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Samsung U32E850R PC Monitor

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31.5" Mega Contrast LED 740.3mm Apr 2015
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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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25 Reasons For

Three Industry Awards

Amongst LCD screens of this spec and age, this medium monitor is one of the most awarded.

The editors of Trusted Reviews and Expert Reviews both concluded that concluded that they would recommend this PC screen and gave it their "Recommended" award.

SweClockers.com gave this PC screen a "Good Product" award.

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Expert Reviews Are Good

On average, based on four expert reviews from sites including Trusted Reviews, Expert Reviews, PC Welt.de and prad.de this medium monitor has an overall expert rating of 83%.

Good Owner Reviews

On average, based on 16 owner reviews the average owner rating of this medium monitor is 83%.

Good Product Quality

A few Samsung U32E850R reviewers said in their reviews that the product was good quality. In November Andy mentioned “Great Picture quality and versatile” in his review of this PC monitor. Kevin Roast he said this month “Excellent quality monitor”. Kevin Roast also mentioned “Best panel I've ever used - the IPS screen quality is absolutely exceptional”.

Nice Design

Four Samsung U32E850R owners who bought the product thought it was good looking. Fetish_2000 wrote on Amazon last year “A beautifully intuitive joystick driven menu-interface” in their review and rated the Samsung U32E850R 5 stars. Fetish_2000 also wrote “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 Connectivity

Three customers who bought the product thought it was good in terms of USB connections. Last year Amazon Customer mentioned on Amazon “I love the 3.0 USB ports and the ability to adjust height” in their review of the Samsung U32E850R but even so they only gave the product a rating of 3 stars. Dr. M. Hall wrote in their review of the Samsung U32E850R “It has a built in USB hub which I have an ethernet dongle”. Stephen Lowe wrote in November this year “The screen is very nice and USB hub”.

Good Picture Quality

One Samsung U32E850R reviewer who bought it reckoned that it had good picture quality. One customer considered that the Samsung U32E850R had clear images.

Easy to Use

Two Samsung U32E850R owners concluded that it was easy to use. Expertreviews.co.uk mentioned on expert review site Expert Reviews “A practical 4K office monitor.”.

Robust

A number of Samsung U32E850R owners who reviewed it concluded that it was well made. This year Kieron wrote on Amazon “It's a shame, as the monitor itself appears to be of a good build” in their Samsung U32E850R review but even so they only gave the product a score of 1 stars.

Good Size

One customer said in their reviews that it was a good depth. J. A. Burt mentioned this month “Colour depth and clarity is excellent”.

Good Support

One Samsung U32E850R owner who reviewed the Samsung U32E850R mentioned that it had good customer support. R wrote on Amazon “Fortunately Amazon customer support caught the slack”.

Mega Contrast Dynamic Contrast Ratio Marketing Name

The dynamic contrast ratio marketing name of this PC display is Mega Contrast, which is the most commonly found dynamic contrast ratio marketing name on PC monitors that came out more than a year ago.

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Four USB Type-A Downstream Ports

Most LCD screens of this type and age have between one and five USB Type-A downstream ports, including the U32E850R which has four USB Type-A downstream ports.

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Samsung Has Good Reviews for Its PC Displays

We calculated the average ratings for all Samsung PC displays and also specifically for Samsung medium monitors and found that in both cases Samsung had good ratings.

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LED Display Type

This PC display has an LED display type, which is the most commonly found display type on medium monitors that have been around for around the same time as it.

Other PC screens that have an LED Display currently available which you might want to look at include a cheaper flatpanel monitor such as the HP ENVY 34[plb_2697216_price] or you might consider a higher scoring flatpanel monitor such as the Asus PA328[plb_2731937_price].

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Quite Wide Horizontal Viewing Angle

The average horizontal viewing angle of medium monitors that were launched around the same time as the U32E850R is 170°. The Samsung U32E850R has a quite wide horizontal viewing angle (178 degrees) compared to most of the other medium monitors that are a comparable age to the U32E850R.

