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Samsung S27E500C
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Samsung S27E500C PC Monitor

27" 1920 X 1080 3000:1 LED Aug 2015
Screen Size Display Resolution Dynamic Contrast Ratio Display Type Release Date
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12 Reasons For

Good Picture Quality

One Samsung S27E500C owner mentioned in their reviews that this PC monitor had good colour saturation. Mr. W. G. Grove scored this PC monitor very highly and mentioned in their Samsung S27E500C review “Its nice and sharp and colours are good as well”.

Mega Contrast Dynamic Contrast Ratio Marketing Name

The dynamic contrast ratio marketing name of this LCD screen is Mega Contrast, which is typical of many medium monitors that have been around for around the same time as it.

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Samsung Has Good LCD Screen Reviews

On average Samsung medium monitors have good ratings compared to other brands as do all PC monitors produced by Samsung.

LED Display Type

This PC monitor has an LED display type, which is typical of many PC displays of a comparable age and type to it.

Alternative PC displays that have an LED Display currently available which you might also want to look at include a cheaper PC monitor such as the DELL S2715H[plb_3871204_price] or you might consider a higher scoring PC monitor such as the Benq XL2420[plb_1453626_price].

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Fairly Big Viewable Width

Comparable spec PC displays that came out more than a year ago have viewable widths of between 280mm and 800mm. At 597.888 millimeters, the Samsung S27E500C has a fairly big viewable width compared to most of the other PC monitors of a similar spec and age to the S27E500C.

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Fairly Big Viewable Height

At 336.312 millimeters, the Samsung S27E500C has a fairly big viewable height compared to most of the other comparable spec LCD screens that have been around for a similar time to the S27E500C. The smallest viewable height of medium monitors that have been around for around the same time as the S27E500C is 230mm and the biggest is 700mm.

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1920 X 1080 (HD 1080) Graphics Resolution

This LCD screen has a graphics resolution of 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080), which is typical of many PC screens that were released more than a year ago.

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Quite Fast Response Time

The Samsung S27E500C has one of the faster response times (only 4 milliseconds) amongst medium monitors of this age. LCD screens that were released more than a year ago have response times of between 1ms and 40ms, and the average response time is 5.7ms.

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Narrow

When compared to other PC displays of this age and spec that we have checked, the width of the S27E500C of only 472.2 millimeters is one of the narrowest. PC screens that have been on the market for a comparable time to the S27E500C have widths of between 340mm and 960mm.

PC screens with a wider width that might be worth looking at include the Asus VX24A[plb_2731766_price] (540.5mm and cheaper), or the Eizo FlexScan EV2450[plb_2527294_price] (537.6mm and cheaper).

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Very Shallow

The Samsung S27E500C is one of the shallower medium monitors that were released more than a year ago (only 47.5 millimeters) amongst PC displays of this age. LCD screens of this type and age have depths of between 32mm and 650mm.

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Light

When compared to other flatpanel monitors of this type and age, the weight of the S27E500C of only 2.5 kilograms is one of the lightest. Comparable spec flatpanel monitors that were released around the same time as the S27E500C have weights of between 2.3g and 79kg.

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Short

The S27E500C is one of the shortest comparable spec flatpanel monitors that have been around for a similar time to the S27E500C (only 287.8 millimeters) amongst comparable spec LCD screens of this age. The shortest PC display that has been around for more than a year is 28mm tall, the tallest is 930mm, and the average height is 360mm.

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9 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker

The S27E500C does not have a built-in speaker, unlike most of the other similar spec flatpanel monitors that were released more than a year ago which have a built-in speaker.

It is worth considering other flatpanel monitors which also have a built-in speaker including the Hannspree HU282PPS[plb_3012440_price], or the LG 29UB67[plb_2884641_price] or the Acer H257HU[plb_2712612_price].

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The S27E500C does not have a built-in camera. Most of the other comparable spec LCD screens that were released more than a year ago also do not have a built-in camera.

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Not 3D Compatible

Like most of the other PC displays of a comparable spec and age to the S27E500C, the S27E500C is not 3D compatible.

If you want a PC monitor that is 3D compatible then you might want to consider the Benq XL2420[plb_1453626_price], or the Samsung S29E790C[plb_2827679_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Have an Integrated Card Reader

The Samsung S27E500C does not have an integrated card reader, although it is worth noting that most of the other flatpanel monitors of a similar age and spec to the S27E500C also do not have an integrated card reader.

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Quite Small Display Diagonal

The screen sizes of medium monitors that were launched around the same time as the S27E500C range from 48cm to 600cm, and the average display diagonal is 65cm. With a display diagonal of only 48.23 centimeters, the S27E500C has one of the smallest screen sizes amongst medium monitors of this age.

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Only HD HD Type

This PC screen has a Full HD HD type, which is the most frequently found HD type on PC displays of a comparable age and spec to it.

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Only 1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This LCD screen has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many flatpanel monitors of a comparable spec and age to it.

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Quite Dim Display Brightness

PC screens of this age and type have display brightness of between 25 cd/m² and 1,700 cd/m². With a display brightness of only 250 candellas per square meter, the S27E500C has a fairly dim display brightness compared to most of the other similar spec flatpanel monitors that were released one year ago.

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Only One HDMI Port

The S27E500C is a one HDMI port flatpanel monitor.

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1 Other reason to consider the Samsung S27E500C

Released Over a Year Ago

This PC display was released over a year ago.

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User Reviews

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Reviewed 26 April 2016 by Mr. W. G. Grove
(Verified Purchase)

I really like this monitor, it has a slightly curved screen which I thought might be a problem at first, but its nice and sharp and colours are good as well.

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Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on $22.24
Electricity cost when on standby $1.41
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Total running cost over 5 years $23.65
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 S27E500Cuses 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 0.15 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 4 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers samsung s27e500, samsung s27e500c, samsung 1920x1080
Barcodes 04053162972001, 08806088078564, 08806088088419

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