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Samsung SMT-3231

Samsung SMT-3231 PC Monitor

40" 1920 X 1080 LED Feb 2015
Display Diagonal Display Resolution Display Built-In Speaker(s) Release Date
The SMT-3231 is a 32 monitor with Full HD a native 1920 x 1080 panel resolution optimized for 24x7 CCTV applications. Benefiting from the latest onboard LED panel technology that offers excellent... More
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Samsung PC Screens Have Good Reviews

We checked the reviews from owners and experts of hundreds of flatpanel monitors to determine an average rating for each flatpanel monitor manufacturer. On average PC monitors manufactured by Samsung have good reviews from experts and users.

Has a Built-In Speaker

The SMT-3231 has a built-in speaker. Most of the other large monitors that were released around the same time as the SMT-3231 also have a built-in speaker.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the other PC monitors with a built-in speaker currently available including cheaper PC displays such as the LG 49SL5B ($800.99).

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The SMT-3231 is quite narrow (only 935.4 millimeters) compared to most of the other LCD screens of this type and age. The narrowest PC display of this type and age is 410mm wide, the widest is 1,500mm, and the average width is 1,100mm.

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Not 3D Compatible

Like most of the other large monitors that have been around for more than a year, the SMT-3231 is not 3D compatible.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Most comparable spec LCD screens that have been on the market for around the same time as the SMT-3231 do not have a built-in camera. The SMT-3231 is no exception to this as it too does not have a built-in camera.

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Does Not Have an Integrated Card Reader

The SMT-3231 does not have an integrated card reader. Most of the other large monitors that have been on the market for a comparable time to the SMT-3231 also do not have an integrated card reader.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Samsung SMT-3231

Released Over a Year Ago

Samsung released the SMT-3231 over a year ago.

LED Display Type

This PC display has an LED display type, which is typical of many comparable spec LCD screens that have been around for more than a year.

There are a number of alternative flatpanel monitors that have an LED Display currently available that you might also want to consider including cheaper PC monitors such as the LG 49SL5B ($800.99).

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This PC monitor has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most frequently found display resolution on LCD screens of this age and type.

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Electricity cost when switched on $133.05
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Total running cost over 5 years $133.05
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 SMT-3231uses then please let us know by entering those figures in the boxes above.
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.87 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 23 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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