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Samsung S32D850T PC Monitor

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32" Mega Contrast LED 741.3mm Jun 2014
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32 monitor series: #3 Samsung S32D850T 2560x1440 in-depth review 1440p (1080p60)
Samsung S32D850T 32 WQHD LED Monitor, 2560x1440 Quick Review
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18 Reasons For

Two Industry Awards

Two expert review sites thought that this PC screen was good. The expert at Trusted Reviews gave this medium monitor a "Recommended" award, confirming their endorsement and it received an Xtremehardware.com "Gold" award.

Excellent Expert Reviews

On average, based on four expert reviews from sites including Trusted Reviews, erenumerique.fr, prad.de and xtremehardware.com this flatpanel monitor has an overall expert rating of 91 out of 100. If all the LCD screens of a comparable age and spec are ranked by average expert review score then this LCD screen is in the top 5%.

Good Owner Reviews

This PC screen has an average owner rating of 82% based on 72 owner reviews.

Good Product Quality

A few Samsung S32D850T owners who reviewed the product agreed that it was good quality. Amazon Customer wrote in their review of the Samsung S32D850T “Very pleased with this display, stunning image quality”. A few weeks ago Broken Down Angel mentioned on Amazon “Great picture quality” in their review of this PC monitor. Gk mentioned on Amazon “Perfect for everyday use, casual gaming, if you after a large screen size and good overall quality” in their Samsung S32D850T review.

Good Picture Quality

A number of people who reviewed it considered that it had good picture quality. Mr G wrote “Am very impressed with the picture quality” . Mr. Carias wrote “You need to make sure that your graphics card or on borad graphics card is compatible tp produce 1440p” and rated it as very good. Mr. Carias also wrote “For gaming, you need a good graphics card to run”.

Several customers mentioned in their reviews that the product had good colour saturation. Abbas Z. mentioned “Good colours out of the box” in their review. Mr. Carias wrote in their review of this PC monitor “I do a lot of graphics design and Lightroom editing and man the images and text and colours are great”.

One person who reviewed it concluded that it had image ghosting. R. P. Kenny mentioned in their review of this PC monitor “Gaming is really nice with no problems of lag or ghosting” . One customer mentioned that this PC monitor had a good contrast ratio.

One customer who bought the product concluded that it had a sharp image. In October last year Mr G mentioned on Amazon “I upgraded from a 26" Samsung TV and instantly noticed the sharpness in both white”.

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Nice Design

Some Samsung S32D850T reviewers who reviewed it said that it was good looking. Devbloke mentioned on Amazon “It's pretty good and much better than older screens”. One customer who reviewed it considered that it was smooth. Stuart Bush wrote in his Samsung S32D850T review “The returns process was ultra smooth by the Amazon service team as usual”.

One person who bought it thought it was neat. In October Gpaige wrote on Amazon “Fits the space on my desk neatly impressive & can easily view 2 windows side by side "full size”.

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Robust

Several Samsung S32D850T reviewers who bought the Samsung S32D850T reckoned that it was strong and durable. Kit wrote in her review of the Samsung S32D850T “In terms of build quality I am very happy sturdy stand nice bezel” . Ncb scored it 5 stars and wrote in their Samsung S32D850T review “It does require a sturdy desk, since it's rather heavy”. Stuart Bush said on Amazon “Glides in every direction, be warned though you need a sturdy desk as this thing is heavy” in his Samsung S32D850T review and rated the product 5 stars.

Easy to Use

One person said in their reviews that it was easy to use. Stuart Bush said this year “Downloading the correct icc file from the net and configuring windows to use it quickly rectified that” in his Samsung S32D850T review.

One person who reviewed the Samsung S32D850T considered that it was easy to use the menus. Mr G said “HDMI doesn't support it so it kept giving errors) (5) Click Add, then apply the settings Hopefully you'll have nice resolution with crisp”.

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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 the most commonly found dynamic contrast ratio marketing name on flatpanel monitors of a similar spec and age to it.

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Samsung Has Good Reviews for Its PC Screens

Samsung is one of the superior PC display brands according to average reviews from users and experts, and Samsung also has good reviews for its medium monitors.

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LED Display Type

This flatpanel monitor has an LED display type, which is the most commonly found display type on LCD screens that were released more than two years ago.

