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Samsung S27E500C
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Samsung S27E500C PC Monitor

27" 1920 X 1080 Pixels 3000:1 LED Aug 2015
Display Diagonal Display Resolution Contrast Ratio (dynamic) Display Release Date
Running costs are very low
Good brand
Does not have a built-in USB hub

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Running Costs Are Very Low

The energy efficiency rating of this medium monitor is A. The S27E500C has an average running cost of only £48 over 8 years based on average energy prices and usage levels, which makes it one of the most economic to run flatpanel monitors that have been around for more than a year.


Good Brand

Based on 6,629 expert and owner reviews (including 824 verified purchases), Samsung has good ratings for its PC monitors. Samsung also has good ratings specifically within its medium monitors range. 94% of those that bought a Samsung PC screen would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Released Over a Year Ago

It was August 2015 when Samsung released the S27E500C.

Ports & Interfaces

Does Not Have a Built-In USB Hub

Like most of the other PC screens that came out around the same time as this PC screen, the S27E500C does not have a built-in USB hub.

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Has an Audio Output

The S27E500C has an audio output. Most of the other PC monitors of a comparable age and type to this PC display also have an audio output.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This PC monitor has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many flatpanel monitors of a comparable age and spec to it.

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Fairly Wide Viewing Angle, Vertical

The viewing angles, vertical of medium monitors that were released around the same time as this PC monitor range from 50° to 180°, and the average viewing angle, vertical is 170°. The S27E500C has one of the wider viewing angles, vertical (178 degrees) amongst medium monitors of this age.

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Quite Wide Viewing Angle, Horizontal

The S27E500C has a fairly wide viewing angle, horizontal (178 degrees) compared to most of the other PC displays of a similar spec and age to this PC display. The narrowest viewing angle, horizontal of PC displays that were released one year ago is 80° and the widest is 180°.

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Has an HDCP

The S27E500C has an HDCP, as do most of the other medium monitors that have been on the market for around the same time as this PC monitor.

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Energy Star Certified

The Samsung S27E500C is Energy Star certified. Most of the other LCD screens that have been on the market for around the same time as this PC monitor also are Energy Star certified.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers samsung 1920x1080, samsung s27e500c
Barcodes 00798753158986, 04053162972001, 07425604539511, 08806088078564, 08806088088419

Samsung S27E500C Review Sources

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£ 179.94
Higher contrast ratio
3 times better HD type
2560 x 1440 graphics resolutions
Lower typical contrast ratio


£ 299.99
1,053.23M more display colour count
Twice the resolution
2K Ultra HD HD type
£43.26 more expensive to run over five years


£ 155.99
Two HDMI ports
Higher energy efficiency rating
20.37cm bigger display diagonal
Better energy efficiency rating
11kWh lower annual energy consumption
Lower power consumption when off
67% higher running costs over five years


£ 149.00
Two HDMI ports
Shallower depth with stand
18% bigger display diagonal
Hugely higher power consumption when off
Better energy efficiency rating
A lot lower power consumption when off
Lower annual energy consumption
82% higher running costs over five years