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Samsung C27F396FHC

69

Overall Score

Samsung C27F396FHC

$599.00
Samsung C27F396

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An economical to run and good spec 27" flatpanel monitor
27" 1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels Mega No Jul 2015
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Samsung C27F396 Review

With very good features and low running costs, we have scored the Samsung C27F396 as follows:
56
Value for Money
Average
78
Features
Good Features
76
Running Costs
$54 Over 5 Years
69
Overall Score
Good

Why Has it Scored 69?

It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better PC displays are available. View the latest PC displays 2018.
This PC monitor has running costs of $54 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 3,343 PC monitors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving PC screens.
It has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Bigger than average display diagonal
Faster than average response time
Immersive curved screen with full HD visuals for great entertainment
Ideal for gaming with fast response time and optimised settings

Should You Buy it Now?

Our unique forecasting algorithm looks at historic price trends and predicts the most likely price change over the next 2 weeks. There was a cheaper price of $189.99 on eBay 33 days ago. We predict that the price will go down again.
There is a 70% chance that the price will go down. However the future is never certain and there remains a chance that the price will actually go up. Get Price Alerts.

Samsung C27F396 In-Depth Analysis

Value for Money

Price Has Gone Up by $409 (68%)

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Cheaper Price Found in the United Kingdom

We found a cheaper price for the Samsung C27F396 of £169.95 ($169.95) in the United Kingdom. That's a saving of $429.05.

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Running Costs

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Based on average usage levels and energy prices we estimate that the 5 year running cost of the C27F396 is $54, which is typical compared to the other 3,343 flatpanel monitors.

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Features

1920 X 1080 Pixels Resolution

This PC screen has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)|1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most frequently found resolution on flatpanel monitors.

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Bigger Than Average Display Diagonal

The average display diagonal of all LCD screens is 25", with the smallest being 3.5" and the biggest being 95". The display diagonal of the C27F396 of 27" is in the biggest 19% of all flatpanel monitors when sorted by this feature.

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Faster Than Average Response Time

The response time of the C27F396 of only 4ms is in the fastest 20% of all PC monitors when ranked by this feature. The average response time of all flatpanel monitors is 5.5ms, with the fastest being 1ms and the slowest being 55ms.

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Average Horizontal Viewing Angle

The Samsung C27F396's horizontal viewing angle of 178° is fairly standard compared to most other PC displays. It is wider than 49% of all flatpanel monitors when ordered by this feature.

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3000:1 Typical Contrast Ratio

The C27F396 has a maximum typical contrast ratio of 3000:1. That's over three times the typical contrast ratio of a 1000:1 LCD screen, which is the most common typical contrast ratio. The best typical contrast ratio of all flatpanel monitors is 100000000:1 and the worst is 1:1000.

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Has a Stand Included

The C27F396 has a stand included, which is unusual. 84% of PC screens do not have a stand included.

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Has an HDMI

The C27F396 has an HDMI, unlike 93% of PC displays which do not have an HDMI.

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