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Samsung S24D30 PC Monitor

£104.99
24" 1920 X 1080 Mega Contrast LED Apr 2014
Display Diagonal Display Resolution Contrast Ratio (dynamic) Display Release Date £47.69 Electricity cost over 5 years
Good expert reviews
Reasonably priced
Good product quality
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Reasonably Priced

Fifty-four owners who purchased this PC monitor agreed that it was good value for money. Pen said “Really excellent monitor for this price range - buy it!”. R. F. Stevens scored this PC monitor 5 stars out of 5 and mentioned “There are lots of inexpensive excellent external speakers for PC”. Podhunter wrote in their review of this PC monitor “A good monitor at a good price” and gave it a rating of 4 stars out of 5.

Three customers reckoned that the product was expensive. Miche said on expert website Amazon “It does just as well as its more expensive brothers”. S. Martin wrote on expert website Amazon “No need to fork out for an expensive IPS screen (I thought) since my existing cheapo TN LCD screens look just fine”.

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Energy

Running Costs Are Very Low

The average running cost of the S24D30 is only £48 over 8 years based on typical usage levels and energy prices, which makes it one of the most economic to run medium monitors that have been on the market for more than two years.


Reviews

Good Expert Reviews

The average expert rating of this Samsung flatpanel monitor is 80% based on two expert reviews from sites including Digital Versus and Les Numeriques.com.

User Reviews Are Average

Based on 309 user reviews the average user rating of this PC display is 78%. 91 reviewers (75% of all reviewers) gave this PC display either 4 or 5 stars and 83% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others.

Good Brand

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


Support

Good Technical Guidance

Two customers agreed that it had good technical guidance. James Bee said “Came with some good instructions and an instructional DVD.I can't fault the display” .


Technical Details

Has a Game Mode

The Samsung S24D30 has a game mode. Most of the other LCD screens of a similar spec and age to this PC display also have a game mode.

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Has an ECO Mode

The Samsung S24D30 has an ECO mode. Most of the other medium monitors that have been available for around the same time as this PC display also have an ECO mode.

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Smart TV

Good Connectivity

Two people mentioned that this PC monitor was good in terms of connectivity. James Hall said on expert website Amazon “Excellent value for money and has all the necessary connectivity” in his Samsung S24D30 review.


Design

Good Product Quality

Thirty-five people mentioned in their reviews that the product was good quality. Expert website Digitalversus.com rated it 4 stars out of 5 and said in their review of this PC monitor “The S24D300H is actually an excellent monitor, offering excellent picture quality and responsiveness”. P. Horrex wrote “Excellent quality” . Paul mentioned “Great picture and sound quality”.

Nice Design

Thirteen people who bought the Samsung S24D30 agreed that it was good looking. Pen gave the product a rating of 5 stars out of 5 and mentioned in their review of this PC monitor on expert review site Amazon “Beautiful smaller monitor with large screen area for the product size”. Stephen L. wrote on expert website Amazon last year “All the poor reviews are true! Spent extra £20 on HP pavilion and got a decent and stylish monitor”. Thomas P. mentioned “Beautiful Picture and the quality really speaks for itself”.

Six customers mentioned in their reviews that it was well designed. R. F. Stevens mentioned on expert website Amazon “The only negative thing I have found is that the stylishly sculpted design of the back means there are no VESA mounting holes”. Vickey T. said on expert review site Amazon in April last year “Love the design and the screen clarity on very decent” in her review of this PC monitor. Robin Waite mentioned last year “The colour definition is absolutely spot on (we work in design”.

Three customers who reviewed the product thought it was smooth. Soner Latif mentioned two years ago “> Excellent colour reproduction > Extremely smooth refresh > Looks quite nice > Bright backlight > Display can be fine tuned CONS” . Samm wrote on expert review site Amazon “Smooth Sleek and Lovely Functional”.

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Easy to Setup

Eleven customers who reviewed the Samsung S24D30 considered that it was easy to setup. Website Newegg.com wrote “Easy To Set Up” and gave this PC monitor a rating of 4 stars out of 5. N. Kemp mentioned on expert website Amazon “They are a bit tricky to set up”.

Ten owners wrote in their reviews that it was easy to use the menus. R. F. Stevens wrote three years ago “When the MPA is aimed as detailed in the menu it is very directional, surprisingly so” in their review of this PC monitor. Mr Baz mentioned in the same month “It's an improvement over normal monitors)+ Menus are fairly easy to navigate, simple to set up”. Cathryn scored it a maximum of 5 stars and she said “Oh and it has touch for power/menu/all that at the bottom, no buttons”.

Six customers who reviewed it wrote that it was easy to use. Miss Cross wrote “At first I was touching the actual control signs and thought it was faulty”. Mark Hamilton mentioned in his review of this PC monitor on expert website Amazon “This item is great, I brought it to use with my 2014”. Derek 66 wrote “A great monitor to use with my Raspberry Pi”.

Three owners agreed that it had a touch sensitive screen. Dave wrote on expert website Amazon “The on-screen adjusters are VERY touchy - touch sensitive actually, not buttons, so it is very easy to press more than one control” in his review of this PC monitor however he only rated the product 40 out of 100. Two years ago Adam Curry mentioned on expert website Amazon “Power and adjustment buttons are light touch sensitive, nice feature”.

Two customers who purchased it thought it was comfortable and easy to hold. Mr Aa Khan mentioned in his review of this PC monitor on expert website Amazon “It's a comfortable viewing angle that doesn't need adjustment” and gave it the highest possible rating of 5 stars out of 5.