Alternative PC screens that have an LED Display currently available which you might also want to consider include a cheaper flatpanel monitor such as the LG 29UB65[plb_2148069_price] or you might consider a higher rated flatpanel monitor such as the Viewsonic VP2770[plb_1427446_price].

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Very Many Display Colour Count

PC screens of this age and spec have display colour counts of between 0.21M and 1,100M. When compared to other LCD screens of a comparable type and age to the S32D850T that we have assessed, the display colour count of the S32D850T of 1,073.7 million is one of the most.

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Very Big Viewable Width

When compared to other PC displays of this spec and age, the viewable width of the S32D850T of 708.5 millimeters is one of the biggest. The smallest viewable width of medium monitors that were released more than two years ago is 1mm, the biggest is 880mm, and the average viewable width is 520mm.

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Fairly Big Display Diagonal

The smallest display diagonal of medium monitors that have been available for around the same time as the S32D850T is 50cm and the biggest is 770cm. The Samsung S32D850T has a very big display diagonal (81.28 centimeters) compared to most of the other PC monitors of this type and age.

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Fairly Big Viewable Height

The viewable heights of PC monitors of this spec and age range from 28mm to 630mm. At 398.5 millimeters, the Samsung S32D850T has a quite big viewable height compared to most of the other medium monitors that have been available for around the same time as the S32D850T.

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1440p Video Mode

The most resolution of the S32D850T is 1440p. That's 33% more resolution than the most common video mode of 1080p.

A 1440p video mode is in fact the best resolution amongst all PC screens of a comparable spec and age to the S32D850T.

Amongst similar types of PC monitor the worst resolution is 480p.

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Four USB 3.0 Ports

Most medium monitors that were launched around the same time as the S32D850T have between one and five USB 3.0 ports, including the Samsung S32D850T which has four USB 3.0 ports.

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2560 X 1440 Graphics Resolution

The highest resolution of the S32D850T is 2560 x 1440. That's 78% more resolution than a 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080) PC screen, which is the most common resolution. The worst resolution of all PC displays that have been available for a comparable time to the S32D850T is 640 x 350 and the best is 3840 x 2160.

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10 Reasons Against

Not Good in Terms of Size

A number of Samsung S32D850T owners said that it was not heavy and bulky. Abbas Z. wrote in their review of the Samsung S32D850T “Rather heavy though!” although they still rated the product 5 stars. Anton R. Ivanov wrote on Amazon “Monstrous, heavy.” in his review of this PC monitor but in spite of that he gave it a rating of 4 stars. Gk wrote “Keep it in mind this is not a professional gaming screen ( 60hz only! ) - HEAVY” .

One Samsung S32D850T reviewer who bought this PC monitor considered that it was not a good size.

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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 similar spec flatpanel monitors that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker

The Samsung S32D850T does not have a built-in speaker. Most of the other similar spec LCD screens that have been available for more than two years also do not have a built-in speaker.

It is worth also looking at alternative LCD screens which also have a built-in speaker including the Asus PB298[plb_1731108_price]; or the Asus PB278Q [plb_1443239_price], or the AOC G2770[plb_2305284_price].

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Not 3D Compatible

Like most of the other LCD screens of this spec and age, the Samsung S32D850T is not 3D compatible.

PC screens which are 3D compatible that might be worth looking at include the BL2710[pl_1729060_price], or the XL2720[pl_1548412_price] both from Benq or the Acer XB280HK[plb_2431334_price].

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The Samsung S32D850T does not have a built-in camera. Most of the other PC monitors of this type and age also do not have a built-in camera.

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Does Not Have an Integrated Card Reader

The S32D850T does not have an integrated card reader, although it is worth noting that most of the other PC monitors of a similar type and age to the S32D850T also do not have an integrated card reader.

There are a number of alternative PC monitors which also have an integrated card reader that you might also want to look at including the Asus PA279[plb_1588541_price], or the DELL U2413[plb_1565290_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Only HD HD Type

This PC monitor has a Wide Quad HD HD type, which is the most commonly found HD type on medium monitors that have been available for more than two years.

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Quite High Maximum Power Consumption

Across all the flatpanel monitors that were launched around the same time as the S32D850T the maximum power consumptions range from 5.4W to 250W, and the average maximum power consumption is 53W. With a maximum power consumption of 100 Watts, the Samsung S32D850T has one of the higher maximum power consumptions amongst similar spec flatpanel monitors of this age.

