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Samsung S24A850DW
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Samsung S24A850DW PC Monitor

24" 1920 X 1200 Mega Contrast LED Jul 2012
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The Samsung S24A850DW is a professional monitor that combines high performance with low power consumption. Using as much as 50% less energy than others, this versatile monitor has environmental... More
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13 Reasons For

Mega Contrast Dynamic Contrast Ratio Marketing Name

The dynamic contrast ratio marketing name of this PC monitor is Mega Contrast, which is typical of many medium monitors that are a comparable age to it.

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Five USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports

The S24A850DW is a five USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A port PC monitor. Most of the other similar spec PC monitors that were launched more than two years ago have between one and five USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports.

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Four USB Type-A Downstream Ports

The S24A850DW is a four USB Type-A downstream port PC screen. Most of the other medium monitors that have been on the market for around the same time as the S24A850DW have between one and five USB Type-A downstream ports.

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Good Brand

Samsung has good average reviews for its medium monitors as well as across its entire PC monitor range.

LED Display Type

This PC monitor has an LED display type, which is typical of many medium monitors that came out more than two years ago.

There are a number of alternative LCD screens that have an LED Display currently available which you might also want to look at including the e2250Swdnk, the U2868 ($549.00), or the I2276 all from AOC which has better reviews.

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1920 X 1200 Pixels Display Resolution

The most display resolution of the S24A850DW is 1920 x 1200 pixels. That's 11% more display resolution than the most frequently found display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. Across all similar spec PC monitors that have been on the market for around the same time as the S24A850DW the best display resolution is 2560 x 1600 pixels and the worst is 1366 x 768 pixels.

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Quite Wide Vertical Viewing Angle

With a vertical viewing angle of 178 degrees, the Samsung S24A850DW has one of the wider vertical viewing angles amongst comparable spec PC screens of this age. Across all the flatpanel monitors of this age and spec the vertical viewing angles range from 50° to 180°, and the average vertical viewing angle is 170°.

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Fairly High Maximum Height Adjustment

The maximum height adjustments of PC monitors of a similar spec and age to the S24A850DW range from 13mm to 850mm. The Samsung S24A850DW has one of the higher maximum height adjustments (150 millimeters) amongst medium monitors of this age.

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Quite Bright Display Brightness

The S24A850DW has a quite bright display brightness (300 candellas per square meter) compared to most of the other LCD screens that have been around for more than two years. The dimmest display brightness of similar spec flatpanel monitors that are a comparable age to the S24A850DW is 30 cd/m² and the brightest is 1,700 cd/m².

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1920 X 1200 (WUXGA) Graphics Resolution

The highest resolution of the Samsung S24A850DW is 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA). That's 11% more resolution than a 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080) flatpanel monitor, which is the most frequently found resolution. Across all PC displays that came out around the same time as the S24A850DW the resolution ranges from 640 x 350 to 3840 x 2160.

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Has Three Cables Included

The number of cables included found on the S24A850DW is more than most similar spec PC displays that were launched more than two years ago. This Samsung PC display has an AC cable included, which is the most frequently found cable included found on PC screens of a similar age and spec to the S24A850DW. The cables included "USB" and "VGA" are also found on this PC screen.

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Supports One Placement

The S24A850DW has a greater number of placements than most PC monitors of a comparable age and type to it. This Samsung PC screen supports a Horizontal placement, which is the most frequently supported placement supported by PC monitors that are a similar age to the S24A850DW.

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Very Shallow

The depths of PC monitors of this type and age range from 6.1mm to 810mm, and the average depth is 110mm. At only 41.5 millimeters, the Samsung S24A850DW is fairly shallow compared to most of the other medium monitors that came out around the same time as the S24A850DW.

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6 Reasons Against

Only Mega Contrast Dynamic Contrast Ratio

This LCD screen has a Mega Contrast dynamic contrast ratio, which is the most frequently found dynamic contrast ratio on LCD screens of this age and type.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker

The Samsung S24A850DW does not have a built-in speaker, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other comparable spec PC monitors that have been on the market for around the same time as the S24A850DW also do not have a built-in speaker.

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Not 3D Compatible

Most medium monitors that have been on the market for a similar time to the S24A850DW are not 3D compatible. The S24A850DW is no exception to this as it too is not 3D compatible.

Flatpanel monitors which are 3D compatible that might be worth looking at include the AOC D2769, or the Asus VG236.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Most similar spec PC monitors that are a comparable age to the S24A850DW do not have a built-in camera. The S24A850DW is no exception to this as it too does not have a built-in camera.

We think you might also be interested in alternative LCD screens which also have a built-in camera including the 272P4QPJKEB, or the 241P4QPY both from Philips which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Have an Integrated Card Reader

Most comparable spec PC screens that have been around for around the same time as the S24A850DW do not have an integrated card reader. The S24A850DW is no exception to this as it too does not have an integrated card reader.

