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Samsung SMT-4031

70

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Samsung SMT-4031

£883.00
Samsung SMT-4031
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A fully featured and massive display diagonal 1920 x 1080 pixels resolution PC display, with alright running costs but representing only average value for money
40" 1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels No 8ms Feb 2015
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Samsung SMT-4031 Review

With excellent features but at over 2 years old, we have ranked the Samsung SMT-4031 number 25 in large monitors.
52
Value for Money
Average
83
Features
Fully-Featured
74
Age
3 Years Old
56
Running Costs
£280 Over 5 Years
70
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 70?

NEC LCD screens have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better PC displays are available. View the latest PC displays 2018.
This PC monitor has running costs of £280 over 5 years, which puts it in the most expensive 2% of all 3,255 flatpanel monitors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving PC displays.
It has some great features:
Bigger than average display diagonal
Has a built-in speaker(s)
Wider than average vertical viewing angle
Wider than average horizontal viewing angle
For your perfect full HD deliverables
Super high resolution 600tv lines

Samsung SMT-4031 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Very Good Brand

We checked 8,105 user and expert reviews (including 1,444 verified purchases) for Samsung PC displays and found that on average Samsung has very good ratings compared to other manufacturers. 95% of those that bought a Samsung PC screen would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Value For Money

Disappointing Value for Money

The product has good features but is over 6 months old and at £883.00 it is in the most expensive 4% of PC monitors.

Running Costs

Running Costs Are High

Based on typical energy prices we estimate that the 5 year running cost of the SMT-4031 is £280, which is in the most expensive 2% of all 3,255 flatpanel monitors.

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Age

Released Over Three Years Ago

Samsung released the SMT-4031 in February 2015.

Features

1920 X 1080 Pixels Resolution

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

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Bigger Than Average Display Diagonal

The average display diagonal of all PC monitors is 25", with the smallest being 3.5" and the biggest being 95". The display diagonal of the SMT-4031 of 40" is very big compared to most other flatpanel monitors. It is in the biggest 2% of all flatpanel monitors when ranked by this feature.

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Slower Than Average Response Time

The SMT-4031's response time of 8ms is in the slowest 10% of all LCD screens when sorted by this feature. The average response time of all PC screens is 5.5ms, with the fastest being 1ms and the slowest being 55ms.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The SMT-4031 has a built-in speaker(s), unlike 53% of flatpanel monitors which do not have a built-in speaker(s).

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Wider Than Average Vertical Viewing Angle

The Samsung SMT-4031's vertical viewing angle of 178° is wider than 85% of all PC screens when sorted by this feature. The vertical viewing angles of PC monitors range from 40° to 180°, and the average vertical viewing angle is 160°.

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Wider Than Average Horizontal Viewing Angle

The Samsung SMT-4031's horizontal viewing angle of 178° is in the widest 7% of all flatpanel monitors when sorted by this feature. The average horizontal viewing angle of all flatpanel monitors is 170°, with the narrowest being 40° and the widest being 180°.

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Higher Than Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The contrast ratio (typical) of the SMT-4031 of 5,000 is higher than 95% of all PC displays when ordered by this feature.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The SMT-4031 has a handheld remote control. 97% of flatpanel monitors do not have a handheld remote control.

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