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Heavy

The weights of medium monitors that have been on the market for a comparable time to the S32D850T range from 3g to 39kg. At 9.4 kilograms, the Samsung S32D850T is quite heavy compared to most of the other LCD screens of a comparable age and type to the S32D850T.

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Very High Power Consumption When in PowerSave Mode

When compared to other medium monitors that were released around the same time as the S32D850T that we have assessed, the power consumption when in PowerSave mode of the S32D850T of 46 Watts is one of the highest. The power consumptions when in PowerSave mode of medium monitors that were launched around the same time as the S32D850T range from 0.14W to 80W, and the average power consumption when in PowerSave mode is 6W.

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1 Other reason to consider the Samsung S32D850T

Released Over Two Years Ago

Samsung released the S32D850T over two years ago.

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2 Awards

Trusted Reviews Recommended xtremehardware.com Gold

Expert Reviews

(11)
17 October 2014

This Samsung sets its stall out as a large, affordable screen for the office, and it hits the mark in several key areas. It's sturdy and versatile, and image quality is good ? it's got impressive...

Trusted Reviews

10 December 2014

Attention, dans la famille Samsung, les écrans se suivent et ne se ressemblent pas forcément, malgré une dénomination très proche. L'écran Samsung S32D850T n'a pas grand chose à voir avec... Read more…

26 August 2014

?? WQHD ??? SD850 ?? ??? ???? ?? ??? ????? ???? ???. ??? ?? ??? ?? ? ???? ??? ??? ??? ???? ??? ????. ???? ???? ?? ??? ? ?? ????. ????? ???? ?????. ?? WQHD ??? SD850 ??? 32??? WQHD ???? ?? ??? ???... Read more…

31 July 2014

32??? 2K? ??? ??27?? ???? ???. 2560x1440 ???? ????. ??? 27??? WQHD ???? ?? ??? ???? ????. ?? ??? ???? ????? ? ????. ?? ??? 4K? 28?? ???? ?? ? ??? ???????. ?? ??? ??? ??? ? ?????? ?? ???? ?? ???... Read more…

24 July 2014

?? ??? ???? ???! ?? WQHD ??? SD850????? ??? ? ?????? ??? TV? ???? ? ??? ??????. ??? ??? ??? ??? ? ?????? ?? ????? ?? ???? ?? ???? ????.??? ???? ??? Full HD?? ? 1.8? ? ??? WQHD, 10? ?? & sRGB 100%?... Read more…

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User Reviews

(72)
Reviewed 7 December 2014 by Cygnus X1

OK, I took one for the team and bought one of these. I bought a new Macbook Pro and planned to run it in clamshell mode using a big external monitor. Until now I've been using my trusty 2011 27"... Read more…

Reviewed 14 December 2014 by Gina
(Verified Purchase)

This display is amazing. The picture quality is fantastic and I love editing on it when it works properly. The USB ports in the back don't work and connectivity is really frustrating on my Macbook... Read more…

DJ would recommend the Samsung S32D850T (Verified Purchase)

Photography is my passion and a very serious hobby with me. As with any hobby one, generally, improves his or her efforts with new technology. In photography, having a great camera and superior... Read more…

Reviewed 26 August 2014 by Ben S.
(Verified Purchase)

We got two of these to expand the range of our wifi and look in on our kids ( < 4 years old) when we want to. Getting these two cameras setup wasn't the easiest and we kept getting errors during... Read more…

Reviewed 5 February 2014 by Kennard G.
(Verified Purchase)

Camera's control response could lag, not as inutitive when operating via the mydlink website. I bought two of these cameras to monitor my home internally. Not sure if you get better control via... Read more…

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Electricity cost when switched on $57.20
Electricity cost when on standby $2.36
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Total running cost over 5 years $59.56
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Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.38 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 10 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers s32d850, s32d850t, ls32d85ktsnen, ls32d85ktsnenat
Barcodes 00012302564777, 00887276057644, 00887276057651, 04053162536654, 04053162881341, 08592978026233, 08806086264907, 08806086267137, 08806086294270, 08806086379458, 08806086458870, 08872760576512

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