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Samsung S27D390 PC Monitor

£159.99
27" 1920 X 1080 LED 625.2mm Feb 2014
Display Diagonal Display Resolution Display Width Release Date £57.94 Electricity cost over 5 years
Two industry awards
Good looking
Does not have good features
75 Reviews + 2 Awards
ua.gecid.com Original Design Digitaltrends.com Recommended Product
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Features

Does Not Have Good Features

Three customers who bought the product mentioned that it did not have good features. Bhphotovideo.com wrote in their review of this PC monitor “The camera has a ton of features that are easily configurable” . Knottyash mentioned in their review of the Samsung S27D390 “Not too bothered about any special features” . Nick Sin mentioned “Limited in features and connectivity (1 hdmi” in his review of the Samsung S27D390.


Reviews

Two Industry Awards

Two expert review sites both liked this PC display. This medium monitor received a "Recommended Product" award from website Digitaltrends.com, confirming their endorsement and the expert at website Ua.gecid.com said that it was carefully designed and gave it an "Original Design" award.

Average Expert Reviews

This medium monitor has an average expert rating of 74 out of 100 based on three expert reviews from sites including reviewed.com, macnn.com and Digitaltrends.com.

User Reviews Are Good

S27D390 owners on average rated this flatpanel monitor 84%. 45 reviewers (79% of all reviewers) gave this flatpanel monitor either 4 or 5 stars and 97% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others.

Samsung Has Good PC Display Reviews

Based on 5,538 expert and owner reviews (including 752 verified purchases), Samsung has good reviews for its flatpanel monitors. Samsung also has good reviews specifically for its medium monitors. 93% of those that bought a Samsung LCD screen would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

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Price

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Good Value for Money

Eleven customers who reviewed it thought it was good value for money. Bhphotovideo.com wrote in their review of the Samsung S27D390 “It's not just cheap plastic filled with electronics”. Cauliflower16 gave it a score of 8 stars and wrote on Argos.co.uk “Amazing value for money and the screen is so bright” in their review of this PC monitor. Dangis wrote on Argos.co.uk two years ago “Good value.” in their Samsung S27D390 review.

One person reckoned that the product was expensive. Two years ago Mr. J. A. Thomas mentioned in their review of this PC monitor on Amazon “Definatelly reccomending it alongside my 27 inch Asus- the 100 pound differance (Asus being the more expensive) I found to provide speakers (that are great), more inputs”.

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Energy

Running Costs Are Average

The S27D390 is typical compared to the other 1,088 flatpanel monitors of this type and age that we have looked at for 8 year running costs. Based on average usage levels and energy prices, we estimate the 8 year running cost of the S27D390 is £58.


Support

Does Not Have Good Technical Guidance

One owner who bought the product concluded that it did not have good technical guidance. Bhphotovideo.com said “WHERE IS IT There's nothing in the instructions relating to SD card” in their review of this PC monitor.


Weight & Dimensions

Thick

Three owners who bought it agreed that it was good structurally.

Three people said in their reviews that it was thin. Two years ago Vidamour said in their review of this PC monitor on Argos.co.uk “It's slim and fits perfectly on my desk”. Nohackz wrote “Amazingly Bright Screen Crystal Clear Picture Great Colors Sleek Design Its Thinner Than My Finger Gaming Mode Function Cons” in their review of this PC monitor and scored it 6 stars.

One person who purchased it mentioned that it was thick. Bhphotovideo.com wrote in their review of this PC monitor “Even the metal mounting bracket is pretty thick” although they only rated it 1 stars. One customer who purchased this PC monitor reckoned that it was a good size. Three years ago Frogy66 wrote “Good quality colour Specialy for gaming Good size and cheap”.

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Other

Released Over Three Years Ago

This PC screen has been on the market since April 2017.


Good Picture Quality

Ten owners mentioned in their reviews that it had good picture quality. Aaron gave it a rating of 9 stars and he said “Very pleased with this product awesome picture quality and great looking”. Graham mentioned on Argos.co.uk “Great monitor excellent picture quality” in his Samsung S27D390 review and gave this PC monitor a score of 9 stars. Alegeek wrote “It's a fantastic screen with amazing picture quality”.

Two owners said that the product had good colour saturation. Dangis mentioned on Argos.co.uk “Lacking speakers and factory colour calibration was very distant from true colours, good for gaming” in their review of this PC monitor and gave the product a score of 7 stars. Asma P. mentioned two years ago “Great colours and picture” in their review of the Samsung S27D390 and gave it a rating of 7 stars.

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Multimedia

Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker(s)

The S27D390 does not have a built-in speaker(s), unlike most of the other similar spec PC monitors that have been around for around the same time as this flatpanel monitor which have a built-in speaker(s).

We think you might also be interested in other flatpanel monitors which also have a built-in speaker(s) including the LG E2411PU (£159.60).

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Smart TV

Email Functionality

One owner mentioned in their reviews that it had email functionality. Bhphotovideo.com said three years ago “Motion detection with ability to take snapshots and send email alerts” in their review of this PC monitor although they only gave this PC monitor a rating of 1 stars.


