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Samsung S22B420BW
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Samsung S22B420BW PC Monitor

22" 1680 X 1050 LED 505.5mm Jul 2014
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Adjust your monitor to meet your preference and working style for less strain and a more pleasant PC experience. Samsung's 420 Series monitors feature ergonomic stands that swivel, tilt, pivot and... More
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5 Reasons For

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 have been on the market for more than two years.

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Samsung Has Good PC Monitor Reviews

Samsung has good average reviews for its medium monitors as well as across its entire PC monitor range.

LED Display Type

This flatpanel monitor has an LED display type, which is typical of many medium monitors that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

We compared all the other PC screens that have an LED Display to this PC monitor and we think because of it's better review score, the Asus VS239 ($134.99), the Hanns.G HL226, and the Acer G237HL ($168.95) is also worth considering.

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Short

At only 331.5 millimeters, the S22B420BW is fairly short compared to most of the other PC monitors of this spec and age. The average height of medium monitors that were released more than two years ago is 380mm.

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Narrow

The average width of PC monitors that have been on the market for around the same time as the S22B420BW is 580mm, and the widths range from 52mm to 6,500mm. At only 505.5 millimeters, the S22B420BW is quite narrow compared to most of the other similar spec LCD screens that were launched around the same time as the S22B420BW.

PC monitors with a wider width that might be worth looking at include the Viewsonic VG2233 ($147.99) (505.6mm) which is also cheaper.

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9 Reasons Against

Only Mega Contrast Dynamic Contrast Ratio

This PC monitor has a Mega Contrast dynamic contrast ratio, which is typical of many similar spec PC displays that have been around for more than two years.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker

The Samsung S22B420BW does not have a built-in speaker. Most of the other medium monitors that are a similar age to the S22B420BW also do not have a built-in speaker.

We compared all the other PC monitors which also have a built-in speaker to this PC monitor and we think the Benq BL2211TM, the iiyama B2283HS, or the Viewsonic VX2452 ($138.95) which also has a higher rating is also worth considering.

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Not 3D Compatible

Like most of the other medium monitors that were launched around the same time as the S22B420BW, the S22B420BW is not 3D compatible.

If you would prefer a flatpanel monitor that is 3D compatible then you might also want to consider the HP LP2065, or the AOC i2367 ($141.99) which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Most medium monitors that have been available for around the same time as the S22B420BW do not have a built-in camera. The S22B420BW is no exception to this as it too does not have a built-in camera.

We compared this flatpanel monitor to all the other flatpanel monitors with a built-in camera and we think the Asus VK228H ($99.95) is also worth considering.

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Does Not Have an Integrated Card Reader

The S22B420BW does not have an integrated card reader. Most of the other flatpanel monitors of this spec and age also do not have an integrated card reader.

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Only 1680 X 1050 Pixels Display Resolution

The S22B420BW has a maximum display resolution of 1680 x 1050 pixels. That's 15% less display resolution than a 1920 x 1080 pixels LCD screen, which is the most common display resolution. The display resolution of all similar spec PC displays that were launched more than two years ago ranges from 1366 x 768 pixels (worst) to 2560 x 1600 pixels (best).

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Quite Low Maximum Height Adjustment

Medium monitors that have been available for a similar time to the S22B420BW have maximum height adjustments of between 13mm and 850mm, and the average maximum height adjustment is 130mm. The Samsung S22B420BW has a fairly low maximum height adjustment (only 100 millimeters) compared to most of the other medium monitors that were released more than two years ago.

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Quite Narrow Horizontal Viewing Angle

With a horizontal viewing angle of only 170 degrees, the S22B420BW has one of the narrower horizontal viewing angles amongst medium monitors of this age. Across all the PC monitors of this age and spec the horizontal viewing angles range from 60° to 1,800°, and the average horizontal viewing angle is 170°.

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Quite Dim Display Brightness

PC screens that are a similar age to the S22B420BW have display brightness of between 30 cd/m² and 1,700 cd/m². At only 250 candellas per square meter, the Samsung S22B420BW has a quite dim display brightness compared to most of the other medium monitors that have been around for around the same time as the S22B420BW.

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1 Other reason to consider the Samsung S22B420BW

Released Over Two Years Ago

Samsung released the S22B420BW over two years ago.

Specification

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Electricity cost when switched on $30.42
Electricity cost when on standby $1.39
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Total running cost over 5 years $31.81
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Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.21 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 6 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers samsung ls22b42, samsung s22b420, samsung ls22b42x, samsung s22b420b, samsung 1680x1050, samsung ls22b42xb, samsung s22b420bw, samsung ls22b42xbw, samsung ls22b42xbwv, samsung ls22b42xbwve, samsung ls22b42xbwven
Barcodes 04053162536371, 08806086308335

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Asus VS239 vs Samsung S22B420BW

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Asus VS239 Samsung S22B420BW
$ 134.99 $227.95
$93 Cheaper
1920 X 1080 (HD 1080) Graphics Resolutions
1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution
15.25mm Shallower
Only 800:1 Typical Contrast Ratio
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Philips 243V5 vs Samsung S22B420BW

Philips 243V5 vs Samsung S22B420BW
Philips 243V5 Samsung S22B420BW
$ 119.99 $227.95
$108 Cheaper
3 Times the Typical Contrast Ratio
1920 X 1080 (HD 1080) Graphics Resolutions
1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution
5ms Slower Response Time
Taller Height With Stand

Viewsonic VG2439 vs Samsung S22B420BW

Viewsonic VG2439 vs Samsung S22B420BW
Viewsonic VG2439 Samsung S22B420BW
$ 140.00 $227.95
$88 Cheaper
3 Times the Typical Contrast Ratio
1920 X 1080 (HD 1080) Graphics Resolutions
1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution
1.5ms Slower Response Time
22% Heavier Weight With Stand
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