One thing we give the SyncMaster 193P a lot of credit for is that it is not built like any monitor we have ever seen before. The cable management is somewhat similar to the SyncMaster 192T and SyncMaster 172T from last year. DVI, 15-pin D-Sub and DC power all input at the base of the unit; great cable management.

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The new design of the 193P incorporates very few hard edges, particularly around the panel.

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Similar to other Samsung LCDs (particularly the 19" range), there are only the essential input options. One D-sub and one DVI port connect via the bottom. There are no options for S-Video or composite video. The Dell 2001FP has the Samsung 193P beat in this regard.

There are no additional features either, like USB hubs or audio input/outputs.

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  • miomao - Sunday, April 18, 2004 - link

    ehm... I've found it with Google. :)

    I think the LTM190E4 can be the 193p and next Eizo L768 panel.

    If I can suggest a great source for LCD things is also the free german forum
    (I'm not related to site).
  • KristopherKubicki - Sunday, April 18, 2004 - link

    Miomao, thanks for the link! how did you find that?

  • miomao - Sunday, April 18, 2004 - link

    gaurav in this PDF document there are the new Samsung LCD panels.

    Seems the panels to make 203P and 213p are already here.
  • KristopherKubicki - Saturday, April 17, 2004 - link

    12: advertised, yes it does (800:1 contrast ratio on 250 nits). In practicality, no not really.

  • DrumBum - Saturday, April 17, 2004 - link

    Does the 193p have a darker black level than the 213t or are they the same?
  • gauravsharma311 - Friday, April 16, 2004 - link

    Any chance of getting the Sony S204 in for comparison? It's supposedly based on Fujitsu MVA panel, would be interesting to see how that fares. Also, you seem to be neglecting 213T's bigger brother, 243T, which does 1900x1200. In my experience Samsung T-series have tacky build, whereas the P ones are nicer. I wonder if there'll be a 213P (since 193P and below have cheaper tackier "T" analogues).
  • KristopherKubicki - Friday, April 16, 2004 - link

    The new sharp 19" 16ms LCD is next :)

    I would say the 213T or the 2001FP would be the best since they can do 1600x1200. I think even adobe's color manager will allow you to correct the color issues if you know enough about curves - so yes the problem is almost always correctable if you have a level of knowledge to know what you are doing.

  • DrumBum - Friday, April 16, 2004 - link

    Can the blue-green tint be eliminated by raising brightness on the red or with professional calibration? On the color vision spyder page, it looks like the 193P did a whole lot better than the 213t. Out of these three monitors, which one would you say would be best for graphic design? I would think the 2001fp would because it doesn't have the blue-green tint and has accurate colors. Is this correct?
  • Hardtarget - Friday, April 16, 2004 - link

    I'd love to see anandtech do a review of the samsung 173T.
  • miomao - Friday, April 16, 2004 - link

    Kristopher you was right about NEC and LG cooperation.

    At CeBit NEC show the new 1980SXi that much probably will use the LG.Philips LM190E02 16ms S-IPS panel.

    Surely, I prefered that NEC would make his own panel, so we would have had a better choice... :(

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