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Samsung S22B420BW
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Samsung S22B420BW PC Monitor

22" 1680 X 1050 Mega Contrast LED Jul 2014
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Adjust your monitor to meet your preference and working style for less strain and a more pleasant PC experience. Samsung's 420 Series monitors feature ergonomic stands that swivel, tilt, pivot and... More
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5 Reasons For

Mega Contrast Dynamic Contrast Ratio Marketing Name

The dynamic contrast ratio marketing name of this PC monitor is Mega Contrast, which is the most commonly found dynamic contrast ratio marketing name on PC displays that have been around for a similar time to it.

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Samsung PC Displays Have Good Reviews

We checked 3,786 user and expert reviews for Samsung PC displays and found that on average Samsung has good reviews compared to other manufacturers. We also found that Samsung has good reviews specifically for its medium monitors.

LED Display Type

This flatpanel monitor has an LED display type, which is the most commonly found display type on flatpanel monitors that have been on the market for a comparable time to it.

There are a number of other PC displays that have an LED Display currently available which you might also want to look at including a cheaper PC monitor such as the LG 24M35[plb_2181361_price] or you might consider a higher scoring PC monitor such as the Asus VK228H[plb_1386924_price], or the LG 22MP65[plb_2196010_price].

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Short

The shortest PC display of a comparable type and age to the S22B420BW is 30mm tall and the tallest is 4,800mm. At only 331.5 millimeters, the S22B420BW is fairly short compared to most of the other PC monitors of this spec and age.

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Narrow

The widths of medium monitors that have been around for a similar time to the S22B420BW range from 50mm to 6,500mm. The Samsung S22B420BW is fairly narrow (only 505.5 millimeters) compared to most of the other medium monitors that were released more than two years ago.

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11 Reasons Against

Difficult to Use

One Samsung S22B420BW owner who bought the product wrote that it was not easy to use.

Only Mega Contrast Dynamic Contrast Ratio

This flatpanel monitor has a Mega Contrast dynamic contrast ratio, which is the most frequently found dynamic contrast ratio on medium monitors that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker

The S22B420BW does not have a built-in speaker, although keep in mind that most of the other similar spec PC monitors that came out around the same time as the S22B420BW also do not have a built-in speaker.

We compared all the other LCD screens which also have a built-in speaker to this flatpanel monitor and we think the Benq BL2211[plb_2022153_price], the Asus VX229[plb_1599191_price], or the iiyama B2283HS[plb_2323545_price] which also has a higher rating is also worth considering.

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Not 3D Compatible

Most LCD screens that were released around the same time as the S22B420BW are not 3D compatible. The S22B420BW is no exception to this as it too is not 3D compatible.

If you want a PC monitor that is 3D compatible then you might want to look at the Acer GN246HL[plb_2263973_price], the HP LP2065[plb_1468281_price], or the AOC i2367[plb_1947779_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Most medium monitors that were released more than two years ago do not have a built-in camera. The Samsung S22B420BW is no exception to this as it too does not have a built-in camera.

There are a number of alternative PC screens which also have a built-in camera which you might want to look at including the Asus VK228H[plb_1386924_price].

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Does Not Have an Integrated Card Reader

Like most of the other PC screens of a comparable age and type to the S22B420BW, the Samsung S22B420BW does not have an integrated card reader.

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Only 1680 X 1050 Pixels Display Resolution

The S22B420BW has a maximum display resolution of 1680 x 1050 pixels. That's 15% less display resolution than the most common display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. The display resolution of all medium monitors that have been on the market for more than two years ranges from 1366 x 768 pixels to 2560 x 1600 pixels.

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Quite Low Maximum Height Adjustment

At only 100 millimeters, the S22B420BW has a fairly low maximum height adjustment compared to most of the other medium monitors that were launched more than two years ago. The average maximum height adjustment of medium monitors that were released more than two years ago is 130mm, and the maximum height adjustments range from 13mm to 850mm.

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Quite Narrow Vertical Viewing Angle

Across all the medium monitors that are a similar age to the S22B420BW the vertical viewing angles range from 50° to 180°. The Samsung S22B420BW has a fairly narrow vertical viewing angle (only 160 degrees) compared to most of the other medium monitors that were released more than two years ago.

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Quite Narrow Horizontal Viewing Angle

The S22B420BW has a fairly narrow horizontal viewing angle (only 170 degrees) compared to most of the other PC displays of this spec and age. The narrowest horizontal viewing angle of medium monitors that are a similar age to the S22B420BW is 60° and the widest is 180°.

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Quite Dim Display Brightness

The S22B420BW has a quite dim display brightness (only 250 candellas per square meter) compared to most of the other flatpanel monitors of this age and spec. The dimmest display brightness of comparable spec PC screens that came out around the same time as the S22B420BW is 30 cd/m² and the brightest is 1,700 cd/m².

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1 Other reason to consider the Samsung S22B420BW

Released Over Two Years Ago

Samsung released the S22B420BW over two years ago.

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Electricity cost when switched on $31.23
Electricity cost when on standby $1.42
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Total running cost over 5 years $32.65
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 S22B420BWuses then please let us know by entering those figures in the boxes above.
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Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.21 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 6 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Barcodes 04053162536371, 08806086308335

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