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Samsung SMT-1930 Review
|Value for Money||
|Missing Some Features|
|2 Years Old|
|£77 Over 8 Years|
Why Has it Scored 27?
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 £77 over 8 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 2,772 PC displays that we have compared it to.
It is missing some features:
Only one HDMI port
Only 1360 x 768 pixels display resolution
Quite narrow viewing angle, horizontal
Quite narrow viewing angle, vertical
Samsung SMT-1930 In-Depth Analysis
Samsung PC Monitors Have Very Good Reviews
We checked 7,449 expert and owner reviews (including 1,064 verified purchases) for Samsung PC screens and found that on average Samsung has very good reviews compared to other brands. 94% of those that bought a Samsung flatpanel monitor would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.
Value For Money
Mediocre Value for Money
The product has mediocre features and is over 6 months old and at £199.99 it is more expensive than 59% of flatpanel monitors.
Only One HDMI Port
The Samsung SMT-1930 is a one HDMI port PC display. Most of the other flatpanel monitors have between one and five HDMI ports.
Has a Built-In Speaker(s)
The SMT-1930 has a built-in speaker(s), which is unusual. 53% of flatpanel monitors do not have a built-in speaker(s).
Only 1360 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution
The SMT-1930 has a maximum display resolution of 1360 x 768 pixels. That's 50% smaller display resolution than a 1920 x 1080 pixels flatpanel monitor, which is the most common resolution. Across all flatpanel monitors the worst resolution is 320 x 240 pixels and the best is 5120 x 2880 pixels.
Quite Narrow Viewing Angle, Horizontal
The Samsung SMT-1930's viewing angle, horizontal of only 170° is quite narrow compared to most other flatpanel monitors. It is in the narrowest 21% of all flatpanel monitors when sorted by this feature. The viewing angles, horizontal of flatpanel monitors range from 17° to 180°, and the average viewing angle, horizontal is 170°.
Quite Narrow Viewing Angle, Vertical
The viewing angles, vertical of PC monitors range from 16° to 180°, and the average viewing angle, vertical is 160°. The viewing angle, vertical of the SMT-1930 of only 160° is in the narrowest 12% of all flatpanel monitors when ordered by this feature.
Released Over Two Years Ago
Samsung released the SMT-1930 in September 2014.
Running Costs Are Average
The SMT-1930 is typical compared to the other 2,772 LCD screens that we have assessed for 8 year running costs. Based on satisfactory usage levels and energy prices, we estimate the 8 year running cost of the SMT-1930 is £77.