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Samsung U28D590D
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Samsung U28D590D PC Monitor

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28" Mega Contrast LED 660.9mm Feb 2014
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The Samsung UHD monitor offers PC viewing, gaming and more with Ultra HD picture quality. A resolution 4 times higher than Full HD and an incredible 1 billion colours bring images to life with... More
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9 Reasons For

Mega Contrast Dynamic Contrast Ratio Marketing Name

The dynamic contrast ratio marketing name of this flatpanel monitor is Mega Contrast, which is the most commonly found dynamic contrast ratio marketing name on similar spec LCD screens that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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Samsung Has Good Reviews for Its LCD Screens

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

LED Display Type

This LCD screen has an LED display type, which is the most frequently found display type on flatpanel monitors that have been around for around the same time as it.

There are a number of other PC displays that have an LED Display currently available that you might also want to look at including the HP 2211 which is cheaper; or the DELL UP2414Q, or the Philips BDM4065UC which has better reviews.

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Two HDMI Ports

Most comparable spec flatpanel monitors that have been available for more than two years have between one and three HDMI ports, including the Samsung U28D590D which has two HDMI ports.

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3840 X 2160 Graphics Resolution

The U28D590D has a maximum resolution of 3840 x 2160. That's over four times the resolution of the most frequently found graphics resolution of 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080).

This PC display's resolution (3840 x 2160) is actually the best resolution across all similar spec PC monitors that were launched more than two years ago.

Across similar types of PC display the worst resolution is 640 x 350.

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Quite Bright Display Brightness

Across all the medium monitors that were launched around the same time as the U28D590D the display brightness range from 30 cd/m² to 1,700 cd/m², and the average display brightness is 290 cd/m². At 370 candellas per square meter, the Samsung U28D590D has a quite bright display brightness compared to most of the other PC displays that are a similar age to the U28D590D.

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Fairly Many Display Colour Count

The least display colour count of flatpanel monitors of this type and age is 0.21M, the most is 1,100M, and the average display colour count is 110M. The U28D590D has one of the more display colour counts (1,060 million) amongst medium monitors of this age.

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Fairly Big Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of 70.8 centimeters, the U28D590D has one of the bigger screen sizes amongst medium monitors of this age. LCD screens that are a similar age to the U28D590D have screen sizes of between 50cm and 770cm.

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Quite Fast Response Time

The response times of PC screens of this age and type range from 1ms to 40ms, and the average response time is 6.1ms. The U28D590D has a very fast response time (only 1 millisecond) compared to most of the other PC monitors of a similar age and type to the U28D590D.

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8 Reasons Against

Only Mega Contrast Dynamic Contrast Ratio

This PC screen has a Mega Contrast dynamic contrast ratio, which is the most commonly found dynamic contrast ratio on PC monitors of this age and type.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker

Like most of the other PC screens of this age and spec, the Samsung U28D590D does not have a built-in speaker.

It is worth considering other flatpanel monitors which also have a built-in speaker including the 34UC97 ($999.00), or the 27EA83 both from LG or the Philips BDM3470 which also has a higher rating.

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Not 3D Compatible

Most PC screens of this age and spec are not 3D compatible. The U28D590D is no exception to this as it too is not 3D compatible.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The U28D590D does not have a built-in camera, although it is worth noting that most of the other medium monitors that are a comparable age to the U28D590D also do not have a built-in camera.

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Does Not Have an Integrated Card Reader

Most medium monitors that came out around the same time as the U28D590D do not have an integrated card reader. The U28D590D is no exception to this as it too does not have an integrated card reader.

It is worth also looking at other PC screens which also have an integrated card reader including the UP3214Q, or the U3014 ($1,499.99) both from DELL or the Benq PG2401 ($749.99) which also has a higher rating.

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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 medium monitors that are a similar age to it.

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Only Has Two Cables Included

The U28D590D has a greater number of cables included than most medium monitors that have been available for a comparable time to it. The most commonly found cable included is AC, but this cable included is not found on this flatpanel monitor. The cables included DisplayPort and HDMI are also found on this PC monitor.

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Quite Narrow Vertical Viewing Angle

At only 160 degrees, the Samsung U28D590D has a fairly narrow vertical viewing angle compared to most of the other medium monitors that are a comparable age to the U28D590D. Flatpanel monitors that are a comparable age to the U28D590D have vertical viewing angles of between 50° and 180°.

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1 Other reason to consider the Samsung U28D590D

Released Over Two Years Ago

Samsung released the U28D590D over two years ago.

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Expert Reviews

(53)
9 February 2015

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We've been waiting for resolutions higher than Full-HD for a long time now but it's finally here. 2014 was the year of Ultra HD, not just for televisions but also on you're desk. Hardware.info has... Read more…

27 January 2015

Supply and demand has created numerous choices in the Ultra HD monitor category. Even though five different brands all use the same panel part, they do not perform the same. Samsung stands out...

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27 January 2015

Supply and demand has created numerous choices in the Ultra HD monitor category. Even though five different brands all use the same panel part, they do not perform the same. Samsung stands out...

Tomshardware.com

21 January 2015

With the Samsung U28D590D, you get a 28-inch monitor with a sharp Ultra-High-Definition (UHD) picture and good all-around performance at a reasonable price...

28 November 2014

While we have to admit that the Samsung U28D590D uses pretty cheap plastic materials for its body, this isn't something that you are going to show off your friends like a smartphone, the 4K...

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User Reviews

(59)
Reviewed 13 August 2016 by Jaffar Almosaed
(Verified Purchase)

This monitor must be used with Display Port for best experience. It supports 10bpc versus the standard 8bit but you need to change the display setting manually as 8bit seems to be the default. If... Read more…

Reviewed 9 March 2016 by D. Watson
(Verified Purchase)

Very nice monitor, decent build quality, it cuts a few corners (mount quality, viewing angles) to get to the price point but for the money it will be tricky to beat.

Reviewed 11 November 2015 by K. Anagnostopoulou
(Verified Purchase)

After a lot of research I decided to buy this as an external monitor to my MacBook Pro with retina display. Comparing it to the Thunderbolt monitor I use in the office, this is so much better! I... Read more…

Reviewed 18 October 2015 by Michael G.
(Verified Purchase)

Paired with Intel Xeon 2630 v3 and mobo recognizes all 8 cores and 16 threads. Setup with one single 32GB Samsung DDR4 (4Rx4) SDRAM DDR4 (M386A4G40DM0-CPB) leaving 11 DIMM slots to expand into... Read more…

Reviewed 14 October 2015 by Collin M.
(Verified Purchase)

Just 2: 1. Sometimes tiny electronic pieces get bumped or broke in shipping and handling.. it happens. 2. You are always safe when buying from newegg...

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Electricity cost when switched on $39.79
Electricity cost when on standby $1.42
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Total running cost over 5 years $41.21
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Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.26 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 7 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers u28d590, u28d590d, smu28d590d, lu28d590dsen, apple u28d590, apple u28d590d, samsung u28590, samsung u28590d, samsung u28d590, samsung u28d590d, samsung lu28d590, samsung 3840x2160, samsung lu28d590d, samsung lu28d590ds, samsung lu28d590dsx, samsung lu28d590dse, samsung lu28d590dsxu, samsung lu28d590dsen, apple samsungu28d590, apple samsungu28d590d
Barcodes 00012305002412, 04016138944204, 04053162536739, 05054063323069, 05054063323076, 05054484635192, 05054531252334, 05054629462133, 08592978011987, 08806086094160, 08806086094177, 08806086388405, 08978467393282, 08978467417315

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