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Samsung S24A850DW
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Samsung S24A850DW PC Monitor

24" 1920 X 1200 LED 558.5mm Jul 2012
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The Samsung S24A850DW is a professional monitor that combines high performance with low power consumption. Using as much as 50% less energy than others, this versatile monitor has environmental... More
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14 Reasons For

Nice Design

One Samsung S24A850DW owner said that the Samsung S24A850DW was good looking.

Good Size

One Samsung S24A850DW owner who purchased the Samsung S24A850DW thought it was thin. Ouritdept.co.uk wrote in their Samsung S24A850DW review “The slim build and elegant design together with the ergonomic versatility makes for an ideal device for productivity”.

Robust

One customer said that the Samsung S24A850DW was well made.

Mega Contrast Dynamic Contrast Ratio Marketing Name

The dynamic contrast ratio marketing name of this flatpanel monitor is Mega Contrast, which is typical of many medium monitors that have been around for more than two years.

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Samsung Flatpanel Monitors Have Good Reviews

We checked 3,536 expert and owner reviews for Samsung flatpanel monitors and found that on average Samsung has good ratings. We also found that Samsung has good ratings specifically for its medium monitors.

LED Display

This LCD screen has an LED display, which is typical of many PC screens of a similar type and age to it.

Other PC monitors that have an LED Display currently available which you might also want to look at include the e2250Swdnk[pl_1364842_price], or the U2868[pl_2276998_price] both from AOC or the LG 27MP55HQ[plb_2304964_price] which has better reviews.

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1920 X 1200 Pixels Display Resolution

The most display resolution of the S24A850DW is 1920 x 1200 pixels. That's 11% more display resolution than the most frequently found display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. The best display resolution of all PC monitors of this age and type is 2560 x 1600 pixels and the worst is 1366 x 768 pixels.

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Fairly Wide Viewing Angle, Vertical

The narrowest viewing angle, vertical of PC screens of this type and age is 15°, the widest is 180°, and the average viewing angle, vertical is 170°. At 178 degrees, the S24A850DW has a quite wide viewing angle, vertical compared to most of the other medium monitors that were launched around the same time as the S24A850DW.

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Fairly Wide Viewing Angle, Horizontal

The average viewing angle, horizontal of medium monitors that were launched more than two years ago is 170°, and the viewing angle, horizontals range from -5° to 1,800°. With a viewing angle, horizontal of 178 degrees, the S24A850DW has one of the wider viewing angle, horizontals amongst PC monitors of this age.

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Fairly High Height Adjustment

Medium monitors that were launched more than two years ago have height adjustments of between 13mm and 1,200mm. The S24A850DW has one of the higher height adjustments (150 millimeters) amongst comparable spec PC screens of this age.

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Fairly Bright Display Brightness

Similar spec flatpanel monitors that have been around for a comparable time to the S24A850DW have display brightnesss of between 25 cd/m² and 1,700 cd/m². With a display brightness of 300 candellas per square meter, the Samsung S24A850DW has a fairly bright display brightness compared to most of the other LCD screens that have been on the market for around the same time as the S24A850DW.

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1920 X 1200 (WUXGA) Supported Graphics Resolutions

The Samsung S24A850DW has a maximum resolution of 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA). That's 11% more resolution than the most common supported graphics resolutions of 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080). The worst resolution of all medium monitors that have been around for around the same time as the S24A850DW is 640 x 350 and the best is 3840 x 2160.

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Has Three Cables Includeds

The number of cables included found on the Samsung S24A850DW is more than most flatpanel monitors of a similar type and age to it. This Samsung flatpanel monitor has an AC cables included, which is the most commonly found cables included found on PC screens that came out around the same time as the S24A850DW. The cables includeds "USB" and "VGA" are also found on this PC display.

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Supports One Placement Supported

The number of placements supported by the S24A850DW is more than most medium monitors that have been available for a comparable time to it. This LCD screen supports a Horizontal placement supported, which is the most commonly supported placement supported supported by LCD screens of this spec and age.

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7 Reasons Against

Owner Reviews Are Poor

The average owner rating of this PC display is 55% based on 8 owner reviews. This means that owners really don't rate this flatpanel monitor very highly.

Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker(s)

The S24A850DW does not have a built-in speaker(s), although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other similar spec PC monitors that have been on the market for more than two years also do not have a built-in speaker(s).

We compared this flatpanel monitor to all the other PC monitors with a built-in speaker(s) and we think the AOC e2260Swhu[plb_1364850_price], the Samsung S27B970D[plb_1562575_price], or the LG 24MN33D[plb_1550178_price] is also worth considering.

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Not 3D

Like most of the other PC monitors of a similar spec and age to the S24A850DW, the Samsung S24A850DW is not 3D.

