Samsung TC242W
Samsung TC242W
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Samsung TC242W

A pretty new 1920 x 1080 LCD screen, but with poor features and a price that represents poor value for money
23.6" 1920 X 1080 Pixels LED No May 2016
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Samsung TC242W Review

Released 1 year ago, we have scored the Samsung TC242W as follows for Summary.
Missing Some Features
15 Months Old
£163 Over 8 Years
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Why Has it Scored 29?

NEC flatpanel monitors have excellent reviews in general.
At over a year old this LCD screen is slightly out of date, and newer PC monitors with more up to date technology are available. View the latest flatpanel monitors 2017.
It has running costs of £163 over 8 years, which puts it in the most expensive 10% of all 2,772 PC displays that we have compared it to.
This PC monitor is missing some features:
Quite narrow viewing angle, horizontal
Quite narrow viewing angle, vertical

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Samsung TC242W In-Depth Analysis


Samsung Has Very Good Reviews for Its PC Displays

Based on 7,449 user and expert reviews (including 1,064 verified purchases), Samsung has very good reviews for its PC monitors. 94% of those that bought a Samsung PC display would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Value For Money

Mediocre Value for Money

The product is less than 18 months old but has mediocre features and at £558.60 it is more expensive than 90% of flatpanel monitors.

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Has a Built-In USB Hub

The Samsung TC242W has a built-in USB hub, unlike 84% of flatpanel monitors which do not have a built-in USB hub.

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Has an AC Cables Included

The number of cables included found on the Samsung TC242W is more than most flatpanel monitors. The most frequently found cables included is USB, but this cables included is not found on this LCD screen. The cables included AC are also found on this PC display.

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Quite Narrow Viewing Angle, Horizontal

Flatpanel monitors have viewing angles, horizontal of between 17° and 180°, and the average viewing angle, horizontal is 170°. The viewing angle, horizontal of the Samsung TC242W of only 170° is in the narrowest 21% of all flatpanel monitors when ranked by this feature.

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Quite Narrow Viewing Angle, Vertical

The viewing angle, vertical of the Samsung TC242W of only 160° is in the narrowest 9% of all flatpanel monitors when ranked by this feature. Flatpanel monitors have viewing angles, vertical of between 16° and 180°, and the average viewing angle, vertical is 160°.

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Has an Audio Output

The Samsung TC242W has an audio output, unlike 88% of flatpanel monitors which do not have an audio output.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Samsung TC242W has a built-in speaker(s), which is unusual. 53% of flatpanel monitors do not have a built-in speaker(s).

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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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Released 15 Months Ago

Samsung released the TC242W in May 2016.

Running Costs

Running Costs Are High

The average running cost of the TC242W is £163 over 8 years based on fine usage levels and energy prices, which makes it one of the more expensive to run PC monitors.

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Product Identifiers


08806088091464, 08806088378824

Samsung TC242W

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