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Average User Reviews
People who bought this LCD screen rated this PC monitor 77% on average.
Good Product Quality
A number of Samsung S22D300 reviewers agreed that it was good quality. Connor Brand said “The picture quality is really good” . Josh Lewins mentioned “Works well, great quality full 1080p, no issues so far” and rated this PC monitor 5 stars. Patrick Thurston mentioned “Very good quality very easy to work” in his review of this PC monitor.
Three Samsung S22D300 owners who reviewed it mentioned that it was good looking. Last year Mr. R. Cockcroft said in their Samsung S22D300 review “Modern and stylish” and rated the product 5 stars. Two years ago Mrs E. Scott rated it 5 stars and she wrote “Excellent product and looks very stylish” in her review of the Samsung S22D300.
One Samsung S22D300 reviewer who reviewed it concluded that it was a good design.
Easy to Use
One customer who bought this PC monitor said that it was easy to assemble. A.b.stafford. wrote “Easy to put together and a very good clear picture” and scored it very highly. One Samsung S22D300 reviewer considered that the product was easy to setup. Livilion said in their review of this PC monitor “Great value for money and very easy to set up” and rated it 5 stars.
Good Picture Quality
One person wrote in their reviews that the product had good colour saturation. Alex Grech mentioned “The colours are nice and bright” but he only gave the product a rating of 3 stars. One Samsung S22D300 reviewer wrote in their reviews that the Samsung S22D300 had good picture quality.
One Samsung S22D300 reviewer mentioned in their reviews that it was well made.
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One Samsung S22D300 reviewer mentioned in their reviews that the Samsung S22D300 was good in terms of HDMI connections. Strawberryjam said “Many problems in picking up the display even when HDMI cable is working fine” in their Samsung S22D300 review but they gave the product a score of 20 out of 100.
One Samsung S22D300 owner reckoned that this PC monitor was tight.
Mega Contrast Dynamic Contrast Ratio Marketing Name
The dynamic contrast ratio marketing name of this flatpanel monitor is Mega Contrast, which is typical of many medium monitors that have been around for more than two years.
Samsung Has Good Reviews for Its PC Monitors
Based on 3,845 owner and expert reviews, Samsung has good reviews for its PC monitors. Samsung also has good reviews specifically within its medium monitors range compared to other manufacturers.
LED Display Type
This PC display has an LED display type, which is the most commonly found display type on PC monitors that are a similar age to it.
It may also be worth considering one of the alternative flatpanel monitors that have an LED Display currently available including the AOC e2250Swdnk[plb_1364842_price], the LG 29MT45[plb_2296548_price], or the Acer G237HL[plb_2266292_price] which has better reviews.
Quite Low Power Consumption When Off
Medium monitors that were launched around the same time as the S22D300 have power consumptions when off of between 0.005W and 45W, and the average power consumption when off is 0.57W. At only 0.3 Watts, the Samsung S22D300 has a fairly low power consumption when off compared to most of the other similar spec LCD screens that were released more than two years ago.
1080p Video Mode
This PC display has a 1080p video mode, which is the most frequently found video mode on PC monitors that were released around the same time as it.
1920 X 1080 (HD 1080) Graphics Resolution
This flatpanel monitor has a graphics resolution of 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080), which is typical of many LCD screens of a comparable type and age to it.
Quite Low Power Consumption When in PowerSave Mode
When compared to other LCD screens that were released more than two years ago, the power consumption when in PowerSave mode of the S22D300 of only 0.3 Watts is one of the lowest. The average power consumption when in PowerSave mode of medium monitors that were released more than two years ago is 6.1W, and the power consumptions when in PowerSave mode range from 0.14W to 80W.
The average width of medium monitors that have been available for a comparable time to the S22D300 is 580mm. With a width of only 511.6 millimeters, the Samsung S22D300 is one of the narrower PC displays of this type and age amongst LCD screens of this age.
We compared all the other 511.6mm wide flatpanel monitors to this PC display and we think the Samsung LS22D300[plb_2204901_price] which has better reviews is also worth considering.
