Samsung S27B971
Samsung S27B971
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Samsung S27B971

A 3 year old 2560 x 1440 PC monitor with not very good features and high running costs
27" 2560 X 1440 Pixels Mega Contrast LED May 2014
Display Diagonal Display Resolution Contrast Ratio (dynamic) Display Release Date

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Samsung S27B971 Review

Released 3 years ago, we have scored the Samsung S27B971 as follows for Summary.
Missing Some Features
3 Years Old
£139 Over 8 Years
Overall Score

Why Has it Scored 25?

NEC flatpanel monitors have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better flatpanel monitors are available. View the latest flatpanel monitors 2017.
This PC monitor has running costs of £139 over 8 years, which puts it in the most expensive 14% of all 2,772 flatpanel monitors that we have compared it to.
It is missing some features:
Only Mega dynamic contrast ratio

Samsung S27B971 In-Depth Analysis


Samsung PC Screens Have Very Good Reviews

We checked 7,449 expert and user reviews (including 1,064 verified purchases) for Samsung PC monitors and found that on average Samsung has very good reviews. 94% of those that bought a Samsung PC screen would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


2560 X 1440 Pixels Display Resolution

The largest display resolution of the S27B971 is 2560 x 1440 pixels. That's 78% larger resolution than the most frequently found resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. The worst resolution of all LCD screens is 320 x 240 pixels and the best is 5120 x 2880 pixels.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The S27B971 has a built-in speaker(s). 53% of flatpanel monitors do not have a built-in speaker(s).

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Only Mega Dynamic Contrast Ratio

This PC display has a Mega Contrast|Mega contrast ratio (dynamic), which is the most frequently found contrast ratio (dynamic) on flatpanel monitors.

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Quite Wide Viewing Angle, Vertical

The viewing angle, vertical of the Samsung S27B971 of 178° is fairly wide compared to most other flatpanel monitors. It is in the widest 25% of all PC screens when ordered by this feature. The average viewing angle, vertical of all flatpanel monitors is 160°, with the narrowest being 16° and the widest being 180°.

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Released Over Three Years Ago

Samsung released the S27B971 in May 2014.

Running Costs

Running Costs Are Very High

The S27B971 is in the most expensive 14% of all 2,772 flatpanel monitors that we have looked at for running costs. Based on passable energy prices and usage levels, we estimate the S27B971 will cost £139 over 8 years to run.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers samsung ls27b971dsen, samsung s27b971d
Barcodes 00887276849089, 08806085413160

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