It’s been a while since I reviewed a LED monitor, with the last being…wait…when was the LED panel I wrote about that wasn’t above 55in in size. Hrmmm. Anyway, when the Samsung LED Monitor Series 7 S27C750P came into the office for a quick review, I was duly nominated to do the honours of setting it up for the PC.com gauntlet of tests.
Taking the new Series 7 LED monitor out of the box is a pretty easy task. Putting it together is even easier as it only needed one screw to connect and lock-in the base to the display panel. Talk about utter convenience! It’s odd though that for such a uniquely slim and minimalistic design it comes with a user unfriendly integrated cable storage management case. Throughout the review, I never once opened that part as during the only attempt to pop it open convinced me that it would likely break into pieces if some force is exerted onto it.
Once the setup is all said and done, it can be said that the Series 7 S27C750P is a very capable performer. Colour tones are exceptional with the general mix having a nice balance. While brighter than most LED back-lit panels I have reviewed so far, I am not about to complain since this glaring improvement helped enhanced the gamut and contrast levels, ensuring the monitor is able to produce and maintain the renowned colour brilliance Samsung is known for. It helps that the LED screen also has a wide viewing angle and a secondary vertical flip design, which allow the Series 7 S27C750P to be set in portraiture mode.
Less is Good
As is, the new Samsung Series 7 monitor, with its smooth, slim, and futuristic chassis and enhanced LED display performance, makes it one of the better ones to consider for the home desktop PC. It could do with a couple of extra tweaks, if only to give some additional ‘oomph!’ for this screen. The lack of a proper swivel and tilt mechanism are minus points for it as is the calibration options, which do not really help improve overall colour balance performance. Let’s just say it did more to hinder than support the colour matrix balancing process.