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Samsung S24C550
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Samsung S24C550 PC Monitor

23.6" 1920 X 1080 LED Apr 2013
Display Diagonal Display Resolution Display Built-In Speaker(s) Release Date
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10 Reasons For

Running Costs Are Low

Based on typical energy prices we estimate that the S24C550 will cost only £34 over 5 years to run, which makes it one of the more economic to run PC monitors of a comparable spec and age.

Mega Contrast Dynamic Contrast Ratio Marketing Name

The dynamic contrast ratio marketing name of this PC screen is Mega Contrast, which is the most commonly found dynamic contrast ratio marketing name on PC screens that have been available for around the same time as it.

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Good Brand

Samsung is one of the better rated PC monitor brands according to average reviews from experts and users, and Samsung also has good ratings for its medium monitors.

LED Display

This PC display has an LED display, which is the most frequently found display on medium monitors that were released more than two years ago.

We compared this PC screen to all the other PC screens that have an LED Display and we think because of it's better review score, the AOC e2250Swdnk is also worth considering.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The S24C550 has a built-in speaker(s), which is unusual. Most of the other medium monitors that are a comparable age to the S24C550 do not have a built-in speaker(s).

There are a number of other flatpanel monitors with a built-in speaker(s) currently available which you might also want to look at including because of it's better review score, the AOC D2769, or the LG 22EB23TM.

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Two HDMI Ports Quantitys

The Samsung S24C550 is a two HDMI ports quantity flatpanel monitor.

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Fairly High RMS Rated Power

The S24C550 has a quite high RMS rated power (10 Watts) compared to most of the other PC displays of this age and spec. The RMS rated powers of medium monitors that were released more than two years ago range from 0.5W to 49W.

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1920 X 1080 (HD 1080) Supported Graphics Resolutions

This PC monitor has a supported graphics resolutions of 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080), which is the most frequently found supported graphics resolutions on PC screens of a similar age and type to it.

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Very Low Power Consumption (max)

The power consumption (max)s of LCD screens that are a comparable age to the S24C550 range from 16W to 250W. The Samsung S24C550 has a quite low power consumption (max) (only 29 Watts) compared to most of the other medium monitors that were released around the same time as the S24C550.

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Quite Fast Response Time

The Samsung S24C550 has a quite fast response time (only 2 milliseconds) compared to most of the other PC screens of this type and age. Flatpanel monitors of this age and type have response times of between 1ms and 69ms.

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6 Reasons Against

Not 3D

Most similar spec flatpanel monitors that are a comparable age to the S24C550 are not 3D. The S24C550 is no exception to this as it too is not 3D.

If you are looking for an LCD screen that is 3D then you might want to look at the AOC d2757Ph which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The S24C550 does not have a built-in camera. Most of the other medium monitors that have been around for a comparable time to the S24C550 also do not have a built-in camera.

It is worth also looking at alternative flatpanel monitors which also have a built-in camera including the Viewsonic VG2437mc which is also higher rated.

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Does Not Have a Card Reader Integrated

Most PC monitors that have been on the market for a comparable time to the S24C550 do not have a card reader integrated. The S24C550 is no exception to this as it too does not have a card reader integrated.

We compared all the other flatpanel monitors which also have a card reader integrated to this LCD screen and we think the U3011, the UP2414Q (£449.00), or the UP3214Q (£598.80) all from DELL which also has a higher rating is also worth considering.

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Only HD HD Type

This PC screen has a Full HD HD type, which is typical of many medium monitors that are a similar age to it.

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Quite Narrow Viewing Angle, Vertical

The average viewing angle, vertical of medium monitors that are a comparable age to the S24C550 is 170°, and the viewing angle, verticals range from 15° to 180°. The S24C550 has a quite narrow viewing angle, vertical (only 160 degrees) compared to most of the other PC screens that were released around the same time as the S24C550.

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Quite Narrow Viewing Angle, Horizontal

The viewing angle, horizontals of medium monitors that are a similar age to the S24C550 range from -5° to 1,800°, and the average viewing angle, horizontal is 170°. The S24C550 has one of the narrower viewing angle, horizontals (only 170 degrees) amongst comparable spec PC screens of this age.

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2 Other reasons to consider the Samsung S24C550

Released Over Three Years Ago

This PC display was released over three years ago.

1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This PC monitor has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many comparable spec flatpanel monitors that have been around for a similar time to it.

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Specification

Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Display
Supported Graphics Resolutions
Product Type
HD Type
Aspect Ratio
Viewing Angle, Vertical
Viewing Angle, Horizontal
Contrast Ratio (typical)
Display Brightness
Response Time
Native Aspect Ratio
Display Number of Colours
Dynamic Contrast Ratio Marketing Name
Ports & Interfaces
Audio Output
Audio Input
HDMI Ports Quantity
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
AC (power) in
Multimedia
Built-In Speaker(s)
RMS Rated Power
Number of Loudspeakers
TV Tuner Integrated
Design
Colour of Product
Performance
Thin Client
Thin Client Installed
Ergonomics
VESA Mounting
On/off Switch
On Screen Display (OSD)
Power
Power Consumption (typical)
Power Consumption (standby)
Power Consumption (max)
AC Input Frequency
AC Input Voltage
Certificates
Energy Star Certified
Weight & Dimensions
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Package Height
Package Depth
Package Width
Weight With Stand
Height (with Stand)
Depth (with Stand)
Width (with Stand)
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Content
Cables Included

Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on £51.28
Electricity cost when on standby £1.54
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Total running cost over 5 years £52.82
Running costs for this PC monitor have been estimated based on other similar PC monitors. If you know how much electricity and water the Samsung S24C550uses then please let us know by entering those figures in the boxes above.
0.26T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.26 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 7 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers s24c550, s24c550v, s24c550vl, LS24C550VL, ls24c550vlen, ls24c550vl/en, samsung s24c550, samsung s24c550v, samsung s24c550vl, samsung s24c550ml, samsung ls24c550vl
Barcodes 00806085398443, 00806085435278, 05052916704263, 08806085398443, 08806085435278

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