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Samsung Syncmaster 213T

alaTest has collected and analyzed 229 reviews from magazines and websites. Opinions about the size and design are on the whole positive. The usability and value for money are also appreciated, whereas there are some negative comments about the reliability.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Monitors the Samsung Syncmaster 213T is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 85/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 130 user reviews of Samsung Syncmaster 213T from The average user rating for this product is 4.5/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.1/5 for other Monitors on

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91% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Samsung SyncMaster 213T 21" LCD Flat Panel Monitor -SilverSamsung Syncmaster 213T TFT LCD Monitor Display BLACK

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Samsung SyncMaster 213T


And an investment it is. At 20 inches or bigger, LCD prices can cost up to several thousand dollars. Our roundup tries to ease the pinch in your wallet by bringing you 20-inch or bigger monitors that all cost under $1,000. The LG Flatron L2013P...

Portrait-mode rotation. Excellent image quality. Analog and digital connections and cables

Weak printed documentation. Considerable smearing on moving images

The SyncMaster 213T from Samsung is an excellent monitor, from the high-quality LCD panel to the design detail throughout. Portrait-mode rotation, a fully adjustable stand, and a three-year warranty make it an outstanding package.

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Samsung SyncMaster 213T


Slightly larger screen for comparable price

Colors change with viewing angle ; Not very flexible


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213T LCD Display


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Samsung SyncMaster 213T


The SyncMaster 213T is a good choice for people who want a large LCD but have a mid-size budget.

Inexpensive ; multiple inputs ; pivot-enabled

No color space or contrast controls in digital mode

The SyncMaster 213T we tested has a thin, silver bezel, though a black version is also available. Its controls are right on the front of the display and clearly marked. Some may think that placing buttons on the front of the display detracts from a...

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Samsung SyncMaster 213T 21.3" LCD Monitor


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It is a great monitor with a great size; although it does not offer so much in performance it makes it up in features.

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Samsung SyncMaster 213T TFT-LCD Monitor Review


The growing need for high-end computer equipment is often dictated by the system requirements of today's popular application software. Consumers are often faced with using expensive workstations, servers and more graphical displays to complete multiple...

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

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

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...

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HardwareCentral - Samsung SyncMaster 213T Review.


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Samsung 213T 21" LCD Review


Forget clunky 20" and above CRT monitors that take up all your space and dominate your desk - Samsung's got a sleek and beautiful 21" LCD display that will appeal to just about anyone... anyone with $1200 to spare on a display that is.

Conclusion: It is a certainty that you will be the envy of everyone in your neighborhood if you are lucky enough to own the Samsung 213T.Then again, your wallet will feel the effects in a big way - this baby sells for $1275 and up online, but it's MSRP...


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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...

Outstanding Visual Quality ; Sharp Contrast ; Vibrant Colours ; Very Well Built ; It's 21 inches of LCD Lovin, comon, what more can you ask for! ;)

US$1250+ Pricetag may be steep for some people

Product Specifications

The SyncMaster 213T defines digital excellence. Your search for the ultimate multi-purpose monitor is over. The high precision SyncMaster 213T offers a full 21.3" viewable display, designed to meet any user's needs with ease. Thrill your senses with a digital interface that delivers the highest quality video possible. With both analog and digital input sources, all of your images will be smooth, flicker-free, and crystal clear. The amazing SyncMaster 213T adds flare to any application, and it fits any environment, from corporate to consumer. With Pivot capability, a narrow bezel and an ergonomic design, the SyncMaster 213T is destined to wow you. SyncMaster 213T - the monitor that goes one step beyond!

Audio Output

Type: None

Dimensions & Weight


Display (Projector)

Color Support:24-bit (16.7 million colors)
Color Support:24-bit (16.7 million colors)
Diagonal Size:21.3in
Diagonal Size (metric):54.1cm
Dot Pitch / Pixel Pitch:0.27mm
Form Factor:Desktop
Image Brightness:250cd/m2
Image Contrast Ratio:500:1
Image Max H-View Angle:170
Image Max V-View Angle:170
Interface:DVI / VGA (HD-15)/VGA (HD-15) / DVI
Max Resolution:1600 x 1200
Response Time:25ms
Technology:TFT active matrix
Type:LCD display

Environmental Standards

ENERGY STAR Qualified: Yes


Compatibility:Mac / PC/Mac / PC / Unix/PC/PC / Unix
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Samsung SyncMaster 213

Input Device

Type: None


Compliant Standards:CE / CSA / DDC-1 / DDC-2B / EN50082 / FTZ / IEC950 / NEMKO / TCO '99 / TUV / UL 1950 / VCCI / VDE / TCO 99/CE / CSA / DDC-1 / DDC-2B / IEC950 / ISO 13406-2 / NEMKO / Plug and Play / TCO '03 / TUV GS / UL 1950 / VCCI / TCO 03/CE / CSA / DDC-2B / IEC950 / NEMKO / Plug and Play / TCO '03 / TUV / UL 1950 / VCCI / VDE / TCO 03/FCC / CB / NUTEK / NEMKO / ISO 13406-2 / DDC-2B / BSMI / C-Tick / VCCI / TUV / UL / CSA / CE / TCO 03 / Plug and Play / TCO '03

Service & Support

Type:2 years warranty /3 years warranty

Video Input

Digital Video Standard:Digital Visual Interface (DVI)
TV Tuner Presence: No