Samsung SUR40 Review
|Value for Money||
|Missing Some Features|
|4 Years Old|
|£580 Over 8 Years|
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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Value For Money
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.
Two HDMI Ports
Most flatpanel monitors have between one and five HDMI ports, including the Samsung SUR40 which has two HDMI ports.
Has a Microphone in
The Samsung SUR40 has a microphone in, unlike 98% of LCD screens which do not have a microphone in.
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).
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°.
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°.
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.
Released Over Four Years Ago
Samsung released the SUR40 in October 2012.
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.