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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 comparable spec PC monitors that have been on the market for a similar time to it.
LED Display Type
This flatpanel monitor has an LED display type, which is the most commonly found display type on PC monitors that have been around for more than a year.
The S24C300HL is one of the lighter PC monitors that came out more than a year ago (only 3.2 kilograms) amongst medium monitors of this age. The weights of medium monitors that have been on the market for around the same time as the S24C300HL range from 2.3g to 79kg.
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Only Mega Contrast Dynamic Contrast Ratio
This flatpanel monitor has a Mega Contrast dynamic contrast ratio, which is typical of many flatpanel monitors of this age and type.
Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker
Most of the other medium monitors that came out around the same time as the S24C300HL have a built-in speaker, however the S24C300HL does not have a built-in speaker.
Does Not Have a Built-In Camera
Like most of the other comparable spec PC monitors that have been around for around the same time as the S24C300HL, the S24C300HL does not have a built-in camera.
Does Not Have an Integrated Card Reader
The S24C300HL does not have an integrated card reader, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other flatpanel monitors that have been around for around the same time as the S24C300HL also do not have an integrated card reader.
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Not 3D Compatible
The S24C300HL is not 3D compatible, although it is worth noting that most of the other medium monitors that are a comparable age to the S24C300HL are also not 3D compatible.
Only 1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution
This PC monitor has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most commonly found display resolution on comparable spec LCD screens that have been on the market for around the same time as it.
Quite Narrow Horizontal Viewing Angle
At only 170 degrees, the Samsung S24C300HL has a quite narrow horizontal viewing angle compared to most of the other PC displays of a comparable type and age to the S24C300HL. The average horizontal viewing angle of LCD screens of this age and spec is 170°, and the horizontal viewing angles range from 18° to 180°.
Quite Dim Display Brightness
The display brightness of PC screens of a comparable spec and age to the S24C300HL range from 25 cd/m² to 1,700 cd/m², and the average display brightness is 280 cd/m². With a display brightness of only 250 candellas per square meter, the S24C300HL has one of the dimmer display brightness amongst PC displays of this age.
Only One HDMI Port
The S24C300HL is a one HDMI port PC display. Most of the other PC screens of this spec and age have between one and three HDMI ports.
Fairly High Average Power Consumption
With an average power consumption of 30 Watts, the S24C300HL has one of the higher average power consumptions amongst medium monitors of this age. The lowest average power consumption of flatpanel monitors of a similar age and type to the S24C300HL is 0.5W and the highest is 34W.
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Released Over a Year Ago
It was over a year ago when Samsung released the S24C300HL.
The S24C300HL has a fairly standard width (569 millimeters) compared to most of the other PC displays of a similar age and spec to the S24C300HL.
1920 x 1080
Dynamic Contrast Ratio
640 x 480 (VGA), 720 x 400, 800 x 600 (SVGA), 832 x 624, 1024 x 768 (XGA), 1152 x 864 (XGA+), 1152 x 870, 1280 x 720 (HD 720), 1280 x 800 (WXGA), 1366 х 768, 1600 x 900, 1680 x 1050 (WSXGA+), 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080), 1440 x 900, 1280 x 800
480p, 576p, 720p, 1080p
Full HD, HD
Separate H/V Sync
Display Colour Count
Vertical Viewing Angle
Horizontal Viewing Angle
Typical Contrast Ratio
Native Aspect Ratio
Supported Number of Colours Display
16.78 million colours
Dynamic Contrast Ratio Marketing Name
Ports & Interfaces
VGA (D-Sub) Port
Windows Operating System
Plug and Play
On Screen Display Language
CHI (TR), CHI (SIMPL), RUS, ENG, FRE, DEU, ITA, POL, POR, ESP, TUR, KOR
On Screen Menu Display
Typical Power Consumption
Standby Power Consumption
Average Power Consumption
AC Input Frequency
50, 60, 50/60
AC Input Voltage
24, 100, 100-240, 240
Relative Humidity Storage Range
5 - 95
Relative Humidity Operating Range
10 - 80
Storage Temperature Range
-20 - 45
Operating Temperature Range
10 - 40
Energy Star Certificate
Weight & Dimensions
Weight With Stand
Height With Stand
Depth With Stand
Width With Stand
Operating System Language
Quick Start Guide
AC Adapter Included
User Guide On CD-ROM
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Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.011 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 1 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.
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