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Samsung SMT-1930
SMT1931

Samsung SMT-1930
84
Brand Rating
Excellent Brand
80
Features
Fully-Featured
84
Running Costs
$68 Over 5 Years
74
Kagoo Score
Very Good
Our Verdict:
A very economical to run and fully featured 18.5" PC monitor. It has a built-in speaker and is 3D.
Features We Love:
Built-in speaker
3D
Ac cables included
Handheld remote control
18.5"
1360 X 768
PIXELS
RESOLUTION
5ms
RESPONSE TIME
160°
VERTICAL
170°
HORIZONTAL
$68
OVER 5 YEARS
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With low running costs and outstanding reviews, we have scored the Samsung SMT-1930 as follows:

74

74
Kagoo Score
84
Brand Rating
81
Features
85
Running Costs

74

74
Kagoo Score

Why Has it Scored 74?

Samsung is an excellent PC monitor brand.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better PC displays are available.
This PC monitor has running costs of $68 over 5 years, which is pretty average compared to the other 1,900+ flatpanel monitors that we have calculated running costs for.
It has some great features:
Has a built-in speaker
3D
Has an ac cables included
Has a handheld remote control
The smt-1930 features a 16:9 aspect ratio wide screen and
Supports up to 1360 x 768 resolution making ideal for
Displaying images captured from high definition (hd) cameras
Designed specifically for use in professional security systems

What is the Kagoo Score?

We calculate the Kagoo Score for each PC monitor by looking at its reviews, features, popularity, age, value for money and running costs.

The Kagoo Score is an easy way to understand whether the PC monitor is recommended.

The Kagoo Scores are constantly being updated. As newer, higher spec PC monitors come to market, the older PC monitors will gradually have their Kagoo Score reduced.

81
Features

Key Reasons For and Against

Has a built-in speaker
3D
Has an ac cables included
Has a handheld remote control
ok response time
Only 1360 x 768 pixels resolution
Smaller than average display diagonal
Narrower than average vertical viewing angle
Narrower than average horizontal viewing angle
Only low typical contrast ratio
Only low dynamic contrast ratio
Only 1360 X 768 Pixels Resolution

The largest display resolution of the Samsung SMT-1930 is 1360 x 768 pixels. That's 50% smaller display resolution than the most frequently found resolution of 1920 x 1080 (1080p) pixels. The resolution of all LCD screens ranges from 480 x 234 pixels (worst) to 5120 x 2880 (5K) pixels (best). §.

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Smaller Than Average Display Diagonal

The SMT-1930's display diagonal of only 18.5" is very small compared to most other PC displays. It is smaller than 91% of all flatpanel monitors when sorted by this feature. LCD screens have display diagonals of between 3.5" and 95", and the average display diagonal is 25".

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ok Response Time

The response time of the SMT-1930 of 5ms is ok compared to most other flatpanel monitors. It is slower than 61% of all LCD screens when ranked by this feature.

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Narrower Than Average Vertical Viewing Angle

Across all the flatpanel monitors the vertical viewing angles range from 40° to 180°, and the average vertical viewing angle is 160°. The vertical viewing angle of the SMT-1930 of only 160° is in the narrowest 34% of all flatpanel monitors when ranked by this feature.

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Narrower Than Average Horizontal Viewing Angle

The SMT-1930's horizontal viewing angle of only 170° is narrower than average when compared to most other LCD screens. It is in the narrowest 34% of all PC monitors when sorted by this feature. The horizontal viewing angles of flatpanel monitors range from 40° to 180°, and the average horizontal viewing angle is 170°.

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Only Low Typical Contrast Ratio

This PC display has a 1000:1 typical contrast ratio, which is the most commonly found typical contrast ratio on LCD screens. A contrast ratio of between 500 and 1,000.

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Has a Built-in Speaker
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The SMT-1930 has a built-in speaker. 52% of flatpanel monitors do not have a built-in speaker.

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3D
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The Samsung SMT-1930 is 3D. 98% of flatpanel monitors are not 3D.

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Only Low Dynamic Contrast Ratio

The highest contrast ratio of the Samsung SMT-1930 is low. That's 67% less contrast ratio than the most common dynamic contrast ratio of ultra high. Across all LCD screens the contrast ratio ranges from 100m:1 (worst) to ultra high (best). A contrast ratio of between 500 and 1,000.

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Has an Ac Cables Included

The Samsung SMT-1930 has a greater number of cables included than most PC displays. The most frequently found cables included is vga, but this cables included is not found on this Samsung flatpanel monitor. The cables included ac are also found on this PC display.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The Samsung SMT-1930 has a handheld remote control. 95% of PC screens do not have a handheld remote control.

