Conclusion: The Samsung SyncMaster 213T TFT-LCD Monitor can classified as a high-end monitor that balances multi-purpose function with good built-in ergonomic features. The selling point of this product is the ability to adjust the display position of the monitor with ease. Add in the complimentary Pivot Pro Software and you have a package that is perfect for the office or SOHO environment.
Pros: Good picture quality and display, Three year warranty support, Aesthetically pleasing design, Easy to navigate on screen display menu, Adjustable stand and excellent pivot features, Free Pivot Pro application software
Cons: Slight ghosting images noted, Not really suitable for the gaming crowd, Landscape mode takes a while to be productive, No Magic Bright option to adjust custom contrast levels, Price
Summary: Overall, Samsung's 213T is a very well-designed monitor. It produces crisp, clean images and has a size and brightness that make it a pleasure to use. For office and everyday work this monitor is almost impossible to beat. The monitor looks good with the analog input but does have some small flaws.
Excerpt: monitor, we turn to a much more mammoth display for today's review. Meet Samsung's 21.3" SyncMaster 213T LCD monitor. Sporting a smooth silver color, this giant is impressive before you even turn it on. The box it comes in is about the size of a big luggage case fit to hold a couple weeks worth of clothes. The 213T comes with a max resolution of 1600x1200 @ 60 Hz which is a must for extreme gamers.
Excerpt: Samsung is back once again, and this time they are super-sized. They have sent us their gigantic SyncMaster 213T 21.3" which measures 18.6" wide, 18" high, and 8.7" thick. Please note that the 8.7" thickness includes the base of the monitor, the actual monitor panel is only a little over 1" thick. With its removable base and slim dimensions, the 213T is designed to be lined side-by-side or stacked on top of other 213T monitors for a continuous flow of data.
Excerpt: In the market for a huge LCD screen that looks great and performs well? Then you might want to consider Samsung’s enormous SyncMaster 213T, 21.3 inches of LCD beauty that performs quite admirably even while gaming.
Conclusion: The SyncMaster 213T has both VGA analog and DVI-D digital inputs, to work with older and newer PC graphics cards -- or one of each, since a button on the front bezel lets you switch between video sources. Its power supply (75 watts maximum) is internal, so there's just an AC cord instead of notebook PC-style power brick; a plastic loop on the back of the 9-inch-deep stand helps reduce cable tangle, though it isn't as elegant as some LCD monitors' cable-routing covers and...
Pros: Big size, high resolution, portrait/landscape pivotability, Exceptionally flexible tilt/swivel/height-adjustable base
Cons: Big size, high resolution, portrait/landscape pivotability, Exceptionally flexible tilt/swivel/height-adjustable base, Slightly dark and short on color-temperature settings for graphics pros
Excerpt: Throughout my testing of the 213T, I have been nothing short of amazed by the sharpness, the vibrant colours and the brilliant contrast associated with this HUGE LCD monitor. Now when you take all the visual improvements and factor in that its gaming performance is leaps and bound even over the popular 191T, you have yourself a "Top Rank Product".
Summary: This 21.3inch panel can be used either portrait or landscape and is easily big enough to display two pages of a Word document side by side. That however is only a small part of it’s abilities.