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Samsung S27E500C
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Samsung S27E500C PC Monitor

27" 1920 X 1080 3000:1 LED Aug 2015
Display Diagonal Display Resolution Contrast Ratio (dynamic) Display Release Date
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12 Reasons For

Good Picture Quality

One Samsung S27E500C owner mentioned in their reviews that this PC monitor had good colour saturation. Mr. W. G. Grove scored this PC monitor very highly and mentioned in their Samsung S27E500C review “Its nice and sharp and colours are good as well”.

Mega Contrast Dynamic Contrast Ratio Marketing Name

The dynamic contrast ratio marketing name of this PC display is Mega Contrast, which is typical of many similar spec LCD screens that have been around for a comparable time to it.

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Samsung Flatpanel Monitors Have Good Reviews

Samsung has good average reviews for its medium monitors as well as across its entire LCD screen range compared to other manufacturers.

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 this PC screen to all the other PC monitors that have an LED Display and we think the HP EliteDisplay S270[plb_2562696_price] which has better reviews; or the Eizo FlexScan EV2450[plb_2527294_price], and the DELL S2715H[plb_3871204_price] which is cheaper are also worth considering.

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Quite Big Viewable Width

The average viewable width of similar spec PC screens that have been around for around the same time as the S27E500C is 530mm. The S27E500C has one of the bigger viewable widths (597.888 millimeters) amongst medium monitors of this age.

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Fairly Big Viewable Height

The S27E500C has one of the bigger viewable heights (336.312 millimeters) amongst medium monitors of this age. The average viewable height of medium monitors that were launched around the same time as the S27E500C is 320mm, and the viewable heights range from 230mm to 700mm.

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1920 X 1080 (HD 1080) Graphics Resolution

This PC screen has a graphics resolution of 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080), which is the most commonly found graphics resolution on medium monitors that came out around the same time as it.

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Quite Fast Response Time

The Samsung S27E500C has one of the faster response times (only 4 milliseconds) amongst medium monitors of this age. Across all the medium monitors that have been on the market for a similar time to the S27E500C the response times range from 1ms to 40ms.

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Narrow

The average width of similar spec LCD screens that were released around the same time as the S27E500C is 590mm. When compared to other medium monitors that have been available for a similar time to the S27E500C, the width of the S27E500C of only 472.2 millimeters is one of the narrowest.

PC displays with a wider width that might also be worth looking at include the Asus VX24A[plb_2731766_price] (540.5mm and cheaper), or the Eizo FlexScan EV2450[plb_2527294_price] (537.6mm and cheaper).

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Very Shallow

At only 47.5 millimeters, the S27E500C is quite shallow compared to most of the other PC monitors of this spec and age. The average depth of PC screens that were released one year ago is 93mm.

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Light

The average weight of PC monitors of this age and type is 5kg, and the weights range from 2.3g to 79kg. The weight of the S27E500C of only 2.5 kilograms is one of the lightest amongst medium monitors that have been around for around the same time as the S27E500C.

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Short

With a height of only 287.8 millimeters, the S27E500C is one of the shorter similar spec PC screens that have been around for a comparable time to the S27E500C amongst PC screens of this age. The heights of flatpanel monitors of a comparable age and spec to the S27E500C range from 28mm to 930mm.

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8 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker

Most of the other similar spec PC screens that have been around for a comparable time to the S27E500C have a built-in speaker, however the S27E500C does not have a built-in speaker.

There are a number of alternative PC monitors which also have a built-in speaker that you might also want to consider including the Asus VG278HV[plb_3113461_price]; or the Samsung LS27D590CS[plb_3828352_price].

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Like most of the other medium monitors that have been available for a similar time to the S27E500C, the Samsung S27E500C does not have a built-in camera.

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Not 3D Compatible

The S27E500C is not 3D compatible. Most of the other medium monitors that have been around for a similar time to the S27E500C are also not 3D compatible.

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Does Not Have an Integrated Card Reader

The S27E500C does not have an integrated card reader. Most of the other comparable spec PC displays that have been on the market for a similar time to the S27E500C also do not have an integrated card reader.

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Quite Small Display Diagonal

Across all the PC screens of this age and type the screen sizes range from 48cm to 600cm, and the average display diagonal is 65cm. When compared to other comparable spec LCD screens that are a similar age to the S27E500C that we have assessed, the display diagonal of the S27E500C of only 48.23 centimeters is one of the smallest.

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Only HD HD Type

This flatpanel monitor has a Full HD HD type, which is the most commonly found HD type on PC screens of a comparable age and type to it.

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Only 1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This flatpanel monitor has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most commonly found display resolution on PC displays of this age and spec.

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Only One HDMI Port

The S27E500C is a one HDMI port flatpanel monitor.

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1 Other reason to consider the Samsung S27E500C

Released Over a Year Ago

Samsung released the S27E500C over a year ago.

Specification

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User Reviews

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Reviewed 26 April 2016 by Mr. W. G. Grove
(Verified Purchase)

I really like this monitor, it has a slightly curved screen which I thought might be a problem at first, but its nice and sharp and colours are good as well.

Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on $21.66
Electricity cost when on standby $1.37
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Total running cost over 5 years $23.03
Running costs for this PC monitor have been estimated based on other similar PC monitors. If you know how much electricity and water the Samsung S27E500Cuses then please let us know by entering those figures in the boxes above.
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Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.15 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 4 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

Product Identifiers

Barcodes 04053162972001, 08806088078564, 08806088088419

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Superior Energy Efficiency Rating
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$ 240.20
Energy Efficiency Rating is Higher
37% Lower Annual Energy Consumption
0.06W Lower Power Consumption When Off
Bigger Display Diagonal
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$ 183.43
Lower Power Consumption When Off
Energy Efficiency Rating is Superior
21% Lower Annual Energy Consumption
12.22cm Bigger Display Diagonal
$20.52 More Expensive to Run Over Five Years
232.2mm Taller Height With Stand
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