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Samsung P2370 Reviewed

samsung p2370The Samsung P2370 is the 23-inch model from a set of three models announced only a few weeks ago. Release along side a 20-inch model and a version of the 23-inch one reviewed here, with a built in HD tuner and HDMI / component inputs.

The Samsung SyncMaster P2370 has a stylish design, and very unique clear crystal stand. What is of particular interest to readers of this site is it’s “Full HD / 1080p” LCD resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, along with it’s 16:9 widescreen aspect ratio. This makes the Samsung P2370 perfect monitor for watching HD films and media on, allowing the video to be played in it’s exact original / native format, without any re-sizing or stretching.

The Samsung P2370HD version also features a HD tuner for viewing TV, and HDMI and component inputs along side the DVI input for connecting other HD devices such as a blu-ray player or HD games console.

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With a high 50,000:1 contrast ratio and fast 2ms response time, the Samsung P2370 handles media very well. The P2370 is also HDCP compliant, and very thin at just 3cm thick. Cnet gave the Samsung P2370 a “Very Good” rating and said the Samsung P2370 is a low-priced, beautifully designed LCD monitor, and offers very good overall performance with Full HD resolution.