Very Low Annual Energy Consumption
With an annual energy consumption of only 31 kilowatt hours, the S22D300 has one of the lower annual energy consumptions amongst similar spec LCD screens of this age. The average annual energy consumption of PC monitors of this age and spec is 250kWh.
At only 310.8 millimeters, the Samsung S22D300 is quite short compared to most of the other medium monitors that have been on the market for a comparable time to the S22D300. The average height of PC displays that have been around for a comparable time to the S22D300 is 380mm.
The S22D300 is quite light (only 2.7 kilograms) compared to most of the other flatpanel monitors of this type and age. Medium monitors that were released more than two years ago have weights of between 3g and 39kg.
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Only Mega Contrast Dynamic Contrast Ratio
This LCD screen has a Mega Contrast dynamic contrast ratio, which is the most frequently found dynamic contrast ratio on medium monitors that have been available for more than two years.
Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker
The S22D300 does not have a built-in speaker. Most of the other PC screens of a similar age and type to the S22D300 also do not have a built-in speaker.
It is worth considering alternative PC screens which also have a built-in speaker including the AOC e2260Swhu[plb_1364850_price], the Eizo Foris FS2333-BK[plb_1787937_price], or the AVUE AVG22WBV[plb_1907322_price] which also has a higher rating.
Not 3D Compatible
The S22D300 is not 3D compatible, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other medium monitors that have been around for around the same time as the S22D300 are also not 3D compatible.
PC screens which are 3D compatible that might also be worth looking at include the D2769[pl_1563236_price], or the d2757Ph[pl_1515695_price] both from AOC or the NEC MultiSync P241[plb_2071945_price] which also has a higher rating.
Does Not Have a Built-In Camera
Like most of the other flatpanel monitors of a similar age and spec to the S22D300, the S22D300 does not have a built-in camera.
Most flatpanel monitors that are a comparable age to the S22D300 do not have an integrated card reader. The Samsung S22D300 is no exception to this as it too does not have an integrated card reader.
It is worth also looking at other flatpanel monitors which also have an integrated card reader including the U2413[pl_1565290_price], or the U2713H[pl_1518815_price] both from DELL or the Acer DA220[plb_1606986_price] which also has a higher rating.
Quite Narrow Vertical Viewing Angle
The vertical viewing angles of PC screens that are a similar age to the S22D300 range from 50° to 180°, and the average vertical viewing angle is 170°. The S22D300 has a very narrow vertical viewing angle (only 65 degrees) compared to most of the other LCD screens of a similar age and type to the S22D300.
Quite Narrow Horizontal Viewing Angle
Across all the LCD screens of a similar age and spec to the S22D300 the horizontal viewing angles range from 60° to 1,800°. When compared to other PC displays that came out around the same time as the S22D300, the S22D300's horizontal viewing angle of only 90 degrees is one of the narrowest.
Quite Dim Display Brightness
Medium monitors that have been available for around the same time as the S22D300 have display brightness of between 30 cd/m² and 1,700 cd/m². When compared to other medium monitors that have been available for around the same time as the S22D300, the S22D300's display brightness of only 200 candellas per square meter is one of the dimmest.
Quite Small Viewable Height
The viewable heights of similar spec PC screens that came out around the same time as the S22D300 range from 28mm to 630mm, and the average viewable height is 310mm. The S22D300 has a fairly small viewable height (only 268.11 millimeters) compared to most of the other PC screens of this age and type.
Only HD HD Type
This PC screen has a Full HD HD type, which is typical of many comparable spec PC monitors that are a similar age to it.
Quite Small Display Diagonal
The S22D300 has one of the smaller screen sizes (only 54 centimeters) amongst PC displays of this age. The average display diagonal of PC screens of a comparable age and spec to the S22D300 is 65cm.
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Released Over Two Years Ago
This flatpanel monitor has been on the market for over two years.
1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution
This PC display has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most frequently found display resolution on PC monitors that were released around the same time as it.
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