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Samsung S27B970D
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Samsung S27B970D PC Monitor

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27" LED Jun 2012
Display Diagonal Display Built-In Speaker(s) Release Date
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7 Reasons For

Mega Contrast Dynamic Contrast Ratio Marketing Name

The dynamic contrast ratio marketing name of this PC screen is Mega Contrast, which is the most frequently found dynamic contrast ratio marketing name on medium monitors that have been around for more than two years.

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Samsung PC Monitors Have Good Reviews

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

LED Display

This LCD screen has an LED display, which is the most frequently found display on PC screens of a comparable age and spec to it.

We compared this PC display to all the other LCD screens that have an LED Display and we think because of it's better review score, the AOC e2250Swdnk[plb_1364842_price] is also worth considering.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

Unlike most of the other flatpanel monitors of this type and age which do not have a built-in speaker(s), the S27B970D has a built-in speaker(s).

We compared this PC display to all the other PC screens with a built-in speaker(s) and we think because of it's better review score, the AOC D2769[plb_1563236_price], and the LG 22EB23TM[plb_1553983_price] is also worth considering.

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Quite Wide Viewing Angle, Vertical

PC monitors of a comparable spec and age to the S27B970D have viewing angle, verticals of between 15° and 180°. With a viewing angle, vertical of 178 degrees, the Samsung S27B970D has a quite wide viewing angle, vertical compared to most of the other medium monitors that have been around for a similar time to the S27B970D.

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2560 X 1440 Supported Graphics Resolutions

The highest resolution of the S27B970D is 2560 x 1440. That's 78% more resolution than the most common supported graphics resolutions of 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080). Medium monitors that have been available for more than two years supported graphics resolutionss range from 640 x 350 (worst) to 3840 x 2160 (best).

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Has Four Cables Includeds

The S27B970D has a greater number of cables included than most similar spec PC monitors that came out around the same time as it. This flatpanel monitor has an AC cables included, which is the most commonly found cables included found on PC displays of this spec and age. The cables includeds "DisplayPort", "DVI" and "USB" are also found on this PC display.

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3 Reasons Against

Not 3D

Like most of the other medium monitors that have been around for more than two years, the S27B970D is not 3D.

PC displays which are 3D that might also be worth considering include the AOC d2757Ph[plb_1515695_price].

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Like most of the other PC monitors of this spec and age, the Samsung S27B970D does 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[plb_1464473_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Have a Card Reader Integrated

Like most of the other LCD screens that were launched around the same time as the S27B970D, the S27B970D does not have a card reader integrated.

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

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1 Other reason to consider the Samsung S27B970D

Released Over Four Years Ago

This LCD screen has been on the market for over four years.

Specification

Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Display
3D
Supported Graphics Resolutions
Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
Aspect Ratio
Viewing Angle, Vertical
Viewing Angle, Horizontal
Contrast Ratio (typical)
Display Technology
Display Brightness
Response Time
Native Aspect Ratio
Dynamic Contrast Ratio Marketing Name
Ports & Interfaces
DC-In Jack
Audio Input
HDMI Ports Quantity
DVI Port
USB Type-A Downstream Ports Quantity
USB Hub Version
Multimedia
Built-In Speaker(s)
Built-In Camera
TV Tuner Integrated
Design
Colour of Product
Thin Client
Thin Client Installed
Ergonomics
Height Adjustment
VESA Mounting
On Screen Display (OSD)
Power
Power Consumption (standby)
Power Consumption (max)
Certificates
Compliance Industry Standards
Energy Star Certified
EPEAT Compliance
Packaging Content
Cables Included

7 Awards

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Expert Reviews

(47)
20 October 2014

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Excellent colour quality
Gorgeous looking monitor
Wide viewing angles
Excellent color quality
Good light grayscale performance
An expensive piece of hardware
Display has a reflective coating
Lacks a dedicated audio input
Expensive
Reflective coating
19 August 2013

Most IT product categories tend to evolve rapidly, but developments in computer monitors have been decidedly slower. Although larger screens are slowly becoming more affordable, the most common... Read more…

15 April 2013

This is another large flat panel, and, what a unit this is. Not only is it big at 27inches but it also can display a lot more that that seen on most other panels as the maximum resolution is... Read more…

13 February 2013

If you demand maximum pixel density and the highest resolution on your desktop PC, these 27-inch screens from ViewSonic and Samsung do not disappoint. Today, we put ViewSonic's VP2770-LED and... Read more…

8 December 2012

You have to hand it to Samsung, the company knows how to design a sexy looking monitor. The snappily-titled S27B970 is huge 27? PLS monitor with a brushed metal base, curved stand containing... Read more…

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User Reviews

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Reviewed 21 October 2012 by I. A. T.

Here's all you need to know: Expensive? yes Worth it? yes! + Stunning picture quality + Wide colour gamut + Minimal calibration needed + No banding on dark colours + One of the nicest designs I've... Read more…

Reviewed 23 November 2012 by Asim Qureshi
(Verified Purchase)

I recently went ahead after a lot of research and went across and bought this monitor. I have to say I am quite pleased with my decision thus... Read more…

Reviewed 26 January 2014 by H
(Verified Purchase)

I actually got 4 of these in total before I settled on one. The first I received was scratched so that went straight back. The second and third I actually bought from another retailer as the price... Read more…

Reviewed 29 January 2013 by Steve Baker
(Verified Purchase)

Although the monitor provides a stunning display, I'm afraid I can't bring myself to give it more than three stars due to the following two issues: 1. The first monitor I received had problems... Read more…

Reviewed 17 December 2012 by Blaze
(Verified Purchase)

Expensive but well worth it for picture quality, HDMI input will not run at max resolution, without which you lose the very good audio output. The 2560 x 1440 resolution is essential if working on... Read more…

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers samsung s27b970, samsung s27b970d
Barcodes 00729507819426, 08806085114937

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