Samsung U32D970Q 32" 16:9 4K LCD Monitor

Samsung U32D970Q 32" 16:9 4K LCD Monitor

Samsung U32D970Q 32" 16:9 4K LCD Monitor

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Product Highlights

  • HDMI / DisplayPort Inputs
  • 3840 x 2160 Resolution
  • 1,000:1 Contrast Ratio
  • 350 cd/m² Brightness
  • 178°/178° Viewing Angles
  • 8 ms Response Time
  • 1.07 Billion Color Support
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Samsung U32D970Q Overview

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This U32D970Q 32" 16:9 4K LCD Monitor from Samsung features an Ultra-HD 4K resolution of 3840 x 2160 backed up by a 1,000:1 contrast ratio, an 8 ms response time, and support for up to 1.07 billion colors. Along with the enhanced display quality, you also benefit from 178° horizontal and vertical viewing angles making it easy to see the VESA compatible display mounted on the wall or with the included monitor stand.

The U32D970Q features enhanced color accuracy allowing you to take advantage of 99.5% Adobe RGB and 100% sRGB color coverage along with the ability to adjust color calibration by using any of the 11 different color space calibration options. You can even adjust the white balance to ensure color temperatures are correct. The color accuracy capabilities of the U32D970Q can truly be put to the test using dual color mode. This mode allows you to see two images simultaneously making it simple to compare color without the need to flip back and forth between images.

Enhanced Picture Quality
Featuring a 32" UHD screen, this monitor provides nearly four times greater resolution than standard 1920 x 1080 FHD. View content with significantly greater precision and detail so you can enjoy enhanced viewing clarity, be more productive, and maximize efficiency.
Improved Color Accuracy
Designed for color critical applications, this monitor delivers 99.5% Adobe RGB and 100% sRGB color compliance, along with 11 color space calibration options making it suitable for professional content use and creation.
White Balance Correction
Enjoy corrected white balance for accurate color thanks to advanced H/W calibration technology and White Balance Correction. The UD970 knows the exact white balance needed and corrects the temperature for a more vivid picture quality.
Pre-Calibrated
Each monitor is individually calibrated at the factory to provide uniform color presentation across the entire screen, even in the corners of the display area, eliminating darker colors appearing around the screen's periphery.
Gamma Curve and Gray Scale Correction
This monitor comes calibrated with Gamma Curve and Gray Scale Correction to ensure images are lifelike, with the correct amount of light, shade, and color for greater detail. This correction of Gray Scale and Gamma Curve is crucial to producing high-detail, high-quality work.
Ergonomic Design
The ergonomic stand with improved hinge technology allows for versatile height adjustment, tilt, swivel, and pivot.
Dual Color Mode
View two different single-color modes in one screen. With Dual Color Mode you can easily view color comparison of two images simultaneously, regardless of the image sources.
Wide Range of Connectivity Options
The U32D970Q offers multiple connectivity options for greater user flexibility, including: two DP 1.2 ports, one HDMI port, a Mini DP to DP Gender port, two USB 3.0 ports, and two supercharging USB 3.0 ports.
In the Box
Samsung U32D970Q 32" 16:9 4K LCD Monitor
  • HDMI Cable
  • USB Cable
  • Power Cable
  • Install CD
  • Limited 3-Year Warranty
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    Samsung U32D970Q Specs

    Screen Size 31.5" / 80.0
    Resolution UHD (3840 x 2160)
    Display Type LED
    Aspect Ratio 16:9
    Brightness 350 cd/m² (high-brightness mode)
    Dynamic Contrast Ratio Mega ∞
    Static Contrast Ratio 1,000:1 (typical)
    Viewing Angles Horizontal: 178°
    Vertical: 178°
    Response Time 8 ms (GtG)
    Color Support 1.07 billion (true 10-bit)
    Inputs 1 x HDMI 1.4
    2 x DisplayPort 1.2
    4 x USB 3.0 ports
    Power Adapter Internal
    Power Supply Type 100-240 V (50/60 Hz)
    Maximum Power Consumption Typical 110 W (Max 130 W) with USB
    Typical 90 W (Max 110 W) without USB
    Standby Power Consumption 0.4 W (typical and max)
    VESA Compatibility 100 x 100 mm
    200 x 200 mm
    Green Compliance ENERGY STAR Certified
    TCO Compliant
    Dimensions With Stand: 28.7 x 19.3~24.4 x 11.1" / 72.9 x 49.0~62.0 x 28.2 cm
    Without Stand: 28.7 x 16.8 x 2.4" / 72.9 x 42.7 x 6.1 cm
    Weight With Stand: 29.3 lb / 13.3 kg
    Without Stand: 22.0 lb / 10.0 kg
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    Package Weight 42.0 lb
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 31.0 x 21.58 x 13.58"

