens with HDMI (that was my requirement) - connected as second screen to Mac Book Pro and pretty happy” .

Three owners who reviewed it reckoned that it was well designed. Vito mentioned “I'm using this as a terminal for trading, very smooth and responsive, beautiful design and it can tilt sideways, amazing!”. Three years ago Radio4lover mentioned on Amazon “Sleek design, no protruding switches”. Rosie Snell wrote “Well packaged, nice clean design, slight red tint”.

Two owners concluded that the product was neat.

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Easy to Use

Ten customers who bought it mentioned that it was easy to setup. Mr. Andrew D. Brice he wrote on Amazon “The product was well packaged and arrived in good condition, was easy to set up and I had it working in very short time”. Radio4lover scored the product 8 stars and said three years ago “Easy to set up, clear picture”. Valpre mentioned four years ago “Easy to set up even for an eighty six year old” in their review of the Samsung S22C300H and gave it a rating of 8 stars.

Four owners who reviewed it mentioned that it was easy to use. Mr. A. Olorunfemi wrote on Amazon “It's like watching a TV set - handy when catching up on iplayer” in their review of the Samsung S22C300H and rated it 7 stars. David gave this PC monitor a score of 5 stars and he said on Amazon “I fear the problem could be with the row of buttons along the front which are 'touch' control” in his review of this PC monitor.

Three customers who bought the product agreed that it was easy to use the menus. Four years ago Dr Robin Bignall mentioned “Easy to use menu system.” and gave it a rating of 7 stars. Gorran said in their review of this PC monitor “The selections rotate on the menu too quickly, ---- my fault I suspect Packaging”.

One customer who purchased it considered that it was easy to assemble.

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Robust

Three people thought the Samsung S22C300H was well made. R. F. Hawkins rated the product 8 stars and wrote “Well made, very good colours”. Fahim scored the product 7 stars and mentioned on Amazon “Wish the screen has speakers built in though~”.

Three customers who purchased it thought it was easy to damage or scratch. David said on Amazon “This also applies to good bought in a sale - the only exception is any goods bought were fault or damage was declared at the point of sale”. David also mentioned “I selected 'Problem with an order or item' and 'Item does not work, is damaged or a part is missing” in his review. Ellis Williams gave it a rating of 7 stars and he wrote on Amazon “Old screen broke by fault of my own”.

Two customers who reviewed the product concluded that it was strong and durable. Radio4lover mentioned “Sturdy stand, clear picture on screen” in their review of this PC monitor. Rich Townend scored this PC monitor 7 stars and he mentioned on Amazon four years ago “The monitor/stand is sturdy, tidy and frees up a fair bit of space on my desk”.

One owner thought the product was reliable. Geogran rated the product 7 stars and said on Amazon three years ago “Samsung is a reliable company and the monitor was up”.

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Weight & Dimensions

Good Size

One customer concluded that the product was compact. Peter Wintle gave it a rating of 7 stars and he said three years ago “Looks neat and compact” in his review of this PC monitor. One customer thought the product was a good size.


Energy

Running Costs Are OK

Based on average energy prices and usage levels we estimate that the 8 year running cost of the S22C300H is £66, which is typical compared to the other 1,092 PC screens of this spec and age.


Power

Good Environmental Credentials

Two people who purchased the product concluded that it was good in terms of power usage. S. B. Streater mentioned “Energy save has touch re-enable which works well” in their Samsung S22C300H review. Three years ago Big Wheels wrote in their review of the Samsung S22C300H “A super viewing and low energy usage”.


Smart TV

Good Connectivity

One person said in their reviews that it was easy to sync. Mac Man said in his review of the Samsung S22C300H on Amazon “It syncs with it beautifully”.


Features

Good Technical Features

One customer who purchased it thought it had good features.


Other

Released Over Three Years Ago

Samsung released the S22C300H in February 2014.


Multimedia

Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Samsung S22C300H does not have a built-in speaker(s), unlike most of the other PC displays that have been on the market for more than two years.

It is worth considering alternative PC displays which also have a built-in speaker(s) including the Apple 27" Cinema Display which also has a higher rating.

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Display

1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This PC screen has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most frequently found display resolution on flatpanel monitors that have been around for more than two years.

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Quite Narrow Viewing Angle, Vertical

With a viewing angle, vertical of only 160 degrees, the Samsung S22C300H has a fairly narrow viewing angle, vertical compared to most of the other LCD screens of this spec and age. The average viewing angle, vertical of flatpanel monitors that were launched around the same time as this PC display is 170°, and the viewing angles, vertical range from 10° to 180°.

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Quite Narrow Viewing Angle, Horizontal

With a viewing angle, horizontal of only 170 degrees, the Samsung S22C300H has one of the narrower viewing angles, horizontal amongst similar spec PC displays of this age. The viewing angles, horizontal of flatpanel monitors of a comparable spec and age to this PC screen range from 18° to 1,800°, and the average viewing angle, horizontal is 170°.

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Certificates

Has an Energy Star Certified

The S22C300H has an Energy Star certified. Most of the other comparable spec PC displays that have been on the market for around the same time as this PC monitor also have an Energy Star certified.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers samsung ls22c300bsen, samsung s22c300bs, samsung s22c300h
Barcodes 00887276018898, 05054230141069, 05054230156339, 08806085397057, 08806085417038, 08806085460218

Samsung S22C300H Review Sources

To prepare this Samsung S22C300H review we compared this PC monitor to 3,052 other models. For each PC monitor that we compared, we collated thousands of pieces of information including technical specs, reviews, and prices. In total we analysed 692,351 product attributes, 78,668 PC monitor reviews and 7,521,600 historical PC monitor prices from 203 PC monitor retailers. We then picked out the standout features of this PC monitor compared to the other models as well as any areas where this PC monitor is lacking.

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