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Samsung U32E850R PC Monitor

£644.85
31.5" LED 740.3mm Apr 2015
B
Display Diagonal Display Width Release Date £160.50 Electricity cost over 5 years
Four industry awards
Not good in terms of size
Does not have a good battery life
21 Reviews + 4 Awards
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Power

Does Not Have a Good Battery Life

Three customers agreed that the product did not have a good battery life. Website Amazon.co.uk mentioned “Battery is not removable”. They also said “The battery life is now MUCH less than 1 day” in their review. And also mentioned “Internal Battery cannot be removed”.


Reviews

Four Industry Awards

This PC display was given a "Recommended" award by both websites Trusted Reviews and Expert Reviews, both of which thought that this flatpanel monitor was good.

The editors of two additional expert review sites both said that this Samsung PC screen was good. This PC display received a "Safe Buy" award from Tweak.dk and SweClockers.com gave it a "Good Product" award.

Expert Reviews Are Good

On average, based on six expert reviews from sites including Trusted Reviews, Expert Reviews, Tweak.dk and PC Welt.de the average expert rating of this PC screen is 84 out of 100.

User Reviews Are Average

On average, based on 9 user reviews the average user rating of this flatpanel monitor is 71 out of 100.

Samsung LCD Screens Have Good Reviews

Based on 5,543 owner and expert reviews (including 687 verified purchases), Samsung has good reviews for its PC screens. Samsung also has good reviews specifically within its medium monitors range compared to other manufacturers. 93% of those that bought a Samsung flatpanel monitor would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

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Price

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Reasonably Priced

Four owners considered that it was good value for money. Expert website Uk.hardware.info mentioned “While last year brought the first wave of affordable TN-panel models, this year we saw a wider range of screen diagonals, panel technology”. Elmo said “Not as sharp as expected from a 4K - also feels cheap” but in spite of that he scored it 1 stars out of 5.

Not Cheap

The price range of medium monitors that have been available for more than two years is from £49 to £9,999. We think that this LCD screen looks expensive compared to other medium monitors that have been available for more than two years.


Weight & Dimensions

Not Good in Terms of Size

Three customers who purchased it said that it was heavy and bulky. Website Amazon.co.uk said “It's huge and heavy.” in their review of this PC monitor. They also mentioned “Is worth every penny It's heavy, which is expected of a "laptop" like this” in their review.

Heavy and Bulky

Three customers who purchased it said that it was heavy and bulky. Website Amazon.co.uk said “It's huge and heavy.” in their review of this PC monitor. They also mentioned “Is worth every penny It's heavy, which is expected of a "laptop" like this” in their review.


Technical Details

Has a Game Mode

The U32E850 has a game mode, as do most of the other similar spec PC screens that are a comparable age to this PC screen.

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Has an ECO Mode

The Samsung U32E850 has an ECO mode, as do most of the other LCD screens of this age and type.

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Other

Released Over Two Years Ago

This PC screen was released in April 2015.


Features

Solid Set of Features and Connectivity

Three customers who reviewed it agreed that it had good features. Website Amazon.co.uk wrote “It's loaded with premium features”. They also said “Camera has some nice features, Especially Zoe which records a few seconds of video allowing you to pick the exact frame you want or save entire clip” in their review.


Good Picture Quality

Two customers concluded that the Samsung U32E850 had good picture quality.


Audio

Noisy

Two customers who reviewed the product said that it was noisy. Website Amazon.co.uk mentioned “Really loud speakers”. They also wrote “The speakers are surprisingly loud and clear” in their review.

Quiet

Two owners wrote that the Samsung U32E850 was quiet. Website Amazon.co.uk wrote “This computer runs quietly and the AMD 8 processor is very fast” in their review of this PC monitor. Two customers who reviewed the product said that it was noisy. Website Amazon.co.uk mentioned “Really loud speakers”. They also wrote “The speakers are surprisingly loud and clear” in their review.