PC displays which are 3D that might also be worth looking at include the Philips 272G5DYEB/93[plb_3175233_price], the AOC d2757Ph[plb_1515695_price], or the LG D2343[plb_2590758_price] which is also higher rated.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The S24A850DW does not have a built-in camera. Most of the other similar spec PC monitors that have been around for a comparable time to the S24A850DW also do not have a built-in camera.

We compared this LCD screen to all the other PC displays with a built-in camera and we think the NEC MD211[plb_2590565_price], the Philips C272P4[plb_2159253_price], or the Viewsonic VG2437mc[plb_1464473_price] which also has a higher rating is also worth considering.

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Does Not Have a Card Reader Integrated

The S24A850DW does not have a card reader integrated. Most of the other PC screens of this spec and age also do not have a card reader integrated.

Alternative PC displays which also have a card reader integrated that you might also want to consider include the U3011[pl_1534149_price], the UP2414Q[pl_2251567_price], or the UP3214Q[pl_2251540_price] all from DELL which is also higher rated.

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Very High Running Costs

The S24A850DW has an average 5 year running cost of £105 based on typical usage levels and energy prices, which is in the most expensive 11% of all 993 PC monitors of a comparable type and age.

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Heavy

With a weight of 5.8 kilograms, the S24A850DW is quite heavy compared to most of the other PC displays of a similar age and spec to the S24A850DW. PC displays of this type and age have weights of between 3g and 39kg, and the average weight is 4.9kg.

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1 Other reason to consider the Samsung S24A850DW

Released Over Four Years Ago

This PC display has been on the market for over four years.

Specification

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3D
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HDCP
Sync-On-Green (SOG)
Composite Sync
Separate H/V Sync
Digital Vertical Frequency
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Viewing Angle, Vertical
Viewing Angle, Horizontal
Contrast Ratio (typical)
Display Diagonal (metric)
Display Brightness
Response Time
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Dynamic Contrast Ratio Marketing Name
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AC (power) in
Multimedia
Built-In Speaker(s)
Built-In Camera
TV Tuner Integrated
Design
Colour of Product
Performance
Windows Operating Systems Supported
Thin Client
Thin Client Installed
Ergonomics
Picture-in-Picture
Height Adjustment
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Tilt Angle
VESA Mounting Interfaces
VESA Mounting
Pivot
Plug and Play
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Cables Included
Manual
Other Features
Screen Saving Functions
Number of Products Included
Placement Supported

Expert Reviews

11 October 2013

The Samsung SyncMaster S24A850DW LED monitor is probably the most interesting Samsung product to date. It represents a significant step forward in monitor technology and is designed to deliver...

The slim build and elegant design together with the ergonomic versatility makes for an ideal device for productivity and style
Latest display technologies offer an unparalleled viewing experience
Low heat and power consumption
Excellent viewing angles
IPS, sRGB 94.8
Illumination uniformity issues can sometimes result in uneven lighting and shadows
Large number of adjustment modes and settings which are largely unnecessary
Difficult adjustment of standard gloweffect to avoid the blueviolet color display
Port orient
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8 February 2012

The S24A850DW is a 24-inch monitor that uses an LED backlight, and offers a range of business functions. Sections Get the Samsung S24A850DW Reviewed.com offers the ability to purchase products... Read more…

27 December 2011

A doporu?eníSamsung nasadil cenu S24A850DW vzhledem ke konkurenci s matricí e-IPS a stejným rozli?ením od Dellu ?i HP pom?rn? vysoko. Dell U2412M stojí pod 7000 K?, HP si za sv?j ZR2440w...

13 July 2012

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User Reviews

(8)
Reviewed 26 January 2012 by Mr A.

This monitor is amazing quality i've just bought another one which now makes three in our office. We also have Apple cinema displays and these Samsung monitors are like for like in terms of colour... Read more…

Reviewed 13 July 2012 by AlphaBee6
(Verified Purchase)

I bought this monitor coming from a 24in HP IPS monitor, which was shutting off at random and is out of warranty. What attracted me to this monitor was its power saving features and generally... Read more…

Reviewed 1 February 2014 by Benjibar

This product was previously advertised at WQHD resolution (2560x1440) on their website but only supports a maximum resolution of 1900x1200. Samsung refused to replace my monitor with one matching... Read more…

Reviewed 23 March 2012 by Sam
(Verified Purchase)

I took a gamble on this monitor as most reviews I've read said they have very bad backlight bleed and the same thing was echoed my most owners on various forums. The one I got has just a very... Read more…

Reviewed 29 November 2013 by Susan Matthews
(Verified Purchase)

The screen has been great. I have had it since January 13. Now it has a pixel problem just 9 months later. I could be unlucky and just got a bad one. To make it worse. It was sold to me on Amazon... Read more…

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Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on £164.08
Electricity cost when on standby £2.05
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Total running cost over 5 years £166.13
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Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.82 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
22
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 22 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Barcodes 00808112914471, 04053162536456, 08806071393957, 08806071501000

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