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Samsung U28E850R PC Monitor

$571.99
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28" Mega Contrast LED 661.1mm Sep 2016
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The Samsung UE850 UHD monitor offers stunning Ultra HD picture quality that is ideal for a diverse range of professionals. Creative and analytical work alike will benefit from superb... More
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20 Reasons For

Average Owner Reviews

On average, U28E850R owners rated this PC monitor 77%.

Good Product Quality

A number of Samsung U28E850R reviewers wrote in their reviews that this PC monitor was good quality. Andy mentioned in his review of this PC monitor a few weeks ago “Great Picture quality and versatile”. Dan P wrote “Overall excellent quality of both picture” in his review and scored it 5 stars. Dan P also said “Picture quality is stunning”.

Nice Design

A number of Samsung U28E850R owners who reviewed the product reckoned that it was good looking. Fetish_2000 said on Amazon “A beautifully intuitive joystick driven menu-interface”. Fetish_2000 also mentioned “Causal general use (webpage content was beautiful, iTunes library looked extremely sharp, Photos popped when viewed”. Fetish_2000 also mentioned “Beautifully rich, with a staggering amount of colour depth”.

Good Picture Quality

Several customers who bought this PC monitor thought it had good picture quality. One customer wrote in their reviews that the Samsung U28E850R had clear images.

Good Connectivity

Three Samsung U28E850R reviewers reckoned that it was good in terms of USB connections. Amazon Customer mentioned in their review of the Samsung U28E850R on Amazon “I love the 3.0 USB ports and the ability to adjust height” but they scored it 60 out of 100. Stephen Lowe mentioned on Amazon “The screen is very nice and USB hub” in his review of the Samsung U28E850R.

Only Released Three Months Ago

The U28E850R was only relased by Samsung three months ago.

Easy to Use

One customer considered that it was easy to use.

Robust

Two Samsung U28E850R reviewers said that the Samsung U28E850R was well made. A few weeks ago Dr. M. Hall rated the product as very good and said in their Samsung U28E850R review “It has a built in USB hub which I have an ethernet dongle”. Kieron said this month “It's a shame, as the monitor itself appears to be of a good build” in their Samsung U28E850R review yet they only rated it 1 stars.

Good Technical Features

One Samsung U28E850R reviewer who reviewed it mentioned that it had good features. This month Dan P rated the Samsung U28E850R 5 stars and he said on Amazon “Excellent picture & features” in his review of this PC monitor.

Good Size

One Samsung U28E850R reviewer thought the Samsung U28E850R was a good depth. This month J. A. Burt wrote “Colour depth and clarity is excellent” in their review of this PC monitor.

Good Support

One person who reviewed the Samsung U28E850R reckoned that it had good customer support. R wrote “Fortunately Amazon customer support caught the slack” in their review of the Samsung U28E850R.

Samsung PC Screens Have Good Reviews

We checked 3,786 expert and owner reviews for Samsung PC screens and found that on average Samsung has good ratings compared to other brands. We also found that Samsung has good ratings specifically for its medium monitors.

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LED Display Type

This LCD screen has an LED display type, which is typical of many latest LCD screens.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the alternative PC screens that have an LED Display currently available including the iiyama XUB3490WQSU-B1[plb_3203453_price], the Philips 272B7QPJEB[plb_3697568_price], or the Asus VA32AQ[plb_3878710_price] which has better reviews.

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Two HDMI Ports

The Samsung U28E850R is a two HDMI port PC screen.

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3840 X 2160 Graphics Resolution

The highest resolution of the U28E850R is 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 screen's resolution (3840 x 2160) is actually the best resolution across all PC displays that have been around for a similar time to the U28E850R.

The worst resolution across comparable types of PC screen is 640 x 350.

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Fairly Bright Display Brightness

New medium monitors have display brightness of between 200 cd/m² and 800 cd/m², and the average display brightness is 280 cd/m². At 370 candellas per square meter, the U28E850R has a very bright display brightness compared to most of the other similar spec PC monitors that have been on the market for around the same time as the U28E850R.

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Quite Big Viewable Width

At 620.93 millimeters, the U28E850R has a fairly big viewable width compared to most of the other medium monitors that were released around the same time as the U28E850R. PC displays that were launched around the same time as the U28E850R have viewable widths of between 290mm and 820mm.

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Fairly Big Display Diagonal

The smallest display diagonal of comparable spec LCD screens that came out in the last year is 49cm, the biggest is 690cm, and the average display diagonal is 67cm. At 70 centimeters, the U28E850R has a fairly big display diagonal compared to most of the other LCD screens that have been around for around the same time as the U28E850R.

