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Samsung S24B420BW

73

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Samsung S24B420BW

£245.00
Samsung S24B420BW
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A good spec but 4 year old 24" PC monitor, with low running costs but representing only moderate value for money
24" 1920 X 1200 Pixels No 5ms Jul 2014
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Samsung S24B420BW Review

With very good features, we have ranked the Samsung S24B420BW number 902 in best selling monitors.
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Value for Money
Good
79
Features
Good Features
72
Age
3 Years Old
71
Running Costs
£77 Over 5 Years
73
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 73?

DELL PC displays have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better PC displays are available. View the latest LCD screens 2018.
This PC monitor has running costs of £77 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 3,258 PC displays that we have compared it to. View all energy saving LCD screens.
It has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
1920 x 1200 pixels resolution
Narrower than average horizontal viewing angle
Narrower than average vertical viewing angle

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Samsung S24B420BW In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Very Good Brand

We checked 8,077 user and expert reviews (including 1,496 verified purchases) for Samsung LCD screens and found that on average Samsung has very good reviews. 95% of those that bought a Samsung flatpanel monitor would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Value For Money

Disappointing Value for Money

The product has average features, is over 6 months old and at £245.00 it is more expensive than 65% of PC monitors.

Price Has Gone Up by £82 (33%)

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Running Costs

Average Running Costs

The S24B420BW is typical compared to the other 3,258 PC displays that we have looked at for running costs. Based on typical energy prices and usage levels, we estimate the S24B420BW will cost £77 over 5 years to run.

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Age

Released Over Three Years Ago

This PC display was released in July 2014.

Features

1920 X 1200 Pixels Resolution

The largest display resolution of the S24B420BW is 1920 x 1200 pixels. That's 11% larger resolution than a 1920 x 1080 pixels PC monitor, which is the most common resolution. The resolution of all flatpanel monitors ranges from 320 x 240 pixels (worst) to 5120 x 2880 pixels (best).

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Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the S24B420BW of 24" is fairly typical compared to most other PC displays. It is in the biggest 59% of all PC displays when ranked by this feature.

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Average Response Time

The response time of the Samsung S24B420BW of 5ms is pretty average compared to most other LCD screens. It is in the slowest 73% of all PC displays when ordered by this feature.

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Narrower Than Average Horizontal Viewing Angle

The horizontal viewing angle of the S24B420BW of only 170° is narrower than average when compared to most other PC screens. It is narrower than 84% of all PC monitors when sorted by this feature. PC displays 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

The vertical viewing angle of the Samsung S24B420BW of only 160° is narrower than average when compared to most other LCD screens. It is in the narrowest 14% of all LCD screens when ordered by this feature. Flatpanel monitors have vertical viewing angles of between 40° and 180°, and the average vertical viewing angle is 160°.

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Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The S24B420BW's contrast ratio (typical) of 1,000 is fairly typical compared to most other PC displays. It is higher than 30% of all PC displays when sorted by this feature.

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Product Identifiers

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04053162536463, 04056572747375, 08806086310741

Samsung S24B420BW

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