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Robust

Seven customers who purchased it agreed that it was well made. Mr Baz gave it a rating of 4 stars out of 5 and he said in his review of this PC monitor on expert website Amazon “The picture quality is excellent and that's what counts for the most here, bar the couple of points above it's a solid offering and I can recommmend it”. Stephen Hughes wrote “It seems to be a good build quality and comes with a stand” and gave it a rating of 5 stars out of 5. Romparose mentioned on expert website Amazon “Absolute nightmare to set this monitor up, with driver tweaks and endless fiddling with software settings and the built in settings” however despite that they gave it a score of 1 stars out of 5.

Two owners who reviewed the product mentioned that it was strong and durable. Mike Chat mentioned in his review of this PC monitor on expert review site Amazon “A little washed-out, stand not height adjustable & could be more sturdy”. Squirrel wrote “I dropped a star as having speakers would be a bonus” in their review of the Samsung S24D30 and gave it a score of 4 stars out of 5.

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Ports & Interfaces

Does Not Have a Built-In USB Hub

The Samsung S24D30 does not have a built-in USB hub, although it is worth noting that most of the other flatpanel monitors of a comparable spec and age to this PC display also do not have a built-in USB hub.

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Only One HDMI Port

The Samsung S24D30 is a one HDMI port PC monitor. Most of the other flatpanel monitors of a similar age and type to this PC monitor have between one and three HDMI ports.

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Other

Released Over Three Years Ago

This PC monitor was released in April 2014.


Multimedia

Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Samsung S24D30 does not have a built-in speaker(s), unlike most of the other PC monitors that have been available for a similar time to this PC display which have a built-in speaker(s).

There are a number of other LCD screens which also have a built-in speaker(s) that you might want to look at including the E2370SD (£97.75), or the M2470SWH (£97.49) both from AOC or the HP S2331a (£90).

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Display

Only Mega Contrast Dynamic Contrast Ratio

This PC monitor has a Mega Contrast contrast ratio (dynamic), which is the most commonly found contrast ratio (dynamic) on PC screens that are a comparable age to it.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This flatpanel monitor has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many flatpanel monitors that were launched around the same time as it.

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Quite Narrow Viewing Angle, Vertical

With a viewing angle, vertical of only 160 degrees, the Samsung S24D30 has a quite narrow viewing angle, vertical compared to most of the other PC displays of a similar age and type to this flatpanel monitor. PC monitors of this spec and age have viewing angles, vertical of between 10° and 180°.

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Quite Narrow Viewing Angle, Horizontal

The average viewing angle, horizontal of medium monitors that have been around for around the same time as this flatpanel monitor is 170°. At only 170 degrees, the Samsung S24D30 has a quite narrow viewing angle, horizontal compared to most of the other medium monitors that were released around the same time as this PC screen.

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Very Fast Response Time

The response times of medium monitors that were released around the same time as this PC monitor range from 1ms to 40ms, and the average response time is 6.1ms. With a response time of only 2 milliseconds, the Samsung S24D30 has a quite fast response time compared to most of the other LCD screens that are a comparable age to this PC screen.

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Certificates

Has an Energy Star Certified

The Samsung S24D30 has an Energy Star certified. Most of the other medium monitors that were released more than two years ago also have an Energy Star certified.

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Weight & Dimensions

Good Size

Two owners said in their reviews that the Samsung S24D30 was a good size. Keith Wilford wrote on expert website Amazon “A good size, nice and bright too”.


Good Picture Quality

Eleven customers who reviewed this PC monitor considered that it had good picture quality. Three years ago R. F. Stevens mentioned on expert review site Amazon “The desktop PC it is being used with has an HDMI graphics card with the AMD Catalyst software which talked with the monitor quite happily”. Mike Chat wrote in his review of this PC monitor “Very good value for money, picture quality good.”. Three years ago Mr Baz mentioned on expert website Amazon “Good picture quality a few small issues though” and gave the Samsung S24D30 a rating of 4 stars out of 5.

Seven customers who bought the product reckoned that it had a wide viewing angle. N. Kemp mentioned in their review of this PC monitor “Provided you can get a good viewing angle on it” . Samm said “The worst thing about this monitor is the Viewing angle”. S. Martin mentioned on expert review site Amazon “I've been very careful to shield the screen from specular reflections while testing this)The viewing angle horizontally is far better”.

Six customers who reviewed it reckoned that it had good colour saturation. Two years ago Podhunter wrote “An excellent monitor with good image resolution and intense colours” and rated it 80 out of 100. Samm mentioned in the same month “The brightness and Colour change of Game-mode is amazing and adds some really vivid colours to your experience” in their review of this PC monitor. R.j.h. Uk said in the same month “I use it for my PS4 and the colours are lovely out of the box” in their review of this PC monitor.

Three customers said in their reviews that this PC monitor had clear images. James Anderson mentioned on expert review site Amazon “Great monitor, wonderful clarity and colour representation”.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers samsung ls24d300hsxuc, samsung ls24d300hsen, boutique s24d300hs, samsung s24d300hs, home ls24d300hsxu, samsung s24d300hl, samsung 1920x1080, samsung 9s5dzs00, samsung 250cdm2, code ls24d300hs, samsung ql766nc, home s24d300h, code s24d300h
Barcodes 00785307922117, 00887276036168, 04053162536548, 05054230863923, 08806086000475, 08806086002721, 08806086005838, 08806086223096, 08806086223102, 08872760361682

Samsung S24D30 Review Sources

To prepare this Samsung S24D30 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 691,708 product attributes, 78,213 PC monitor reviews and 8,104,600 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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