We checked 3,465 user and expert reviews for Samsung PC monitors and found that on average Samsung has good reviews compared to other brands. We also found that Samsung has good reviews specifically for its medium monitors.
Mega Contrast Dynamic Contrast Ratio Marketing Name
The dynamic contrast ratio marketing name of the this flatpanel monitor are Mega Contrast, which is typical of many PC monitors of a similar age and type to it.
LED Display Type
This PC monitor has an LED display type, which is typical of many LCD screens that have been available for a similar time to it.
Quite Bright Display Brightness
At 300 candellas per square meter, the Samsung S27C230 has a fairly bright display brightness compared to most of the other comparable spec PC monitors that are a similar age to the S27C230. The dimmest display brightness of PC screens that have been on the market for around the same time as the S27C230 is 30 cd/m² and the brightest is 1,700 cd/m².
1080p Video Mode
This flatpanel monitor has a 1080p video mode, which is the most commonly found video mode on flatpanel monitors that have been on the market for around the same time as it.
1920 X 1080 (HD 1080) Graphics Resolution
This PC display has a graphics resolution of 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080), which is the most frequently found graphics resolution on similar spec PC displays that have been around for more than two years.
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The average depth of PC displays that have been around for around the same time as the S27C230 is 110mm. With a depth of only 51 millimeters, the Samsung S27C230 is one of the shallower medium monitors that were released more than two years ago amongst similar spec PC monitors of this age.
7 Reasons Against
Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker
The S27C230 does not have a built-in speaker. Most of the other PC screens of this age and type do have a built-in speaker.
Not 3D Compatible
Most medium monitors that have been around for a similar time to the S27C230 are not 3D compatible. The Samsung S27C230 is no exception to this as it too is not 3D compatible.
Does Not Have a Built-In Camera
Like most of the other PC screens of this type and age, the Samsung S27C230 does not have a built-in camera.
Does Not Have an Integrated Card Reader
Most PC monitors of this age and type do not have an integrated card reader. The Samsung S27C230 is no exception to this as it too does not have an integrated card reader.
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Only HD HD Type
This flatpanel monitor has a Full HD HD type, which is the most frequently found HD type on LCD screens of this spec and age.
Only 1000:1 Typical Contrast Ratio
This PC monitor has a 1000:1 typical contrast ratio, which is typical of many medium monitors that are a similar age to it.
Quite Narrow Vertical Viewing Angle
The narrowest vertical viewing angle of PC monitors of this spec and age is 50°, the widest is 180°, and the average vertical viewing angle is 170°. The Samsung S27C230 has a quite narrow vertical viewing angle (only 160 degrees) compared to most of the other medium monitors that were released more than two years ago.
2 Other reasons to consider the Samsung S27C230
Released Over Two Years Ago
Samsung released the S27C230 over two years ago.
1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution
This PC monitor has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many flatpanel monitors of a similar age and spec to it.
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