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Samsung SMT-4031 Review
|Value for Money||
|Missing Some Features|
|2 Years Old|
|£283 Over 8 Years|
Why Has it Scored 25?
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 PC monitors 2017.
This PC monitor has running costs of £283 over 8 years, which puts it in the most expensive 3% of all 2,772 flatpanel monitors that we have compared it to.
It is missing some features:
Quite slow response time
Only one HDMI port
Samsung SMT-4031 In-Depth Analysis
Very Good Brand
Based on 7,449 user and expert reviews (including 1,064 verified purchases), Samsung has very good ratings for its LCD screens. 94% of those that bought a Samsung PC monitor would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.
Value For Money
Quite Slow Response Time
LCD screens have response times of between 1ms and 55ms, and the average response time is 5.7ms. The response time of the Samsung SMT-4031 of 8ms is in the slowest 13% of all LCD screens when sorted by this feature.
Only One HDMI Port
Most flatpanel monitors have between one and five HDMI ports, including the Samsung SMT-4031 which has one HDMI port.
Has a Built-In Speaker(s)
The SMT-4031 has a built-in speaker(s), which is unusual. 53% of PC displays do not have a built-in speaker(s).
Has a Handheld Remote Control
The SMT-4031 has a handheld remote control, unlike 96% of flatpanel monitors which do not have a handheld remote control.
Fairly Wide Viewing Angle, Vertical
Across all the flatpanel monitors the viewing angles, vertical range from 16° to 180°, and the average viewing angle, vertical is 160°. The viewing angle, vertical of the SMT-4031 of 178° is quite wide compared to most other flatpanel monitors. It is in the widest 11% of all flatpanel monitors when ordered by this feature.
1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution
This PC screen has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many flatpanel monitors.
Fairly Wide Viewing Angle, Horizontal
Across all the flatpanel monitors the viewing angles, horizontal range from 17° to 180°, and the average viewing angle, horizontal is 170°. The viewing angle, horizontal of the SMT-4031 of 178° is fairly wide compared to most other LCD screens. It is in the widest 11% of all flatpanel monitors when ordered by this feature.
Released Over Two Years Ago
This LCD screen was released in February 2015.
High Running Costs
The average 8 year running cost of the SMT-4031 is £283 based on satisfactory usage levels and energy prices, which makes it one of the less economic to run PC screens.