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Samsung S27A850
7.7 out of 10

Samsung S27A850

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Overall 8
8.3
Picture quality 7
6.7

Product brief: Samsung Syncmaster S27A850D LED monitor review

PC Authority
9 April 2012
  • Summary: An ultra-slim LED monitor boasting Samsung's PLS panel technology.
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Overall 9
8.5

This 27in monitor is detailed, has wide viewing angles and a great anti-glare coating

Good Gear Guide.au
13 March 2012
  • Summary: Samsung’s top business monitor is expensive, but it has excellent image quality in almost all aspects. It’s also generally well made and has a wide range of connectors.
  • Pros: Good detail at native resolution, Excellent viewing angles, High quality AG coating
  • Cons: Expensive, Wobbly pivot hinge, No analog audio input
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Overall 8
7.5

Samsung S27A850D

PC Monitors
5 November 2011
  • Conclusion: The Samsung S27A850D is designed for the discerning business or home user who requires a large screen with superior colour reproduction and a higher resolution than the average consumer model offers. It is a demonstration of Samsung’s newest panel type; PLS (Plane to Line Switching) which is designed to take LG’s increasingly abundant IPS (In Plane Switching) technology head on.
  • Pros: Colours are rich, deep and varied with good consistency, Excellent high-end brightness, good luminance range and quite pleasing white purity, Low haze screen surface handles glare well without profoundly upsetting colour vibrancy or image clarity and is probably the best ‘compromise’ we’ve seen overall, Unique styling with brushed metal elements, slender neck and design which retains full adjustability, excellent connectivity and VESA compatibility, 2560 x 1440 native...
  • Cons: Some colours appear too deep and oversaturated, No hardware-based support for 2.2 gamma standard and a high luminance required to prevent many colours becoming ‘lifeless’, A light haze and mild diffusion leads to slightly inferior clarity and vibrancy compared to a glossy screen surface – you can’t use the screen as a mirror when it’s displaying black either, Black uniformity is fairly lacklustre and ‘PLS glow’ is present – some noticeable detail loss during dark scen...
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Overall 8
8.3
Value for money 7
6.7
Features 10
10
Picture quality 7
6.7

Samsung SyncMaster S27A850D

PC Pro
25 October 2011
  • Conclusion: A highly adjustable, good quality monitor at a reasonable price – a successful début for Samsung’s fledgling PLS panel technology
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Overall 8
8.0

Samsung S27A850D (SA850 27in)

Trusted Reviews
3 October 2011
  • Summary: The first PLS monitor is a slim 27in model with a 2,560 x 1,440 resolution and features galore.
  • Pros: Generally good image quality, 2,560 x 1,440 resolution, Decent value, Fully adjustable, Generous connectivity
  • Cons: Contrast shift, Fiddly controls, No HDMI
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