We think you might also be interested in alternative PC displays which also have an integrated card reader including the U2713H ($682.40), or the U2413 ($442.20) both from DELL or the Acer DA220 which is also higher rated.

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Heavy

The average weight of comparable spec flatpanel monitors that have been available for a similar time to the S24A850DW is 4.9kg, and the weights range from 3g to 39kg. The S24A850DW is quite heavy (5.8 kilograms) compared to most of the other similar spec PC monitors that were released more than two years ago.

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2 Other reasons to consider the Samsung S24A850DW

Released Over Four Years Ago

This LCD screen was released over four years ago.

Average Width

At 558.5 millimeters, the Samsung S24A850DW has a fairly typical width compared to most of the other comparable spec flatpanel monitors that have been on the market for a similar time to the S24A850DW.

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Specification

Display
Screen Size
Display Resolution
Dynamic Contrast Ratio
Display Type
3D Compatible
Graphics Resolution
HD Type
Digital Vertical Frequency
Digital Horizontal Frequency
Aspect Ratio
Pixel Pitch
Display Colour Count
Vertical Viewing Angle
Horizontal Viewing Angle
Typical Contrast Ratio
Display Diagonal
Display Brightness
Response Time
Native Aspect Ratio
Supported Number of Colours Display
Dynamic Contrast Ratio Marketing Name
Ports & Interfaces
DisplayPort
USB 3.0 Port
DVI-D Port
VGA (D-Sub) Port
DVI Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
USB Type-A Downstream Port
USB Hub Version
Multimedia
Built-In Speaker
Built-In Camera
Integrated TV Tuner
Design
Case Colour
Performance
Windows Operating System
Thin Client
Thin Client Installed
Ergonomics
Picture-in-Picture Mode
Maximum Height Adjustment
Tilt Angle
VESA Mount Interface
Power
Typical Power Consumption
Standby Power Consumption
Certificates
Certification
Weight & Dimensions
Package Weight
Packaging Height
Packaging Depth
Packaging Width
Height With Stand
Depth With Stand
Width With Stand
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Content
Cable Included
Other Features
Product Included
Placement

Expert Reviews

11 October 2013

The Samsung SyncMaster S24A850DW LED monitor is probably the most interesting Samsung product to date. It represents a significant step forward in monitor technology and is designed to deliver...

The slim build and elegant design together with the ergonomic versatility makes for an ideal device for productivity and style
Latest display technologies offer an unparalleled viewing experience
Low heat and power consumption
Excellent viewing angles
IPS, sRGB 94.8
Illumination uniformity issues can sometimes result in uneven lighting and shadows
Large number of adjustment modes and settings which are largely unnecessary
Difficult adjustment of standard gloweffect to avoid the blueviolet color display
Port orient
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8 February 2012

The S24A850DW is a 24-inch monitor that uses an LED backlight, and offers a range of business functions. Sections Get the Samsung S24A850DW Reviewed.com offers the ability to purchase products... Read more…

27 December 2011

A doporu?eníSamsung nasadil cenu S24A850DW vzhledem ke konkurenci s matricí e-IPS a stejným rozli?ením od Dellu ?i HP pom?rn? vysoko. Dell U2412M stojí pod 7000 K?, HP si za sv?j ZR2440w...

13 July 2012

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User Reviews

(8)
Reviewed 26 January 2012 by Mr A.

This monitor is amazing quality i've just bought another one which now makes three in our office. We also have Apple cinema displays and these Samsung monitors are like for like in terms of colour... Read more…

Reviewed 13 July 2012 by AlphaBee6
(Verified Purchase)

I bought this monitor coming from a 24in HP IPS monitor, which was shutting off at random and is out of warranty. What attracted me to this monitor was its power saving features and generally... Read more…

Reviewed 1 February 2014 by Benjibar

This product was previously advertised at WQHD resolution (2560x1440) on their website but only supports a maximum resolution of 1900x1200. Samsung refused to replace my monitor with one matching... Read more…

Reviewed 23 March 2012 by Sam
(Verified Purchase)

I took a gamble on this monitor as most reviews I've read said they have very bad backlight bleed and the same thing was echoed my most owners on various forums. The one I got has just a very... Read more…

Reviewed 29 November 2013 by Susan Matthews
(Verified Purchase)

The screen has been great. I have had it since January 13. Now it has a pixel problem just 9 months later. I could be unlucky and just got a bad one. To make it worse. It was sold to me on Amazon... Read more…

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Electricity cost when switched on $78.92
Electricity cost when on standby $1.87
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Total running cost over 5 years $80.79
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Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.52 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 14 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers s24a850, s24a850d, s24a850dw, ls24a850dwen, samsung s24a850, samsung s24a850d, samsung s24a850dw
Barcodes 00808112914471, 04053162536456, 08806071393957, 08806071501000

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