Design

Good Looking

Six customers who bought this PC monitor said that it was good looking. Bhphotovideo.com wrote in the same month “Nice looking camera, aluminum housing” in their review of this PC monitor. Expert review site Reviewed.com mentioned in their review of the Samsung S27D390 three years ago “A 27-inch display that's as much a fashionable desktop accessory as it is a useful tool” and gave it a rating of 7 stars. Vidamour scored it 8 stars and said in their review of this PC monitor on Argos.co.uk “Game Mode makes things way more beautiful too”.

Four people reckoned that this PC monitor was well designed. Geoff said in their review of this PC monitor on Argos.co.uk two years ago “I rate this monitor four stars, I like this monitor for its sleek design and quality of picture” and gave the product a score of 7 stars. Three years ago Mikey wrote “Great monitor for the price - really clear, perfect to design / code on”.

Two customers who purchased it considered that it was neat. Two years ago Mr. J. A. Thomas said in their review of this PC monitor on Amazon “It's fine and neat”. One owner mentioned in their reviews that the product was ugly. Alan wrote “Not only was this ugly looking to match a black set up” in his review of this PC monitor and scored it 5 stars.

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Good Quality

Twenty-two customers mentioned in their reviews that this PC monitor was good quality. Bhphotovideo.com mentioned “IR quality is good” but despite that they only rated it 20 out of 100. Bhphotovideo.com also said “Solid design; quality construction using material that will stand up to the elements” in their review. Bhphotovideo.com also mentioned “Great picture quality” in their review.

Well Made

Four customers who purchased it considered that it was well made. Three years ago Bhphotovideo.com said “Solid construction; This camera feels very, very sturdy” in their review of the Samsung S27D390 yet they gave the product a score of 20 out of 100. Bhphotovideo.com also mentioned “The fragile electronics inside are well protected, even the memory card, as it is installation requires opening up” in their review. Three years ago Amazon Customer wrote “And its very eye catching in its construction”.

One owner mentioned in their reviews that the product was reliable. Bhphotovideo.com wrote “Reliable Performance”. One customer who purchased it mentioned that it was strong and durable. Andy M wrote on Amazon “It looks smart and feels sturdy” in his review of the Samsung S27D390 and rated it 7 stars.

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Easy to Setup

Four people who reviewed it agreed that it was easy to setup. Bhphotovideo.com mentioned in their review of the Samsung S27D390 three years ago “Camera is easy to set up in a local-only mode” . In the same month Big T wrote on Bhphotovideo.com “The monitor is great for an individual who is setting up multiple displays” in their review of the Samsung S27D390. Paul77 mentioned on Argos.co.uk “Good quality monitor, very easy to set up - I upgraded from a smaller samsung monitor, which I also bought from Argos” in their review of this PC monitor.

Three owners mentioned in their reviews that it was easy to use the menus. Bhphotovideo.com said “There are four web browsers D-Link says you can choose from to access the utility application, where you have control over a multitude of configuration settings, features, options” however despite that they only gave the product a rating of 20 out of 100. Two years ago Andy M mentioned on Amazon “The settings are fine out of the box” and gave it a rating of 6 stars.

Three owners who bought this PC monitor mentioned that it was easy to use. Two years ago Twish1999 said on Argos.co.uk “Love my new monitor, simple to use, just plug & play”. Three years ago Chessie T. wrote “There are two methods for viewing online from PC; One is the basic, easy to use cloud stream that the mobile app shares the functionality of, including taking snapshots” in their review of the Samsung S27D390.

One customer who purchased it thought it was easy to assemble. Geoff said on Argos.co.uk “It is very easy to put together, This also very easy to connect”.

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Display

1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This PC display has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most commonly found display resolution on medium monitors that are a similar age to it.

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Fairly Wide Viewing Angle, Horizontal

At 178 degrees, the S27D390 has a quite wide viewing angle, horizontal compared to most of the other PC displays of this type and age. The viewing angles, horizontal of medium monitors that are a comparable age to this flatpanel monitor range from 18° to 1,800°.

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Quite Wide Viewing Angle, Vertical

At 178 degrees, the Samsung S27D390 has a fairly wide viewing angle, vertical compared to most of the other PC screens of this type and age. The viewing angles, vertical of similar spec PC displays that were released more than two years ago range from 10° to 180°.

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Has a Separate H/V Sync

The Samsung S27D390 has a separate H/V sync, as do most of the other flatpanel monitors of a comparable age and spec to this PC monitor.

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Quite Fast Response Time

The Samsung S27D390 has a quite fast response time (only 5 milliseconds) compared to most of the other flatpanel monitors of a similar age and spec to this PC display. The response times of PC monitors of a comparable spec and age to this PC display range from 1ms to 40ms.

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Certificates

Has an Energy Star Certified

The S27D390 has an Energy Star certified, as do most of the other PC monitors of this age and spec.

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Ports & Interfaces

Has a Headphone Out

The S27D390 has a headphone out. Most of the other similar spec PC displays that have been available for around the same time as this flatpanel monitor also have a headphone out.

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Only One HDMI Port

The S27D390 is a one HDMI port PC screen.

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Product Identifiers

Barcodes 00012304999126, 00887276693811, 03756775000123, 04053162536616, 04056572747481, 05054063302477, 05054230817858, 08592978030674, 08806086000123, 08806086003643, 08806086099660, 08806086223133, 08806086407069

Samsung S27D390 Review Sources

To prepare this Samsung S27D390 review we compared this PC monitor to 3,037 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 687,538 product attributes, 78,627 PC monitor reviews and 7,443,100 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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