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Samsung S27B971 PC Monitor

27" Mega Contrast LED May 2014
Display Diagonal Contrast Ratio (dynamic) Display Built-In Speaker(s) Release Date £138.44 Electricity cost over 5 years
Samsung has good reviews for its PC displays
Has a built-in speaker(s)
Only Mega Contrast dynamic contrast ratio Editor's Choice 4 Star

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Samsung Has Good Reviews for Its PC Displays

Based on 5,543 expert and owner reviews (including 687 verified purchases), Samsung has good ratings for its PC monitors. Samsung also has good ratings specifically for its medium monitors. 93% of those that bought a Samsung PC monitor would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Released Over Three Years Ago

It was May 2014 when Samsung released the S27B971.


Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Samsung S27B971 has a built-in speaker(s), as do most of the other comparable spec PC displays that were launched around the same time as this PC display.

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Running Costs Are Very High

The S27B971 has an average running cost of £139 over 8 years based on typical energy prices, which is in the most expensive 14% of all 1,092 flatpanel monitors of this spec and age.


Only Mega Contrast Dynamic Contrast Ratio

This PC display has a Mega Contrast contrast ratio (dynamic), which is the most frequently found contrast ratio (dynamic) on flatpanel monitors of this spec and age.

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Fairly Wide Viewing Angle, Vertical

The viewing angles, vertical of PC screens that have been available for around the same time as this PC display range from 10° to 180°. With a viewing angle, vertical of 178 degrees, the S27B971 has one of the wider viewing angles, vertical amongst medium monitors of this age.

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Quite Wide Viewing Angle, Horizontal

At 178 degrees, the Samsung S27B971 has a fairly wide viewing angle, horizontal compared to most of the other similar spec PC monitors that have been around for a comparable time to this flatpanel monitor. Across all the PC displays of this type and age the viewing angles, horizontal range from 18° to 1,800°, and the average viewing angle, horizontal is 170°.

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Has an HDCP

The S27B971 has an HDCP. Most of the other medium monitors that have been available for a similar time to this LCD screen also have an HDCP.

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Product Identifiers

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

Samsung S27B971 Review Sources

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