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Samsung U28D590D PC Monitor

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28" LED 660.9mm Feb 2014
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The Samsung UHD monitor offers PC viewing, gaming and more with Ultra HD picture quality. A resolution 4 times higher than Full HD and an incredible 1 billion colours bring images to life with... More
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9 Reasons For

Mega Contrast Dynamic Contrast Ratio Marketing Name

The dynamic contrast ratio marketing name of this flatpanel monitor is Mega Contrast, which is typical of many flatpanel monitors of this age and type.

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Samsung Has Good PC Display Reviews

Samsung medium monitors have good ratings on average and across all PC monitors Samsung is one of the superior manufacturers.

LED Display Type

This PC display has an LED display type, which is the most commonly found display type on medium monitors that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

It may also be worth considering one of the other flatpanel monitors that have an LED Display currently available including because of it's better review score, the AOC e2250Swdnk[plb_1364842_price], or the NEC MultiSync EA244[plb_2270820_price].

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Two HDMI Ports

The U28D590D is a two HDMI port PC screen.

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3840 X 2160 Graphics Resolution

The U28D590D has a maximum resolution of 3840 x 2160. That's over four times the resolution of a 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080) PC display, which is the most frequently found resolution.

A 3840 x 2160 graphics resolution is in fact the best resolution across all PC screens of this type and age.

The worst resolution across comparable types of PC monitor is 640 x 350.

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Quite Bright Display Brightness

With a display brightness of 370 candellas per square meter, the U28D590D has a quite bright display brightness compared to most of the other LCD screens that have been around for a comparable time to the U28D590D. Across all the medium monitors that are a comparable age to the U28D590D the display brightness range from 30 cd/m² to 1,700 cd/m².

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Quite Many Display Colour Count

The display colour counts of PC screens of a similar age and type to the U28D590D range from 0.21M to 1,100M, and the average display colour count is 100M. The U28D590D has a fairly many display colour count (1,060 million) compared to most of the other PC screens of this type and age.

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Quite Big Display Diagonal

The Samsung U28D590D has one of the bigger screen sizes (70.8 centimeters) amongst medium monitors of this age. Across all the medium monitors that are a comparable age to the U28D590D the screen sizes range from 28cm to 770cm, and the average display diagonal is 65cm.

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Quite Fast Response Time

With a response time of only 1 millisecond, the U28D590D has one of the fastest response times amongst medium monitors of this age. Across all the PC screens that are a comparable age to the U28D590D the response times range from 1ms to 40ms.

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8 Reasons Against

Only Mega Contrast Dynamic Contrast Ratio

This PC screen has a Mega Contrast dynamic contrast ratio, which is typical of many PC screens of this spec and age.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker

The Samsung U28D590D does not have a built-in speaker. Most of the other PC displays of this age and spec also do not have a built-in speaker.

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Not 3D Compatible

Most PC screens of a similar age and spec to the U28D590D are not 3D compatible. The U28D590D is no exception to this as it too is not 3D compatible.

PC displays which are 3D compatible that might also be worth looking at include the AOC d2757Ph[plb_1515695_price], or the Asus VG236[plb_2030776_price].

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The U28D590D does not have a built-in camera, although keep in mind that most of the other comparable spec flatpanel monitors that came out around the same time as the U28D590D also do not have a built-in camera.

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Does Not Have an Integrated Card Reader

The U28D590D does not have an integrated card reader, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other medium monitors that have been available for more than two years also do not have an integrated card reader.

It is worth considering other PC monitors which also have an integrated card reader including the U2413[pl_1565290_price], or the U2713H[pl_1518815_price] both from DELL or the Acer DA220[plb_1606986_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Only HD HD Type

This PC screen has a 4K Ultra HD HD type, which is the most commonly found HD type on PC displays of this spec and age.

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Only Has Two Cables Included

The U28D590D has a greater number of cables included than most PC monitors of this age and type. The most frequently found cable included is AC, but this cable included is not found on this PC display. The cables included DisplayPort and HDMI are also found on this LCD screen.

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Quite Narrow Vertical Viewing Angle

With a vertical viewing angle of only 160 degrees, the Samsung U28D590D has one of the narrower vertical viewing angles amongst PC displays of this age. Across all the PC screens of a similar spec and age to the U28D590D the vertical viewing angles range from 50° to 180°, and the average vertical viewing angle is 170°.

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1 Other reason to consider the Samsung U28D590D

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was over two years ago when this medium monitor was released.

Specification

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Samsung Magic Function
ECO Mode
Sleep Timer
Samsung Eye Saver Mode

8 Awards

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Expert Reviews

(53)
9 February 2015

Uk.hardware.info

We've been waiting for resolutions higher than Full-HD for a long time now but it's finally here. 2014 was the year of Ultra HD, not just for televisions but also on you're desk. Hardware.info has... Read more…

27 January 2015

Supply and demand has created numerous choices in the Ultra HD monitor category. Even though five different brands all use the same panel part, they do not perform the same. Samsung stands out...

Tomshardware.co.uk

27 January 2015

Supply and demand has created numerous choices in the Ultra HD monitor category. Even though five different brands all use the same panel part, they do not perform the same. Samsung stands out...

Tomshardware.com

21 January 2015

With the Samsung U28D590D, you get a 28-inch monitor with a sharp Ultra-High-Definition (UHD) picture and good all-around performance at a reasonable price...

28 November 2014

While we have to admit that the Samsung U28D590D uses pretty cheap plastic materials for its body, this isn't something that you are going to show off your friends like a smartphone, the 4K...

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User Reviews

(59)
Reviewed 13 August 2016 by Jaffar Almosaed
(Verified Purchase)

This monitor must be used with Display Port for best experience. It supports 10bpc versus the standard 8bit but you need to change the display setting manually as 8bit seems to be the default. If... Read more…

Reviewed 9 March 2016 by D. Watson
(Verified Purchase)

Very nice monitor, decent build quality, it cuts a few corners (mount quality, viewing angles) to get to the price point but for the money it will be tricky to beat.

Reviewed 11 November 2015 by K. Anagnostopoulou
(Verified Purchase)

After a lot of research I decided to buy this as an external monitor to my MacBook Pro with retina display. Comparing it to the Thunderbolt monitor I use in the office, this is so much better! I... Read more…

Reviewed 18 October 2015 by Michael G.
(Verified Purchase)

Paired with Intel Xeon 2630 v3 and mobo recognizes all 8 cores and 16 threads. Setup with one single 32GB Samsung DDR4 (4Rx4) SDRAM DDR4 (M386A4G40DM0-CPB) leaving 11 DIMM slots to expand into... Read more…

Reviewed 14 October 2015 by Collin M.
(Verified Purchase)

Just 2: 1. Sometimes tiny electronic pieces get bumped or broke in shipping and handling.. it happens. 2. You are always safe when buying from newegg...

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Electricity cost when switched on $37.74
Electricity cost when on standby $1.34
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Total running cost over 5 years $39.08
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Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.26 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 7 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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