Today we're taking a look at one of Samsung's most affordable displays. Just don't assume its nominal cost equates to inferior quality right from the start. The SyncMaster P2350 is a widescreen LCD monitor that features Samsung's Touch of Color (ToC) design, a piano black cabinet, a 1920 x 1080 resolution, 16:9 aspect ratio, 2 ms response time, and 50,000:1 dynamic contrast ratio. This value oriented 23" monitor does not offer speakers or a ton of connectivity options, but its performance and low price tag promise to make it an enticing option for those who want the most bang for their buck. Keep reading as HotHardware takes a look at the P2350 to see if this screen has what it takes to be on your short list...
|Display Size||23" wide|
|Resolution||1920 x 1080|
|Aspect Ratio||16 : 9|
|Brightness||300 cd/m2 |
||DC 50,000:1 (1000:1)|
|Response Time||2 ms (GTG) |
|Viewing Angle||170º horizontal, 160º vertical|
|Display Type||Twisted Nematic (TN) panel|
|Display Viewing Angle||170 degrees horizontal, 160 degrees vertical|
|Power Consumption||43W in operating mode, 1W in stand by|
|Dimensions (with stand)||21.9" x 16.4" x 7.5". (WxHxD)|
||Power Cord, D-sub Cable, Cleaning Cloth, |
Cable Arrangement Link, Stand
The native resolution of 1920x1080 provides a comfortable desktop area for most working environments, as well as full resolution high definition video playback and HD gaming. Although the P2350 uses a common TN panel with 6-bit color depth, it sports a lightning quick 2 ms response time that helps to minimize motion artifacts during movies and games. With a retail price around $200, lets see what else this monitor has to offer.