Samsung is one of the first brands to sell curved monitors, so you can trust it when choosing the one for yourself. It's hard to find something better than a monitor with a curved design for an immersive and realistic viewing experience. That is exactly what the Samsung C27F398 offers. The 1800R curvature is the same that the human eye has, so you don't compromise the viewing comfort when buying this item.
The Samsung LC27F398FWNXZA Samsung C27F398 27" curved monitor is 24.5 x 9.6 x 18.4 inches and weighs 13 pounds. The screen diagonal measures 27 inches, so this unit hits the sweet spot for those searching for an alternative between a large and a small monitor. It's a widescreen model with a 16:9 ratio.
The LC27F398FWNXZA monitor has a Full HD 1080p resolution and is based on the MVA panel with a WLED backlight. The MVA panel is similar to the IPS technology (just a little cheaper), being able to offer great color replication and wide viewing angles (178°). The C27F398 covers 72% of the NTSC color spectrum, so the overall picture looks pretty natural
Samsung's exclusive Active Crystal Color technology makes colors deeper, resulting in truly captivating picture performance. The monitor has a 3000:1 static contrast ratio, so light and dark color shades are well-separated, and the picture doesn’t look blurry. That is the reason why both obscure and bright scenes look better on this monitor.
The Eye Saver mode eliminates the amount of blue light. This feature can be easily activated via an OSD menu and is essential when you play games for long hours, or read a lot while working, or simply surf the web. In addition, this model is flicker-free and has an anti-glare matte coating, so your eyes will tire less.
The 4ms response time is not the best option on the market, but it will be enough to ensure stable visuals. For avid gamers, the monitor offers the AMD FreeSync support that makes your gameplay smooth no matter how fast the actions on the screen are. Therefore, you won't experience any input latency or ghosting. The refresh rate of 60 Hertz is great if you are not going to play graphically-demanding games.
For environmentally-conscious users, the C27F398 offers the Eco-Saving Plus feature. You don't have to activate this mode manually since the screen automatically reduces power consumption.
The design language of the Samsung LC27F398FWNXZA is fairly simple. It has a thickness of just 0.5 inches and features thin bezels. The rear panel has a brushed matte black finish. Although it has a plastic build, it doesn’t feel cheaply made.
The stand has a simple construction and is easy to put together. It doesn't take up too much desk space thanks to Y-shape. The stand enables you to tilt the monitor (-2°/ 22°).
The onboard buttons we're used to are replaced with only one multifunctional JOG button, located on the rear left side of the monitor. You can press it to enter the onscreen menu and turn it in four directions for navigation.
The back of the monitor includes the following connectors: HDMI, DP, and 3.5mm headphones output.
After this LC27F398FWNXZA review, it will be fair to say that this model can be an excellent option for those searching for a universal monitor for daily use. It performs equally well for work, gaming, and watching multimedia content thanks to a convenient curvature and bright, natural picture.