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Samsung TC242W PC Monitor

23.5" 1920 X 1080 LCD Sep 2015
Display Diagonal Display Resolution Display Built-In Speaker(s) Release Date
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Six USB Type-A Downstream Ports Quantitys

The Samsung TC242W is a six USB Type-A downstream ports quantity LCD screen. Most of the other medium monitors that have been on the market for around the same time as the TC242W only have between one and five USB Type-A downstream ports quantitys.

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Samsung PC Monitors Have Good Reviews

Based on 3,543 expert and owner reviews, Samsung has good reviews for its flatpanel monitors. Samsung also has good reviews specifically within its medium monitors range.

Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

Like most of the other PC displays of a similar age and type to the TC242W, the Samsung TC242W has a built-in speaker(s).

We compared this PC display to all the other PC monitors with a built-in speaker(s) and we think the Philips BDM3490UC[plb_3846531_price] which has better reviews is also worth considering.

We compared this PC screen to all the other LCD screens with a built-in speaker(s) and we think the Acer BX340CK[plb_3152451_price], or the LG 34UC98-W[plb_3289021_price] is also worth considering.

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1920 X 1080 (HD 1080) Supported Graphics Resolutions

This PC display has a supported graphics resolutions of 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080), which is the most commonly found supported graphics resolutions on PC screens of this age and type.

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Has One Cables Included

The number of cables included found on the Samsung TC242W is more than most medium monitors that were released around the same time as it. This LCD screen has an AC cables included, which is the most commonly found cables included found on similar spec flatpanel monitors that were launched around the same time as the TC242W.

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11 Reasons Against

Price Increase of £54.00

In the last 60 days the TC242W has increased in price by £54.00.

Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Most similar spec PC screens that were released more than a year ago do not have a built-in camera. The Samsung TC242W is no exception to this as it too does not have a built-in camera.

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Not 3D

Most similar spec flatpanel monitors that have been available for around the same time as the TC242W are not 3D. The Samsung TC242W is no exception to this as it too is not 3D.

LCD screens which are 3D that might be worth looking at include the Asus PG278Q[plb_3097078_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Have a Card Reader Integrated

Like most of the other LCD screens that have been on the market for around the same time as the TC242W, the Samsung TC242W does not have a card reader integrated.

Alternative PC monitors which also have a card reader integrated that you might also want to consider include the Benq SW2700PT[plb_2982141_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Pricey

We think this flatpanel monitor looks expensive compared to other flatpanel monitors of a similar age and spec. The cheapeast similar spec flatpanel monitor that was released more than a year ago that we found costs £40 and the most expensive costs £1,920.

Running Costs Are High

The TC242W has an average running cost of £163 over 8 years based on typical usage levels and energy prices, which is in the most expensive 9% of all 500 LCD screens of this age and spec.

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Only 1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This PC screen has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most frequently found display resolution on PC displays of this spec and age.

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Only HD HD Type

This PC display has a Full HD HD type, which is typical of many flatpanel monitors that have been on the market for a comparable time to it.

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Very Low RMS Rated Power

Medium monitors that came out more than a year ago have RMS rated powers of between 1W and 20W, and the average RMS rated power is 5.1W. With an RMS rated power of only 2 Watts, the Samsung TC242W has a quite low RMS rated power compared to most of the other medium monitors that have been around for around the same time as the TC242W.

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Quite Narrow Viewing Angle, Vertical

The viewing angle, verticals of medium monitors that were released around the same time as the TC242W range from 10° to 180°, and the average viewing angle, vertical is 170°. At only 160 degrees, the Samsung TC242W has a fairly narrow viewing angle, vertical compared to most of the other LCD screens that have been available for around the same time as the TC242W.

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Quite Narrow Viewing Angle, Horizontal

The narrowest viewing angle, horizontal of flatpanel monitors of a similar type and age to the TC242W is 18° and the widest is 180°. With a viewing angle, horizontal of only 170 degrees, the Samsung TC242W has one of the narrower viewing angle, horizontals amongst PC monitors of this age.

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2 Other reasons to consider the Samsung TC242W

Released Over a Year Ago

This LCD screen was released over a year ago.

LCD Display

The Samsung TC242W has an LCD display which is better than the LED display found on most flatpanel monitors that are a comparable age to it.

We compared all the other flatpanel monitors that have an LCD Display to this PC display and we think the Philips BDM3270[plb_2783117_price], the HP DreamColor Z24x[plb_2874654_price], and the Benq SW2700PT[plb_2982141_price] which has better reviews is also worth considering.

PC screens with a better display type that might also be worth looking at include the HP Pavilion 27[plb_1531344_price] (LED), or the Samsung LS29E790CNS[plb_3828481_price] (LED) which is also higher rated.

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Specification

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Ports & Interfaces
DC-In Jack
PC Audio in
Headphone Connectivity
Headphone Outputs
USB Version
Audio Output
Audio Input
PC Audio Out
DVI-I Ports Quantity
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
DVI Port
USB Type-A Downstream Ports Quantity
Built-In USB Hub
Multimedia
Built-In Speaker(s)
Built-In Camera
RMS Rated Power
Number of Loudspeakers
TV Tuner Integrated
Design
Colour of Product
Thin Client
Internal Memory
Processor Frequency
Operating System Installed
Graphics Adapter
Thin Client Installed
Hard Drive Capacity
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Processor Family
Networking
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Ethernet LAN
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Pivot
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On Screen Display (OSD)
LED Indicators
Power
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Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
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Electromagnetic Compatibility
Energy Star Certified
Weight & Dimensions
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Height (with Stand)
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Quick Start Guide
Cables Included
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Audio In/out
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Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on £148.70
Electricity cost when on standby £13.84
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Total running cost over 5 years £162.54
Running costs for this PC monitor have been estimated based on other similar PC monitors. If you know how much electricity and water the Samsung TC242Wuses then please let us know by entering those figures in the boxes above.
0.81T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.81 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
21
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 21 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers samsung tc242, samsung tc242w, samsung lf24tc2, samsung lf24ft2, samsung lf24tc2w, samsung lf24ft2w, samsung lf24tc2wa, samsung lf24ft2wf, samsung 1920x1080, samsung lf24ft2wfp, samsung lf24tc2wan, samsung lf24tc2wane, samsung lf24ft2wfpz, samsung lf24ft2wfpzx, samsung lf24tc2wanen, samsung lf24ft2wfpzxe, samsung lf24ft2wfpzxen
Barcodes 08806088091464, 08806088378824

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