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Fairly Wide Vertical Viewing Angle

With a vertical viewing angle of 178 degrees, the Samsung U32E850R has one of the wider vertical viewing angles amongst comparable spec PC monitors of this age. The narrowest vertical viewing angle of flatpanel monitors that were launched around the same time as the U32E850R is 10° and the widest is 180°.

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Two HDMI Ports

The U32E850R is a two HDMI port LCD screen. Most of the other medium monitors that are a similar age to the U32E850R have between one and three HDMI ports.

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3840 X 2160 Graphics Resolution

The highest resolution of the U32E850R is 3840 x 2160. That's over four times the resolution of the most frequently found graphics resolution of 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080). The worst resolution of all PC screens of this age and type is 720 x 400 and the best is 4096 x 2160.

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Fairly Big Viewable Width

The smallest viewable width of similar spec PC screens that were launched more than a year ago is 280mm and the biggest is 800mm. With a viewable width of 696.96 millimeters, the U32E850R has a fairly big viewable width compared to most of the other PC displays that have been on the market for around the same time as the U32E850R.

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Fairly Big Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of 80 centimeters, the Samsung U32E850R has one of the bigger screen sizes amongst LCD screens of this age. The average display diagonal of flatpanel monitors of this age and spec is 65cm.

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Four USB 2.0 Ports

The Samsung U32E850R is a four USB 2.0 port PC screen. Most of the other medium monitors that are a comparable age to the U32E850R have between one and four USB 2.0 ports.

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Fairly Big Viewable Height

The smallest viewable height of medium monitors that came out around the same time as the U32E850R is 230mm, the biggest is 700mm, and the average viewable height is 320mm. At 392.04 millimeters, the Samsung U32E850R has a quite big viewable height compared to most of the other PC monitors of a comparable spec and age to the U32E850R.

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Four USB 3.0 Ports

Most LCD screens that are a comparable age to the U32E850R have between one and eight USB 3.0 ports, including the U32E850R which has four USB 3.0 ports.

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Quite Fast Response Time

The response times of medium monitors that came out around the same time as the U32E850R range from 1ms to 40ms, and the average response time is 5.7ms. The Samsung U32E850R has a fairly fast response time (only 4 milliseconds) compared to most of the other LCD screens that have been on the market for around the same time as the U32E850R.

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9 Reasons Against

Only Mega Contrast Dynamic Contrast Ratio

This PC display has a Mega Contrast dynamic contrast ratio, which is typical of many flatpanel monitors that were launched around the same time as it.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker

The U32E850R does not have a built-in speaker, unlike most of the other PC screens that are a similar age to the U32E850R which have a built-in speaker.

We compared all the other flatpanel monitors which also have a built-in speaker to this PC display and we think the HP ENVY 34[plb_2697216_price], or the LG 34UC97C[plb_3016738_price] or the Acer XR341CK[plb_2972210_price] are also worth considering.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The Samsung U32E850R does not have a built-in camera. Most of the other PC displays of this type and age also do not have a built-in camera.

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Not 3D Compatible

The Samsung U32E850R is not 3D compatible, although it is worth noting that most of the other medium monitors that have been on the market for more than a year are also not 3D compatible.

PC displays which are 3D compatible that might also be worth looking at include the Asus PG278Q[plb_3097078_price] which is also cheaper.

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Does Not Have an Integrated Card Reader

The U32E850R does not have an integrated card reader, although this is within the context that most of the other PC screens of this spec and age also do not have an integrated card reader.

We compared this PC monitor to all the other LCD screens with an integrated card reader and we think the Benq SW2700PT[plb_2982141_price] which is also cheaper is also worth considering.

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Only HD HD Type

This LCD screen has a 4K Ultra HD HD type, which is the most commonly found HD type on comparable spec PC screens that have been around for more than a year.

