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Samsung SyncMaster 205BW / 225BW / 245BW

alaTest has collected and analyzed 1247 reviews of Samsung SyncMaster 205BW / 225BW / 245BW. The average rating for this product is 4.4/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other products in the same category for all reviews. Opinions about the reliability and size are generally positive. The design and usability also get good comments.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other products in the same category the Samsung SyncMaster 205BW / 225BW / 245BW is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 89/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Samsung SyncMaster 205BW / 225BW / 245BW

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 3 user reviews of Samsung SyncMaster 205BW / 225BW / 245BW from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 3.7/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.3/5 for other products in the same category on Amazon.co.uk. Reviewers really like the price. The usability also gets good opinions.

usability, price

67% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

Dec, 2019

Consumer review (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Samsung SyncMaster 205BW / 225BW / 245BW

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 163 user reviews of Samsung SyncMaster 205BW / 225BW / 245BW from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.2/5 for other products in the same category on Amazon.com. Reviewers are impressed by the size and reliability. The design and usability also get good feedback.

price, usability, design, reliability, size

87% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

Dec, 2019

Expert review by : Trusted Reviews (trustedreviews.com)

Samsung SyncMaster 205BW - Widescreen Monitor

 

After looking at the superb 21in Samsung 215TW, it's time to examine the cheaper 20in 205BW.

Feb, 2011

Expert review by : tech.co.uk staff (techradar.com)

Samsung 225BW review

 

A very decent 22-inch LCD that doesn't break the bank

Great value for money ; Response time of 5 milliseconds ; 700:1 contrast ratio ; Flexible positioning

Backlight bleed on dark colours ; Small front-mounted buttons

This is a great monitor from Samsung that represents excellent value for money

Jan, 2007

Expert review by (macformat.co.uk)

Samsung 225BW

 

Technology gets better and cheaper over time, and this is especially true at the moment for LCD monitors. Professional machines are now within the grasp of more meagre budgets.

Great value for money, Response time of 5 milliseconds, 700:1 contrast ratio, Flexible positioning

Backlight bleed on dark colours, Small front-mounted buttons

This is a great monitor from Samsung that represents excellent value for money

Feb, 2007

Expert review by : John R. Delaney (pcmag.com)

Samsung SyncMaster 225BW

 

The Samsung SyncMaster 225BW offers solid performance at a reasonable price.

Fast pixel-response rating. Good small-text performance. HDCP support. Three-year warranty.

Slightly weak analog performance. Lacks pivot adjustment and additional A/V ports.

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Oct, 2006

Golden Tachometer Award

Expert review by : Ronald Tibbetts (benchmarkreviews.com)

Samsung SyncMaster 245BW Widescreen LCD Monitor

 

We have spent a lot of time at Benchmark Reviews talking about video cards recently - and with good reason. The discrete graphics segment of the market is currently afire with many outstanding price-to-performance options. When we looked at the...

Affordable 24" Widescreen ; MagicTuneTM and MagicBright Software allow calibration control within Windows ; Accurate Colors ; 4-way Adjustable Stand (5-way including disabled pivot feature) ; No-Frills ; Attractive Cabinet & Stand ; Zero Dead Pixels ;...

Inaccurate Advertised Contrast Ratio ; High-Gloss Finish Reflects Images ; Backlight Bleed ; Inaccurate/Poor Viewing Angles ; Pivot Feature is Disabled

The retail package is typical for a consumer brand, and is little more than a box that displays minimal content or images of the product within and could easily be confused with other SAMSUNG products. The included MagicBright and MagicTuneTM software...

Apr, 2008

Expert review by : Consumer Guide (howstuffworks.com)

Samsung SyncMaster 225BW 22-Inch Widescreen LCD Monitor Review and Prices

 

The Samsung SyncMaster 225BW's most prominent characteristic is an unusual 22-inch widescreen format, but it also has some impressive features for a monitor in this price range.

Slightly enlarged pixels make viewing easier on weaker eyes, good image quality, adjustable stand, HDCP-compliant DVI input ensures that copy-protected HD videos will display without a problem

Limited inputs and no USB ports, no pivot option for rotating between landscape and portrait modes

Apr, 2007

Expert review by : David Bayon (pcauthority.com.au)

Samsung SyncMaster 225BW

 

The height-adjustable stand and good image quality make it a worthy rival to the best 20in models.

Mar, 2007

Expert review by :  Jacob Lumetta (bonafidereviews.com)

Samsung SyncMaster 205BW Black 20" LCD Monitor

 
Mar, 2007

Expert review by : Hi-TEK (modthebox.com)

Samsung SyncMaster 225BW TFT-LCD Monitor Review

 

The pursuit of expanding desktop space has forced many consumers to look for alternatives when assembling their own personal computer systems. With the latest price reductions for LCD based monitors; multi-monitor configurations are no longer a thing...

Good picture quality ; Three year warranty support ; Easy to navigate on screen display menu ; Dual monitor support ; Adjustable stand ; Bundled application software Natural Color and Magic Tune ; Low response time of 5ms ; Low profile

No pivot features ; Black light bleeding issue ; No cable management options ; VESA Wall Mounting Kit must be purchased separately

Samsung Electronics continues to provide a wide selection of affordable TFT-LCD monitors suitable for all types of different computing environments. The 225BW is certainly not the largest monitor in Samsung's product line with the latest announcement...

Oct, 2006

Expert review by : Mike D. (icrontic.com)

Samsung SyncMaster 225BW LCD Review

 

Short-Media looks at this 22-inch value-priced monitor. Is it finally affordable to trade in that huge CRT?

Sep, 2006