Samsung C24F396 Curved PC monitor review.
The Samsung PC monitor is a cheap PC monitor that comes with a VA panel that has good contrast.
This curved PC monitor is also FreeSync compatible.
But what is this cheap curved PC monitor worth?
We will see it together.
Strong points :
-Latence on display.
Weak points :
-Impossibility of height adjustment.
-No USB hub.
Native resolution 1920 x 1080 pixels
Screen size 23.5 inches
LCD display technology
16: 9 ratio
HDMI connectivity; VGA port
Resolution 521.4 millimeters
Contrast 3000: 1
Product dimensions 42.39 x 21.88 x 54.78 cm
Product weight 3.3 kg
Power consumption 24 watts
178 degrees actual viewing angle
Frequency 81 KHz
Viewing angle 178 degrees
1080p FHD resolution
Response time 4
16: 9 aspect ratio
Complete review Samsung C24F396 Curved PC monitor.
The Samsung C24F396FHU curved PC monitor has a curved VA panel with a radius of curvature of 1.8 m, for a size of 24 inches (61 cm) and which offers a Full HD resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.
To continue in the technical field, this PC monitor displays a brightness of 250 cd / m2, with a contrast of 3000: 1, but also viewing angles of 178 ° / 178 ° and to complete a response time of 4 ms .
The Samsung C24F396FHU monitor is compatible with FreeSync technology between 48 and 72 Hz and does not offer any flicker (Free).
This inexpensive PC screen also exists in a 27 inch version.
It is one of the monitors in its class and has the cheapest VA panel on the market.
It can be used as a PC gaming monitor or as a curved office monitor thanks to its specific features.
Very nice design for average ergonomics.
The Samsung C24F396 is black from bottom to top and has an excellent finish.
Indeed, this curved PC monitor is made of a good quality glossy black plastic, and its curved screen with a radius of 1.8 m is matt, which prevents it from reflections which can cause discomfort.
As for the foot of this Samsung C24F396FHU PC monitor, it is Y-shaped, which gives it an elegant side and also takes up very little space on the desk.
In terms of ergonomics, the Samsung C24F396FHU monitor can only be adjusted by its tilt between -2 and + 22 °.
The stand is not rotatable and it is impossible to adjust the height of the monitor, which is a shame.
In terms of connectivity, it offers an HDMI input, a VGA input and a headphone output.
The curved PC monitor does not have built-in speakers, but there is the possibility of using the headphone output to have sound on a PC speaker kit.
At the back of the screen you will find a small joystick that allows you to navigate the options of the Samsung C24F396 curved monitor.
A simple click on the button gives the possibility to change the source, but also the mode (presets) and also access the PC screen settings such as brightness, contrast, sharpness, overdrive, gamma, etc.
The menus are easy to navigate and the navigation is fluid.
The Samsung C24F396FHU, whose foot is only 22 cm deep, takes up little space on the desk, which is very significant.
Contrast, color and responsiveness at the top.
The 24-inch VA panel offers a 2,500: 1 contrast ratio.
This figure is very correct and allows this PC screen to be placed in the top compared to its price.
The colors of this PC screen are also very good with very good precision.
These figures make this monitor a very good PC gaming monitor so you can enjoy the graphic quality of today’s video games.
The Samsung C24F396 PC monitor has FreeSync and manages it if the frequency is between 48 and 72 Hz.
Fluidity is at the rendezvous and the image does not suffer from problems of tearing or jerks.
Finally, the input lag is 11.1 ms (60 Hz) so there is no lag between the source and the display on the monitor.
Conclusion / Opinion:
The Samsung monitor can be used as a PC gaming monitor thanks to its correct persistence, its reduced display delay and its FreeSync compatibility but also for office or multimedia use (film and TV series) thanks to its very native contrast. correct.
This cheap PC screen unfortunately cannot be adjusted in height, an option that could have given this curved PC screen one more point in the final grade.
To summarize, this monitor therefore offers a beautiful design with very satisfactory performance for any use with a relatively low price, so I recommend its purchase if you are looking for an inexpensive and efficient monitor.