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Samsung SMT-3231

70

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Samsung SMT-3231

£549.99
Samsung SMT-3231
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A fully featured but 3 year old 1920 x 1080 pixels resolution PC screen, with alright running costs and one of the biggest display diagonals around
40" 1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels No 8ms Feb 2015
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Samsung SMT-3231 Review

With excellent features but at over 2 years old, we have ranked the Samsung SMT-3231 number 25 in large monitors.
52
Value for Money
Average
84
Features
Fully-Featured
75
Age
3 Years Old
57
Running Costs
£280 Over 5 Years
70
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 70?

Looking across the entire NEC PC monitor range, the average reviews for all NEC LCD screens are excellent.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better PC monitors are available. View the latest LCD screens 2018.
This PC monitor has running costs of £280 over 5 years, which puts it in the most expensive 2% of all 3,292 flatpanel monitors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving PC screens.
It has some great features:
Bigger than average display diagonal
Wider than average horizontal viewing angle
Has a built-in speaker(s)
Wider than average vertical viewing angle

Samsung SMT-3231 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Samsung LCD Screens Have Very Good Reviews

We checked 7,643 owner and expert reviews (including 1,662 verified purchases) for Samsung PC displays and found that on average Samsung has very good ratings compared to other brands. 94% of those that bought a Samsung PC screen would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Running Costs

High Running Costs

Based on average energy prices we estimate that the 5 year running cost of the SMT-3231 is £280, which makes it one of the more expensive to run PC monitors.

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Age

Released Over Three Years Ago

This Samsung flatpanel monitor has been on the market since February 2015.

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Features

Bigger Than Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the SMT-3231 of 40" is very big compared to most other PC displays. It is bigger than 98% of all PC displays when sorted by this feature. The average display diagonal of all PC displays is 25", with the smallest being 3.5" and the biggest being 95".

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Resolution

This PC monitor has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)|1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many PC displays.

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Slower Than Average Response Time

The average response time of all flatpanel monitors is 5.6ms, with the fastest being 1ms and the slowest being 55ms. The Samsung SMT-3231's response time of 8ms is in the slowest 13% of all PC displays when ordered by this feature.

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Wider Than Average Horizontal Viewing Angle

The horizontal viewing angles of PC displays range from 40° to 180°, and the average horizontal viewing angle is 170°. The horizontal viewing angle of the SMT-3231 of 178° is in the widest 16% of all PC displays when ranked by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The SMT-3231 has a built-in speaker(s), which is unusual. 53% of PC monitors do not have a built-in speaker(s).

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Wider Than Average Vertical Viewing Angle

The vertical viewing angle of the SMT-3231 of 178° is wider than average when compared to most other PC displays. It is wider than 76% of all PC monitors when ranked by this feature. The narrowest vertical viewing angle of PC displays is 40°, the widest is 180°, and the average vertical viewing angle is 160°.

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Has an Audio Output

The Samsung SMT-3231 has an audio output, which is unusual. 87% of PC displays do not have an audio output.

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