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Samsung U24E590D PC Monitor

23.5" Mega Contrast LED 561mm Apr 2015
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The Samsung UE590 UHD monitor offers PC viewing, gaming and more, all in stunning Ultra HD picture quality. With resolution that's four times higher than Full HD, this ultra high-definition (UHD)... More
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18 Reasons For

Good Owner Reviews

The average owner rating of this flatpanel monitor is 82% based on 70 owner reviews.

Easy to Use

A few customers reckoned that the Samsung U24E590D was easy to use. Amazon Customer mentioned last year “Is really simple to use, so no problems there” in their review of the Samsung U24E590D. Amazon Customer also mentioned “Only thing i find awkard is the control joystick at the back.”. This month G. Innes said in their Samsung U24E590D review “Joy stick for menu is easy to use” but despite that they only rated this PC monitor 3 stars.

Three Samsung U24E590D reviewers wrote in their reviews that the product was easy to use the menus. Nmh mentioned in their review of the Samsung U24E590D “I am still playing with the display set ups for getting the correct settings” however they only gave the product a rating of 60 out of 100. Prasa mentioned in their Samsung U24E590D review “Please update me if there are any settings to make it look sharper when upscaling 1080p source” and scored it very highly.

One Samsung U24E590D reviewer who reviewed it thought it was easy to setup. In October Paul B. mentioned on Amazon “Was simple to set up” and gave it a score of 5 stars. One customer who purchased this PC monitor considered that it was easy to assemble. G. Innes said in their review of this PC monitor on Amazon “Easy to assemble”.

One Samsung U24E590D reviewer who reviewed the Samsung U24E590D considered that it was easy to handle. Adam Kirby wrote on Amazon “Could not be fixed at all, so was Uplay, Chrome was a lot better at handling 4K because you can adjust the scaling of websites” but in spite of that he gave the product a rating of 20 out of 100.

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Nice Design

Some Samsung U24E590D owners said in their reviews that it was good looking. Amazon Customer wrote in their Samsung U24E590D review on Amazon “Beautifully designed monitor”. A few weeks ago Anthony Goodman wrote in his review “Gorgeous monitor for use with my MacBook Pro”. Anthony Goodman also mentioned “A beautiful picture as long as you use the displayport input from the displayport 1.2 output via the thunderbolt connector”.

Two Samsung U24E590D owners wrote in their reviews that this PC monitor was smooth. This year Anthony Goodman wrote “At last I can get 4K @ 60hz fir smooth pictures and high frame rate video”. Last year Dunno mentioned on Amazon “The monitor is still pretty slick and smooth for gaming and I am very satisfied” and rated the Samsung U24E590D 4 stars.

One Samsung U24E590D owner mentioned that it had a thick frame. William R rated the product 5 stars and he said in his review of the Samsung U24E590D on Amazon “Reasonably thin bezel and a metal-style edge, that makes text look satisfyingly crisp”.

One person who bought it wrote that it was a good design.

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Good Product Quality

A few Samsung U24E590D owners said in their reviews that it was good quality. In October Amazon Customer wrote “Top quality visuals” in their review. Amazon Customer also said “The visual quality is spot on”. Amazon Customer also wrote “Great quality image”.

Good Picture Quality

A number of customers considered that it had good picture quality. Amazon Customer wrote on Amazon “Make sure you have a powerful graphics card to make the most of it”. Andy said “A great monitor for the price, excellent picture quality” and scored the product very highly. B. Reed said in their review of the Samsung U24E590D “It offers superb picture quality if you have a video card to match” .

A number of Samsung U24E590D reviewers agreed that this PC monitor had good colour saturation. This month Adam Kirby said in his Samsung U24E590D review “The colours are really excellent”. Last year Dunno wrote in their review of this PC monitor “PLS screen type (Colours are far superior to TN”. Dunno also wrote “The price bracket does not warrant the greatest colour accuracy; at the end of the day you will not be disappointed with the colours on this display”.

A number of Samsung U24E590D reviewers mentioned in their reviews that this PC monitor had clear images. Nmh said in their review on Amazon “I was expecting better clarity and crisp display”. Nmh also said “Maybe this is due to my expectations of having a 55" Samsung UHD 4K TV in the living room that is just pure clarity and crisp display”.

