Samsung SyncMaster FX2490HD: 24-inch 1080p Monitor TV

Samsung’s SyncMaster FX2490HD is a 24-inch LCD monitor sporting an edge-lit LED backlight. The FX2490HD features a 1920×1080 pixel format, an integrated TV tuner, two HDMI ports, D-Sub and SCART. Other display specs include: 1000:1 contrast ratio, 250 cd/m2 brightness, a USB port. Priced around US$540 and should be available in September.

The stand. Some might like it but I just can’t muster up enough like. The matte display looks wonderful to my eyes but the bezels seem to be unnecessarily thick thanks to the useless transparent design sticking out.

Thanks to the integrated TV tuner the FX2490HD can be used as a LCD TV as well. But I think it is unnecessary. I am fairly sure most of us who watch TV do it not via a tuner but through things like iTunes, cable, IPTV, PlayStation, Xbox, etc. I think a HDMI connection is enough. Brown? Source: Engadget

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