Pros

  • Bundled display settings software
  • Rich colors in movie playback

Cons

  • Poorly labeled OSD buttons
  • Tilt-only adjustment

At A Glance

This glossy-screened LCD produced top-notch text and graphics, but its price and too few features kept it from a higher rank.

Manufacturer’s Description

Whether you?re creating a masterpiece or just watching one on DVD, the wide 16:10 aspect ratio and 1440 x 900 (WXGA+) resolution deliver a better view. This 19-inch widescreen LCD display also features an exceptional 3000:1 contrast ratio that brings out fine detail.

Manufacturer’s Website

http://www.samsung.com/us

The Specs

Display
Brightness 300.0 lumens
Display size 19.0 inches
Panel technology Twisted nematic
Contrast ratio 3000:1
Antiglare 1
Pitch 0.28 mm
Horizontal viewing angle 170.0 ∞
Vertical viewing angle 170.0 ∞
Response time 2.0
Resolution 1440 x 900 pixels
Refresh rate 60.0 Hz
General Information
UPC Code 729507801247
Ports and Connections
DVI-I 0
S-Video 0
Downstream USB ports 0
HDMI 0
Audio Digital Optical No
Component Video No
Upstream USB ports 0
DVI-D 0
Green
Standby/Sleep Power Consumption 2.0
Maximum Power Consumption 42.0
Energy and Ergonomic Standards Met EnergyStar

Performance

Performance
DisplayMate Motion Test Result Very Good
Text Score 81.7
Refresh Rate Tested 60.0
Interface Tested Digital
Gaming Motion Test Result Very Good
Horizontal Viewing Angle Test Result 180.0
Graphics Score 80.1
DVD Motion Test Result Very Good