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Samsung TC242W

69

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Samsung TC242W

$475.95
Samsung TC242W
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A good spec but only moderate value for money 23.5" PC screen, with moderate running costs and a recent release date
23.5" 1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels No 5ms Jul 2017
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Samsung TC242W Review

With very good features, we have scored the Samsung TC242W as follows:
62
Value for Money
Good
77
Features
Good Features
63
Running Costs
$130 Over 5 Years
69
Overall Score
Good

Why Has it Scored 69?

Released by Samsung 6 months ago, it is one of the newest PC displays on the market, incorporating some of the latest flatpanel monitor features. View the latest flatpanel monitors 2018.
It has running costs of $130 over 5 years, which puts it in the most expensive 7% of all 3,257 PC monitors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving PC displays.
This PC monitor has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Has a built-in speaker(s)
Has a built-in USB hub
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MagicRMS 2.0
Ergonomic design
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Narrower than average horizontal viewing angle
Narrower than average vertical viewing angle

Samsung TC242W In-Depth Analysis

Value For Money

Poor Value for Money

The product has mediocre features and at $475.95 it is in the most expensive 22% of PC monitors.

Running Costs

Running Costs Are High

The average running cost of the TC242W is $130 over 5 years based on average energy prices and usage levels, which makes it one of the more expensive to run flatpanel monitors.

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Features

Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the Samsung TC242W of 23.5" is pretty typical compared to most other LCD screens. It is in the biggest 41% of all LCD screens when ranked by this feature.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Resolution

This PC screen has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)|1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many PC displays.

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Average Response Time

The response time of the Samsung TC242W of 5ms is relatively standard compared to most other PC displays. It is slower than 25% of all LCD screens when ordered by this feature.

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Narrower Than Average Horizontal Viewing Angle

The Samsung TC242W's horizontal viewing angle of only 170° is narrower than average when compared to most other PC displays. It is in the narrowest 21% of all PC monitors when sorted by this feature. PC displays have horizontal viewing angles of between 40° and 180°, and the average horizontal viewing angle is 170°.

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Narrower Than Average Vertical Viewing Angle

PC displays have vertical viewing angles of between 40° and 180°, and the average vertical viewing angle is 160°. The vertical viewing angle of the Samsung TC242W of only 160° is narrower than average when compared to most other PC displays. It is narrower than 86% of all PC displays when ranked by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Samsung TC242W has a built-in speaker(s), which is unusual. 53% of PC displays do not have a built-in speaker(s).

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Has a Built-In USB Hub

The Samsung TC242W has a built-in USB hub, which is unusual. 81% of PC displays do not have a built-in USB hub.

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Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The contrast ratio (typical) of the Samsung TC242W of 1,000 is pretty typical compared to most other PC displays. It is in the highest 50% of all LCD screens when ordered by this feature.

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Has an Audio Output

The Samsung TC242W has an audio output, which is unusual. 87% of flatpanel monitors do not have an audio output.

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Has an AC Cables Included

The number of cables included found on the Samsung TC242W is more than most PC displays. The most commonly found cables included is USB, but this cables included is not found on this PC screen. The cables included AC are also found on this PC display.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

samsung tc242wus

Barcodes:

0008.87276E+11, 00887276139920, 00887276161198, 08806088091464, 08806088378824, 08806088382913

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