One Samsung U24E590D owner who reviewed the Samsung U24E590D reckoned that it had a sharp image. Prasa gave the product a rating of 5 stars and wrote “4k is really helpful for checking sharpness of the photos when doing quickCheck in canon Dpp”.

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A Top Selling PC Monitor

Across all flatpanel monitors, the U24E590D is one the most popular products currently available.

Good Size

One Samsung U24E590D owner said in their reviews that it was thin. One Samsung U24E590D reviewer mentioned in their reviews that the product was a big size. Dunno mentioned last year “24 inch is still a great, large size monitor” in their review of the Samsung U24E590D.

One person who reviewed the Samsung U24E590D considered that it was a good height. Dunno mentioned on Amazon in October last year “Its fine for me as luckily my desk is at a good height for the screen” in their Samsung U24E590D review.

One Samsung U24E590D owner wrote that it was compact. Daves wrote on Amazon “Compact physical size.” in their review of this PC monitor.

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Good Connectivity

Some Samsung U24E590D reviewers thought the product was good in terms of HDMI connections. This month Daves said in their review on Amazon “Can get full resolution with either HDMI or displayport”. Ross wrote on Amazon in October last year “HDMI cable is easy to attach to Apple mac mini” in his review of this PC monitor and scored it very highly. William R mentioned on Amazon “There is an HDMI cable in the box.” and gave it a score of 5 stars.

Robust

One Samsung U24E590D owner reckoned that it was well made. Yud mentioned on Amazon “However, all in all, I would give this a solid 9/10, I would have said 10/10 if it wasn't for that damn dead pixel”.

One Samsung U24E590D reviewer who reviewed it mentioned that it was strong and durable. Adam Kirby mentioned on Amazon this month “There are no quality issues with the monitor either as it is very sturdy, feels like a good quality item when you hold it to set it up” in his Samsung U24E590D review.

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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 medium monitors that were launched around the same time as it.

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Good Brand

On average Samsung medium monitors have good ratings as do all PC monitors built by Samsung.

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LED Display Type

This PC screen has an LED display type, which is the most frequently found display type on LCD screens of this type and age.

We compared all the other LCD screens that have an LED Display to this PC screen and we think the Benq XL2420[plb_1453626_price] which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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Quite Wide Vertical Viewing Angle

The average vertical viewing angle of LCD screens of this age and type is 170°. The U24E590D has a fairly wide vertical viewing angle (178 degrees) compared to most of the other similar spec flatpanel monitors that were launched around the same time as the U24E590D.

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Fairly Wide Horizontal Viewing Angle

The horizontal viewing angles of PC monitors of a similar age and spec to the U24E590D range from 18° to 180°. At 178 degrees, the U24E590D has a fairly wide horizontal viewing angle compared to most of the other medium monitors that have been available for around the same time as the U24E590D.

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2160p Video Mode

The Samsung U24E590D has a maximum resolution of 2160p. That's over two times the resolution of a 1080p PC screen, which is the most frequently found resolution.

This flatpanel monitor's resolution (2160p) is actually the best resolution across all comparable spec PC monitors that have been available for a similar time to the U24E590D.

The worst resolution across comparable types of flatpanel monitor is 480p.

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Two HDMI Ports

Most similar spec PC displays that have been around for around the same time as the U24E590D have between one and three HDMI ports, including the Samsung U24E590D which has two HDMI ports.

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3840 X 2160 Graphics Resolution

The highest resolution of the U24E590D is 3840 x 2160. That's over four times the resolution of the most common graphics resolution of 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080). Across all medium monitors that have been on the market for a comparable time to the U24E590D the worst resolution is 720 x 400 and the best is 4096 x 2160.

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Quite Fast Response Time

The U24E590D has one of the faster response times (only 4 milliseconds) amongst comparable spec PC screens of this age. PC monitors of this spec and age have response times of between 1ms and 40ms, and the average response time is 5.7ms.

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8 Reasons Against

Only Mega Contrast Dynamic Contrast Ratio

This LCD screen has a Mega Contrast dynamic contrast ratio, which is the most frequently found dynamic contrast ratio on PC displays of a similar spec and age to it.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker

The Samsung U24E590D does not have a built-in speaker, unlike most of the other LCD screens of a similar spec and age to the U24E590D.

