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Samsung SUR40

£6,199.00
A 5 year old 1920 x 1080 flatpanel monitor with not very good features and a price that represents poor value for money
40" 1920 X 1080 Pixels LED No Oct 2012
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Samsung SUR40 Review

Released 5 years ago, we have scored the Samsung SUR40 as follows for Summary.
2
Poor
5
Missing Some Features
20
4 Years Old
10
£580 Over 8 Years
Overall Score
19
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 19?

NEC flatpanel monitors have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better PC screens are available. View the latest PC monitors 2017.
This PC monitor has running costs of £580 over 8 years, which puts it in the most expensive 1% of all 2,772 PC displays that we have compared it to.
It is missing some features:
Quite slow response time

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Samsung SUR40 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Samsung Has Very Good PC Monitor Reviews

We checked 7,449 expert and owner reviews (including 1,064 verified purchases) for Samsung PC monitors 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.


Value For Money


Features

Quite Slow Response Time

The Samsung SUR40's response time of 8ms is fairly slow compared to most other PC screens. It is in the slowest 12% of all flatpanel monitors when ordered by this feature. The average response time of all PC screens is 5.7ms, with the fastest being 1ms and the slowest being 55ms.

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Two HDMI Ports

Most flatpanel monitors have between one and five HDMI ports, including the Samsung SUR40 which has two HDMI ports.

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Has a Microphone in

The Samsung SUR40 has a microphone in, unlike 98% of LCD screens which do not have a microphone in.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Samsung SUR40 has a built-in speaker(s), unlike 53% of flatpanel monitors which do not have a built-in speaker(s).

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Quite Wide Viewing Angle, Horizontal

The Samsung SUR40's viewing angle, horizontal of 178° is in the widest 18% of all flatpanel monitors when ranked by this feature. Across all the flatpanel monitors the viewing angles, horizontal range from 17° to 180°, and the average viewing angle, horizontal is 170°.

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Fairly Wide Viewing Angle, Vertical

The Samsung SUR40's viewing angle, vertical of 178° is quite wide compared to most other flatpanel monitors. It is in the widest 18% of all flatpanel monitors when ranked by this feature. The viewing angles, vertical of flatpanel monitors range from 16° to 180°, and the average viewing angle, vertical is 160°.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This PC display has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most commonly found resolution on flatpanel monitors.

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Age

Released Over Four Years Ago

Samsung released the SUR40 in October 2012.


Running Costs

High Running Costs

The SUR40 is one of the more expensive to run LCD screens that we have analysed for running costs. Based on passable energy prices, we estimate the SUR40 will cost £580 over 8 years to run.

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