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Samsung S27A850 PC Monitor

27" LED 642.5mm Feb 2014
Display Diagonal Display Width Release Date $104.57 Electricity cost over 5 years
Ten industry awards
Good technical features
Robust
35 Reviews + 15 Awards
pcauthority.com.au Recommended CNET.com Editor's Choice Trusted Reviews Recommended Expert Reviews Ultimate

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Reviews

Ten Industry Awards

Amongst PC displays that have been on the market for more than two years, this flatpanel monitor is one of the most highly awarded.

The experts at five expert review sites all concluded that they would recommend this LCD screen. Trusted Reviews, Pcauthority.com.au, Modsynergy.com, Dreamwarecomputers.com and Alphr.com all gave this flatpanel monitor a "Recommended" award.

The editors of two other expert review sites both wrote that this PC monitor was marvellous and gave it their highest award. CNET.com and CNET.com.au both gave this PC screen an "Editor's Choice" award.

The expert at one other expert review site decided that this medium monitor was very good. Uk.hardware.info gave this PC screen a "Silver" award.

Expert Reviews gave this PC screen an "Ultimate" award and it received a "Smart Buy" award from Extrahardware.cz.

Expert Reviews Are Good

Eleven experts from sites including CNET.com, Trusted Reviews, Expert Reviews and Techradar have rated this PC screen on average 85%. Experts think this flatpanel monitor is one of the better medium monitors that came out more than two years ago.

Samsung Has Good PC Monitor Reviews

Based on 5,538 user and expert reviews (including 752 verified purchases), Samsung has good reviews for its PC monitors. Samsung also has good reviews specifically within its medium monitors range compared to other brands. 93% of those that bought a Samsung flatpanel monitor would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Features

Good Technical Features

Two owners who reviewed the Samsung S27A850 agreed that it had good features. Expert website Trustedreviews.com scored the product 80 out of 100 and wrote in their review of this PC monitor “Has generous connectivity, class-leading adjustability and innovative features galore”. Expertreviews.co.uk said on expert review site Expert Reviews five years ago “Samsung's S27A850D is no ordinary monitor; as well as an impressive features list - a 2,560x1,440 resolution, fully-adjustable stand”.


Design

Robust

One person who reviewed it reckoned that it was well made. Expert review site Trustedreviews.com mentioned “It's slim and fairly well-built”.

Nice Design

One customer concluded that this PC monitor was well designed.

One owner who reviewed the product considered that it was good looking. Cnet.com wrote in their review of this PC monitor on expert website CNET.com “The Samsung SyncMaster S27A850D is a well-designed, stylish, professional monitor with great options”.

Easy to Use

One person who reviewed it reckoned that it was easy to use the menus. Expert review site Flatpanelshd.com wrote “The picture settings options are adequate for most users” in their review of this PC monitor.

Good Product Quality

One person who reviewed it concluded that it was good quality.


Smart TV

Good Connectivity

One owner who purchased the product concluded that it was good in terms of connectivity.


Good Picture Quality

One customer who reviewed the Samsung S27A850 considered that it had good colour saturation. Expertreviews.co.uk wrote in their review of this PC monitor “It's the new PLS panel, with its amazing contrast and colours, that steals the show” .


Weight & Dimensions

Good Size

Two people mentioned in their reviews that it was thin. Expert review site Flatpanelshd.com wrote “Samsung's S27A850D – and the 24-inch S24A850D – monitor offers a slim design with the classic black matte bezel used on most professional monitors”.


Display

Quite Wide Viewing Angle, Vertical

The Samsung S27A850 has a fairly wide viewing angle, vertical (178 degrees) compared to most of the other PC monitors that have been available for more than two years. Similar spec flatpanel monitors that have been around for a comparable time to this LCD screen have viewing angles, vertical of between 10° and 180°, and the average viewing angle, vertical is 170°.

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Packaging Content

Has One Cables Included

The number of cables included found on the Samsung S27A850 is more than most PC screens that were released around the same time as it. The most frequently found cables included is AC, but this cables included is not found on this Samsung LCD screen. The cables included DisplayPort are also found on this flatpanel monitor.

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Multimedia

Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Samsung S27A850 does not have a built-in speaker(s), unlike most of the other PC monitors of this age and type.

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Certificates

Does Not Have an Energy Star Certified

The S27A850 does not have an Energy Star certified, unlike most of the other PC displays of this spec and age which have an Energy Star certified.

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Other

Released Over Three Years Ago

Samsung released the S27A850 in April 2017.

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers apple samsungs27a850d, samsung ls27a850dsr, samsung 2560x1440, samsung s27a850t, apple s27a850d
Barcodes 00646543011013, 00729507818740, 00887810001096, 07295078187408, 08806071354491

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