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Fairly Big Viewable Height

At 341.28 millimeters, the U28E850R has a quite big viewable height compared to most of the other LCD screens that were launched in the last 12 months. The average viewable height of recently released medium monitors is 770mm.

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Very Fast Response Time

The fastest response time of new medium monitors is 1ms and the slowest is 20ms. With a response time of only 1 millisecond, the U28E850R has a quite fast response time compared to most of the other newly released similar spec flatpanel monitors.

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8 Reasons Against

Unacceptable Noise Level

One customer who reviewed the product mentioned that it was not noisy. Dan P said “The first one I had delivered was faulty as there was noise (random dots) appearing in dark areas of the picture” but even so he rated the product as very good.

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 medium monitors that have been on the market for the last year.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker

The U28E850R does not have a built-in speaker. Most of the other medium monitors that were launched in the last year do have a built-in speaker.

We compared all the other flatpanel monitors which also have a built-in speaker to this LCD screen and we think the AOC AG271QX[plb_3537209_price], the Acer XZ321Q[plb_3758589_price], or the NEC EX241UN[plb_3931880_price] is also worth considering.

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Not 3D Compatible

The Samsung U28E850R is not 3D compatible. Most of the other comparable spec PC monitors that have been on the market for around the same time as the U28E850R are also not 3D compatible.

Flatpanel monitors which are 3D compatible that might also be worth looking at include the ZOWIE XL2720[pl_3761444_price], or the Zowie XL2430[pl_3761443_price] both from Benq or the Acer Predator XB271HU[plb_3406684_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The U28E850R does not have a built-in camera, although it is worth noting that most of the other comparable spec flatpanel monitors that have been around for the last year also do not have a built-in camera.

We compared all the other PC displays which also have a built-in camera to this PC monitor and we think the Philips 272B7QPTKEB[plb_3731183_price] which also has a higher rating is also worth considering.

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Does Not Have an Integrated Card Reader

The U28E850R does not have an integrated card reader, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other medium monitors that were released in the last year also do not have an integrated card reader.

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Quite Narrow Vertical Viewing Angle

The narrowest vertical viewing angle of latest medium monitors is 50°, the widest is 180°, and the average vertical viewing angle is 170°. At only 160 degrees, the U28E850R has a fairly narrow vertical viewing angle compared to most of the other newly released medium monitors.

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Quite Narrow Horizontal Viewing Angle

The U28E850R has a fairly narrow horizontal viewing angle (only 170 degrees) compared to most of the other comparable spec flatpanel monitors that were released in the last 12 months. The average horizontal viewing angle of PC displays that have been on the market for a similar time to the U28E850R is 170°.

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Expert Reviews

11 January 2016

Der 4K-Monitor Samsung U28E850R glänzt im Test von com! professional bei der Ergonomie, ist allerdings nichts für Grafiker oder Designer.Mit seiner UHD-Auflösung von 3840 x 2160 Pixeln stellt... Read more…

User Reviews

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Reviewed 24 September 2015 by Fetish_2000
(Verified Purchase)

I've very recently upgraded from the 28? 4k Samsung U28D590D (which I had for about 2 months, and decided I wanted an even bigger monitor?) And I thought the U28D590D was an exceptional monitor... Read more…

Reviewed 24 July 2015 by Naresh majhu
(Verified Purchase)

What can I say 4K is an amazing resolution and this Samsung Monitor delivers great results. Although I'm only using this monitor for gaming its able to give great colour reproduction and black... Read more…

Reviewed 17 October 2015 by R
(Verified Purchase)

This is a great monitor, but it developed some stuck pixels about three or four months after purchase. Samsung technical support is utterly hopeless, but fortunately Amazon customer support caught... Read more…

Reviewed 10 October 2015 by Amazon Customer
(Verified Purchase)

Great monitor and excellent extensibilty. Works great for both my Macbook Pro 13 Retina Display and Ubuntu Workstation. I love the 3.0 USB ports and the ability to adjust height and turn it to... Read more…

Reviewed 29 September 2015 by Elmo
(Verified Purchase)

Not as sharp as expected from a 4K - also feels cheap...

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Electricity cost when switched on $48.50
Electricity cost when on standby $1.42
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Total running cost over 5 years $49.92
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Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.32 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 9 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

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Barcodes 00887276175515, 04053162869745, 04056572747450, 05054629826577, 08592978041410, 08806086934381

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