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Samsung S27C390

Samsung S27C390 PC Monitor

27" 1920 X 1080 Mega Contrast LED Nov 2013
Screen Size Display Resolution Dynamic Contrast Ratio Display Type Release Date
The Samsung LED Monitor Series 3 does all the work you need in just the right manner. Functional and with a stylish design, this monitor is all you need. Reliable, functional and reasonable.... More
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9 Reasons For

Owner Reviews Are Average

People who bought this medium monitor rated this PC screen 77% on average.

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 have been around for more than two years.

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Samsung LCD Screens Have Good Reviews

Samsung medium monitors have good reviews on average and across all PC monitors Samsung is one of the superior manufacturers.

LED Display Type

This PC monitor has an LED display type, which is typical of many medium monitors that are a comparable age to it.

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Quite Bright Display Brightness

The Samsung S27C390 has one of the brighter display brightness (300 candellas per square meter) amongst medium monitors of this age. The average display brightness of PC displays of a comparable spec and age to the S27C390 is 290 cd/m².

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1080p Video Mode

This PC display has a 1080p video mode, which is the most commonly found video mode on PC screens that have been available for around the same time as it.

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1920 X 1080 (HD 1080) Graphics Resolution

This PC monitor has a graphics resolution of 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080), which is typical of many PC screens that were released around the same time as it.

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Quite Fast Response Time

With a response time of only 5 milliseconds, the S27C390 has one of the faster response times amongst medium monitors of this age. Across all the PC screens that are a similar age to the S27C390 the response times range from 1ms to 40ms, and the average response time is 6.1ms.

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Light

Medium monitors that have been around for more than two years have weights of between 3g and 39kg. With a weight of only 2.5 kilograms, the Samsung S27C390's weight is one of the lightest amongst PC displays that were launched around the same time as the S27C390.

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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 PC screens that have been on the market for a comparable time to it.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker

The S27C390 does not have a built-in speaker. Most of the other medium monitors that have been available for a comparable time to the S27C390 also do not have a built-in speaker.

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Not 3D Compatible

Like most of the other PC displays of this age and spec, the Samsung S27C390 is not 3D compatible.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Most medium monitors that came out more than two years ago do not have a built-in camera. The Samsung S27C390 is no exception to this as it too does not have a built-in camera.

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Does Not Have an Integrated Card Reader

Like most of the other LCD screens of a comparable age and type to the S27C390, the S27C390 does not have an integrated card reader.

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Only HD HD Type

This LCD screen has a Full HD HD type, which is typical of many medium monitors that have been around for more than two years.

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Quite Narrow Vertical Viewing Angle

PC displays of a similar age and spec to the S27C390 have vertical viewing angles of between 50° and 180°, and the average vertical viewing angle is 170°. With a vertical viewing angle of only 160 degrees, the Samsung S27C390 has one of the narrower vertical viewing angles amongst PC screens of this age.

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Quite Narrow Horizontal Viewing Angle

The average horizontal viewing angle of PC displays of a comparable age and spec to the S27C390 is 170°, and the horizontal viewing angles range from 60° to 180°. With a horizontal viewing angle of only 170 degrees, the S27C390 has a fairly narrow horizontal viewing angle compared to most of the other LCD screens that were released more than two years ago.

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Only One HDMI Port

The S27C390 is a one HDMI port PC monitor. Most of the other medium monitors that came out around the same time as the S27C390 have between one and three HDMI ports.

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Released Over Three Years Ago

This medium monitor was released over three years ago.

1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This PC screen has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most frequently found display resolution on medium monitors that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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Specification

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Screen Size
Display Resolution
Dynamic Contrast Ratio
Display Type
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Video Mode
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Aspect Ratio
Display Colour Count
Vertical Viewing Angle
Horizontal Viewing Angle
Typical Contrast Ratio
Display Brightness
Response Time
Native Aspect Ratio
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Dynamic Contrast Ratio Marketing Name
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VGA (D-Sub) Port
Multimedia
Built-In Camera
Design
Case Colour
Performance
Windows Operating System
Ergonomics
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Typical Power Consumption
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Input Voltage
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AC Input Voltage
Certificates
Weight & Dimensions
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Packaging Height
Packaging Depth
Packaging Width
Weight With Stand
Height With Stand
Depth With Stand
Width With Stand
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Content
Cable Included

User Reviews

(25)
Reviewed 15 November 2013 by Timothy T.
(Verified Purchase)

Power and menu buttons are touch based and not tactile and panel has the red tint to it that is becoming standard on Samsung TV's and monitors. Makes it ever so slightly annoying when trying to... Read more…

Reviewed 12 December 2013 by Jeremiah S.
(Verified Purchase)

The various Magic view options are suspect. I feel that the reclining angle is more a contrast or brightness boost than an actual function of the monitor to improve viewing angle. When I used this... Read more…

Reviewed 23 December 2013 by Keith W.
(Verified Purchase)

I picked up a 120MHz LCD LED BL 3D monitor + tv tuner etc.. from Samsung last year, for my wife. it was 700 bucks.. 3D aside these monitors LOOK the same to me. To be honest I like this one more... Read more…

Reviewed 25 November 2013 by Cynthia H.

I own several Samsung electronics with their touch-based buttons, and they just haven't perfected the tech yet. Still, using the buttons is only 0.01% of the time you spend with this monitor, and... Read more…

Reviewed 11 December 2013 by Darren T.
(Verified Purchase)

Sturdy snap-together stand, adequate packing in the box, Samsung quality, supersonic shipping from dear 'ol Newegg, and a big honking monitor on my desk, all for $180.... what's not to like about... Read more…

Reviewed 9 December 2013 by Joshua K.
(Verified Purchase)

Overall I love this monitor. I bought this as a second monitor for my desktop so I could sit on the couch and watch shows/movies. The view angles are excellent and I couldn't be happier with the... Read more…

Reviewed 31 December 2013 by Joe G.
(Verified Purchase)

I haven't fiddled with the menu much so I can't elaborate on configuration. I went from a 25" to a 27" and the difference is actually quite noticeable. Right now I'm using a VGA connection and I... Read more…

Reviewed 23 December 2013 by John D.
(Verified Purchase)

A very nice monitor, especially for the price. The frame around it is attractive, but would make it less likely to look good in a multiple-monitor set up...

Reviewed 16 December 2013 by Lizz D.
(Verified Purchase)

I have become a Samsung fanboy over the years. I have a Samsung phone, Tablet, TV, monitors, and other such equipment. The quality is always top of the line...

Reviewed 9 December 2013 by Li W.
(Verified Purchase)

I'm currently using this as a display for my Xbox 360. The color, brightness, and resolution of this Samsung monitor has already produced tangible improvements in my gameplay. Hooking up a... Read more…

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Electricity cost when switched on $31.20
Electricity cost when on standby $1.42
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Total running cost over 5 years $32.62
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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

Manufacturer Part Numbers s27c390, s27c390h, samsung s27c390, samsung s27c390h
Barcodes 00887276846125
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