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Only Has One Cable Included

The U32E850R has a greater number of cables included than most PC displays that have been around for more than a year. The most frequently found cable included is AC, but this cable included is not found on this LCD screen. The cables included USB are also found on this Samsung PC display.

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Heavy

At 6.8 kilograms, the Samsung U32E850R is fairly heavy compared to most of the other similar spec PC displays that came out around the same time as the U32E850R. The weights of medium monitors that have been available for a comparable time to the U32E850R range from 2.3g to 79kg, and the average weight is 5kg.

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Quite High Annual Energy Consumption

At 89 kilowatt hours, the Samsung U32E850R has a quite high annual energy consumption compared to most of the other comparable spec PC displays that were launched around the same time as the U32E850R. Medium monitors that were released one year ago have annual energy consumptions of between 22kWh and 140kWh.

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1 Other reason to consider the Samsung U32E850R

Released Over a Year Ago

Samsung released the U32E850R over a year ago.

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3 Awards

Trusted Reviews Recommended Expert Reviews Recommended SweClockers.com Good Product

Expert Reviews

(5)
15 August 2015

A practical 4K office monitor, but it's about as expensive as they come...

Expert Reviews

30 July 2015

Trusted Reviews

What is the Samsung U32E850R? Samsung's latest 4K screen is being billed as being for both gamers and business users alike. As well as having key gaming features, such as AMD FreeSync and... Read more…

7 September 2015

Samsung lyckas på det hela bra med U32E850R. 4K-upplösning i 32 tum är praktiskt som arbetsyta och kräver inte lika god synförmåga som hos 27- och 28-tummare, för att inte säga samma...

SweClockers.com

21 December 2015

TESTERGEBNIS (NOTEN) Samsung U32E850RTestnote gut (2,05)Preis-Leistung teuerBildqualität (45%) 1,90Bildschirmqualität (15%) 1,92Ausstattung (15%) 3,54Handhabung (10%) 1,55Stromverbrauch (10%)...

Good overall image quality
Freesync makes it great for gaming
Superb for watching video as well as working
Tidy design with excellent stand
Solid set of features and connectivity
So large that corners suffer viewing angle issues
Slightly too small to run at full resolution
Image quality is a touch below the best sRGB options
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24 August 2015

Wie schon seine Vorgänger, kann der Samsung U32E850R durch eine sehr gute Verarbeitungsqualität und die umfangreichen ergonomischen Funktionen überzeugen. Der ins bräunliche gehende Titan-Look...

User Reviews

(16)
Reviewed 6 August 2016 by Stephen Lowe
(Verified Purchase)

I would like to review this item later only had it a week. But the quality is brilliant and the screen is very nice and USB hub. What I was pleased with the delivery was for the Friday but turned... Read more…

Reviewed 25 July 2016 by Dr. M. Hall

I've got the 24" U24E850R and running it via display port from a MacBook Pro (Retina, 15-inch, Mid 2015) 2.2 GHz Intel Core i7 Intel Iris Pro 1536 MB and running it at the "default for this... Read more…

Reviewed 13 July 2016 by Amazon Customer
(Verified Purchase)

Very happy with this display. Would definelty reccommend it to anyone thinking of buying it. Mine is connected to a 2015 macbook pro and its great...

Reviewed 11 May 2016 by Kevin Roast
(Verified Purchase)

Excellent quality monitor. Best panel I've ever used - the IPS screen quality is absolutely exceptional. Great port interfaces available and OSD is OK (are they *ever* any good?)...

Reviewed 6 May 2016 by Mr. J. F. Sutherland
(Verified Purchase)

Absolutely stunning. The picture is so good I can't even explain it well enough here. You need to buy it and find out. You won't be disappointed...

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Electricity cost when switched on $77.10
Electricity cost when on standby $1.42
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Total running cost over 5 years $78.52
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Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.5 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 13 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Barcodes 04053162867970, 05054629803356, 05415247057420, 08592978046989, 08806086934398

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