We think you might also be interested in other flatpanel monitors which also have a built-in speaker including the Asus VX24A[plb_2731766_price], or the Benq RL2755[plb_2743325_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Like most of the other medium monitors that are a comparable age to the U24E590D, the Samsung U24E590D does not have a built-in camera.

We compared all the other PC monitors which also have a built-in camera to this flatpanel monitor and we think the Lenovo T2424z[plb_3008864_price] or the DELL UZ2315H[plb_2324899_price] are also worth considering.

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Not 3D Compatible

Most PC screens that have been around for a comparable time to the U24E590D are not 3D compatible. The U24E590D is no exception to this as it too is not 3D compatible.

PC displays which are 3D compatible that might be worth looking at include the LG 24MP47[plb_2768374_price]; or the Benq XL2420[plb_1453626_price], or the iiyama B2783QSU-B1[plb_3011412_price].

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Does Not Have an Integrated Card Reader

Like most of the other medium monitors that have been on the market for more than a year, the U24E590D does not have an integrated card reader.

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Only HD HD Type

This PC monitor has a 4K Ultra HD HD type, which is the most frequently found HD type on PC monitors of a comparable type and age to it.

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Only Has Two Cables Included

The number of cables included found on the Samsung U24E590D is more than most PC screens of this age and type. The most frequently found cable included is AC, but this cable included is not found on this LCD screen. The cables included DisplayPort and HDMI are also found on this PC screen.

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Fairly High Annual Energy Consumption

With an annual energy consumption of 61 kilowatt hours, the U24E590D has a quite high annual energy consumption compared to most of the other LCD screens of this spec and age. The annual energy consumptions of PC displays that have been around for a comparable time to the U24E590D range from 22kWh to 140kWh, and the average annual energy consumption is 47kWh.

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2 Other reasons to consider the Samsung U24E590D

Released Over a Year Ago

Samsung released the U24E590D over a year ago.

Average Width

At 561 millimeters, the U24E590D has a pretty typical width compared to most of the other medium monitors that came out around the same time as the U24E590D.

If you would consider a PC screen with a wider width then you might want to look at the Lenovo T2424[plb_2844948_price] (563.6mm) which is also cheaper.

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Specification

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Dynamic Contrast Ratio Marketing Name
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Headphone Output
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Built-In Camera
Integrated TV Tuner
Design
Case Colour
Heavy Metal Free Design
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Windows Operating System
Thin Client
Thin Client Installed
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Tilt Angle
VESA Mount Interface
Cable Lock Slot
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Cable Included
Technical Details
Samsung Magic Function
Active Display Area (W X H)
Samsung Eye Saver Mode

Expert Reviews

16 December 2015

Bereits im letzten Modelljahr belieferte Samsung durch die 590-Serie in Form des Samsung U28D590D ( Link zum Test ) auch preisorientierte Medien-Nutzer mit der scharfen Ultra-HD-Auflösung. Im... Read more…

User Reviews

(68)
Reviewed 9 August 2015 by William R
(Verified Purchase)

I was looking for an external monitor for my new MacBook Pro Retina, that I could also use with a Playstation TV as a second gaming station. I don't have a huge amount of space and 24" is just... Read more…

Reviewed 18 November 2015 by Amazon Customer
(Verified Purchase)

Beautifully designed monitor, and recommend to any gamer. The monitors default settings are very hard on the eyes so had to lower the intensity o colors. But the monitors UI is extremely self... Read more…

Reviewed 31 October 2015 by Ross
(Verified Purchase)

Speedy delivery. Excellent packaging. The monitor is large. HDMI cable is easy to attach to Apple mac mini. There is another lead to connect the monitor to my computer. The lead enables the... Read more…

Reviewed 31 December 2015 by Dunno
(Verified Purchase)

First off, I am going to tell you this is an excellent monitor. Before I bought this monitor I had spent a lot of time researching the best value 4k monitor. This is it. I found it really... Read more…

Reviewed 4 August 2015 by Prasa
(Verified Purchase)

Bought this monitor mainly for photo editing. 4k is really helpful for checking sharpness of the photos when doing quickCheck in canon Dpp. Monitor looks fantastic when connected to the Macbook... Read more…

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Electricity cost when switched on $42.30
Electricity cost when on standby $1.41
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Total running cost over 5 years $43.71
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Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.28 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 8 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

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Barcodes 04053162840294, 08806086928946

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