Samsung T550 Series 27-inch FHD 1080p computer monitor review

Samsung T550 Series 27-inch FHD 1080p computer monitor review

Is Eye-save mode good for gamin in Samsung T550 monitor? It has built-in speakers and an ‘Eye Saver’ mode, which helps reduce the strain put on your eyes. Note that the 24 inch model of this monitor doesn’t have built-in speakers. The whole screen can be seen in just one glance to limit visual fatigue, even during sustained use. Know details in Samsung T550 Series 27-inch FHD 1080p computer monitor review.

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In the box

  • HDMI cable
  • Power cable
  • Power supply
  • Manual

Pros & Cons

Pros

  • FreeSync VRR support.
  • Great contrast ratio
  • Extremely low input lag.

Cons

  • Low 1080p resolution.
  • Slow response time.
  • Narrow viewing angles.
  • Bad ergonomics.

Specs – Samsung T550 Series 27-inch FHD 1080p computer monitor

  • Screen Size (Class): 27-inch
  • Curvature: 1000R
  • Resolution: 1,920 x 1,080
  • Flat/Curved: Curved
  • Aspect Ratio: 16:9
  • Static Contrast Ratio: 3,000:1(Typ.)
  • Dynamic Contrast Ratio: Mega
  • Brightness (Typical): 250cd/m2
  • Brightness (Min): 200cd/m2
  • Viewing Angle (Horizontal/Vertical): 178°(H)/178°(V)
  • Response Time: 4(GTG)
  • Color Support: Max 16.7M
  • Color Gamut (DCI Coverage): 0.88
  • Speaker: 5 Watt speakers
  • Type (Internal/External): External Adaptor
  • Power Supply Type: AC 100-240V 50/60Hz
  • Power Consumption (Off Mode): 0.3
  • Max Stand By Power (DPMS): 0.3
  • Eco Saving Plus: Yes
  • Eye Saver Mode: Yes
  • Flicker Free: Yes
  • Game Mode: Yes
  • Off Timer Plus: Yes
  • Refresh Rate: Max 75Hz
  • Power Cable Length: 1.5 m
  • HDMI Cable: Yes
  • HDMI: 1
  • Display Port: 1
  • D-Sub: 1
  • Display Port Version: 1.2
  • HDMI Version: 1.4
  • Speaker: Stereo
  • Color: DARK BLUE GRAY
  • Tilt: -3′(±2′) ~ 20′(±2′)
  • Stand Type: SIMPLE

Compare Samsung T550 Series 27-inch FHD 1080p computer monitor

C24T55C27T55C35T55
Panel1000R curved VA panel1000R curved VA panel1000R curved VA panel
Screen Size / Aspect Ratio24 inches / 16:927 inches / 16:935 inches / 16:9
Max Resolution & Refresh Rate1080p @ 75Hz1080p @ 75Hz1080p @ 75Hz
Color Gamut1.193 sRGB, 0.884 Adobe RGB1.193 sRGB, 0.884 Adobe RGB1.193 sRGB, 0.884 Adobe RGB
Response Time (GTG)4ms4ms4ms
Brightness250 nits250 nits250 nits
Contrast3000:13000:13000:1
SpeakersNoneStereo 5W SpeakersStereo 5W Speakers
Video InputsHDMI 1.4, DisplayPort 1.2, D-SubHDMI 1.4, DisplayPort 1.2, D-SubHDMI 1.4, DisplayPort 1.2, D-Sub
AudioAudio input and outputAudio input and outputAudio input and output
USBNoneNoneNone
Power Consumption33W34W45W
Panel Dimensions WxHxD with stand539.5 x 413.6 x 249.6 mm613.2 x 458.1 x 249.6 mm708.8 x 514.4 x 271.7 mm
Weight4.2 kg (w/ stand), 2.9kg (w/o stand)5.1kg (w/ stand), 3.8kg (w/o stand)6.4kg (w/ stand), 4.9kg (w/o stand)
WarrantyN/AN/AN/A

Samsung T550 Series 27-inch FHD 1080p computer monitor review

Design

The Samsung T55 has a fairly simple design with an aggressive curve. It’s mainly black with silver on the bezels and its stand has a circular base. This gaming monitor weighs 20.3 lbs. The T55 series features a sleek and minimal design with extra-slim ‘borderless’ bezels on three edges, a fabric covered back and a thin 6mm metal base.

Stand

It comes with small stand. You can only tilt the monitor a bit but you can’t adjust the height or swivel it. If you prefer something with much better ergonomics, then look into the Samsung Odyssey G3 S24AG30.

Ports

For ports you get a HDMI 1.4 port, a single DisplayPort and one D-Sub, as well as audio input and output. There are no USB ports available. 