    Samsung U32D970Q Reviews

    U32D970Q 32" 16:9 4K LCD Monitor is rated 4.5 out of 5 by 15.
    Rated 4 out of 5 by from Great Monitor You don't notice how good this monitor is until you place it next to another one, in my case a few years older. I've always purchased high quality monitors, so the ones I'm comparing it to are no slouch either. A beautiful monitor that displays colors you have to see to believe. Only downside is you still can't use this monitor at its native resolution, text and icons are just too small. Need to use UI scaling of 125-150%. Samsumg please make a monitor with similar features around 40. There are many people out there looking to run 4K at native resolution without any need to scale up the UI. There are a few others on the market, but there quality is nowhere near this unit.
    Date published: 2015-12-16
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from The best 4K monitor on the market nothing else !!! Including this last unit that I bought personally in B&H New York I own 3 (yes three !!!) U32D970q, 2 of them runs with a powerful AMD Firepro W7100 workstation grade GPU card in an i7 PC. The best uniformity, the best colors and a very sleek design tha simply cant be compared to anything from Dell, Eizo, etc.. Only defect: the frame is not real metal but a very good plastic imitation that could be a little more scratch proof. And for reflectivity issues, dont worry ....it has a mate finish.... not like the toys that now Apple and others pretend to sell as professional units.
    Date published: 2016-05-24
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Own Two - 1 Year Review - Professional Grade I tried many 4k monitors, and other brand 30-32 inch versions, LGee and Dellz 32 inch were not good enough for Professional level use. None came close to this monitor. PROS: Internal Color Correction Hard Ware for color accurate Print, Web and Software Development work is excellent. Monitor Calibrates every time you turn it on. Easy Controls, Real Buttons, and not heat sensitive cheap ones. Early Adopter: I have had these for almost 1 year and paid the premium for this. I purchased these the day they hit retail stores. Never regret purchasing these. I started with these on Win7 and it was great. However, You will need to have windows 10 for up-scaling of text and GUI in certain programs like photoshop, maya, or else you will possibly lose your mind cause its so small. Once i did get win 10 it made this monitor more enjoyable and easy on the eyes. I have found it to be 100% accurate for Print work with an Epson 3880 and have had no dead pixels or flaws after a year of day in and day out use. No major light leaks when pure black background is selected. Way better in this regard compared to other brands. A truly pro-grade monitor. Good for gaming on a GTX980 at 1920x1200/1080, or higher if you need it. Works great on CSGO and BF4. Automatically will switch portrait and landscape orientation without any issues, when LCD is rotated. Top of the line. Will Dim to a very low level and still maintain White and Blacks for Print. So you can save your eyes from burn out. They include a Vesa wall mount also with screws for the back of the LCD, none for the wall. They include all the cables, HDMI, DVI and DISPLAY PORT. and a USB3 for the HUB on the back. Haven't used the speakers a lot, but when i did they were good for sound from DISPLAY PORT OR HDMI. You don't need any special drivers or software to get this monitor to work. Bottom line, If your a super Computer User and want the best, this is it. Cheers. Inspect your monitor when it arrives for groups of off color pixels, or single ones, usually its just dust and you can wipe them off if that makes sense. It may look like a dead pixel, but more often than not its dust. Don't use water on the screen to clean it, even tho that's what it says in the manual. Use microfiber cloth and tiny amount of the solution. Let monitor cool down first, or before you turn it on for the day. CONS: None.
    Date published: 2016-05-02
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from This is a great monitor! I have been using a 21 Sony GDM-F500R CRT monitor for over 14 years and have been very impressed with it. Monitors have come and gone and no LCD panel that I have seen over the years could ever outperform it, until now. Right out of the box, the U32D970Q had an absolutely fantastic display showing great contrast along with a full and accurate color gamut. I am using this monitor for photography, video and telecommuting from work. This Samsung does each task admirably. I like the fact that I can have six or more sessions/windows open across the screen and each instance is razor sharp. Currently, I am running this with a 3.6 GHz Intel Core i7 4790 processor and an Nvidia GTX 760 via Displayport and it performs very well. If I were using this strickly for 4k UHD video, I would recommend using a much more powerful video card. This monitor can definitely handle the extra horsepower! There is nothing about this monitor that I do not like. I really like the edge to edge sharpness and the matte display. I have found no glare whatsoever. The controls take a little getting use to, but once it is set, I find I never have to use them again. I have been using the Samsung U32D970Q for about 4 weeks now and I highly recommend it!
    Date published: 2015-08-13
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Simply the best...! I am a college instructor of photography and have been since 1979. In deciding on a monitor, I did some research. After looking at what seems to be 20 or 30 different choices, I selected the Samsung. Why? The color fidelity is quite accurate and is very important to me. The 4K of the monitor is useful in perceiving the focus of any image. All in all, this monitor has helped me to increase the quality of my work.
    Date published: 2015-12-10
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Simply a beautiful monitor This monitor is the best looking computer monitor I've ever owned. It handles fast motion videos smoothly and the automatic color adjustment when it turns on, makes (picture) colors look realistic and true to life. Simply a beautiful monitor, and well worth the money. note... my computer guy says you'll need windows 10 to run this properly (scaling the video or some technical reason, i dont remember exactly).
    Date published: 2016-08-05
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Samsung U32D970 Q the best monitor available This 4 K monitor is out of this world, viewing photos on this device is most revealing and the sharpest, I have ever seen. Buy it, you won't be disappointed. LN
    Date published: 2016-08-02
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Production staple Nothing to put together, already comes with its own stand, you can swivel it 180 degrees. Comes with a non-adjustible wallmount. Amazing features, great contrast, and of course, industry leading color calibration (install the software) Sticking w samsung LCD's for all my monitoring needs, well worth the $
    Date published: 2016-08-05
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