Energy

Very High Running Costs

The energy efficiency classification of this PC screen is B. The U32E850 is one of the least economic to run PC displays of this age and type that we have assessed for 8 year running costs. Based on typical energy prices, we estimate the 8 year running cost of the U32E850 is £161.


Ports & Interfaces

Two HDMI Ports

The U32E850 is a two HDMI port PC monitor. Most of the other PC displays of this type and age have between one and three HDMI ports.

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Ergonomics

Features Picture-in-Picture Support

The Samsung U32E850 features Picture-in-Picture support. Most of the other PC displays that have been available for around the same time as this LCD screen also feature Picture-in-Picture support.

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Certificates

Has an Energy Star Certified

The Samsung U32E850 has an Energy Star certified, as do most of the other medium monitors that have been around for more than two years.

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Packaging Content

Only Has One Cables Included

The number of cables included found on the U32E850 is more than most medium monitors that were released more than two years ago. The most commonly found cables included is AC, but this cables included is not found on this Samsung PC display. The cables included USB are also found on this PC display.

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Display

Quite Fast Response Time

The U32E850 has a fairly fast response time (only 4 milliseconds) compared to most of the other PC screens of a comparable age and spec to this LCD screen. Medium monitors that came out around the same time as this PC display have response times of between 1ms and 40ms, and the average response time is 6.1ms.

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Design

Easy to Use

Two people thought it was easy to use. Two years ago Expertreviews.co.uk rated the product 80 out of 100 and wrote on expert website Expert Reviews “A practical 4K office monitor.”. Fetish_2000 mentioned “A beautifully intuitive joystick driven menu-interface” in their review of this PC monitor.

Good Looking

Six people who reviewed the Samsung U32E850 agreed that it was good looking. Website Amazon.co.uk rated it 5 stars out of 5 and wrote last year “Beautiful Matte display”. They also mentioned “The display is simply stunning, gorgeous, beautiful, delicious, extravagant, awesome, do i really need to go on Fast, faster than even t” in their review. Fetish_2000 gave the product a rating of 5 stars out of 5 and said on expert review site Amazon.co.uk “And was just outstanding for gaming and causal general use (webpage content was beautiful, iTunes library looked extremely sharp, Photos popped when viewed”.

Two customers said in their reviews that it was well designed. Trusted Reviews wrote in their review of this PC monitor “Tidy design with excellent stand” . Website Amazon.co.uk mentioned “Nice simple design” in their review of this PC monitor.

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Good Overall Image Quality

Seven customers who reviewed the product concluded that it was good quality. Trusted Reviews scored it a maximum of 5 stars and wrote two years ago “Good overall image quality”. Website Amazon.co.uk said “Build quality is OK.”. In April last year expert review site Uk.hardware.info mentioned “Its image quality is wonderful”.

Solid Set of Features and Connectivity

Nine customers mentioned in their reviews that the product was well made. Trusted Reviews mentioned “Solid set of features and connectivity” in their review of the Samsung U32E850. Website Amazon.co.uk wrote in their review of this PC monitor last year “The laptop is well build and robust” . They also mentioned “Solid build” in their review.


Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers samsung electronics lu32e85krsen, samsung electronics u32e850r32, samsung electronics 3840x2160, samsung lu32e85krsen, samsung u32e850r32, samsung 3840x2160, samsung b8mrza00, samsung p233977p, samsung b8mrzs00, code lu32e85krs, samsung 300cdm2, code u32e850r
Barcodes 04053162867970, 05415247057420, 08592978046989, 08806086934398

Samsung U32E850 Review Sources

To prepare this Samsung U32E850 review we compared this PC monitor to 3,052 other models. For each PC monitor that we compared, we collated thousands of pieces of information including technical specs, reviews, and prices. In total we analysed 692,351 product attributes, 78,668 PC monitor reviews and 7,521,600 historical PC monitor prices from 203 PC monitor retailers. We then picked out the standout features of this PC monitor compared to the other models as well as any areas where this PC monitor is lacking.

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