  • DisplayPort 1 (DP 1.2)
  • Mini DisplayPort No
  • HDMI 1 (HDMI 1.4)
  • DVI No
  • VGA 1
  • DisplayPort Out No
  • USB No
  • USB C No
  • Analog Audio Out 3.5mm 1
  • Microphone In 3.5mm 1
  • Digital Optical Audio Out No
  • Analog Audio Out RCA No
  • Power Supply External Brick

Curved

T55 received a high performance curved display (1000R) and eye comfort certificate for its superior 1000R curved display from TÜV Rheinland; a leading international Testing , Inspection, and Certification body.

The 1000R curvature, meaning the monitors are curved as an arc of a 1 meter radius circle, was chosen as it’s very close to the field of view of the human eye. This reduces eye strain as the whole screen can be seen in a single glance. 

Brightness

When it comes to the all important specs the max screen resolution is 1920 x 1080 pixels, the refresh rate is 75 Hz, and the response time is 4 ms. This is a 1080p Samsung monitor and can run at 75 Hz.

It uses a 1080p VA panel clocked at 75Hz with 4ms GtG response times, 1.193 sRGB coverage and a mediocre max brightness of 250 nits. 

Refresh rate

The Samsung T55 has an okay response time at its max refresh rate of 75Hz. Sadly, there’s some motion blur behind fast-moving objects. The recommended Overdrive setting is ‘Faster’. There’s still some overshoot in the darker transitions, but it’s significantly less than the ‘Fastest’ setting.

  • Best Overdrive Setting: Faster
  • Rise / Fall Time: 5.6 ms
  • Total Response Time: 19.9 ms
  • Overshoot Error: 10.4%
  • Dark Rise / Fall Time: 5.2 ms
  • Dark Total Response Time: 24.0 ms
  • Dark Overshoot Error: 17.5%

Samsung T550 Series 27-inch FHD 1080p computer monitor Performance review

AMD FreeSync is also supported, which, combined with the slightly above average refresh rate, renders the monitors suitable for a spot of casual gaming (this also means support is likely there for G-Sync as well). 

The color temperature is warmer than the target, giving the image a red/yellow tint. Also, the gamma follows the target fairly well but some scenes are still over-brightened. If you want something with much better out-of-the-box accuracy, look into the MSI Optix G27CQ4.

After calibration, the Samsung T55 has outstanding color accuracy. Any color and white balance inaccuracies are fixed. The gamma follows the curve a bit better too, except really bright scenes are still a bit too bright.

Samsung T550 Series 27-inch FHD 1080p computer monitor Customer review

Great all around LARGE CURVED monitor

I bought one for myself and just love it. A customer needed a new monitor and I suggested this one, and at first, she thought it would be too large. I told her to try it, and she just fell in love with it. Great optics, good connectivity, and clean back surface make it a good choice for a receptionist workstation where the back would be seen by your customers. Put two of them together, and its almost like it surrounds you. Recommend this with no hesitation.

By CMPTRX at Best Buy

Alternate of Samsung T550 Series 27-inch FHD 1080p computer monitor

Eve Spectrum ES07D03

SPECIFICATIONS

Screen size: 27-inchPanel type: Nano IPSAspect ratio: 16:9Response time: 5 ms GtGRefresh rate: 144 HzWeight: 14.8 lbs

REASONS TO BUY

+Excellent design+Fantastic LG IPS panel+Broad connectivity options

REASONS TO AVOID

-Poor HDR and local dimming-High sticker price

After a rocky start with its ill-fated foray into the world of tablets, Eve has smashed it out of the park with the Spectrum ES07D03. It’s a beautifully designed gaming monitor, with a stunning LG panel, and all the features you could possibly want from a modern screen. That’s the result of a crowd-designed creation process for the Spectrum, and it certainly looks like it’s paid off.

Except for those wanting decent HDR. With a peak luminance of 750cd/m2, and a little local dimming in its backlighting array, I was hoping for a little more pizazz in my HDR scenes. Sadly, that’s still a struggle for PC gaming and its monitors. But everything else the Eve Spectrum does has blown me away. The LG Nano IPS panel is superb, with vibrant colours, and great motion, and I’m a little bit in love.

The Spectrum also rocks HDMI 2.1 support so it can deliver its full 144Hz promise across PC and next-gen console at 4K, something you previously needed a DisplayPort connection to do.

Like any 4K/144Hz screen you could mention, the price tag is potentially prohibitive. But gaming monitors are investments, and this is a screen that will outlast your current PC, and potentially your next one too. So it’s always worth spending what you can possibly afford on a new screen.

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