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Running Costs

Samsung SMT-1930 Running Costs

The average 5 year running cost of the SMT-1930 is $68 based on average usage levels and energy prices, which is pretty average compared to the other 1,900+ flatpanel monitors that we checked.

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Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.38 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 10 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Frequently Asked Questions About the Samsung SMT-1930

QWhat is the display diagonal of the Samsung SMT-1930?
AThe Samsung SMT-1930 is a 18.5 inches PC monitor.
QWhat is the display resolution of the Samsung SMT-1930?
AThe Samsung SMT-1930 has a display resolution of 1360 x 768.
QIs the Samsung SMT-1930 3D?
AYes, the Samsung SMT-1930 is 3D.
QWhat is the response time of the Samsung SMT-1930?
AThe Samsung SMT-1930 has a response time of 5 milliseconds.
QWhat is the vertical viewing angle of the Samsung SMT-1930?
AThe Samsung SMT-1930 has a vertical viewing angle of 160 degrees.
QWhat is the horizontal viewing angle of the Samsung SMT-1930?
AThe Samsung SMT-1930 has a horizontal viewing angle of 170 degrees.
QWhat is the typical contrast ratio of the Samsung SMT-1930?
AThe Samsung SMT-1930 has a low typical contrast ratio.
QWhat is the aspect ratio of the Samsung SMT-1930?
AThe Samsung SMT-1930 has a high-definition tv (16:9) aspect ratio.
QWhat screen shapes does the Samsung SMT-1930 have?
AThe Samsung SMT-1930 is a flat PC monitor.
QDoes the Samsung SMT-1930 have an HDCP?
ANo, the Samsung SMT-1930 does not have an HDCP.
QDoes the Samsung SMT-1930 have an audio input?
AYes, the Samsung SMT-1930 has an audio input.
QDoes the Samsung SMT-1930 have a built-in speaker?
AYes, the Samsung SMT-1930 has a built-in speaker.
QDoes the Samsung SMT-1930 have a built-in camera?
ANo, the Samsung SMT-1930 does not have a built-in camera.
QDoes the Samsung SMT-1930 have a TV tuner integrated?
ANo, the Samsung SMT-1930 does not have a TV tuner integrated.
QDoes the Samsung SMT-1930 have a height adjustment?
AYes, the Samsung SMT-1930 has a height adjustment.
QDoes the Samsung SMT-1930 support VESA mounting?
AYes, the Samsung SMT-1930 is a PC monitor which supports VESA mounting.
Sorry, we couldn't find any reviews for the Samsung SMT-1930. However we have checked the rating of all Samsung PC monitors and the average score is 89.7%.

Samsung SMT-1930 Specification

Key Features
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Display
Dynamic Contrast Ratio
3D
Response Time
Vertical Viewing Angle
Horizontal Viewing Angle
Typical Contrast Ratio
Aspect Ratio
Supported Graphics Resolutions
Backlight Type
Supported Video Modes
HD Type
Display Colour Count
Display Technology
Display Brightness
Screen Shape
Native Aspect Ratio
Colours
Panel Type
Display Brightness (Typical)
Ports & Interfaces
HDCP
HDMI Port
BNC Input Port
Audio Input
DVI-D Port
VGA (D-Sub) Port
AC (Power) in
Multimedia
Built-in Speaker
Built-in Camera
TV Tuner Integrated
Speaker
Analog Signal Format System
RMS Rated Power
Loudspeaker
Design
Colour
Market Positioning
Mean Time Between Failures (MTBF)
Thin Client
Thin Client Installed
Ergonomics
Height Adjustment
VESA Mounting Interface
Cable Lock Slot
VESA Mounting
Power LED
On/off Switch
On Screen Display (OSD) Languages
Number of OSD Languages
On Screen Display (OSD)
Power
Typical Power Consumption
AC Input Frequency
AC Input Voltage
Packaging Data
Cables Included
Handheld Remote Control
Quick Start Guide
Manual
Operational Conditions
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Weight & Dimensions
Height (With Stand)
Depth (With Stand)
Width (With Stand)
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
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Display Technology
Dimensions (W X D X H) With Stand
Dimensions (WxDxH)
Height (Imperial)
Width (Imperial)
Depth (Imperial)

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers

samsung techwin ltd displaysmt1930, samsung techwin ltd smt1930, samsung smt1930, samsung smt1931

Barcodes

 05060520210001,  06950207317347,  06950207317354,  06950207318979,  06950207348341,  08801089005007

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