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Samsung T28E316

74

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Samsung T28E316

£210.95
Samsung T28E316
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A relatively new and very economical to run 27.5" PC screen, with good features but representing only middle of the road value for money
27.5" 1366 X 768 Pixels No 8ms Sep 2016 A
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Samsung T28E316 Review

With low running costs and at under 2 years old, we have scored the Samsung T28E316 as follows:
64
Value for Money
Good
73
Features
Good Features
85
Age
17 Months Old
87
Running Costs
£43 Over 5 Years
74
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 74?

NEC LCD screens have excellent reviews in general.
At over a year old this PC monitor is slightly out of date, and newer PC displays with more up to date technology are available. View the latest PC screens 2018.
It has an efficiency rating of A+, and its running costs of £43 over 5 years are typical compared to the other 3,255 flatpanel monitors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving PC screens.
This PC monitor has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Bigger than average display diagonal
Wider than average vertical viewing angle
Only 1366 x 768 pixels resolution
Slower than average response time

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Samsung T28E316 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Samsung PC Displays Have Very Good Reviews

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

Value For Money

Poor Value for Money

The product is less than 18 months old but has mediocre features and at £210.95 it is in the most expensive 41% of PC monitors.

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Running Costs

Average Running Costs

This Samsung PC screen is rated A+ for energy efficiency, and the T28E316 has an average running cost of £43 over 5 years based on average usage levels and energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 3,255 flatpanel monitors.

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Age

Released 17 Months Ago

Samsung released the T28E316 in September 2016.

Features

Bigger Than Average Display Diagonal

The T28E316's display diagonal of 27.5" is in the biggest 14% of all PC displays when ranked by this feature. The smallest display diagonal of PC screens is 3.5", the biggest is 95", and the average display diagonal is 25".

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Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Resolution

The T28E316 has a maximum display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels. That's 49% smaller display resolution than the most frequently found resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. Across all flatpanel monitors the best resolution is 5120 x 2880 pixels and the worst is 320 x 240 pixels.

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Slower Than Average Response Time

The response time of the T28E316 of 8ms is slower than average when compared to most other flatpanel monitors. It is in the slowest 10% of all PC displays when ordered by this feature. Across all the PC monitors the response times range from 1ms to 55ms, and the average response time is 5.5ms.

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Wider Than Average Vertical Viewing Angle

The vertical viewing angle of the Samsung T28E316 of 178° is wider than average when compared to most other PC displays. It is in the widest 11% of all PC displays 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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Wider Than Average Horizontal Viewing Angle

The horizontal viewing angle of the T28E316 of 178° is in the widest 15% of all PC monitors when ordered by this feature. Flatpanel monitors have horizontal viewing angles of between 40° and 180°, and the average horizontal viewing angle is 170°.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Samsung T28E316 has a built-in speaker(s), unlike 53% of flatpanel monitors which do not have a built-in speaker(s).

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Does Not Have a Built-In USB Hub

The T28E316 does not have a built-in USB hub. 81% of flatpanel monitors also do not have a built-in USB hub.

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Has a Digital Audio Optical Out

The T28E316 has a digital audio optical out, which is unusual. 99% of flatpanel monitors do not have a digital audio optical out.

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Has a TV Tuner Integrated

The Samsung T28E316 has a TV tuner integrated, which is unusual. 97% of PC monitors do not have a TV tuner integrated.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The T28E316 has a handheld remote control. 97% of LCD screens do not have a handheld remote control.

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Has a Game Mode

The T28E316 has a game mode, unlike 92% of flatpanel monitors which do not have a game mode.

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Two HDMI Ports

The T28E316 is a two HDMI port PC monitor.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

samsung lt28e316ex, samsung lt28e316ei, samsung t28e316ei, samsung t28e316ex

Barcodes:

08806088372396, 08806088475622

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