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Samsung SyncMaster F2080 / F2380

Samsung SyncMaster F2080 / F2380
alaScore 89

440 reviews

Apr, 2014

  • No negative mentions yet

alaTest has collected and analyzed 440 reviews from magazines and websites. Reviews about the size and usability are overall positive. The design and value for money also get good feedback.

value for money, design, usability, size

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Monitors the Samsung SyncMaster F2080 / F2380 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 89/100 = Very good quality.

Review analysis

(Based on 440 reviews)

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Samsung SyncMaster F2380


The Samsung SyncMaster F2380 sells for as low as $330 from online retailers. That makes it just a bit more expensive the Samsung SyncMaster XL2370's $300 price. The F2380 also offers two DVI ports, one VGA, full four-way ergonomic adjustments, and a...

The Samsung SyncMaster F2380 has wide viewing angles, useful ergonomic features, and some of the deepest black levels we've yet seen.

The Samsung SyncMaster F2380 has a low brightness level and lacks several connection options.

The Samsung SyncMaster F2380 is a well-designed monitor with good performance that skimps on connection options.

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Review: Samsung F2380 Monitor - A Great Value for a Graphics Monitor for Anyone on a Budget


The Samsung F2380 Professional Monitor is likely the best price for value monitor available for anyone doing graphic design, photo editing, AutoCAD work, and any other activity where great color calibration and accurate graphics are needed. Samsung...

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Amazon review summary for Samsung SyncMaster F2080 / F2380


alaTest has collected and analyzed 21 user reviews of Samsung SyncMaster F2080 / F2380 from The average user rating for this product is 4.4/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.1/5 for other Monitors on

value for money, design, usability

95% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the product: SAMSUNG F2380 23-Inch LCD Monitor


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Great Monitor


I purchased 8 of this monitors for my day trading and I love them. Bright, light in weight and great value. I stare at them mire than 10 HR a day, and are easy on my eyes. Only drawback no VESA mounting, but no issue for me, since all of them are desk...

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Great Buy


I got two of these monitors. Great looking pieces of machinery, if i may say so. Easy to hook up, and easy to install.

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Good buy


Looks good and works good so far. The only thing is I wish it would come with a DVI cable and not he VGA cable in the box

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can't complain


just got this monitor about 2 days ago and wow its really nice looking to get another one soon

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If you intend to mount this to your wall, you WON'T be able to unless you duct tape it there. There are absolutely NO wall mount options for this monitor, even called them to see if some special device was available. Other than that, they work great...

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Still undecided


This monitor had great color and picture quality and very simple and easy to hook up. It worked great for three weeks and then it quit. I called Samsung and they e-mailed a UPS return shipping label. I believe it was a good monitor and I believe...

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Highly recommended


After comparing a handful of monitors, this was the best, at least to my eyes and those of my wife. It does a great job of displaying text clearly at non-native resolutions. The non-glare design is great, so too is the contrast

16x9 aspect ratio means the height leaves something to be desired if moving from a square monitor (i.e. 4x3 or 5x4 aspect ratio)

Product Specifications

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:20in/23in
Diagonal Size (metric):50.8cm/58.4cm
Dot Pitch / Pixel Pitch:0.265mm/0.277mm
Form Factor:Desktop
Image Brightness:250cd/m2/300cd/m2
Image Max H-View Angle:178
Image Max V-View Angle:178
Interface:DVI / VGA (HD-15)
Max Resolution:1600 x 900/1920 x 1080
Response Time:8ms
Technology:TFT active matrix
Type:LCD display

Environmental Standards

ENERGY STAR Qualified: Yes
EPA Energy Star Compliant: Yes
EPEAT Compliant: Yes


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

Input Device

Type: None


Compliant Standards:CE / DDC-2B / ISO 13406-2 / RoHS / TCO Displays 5.0 / TUV GS/CE / DDC-2B / ISO 13406-2 / RoHS / TUV GS
Microsoft Certification:Compatible with Windows 7
Vista Certification:Certified for Windows Vista


Type: None

Service & Support

Type:3 years warranty

Video Input

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